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November 9 - 15, 2017
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Windsor Veterans Day Observance
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

Windsor Veteran’s Day Observance
Saturday, November 11th 10:00 AM Windsor Town Hall
(Note: new time of 10:00 AM)

The Town of Windsor’s Holiday Observance Committee has announced that the annual Veteran’s Day Observance will be held Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:00 AM in the Council Chambers at Windsor Town Hall located at 275 Broad Street. The public is welcome to attend.

This year’s speaker is Sergant Daniel Parlapiano, US Army. Parlapiano served 18 years in the Connecticut National Guard. From August 2009 through August 2010, he served in the 1/69 avn Battalion task force havoc, pro
Bids for Kids Fundraiser
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

The Annual Bids for Kids Auction to benefit St. Gabriel School is Saturday, November 11 at 6:00 pm at Maneely's in South Windsor. Advance tickets discounted. Join us for great food and fun! There will be raffles and amazing auction items. Price includes dinner & dessert. Cash bar.

If you would like to register for tickets, please contact Committee Chairs:
Kristin Hoffman @krissygh70@gmail.com or Sarah Jane Hannigan @ shannigan33@yahoo.com
Free Community Yoga Thursday
Thursday, Nov 9, 2017

Holidays are around the corner. Relax the body, mind and soul! Come enjoy free community yoga with certified yoga instructor Dr. Roberta Garceau on Thursday, November 9th at Grace Episcopal Church in Windsor from 6-7 PM.

This is an all-level class and is RSVP due to space limitations. If you are interested please call and make your reservation – and bring a friend!

Yoga mats are available for use on a first-come basis, so BYO mat if you have one.
Windsor Art Center Opening Exhibit
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

The Windsor Art Center is excited to be hosting a sculpture show entitled Imagers in Conversation, beginning Saturday, November 11, 2017. The two sculptors featured in this exhibition are Delois Barnes and James Buxton. Both individually and together, their works spark and engage dialogue around societal issues.

The exhibition opens with a free public reception on Saturday, November 11, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. The exhibition runs through December 23 at The Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT.

An Artist Talk presented by both artists, discussing their creative journey as sculpt
Art Demonstration
Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017

Please join the Windsor Palette and Brush Club on Tuesday November 14 from 6:45 - 8:45 for a
free art demonstration.
We meet at LP Wilson Community Center in the All Purpose Room 1.
A Charcoal Demonstration by Lucianna Heinemann:. A local Windsor artist who has made her lifelong endeavor to teach art for more than 30 years. Ms. Heinemann's charcoal drawings are unique in that they appear abstract. Upon inspection, scenes of idyllic and serene landscapes envelop the observer. "I find that time of day, just before sunset, to be mesmerizing as light dances and shadows grow. I endeavor to insp
Family night at the Tavern
Thursdays

One free kids meal with a purchase of an adult entree or Chefs special of the day. Come enjoy our beautiful view of Keney Park Golf Course with your family!
Turkey and Twenty Drive
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

Team Blazing Spirits and Team Paragon will be collecting Turkey and Twenties on Saturday, November 11th from 9 am-2 pm on the Eagle green by the Windsor public library. The turkeys and twenties will help the local Windsor Food bank provide meals for the holiday season. You can contact Elyse Carroll at 860-285-8904 for further information or teamparragon571@att.net.
Free Electronics Recycling Event
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

FREE residential electronics recycling event hosted by Windsor Conservation Commission
Saturday, November 11th 8AM-12 NOON at the Windsor Town Hall.

Residents are encouraged to bring unwanted electronics to drive up collection event.

Accepted items:
Computers, laptops, printers, monitors, TV’s, cell phones, tablets, VCR/DVD player’s small appliances, light bulbs, batteries, and much more.

Unacceptable items:
smoke detectors, Propane tanks, ballasts, paint, appliances with Freon like fridges, freezers, dehumidifiers.
Taco Thursday at the Tavern!
Thursdays

Who said Tacos were only for Tuesdays? Here at the Tavern we do Taco Thursdays all day! Come enjoy $2 Tacos, $2 Coronas, $4 Nachos and $4 margaritas!
Open Studios Hartford in Windsor
Saturday, Nov 11, 2017

Jazz, Art, Food at Windsor Art Center Studios

On November 11, 12 from 11 am – 4 pm Open Studio Hartford will take place at the Windsor Train Station, 35 Central Street. The two day event will feature six award winning artists and artisans and their work: LeaAnn Cogswell, sculpture; Cathy Doocy, paintings; Andres Chaparro, paintings; Joe Sam, mixed media; Charlene Li, pottery; Kassie Huhtanen, pottery; and Robert Noreika, paintings.
From noon – 2 on both days, pianist Alex Nakhimovsky, recording artist, producer, arranger and educator will play some jazz selections. Alex is on the faculty of
#tbt movie series
Thursday, Nov 16, 2017

