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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: “New Exhibit” 5/12/17 to 6/10/17

The David M. Hunt Library will feature an exhibit entitled “New Beginnings” which will open on Friday May 12th and run until June 10th. For more information, please call 860-824-7424 or visit huntlibrary.org.

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FALLS VILLAGE: “Plant Sale” 5/20-5/21/17

The David M. Hunt Library in Falls Village will hold a plant sale on Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-824-7424 or visit huntlibrary.org.

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SALISBURY: “Farmer’s Market” 5/20/17

The Scoville Memorial Library will hold a local farmers’ market on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm beginning Saturday May 20 and running until October 14. For more information, please call the library at 860-435-2838, or visit scovillelibrary.org.

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HARWINTON: “Plant, Book and Bake Sale” 5/20/17

The Harwinton Library will hold a Plant, Book, and Bake Sale on Saturday May 20 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. For more information, please call 860 485-9113.

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WINCHESTER: “Chicken Dinner” 5/20/17

The Winchester Center Congregational Church will hold a Lemon Chicken Dinner on Saturday May 20 from 4:30 pm to 6:30pm. For more information, please call 860-379-8900, or visit winchestercentercongchurch.org.

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GOSHEN: “Musical Program” 5/24/17

The Goshen Public Library will host a “Songs of World War II” musical program on Wednesday May 24 at 12:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-491-3234 or visit goshenpublib.or

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WINSTED: “Tag Sale” 5/20/17

The First Church of Winsted will hold a Tag Sale on Saturday May 20  from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, and a prayer service on Tuesday May 23 at 7:00 pm. For more information, please call 860-379-1778, or visit firstchurchofwinsted.org.

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LITCHFIELD: “Spring Art Fundraiser” 5/19/17

The Litchfield Historical Society will hold a spring art fundraiser entitled “Miniature Marvels” on Friday May 19 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. For more information, please visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or call 860-567-4501.

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NEW HARTFORD: “Spring Art Show” 5/20-5/21/17

The Community Kitchen of Torrington will host a Spring Benefit Art Show on Saturday May 20 and Sunday May 21 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Taylor’s Barn Gallery, 232 Turnbull Road. For more information, please call 860-379-3701.

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