Wed. Nov. 25
Art at Library
N. GROSVENORDALE --- Art @ the Library will present “Hearts, Hands & Homes” a community collaborative for foster care and adoption’s “Color Me Blue,” through Nov. 28 at the Thompson Public Library. 
Art Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present an art exhibit, “Birding Through the Years with Paint and Brush,” through Dec. 31 at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. Free.
Thur. Nov. 26
Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Dinner
PUTNAM --- The Congregational Church of Putnam, downtown, will hold a Thanksgiving Dinner with Friends. Reservations required. Free will donation. 860-928-4405.
Fri. Nov. 27
Camper Game Day
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp is offering a “Black Friday Camper Game Day” from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for children ages 6-12.  Games, food and fun for the kids while parents go shopping, lunch and snacks included !!!   Admission is $15/child. All welcome.    Preregistration requested: 860-974-1122 .
Santa Visits
PUTNAM --- Santa Claus will come to town at 4 p.m. in front of Crabtree and Evelyn at the Riverfront Commons shopping plaza. It’s sponsored by the Putnam Recreation Department and WINY Radio.
Donations Welcome
PUTNAM --- Body Balance & The Healing Tree at The Fox Hearth on Fox Road will be collecting nonperishable food and toys for the TEEG Giving Tree from 1 to 5 p.m. List of toys that kids have asked for at:
PUTNAM --- The Complex Performing Arts Centre's Dance Theatre Company will present Michael Bolger's “Nutcracker” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 27, and 28 and Dec. 5 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. Performances are held at Stage 136 on Main Street. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students.
Sat. Nov. 28
Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Owl Walk” at 6 p.m. starting from at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $5 for CAS members; $10 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948. 
Nature Program
HAMPTON --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Full Moon Walk” at 7 p.m. at Trail Wood on Kenyon Road. Free for CAS members; $5 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948. 
Advent Retreat
PUTNAM --- The Immaculate Conception Spiritual Renewal Center on Liberty Highway will present “Advent Retreat --- The Real Gift”  from 2 to 5 p.m. Open to the public. Learn the  history of the Advent Wreath while making your own. No cost but reserve a space by calling 860-928-7955, ext 105.
Sun. Nov. 29
Dazzle Parade
PUTNAM --- The 14th annual Holiday Dazzle Light Parade will step off from Grove Street at 5 p.m. The rain date is Dec. 6. To enter your organization’s float call 860-928-1350.
Tues. Dec. 1
Exercise Group
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Senior Exercise Group will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Tuesday in the Woodstock Town Hall lower level meeting room. Free for all Woodstock senior citizens 60 and older. 860-974-1050.
Wed. Dec. 2
Pet Loss Support Group
DAYVILLE --- NECCOG Animal Services on Putnam Pike will present a Pet Loss Support Group at 6 p.m. Free.  No fee/reservations are required and you are free to attend as often as necessary throughout your grief process.  860-774-1253.
Art Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Birding Through the Years with Paint and Brush” through Feb. 1 at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. 860-928-4948.
Thur. Dec. 3
Romeo and Juliet
WOODSTOCK --- Woodstock Academy will present “Romeo and Juliet” at 7 p.m. Dec. 3 and Dec. 4 and 5. $10. At the door or at
Fri. Dec. 4
'Wonderful Life'
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse will present "It's a Wonderful Life" at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 6, 13 and 20. $19 and $15. 860-928-7887.
Sat. Dec. 5
Sugar Plum Fair
BROOKLYN --- The Federated Church of Christ on Rt. 6 will present its Sugar Plum Fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Art Show, Sale
E. WOODSTOCK --- The East Woodstock Congregational Church will be having a Holiday Art / Craft Show and Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Refreshments all day. Prizes. Free.  860-933-8667.
Musical Celebration
THOMPSON --- TEEG, in partnership with Brooklyn Cares, will present a children’s musical, “A Children’s Holiday Journey,” from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tourtellotte Memorial High School auditorium. Benefits TEEG. $5. 923-3458. 
Card, Tag Making
EASTFORD --- The Eastford Public Library will present Holiday Card and Tag Making from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for ages 6 and older. RSVP by Dec. 1 to: 860-974-0125 .
Victorian Christmas
WOODSTOCK --- Roseland Cottage on Rt. 169 will be decorated for the holidays from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 and from 2 to 4 Dec. 6. Free. 
St. Nicholas Fair
POMFRET --- The Annual St. Nicholas Fair at Christ Church on Rt. 169 will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Holiday luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. Benefits local outreach efforts.  860-315-7780.
Christmas Fair
ASHFORD --- The St. Philip church will present its Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Luncheon available. 
Sun. Dec. 6
Lunch with Santa
POMFRET CENTER --- The Windham Tolland 4-H will present Lunch With Santa from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the center on Taft Pond Road. $6 for kids up to 8; $10 for those 9 and older. 974-3379.
Open House
POMFRET CENTER --- The Windham Tolland 4-H will present a Camp Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. at the center on Taft Pond Road. Free. Collecting dog and cat food and kitty litter at the door to be donated to local animal shelters.
Holiday Gift Fair
GROSVENORDALE --- The Oscar W. Swanson Post 67 American Legion on Rt. 200 will present a Holiday Gift Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Food available. Spaces available. 860-917-1987.
Tues. Dec. 8
Pics with Santa
WAUREGAN --- United Services Youth Service Bureau will host Free Pictures with Santa from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at United Services Wauregan office on Putnam Road.  Preregister for one of three time slots, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 1 to  4 p.m., or 4 to 7 p.m. Refreshments available. 860-412-8652.
Wed. Dec. 9
Three C’s
WOODSTOCK --- The Three C’s Performing Arts for Kids will present “I’m Special, You’re Special) at 10 a.m. at the Hyde Cultural Center. Recommended for grades 4-7. $4 per person (in groups of 10 or more) 928-2946. 
Thur. Dec. 10
Library Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Public Library will present “Black Bears in Connecticut” at 7 p.m. at the library Free. All welcome.   860-928-3475
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