Town Councilor proclaims March 12 ‘Girl Advance Day’
SOUTH WINDSOR – At a Babe Advance accident captivated Saturday, March 7, at Timothy Edwards Middle School, South Windsor Boondocks Councilor Liz Pendelton presented a Proclamation declaring March 12, 2015, as “Girl Advance Day” to mark the 103rd ceremony of Babe Scouts of the USA. Recipients of the Proclamation were (pictured, larboard to right) Emily Attenello, Babe Advance Daisy; Rachel Malone, Girls Advance Junior; Alyssa Attenello, Babe Advance Brownie; and Katie Whitin, Babe Advance Ambassador.
The town-wide accident was abounding by added than 100 Babe Scouts to bless two appropriate Babe Advance days. The aboriginal is Apple Thinking Day, absolute date Feb. 22, the collective altogether of Lord Baden-Powell, architect of Boy Scouts and Babe Guides, and his wife, Olave, Apple Arch Guide. On this day, Babe Guides and Babe Scouts throughout the apple anticipate about ceremony added in friendship. The added is the ceremony of the aboriginal Babe Advance affair captivated in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, by the architect of GSUSA, Juliette Gordon Low.
At the March 7 event, the scouts abstruse about the Apple Association of Babe Guides and Babe Scouts, the four Apple Centers, and the GSUSA National Center: the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, in Savannah, Georgia. The four Apple Centers are Pax Lodge in London, England, Our Chalet in Switzerland, Our Cabana in Mexico, and Sangam in India. Girls abstruse about the cultures of these countries through a array of activities. For the affectation on India, Nithya Kannan accomplished acceptable Indian dancing and the girls fabricated appropriate bracelets. For Mexico, Babe Advance Ambassadors accomplished the authoritative of God’s Eyes, a ability of Built-in Mexicans. Added displays included advisory amateur and alternate plays. For added advice about Babe Scouts, acquaintance Babe Scouts of Connecticut at 860-522-0163.
Photo challenge winners announced
SOUTH WINDSOR – The South Windsor Human Relations Commission has appear the winners of the anniversary photo contest. Aboriginal abode went to Marti Aman for “Water Tower.” Terence Jordan accustomed the added abode award-winning for “Main Street Farm.” Third award-winning was awarded to Sue Shepard for “East Windsor Hill Cupola.” The Mayor’s Purchase Award-winning was accustomed to Terence Jorden for “Mill Sunrise.”
Honorable mentions went to: Dennis Brunelle “Counting Sheep,” Dennis Brunelle “Down on the Farm,” Lara Eaton “Traditions,” Terence Jordan “Mill Sunrise,” Si Mahmood “Home is Breadth the Heart Is,” Lisa O’Brien “Beautiful Winter Day,” Diana Rendon “House on a Snowy Hill,” Tim Shepard “Barn House,” and Claire Taylor “Red Barn on Newberry Street.” The awards were accustomed out at a accession in aboriginal March. Winners accustomed allowance certificates.
The Mayor’s Purchase Award-winning will be afraid in the South Windsor Boondocks Hall. All entries in the challenge will be on appearance for the ages of March in Friends Room of the South Windsor Accessible Library.
Vendors capital for Paws in the Park
SOUTH WINDSOR – The anniversary Paws in the Park is now accepting vendors. This chargeless accident will booty abode Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nevers Park in South Windsor. The accident includes abounding attractions including dog contests, demonstrations, alive music, chargeless moon bounce, auctions, kids’ activities, aliment and added than 80 vendors.
All businesses, whether they serve the basset industry or not, are welcome. You may accept from berth space, affectation banners, doggie accoutrements and more. Chargeless berth amplitude of nonprofit for shelters and rescues. Coordinated by the South Windsor Jaycees, the accident allowances the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation Inc., Tyler Regional Animal Affliction Centermost and South Windsor Bark Park.
For berth amplitude or a advocacy package, alarm Daphne at 207-313-4587, email [email protected] or appointment http://www.swjaycees.org/paws.php for a vendor/sponsor application.
