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Wed.  Nov. 8
Art Show
PUTNAM --- “AFTERLIFE: Reimagining 18th Century Grave Carvings” by Laura Tedeschi will be presented at The Corridor Gallery in the Putnam Municipal Complex. The exhibition reinterprets local 18th-century grave carvings in vibrant colors. On display until Dec. 31. Sponsored by the Putnam Arts Council.

Art Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present, as part of its Art @ the Library series, “Darkness Welcomes the Night,” watercolors & drawings by Adolph Rutkin through Nov. 27. In addition, in the display case, “Tools of the 19th and Early 20th Century” will be exhibited by the Thompson Historical Society.

Sat.  Nov. 11
Dueling Pianos
THOMPSON --- The DKH Dueling Pianos fund-raiser will be held at 6 p.m. at the Raceway Restaurant and Banquet Hall. Benefits Day Kimball Healthcare Tickets $45, must be purchased in advance.

Comedy Show
PUTNAM --- The Bradley Playhouse will present Scott Higgins Comedy All Stars at 7:30 p.m. All tickets $26. 860-928-7887.

Toy Collection
WOODSTOCK/THOMPSON --- The Woodstock Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 18th annual toy collection from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WVFA station and the Community Fire Company station. Bring new unwrapped toy or donations for infants to teens. Benefits TEEG.

Tues.  Nov. 14
Social Group Forming
PUTNAM --- A Fall social and planning group meeting for young adults with disabilities is forming from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Murphy Park Building on Keech Street. Young adults, aged 18 and up are invited and caregivers and supportive adults are welcome. Bring snacks, drinks and games to share. 860-377-5739.

Thur.  Nov. 16
‘The American Soldier’
WOODSTOCK --- The Putnam Area Foundation and the Performing Arts of Northeast Connecticut will present “The American Soldier” at 7 p.m. at the Loos Center for the Arts.  Two free tickets for veterans and active service members. For info, tickets:

Thanksgiving Dinner Signup
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Lodge of Elks’ free Thanksgiving Dinner will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 23. It’s for families and members of the community who are less fortunate, plus community elders, veterans or anyone who would otherwise spend Thanksgiving Day alone. Delivery can be arranged. For info and to arrange delivery, call between 3 and 8 p.m. seven days: 860-928-3901. Must RSVP by Nov. 16.

Sat.  Nov. 18
Bake, Craft, Tag Sale
ABINGTON --- The Abington Congregational Church will hold a Bake, Craft and Tag Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Features homemade pies & crafts.

Thur.  Nov. 23
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Lodge of Elks will hold its annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner from noon to 2 p.m.

Fri.  Nov. 24
Santa Coming!
PUTNAM --- Santa Lights Up Putnam will be held at 4 p.m. in front of Jewett City Savings Bank in the Riverfront Commons. There will be candy canes, cookies and hot chocolate. Sponsored by the Putnam Recreation Department, WINY Radio, Jewett City Savings Bank and the Putnam Fire Department.

Sat.  Nov. 25
One-Day Sale
PUTNAM --- The Aspinock Historical Society will hold a one-day-only sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Municipal Complex.

Sun.  Nov. 26
Dazzle Parade
PUTNAM --- The 22nd annual Holiday Dazzle Light Parade will step off from Grove Street at 5 p.m. and go through downtown Putnam. Rain date: Dec. 3. Presented by WINY radio, the Town of Putnam and Green Valley Crossing.

Tues.  Nov. 28
PUTNAM --- The Day Kimball Healthcare @ Home Hospice & Palliative Care Program manager will present “Meeting You Where You Are. Supporting People with Serious and Terminal Illnesses” from noon to 12:30 p.m. in the first floor Community Room at the Municipal Complex. All welcome.

Wed.  Nov. 29
Support Presentation
KILLINGLY --- “Lunch and Learn at The Library  Meeting You Where You Are will present “Supporting People with Serious & Terminal Illness” from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Killingly Library. RSVP by Nov. 27 to: Laura Kroll, RN, BSN. 860-576-4930.

Sat.  Dec. 2
Art/Craft Show
E. WOODSTOCK --- The East Woodstock Congregational Church will hold its annual Holiday Art/Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sun.  Dec. 3
Tree of Life
The DKH 34th Annual Hospice Tree of Life Ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. in 11 towns throughout northeastern Connecticut. The purchase of memorial lights on each community's Tree of Life benefits Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut. For info:

CHEPACHET --- The Music at the Meeting House will present its Christmas Concert, “silent Night, Joyful Night: The Christmas Carols of Northern Europe” at 2:30 p.m. at the Chepachet Baptist Church on Rt. 44. Free. All welcome. Freewill offering will be taken. Refreshments.


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