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• wednesday, february 08, 2023

Virtual Reality w/ Meta Quest 2 Headsets  (45,220 Views)


Virtual Reality w/ Meta Quest 2 Headsets
Wednesday, February 8 @ 6:30 PM
Computer Lab
Bristol Public Library

Tryout our new Meta Quest 2 headsets and experience virtual reality as it is used in gaming, simulators, training, etc. Learn how it works and what apps they work with!

In the Computer Lab.

No charge. Registration required. Register at the Lab, at www.bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 2030.


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 2030





• wednesday, february 08, 2023

City Meeting: Youth Commission  (10,508 Views)


Youth Commission
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, february 08, 2023

City Meeting: Special Meeting Code Enforcement February 08, 2023  (3,390 Views)


Special Meeting Code Enforcement February 08, 2023
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 09, 2023

City Meeting: Retirement Board  (10,283 Views)


Retirement Board
Thursday, February 9, 2023
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• friday, february 10, 2023

Friday Afternoon Tai Chi with Walter Bruce: Drop-In  (41,563 Views)


2:00 PM

New at Manross Library-- Tai Chi for all levels! Learn techniques to improve health, reduce stress, and promote healing and well-being. Presented by Walter Bruce, owner and instructor, Dragons Wing Tai Chi & Qigong. Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. Seniors especially welcome. Drop-In, registration not required. This is an on-going program.

F. N. Manross Memorial Library
260 Central Street
Forestville, CT 06010


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• saturday, february 11, 2023

Coloring Club for Adults  (43,601 Views)


Coloring Club for Adults
Sat, February 11, 2023, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Bristol Public Library

The Coloring Club is a coloring group for adults--peaceful music, fellowship and an adventure in coloring for ages 18 & over. In-person at the library.

RSVP: bristollib.com, at the Circulation Desk or call: 860.584.7787 x 3.


For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 3





• sunday, february 12, 2023

Carnaby ST. Duo @ The Library Coffee House  (43,650 Views)


Carnaby ST. Duo @ The Library Coffee House
Sunday, February 12 @ 2:00 PM
Bristol Public Library

Special Sunday Coffee House! CARNABY ST. features the music of the 60's British Invasion along with various American artists, breathing new life into the songs that are fondly remembered as the cornerstones for popular music’s favorite era.

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Moody Blues, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Bee Gees, The Hollies to Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, The Monkees, The Byrds and One-hit-Wonders of the time.

No charge. RSVP: at the library, on bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 3. Ages 18 & up


For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 3





• monday, february 13, 2023

City Meeting: Zoning Commission  (10,290 Views)


Zoning Commission
Monday, February 13, 2023
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• monday, february 13, 2023

Travel to Tuscany November 1 – 9, 2023  (7,522 Views)


Travel to Tuscany November 1 – 9, 2023
FEBRUARY 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Mark Your Calendar for November 1-9, 2023!

Leave everyday life behind and escape to Tuscany! Known for its beautiful landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and vast influence on high culture, Tuscany is widely regarded as the true birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and has been home to some of the most influential people in the history of art and science. Visitors to Tuscany come for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art, others to explore the extraordinary countryside with charming medieval hill towns and sweeping hillsides full of vineyards.

Join the Central CT Chambers of Commerce as we explore the endless opportunities that Tuscany has to offer! Interested? Learn more at centralctchambers.org/tuscany. Free Informational Webinar available February 13th via Zoom from 12PM to 1PM. Zoom link will be provided with webinar registration confirmation. Webinar registration is available on the Chamber’s site.

Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce


For more information visit us at:     https://www.centralctchambers.org/





• monday, february 13, 2023

City Meeting: CDBG Public Hearing  (3,338 Views)


CDBG Public Hearing
Monday, February 13, 2023
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, february 14, 2023

City Meeting: Joint Meeting  (10,284 Views)


Joint Meeting
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
6:45 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, february 14, 2023

City Meeting: City Council Meeting  (10,282 Views)


City Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, february 15, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Park Commissioners  (10,279 Views)


Board of Park Commissioners
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 16, 2023

City Meeting: Purchasing Committee  (10,302 Views)


Purchasing Committee
Thursday, February 16, 2023
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 16, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Public Works Meeting  (10,298 Views)


Board of Public Works Meeting
Thursday, February 16, 2023
6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 16, 2023

Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra's 'Side by Side' American Band Classics  (5,337 Views)


We invite you to join us as we kick off our 2023 concert season with a lovely evening of music! The Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra musicians perform side by side with high school musicians from these schools: Region 10 - Lewis Mills, Region 7 - Northwestern Regional, Torrington, Litchfield and Bristol Eastern.

Program:
Giannini, Symphony #3
Hanson, Chorale and Alleluia
Del Borgo, Adagio for Winds
Holsinger, Abram's Pursuit

Date: Thursday, February 16, 7:30pm
Place: Lewis S Mills High School Auditorium, 26 Lyons Road, Burlington

Free of charge
Donations to support this program will be gratefully accepted at the door.

Snow Date: Friday, February 17, 2023


For more information visit us at:     www.nutmegsymphony.org





• thursday, february 16, 2023

City Meeting: Commission on Aging meeting  (3,335 Views)


Commission on Aging meeting
Thursday, February 16, 2023
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• friday, february 17, 2023

Afternoon Movie: Mr. Malcolm's List (2022) PG  (43,666 Views)


Afternoon Movie: Mr. Malcolm's List (2022) PG
Friday, February 17 @ 2:00 PM
Bristol Public Library

A young woman in 1800s England helps her friend to get revenge on a suitor who rejected her for failing a requirement on his list of qualifications for a bride. Based on the novel by Suzanne Allain. tars Freida Pinto, Sope Dirisu, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ashley Park, Zawe Ashton, and Theo James.

No charge. RSVP: at the library, www.bristollib.com, 860.584.7787 x 3.


For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 3





• friday, february 17, 2023

Friday Afternoon Tai Chi with Walter Bruce / Drop-In  (7,805 Views)


Friday Afternoon Tai Chi with Walter Bruce / Drop-In
FEBRUARY 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

New at Manross Library– Tai Chi for all levels! Learn techniques to improve health, reduce stress, and promote healing and well-being. Presented by Walter Bruce, owner and instructor, Dragons Wing Tai Chi & Qigong. Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. Seniors especially welcome. Drop-In, registration not required. Attendance is Free.

This is an on-going program: Fridays January 20 through May 26, 2023.

Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street, Bristol


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• saturday, february 18, 2023

Healthy, Wealthy & Wise  (43,620 Views)


Healthy, Wealthy & Wise
Sat, Feb 18, 2023, 2:30 PM
In-person at Bristol Public Library or online via Zoom

All three attributes in this program’s title are desirable—and the Bristol Public Library can help you achieve all three! Enjoy an educational tour of our health & wellness resources, and learn how you can use these free resources—including Medline Plus, the Harvard Health Letter, Universal Class, and more—to understand and advocate for your medical care.

No charge. Valid email required if you plan to attend via Zoom. RSVP: Call the Reference Department at 860-584-7787 x 4, or email bristollibraryrefdept@bristolct.gov to register.


For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 x 4





• saturday, february 18, 2023

Venetian Masquerade Ball  (3,227 Views)


Venetian Masquerade Ball
FEBRUARY 18 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Carousel Museum is hosting a Venetian Masquerade Ball Saturday, February 18th from 7pm to 11pm with all proceeds going towards building preservation for the Museum. Tickets are $50 per person, $45 each for members and include Hors d’oeuvres and dessert starting at 7pm with dancing and contests!

