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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

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

Special "10% Additional" Event
May 19 at James Selig Estate Jewelry and Antiques
Monday Morning Book Club
May 21 at Windsor Public Library
Senior Citizen Day at Menchie's
May 21 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Talk & Toys
May 21 at Windsor Public Library
Young Artists' After School Class
May 21 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
The Teen Brain & Risk Taking
May 22 at LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
May 23 at Windsor High School J113
Breakfast at the High School
May 24 at Windsor High School
Northwest Park"Nature Book Club"
4th Thurday of the month at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
#tbt movie series
May 24 at Windsor Public Library
Wow! Art After School Program
May 24 at Windsor Art Center Studios
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
Blood Drive
May 26 at 153 Broad Street in Windsor Center
Dinner under the Stars
Saturdays in May at Tavern at Keney Park 171 Windsor Ave Windsor, CT
Landscape Element: Painting Trees
May 26 at Windsor Art Center
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
May 28 at Menchie's Frozen Yogurt
Talk & Toys
May 28 at Windsor Public Library
Young Artists' After School Class
May 28 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Buffet Dinner on the Patio
May 30 at Tavern at Keney Park 171 Windsor Ave Windsor, CT
Wow! Art After School Program
May 31 at Windsor Art Center Studios
The Little Black Dress Fashion Show
Jun 2 at The Hilton Garden Inn 555 Corporate Drive Windsor CT
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Windsor Golf Tournament
Jun 4 at Keney Golf Course in Windsor
Young Artists' After School Class
Jun 4 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Senior Variety Show!
Jun 6 at L.P. Wilson Auditorium-Windsor Senior Center
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
FREE Genealogy Support Group
Jun 7 at Windsor Historical Society
Still Young Book Club
Jun 7 at Get Baked 20 Central Street
Wow! Art After School Program
Jun 7 at Windsor Art Center Studios
Holy Temple Health & Wellness Day
Jun 9 at 691 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
Windsor Treasure Hunt Townwide Tag
Jun 9 at All over Windsor
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Summer 2018 Kickoff Lawn Party
Jun 16 at Windsor Public Library
WIN-TV's Dom's Fundraiser
Jun 16 at Dom's Broad Eatery 330 Broad Street
Father's Day BBq
Jun 17 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Ballroom Dancing for Beginners
Jun 18 at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Passport to Summer Fun in Windsor
Jun 22 at Town of Windsor
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Monday Morning Book Club
Jun 25 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jun 26 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
KC Sisters
Jun 27 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Jun 27 at Windsor High School J113
Concert on the Green
Jun 28 at Windsor Town Green
Northwest Park"Nature Book Club"
4th Thurday of the month 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
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 3 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Concert on the Green
Jul 5 at Windsor Town Green
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 10 at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Concert on the Green
Jul 12 at Windsor Town Green
Tour Windsor Rocks
Jul 12 at TourWindsorCT Locations
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Jul 17 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Concert on the Green
Jul 19 at Windsor Town Green