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Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) 8:30 am
Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) @ Camp KO
Aug 1 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for Week 5 at Camp KO! July 30th – August 3rd -a Cappella (Grades 5-8) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -a Cappella (Grades 9-12) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -Culinary Food Styling with Chef Educator, Lindsay Perkins -Electronic Music with performer, producer, and composer, David Zucker -Football with KO coach, -3D Modeling/Robotics with technology and engineering education teacher, Jeff Carpenter -Printmaking & Bookmaking with award-winning artist and designer, Deborah Velásquez -Soccer with esteemed former player on the Turkish National Team and current KO Varsity[...]
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 1 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Blogging Adventure 1:00 pm
Blogging Adventure @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to share your ideas, photos, and writing with the world? Enjoy reading blogs and ready to start your own blogging adventure? In this week-long camp, you’ll set up your free WordPress site, delve into navigating the platform, write an About page that speaks to your interests, map out ideas for posts, learn how words and pictures work together for exciting storytelling, and write a variety of types of posts. You’ll have lots of prompts to inspire your writing. By the end of the week, you’ll be a confident blogger building an audience of your own! Monday July 30 th​ – Friday August 4 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Beverly Army Williams
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 1 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Watermelon Mini Session 6:00 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography | Vernon | Connecticut | United States
This Watermelon mini session will be held for 3 evenings August 1st, 2nd and 3rd for ages 6 months to 5 years. Available Sessions: 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm & 7:30pm ALL 3 evenings. Please email Kim to book a session [email protected]
Daughtry 8:00 pm
Daughtry @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 1 @ 8:00 pm
American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry has scored Billboard and American Music Awards, as well as Grammy Award nominations for hits including “Home,” “It’s Not Over” and “No Surprise.”
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Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) 8:30 am
Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) @ Camp KO
Aug 2 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for Week 5 at Camp KO! July 30th – August 3rd -a Cappella (Grades 5-8) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -a Cappella (Grades 9-12) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -Culinary Food Styling with Chef Educator, Lindsay Perkins -Electronic Music with performer, producer, and composer, David Zucker -Football with KO coach, -3D Modeling/Robotics with technology and engineering education teacher, Jeff Carpenter -Printmaking & Bookmaking with award-winning artist and designer, Deborah Velásquez -Soccer with esteemed former player on the Turkish National Team and current KO Varsity[...]
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Thrive on Thursdays 11:00 am
Thrive on Thursdays @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
THRIVE ON THURSDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE**REIKI** Join us every Thursday from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience!! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to downtown Torrington and Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in Torrington. We have known Rick[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 2 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Blogging Adventure 1:00 pm
Blogging Adventure @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to share your ideas, photos, and writing with the world? Enjoy reading blogs and ready to start your own blogging adventure? In this week-long camp, you’ll set up your free WordPress site, delve into navigating the platform, write an About page that speaks to your interests, map out ideas for posts, learn how words and pictures work together for exciting storytelling, and write a variety of types of posts. You’ll have lots of prompts to inspire your writing. By the end of the week, you’ll be a confident blogger building an audience of your own! Monday July 30 th​ – Friday August 4 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Beverly Army Williams
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Princess Heather and Princess Alanna for a magical afternoon in our fairy forest, complete with story time and a tea party afterward! Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm, with each week a different theme, like Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, and more. COST: $15
First Thursday Healing Open House 1:00 pm
First Thursday Healing Open House @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us the first Thursday of every month for a full day of healing! 1-6:30pm S O U L W O R K S Celebrate Spring with a Chakra Tune Up, and experience the healing power of Healing Energy Therapy with Karen Krayeski, Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and Reiki Master  $20/20 minutes Want to know what’s in store? Tracy Rowe has her tarot decks ready! ($1 a minute, 5 minute minimum). Choose your deck, Rider Waite, Goddess Tarot, Victorian Love Tarot, The Fairy Deck and more! 1-5pm Take a FREE Consultation with The Total Body Approach. Dan Tartaglia provides individuals with a broader understanding of health and a sustained sense of well-being through natural health practices. Rather than focusing on just the disease like[...]
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Historical Fiction 1:00 pm
Historical Fiction @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Have a favorite historical character? Wouldn’t you love being able to talk to that person and find out what he/she really thought about the events in his/her life? In this writing workshop, we’ll learn how writing historical fiction gives you a way to have that conversation. Tuesday July 10 th​ & Thursday July 12 th​ and Tuesday July 31 st​ & Thursday August 2nd​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $50 for 2 days with TJ Banks
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come hang out with us in our hidden castle room as we explore the mysterious side of fairy tales … we’ll talk about some of the darker and lesser-known tales and make cool related projects like grimoires (a kind of recipe book for spells). Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 2 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker 3:30 pm
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm Dee Becker $1 per minute (5 min. minimum) Angel Cards channel divine messages from the etheric world. A powerful tool for seeking guidance, Dee’s readings can help you become aware of your divine self, learn to grow spiritually in relationships, establish harmony in body, mind and spirit, learn to find meaningful work in line with your divine purpose or find personal renewal in the natural cycles of life. Dee Becker: • Reiki Master / Teacher • AADP Certified Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition (2013) • Member – American Association of Drugless Practitioners • NADA Certified AcuDetox Specialist (2014) • Member NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Dee escaped the corporate world in 2015 to follow her passion after many years[...]
Beginners Homeopathy Class 6:00 pm
Beginners Homeopathy Class @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays 6-8pm Michelle Pickering DSH, CCH Act Natural Health & Wellness 24 Water Street Torrington, CT (or online) $70 ($65 if registered by May 30th) Homeopathy is an approach to medicine based on the principle that any substance that can cause illness can also be a cure. Centuries old, its practice has always enjoyed wide popularity among individuals looking for safe and effective ways to treat illness as well as to improve their health. In this 4 month course, starting May 31, 2018 and ending in September 2018, we will use Miranda Castro’s – The Complete Homeopathy Handbook (book not provided-follow link to purchase) to get a better understanding  of homeopathy, learn homeopathic terminology, the difference between an acute and a chronic illness and[...]
