Wed. May 29
Art  Exhibit
THOMPSON --- The Friends of the Thompson Public Library will present, in its Art @ the Library series, “Thompson Public Schools Spring Art Show” through May 30.  860-923-9779.

Art Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Northeastern CT Art Guild will present a "Members Art Exhibit at the Vanilla Bean" during the month of May. Exhibit is free and open during restaurant hours.

Photo Exhibit
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Birds of Connecticut Photography Exhibit” through the end of July at the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. 860-928-4948.

Thur. May 30
Nature Program
POMFRET CENTER --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Bull Hill Bird Walk II” at 8 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $7 for CAS members; $12 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.

Trivia Challenge
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Lions Club fund-raiser Trivia Challenge will be at 7 p.m. at Crossings Restaurant. The challenge benefits Friends of Library.

Annual Meeting
STORRS --- The Last Green Valley’s Annual Meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. (optional pre-meeting activities begin at 3:30) at the UConn Alumni Center. Dinner, annual meeting and more. $25. For info and to RSVP (by May 22), call:  860-774-3300. (public welcome but only members may vote).

Fri. May 31
Golf Tournament
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Rotary Club Ronald P. Coderre Golf Tournament will be held at the Connecticut National Golf Club.

Sat. June 1
Books, Crafts
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Lions Club Craft Fair and Book Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Woodstock Fairgrounds. Benefits Lions’ community service activities, including vision screenings and assistance for vision problems.

Greek Festival
DANIELSON --- A Greek Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 1 and from noon to 6 p.m. June 2 at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Water Street. Free admission, all welcome.

Trails Day
WOODSTOCK --- The Wyndham Land Trust will hold a spring outdoors/CT Trail Days hike from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Bull Hill Forest.

N. GROSVENORDALE ---  Knights of Columbus 2087 on Riverside Dr. will hold a made-to-order breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. $8. 860-923-2967.

Open House
POMFRET --- The Windham-Tolland 4-H Camp Open House will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the camp on Taft Pond Road. Parent panel from 1:30 to 2 p.m.

DANIELSON --- The Last Green Valley will present an Old Furnace State Park Hike from 9 a.m. to noon Old Furnace State Park on S. Frontage Street. 3 miles. Rain cancels and reservations required. Moderate to difficult. Register/ info: 860-774-3300.

CHAPLIN --- The Last Green Valley will present “Mobility Challenged Walk/Talk: from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the intersection of Chewink Rd. & Lynch Rd. Chaplin. Wheelchairs and strollers welcome. No restroom facilities available. Registration appreciated. Rain cancels. 860-774-3300.

Fund-raiser Ride
HAMPTON --- The Quiet Corner Chapter of the New England Mountain Bike Association will host its annual Goodwin/Natchaug Epic Mountain Bike Fundraiser Ride starting at 9 a.m. at Goodwin State Forest. Benefits the continued care and maintenance of trails within the Quiet Corner region. For info, go to:

Sun. June 2
Quinebaug River Paddle
PUTNAM --- The Last Green Valley will present a Quinebaug River Paddle from 9 a.m. to noon starting from the Douglas M. Cutler Canoe & Kayak Launch off Kennedy Drive. Takeout on Rt. 101 in Pomfret. Paddlers must have transportation from the take-out location. Registration required. Kayak or canoe and PFD required. Rain cancels. Register/info: 860-774-3300.

CHEPACHET --- The Music at the Meeting House series at Chepachet Baptist Church on Rt. 44 will present a musical celebration of Herman Melville’s 200th birthday at 2:30 p.m. A free will offering will be taken. Refreshments follow.

Mon. June 3
Exercise Group
WOODSTOCK --- The Woodstock Senior Exercise Group will meet from 9 to 10 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the Woodstock Town Hall large meeting room on the lower. Minimum fee. Local seniors welcome. Please check the town website for current schedule or call 860-928-6595.

Fri. June 7
First Fridays
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Business Association’s First Fridays will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. around downtown Putnam. This month’s theme is “American Music.”

Nature Program
POMFRET --- The Connecticut Audubon Society at Pomfret Center will present “Bird Walk/Breeding Bird Survey” at 7 a.m. starting from the Grassland Bird Conservation Center on Day Road. $5 for CAS; $10 for nonmembers. 860-928-4948.


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