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Art Exhibits/Openings

All Paintings Great and Small

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 12:00 am
All Paintings Great and Small;

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Considered the "kick-off to the holiday season in Old Lyme", The Cooley Gallery's holiday exhibition is in its 28th year and boasts over 250 historic and contemporary little paintings by artists from around New England and the United States. Opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 20th, 5-8 p.m. November 20th, 2014 - January 10th, 2015. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com.

Mystic Aquarium Announces Limited Engagement of Renowned Marine Debris Educational Art Exhibit “Washed Ashore”;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT , 06355

Washed Ashore is a traveling exhibit that features larger-than-life hand-crafted sculptures of marine mammals and other sea life made exclusively from marine debris. Environmental artist Angela Haseltine Pozzi founded the Washed Ashore “Art to Save the Sea” Project to educate and create awareness of ocean debris and plastic pollution and its effect on marine life species.

This astonishing exhibit is hands-on, interactive, eye-opening, and unforgettable. See 21 sculptures of the Washed Ashore Exhibit located throughout the Mystic Aquarium campus. Sculptures, like Lidia, the eight-foot seal, a walk-through replica of an ocean gyre, a Styrofoam coral reef, Tula, a 10-foot sea turtle, and many more will be displayed throughout the property for a limited engagement beginning on November 1.

The artwork is combined with scientifically based educational signage to teach children and adults alike about ocean stewardship, responsible consumer habits and more. Adults and children alike will have the opportunity to fully engage with Washed Ashore through fun and education events and activities. The Washed Ashore exhibition is free with paid admission. To learn more visit mysticaquarium.org and washedashore.org.

Deck the Walls and Work by Newly Elected Artists

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:00 am
Deck the Walls and Work by Newly Elected Artists;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

The Lyme Art Association’s annual holiday show and sale features over 200 works of art in all sizes and mediums by member artists. This exhibition is a great place to find gifts for family and friends. On view from November 14, 2014 through January 3, 2015. Opening reception on Friday, November 21 from 5pm to 7pm. Take advantage of tax-free shopping from 5 – 7pm on November 21 and from 10am – 5pm on November 22. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Sunday

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Mystic Arts Center Holiday Gift Show

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 11:00 am
Mystic Arts Center Holiday Gift Show;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

Visit Mystic Arts Center during our Holiday Gift Show and view original works of fine art and handmade artisan wares by local and regional artists. Support local artists and artisans and give something special to your loved ones this holiday.

The Holiday Gift Show includes items such as: hand carved wooden spoons, bowls and cheese boards, jewelry, upcycled mirrors, chalkboards and frames, sailor bracelets, paper trees, wooden bowls, stoneware pottery, notecards, fiber items, natural soaps/balms, stained glass, hats, silk scarves, neckties, ceramics and fine art.

Sponsored by Historic Mystic, LLC

Seasonal Treasures Art Show

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 11:00 am
Seasonal Treasures Art Show;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

an eclectic collection of works by a large group of talented local artists. “Seasonal Treasures” our holiday show encompasses a wide spectrum of media; runs through January 16th.

Community

City of Groton Parks and Rec Program

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 9:00 am
City of Groton Parks and Rec Program;

Community

CITY OF GROTON, GROTON CITY, CITY OF GROTON, CT , 06340

Start 2015 off with these fun recreation activities provided by City of Groton Parks & Recreation:
FreePlay Music – A fun creatively-free environment for kids 5 years and older to play the guitar, keyboard and zither. Held on Wednesdays at West Side Middle School starting January 7th from 5:45-6:15 pm.
Karate – Held at West Side Middle School for ages 5 and older, Karate is on Tuesday evenings starting January 6th. For times and fee information please call our office at 860-446-4128.
Zumba – Held every Wednesday for 6 weeks starting on January 7th from 4:45-5:30 pm at the Groton City Municipal Building. Fee is $45.00.
Writing and a Snack – Creative writing for girls ages 7 and older held on Wednesday at West Side Middle School starting January 7th. For times and fee information please call our office at 860-446-4128.Register by phone 860-446-4128, online at cityofgroton.recdesk.com or in person at 295 Meridian St, Groton.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, Gales Ferry, Saturdays

