Prospect Land Trust will be holding another owl prowl on March 3 at 7 p.m. at the Prospect Reservoir.Come out with us and see if we can find any of these nocturnal avian predators. Depending on ground conditions, we may walk a short distance. Wear good shoes that are appropriate for the weather and bring a flashlight.
If you are interested, please meet at the intersection of Tress Road and Cornwall Avenue, Prospect.Please park safely on the shoulders of the road (opposite of the houses) on RWA property.
Directions: Traveling east on Rt. 68 (towards Cheshire), turn right into Chatfield Road, then turn right onto Tress Road. At the end of Tress you will see a gate to the entrance of the Prospect Reservoir.
In the event of inclement weather, please visit prospectlandtrust.blogspot.com for event cancellation notice the day of the event. No pets, please.
Tax Credits for Elderly and Totally Disabled Homeowners
The filing period for local tax credits for Elderly and Totally Disabled Homeowners for the 2016 Grand List is from February 1, 2017 through May 15, 2017.
To apply, the applicant must meet age, income limits, and own and occupy the home. He or she must have been 65 years of age by December 31, 2016 or be totally and permanently disabled before reaching the age of 65. All income must be documented. The maximum income on the local program for single applicants is $52,800 and the maximum income for married applicants is $64,350.
Murder - Mystery - Mayhem
The scene of this murder mystery will be at the Crystal Room in Naugatuck on April 1. The play is called CRIME & PUN-ishment and is set in the Roaring Twenties era. You can participate to help solve the mystery or just sit back, eat and enjoy. Costume clothing is invited.
The cost is $50 per person. A family style dinner will be served. This event is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Volunteer Fire Department of Prospect. For more information, call 203-758-4516.
Business Expo & Health and Wellness Fair April 11
The Waterbury Regional Chamber’s Small Business and Health Care Council will host their annual Chamber Business Expo and Health and Wellness Fair on Tuesday, April 11, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry Street in Plantsville. The Expo will attract over 400 attendees and is open to the general public to meet with the 90+ local business exhibitors to learn about their products and services. Admission is $10 per person.
Ives Concert Park Presents Second Annual Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show
Call for artists underway;
deadline to submit is March 31
The Friends of the Ives nonprofit organization will present the second annual Art at Ives, Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show on Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, at Ives Concert Park on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, Connecticut. This three-day event will feature high-quality original works in a diverse scope of art forms representing every major category. Food and music, along with art classes, demonstrations and children’s events, will also be included. The event will take place rain or shine with gates open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
It’s a Wedding, a Comedy and a Dinner
Friends of Beacon Falls Library to Present CT’s Longest Running Dinner Theatre
The mob’s most anticipated wedding is coming to town. Danny and Donna’s wedding date has been set for Saturday, April 1, 2017 and you are cordially invited. That is if you are not packing heat! Walk in the steps of the mob’s most notorious gangsters and become part of the wildest wedding in years at the Beacon Falls Fire Station, 35 N. Main Street, Beacon Falls from 6:30 to 10 p.m. The event is sponsored by Friends of Beacon Falls Library.
Passport Fair to be Held at Prospect Firehouse on March 25
The United States Postal Service® and the Prospect Volunteer Fire Department have teamed up to offer the public a convenient and time-saving opportunity.
On Saturday, March 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., members of the USPS will be available to help individuals apply for a passport.
You will need the following documents at the passport fair:
Ride the MW & CR-East Ghost Train
On Sunday, April 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the MW&CR-East Ghost Train will ride the rails from Cheshire to Cromwell, complementing our previous tours west to Waterbury.
Travel back in time with us! Well ahead of the foliage this year, we will have excellent views of extant remains of this fascinating railroad, which ran from 1885 to 1924.
Cheshire History Museum Conducting Membership Drive
The 1785 Hitchcock-Phillips House Museum (HPHM) is located on Church Drive in the center of Cheshire, on the north side of the Church Green. The museum is managed by Cheshire Historical Society since 1972 and has 18 display rooms. There is no admission fee to visit the museum.
The Society is conducting their annual membership drive now and encourages Cheshire residents and those interested in our town’s history to become part of the Society.
Country Breakfast Set For March 26 at VFW
The Mattatuck VFW Post 8075 will be hosting a Country Breakfast on Sunday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. There will be an $8 donation at the door; $5 for senior citizens and for children ages 12 and under.
The members will be serving pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy, along with home fries, toast and breakfast beverages.
Mattatuck VFW Post 8075 is located on Rt. 68, 218 Cheshire Road, Prospect. They can be reached at 203-758-4763 for further information.
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