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Office space for rent/700 s/f $800.00 per month including utilities...fellow tenants: Les Beaux Vous, Sanctuary Yoga and Reibmans Private Franklin Street ( #23) entrance or entrance from 20 East Main Street Overlooks Franklin Street and Naugatuck River (with plenty of parking on Franklin Street and adjacent parking lots) Please contact owner at 860-989-9884 if interested.
Many area high school students are eligible to take 1-2 classes at NCCC each semester for free as a part of the High School Partnership program. Students can choose from a wide variety of courses on a space-available basis. This is a wonderful way for high school students to explore different programs of study and earn college credit while still in high school. In addition, Torrington High School juniors and seniors can choose from 3 courses that are being offered at THS after school. The courses being offered at THS are 1-credit courses that will explore professions in the sciences, health, early childhood education, and criminal justice. If you know of a student who is interested please have her/him contact their guidance counselor before November 15th. Students must be recommended by their guidance counselor for the High School Partnership program.
Friday, October 31st
Halloween at Infinity Hall!
Costume contest and more!
Our doors are open for Trick or Treaters at 4 pm.
Bring your ghosts and goblins for a treat and to guess the weight of the great pumpkin!
The 23rd annual Holiday in the Depot will be held Friday, December 12th from 6 to 8:30 P.M.
Festivities will kick off with the lighting of the town Christmas tree by a special guest at Bryan Memorial Town Hall. Santa will arrive by a horse drawn hay wagon and he will be available to visit and have his photograph taken with children until 8:30 p.m. Letters to Santa may be mailed at the Town Hall.
Take the time to stroll the streets of the Village of Washington Depot where you will find a warm welcome inside the beautifully decorated shops, which have kept their doors open welcoming friends with refreshments and other surprises. Bundle up and take a hay wagon ride and also be on the lookout for Clifford the Big Red Dog who is known to be wondering around!
Members of the Washington Business Association will sponsor a drawing for an iPad Mini and a gift basket of goodies and the best part is that it’s FREE! Entry forms will be available at participating businesses from 6 to 8 p.m. and should be dropped off at Washington Supply for the drawing at 8:30 p.m. The more businesses you visit the better your chances.
This is just a sampling of what is happening on this festive evening. Hope to see you there!
The New Preston Stroll – Saturday, December 6, 2014
The 6th annual New Preston Winter Stroll will be held Saturday, December 6th from 2:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Walk through the Village of New Preston with brightly lit windows and beautiful displays decorating each shop.
Canaan Child Care Center is having its Annual Lyman Orchard Pie Fundraiser. Orders may be placed until October 21. Pies will be delivered November 17 and will arrive frozen just in time for holiday baking. All proceeds will benefit our new building fund drive. Contact Fran at Canaan Child Care Center to place your order 860-824-0597.
Canaan Child Care Center will be hosting our 3rd Murder Mystery Dinner, “Til Death Do Us Part”, at Freund's Farm on Saturday, November 1st at 6:00 p.m. Come enjoy a wonderful buffet dinner while gathering the clues to solve the murder for a chance to win a prize. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased in advance by calling Fran Chapell at 860-824-0597. All proceeds to benefit our new building fund drive.
An information session will allow you to:
Meet Faculty and Staff
Learn about Financial Aid
Meet Current Students
Learn about Programs of Study
Tour the Campus
Learn about the Admissions Process
Upcoming dates and times:
October 15th 3:30 p.m. (Following this event a Veterinary Technology presentation will be available for interested students)
November 12th 3:30 p.m.
December 17th 3:30 p.m.
Information sessions are held in Green Woods Hall room 304.
Registration is suggested but not required. To register please call 860-738-6330.
Convenient parking is accessible in the Green Woods Hall parking lot.
The UConn Torrington Campus invites local businesses and organizations looking for a place to hold meetings, conduct training sessions or present informative lectures to consider its site as the perfect venue.
The campus has a wide variety of spaces available to rent at competitive prices. These include small classrooms for groups under 25, large classrooms for groups up to 50 people, an intimate conference room and a lecture hall that seats nearly 250 people. All of these spaces are equipped with technology including computers, projectors and (in some cases) high quality audio capabilities. IT personnel are available to ensure that the technology needs will be met. In addition, there is a distance-learning room which allows access to presentations happening at another location.
JoAnn Ryan, President & CEO of the Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce says, “Since education is life long, we are fortunate to have the UConn Torrington campus in our back yard to take advantage of courses, seminars and meetings. It is the perfect venue in which to learn, make new friends and to generate business.”
The campus is a popular venue for high-profile events such as civic organizations presenting guest lecturers, government agencies conducting staff trainings and educational organizations holding ceremonies. Groups are provided with space appropriate for their needs, technical support, a welcoming staff and an appealing facility. Tables and linens for registration materials or refreshments are also available.
The campus is located on the west side of Torrington, one mile off Route 4 on University Drive, with ample parking available on site. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM until 9:00 PM.
If you would like to book an event, get a tour, or simply request more information, contact Molly Sexton Read at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-626-6812. For directions to UConn Torrington, visit www.torrington.uconn.edu and click on ‘contact’ or call 860-626-6800
The South Farms Corn Maze opens Saturday, September 13th at 21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT. Starting on September 19th, the AmandaBakes Airstream food trailer will be onsite weekly with offerings of hot cider, coffee, and cocoa in addition to Warm Apple Crisp with homemade whipped cream and made from scratch seasonal cookies. Regularly on Sundays, in addition to the AmandaBakes Airstream, corn maze guests can stop at The Morris Marketplace for a bite to eat at the Marketplace Grill and pick-up the freshest selection of foods at the areas farmers’ market on a real working farm. Regularly scheduled hours are Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Special hours and private events can be arranged for larger groups during off-hours, by emailing email@example.com. The entrance fee for guests 4-years and older is $6, children 3-years and younger are free. Parking and ticketing for the maze is located at the South Farms “White Barn” parking lot at, 21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763. Closings and maze conditions will be posted on the South Farms Facebook page.
RIVERTON SELF STORAGE, 2 SCHOOL STREET, RIVERTON, CT is a designated site for GREENspot DROPoff ®--Free and convenient e-waste recycling Monday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, Sunday, Closed. Call 860-469-8187.
Televisions, Computers, Computer Monitors, Optical Drives, Laptops, Computer Mice, Tape and Zip Drives, Hard Drives, DVD Players, Fax Machines, Oscilloscopes, Keyboards, VCR/Beta machines, Cables & Cords, Printers, Radios, Loose PCBA’s, Stereo Components
A large hand-truck and dollies are available to assist in bringing your e-waste to the bins in the Self-Storage building.
E-waste is anything that you plug in that you want to throw out. GREENspot helps you recycle for free.
Great opportunity for chamber members to have professional looking websites and brochures produced by Litchfield High School Business Students at no cost although donations are accepted.
Students Will Gladly:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (860) 202-5796 for more information and availability.