Community News for the Enfield Edition – Hartford Courant

Enfield – ENFIELD – Enfield Public Library, 104 Middle Road is hosting the following events. Call 860-763-7518 or visit for more information.

A foam dance party will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, July 18. This party takes a DJ dance party to the next level with the addition of a giant foam making machine. Free tickets are available for children four years and older. Visit for tickets. If it rains, the party will move indoors, minus the foam.

The Milkshake Café for teens ages 12-18 will take place on Tuesday, July 19 at 3 p.m. Invent a new and interesting milkshake flavor. Decide on your flavor profile and create your shake. There will be a tasting where everyone can sample the shake creations. Visit to register.

Using Qi and Meditation to Increase Creativity and Inspiration with Ralph Martin will take place on Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m. Martin, a martial arts and meditation practitioner, will help participants use movement and breath to enhance mindfulness, release inspiration, and to facilitate the problem-solving process. Wear loose clothing and bring a towel and a hard pillow to sit on.

Crafty Wednesday takes place on Wednesday, July 20 at 10 a.m. Create a camp classic, a God’s Eye, using yarn and sticks. Free tickets are available for children aged six and over. Visit for more information.

WINDSOR – The Windsor Historical Society recently received a Connecticut Humanities grant to support participation in the CT Summer at the Museum initiative.

The program invites Connecticut children ages 18 and under plus an accompanying Connecticut resident adult to visit participating museums for free from July 1 through September 5. Funding for the initiative is provided by the CT General Assembly, with support from Connecticut Humanities and the Department of Community and Economic Development, Bureau of the Arts, which also receives support from Federal ARPA.

The Society’s museum and research library is located at 96 Palisado Ave. and are open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

General admission to the library and historic homes is $8 for out-of-state or extra-in-state adults, $6 for seniors and students, and free for all children under 12 years old and members of WHS. All visitors are free to browse the museum shop and exhibit galleries at no charge, thanks to the generous support of the City of Windsor.

Visit for instructions and more information on programs or volunteer opportunities.

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