Heritage Day Celebration
EAST WINDSOR — The East Windsor 250th Anniversary Committee is looking for vendors and crafters to participate in the Heritage Day Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 22. There is room for 20 vendors. Visit www.ew250.com for information and a registration form.
Don Bartlett Memorial Golf Tournament
SOUTH WINDSOR — Registration is still open for the East Windsor Lions Club/East Windsor Lions Charities inaugural Don Bartlett Memorial Golf Tournament, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Willowbrook Golf Course, 124 Brookfield St.
Bartlett had been a member of the East Windsor Lions for 50 years prior to his passing in March 2017. The owner of Brookside Package Store, Don, a life-long East Windsor resident, was well known throughout the area. His participation in numerous state and local charitable activities led to his receiving several awards for his very active voluntarism.
Individuals can register for $85 and will receive 18 holes of golf with an electric cart. At the end of the round, a barbeque lunch will take place in the Willowbrook Clubhouse Restaurant. Visit https://www.eastwindsorlions.org/our-fundraisers for more information.
EAST WINDSOR — Sunday school is back in session and a free pancake breakfast in celebration will take place at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at The First Congregational Church of East Windsor, 124 Scantic Road. All are welcome. Worship service begins at 10 a.m. and Sunday school will begin at 10:30 a.m.
Addiction Awareness Walk
ENFIELD — The Community Addiction Awareness Project will be sponsoring its 3rd annual addiction awareness walk. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. and will begin and end at the Enfield Town Hall, 820 Enfield St.
The route is through the streets of downtown Thompsonville and is approximately two miles in length. Proceeds from the walk will provide education on addiction and the consequences associated with addiction. The $15 registration fee will provide walkers with T-shirts. Email email@example.com for more information.
ENFIELD — Enfield Congregational Church, 1295 Enfield St., is hosting its annual tag sale on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds go to missions and maintenance of the church. For more info, call 860-745-3646.
Little Sisters of the Poor Golf Tournament
ELLINGTON — Little Sisters of the Poor – St. Joseph's Residence's golf tournament will take place at Ellington Ridge Country Club, 56 Abbott Road, on Monday, Sept. 10. Scot Haney will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Contact Christina Gordon at 860-741-0791 to register. Visit http://www.littlesistersofthepoorconnecticut.org/28th-annual-golf-tournament/ for more information.
Enfield Library Events
ENFIELD — The Enfield Public Library, 104 Middle Road, is hosting the following events. Visit www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details. Library programs are free.
Time for Twos will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays or 10:30 am on Thursdays. A caregiver must accompany each child. Terrific Threes will meet on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Fantastic Fours and Fives will meet on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. Marvelous Threes & Fours will meet on Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. Sign-up will be for one session only and for only one storytime per week.
The Garden Club of Enfield is ready to judge your sunflower. Drop off your sunflower beginning Thursday, Sept. 6, at the library. Judging will take place the morning of Saturday, Sept. 8.
Art Exhibit and Open House: The library will be hosting artwork by Joseph Barone in September. A gallery presentation and open house will be held on Sept. 6 at 5 p.m. Barone was a resident of Enfield and had completed over 100 works of art before the time of his death. Thirty of his works will be on display. The exhibition can be viewed in the Community Room free during regular library hours, except when programs or classes are in session.
My Gym: This fitness class incorporates music, dance and games and will take place on Friday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m. This a drop-in program for kids ages 3 to 10.
Techno Topic-Cutting the Cord: Monday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. Librarian Sam Lee will guide you through the basics of cutting the cable cord and saving money by taking control of your entertainment. No registration is required.
Evening Rhyme Time: Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. for one half hour of nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays. This is a drop-in program that is designed to promote early language skills for ages birth to 24 months, accompanied by parents or caregivers.
Creative Writing Workshop: Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 6:30 p.m. Join Ed Londergan at this workshop, which will cover the entire writing and publishing process from how to develop ideas, story structure and creation of atmosphere/location, how to put together a chapter, character development, creating authentic dialogue, the flow of the book and how to hold readers' interest. Common problems like overcoming writer's block will be addressed. The publishing and marketing process will also be discussed.
ENFIELD — The Woman's Club of Enfield Evening Committee will be selling mums as their fundraiser for 2018. They can be purchased in many fall colors and are in nine inch pots. The price is $7 each or six for $36.
The date is Sept. 15 at Enfield St. School, 1318 Enfield St., between noon and 3 p.m. For more information, contact: Sharon DAmbrosio at 860-763-5660.
Late Start Classes Available At ACC
ENFIELD — The fall semester at Asnuntuck Community College has begun but the college has a wide variety of courses, offering a late start in September and October. Late start courses are accelerated courses that meet for less time but cover the same material as in a traditional 15-week semester. Check with an advisor to make sure courses fulfill your program's requirements. Visit www.asnuntuck.edu for information on how to apply and register.
WEST HARTFORD — Soroptimist International of Greater Hartford is hosting a 'Join the Dream Team' reception on Monday, Sept. 10, from 7 to 8 p.m., at the West Hartford Senior Center, 15 Starkel Road. Registration is requested. Text or email Kathi Meding, 860-593-5317, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Heidi McNamar, email@example.com or 860-794-6436.
