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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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"

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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.

Artist Opening Reception

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 11:00 am
ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

ALL NATURAL, an exhibition showcasing the work of artists and fine artisans who incorporate natural materials in their work opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (June 27 - August 10). The exhibit includes macro photography of the natural world and fine art and crafts using materials such as sea and river glass, encaustic, wood, feathers, spider web, egg tempera and casein. During the six-week show, the Gallery offers free events to the public including a Family Day, Sunday, July 20, (1-5pm) with Art and Nature Workshops, Storytelling, Music and a Scavenger Hunt. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

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.

Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 11:00 am
Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Reception 7-10 p.m. July 5
Erotic art from Terry "Davo" Davis, Jacqueline Phillips, Wayne Hitchcock and Kathy LaVallee. Through Aug. 2. Hours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri. and Sat., and noon-3 p.m. Sun.; (860) 443-8001, hygienic.org.

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Clinton Arts Project Gallery Open House

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Clinton Arts Project Gallery, 20 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

The Ladies Revealed

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:30 pm
The Ladies Revealed;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Shrug off your work attire, don your toga and head to New London! Our after-work garden party will help you relax in Dionysian style.

The restoration of the mural is complete and the Hygienic invites you to celebrate the unveiling of New London’s favorite Ladies. Sip signature cocktails and toast the artists as we usher these diaphanous beauties into a new decade of Hygienic history.

$25 - Tickets available at Hygienic Art Galleries.

Togas encouraged but not required.Refreshments will be served. Cash Bar.

Artist Reception for Huy Le

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Author Events

A. Scot Berg, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm
A. Scot Berg, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author;

Author Events

Watch Hill Chapel, 5 Bluff Ave, Watch Hill, RI , 02891

This summer the Literacy Volunteers of Washington County welcomes Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg to speak in Westerly as part of the Joyce S. Ahern Authors’ Series. This event takes place on Thursday evening July 17 at the historic Watch Hill Chapel with a reception to follow at the Ocean House. This evening will support literacy programs for adults in southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut. Tickets for the event and reception are available through the Literacy Volunteers of Washington County website, http://www.literacywashingtoncounty.org, at $50 for the presentation at The Watch Hill Chapel and an additional $30 for the Ocean House reception. For more information call (401) 596-9411 or e-mail ExeDir@LiteracyWashingtonCounty.org.

Douglas M. Thompson, The Quest for the Golden Trout

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Author Events

Essex Library, 33 West Ave., Essex , CT

Registration required.

An Evening with Susan Campbell

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
An Evening with Susan Campbell;

Author Events

Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

The award-winning author of "Dating Jesus" will be in town for a reading and signing of her recently published biography, "Tempest-Tossed: The Spirit of Isabella Beecher Hooker." You may know Ms. Campbell as chair of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department at Central Connecticut State University, as well as a popular columnist at the Hartford Courant. Books may be purchased in advance at Breakwater Books, as well as the night of the event. Please call 203-453-4141 or stop by the store to register for this FREE event.

Paul Greenberg, American Catch

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free. Registration required.

'Base-Ball' as Mark Twain Knew It

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

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

Registration required.

An Evening with Susan Campbell

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St., Guilford , CT

Reservations required.

Business

Women: Inspired! CT Small Business Development Center hosts “How to make a Business Plan

Business

Access Community Action Agency, 1315 Main Street, Suite 2, Willimantic, CT , 06226

Women: Inspired! Next Steps
CT Small Business Development Center hosts
“How to make a Business Plan” Workshop
Date and Time: Tuesday, July 17th, 4:30 PM to 6 PM
Location: Access Community Action Agency, 1315 Main St., Willimantic.
Entrepreneurs and mentors are invited to join this exciting program. It's designed to provide support of low-income women who would like to start or grow small businesses.
Shelly Koehler, the CT Small Business Development Center Business Advisor, will run an interactive, engaging workshop on "How to Build a Business Plan".

Community

New London Rotary Club Morning Meeting, Thursdays

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 am

Community

Muddy Waters, Bank St., New London, CT , 06320

7 a.m., every Thursday; $3; guests welcome; (860) 443-5023.

or attend:
noon meeting at Tony D's

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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.

Vacation Bible School, July 14-18, Westerly

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

Central Baptist Church, 16 Elm St., Westerly, CT

9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Jungle Safari is the theme; free; for children in preschool through grade 6; registration forms available at: www.cbcwesterly.org and in the church office.

Oil Painting Class, July, Groton

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m., The Old Barn; taught by Dr. Michael Sullo Ph.D; $35 per class; all materials included; limited to 10 students; no experience required; (860) 441-6785.

