If you have an upcoming event that applies in Cornwall, send it to me at thingmkr@optonline.net and I will post it-Richard Griggs

passages for meditation
Seek inner peace through Meditation-for-Mothers
1:00 Sunday afternoons
4:00 Thursdays
All levels experience, all faiths (or no faith) welcome. Please call 672-0229 for location
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Nov 25th at Souterrain Gallery  the Art of Susan Helman and the beginning of the Holiday Season! the show runs through January

Susan's show goes on till end of January



Artist's Reception
Saturday, December 16
5-7 pm

"phrases in my head" 
Constance Old

The placards in the “phrases in my head” series are based on phrases that occur to me and that I collect on 5 1/2” x 4 1/4” pieces of paper. I choose a phrase to work with and then write a journal entry about the phrase on claybord. The journal entry works as an armature for an underpainting. Once the underpainting is finished, the letterforms are pieced together from stickers (rows of dots in different colors and sizes) that were originally part of a J. Crew store window display.  New phrases continue to drift into my head onto pieces of paper, then wait to be made into placards. ~Constance Old

Her exhibition opens December 13 and will continue through January 28.

Dec 23  The Historical Society will be open on Saturday December 23 and December 30 between 11 a.m. And 2 p.m. For the Cornwall in T-Shirts exhibit. The same goes for all the Saturdays in January, February, and up to and including March 10.

Commission presentation and review of the progress of planning in Cornwall.
All Boards, Commissions and community groups, including but not limited to the Cornwall Board of Selectmen, Cornwall Economic Development Commission, Cornwall Housing Corporation, Cornwall Conservation Commission, Cornwall Energy Task Force, Cornwall Committee for Seniors, Cornwall Board of Finance, Cornwall Parks and Recreation, Cornwall ZBA, the Housatonic River Commission, Housatonic Valley Association, Cornwall Agricultural Commission, Northwest Hills Council of Governments,  Cornwall Conservation Trust, Cornwall and Regional Boards of Education, Cornwall Inland Wetlands Agency, Cream Hill Lake Task force, and the West Cornwall Water/Septic Committee, will be given the opportunity to share with the community their recent accomplishments and goals.
Public comment and questions to follow and/or at the discretion of the chairman during the presentations. 


Jan 20th State of the Union film at Cornwall Library
Saturday, January 20
4 pm
Directed by the great Frank (It Happened One Night, You Can't Take it With You, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington) Capra, State of the Union is another of Capra's celebrations of the triumph of goodness over evil, of justice over deceit, and the resounding rightness of the American political system. An added bonus is the dynamic duo of Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. He's an industrialist who ends up running for President and she's the estranged wife who nonetheless comes to his aid. Literate, entertaining, and emphatically relevant. 

Feb 3          " Z"  Film at Cornwall library
Saturday, February 3 
4 pm
Set in Greece in the 1960s and based on an actual event involving political assassination and a scandalous network of corruption, this fast-paced, breathlessly exciting melodrama directed by the deeply political Costas-Gavros and starring his favorite leading man, Yves Montand, has to be one of the most notable political films ever made. Also present are Jean-Louis Trintignant and Irene Papas, among others. Promise -- it will leave you on the edge of your seat. 

Feb24 film at Cornwall library All The King's Men
Saturday, February 24
4 pm
Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning novel by Robert Penn Warren, the film focuses on the rise and of course, fall, of a southern demagogue inspired by the notorious Huey Long. It's an exciting political drama and a brilliantly acted one, winning Academy Awards for its stars, Broderick Crawford and Mercedes McCambridge, and for the film itself. As critic Paul Kael noted at the time of its release, "It just might make you feel better about the president you've got."

March 10 Film at Cornwall Library A Face in the Crowd
Saturday, March 10
4 pm
An early work of On the Waterfront's brilliant director, Elia Kazan, and its gifted writer, Budd Shullberg, the film focuses on a hillbilly guitarist who becomes a stunningly successful TV star. Featuring among others Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Walter Matthau, and Anthony Franciosa, as well as media personalities like Water Winchell, Mike Wallace, and Bennet Cerf who appear as themselves, the concern is with the terrifying political potential of American mass media. Once again, emphatically relevant.  

March 24 Film at Cornwall library" Allegro non Troppo"
Saturday, March 24
4 pm
In a riot of color and music, master animator Bruno Bozzetto offers his irreverent tribute to Disney’s Fantasia. Transcending parody, this erotic, satiric, and delirious animated feature represents Bozzetto’s vision of the world. In six distinct episodes, fantastic cartoon creatures march, slither, and bounce to the classical rhythms of Debussy, Dvorak, Ravel, Sibelius, Vivaldi, and Stravinsky. Maurizio Nichetti stars in the equally wild live-action sequences that introduce each piece.  

Weekly events

ASW Pilates at Cornwall Library 
8:30 – 9:30 am

The 10-week session has started but drop-ins are welcome. Drop-in cost per class: $18. 


Tuesdays & Thursdays 
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

No registration is required but the class will not be held for fewer than three participants. $10/class. 


Low impact, nothing crazy Senior basketball.  

Mondays nights 6:30-8:30

Cornwall Consolidated School Gym

No basketball on holidays or when school is closed.

For anymore information contact:

 Steve Sperduto at 860-619-8097

or Jen Markow 860-672-4071


Mat Squad - Mondays, 6:30 - 8:30, UCC Parish House. Turning plastic shopping bags into waterproof sleeping mats for the homeless. For more information call 860-672-6840.

Yoga  8:30am-10:00am Cornwall library.                                                                              Tuesday

Adult Volley Ball 7:30pm, CCS Gym


Cornwall Tai Chi  Cornwall Tai Chi will be starting a new beginner's class Wednesday, November 30th. It will meet Wednesdays, 5-6pm in the Cornwall Town Hall. The cost is $10/class (the first class is free).
 David Colbert 860 672 0064 or  davidcolbert7@gmail.com
Karate 7:30pm, CCS Gym
Qigong Class
Wednesday evenings at 6:00-700 at the UCC Day Room, through February. 
Feel more energetic and less stressed this winter through qigong practice. Enjoy gentle stretching, flowing movements, pressure point self-massage, breathing practices and meditations in a small, supportive environment. $5/class. Call the UCC office to sign up: 860-672-6840.
   Stitch 'n Spin at UCC on Wednesdays at 7:15 pm to about 8:30pm 
    We are a group of women who get together to work on our individual needlework projects...knitting, crochet, embroidery, cross stitch, wool spinning, whatever,
    also a nice opportunity for conversation. We meet in the Day Room of the UCC   Everyone welcome. Contact Tracy Gray  for more info 860 672-6840

Pilates,8:30-9:30am Cornwall Library 

Meditation:  Thursdays 4:00-5:00. Discussion followed by 1/2 hour practice. Beginners welcome! Call Debra 860-672-0229 for location.                                                       


9:00-10:30 am Yoga,Hatha,Cornwall Library

Meditation: Sundays 1:00-2:00,  Discussion followed by 1/2 hour practice. Beginners welcome! Call Debra 860-672-0229 for location.