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November 30 - December 6, 2017
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Holiday Breakfast
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017

The Windsor Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Breakfast will take place on Wednesday, December 6 at Bart's Beanery. There will be a raffle and refreshments.

Please bring a $20 gift card for Project Santa. Unwrapped toy donations are also being collected.

Call 860-688-5165 for more information.

Christmas at the Ellsworths
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Experience the History and Charm of an Old New England Christmas
Christmas at the Ellsworths
December 1 & 2, 2017
The historic Ellsworth Homestead, located in Windsor, CT, will open its doors for Christmas at the Ellsworths holiday house celebration, sponsored by the Ellsworth Memorial Association and the Connecticut DAR. Built in 1781, this historic architectural gem will be decked out for the holidays with period décor, food and clothing typical of the mid-19th century. The entire home will be open to the public for this festive event.
778 Palisado Ave., Windsor CT
Hours: Dec. 1st and 2nd ….
History of Beer in CT
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

On Friday, December 1 from 6-8 p.m., ring in the holidays at Windsor Historical Society with an exploration of the origins and tastes of some of Connecticut’s favorite beers. Will Siss, the author of Connecticut Beer: A History of Nutmeg State Brewing will share sometimes amusing, sometimes shocking facts about the history of beers and brewing in Connecticut from its roots to today’s explosion of new business. He'll walk attendees through the basics of brewing and provide them with an overview of how Connecticut breweries evolved over time. Grab some popcorn or peanuts and take this opportuni
Bingo for Project Santa
Thursday, Dec 7, 2017

BINGO for Project Santa!
Many families experience financial difficult during the holidays and we want to help! Come out to help the kids in Windsor. Refreshments provided.
Thursday December 7 at 7:00 pm, at the Poquonock Fire Department, 1497 Poquonock Ave, Windsor.

Play a few rounds of BINGO while shopping the Thirty-One catalog for all your gifting needs or win them!
Brunch with Santa
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Enjoy Brunch Buffet while Santa Strolls
table to table to meet the Kids.
$1 of every Brunch Buffet will be donated to
Citizens for Quality Sickle Cell Care
Kids under 10 are $10
Adults are $24
For reservations call 860-757-0658
or email info@tavernkp.com
Free $5 Bonus Card
Dec 2, 2017

Stop into Menchie's Frozen Yogurt on Kennedy Road to check out our Holiday flavors and to
Get a FREE $5 Bonus Card when you purchase $25 dollars in Menchie's Gift Cards!
They make great stocking stuffers!
Toys for Tots Donation Drive
Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

Express Employment of Windsor, CT has partnered with our local Toys For Tots and is accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys now through December 4th.

You can bring your donation by our office any time between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday-Friday. If you are interested in helping local children in need have a wonderful Christmas then don't hesitate to stop by our office at 340 Broad Street, Suite 208, Windsor, CT.

Every person who donates a toy before December 4th will be given an entry into our raffle for a $25 gift card to Amazon.com.

Drawing will be December 8th, one entry per person.
Carol Sing & Snow Globe
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

Join First Town Downtown for a traditional carol sing on the with the Connecticut Yuletide Carolers. Sing along with provided songbooks.
* Meet Santa and enjoy refreshments under the giant snow globe on the Windsor Town Green!
* All four Windsor fire companies will be competing against each other in the truck decorating contest!
* Carol Sing Sponsored by Johnson, Dowe, Brown & Barbarotta.
* Refreshments donated by Geissler's Supermarkets and Dunkin' Donuts!
* Note: The Torchlight Parade is not happening due to lack of volunteers.
Natural Wreath Making Workshop
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017

Windsor’s Northwest Park Hosts a
Natural Holiday Wreath Making Workshop


Join the staff of Northwest Park on Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00 – 11:30 A.M. for a Natural Holiday Wreath Making Workshop. Make wreaths from provided natural materials during this hands-on workshop recommended for ages 12 and above. Participants will make and decorate a 22 inch frame. The cost is $25.00 for Windsor residents and $30.00 for non-residents. Registration is required. Please visit townofwindsorct.com/recreation to register or call 860-285-1886 for more information. Northwest Park is located at 145
Great Wines for Great Felines
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Join us for a Wine Tasting and Raffle to Benefit Connecticut Cat Connection. We are debuting a new line of wines, and each purchase supports our shelter providing, food, warmth, and medical care to abandoned and stray cats in need.

You can sample our 6 new wines, as well as order bottles to arrive just in time for the holidays!

** $5 suggested donation.
Cookies with Santa
Sunday, Dec 3, 2017

Cocoa and cookies with Santa.
Write a letter to Santa and make a craft.
Try on fire fighter gear.
Pictures with Santa....don't forget your camera.
Holiday Film
Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017

The Windsor Public Library features Meet Me in St. Louis starring Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Mary Astor in their Holiday Film. The film runs from 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM. Free. 860-285-1918.
Firehouse Craft Fair
Saturday, Dec 2, 2017

The Hayden Station Fire Company of Windsor will host a Craft Fair in their firehouse at 54 Basswood Road on Saturday, December 2nd from 10am to 3 pm. There’ll be handmade jewelry, scarves, beauty products, and much more.

“Currently 34 Vendors/Crafters have confirmed they are coming and we have space for 40,” said Firefighter Mike Bigda. “So, if you’re interested in a spot, let me know right away since we only have six spaces left.”