Outdoor Bocce

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:30 am

Community

Smith Harris House Lawn, 33 Society Road, East Lyme, CT

9:30 a.m., Thursday mornings starting June 5; free; call to register (860) 739-5859.

Mexican Train Dominoes, E.Lyme

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:30 am

Community

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

9:30 a.m., all levels; Thursdays starting June 12; free; (860) 739-5859.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Thursdays

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:30 am

Community

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., line dancing;
noon-3 p.m., dominos;
(860) 599-3285.

** Last Thursday of each month:
11:30 a.m., Book/E-reader Club with light lunch.

Community Knit, Thursdays, N.L.

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT

10-11:30 a.m., bring knitting materials; (860) 447-1411.

Community

East Haven Animal Shelter, 183 Commerce Street, East Haven, , 06512

Michelle Cicarella of Lucky Dog Grooming will perform dog nail trimmings at the East Haven Animal Shelter on Thursday, October 17th from 10am – 1pm. The trimmings will be $10 per dog and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the shelter. Acceptable forms of payment are cash and checks made payable to the East Haven Animal Shelter. Michelle will perform the nail trimmings ongoing at the shelter on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Community

East Haven Animal Shelter, 183 Commerce Street, East Haven, CT , 06512

Michelle Cicarella of Lucky Dog Grooming will perform dog nail trimmings at the East Haven Animal Shelter on Thursday, December 19th from 10am – 1pm. The trimmings will be $10 per dog and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the shelter. Acceptable forms of payment are cash and checks made payable to the East Haven Animal Shelter.

Michelle will perform the nail trimmings ongoing at the shelter on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

Community

East Haven Animal Shelter, 183 Commerce Street, East Haven, CT , 06512

Michelle Cicarella of Lucky Dog Grooming will perform dog nail trimmings at the East Haven Animal Shelter on Thursday, March 20th from 10am – 1pm. The trimmings will be $10 per dog and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the shelter. Acceptable forms of payment are cash and checks made payable to the East Haven Animal Shelter. Michelle will perform the nail trimmings ongoing at the shelter on the 3rd Thursday of each month.

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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.

Community Knit

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411x3 mgupta@plnl.org


Learn the healing and calming effects of knitting and crocheting.
Socialize with others with the same interest.
Help others by either teaching someone to knit or making something neded by a child, a senior citizen, or a homeless person

Bring your knitting/crocheting supplies! Some materials will be available.

Friends of Acton Public Library Book Sale

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

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

Benefits library activities and events.

Friends of Acton Public Library Book Sale (July 17-19)

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

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

Thursday, July 17, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday, July 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
(860) 395-3184.

benefits library activities and events.

Walking Tours of Stonington Village

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

Old Lighthouse Museum, 7 Water St., Stonington, CT

weather permitting; sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society; $10 adults; $5 students (to age 18); (860) 535-8445.

Better Breathers, 1st & 3rd Thurs., O. Saybrook

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 1:30 pm

Community

Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc., 220 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

1:30-2:30 p.m., support group for those with chronic lung disease, asthma, bronchitis and emphysema; meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month; (860) 388-1611.

Niantic Farmers Market

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 3:00 pm

Community

6 Methodist St., 6 Methodist St., Niantic, CT

Farmers Market

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 3:30 pm

Community

Lisbon Meadown, Routes 169 and 138, Lisbon, CT

PiYo

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 4:15 pm

Community

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

4:15-5:15 p.m., first in a 5-week session of Pilates and Yoga in one workout; $15; $17 non-residents; call to register (860) 739-5859.

East Haven Old Cemetery Board Night

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Chili’s, 58 Frontage Rd., East Haven, CT

Present a flier to donate 10 percent of sales to the Old Cemetery Board. Fliers available at East Haven Town Hall, 250 Main St.

Community

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

While the sea has long provided an arena for war and served as a font of resources, the post World War II ocean came to be viewed through the cultural prisms of “frontier” and “wilderness.” Competition for real and perceived marine resources fueled a series of debates and unilateral national actions that resulted in the global enclosure of much of the sea. Perception that the ocean offered endless mineral and food resources intersected with ideas about the ocean, especially the underwater realm, as space available for work as well as play. While images of the ocean as wilderness instilled the first glimmer of awareness that the sea might not be as impervious to human activity as long believed, the frontier metaphor encouraged a mindset which assumed that engineering and technology offered the possibility of control of the ocean and its resources.

