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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Fiddleheads Food Coop - Cafe, 13 Broad St, New London, CT , 06320

JOHN SARGENT – paintings & monoprints with themes based upon nature and often created with tools repurposed from nature

-Studio 33 presents "Life's a Beach"

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am
-Studio 33 presents

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Studio33 presents “Life’s a Beach”, a collection of paintings by local artists Gigi Mezzo Genovese and Andrea Wiley. Both women focus their paintings on shoreline centric scenes; with Andrea highlighting the beauties of the marshes, beach & lighthouses, while Gigi focuses on making the everyday beach scenes playful, something you might otherwise overlook. The medium each women works in panders particularly well to their individual styles, with bright saturated acrylics in Gigi’s cheerful scenes and soft, thick oil paints capturing Andrea’s peaceful viewpoint. The show is not one to miss, running from July 2nd through the 30th.

The Bison: An American Icon

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously.

Artist Opening Reception

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:00 am
Artist Opening Reception;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio M, llc, 29 Cottrell Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

This month we will have our artist opening on Thursday July 3rd. Normally we participate in the First Friday strolls in Mystic but since Friday is the holiday, we will be closed. We've moved the opening so more of you can attend! Please stop in to see Jennifer's beautiful landscape paintings. Studio M, llc welcomes aqward winning Plein Air Oil Painter Jennifer Holmes to the Gallery. The show runs July 1st through the 30th during shop hours. Studio M is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. www.studiomframing.com

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 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

Within and Withou

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

New sculptures and drawings highlighting the mechanics of two-dimensional art and the secret life of frames by Essex native Jasper Goodrich. Opening reception on Thursday, June 12th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com.

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:00 am
-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5pm.

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 103rd 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. Opening reception Thursday June 26, 6-8pm.

Business

Connecticut Business Connection Business After Hours;

Business

Seehund, 345 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Network with businesspeople and learn new ideas for your business at Connecticut Business Connection events. Whether you are a business owner, salesperson, financial advisor, marketing professional, attorney, doctor, therapist, contractor, banker, realtor, or any other profession, the Connecticut Business Connection provides networking meetings, seminars, and events to help you succeed. For more information, see http://www.connecticutbusinessconnection.org.

Community

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 8:30 am

Community

City of Groton Municipal Building, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Displays of city-related memorabilia from the private collection of Town Historian Jim Streeter. More info at cityofgroton.com. Runs June 12th-August 14th.

Cholesterol, HDL, Blood Sugar Screening

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

VNA Community Healthcare hosts a monthly clinic the second Tuesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. - noon at their 2319 Whitney Ave. location. Get immediate results and nurse counseling.

Cost is $35 for a full lipid profile plus glucose. Participants must be fasting. Call 203.458.4351 for an appointment (required).

More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org or call 203.458.4351.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Press Conference at Ocean Beach Park;

Community

Ocean Beach Park, Ocean Ave., New London, CT , 06320

New England Science & Sailing Foundation(NESS) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and press conference July 8 at 9:00 am at its new classroom at Ocean Beach Park. The community is welcome to attend to meet representatives from NESS, its partner organizations, and invited guests and dignitaries.
For additional information, please read the press release: http://www.nessf.org/press_releases.html

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Tuesdays

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9-10 a.m., strength & balance;
10:30-11:30 a.m., Body, Mind & Spirit;
11-11:15 a.m., chair dancing;
11:30 a.m.-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
(860) 599-3285.

** Every other Tuesday - 8:30-11:30 a.m., foot clinic appointments with Nurse Judy from the VNA offered.

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:00 am
BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING;

Community

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites adults to take part in Groundbreaking Reads, our Adult Online Summer Reading Program. Earn a raffle ticket for each book review you submit. Log on to the library’s home page, http://billmemorial.org. Click on “Summer Reading”, then choose the “Literary Elements” tab for adults. Create an account and begin entering your reviews on Wednesday, June 25 through Saturday, August 9. Readers can also submit book reviews in person to the library. Winners of the prize drawing will be notified in mid-August. The more you read the more chances to win! Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument St., next to the Groton Monument and historic Fort Griswold.

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

St. Patrick's Church, 32 E. Main St., Mystic, CT , 06335

Ongoing monthly bereavement support group for those coping with any recent loss. Pre-registration is required.

Wii Bowling and Card Games for Seniors, 2014, Salem

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:00 pm

Community

Salem Free Public Library, 264 Hartford Road, Salem, CT

noon-4 p.m., drop in; (860) 859-1130.

Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:00 pm
Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton;

Community

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will host a weekly farmers’ market beginning Tuesday, June 24 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the library lawn. The market will run every Tuesday through August 26. Fresh, locally-grown produce and flowers will be available from The Collins Farm in Oakdale, CT. The Collins Farm has been growing premium vegetables since 1995 and is a featured grower at many of Southeastern Connecticut’s farmers’ markets. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Live it Well Workshop, starts July 9, Colchester

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:30 pm

Community

Colchester Senior Center, 95 Norwich Ave., Colchester, CT

12:30-3 p.m., a Chronic Conditions workshop providing tips on reducing pain and fatigue, eating better, making exercise fun, talking with your doctor and more; meets once a week for six weeks; sponsored by Senior Resources Agency on Aging and the Connecticut State Department on Aging and the CT Department of Public Health; (860) 537-3911.

Boater Safety Course, July dates, Salem

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 5:45 pm

Community

Gardner Lake Fire Company, 429 Old Colchester Road, Route 354, Salem, CT

5:45-9 p.m., sponsored by The Gardner Lake Authority and conducted by the State of CT DEEP Boating Division; $15, payable to GLFC; to register email: command27@ymail.com; (860) 887-4163.

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Book Discussion Group, July 8, E.Lyme

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT

7 p.m., What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman; free; (860) 739-6926.

GA and Gam-anon

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

United Congregational Church, 9 Castle Hill Road, Pawcatuck, CT

park in the back.

Education/Lectures

Fiddle Camp

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 am

Education/Lectures

Fiddle Camp, 3 Kingswood Drive , North Stonington, CT

The Fiddle Camp of Southeastern Connecticut is a creative environment to encourage the discovery of new techniques and music and to enhance learned repertoire in Suzuki and Fiddle methods. The Fiddle Camp provides group violin lessons focusing on Suzuki books I through 4, as well as Cape Breton fiddle, Appalachian fiddle and Improv/Jazz. All ages and levels are welcome and foster an appreciation for different styles and skill levels through positive reinforcement. The core intention of this program is to share the joy of music.
FIDDLE CAMP DATES: Monday - Friday JULY 7-11th, 2014 9am-4pm
Fee is $375 for the full week
For more info please contact Ashley Jones at (860) 235-1478
in North Stonington, CT
or visit www.ashleyjonesviolin.com

Financial Literacy for Teachers and Instructors

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

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

On Tuesday, July 8, at 10:00 a.m., Otis Library will offer a Financial Literacy Program for teachers and instructors. The program is sponsored and presented by Chelsea Groton Bank, and will focus on improving skills in teaching personal finance topics such as saving, budgeting, and managing debt. Breakfast will be provided. Each participant will receive a gift card to purchase school supplies. Registration is required for this free program. You may register on the library’s online calendar at www.otislibrarynorwich.org, or by calling (860) 889-2365, ext. 128. Otis Library is located at 261 Main Street in Norwich, and is accessible to people with disabilities.

Lawyer Time

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:00 pm
Lawyer Time;

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair St, Guilford, CT , 06437

Spend up to 30 minutes with a volunteer attorney to talk about your legal question. You can discuss divorce, family, real estate and other civil law matters. Please note attorneys are not providing legal advice or legal representation. Happens the 2nd Tuesday of each month; No fee; Pre-registration is required. Call Women & Family Life Center to register

AARP Safe Drivers Class

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 5:30 pm

Education/Lectures

Canoe Brook Senior Center, 11 Cherry Hill Rd., Branford, CT

For seniors.

'Making Pickles'

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 6:30 pm

Education/Lectures

New Haven County Extension Center, 305 Skiff St., North Haven, CT

Registration deadline: July 2.

Kids/Family

Finding the First Americans-CRM Summer Adventure Camp;

Kids/Family

Bushnell Farm, 1445 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

July 7 – 11

Ages 9—12

Bushnell Farm’s wigwam is the base for this week’s exploration of Connecticut Native American life. Spend a week exploring the art, culture and daily life of Native Americans in the 1600s. Find out how Native Americans and early settlers related. Help prepare a tree to be a dugout canoe, make a wigwam model, create pottery and other containers, cook on an open fire and much more!

