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MANSFIELD CENTER — The Garden Gate Club of Mansfield will hold its annual potluck supper and member forum on Wednesday, March 21, at the Buchannan Auditorium of Mansfield Public Library, 54 Warrenville Road.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Contact Tove Rosado at 860-429-7255 to RSVP. Following dinner, there will be a member forum for sharing info and asking garden questions. There is an $8 donation for anyone who cannot bring a dish. Contact Debra Hultgren at dhultgren@mindspring.com for more information.

Scholarship Available

MANSFIELD — The Garden Gate Club of Mansfield provides a scholarship to any E.O. Smith High School senior who is pursuing further education in a certificate, associate, or baccalaureate degree program in Plant Science, Natural Resources and/or Environmental Science. The application deadline is April 20. Contact Mansfield Garden Gate Club, c/o Kathe Gable, 26 Quail Run Road, Mansfield, CT 06250, katheagable@gmail.com, for more information.

1918 Flu Pandemic Talk

WILLIMANTIC — An illustrated talk on the 1918 flu pandemic will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 17, at Museum Lyceum at the Mill Museum, 411 Main St. Donations are appreciated. Call 860-456-2178 for more information.

Theatre Auditions

WILLIMANTIC — The Windham Theatre Guild will hold open auditions for their final Main Stage Show for the 2017-2018 Season, "To Kill A Mockingbird." This play contains both mature content and language.

The auditions will take place at Saturday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Burton Leavitt Theatre, 779 Main St.; Monday, March 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Windham Middle School, Quarry St., and Tuesday, March 20, with callbacks by invitation.

About the audition: Please wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to perform cold readings from the script and selected pieces. No monologue preparation necessary. Resumes and/or headshots are optional. Rehearsals will begin the week of March 26 and will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with the potential of additional rehearsals closer to performances. Show Dates: June 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 and 10.

This show needs a large, diverse cast and offers strong parts for children. For a complete list of character descriptions, visit Windhamtheatreguild.org; For more information contact Director Jill Zarcone at darthjill13@hotmail.com or 860-690-0926.

Corned Beef Dinner

COVENTRY — Second Congregational Church is hosting a corned beef dinner in the Community House, 1746 Boston Turnpike, on Saturday, March 17. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. and will take place through 6:30 p.m. Tickets are: Adults $14, seniors $13, and children between 6 and 8, $6. Children under 6 may attend for free. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 860-742-1616. Take-out is available.

Footloose Performances

COVENTRY — The Coventry High School Drama Company presents Footloose. Performances are on March 15, 16, and 17, at 7 p.m. in the Veterans Auditorium, 78 Ripley Hill Road.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door and are $10 for adults and $7 for students, seniors, and veterans. Children five and under may attend for free.

Footloose is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals. This information was provided by Coventry High School. For further information, please contact Coventry High School Drama Company Director Elizabeth Wright at ewright@coventryct.org or 860-742-7346, ext. 4079.

Spring Outdoors

AREA — The Last Green Valley, Inc. is planning its third annual Spring Outdoors event, to be held March 20 to June 21. Like Walktober, Spring Outdoors features a variety of adventures from strolls to long distance hikes and paddles to bikes and more!

Spring Outdoors began in 2016 as a fun way to celebrate nature's return from its winter slumber in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. In just its first two years, Spring Outdoors, which is a program of TLGV, bloomed into an event featuring more than 210 adventures attended by more than 18,000 people.

Applications to host a Spring Outdoor Adventure are currently available. Visit or email fran@tlgv.org to learn more. Hosts must either be members or partners of The Last Green Valley.

The Last Green Valley is a National Heritage Corridor, the last stretch of dark night sky in the coastal sprawl between Boston and Washington, D.C. The Last Green Valley, Inc. works for you in the National Heritage Corridor.

Orchids Talk

CHAPLIN — Joshua's Trust is offering a talk with DEEP Master Naturalist Deb Field on one of Connecticut's most popular spring flowers, orchids. The talk will take place at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21.

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