May 23, 2017
Keeping You & Your Heart Healthy
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Keeping You & Your Heart Healthy
Please come and join us for a FREE two part program, “Keeping You and Your Heart Healthy”, presented by Michelle Mattia, a Registered Dietitian with several years of experience. The program will be held on Tuesday May 23rd and Thursday May 25th from 5:30pm - 9:30pm at the Windsor Town Hall in the Council Chambers. A variety of topics related to health and well being will be covered including; getting the lowdown on cholesterol readings and treatment, reading and understanding food labels, portion control, the importance of physical activity and more. This hands on interactive program is for adults age 18 and over. Free cholesterol screening will be offered to those attending the classes and a light dinner will be served. Pre-registration is required. To register or if you need more information call Sharon Enot, Public Health Nurse, @ (860) 285-1824 or 285-1823. This program is sponsored by the Windsor Health Department and supported by a grant from the CT Department of Public Health.

St. Gabriel School Open Door Tours
St. Gabriel School Open Door Tours
St. Gabriel School is now enrolling students for Pre-K 3&4 - Grade 8 for the 2017 / 2018 academic school year. Applications are being processed and student screenings are getting scheduled. We are holding Open Door Tours on Tuesdays, 9am-1pm or 3pm - 6pm, with no appointment necessary (whenever school is in session). You can also schedule a tour by calling 860-688-6401, or email Lynn Wilkos (lwilkos@StGabrielSchool.org).

Trinity Christian School Open House
On Tuesday, May 23rd, Trinity Christian School will be hosting an open house from 9:00am - 2:00 PM and again from 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM. We invite you to stop by and see what TCS has to offer. If you have any questions please contact Kasinda Bristol, Head of School at 860-688-2008. Trinity Christian School offers pre-k through 6th grade and boasts small class sizes and individual attention.

Windsor Water Rats Swim Team Tryout
May 23: WWRX Swim Team will hold tryouts for swimmers ages 5 to
18 at the Windsor High School Pool from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM today and
at the same time on Thursday, May 25. Windsor Water Rats eXpress is
a competitive swim program offering a wide range of opportunities for
recreational swimmers as well as a more competitive aspect of swimming
at the state level. The recreational summer season is from the end of
May to the end of July with weeknight practices and swim meets against
neighboring towns. Practices and home meets are held at the Windsor
High School pool. Registration and try outs are free. Forms and more
information can be found windsorwaterrats.org.


May 25, 2017
Evening Book Club
Join us at the Main Library for our Evening Book Club. We will be reading In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson. Copies of this book can be found behind the Lending Desk about a month beforehand. Light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:45 pm. Book Club will run from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Free. 860-285-1918.

Happy Hour & Networking
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A happy hour and networking event to benefit MS on Thursday, May 25th from 5:30 - 7:30 PM. There will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar and several raffles to include a pair of tickets to see Straight No Chaser & Post Modern Jukebox at the Oakdale, Diana Ross at Tanglewood, Match Box 20 & County Crows at the Xfinity Theater, and Fun Home at the Bushnell. We will also be holding a late registration for the MS ride to take place at 5&7 Waterside Crossing, Windsor on Sunday, June 4th.


Windsor Water Rats Swim Team Tryout
May 23: WWRX Swim Team will hold tryouts for swimmers ages 5 to
18 at the Windsor High School Pool from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM today and
at the same time on Thursday, May 25. Windsor Water Rats eXpress is
a competitive swim program offering a wide range of opportunities for
recreational swimmers as well as a more competitive aspect of swimming
at the state level. The recreational summer season is from the end of
May to the end of July with weeknight practices and swim meets against
neighboring towns. Practices and home meets are held at the Windsor
High School pool. Registration and try outs are free. Forms and more
information can be found windsorwaterrats.org.


