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September 12 - 19, 2019
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Brown's Harvest Corn Maze & More
through Nov 2

Brown's Harvest Corn Maze & More
Opening Weekend for Browns Harvest's 5 Acre Corn Maze! This year's theme "Wild About the Weather" in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Oct 3rd Tornado. First weekend only $8/pp, ages 3 and up! Kids' Maze open, too! We'll be making our first batches of Apple Cider Donuts. Mums, pumpkins, jams, syrups, honey, Spookley the Square Pumpkin items, lawn spinners and fall decorations available. Come out to the Farm and enjoy the early Fall weather!

Open Monday - Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hayrides Saturday and Sunday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Group hayrides available weekdays, by appointment.

Not-so-Golden Life: Gilded Age Wife
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019

Not-so-Golden Life: Gilded Age Wife
The Not-So-Golden Life of the Gilded Age Wife: Join well-known speakers Velya Janez-Urban and her daughter Ehris Urban - the Grounded Goodwife - in their second Windsor appearance, as they describe the engrossing, humorous, and sometimes taboo topics faced by women in the Gilded Age. Content is appropriate for older teens and adults. This program starts at 2 pm, Sunday, September 15 at the Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Ave. Tickets are $10 at the door or online. Refreshments will be served.

For more information, call 860-688-8717 or email ema@ctdar.org
Movie Night at the Art Center
Friday, Sep 13, 2019

Movie Night at the Art Center
Friday • Sept 13 • 6–8 pm Film Friday, THE 13th! Enjoy popcorn and pizza while watching Velvet Buzzsaw a feared critic, an icy gallery owner and an ambitious assistant snap up a recently deceased artist’s stash of paintings — with dire consequences. Rated R. FREE
Egypt!

Egypt!
You are invited to travel with our tour group to Egypt in the spring!

Trip dates: March 10-19, 2020
Duration: 9 days
Price $2,599 (double occupancy)
  • See the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Spend 4 nights cruising along the picturesque and historic Nile River
  • Visit the legendary Valley of the Kings, home of the tomb of King Tutankhamen
  • Explore the High Dam and the Temple of Philae in Aswan

Main Street Matters
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Main Street Matters
First Town Downtown will hold its Main Street Matters Meeting on September 18th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Bean@226. Windsor Police Department will show us how we can protect ourselves and illustrate safety awareness. Free for members. Call 860-247-8982 or go to www.firsttowndowntown.org for more information.
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays

Alzheimer's Support Group
Kimberly Hall offers an Alzheimer's Support group for family members who are a caregiver or have a loved one with a form of dementia. The support group consists of both families caring for someone at home or who have someone in a community. Please feel free to join us to learn more about the disease and how to cope with changes that occur as the disease progresses.
Home Buyers' Seminar
Monday, Sep 16, 2019

Home Buyers' Seminar
Two Realtors, a Mortgage Broker, a Home Inspector, and an Attorney walk into a library. Inside are people interested in buying a home. Come see what happens next.

Monday, September 16, 2019 | 6:30 PM at the Windsor Public Library.
Sandwiches and drinks provided.

Your hosts:
Alton Grange, USN Ret. and Susan King
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties

Presenters (in order of appearance):
Karen Fonteyne - HomeServices Lending, LLC
Brian Piers - Tiger Home Inspections
Mike Deneen - O’Malley, Deneen, Leary, Messina & Oswecki

For more information contact Alton 860-970-2605 or Sus
Wine Bottle BINGO!
Friday, Sep 13, 2019

Wine Bottle BINGO!
Wine Bottle BINGO is back on September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM.
Play BINGO. | Drink wine. | Win Prizes.
Come play BINGO while raising money for Windsor Education Foundation to fund grants for our public school teachers and students.

Note the new location: Oliver Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Avenue, Windsor CT

This fundraiser for WEF: Windsor Education Foundation is a 21 and older event.

More information at www.windsoreducationfoundation.org
Pints for Paws
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019

Pints for Paws
Join us for our Third Annual Fall Event: Pints for Paws! on Saturday, September 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Thomas Hooker Brewery.
We will have over a dozen raffle prizes available, generously provided by national and local brands and businesses.

