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This Week’s Pet of the Week from the Waterford branch of the CT Humane Society is “Bauer”.  “Bauer” is an approximately 7 year old Labrador mix breed.   “Bauer” is an active boy who loves playing with his other dog friends, here at the shelter.  He is also a big fan of playing fetch.   He, however, is not fond of cats.  He would prefer an adult home or home with teens.  If you are interested in meeting “Bauer”, please visit our shelter at 169 Old Colchester Road, Quaker Hill, CT.  To see all of our adoptable pets looking for new homes, please go to our website, www.cthumane.org.  If you have any questions about “Bauer” or any of our pets, please call our office at 860-442-8583 ext. 5105.





Area Farmer's Markets, 2017!
Fridays, 4 p.m. ‐ 7 p.m.
Maples Farm Park
45 Bozrah Street
July 7‐Oct 13

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Brooklyn Commons (Ocean State Job Lot)
564 Providence Rd., Rt. 6
June 14‐Oct 25

Sundays, 9 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m
Colchester Town Green
98 Hayward Ave
June 18 ‐ Oct 22

Sundays, 12 p.m. ‐ 3 p.m.
Field by Denison Homestead
120 Pequotsepos Rd
June 4 ‐ Oct 29, Holiday market Nov 19

Wednesdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Groton Shopping Plaza, Groton Post Office
Rte. 1
July 12‐Oct 25

Thurdays, 3:30 p.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Lisbon Meadow Park
Rte. 169
June 29‐Sept 28

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Town Hall Parking Lot
579 Exeter Rd
June 3‐Oct 14

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. ‐ 7 p.m.
Ledyard Fairgrounds
740 Colonel Ledyard Hwy
June 7‐Oct 4

Tuesdays, 2 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Quambaug Fire House
50 Old Stonington Road
June 6‐Oct

Thursdays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Methodist Street Parking Lot
Methodist St.
June 1 ‐ Oct 12

New London‐Williams Park
Fridays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Williams Park
Broad St
July 7‐Oct 27

Norwich ‐ Downtown
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.
Howard Brown Park
100 Chelsea Harbor Rd
July 5‐Oct 25

Norwich ‐ Uncas on Thames
Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.
100 Campbell Building Lawn
401 West Thams St
July 7 ‐ Oct 30

Mondays, 3:30 p.m.‐6 p.m
Riverview Marketplace
16 Kennedy Dr
June 12‐Oct 23

Old Saybrook
Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12:30 p.m.
210 Main Street Parking Lot
June 24‐Oct 28

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.‐6 p.m
Riverview Marketplace
16 Kennedy Dr
May 4‐Oct 6

Saturdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.
18 Kennedy Dr
June 3‐Oct 28

Tuesdays, 4 p.m ‐ 6 p.m.
Early Childhood Development Center
651 Norwich Rd.
June 20‐Oct 24

Wednesdays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
St Margarets Church Parking Lot
Intersections of Rte. 14 & Rte. 97
May 24‐Oct 25

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Town Dock
North West St.
May 27‐Oct28

Sundays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Voluntown Elementary School Green
195 Main St
July 2‐Oct 8

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 Noon
15 Rope Ferry Road
June 10‐Oct 14

Saturdays, 8 a.m. ‐ 12 noon
Jillson Square
672 Main St
May 27‐Oct 28




Great Pumpkin Fair
The Great Pumpkin Fair returns Saturday, Oct. 7, 9am-3pm to Quaker Hill Baptist Church, 144 Old Norwich Road, Quaker Hill, CT.  Purchase homemade crafts, baked goods, lunch; peruse the tag sale section, enter basket raffles and more. Visit www.qhbc.org or call the church at 860-442-8856 for additional information.


