Week 10 of 52

Monday, March 6th

4pm: Open House Please join us for our K-12 Open House and discover more about The Master’s School! Master’s School, West Simsbury

6:30 – 8:30pm: Make a 3D Paper Flower Make a cheerful spring flower out of colorful scrapbook paper. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $12. Michaels 

Tuesday, March 7th

IHOP National Pancake Day

9:30 – 10:30am and 11:30am – 12:30pm: Diner Days at Stew’s (Toddler Class) Let’s celebrate the all-American cuisine that originated at our favorite local diners with a modern day twist. We will prepare homemade cheesy slider burgers, homemade sweet potato fries, and we’ll wash it all down with a creamy milkshake! Ages 2-5. $15 per child (adult must accompany child). Reoccurs on Friday and Saturday (just from 9-10am on Saturday). Stew Leonard’s, Newington

12 – 3pm: Homeschool Open House Join us to try a little of everything the Claypen has to offer! Kids will create a clay pendant, glass pendant, and paint a tile. Just $10 per person. Drop in hours, no reservation required. Clay Pen, West Hartford

4 – 5:15pm: LEGO Dr. Seuss Each week students discuss the fun content, rhymes, and underlying messages of some Dr. Seuss’ most celebrated children’s books. Kids are then challenged to express their understanding of the major themes of the story through the building of their favorite outlandish characters and situations using LEGO bricks. Children learn some of life’s great lessons in a fun, engaging, and receptive way! Ages 5-14. $78 for session which runs 3/7-4/4. Snapology, Unitarian Universalist Church, West Hartford

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6:30 – 8:30pm: Make Beaded Earrings Learn how to use jewelry-making tools and take home a pair of classic beaded hoop earrings. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $28. Michaels

7:30pm: AfterWords: Cloud 9 Discussion Join members of the cast and our Artistic staff for a free discussion, immediately following select 7:30pm performances on Tuesday or 2pm Wednesday matinees. Hartford Stage

7:30pm: American Roots Festival American roots music performed by Jenny Scheinman, Robbie Fulks and Robbie Gjersoe. Music by Jenny Scheinman, film by Finn Taylor and all footage shot by H. Lee Waters. In this new project commissioned by Duke Performances, acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman invites us into the captivating visual world of Depression-era filmmaker, H. Lee Waters. $25 per person. University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford

Tuesday, 3/7 – Sunday, 3/19:


Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30pm, Wednesday at 2pm, Friday – Saturday at 8pm, Saturday – Sunday at 2pm, Sunday at 7:30pm: Cloud 9 Unexpected trysts. Gender swaps. Role reversals. Power plays. Victorian repression clashes with liberal expression as we follow a British family from colonial Africa to London in the 1970s. Caryl Churchill’s provocative comedy explores the ever-changing world of sexual politics as it asks what it takes for each of us to reach our own Cloud 9. Cloud 9 was Caryl Churchill’s first international hit. Some of the British playwright’s other works include Top Girls, Mad Forest, Love and Information, A Number and Serious Money. The Guardian recently wrote that Churchill “now shares with Tom Stoppard the title of Britain’s most significant living dramatist.” Runs until Sunday, March 19th. Recommended for ages 17 and up. Ticket Prices: $20-90. Special Events: Tuesday and Wednesday (matinee) enjoy afterwords, a free discussioon with cast and staff after the performances. Sunday open-captioned performances. Hartford Stage

Wednesday, March 8th:

2pm: AfterWords: Cloud 9 Discussion Join members of the cast and our Artistic staff for a free discussion, immediately following select 7:30pm performances on Tuesday or 2pm Wednesday matinees. Hartford Stage

5:30 – 7pm: Panel Discussion: Women in STEM Join us for an overview of the challenges facing women entering science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Learn about innovative programs encouraging girls and STEM, and listen to advice from women who have broken barriers in STEM careers. This program is presented in conjunction with our exhibit Connecticut Innovates! Reservations requested. Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford

7pm: Bottles, Bottles, and More Bottles Where to begin? Let us help you in the process of understanding all the different options from picking a bottle type, to choosing a bottle shape and to selecting a nipple size and flow. Free. Register online. Babies R Us, Manchester

