Archive for the Display Case Category

HK Youth & Family Services

March’s display case features highlighted programs and social services provided by Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services. Learn about monthly play groups for little ones and their caregivers, provided by the Early Childhood Council. Expecting a baby? Y&FS presents complimentary newborn packets to pending parents. And enjoy photos […]

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Have Your Cake!

February’s display case features cake creations by Sandra Graichen. Sandra is a self-taught artist who owns Flowers & Lace Cake Artistry, which she runs out of her own home. The cakes on display are styrofoam molds with real fondant on the outside (get close enough to the […]

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Historical Postcards – Happy 350th, Killingworth!

January’s display case features postcards from the collection of George Dupree, a member of the Killingworth 350th Anniversary Commemorative Committee. Yes, 2017 is Killingworth’s 350th birthday! There will be many events, displays, talks, and more celebrating this milestone throughout the year. Watch for events at the library […]

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Paintings by Sandy Smith

December’s display case marks the return of wonderful and whimsical paintings by local artist Sandy Smith. Enjoy the quirky gaze of a green frog, a shy deer, and a trio of holiday sheep; recall warmer days with visions of sunsets, Queen Anne’s lace, and secretive mushrooms. All […]

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Campaign Buttons & Pins

In honor of Election Day, November’s display case features a collection of campaign buttons and pins, representing all sides and many eras of our political campaign history. From McKinley, Roosevelt, and Wilson to modern and current candidates, this fair-and-balanced display is a fun trip through national and […]

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Fire Prevention & Fire Safety

October’s display case features the annual appeal by our town’s Fire Marshal: stay safe around fire! With the change in season, everyone’s thoughts turn to fireplaces, candles, and home cooking. It’s also the perfect time to change your smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries, learn how to […]

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HK Youth & Family Services

September is back-to-school time, so what better month to explore the resources available to the youths and families in our school district? Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services offers positive youth development programs, parent education, intergenerational activities, assistance with food and toys for the holidays, a clinical services […]

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Paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom

Our August display case features oil paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom. Dan is a Connecticut native, was raised in Essex, Connecticut and worked in the family decorating business for many years, and currently resides in Chester, Connecticut. His work has been accepted into many local juried shows, including […]

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The Carved Birds of Killingworth

July’s display case features stunning hand-carved birds by Killingworth resident Robert Stak. Mr. Stak’s hobby has produced some amazing results – each bird looks ready to fly, eat, or return your gaze. Check out the small details: an inchworm eyed by a Carolina wren, acorns and leaf […]

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Who’s Got the Buttons? We Do!

June’s display case marks the return of the Nutmeg Button Club, whose offerings are always a pleasure to explore. The theme is animals: African animals, cats, bears, Animals A-Z… even unique alphabet-shaped buttons. A “button lady” in her button-covered coat keeps watch over the menagerie. The Nutmeg […]

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