Wed. Aug. 5
Sculpture Affair
PUTNAM --- The Town of Putnam, in partnership with the Putnam Arts Council, will host the “Sculpture Affair” around downtown Putnam and the walking trail until Sept. 4. “Powered by” Putnam Bank, a division of Centreville Bank, and Wheelabrator Putnam Inc.

Food Pantry
POMFRET --- The TEEG Mobile Food Pantry will be visiting the Town Hall from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sat. Aug. 8
Can Drive
KILLINGLY --- Pet Pals is holding a can drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Killingly Town Garage. Call 1st: 860-317-1720. Dry cat food (Purina brands preferred) and cash donations always appreciated. 860-317-1720.

Tues. Aug. 11
Art & Cars
PUTNAM --- The Town of Putnam will present Arts - N – Cars from 5 to 7 p.m. along the River Trail, Main Street and the Riverfront Commons. 50 classic cars will be displayed in the parking lots. Visit the Sculpture Affair and see the classic cars. All CT COVID 19 – Safe Distancing Guidelines will be followed.

Sat. Aug. 15
Steeplechase Fund-raiser
WILLIMANTIC --- The annual Steeplechase fund-raiser will be run differently this year with participants being asked to pick their own routes. Again, the dollars raised by participants and sponsors will be matched by the Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation, doubling proceeds. Proceeds used to help people struggling with drug addiction, homelessness, mental health challenges, and poverty. For information, go to:

Fri. Aug. 21
Golf Tournament
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Rotary Club Ronald P. Coderre Golf Tournament fund-raiser will be held at Connecticut National Golf Club. For sponsorships, signups and information call 860-753-4506. Registration recommended by Aug. 1.

Sat. Aug. 29
Event Cancelled
PUTNAM --- The Day Kimball Healthcare ‘Give it a Tri' Triathlon scheduled for Aug. 29 has been cancelled.

Sun. Aug. 30
Mix Tape
The NAACP will present “Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975” at 1 p.m. at:  Free on YouTube (Some subtitles). To take part register at:

Sun. Sept. 6
PUTNAM --- The American Legion Post 13 will present a Meet & Greet Cookout from noon to 3 at the Farmer’s Market pavilion on Kennedy Drive. Open to veterans and community members. Free.

‘Sunflowers’ Fund-raiser
POMFRET --- Sunflowers for Kids will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lapsley Orchard on Rt. 169 on the Brooklyn/Pomfret line. Sales of sunflowers and wildflowers, including pick you own, will benefit United Services Children and Family Programs. Children’ Activity Bags available to take home. Attendees must follow orchard safety policies. For more information, visit or call 860-774-2020.

Fri. Sept. 11
Golf Classic
PUTNAM --- The DKH Putnam Bank Golf Classic will be held Sept. 11 at the   Connecticut National Golf Club. Benefit: Day Kimball Hospital. $150 individual player Entry Fee; $600 Non- Sponsor Team Entry Fee.

Sun. Sept. 13
Savor the Flavor
PUTNAM --- The annual Savor the Flavor fund-raiser for Daily Bread will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Rotary Park. The theme this year is “Soup du Jour.”

Sat. Sept. 26
Particle Accelerator Fund-raiser
PUTNAM --- The Particle Accelerator music festival concert will be held entirely online. The event raises funds and awareness to support United Services, Inc. and to provide information and support for depression and suicide prevention. It also promotes music and civic engagement as a healthy alternative to drug and alcohol abuse among young adults. More information on the concert line up, schedule and where it can be viewed will be announced later on the concert’s Facebook page.

Fri. Oct. 2
Zombie Fashion Show
PUTNAM --- The Zombie Fashion Show will be presented from 7 to 10 p.m. at Rotary Park. For more information, go to

Fri. Oct. 16
WOODSTOCK --- The United Services 19th Annual Irish Night will be held at 6 p.m. at The Mansion at Bald Hill in Woodstock. Dinner and music plus a silent auction and drawings. $40 per person or $350 for table of 10. Benefits United Services Children and Family Programs.

Sat. Oct. 17
Great Pumpkin Fest
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present the Great Pumpkin Festival from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. around downtown.

Fri. Oct. 23
Trick or Treat
PUTNAM --- The town of Putnam will present Trick or Treat on Main Street from 5 to 7 p.m.

Sat. Oct. 24
Wall of Honor
PUTNAM --- The Putnam High School Wall of Honor ceremony is set for this evening.

Thur. Oct. 29
DKH Fund-raiser
PUTNAM --- The Cruisin’ for Cancer Care Guest Bartender Night will be held at 5 p.m. at the Black Dog Bar & Grille. Benefits NECT Cancer Fund of DKH. Website:

Sat. Nov. 7
Dueling Pianos
THOMPSON --- The Day Kimball Dueling Pianos, presented by Foxwoods Resort Casino, will be held at 7 p.m. at the Raceway Restaurant. Benefits: Day Kimball HomeCare, HomeMakers, and Hospice & Palliative Care of NE CT. $45. Website:

Fri. Nov. 2
PUTNAM --- The town of Putnam will present Santa Comes to Town from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Rotary Park.

Sun. Nov. 29
Dazzle Parade
PUTNAM --- The annual Holiday Dazzle Light Parade will start on Grove Street and run from 5 to 8 p.m. winding through Putnam.

Sun. Dec. 6
Hospice Tree
The Hospice Tree of Life Ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. with simultaneous tree lighting ceremonies in 11 northeastern Connecticut towns. Benefits: Hospice & Palliative Care of NE CT. Website:


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