Cal­en­dar

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - COMMUNITY -

To­day

ONE-ROOM SCHOOL­HOUSE: The Barkham­sted His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s one room school­house, the old Cen­ter School on Cen­ter Hill Road (Rt. 181) in Barkham­sted, will be open to the pub­lic on Sun­day, July 30, from 1-4 p.m. Come and find out what school was like in “the old days.” Ask ques­tions; read the old books; re­view a high school en­trance exam; try your hand at var­i­ous toys and games, or do some arith­metic prob­lems on a slate. Ad­mis­sion is free; chil­dren are es­pe­cially wel­come. LITCH­FIELD COUNTY 4H FAIR: The 85th an­nual Litch­field County 4-H Fair will be July 29-30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Goshen Fair­grounds, Route 63, Goshen. Ad­mis­sion and park­ing are free, with fun for the whole fam­ily. For more in­for­ma­tion on the fair or how to get your child in­volved in 4-H, call the UConn Litch­field County 4-H Ex­ten­sion Of­fice at 860-626-6240. MARY POP­PINS: The Warner Stage Com­pany pro­duc­tion of “Mary Pop­pins,” will be pre­sented at 8 p.m. July 29, Aug. 4-5 and July 30, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. To pur­chase tick­ets, call the Warner Box Of­fice at 860489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­atre.org. CHORAL CON­CERT: The Litch­field County Choral Union, Jonathan F. Bab­bitt, Mu­sic Di­rec­tor, will present Can­tatas 9, 106 and 170 by J. S. Bach, along with his motet “Jesu, meine Freude” on Sun­day, July 30, at 3 p.m. in the Mu­sic Shed on the Ellen Bat­tell Stoeckel es­tate in Nor­folk. To or­der tick­ets or for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, call the Choral Union at 860-567-8306, or visit www.lccu-us.org . MU­SIC MOUN­TAIN: The Har­lem Quar­tet with guest artist Fei-Fei Dong, piano per­form We­bern: Langsamer Satz; Mozart: String Quar­tet in B Flat Ma­jor, K. 458 “Hunt”; Duke Elling­ton: So­phis­ti­cated Lady (1932) arr. Alan Broad­bent (2016); and more on Sun­day, July 30, 3 p.m. at Mu­sic Moun­tain, Falls Vil­lage. Tick­ets are $35, free un­der age 18. For tick­ets and in­for­ma­tion, call 860-824-7126 or go to www.mu­sic­moun­tain.org SHAKESPEAREAN AC­TOR: A con­ver­sa­tion with one of the most cel­e­brated Shakespearean ac­tors of our time, John Dou­glas Thomp­son, will be held at the Gunn Memo­rial Li­brary, Wash­ing­ton, on Sun­day, July 30 at 2 p.m. A re­cep­tion fol­lows the pro­gram. The event is free; reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. Call 860-868-7586. CHURCH TAG SALE: Cel­e­brat­ing its 30th year, St. An­drew’s Par­ish will stage its an­nual tag sale at the par­ish house, 1 North Main St., Kent, on Fri­day, Aug. 4 and Sat­ur­day Aug. 5, rain or shine, as part of the Kent Side­walk Fes­ti­val. Do­na­tions wel­come un­til Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; call Pat Camp­bell at 845832-3454. No books, cloth­ing, mat­tresses, box springs, com­put­ers or VHS/Cas­sette tapes will be ac­cepted.

Mon­day, July 31

SHAKE­SPEARE SCREEN­INGS: Shake­speare scholar and lec­turer John Long will lead a four-ses­sion screen­ing and dis­cus­sion on film adap­ta­tions of Wil­liam Shake­speare’s plays at the Gunn Memo­rial Li­brary, Wash­ing­ton at 1 p.m. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; call 860-868-7586 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion or visit www.gunnli­brary.org. July 31, “Ham­let” star­ring Lawrence Olivier; Aug. 7, “Henry V” star­ring Ken­neth Branagh; Aug. 14, “Twelfth Night” or “What You Will” with He­lena Bon­ham Carter and Ben Kings­ley; Aug.21, “Richard III,” with Ian McKellen, An­nette Ben­ning and Richard Broad­bent. MARY POP­PINS: The Warner Stage Com­pany pro­duc­tion of “Mary Pop­pins,” will be pre­sented at 8 p.m. July 29, Aug. 4-5 and July 30, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. To pur­chase tick­ets, call the Warner Box Of­fice at 860489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­atre.org. CHURCH TAG SALE: Cel­e­brat­ing its 30th year, St. An­drew’s Par­ish will stage its an­nual tag sale at the par­ish house, 1 North Main St., Kent, on Fri­day, Aug. 4 and Sat­ur­day Aug. 5, rain or shine, as part of the Kent Side­walk Fes­ti­val. Do­na­tions wel­come un­til Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; call Pat Camp­bell at 845-832-3454. No books, cloth­ing, mat­tresses, box springs, com­put­ers or VHS/Cas­sette tapes will be ac­cepted.