WWRX Swim Team Tryouts
WWRX Swim Team Tryouts
WWRX Swim Team will hold tryouts for swimmers ages 5-18 at 5:00 PM-6:00 PM at Windsor High School Pool on May23rd and May 25. Windsor Water Rats eXpress is a competitive swim program offering a wide range of opportunities for recreational swimmers as well as a more competitive aspect of swimming at the state level. The recreational summer season runs from the end of May to the end of July with weeknight practices and swim meets against neighboring towns. Practices and home meets are held at the Windsor High School pool. Try outs are free. Registration is due at tryouts. Forms and more information can be found www.windsorwaterrats.org. Email questions to Theboard@windsorwaterrats.org

May 26, 2017
Book Babies
This lapsit storytime is perfect for ages 0 to 2!

Junior Farm Apprentice Program
Junior Farm Apprentice Program
Join the staff at Northwest Park for a 6 week program which runs each Friday afternoon from April 21st through May 26th at 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM The “Jr. Farm Apprentice” program offers an opportunity for students ages 8-12 years old to experience a connection between raising healthy livestock, growing a variety of plants and eating well. Experience Spring on the farm at Northwest Park! Students will learn homesteading skills such as feeding livestock, collecting eggs, spinning wool, growing and harvesting vegetables and cooking. The cost is $65.00 for Windsor residents, $75.00 for non-residents.


Memorial for CT Witch Trial Victims
Memorial for CT Witch Trial Victims
Non-denominational Memorial Service for Connecticut’s Witch Trial Victims – All Welcome

[Windsor, Connecticut] On the anniversary of America’s first witch hanging a commemorative ceremony has been planned to honor all eleven of Connecticut’s witch trial victims.
The event will acknowledge the 370th Anniversary of the hanging of Alice Young, the first person hanged for witchcraft in New England and to learn about the resolution that cleared the names of Alice Young and Lydia Gilbert both of Windsor on February 6, 2017.
This non-denominational memorial service is open to anyone who is interested is honoring the lives of Connecticut’s eleven witch-hanging victims.
The event is being held in Windsor’s Northwest Park at the large pavilion, which is behind the Connecticut Valley Agricultural Museum. Public parking is in the park’s main lot and handicap and senior parking is next to the Nature Center in the park’s campus area. There will be signs pointing to the gathering. Kindly refrain from bringing alcohol or drugs. Light refreshments available for suggested donation of $5 or more.
Learn more by visiting CT WITCH Memorial Facebook page, the Days to the Gallows Facebook page or the One of Windsor Facebook page as well as the website www.oneofwindsor.com.



May 27, 2017
Build Your Own Building Day
Kids’ and Seniors’ Day: Build your own Building. Saturday, May 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. Spend time with Mr. Ferraina as he demonstrates how to build a house from a single sheet of paper; then you can try one yourself! First 25 kids receive a FREE house. School and senior groups welcome. FREE

Join us in celebrating an exhibit by one of our community’s leading promoters of art. Dan J. Ferraina, resident of Windsor for 71 years and long-time real estate developer, will show for the first time, his creations, some dating back to the 1960s, all made from a continuous piece of cardboard. His work will inspire the young to the old. Imagine: life as 3-dimensions exhibit runs from May 6 – June 10, 2017.
Recently, Mr. Ferraina’s work has become a natural outgrowth of creativity and experimentation. Reflecting countless endeavors and life passions, his creations are a culmination of the insight that has inspired his imagination and inventiveness, inner qualities he feels we all have and can explore.


May 30, 2017
St. Gabriel School Open Door Tours
St. Gabriel School Open Door Tours
St. Gabriel School is now enrolling students for Pre-K 3&4 - Grade 8 for the 2017 / 2018 academic school year. Applications are being processed and student screenings are getting scheduled. We are holding Open Door Tours on Tuesdays, 9am-1pm or 3pm - 6pm, with no appointment necessary (whenever school is in session). You can also schedule a tour by calling 860-688-6401, or email Lynn Wilkos (lwilkos@StGabrielSchool.org).