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
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
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
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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
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.
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.