First Thursday Card Class 6:00 pm
First Thursday Card Class @ Stampin' Up!
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
EVENT DATE:  Thursday July 5, 2018 06:00:00 PM First Thursday card class Come “Crafting with Catfring!” on the first Thursday of the month card class. This card class is a 3 for $8 with two all occasion cards and a project for only $8 and let us not forget the one or two eazy peazy cards for only $1 each. As a bonus most times one of these cards is a masculine card. This class starts at 6:00 PM and is scheduled to end at 8:30 PM. If you have a bone folder and/or snail adhesive bring these items with you to class. Please RSVP by the Monday before class so that I am prepared. Thank you and I look forward to stamping[...]
Watermelon Mini Session 6:00 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography
Aug 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography | Vernon | Connecticut | United States
This Watermelon mini session will be held for 3 evenings August 1st, 2nd and 3rd for ages 6 months to 5 years. Available Sessions: 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm & 7:30pm ALL 3 evenings. Please email Kim to book a session [email protected]
Jerry Douglas & The Earls of Leicester 8:00 pm
Jerry Douglas & The Earls of Leicester @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 2 @ 8:00 pm
Grammy Award-winning Bluegrass group assembled by Jerry Douglas to present the music of Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs and their band the Foggy Mountain Boys to a contemporary audience.
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Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) 8:30 am
Camp KO Week 5 (July 30-Aug 3) @ Camp KO
Aug 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Join us for Week 5 at Camp KO! July 30th – August 3rd -a Cappella (Grades 5-8) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -a Cappella (Grades 9-12) with accomplished musician, and KO faculty member, David Baker, and Andrew John Kim and Mallory Moser from NYC a capella group, Backtrack -Culinary Food Styling with Chef Educator, Lindsay Perkins -Electronic Music with performer, producer, and composer, David Zucker -Football with KO coach, -3D Modeling/Robotics with technology and engineering education teacher, Jeff Carpenter -Printmaking & Bookmaking with award-winning artist and designer, Deborah Velásquez -Soccer with esteemed former player on the Turkish National Team and current KO Varsity[...]
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 3 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 3 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Blogging Adventure 1:00 pm
Blogging Adventure @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Want to share your ideas, photos, and writing with the world? Enjoy reading blogs and ready to start your own blogging adventure? In this week-long camp, you’ll set up your free WordPress site, delve into navigating the platform, write an About page that speaks to your interests, map out ideas for posts, learn how words and pictures work together for exciting storytelling, and write a variety of types of posts. You’ll have lots of prompts to inspire your writing. By the end of the week, you’ll be a confident blogger building an audience of your own! Monday July 30 th​ – Friday August 4 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Beverly Army Williams
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 3 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Watermelon Mini Session 6:00 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography
Aug 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watermelon Mini Session @ Three60 Photography | Vernon | Connecticut | United States
This Watermelon mini session will be held for 3 evenings August 1st, 2nd and 3rd for ages 6 months to 5 years. Available Sessions: 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm & 7:30pm ALL 3 evenings. Please email Kim to book a session [email protected]
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
: Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Disney’s The Little Mermaid 8:00 pm
Disney’s The Little Mermaid @ Warner Theatre
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm
× Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater Book by Doug Wright Based on Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker & Ron Clements Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling[...]
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Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop 10:00 am
Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturdays 10-11am Dee Becker $15 per person or $50 per month yoga mat recommended Get fit in time for the holidays! Classes will run weekly, and monthly cards are available for $50 a month, or you can drop in and pay $15 per class.
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 4 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 4 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 4 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Disney’s The Little Mermaid 8:00 pm
Disney’s The Little Mermaid @ Warner Theatre
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
× Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater Book by Doug Wright Based on Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker & Ron Clements Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling[...]
Patty Smyth & Scandal 8:00 pm
Patty Smyth & Scandal @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 4 @ 8:00 pm
Opening Act: Empty Pockets • Patty Smyth has always at heart been a rock and roll chick. The Oscar and Grammy Award-nominated rocker is best known for the hit singles “The Warrior” and “Goodbye To You,” “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough.”
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ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard 8:00 am
ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 5 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://www.mjbeardfoodsafety.com/
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 5 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 5 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 5 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Disney’s The Little Mermaid 2:00 pm
Disney’s The Little Mermaid @ Warner Theatre
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm
× Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater Book by Doug Wright Based on Hans Christian Andersen story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker and written & directed by John Musker & Ron Clements Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling[...]
Dungeons & Dragons 4:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Whether you have a character already created, or you’re a first-timer who’d like to learn what D&D is all about, you’ll love playing in our secret medieval castle room. Individual one-off campaigns happen each weekend through the summer, and we also offer “How To Play D&D” classes at various intervals. Sundays from 4:00-6:00 pm. Limited to 6 players. Cost: $10 per meeting with Dave Murray
The Big Lebowski – 20th Anniversary 7:00 pm
The Big Lebowski – 20th Anniversary @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm
From the Academy Award®-winning Coen brothers, The Big Lebowski is a hilariously quirky comedy about bowling, a severed toe, White Russians and a guy named…The Dude.
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Fairytale Creatures 10:00 am
Fairytale Creatures @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab your imagination, your thinking cap & your pen for an adventure of words! Join kidlit author Dawn Metcalf for a series of writing workshops exploring the fantasy creatures you love best! Dragons! Good & Bad fairies! Elves vs. Dwarves! We will be constructing and reinventing each of these creatures, their powers and habitats, their habits and origins, co-creating some fantastic fantasy fiction that you can bring home! Monday August 6 th​ , Wednesday August 8 th​ & Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $75 for 3 days with Dawn Metcalf
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
TV Writing 10:00 am
TV Writing @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing the TV Pilot – Learn how to craft stories for the small screen by: hooking an audience, creating intriguing lead characters and plot players that share deep relationships, building in empathy, high stakes, dilemmas and infinite storylines. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Pamela Goulardt
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Web Streaming 1:00 pm
Web Streaming @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serial Screenwriting for Web-Streaming: Learn to create in-demand, binge-worthy scripts for this new market, with Big Picture Hooks, Engaging Characters, Relationship Maps, Viewer Obsession, Layers of Mystery, Open Loops, and Intrigue. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 with Pamela Goulardt
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Gentle Flow Yoga 6:00 pm
Gentle Flow Yoga @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mondays 6-7pm Cynthia Saccoman $15 Drop-in. This soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this of this class allows you to enjoy each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great. Be sure to bring your mat, blocks and straps to take full advantage of this practice.
