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Wed.  Sept. 14
Art Exhibit Program
THOMPSON --  The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present another in its Art @ the Library, “The Nature of Things II” through Sept. 29. It includes photography by Janet L. McDonald and poetry by Karen Warinsky. Reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. In the Display Case for September: “Star-Spangled Banner” by Ida Ransom. 860.923.9779

Fri.  Sept. 16
Circle of Fun
PUTNAM --- St. Mary Church, Putnam will be holding its 50th Circle of Fun Sept. 16, 17, 18. The 49th was delayed by the pandemic. There will be free entertainment, great food, beverages, games and rides, as always.

Circle Taking Part
PUTNAM --- The Daughters of Isabella is taking part in the upcoming Circle of Fun at St. Mary’s Church Sept. 16, 17 and 18. They will have a large basket raffle, bake sale, tag sale and more.

Sat.  Sept. 17
Cat/Dog Food Collection
KILLINGLY --- Pet Pals Northeast will be collecting cat and dog food, dry or canned, Purina brands preferred, to help homeless and needy animals in our communities from 10 a.m. to noon at the Killingly Library. Cash donations always welcome. 860-317-1720.

Healthy Kids Day
PUTNAM --- The Hale YMCA Youth and Family Center is hosting its annual Healthy Kids Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sun.  Sept. 18
Lap the Lake
DAYVILLE --- The 10th annual NOW ~Lap the Lake~ Road Race & Walk fund-raiser. It’s a scenic 5K run and walk along private roads surrounding Alexander’s Lake. There is also a kids run. For info, to register or to be a sponsor, go to:

Walktober Bike Ride
POMFRET --- Quiet Corner NEMBA (New England Mountain Bike Association) will host its second annual Walktober Fun Ride on the new multi-use trail system at Pomfret Forest. All levels welcome to this annual fund-raiser. The ride starts at 9 a.m. A guided Beginner Ride will be available at 10. The cost is $10 for NEMBA members and $15 for non-members. To register for the event go to For info:

Thur.  Sept. 22
Closing Reception
PUTNAM --- A closing art show reception will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for the “Dot Burnworth On The Wall” in the Corridor Gallery at Putnam Municipal Complex. It features the works of Dot Burnworth, owner of Sawmill Pottery in Putnam. This series from Dot’s creative mind and hands consists entirely of ceramic pieces to be hung on walls.

Author Series
WOODSTOCK --- The Bracken Memorial Library Author Series will present Martin Podskoch at 7 p.m. at the Palmer Memorial Hall. It’s free and open to all.

Sat.  Sept. 24
Wee Walk
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust’s family-friendly Wee Wander Walk, “Leaves and Mushrooms at Rapoport Preserve” will be held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Dress appropriately and bring your camera.

Sun.  Sept. 25
Car Cruise
BROOKLYN --- The Brooklyn Business Association and the Tri-State Cruisers will present the Brooklyn Car Cruise 2022 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Brooklyn Walmart. Benefits the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

Thur.  Sept. 29
Roast Pork Dinner
WOODSTOCK --- The Senexet Grange on Rt. 169 will present a Roast Pork Dinner, eat in or take out, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Reservations suggested but not required. 860-974-1053.

Fri.  Sept. 30
Movie in the Park
PUTNAM --- Halloween Movie in the Park, Rotary Park at 6:30 p.m. (dusk). Rain date Oct. 14.

Sat.  Oct. 1
Community Day
THOMPSON --- The 18th annual Thompson Community Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverside Park. Rain date Oct. 8. 860-923-9440

Sat.  Oct. 8
Historical Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Historical Society will present Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward at 10 a.m. at the Pomfret Community & Senior Center on Rt. 44. Free. More info on the town’s website.

Sat.  Oct. 22
Troubadours Concert
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Historical Society and Tyrone Farm are presenting a unique performance of Five Connecticut State Troubadours at 4 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Tyrone Farm Barn. Seating is limited. Tickets and complimentary youth passes are available on the Pomfret Historical Society website,, and at the Vanilla Bean, Grill 37, Pomfret Wine and Spirits, and Watercure Distillery. Benefits historic buildings and archives preservation and programs of the Pomfret Historical Society.

Wed.  Oct. 26
Author’s Night
PUTNAM --- The Woman’s Board of Day Kimball Hospital will present Author’s Night at 6 p.m. at Tyrone Farm in Pomfret. $35. Reservations required: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Thur.  Oct. 27
Pumpkin Decorating
WOODSTOCK --- The Senexet Grange will host a Community Pumpkin Decorating contest from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the grange on Rt. 169. $1 entry fee and first place wins cash prize. Go to Senexet Grange’s FB page for more info. There are three categories: Up to grade 4, Grades 5-8 and high school and adult.

Sat. Nov. 12
Historical Program
POMFRET --- The Pomfret Historical Society will present “The Last Green Valley Notables & Notorious” by Bill Reid, TLGV chief ranger, at 10 a.m. at the Pomfret Community & Senior Center on Rt. 44. Free. More info on the town’s website.

Dueling Pianos
THOMPSON --- Foxwoods Resort Casino will present Dueling Pianos at 7 p.m. at the Raceway Restaurant & Banquet Hall. Benefits Day Kimball Healthcare At Home.


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