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March 2019

We’re Hiring! Kayak and/or Stand Up Paddle Board Instructors!

March 14 @ 9:00 am - March 27 @ 9:00 pm EDT
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Please follow the link below -OR- go to www.llbeancareers.com --> Search Jobs --> Outdoor Discover Program Instructor (Kayaking and/or SUP), Location: Connecticut-South Windsor.If you have any questions, please email me at https://careers-llbean.icims.com/jobs/13460/outdoor-discovery-schools-instructor-%28kayaking-and-or-sup%29/job Outdoor Discovery Schools Instructor (Kayaking and/or SUP) Overview: L.L.Bean has been a trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for over 100 years. Leon Leonwood Bean (L.L. Bean) founded his business in 1912 on a passion for the outdoors, a profound believe in honesty,…

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Pet Food/Toy Drive

March 16 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 9:00 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Come help L.L.Bean help our four-footed friends. Please drop off pet food, treats, and toys at our store. Everything collected will be going to support animal shelters in our area. L.L.Bean loves animals and we know you do too. So help us make life a little better for shelter animals. Look for the donation center in our store. For store specific updates follow…

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Connecticut Golf Show

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford,CT06103United States
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Fore! Don’t miss the Connecticut Golf Show, featuring 110+ exhibitors, top club manufacturers, great selection of name-brand gear and apparel, lessons from golf pros, and more. In preparation, you should watch the following movies: Caddyshack, Tin Cup, Happy Gilmore, The Legend of Bagger Vance, Who’s Your Caddy and Three Little Beers.

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Tent Tales for Tykes – Story Time at L.L.Bean

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Registration is required. For store specific updates follow us on…

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Clinic: Hiking and Camping Hacks

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Hacks are creative solutions to real world problems. Our experts will teach you about useful hiking and camping hacks when things don't go as planned. Learn tips and tricks to help you be better prepared for your next adventure. For store specific updates follow us on Facebook @LLBeanSWindsorStore and twitter @llbeanswindsor (http://twitter.com/llbeanswindsor)

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Wednesday night R.A.W. (Right after work)! – Intermediate/Advanced loop ride

March 27 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm EDT
Tunxis Meade Athletic fields, 50 Tunxis meade dr
Farmington,CT06032US
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Road bikes are recommended for this ride. Please join us on our weekly intermediate/ advanced Loop ride. Arrive by 5:45 and leave at 6:00. We start out riding towards Collinsville on the bike path and into Simsbury using several roads and gravel trails then returning to Farmington via Avon on the bikeway. This will be done at a pace of about 13-14+mph. Ride will be 28 miles total, making only a couple stops at critical regrouping points. Please note the…

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After Work Monroe Rail Trail Ride

March 28 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Rail Trail Parking lot, 578 Cutlers Farm Road
Monroe,CTUS
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NOTE: DETAILS HAVE CHANGED! We are modifying this ride to include the new sections of the rail trail that go down to Beardsley Park. Please read entire post! 5:45 meet time. Please be ready to ride with tires pumped by 6:00. The ride ends after dusk so a bright bike light or headlamp and a rear red blinking light are required. Those folks who want more riding can meet around 5:00 and ride the northern section of the trail (Newtown)…

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Clinic: Outdoor Adventures with Your Dog

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Come join L.L.Bean for this free in-store clinic on how to enjoy the outdoors with your dog. Learn about tips, tricks, and gear that will help better prepare you to get out on the trails with your four-legged friend. For store specific updates follow us on Facebook @LLBeanSWindsorStore and twitter @llbeanswindsor (http://twitter.com/llbeanswindsor)

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Northeast Fishing and Hunting Show

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford,CT06103United States
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If you are a hunter or fisher, the annual Northeast Hunting and Fishing Show will be as good as, well, hunting and fishing. For a non-fisher or hunter, it still looks like a pretty freaking good time. There’s a catch and release trout pond, bass casting, panning for gems, NRA laser shooting range, archery range, Talons! Birds of Prey, Crossman aire rifle range, virtual reality fishing simulator, fry tying center and more. Plus there are seminars like “How to Catch…