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

St. Luke's Church, Clark Lane and Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

East Lyme Senior Center exercise programs

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, East Lyme, CT

The East Lyme Senior Center is offering a variety of exercise programs this month.
Zumba Gold will begin an 8-week session Jan. 6. The class meets from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. The fee is $32 for residents and $35.50 for non-residents.
The 8-week PiYo class will begin Jan. 6 as well. The class meets from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays. The fee is $24 for residents and $26.50 for non-residents.
Line Dancing will begin an 8-week session Jan. 7. The class meets 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays. The fee is $24 for residents and $26.50 for non residents. PACE begins a 9-week session Jan. 8, meeting 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursdays. The fee is $16 for residents and $18non- residents.
Registration for all of the classes begins Friday. Call (860) 739-5859.

Stonington Farmers Market

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

The Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Ave., Stonington, CT

The Lantern Light Tours

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT

The tour is a 70-minute progressive play that takes its audience back to Christmas Eve 1876. A cast of almost 70 people, including actors from Connecticut and neighboring states, tells a new heart-warming holiday story each year. This year the script was written by Connecticut playwright Jacques Lamarre. Titled, “Mystic’s Christmas Conniption,” the story plays off the traditional carol “Twelve Days of Christmas” to craft a tale of goodwill and seasonal cheer.
Visitors join a group of 16 to tour the museum’s 19th-century village on foot, stopping at designated points to take in the next chapter of the story. As in years past, this year’s production will include a traditional tavern dance, a sweet treat, a horse-and-carriage ride, and a visit from St. Nicholas. Performances are Nov. 29, Dec. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21, 26 and 27. Tours begin at 5 p.m. and leave every 15 minutes.
Advance reservations are strongly recommended for all Lantern Light Tours. Tickets are $30 for adults ($25 for Seaport members) and $23 for children ages 5-17 ($18 for youth members). Tours are not recommended for children under 4.
The tour route covers uneven terrain and tour-goers will walk or stand for the entire production and are advised to wear appropriate footwear and dress for the weather. Visitors are asked to indicate the need for a handicap-accessible tour at the time of reservation.
Tickets may be purchased at www.mysticseaport.org/lanternlighttours, or by calling (860) 572-5331.

Taco Night, Saturdays, N.London

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Retired Armed Forces Association, 135 Garfield Ave., New London, CT

6 p.m., open to the public; (860) 447-0055.

Narcotics Anonymous, Saturdays, Noank

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Noank Baptist Church, 18 Cathedral Heights, Noank, CT

7 p.m.

Mystic Contra Dance

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 8:00 pm
Mystic Contra Dance;

Community

Frohsinn Hall, 54 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT , 06355

Contra dancing is informal and fun--singles and beginners welcome! Basic moves workshop at 7:45. Live music with Irish and French Canadian dance tunes. Pie at the break! $10, students $5.

Kids/Family

Lego Club

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:15 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

We supply the LEGO© bricks; you supply the building skills. Registration is requested. Registration opens on the first business day of the month in which the Club meets. Sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department – thank you! For ages four and up.

Saturday in Stonington - Lego Bingo

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

The Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT , 06378

Join us for a fun session of Lego Bingo in the Stonington Free Library's Children's Room.

Romare Bearden Calendar

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 12:30 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Be inspired by great American artist Romare Bearden! Create beautiful and meaningful 2015 calendars using personal images and the collage technique. These calendars make great gifts. No registration required.
Ages 5 and up.

Stage/Theater

"Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn"

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, 3:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam, CT

Connecticut inn open for business only on holidays, overflows with dance, romance and Irving Berlin songs; through Dec.287;
tickets start at $28, all prices subject to change based on availability; (860) 873-8668.

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