Charlotte Hungerford Hospital’s Senior Health and Wellness Series will present a program on Defying Gravity: Fall Prevention on Tuesday from 11am to noon at The Maria Seymour Brooker Memorial, 157 Litchfield Street, Torrington. RSVP to 860-496-6479. Snow date is February 16th.
Torrington Library will offer a special event – “Speaking Canine” with Barbara Dwyer on Thursday at 6:30pm at Coe Park Civic Center in Torrington. Doors open at 6pm. To register call 860-489-6684 or register online at www.torringtonlibrary.org.
Shades of Northwest Hills decorative Painting Club will meet on Friday at 6:30pm at the South End Firehouse on Antolini Road in New Hartford. Interested painters can call Karen at 860-482-8247.
The Connecticut Civil War Round Table will meet on Saturday at 4pm at the First Congregational Church in Torrington.
Friends of the Beardsley and Memorial Library will sponsor the Sweetheart Bake and Half-price Book Sale on Saturday from 10am to 2pm at the library at 40 Munro Place in Winsted. For more information call 860-379-6043.
A Pasta Dinner, to benefit Torrington Police Officer Steven Cloutier who has Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, will be held on February 29th from 5 to 9pm at Sons of Italy, 34 Center Street, Torrington. Adults $10, children 12 and under $6. Tickets will be sold at Torrington Police Department. For more information or to donate raffle baskets call Chris at 860-921-8115.
The 2nd Annual Valentine’s Day Wine and Beer Tasting, to benefit the New Hartford Business Council Scholarship Fund, will be held on Saturday from 5:30 to 8:30pm at Pine Meadow Fire House, 366 Main Street, Pine Meadow. Advance tickets are $25 or $30 at the door.
The American Folk Musicians Association will present a Country Western Dance featuring Tune Dusters on Sunday from 2 to 6pm at the Northfield Fire House, 12 Knifeshop Road in Northfield. For more information call Liz at 860-689-1967