7:30pm: Brain Candy Live Adam Savage, one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube’s biggest stars. Adam and Michael’s Brain Candy Live experience is like a two-hour play date with Walt Disney, Willy Wonka, and Albert Einstein. $29.75 – $49.75. The Bushnell, Hartford

Thursday, March 9th

Harriet Tubman

10am: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. Grades 3-6. The Bushnell, Hartford

12-1pm: Mommy and Me Irish Luck Class We are lucky to have family that loves us so dearly. Keep the love of each child’s print in your home with a lucky plate! Choose any design you’d like to personalize your masterpiece. My Own Masterpiece, Glastonbury

5:30 – 7pm: Red Stones, and the Relationship Between Poetry and Painting New Britain native Jonas Zdanys, Professor of English and poet-in-residence at Sacred Heart University, will talk about the relationship between poetry and painting, discuss the ekphrastic literary tradition and present excerpts from his new book, Red Stones. Red Stones is a volume of lyric poetry—inspiration beginning in front of Andrew Wyeth’s McVey’s Barn at the NBMAA—which includes 14 original paintings created for the book by Chicago-based abstract expressionist Steven Schroeder. $15 for non-members,$7 for members, free for circle-level and up members. New Britain Museum of American Art 

5:30pm and 7pm: To Space and Back The international award-winning To Space & Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. Space — our greatest adventure, is shaping our daily lives. It’s shrinking the world into a gadget that fits into the palm of your hand — but it doesn’t stop there. This is the amazing story of how space exploration is now part of our everyday life. What’s happening above is coming back down to Earth! The show explores the way each of us has been changed by the discoveries made by the international space program. From the devices we use every day to the tools that are breaking new ground in medicine and engineering, we can thank space exploration for making our modern lives possible. Admission $5. Glastonbury Planetarium

5:30 – 7:30pm: Salons at Stowe According to Think Progress, about 122,600 undocumented high school seniors attend school every year, but only 31,850 are likely to attend a post-secondary institution. Undocumented immigrants who make it to college face a host of financial and logistical barriers including concerns about being detained or deported, higher levels of anxiety, financing a college education, and lack of a permanent path to citizenship. Hear from Connecticut leaders spearheading efforts to support undocumented students and join the conversation. Salons at Stowe featured guests are: Dr. Mark Overmyer-Velazquez, Director of El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies at University of Connecticut and member, West Hartford Board of Education. A representative from Connecticut Students for a Dream, a statewide organization that seeks to empower undocumented students and their families by advocating for their rights and raising awareness about issues they face. Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford

5:30 – 8pm: Evening with Marilyn Nelson Enjoy an Evening of Poetry in Hill-Stead’s Libraries. Marilyn Nelson will perform at this unique Live Poets Society event. All proceeds from An Eve of Poetry will benefit The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival. This is a rare opportunity to experience Marilyn Nelson in the intimate setting of Hill-Stead’s period rooms. Tickets $100 per person. Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington

(VIP 5:30-6:30pm) or 6:30 -9pm: Big Red for the Arts Show your support for the arts! Join us at Big Red for the Arts to celebrate the arts in our community and kick-off the 2017 United Arts Campaign. Enjoy special live performances by local artists, signature dishes from the area’s best restaurants, local spirits and international wines! During the VIP reception, we’ll be honoring the Pryor Family for their incredible commitment to our arts and cultural community. New this year! Live musical and dance performances that speak to the healing power of the arts from: Cuatro Puntos presenting “Celebrating Deaf Musical Culture,” Sonia Plumb Dance Company presenting “Changing Perspective,”  Hartford Opera Theater presenting “Opera Without Borders,” and Mixashawn presenting “Sound Evolution.” Featuring: Grants Restaurant, The Capital Grille, Bear’s Smokehouse, Harlan Brasserie, NoRA Cupcake Company, MarWin Farm, Hartford Flavor Company, WayPoint Spirits, Hooker Brewery and much more! $125 per person, VIP $200. Infinity Music Hall, Hartford

6 – 8pm: Sondra’s Garden – Opening Reception Simon is inspired by flora – that’s where she starts. Often using photographs at first, eventually she works instinctively, abandoning the limitations of representation and channeling remembrances of places, people and time into her paintings. Gallery Exhibit: March 9 – April 16, 2017. Mandell JCC, West Hartford