ADVANCED TICKET PURCHASE REQUIRED: TICKETS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR

Included in your ticket:
* Enjoy live music from Josh Scussesl and the Electric Storm from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
* Grab a bite at a Baked Potato Bar catered by Dom's Broad Street Eatery (Jumbo Russet Potatoes with assorted toppings including Dom's Famous chili cheddar cheese, bro
Mary's Place 15th Annual Gala
Friday, Sep 13, 2019

Mary's Place 15th Annual Gala
The 15th Annual Gala to benefit Mary’s Place, A Center for Grieving Children and Families will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at The North House in Avon, CT. This year’s ‘Red Carpet Gala’ will be an elegant evening featuring dinner, dancing, silent auction and spirit pull. Tickets are $100/pp. Corporate and individual sponsorships available. Mary’s Place provides grief support at no cost to children and families throughout Connecticut and Southwestern Massachusetts. For more information and/or to purchase tickets please visit marysplacect.org/gala or call 860-688-9621. The Gala is the C
ABC's of Genealogy Part 1
Thursday, Sep 5, 2019

ABC's of Genealogy Part 1
Please join us for an illuminating series of sessions introducing people to the ABCs of Genealogy at Windsor Historical Society. The sessions take place September 5, 12, and 18, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Genealogy research can be rewarding and frustrating at the same time. Knowing where to look (it’s NOT all on the internet!) can make your adventure more gratifying and less of a major task.

In three separate sessions led by Dave Robison, free and fee-based websites, libraries, archives, courthouses, and other places to find genealogical resource materials will be discussed. Different typ
Doug Maher Jazz Trio
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Doug Maher Jazz Trio
The Windsor Public Library welcomes the Doug Maher Trio with Joe McCarthy and Lou Bocciarelli, who will present improvisations on original compositions that are influenced by Jazz, Latin and Americana music. Also featured are unique arrangements of standard songs from the great American songbook. The Doug Maher Jazz Trio will perform on Thursday, September 19 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free. 860-285-1918.
Intermediate Adult Art POSTPONED
Thursdays through May 28th

Intermediate Adult Art POSTPONED
Build your art skills with more in-depth and creative projects, picking up new techniques and learning different mediums along the way. Recommended you have previously taken Adult Drawing and Painting 101. 9 weeks, $155

3/26: Drawing Review
4/2: Watercolor Techniques
4/9: Watercolor Techniques
4/16: Portraiture
4/23: Painted Portraiture
4/30: NO CLASS
5/7: Chalk Pastel / Photography
5/14: Abstract Art
5/21: Pointillism Landscape
5/28: Pointillism Landscape
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Annual Fall Art Exhibition
Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
Cooking With Sue
Dec 2 at Virtual/Online
Cooking With Sue
Dec 4 at Virtual/Online
Historic Drinks Program
Dec 4 at Windsor Historical Society
Breakfast Sandwtich a Go Go
Dec 5 at 599 Mantianuck Ave Windsor CT
Tickborne Illness Support Group
Dec 5 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
Virtual Business Roundtable
First and Third Mondays at online
Board of Directors Mtg
Dec 8 at online
Alzheimer's Support Group
Dec 9 at Kimberly Hall North 1 Emerson Dr. Windsor CT 06095 (via zoom)
Cooking with Viji
Dec 10 at Virtual/Online
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Tickborne Illness Support Group
Dec 19 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
Programs Committee Mtg
Dec 21 at online
Virtual Business Roundtable
First and Third Mondays at online
Annual Fall Art Exhibition
Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
Cooking With Sue
Dec 2 at Virtual/Online
Annual Fall Art Exhibition
Thru Dec 3 at Windsor Town Hall
Cooking With Sue
Dec 2 at Virtual/Online
Cooking With Sue
Dec 4 at Virtual/Online
Historic Drinks Program
Dec 4 at Windsor Historical Society
Breakfast Sandwtich a Go Go
Dec 5 at 599 Mantianuck Ave Windsor CT
Tickborne Illness Support Group
Dec 5 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT
Virtual Business Roundtable
First and Third Mondays at online
Board of Directors Mtg
Dec 8 at online
Alzheimer's Support Group
Dec 9 at Kimberly Hall North 1 Emerson Dr. Windsor CT 06095 (via zoom)
Cooking With Sue
Dec 4 at Virtual/Online
Historic Drinks Program
Dec 4 at Windsor Historical Society
Breakfast Sandwtich a Go Go
Dec 5 at 599 Mantianuck Ave Windsor CT
Tickborne Illness Support Group
Dec 5 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave. Windsor, CT