Saturday March 26
HORSE TRAILER DRIVING CLINIC
A trailer driving clinic will take place at the University of Connecticut’s Horse Barn Hill Arena from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn how to drive and back a stock and bumper-pull trailer. Benefits University of Connecticut Equine Extension Program. Info: http://animalscience.uconn.edu/calendar.php.
PREPARED CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASS
Windham Community Memorial Hospital offers an all-day “marathon” childbirth education class from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the hospital’s education center. Cost is $65 for families delivering their babies at WCMH and $75 for families delivering elsewhere. Information/register: (860) 456-6894.
WOMAN’S CLUBS OF NORTHEAST CONNECTICUT
The General Federation of Woman’s Clubs of Northeast Connecticut will meet at 10 a.m. at the Youth Building in Patriot’s Park, Lake Street, Coventry. Everyone is welcome to discuss the needs of northeastern Connecticut. The organization is currently supporting the Windham Region No Freeze Hospitality Center in Willimantic and the Children in Placement program. Info: Rose Fowler (860) 742-9362.
Willington Public Library Community Room, 7 Ruby Rd., Willington, 12:30 p.m. Rated PG and runs for 96 minutes. All are welcome to attend and bring your own snacks. Info. (860) 429-3854.
FREE MAKE -AND-TAKE BRACELET CLASS
Swift Waters Artisans’ Cooperative, 866 Main St., Willimantic, will host a free bracelet class from 1 to 1:30 p.m. for children 6-10 years old. Any additional bracelets $1.50. Call the gallery to sign up at (860) 423-1898. Walk-ins welcome if space permits.
Mansfield Advocates for Children (MAC) will be hosting a Community Conversation, 2: 30 p. m. to 6 p. m., Audrey P. Beck Municipal Building (Town Hall), Council Chambers. This plan attempts to develop and implement strategies to ensure that all Mansfield’s children are healthy, successful learners who are connected to their community. Childcare provided. Info: (860) 429-3399 ext. 3933 or http://www.mansfieldct.gov.
ROAST PORK DINNER
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 30 Church St. (Route 85), Hebron, will host a roast pork dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. $10 adults, $5 children ages 12 and under. Bring non-perishable food items in support of St. Peter’s outreach to local food banks. Info: (860) 228-3244 or visit www.StPetersHebron.com.
HAM & BEAN SUPPER
Hampton Congregational Church, 263 Main St., Hampton, will host a ham and bean supper from 5 to 7 p.m., with music by the “Rusty Implements.” Take-out available.
Playing for the first time in Killingly is the noted Bear Bridge Band. They are featured along with Nick Anderson and Shady Creek. Show is at the Killingly Grange Hall, Route 101 at Dog Hill Road, Killingly, at 7 p.m. $12 donation. Info: Nick at (860) 564-1018 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MUSICAL COMEDY, ‘SMILE’
The Lyman Memorial High School Drama Club, will perform the musical comedy “Smile” at 2 p.m. and at 7:30 p.m., 917 Exeter Road, Lebanon. Tickets: $7. Small bouquets of flowers to give to friends and family will be available on-site for $10. Tickets: (860) 642-5716.
THE BREAD BOX
Local favorites, Aztec-Two Step, will be making a return appearance to The Bread Box. Thought of by many as America’s premier folk act, come celebrate Rex and Neal’s 40th anniversary of making music together. The Bread Box is located at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 220 Valley St., Willimantic. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $20 and reservations can be made by calling (860) 429-4220. As always, all proceeds will benefit the Covenant Soup Kitchen and Food Pantry in Willimantic.
Sunday March 27
SILVERBACK WRESTLING FUNDRAISER BREAKFAST
Willimantic-based Silverback Wrestling will host a fundraising breakfast at Olympic Pizza, 58 Boston Post Road, Willimantic, from 7 to 10 a.m. Tickets $5. Information/tickets: James Poulin at (860) 377-9483.
Knights of Columbus Council 14, 41 Club Road, Windham, will host a buffet breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Children under 5 are free, ages 6 to 12, $5.50, seniors, $6 and adults over 12, $6.50. Take-out available.
ANNUAL COIN AND PAPER MONEY SHOW
A coin and money show will be hosted by the Mansfield Numismatic Society, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Gymnasium Building, 233 Prospect St., corner of High Street, in Willimantic. Event to feature 75 dealer tables. Free admission. For information, log on to www.MansfieldNumismaticSociety.org.
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES – STORRS
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Storrs, 10:30 a.m. The Rev. David Nelson will present a service entitled “Neither Victims Nor Executioners,” based on a book of that title by Albert Camus. Info: (860) 429-6088.
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION AND EXHIBIT
Lebanon Historical Society, 856 Trumbull Highway, Lebanon, will host at 2 p.m. a community conversation and exhibit called “The Goshen Society: Church and Community.” Public welcome for free event. Info: (860) 642-6579.
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