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Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic Museum of Art, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 105th Annual Juried Show consists of juried artworks from Connecticut artists of all mediums, including photography, sculpture, graphic arts, and painting. CAFA is a non-profit arts organization established in 1910 by a group of renowned Connecticut artists. Their mission is to promote the art of area members.

Gil Boro's Summer Sculpture Showcase 2016

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:00 am
Gil Boro's  Summer Sculpture Showcase 2016;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds, 80-1 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds, 80-1 Lyme St., Old Lyme; works created by 17 sculptors are interspersed among Gilbert Boro’s own sculptures, along with works by 13 other contributing artists; through Aug. 29; sculpture grounds are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, and the studio is open by appointment; (860) 434-5957.

On Familiar Ground: Paintings by Lyme’s Alumni Tom and Peggy Root;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 7; on view through August 13
Monday - Thursday, Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
Friday - 10 am - 1:30 pm

Image: Tom Root, By the River, 2013, oil on linen, 30” x 24”

Peggy Root: Old Lyme, Revisited

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 10:00 am
 Peggy Root: Old Lyme, Revisited;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Exhibition on view July 7 - August 13
summer hours:
Monday - Thursday, Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
Friday - 10 am - 1:30 pm

Image: Peggy Root, Hemlocks at Trout Lake, oil on linen, 50"x 40”. In the collection of the Tennessee Arts Commission.

-A Good Summer’s Work

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 10:00 am
-A Good Summer’s Work ;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London, CT , 06320

American Impressionist J. Alden Weir is most often associated with his studio at Weir Farm in western Connecticut, yet many of the artist’s best works were created at his little known retreat in Windham, where he painted each summer for nearly four decades. A Good Summer’s Work focuses on paintings created in eastern Connecticut by Weir and others in his circle, including Childe Hassam, Emil Carlsen and John Singer Sargent. Bringing together for the first time more than forty works from museums and private collections across the country, the exhibit considers the unique inspiration that American Impressionists drew from the eastern Connecticut landscape; runs through Sept. 11

Artist as Curator III

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 11:00 am
Artist as Curator III;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT , 06515

For its summer group exhibit, Kehler Liddell Gallery’s member artists have invited 19 of their favorite fellow artists to join them for ARTIST AS CURATOR III. This show features accomplished artists working in a variety of media including assemblage, mixed media, painting, photography, print making, and woodworking: Melissa Benson, Joy Bush, William Chickillo, Megan Craig, Vincent Edwards, Nancy Eisenfeld, Mark Ferguson, Allan Greenier, Kenneth Hanson, Jackie Heitchue, Debbie Hesse, Sheldon Krevit, Dru Nadler, Peter Nuhn, Liz Pagano, Jaclyn E. Podlaski, Mark Savoia, Paul Theriault, and Peter Ziou. ARTIST AS CURATOR III runs from July 7 through August 21, with an Opening Reception on July 9 from 4pm - 7pm. Free an open to the public.

Community

Rowing Classes, Noank

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 8:00 am

Community

Spicer Park, 27 Spicer Ave., Noank, CT

all seasons for all ages and abilities.

Summer - Adult Intro to Sculling, Summer Adult Intermediate Sculling and Youth Intro to Rowing/Sculling.

Fall - Fall Youth Experienced Sweep, Youth Novice Sweep classes and Adult Rowing Classes.

sign up and learn more at: www.noankrowing.org.

Computer Classes for Beginners, Niantic

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 8:00 am

Community

East Lyme Senior Center, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT

Flexible days & times; $30 residents; $33 non-residents; bring your ipad or laptop; classes are 90-120 min. long; bring a friend and get a reduced rate; call to register (860) 739-5859.

Waterford Senior Services, July 25

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 8:30 am

Community

Waterford Senior Services, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

8:30 a.m., strength III; 9 a.m., casual bridge; 10 a.m., hearty moves; 10:15 a.m., duplicate bridge; 1 p.m., mahjong, quilting; (860) 444-5839.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, MONDAY, 2016

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:00 am

Community

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck, CT

9-10 a.m., zumba lite;
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., painting class;
11:30 a.m., lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
1:30-2:30 p.m., gentle yoga;
1:30-3:30 p.m.;
(860) 599-3285.

TOPS Chapter 0180, Mondays, O.Saybrook

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:00 am

Community

Old Saybrook Senior Housing, 55 Sheffield St., Old Saybrook, CT

9 a.m., (Take Off Pounds Sensibly); weigh-in followed by meeting; 1st meeting is free.

