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What's Going on in Windsor

March 19 - 26, 2020
Of course, all in-person events have been cancelled, but there are a few online activities you can take part in, and some curbside pickup / delivery available. See below and stay safe please!

View our full online calendar.

36th Annual "Windsor Chamber Cares" Auction

36th Annual "Windsor Chamber Cares" Auction
A pandemic can't stop the Windsor community from coming together to support each other! Join us ONLINE for Windsor Chamber Cares, our Annual Benefit Auction, April 3rd, 2020 through April 10, 2020.

Click here to register now!




In addition to its previously announced beneficiaries, the auction will benefit local charities providing relief to hous
Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
Weekdays

Lunch Program - 60+ Delivery/PickUp
UPDATE: Instead of hot meals, we'll be preparing frozen meals that you can pick up or we will deliver to you at this time. Thank you.

Original info: 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: 6/21
Create your Own Podcast POSTPONED
Thursday, Mar 19

Create your Own Podcast POSTPONED
You'll learn how to create, record and publish your own basic podcast - and get people to listen. This is a hands on workshop using real equipment to create an actual podcast during the workshop time.

The Workshop meets at WIN-TV's studio in the L.P. Wilson Community Center.
Sign up online at www.win-tv.org
Open Art Studios POSTPONED
Saturday, Mar 21

Open Art Studios POSTPONED
Stop in to the art studios located in the historic Windsor Train Station. Meet the artists and check out the paintings and drawings available for purchase.
Sunday Brunch Buffet POSTPONED
Sundays thru March

Sunday Brunch Buffet POSTPONED
Every Sunday from November - March The Tavern at Keney Park will be serving a brunch buffet from 10am-3pm with a build your own waffle sundae bar! Along with all of your brunch favorites. for reservations please call 860-757-0658

$19.99 for adults
$9.99 kids ages 4-10
Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
4th Thursdays

Veterans Coffee Hour POSTPONED
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 Center, Café Lounge

Add To Calendar: 5/286/25
Social Security Answers POSTPONED
Tuesday, Mar 24

Social Security Answers POSTPONED
Social Security: Your Questions Answered

Ways to maximize Social Security benefit amounts for the individual and spouse based on age, life expectancy, employment and need.
Windsor Public Library Closed but..
Monday, Mar 16

Windsor Public Library Closed but..
The Main Windsor Public Library and Wilson Branch will be closed starting Tuesday, March 24 and services suspended until it is deemed safe for us to reopen in response to the
COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Materials may be returned to library book drops. Updates will be made through our website and social media.

Go to windsorlibrary.com to access digital services such as e-books, e-audiobooks and a variety of popular databases.

We will be sending daily emails highlighting a different digital service each day and to keep you up to date with special events via social media.

We
FTDT Online Auction
Monday, Mar 16

FTDT Online Auction
The Taste of Windsor scheduled for March 14th has been cancelled, but some really great auction items were donated, so we are holding an online auction now - March 16 - 22 on Facebook.

To bid, comment on the items on the First Town Facebook page. Please bid - you can bid on all items from now through March 22nd!

Thank you for supporting our mission!
Intermediate II Adult Art POSTPONED
Mondays through June 8th

Intermediate II Adult Art POSTPONED
Take your art skills a step further with more creative projects such as figure drawing, painting animals, and collage! Recommended that you have previously taken art courses at the WAC or other art programs.10 weeks, $175

3/23: Watercolor
3/30: Collage
4/6: Collage
4/13: NO CLASS
4/20: Figure Drawing
4/27: Figure Drawing
5/4: Painting Light
5/11: Black Paper Drawing
5/18: Pastel on Colored Paper
5/25: NO CLASS
6/1: Painting Animals
6/8: Painting Animals
Red Door Food Pantry CLOSED
Wednesdays

Red Door Food Pantry CLOSED
Due to COVID19, The Red Door of Grace Food Pantry is closed until further notice.
Mary's Place Wine Tasting POSTPONED
Saturday, Mar 21

Mary's Place Wine Tasting POSTPONED
Join us for a fun evening to support a great cause! The 12th Annual Wine Tasting to benefit Mary's Place, A Center for Grieving Children & Families will take place on Saturday March 21, 2020 from 6-9pm at Farmington Gardens.

Guests will enjoy unlimited tastings of the finest wines, beers & spirits as well as delicious hors d'oeuvres, live music, chair massage, caricature artist and more! We will again have our fabulous tea cup auction.

Tickets are $45 per person. This 21+ event sells out each year, so get your tickets early.
Come to have a great night and support the programs at Mary's Pla
LWV Legislative Dialogue POSTPONED
Wednesday, Mar 25

LWV Legislative Dialogue POSTPONED
Each year LWVCT asks local leagues to meet with their state legislators and ask them questions that reflect LWVCT and local legislative priorities.
Each year the Windsor/North Central LWV hosts this Legislative Dialogue with our State representatives.
Rescheduled date TBD.
The priorities for 2020 are Election Laws, Campaign Finance, Voter Protection and 2020 Census.
Toastmasters Meeting POSTPONED
1st & 3rd Thursdays

Toastmasters Meeting POSTPONED
Talk It Up Toastmasters is focused on helping you improve your public speaking and leadership skills in a fun and supportive environment. Our club meetings are "learning labs" where you not only hone your skills, you also receive helpful evaluations from experienced members with specific recommendations tailored to your individual needs. We've been around for over 25 years and still going strong!

See website for detailed instructions and directions. We look forward to welcoming you!

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