About the Presenter:

Helen M. Rozwadowski is the Coordinator of Maritime Studies at the University of Connecticut. She has worked in the past both as a public historian, including writing for Discovery On-line, and also in academia. She has won the Ida and Henry Schuman Prize from the History of Science Society. She is also the author of the award-winning book Fathoming the Ocean: The Discovery and Exploration of the Deep Sea.
Location: Community Room

Flicks @ Six, July dates, Colchester

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Cragin Memorial Library, 8 Linwood Ave., Colchester, CT

6 p.m., free and open to the public; (860) 537-5752.

July 3: Monuments Men
July 10: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
July 17: The Fifth Estate
July 24: Grand Budapest Hotel
July 31: **5:30 p.m., Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Oil Painting Class, July, Groton

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

9-11 a.m. or 6-8 p.m., The Old Barn; taught by Dr. Michael Sullo Ph.D; $35 per class; all materials included; limited to 10 students; no experience required; (860) 441-6785.

Monthly Membership Meeting, July 17, Groton

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Branch 20 Fleet Reserve Association, 242 Thames St., Groton, CT

6 p.m., Auxiliary; 7 p.m., Branch; (860) 445-0731.

Summer Soundwaves Concert, July 17, Groton

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT

6 p.m., free and open to the public; parking available for $10 per car; $5 per motorcycle; free parking and shuttle service at Fitch High School; (860) 441-6791.

Save Ocean Beach Meeting

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Community

Pilot House, Ocean Beach, ., New London, CT

6:30 p.m., (860) 235-6987.

Bingo

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Community

Groton Lodge of Elks, 700 Shennecosett Road , groton, , 06340

6:30 p.m., $11 minimum package; no smoking, no alcohol; doors open at 4:30(860) 445-2163.

Swing Class

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
Swing Class;

Community

Bodi N Motion, 2351 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, , 06437

Tired of sitting and watching others dance and have fun at parties and weddings? Come learn East Coast, Lindy and West Coast Swing & enjoy the groovin' music of Pop, Rock & Swing Bands. This one hour class is for Beginners and Intermediate dancers. Partners are suggested but not necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can slide, no sandals.

Lymes' Senior Center Summer Concert

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Lymes' Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Rd, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

United States Coast Guard Jazz Band on the lawn (or inside if the weather is inclement). Bring chairs or blankets. An ice cream social will follow.

Community

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

Nar-Anon, Thursdays, Groton

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Hazelnut Hill Road, Groton, CT

7:30-9 p.m., 12-step support group for friends and families of addicts; Thursdays; (860) 303-9677.

Education/Lectures

AARP Safe Drivers Class

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 8:30 am

Education/Lectures

North Haven Senior Center, 189 Pool Rd., North Haven, CT

For seniors

Slaying Dragons

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm
Slaying Dragons;

Education/Lectures

SALAYING DRAGONS, 285 Laurel Hill Ave, Norwich, CT , 06360

We all have our dragons, some more ferocious than others, but all of us need to learn how to leash our dragons. When not properly leashed our happiness and health begin to decline. Meditation is key to leashing those dragons and strengthening our spiritual being. Did you know it was possible to go up and actually meet your heavenly self - your true identity? This is the core of the old saying "Know Thy Self" If you have never experienced a real Sufi Dargah know is your chance. Join James and Suzanne for an insightful discussion about leashing your dragons. Tea and Coffee served. Limited Seating.

Fairs/Festivals

St. Clare Church Summer Carnival

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

St. Clare Church, 234 Coe Ave., East Haven, CT

Wristband special: $20.

Willimantic’s Third Thursday Street Festival

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Main Street , Maint Street, Willimantic, CT

Every third Thursday from May to September, thousands of people stroll along Main Street, Willimantic amid a background of musical, theatrical, visual, gastronomic, and olfactory delights. Six stages simultaneously host a wide variety of music and entertainment while over 100 vendors showcase a variety of handcrafted goods and services. Street performers and free children's activities abound!

Kids/Family

Crazy Chemistry

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

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

Join Cosmic Chris for this spectacular Science Show. We will explore the wonderful world of chemical reactions. Investigate the states of Matter, play with amazing polymers, and show you crazy concoctions you can do at home with your Mom and Dad. For ages 3 and up with an adult.

Discovery Science- Don't Burst My Bubble

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut presents hands-on science activities: "Don't Burst My Bubble." Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 3 – 6. This program was sponsored by the Norwich Recreation Department.

Mystic Aquarium Traveling Touch Tank

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River , CT

For children. Includes two separate one-hour sessions.

