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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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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.
Windsor Lions Craft Fair
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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, 2019

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

Take Out And Win
Now at Windsor Restaurants
WinWag Photo Contest 2020
through May 29 at online
Graphic Novel Book Club
May 26 at on zoom
Re-opening of ASHLEY'S Distinctive
May 26 at ASHLEY'S Distinctive Jewelry & Gifts
Virtual Trivia Night
Wednesdays at online
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays at Windsor Senior Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue, Windsor, CT
Blood Pressure Screening POSTPONED
1st Wednesdays at Senior Center located at LP Wilson Community Center.
Awards, Dinner & Dancing POSTPONED
Jun 5 at Hartford/Windsor Marriott, 28 Day Hill Road
Board of Directors Mtg
Jun 9 at online
B.P. Educational Sessions
Jun 10 at Windsor Town Hall
Business After Hours
Jun 10 at House of Books and Games, 1073 Palisado
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Programs Committee Mtg
Jun 15 at online
Tourism Committee Meeting
3rd Tuesdays at online
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays at The Senior Center
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
HBG RPG Nights - Postponed
monthly at The Bean @ 226
Board of Directors Mtg
Jul 14 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
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