Community News For The Valley Edition

May 24, 2016 - garden totes

In further to enjoying a beautiful, severe and immaculately confirmed golf march during Simsbury Farms, golfers can also competition for a possibility to win one of dual hole-in-one prizes supposing by Chamber-member businesses: a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Sport 4×4 supposing by Northwest Hills Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Torrington and a Trek 7.3 FX bicycle from Benidorm Bikes in Canton. The ShopRite of Canton is a competition co-sponsor. Platinum sponsors are A.R. Godbout Company, Collinsville Savings Society, Larsen Ace Hardware, Simsbury Bank and The Shoppes during Farmington Valley. The putting competition is sponsored by a Canton Seniors Job Bank.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available, and a Chamber is seeking additional golfers. The improved a participation, a larger a impact on a Chamber grant fund! For some-more information and to register, revisit Information is also accessible by job a Chamber office, 860-693-0405.

Summer Crafting Series At The Farmington Library

FARMINGTON — This summer a Farmington Library will reason a array of qualification programs for a far-reaching array of interests in a Maker Space located on a second building of a Main Library during 6 Monteith Drive. The report is as follows:

Paper Daffodils — Tuesday, Jun 21, 10:30 – 11:30a.m. Create paper flowers regulating elementary folding and slicing techniques.

Roadmap Bird Houses — Tuesday, Jul 5, 10:30 AM Thursday, Jul 14, 6:30 p.m. Decoupage painted, timber bird houses regulating qualification paper, maps, or piece music.

Fabric-Stamped Tote Bags — Tuesday, Jul 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Create pleasing designs on board receptacle bags regulating fabric stamps.

Glass Etching — Tuesday, Aug. 2, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Make your possess personalized glassware.

Accordion Paper Pinwheels — Tuesday, Aug. 16, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, 6:30 p.m. Learn how to overlay paper into dainty accordion pinwheels.

All workshops are giveaway and open to a public, ages 12 up. Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 860-673-6791 for sum or register by a library’s website during

Annual 5K Solstice Race

FARMINGTON — On Wednesday, Jun 15, a Hartford Track Club will run a annual 5K Solstice Race. Proceeds from a competition will advantage a Farmington Village Green and Library Association, of that a Farmington Libraries are a part. The competition will take place during a MDC Reservoirs during 1420 Farmington Avenue in West Hartford, commencement during 6:30 p.m.

This is a rolling USATF/CT approved 5K march following a paved Red Trail around a MDC Reservoirs in West Hartford. It facilities a few climbs, pleasing views and a quick downhill finish. This is a possibility to win singular awards and lift income for a good cause. For some-more information hit Kelly Burns Gallagher during

To register revisit Register early! The registration price is $25. Registration closes on Sunday, Jun 13.

The Farmington Library is partial of a Farmington Village Green and Library Association, that owns, operates and provides appropriation for Farmington’s Main Library, a Barney Library branch, Stanley-Whitman House museum, Memento Mori Cemetery and a Farmington Village Green.

Summer Foraging Workshop With The 3 Foragers

FARMINGTON — On Thursday, Jun 16, a Farmington Libraries will horde a 3 Foragers to plead a far-reaching array of succulent foliage flourishing right in your possess backyard and how to collect it. The module will start during 7 p.m. during a Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Drive.

Ever consternation what kinds of food are flourishing only outward your door? Then join us as a 3 Foragers deliver summer’s annuity of developed berries, nectar-laden succulent flowers, extraordinary succulent plants along a seashore, and succulent mushrooms that runner a timberland building after warm, stormy days. Learn how to identify, sustainably harvest, and ready a furious dishes of summer, from beach plums to invasive wineberries, including some of a choice summer fungi like chanterelles and a innumerable of pored boletes.

The 3 Foragers will learn we about a succulent plants and fungi of summer with their strange photos and recipe ideas featured in an educational slip show. They will have copies of their newly expelled book, Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging, for sale after a program. Call 860-673-6791 for sum or register by a library’s website during

The Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra Will Perform American Salute Concert On Jun 5

FARMINGTON — The Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra will interpretation a 35th Anniversary deteriorate with an outside concert, “American Salute,” on Sunday, Jun 5, during 4 p.m.. on a Lawn of First Church, Congregational, 75 Main St. Concert goers are invited to come early with grass chairs and cruise supplies. Parking is accessible on Church Street during a library subsequent doorway to a church.

Tickets might be purchased online during Call 800-975-FVSO for some-more information.

Songbirds Of The Northeast

FARMINGTON — On Thursday, May 26, during 6:30 p.m., a Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Drive, will horde an beguiling and informational module on songbirds of a northeast by naturalist and teacher John Root, featuring photographs and recording. The purpose of strain in these birds’ lives as good as their diet, amicable behavior, and other adaptations for presence will be discussed. Participants will also learn how to yield an appealing medium for songbirds. This eventuality is giveaway and open to a public. Please register. Call 860-673-6791 for sum or register by a library’s website during

The Farmington Library is partial of a Farmington Village Green and Library Association.

Pedals For Progress Bike Drop At Holcomb Farm

GRANBY — Pedals for Progress, in a stability bid to recycle bicycles properly, is carrying a used bike and sewing appurtenance collection. Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to present his or her bike to this estimable cause. We do not accept bikes for tools or messy bikes.

Bikes can be forsaken off from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jun 5, during Holcomb Farm, 113 Simsbury Road, West Granby. P4P collects thousands of bicycles annually and distributes to a needy. It costs $40 to collect, process, ship, reconstruct and discharge any bicycle and a concession toward shipping costs is necessary. The suggested smallest is $10 per bike. Visit the website during or hit Kate during 860-716-3822 or email Rachel during

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