20th Annual Russian Festival
Saturday October 7th from 9:00a.m-4:00p.m. the 20th Annual Russian Festival will be happening at The Orthodox Church of the Holy Martyrs and Confessors of Russia at 364 Canterbury Turnpike in Norwich. There will be Russian food, a silent auction, a huge tag sale, bakery, russian imports, and more! For more information call 860.822.9955 or visit www.holynewmartyrs.com



Old Fashioned Chicken Pie Supper
Ledyard Congregational Church wull be sponsoring an Old Fashonied Chicken Pie Supper on October 20th at the church on Route 117 in Ledyard Center. The supper will be from 5:00-7:00p.m. The menu includes old fashioned chicken pie, butternut squash, mixed veggies, coleslaw, and apple crisp. $12 for diners above the age of 6 and $6 for children ages 6 and under.



NECT Great Pumpkin Festival
This year's NECT Great Pumpkin Festval crafters and artisans fair will be held on Saturday October 21st in Downtown Putnam.The fair begins at 10:00a.m. with over 75 vendors!



Meet The Candidates Night
On Tuesday October 17th, beginning at 7:00p.m., Ekonk Community Grange, 723 Ekonk Hill Road in Sterling, will host a "Meet The Candidates Night" All 24 people running for elected office in Sterling this November will be invited to attend. A mooderator will accept questions from the audience and all candidates will have full opportunity to speak. Refreshments will follow, courtesy of teh Ekonk Hill Turkey Farm.



Harvest Festival & Flea Market
There will be a Harvest Festival and Flea Market Saturday October 14th from 8:00a.m-2:00p.m. at teh Divine Providence Church at Silver/Golden Streets in Norwich. For Vendor table reservations please call Jane McPhail at 860.887.7878.



Snowflake Fair
There will be a Snowflake Fair Saturday December 2nd from 9:00a.m-2:00p.m. at teh Scared Heart Church located at 56 West Town Street in Norwichtown. There will be a theme basket raffle, handmade gifts, baked goods, lunch, and more!



5th Annual Wines of Autumn
The Woman's City Club of Norwich is hosting the 5th Annual Wines of Autumn to be held at The Slater Atrium at Norwich Free Academy Saturday November 4th from 5:00-7:00p.m. All proceeds from the wine and beer tasting benefit their scholarship fund! $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door.



Roast Turkey Dinner
There will be a roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings at St. Audustine's Church on Route 14 in Canterbury on Friday October 20th from 4:30-7:00p.m. Advance tickets can be purchased at Ed's Garage or after all masses for both eat-in and take-out.



3rd Annual Apple Festival
The Poquonnock Bridge Baptist Church will be hosting the 3rd Annual Apple Festival October 14th from 10:00a.m-2:00p.m. Eat tehre or take home apple pies, apple squares, apple turnovers, old fashioned apple butter, and much more!



Country/Western night at Aura Hall
Live music with Ken Atkins and the Honky Tonk Kind.
$12  includes dinner and music.
6 - 10 pm Saturday Oct 7
We are located at 51 Lillibridge Ave Voluntown

The Friends of Fort Trumbull Present the Final Speaker in their Series-World War I: The War to End All Wars
For their October speaker, The Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park are pleased to welcome Eury Cantillo, Director of Education at the Navy’s Submarine Force Museum.  He will present an illustrated talk “Submarines in WWI: The Great War through the Periscope”.  His focus will be on the types of submarines in use, the technical advancements that can be demonstrated by these types, their operational uses during the war, as well as life aboard submarines in that time. He has worked in various museums including Plimoth Plantation, the former Higgins Armory Museum, and a replica of one of Columbus’ ships the Niña, which he helped to sail through the Panama Canal and up the Pacific coast of Mexico. From 2011-2014 he was a Park Ranger for the National Park Service where he worked at the Lexington and Concord Battlefield, the Cliff  Dwellings at Mesa Verde, and the memorials in Washington, DC. He is now the Director of Education at the Navy’s Submarine Force Museum in Groton, CT  The presentation will take place at the Fort Trumbull Conference Center, 90 Walbach Street, New London, CT. on October 26, 2017 at 7 p.m.   The public is welcome to attend this free presentation.  New members are always welcome.  Come early as seating is limited.  More information about the Fort and the Friends of Fort Trumbull State Park is available at www.fortfriends.org





















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