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

Sun­day, Jan. 13

MOMIX SHOW: MOMIX! Tick­ets are now avail­able for MOMIX’s pro­duc­tionof “Alice,” a cre­ative per­for­mance di­rected by Moses Pendle­ton, Jan. 12, 8 p.m. and Jan. 13, 2 p.m .at the Warner The­atre. For tick­ets and in­for­ma­tion go to warn­erthe­atre.org.

ART SHOW, SALE: "Forms, Nuance, Sur­face, Mood" by Sally and Pe­ter Pet­tus, an ex­hi­bi­tion and sale runs through Feb. 23 at the Corn­wall Li­brary, Pine Street, Corn­wall. A re­cep­tion will be held Sun­day from 3-5 p.m.

READ­ING PRO­GRAM: All adults are in­vited to warm up with a good book this win­ter and win a chance at a book bag filled with tea, two mugs and a $50 Visa card from the Kent Me­mo­rial Li­brary. Adults fill out a ticket for each book they read or lis­ten to (in­clud­ing eBooks). The win­ning ticket will be drawn on Thurs­day, Feb. 28. The more books you read or lis­ten to, the bet­ter chances you have at win­ning the prize. Visit kent­memo­ri­al­li­brary.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

FARM BUREAU MEET­ING: The Litch­field County Farm Bureau and the Litch­field County Dairy Com­mit­tee will hold its an­nual Win­ter Din­ner Meet­ing, Jan. 24, at the UConn Ex­ten­sion Cen­ter, 843 Uni­ver­sity Drive, Tor­ring­ton. A re­cep­tion and silent auc­tion be­gins at 6 p.m., fol­lowed by din­ner and the meet­ing at 6:30 p.m. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and the cost is $25. Call or text 203-5989701 or email [email protected]­global.net. Reser­va­tions due by Jan. 17.

PULITZER PRIZE WIN­NERS: Two Pulitzer Prize Win­ners: A Book Dis­cus­sion with Can­dace Bar­ring­ton, Jan. 13 and Feb. 10, 1-2 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Libary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Mar­i­lynne Robin­son’s “Gilead” and Col­son White­head’s “The Un­der­ground Rail­road,” each win­ners of the Pulitzer Prize for Fic­tion, present the un­der­ground rail­road as a lit­mus test for our eth­i­cal and moral obli­ga­tions to one an­other. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-5678030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/Adult Events.

BOOK CLUB: Scov­ille Me­mo­rial Li­brary Book Club wll meet to dis­cuss “A Kind of Free­dom” by Mar­garet Wilk­er­son Sex­ton Scov­ille Me­mo­rial Li­brary, Sal­is­bury, Jan. 13, 2 p.m. De­tails at scov­il­leli­brary.org.

AN­NUAL DRAW-A-THON: An­nual draw-a-thon at Five Points An­nex Gallery at 17 Wa­ter St., Tor­ring­ton, will be held Jan. 11, 5-9 p.m., Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Jan. 13, 12-5 p.m. Peo­ple of all ages and ex­pe­ri­ences are wel­come to join. Pa­per will be sup­plied and still-life ob­jects avail­able but does not limit cre­ativ­ity. Plan to stay for a short time or at­tend the whole of each ses­sion. Bring draw­ing ma­te­ri­als. Spray paint and oil paints are not per­mit­ted. The event ends Sun­day with a clos­ing re­cep­tion in the gallery from 4 -5 p.m. Visit five­points­gallery.org/an­nex for more in­for­ma­tion.

Mon­day, Jan. 14

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. WIN­TER READ­ING: Love on the Rocks: Win­ter Read­ing (& fun) Pro­gram, Jan. 14-March 6, at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Regis­ter and re­ceive a Chal­lenge Card filled with Love on the Rocks read­ing chal­lenges in four ro­mance-with-an-edge cat­e­gories: Star Crossed Lovers, Par­ents Just Don't Un­der­stand, Young Love, and Til Death Do Us Part. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/Adult Events.

BIRDS AT THE FEEDERS: Ex­pert birder An­gela Dim­mitt will present an in­for­ma­tional pro­gram on “Birds at the Feeders” Jan. 14, 5:30 p.m. at the Mi­nor Me­mo­rial Li­brary, Roxbury. An­gela will tell us what species fre­quent our bird feeders in the win­ter. Call the li­brary at 860-350-2181 or visit the web­site at www.mi­normemo­ri­al­li­brary.org for in­for­ma­tion and di­rec­tions.

Tues­day, Jan. 15

FARM BUREAU MEET­ING: The Litch­field County Farm Bureau and the Litch­field County Dairy Com­mit­tee will hold its an­nual Win­ter Din­ner Meet­ing, Jan. 24, at the UConn Ex­ten­sion Cen­ter, 843 Uni­ver­sity Drive, Tor­ring­ton. A re­cep­tion and silent auc­tion be­gins at 6 p.m., fol­lowed by din­ner and the meet­ing at 6:30 p.m. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and the cost is $25. Call or text 203-5989701 or email [email protected]­global.net. Reser­va­tions due by Jan. 17.

