KENT FARMERS MARKET: The Kent Farmers market, 3-6:30 p.m., Fridays, May 22 until the end of October. It is located on Route 7 in Kent, just south of the monument.

MEDICARE BASICS: The basics of Medicare will be explained, discussing the different Medicare plan choices and hear about Aetna’s new Advantage plans for 2021, with Steve Ardussi, 10 a.m. Oct. 30; and 2 p.m. Nov. 11. Free, pre-registration encouraged. Go to www.thecommunity center.org

COVID TESTING: Community Health and Wellness Center of Greater Torrington, offers weekly testing for COVID-19 until Oct. 30. Free, results in two to three days. 9:30 a.m.-noon, Oct. 30, Coe Memorial Park, Torrington. CHWC is also offering free, confidential HIV testing at these locations. For more information, call 860-489-0931.

GRIEF SUPPORT: A grief support group led by Eileen Epperson is held on Zoom and will meet, when it’s safe, at the Litchfield Community Center. Group meetings run on Fridays through Oct. 30 at 9:30 a.m. Details call 860-567-8302.

COVID-19 TESTING: The Community Health and Wellness Centers in Torrington/Winsted are giving COVID-19 testing on Fridays through the end of October, 9:30 am to 12 noon. Oct. 23, 10 Center St., Winsted, Oct. 30, Coe Park Torrington. For information, call 860-489-0931.

LIGHT UP THE MEADOW: Light up the Meadow, Jack-o-Lanterns in the Tapping Reeve Meadow, dropoff Oct. 31, display Oct. 30-31. Bring carved or decorated pumpkins to the Litchfield Historical Society’s Tapping Reeve Meadow Oct. 30; see the pumpkins and scarecrows on display. Free and open to the public. No registration necessary.

DANCE PARTY: Halloween Zoom Costume Dance Party, 10:30 a.m. Oct. 30, for all ages, Oliver Wolcott Library, Litchfield. All ages. Register at owllibrary.org

FARMERS MARKET: Salisbury Farmers Market, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. starting June 6. Seedlings, plants, vegetables, cut flowers, eggs,beef, pork, maple syrup and more. Details at scovillelibrary.org.

FARMERS MARKET: The Torrington Farmers Market is open 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church parking lot, at 837 Charles St, under the trees. Because fresh produce is seasonal, the items for sale change weekly depending on what’s ripe.

SCARECROWS IN THE MEADOW: Litchfield Historical Society presents Scarecrows in the Meadow, a socially distanced community event for families to celebrate the end of the harvest season, Oct. 17-31. Walk through the display, enjoy fall crafts and games. Display open until dusk. Details at litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

TRUNK OR TREAT: Winsted’s Trunk or Treat Drive-Thru Edition will be held from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 31. Stop by the Gilbert School student lot, where cars will be decorated, and candy will be handed out to everyone in their cars. Costumes are not required but suggested. Everyone must stay in their vehicles. Those interested in giving out candy, go to townofwinchester.org and click on the recreation department link.

HAUNTED OPERA HOUSE TOURS: Thomaston Opera House haunted tours by Landmark Community Theatre, Oct. 22-Nov. 7, small groups and masks required. Tickets $15 for all ages; groups limited to 2-8 people. Make reservations early.For more information call 860-283-6250 or visit www.landmarkcommunitytheatre.org

SILO HALLOWEEN PARTY: Halloween drag show and costume party, at The Silo-44 Upland Road-New Milford, costumes required prizes awarded, 5 p.m. Oct. 31, with the KBJB Queens, KJ Johansen, Ivy Stalls, Bella Noche and Whendy Whaxwood, with DJ Rayd. Tickets $30 $5 supports The Silo. Lawn opens at 5 p.m., check in and wait to be seated. Show starts at 6 p.m. Bring a non-perishable food or toiletry item for New Milford Social Services. For tickets call KBJB Entertainment-860-350-8152 or email kbjbradio@gmail.com

ANIMAL SKULLS: Meet the Skulls, in-person at Sharon Audubon Center, 11 a.m.-noon, Oct. 31. . Registration required. Masks and social distancing in place. For details go to sharon.audubon.org.

ABOUT RAVENS: Raven: Bird, Myth, Legend with Mary Beth Kaeser and Gerri Griswold, 2 p.m. Oct. 31 on Zoom with the White Memorial Conservation Center, $15 guests, free to members. Pre-register at www.whitememorialcc.org and receive an email with the Zoom link to the program.

CREEPY CRAWLERS: Creepy Crawlers With Brian Kleinman ~ Riverside Reptiles Education Center, noon, Oct. 31, free for members, $15 guests, White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield. Pre-register www.whitememorialcc.org and receive an email with the Zoom link to the program.

INTRO TO CALLIGRAPHY: DIY Series— Intro to Calligraphy: Blackletter with Debby Reelitiz, 10 a.m. Oct. 31, on Zoom with the Scoville Memorial Library, Salisbury. Details, registration at scovillelibrary.org.

