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!

October 2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Yoga
  • Recreation Commission
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  • Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission
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  • Public Works/Selectmen
  • Flu Clinic
  • Senior Lunch & Meeting
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
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  • Board of Selectmen
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  • Yoga
  • Planning & Zoning Commission/MEETING CANCELLED
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  • Library Board of Trustees
  • Board of Education
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  • Columbus Day: Town Hall Offices Closed
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  • Housing Authority
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  • Yoga
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  • Economic Development Commission
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  • Roast Beef Dinner- Friends of the Library
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  • Beach Pond Public Meeting
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  • Board of Selectmen
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  • Yoga
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  • Tricentennial Planning Commission
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  • Yoga
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  • Trunk or Treat

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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 coming 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.

Fun Run & Workout Thursdays at the Tamarack

VISIT THE TAMARACK LODGE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Join the Tamarack on Thursdays for a FREE FUN RUN & WORKOUT on our 28 acres in the middle of Pachaug Forest!
– Run Mini Trails in the Woods
– Climb a Cargo Net Wall
– Get dirty under the Chain-Link Crawl
Ages 10 and up only please (all minors must be with an adult)
…and end your evening with FREE Marshmallow Roasting, $5 Burger & Hot Dog, $3 Beer Specials and FREE Horseshoe Pit Games!?!6 PM Walkers and kids start
6:15 PM Runners startAll participants must fill out a waiver to participate: https://www.tamaracklodgect.com/rack-attack-fun-run-workout/We’re located 20min from Norwich, CT & 15min from Exeter, RI.Suggestions:
– Wear mosquito spray
– wear knee high socks
– Bring bottled water
– Bring a towel
– Bring a change of clothes and/or shoes////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////Please Note: Some of the obstacles will be off limits. There will be no intentional mud pits, unless from rain.////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

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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OCTOBER

The Friends of the Voluntown Library Roast Beef Dinner is Friday, October 18th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.!
Tickets are available at the Voluntown Public Library.
Good Food, Good conversation, and Door Prizes!

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!
Call: 860-917-5154   Email: lavenderalpacas@gmail.com
Lavender Hill Farm
411 Beach Pond Rd.
Voluntown, CT

Please email lavenderalpacas@gmail.com in order to be invoiced, which once paid will reserve your space.

Paint Night- Spooky, October 17, 6-9PM, $40
Needle Felted Woodland Gnome Class, October 24, 6-9PM
Have you ever wanted to try needle felting? This beginner friendly woodland gnome class would be the perfect way to learn basic needle felting techniques! This cute gnome sits atop a piece of wood and the color of his hat may vary. All materials (wool, needle, and foam pad) will be provided along with instruction from Lori Neumann of Menagerie.
$35 Class is limited to 13 students.

Trunk or Treat- October 31

November

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!
Call: 860-917-5154   Email: lavenderalpacas@gmail.com
Lavender Hill Farm
411 Beach Pond Rd.
Voluntown, CT

Needle Felted Hummingbirds, November 7, 6-9pm

In this class taught by Lori Neumann of Menagerie you will learn how to create two needle felted hummingbirds that can be hung as festive ornaments! All materials (wool, needle, wire armature, and foam pad) are included. Colors will vary from kit to kit and you may also embellish your hummingbirds with glitter paints! If you know someone who loves hummingbirds, these would make a perfect gift! $40 Class is limited to 13 students.
Thursday, November 7th 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Please email lavenderalpacas@gmail.com in order to be invoiced, which once paid will reserve your space.

December

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

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 Fire Department. 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!