Join the Main Library for their new #tbt movie series for all of your nostalgic movie viewing from your childhood. This month’s selection features Hook starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Julia Roberts. Doors open at 6:15 PM. The film runs from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Free. 860-285-1918.
Red, White & Brew BBQ fundraiser
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

Please join us Wednesday, November 15th for a fun evening out, while raising funds to support
our Veterans Programs! Come celebrate America’s heroes with brew and barbeque at our first
annual Red, White, and Brew Barbeque event at Thomas Hooker Brewery in Bloomfield! The
event is 5:30- 7:30 pm and will feature barbeque from Bear’s Smokehouse and fun activities
for all in attendance.

For $45, you will sample all the brews on tap, get a guided tour of the brewery and brewing
process, and take home your souvenir Thomas Hooker Brewing pint glass. All proceeds will go
to support the Veterans & Mil
NEACCE Conference
Monday, Nov 13, 2017

The annual New England Chamber of Commerce Executives (NEACCE) Conference is an opportunity for Chamber executives to expand their professional development while connecting with Chamber professionals to share ideas and best practices. The conference is being held in Windsor, CT this year at the Hartford Windsor Marriott.

Highlights:
* Keynote Speaker: Consul General for New England, David Alward, on the importance of trade between the US and Canada.
* Panel Discussion: Economic Challenges Facing New England States, with speakers from throughout New England
* 60 Ideas in 60 Minutes, a fast p
Free Appraisal Saturdays
Saturdays

Come in to James Selig Estate Jewelry and Antiques on any Saturday and get a free verbal appraisal of your valuables! Come on in. It will be fun!

And browse our website or store for the latest unique items - new items every day!

Events

Have A Heart for Mary's Place
All of February at Local Area Businesses
Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Saturdays and Sundays at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
Steak Dinner
Feb 24 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Police Cadets Spaghetti Supper
Feb 24 at Trinity United Methodist Church
Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Saturdays and Sundays at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
Open Skate at Loomis Ice Rink
Most Sundays at Loomis Chaffee Ice Rink - Island Road
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Ballroom Dancing for Beginners
Feb 26 at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Monday Morning Book Club
Feb 26 at Windsor Public Library
Senior Citizen Day at Menchie's
Feb 26 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Talk & Toys
Feb 26 at Windsor Public Library
Vigorous Kripalu Yoga
Feb 26 at Windsor High School J105
Young Artists After School Program
Feb 26 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Oscar Nominee Series
Feb 27 at Windsor Public Library
$5 Wednesday
Wednesdays at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt 1095 Kennedy Rd Windsor, CT 06074
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Budget Wkshp for Windsor Residents
Feb 28 at Windsor Town Hall - 275 Broad Street
Community Dancing
Wednesdays at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Harriet Tubman History Performance
Feb 28 at LP Wilson Community Center Auditorium
Prime Rib Buffet
Feb 28 at Tavern at Keney Park 171 Windsor Ave Windsor, CT
Wacky Wednesdays
Feb 28 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
FREE Genealogy Support Group
Mar 1 at Windsor Historical Society
Traditional and Modern Community Dan
Mar 1 at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Book Babies
Fridays at Windsor Public Library
Date Night BOGO 1/2 Off
Fridays at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt 1095 Kennedy Rd Windsor, CT 06074
Fish Fry Friday
Mar 2 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Friday Night Lights
Mar 2 at Community Center at 330 Windsor Avenue
Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Saturdays and Sundays at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
Hearth Cooking Demo & Cookie Deco!
Mar 3 at Windsor Historical Society
It's the Windsor Feud!
Mar 3 at Windsor Town Hall and live on Win-TV and Win-TV.org
Northwest Park Coffeehouse Concert
Mar 3 at Northwest Park Nature Center 145 Lang Road Windsor CT
Steak Dinner
Mar 3 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Weekend Workshop: Custom Wood Signs
Mar 3 at Windsor Public Library
Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Saturdays and Sundays at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Senior Citizen Day at Menchie's
Mar 5 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Talk & Toys
Mar 5 at Windsor Public Library
Young Artists After School Program
Mar 5 at Windsor Art Center Studios
It's the Windsor Feud!
Mar 3 at Windsor Town Hall and live on Win-TV and Win-TV.org
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Windsor Chamber Cares Auction
Apr 6 at Maneely's Banquet and Catering - 65 Rye St, South Windsor, CT