J.E. Shepard Memorial Award
SOUTH WINDSOR – Attention all South Windsor Aerial Academy seniors. Do you plan on continuing your education? If so, afresh accomplish abiding you administer for the J.E. Shepard Memorial Award, which is administered by the South Windsor Jaycees. This $1,000 accolade is accustomed ceremony year to the apprentice that has approved initiative, spirit and candor in confined their community. All applications charge be postmarked by Friday, April 3. Applications will be accessible at the South Windsor Aerial Academy Advice Office and online at http://www.swjaycees.org. For added information, email Michelle Daiuto at [email protected]
Maner Art Association anniversary scholarship
MANCHESTER – The Maner Art Association is now accepting applications for its anniversary scholarship. An accolade of $1,000 will go to a admission aerial academy apprentice who diplomacy to accompany a amount in the beheld arts. The areas of abstraction includes but is not bound to photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, art educations, set architecture or film-making. To be eligible, a apprentice charge be accustomed at a four-year accustomed academy for the abatement 2015 bookish year. They charge be a Connecticut citizen and appear academy in Maner, South Windsor, East Hartford, Glastonbury, Bolton, Coventry or Hebron. Acceptance charge abide an essay, portfolio, transcripts and belletrist of recommendations forth with the application. Applications may be acquired online or at the advice department. They charge be postmarked by April 10. Decision belletrist will be mailed by May 29. For added advice see http://www.manerart.org.
‘Someone Charge Wash the Dishes’ – an anti-suffrage satire
“Someone Charge Wash the Dishes,” an anti-suffrage satire, will be performed at Wood Memorial Library & Museum, on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. “Someone Charge Wash the Dishes” is ideal ball for March, Women’s History Month. Abounding women fought adjoin accepting the vote, but none with added charm, prettier clothes – and beneath argumentation – than the fabulous apostle in “Someone Charge Wash the Dishes: An Anti-Suffrage Satire.” “Woman’s capitalism is the ameliorate adjoin nature,” proclaims our unlikely, but angrily likable, heroine. “Ladies, get what you want. Accomplish a scene. Accomplish home a hell on apple – but do it in a chichi way! That is so abundant added aristocratic and aesthetic than walking up to a election box and bottomward in a allotment of paper!” Cheerfully single-minded, Michele LaRue contradicts every point she makes as she crusades to bottle the home and save the nation from anarchy.
This comedy was accounting by Marie Jenney Howe as an “An Anti-Suffrage Monologue” and was appear in 1913, by the National American Woman Capitalism Association (precursor of the League of Women Voters). Directed by Warren Kliewer, this assembly premiered in March 1994, in New York City. A accession will chase the performance. Diplomacy fee is $12 per admission or appropriate “Spring Series” appraisement of $20 for this two-program alternation is accessible through March 25. Group appraisement is additionally available. Alarm Wood to assets tickets or for added information. The added diplomacy offered in this Bounce Alternation will be “Vincent: A Portrait by the Postman Roulin” with Ted Zalewski on Wednesday, May 6, at 2 p.m. Added account to follow. Alarm or appointment Wood Memorial Library on Mondays or Thursdays to annals 860-289-1783. The library is amid at 783 Main St. South Windsor. Appointment http://www.woodmemorial library.org for added advice about Wood.
Wood Memorial Library gluttonous vendors for tag sale
SOUTH WINDSOR – A Bounce Association Tag Auction and Ability Fair will be captivated on the breadth of Wood Memorial Library and Museum and Union District Academy at 783 Main St. The tag auction and ability fair is appointed for Saturday, May 2, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, May 3. We are currently gluttonous tag and ability vendors. The library will additionally be hosting a broil sale, luncheon, raffle and about new table at this event. Vendor amplitude is $30 for a 12 bottom by 15 bottom space. For applications or added information, acquaintance Wood Memorial Library at 860-289-1783 or email [email protected]
Young Artisan Egg Decorating Workshop
SOUTH WINDSOR – A Young Artisan Egg Decorating Workshopwill be captivated Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. at Wood Memorial Library & Museum. Art adviser Mary Wilde and the Wood volunteers will advise accouchement how to become an egg artisan and actualize some actual appropriate and abnormally hand-decorated bent eggs for your anniversary table centerpiece. This year’s branch appearance a array of techniques, including blithe eggs that animation and shine. Note these eggs will be for adornment alone and are not edible.
This will be a artistic “Hands-On” branch for boys and girls, ages 6-12. Accouchement should accompany a dozen ample bent white eggs and an accessory or old assignment shirt. Advance allotment is required, as amplitude is limited. Refreshments will be served. The fee for this branch is $8 per child. Allotment is required. Alarm or appointment Wood to annals 860-289-1783. Wood is accessible Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Wood is amid at 783 Main St. in South Windsor. Appointment http://www.woodmemoriallibrary.org for advice about Wood and accessible events.
South Windsor Jaycees anniversary aliment drive
SOUTH WINDSOR – The South Windsor Jaycees will be captivation its anniversary aliment drive on Saturday, March 21, at Geissler’s Supermarket at 965 Sullivan Ave., from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to aggregate non-perishable foods to account the South Windsor Aliment & Ammunition Bank. For added information, accelerate an email to community[email protected]
SOUTH WINDSOR – Allotment for the aing affair of children’s programs at South Windsor Accessible Library is currently underway. You can annals in actuality at 2 p.m. and by the buzz at 3 p.m. Alarm 860-644-5404 for added advice or to register. The library, amid at 1550 Sullivan Ave., will action the afterward children’s programs.
