Voluntown Community Events

Please Note: Not every event listed below is posted on the calendar! To make sure you know of all event notifications we receive, please scroll down!

December 2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Public Works/Selectmen
  • Senior Christmas Lunch
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
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  • Yoga
  • Recreation Commission
  • SMART Recovery
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  • Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission
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  • CANCELLED Firehouse Pasta Dinner Fundraiser
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  • Housing Authority
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  • CANCELLED Board of Selectmen
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  • Yoga
  • Planning & Zoning Commission
  • SMART Recovery
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  • Library Board of Trustees
  • Board of Education
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  • Gingerbread House Contest & Craft Fair
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  • Firehouse Children's Christmas Party
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  • Tri-Centennial Planning Committee
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  • Board of Selectmen
  • Cookies & Cocoa
  • P&Z Public Hearing: 2020 Plan of Conservation and Development
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  • Yoga
  • Transfer Station Commission
  • SMART Recovery
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  • Economic Development Commission
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  • SMART Recovery
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Community Events

Does your Voluntown Business or non profit have an event coming up? Send an email request to thanson@voluntown.gov. 

Weekly Events

Yoga Class Sponsored by the Voluntown Recreation Commission

WHEN: Every Wednesday, 6-7PM
WHERE: Voluntown Firehouse
COST: $5 per class If you are new to class, please arrive early

Bring your yoga mat. Open to all levels.

 

 

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!

Book Club is back! 1st Friday of each month at 2 p.m. please email me at eallard@voluntown.gov for more info and to get added to the email chain.
Kids’ Craft Days are here again! Saturdays, 10:00 – 12:30.
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Voluntown Karate Class – Connecticut School of Uechi Ryu

A  new Voluntown karate class is starting in October!  Connecticut School of Uechi Ryu will be holding classes every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 6:00 to 7:00pm at the Voluntown Firehouse. Class is open to ages 5 through adult. All are welcome to come try out a free class. First class will be Thursday, October 3rd. If interested please contact Bill Landry at 860-705-7650.

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December

Upcoming Voluntown Firehouse Events

The Pasta Dinner, scheduled for December 7th, has been CANCELLED. 

Annual Children’s Christmas Party, December 15, 1:00-3:00PM
Come join us at 205 Preston City Toad for pizza and ice cream. Santa will be coming to visit and each child will be given a gift!

 

Save the Date!! Voluntown’s 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest is December 14th!!

Please note the change in location! The event is now taking place at the Voluntown Elementary School. 

Voluntown will be hosting its 2nd Annual Gingerbread House Contest sponsored by the Voluntown Recreation Commission! It will take place Saturday December 14, 2019 from 3:00pm-6:00pm at the Voluntown Elementary School. Create your own gingerbread house and enter for a chance to win a prize. Spectators will be our judges so invite all your friends and family! Categories that your gingerbread houses will be judged on are Most Festive, Most Creative, Most Delicious Looking, Overall Crowd Favorite, Kids Creation, and Business/Group! Making of holiday cards for Veterans will be available. We will have make and take home Christmas crafts/ornaments sponsored by Voluntown Youth Bureau Services. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available as well! Entry forms and rules will be posted shortly. We ask to please have entry forms submitted by Friday December 13th to participate! If any questions you can contact Belinda Wiese at bwiese286@sbcglobal.net or 860.908.8274 or Chelsey Wiese at pullingtruck96@yahoo.com. Also this holiday season help us give back! Help us put together holiday care packages to give to the Veterans who gave so much for our country! A box will be available at the event to put donated items in! Thank you and see everyone on December 14th!
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NIGHTS ON THE FARM AT LAVENDER HILL FARM

Join Lavender Hill Farm for a night on the farm! Sign up by calling, email or going to Lavender Hill Farm. Reserve your spot and enjoy an evening of fun, laughter, snacks, beverages and animals! Check the Lavender Hill Farm Alpacas Facebook page for this months events.
Call: 860-917-5154   Email: lavenderalpacas@gmail.com
Lavender Hill Farm
411 Beach Pond Rd.
Voluntown, CT

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Tamarack Events

On Friday, December 6th, we’re hosting our first BIG little Holiday Dinner Party! Great for families, friends and small businesses! On Friday, December 6th, we’re hosting our first BIG little Holiday PARTY with acoustic tunes by BRAD BENSKO & KYLE RATHBUN! Come and share in a special evening of music, delish food and holiday cheer! More Info: https://www.tamaracklodgect.com/big-little-holiday-dinner-party/

On Sunday, December 15th, The Grinch is hosting a yummy brunch buffet to fill bellies with jolly cheer! Visit with your favorite green friend, take photos, get your face painted and enjoy magic shows by The Mohawk of Magic Sean Padrigh and dance your sugarplums off to beats by DJ Stephanie Stardust! Limited spots available! **Must purchase tickets to attend. More Info: http://bit.ly/TLGrinch-Mas