Women interested in learning how to help women and girls live their dreams through Soroptimist's flagship Dream It, Be It and Live Your Dream Awards programs are invited to attend.
Don Bartlett Memorial Golf Tournament
SOUTH WINDSOR — There is still time to register to play in the East Windsor Lions Club/East Windsor Lions Charities inaugural Don Bartlett Memorial Golf Tournament, taking place on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Willowbrook Golf Course, 124 Brookfield St.
Bartlett had been a member of the East Windsor Lions for 50 years prior to his passing in March 2017. The owner of Brookside Package Store, Bartlett, a lifelong East Windsor resident, was well known throughout the area. His participation in numerous state and local charitable activities led to his receiving several awards for his very active voluntarism.
Individuals can register for $85 and will receive 18 holes of golf, with electric cart, at Willowbrook Golf Course. At the end of the round, a barbeque lunch in the Willowbrook Clubhouse Restaurant will take place.
In addition to the prizes given to the winners of the closest to the pin contests on the 5th and 15th hole, there will also be prizes awarded to the first, second and third place teams. Anyone interested in playing, donating to, or sponsoring this event are asked to visit https://www.eastwindsorlions.org/our-fundraisers or contact Lion Cathy Boulais at 860-977-4068, co-chair of the tournament.
Enfield Artist Exhibits In National Show
FARMINGTON — The 89th CT Women Artists National Open Juried Show has selected a collograph print by Enfield Artist Barbara Scavotto-Earley for exhibition. The juror was Dr. Nancy Stuart, dean of The Hartford Art School.
The exhibition is at the Barnes-Franklin Gallery at Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, and runs through Sept. 28. An opening reception will be held on Sept. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and the public is cordially invited. For further information, call 860-773-1300.
Enfield Senior Center Programs
ENFIELD — The Enfield Senior Center, 299 Elm St., is offering the following events. Call 860-763-7425 for more information. Card class dates in September are Friday, Sept. 14, and 28.
A stroke support group takes place the second Tuesday of the month, facilitated by Bay Path College. Contact Nancy Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or Andrea Cordis at email@example.com or call 413-565-1025 with questions. Call 860-763-7425 to register.
The Enfield Senior Center hosts TED Talks from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month.
Tickets are still available for the Corvettes Doo Wop Revue. Date: Friday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m. Cost: $10 per person and coffee and dessert served at the break. Doors open at 4 p.m.
The 15th annual firefighter picnic will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at noon, in the Enfield Rotary Park at the Senior Center. Bring along a folding chair and enjoy hamburgers and hotdogs made by Enfield firefighters. Rock Solid Alibi will provide music. Free tickets are available at the Senior Center. Rain date: Thursday, Sept. 13.
The holiday craft fair, bake sale and pancake breakfast will be held on Nov. 3 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The breakfast is sponsored by the Lions Club.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
ENFIELD — The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Enfield Main Green and gazebo. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the walk ceremonies starting at 10 a.m. There will be children's areas, paws for a cause, food trucks and chance drawings. Raffle tickets and food will be for sale.
Seeking 250th Anniversary Volunteers
EAST WINDSOR — The East Windsor 250th Anniversary Committee is seeking volunteers for the Heritage Day parade and picnic on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Shifts are available in two-hour increments or more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Heritage Day, the finale event to celebrate East Windsor's 250th Anniversary year of 2018, consists of the Shriners, floats, horse groups, clowns, marching groups, classic cars and more. The parade will begin at 2:50 p.m. at East Windsor Park. It will proceed down Main St., Broad Brook, to the picnic grounds at the corner of Main St./Route 140 with food trucks, bingo, face painting, demonstrations, horseshoe tournament, inflatables, vendors, lawn games, live music and more. The festivities will end with fireworks at 8:30 p.m.
Parking will be at the town hall and Broad Brook School area with free shuttle service. Shuttle bus will run continuous route from BB Elementary School, EW Park at the front and Highland Ave gates) to the EW Middle School near the fairgrounds, provided by Smyth Bus Co.
To participate in the parade, visit www.ew250.com and fill out an entry form. Prizes will be awarded by each of the five villages: Broad Brook, Melrose, Scantic, Warehouse Point, Windsorville, with a special Grand Marshal Award.
Fall Craft Fair
EAST WINDSOR — The First Congregational Church of East Windsor is hosting a fall craft and vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at 124 Scantic Road. More than 20 vendors will be in attendance and J & M Knockout Dogs food truck will be on site. A few vendor slots are open. Email email@example.com for more information or an application.
ENFIELD — The K of C Council #14600's 7th annual car show at St. Martha Church, 214 Brainard Road, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Cost is $10 per vehicle and proceeds will benefit St. Martha School. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact Mike Dumont at 860-741-2363 or John Plonski at 860-916-1683.
NYC Bus Trip
ENFIELD — The Dow Jones Retiree's Group has scheduled a trip to New York City on Saturday, Nov. 10. Pick-up and drop-off is at McDonalds on Burnett Road in Chicopee, Mass., and the Elm Street commuter lot in Enfield. Cost is $50 per person, including driver gratuity. All are welcome. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Carol at 860-978-1313.