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The Middletown Press (Middletown, CT) - - COMMUNITY -

Fri­day, Nov. 9

HOL­I­DAY CRAFT SALE: A pop up hol­i­day craft sale at the East Hamp­ton Se­nior Cen­ter, Nov. 9, 1-5 p.m. Find one of a kind hand-made gifts for those hard to shop for friends and fam­ily mem­bers. All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the East Hamp­ton Se­nior Cen­ter Pro­grams.

PAINT A KIND­NESS ROCK: Kind­ness Rocks, Nov. 9, 4 p.m. in the Ac­tiv­ity Room, Rus­sell Li­brary, 123 Broad Street, Mid­dle­town. Paint a rock or two to add to our Kind­ness Rocks gar­den. For ages 5 and up (kinder­garten to adult). No regis­tra­tion re­quired.

LATIN AMER­I­CAN QUAR­TET: The But­ton­wood Tree Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 605 Main St., Mid­dle­town, presents the Latin Amer­i­can quar­tet, Vagabond Ban­dido, on Nov. 9, 8 p.m. Tick­ets and de­tails, go to www.but­ton­wood.org or call 860-3474957.

MEET­ING HOUSE PLAY­ERS: The Meet­ing House Play­ers present “The Ladies Four­some,” Norm Fos­ter’s heart­warm­ing story of friend­ship, at the Meet­ing House, 4 Lib­erty St., Ch­ester. Per­for­mances are Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tick­ets are $25 and $15. Re­serve tick­ets at www.TheMeet­ingHousePlay­ers.com or by call­ing 860-526-3684. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion con­tact TheMeet­ingHousePlay­ers@gmail.com.

Satur­day, Nov. 10

HAR­VEST, CHRIST­MAS FAIR: Grace Lutheran Church, 1055 Ran­dolph Road, Mid­dle­town, is host­ing a Har­vest/Christ­mas Fair & Tag Sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10. Gifts, jewelry, crafts, or­na­ments, dec­o­ra­tions, jarred goods and can­dies, spe­cial ven­dor LuLaRoe; baked goods, a tag sale, and games and face paint­ing for kids. Break­fast and lunch served. For in­for­ma­tion call Dianne Lab­ba­dia at 860-7594040 or at DLab­ba­dia73@att.net

FREE YOGA: A Free Yoga Work­shop will be held Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Hub­bard Room, Rus­sell Li­brary, 123 Broad Street, Mid­dle­town. Open to the pub­lic. Mats will be pro­vided; par­tic­i­pants are wel­come to bring their own mats, wa­ter, tow­els, or other sup­plies. All ages. Drop in; no regis­tra­tion re­quired.

READ AND PLAY: We Read. We Play, meets Nov. 10, 10 a.m. in the Ac­tiv­ity Room, Rus­sell Li­brary, 123 Broad Street, Mid­dle­town. For chil­dren ages 24 - 48 months. Drop-in; no regis­tra­tion re­quired.

HOL­I­DAY CRAFT FAIR: The Cen­tral CT Com­mu­nity Women’s Club’s 44th An­nual Hol­i­day Craft Fair will be held Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cromwell Mid­dle School, Crafters from CT, NY and MA with a wide va­ri­ety of hand­made items, kitchen open for lunch. Bake sale, gift cards, raf­fle ta­ble. Or­der gift cards on­line www.cen­tralct­com­mu­ni­ty­wom­en­sclub.com or buy them at the fair.

HOL­I­DAY FAIR: Mid­dle­field Fed­er­ated Church, 402 Main St., Mid­dle­field, will hold its an­nual Hol­i­day Fair on Satur­day, Nov 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the church Fel­low­ship Hall, 402 Main Street, Mid­dle­field. Dec­o­ra­tions, baked goods, hand­made food and craft items, silent auc­tion, break­fast and lunch for sale. Call 860-349-1250 for in­for­ma­tion

CHOWDER DIN­NER: “Best Chowder Din­ner” at the Lyme Pub­lic Hall, 249 Ham­burg Road, Lyme, will be held Nov. 10, 5-7 p.m. Clam chowder, corn chowder, cole slaw, ched­dar cheese, breads and desserts. $15 adults, $10 ages 7-12, free 6 and un­der. All are wel­come. For in­for­ma­tion call 860-434-1929 or email wde­now@com­cast.net.