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky): Met Opera in HD 6:30 pm
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky): Met Opera in HD @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm
Beloved American soprano Renée Fleming joins Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece of unrequited young love.
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
TV Writing 10:00 am
TV Writing @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing the TV Pilot – Learn how to craft stories for the small screen by: hooking an audience, creating intriguing lead characters and plot players that share deep relationships, building in empathy, high stakes, dilemmas and infinite storylines. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Pamela Goulardt
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 7 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 7 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 7 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Thrive on Tuesdays 11:30 am
Thrive on Tuesdays @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 7 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Doctor Rick is away for the summer. He will return in September! THRIVE ON TUESDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE** Join us the first two Tuesdays of every month from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
American Girl Club (grades 3-6) 1:00 pm
American Girl Club (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us as we meet one of the BeForever American Girls and look at history through her eyes. We will discuss each girl, the challenges they would have faced from the era they represent, make a craft, have a snack and make some new friendships along the way! Please bring your favorite American Girl Doll with you! [Led by Cheryl Schweizer, a former history and language arts teacher]. Tuesday July 10 th​ & August 7 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15 each
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Web Streaming 1:00 pm
Web Streaming @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serial Screenwriting for Web-Streaming: Learn to create in-demand, binge-worthy scripts for this new market, with Big Picture Hooks, Engaging Characters, Relationship Maps, Viewer Obsession, Layers of Mystery, Open Loops, and Intrigue. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 with Pamela Goulardt
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 7 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Church Group 6:00 pm
Church Group @ Stampin' Up!
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
EVENT DATE:  Tuesday July 10,2018 06:00:00 PM Church Group Our Church group card class will be held on the first Tuesday after the First Thursday card class. We will be making 3 cards for only $8 and the class will start at 6:00 PM and end on or before 8:30 PM.I will try to add one or two easy peazy cards to this class for only $1 each. Please RSVP by the week before our class so that I am prepared. If you have a bone folder, scissors and/ or snail adhesive please bring that with you to class. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you this month!
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Fairytale Creatures 10:00 am
Fairytale Creatures @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab your imagination, your thinking cap & your pen for an adventure of words! Join kidlit author Dawn Metcalf for a series of writing workshops exploring the fantasy creatures you love best! Dragons! Good & Bad fairies! Elves vs. Dwarves! We will be constructing and reinventing each of these creatures, their powers and habitats, their habits and origins, co-creating some fantastic fantasy fiction that you can bring home! Monday August 6 th​ , Wednesday August 8 th​ & Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $75 for 3 days with Dawn Metcalf
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
TV Writing 10:00 am
TV Writing @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing the TV Pilot – Learn how to craft stories for the small screen by: hooking an audience, creating intriguing lead characters and plot players that share deep relationships, building in empathy, high stakes, dilemmas and infinite storylines. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Pamela Goulardt
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 8 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 8 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Web Streaming 1:00 pm
Web Streaming @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serial Screenwriting for Web-Streaming: Learn to create in-demand, binge-worthy scripts for this new market, with Big Picture Hooks, Engaging Characters, Relationship Maps, Viewer Obsession, Layers of Mystery, Open Loops, and Intrigue. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 with Pamela Goulardt
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 8 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Dark Star Orchestra: Acoustic 7:30 pm
Dark Star Orchestra: Acoustic @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 8 @ 7:30 pm
After 9 years, DSO returns to The Ridgefield Playhouse with a rare acoustic set!
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
TV Writing 10:00 am
TV Writing @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing the TV Pilot – Learn how to craft stories for the small screen by: hooking an audience, creating intriguing lead characters and plot players that share deep relationships, building in empathy, high stakes, dilemmas and infinite storylines. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Pamela Goulardt
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 9 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Thrive on Thursdays 11:00 am
Thrive on Thursdays @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
THRIVE ON THURSDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE**REIKI** Join us every Thursday from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience!! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to downtown Torrington and Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in Torrington. We have known Rick[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 9 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Web Streaming 1:00 pm
Web Streaming @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serial Screenwriting for Web-Streaming: Learn to create in-demand, binge-worthy scripts for this new market, with Big Picture Hooks, Engaging Characters, Relationship Maps, Viewer Obsession, Layers of Mystery, Open Loops, and Intrigue. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 with Pamela Goulardt
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 9 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker 3:30 pm
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm Dee Becker $1 per minute (5 min. minimum) Angel Cards channel divine messages from the etheric world. A powerful tool for seeking guidance, Dee’s readings can help you become aware of your divine self, learn to grow spiritually in relationships, establish harmony in body, mind and spirit, learn to find meaningful work in line with your divine purpose or find personal renewal in the natural cycles of life. Dee Becker: • Reiki Master / Teacher • AADP Certified Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition (2013) • Member – American Association of Drugless Practitioners • NADA Certified AcuDetox Specialist (2014) • Member NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Dee escaped the corporate world in 2015 to follow her passion after many years[...]
