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Past Events

Friday, October 16th (7 PM) 
 
“Night at the NM Museum” 

It starts at 7:00, cost is $5.00 per person or $10.00 for the family.  The event is suitable for young children.

Spooky Halloween Event

Friday, October 16 2015
Spooky Halloween Event...
Starts at 7:00 PM
Friday, October 16th (7 PM) “Night at the NM Museum” It starts at 7:00, cost is $5.00 per person or $10.00 for the family. The event is suitable for young children.

The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the 
The Fourth Annual 
Kiwanis Flags of Valor in New Milford 





We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran!
In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) made in the USA American flags and will be on display from November 5 through December 3, 2016. 
All are invited to sponsor anyone they would like to HONOR with one of these keepsake flags.  Your Honoree and sponsor name will be proudly displayed on a yellow ribbon with each flag.  Major sponsors will be identified with on-site signage and up to ten flags for their honorees.
All proceeds from the $30 sponsorship support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c.  Our programs include; Bringing Up Grades,  High School Key Clubs in 6 towns and the Eliminate Program, College Scholarships. We are a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time."  Find more information about Kiwanis or the Flags of Valor on our website www.kiwanisct.com or email ltorganizing.Linda@gmail.com.

Flags of Valor

Saturday, November 5 2016
Flags of Valor...
Starts at 1:00 PM
The Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. proudly presents the The Fourth Annual Kiwanis Flags of Valor in New Milford We invite you to Sponsor a Flag in Honor of a Veteran! In honor the upcoming Veteran's Day, in honor and in memory of our Military Veterans and those men and women actively serving our country today, the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc. will erect the Kiwanis Flags of Valor on the New Milford Historical Society and the Town of New Milford's lawn at the north end of the Green. The Field of Valor will include at least 300 full size (3 foot by 5 foot) made in the USA American flags and will be on display from November 5 through December 3, 2016. All are invited to sponsor anyone they would like to HONOR with one of these keepsake flags. Your Honoree and sponsor name will be proudly displayed on a yellow ribbon with each flag. Major sponsors will be identified with on-site signage and up to ten flags for their honorees. All proceeds from the $30 sponsorship support the efforts and the programs of the Kiwanis Club Foundation of Greater Danbury, Inc, 501c. Our programs include; Bringing Up Grades, High School Key Clubs in 6 towns and the Eliminate Program, College Scholarships. We are a volunteer organization whose mission is "To serve the children of the world, one community at a time." Find more information about Kiwanis or the Flags of Valor on our website www.kiwanisct.com or email ltorganizing.Linda@gmail.com.

Fran Smith Lecture and Book Signing 
Boardman Store Gallery 
October 13 at  2:00 pm 
 
Fran Smith has a new book, "The Black Holocaust of American Slavery and the Underground Railroad".
Her new book will be available for sale and signing. Her presentation will honor the 150th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg and the Emancipation Proclamation.

A Connecticut Slave named Fortune

Sunday, October 13 2013
A Connecticut Slave named Fort...
Starts at 2:00 PM
Fran Smith Lecture and Book Signing Boardman Store Gallery October 13 at 2:00 pm Fran Smith has a new book, "The Black Holocaust of American Slavery and the Underground Railroad". Her new book will be available for sale and signing. Her presentation will honor the 150th Anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg and the Emancipation Proclamation.

Craft night at the New Milford Historical Society is an inclusive, entertaining, light-hearted and inviting activity/workshop that brings people together from the community. It’s a time to get to know each other better and learn from one another. Bring your own current craft project and connect with like-minded souls, or see what others are doing and learn a new skill and make something with your own two hands!

BYOC – Bring Your Own Craft

Thursday, March 21 2013
BYOC – Bring Your Own Craft...
Starts at 7:00 PM
Craft night at the New Milford Historical Society is an inclusive, entertaining, light-hearted and inviting activity/workshop that brings people together from the community. It’s a time to get to know each other better and learn from one another. Bring your own current craft project and connect with like-minded souls, or see what others are doing and learn a new skill and make something with your own two hands!

The 17th annual New Milford Outdoor Art Festival is being sponsored this year by the New Milford Historical Society.  It will be held on Saturday, June 16th  from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday June 17th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on the Village Green.  This is a fine art show that attracts artists from all over New England and beyond.
Artists love this show. Crowds come to buy art and not ice cream. Testimony to its success is the extremely high rate of returning artists every year. 
The art show is a major fund raiser for the historical society.  The historical society is a non-profit organization which maintains a public museum, and offers educational and cultural activities encouraging an appreciation of art, history and music.  
For additional information,  please contact Pat Lathrope at palathrope @gmail.com

New Milford Outdoor Art Festival

Saturday, June 16 2012
New Milford Outdoor Art Festiv...
Starts at 10:00 AM
The 17th annual New Milford Outdoor Art Festival is being sponsored this year by the New Milford Historical Society. It will be held on Saturday, June 16th from 10:00am to 6:00pm and Sunday June 17th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm on the Village Green. This is a fine art show that attracts artists from all over New England and beyond. Artists love this show. Crowds come to buy art and not ice cream. Testimony to its success is the extremely high rate of returning artists every year. The art show is a major fund raiser for the historical society. The historical society is a non-profit organization which maintains a public museum, and offers educational and cultural activities encouraging an appreciation of art, history and music. For additional information, please contact Pat Lathrope at palathrope @gmail.com

A panel of four local business people will talk about the "Perils, Pitfalls and Triumphs of Running a Small Business in New Milford" on Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM at the New Milford Historical Society's Museum at 6 Aspetuck Ave. in New Milford (at the top of the Village Green).

The talk ties into the newest exhibit in our lower gallery, "Business and Commerce in New Milford in the 20th Century – Then and Now."  The panelists will cover the issues faced by our local business community.  They will also reminisce about starting up their small businesses and share their experiences dealing with the business issues in our town.  The four participants in the panel will include: Amy Czupkowski of Union Savings Bank (which will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary in Business this year); Michael Gold of Geron Nursing and Respite Care; Pam Picheco of Joe's Salon & Spa; and the New Milford Historical Society's VP, Justin Krul of Just-In Antiques.

Refreshments will be served and those attending will also have the opportunity to examine the latest of the mini-exhibits in the lower gallery, which seeks to highlight a very important aspect of life in New Milford – the Economic life of our town.

Perils, Pitfalls and Triumphs of Running a Small Business in New Milford

Thursday, June 2 2016
Perils, Pitfalls and Triumphs ...
Starts at 7:00 PM
A panel of four local business people will talk about the "Perils, Pitfalls and Triumphs of Running a Small Business in New Milford" on Thursday, June 2nd at 7:00 PM at the New Milford Historical Society's Museum at 6 Aspetuck Ave. in New Milford (at the top of the Village Green). The talk ties into the newest exhibit in our lower gallery, "Business and Commerce in New Milford in the 20th Century – Then and Now." The panelists will cover the issues faced by our local business community. They will also reminisce about starting up their small businesses and share their experiences dealing with the business issues in our town. The four participants in the panel will include: Amy Czupkowski of Union Savings Bank (which will be celebrating its 150th Anniversary in Business this year); Michael Gold of Geron Nursing and Respite Care; Pam Picheco of Joe's Salon & Spa; and the New Milford Historical Society's VP, Justin Krul of Just-In Antiques. Refreshments will be served and those attending will also have the opportunity to examine the latest of the mini-exhibits in the lower gallery, which seeks to highlight a very important aspect of life in New Milford – the Economic life of our town.