6 – 8pm: Irish Pub Grub You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate this menu. We’ll turn our kitchens into pub-food central with these twists on traditional Irish fare. Menu: Irish Soda Bread, Beef and Cabbage Roll-Ups and Baked Fish and Chips. What to expect: Create a no-fuss bread in a skillet. Discover how to infuse oil on the stovetop. Learn new knife cuts such as brunoise. Adults only. ShopRite, Manchester

6:30 – 8:30pm: Alcohol Inks on Paper Art Party Learn a fun painting technique during a relaxing and creative night out with artist Lis-el Crowley. While sipping a glass of wine and nibbling on goodies, you will be shown a freeform and easy technique for applying pigmented inks to special paper. The inks flow and mingle, creating spectacular effects. The inks can be manipulated with brushes, palette knives and even blown on with straws to create beautiful patterns. From abstract to realistic, the paintings created will be vibrant and exciting to see. Whether you are a “creatively challenged” individual or an experienced artist, you will find new ways to express yourself with this fantastic medium and technique. Fee: $35 includes materials, wine and refreshments. Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon

Thursday, 3/9 – Saturday, 3/11:

Thursday, 3/9 – Sunday 3/12:

Friday, March 10th

9:30 – 10:30am and 11:30am – 12:30pm: Diner Days at Stew’s (Toddler Class) Let’s celebrate the all-American cuisine that originated at our favorite local diners with a modern day twist. We will prepare homemade cheesy slider burgers, homemade sweet potato fries, and we’ll wash it all down with a creamy milkshake! Ages 2-5. $15 per child (adult must accompany child). Reoccurs on Saturday (just from 9-10am on Saturday). Stew Leonard’s, Newington

4 – 5pm: Mommy and Me Irish Luck Class We are lucky to have family that loves us so dearly. Keep the love of each child’s print in your home with a lucky plate! Choose any design you’d like to personalize your masterpiece. My Own Masterpiece, Glastonbury

5:30 – 8:30pm: Parents’ Night Out! Need an evening without the kids? My Gym’s Parents’ Night Out gives our parents the opportunity to take a well-deserved break. Go out for a night on the town feeling confident that your little ones are safe and having the time of their lives with their favorite My Gym teachers. This incredible evening for your children is filled with a variety of fun games, rides and activities, and they won’t want the night to end! And don’t worry about food – we’ll take care of that too! Pizza dinner is always included and siblings are always half off! Ages 2.5 and up. $40 per child, half-off siblings. My Gym ofWest Hartford, Enfield & Glastonbury

6 – 8pm: Diner Days at Stew’s Let’s celebrate the all-American cuisine that originated at our favorite local diners with a modern day twist. We will prepare homemade cheesy slider burgers, homemade sweet potato fries, silver dollar pancakes, cherry pie cookies, and will wash it all down with a creamy milkshake! Ages 6-12. $25 per child. Stew Leonard’s, Newington

6 – 10pm: Kids Night Out This is the ultimate night out for any kid! Tons of games, pizza, an ice cream sundae bar, a big screen movie, and endless amounts of fun await you here at the Trails. This program has evolved into a very popular kids event and space fills up quickly. So parents plan your night out and send the kids here for theirs. Head on over to the Trails for a night out that you will never forget. Sorry, parents not allowed! Please bring clothing that is appropriate for outdoor (weather dependent) and indoor play as well as provide a sleeping bag/blanket and pillow for the movie. $25 per child. Winding Trails, Farmington

6:30 – 8:30pm: Make a Personalized Wood Plaque Use paint and transfer paper to customize a wood plaque. Supplies are not included and may cost up to $13. Michaels

CT Forum Disruption

8pm: The Connecticut Forum’s Disruption Change-makers in business, media & politics. Join us for an evening of inspiration with some of today’s leading innovators, problem-solvers, and entrepreneurs who will challenge us to think big and consider new possibilities. Our exciting panel features “disruptive innovators” from the worlds of business, media, and politics who are changing the way we interact with and experience our world. The Bushnell, Hartford

Friday, 3/10 – Saturday, 3/11:

