New & Recent Events

Join us at our annual Newcomers’ Tea

September 9, 2017 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm at The Cornwall Library. Our featured speaker will be Barton Jones, President of the Cornwall Conservation Trust.

Newcomers' Tea




Saturday, May 20, 2017

View the video:

FIRE! A discussion about the 2016 Flat Rocks Fire in the Cornwalls and its Environs
1pm at Cornwall Town Hall

Fire Talk

How ever did it start? How ever was it stopped? Was it stopped? What does it mean for the forested plains and mountains of Cornwall and its suburbs?

Helene Hocholzer, Forest Protection Supervisor
Rich Schenk, Statewide Fire Control Office of the Division of Forestry Connecticut DEEP
A Fire Truck & Memebers of the Cornwall Volunteer Fire Department


View the resource list from the Going Green Fair-click here.


Going Green fair Poster

Saturday, October 29 from 11am to 3pm
Going Green Fair

We are pleased to sponsor the Going Green Fair at Cornwall Consolidated School, 5 Cream Hill Road in West Cornwall.

Event Details:

9 am: Farmer’s Market opens in Cafeteria

11 am:

The Cornwall Association Welcome, Priscilla Pavel
Selectmen’s Welcome, Gordon Ridgway
Keynote Speaker, Lynn Stoddard, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University, Cornwall and CT’s Sustainable Future
Invitation to visit vendors and exhibitions

11 am to 3 pm: All Day Events

Lunch at the Farmer’s Market (Cafeteria)
Energy Efficient Auto Show (Upper Parking Lot)
Displays, Vendors, Environmental Organizations, Schools (Gym)
Education and Electric Bill Registration (Lobby) Lori Welles

12 pm to 1 pm:

Cornwall Conservation Trust on Land – Hector Prud’homme
Housatonic Valley Association on Water – Savannah Judge
Cornwall Energy Task Force – Katherine Freygang
Cornwall Housing Corporation – Will Calhoun, Maggie Cooley

2 pm:

Hike the Day Preserve (Meet outside the Entrance)
Vampire Walk with Opening Skit – (Families meet at the stage) Leslie Elias of Grumbling Gryphons. Finale at the Outside Dumpster at 2:45

2 pm to 4 pm:

Passive House – Rachel Matsudaira, 31 Popple Swamp Road
Solar Installation – Ray Furse of Litchfield Hills Solar, The Cornwall Library, 30 Pine Street
Maple Sugar House and Off-grid Solar-electric House – Gordon Ridgway, 142 Town Street



Saturday, September 17, 2016, 4 to 6 pm at The Cornwall Library, 30 Pine Street, Cornwall Village

All are welcome to the Opening Reception for the Cornwall Chronicle’s 25th Anniversary Exhibit and the Cornwall Association’s Annual Meeting and Newcomers Tea.

The Cornwall Chronicle and the Cornwall Association invite you to learn more about our town and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Chronicle and the opening of a special exhibit that salutes the paper’s myriad contributors. Please join us!

Aging Smart Poster

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 1 – 3pm at the UCC Parish House, 8 Bolton Hill Road, Cornwall

Aging Smart: Tips for Living Better in Northwest Connecticut

Featuring materials and speakers from a variety of organizations involved with housing, transportation, recreation and health, including end of life, as well as Jane Sellery of Cornwall Social Services, and Roberta Willis, our State Representative.

Other presenters include Pat Wright from The Chore Service, Michelle Gorat from Salisbury Visiting Nurse Association, Dr. Anna Timmell from Hudson River Healthcare, Jennifer Markow from Cornwall Park & Recreation, Rick Lynn and Heidi Kearns.

This event is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.


Saturday, November 14, 4pm: Our Withering Weather

Join us at Cornwall Town Hall as we welcome Meteorologist Mark Dixon from WFSB Channel 3. Mark will discuss the special challenges of forecasting weather in Connecticut. This event is free of charge. All are welcome.

September 19, 2015: Annual Newcomers Tea

View the presentation from our annual newcomers tea highlighting the organizations in our community.