BYOB and enter for the Best Dressed Contest, the Treasure Chest Hunt and Selfie Contest! Enjoy music by MC & DJ John Mazzone with the unmasking taking place at 10:30pm! Reservations Required. For tickets, call 860-585-5411 x 102.

For those entering the Best Dressed Venetian Table Contest: Decorate your table Thursday, February 16th from 10am to 8pm or Friday, February 17th from 10am to 5pm. The winning table will receive up to 10 tickets for the 2024 Masquerade Ball, bragging rights and more!

The New England Carousel Museum


For more information visit us at:     http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org





• tuesday, february 21, 2023

Adult Craft Night: Book Page Rose  (7,626 Views)


Adult Craft Night: Book Page Rose
FEBRUARY 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Learn how to make beautiful, folded paper flowers out of a recycled book. Freshen your décor with winter white! All materials provided. Space limited. Registration is required and can be done online. Adults age 18+. Questions? Call the Manross Library at 860-584-7790.

Event hosted by and held at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street, Bristol

Manross Memorial Library


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• wednesday, february 22, 2023

Glowforge Workshop  (43,633 Views)


Glowforge Workshop
February 22 @ 6:30 PM
Computer Lab
Bristol Public Library

Recreate special family moments of loved ones/friends or pets using Glowforge. Scan high quality pictures and etch them into wood!

Presented by The Bristol Public Library Computer Lab.

RSVP: Visit the Computer Lab, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 2030. No charge.



For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 2030





• wednesday, february 22, 2023

City Meeting: Special 10 Year CIP Meeting  (3,404 Views)


Special 10 Year CIP Meeting
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 23, 2023

A Year in Kimono: A History and Demonstration  (41,532 Views)


2:00 PM

The Japan Society of Fairfield County will talk about the history of the kimono, the Japanese traditional robe. Learn how the garment has evolved over centuries, its cultural significance in Japan, and the variety of kimonos for different occasions and formalities. Try on a vintage kimono during a dressing demonstration! Please sign up in advance. Register by calling 860-584-7790 or stopping by the F.N. Manross Memorial Library in Bristol, CT. (Snow Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 @ 2:00 PM)

F. N. Manross Memorial Library
260 Central Street
Forestville, CT 06010


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• thursday, february 23, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Fire Commissioners  (3,400 Views)


Board of Fire Commissioners
Thursday, February 23, 2023
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 23, 2023

City Meeting: Seed Library Ribbon Cutting & Square Foot Gardening Workshop  (3,395 Views)


Seed Library Ribbon Cutting & Square Foot Gardening Workshop
Thursday, February 23, 2023
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, february 23, 2023

SEED LIBRARY RIBBON CUTTING & SQUARE FOOT GARDENING WORKSHOP  (133 Views)


Library NewsHome » Library News » SEED LIBRARY RIBBON CUTTING & SQUARE FOOT GARDENING WORKSHOP
SEED LIBRARY RIBBON CUTTING & SQUARE FOOT GARDENING WORKSHOP
CITY OF BRISTOL SEED LIBRARY WILL LAUNCH ON FEBRUARY 23RD

Bristol Public Library and the Public Works Department have partnered to launch Bristol’s first Seed Library. The mission for Bristol’s Seed Library is to provide residents with seeds so they can create their own gardens. The Seed Library, which was funded by a grant from Covanta, will include many varieties of seeds for residents to choose from – vegetables, herbs, and many varieties of flowers.

Bristol residents are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony to be held on February 23, 2023 at 6:00 pm at the Bristol Public Library. Seeds will be available for residents who have a valid library card with a limit of 5 seed packs per library card.

“Seed libraries provide a mechanism for community service that is closely aligned with many of the traditional core values of public librarianship, including facilitating access, equity, lifelong learning, and community engagement. We are excited to be offering this wonderful opportunity for our patrons!” – Deborah Prozzo, Director, Bristol Public Library

After the ribbon cutting ceremony attendees are invited to join us downstairs in Meeting Room One to enjoy light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Library and to hear Dan Williams, our guest speaker, talk about how to create a square foot garden. The presentation will begin around 6:30 pm. A drawing for raffle prizes will also be done after the presentation. Whether you live in an apartment, house or condo, Dan will teach you how to build your square foot garden in eight easy steps.

