Upcoming Community Events

If you have an event that would be of interest to Voluntown residents, please email event submission to thanson@voluntown.gov.

Kids’ Craft Day at the Voluntown Public Library!

Saturday, February 16th. 10:00 – 1:00.

Stop in to make a No-Sew Fleece hat! It may feel like winter’s over, but it’s not!

Voluntown Youth Service Bureau Dodgeball Tournament

Come join us for a healthy, fun-filled day and help support the Voluntown Youth Service Bureau

Saturday, March 2, 2019

League A:  Students in grades 5 – 8               9:00am
League B: High School students and adults     9:45am

Teams consist of 6 players
Registration fee: $10 per player ($60 per team) Please make checks payable to: Town of Voluntown
Teams must register by Friday, March 1, 2019.     NO LATE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED

Teams must submit a TEAM Registration form (provide their team name, team captain/contact information, and team members).

Individual players must each submit a PLAYER Registration Form.

***Team Captain must be 18 years or older***

Please make sure all players have read the Voluntown Youth Service Bureau Dodgeball Tournament Rules.

Teams can turn in registrations/money to the VES front office, 195 Main Street ~ Voluntown, CT ~ 06384.

You may contact the following people for questions:    Melinda Bryan (860-694-8733)      Brian Racicot (860-376-2325 ext 244)

Voluntown Cares Community Fundraiser for Residents in Need

A take-out chicken barbecue will be held on February 16th. Tickets will be $12.00 and the dinners will include a half-chicken, potato salad, coleslaw and dessert. You can reserve your tickets by visiting our website at www.voluntownfire.org. All organizations involved in this event will have tickets as well.

Weekly Events

Beginning in February, Rep. Lanoue will be hosting weekly district office hours every Monday from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Slater Library in Jewett City. He will be hosting additional office hours at Sterling Town Hall on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, also beginning in February, from 10 a.m. – noon. This is an open door policy and will be on a first come, first serve basis. All comments and suggestions welcome. Constituents only!

Recreation Commission Saturday Morning Youth Basketball

The Voluntown Recreation Commission is sponsoring the Youth Basketball Program again this year.

For:  Students in Grades 1 through 8
When: Saturdays, January 5 through March 23, 2019 (No basketball March 2)
Where: Voluntown Elementary School Gym. 

Times for Grades are as follows

*Grades 1 & 2   9:00am- 10:00am
*Parent/guardian of Grade 1 & 2 students MUST STAY for the 9-10am session- NO EXCEPTIONS!

Grades 3 & 4   10:00am- 11:00am

Grades 5 to 8    11:00am- 1:00pm

Please download, print, and fill out the Registration Form, and bring the form with you to Saturday morning basketball. Download form here. 


For more information on the Voluntown Recreation Commission and programs offered, visit the Recreation Commission website page.








The Voluntown Public Library

1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 6:15 p.m.- Knitters, Crocheters, needlecrafters of all types – bring your project and join other crafters at this informal gathering for conversation and sharing. Don’t know how to knit or crochet but want to learn? The library has yarn, needles and patient instructors. Open to everyone, so stop by and join in the fun.

4th Tuesday @ 7:15 p.m. – Writers – Are you an aspiring author, or just enjoy writing? Whether it’s memoir, fantasy, poetry or any other genre, come share your writing in a non-judgmental, supportive and friendly gathering.

2nd Thursday @ 6:30 – Library Board of Trustees. Do you have questions, concerns, or comments regarding about your library? Do you have a program you would like to share with other Voluntown residents? Come to any meeting and let us know!