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Intro to Papermaking

May 31, 2023

Experience the art of papermaking! In this class, you’ll learn the basics of creating beautiful, one-of-a-kind sheets of paper from scratch. We’ll cover everything from selecting and preparing materials to making pulp, forming sheets, and adding unique touches to your paper. Come learn this amazing…

Brimfield Town-Wide Tag Sale

May 31, 2023

As the saying goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. In no place is that truer, perhaps, than in the town that hosts one of the world’s largest and most popular outdoor flea markets. The Town-Wide Tag Sale is a favorite town event. It’s…

Sally Rogers/ Howie Bursen

May 31, 2023

Fletcher Memorial Library’s annual Summer Music at the Fletch Series kicks off June 14 at 6 p.m. with the folk duo of Sally Rogers and Howie Bursen. They will play outdoors on the library porch.

Calling All Photographers! Show off Your Talent in TLGV’s 2024 Calendar

May 25, 2023

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) is searching for 12 photos capturing the unique spirit of the National Heritage Corridor. The selected images will appear in the 2024 TLGV Calendar and hang proudly in businesses and homes throughout the National Heritage Corridor and beyond! Photos…

Special Donation to TLGV from Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation

May 17, 2023

The Jewett City Savings Bank Foundation announced that a grant of $1,873 was awarded to The Last Green Valley on May 9 in honor of Jewett City Savings Bank’s 150th anniversary. The Last Green Valley (TLGV) is designated to protect and care for the 35-town…

Killingly Conservation Commission – Back Roads Bus Tour

May 16, 2023

Join Killingly Conservation members on a 20 mile bus tour for 2-3 hours to learn about scenic views, area history, locations of boat launches, and walking trails. Limited seating. Reservations are required. Please call 860-779-5311 to register.

Killingly Conservation Commission – Old Furnace / Ross’ Cliffs “Spring Outdoors!” Walk

May 16, 2023

Hike 4 miles for 3-4 hours on moderately rough woodland trails when mountain laurel is in bloom. Learn how iron ore was produced in furnaces in the 1830’s and experience dramatic views from the top of Ross’ Cliffs. No registration required. 539 South Frontage Road,…

The Doctor is In: An Evening with an 18th-Century Physician

May 16, 2023

Come experience the surgery of an 18th-century physician and learn about the latest medical techniques from England while discussing remedies and cures that would have been available during that time. Guest Speaker: Daniel Newman, historical researcher and reenactor spanning 40 years

Third Thursday in Willimantic

May 16, 2023

We’re thrilled to be celebrating 20 Years of the 3rd Thursday Street Fest in Willimantic!  On May 18th from 6-9 pm on historic Main Street, we will have over 80 vendors featuring exceptional local art, local products, 20 food vendors, and so much music.  The…