Wed. June 7
PUTNAM --- “A 70-year Retrospective: The Works of Jerry Ferguson”  will appear in the Corridor Gallery at Putnam Municipal Complex through June 30. It features the works of Gerald (Jerry) Ferguson. Free.

Fri. June 9
PUTNAM --- The Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut at the Bradley Playhouse will present Nuts at 7:30 p.m. June 9, and 10 and at 2 p.m. June 11. Tickets are $23 for adults; $20 for seniors, students, veterans and first responders.  Mature audiences. Reservations:

Sat. June 10
Music Fest
PUTNAM --- Particle Accelerator, a free, all-day music festival, features music of all genres and for all ages will be held from noon to 8 p.m. at Rotary Park. In its 17th year, Particle is dedicated to the memory of the Legendary Jack Young Jr. and to raising awareness for suicide and depression and local resources available to help. Funds raised benefit United Services, Inc., northeastern Connecticut's non-profit mental health and social service agency. For info: or

Sat. June 17
Art & Crafts Festival
PUTNAM --- The Putnam Fine Arts & Crafts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 17 and 18, rain or shine at the Putnam Municipal Complex. It will feature more than 40 art vendors, demonstrations, live music, and more. Free parking and admission.

Sat. June 24
Radio Field Day
THOMPSON --- The Eastern Connecticut Amateur Radio Association (ECARA) will be participating in the annual American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day June 24 and 25. The last full weekend of June is a field day to test the capability of the nation's FCC-licensed Amateur Radio operators to set up and operate stations under simulated emergency conditions to practice and demonstrate their ability to communicate during potential disasters. It has evolved into more than that; becoming part operating event, part social activity and part contest to see which stations and clubs can make the most contacts over the 24-hour period. ECARA will operate from Gawron Farm on Gawron Road in Thompson, and the public is invited to tour, observe and even participate. For info:

Rabies Clinic
DANIELSON --- Pet Pals Northeast will hold a low cost rabies clinic from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Quinebaug Valley Veterinary Hospital on Rt. 12. $15 cash per animal. Preregistration and appointment is required. No walk-ins. 860-317-1720. This is the last clinic until October.

Sun.  July 9
WOODSTOCK --- The Bungay Fire Brigade will host Touch-A-Truck from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Roseland Park.

Sun.  Aug. 27
Cruise Fund-raiser
THOMPSON --- DKH will hold its Cruise, BBQ & Brew - Motorcycle & Car Cruise at 10 a.m. at the Thompson Speedway and The Black Dog Bar & Grille in Putnam. Benefits the NECT Cancer Fund of Day Kimball Healthcare. $35 registration.

Fri.  Sept. 8
Golf Classic
PUTNAM --- The Day Kimball Hospital Centreville Bank Golf Classic will set off at 7:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Connecticut National Country Club. For info:

Sat.  Sept. 30
WOODSTOCK --- The Bungay Fire Brigade will host its fall 2023 Chicken BBQ from 4 to 6 p.m.

Sat.  Nov. 11
Dueling Pianos
THOMPSON --- The DKH Dueling Pianos fund-raiser will be held at 6 p.m. at the Raceway Restaurant and Banquet Hall. Benefits Day Kimball Healthcare At Home services of HomeCare, HomeMakers, and Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut. Food, drawings and more. Tickets $45, must be purchased in advance.

Sun.  Dec. 3
Tree of Life
The DKH 34th Annual Hospice Tree of Life Ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. in 11 towns throughout northeastern Connecticut. The purchase of memorial lights on each community's Tree of Life benefits Hospice & Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut. For info:


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