Beginners Homeopathy Class 6:00 pm
Beginners Homeopathy Class @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays 6-8pm Michelle Pickering DSH, CCH Act Natural Health & Wellness 24 Water Street Torrington, CT (or online) $70 ($65 if registered by May 30th) Homeopathy is an approach to medicine based on the principle that any substance that can cause illness can also be a cure. Centuries old, its practice has always enjoyed wide popularity among individuals looking for safe and effective ways to treat illness as well as to improve their health. In this 4 month course, starting May 31, 2018 and ending in September 2018, we will use Miranda Castro’s – The Complete Homeopathy Handbook (book not provided-follow link to purchase) to get a better understanding  of homeopathy, learn homeopathic terminology, the difference between an acute and a chronic illness and[...]
Overcoming Photo Overwhelm – Printed Photos 6:00 pm
Overcoming Photo Overwhelm – Printed Photos @ EASTCONN Adult Ed Center
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you have printed photos in boxes, bins and old photo albums that are tucked away in closets, your attic or basement? Has it been years since you looked at those photos and you keep telling yourself that someday you’ll organize them? If so, then this hands-on class is for you! You’ll walk away with a methodology for sorting and preserving your photo collection to be enjoyed now and for future generations. Bring up to 500 photos that you want to sort and organize. An optional archival-safe photo storage box will be available for purchase at the end of the class. Please register at: https://register.asapconnected.com/ClassDetail.aspx?pk=1117653
Overcoming Photo Overwhelm Workshop with Memory Lane Photo Solutions 6:00 pm
Overcoming Photo Overwhelm Workshop with Memory Lane Photo Solutions @ Eastern Connecticut State University Adult Education Center
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Do you have printed photos in boxes, bins and old photo albums that are tucked away in closets, your attic or basement? Has it been years since you looked at those photos and you keep telling yourself that someday you’ll organize them? If so, then this hands-on class is for you!  You’ll walk away with a methodology for sorting and preserving your photo collection to be enjoyed now and for future generations. Bring up to 500 photos that you want to sort and organize. An optional archival-safe photo storage box will be available for purchase at the end of the class. Register at: https://register.asapconnected.com/ClassDetail.aspx?pk=1117652
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Fairytale Creatures 10:00 am
Fairytale Creatures @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab your imagination, your thinking cap & your pen for an adventure of words! Join kidlit author Dawn Metcalf for a series of writing workshops exploring the fantasy creatures you love best! Dragons! Good & Bad fairies! Elves vs. Dwarves! We will be constructing and reinventing each of these creatures, their powers and habitats, their habits and origins, co-creating some fantastic fantasy fiction that you can bring home! Monday August 6 th​ , Wednesday August 8 th​ & Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $75 for 3 days with Dawn Metcalf
Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
TV Writing 10:00 am
TV Writing @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Writing the TV Pilot – Learn how to craft stories for the small screen by: hooking an audience, creating intriguing lead characters and plot players that share deep relationships, building in empathy, high stakes, dilemmas and infinite storylines. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $200 for the week with Pamela Goulardt
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 10 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 10 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Web Streaming 1:00 pm
Web Streaming @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Serial Screenwriting for Web-Streaming: Learn to create in-demand, binge-worthy scripts for this new market, with Big Picture Hooks, Engaging Characters, Relationship Maps, Viewer Obsession, Layers of Mystery, Open Loops, and Intrigue. Monday August 6 th​ – Friday August 10 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $200 with Pamela Goulardt
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 10 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
: Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
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Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop 10:00 am
Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturdays 10-11am Dee Becker $15 per person or $50 per month yoga mat recommended Get fit in time for the holidays! Classes will run weekly, and monthly cards are available for $50 a month, or you can drop in and pay $15 per class.
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 11 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 11 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 11 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Finding Nemo 2:00 pm
Finding Nemo @ Warner Theatre
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm
× Finding Nemo is a 2003 American computer-animated adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Written and directed by Andrew Stanton with co-direction by Lee Unkrich, the film stars the voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, Alexander Gould, and Willem Dafoe. It tells the story of the overprotective ocellaris clownfish named Marlin who, along with a regal blue tang named Dory, searches for his abducted son Nemo all the way to Sydney Harbour. Along the way, Marlin learns to take risks and comes to terms with Nemo taking care of himself. Finding Nemo was released on May 30, 2003; the film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and was nominated in three more[...]
Danbury Music Centre and the RSO Present: The Charles Ives Concert Series 7:30 pm
Danbury Music Centre and the RSO Present: The Charles Ives Concert Series @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Charles Ives Concert Series, in partnership with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, presents a program that dives into an emerging trend in American music: a new kind of sincerity.
JAWS 8:00 pm
JAWS @ Warner Theatre
Aug 11 @ 8:00 pm
Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley’s 1974 novel of the same name. In the story, a giant man-eating great white shark attacks beachgoers on Amity Island, a fictional New England summer resort town, prompting the local police chief to hunt it with the help of a marine biologist and a professional shark hunter. The film stars Roy Scheider as police chief Martin Brody, Robert Shaw as shark hunter Quint, Richard Dreyfuss as oceanographer Matt Hooper, Murray Hamilton as Larry Vaughn, Mayor of Amity Island, and Lorraine Gary as Brody’s wife, Ellen. The screenplay is credited to both Benchley, who wrote the first drafts, and actor-writer Carl Gottlieb, who rewrote the script[...]
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ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard 8:00 am
ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 12 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://www.mjbeardfoodsafety.com/
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 12 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 12 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 12 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 12 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Dungeons & Dragons 4:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Whether you have a character already created, or you’re a first-timer who’d like to learn what D&D is all about, you’ll love playing in our secret medieval castle room. Individual one-off campaigns happen each weekend through the summer, and we also offer “How To Play D&D” classes at various intervals. Sundays from 4:00-6:00 pm. Limited to 6 players. Cost: $10 per meeting with Dave Murray
Jeff Daniels & The Ben Daniels Band 7:30 pm
Jeff Daniels & The Ben Daniels Band @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm
With eight solo records under his belt and a tour history that has seen him share the stage with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joe Ely, Guy Clark, Keb Mo’, and Bruce Hornsby, he’s earned a reputation as an accomplished singer-songwriter, one that transcends the actor-turned-musician stereotype.
