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This week’s Pet of the Week from the Waterford branch of the CT Humane Society is “Marti”.  “Marti” is a spayed female, Boston Terrier/Beagle mix breed.  She is approximately 2 years old.  “Marti” would make a great companion for any adult home or apartment.  She is a bit shy at first, but will quickly warm up to you. “Marti” would benefit from basic obedience classes and needs to gain some self-confidence.   If you are interested in meeting “Marti” please visit our shelter at 169 Old Colchester Road, Quaker Hill, CT 06375.  To see all of our adoptable pets, please go tour website www.cthumane.org.  If you have questions about “Marti” or any of our adoptable pets, please contact our office at 860-442-8583 ext. 5105



Area Farmer's Markets, 2017!
Fridays, 4 p.m. ‐ 7 p.m.
Maples Farm Park
45 Bozrah Street
July 7‐Oct 13

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Brooklyn Commons (Ocean State Job Lot)
564 Providence Rd., Rt. 6
June 14‐Oct 25

Sundays, 9 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m
Colchester Town Green
98 Hayward Ave
June 18 ‐ Oct 22

Sundays, 12 p.m. ‐ 3 p.m.
Field by Denison Homestead
120 Pequotsepos Rd
June 4 ‐ Oct 29, Holiday market Nov 19

Wednesdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Groton Shopping Plaza, Groton Post Office
Rte. 1
July 12‐Oct 25

Groton ‐ Washington Park
Tuesdays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Washington Park
155 Meridian St
July 11‐Oct 31

Thurdays, 3:30 p.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Lisbon Meadow Park
Rte. 169
June 29‐Sept 28

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Town Hall Parking Lot
579 Exeter Rd
June 3‐Oct 14

Wednesdays, 4 p.m. ‐ 7 p.m.
Ledyard Fairgrounds
740 Colonel Ledyard Hwy
June 7‐Oct 4

Tuesdays, 2 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Quambaug Fire House
50 Old Stonington Road
June 6‐Oct

Thursdays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6:30 p.m.
Methodist Street Parking Lot
Methodist St.
June 1 ‐ Oct 12

New London‐Williams Park
Fridays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
Williams Park
Broad St
July 7‐Oct 27

Norwich ‐ Downtown
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.
Howard Brown Park
100 Chelsea Harbor Rd
July 5‐Oct 25

Norwich ‐ Uncas on Thames
Mondays & Fridays, 10 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.
100 Campbell Building Lawn
401 West Thams St
July 7 ‐ Oct 30

Mondays, 3:30 p.m.‐6 p.m
Riverview Marketplace
16 Kennedy Dr
June 12‐Oct 23

Old Saybrook
Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12:30 p.m.
210 Main Street Parking Lot
June 24‐Oct 28

Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.‐6 p.m
Riverview Marketplace
16 Kennedy Dr
May 4‐Oct 6

Saturdays, 10 a.m. ‐ 1 p.m.
18 Kennedy Dr
June 3‐Oct 28

Tuesdays, 4 p.m ‐ 6 p.m.
Early Childhood Development Center
651 Norwich Rd.
June 20‐Oct 24

Wednesdays, 3 p.m. ‐ 6 p.m.
St Margarets Church Parking Lot
Intersections of Rte. 14 & Rte. 97
May 24‐Oct 25

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Town Dock
North West St.
May 27‐Oct28

Sundays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 p.m.
Voluntown Elementary School Green
195 Main St
July 2‐Oct 8

Saturdays, 9 a.m. ‐ 12 Noon
15 Rope Ferry Road
June 10‐Oct 14

Saturdays, 8 a.m. ‐ 12 noon
Jillson Square
672 Main St
May 27‐Oct 28




Car Wash and Bake Sale
Come and support the NYFL Sunday August 6th from 10a.m-1p.m. with a car wash and bake sale at NFA, 305 Boradway in Norwich CT in front of the Tirrell Building.

Sheffield Pharmaceuticals Announces 22nd Annual Golf Fore! Prostate Cancer Research Charity Tournament
When: July 31, 2017 from 10 am to 5:45 pm
Where: Great Neck Country Club, Waterford CT
Why: To support the Prostate Cancer Foundation in raising awareness and critical funds for prostate cancer research.
For more information please check out:



Christmas in July
It's that time of year when donations to the Ledyard Food Pantry from the big holiday food drives are dwindling. Last holiday season several donors commented how they need to remember to donate year round and not just for Thanksgiving and Christmas. We thought we would make it easier for them by holding a Christmas in July event on July 23rd from noon to 3PM  at the Ledyard Food Pantry on Colonel Ledyard Highway. We'll have refreshments, entertainment and a visit by Santa.



Cruise to Survive Car / Truck Show
Sunday July 30th
3pm to 7pm
Constitution Field RT138 Voluntown, CT
Rain Date Sunday August 13th 3-7pm
people wishing to register their vehicle $10 Registration fee per a vehicle
1ST,2ND,3RD Place trophies for each class.
$2.00 donation for admission
moonbounce, Facepainting, DJ, Food, Door prizes,
All proceeds to benefit RIOCA ( RI OVARIAN CANCER ALLIANCE)
For any information Contact BELINDA 860-908-8274 OR bwiese286@sbcglobal.net


United Way conducting 12-hour food-a-thon drive to reduce summer hunger
Nearly 1 in 5 children (or 18.5%) in New London County are food insecure. That means they don’t know when or where their next meal will come from. During the summer, even more children will be facing hunger because when school lunches end, lunch ends altogether. And as the demand for food increases, donations to food banks tend to drop in the summertime.
You have an opportunity to help! On Thursday, July 27 United Way of Southeastern Connecticut will be conducting a communitywide “food-a-thon” to reduce summer hunger for our community’s kids. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. donations of nonperishable items are being collected at the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London, a program operated by United Way.
Businesses, organizations, civic groups, and groups of all kinds are encouraged to run a food drive in the weeks leading up the food-a-thon. Then, collected items can be delivered right to the Food Center on July 27. Individuals may bring their own donations of nonperishables as well. Learn more and download a promotion flyer for your drive at: www.uwsect.org/endsummerhunger.
The following items are most in need at the Food Center right now: macaroni and cheese, pasta, canned tuna, canned soup, and Ensure. Please do not donate items in glass containers or that have expired.
Donate nonperishable food items at the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center on Thursday, July 27 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. The Food Center is located at 374 Broad Street in New London.



Drop-In Activities for Kids.
A weekly rotation of materials to explore.

Wheeler Library in North Stonington invites kids and their caregivers to drop in during library hours to explore various materials. 
The weekly rotation of drop-in activities includes open-ended materials such as play dough or Lego bricks. Each activity is available all week during regular library hours in the activity room. Families are welcome to pop in July 7 to August 18, 2017 and exercise their imaginations. No registration necessary. Free and open to the public. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Wheeler Library is located at 101 Main St., North Stonington, CT 06359. Library hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm; Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.
For more information call 860-535-0383. Visit online at www.wheelerlibrary.org, on Facebook: Wheeler Library, and on Instagram: wheelerlibrary. To receive text message updates, text @g4a87 to the number 81010.
Wheeler Library is an association library that serves the community of North Stonington, CT. The library offers a wide variety of great programs, materials and services for all ages throughout the year. Originally created and funded by the Wheeler family, the library remains a private institution that is free and open to the public. Borrowing privileges are extended to all residents of North Stonington as well as to library cardholders from other Connecticut towns. Wheeler Library is the cultural center of our community and the place North Stonington residents turn to for the discovery of ideas and the joy of reading.









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