Pops 'n Jazz 2017

Friday, 3/10 – Sunday, 3/12:

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Friday – Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm: A Faust Symphony This new adaptation will bring drama to the Hartford Symphony Orchestra stage, infusing Liszt’s character sketches with a contemporary story-line brought to life by dynamic actors. Come see, hear and imagine the yearning, scheming, agony, ecstasy – and consequences – of man’s desire to improve his lot. $35-68. The Bushnell, Hartford

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7pm: Cinderella Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the new Broadway adaptation of the classic musical. This contemporary take on the classic tale features Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner”, “Impossible/It’s Possible”, and “Ten Minutes Age”, as performed by Conard students. Tickets $15-18. Reoccurs 3/17-18. Conard High School Auditorium, West Hartford

Saturday, March 11th

9 – 10am: Diner Days at Stew’s (Toddler Class) Let’s celebrate the all-American cuisine that originated at our favorite local diners with a modern day twist. We will prepare homemade cheesy slider burgers, homemade sweet potato fries, and we’ll wash it all down with a creamy milkshake! Ages 2-5. $15 per child (adult must accompany child). Stew Leonard’s, Newington

9am – 3:30pm: Prime Time K-3: Dinosaurs From chicken-like “compys” to giants who could dwarf your house, dinosaurs are still some of the coolest creatures who have ever lived. We’ll cast tracks, see how they lived, uncover some “fossils” and you’ll get to take home some hand-crafted and decorated paper dinosaurs or dinosaur parts (warning – you may need a bigger refrigerator door!) Reoccurs on 3/25. $75 per child per day. Talcott Mountain Science Center, Avon

10am: Easter Cookies! Join us for an exciting class all about Easter Cookies! We’ll teach you how to make and then decorate cookies that will almost be too beautiful to eat! Suitable for ages 8–13. Williams-Sonoma, West Farms Mall, Farmington

10 – 11am: Does this Animal Need My Help? Presentation. Wildlife rehabilitation is the treatment and care of injured, orphaned, or sick animals so they can be released back into the wild. In CT, there is a group of specially trained volunteers who are licensed to care for these animals. What does it take to care for wildlife? What do you need to know if you find an animal in need of help? Who do you contact? Join us for a discussion on native CT wildlife and the resources available to help them. Ages 12 and above. Free. Northwest Park, Windsor

10 – 11am: Teddy Bear Health Clinic Bring your favorite stuffed friend and enjoy activities designed for health habits and physical fitness. Imagine Nation Musuem, Bristol

10am – 4pm: Women Take Flight Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate women’s contributions to aerospace history with exciting guest lectures, hands-on activities, and special events. $12.50 adults, $7 children (ages 4-11), children ages 3 and under are free. New England Air Museum, Windsor Locks

10am – 4pm: 11th Annual Maple Festival Live demonstrations of sap boiling, syrup drawing off, and tree tapping. There will be live music, pancakes, classes, tours, sugar-on-snow eat, and more. Join us for a fun filled day out with the family! Sweet Wind Farm, East Hartland

11am: The 46th Annual Greater Hartford St. Patrick’s Day Parade Come down to the parade route early and get your seat! The parade begins at Capitol Avenue by the State Capitol, takes a left on Main Street, a left on Asylum, a left on Ford Street, and then ends by the Memorial Arch.

11am: Cocomong A Space Adventure Cocomong is very curious about space. But reading about space in books makes it seem so far away. That’s when Halley, a friendly alien, drops in! Halley has come to Earth all the way from Titan in order to protect the last remaining Star Gem from the evil Virus King. If Halley wants to find the other Star Gems and rescue his parents, then he needs the help of Cocomong and his friends! However, Halley’s home Titan is by Saturn which is really far away, even farther than Mars and Jupiter. Will they be able to make it all the way there safe and sound? “I guess we won’t know until we go.” So, let’s get on the spaceship that Cocomong made and blast off! Admission $5. Glastonbury Planetarium

11am – 12pm: Babies First Birthday Event Here’s your chance to create or update your registry with ease. You’ll take a tour of the store with a Personal Registry Partner, test drive everything you’ll need and get answers to all your questions. Plus, meet & mingle with other parents-to-be. Enjoy games, giveaways and raffles, too! Reservations preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome. Our Ready Set Registry events are held the first Saturday of every month. So if you can’t make it to this one, join us at the next one instead! Babies R Us Locations