Registration Information:

Program Time: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Aftercare Available each day from 3:00 – 5:00pm

Fee:

CRM Family Members and above: $235

Non Members: $250

Aftercare Fee:

$50/week

To Register: You can purchase camp online at the Summer Adventure Camp section of the Museum Shop

Outdoor Storytime

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

Summertime’s the best time for Story Time! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children and their families to Summertime Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. We will gather in our outdoor program area and enjoy a variety of entertaining stories under the shade of the trees in the library yard. In case of inclement weather we will meet inside the library. No registration is needed: the program begins July 1 and ends August 5. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Einstein Hours

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

Creature Teachers

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 1:00 pm
Creature Teachers;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites kids in grades 1-5 to Animals Around the World presented by The Creature Teachers on Tuesday, July 8 at 1:00 p.m. This program is presented by The Children’s Museum of West Hartford and is part of the Fizz! Boom! Read! 2014 Summer Reading program. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold. Visit their web page at http://billmemorial.org or find us on Facebook at The Bill Memorial Library of Groton, CT, or follow us on Twitter.

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 3:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Thank you, UCONN Extension Service and New London County 4-H! Engage in hands-on activities combining the fun of reading with science, technology, math and engineering, presented by our friends from the New London County 4-H. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 8 – 12.

Zumba with Mariella ages 4-5

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 3:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Dance your way to a healthy body and positive outlook! Zumba instructor extraordinaire Mariella will lead us in this popular activity, to the beat of the best in Latin music. Please wear comfortable clothing, and lace-up shoes with smooth rubber soles (like sneakers). Kids with long hair should wear it tied back. Please bring a towel and a water bottle. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. Thank you, Mariella!

Henna Tattoos with Jamilah

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, , 06475

Join us for some Moroccan food along with painting henna tattoos with Jamilah

Henna Tattoos and Moroccan Food

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Part of the library's Young Adult Faction summer series. Registration required.

Sparky's Puppets

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Sparky’s Puppets will perform “The Time Machine”. With help from the audience, a scientist builds a time machine to look for stories from the past and then the future. All ages with an adult.

Grassy Strip Film Series: Frozen

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 7:30 pm
Grassy Strip Film Series: Frozen;

Kids/Family

Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

The Madison Beach Hotel is hosting a FREE weekly film festival this summer for the whole family to enjoy! Each Tuesday, enjoy a movie under the stars on our waterfront lawn.

See the whole line-up at GrassyStrip.com

FROZEN
Tuesday, July 8th | Sundown

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.

(2013)

Misc. Events

Parkinson's Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 10:30 am

Misc. Events

VNA Community Healthcare, 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT

VNA Community Healthcare hosts a free support group for those caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease the 2nd Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. – noon at their 753 Boston Post Road location.

Call VNA Community Healthcare’s helpline for more information on this and other family caregiving support groups 1.866.474.5230. More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org.

Music

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 9:00 pm
 Bulkeley House Karaoke;

Music

Bulkeley House Saloon, 111 Bank Street, New London, CT

Join DJC Productions Entertainment for Karaoke every Thursday Night from 9p to close! Bulkeley House features a HUGE outdoor patio with 2 bars and 15 HDTV's to watch your favorite sports game! Come sing a tune and enjoy a cocktail! Hope to see you there!

Stage/Theater

James Grashow: Art and Cardboard

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 12:10 pm

Stage/Theater

CFA Hall, 287 Washington Tr., Middletown, CT

Theater Games Workshop Intensive Starting July 8th!;

Stage/Theater

Deep River Historical Society, 245 Main Street, Deep River, CT , 06417

Join Veteran actor and instructor Ira Sakolsky and learn to improvise and express yourself through theater games! Based on the work of Viola Spolin and Paul Sills (co-founder of The Second City theater troupe), the improvisational game structures allow students to absorb theater skills organically without any conscious effort. These techniques will benefit anyone who is interested in creativity and self-expression. Beginners and experienced performers are welcome, ages 14 & up. Dress to move comfortably.

When: Tues. & Thurs. evenings from 6:30pm - 8:30pm, July 8-24, 2014
Where: Deep River Historical Society, 245 Main St., Deep River CT
Fee: $195.00 payable in advance (checks & credit cards accepted.)
Contact: Ira Sakolsky (860)873-3404 or ira@riverwaystudio.com

Theater Games Workshop Intensive

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014, 6:30 pm
Theater Games Workshop Intensive;

Stage/Theater

Deep River Historical Society Carriage House, 245 Main Street, Deep River, CT , 06417

Join veteran actor and instructor Ira Sakolsky for a Theater Games Workshop Intensive from July 8th-24th, Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm at the Deep River Historical Society Carriage House, 245 Main Street in Deep River. The cost is $195.00, and beginners and experienced performers are welcome. The workshop is open to anyone age 14 years old & up who is interested in creating, building acting skills and opening up their expressive channels. This work invites you to be in the moment, discover, experiment, learn and connect. For more information you can call Ira at (860)-873-3404 or email ira@riverwaystudio.com. It's work that looks and feels like play, so enroll today and break through to new horizons!

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