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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

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