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Charlotte Checkers

March 29 @ 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm EDT
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford,CT06103United States
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A team made out of checkers doesn’t seem like a tough team to beat. It is not even like it’s Connect Four, which at least takes some vertical skill. Will there be jumping, or better yet, multiple jumping of players? When the Wolf Pack win, they should make the Checkers king them. Tickets are available through the XL Center Box Office

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Pet Food/Toy Drive

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Come help L.L.Bean help our four-footed friends. Please drop off pet food, treats, and toys at our store. Everything collected will be going to support animal shelters in our area. L.L.Bean loves animals and we know you do too. So help us make life a little better for shelter animals. Look for the donation center in our store. For store specific updates follow…

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Northeast Fishing and Hunting Show

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford,CT06103United States
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If you are a hunter or fisher, the annual Northeast Hunting and Fishing Show will be as good as, well, hunting and fishing. For a non-fisher or hunter, it still looks like a pretty freaking good time. There’s a catch and release trout pond, bass casting, panning for gems, NRA laser shooting range, archery range, Talons! Birds of Prey, Crossman aire rifle range, virtual reality fishing simulator, fry tying center and more. Plus there are seminars like “How to Catch…

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Belleville Senators

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford,CT06103United States
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The Belleville Senators are the AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. That’s confusing. Why aren’t they the Belleville Butterflies or Bears or Boots, eh? Tickets are available through the XL Center Box Office

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Pet Food/Toy Drive

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Come help L.L.Bean help our four-footed friends. Please drop off pet food, treats, and toys at our store. Everything collected will be going to support animal shelters in our area. L.L.Bean loves animals and we know you do too. So help us make life a little better for shelter animals. Look for the donation center in our store. For store specific updates follow…

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Pet Food/Toy Drive

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Come help L.L.Bean help our four-footed friends. Please drop off pet food, treats, and toys at our store. Everything collected will be going to support animal shelters in our area. L.L.Bean loves animals and we know you do too. So help us make life a little better for shelter animals. Look for the donation center in our store. For store specific updates follow…

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Northeast Fishing and Hunting Show

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd
Hartford,CT06103United States
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If you are a hunter or fisher, the annual Northeast Hunting and Fishing Show will be as good as, well, hunting and fishing. For a non-fisher or hunter, it still looks like a pretty freaking good time. There’s a catch and release trout pond, bass casting, panning for gems, NRA laser shooting range, archery range, Talons! Birds of Prey, Crossman aire rifle range, virtual reality fishing simulator, fry tying center and more. Plus there are seminars like “How to Catch…

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April 2019

Tent Tales for Tykes – Story Time at L.L.Bean

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Registration is required. For store specific updates follow us on…

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Clinic: Cold Weather Paddling

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Kayaking can be a year-round sport when you have the right gear and knowledge. Come join our staff to learn how to extend your paddling season, and continue to enjoy your local waters long after others have put their boats in storage. For store specific updates follow us on Facebook @LLBeanSWindsorStore and twitter @llbeanswindsor (http://twitter.com/llbeanswindsor)

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First Wednesday: TBD

April 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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First Wednesday hike locations vary; every month I try to find a different place but will revisit favorites from time to time. If the weather turns completely crappy, I'll make a decision at 7am about cancelling; I'd hate for people to die driving to a hike. --- Legal Stuff --- By clicking on "Yes" for this event you agree, warrant, and covenant as follows: In consideration for accepting this entry, I, the registrant, intending to be legally bound, hereby, for…

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Wednesday night R.A.W. (Right after work)! – Intermediate/Advanced loop ride

April 3 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm EDT
Tunxis Meade Athletic fields, 50 Tunxis meade dr
Farmington,CT06032US
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Road bikes are recommended for this ride. Please join us on our weekly intermediate/ advanced Loop ride. Arrive by 5:45 and leave at 6:00. We start out riding towards Collinsville on the bike path and into Simsbury using several roads and gravel trails then returning to Farmington via Avon on the bikeway. This will be done at a pace of about 13-14+mph. Ride will be 28 miles total, making only a couple stops at critical regrouping points. Please note the…

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After Work Monroe Rail Trail Ride

