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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 860-489-7180 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 860824-8226 or 860-824-5607. 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 860-489-2274. 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. BOOK CLUB: Sum­mer Nut­meg Book Club at the Beek­ley Li­brary, New Hartford, will be held on Tues­days through Aug. 15, 6:30-7:45 p.m., for grades 3-6. Ed­u­ca­tor Fran Stof­fer will lead en­gag­ing dis­cus­sions and ac­tiv­i­ties around this year’s Nut­meg nom­i­nees. Space is lim­ited; call the li­brary at 860379-7235 to sign up. 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 860-489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­atre.org. SUM­MER NA­TURE CAMP: White Me­mo­rial Conservation Cen­ter’s “Wee Dis­cov­er­ers” Sum­mer Na­ture Camp be­gins Aug. 1. Sign up by ses­sion or for all 5, cost is $15 per

ses­sion for mem­bers, $25 for guests. To reg­is­ter call 860-567-0857 or visit www.white­memo­ri­alcc.org. Mem­bers: $15/ses­sion, Non­mem­bers: $25/ses­sion. BLOCK RO­BOTS: Build­ing Fun - Wooden Block Ro­bots, will be held Aug. 1, 5 p.m. for ages 5 and up at the Burlington Li­brary. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; visit www. burlington ct li­brary. info. BUILD­ING FUN: Build­ing Fun - Nail­ing String Art, will be held Aug. 1, 6:15 p.m. for ages 10 and up at the at the Burlington Li­brary. Projects will be done out­doors on the side­walk in front of the li­brary. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; v is itwww. burlington ct li­brary. info. 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.

Wed­nes­day, Aug. 2

SUM­MER CON­CERTS: Litch­field Parks and Re­cre­ation’s sum­mer con­cert se­ries will be held on the Litch­field Green on Wed­nes­day evenings at 7 p.m. Bring a fold­ing chair or blan­kets. No pets are al­lowed ex­cept ser­vice dogs. Re­mem­ber to take your trash with you when you leave; no open fires or al­co­hol are al­lowed. Aug. 2, Last Fair Deal; Aug. 9,The Loft; Aug. 16, Switch Fac­tory; Aug. 23, The Kenn Morr Band. For in­for­ma­tion, call 860-567-7569. CLUB MEET­ING: The Var­sity Alumni Club of Tor­rring­ton is hold­ing a meet­ing on Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Torrington Elks Club. All mem­bers are en­cour­aged to at­tend. 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 860-489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­atre.org. YOGA IN THE GAR­DEN: Yoga in the Gar­den at White Me­mo­rial, Litch­field, will be held Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 8-9 a.m. Cost is $10 per class. To reg­is­ter call 860309-9489.

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.

BINGO: Sons of Italy, Cen­ter Street, Torrington, hosts bingo games on Wed­nes­days, 4-9:30 p.m. with din­ner at 5 and call­ing at 6. For in­for­ma­tion, call the lodge at 860-489-1226.

BINGO: St. Joseph’s Ro­man Catholic Church holds weekly bingo games at St. An­thony School, Oak Street, Win­sted, on Wed­nes­days. Doors open at 5 p.m. with re­fresh­ments and snacks for sale. Games be­gin at 6:35 p.m. Pro­gres­sive jack­pots. For in­for­ma­tion call the church at 860-379-3369.

AARP CLASS: AARP re­turns to The Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on Wed­nes­day Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. for a Safe Driv­ers Course for mo­torists 55+. Learn how to avoid driv­ing haz­ards, no tests. Auto in­sur­ance is avail­able in most states. Cost $15 for AARP mem­bers, $20 for guests. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by call­ing The Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at 860-567-8302 or visit www. thecom­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter.org

PAY WELL: Pay-Well Lego Camp re­turns to The Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, Aug. 7-11. Fees ap­ply. Go to www. play-well.org for more in­for­ma­tion. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion and pre-pay­ment is re­quired; call 860-567-8302 or visit www. thecom­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter.org

Thurs­day, Aug. 3

OCEAN STATE JOB LOT: Ocean State Job Lot, a lead­ing close­out re­tailer with 127 stores in New Eng­land, New York, and New Jersey in­clud­ing Torrington, is of­fer­ing an “Ed­u­ca­tor Part­ner­ship Pro­gram” dis­count, Aug. 3-16. All teach­ers, ed­u­ca­tors, school man­age­ment, doc­u­mented home­school­ers, and sup­port per­son­nel au­tho­rized to make pur­chases on be­half of their school (and with valid ID or proof of em­ploy­ment) are el­i­gi­ble for 30 per­cent dis­count on their class­room sup­plies. Some ex­clu­sions ap­ply. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit http:// oceanstate­joblot.com NEW CHESS CLUB: A new group, the Litch­field County Chess Club, meets Thurs­days at the Torrington Li­brary, 12 Day­coeton Place, Torrington, from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Thurs­days. The in­for­mal club has held sev­eral meet­ings. Mem­ber­ship is free — just show up and play. Adults, teens and older chil­dren with an adult are wel­come. There are plenty of boards and pieces, or bring your own. For in­for­ma­tion, call Alan at 850-430-9317. WIN­STED CON­CERT SE­RIES: The Friends of Main Street along with North­west Com­mu­nity Bank will host the an­nual Sum­mer Con­cert se­ries, held in East End Park on Thurs­days from 7-8:30 p.m. Rain lo­ca­tion is at the First Church of Win­sted, 95 N. Main Street on the Park. Bring chairs or blan­kets to re­lax on the grass and en­joy the mu­sic. Aug. 3, Potters Field; Aug. 10, Sum­mer­time Johnny; Aug. 17, Theresa Wright & Co.; Aug. 24, Har­mo­nious Brass Choir. For in­for­ma­tion. call the Friends of Main Street at 860-7383351. 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 860-489-7180 or visit warn­erthe­atre.org.

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