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Art Exhibits/Openings

Fiddleheads staff members art show

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 am
Fiddleheads staff members art show;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Fiddlehheads Food Coop, 13 Broad St, New London, CT , 06320

Fiddleheads staff members art is on display in the Cafe at Fiddleheads Food Coop in downtown New London during January and February. The show includes paintings and prints by Liz Spurr, fabric art by Ellen Anthony, and photographs by Laurie Gorham. For further info and to view or download the exhibition poster: http://fiddleheadsfood.weebly.com/cafe-art.html

Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 9:00 am
Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail , Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Sunday, Feb. 16-May 17, 9 am-5 pm
Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects
Get a bug’s-eye view of some backyard insects in the Mashantucket Gallery’s newest exhibit. Giant robotic insects, up to 96 times their normal size with lifelike colors and movements, dominate the exhibition. Hands-on displays let you take a mechanical insect for a walk, build a bug, and learn how insects communicate. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. Visit pequotmuseum.org for details on the Feb. 15 preview day package.*

Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 10:00 am
Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Lyman Allyn presents Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan through June 5, 2014. The exhibit looks at how whaling, —its myths and reality, risk and reward, —left its mark on Connecticut and American identity.

-Annual Members Exhibition and David Madacsi Solo Sculpture Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

The Annual Members Exhibition is a non-juried show highlighting the work of Mystic Arts Center members. The Members Exhibition is on view in the Charles Davis Gallery and the Anthony P. Halsey Gallery, and includes works of all media. The Liebig Gallery will feature “Found Objects / Ambiguous Identities”, a solo sculpture exhibition of found object assemblage by David Madacsi. The exhibitions will run from January 17th through March 1st, daily from 11am to 5pm. Opening Reception, “Kindred Spirits” with Courtyard Gallery, will be held on Friday, January 17th, 5:30 – 7:30pm, with a snow date of January 24th.

Artist’s Reception: Haily Cryan

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 3:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Carriage House Gallery of the Women & Family Life Center, 96 Fair St, Guilford, CT

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

The Annual Members Exhibition is a non-juried show highlighting the work of Mystic Arts Center members. The Members Exhibition is on view in the Charles Davis Gallery and the Anthony P. Halsey Gallery, and includes works of all media. The Liebig Gallery will feature “Found Objects / Ambiguous Identities”, a solo sculpture exhibition of found object assemblage by David Madacsi. The exhibitions will run through March 1st, daily from 11am to 5pm.

The Tao of Charles Chu

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 5:30 pm
The Tao of Charles Chu;

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06382

In honor of the Chinese New Year 2014, THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE is presenting “The Tao of Charles Chu,” which features the exquisite private collection of New London artist Charles Chu, a master painter and calligrapher know for his sweeping watercolors. These never before seen paintings from Chu’s private family collection make a statement through the wonder of discovery, lyrical beauty, and graceful, gentle brush strokes that evoke a sense of pleasure and peace. Charles Chu was a New London resident for more than 40 years, taught classes at Connecticut College and Yale University, and is renowned for nurturing a true passion for learning in his students. The Tao of Charles Chu opens Thursday, February 6th and runs through Saturday, March 1st.

Author Events

‘Cook the Book’ Potluck: Le Petit Paris

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:00 pm

Author Events

RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Limited space. Book purchase required.

Community

Breakfast, Feb. 23, Mystic

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 am

Community

Mystic VFW, 60 Stonington Road, Mystic, CT

8-11 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 am

Community

Old Saybrook Fire Dept. Headquarters, 310 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Benefits the OSFD's Junior Division.

CT River Artisans Cooperative Open House

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:00 pm

Community

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative, 4 Water Street, Chester, CT

Chinese Calligraphy

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:00 pm

Community

Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Road , Killingworth , CT , 06419

1-4pm. Sunday, Feb. 23. $60
Gain the basic techniques of Chinese cal¬ligraphy, a 6,000 year-old artform, as you learn to read and write the top 10 Chinese symbols (such as Love 爱 _Peace 宁 _Happy 快 _and Healthy 康). Take home a finished artwork of your own, written on traditional rice paper, ready to frame and display! No experience required. All materials included.