Bunco, Monday's, E.Lyme

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:30 am

Community

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., $2 per player; call to register (860) 739-5859.

Open Computer Lab, Mon.-Thurs. & Sat., Groton

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:30 am

Community

Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

1:30-5 p.m., Monday-Thursday
9:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday
one-on-one, hands-on instruction; (860) 441-6750.

** The Computer Lab will be closed on Saturday, August 20.

Community

Estuary Regional Senior Center, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

10 a.m., a support group for people living with a chronic illness or pain; (860) 339-5531.

Thrift Shop Bag Sale

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 12:00 pm

Community

Mystic Woman's Club Thrift Shop, 165 S. Broad St., Pawcatuck, CT

Mystic Woman’s Club
Holds Large Thrift Shop Sale

The Mystic Woman’s Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of Ct, will hold two different sales in our Thrift Shop. From July 25, 2016 through August 6, 2016 we will hold a bag sale where all clothing, belts and shoes that fit in one large paper bag can be purchased for $5 per bag (bags are provided). In addition, we will have a half price sale on all housewares, dishes, glasses, pots and pans, cookware and gift items. Our Thrift Shop is located in the shopping mart across from the Stonington High School. Hours are Mon-Fri. 12 Noon until 3:30 P.M. and Sat. 10 A.M. until 3:00 P.M.

Heart Healthy Fitness

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 4:00 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

4-5 p.m., Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road; also Wed. and Fri.; $72/8-weeks; (860) 441-6785.

Strength Training

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 5:00 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

5-6 p.m., Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road; also Wed.; $60/8-weeks; (860) 441-6785.

Community

Connecticut College Harkness Chapel, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT

5:15-6:15 p.m., free and open to all; (860) 442-1153.

Gamblers Anonymous, Mondays, Norwich

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

Community

Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 294 Washington St., Norwich, CT

7 p.m., every Monday.

Overeaters Anonymous, Mondays, MYSTIC

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

Community

Union Baptist Church Annex, 119 High Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

7-8 p.m., meeting.

Overeaters Anonymous, Mondays, OSAYBROOK

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road (Rt. 154)., Old Saybrook, , 06475

7-8 p.m., meeting.

Narcotics Anonymous, Mondays, N.London, St. James

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 7:30 pm

Community

St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal St., New London, CT

7:30 p.m.

Education/Lectures

Private Instruction in Drawing and Painting with Jack Montmeat;

Education/Lectures

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

1½ or 3-hour Classes, January 1–December 31
Award winning Lyme Art Association Elected Artist and instructor Jack Montmeat is offering private lessons in drawing and painting this spring. You choose the subject matter and medium! Individualized instruction will help artists of all levels improve their techniques. This is a time to work at a pace that is both challenging and comfortable. With proper guidance and critique, you will build foundations that will be profoundly reflected in your art. Please contact Jack at jwmontmeat@hotmail.com to schedule lessons.

Instructor Bio: Jack Montmeat is an award-winning local portrait painter and illustrator with a studio in East Lyme, CT. Jack grew up in Old Lyme, and began taking classes at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as a teenager.

After receiving his BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio in 2002, as well as studying in Paris and Florence, he began painting portraits full-time. Jack has received many awards for his portraiture, including winning first place in the Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists “Faces of Spring 2007” exhibition which was juried by renowned portrait artist Aaron Shikler.

Jack is a three time recipient of the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. He also recently received a Stobart Fellowship which enabled him to study independently in the museums of Paris. Jack has been teaching drawing and painting as well as monitoring at the Lyme Art Association since 2002. Jack is also an illustrator for Major League Baseball.

Instructor Website: www.jackmontmeat.com

The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920;

Education/Lectures

Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library is pleased to host a presentation on the Florence Griswold Museum's current exhibition, The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920, on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 6;30 pm. Conducted by a member of the museum's professional staff, this 45-minute presentation will explore the highlights of this remarkable exhibition and the educational resources at the Florence Griswold Museum.

Kids/Family

Summer Stories, July 25, N.London

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Summer Stories, July 25, N.London;

Kids/Family

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT , 06320

10 a.m., children ages birth to five are invited to join us every Monday morning to enjoy stories, songs and more; free; (860) 447-1411.

Mother Goose & More

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend also! Ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in.

Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 11:30 am
Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps;

Kids/Family

Fort Trumbull, 90 Wallbach St, New London, CT , 06320

The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps of Plymouth, MI will perform at Fort Trumbull at 11:30AM on Monday July 25, 2015. The Corps' Fort Trumbull performance is part of their Summer 2016 Tour of New England.
The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps consist of students, ranging in age from 12 to 18. Their members are from Plymouth, MI and its surrounding communities. The Corps prepares year round for their annual performance seasons. The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps is self-supporting and dedicated to preserving the ancient arts of color guard, fifing, and drumming through live performances at parades, historical and patriotic celebrations, concerts, cultural affairs, and other civic events.

Smoothie Making

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 5:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Explore Kenya and fruit through stories, games, crafts, and food!
• Ages 6-10 @5:00 pm (6 & 7 year olds need to be accompanied by an adult)
• Ages 9-14 @ 6:00 pm
Registration is required and begins July 11th. A New London 4-H Science Program.

Tween Book Club: Graphic Novels

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Explore the world of graphic novels with "Sisters" by Raina Telgemeier and "The Dumbest Idea Ever!" by Jimmy Gownley. Read one or both! Over pizza, we'll explore what in our own lives might be "graphic memoir" material. A zany relative? A fabulous trip? A special hobby? With activities featuring word balloons and panel planning, we will also dive into the process of graphic novel making itself. Pick up a copy of one or both books at the Front Desk. Register online (www.otislibrarynorwich.org) or by contacting the Front Desk beginning June 20. For grades 5 – 8.

Misc. Events

Registration open for Hawaii Five-O 5K Walk or Run

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 12:00 am

Misc. Events

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Registration is open for “Hawaii Five-O,” a 5K run or walk, taking place on the morning of the Old Lyme MidSummer Fair, July 30, through the village streets of Old Lyme. The first 150 registrants will receive commemorative T-shirt . The $25 registration fee will go directly to the Friends of Music Hawaii fund.
The race will start in front of Lyme–Old Lyme Middle School, proceed past the entrance to Lyme–Old Lyme High School, and then travel down Lyme Street and McCurdy Road and back again.
The Hawaii Five-0 5K is a fundraising event for Friends of Music - Lyme/Old Lyme, which is working to defray the costs of sending student musicians from LOLHS to Hawaii in December to perform and represent Connecticut at Pearl Harbor commemoration ceremonies on the pier of the Battleship Missouri.
There will be awards for overall and age-group winners. Participants may run or walk the 5K, and strollers will be allowed.
Go to www.friendsofmusicLOL.org and navigate to the 5K page to sign up or to get more information; or email friendsofmusiclol@gmail.com.

ECSO Offering Bus Trip to Tanglewood

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 9:30 am

Misc. Events

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The Friends of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony are sponsoring a bus trip, July 31, to Tanglewood for an all-Brahms concert featuring Paul Lewis, noted pianist, and the Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra.
The cost is $120 and includes seating in the Music Shed, an informative lecture en route, and wine and cheese on the way home. The bus leaves from the East Lyme Park and Ride community parking lot at 10 a.m. and arrives at Tanglewood around 12:30 p.m. to give patrons two hours to picnic on the grounds or to purchase lunch prior to the 2:30 p.m. concert. The bus arrives back in East Lyme at approximately 8 p.m. To reserve seats, call the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Office at (860) 443-2876.

Music

Summer Singing Opportunity with Tono Dolce!

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 7:00 pm
Summer Singing Opportunity with Tono Dolce!;

Music

Saint Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

Summer Singing Program

Begins June 27th - Ends August 6th
Meeting Mondays (except July 4th) at St. Luke from 7-9pm.
The program concludes with a workshop and concert on August 6th at St. David's (Gales Ferry, CT)

Costs $30 for new singers or students
Scholarships are available for students. Requests can be made by emailing TonoDolce@gmail.com.

AGES: Students entering their Sophomore year in high school and above

Nature/Outdoors

Yoga on the Dock

Monday, Jul. 25, 2016, 5:00 pm
Yoga on the Dock ;

Nature/Outdoors

New England Science & Sailing Foundation, 72 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

There is no better way to practice Yoga than outside while on a dock over the water in the afternoon sunlight. Our dock yoga classes will exercise your body, mind, and soul simultaneously. During this one-hour class, our instructors will guide you through simple balance postures, gentle stretches, and core strengthening exercises that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Bring your own mat, water bottle, and towel!

June 6– October 3)
$12/class
Pre-registration by 4pm the previous business day required for all programs

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