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Thurs­day, Nov. 8

MOVIE SCREEN­ING: Su­san B. An­thony Project is co-host­ing a screen­ing of the Emmy nom­i­nated film “The Tale” with North­west­ern Con­necti­cut Com­mu­nity Col­lege on Thurs­day, 6 –9 p.m. in the Founders Hall Au­di­to­rium. The screen­ing is free and open to the pub­lic. No pre­reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired. More in­for­ma­tion can be found on https://thetale­movie.com/

AUTHOR TALK: “The Sabo­teur: the Aris­to­crat who be­came France’s Most Dar­ing Anti-Nazi Com­mando,” with author Paul Kix, Nov. 8, 7-8 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/ Adult Events.

GOSHEN PLAY­ERS: The Goshen Play­ers will stage “Al­most, Maine” Oct. 26-27, Nov. 2-3, Nov. 10-11, 8 p.m. ,Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 3 p.m. All tick­ets for the cabaret seat­ing are re­served for $22. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at www.goshen­play­ers.org or by call­ing the Box Of­fice at 860-4919988 and leave a mes­sage for call back. Early reser­va­tions are rec­om­mended as Cabaret Seat­ing is lim­ited.

FREE CAR WASH: Free Car Wash for Vet­er­ans & Mil­i­tary Per­son­nel will be pro­vided at Swell’s Car Wash, Winsted, Nov. 5-12. This is the 10th year Swell’s Car Wash is of­fer­ing a free car wash in recog­ni­tion of Vet­er­ans Day.

AUTHOR TALK AT GUNN: Author, long­time book­seller, and co­founder of the ac­claimed book cat­a­logue, A Com­mon Reader, James Mus­tich will be at Gunn Me­mo­rial Li­brary in Wash­ing­ton, for an en­ter­tain­ing talk AND sign­ing of his re­cent book “1000 Books to Read Be­fore You Die,” Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m. in the Wyke­ham Room. To regis­ter email gun­npro­grams@bib­lio.org or call 860-8687586.

OWL BOOK GROUPS: Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary’s book dis­cus­sion groups will meet Nov. 8 at the li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Non-fic­tion group, 2 p.m., “Capote: A Bi­og­ra­phy” by Ger­ald Clarke; fic­tion group, 3:30 p.m., “Other Voices, Other Rooms” by Tru­man Capote. Book dis­cus­sions are free and open to the pub­lic. Copies are avail­able a month prior to dis­cus­sions at the cir­cu­la­tion desk.

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: Preschool Sto­ry­time, for ages 2-5, meets Thurs­days, 11 a.m., Nov. 8-Dec. 20, no pro­gram Nov. 22, 29. Ex­pe­ri­ence new and clas­sic pic­ture books, learn move­ment ac­tiv­i­ties, and build pre-lit­er­acy skills such as phono­log­i­cal aware­ness and com­pre­hen­sion. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/ Chil­dren’s Events.

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

CHESS CLUB: 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.

DU­PLI­CATE BRIDGE: Du­pli­cate Bridge at the Sul­li­van Se­nior Cen­ter, East Al­bert Street, Tor­ring­ton, Thurs­days from 8:30 a.m. to noon. For in­for­ma­tion, call John Townsend at 860-567-0671. Leave a mes­sage, he will re­turn your call. Bring­ing a part­ner is en­cour­aged but not re­quired. Games are now free of charge.

Fri­day, Nov. 9

CEL­E­BRA­TION OF VET­ER­ANS: Lewis S. Mills High School ex­tends an in­vi­ta­tion to the vet­er­ans in the com­mu­ni­ties of Burling­ton and Har­win­ton, Nov. 9, with lunc at 12 p.m. and an as­sem­bly at 1 p.m. Through­out the day, com­mu­nity mem­bers are in­vited to view LSM stu­dents’ art­work dis­played in the Main Lobby and ad­ja­cent hall­way. R.S.V.P. to Cindy Ber­ar­dinelli by Oct. 31 at 860-673-0423 x15311.

PAINT­ING CLUB: Shades of North­west Hills Dec­o­ra­tive Paint­ing Club will meet on Fri­day, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the South End Fire­house on An­tolini Road in New Hart­ford. Club mem­ber Carol Zor­dan will present one of the lat­est paint­ing trends, man­dalas. For more in­for­ma­tion and to sign up, call Lisa at 860-4139878. A pic­ture of the project can be found on the Shades Face­book page at https://www.face­book.com/pages/ Shades-of-North­west-Hills/32834921 0522724

BOOK BUD­DIES: Lit­tle Book Bud­dies, for grades K-3, meets Fri­days, 3:30-4:15 p.m. Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litc­ch­field. Chil­dren will lis­ten to a pop­u­lar sto­rybook, and then make their very own stuffed an­i­mal in­spired by the book to take home. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/ Chil­dren’s Events.

