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SANTA TRAIN EXPRESS         12/22

The Railroad Museum of New England amd the Naugatuck Railroad Company invite you and your family on the Santa Express where parents and children alike are able to hop on board for the opportunity to visit with Santa Claus. As the trains travels through the cold winter wilderness, passengers will be able to visit with Santa and play with his Elves. Each child will also get a special gift from Santa’s own toy bag.

Service at noon and 2:15pm on Saturday and Sundays through December 22nd.

Learn more at rmne.org.

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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA    12/21

The Torrington Symphony Orchestra presents
A HOLIDAY TRIBUTE, seasonal favorites with
Chorus, Saturday, December 21st at 7:30 pm
in the Warner Theatre’s Studio Theatre

Learn more at warnertheatre.org

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ORDER XMAS COOKIES   12/15

The Grotto Cafe at Lourdes In Litchfield, 50
Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, is now taking orders
for Christmas Cookie Trays. Gluten free
cookies will also be available. Orders must be
placed and prepaid by Sunday, December
15th.

For further information, call 860-567-1041.

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HANUKKAH TALES & TREATS

12/28

The Scoville Library in Salisbury invites you to
Hanukkah tales and treats at 11am on
Saturday, December 28 th , the 6th day of
Hanukkah.

This event is for all ages.

Learn more at scovillelibrary.org

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF STUFF

1/4

Salisbury’s Scoville Library invites you to The
Psychology of Stuff: Why We Have So Much
and What We Can Do About It, presented by
Dr. Kelly Kandra Hughes PhD, Saturday,
January 4 th at 4:00 pm

Learn ways to minimalize our relationship
with stuff, and get practical advice for
decluttering and ways to keep our unwanted
stuff out of landfills.

Register at scovillelibrary.org

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PLASTIC TALK     1/11

Planet Earth Smothered by Plastic is the topic
of a presentation by the Washington
Environmental Council, Saturday, January 11 th
at 4:00 pm at Salisbury’s Scoville Library.

Only 9% of all plastic is recycled. 12.7 million
tons ends up in our oceans annually. By
2050, the amount of plastic swirling around
will outweigh all the fish in the sea.

Register at scovillelibrary.org

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TAXATION PLANNING STRATEGIES FOR
SMALL BUSINESSES  1/15

Kris Roberts, EA, ABD will discuss Taxation
Planning Strategies for Small Business
Startups as part of the Scoville Library’s
Business Mastery Series. Part one is
Wednesday, January 15 th at 6:00 pm
Register at scovillelibrary.org

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MILITARY DRONE TALK      1/25

The Scoville Library invites you to How
Military Drones are Changing the World
presented by Dan Getsinger, Co-director,
Center for the Study of the DroneSaturday,
January 25 th at 4:00 pm.

This will be a crash course in the history and
present-day applications of military drones.
Register at scovillelibrary.org

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED     12/17

Since 2003, Operation Overflow has been
providing a warm and safe overnight shelter
to homeless adults during the winter months.
They’re looking for volunteers to sleep
overnight with another volunteer in a
Torrington church so that no one has to sleep
outside in the winter.

A one-hour orientation for interested
volunteers will be offered at Trinity Church
(220 Prospect Street in Torrington) on
Tuesday December 17 at 7pm.

Learn more, email conradsank@gmail.com

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED          1/7

Since 2003, Operation Overflow has been
providing a warm and safe overnight shelter
to homeless adults during the winter months.
They’re looking for volunteers to sleep
overnight with another volunteer in a
Torrington church so that no one has to sleep
outside in the winter.

A one-hour orientation for interested
volunteers will be offered at Trinity Church
(220 Prospect Street in Torrington) on
Tuesday, January 7 at 7pm

Learn more, email conradsank@gmail.com

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CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

12/24

The Congregational Church of Burlington, 268
Spielmam Highway, Rt 4 invites you to join
them for Christmas Eve Services. They’re
offering a family service at 5pm and a
candlelight service at 11pm.

Learn more by calling 860 673-4618

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AUDUBON BIRD COUNT  12/15

Join Audubon and fellow bird-lovers for a
wonderful and impactful birding tradition!
The Trixie Strauss Christmas Bird Count,
which has been happening for 120 years, will
take place on Sunday, December 15 th .
The count area encompasses some
excellent birding areas in Sharon, Salisbury,
and Falls Village, Connecticut as well as
Amenia and North East, New York.
You don’t have to be an expert birder to
enjoy the count—it's for everyone and they
ask anyone who lives in the surrounding
towns to fill up their bird feeders to help with
our counts!

Learn more by calling the Sharon Audubon
Center at 860-364-0520.

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST       12/13

Cub Scout Pack 22 invites you to a free
pancake breakfast at Pilgrim House, 30
Granite Ave in Canaan, Saturday, December
14th from 8:30 to 11am.

They request that you bring a bag of food for
the fishes and loaves food pantry.

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MENTAL HEALTH DISCUSSION

12/17

Mental health and addiction service providers,
people in recovery, and other community
members are invited to help in planning an
awareness event for the upcoming year to
include workshops, a vigil, and community
involvement!

You don't need any special expertise, just a
passion for increasing awareness, knowledge,
and hope about behavioral health.
This December Planning Committee Meeting
will take place Tuesday, December 17th at
2:30pm at the Western Ct Mental Health
Network, 249 Winsted Rd in Torrington.

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BYOD MOVIE  12/19

The Torrington Library's next Bring your own
Dinner and a movie event features a showing
of the movie The Kitchen, rated R, Thursday,
December 19th at 6:00pm.

Learn more at Torringtonlirbray.org

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FREE CONCERT     1/18

The Norfolk Library presents a concert
featuring Moonshine Holler, a husband and
wife duet who captures the essence of
American roots music: hillbilly blues, ballads
and breakdowns, Carter family classics and
jug band stompers.

Saturday, January 18th, 5:00pm

Register for this free event at
norfolklibrary.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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