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MAC­A­RONI SUP­PER: The 42nd an­nual Mac­a­roni Sup­per, hosted by the St. Peter Holy Name So­ci­ety, will be held to­day from 5-7 p.m. at St. Peter Church Hall, 107 E. Main St., Tor­ring­ton. Tick­ets are $12 for adults, free for chil­dren 8 and un­der. Take­out is avail­able from 4-7 p.m. The sit-down, full-ser­vice sup­per in­cludes salad, Sheik’s fa­mous meat­balls and sauce, im­ported Ital­ian mac­a­roni and Carvel ice cream for dessert.

SQUADRON MEET­ING: A Meet­ing North­west Hills Com­pos­ite Squadron Civil Air Pa­trol Aux­il­iary of the United States Air Force will be held Thurs­day, 7-9 p.m. at the Tor­ring­ton Ar­mory South Main Street. For more in­for­ma­tion , call Com­man­der Tim Ceritello at 860-620-3670 or email tim­ceritello@gmail.com.

AU­THOR TALK: Revo­lu­tion: Map­ping the Road to Amer­i­can In­de­pen­dence, 1755- 1783 with au­thors Richard Brown and Paul Co­hen will be held April 20, 7 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South Street, Litch­field. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860567-8030 or log­ging onto www. owli­brary.org and click­ing on Pro­grams/Adult Pro­grams.

RE­CY­CLE RIGHT: “Re­cy­cle Right” with Su­san Quincy from the Kel­logg En­vi­ron­men­tal Cen­ter, will be held April 20, 7 p.m. at the Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 421 Ban­tam Road (Rt. 202), Litch­field. The pro­gram is free and is spon­sored by the Litch­field Gar­den Club. For in­for­ma­tion email litch­field­g­club@gmail.com. To reach the com­mu­nity cen­ter go to thecom­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter.org. BOOK GROUP: The Har­win­ton Pub­lic Li­brary’s Af­ter­noon Book Group will meet April 20, 1:30 p.m. to dis­cuss “All the Light We Can­not See” by An­thony Do­err. Copies are avail­able for loan. Dis­cus­sions are free and open to all.

HENRY JAMES: Mark Scar­brough: Mas­ter Pieces: The Bril­liant Shorter Works Of Henry James, will be held on Thursdays (April 6, 13, 20 and 27) 10 a.m.12 p.m. at the Scov­ille Memo­rial Li­brary, Sal­is­bury. scov­il­leli­brary. org. Sched­ule of read­ings avail­able at the li­brary.

SER­VICES FAIR: A Winsted Ser­vices Fair will be held on Thurs­day, April 20, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at North­west­ern Con­necti­cut Com­mu­nity Col­lege, in Green­woods Hall room 128, 119 North Main St. Lo­cal ser­vice providers and area or­ga­ni­za­tions rep­re­sent­ing food and nu­tri­tion, health care, be­hav­ioral health, safety, trans­porta­tion, older adults, and youth/chil­dren ser­vices will share in­for­ma­tion and an­swer ques­tions. The fair is open to the pub­lic. For more in­for­ma­tion call Heather Cap­pabi­anca at 860-738-6484.

HIS­TORY BITES: His­tory Bites, a free lunchtime lec­ture se­ries spon­sored by the Con­necti­cut Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion, will present a pro­gram at the Tor­ring­ton His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, April 20, 12 p.m. in the Car­riage House, 192 Main Street, Tor­ring­ton. At­ten­dees are in­vited to bring lunch; bev­er­ages and dessert will be pro­vided by each or­ga­ni­za­tion. The pro­gram is free.

AMER­I­CAN IN­DE­PEN­DENCE: Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field, will present Revo­lu­tion : Map­ping the Road to Amer­i­can In­de­pen­dence, 1755- 1783, with au­thors Richard Brown and Paul Co­hen, Thurs­day, April 20, 7-8 p.m. Free; reg­is­tra­tion re­quired. Go to www.owli­brary.org

HUM­MING­BIRDS: Hum­ming­birds of the World with John Root, Nat­u­ral­ist, will be held April 20, 6:30 p.m. at the Beard­s­ley Li­brary, 40 Munro Place Winsted. Free; reg­is­ter by call­ing 860-379-6043. Peren­ni­als for ed­i­ble land­scap­ing and at­tract­ing wildlife will be of­fered for sale.

