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October 12 - 18, 2017
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Wild Game Dinner
Friday, Oct 13, 2017

Upon arrival, enjoy a glass of Champagne
& Passed Cured Duck Bruschetta

...dinner to follow
Wild Boar Sausage Ragout
house made tagliatelle, shaved grana padana

Braised Rabbit Salad
watercress, black cherry, fried oyster mushroom, roasted chestnut

Roasted Venison Tenderloin
Served with a glass of Gouguenheim Malbec
Great Windsor History Hunt!
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11 AM to 4 PM, grab friends and family and head to Windsor Historical Society for our first-ever Great Windsor History Hunt! Pick up your book of clues at the Society, your passport to discovering a fascinating array of historic sites in Connecticut’s oldest town and a little history along the way. Then head out in your car to start looking. Once you have found each site, snap a picture of your group onsite with your cell phone. When finished, return to the Society to have photos checked. If you found all the sites, you’ll be placed in a drawing for some n
"Who's Afraid of Wetlands?"
Thursday, Oct 12, 2017

Northwest Park’s Adult Education Series Presents
“Who’s Afraid of Wetlands”

Join the staff of Northwest Park on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 7:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. for our “Who’s Afraid on Wetlands” presentation.
For much of history, wetlands were regarded as waste places where pestilence and danger lurked. More recently, we’ve come to better appreciate their ecological importance, especially as habitat for fish, wildlife, and plants. Focusing on species found in Northwest Park, biologist Jim Arrigoni will detail the secret lives of mysterious creatures such as Spotted Turtles, Marbled Sa
Wow! Art After School Program
Monday, Oct 16, 2017

Wow! Art After School Program - THURSDAYS - recommended for ages 6 & up
Every Thursday: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. starting Thursday, October 12th

Young Artists’ After School Program- MONDAYS - recommended for ages 12 & up
Every Monday 4:00 – 6:00 pm. starting Monday, October 16th
A Visit to the Doctor: Then & Now
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

Join us at Windsor Historical Society on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 starting at 5 p.m. as we explore how a visit to the doctor evolved from the end of the 18th century through today. Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee practiced medicine from the 1760’s through the early 19th century on Palisado Green; his house is maintained by Windsor Historical Society as a museum. Tour Windsor’s Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee’s house and doctor’s office at 5, then hear retired Windsor physician Dr. William Harris, and Dr. Melissa Grafe, Head of the Medical History Library at Yale University speak about the state of medical traini
Windsor Police Cadets Annual Open H
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

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 18, 2017 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.  
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!
2nd Annual FTDT Hoe Down
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017

Grab your boots and get ready to dance. First Town Downtown is hosting its 2nd annual Hoe Down at Grace Episcopal Church (311 Broad Street) at 7:30pm.

The night is filled with live modern country music provided by 'Southern Voice', a line dance demonstration, games and a silent auction to benefit First Town Downtown. Snacks and drinks will be available. This is a 21+ over event. Western attire encouraged, country state-of-mind required!

Visit www.firsttowndowntown.org to purchase tickets and view the full list of sponsors. For more information please call 860-688-5715 or e-mail victoria@fir
"Opening Day" CVAM
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017

The Windsor Lions, along with CRIS Radio and the Connecticut Valley Agricultural Museum, would like to invite you to a grand opening featuring CRISAccess™ QR Code enabled text readers for patrons with low vision and print disabilities.
Robert Noreika Painting Workshop
Saturday, Oct 21, 2017

Robert Noreika shares his signature “fluid” painting method in acrylic.
This workshop works well for the oil painter as well as the watercolorist, and students will experience Robert’s relaxed teaching approach, which has been enjoyed by many students and professional artists through the years. Robert has an incredible ability to spontaneously see the big picture and transfer it onto paper by assessing different values and colors to create a painting.
$125.00 per student • Max enrollment is 15.
Funster Clowns at Brown's Harvest
Saturday, Oct 14, 2017

Help Browns Harvest in celebrating their 40th Harvest Season this weekend as they welcome the Funster Clowns from 1:00-3:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday. A portion of the Maze proceeds on 10/14 and 10/15 will be donated to the Shriner Hospital for Children in Springfield MASS.
Kindergarten Readiness
Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017

How do we as a community ensure our children are ready for kindergarten if we don't know what successes and challenges they face? The Windsor Public Schools have collected some powerful data
that we would like to share with you about kindergarten readiness in Windsor.

Please join us for an informal, interactive program on October 18th from 5:45 PM to 7:30 PM (5:45 - dinner*) at Windsor Public Library, 323 Broad St., Windsor.

*Light dinner and child care are included

We will explore how our com m unit y can arrange supports to enable our young children t o have a fair shot at success
Intro to PowerPoint
Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017

Would you like to make a slideshow presentation? Then Microsoft PowerPoint is the class for you. Doors open at 6:45 PM at the Main Library on October 17 . This class runs from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Registration is required. 860-285-1918 to register.
Farmers' Market
Thursdays thru Oct 19

The First Town Downtown 2017 Farmers’ Market is gearing up for its 9th season! This well-attended local marketplace in Windsor Center includes locally grown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs, eggs, cheese, skincare products, candles and more.

The Farmers’ Market runs every Thursday June 29 - October 19 from 3:30-6:30pm and is located at 240 Broad Street in the center of Windsor.

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What's Going on in Windsor
Read to Windsor School Kids on October 27th - call 860-688-5165

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