Please, check the Calendar or the Cornwall Chronicle's website for detailed listing of upcoming events

      If you have an upcoming event that aplies in Cornwall, send it to me at and i will post it-Richard Griggs


July 26    Paint The Bridge Day
Saturday July 26. 9:00am-6:00pm

celebrating the 150 year anniversary of the West Cornwall Covered Bridge with a fun creative event for young ,and the young at heart professional artist and those aspiring to be such . Come paint , sculpt ,photograph the famous Bridge . Hand in your artwork by 2:00 at the Cornwall Bridge Pottery , just a block up from the Bridge where we will have also cold water available for the hard working artists and all other necessary info.
An Art Exhibit and Reception will follow from 3:00-6:00pm at the Cornwall Bridge Pottery Store
let's have a "Birthday Bash" for the Bridge

Family Day: The Civil War Experience
Saturday, July 26, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Wondering what to do with the kids (or grandkids) this weekend? Bring them to the Cornwall Green on Saturday for a special Civil War program!

The Cornwall Historical Society's annual Family Day program will be held on the Green at the corner of Pine Street and Bolton Hill Road in Cornwall on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The program will be run by Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, a living history and preservation organization.
The day’s events will include presentations on the camp life of Union soldiers, a military drill and firing demonstration, exhibits of Civil war weapons, and presentations on the role of women and battlefield medicine.

If the weather is good, visitors will be invited to play a game of baseball using 19th-century rules!
Children of all ages are welcome to attend the Cornwall Historical Society’s Family Day, which is being held in conjunction with the Society’s current exhibit, Cornwall and the Civil War.



 August 4th                                                                                                                                                                               August4th  There is still time to sign up for Grumbling Gryphons Theater Arts Camp to be held at Cornwall Town Hall for children ages 6– 14. Camp dates are Monday-Friday, August 4th- 8< from 9-2 p.m. with a public performance on Friday, August 8th at 5:00 p.m. Campers will perform The Adventures of Pinocchio, an original script by director Leslie Elias with input from staff and campers.  Leslie Elias is joined by Gryphon actors- Julius Reese who will be teaching Hip-Hop dance, Lindsay DeWinkeeler who will teach drama and Johnny Segalla who will teach puppet making, improvisation and art. Musicians Kathleen Sartor and Giovanni Ciarlo of Sirius Coyote will teach drumming and music.  A special intensive theater class for 10-14 yr. olds will be offered after camp each day in Hip Hop, Shakespeare & Theater Techniques from 2-3 p.m. Both groups will perform on Friday, August 8th at 5:00 p.m. in a Public performance at Cornwall Town Hall followed by Festivities on The Town Green with Matica, Circus Artists who will juggle, stilt walk with troubadours and a strolling giant puppet created by Tim Prentice and Ellen Moon. Arvolyn Hill will perform as a Hula Hoop Dancer as well as teach the art of hula-hoop making and dancing. To register, or more info call Leslie Elias 860-672-0286 or e-mail or visit to download the camp registration. There are several spaces still open with partial scholarships available. Grumbling Gryphons is a non-profit organization approaching its 35th year! 

Thursday August 7

S'mores Night at the Lake.  The Hammond Beach will be open until 9 pm and will provide a fire and the all the fixings for s'mores.  

Monday August 18 12-3P

Water Sports Day--please join us for a day of waterfront activities.  Lunch, prizes and fun provided!





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

Yoga 5:45-7:00pm, CCS

Adaptive (chair)Yoga at Souterrian Gallery west Cornwall

Mondays 5:30-6:30

this will be a six week session at $90.

for more information please contact Nancy Opgaard at 860 248 3147


Adult Volley Ball 7:30pm, CCS Gym

Tai Chi with David Colbert 6:00-9:00pm, CCS Gathering Room

7:30pm, CCS Gym

Qigong Class
Wednesday mornings at 9:30-10:30 and Wednesday evenings at 6:00-700 at the UCC Day Room
Feel more energetic and less stressed this spring through qigong practice where we will do gentle stretching, flowing movements, pressure point self-massage, breathing practices and meditations. $5/class. Call the UCC office to sign up: 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.


8:30am-10:00 Yoga Cornwall Library                                                         


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.


1:00-2:00 Sunday and 4:00-5:00 Thursday afternoons  Please call Debra for location. 672-0229