CHRIST­MAS FAIR, DIN­NER: An­nual Christ­mas Fair and Turkey Din­ner at St. James Church, Mid­dle­town, will be held Nov. 10, 10 am.-2 p.m. Christ­mas tag sale, books, jewelry, candy and baked goods, theme bas­kets. Turkey din­ner served 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., take­out avail­able, $12

adults, $10 se­niors, $8 ages 7-12, free 6 and un­der. HAR­VEST FAIR: Saint Se­bas­tian’s Church with the Saint Theresa guild will hold their an­nual Har­vest Fair, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the church, 155 Wash­ing­ton St., Mid­dle­town. Ital­ian cookie walk, food and craft booths, raf­fle of a 55-inch flat screen TV, break­fast and lunch sold. En­ter the church hall from the Broad Street en­trance, which is hand­i­cap ac­ces­si­ble. Park­ing is avail­able.

DR. STEVE BAND: The But­ton­wood Tree, 605 Main St., Mid­dle­town, presents the clas­sic rock band, The Dr. Steve Band, on Nov. 10, from 8-10 pm. Seats are $10. Reser­va­tions on­line at www.But­ton­wood.org

STORY TIME, CRAFT: Fam­ily Story Time and Craft with lo­cal au­thor Di­ane Ohane­sian, read­ing “Snug­gle Down Deep,” will be held at 10:30 a.m., Nov. 10, at Wes­leyan RJ Ju­lia Book­store , 413 Main St., Mid­dle­town. De­tails at www.wes­leyan­r­jju­lia.com or call 860-685-3939. The pro­gram is free.

MID­DLE­FIELD HOL­I­DAY FAIR: Mid­dle­field Fed­er­ated Church Women’s Chris­tian Fel­low­ship is hold­ing its an­nual Hol­i­day Fair Nov. 19, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the fel­low­ship hall, 402 Main St., Mid­dle­field. Come for break­fast, or lunch (in­clud­ing home­made pies and soups) in the Fel­low­ship Café. There will be hol­i­day dec­o­ra­tions, baked goods, rel­ish and jams, hand­made items and jewelry. A silent auc­tion will fea­ture gift cer­tifi­cates, hand­painted hand saw, ser­vices, jewelry and gift bas­kets. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call 860-349-1250. The church is lo­cated at 402 Main Street, Mid­dle­field.

HIGGANUM HOL­I­DAY FAIR: An­nual Hol­i­day Fair will be held at the Higganum United Methodist Church, 248 Say­brook Rd., Higganum, on Satur­day, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. aw­ith Coun­try Store, Cook­ies by the Pound, Hand­i­crafts, Baked Goods, Tea Cup Auc­tion, Chil­dren's Booth, Bas­kets of many dif­fer­ent items. There will also be a Snack Bar serv­ing snacks and light lun­cheon.

Sun­day, Nov. 11

TELLABRATION: The But­ton­wood Tree Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 605 Main St., Mid­dle­town, presents the NEAR and Far Sto­ry­tellers “Telle­bra­tion” Nov. 11, 3-5 p.m. $20. Reser­va­tions are sug­gested. Go to www.but­ton­wood.org or call 860-3474957 AU­THOR TALK: Phak­chok Rin­poche and Er­ric Solomon wil dis­cuss “Rad­i­cally Happy” at 1 p.m., Nov. 11, at Wes­leyan RJ Ju­lia Book­store , 413 Main St., Mid­dle­town. De­tails at www.wes­leyan­r­jju­lia.com or call 860-685-3939.

CROMWELL VET­ER­ANS DAY: Cromwell Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 105 will hold its Vet­er­ans Day Cer­e­mony and Val­our Green Me­mo­rial ded­i­ca­tion, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. in the Town Hall gym. All are wel­come; re­fresh­ments pro­vided.

ARTOPIA ART FES­TI­VAL: Epoch Arts, 27 Skin­ner St., East Hamp­ton, will hold its an­nual Artopia Art Fes­ti­val, Nov. 11, 1-4 p.m. Art ex­hi­bi­tion, arts and crafts, food and live mu­sic, Mak­erspace ac­tiv­i­ties all day. Free ad­mis­sion. Learn more at www.epocharts.org

TRI-TOWN VET­ER­ANS PA­RADE: The Tri-Town Vet­er­ans Pa­rade and cer­e­mony will be held Sun­day, Nov. 11, 1 p.m. on the Vet­er­ans Green in Deep River. Any U.S. mil­i­tary vet­eran is wel­comed to march. The route is just un­der one mile. No uni­form or af­fil­i­ated vet­er­ans mem­ber­ship is nec­es­sary. For in­for­ma­tion, call B.Bur­dick at 860-304-0364

VET­ERAN'S DAY SER­VICE: A ser­vice hon­or­ing vet­er­ans and re­mem­ber­ing the 100th An­niver­sary of Armistice Day will be held Sun­day, Nov. 11 at 9:30 a.m. at Trin­ity Church, 345 Main Street, Port­land. Homily by Lance Wil­liams, Army Ranger Spe­cial Ops Vet­eran who served in Iraq, with read­ings and hymns will be part of the ser­vice. All are wel­come to at­tend.