Tues­day, Aug. 1

QUILTS THAT CARE: Quilts that Care, an or­ga­ni­za­tion that makes quilts for peo­ple un­der­go­ing can­cer treat­ment, will meet from Mon­days, Aug. 7 and 21, 6:30-8 p.m. at The Harold Leever Re­gional Can­cer Cen­ter, 1075 Chase Park­way, Water­bury. The group will meet Tues­days, Aug. 1 and 15 at the Bris­tol Pub­lic Li­brary, 5 High St., Bris­tol. Mem­bers will meet Aug. 16, 12:30-2 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 421 Ban­tam Road, Route 202, Litch­field. Mem­bers will also meet on Satur­days, Aug. 5, 12, 19 and 26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Mon­day, Aug. 14 and 28 at head­quar­ters, 130 Scott Rd., Water­bury. For in­for­ma­tion, call Deb at 860-782-1043, email Deborah@quilt­sthat­care.org. SUM­MER LEC­TURE: Lo­cal his­to­rian Lou Buc­ceri will be the guest speaker at the Falls Vil­lage-Canaan His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety’s sum­mer lec­ture se­ries First Tues­day at 7, Aug.1 at 7 p.m., at the South Canaan Meet­ing­house, 12 Rte. 63, Falls Vil­lage. Buc­ceri’s talk with be Thomas Lamb: Pi­o­neer and Rogue, a look at the story of Lamb’s ac­tions that cre­ated an “Iron Rush” here in the Housatonic River Val­ley be­gin­ning in 1732. The talk is free and open to the pub­lic; do­na­tions are greatly ap­pre­ci­ated. Light re­fresh­ments will be served af­ter the lec­ture. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 860-824-8226 or 860824-5607. DU­PLI­CATE BRIDGE: Du­pli­cate Bridge at the Sul­li­van Se­nior Cen­ter, East Al­bert Street, Tor­ring­ton, Tues­day evenings from 7-10 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion call John Townsend at 860-567-0671. Leave a mes­sage, he will re­turn your call. Bring­ing a part­ner is en­cour­aged but not re­quired. Cost: $5 per per­son. FARM­ERS MAR­KET: The Tor­ring­ton Farmer’s Mar­ket is held Satur­days, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the up­per park­ing lot of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 837 Charles Street. The Tues­day mar­ket runs from 3-6 p.m. Of­fered will be fresh fruits and veg­eta­bles, baked goods, honey and maple syrup, cheese, meats, lo­cally pro­duced soaps, chil­dren’s books and more. Come see what is new with your lo­cal farm­ers and catch up with your neigh­bors. SUM­MER CON­CERTS: Tor­ring­ton Parks and Recre­ation an­nounce the sched­ule for the an­nual sum­mer con­cert se­ries, which will be held on Tues­days and Fri­days start­ing June 20 at Coe Memo­rial Park. There are no con­certs the week of July 4. The con­certs are free and open to the pub­lic and run from 7-9 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion, call 860489-2274. Aug. 1, The Side­kick Band; Aug. 4, Tor­ring­ton Sym­phony Orches­tra; Aug. 8, Belle of the Fall; Aug. 11, 60s Sat­is­fac­tion; Aug. 15, The Zolla Boys; Aug. 18, Whiskey, Wine & Coke; Fri­day, Aug. 25, Mayor’s Polka Night with the Ed­die For­man Band, 6-8 p.m., with pop­corn and bev­er­ages. QUILTER’S GUILD: Goshen Star Quilter’s Guild meets at 7 p.m. on the sec­ond Tues­day year-round at Camp Cochip­i­a­nee, 291 Beach Street, Goshen. Dues are $25 per year. Mem­bers are in­volved with Li­nus Project, Quilts of Valor, Breast Can­cer pil­lows, and other ed­u­ca­tional and ser­vice projects. Monthly meet­ings may fea­ture guest speak­ers, work­shops, along with block of the month, fat quar­ter draw­ings, and lots of fun. All ages are wel­come. Like us on Face­book.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.