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Illustrate a Storybook 10:00 am
Illustrate a Storybook @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn from a professional cartoonist how to build and illustrate your own 5-page storybook. Plan the story arc, design the characters, then write the book! Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $125 for the week with Matt Ryan
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
College Essay Writing Boot Camp 1:00 pm
College Essay Writing Boot Camp @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who do you think you are – and how can you convey your unique qualities in a standout college essay? During this weeklong “boot camp with Brynn Mandel,” college applicants brainstorm, arrange, revise, and polish what seems to be THE MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY EVER. This program expertly coaches applicants through the writing process to help them adopt the same strategies that earned model essays used in this workshop admittance into places like Princeton and Stanford universities. Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $250 for the week with Brynn Mandel
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Gentle Flow Yoga 6:00 pm
Gentle Flow Yoga @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mondays 6-7pm Cynthia Saccoman $15 Drop-in. This soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this of this class allows you to enjoy each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great. Be sure to bring your mat, blocks and straps to take full advantage of this practice.
Turandot (Puccini): Met Opera in HD 6:30 pm
Turandot (Puccini): Met Opera in HD @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm
Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China. Tenor Marco Berti is Calàf, the brave prince who sings “Nessun Dorma” and wins her hand. Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production is conducted by Paolo Carignani.
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Illustrate a Storybook 10:00 am
Illustrate a Storybook @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn from a professional cartoonist how to build and illustrate your own 5-page storybook. Plan the story arc, design the characters, then write the book! Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $125 for the week with Matt Ryan
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 14 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 14 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 14 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Thrive on Tuesdays 11:30 am
Thrive on Tuesdays @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Doctor Rick is away for the summer. He will return in September! THRIVE ON TUESDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE** Join us the first two Tuesdays of every month from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
College Essay Writing Boot Camp 1:00 pm
College Essay Writing Boot Camp @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who do you think you are – and how can you convey your unique qualities in a standout college essay? During this weeklong “boot camp with Brynn Mandel,” college applicants brainstorm, arrange, revise, and polish what seems to be THE MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY EVER. This program expertly coaches applicants through the writing process to help them adopt the same strategies that earned model essays used in this workshop admittance into places like Princeton and Stanford universities. Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $250 for the week with Brynn Mandel
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Teatime Tuesdays (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Teatime Tuesdays (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a fun and fancy tea party complete with literary-themed activities from stories like Fancy Nancy, Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins, Anne of Green Gables, and more! Every other Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15
Tuesdays at the Castle (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Tuesdays at the Castle (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us in our awesome secret castle room to immerse yourself in another world and learn the basics of classic fantasy games. Learn to play: Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, YuGiOh, Pokemon each week! Every other Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 pm. COST: $15 each class
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 14 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Drinkable Arts at Arooga’s 32 6:00 pm
Drinkable Arts at Arooga’s 32 @ Arooga's 32
Aug 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ready to get your Creativity on Mixed with a Ton of Fun? Come paint your own glass at Arooga’s 32 in Uncasville and ‘UNCORK YOUR CREATIVE SIDE!!’ You choose the glass you would like to paint/design and we provide all materials and help you make your creativity come to life! Register in advance to reserve your seat today!! Class fee is $30 dollars and includes: Glass, glass paint, brushes, and all supplies needed! Feeling Creative? Add an extra glass the night of the event for $15 cash!! Stay connected and “Like” Drinkable Arts Connecticut on Facebook!! . Instructor: Mary Damm [email protected]
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Illustrate a Storybook 10:00 am
Illustrate a Storybook @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn from a professional cartoonist how to build and illustrate your own 5-page storybook. Plan the story arc, design the characters, then write the book! Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $125 for the week with Matt Ryan
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 15 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 15 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
College Essay Writing Boot Camp 1:00 pm
College Essay Writing Boot Camp @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who do you think you are – and how can you convey your unique qualities in a standout college essay? During this weeklong “boot camp with Brynn Mandel,” college applicants brainstorm, arrange, revise, and polish what seems to be THE MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY EVER. This program expertly coaches applicants through the writing process to help them adopt the same strategies that earned model essays used in this workshop admittance into places like Princeton and Stanford universities. Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $250 for the week with Brynn Mandel
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 15 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
The Beach Boys 7:00 pm
The Beach Boys @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm
The unforgettable harmonies and classic sound of The Beach Boys will bring Good Vibrations back to The Ridgefield Playhouse after their sold-out performances in 2015 and 2017!
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Illustrate a Storybook 10:00 am
Illustrate a Storybook @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn from a professional cartoonist how to build and illustrate your own 5-page storybook. Plan the story arc, design the characters, then write the book! Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $125 for the week with Matt Ryan
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 16 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Thrive on Thursdays 11:00 am
Thrive on Thursdays @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
THRIVE ON THURSDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE**REIKI** Join us every Thursday from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience!! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to downtown Torrington and Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in Torrington. We have known Rick[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
College Essay Writing Boot Camp 1:00 pm
College Essay Writing Boot Camp @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who do you think you are – and how can you convey your unique qualities in a standout college essay? During this weeklong “boot camp with Brynn Mandel,” college applicants brainstorm, arrange, revise, and polish what seems to be THE MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY EVER. This program expertly coaches applicants through the writing process to help them adopt the same strategies that earned model essays used in this workshop admittance into places like Princeton and Stanford universities. Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $250 for the week with Brynn Mandel
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Princess Heather and Princess Alanna for a magical afternoon in our fairy forest, complete with story time and a tea party afterward! Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm, with each week a different theme, like Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, and more. COST: $15
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come hang out with us in our hidden castle room as we explore the mysterious side of fairy tales … we’ll talk about some of the darker and lesser-known tales and make cool related projects like grimoires (a kind of recipe book for spells). Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 16 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker 3:30 pm
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm Dee Becker $1 per minute (5 min. minimum) Angel Cards channel divine messages from the etheric world. A powerful tool for seeking guidance, Dee’s readings can help you become aware of your divine self, learn to grow spiritually in relationships, establish harmony in body, mind and spirit, learn to find meaningful work in line with your divine purpose or find personal renewal in the natural cycles of life. Dee Becker: • Reiki Master / Teacher • AADP Certified Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition (2013) • Member – American Association of Drugless Practitioners • NADA Certified AcuDetox Specialist (2014) • Member NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Dee escaped the corporate world in 2015 to follow her passion after many years[...]