PSY­CHIC MEDIUM READ­ING: Psy­chic medium An­gelina Di­ana will hold a group read­ing on Sun­day, Nov. 11, 2 p.m. at the Park & Rec Build­ing at the In­dian River Com­plex, 201 Killing­worth Turn­pike, Clin­ton. Tick­ets $55 per per­son and are avail­able on­line at: clin­tonct.com/event/adpm.html; by phone at: 860-669-3889; or in per­son at 50 East Main Street, Clin­ton. Find out more about An­gelina Di­ana at: www.an­geli­na­di­ana.com.

CEL­E­BRATE NA­TIVE AMER­I­CAN HER­ITAGE: Novem­ber is Na­tional Na­tive Amer­i­can Her­itage Month, and the Ivory­ton Li­brary, 106 Main St., Ivory­ton, wel­comes Screech­ing Hawk and other guests from the Mo­he­gan Tribe of In­di­ans of Con­necti­cut, Nov. 11 at 4 p.m. She will bring and dis­cuss jewelry, bas­kets and other crafts, as well as re­galia. She will also demon­strate tribal dances. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 860-676-1252.

MEDI­CARE EN­ROLL­MENT: Medi­care Open En­roll­ment Event at the East Hamp­ton Se­nior Cen­ter, Nov. 12, by ap­point­ment. Meet with Choices Coun­sel­lors to de­ter­mine the best plan for you.

TEEN AD­VI­SORY BOARD: Port­land Li­brary Teen Ad­vi­sory Board wel­comes new mem­bers at its meet­ing, Mon­day, Nov. 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Help se­lect read­ing ma­te­ri­als, choose pro­grams for chil­dren and teens, and have fun. Con­tact Jen­nifer Renk or Patty Bal­lou at 860-342-6770 or jrenk@port­landct.org. Next meet­ing is Dec. 10.

OPEN MIC: The But­ton­wood Tree Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 605 Main St., Mid­dle­town, will hold its Any­thing Goes Open Mic with mo­ments of grat­i­tude, hosted by Ash­ley Hamel, Nov. 12, 7-10 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion go to www.but­ton­wood.org or call 860-347-4957

MEDI­CARE EN­ROLL­MENT: Medi­care Open En­roll­ment Event at the East Hamp­ton Se­nior Cen­ter, Nov. 12, by ap­point­ment. Meet with Choices Coun­selors to de­ter­mine the best plan for you.

VET­ER­ANS DAY CON­CERT: The Ivory­ton Play­house will present a Vet­er­ans Day Con­cert Nov. 12, 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m .at the play­house. “Ar­ling­ton Sons” per­formed by David Pittsinger and his son, Richard Pittsinger, plus other mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment. Tick­ets $50; Buy one, and buy one for a vet­eran. Call 860 767 7318 or go to www.ivory­ton­play­house.org.

SUN­DAY WOR­SHIP: Wor­ship with Eucharist, 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. Adult ed, For­give­ness, Sun­day School/con­fir­ma­tion, 10:30 a.m., at Faith Lutheran Church, 300 Wash­ing­ton St., Mid­dle­town. For more in­for­ma­tion go to www.faithel­camid­dle­town.org.

Mon­day, Nov. 12

OPEN MIC: The But­ton­wood Tree Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 605 Main St., Mid­dle­town, presents its re­cur­ring Any­thing Goes Open Mic (with Mo­ments of Grat­i­tude), hosted by Ash­ley Hamel, on Nov. 12, 7-10 p.m. Go to www.but­ton­wood.org or call 860-347-4957

Tues­day, Nov. 13

TER­RIFIC TWOS: Twos are Ter­rific meets Tues­days, Nov. 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10:30 a.m. in the Ac­tiv­ity Room, Rus­sell Li­brary, 123 Broad Street, Mid­dle­town. For two year olds (24 - 35 months) Sib­lings wel­come. Drop in; no regis­tra­tion re­quired.

HOMESCHOOL HUB: Homeschool Hub meets Nov. 13, 1 p.m. in the Ac­tiv­ity Room, Rus­sell Li­brary, 123 Broad Street, Mid­dle­town. Par­ents and care­givers can net­work while their chil­dren learn and have fun with a new ac­tiv­ity each month. For chil­dren in preschool - grade 4 (ages 4 - 10). Drop in; no regis­tra­tion re­quired.

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