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What's Going on in Windsor

September 19 - 26, 2019
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Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019

Annual Windsor Freedom Trail Run
The Connecticut Freedom Trail recognizes the importance of sites throughout the State that are associated with the heritage and movement towards freedom of African Americans. Windsor Freedom Trail Run provides individuals an opportunity to pay tribute to those who fled from the South in search of freedom by way of the Underground Railroad. The run is approximately 3.9 miles. (A bus will follow the runners). It will begin at the Archer Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church and will end at the Riverside cemetery on East Street in Windsor, a site where a number of African American soldiers from the Con
Touch - A - Truck
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019

Touch - A - Truck
Join us at the farm for our 4th annual touch-a-truck at the farm. We are excited to have such a large variety of vehicles coming again this year!

The Kettle Corner will be there with freshly made kettle corn in addition truck! Be sure to meet Slow

Meet the men and women behind the wheel of so many vehicles. Get ready to see up close and honk the horns of, emergency vehicles, cement mixers, National Guard trucks, S.W.A.T., construction equipment, garbage truck, crane, dump trucks, Bradley Airport crash firetruck, school bus, mail truck, K-9 officer and MANY more!
Free E-Cycling Event
Saturday, Sep 21, 2019

Free E-Cycling Event
Here is your chance to get rid of unwanted computers, stereos, televisions, and mobile phones, prevent risk of data exposure, reduce impacts to our landfills, and the release of toxic materials. Bring your electronics devices to Take 2 E-Cycling event sponsored by the Windsor Conservation Commission (WCC) on September 21st in the Town Hall Parking lot from 9am-1pm.

As you know old electronics contain lead, mercury, cadmium and chromium and possibly other heavy metals and toxic flame retardants. It should convince all of us how important it is to properly dispose of these materials and not
Conversation on Family Caregiving
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

Conversation on Family Caregiving
Join us for CAREversations: a free event for family caregivers. It’s your chance to connect with other caregivers, get tips and encouragement, find local resources, enjoy light refreshments and more. All to help you be ready for what’s next on your caregiving journey.

Register at http://aarp.cvent.com/careconn
St. Jude’s
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

St. Jude’s
Please come join the chili’s team and help donate to a great cause!! There will be raffles and face painting for the Kids!! Also with a $5 donation you will get a free kids meal!!
Red Door Food Pantry CLOSED
Wednesdays

Red Door Food Pantry CLOSED
Due to COVID19, The Red Door of Grace Food Pantry is closed until further notice.
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays

Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
Please join us each month for coffee and conversation to promote information sharing, camaraderie, and education as to benefits and entitlements Veterans may be eligible for.

The Coffee Hour will be led by Wayne I. Rioux, Veterans Liaison for Hartford Health Care at Home. Wayne is an Army Vietnam Era Veteran and a retired Connecticut State Police Lieutenant. Wayne brings 6 years of experience in sharing information and assisting Veterans with benefits, entitlements, including financial assistance.
WHEN: 4th Thursday of each month, 8:30 AM.
WHERE: Windsor Senior Center, Café Lounge

Add To Calendar: 6/25
CHR's Swing for Hope
Monday, Sep 23, 2019

CHR's Swing for Hope
Join us as we raise funds to support CHR, a non-profit behavioral health care agency that helps 26,000 children, families and adults each year.

Come down and enjoy a day of golf, tennis, food, and fun.

To register please visit our event website: https://www.chrhealth.org/about-us/events/
What 2 do w/ Stuff Kids Don't Want!
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

What 2 do w/ Stuff Kids Don't Want!
Please join us at Windsor Historical Society on Thursday, September 19, at 7 p.m., when James Selig of James Selig Estate Jewelry and Antiques will offer a program addressing a challenge that many seniors and their adult children face: what to do with the stuff the kids don’t want? In the last few decades, the antiques and collectables market has shifted from large colonial and Victorian style furniture to smaller items. The younger crowd is not much interested in silver, ceramics, and glassware, and more interested in things from the 1950’s and 1960’s. So how best to find new homes for famil
Lotus Lantern Workshop
Thursday, Sep 26, 2019

