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TORRINGTON: “Self Guided Audio Tour of Historic Downtown” onoging

 The Torrington Historical Society announces the installation of 21 audio tour signs in Historic Downtown Torrington. The audio tour signs are permanently installed on each of 21 historic buildings and sites. Each sign has a unique QR (quick response) code that can be read using a smart phone and will connect the user to an audio recording about the history of each building and site. With additional funding it will be possible to expand the audio tour to include additional historic sites in the downtown area. For a complete list of featured sites visit www.walktour.info .
For more information please contact Mark McEachern, Torrington Historical Society, 860-482-8260

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TORRINGTON: Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling

Electronic Waste (E-Waste) Recycling

City of Torrington residents can bring their household electronic scrap items (e-waste) to the Water Pollution Control Facility Drop-Site Recycle Center located on Bogue Road for recycling.

The e-waste recycle drop-off site is open Monday thru Friday from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm and weekends from 7:00 to 9:30 am. Proof of residency and sign-in are required.

Data Security is not included with the e-waste recycle program so residents need to take appropriate steps to properly sanitize or destroy all storage media.

Computers, monitors, printers and televisions are no longer picked up curbside so Torrington residents are encouraged to take advantage of this e-waste recycle service.

The e-waste that can be recycled from Torrington households includes:

Computers

Computer monitors

Printers

Modems

Computer

Peripherals (keyboards, mouse’s etc.)

Televisions

Cell phones

Desktop copiers

Fax machines

IPods and PDAs

Stereo

Radio equipment

Telephones and telephone equipment

Typewriters

Speakers

Microwave ovens

Digital cameras

VCRs and DVD players

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TORRINGTON: “Open Mic on Wednesdays at Performance Hub” ongoing

The Performance Hub located at 45 Main Street hosts a weekly open mic every Wednesday night beginning at 8:00 pm. Local musical talent is encouraged to perform for the audience. Performances are limited to the first 15 that sign up, and sign ups begin at 7:30 pm. For more information, please visit performancehubusa.com.

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FALLS VILLAGE: “Art Exhibit” 7/22 to 8/18

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will present an exhibit by artist Gail Jacobson entitled “Complicated Dreams.” The exhibit will run from Saturday July 22 to Saturday August 18 with an opening reception on Friday July 21 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. For more information, please call the Library at 860-824-7424 or visit huntlibrary.org.

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TORRINGTON: “Summer Meal Program” 2017

Coe Memorial Park will host a USDA free summer meals program from June 26 to August 18. The program time will take place from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. For more information, please call 860-567-0863 or visit fns.usda.gov.

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WINCHESTER: “Chicken Dinner” 7/22/17

The Winchester Center Congregational Church will hold a BBQ Chicken Dinner on Saturday July 22 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. For more information, please call 860-379-8900 or visit winchestercentercongchurch.org.

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Falls Village:  Hunt Library Gail Jacobson Exhibit

EXHIBIT
GAIL JACOBSON:  COMPLICATED DREAMS
July 21 through August 18, 2017;   Opening Reception: Friday, July 21, 5-7PM,
Free;  David M. Hunt Library, 63 Main Street, Falls Village,
860-824-7424,     www.huntlibrary.org
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TORRINGTON: “Bake Sale” 7/8 and 7/22

The First Congregational Church of Torrington will hold a bake sale on Saturday July 8 and 22 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-482-4705 or visit firstcong.com.

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TORRINGTON: “Main Street Marketplace” Thursdays through August

The Main Street Marketplace will open on Thursday July 6 and run for five consecutive weeks. The marketplace runs from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. WAPJ will be broadcasting live from the marketplace each day. For more information, please visit mainstreetmarketplace.org.

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