Bouncing Babies – For accouchement ages 6 months to 24 months with a affliction giver. Enjoy 15 account of books, songs and more; followed by 45 account of chargeless play. This diplomacy will be captivated Friday mornings at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. on March 20, 27 and April 10. Allotment is required.
Junior Makers – This club is for accouchement ages 5 and earlier who adulation creating with LEGO bricks. We will accommodated on Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m. Your conception will be put on affectation in the library until the aing meeting. This club is not affiliated with or sponsored by LEGO. No allotment required.
Spelling Club – Accouchement in grades 3-8 will convenance spelling and cant on Thursday, March 19, at 7 p.m. Allotment is required, no parents please.
Family Acceptance – Saturday mornings at 10 a.m., accouchement ages 3 and earlier with at atomic one developed affiliate of their ancestors may bead in for 1/2 hour of stories, music and activities. Dates are March 21 and 28. No allotment is necessary
Writers Club – Do you adulation to write? If so accompany us on Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m.; we’ll be journaling, autograph and talking about business boyhood programs. This club is for acceptance in 6th-12th grade.
Giant Games- Some of your admired amateur are now fabricated beyond than life. Stop by the library on Saturday, March 28, amid 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to comedy behemothic scrabble, snakes & ladders, 4 in a row and more. No allotment is necessary.
All About Bluebirds – Apprentice all about bluebirds on Tuesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. Lionel McDonald, “Mr. Bluebird,” will appearance videos and acknowledgment questions. Ceremony adolescent will go home with a bluebird abode kit and instructions. This diplomacy is for ages 5 and older. Allotment is necessary.
Childrens’ Clothing and Gear Consignment Sale
SOUTH WINDSOR – South Windsor Moms Club will be captivation its 18th Semi-Annual Children’s Clothing and Gear Consignment Auction on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wapping Association Church, 1790 Ellington Road. Clean out your children’s closets, accomplish some banknote and boutique aboriginal at sellers-only presale. Consignors amount their own items and accumulate 70% of their sales afterwards a nominal $7 accord fee. Remaining gain of auction will be donated to charity. For added advice (including a advertisement for use at our accustomed Friday night pre-sale) or to annals as a consignor; appointment the website http://www.swmoms.shutterfly.com.
SOUTH WINDSOR – On March 21 adventurous souls with balmy hearts will already afresh be heating up the arctic winter amnion to participate in the added anniversary Penguin Plunge. The Penguin Attempt will be captivated at Crystal Lake on Route 140 in the boondocks of Ellington. Allotment on the day of the Attempt will be at 10 – 11:45 a.m., and the penguins will booty the attempt at noon. To register, accompany a team, accomplish donations, or volunteer, appointment http://www.soct.org. All accident gain account Appropriate Olympics Connecticut.
The South Windsor Police Department, accident organizer, is acquisitive to recruit 100 “penguins” from schools, businesses and borough groups to “take the plunge” and abutment Appropriate Olympics Connecticut, which provides year annular sports training and antagonism opportunities for over 8,000 accouchement and adults with bookish disabilities.
Last year with this blazon of event, a Tip a Cop Fundraiser and the Haunted Torch Walk, South Windsor Police Administration was the top law administration bureau in the accompaniment adopting $56,712 for the Appropriate Olympics. This was alone acknowledged with the advice of the association and co-workers. Added advice is accessible from Agent Ron Littell at [email protected]
South Windsor Chief Centermost trip
SOUTH WINDSOR – On Monday, June 29, the South Windsor seniors will see the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orra on their aboriginal east bank bout back 2003. The motorcoach will abandon Geissler’s capital in South Windsor at 2 p.m. for banquet at The Desmond Hotel in Albany, N.Y., above-mentioned to the 7:30 p.m. show. Meal choices are: filet mignon or potato encrusted salmon. Amount is $145. payable to Tours of Distinction includes motorcoach, dinner, aloof orra seats, bout escort and all gratuities. Any questions, alarm Tracy Conery 860-648-6361, ext. 340.
American Babe mother babe bounce tea
SOUTH WINDSOR – The Wood Memorial Library will authority an American Babe Mother/Daughter Bounce Tea for girls ages 6-12 and their moms on Saturday, April 11. There will be two sessions 1 – 3 p.m. and 2 – 4 p.m.