Lotus Lantern Workshop
Join us at the Windsor Public Library from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM for a Lotus Lantern Workshop. The members of Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will be on hand to help you make a lovely lotus flower lantern using colorful paper and wire frames. Registration is required. Call 860-285-1918 or register online at windsorlibrary.com. Free.
Antiques Appraisal Day
Sunday, Sep 22, 2019

Antiques Appraisal Day
It is appropriate that the historical society of Windsor, Connecticut’s first settlement, is offering an antiques appraisal afternoon to help jumpstart our fall season. And our town is rich in experts to advise! On Sunday, September 22th from 1-4 p.m., several of them will be on hand at Windsor Historical Society to look at your family treasures and tell you more about them: their age, condition and value, and how best to care for them. Perhaps your family has carefully preserved a great-grandmother’s wedding dress. Or maybe there’s an upholstered gilt chair that, according to family tradi
FTDT Farmers' Market
Thursdays

FTDT Farmers' Market
The First Town Downtown Farmers’ Market will run from June 27 - October 17, 2019 on Thursdays from 3:00 to 6:00 pm (new time) at 240 Broad Street in Windsor Center. This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, candles and more.

On October 17th - Recipe contest to win a Geissler’s gift card

Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays

Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
UPDATE: Instead of hot meals, we'll be preparing frozen meals that you can pick up or we will deliver to you at this time. Thank you.

Original info: Hot lunches for people age 60 and above are provided by CRT and served at the Senior Center Monday through Friday at noon. Please make a reservation by noon the previous day by calling 860-285-1843 or sign up when you’re at the Senior Center. Please make a $2.50 donation if you can. Cost of lunch for guests under age 60 is $5.00. If you need to cancel, please let us know so we can give the meal to someone else.

Add To Calendar: 6/21
Little Black Dress Fundraiser
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019

Little Black Dress Fundraiser
There will be a Fashion Show Fundraiser put on by The Little Black Dress LLC and a Tea Cup Auction held at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St, in Windsor to raise much needed funds for The Red Door of Grace Food Pantry located at Grace Episcopal Church and The Five Corner Cupboard in East Windsor. The event will be on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Doors open at 11 am and the show starts at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased at the door or by calling (860) 688-1232. Complimentary refreshments will be provided and Little Black Dress Fashions will be available for purchase b

Events

Blood Pressure Screening POSTPONED
1st Wednesdays at Senior Center located at LP Wilson Community Center.
PPP Loan Forgiveness Webinar
Jun 3 at Zoom Webinar
Virtual Trivia Night
Jun 3 at online
Board of Directors Mtg
Jun 9 at online
Business After Hours
Jun 10 at House of Books and Games, 1073 Palisado
Virtual Trivia Night
Jun 10 at online
Teen Game Day on Zoom!
Jun 12 at Virtual on Zoom
Basics of Fruit Preserving
Jun 13 at Wilson Branch Library, 365 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
HBG Open for Shopping by Appt
Jun 13 at 1073 Palisado Ave, Windsor
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Programs Committee Mtg
Jun 15 at online
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Virtual Trivia Night
Jun 17 at online
Annual Meeting of Friends of NWP
Jun 21 at Northwest Park Outdoors at the Picnic Pavilion and Field.
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
Virtual Trivia Night
Jun 24 at online
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Drop in Adult Games Postponed
Jun 27 at Luppoleto Brewery, 20 Main St Windsor Locks
Blood Pressure Screening POSTPONED
1st Wednesdays at Senior Center located at LP Wilson Community Center.
B.P. Educational Sessions
Jul 1 at Windsor Town Hall
Virtual Trivia Night
Jul 1 at online
Virtual Trivia Night
Jul 8 at online
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Board of Directors Mtg
Jul 14 at online
Virtual Trivia Night
Jul 15 at online
Programs Committee Mtg
Jul 20 at online
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Virtual Trivia Night
Jul 22 at online
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Drop in Adult Games Postponed
Jul 25 at Luppoleto Brewery, 20 Main St Windsor Locks
Virtual Trivia Night
Jul 29 at online