BINGO: St. Maron’s Church, 613 Main St., Tor­ring­ton, holds bingo games ev­ery Mon­day and Fri­day. Doors open at 4 p.m. Early bingo be­ings at 6 p.m., with pro­gres­sive jack­pots and food for sale.

FREE CAR WASH: Free Car Wash for Vet­er­ans & Mil­i­tary Per­son­nel will be pro­vided at Swell’s Car Wash, Winsted, Nov. 5-12. This is the 10th year Swell’s Car Wash is of­fer­ing a free car wash in recog­ni­tion of Vet­er­ans Day.

PIZZA, GAME NIGHT: A fam­ily night of pizza and games will be held Nov. 9, 5-8 p.m. at the Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Free; RSVP is re­quired for pizza by call­ing The Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at 860-567-83023 or visit www.thecom­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter.org

CELEBRITY ART SHOW: A celebrity art show to raise money for char­ity will be held Nov. 9, 6-9 p.m. in the Libby Build­ing, Main Street, Tor­ring­ton, hosted by Con­necti­cut Academy for the Arts (CAFTA). “Celebri­ties Paint For A Cause”, will have fun try­ing to fig­ure out which lo­cal celebrity paint­ing the works that will be on dis­play with­out their sig­na­ture. Tick­ets are $25 and may be pur­chased on­line from CAFTA or by call­ing 860-201-5706.

EN­VI­RON­MEN­TAL OP­TI­MIST: On Fri­day, Novem­ber 9th Dr. Joshua Gins­berg will present “Why I'm an En­vi­ron­men­tal Op­ti­mist” at The Sal­is­bury Fo­rum, Nov 9, 7:30 p.m. at Housatonic Val­ley Re­gional High School on Route 7 in Falls Vil­lage. The pro­gram is free and all are wel­come.

Satur­day, Nov. 10

WWI TALK: A World War I Talk with Deron Bayer at the Corn­wall Li­brary will be held Nov. 10, 5 p.m. Bayer, a his­to­rian and teacher at Housatonic Val­ley Re­gional High School, will present a dis­cus­sion on World War I and demon­strat­ing some of the ped­a­gog­i­cal changes that have taken place in terms of his­tory teach­ing dur­ing his ten­ure.

BINGO: Sons of Italy, Cen­ter Street, Tor­ring­ton, hosts bingo games Satur­day, 4-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m., games be­gin at 6 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion, call the lodge at 860-489-1226.

AUTHOR TALK: Con­necti­cut Ar­chi­tec­ture: Sto­ries of 100 Places, pre­sented by author Christo­pher Wi­gren, Deputy Direc­tor of the Con­necti­cut Trust for His­toric Preser­va­tion, Nov. 10, 3 p.m. at the Scov­ille Me­mo­rial Li­brary, Sal­is­bury. scov­il­leli­brary.org.

GOSHEN PLAY­ERS: The Goshen Play­ers will stage “Al­most, Maine” Oct. 26-27, Nov. 2-3, Nov. 10-11, 8 p.m. ,Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 3 p.m. All tick­ets for the cabaret seat­ing are re­served for $22. Tick­ets can be pur­chased at www.goshen­play­ers.org or by call­ing the Box Of­fice at 860-4919988 and leave a mes­sage for call back. Early reser­va­tions are rec­om­mended as Cabaret Seat­ing is lim­ited.

POINT FOLLY HIKE: Fam­i­lies are in­vited to a Point Folly Bird Hike with White Me­mo­rial Con­ser­va­tion Ccen­ter Ed­u­ca­tion Direc­tor Car­rie Szwed, Nov. 10, 10 a.m. Meet just be­yond the gate to Point Folly on North Shore Rd. — con­struc­tion work may still be go­ing on north of the en­trance, so you’ll need to en­ter from the south, via Ban­tam Lake Road. Bring binoc­u­lars if you have them; oth­er­wise, they will be pro­vided. Dress warmly. Free, do­na­tions wel­come.

