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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

e-Passport to Summer Fun in Windsor
June 22 - Aug 31 at Town of Windsor
Tour Windsor Rocks!
through Aug 23 at TourWindsorCT.org Locations
Local Artist Art Exhibit
through Labor Day
2018 Annual Mums Sale
Aug 3 at Windsor Woman’s Club
Learn About Our China Trip
Aug 20 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Summer Classic Movie Series
Aug 21 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Yoga on the Green
Aug 23 at Windsor Town Green
Concert on the Green
Aug 23 at Windsor Town Green
Farmers’ Market
Aug 23 at 240 Broad Street
New Teachers Reception
Aug 23 at Windsor Historical Society
Northwest Park"Nature Book Club"
4th Thurday of the month at Northwest Park, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT 0695
Park Here - Fly There
Aug 24 at Hampton Inn located at 2168 Poquonock Avenue • Windsor, CT
Study Spencer Repeating Rifles!
Aug 24 at Windsor Historical Society
Surf and Turf
Saturdays in August 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
Monday Morning Book Club
Aug 27 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Mobile Mammography
Aug 28 at Windsor Town Hall, 275 Broad Street, Windsor
Summer Classic Movie Series
Aug 28 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Wednesdays at Windsor Public Library
Farmers’ Market
Aug 30 at 240 Broad Street
Lobster Roll Mania
Sep 1 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
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Still Young Book Club
Sep 4 at Union Street Tavern, 20 Union Street
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Sep 5 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Sep 5 at Windsor High School J113
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Farmers’ Market
Sep 6 at 240 Broad Street
Wine Bottle Bingo
Sep 7 at Northwest Park Pavilion, Windsor, CT
Serial Surface Design Paint Play
Sep 8 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic Street, Windsor, CT 06095
Windsor Fife & Drum Parade & Muster
Sep 8 at Windsor Town Green
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Keeping You & Your Heart Healthy
Sep 10 at Windsor Town Hall, 275 Broad Street, Windsor
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Sep 12 at Windsor Public Library
Financial Talk with John Sheerin
Sep 12 at LP Wilson Community Center, All Purpose One Room
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Farmers’ Market
Sep 13 at 240 Broad Street
Jan's Sewing Hour
Sep 13 at Windsor Public Library
Connect with Spirit Under the Stars
Sep 14 at Brown's Harvest
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
TVCA Table Top Expo
Sep 18 at La Notte, 17 Thompson Rd, East Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Sep 19 at Windsor Public Library
Farmers’ Market
Sep 20 at 240 Broad Street
Windsor Citizens Academy
Sep 20 at Various Town of Windsor faciliities
Free Film Friday
Sep 21 at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St, Windsor, CT 06095
Touch-A-Truck
Sep 22 at Brown's Harvest
British Wives & the American Rev
Sep 23 at Oliver Ellsworth Homestead
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Cut the Cord
Sep 24 at Windsor Public Library
Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
Sep 24 at 97 B Pierson Lane
Monday Morning Book Club
Sep 24 at Windsor Public Library
Park Here - Fly There
Sep 24 at Hampton Inn located at 2168 Poquonock Avenue • Windsor, CT
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Sep 26 at Windsor Public Library
Farmers’ Market
Sep 27 at 240 Broad Street
From Jazz to Soul
Sep 27 at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Citizens Academy
Sep 27 at Various Town of Windsor faciliities
Ray of Hope Celebration Bash
Sep 28 at The North House 1 Nod Road Avon, CT 06001
Maple To Table Fundraising Dinner
Sep 28 at Northwest Park
Take Apart Workshop
Sep 29 at Windsor Public Library
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
Still Young Book Club
Oct 2 at Tunxis Grill, 3 Tunxis Avenue
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Oct 3 at Windsor Public Library
Windsor Business Connections
1st Wednesday unless noted
Farmers’ Market
Oct 4 at 240 Broad Street
Windsor Citizens Academy
Oct 4 at Various Town of Windsor faciliities
Chili Challenge
Oct 6 at Windsor Town Green
Windsor Lions Fall Craft Fair
Oct 6 at Town Greene
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Essential Oils 101
Oct 9 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
YPW Meeting
2nd Tuesdays at 261 Broad Street, Windsor
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Oct 10 at Windsor Public Library
Ukulele for Beginners-B
Oct 10 at Windsor High School J113
Alzheimer's Support Group
2nd Thursdays at Kimberly Hall North
Farmers’ Market
Oct 11 at 240 Broad Street
Windsor Citizens Academy
Oct 11 at Various Town of Windsor faciliities
The Breakfast Club & Brunch All Day
Sundays at The Tavern at Keney Park, 171 Windsor Avenue Windsor CT 06095
Healthy Minds
Oct 16 at Windsor Public Library
Learn to Crochet
Tuesdays at Windsor Public Library
Magic of Communication
Oct 16 at Windsor Public Library
Bring Your Gadgets to the Geeks
Oct 17 at Windsor Public Library
Farmers’ Market
Oct 18 at 240 Broad Street
Windsor Citizens Academy
Oct 18 at Various Town of Windsor faciliities