Saturday, May 7
POMFRET’S ANNUAL TOWN-WIDE TAG SALE
Celebrate spring in Pomfret with the annual Town Wide Tag Sale sponsored by the Pomfret Proprietors, a local merchants group. Starting at 7 a.m., visitors can purchase a map to guide them to the many participating residences, businesses and organizations spread throughout town. Maps will be sold for $1 at Pomfret Community School, (20 Pomfret St., Routes 169 and 101). Profits from map sales and registrations benefit a Pomfret Proprietors’ Scholarship for local students to pursue education and careers in business. Info: www.VisitPomfret.com or call Martha Emilio (860) 974-1583.
LIONS CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST – PLAINFIELD
Pancakes, sausage and beverages by the Plainfield Lions Club from 7 a.m. to moon at the Senior Center, 482 Norwich Road, Plainfield. Adults $7, children $4. To benefit local Lions charities. Info: Ruth Bergeron at (860) 564-8561.
MAY BREAKFAST – ANDOVER
The annual May Breakfast is slated from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, Andover, located at the corner of Route 6 and Long Hill Road (at traffic light). Cost is $6.50 adults, $5.50 seniors, $3.50 for children with a $20 per family maximum. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by calling Carolyn at (860) 228-1750.
BIRD AND WILDFLOWER WALK
Szegda Farm Preserve, 65 Szegda Road, Columbia, will host a bird and wildflower walk at 8 a.m. Walk will cover about a mile at slow pace over moderate terrain. Binoculars recommended. No dogs. Steady rain will cancel the event. Info: Joan Hill at (860) 228 2849 or email@example.com
PLANT AND BAKE SALE – MANSFIELD
First Church of Christ in Mansfield, at Routes 89 and 195, Mansfield, will host a plant and bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon. Home grown perennials, annuals, hanging baskets and delicious baked goods available.
ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE – LEBANON
Lebanon American Legion Post No. 180 will hold its annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Rte. 207, Lebanon.
Scotland Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 47 Brook Road, Scotland will hold a Spring Fling from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space $15. Info: Melissa (860) 617-3677 or Joyce (860) 423-7073.
39TH ANNUAL PLANT SALE – HEBRON
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 30 Church St. (Route 85), Hebron, will host its 39th Annual Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale features hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, rose bushes, herbs and vegetables. Church will also have a large selection of home-grown perennials from the gardens of parishioners. Info: (860) 228-3244 or visit the church web site at www.StPetersHebron.com.
Guilford Smith Memorial Library, 17 Main St., South Windham will hold a book sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Info: (860) 423-5159.
PLANT SALE – FRANKLIN
Janet Carlson Calvert Library will host a plant sale on Route 32 across from Stadium Motors in Franklin from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds to help support upcoming library programs. Info: (860) 642-6207 or www.calvertlibrary.com.
MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE – NORTH WINDHAM
Radiant Chapter No. 11 Order of the Eastern Star is holding its annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Masonic Center on Route 6 in North Windham (across from Wal-Mart).
PLANT AND BAKE SALE – BROOKLYN
The Federated Church, Route 6, Brooklyn, will host a plant and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
COVENTRY LIONS DOLL, TEDDY BEAR AND TOY SHOW
Coventry Lions will sponsor its annual doll, Teddy bear, toy and collectible show in Coventry at Coventry High School on Route 31 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $5 admission, children under 12 admitted free. Info: Joy Kelleher (860) 742-6359 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONTRACTORS AND TRADESMEN FAIR
Ashford Economic Development Commission will host a contractors and tradesmen fair at Knowlton Memorial Hall from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Visitors can meet local business people who are available to do repairs and maintenance on property damaged by a rough winter. Door prizes available. Info: (860) 429-6381.
SPRING FAIR – MANSFIELD
The Mount Hope Montessori School, 48 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield, will host its Spring Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Day is filled with family fun, children’s entertainment, games, music and crafts for children of all ages. A truckload tag sale will run throughout the day. Learn about the school and enroll for 2011-12. No entrance fees.
Sunday, May 8
MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST – SCOTLAND
Mother’s Day Breakfast at St. Margaret’s Church Hall, Route 14, Scotland, from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Adults $5; Children 5 to 11 $3; Children under 5 free. Maximum per household $20. Sponsored by St. Margaret’s Men’s Club.
MOTHERS DAY BREAKFAST – LEBANON
Lebanon Fire Safety Complex, Goshen Hill Road from 8 a.m. to Noon. $8 adults, $5 children under 12, under 6 Free. MOTHERS HALF PRICE! Raffle. Knights of Columbus, Council 9653, Lebanon, CT. Info: (860) 423-7789
ANNUAL MOTHER’S DAY PLANT SALE – LEBANON
Lebanon American Legion Post #180 will hold its Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Legion Hall, Rte. 207, Lebanon.
BAKE SALE FOR CWS
First Congregational Church, 199 Valley St., Willimantic, 11:30 a.m. Info: (860) 228-9658.
SUMMER HORSEBACK RIDING LESSONS
The University of CT, Storrs is offering Summer Horseback Riding Lessons. Open to children age 11 or older and adults. 3 week sessions avail. $ 210 to $ 315 per session. Please visit www.animalscience.uconn.edu for details.
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