ALL ABOUT DIORAMAS: Michael An­der­son, Ex­hibit Prepara­tor at Yale Pe­abody Mu­seum of Nat­u­ral His­tory, presents “The Im­por­tance of Dioramas,” Nov. 10, 2 p.m. at White Me­mo­rial Con­ser­va­tion Cen­ter, Litch­field, in the A.B. Ceder Room. Mem­bers free, guests $6. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion and pre-pay­ment are re­quired by call­ing 860-567-0857 or regis­ter on­line: www.white­memo­ri­alcc.org

PIE AND CRAFT SALE: The First Con­gre­ga­tional Church of Tor­ring­ton, at River­side Av­enue and Route 4, will hold its an­nual Pie and Craft Sale, Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. with hand cro­cheted blan­kets, sea­sonal home dec­o­ra­tions, cut­lery, jew­elry, nut­breads, jams and pies. For the chil­dren, the lady with sur­prises in her apron pock­ets will be there.

VET­ER­ANS DIN­NER: Goshen Boy Scout Troop 35 will hold its an­nual Vet­eran’s Pasta Din­ner, Nov. 10, 5-7 p.m. Tick­ets $5, vet­er­ans ad­mit­ted free. Goshen Con­gre­ga­tional Church, Route 63, Goshen.

TRIN­ITY CHRIST­MAS FAIR: Trinita Christ­mas Fair will be held Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Trinita Re­treat Cen­ter, 595 Town Hill Road, New Hart­ford. Christ­mas dé­cor, hand crafted jew­elry, jams and jel­lies, stained glass, cards, soaps, can­dles choco­lates, olive oils and our fa­mous home­made ap­ple pies! Lunch will be avail­able along with free cof­fee all day. For more in­for­ma­tion call 860-3794329 or email trinita@char­ter.net

EARS, NOSE AND THROAT TALK: The Winsted Com­mu­nity Book­store will be host­ing a free pre­sen­ta­tion for 5th and 6th grade stu­dents on the ears, nose, and throat at our store­front, 414 Main St., Winsted, Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m. Dr. Alexis Bouten­eff, a lo­cal ENT, will be lead­ing an hour long pre­sen­ta­tion, in­clud­ing a Q&A for lo­cal stu­dents. Regis­ter at win­st­ed­books@gmail.com

RE­MEM­BRANCE CEL­E­BRA­TION: Sal­is­bury Vis­it­ing Nurse As­so­ci­a­tion will hold a re­mem­brance cel­e­bra­tion to honor hos­pice pa­tients, Nov. 10, 5-6 p.m. at the Town Grove, 42 Ethan Allen St., Sal­is­bury. The cer­e­mony will in­clude mu­sic per­formed by stu­dents from the Song for Smiles group of the Hotchkiss School, in­spi­ra­tional mes­sages and a pub­lic read­ing of the names of those be­ing re­mem­bered and hon­ored. Pub­lic wel­come. Light re­fresh­ments served. RSVP to Joanna Geiger at 860- 4350816 or jgeiger@sal­is­buryvna.org.

FREE CAR WASH: Free Car Wash for Vet­er­ans & Mil­i­tary Per­son­nel will be pro­vided at Swell’s Car Wash, Winsted, Nov. 5-12. This is the 10th year Swell’s Car Wash is of­fer­ing a free car wash in recog­ni­tion of Vet­er­ans Day.

SHARON CURES EX­HIBIT: The Sharon His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety and Mu­seum’s up­com­ing ex­hibit “Sharon Cures: Cen­turies of Medicine in One Small Town,” ex­plores how Sharon was at the cut­ting edge of medicine from the colo­nial era to the 20th cen­tury. The ex­hibit runs Nov. 10-April 28, with an open­ing re­cep­tion Nov. 10, 3-5 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion and direc­tions email direc­tor@sharon­hist.org, call 860-364-5688 or visit www.sharon­hist.org.

HOL­I­DAY FAIRE: The Tau Up­silon Chap­ter of Delta Kappa Gamma will host the an­nual Hol­i­day Faire at the Litch­field Fire­house, 258 West St., Litch­field, Nov. 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop­pers will find more than 25 ven­dors and crafters, as well as a raf­fle,bake sale, and used book sale.

CLUB FUNDRAISER: The Nor­folk Curl­ing Club will hold the 5th an­nual “Wine on Ice” tast­ing and silent auc­tion at the club, 70 Golf Drive in Nor­folk, Nov. 19, 5-8 p.m. Tick­ets are $30 in ad­vance and $35 at the door. Ad­vance tick­ets are avail­able via Pay­Pal at nor­folkcurling­club.org, by call­ing Caryn Trager at 860-922-2057, or by email to wine­tast­ing@nor­folkcurling­club.org.

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