Beginners Homeopathy Class 6:00 pm
Beginners Homeopathy Class @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays 6-8pm Michelle Pickering DSH, CCH Act Natural Health & Wellness 24 Water Street Torrington, CT (or online) $70 ($65 if registered by May 30th) Homeopathy is an approach to medicine based on the principle that any substance that can cause illness can also be a cure. Centuries old, its practice has always enjoyed wide popularity among individuals looking for safe and effective ways to treat illness as well as to improve their health. In this 4 month course, starting May 31, 2018 and ending in September 2018, we will use Miranda Castro’s – The Complete Homeopathy Handbook (book not provided-follow link to purchase) to get a better understanding  of homeopathy, learn homeopathic terminology, the difference between an acute and a chronic illness and[...]
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox 7:30 pm
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
The multi-talented collective has interpreted hits by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, The White Stripes, Lorde, Outkast, Radiohead, Maroon 5 and many more!
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Illustrate a Storybook 10:00 am
Illustrate a Storybook @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn from a professional cartoonist how to build and illustrate your own 5-page storybook. Plan the story arc, design the characters, then write the book! Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $125 for the week with Matt Ryan
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 17 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 17 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
College Essay Writing Boot Camp 1:00 pm
College Essay Writing Boot Camp @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Who do you think you are – and how can you convey your unique qualities in a standout college essay? During this weeklong “boot camp with Brynn Mandel,” college applicants brainstorm, arrange, revise, and polish what seems to be THE MOST IMPORTANT ESSAY EVER. This program expertly coaches applicants through the writing process to help them adopt the same strategies that earned model essays used in this workshop admittance into places like Princeton and Stanford universities. Monday August 13 th​ – Friday August 17 th​ from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $250 for the week with Brynn Mandel
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 17 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Disney’s Mulan Junior 6:00 pm
Disney’s Mulan Junior @ Warner Theatre
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm
 
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
: Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Beach Wood Sign Painting at The Pavilion 8:00 pm
Beach Wood Sign Painting at The Pavilion @ The Pavilion
Aug 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ready to get your Creativity on Mixed with a Ton of Fun? Come paint your own glass at Arooga’s 32 in Uncasville and ‘UNCORK YOUR CREATIVE SIDE!!’ You choose the glass you would like to paint/design and we provide all materials and help you make your creativity come to life! Register in advance to reserve your seat today!! Class fee is $30 dollars and includes: Glass, glass paint, brushes, and all supplies needed! Feeling Creative? Add an extra glass the night of the event for $15 cash!! Stay connected and “Like” Drinkable Arts Connecticut on Facebook!! . Instructor: Mary Damm [email protected]
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Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop 10:00 am
Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturdays 10-11am Dee Becker $15 per person or $50 per month yoga mat recommended Get fit in time for the holidays! Classes will run weekly, and monthly cards are available for $50 a month, or you can drop in and pay $15 per class.
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 18 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 18 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Disney’s Mulan Junior 2:00 pm
Disney’s Mulan Junior @ Warner Theatre
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm
 
Disney’s Mulan Junior 6:00 pm
Disney’s Mulan Junior @ Warner Theatre
Aug 18 @ 6:00 pm
 
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ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard 8:00 am
ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://www.mjbeardfoodsafety.com/
National Aviation Day Celebration 10:00 am
National Aviation Day Celebration @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Established by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939 to commemorate the anniversary of Orville Wright’s birthday, this year’s event celebrates over one hundred years of New England aviation history. Join us for activities for children, families, and aviation enthusiasts of all ages. The program includes our popular Open Cockpit experiences in real aircraft; hands-on Build & Fly Challenge; interactive Flight Science Demonstrations; virtual flight simulators; and much more! Also on that day Don Boccaccio, a Crew Member and Tour Leader on Fifi, one of two B-29 WWII bombers still flying will provide a “behind the scenes” look at Fifi and what it takes to keep wind under her wings. The program begins at 1:00 in the Museum’s conference room. The talk[...]
Build & Fly Activities 10:30 am
Build & Fly Activities @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Soaring Story Time 10:45 am
Soaring Story Time @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 10:45 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 am
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 11:30 am
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Flight Science Demonstrations 1:30 pm
Flight Science Demonstrations @ New England Air Museum
Aug 19 @ 1:30 pm
Daily activities include: Open Cockpit Experiences Climb inside real aircraft cockpits and experience the view from the pilot’s seat! Build & Fly Activities 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Create and launch your own aircraft. Challenges vary daily and are best for visitors ages 5 and up. Flight Science Demonstrations 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Discover the science of flight through educational, interactive demonstrations. Demonstrations vary daily and are best for visitors ages 8 and up. Soaring Story Time 10:45 a.m. Listen to a high-flying story and learn about its connections to our historic aircraft. Stories vary daily and are best for visitors ages 3 and up. …And more! Additional activities include Flight Simulators, Aircraft Quest Scavenger Hunts, Kidsport: The Kids[...]
Dungeons & Dragons 4:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Whether you have a character already created, or you’re a first-timer who’d like to learn what D&D is all about, you’ll love playing in our secret medieval castle room. Individual one-off campaigns happen each weekend through the summer, and we also offer “How To Play D&D” classes at various intervals. Sundays from 4:00-6:00 pm. Limited to 6 players. Cost: $10 per meeting with Dave Murray
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Gentle Flow Yoga 6:00 pm
Gentle Flow Yoga @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mondays 6-7pm Cynthia Saccoman $15 Drop-in. This soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this of this class allows you to enjoy each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great. Be sure to bring your mat, blocks and straps to take full advantage of this practice.