Winter Scarf Painting

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:00 pm
Winter Scarf Painting;

Community

Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Road Killingworth, Killingworth, CT , 06419

1-4pm. Sunday, Feb. 23. $50 plus $20 material fee
Delve deeper into the world of painting on silk, in this new winter workshop. Three different silk painting techniques will be explored using a variety of silk scarves. Choose your colors and create a warm, luxurious silk cut velvet scarf, explore color and special effects using different salts to create a floral burst scarf, and for your third scarf, apply metallic rubbings to add texture and design on the "Mercedes" of the silks, black Crepe de Chine.

Avery Farm Walking Tour, Sundays

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

Community

Avery Farm House Gateway, 245 Lambtown Road Extension, ,

2 p.m., meet at the southern gate of Lambtown Road Extension, near the Groton-Ledyard border a few minutes before 2 p.m. and park on the left; free and open to the public; sponsored by Groton Open Space Association; free; (860) 574-5111.

visit: http://gosaonline.org/2014/02/avery-farm-tour-sign-up/

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT

7 p.m.

Education/Lectures

Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 1:30 pm

Education/Lectures

Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Kids/Family

Fantastic Friends

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

30-45 minutes of books, fingerplays, flannel board, music, movement and craft for independent listeners 3 to 5 years of age. 20 children per session.

Misc. Events

Misc. Events

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 E. Kings Hwy, Chester, CT

registration required.

Wadsworth Mansion Wedding Show

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 11:00 am

Misc. Events

Wadsworth Mansion, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate is hosting their annual Wedding Show on Sunday, February 23, 2014. The Show will be open to the public from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The fee for guests will be $5.00 a person.

The Wedding Show has been designed to help brides plan their special day. There will be vendors representing different services, each of whom have worked at the Wadsworth Mansion and are familiar with designing unique weddings. There will be caterers, florists, photographers, videographers, rental companies, wedding cake bakers, as well as vendors who provide transportation and hotel accommodations in the area. A complete listing of participants can be found at http://www.wadsworthmansion.com/weddingshow.php. Please RSVP to events@wadsworthmansion.com or 860 347 1064.

Executive Director, Deborah Moore, stated that she is optimistic about the 2014 wedding season. For nearly half a decade she watched budgets shrink and last year she began to see brides splurging on embellishments for their weddings. "We began to see fabulous lighting packages being purchased by couples to enhance the ambiance, including fireworks. "For planning unique and beautiful weddings the Wadsworth Mansion Wedding Show is the show to visit. The vendors represent the best in the industry and it is an enjoyable experience for brides," states Event Manager Anne Robida.

For more information call 860 347 1064.

Banff Film Festival

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 7:30 pm

Misc. Events

Connecticut College, 1962 Room in the College Center at Crozier-Williams, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Connecticut College will host a stop on the 2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, which features films depicting extraordinary people performing some of the most outrageous outdoor adventure feats around the globe. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15. For more information, contact Josh Edmed at jaedm@conncoll.edu.

Music

Editor's Pick

-Local Harmony Recital

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

Music

Ledyard Congregational Church, 722 Colonel Ledyard Hwy, Ledyard, CT , 06339

Local Harmony, a new community based, ecumenical traveling recital program, will give its inaugural recital at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Ledyard Congregational Church, 722 Colonel Ledyard Highway in Ledyard Center. The program will feature an eclectic program of solo works for piano, euphonium, bassoon and tuba.
Local Harmony was founded by Bonnie and Rich Denton, both members of the U.S. Coast Guard Band, as a way for neighbors to help neighbors through the sharing of musical talents. It’s mission is to increase awareness and raise funds for local charitable organizations in New London County.
The concert is free and open to the public. Free will donations will be accepted to benefit the Homeless Hospitality Center in New London.

