Aquarion offers rain barrels

Aquarion Water Company will be offering upcycled rain barrels for sale as part of the company’s ongoing water conservation efforts.

Healthy Soil lecture

A free Earth Day event, Healthy Soil, will be held Sunday, April 24, at 2 p.m. in the Barney Carriage House at Forest Park, Springfield, Mass. Learn how to increase the life of your soil and prep your garden for spring planting.

McLean opens a Little Lending Library

McLean opened the first Little Lending Library on the Life Plan community campus in early January. Conveniently located in the parking circle in front of the McLean Health Center, the lending library will contain a continually rotating supply of memory care books and resources for community members to borrow.

Bus tour to visit local historic sites April 30

The Farmington Valley CT Heritage Network, formerly Historic Sites of Connecticut’s Farmington Valley, will hold its first bus tour in three years. This long-awaited event on Saturday, April 30, explores “Lively Lore and Legends: Fact or Fiction?”, focusing on the towns of Barkhamsted, Granby and Simsbury.

Out of Town

The New England Air Museum brings live theater into its hangars for the first time!

Holiday Tours at Historic Ellsworth Homestead

The Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution are pleased to announce the return of Christmas Open House tours at the historic Oliver Ellsworth Homestead Museum, 778 Palisado Avenue in Windsor, on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A Christmas Carol in Suffield

The Suffield Players are ready to impart some holiday cheer with our annual holiday benefit featuring the classic tale by Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, adapted for stage by Ryan Bird.