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Thrive on Thursdays 11:00 am
Thrive on Thursdays @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
THRIVE ON THURSDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE**REIKI** Join us every Thursday from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience!! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to downtown Torrington and Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in Torrington. We have known Rick[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker 3:30 pm
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 23 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm Dee Becker $1 per minute (5 min. minimum) Angel Cards channel divine messages from the etheric world. A powerful tool for seeking guidance, Dee’s readings can help you become aware of your divine self, learn to grow spiritually in relationships, establish harmony in body, mind and spirit, learn to find meaningful work in line with your divine purpose or find personal renewal in the natural cycles of life. Dee Becker: • Reiki Master / Teacher • AADP Certified Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition (2013) • Member – American Association of Drugless Practitioners • NADA Certified AcuDetox Specialist (2014) • Member NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Dee escaped the corporate world in 2015 to follow her passion after many years[...]
Beginners Homeopathy Class 6:00 pm
Beginners Homeopathy Class @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays 6-8pm Michelle Pickering DSH, CCH Act Natural Health & Wellness 24 Water Street Torrington, CT (or online) $70 ($65 if registered by May 30th) Homeopathy is an approach to medicine based on the principle that any substance that can cause illness can also be a cure. Centuries old, its practice has always enjoyed wide popularity among individuals looking for safe and effective ways to treat illness as well as to improve their health. In this 4 month course, starting May 31, 2018 and ending in September 2018, we will use Miranda Castro’s – The Complete Homeopathy Handbook (book not provided-follow link to purchase) to get a better understanding  of homeopathy, learn homeopathic terminology, the difference between an acute and a chronic illness and[...]
Gift Card Holder 6:00 pm
Gift Card Holder @ Stampin' Up!
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
EVENT DATE:  Thursday July 19,2018 06:00:00 PM One Sheet Wonder Come Crafting with Catfring! I am going to host a “One sheet wonder” stamp class. We will be using retired 12 x 12″ DSP (Designer Series Paper). This class will show you ways to use one sheet of 12 x 12″ DSP, matching card stock colors, your choice of sentiments & accessories to complete 7-11 cards, depending on the OSW pattern that we use. You get to choose from the DSP that I have. The fee for this class will be $10 since we will be using retired colors and paper. Please bring your own adhesive, bone folder and portable paper cutter. Please RSVP by the Monday before so that I am prepared. Thank[...]
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Come See Marvelous Mouse at the 34th Annual Plainville Fire Co. Hot Air Balloon Festival 6:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
: Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Wizard of Oz 7:00 pm
Wizard of Oz @ Warner Theatre
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Come See Marvelous Mouse at the 34th Annual Plainville Fire Co. Hot Air Balloon Festival 6:00 am
Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop 10:00 am
Fit For the Holidays – BODY FLEX Workshop @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Saturdays 10-11am Dee Becker $15 per person or $50 per month yoga mat recommended Get fit in time for the holidays! Classes will run weekly, and monthly cards are available for $50 a month, or you can drop in and pay $15 per class.
Christian Dance Day 11:00 am
Christian Dance Day @ Quassy Amusement & Waterpark
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Aug. 25 – Christian Dance Day at the Carousel Theatre stage featuring regional praise and worship teams.
Wizard of Oz 12:00 pm
Wizard of Oz @ Warner Theatre
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm
 
Wizard of Oz 3:30 pm
Wizard of Oz @ Warner Theatre
Aug 25 @ 3:30 pm
 
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Come See Marvelous Mouse at the 34th Annual Plainville Fire Co. Hot Air Balloon Festival 6:00 am
ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard 8:00 am
ServSafe Food Safety Training with Matt Beard @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
https://www.mjbeardfoodsafety.com/
Dungeons & Dragons 4:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Whether you have a character already created, or you’re a first-timer who’d like to learn what D&D is all about, you’ll love playing in our secret medieval castle room. Individual one-off campaigns happen each weekend through the summer, and we also offer “How To Play D&D” classes at various intervals. Sundays from 4:00-6:00 pm. Limited to 6 players. Cost: $10 per meeting with Dave Murray
Northwest CT Idol 2018 7:00 pm
Northwest CT Idol 2018 @ Warner Theatre
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Gentle Flow Yoga 6:00 pm
Gentle Flow Yoga @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mondays 6-7pm Cynthia Saccoman $15 Drop-in. This soothing gentle practice focuses on moving slowly into basic yoga poses while using the breath as a tool to remain present and mindful. The slow pace of this of this class allows you to enjoy each pose. Expect lots of stretching and lengthening with a heavy dose of relaxation to wrap up your practice and leave you feeling great. Be sure to bring your mat, blocks and straps to take full advantage of this practice.
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Teatime Tuesdays (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Teatime Tuesdays (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a fun and fancy tea party complete with literary-themed activities from stories like Fancy Nancy, Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins, Anne of Green Gables, and more! Every other Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15
Tuesdays at the Castle (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Tuesdays at the Castle (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us in our awesome secret castle room to immerse yourself in another world and learn the basics of classic fantasy games. Learn to play: Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, YuGiOh, Pokemon each week! Every other Tuesday from 1:00-3:00 pm. COST: $15 each class
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
Thrive on Thursdays 11:00 am
Thrive on Thursdays @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
THRIVE ON THURSDAYS~**CHIROPRACTIC**CHAIR MASSAGE**REIKI** Join us every Thursday from 11am-1pm at Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in downtown Torrington, for Chiropractic treatments with Dr. Rick, www.goodchiro.net and his “Service Dog” Dakota too, Christine Decarolis, LMT offers $1 per minute chair massage. Try 5 minutes before or after your chiropractic adjustment as an added “feel good” experience!! Spend your lunch with us! No Appointment necessary! Chiropractic treatments are affordable, and Dr. Rick has sliding scale fees to fit your financial needs, or you can put what you can afford in his Honesty Box. Rick is bringing his expertise in chiropractic care from West Hartford to downtown Torrington and Act Natural Health & Wellness, 24 Water Street in Torrington. We have known Rick[...]