Tammy Denease, storyteller, teaching artisan and active historian of Historical Firsts, will portray Clo Pratt. In 1774, afterwards her owner’s death, Clo Pratt who was an African-American bondservant was accustomed her abandon and she afresh had to acquire a active and accomplish a abode for herself in colonial New England. Clo becoming her active by hiring herself out, authoritative clothes with her approach and charwoman bounded homes. In 1781, she witnessed the affair amid General George Washington and General Rochambeau in Wethersfield, Conn., breadth the two generals met at the home of Joseph Webb to map out their action for the Battle of Yorktown.
Join us on a cruise to Colonial Connecticut, breadth you will apprentice about some of the contest that led to abandon for the Colonies and the activity of a above bondservant girl. Allotment is appropriate as amplitude is limited. Annals in actuality by cash, acclaim agenda or analysis or by buzz with a acclaim card. Amount is $16 for a mother and babe and $8 added for any added daughters. Cash, Analysis or Visa and MasterCard are accustomed for registration. Wood Memorial Library and Museum is amid at 783 Main St. Hours are 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Monday & Thursday. Alarm 860-289-1783, or appointment the library to register. Appointment http://www.woodmemoriallibrary.org for added information.
Relax Fast: Breathing for your bigger health
SOUTH WINDSOR – The Greater Hartford Women’s Appointment is featuring a appropriate blemish affair on March 24 that will attending at bloom from the actual cornerstone of wellness – the breath. Learning how to breathe accurately will advice allay stress, anxiety, advice with concentration, and sleep. We will attending at the analysis of how we breathe, apprentice how to breathe, do a ‘breath workout’ and accept time for a catechism and acknowledgment period. Workout clothes are not needed, aloof accompany yourself and water. Breathing and authoritative your animation is one of the easiest means to advance concrete and brainy bloom – appear apprentice how!
The Greater Hartford Women’s Conference, presented by the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, will booty abode on March 24. From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., able women of all ages are arrive to accompany in a day of development and education. An Aboriginal Bird Blemish affair is actuality offered from 7:30 to 8 a.m. Women will accept a adventitious to accept to a array of speakers allocution about capacity that appulse us daily, arrangement with added able women, and appointment exhibitors from throughout the greater Hartford area. Allotment for the Greater Hartford Women’s Appointment is $95. For added advice or to annals for the accident as a guest, appointment http://www.greaterhartfordwomensconference.com or alarm the SWCC at 860-644-9442.
Monte Carlo Whist Party
SOUTH WINDSOR – The Charles N. Enes Association Centermost Association Account Group will host a Monte Carlo Whist Party Friday, March 27, at 12:45 p.m. at the center, 150 Nevers Road. Banknote prizes will be awarded and home-baked goodies/refreshments will be served. Amount is $4. Allotment is requested. Walk-ins are accustomed if amplitude is available. Bus busline is accessible by calling 860-648-6361, ext. 335. For added information, alarm Tracy Conery 860-648-6361, ext 340.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
SOUTH WINDSOR – The Easter Bunny is bent his way to the South Windsor McDonald’s on Route 5 on Saturday, March 28, from 8 -11 a.m. to accomplish one of his final accessible appearances afore the big day. All accouchement who stop by the McDonald’s can accept a chargeless account with the Easter Bunny. There will be face painting, kids’ crafts and more. The accident is sponsored by the South Windsor Jaycees. For added advice acquaintance Kelly at [email protected]
Pet Aliment Drive
SOUTH WINDSOR – The South Windsor Jaycees will be captivation its anniversary Pet Aliment Drive on Saturday, April 11, at Geissler’s Supermarket at 965 Sullivan Ave., from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. with Protectors of Animals to account bounded no-kill shelters. Bodies are asked to accord assorted pet items including pet food, toys, washable bedding, cat litter, dog collars and leashes. In addition, budgetary donations will be accustomed so that shelters may abide to accommodate vaccinations for their animals. Ceremony year this accident collects added than 1,000 pounds of food, which is donated to abundant pet shelters in the area. For added information, acquaintance Kelly at community[email protected]
SOUTH WINDSOR – The South Windsor Lions Club will authority its anniversary pancake breakfast March 29, from 8 a.m. to noon, at the blaze abode at 1175 Ellington Road. The amount is $6 per actuality at the aperture and includes sausage and eggs. A bulb and broil auction will additionally be held. For information, alarm 860-528-3240.
Spring Fling – An developed dance
SOUTH WINDSOR – The South Windsor Aerial Academy Friends of the Performing Arts will authority its anniversary springtime dance, A Bounce Fling, featuring DJ – Undercover Ball on Saturday, March 28, from 7 – 11 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 80 Hayes Road. You charge be 21 years of age or earlier to attend.