“This is an amazing opportunity for our community to start a garden, but have not had the means or knowledge to so. With the variety of seeds offered and the Square Foot Gardening Workshop, I think the residents will be off to a great start in creating their very own garden.”
– Lindsey Rivers, Public Works Analyst

All Bristol residents are welcome to attend this free event, no registration is required. If you need a library card, please stop by the library prior to the event.

For more information, please contact the Department of Public Works at 860-584-6125.

You can contact us at:      860-584-6125.





• friday, february 24, 2023

Strike! Bristol Manufacturing and Labor Unions in the early 20th Century.  (43,543 Views)


Strike! Bristol Manufacturing and Labor Unions in the early 20th Century.
Fri, Feb 24, 2023, 2:30 PM
In-person at Bristol Public Library
or
Online via Zoom.

Bristol’s remarkable manufacturing past was not without its conflicts between management and workers. Join us to explore the development of labor unions, the circumstances that led to strikes, and the outcomes of those work stoppages.

No charge. In-person and online via Zoom. Valid email required for online option.

RSVP in the Reference Department, visit bristollib.com, call: (860) 584-7787 x 4, or email bristollibraryrefdept@bristolct.gov.


For more information visit us at:     www.bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 x 4





• friday, february 24, 2023

Friday Afternoon Tai Chi with Walter Bruce / Drop-In  (12,426 Views)


Friday Afternoon Tai Chi with Walter Bruce / Drop-In
FEBRUARY 24 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

New at Manross Library– Tai Chi for all levels! Learn techniques to improve health, reduce stress, and promote healing and well-being. Presented by Walter Bruce, owner and instructor, Dragons Wing Tai Chi & Qigong. Beginners welcome. Ages 18+. Seniors especially welcome. Drop-In, registration not required. Attendance is Free.

This is an on-going program: Fridays January 20 through May 26, 2023.

Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street, Bristol


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• saturday, february 25, 2023

Bristol CERT Blood Drive in Memory of Colin McFadden  (7,162 Views)


Bristol CERT Blood Drive in Memory of Colin McFadden
FEBRUARY 25 @ 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Circulate the Love by giving blood in memory of Fallen Firefighter and Bristol Community Emergency Response Team Member, Colin McFadden. This blood drive is being held Saturday, February 25th from 9AM to 2PM in the West Bristol School gym, 500 Clark Avenue in Bristol. All donors will receive a $10 Amazon Gift card by email and all donors are automatically entered to win a trip for two to Florida!

To make an appointment:

1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767)

or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code: BCERT






• sunday, february 26, 2023

Bowling Pins, Pizza, & Prizes Fun-Raiser  (12,074 Views)


Bowling Pins, Pizza, & Prizes Fun-Raiser
at Spare Time Entertainment

Sunday, February 26, 2023
11am-1pm

Join us for bowling pins, pizza, & prizes to benefit STEAM education at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center!
Click the "sign up" button to download the form and register your team today! This is a great event for families and an awesome way to spend a Sunday!

For more information or questions please contact Doreen.Stickney@ImagineNation.org



For more information visit us at:     http://www.imaginenation.org





• monday, february 27, 2023

City Meeting: Planning Commission  (10,287 Views)


Planning Commission
Monday, February 27, 2023
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, february 28, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Finance  (10,309 Views)


Board of Finance
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, february 28, 2023

City Meeting: Diversity Council  (10,305 Views)


Diversity Council
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, february 28, 2023

City Meeting: Diversity Council  (3,343 Views)


Diversity Council
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
6:00 PM to 6:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





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