12 – 3pm: Board Game Day Come play traditional family style board games in the auditorium at Blueberry Sky. We have a large variety of different games, old and new. All ages are welcome, 2 years and up, kids, teens, adults, bring your grandparents! Build a town out of blocks and trains for the little ones, plus bean bag toss, and age appropriate games and puzzles. Take a break from it all, and celebrate the beauty of togetherness. Relax and enjoy a cup of Organic Tea. Smile, laugh, and have fun ! $5 per person, max $20 for a family over four. St. John’s Lutheran Church, New Britain

12:30 – 3:30pm: Exclusive Beauty and the Beast In-Store Event at the Disney Store

MAKE Event

1 – 3pm: Painter’s Tape Reveal Art Makers of all ages will love this easy art project: Get creative with canvas, paint and tape! Buy any canvas and the rest of your supplies are provided. Buy any canvas and the rest of your supplies are provided. Michaels

1 – 4pm: At Home with the Howards Step into Windsor Historical Society’s national award-winning Strong-Howard House, the 1810 home of Captain Nathaniel Howard where yes, you really can touch everything. $8 for adults. You will be welcomed by the captain and his wife’s cousins Anna and Samuel Bartlett who are helping to prepare for an upcoming family meal. A cozy fire will be crackling on the hearth as the smells of baking and hot mulled cider waft through the house. In our main building, you’ll have the unusual opportunity to see Bob Van Dyke, the multi-talented director of the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking, demonstrate how the delicate inlays and stringing seen on fine Federal furniture of the early 19th century are crafted. Visit with Bob, and ask him questions about woodworking techniques, his tools, and the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. Because the Howards’ home is furnished with reproductions of the items they would have used inside, everything is hands-on. Explore the family’s store where Captain Howard will regale you with stories. You may be invited to participate and assist in the activities of the household, including helping to prepare for a special family dinner as Captain Howard shows off plates and fine dinnerware. The Howards’ four-poster canopy bed is a marvel of comfort and warmth, and family members just might let you take a peek at treasures stored in the family high chest. Mrs. Bartlett will be delighted to share kitchen tips and recipes with you, while Samuel will do his best to lure you into a friendly game of cards or dice. Windsor Historical Society, Strong-Howard House, Windsor

2:15 – 3pm: Dance with Your Doll Your doll will be part of the class and participate like everyone else! Ages 4 and up. $10 per person. Register in advance. Spotlight, Unionville

 LEGO Batman Event

5 – 7pm: Windsor Art Center presents Multiples: Printmaking The Windsor Art Center is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition entitled Multiples: Printmaking featuring Gus Mazzocca with works by Michael Siporin Levine and Matthew Clay-Robison, which will run March 11 through April 22, 2017. This exhibition includes works from the career of UConn Professor Emeritus Gus Mazzocca, an internationally-exhibited printmaker-artist, as well as two of his former UConn printmaking students and current working artists, Michael Siporin Levine and York Gallery Director and artist, Matthew Clay-Robison. The exhibition opens with a free public reception and includes a special performance entitled, “Caribbean Experimental Dance with Ann Mazzocca.” The exhibition runs through April 22nd. The Windsor Art Center

5 – 9pm: Parent’s Night Out Big fun on the Big Screen. Inflatables, zany games, gymnastics, pizza and a movie on our 9-foot screen keep your children entertained while you enjoy an evening out! Don’t forget to bring your pillow and blanket to cuddle up in for the movie! Children ages 4 years and up are welcome. $30 per child, sibling discounts. Gymnastic Training Center, Simsbury

6pm: Celebrate Purim! Come in your costume! Enjoy megillah reading, purim spiel, face painting, balloon animals, bounce house, photo booth and games. Congregation Emanuel, West Hartford

Saturday, 3/11 – Sunday, 3/12:

Spirit Festival Nationals is a recognized industry-wide all star’s one-of-a-kind festival of fun! Connecticut’s two-day cheer & dance nationals that is fair, well organized & offers fun personal attention. With multiple bids, teams come far and wide to Hartford to enjoy this wonderful event. Adults $25 for one-day, $40 for two-days, children (ages 6-12) $20 for one day and $35 for two days and children under 5 are free. Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford

