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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.

Sponsored By
Read to Windsor School Kids on October 27th - call 860-688-5165

Events

Have A Heart for Mary's Place
All of February at Local Area Businesses
Oscar Nominee Series
Feb 20 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
Business After Hours
Feb 21 at One Emerson Drive
Comedy Night
Feb 21 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Social Security Benefits
Feb 21 at WCC Office - 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Trivia at Buffalo Wild Wings
Feb 21 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Windsor
Wacky Wednesdays
Feb 21 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Co Existing with Wildlife
Feb 22 at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Police Community Forum
Feb 22 at Windsor Town Hall - 275 Broad Street
Black History Jeopardy
Feb 23 at Windsor Town Hall, Council Chambers
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
Feb 23 at The Tavern at Keney Park.. 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Wine & Whiskey Tasting
Feb 23 at The Tavern at Keney Park
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
Traditional and Modern Community Dan
Mar 1 at Windsor High School Cafeteria
Book Babies
Fridays at Windsor Public Library
Business After Hours
Feb 21 at One Emerson Drive
Trivia at Buffalo Wild Wings
Feb 21 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Windsor
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
Trivia at Buffalo Wild Wings
Feb 21 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Windsor