HAUNTED HIKES: Flanders Nature Center, Woodbury, presents its second annual Haunted Hikes, Fridays, 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 4 p.m., Oct. 24, 30, 31. Fright factor starts at 6:30 p.m. No flashlights needed, for age 12 and up. $7 per person, refreshmdents for purchase. Reserve online at flandersnaturecenter.org or call Flanders at 203-263-3711, extension 12.

GIFT SHOP OPEN: The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield, 50 Montfort Rd., Rte. 118, Litchfield is now open from 12:30-4 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. New merchandise has arrived with a selection of outdoor statuary, rosaries, medals, and inspirational jewelry. Plus, wedding, anniversary and Baptism and baby gifts are available for these special occasions. For further information, call 860-567-0891. COVID-19 safety precautions will be observed. Visit www.shrinect.org

TEEN BOOK CLUB: November Teen Book Club, The Dark Tide, by Alicia Jasinska, Nov. 1-30, for grades 7-12. For information, visit owlibrary.org/Programs & Events/Teens

VIRTUAL WRITING: Participate in National Novel Writing Month, Nov. 1-30, live on Zoom, 4 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 2-30, for grades 4-6. To register go to owlibrary.org/Programs & Events/Teens

REGISTRATION SESSION: All Registrars of Voters offices in Connecticut will hold a statewide voter registration session for those who have turned 18, become a US citizen, or moved to Connecticut since October 27th of this year. This registration session is also open to members of the Armed Forces, and former Armed Forces members who have been discharged within the calendar year. The session will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 2. Call your local Registrars’ office for details.

HAUNTED OPERA HOUSE TOURS: Thomaston Opera House haunted tours by Landmark Community Theatre, Oct. 22-Nov. 7, small groups and masks required. Tickets $15 for all ages; groups limited to 2-8 people. Make reservations early.For more information call 860-283-6250 or visit www.landmarkcommunitytheatre.org

EXERCISE CLASS: Strength, Balance & Flexibility with Robyn on Zoom, with the Sullivan Senior Center, Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Sign up by calling 860-489-2211.

ARTIST LECTURES: First of Gunn Historical Museum’s Artist Series lectures: Harry Siddons Mowbray and the American Renaissance (1876-1917), presented by Josephine Rodgers, the Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow, Department of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Yale University Art Gallery, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2, on Zoom. Register at https://rb.gy/hxiqy9

REGISTRAR SESSION: The Winchester Registrars will hold a final, limited registration session, 9 a.m-5 p.m. Nov. 2, for those seeking to vote whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since Oct. 27. Members of the armed forces and former members of the armed forces discharged within the calendar year immediately preceding such request, may register as well. The session will be held at town hall, second floor, room 203, Main Street, Winsted. For information, call 860-379-2714 ext 354 or 355.

YOGA CLASS: Yoga with Wendy, 2 p.m. Tuesdays with the Sullivan Senior Center. To register, contact Wendy directly bendywendy100@gmail.com

ZUMBA GOLD CLASS: Zumba Gold with Joan, 11 a.m. Tuesdays with the Sullivan Senior Center on Zoom. Sign up by calling Joan at 860.496.9637.

YOGA CLASS: Contemplative Yoga with Judith Ehrman-Shapiro ~ Virtual, with the White Memorial Conservation Center, Litchfield, 4:30 p.m., no registration required, $10 per person on Venmo to @Judith-Ehrman-Shapiro. Note “White Memorial”, and $1 will to be donated to WMCC for each class. Other payment, call Judith at 860-309-9489. To join class, use https://rb.gy/aroals Meeting ID: 998 133 6171, Passcode: 365gifts

EXERCISE CLASS: Strength, Balance & Flexibility with Robyn on Zoom, with the Sullivan Senior Center, Mondays and Wednesdays at 9 a.m. Sign up by calling 860-489-2211.

HAUNTED OPERA HOUSE TOURS: Thomaston Opera House haunted tours by Landmark Community Theatre, Oct. 22-Nov. 7, small groups and masks required. Tickets $15 for all ages; groups limited to 2-8 people. Make reservations early.For more information call 860-283-6250 or visit www.landmarkcommunitytheatre.org

PLAY BINGO: Bingo at the Sullivan Senior Center, Torrington, or Zoom Bingo with Kerry, 1:3o p.m. on Thursdays. Sign up by calling 860-489-2211.

CREATURE FEATURES: Creature Features with Carrie Szwed, 4 p.m. Nov. 5, with White Memorial Conservation Center on Zoom and Facebook. Using natural props, animal mounts, and live animals, we’ll break down the characteristics of several major animal groups. Zoom Link: https://rb.gy/d6jdza

POLITICS, FAKE NEWS: Culture, Politics, and Fake News, presented by communications expert and UN Chapter of CT board member Dr. Robert J. Petrausch, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, free on Zoom. Register on Gunn Memorial’s website www.gunnlibrary.org to get your Zoom link to participate.

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