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
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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