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What's Going on in Windsor

October 10 - 17, 2019
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Windsor Jaycees Chili Challenge
Saturday, Oct 12

Windsor Jaycees Chili Challenge
The Windsor Jaycees are very excited to announce the 24th Windsor Chili Challenge! The Chili Challenge attracts thousands of visitors to the Windsor Center green each year. We would love your organization or business to cook up a pot of hot, medium or mild chili on the Windsor Town Green on Saturday, October 12, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. (The rain date is Sunday, October 13.)
Grace Episcopal Church Rummage Sale
Oct 12, 2019

Grace Episcopal Church Rummage Sale
Grace Episcopal Church at 311 Broad Street (on the Green) in Windsor, will be having their semi-annual Rummage and Bake Sale on Saturday October 12th from 9 am to 1 pm. Please join us in the church hall and shop for items that are famous for being in good condition at extremely reasonable prices. There is also a Boutique Room which has finer pieces including jewelry.

There will be a Bake Sale by the Women of the Parish accompanying the Rummage Sale. This bake sale is known for the delicious, home-baked products that are available, again at very reasonable prices. Coffee will be available
Night @ the Museum:Creature Feature
Saturday, Oct 12

Night @ the Museum:Creature Feature
Saturday October 5 from 6:30 PM to 9:00PM
Take a guided tour of the nature center after dark as you meet live and costumed creatures that call Northwest Park home. It won't be spooky or scary, so bring the family for a night of nature and fun! Other activities include face painting, hands-on pelts & skulls, crafts, treats and more!

Last tour at 8:30 PM

$3.00 (Windsor residents), $5.00 (non-residents)
Children two and under are free.
Pre-registration not required
Windsor Art Center Opening
Saturday, Oct 12

Windsor Art Center Opening
Windsor Art Center Opens- Self Preservation: An Artist’s Selfie - Join us in celebrating the works of over 50 distinguished Connecticut Artist! Runs October 12th-November 23rd

“If you could leave one image of yourself for the rest of the world to judge you by, what would it be? Is their one picture that would sum you up? In the 21st century we make images of ourselves all the time, we are all self portraitist now.” Ego, The strange and Wonderful world.

A self-portrait is a representation of an artist created by that artist. Self-portraits are made in every medium imaginable – photographs, pa
Windsor Art Center - Jazz
Sunday, Oct 13

Windsor Art Center - Jazz
The Windsor Art Center is proud to host guitarist Morgan Giosa, and his The Fake News Blues Band in a four-concert program, The Morgan Giosa Blues Series. Beginning in September 2019 and continuing each month through December, he and his band will perform at the Windsor Art Center. They will be joined at each concert by one of four renowned blues musicians, Frank Varela, Geoff Willard, Gene Donaldson, and Tommy Whelan.

Concerts will be held from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Sundays, September 8 (Frank Varela), October 13 (Geoff Willard), November 10 (Gene Donaldson), and December 8 (Tommy Whelan).
Wreaths Across America Fundraiser
Saturday, Oct 12

Wreaths Across America Fundraiser
Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Join us for the American Legion's Wreaths Across America fundraiser at Geissler's in Windsor and sponsor a veterans’ wreath. Donations will be accepted throughout the day.

www.wreathsacrossamerica.org
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.

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Windsor Lions Craft Fair
Saturday, Oct 12

Windsor Lions Craft Fair
29th Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair on the Town Green.
Saturday October 12, 2019
9:00 am till 3:00 pm Rain or Shine
The Windsor Lions will also have a food booth
available.
Sites still available please contact Ken Fredette at
Krf.lions@gmail.com for further information.

Egypt Info Night
Thursday, Oct 10

Egypt Info Night
Egypt!
You are invited to travel with our tour group to Egypt in the spring 2020!

Please join us for an informational meeting, to learn about our exciting trip to Egypt!
Thursday, October 10, 2019 we will meet in the Ludlow room at the Windsor Town Hall from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.


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
Train Wreck Tap Room Grand Opening
Thursday, Oct 10

Train Wreck Tap Room Grand Opening
Join us at Train Wreck Tap Room for a grand opening celebration! The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10. Meet the staff, sample Train Wreck's food and drink, enjoy live music from Nudirection, and join the ribbon cutting ceremony with Windsor's Mayor Don Trinks. The public is Invited for food and fun.
Free Genealogy Support Group
Thursday, Oct 10

Free Genealogy Support Group
Join us on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7 PM in the Society’s library for our Genealogy Support Group (moved from October 3). Just starting out? Experienced but stumped? Want access to Ancestry.com? Family history researchers find that historical artifacts and documents become pieces of a complex and fascinating puzzle that shows you where you came from and who you are. Inevitably, experienced as well as inexperienced genealogists hit snags. Society staff members have been helping family history researchers – beginners and experts for many years. Most genealogy researchers are he
CHR Open House
Thursday, Oct 17

CHR Open House
Join CHR to celebrate our new office space at our Open House.
Thursday, October 17 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Take a tour of our new location ,2 Waterside Crossing, Suite 401 Windsor, while getting the chance to meet new people from the community.

Drinks and light snacks will be served.
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

Windsor Police Cadet Open House
Wednesday, Oct 16

Windsor Police Cadet Open House
Windsor Police Cadets
Open House Press Release

Are you between 11 and 20 years old? Are you interested in community service, law enforcement, or making new friends?

If so, please join us for the Windsor Police Cadets Open House, to be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Windsor Public Safety Complex, 340 Bloomfield Avenue, Windsor, CT. Non-residents are encouraged to attend.

To learn more about the program, please visit our web site at www.windsorpolicecadets.org.

Events

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
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
Jan 16, 2020 at 175 Addison Road, Windsor, CT