COOK­ING CLASS: Mem­bers of New Mil­ford Hos­pi­tal’s Diebold Fam­ily Can­cer Care Cen­ter will lead a Plant Based Cook­ing Workshop, “Let’s Get Cook­ing,” Jan. 15, 6 p.m. at the Gunn Me­mo­rial Li­brary, Wash­ing­ton. Snow date is Jan. 22. To regis­ter, email gun­npro­[email protected]­lio.org or call 860-868-7586

PRE-READ­ING PRO­GRAM: The Af­ter­noon Let­ters are Char­ac­ters, a three­week pro­gram for ages 4-7, will be held Jan. 15-29, 3:30 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Par­ents/ care­givers will be in­tro­duced to the science of read­ing and given tools to pro­vide ef­fec­tive, ev­i­dence-based sup­port and in­struc­tion at home. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Space is lim­ited. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-5678030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/Chil­dren’s Events.

HCC MEET­ING: Housatonic Cam­era Club mem­bers will meet Jan. 15, 7 p.m. at No­ble Hori­zons, Cob­ble Road, Sal­is­bury. The pro­gram is “Street Pho­tog­ra­phy,” a pre­sen­ta­tion and dis­cus­sion by an HCC mem­ber, fea­tur­ing some of the masters, his­tory and evo­lu­tion of the genre, as well as in­sights into ba­sic tech­niques and strate­gies. Learn more at www.housaton­ic­cam­er­a­club.com

LUNCH AND LEARN: Lunch & Learn will be held Jan. 15, 12 p.m. at the Mor­ris Se­nior Cen­ter. The topic is a tour of Mack­inac Is­land. with one of their own tour guides. Bring your own lunch; bev­er­age and dessert pro­vided. Reg­is­tra­tion re­quired by con­tact­ing the Mor­ris Se­nior Cen­ter at 860-567-7437.

Wed­nes­day, Jan. 16

PIZZA & PICKS: Love on the Rocks: Pizza & Picks, will be held Jan. 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Oliver Wol­cott Li­brary, 160 South St., Litch­field. Li­brar­i­ans Jor­dan McCori­son and Pa­tri­cia Moore present book (and film) talks about their fa­vorite ti­tles that ful­fill the Love on the Rocks: Win­ter Read­ing (and Fun) Pro­gram. Li­brary events are free and open to the pub­lic. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired and can be done by call­ing 860-567-8030 or vis­it­ing owli­brary.org and click­ing on Events/Adult Events. EARTH FILM, SUPPER: Earth Film & Soup Supper: “Planet Ocean” will be held Jan. 16 at Church of Christ, 5 Old Mid­dle St., Goshen. Soup supper at 6:30 p.m., film at 7 p.m. Free.

FAM­ILY DIN­NER: En­joy a home-style meal and so­cial time at The Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, Route 202, Litch­field, Jan. 16, Jan 30, 5:30-7 p.m. Din­ner is free, hosted by Food Res­cue US NW CT & Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; call the Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter at 860-567-8302 or visit www.thecom­mu­ni­ty­cen­ter.org

QUILTS THAT CARE: Quilts that Care meets the first and third Wed­nes­day of the mon­tha t the Litch­field Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 421 Ban­tam Road, Litch­field. New mem­bers are wel­come. Quilts That Care group of vol­un­teers that make and do­nate hand­made quilts to can­cer pa­tients. Non-quil­ters can also join. For in­for­ma­tion, call Deb Van Steen­berge at 860-782-1043 or email quilt­sthat­[email protected]

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 860379-3369.

BOARD GAMES: Teen Wed­nes­days: Board Game Mad­ness, Jan. 16, 2:15 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/ Chil­dren’s Events.

Thurs­day, Jan. 17

FARM BUREAU MEET­ING: The Litch­field County Farm Bureau and the Litch­field County Dairy Com­mit­tee will hold its an­nual Win­ter Din­ner Meet­ing, Jan. 24, at the UConn Ex­ten­sion Cen­ter, 843 Uni­ver­sity Drive, Tor­ring­ton. A re­cep­tion and silent auc­tion be­gins at 6 p.m., fol­lowed by din­ner and the meet­ing at 6:30 p.m. Reser­va­tions are re­quired and the cost is $25. Call or text 203-5989701 or email [email protected]­global.net. Reser­va­tions due by Jan. 17.

SQUADRON MEET­ING: The North­west Hills Com­pos­ite Squadron Civil Air Pa­trol Aux­il­iary of the United States Air Force meets Thurs­days, 7-9 p.m. at the Tor­ring­ton Ar­mory South Main Street. For in­for­ma­tion, call Cmdr. Tim Ceritello at 860-620-3670 or email tim­[email protected]

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.

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