Editor's Pick

Wedding Music Showcase

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm
Wedding Music Showcase;

Music

Cathedral of St. Patrick, 213 Broadway, Norwich, CT , 06360

The Cathedral of St. Patrick will host the 18th annual “Wedding Music Showcase” The afternoon event will feature traditional, classical and contemporary sacred wedding music.
Douglas Green, Music Director and Organist at the Cathedral, hopes that this annual event will help engaged couples in their search for appropriate music as they plan their wedding liturgies. The showcase will include a wide variety of instrumental and vocal music. Musicians participating in the program along with Mr. Green will be Mary Beth Lee, soprano; Carroll Mailhot, soprano; Patricia May, soprano; Patricia Johnson, soprano; Bob Scent, bagpipes; Richard Schumacher, timpani; Ken Tedeschi, trumpet; and the Connecticut String Trio. The showcase is open to the public and admission is free.
In addition to the music, bridal fashions will be modeled, McKenna’s Flower Shop of Norwich will provide floral arrangements and wedding coordination will be handled by Sunnie Robinson.

The Bob Kolb Trio: ‘Jazz at the Movies’

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

Music

Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT

Registration required.

Concert: ‘Swing on a Star’ with Jack Srebnik

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

Music

Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street, Guilford, CT

Reservations required.

Concert: Silk’n Sounds

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 2:00 pm

Music

Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT

Editor's Pick

Benefit For Jim Fitzgerald

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 4:00 pm

Music

Hygienic Art , 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

— 4-7 p.m., Hygienic Art, 79 Bank St., New London; music from Dogbite, Golden Ratio, Maggie’s Guitar, The Rivergods, SherWood, and special guests; refreshments, silent auction; $25, $20 in advance; all proceeds benefit Fitzgerald who is fighting cancer; (860) 443-8001.

Music / Karaoke

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 pm

Music

The Burger Beast Tavern, 350 east Main St, Clinton, CT , 06413

Singing and Dancing at the Burger Beast every Wed, Fri. Sat. And Sunday
Great time great food and drinks

Karaoke

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 pm
Karaoke;

Music

New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, , 06385

music by Dj Voltage
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

Karaoke at the Moose

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 8:00 pm
Karaoke at the Moose;

Music

New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, CT , 06320

music by Dj Voltage
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

Nature/Outdoors

Winter Eagles with RiverQuest

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 9:00 am
Winter Eagles with RiverQuest;

Nature/Outdoors

Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82, Haddam, CT , 06438

February 8 - March 16
Satudays and Sundays: 9:00am, 11:30am and 2:00pm.
Thursdays: 10:00am and 1:00pm.
Come and enjoy winter and very early spring while experiencing the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River. Although our primary mission is to search for and observe migrating and resident Bald Eagles, we will also search for many other varieties of local winter wildlife. A seasoned, experienced naturalist will talk about eagle biology and ecology and about the other wintering birds and wildlife that will be seen on our cruise. A heated cabin, coffee/tea and binoculars are on board. We will Cruise from Haddam South and see Lyme, Chester, Deep River, and Essex.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour: New London, CT;

Nature/Outdoors

Connecticut College, Crozier Williams College Center, 270 Mohegan Ave, New London, , 06320

Join Trailblazer and Denali outdoor stores as they host the next stop on the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour! Ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour will exhilarate you with amazing big-screen stories when it comes to Connecticut College in New London, CT at 7:00pm on Sunday, February 23rd. Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters and climb the highest peaks. The 2013/2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings films from the 38th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival to about 400 communities around the world. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s world tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you. Get your tickets today and be taken away to the most captivating places on earth.
Be moved. Be inspired. Don’t miss out. Get your tickets today and be taken away to the most captivating places on earth. For ticket information visit http://blog.shop-denali.com/2012/12/banff/
Trailblazer and Denali could not be more excited to host this event. Hear more about our events coming up and be sure to check out our outdoor apparel, footwear and camping gear and more at one of our stores located in Cheshire, New Haven, Branford, and Uncasville, Connecticut, and Wakefield, Rhode Island.

Religion

Friendship Sunday

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 10:00 am
Friendship Sunday;

Religion

Faith Lutheran Church, 625 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT , 06340

Come to Faith Sunday the 23rd of February. Service at 10:15 AM, coffee hour following.

Stage/Theater

Fame Jr.

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, 12:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Andrews Memorial Theatre at Clinton Town Hall, 54 E. Main St, Clinton, CT

Stage/Theater

Connecticut College, Martha Myers Dance Studio in the College Center at Crozier-Williams, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Students have choreographed dance works from many genres for this performance. Tickets are $5. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Aimee Couture at aimee.couture@conncoll.edu.

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