READ­ING EVENT: April 20, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Geer Vil­lage Se­nior Com­mu­nity, 77 South Canaan Rd., Canaan, au­thor and spir­i­tual guide Jeanne Street will lead a small in­ti­mate group read­ing event in­tended to “open you up to re­ceive heal­ing mes­sages that can as­sist you in mov­ing through cur­rent chal­lenges you are ex­pe­ri­enc­ing in life.” Each in­di­vid­ual par­tic­i­pant will have a per­sonal read­ing. There is no cost to at­tend and light re­fresh­ments will be served. Space is lim­ited. To reg­is­ter, call Deb Pel­leter at 860-824-2625 or email dpel­letier@geer­cares.org

Fri­day, April 21

ITAL­IAN CLASSES: Ad­vanced Be­gin­ner Ital­ian will be of­fered be­gin­ning on Fri­day, April 21, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the li­brary of St. Michael’s Epis­co­pal Church, South St., Litch­field. The class in­cludes con­ver­sa­tion, in­ter­me­di­ate gram­mar, read­ing, and cul­ture. The re­quired text is Prego! An In­vi­ta­tion to Ital­ian, third edi­tion, by Graziana Laz­zarino, avail­able on­line. There will also be a reader. -The fee for the 12-week course is $90 for se­niors, $105 for oth­ers. For more info call 860-496-8041.

STAR PARTY: A Star Party, or­ga­nized by mem­bers of the Litch­field Hills Am­a­teur Astron­omy Club and the Mat­tatuck As­tro­nom­i­cal So­ci­ety, will be held April 21 at 8 p.m at White Memo­rial Con­ser­va­tion Cen­ter, Litch­field. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room; stargaz­ing weather per­mit­ting. The topic is the moon. Chil­dren un­der 16 must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult; bring your own tele­scope or binoc­u­lars. Free, do­na­tions wel­come.

PAINT­ING AND THREAD: The post­poned doc­u­men­tary Missy Stevens, The Spirit and Tech­nique of Paint­ing and Thread, about na­tion­ally ac­claimed fiber artist, Missy Stevens, will be screened at the Mi­nor Memo­rial Li­brary in Roxbury, April 21 at 7 p.m. Stevens and film­maker Rusty Dyer will be present to dis­cuss both the film and the paint­ings them­selves. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Call the li­brary at 860-350-2181 or visit the web­site at www.mi­normemo­ri­al­li­brary.org for in­for­ma­tion and di­rec­tions.

EARTH DAY PLANT SALE: 35th An­nual Earth Day Plant Sale, spon­sored by the North­west Con­ser­va­tion Dis­trict (NCD), re­turns to the Goshen Fair­grounds, 116 Mid­dle Street (Route 63) in Goshen, April 21, 22,23. Gar­den­ers will find thou­sands of green and grow­ing plants, in­clud­ing na­tive shrubs and peren­ni­als, bare root and ev­er­green tree plugs, ed­i­bles from straw­ber­ries and as­para­gus to fruit trees, flow­er­ing and or­na­men­tal trees, ground­cov­ers and or­na­men­tal grasses. The se­lec­tion of plants is geared to­wards na­tive species to pro­vide habi­tat for wildlife and food sources for pol­li­na­tors, but­ter­flies and birds. A demon­stra­tion rain gar­den is be­ing fea­tured to help home­own­ers clean up storm wa­ter runoff one yard at a time. Visit the NCD on­line store at www. nwcd.org or call 860-626-7222.

PLIGHT OF REFUGEES: The plight of refugees around the world makes daily head­lines. Ge­orge Rupp, past Pres­i­dent and CEO of the In­ter­na­tional Res­cue Com­mit­tee (IRC) will be the speaker at The Sal­is­bury Fo­rum on Fri­day, April 21, 7:30 p.m. at Housatonic Val­ley Re­gional High School on Route 7 in Falls Vil­lage. A Q&A ses­sion will fol­low his pre­sen­ta­tion. All Sal­is­bury Fo­rum pro­grams are free and open to the pub­lic. Ev­ery­one is in­vited.

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