This is a perfect time to do your holiday shopping with local Crafters and Vendors like LuLaRoe, Thirty-One, Party Lite, Tupperware, Stampin Up, Paparazzi, and ma
Bridge Builders Award Ceremony
Thursday, Nov 30, 2017

The Bridge Builders Awards are awarded to those individual, organizations and companies that exhibit EXCELLENCE in Human Relations, Cultural and Social Justice and Humanitarian interest in the Windsor community. The Bridge Builders Award have been given to deserving community recipients since 1995. “This is our 22 year and all the Commissioner and Liaison would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for the nominations from the community and welcome all to the ceremony and reception to be held on November 30, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Town Council Chambers at Town Hall, refreshments will be served

Events

Socktober - winter sock collection
thru December at Windsor Social Services, LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Avenue
Annual Art Exhibition
thru Nov 29 at Windsor Town Hall
Christmas Cards for Troops
Nov 15 at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center
Mary's Place Open House
Nov 15 at 6 Poquonock Avenue Windsor, CT 06095
Mother - Daughter Circle
Nov 15 at 330 WIndsor Avenue Community Center
Understanding Video Game Addiction
Nov 15 at Windsor Public Library
Family Paint Night
Nov 16 at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center
Irene’s Traveling Paint Party
Nov 16 at My Lily of the Valley shop located at 532 1/2 Hopmeadow Rd, Simsbury
Wild Game Dinner
Nov 16 at The Tavern at Keney Park
ACE Hardware Fundraiser
Nov 17 at Windsor ACE Hardware
All you can eat Prime Rib
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Coffee Table Books!
Nov 17 at 1073 Palisado Ave
Northwest Park Coffeehouse
Nov 17 at Nature Center at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road Windsor CT
Storytelling Festival
Nov 17 at Northwest Park, 135 Lang Rd Windsor, CT
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Nov 19 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Junior Woman's Club Meeting
Nov 20 at Union Street Tavern in Windsor Center
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Nov 21 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Nov 21 at Windsor Public Library
Tacos and Trivia
Nov 21 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Book signing -local author!
Nov 23 at 1073 Palisado Ave
Full Moon Hike at Northwest Park
Nov 23 at Northwest Park & Nature Center
All you can eat Prime Rib
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Georgraphy books!
Nov 24 at 1073 Palisado Ave
Small Business Saturday
Nov 24 at Windsor's Small Businesses
Weekend Workshop: Custom Woods Sign
Nov 24 at Windsor Public Library
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Nov 26 at LP Wilson Community Center
Mobile Mammography
Nov 26 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave., Windsor, CT 06095
How to Plan and Pay for College
Nov 27 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Monday Morning Book Club
Nov 27 at Windsor Public Library
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Nov 28 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Nov 28 at Windsor Public Library
Brazilian Jazz - Windsor Art Center
Nov 29 at Windsor Art Center
Festival of Wreaths
Nov 29 at Kimberly Hall North
Modern Calligraphy Workshop
Nov 29 at Windsor Public Library
Christmas at Ellsworth Homestead
Nov 30 at Ellsworth Homestead, 778 Palisado Ave, Windsor
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Holiday Gift Card
thru Dec 31 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt 1095 Kennedy Road Windsor, CT
Brunch with Santa
Dec 2 at The Tavern at Keney Park
Cookies with Santa
Dec 2 at Windsor Fire Station 340 Bloomfield Ave Windsor, Ct 06095
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 3 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Still Young Book Club
Dec 4 at Union Street Tavern, 20 Union Street
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 5 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Dec 5 at Windsor Public Library
Chasing the Dragon Documentary
Dec 5 at Windsor High School Auditorium 50 Sage Park Road, Windsor CT
Holiday Business Breakfast
Dec 5 at Hartford/Windsor Marriott
Handler & Levesque Joy to the World
Dec 7 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St, Windsor, CT
Carol Sing & Torchlight Parade
Dec 8 at Windsor Town Green
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
Home Alone Safety Class
Dec 8 at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center
Multicultural Vendor Fair
Dec 8 at 25 Sage Park Road, WIndsor, CT
Sage Park PTO Vendor Fair
Dec 8 at Sage Park Middle School
Windsor Art Ctr Holiday Art & Craft
Dec 8 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St, Windsor
WWII book sale
Dec 8 at 1073 Palisado Ave
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Windsor Art Ctr Holiday Art & Craft
Dec 9 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St, Windsor
Fencing Class
Dec 10 at LP Wilson Community Center
Holiday Movie
Dec 11 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Meet Santa & Menchie
Dec 11 at 1095 Kennedy Road Ste, 7B Windsor, CT 06095
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 12 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Dec 12 at Windsor Public Library
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Reading Challenge
Dec 13 at Windsor Public Library
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 17 at LP Wilson Community Center
Monday Morning Book Club
Dec 17 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 19 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Dec 19 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Dec 19 at Windsor High School J113
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 24 at LP Wilson Community Center
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Dec 26 at LP Wilson Community Center
Down South Saturdays
Saturdays at The Tavern at Keney Park
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Dec 31 at LP Wilson Community Center
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
Fencing Class
Jan 2, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 2, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 7, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Learn to Crochet
Jan 8, 2019
Youth In Action 2018 - 2019
Tuesdays at 330 WIndsor Ave Community Center
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Fencing Class
Jan 9, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Jan 9, 2019 at Windsor Public Library
Business After Hours
Jan 9, 2019 at Tavern at Keney Park
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Fencing Class
Jan 14, 2019 at LP Wilson Community Center