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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

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

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

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

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

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 of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays

Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
The Red Door of Grace Church Food Pantry will be open to the public on Wednesdays, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. This is a new outreach ministry at Grace Church, working in conjunction with Foodshare and other agencies to provide support to people in need.
Veterans Coffee Hour
Sep 26, 2019

Veterans Coffee Hour
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 CenterSenior Center

Add To Calendar: 11/28
CHR's Swing for Hope
Monday, Sep 23

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

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

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

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

Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
Weekdays

Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
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: 11/21
Little Black Dress Fundraiser
Saturday, Sep 28

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

November Food Drive at Many Rivers
Nov 11 at 3 Barnard Lane, Suite 205, in Bloomfield
Lobster Fest
Fridays at The Tavern at Keney Park
WHS Drama Presents "CLUE"
Nov 15 at Windsor High School. 50 Sage Park Road. Windsor, CT. 06095
Big Steak Dinner
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Dom's Fundraiser for Food Pantry
Nov 16 at Dom's Broad St. Eatery, 330 Broad St., Windsor, CT 06095
Student and Faculty Recital
Nov 16 at First Church in Windsor, 107 Palisado Ave.
Turkey and Twenty Drive
Nov 16 at Eagle on the Green by Windsor Public Library
Vendor & Artisan Fair: SagePark PTO
Nov 16 at Sage Park Middle School - 25 Sage Park Road
WF&FB Fundraiser at ACE
Nov 16 at WINDSOR ACE HARDWARE 296 Broad St.
Brunch Buffet
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Yoga Paint Party
Nov 17 at Wabi-Sabi Yoga & Wellness Center
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Diabetic Support Group
Nov 19 at AP1, LP WIlson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Nutritionist Talk - Supplements
Nov 19 at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Stillness in Motion - Art Center
Nov 20 at Windsor Art Center
Burgers and Brews
Thursdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
Weekdays at the Senior Center
Programs Committee Meeting
3rd Thursday at Bart's Drive In, 55 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Stillness in Motion - Art Center
Nov 21 at Windsor Art Center
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Nov 21 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
WinTech Showcase
Nov 21 at Hilton Garden Inn, 555 Corporate Dr, Windsor
Kids Movie, Craft, and Pizza Night!
Nov 22 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Lobster Fest
Fridays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Old Fashioned Christmas with Clara
Nov 22 at The Music School at Sound Crossing, 101 Palisado Ave. Windsor, CT
31st Annual "Food For Health" Drive
Nov 23 at Dr. George B. Curry of 15 Central Street
Artist Talk/Panel Discussion
Nov 23 at Windsor Art Center
Big Steak Dinner
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Holiday Auction & Dinner!
Nov 23 at The Lodge
Brunch Buffet
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Monday Morning Book Club
Nov 25 at Windsor Public Library
Monday Morning Book Club
Nov 25 at Windsor Public Library
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Tacos 7 Trivia
Nov 27 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Veterans Coffee Hour
Nov 28 at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Lobster Fest
Fridays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Big Steak Dinner
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Christmas Sampler
Nov 30 at L.P. Wilson
Shop Small with HBG
Nov 30 at House of Books and Games
Small Business Saturday
Nov 30 at Windsor's Small Businesses
Santa Brunch
Dec 1 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Shop Small with HBG
Dec 1 at House of Books and Games
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
HBG Adult Game Night at LP Wilson
1st Monday at LP Wilson Rec Center
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Transportation Committee Meeting
Dec 3 at Chamber office
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
WCC Holiday Business Breakfast
Dec 4 at Hartford/Windsor Marriott
Block Printed Gift Wrap Workshop
Dec 5 at Windsor Public Library
Festival of Wreaths
Dec 5 at Kimberly Hall North Building 1 Emerson Dr Windsor
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Dec 5 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
A Victorian Country Christmas
Dec 6 at 778 Palisado Ave., Windsor CT
Holiday Open House!
Dec 7 at Therapeutic Solutions - 96 Poquonock Ave, Windsor, CT 06095
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Holiday Movie
Dec 9 at Windsor Public Library
Chamber Board of Directors meeting
Dec 10 at Chamber Office
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Tourism Committee Meeting
Dec 10 at Chamber office
Ukulele Holiday Benefit Concert
Dec 10 at Windsor High School Auditorium
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Dec 11 at Chamber office
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall N.
Card Stamp event to win Gift Cards
Dec 14 at House of Books and Games, Ewe and You, The Bean
Hearth Cooking Class
Dec 14 at Windsor Historical Society
Wreath Across America
Dec 14 at Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery
HBG Beth Caruso book signing
Dec 15 at House of Books and Games
Adult Drawing and Painting 101
Mondays thru Dec 16 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 16 at Windsor Public Library
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 16 at Windsor Public Library
Diabetic Support Group
Dec 17 at AP1, LP WIlson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Intermediate Adult Art
Tuesdays till Dec. 17 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Programs Committee Meeting
3rd Thursday at Bart's Drive In, 55 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Dec 19 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
Hot Lunch Program-60&Up
Weekdays at the Senior Center
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Veterans Coffee Hour
Dec 26 at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Talk It Up Toastmasters Meeting
Jan 2, 2020 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT
HBG RPG nights at the Bean
Jan 4, 2020 at The Bean @ 226
HBG Adult Game Night at LP Wilson
1st Monday at LP Wilson Rec Center
Transportation Committee Meeting
Jan 7, 2020 at Chamber office
Ambassadors Committee Meeting
Jan 8, 2020 at Chamber office
Business After Hours
Jan 8, 2020 at Preserve at Great Pond, 2000 Day Hill Rd
Red Door of Grace Food Pantry
Wednesdays at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad St., Windsor, CT
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall N.
Chamber Board of Directors meeting
Jan 14, 2020 at Chamber Office
Tourism Committee Meeting
Jan 14, 2020 at Chamber office