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Wed.  Jan. 31
PUTNAM --- An exhibit by Laura Salo, “The Year Through Quilts,” runs through March 30 at the Corridor Gallery in the Municipal Complex. The show is sponsored by the Putnam Arts Council. For hours and more information please visit

Sat.  Feb. 3
POMFRET --- The Edwin Way Teale Artists-in-Residence Program’s “Trail wood Reflections,” written and visual works inspired by residencies during the summer of 2023, will hold its opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Pomfret on Day Road. The exhibit runs through March 2. 860-928-4948.

Sun.  Feb. 4
Mohegan Program
POMFRET --- David Eichelberg, Outreach and Tradition Specialist of the Mohegan Tribe, will share local history through the oral traditions of the Mohegan tribe at the Christ Church Great Hall.  Doors open at 2:30 p.m. for coffee and refreshments and the talk starts at 3. All welcome. Free.

Sat.  Feb. 10
Fire and Ice
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association and the Town of Putnam will present Fire and Ice starting at noon downtown.

Popcorn Sales
PUTNAM --- Scout Troops 25 & 66 will be selling popcorn from noon to 9 p.m. during the Fire & Ice Fest in downtown Putnam.

Thur.  Feb. 15
THOMPSON --- The Thompson public Library and the Thompson Historical Society will present “The Great Awakening & How it Changed the Thompson Religious Landscape: Congregational, Methodist and Baptist Church History” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Presented by Joe Iamartino.

Sun.  Feb. 18
Open House
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Open HHHouse, Taft Pond Road, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Meet staff, camp tour, registration materials available. Early bird discounts end Feb 29.

Thur.  Feb. 22
Bird Walk
PLAINFIELD --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present a Plainfield Fish Hatchery Bird Walk at 9 a.m. $10 for CAS members; $20 for nonmembers.

Sat.  Feb. 24
Owl Walk
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present an owl walk at 7 p.m. $10 for CAS members; $20 for nonmembers. Register: 860-928-4948.

Baked Potato
PUTNAM --- Boy Scout Troop 21 will hold a Baked Potato Buffet fund-raiser from 5 to 7 p.m. in the St. Mary of the Visitation Church Hall. $10 per person.

Sat.  March 2
Prayer Service
DANIELSON --- The Danielson United Methodist Church, 9 Spring St., will be holding a World Day of Prayer service written by Christian Women of Palestine. The program starts with a Palestinian luncheon at noon, followed by the service of scripture and song around the theme, "Bear with one another in love".

Sun.  March 10
Fund-raiser Dinner
PUTNAM --- Chrome N’ Steel Veteran Riders will hold a roast beef dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Putnam Elks. Dinner at 6. Benefits CNS Fund-raisers. 860-942-0061.

Sat.  March 23
Easter Bunny
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Parks and Recreation Department will present “Greet the Easter Bunny” at 10 a.m. at the Municipal Complex. Recommended for ages 10 and younger. Photos, free chocolate bunnies and the Putnam Little League will offer an Easter Egg Hunt on the lawn (inside in case of inclement weather) for a minimum $3 donation. All proceeds benefit the Putnam Little League.

Sat.  April 20
International Day
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present International Day.

Sat.  May 18
Fairy Fest
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present a Fairy and Magic Fest.

Sat.  June 22
Arts Fest
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Fine Arts and Crafts Festival will be held June 22 and 23 at the Municipal Complex.

Sun.  Aug. 11
Pluck a Duck
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association will present Pluck a Duck Aug. 11 and 12.


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