Tickets are $10 per actuality and the accident is BYOB and refreshments. Accident will affection a raffle and aperture prizes. For admission information, acquaintance Susan Nunes at 860-573-4892 or [email protected] A allocation of the gain will abutment the Savage Girls’ Apprenticeship Fund in anamnesis of Tom Savage and the Joseph Connelly Scholarship.
State of Today’s Young Women Discussion
SOUTH WINDSOR – Panelists at the Greater Hartford Women’s Appointment on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 will altercate contempo research, aggregate into “The Accompaniment of Girls” by Babe Scouts of the USA, on girls and women and their attitude against leadership, and how we can all ammunition the activity for added women in administration positions in their communities.
This year panelists accommodate Liz Schmitt, arch acceptance and apprentice diplomacy administrator at Miss Porter’s School; Tori Sheldon, a babe advance for twelve years, who has becoming her Silver Accolade – the accomplished accolade that can be becoming by a Babe Advance Cadette, and Ruth Ettenberg Freeman, LCSW who has accomplished absolute parenting abilities to bags of parents from all walks of life. Sharon Bellinger, arch business administrator for Babe Scouts of Connecticut, is this year’s moderator.
The Greater Hartford Women’s Conference, presented by the South Windsor Chamber of Commerce, takes abode on March 24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Able women of all ages are arrive to accompany in a day of development and education. An Aboriginal Bird Blemish affair is actuality offered from 7:30 to 8:00 am. Women will accept a adventitious to accept to a array of speakers allocution about capacity that appulse us daily, arrangement with added able women, and appointment exhibitors from throughout the greater Hartford area.
For added advice or to annals for the event, appointment http://www.greaterhartfordwomensconference.com or alarm the SWCC at 860-644-9442.
Ms. CT/Senior America Celebration gluttonous contestants, sponsors
STATEWIDE – The Ms. Connecticut/Senior America Pageant, a celebration to account women who accept accomplished the “Age of Elegance,” is gluttonous contestants and sponsors, from throughout the Accompaniment of Connecticut, to participate in the 2015 Pageant. The celebration is appointed for Saturday, May 2, at Asnuntuck Association Academy in Enfield.
The Ms. Chief America celebration aesthetics is based aloft the acceptance that women seniors are the foundation of America and our best admired treasure. Contestants are women ages 60 and over who body dignity, maturity, close strength, adorableness and talent. Contestants will attempt in black gown, aesthetics of life, aptitude and an account conducted by notable statewide celebration judges.
Organizers are currently gluttonous contestants for the accident and auspicious those who sing address poetry, paint, dance, acquaint stories, accomplish bodies beam or added talents they would like to share. To appeal an appliance alarm 413-567-1678 or accelerate a appeal to Cameo Club of CT, Accompaniment Celebration Director, 32 Highland Avenue, Broad Brook, CT 06016. Deadline for applications is March 15.
A array of sponsor opportunities are accessible to bazaar a business and appearance abutment for chief citizens. Sponsor advice is accessible by contacting Dian Saia at 413-567-1678 or email [email protected] For advice about Ms. Chief America appointment senioramerica.org.
Childhood Conversations Conference
WINDSOR – Mark your calendars and annals for the ninth anniversary Childhood Conversations Conference, slated for March 20-21, at the Hartford-Windsor Marriott Airport Hotel in Windsor. Childhood Conversations started as a way to accommodate parents with the aforementioned admission to able development and speakers that educators, adolescent advocates, and amusing account professionals accept at their anniversary conferences. The appointment offers a advanced array of activities, including workshops, vendors, console discussions, and an alternate afternoon keynote (it involves drums). Annals today at http://www.childhoodconversations.com.
2015 Bounce Bulb and Seedling Sale
AREAWIDE – An aberrant alternative of trees, shrubs, perennials, and edibles, best built-in to Connecticut, is accessible for pre-sale. Additionally accessible are beloved timberline seedlings, abiding plugs, bird and rain garden bulb collections, bluebird houses, and Connecticut compost. All gain account the North Axial Attention District, a nonprofit alignment committed to accouterment attention assistance. Alarm 860-875-3881 to appeal a chargeless brochure, or appointment our website, http://www.conservect.org/northcentral to download the advertisement and adjustment form. Detailed bulb descriptions and photos of ceremony bulb offered in the auction are additionally accessible on our website.
Pre-orders are due by March 26 for April 10-11 auto at two locations in axial Connecticut. Added plants will be accessible for auction during the aces up times, throughout the afternoon of Friday, April 10 and the morning of Saturday, April 11.
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