1:30 – 3:30pm: Nature’s Secrets on the Weekend This winter join Miss Judy for a fun weekend afternoon of learning something new about the great outdoors. The program format is an indoor introduction about the day’s topic followed by a hands-on outdoor activity to try out what you learned. Dress in layers so you can be comfortable for the indoor introduction and be warm enough for the outdoor activity. Saturday programs include Early Spring Discovery in March to explore what signs of spring are appearing. Sunday programs include Maple Sugaring Season in March to learn about the traditional maple sugaring season, which extends from late February into March, with a tasting of some local syrup. $10 per family. Winding Trails, Farmington

Sunday, March 12th

8:30am: Registry Completion Event The big day is almost here! Have you gotten everything you need and want? We want to give you the opportunity to come in and make those final purchases at our exclusive event. Bring in your 10% completion coupon to make your purchase with our assistance. We will open the doors exclusively for you and to add to the excitement and each guest will receive a swag bags filled with free giveaways! If you have not received your completion coupon yet but want to attend we will have one waiting for you at the store! You are able to bring friends and family with you as well. We look forward to seeing you at the event! Free. Register online. Babies R Us, Manchester

TBA: Easter Baking Celebrate Easter and the arrival of spring with some irresistible sweet treats. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or dinner—or want something special to entice the Easter Bunny—these amazing desserts will deliver! In this class, we will learn to bake and decorate cupcakes from our friends at Georgetown Cupcake and then we’ll finish off with Easter sugar cookies!

11am: Furniture Tips! Come join us! learn how to choose and buy furniture, get great tips for creating a safe and beautiful room for your baby! Free. Register online. Babies R Us, West Hartford

11am – 4pm: Families Learn Together: The Age of Reptiles Each month, we will explore a different theme with educational demonstrations, hands-on activities, and fun take-away projects to encourage learning at home. Many of our days will feature guest educators, scientists, artists and other professionals within their fields. Adults $14.75, children (ages 2-12) $13.75, kids under 2 are free. The Children’s Museum, West Hartford

1 – 2:30pm: Constitutional Conversations What was the essential purpose of the Constitution and how does the document guide our country today? Intepreter and educator Craig Hotchkiss guides a program that invites audience conversation. Free. No registration required. Stanley-Whitman House, Farmington

1 – 4pm: Maple Sugar Madness Now you’ll have your chance to see how REAL maple syrup is made. Enjoy colonial fife music and watch and learn about the sap as it transforms and boils in a large 2’x4’ pan over a granite fire pit. You will be able to explore the property and check out the sugar bush on the hill where the trees are tapped. You’ll get to learn and see first hand how delicious maple syrup changes from tree sap to syrup and ask any questions you may have along the way. Demonstration $5 per person. Welles-Shipman-Ward House, Glastonbury

2 – 3pm: Maple Sugaring in Your Own Back Yard Our annual demonstration teaches you how to make maple syrup the easy way. We’ll cover the entire process from identifying the tree to the best part – tasting the final product. $6 adults, $4 children. Rain/Snow date is Sunday, 3/19. Roaring Brook Nature Center, Canton

2pm and 7:30pm: Open Captioned Performances: Cloud 9 For patrons who are deaf or have hearing loss. Hartford Stage


3pm: Letter from Italy The 2016 Emmy Award-winning documentary narrated by Meryl Streep, Letter from Italy, 1944: A New American Oratorio. The screening of the documentary, produced by filmmaker Karyl Evans, is free and open to the public. Little Theater of Manchester at Cheney Hall, Manchester

3 – 5pm: Storytelling with Valerie Tutson First Church in Windsor will welcome renowned storyteller Valerie Tutson! Join us as we enjoy songs and stories from around the globe. Refreshments will be served. This program is free and all are welcome to attend!

3 – 6pm: Irish Tavern Night in the Phelps Tavern Enjoy a Celtic concert by Will O’Hare and the Celtic group Full Gael. After the concert enjoy some Irish Tavern Fare in the Tavern. BYOB. $25 per person. Simsbury Historical Society

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