Saturday May 21
LIBRARY BOOK, BAKE AND PHOTOGRAPHY SALE
The Fletcher Memorial Library, 257 Main St., Hampton, will hold a book, bake and photography sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chaplin Elementary School, 240 Palmer Road, Chaplin, will host a plant sale in the school gymnasium from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Chaplin PTO.
ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
St. Philip the Apostle Church, Route 44, Ashford, will hold its annual used book sale from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission.
GARDEN CLUB OF WINDHAM PLANT SALE
The annual plant sale fundraiser for the Garden Club of Windham will be held at the Windham High School cafeteria, 355 High St., Willimantic, from 9 a.m. to noon. Part of the sale proceeds will be contributed to Windham Middle School in support of special enrichment programs and activities.
ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 220 Valley St., Willimantic, is holding its annual spring plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Info: (860) 423-8455 or e-mail email@example.com.
THRIFT SHOP AND KID’S BOUTIQUE
The Thrift Shop and Kid’s Boutique is open Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon at the First Congregational Church on 199 Valley St,, Willimantic. New items every week. Spring items have arrived. The shops will be closed Saturday, May 28, and Saturday, July 2, for the holiday weekends. Info: (860) 423-6827 or visit www.churchw.org.
E.O. SMITH SAFE GRAD BOTTLE DRIVE
E.O. Smith High School will hold a Safe Grad bottle drive in the school parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon. All proceeds to go to a safe and fun graduation night for the school’s graduating seniors in June. Bring rinsed cans and bottles and volunteers will do the rest. Sponsored by the parents of Ashford, Mansfield and Willington. Info. Sandy (860) 429-2246
ANDOVER MONUMENT PARK SPRING CLEANUP
Andover residents will assemble at the Veterans Monument Park located on the corner of Routes 6 and 316 in Andover to do some spring cleaning. Volunteers will meet from 9 a.m. until noon to weed, rake, leaf blow and, perhaps, do some mulching. Rain date is May 28. Info: (860) 742-3033.
GOODWIN FAMILY FUN FAIR
Goodwin Elementary School, 321 Hunting Lodge Road, Storrs, will conduct its Family Fun Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission, though 20 percent of proceeds of other events will be donated to the Hurlock Family Fund in honor of Julie Hurlock, a member of the school staff. Silent auction, cake walk, games, prizes, basket raffles, food, a visit from Life Star, a Rock Cats mascot and more are expected. Info: (860) 429-6316.
Sunday, May 22
BIGG PLAY BREAKFAST
Bigg Play will be hosting a breakfast at the Elks Home, Pleasant St., Willimantic from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. $7/person, $6 seniors.
Knights of Columbus Council 14, 41 Club Rd., Windham will host a Buffet Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Adults over 12, $6.50, seniors, $6, ages 6-12, $5.50 and children under 5 free.
ANNUAL SPRING TEA
The Prudence Crandall Museum, Rtes. 14 & 169, Canterbury hosts its annual Spring Tea from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. $12/person; Pre-registration required. Tickets/info: (860) 546-7800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FAMILY COMEDY & MAGIC SHOW FEATURING MATT ROBERTS
Church of the Holy Family, 185 Church St., Hebron will be hosting a Family Comedy & Magic Show at 2 p.m. Tickets $7 per person with a $30 per family max. Contact (860) 228-0096 or www.holyfamilyhebron.org.
“OUR LOVE IS HERE TO STAY”
Columbia Congregational Church, 323 Rte. 87, Columbia will host a concert of George Gershwin and Cole Porter music, Celebrating the life of Barbara S. Stannard at 2 p.m. Info. (860) 228-9306.
SPRING DANCE SHOWCASE
EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater Arts Academy (CTAA) will present its annual Spring Dance Showcase, featuring young dancers from 13 area towns, at 2 p.m., at EASTCONN’s Capitol Theater, 896 Main St., Willimantic. General admission $10, and $8 for students and seniors. For tickets and information, contact the Capitol Theater’s Jessica Folta (860) 465-5636.
COLUMBIA LIONS WINE TASTING
The Columbia Lions will host a Wine Tasting from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Log Cabin Restaurant & Lounge 383 Trumbull Highway, Lebanon. To Benefit Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut. Tickets $20/ person. Info/tickets Lion Jim Blair (860) 228- 0489 or Lion Dan Osmond (860) 228-0032.
TEA AND TALK
The Windham Textile and History Museum will be hosting “Tea and Talk at 4 p.m. The lecture, given by historian Bev York, will focus on local and state inventions and innovations. Learn about the amazing Fourdrinier machine. Suggested donation of $10 to support the Museum. Reservations (860) 456-2178.
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