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MAY 2015

May is National Bike Month! Visit for all the Simsbury Events!

2 Natural Lawn Care Workshops, Farmington River Watershed Assoc. at Winding Trails in Farmington, 9-10:30am. Registration by April 29 at the Winding Trails website

2 "The History of our Nation Set in Stone: Arlington National Cemetery," Avon Historical Society, held at the Avon Library, Avon, 1pm,

2 "Historic Taverns & Tastings - A Bus Tour," Historic Sites & FVVA sponsored, 9:30-5:00, reservations & information, 676-8878

3 Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra's Celebrity Maestros Gala, Country Club of Farmington, 1pm

7 Natural Lawn Care Workshop, Farmington River Watershed Assoc. at the Simsbury Library, 7-8:30pm. Registration by May 4th at the Simsbury Library website

8, 9 Varla Jean Merman is A Louisiana Skankee in Connecticut Court, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, for adults only, 7:30pm, 280-3130

9 "Memorializing a Generations Service: Connecticut Civil War Monuments," Avon Historical Society at the Avon Public Library, Avon, 1pm,

11 Canton Chamber of Commerce's Golf Tournament at Farmington Woods, Farmington, Early Bird Registration deadline - April 24th, 693-0405, sue@cantonchamberofcommerce

13 The Trouble Begins at 5:30: "Mark Twain's 'Surrogate Wife: Secretary Isabel Lyon," Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, reception 5:00, talk 5:30, free, reservations, 280-3130

15, 16 Celeste Bedford Walker's Theatrical Production of Black Wall Street, Mark Twain House & Museum, held at the Artists Collective, Hartford, 8pm, reservations, 280-3130

17 "Try Simsbury: Run, Bike, Paddle" Triathlon, Simsbury Performing Arts Center. Registration & information:

17 Farmington Valley NFL Flag Football Leagues Spring Clinic, hosted by Mike & Chris Golic, Avon Rec. & Parks, 2-4pm at Avon Middle School. Call 409-4332 for information

20 "A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut's Civil War," Salmon Brook Historical Society, held at the Granby Senior Center, 7pm, $3 members,$5 non-members, $2 students reservations, 651-1908

20 Free Business Breakfast with Mike Freimuth, Executive Director of the CT Regional Development Authority, sponsored b the Town of Farmington EDC, 8-9:30a.m at The Farmington Club, Farmington. E-mail: for information & registration

20 BOOK/MARK - Party Like A President: True Ties of Inebriation, Lechery, and Mischief From the Oval Office with Brian Abrams, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, 7:30 pm, adults only, free, reservations recommended, 280-3130

22 Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teens Through the Dangers of Driving, Avon Public Library, 6:30pm, 673-9712

21 The Hills Are Alive with Thomas Santopietro's The SOUND OF MUSIC Story, 7pm, Mark Twain House & Museum, Hartford, free, reservations recommended, 280-313




Connecticut's Farmington Valley
Farmington Valley Visitors Association
P.O. Box 1491 | 33 East Main St. Avon, CT 06001
Tel: (860)676-8878 Toll-free: 1-800-4-WELCOME

Farmington Valley Visitors Association