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FREE community event: Join Dawn Kurth, of No Kidding Nutrition (www.nokiddingnutrition.com) for a workshop sure to be of interest for anyone who's dealt with the six o'clock scramble or had one too many pizza nights. Dawn will provide parents with practical advice, sensible strategies, and time-saving tools for feeding their families nutritiously. Actionable steps, local and online resources,...

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Wildlife trafficking generates more than $10 billion a year for transnational organized criminal networks. Join us to learn about the work our Nature Initiative is doing to further the strategic new public/private partnerships emerging in the fight against wildlife trafficking. Hear from a panel of experts working to disrupt this international crime and discover how a unique collaboration...

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Join Baking Steel inventor Andris Lagsdin & Fresh Chef Craig for a relaxing and educational pizza workshop. In a hands on environment, Andris & Chef Craig will guide you through the process of crafting the perfect homemade pizza. A unique combination of interests and skills led to the birth of the Baking Steel and pizza is the better for it. (Our instructors will also demonstrate...

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The Litchfield Historical Society is hosting a talk with the former Connecticut State Archaeologist Nick Bellantoni about his new book The Long Journeys Home: The Repatriations of Henry ‘Ōpūkaha‘ia and Albert Afraid of Hawk, on Sunday, September 23 at 3 p.m. Henry ʻŌpūkahaʻia and Itankusun Wanbli lived almost a century apart and came from different Indigenous Nations...

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1750 Ogden House Tours

Sep 23, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Open Sundays beginning June 3 – September 30. This saltbox house was built in 1750 for David Ogden at the time of his marriage to Jane Sturges. For the next 125 years it was home for the Ogden family in the farming and coastal shipping town of Fairfield. The house provides a glimpse into the life of a middle-class colonial family. The Ogden House is owned and operated by the...

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 Enjoy the day touring 2 estates.  Explore The Mount (Edith Wharton’s Home) from 10:30am – 12:00pm, then head to Naumkeag for a tour and lunch from 12:30pm – 3:00pm.  (Lunch buffet at your own cost or bring your own lunch to enjoy on the premises). Cost includes transportation, admission and tours at both The Mount and Naumkeag.  Limited to 13.  Pre-registration and pre-payment is...

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This event occurs weekly, on Monday.

Gunn Memorial Library in Washington, CT is pleased to welcome back literary scholar Mark Scarbrough as he leads a five week course The Soul Ajar: An Emily Dickinson Literature Course.  The classes will be Mondays at 10:00am on September 24, October 1, October 15, October 22 and October 29, 2018 in the library’s Wykeham Room.  Participants will read as a class a small selection of the poems...

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Capture the imagination of your preschooler by exploring great artists and their masterpieces. Each week, children ages 3-5 will be introduced to one of the world’s great artists through stories, discussion, and hands-on art activities. Artwork created during the final class will be displayed in the Children’s Library in conjunction with Pequot’s 21st Annual Art Show: Emerging...

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Learn how to preserve your garden’s abundance for later enjoyment. What method of putting food by works best with which produce? Holli will explain food preservation traditions for beginners—including canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, and root cellaring—while sharing her preferred techniques. Participants will acquire basic knowledge about each food preservation practice and several...

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