Canton

Canton Land Conservation Trust’s Christmas Tree Sale Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Smith Christmas Tree Farm, Doyle Road, priced from $25-$35, help available for cutting, bring rope for tying, stay and hike the property, warm up with hot cocoa and cookies

Canton Chamber of Commerce Gifts for Canton: Stock the Cruiser Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., at The Shops at Farmington Valley next to Ben & Jerry’s and CERT Collection Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ocean State Job Lot, 133 River Road, show support for Canton Emergency Response Team

Gallery of Trees at the Canton Historical Museum, 11 Front St., thru Sunday, Dec. 8, hours: Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Women of St. Patrick’s Gingerbread Fair Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, 8 a.m.-noon, at St. Patrick Church, 50 Church St., Collinsville

Canton Parents for Music fundraiser night at Barnes & Noble in Shops at Farmington Valley Monday, Dec. 9, 6-9 p.m., shop, sip hot chocolate and enjoy an evening of music with the CMS jazz band and chorus and special musical guests at 7 p.m., holiday storytime and sing-along from 6-7 p.m., book signing by Beth Vrabel from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

At the Canton Senior Center, 40 Dyer Ave., 860-693-5811:
• Winter Solstice Gratitude & Joy Mandala Art Workshop Monday, Dec. 9, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $25 per person, register and prepay
• Collection box for Gifts for Canton thru Monday, Dec. 9 – unwrapped holiday gifts and gift certificates, with gifts to be distributed Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Trinity Episcopal Church, River Road
• DIY Ornament Activity Wednesday, Dec. 11, 10-11 a.m., call to register
• Nutrition Workshop with ShopRite’s dietitian Shana Wednesday, Dec. 11, 11:15 a.m., Stress-Busting Foods, call to reserve a seat
• Free Lunch n’ Learn Monday, Dec. 16, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with Attorney Brian Daly presenting “Estate Planning & Veterans Benefits,” RSVP by Monday, Dec. 9
• Winter Wonderland Celebration Friday, Dec. 27, noon-1:30 p.m., RSVP and prepay by Friday, Dec. 20
• Watercolor Art Class Jan. 6, 13, 27 and Feb. 3, 2020, register and pre-pay
Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Road, 860-693-0263:
• Sven & Friends: My, What Large Antlers You Have! Sunday, Dec. 8, 1-2 p.m., pre-registration required, free with admission – why Sven the reindeer from “Frozen” has such big antlers
• Full “Cold” Moon Night Hike Thursday, Dec. 12, 7-8:15 p.m., cost: members $5 each/$18 family of four, nonmembers $7 each/$25 family of four, pre-registration required
• Winter Solstice Celebrations Sunday, Dec. 22, 1-4 p.m., pre-registration required
• Home for the Holidays Scavenger Hunt December-February – hike the trails in December and learn which animals have chosen to spend the upcoming holidays in Werner’s Woods, free with admission

Red Cross blood donation opportunity Tuesday, Dec. 12, 1:30-6:30 p.m., Canton Community Center, 40 Dyer Ave., donors receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card thru Dec. 18

Canton Senior & Social Services hosting holiday gift giving program and looking for families in need who wish to be sponsored, also looking for sponsors for these families, if interested, call 860-693-5811 by Friday, Dec. 13

Transfer Station permits available at town clerk’s office: $150 per household/$5 for each additional sticker in same household

Overnight parking ban in effect on all town streets through April 1, 2020