April 4 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Rail Trail Parking lot, 578 Cutlers Farm Road
Monroe,CTUS
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NOTE: DETAILS HAVE CHANGED! We are modifying this ride to include the new sections of the rail trail that go down to Beardsley Park. Please read entire post! 5:45 meet time. Please be ready to ride with tires pumped by 6:00. The ride ends after dusk so a bright bike light or headlamp and a rear red blinking light are required. Those folks who want more riding can meet around 5:00 and ride the northern section of the trail (Newtown)…

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Clinic: Choosing a Stove, Cookset and Fuel

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. With so many great options to choose from, how do you decide which is the best stove and cookset for you? Come join our experts as we break down the different stoves, cooksets and fuel that we carry to help you find the best setup for your next outdoor meal. For store specific updates follow us on Facebook @LLBeanSWindsorStore and twitter @llbeanswindsor (http://twitter.com/llbeanswindsor)

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Family Hike on Higby Trail portion of the New England National Scenic Trail

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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We will meet at the hiker parking lot on Rt. 66w in Middlefield at 10 a.m. for this family hike on the Higby Trail portion of the New England National Scenic Trail (NET). We will walk about four miles from the trailhead to Mt. Higby, returning the way we came. There are some rock scrambles and terrific views from the trap rock ledges overlooking I-91. This hike is jointly listed with the Connecticut Forest and Park Association (CFPA) in celebration…

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Utica Comets

April 6 @ 7:00 pm EDT
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford,CT06103United States
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Comets are made of rock, dust, ice and frozen gases, which means they probably aren’t very good at skating. They don’t even have feet. Tickets are available through the XL Center Box Office.

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Introduction to Fly-Casting Course – $69

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Riverfront Park, 300 Welles St
Glastonbury,CT06033US
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. This comprehensive three-hour course teaches you the basics of fly casting in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Our skilled instructors will guide you, step-by-step, through the four-part cast, false cast and roll cast. We'll explain how to strip and shoot line, as well as how to tie basic fishing knots. You'll receive plenty of one-on-one instruction and have ample time to practice each skill…

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Hartford Wolf Pack vs. Binghamton Devils

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plz
Hartford,CT06103United States
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The matchup between the Wolf Pack and the Devils could get ugly. In theory, the Devils could melt the ice, and if that happens, no one wins. Tickets are available through the XL Center Box Office

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Tent Tales for Tykes – Story Time at L.L.Bean

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Join us in our L.L.Bean Tent for storytime at your local L.L.Bean store! During each session, we'll explore a different nature or outdoor theme, followed by related activities, games or crafts. Recommended for children ages 3-6. Caretakers must remain on-site and are welcome to join in the fun or spend the time shopping. Registration is required. For store specific updates follow us on…

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Clinic: Introduction to Tenkara Fishing

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
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Registration on the L.L.Bean website is required to attend this event. Visit http://www.llbean.com/southwindsor to reserve your spot. Tenkara is a rapidly growing style of fly fishing that originated in the mountains of Japan. This simple but highly effective method uses only a rod, line, and fly. It's an intuitive and fun new way to fly fish that's perfect for beginners or long-time fisherman looking to try something new. For store specific updates follow us on Facebook @LLBeanSWindsorStore and twitter @llbeanswindsor…

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Wednesday night R.A.W. (Right after work)! – Intermediate/Advanced loop ride

April 10 @ 5:45 pm - 8:45 pm EDT
Tunxis Meade Athletic fields, 50 Tunxis meade dr
Farmington,CT06032US
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Road bikes are recommended for this ride. Please join us on our weekly intermediate/ advanced Loop ride. Arrive by 5:45 and leave at 6:00. We start out riding towards Collinsville on the bike path and into Simsbury using several roads and gravel trails then returning to Farmington via Avon on the bikeway. This will be done at a pace of about 13-14+mph. Ride will be 28 miles total, making only a couple stops at critical regrouping points. Please note the…

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After Work Monroe Rail Trail Ride

April 11 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Rail Trail Parking lot, 578 Cutlers Farm Road
Monroe,CTUS
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NOTE: DETAILS HAVE CHANGED! We are modifying this ride to include the new sections of the rail trail that go down to Beardsley Park. Please read entire post! 5:45 meet time. Please be ready to ride with tires pumped by 6:00. The ride ends after dusk so a bright bike light or headlamp and a rear red blinking light are required. Those folks who want more riding can meet around 5:00 and ride the northern section of the trail (Newtown)…

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