The 2018 Memorial Day parade and ceremonies, Monday, May 28, marks the 100th anniversary of Memorial Day events in Simsbury. The Simsbury American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars are once again organizing two parades in celebration of Memorial Day.
Music can be heard wafting through the center of Windsor from the Broad Street Green on Thursday nights in the summer. Concerts on the Green are a prime example of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit business organization.
As part of the 2018 Connecticut Trails Weekend, the Friends of American Legion, Peoples State Forest and the Barkhamsted Historical Society will host a three-mile educational walk on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. State Representative Bill Simanski will participate and he urges residents to join him. The meeting place will be the Nature Museum off Greenwood Road in Peoples State Forest, about one mile north of Pleasant Valley on East River Road.
The New England Air Museum will hold an Open Cockpit Day on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special activities include climb-aboard experiences in historic aircraft, flight simulators, hands-on Build and Fly Challenges, and much more. A variety of aircraft will be open for visitors including the WWII-era Republic P-47D, the Vietnam War-era Bell UH-1B “Huey” helicopter, as well as supersonic jet fighters including the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter and the Lockheed F-104C Starfighter.
If you enjoy zany comedy as well as a good love story with a twist, get ready for The Suffield Players’ spring production of Sylvia by A.R. Gurney. Sylvia performs at 8 p.m. on May 3, 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19, and on May 13 at 2 p.m., at Mapleton Hall, 1305 Mapleton Avenue in Suffield.
Over the years, Pratt & Whitney has patented hundreds of innovations, from heat-resistant coatings to aerodynamic blades—technologies that make air travel more cost effective, comfortable and dependable. Today Pratt & Whitney engines provide power for everything from land-based power stations, business jets and helicopters to large commercial aircraft, fifth generation fighters, and manned and unmanned space vehicles.
The Simsbury Grange and Green Monster e-Cycling will co-host a recycling event on Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Andy’s Market, 836 Hopmeadow Street (Route 10) in Simsbury. Do you need to responsibly dispose of old computers, televisions and other items?
Celebrate the arrival of spring with two weeks of school vacation week programming at the New England Air Museum! Explore three giant exhibit hangars filled with over sixty historic aircraft and experience the wonders of flight through daily hands-on activities