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Fairytales in the Forest (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Princess Heather and Princess Alanna for a magical afternoon in our fairy forest, complete with story time and a tea party afterward! Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm, with each week a different theme, like Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, and more. COST: $15
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio 1:00 pm
Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop by Happalonia Green’s Crafting Studio to make cool upcycled projects. Check the calendar for the project of the week, and bring old stuff from home to work with. Tuesdays & Thursdays in July and August from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: ranges from $5-$15 depending on how much old stuff you can contribute to the project. Pay $5 to reserve your spot, and you can pay any necessary balance at the door. With Jen Cook
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) 1:00 pm
Legendary Lore (ages 7-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come hang out with us in our hidden castle room as we explore the mysterious side of fairy tales … we’ll talk about some of the darker and lesser-known tales and make cool related projects like grimoires (a kind of recipe book for spells). Every other Thursday from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $15
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker 3:30 pm
Angel Card Readings with Dee Becker @ Act Natural Health & Wellness, LLC
Aug 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursdays 3:30pm-5:30pm Dee Becker $1 per minute (5 min. minimum) Angel Cards channel divine messages from the etheric world. A powerful tool for seeking guidance, Dee’s readings can help you become aware of your divine self, learn to grow spiritually in relationships, establish harmony in body, mind and spirit, learn to find meaningful work in line with your divine purpose or find personal renewal in the natural cycles of life. Dee Becker: • Reiki Master / Teacher • AADP Certified Holistic Health Coach – Institute for Integrative Nutrition (2013) • Member – American Association of Drugless Practitioners • NADA Certified AcuDetox Specialist (2014) • Member NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) Dee escaped the corporate world in 2015 to follow her passion after many years[...]
Beginners Homeopathy Class 6:00 pm
Beginners Homeopathy Class @ Act Natural Health and Wellness
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursdays 6-8pm Michelle Pickering DSH, CCH Act Natural Health & Wellness 24 Water Street Torrington, CT (or online) $70 ($65 if registered by May 30th) Homeopathy is an approach to medicine based on the principle that any substance that can cause illness can also be a cure. Centuries old, its practice has always enjoyed wide popularity among individuals looking for safe and effective ways to treat illness as well as to improve their health. In this 4 month course, starting May 31, 2018 and ending in September 2018, we will use Miranda Castro’s – The Complete Homeopathy Handbook (book not provided-follow link to purchase) to get a better understanding  of homeopathy, learn homeopathic terminology, the difference between an acute and a chronic illness and[...]
Shovels & Rope 8:00 pm
Shovels & Rope @ Ridgefield Playhouse
Aug 30 @ 8:00 pm
Americana Music Association Award winners Shovels & Rope are married singer-songwriters Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst. The Charleston, South Carolina-based indie-folk duo is best known for the songs “Birmingham,” “The Devil Is All Around” and “I Know.”
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Get Published (grades 3-6) 10:00 am
Get Published (grades 3-6) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us this summer for creative writing workshops taught by talented local authors. Learn to combine your natural creativity with the best writing practices, then get published in our online literary magazine! July 16th-20th or July 30th-Aug 30th from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. COST: $125 for one week
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) 10:00 am
Imagination Academy (ages 6-9) @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do books make you want to DO the things you read about? Do you imagine yourself inside the worlds in your favorite stories, doing the things your favorite characters do? At our Imagination Academy, you can become your favorite characters for a few days, right in our themed rooms! We’ll do all kinds of cool projects and challenges, from books like the Mysterious Benedict Society, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library, Book Scavenger, and more. Mondays-Fridays in July and August from 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: $100 for the week of July 2nd​, $125 for other weeks
Storytime Classics 10:00 am
Storytime Classics @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us to hear a classic children’s story in our Victorian Library room. Each week features a different beloved author & series! Mondays-Fridays from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost: Free
Teddy Bear Tea Party 11:00 am
Teddy Bear Tea Party @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your favorite stuffy and join us after our daily story time for teatime in our Secret Garden behind the house! Outside in our flower-covered courtyard you’ll find lemonade, children’s books and toys, and a great spot to sit and enjoy the weather, especially if you have an older sibling in the house finishing up a class inside. If it happens to rain, we’ll have our tea party indoors on blankets in the Steampunk Library! Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. Cost: Free
A Novel Approach 1:00 pm
A Novel Approach @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Immerse yourself in your favorite fantasy novels with book discussions, LARPing and creative activities. We’ll delve deep into Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Off to Be the Wizard, and the Princess Bride — all your geeky favorites! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $125 for each week with Lisa Natcharian
Princess Academy 1:00 pm
Princess Academy @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about famous, inspirational women who embody our princess ideal, find out how to rise above peer pressure, weird fads and bullies, and work together to spread kindness in the world through projects like writing ‘Thank You’ letters to soldiers, and making gifts for children in hospitals. Each week we will make inspirational themed crafts like magazine collages, dream art journals, friendship bracelets, and we’ll practice our princess skills with activities like offering each other compliments in a creative way and much more! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $100 per week with Lana Bennett
Wee Wonderland Playgroup 1:00 pm
Wee Wonderland Playgroup @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Stop in to our lovely Alice in Wonderland Sun Porch any afternoon between 1pm and 3pm. We have books, toys, coffee & tea. Meet other parents of preschoolers and enjoy the fairytale sunshine! Mondays-Fridays from 1:00-3:00 pm. Cost: $5 drop-in fee per child
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
Mysterious Pendragon Society 7:00 pm
Mysterious Pendragon Society @ The Storyteller's Cottage
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
: Fantasy & strategy board games and occasional epic cosplay. Join a game in progress and meet some new friends, or bring your pals and your favorite game and find a secret hideaway to play in. We’ve got Catan, Ticket to Ride, Coup, Love Letters, One Night Werewolf, Sheriff of Nottingham, and SO MUCH MORE. Fridays from 7:00-9:00 pm. Cost: $10 per meeting with Jen Cook
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