Einstein Hours

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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.

Zumba with Mariella

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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!

Editor's Pick

-Cartooning Workshop

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 3:30 pm
-Cartooning Workshop ;

Kids/Family

Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

What kinds of characters would you create if you worked for Marvel Comics or Nickelodeon? Come to the OL-PGN Community Room and bring your imagination to life! You’ll make your very own cartoon chalk talk, create a character, and learn just what it takes to be a cartoonist at this free, fun workshop with professional cartoonist Debra Hamuka-Falkenham. Registration is required. Visit us at www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and click the "Children's" tab to register!

Misc. Events

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 10:00 am
Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods;

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th Celebration of the Whitfield House and Guilford. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with admission. Free parking.

Caregiver Walking Support Group

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 1:00 pm

Misc. Events

Evergreen Woods, 88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT

Family caregiving can be stressful. Meet other caregivers and former caregivers for supportive discussion and exercise. All walking speeds are welcome. Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this and other family caregiving support groups.

A Midsummer’s Afternoon Tea

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 2:00 pm

Misc. Events

Celebrations Gallery ~ Shoppes ~ Tea Room, 330 Pomfret St., Pomfret Center, CT , 06259

Afternoon themed teas are multi-course, multi-dimensional occasions that start with a soup course and then feature assorted savories & tea sandwiches as well as Celebrations’ delectable scones plus a variety of sweets. The perfect freshly brewed specialty tea (two types, endless pots!) complements the theme and menu.

Monthly Afternoon Tea Events start at 2 pm.
$32/person + tax & gratuity.
Reservations and prepayment required.
If inclement weather, event held the following day.
Small groups may be seated with other guests.
Call today for a reservation! 860-928-5492

Film Evening Showing

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Misc. Events

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

(2014 PG-13 106 mins.) An air marshal springs into action during a transatlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an off-shore account. Stars Liam Neeson and Julianne Moore.

Mohegan Sun’s Winning Authors Presents Brad Thor

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm

Misc. Events

Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT , 06382

#1 New York Times bestselling author, Brad Thor, joins Mohegan Sun for a Winning Authors event. Thor will take part in a live Q&A inside The Cabaret Theatre before signing copies of his latest novel, Act of War at The Shops at Mohegan Sun.

Music

Thursday’s at the Dock of the Connecticut River Museum on RiverQuest;

Music

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

Join us aboard RiverQuest and cruise from Eagle Landing State Park in Haddam south down the river to the Connecticut River Museum in Essex. We will arrive at the museum dock at around 6:30pm, disembark and join others at the very popular “Thursday’s on the Dock”. Tonight’s band is Rick Spencer and Joseph Morneault who join traditions of the past with contemporary arrangements to form a musical "long splice" influenced by songs and tunes from England, Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, Canada and the U.S. Their presentations feature carefully crafted a capella harmonies, dance tunes, sea chanteys, drinking songs, an occasional modern composition and accompaniment on a variety of instruments. We will head back up river at about 7:30pm, return to the RiverQuest dock around 8:30pm.

Thursdays on the Dock

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 5:30 pm
Thursdays on the Dock;

Music

Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06426

Enjoy music and cocktails while overlooking scenic Essex Harbor every Thursday evening from July 10 – August 28th. The Museum’s main floor galleries and gift shop will be open for a bit of waterfront history. Reduced admission of $5, CRM members free. Cash bar and light snacks. Each week features different Connecticut musicians.

July 10-Small Pond All Stars
July 17-Longsplice
July 24-Don Sineti
July 31-TBA
August 7-TBA
August 14- Uncle John's Band
August 21-Danny Quinn
August 28-Corinthian Jazz Band

Concert in the Garden: The Dizzy River Band

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio and Gallery, 1 Spring St., Chester, CT

First come, first seated.

Grassy Strip Music Series: The Groovematics

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm
Grassy Strip Music Series: The Groovematics;

Music

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

Madison Beach Hotel proudly presents the Grassy Strip Music & Art Series! Experience FREE Live music under the stars every Thursday evening on our waterfront lawn.

See the whole line-up at GrassyStrip.com

THE GROOVEMATICS
Thursday, July 17th | Sundown

The Groovematics are Connecticut’s most exciting new show band! This ensemble performs a first-rate mix of music that will jump-start the party and keep the crowd dancing! Refusing to be defined by just one genre, The Groovematics specialize in fusing the very best repertoire of R&B, Soul, Funk and Rock and Roll music – creating one of the most exciting nights of live entertainment you will ever experience. Expect nonstop dancing as this group seamlessly weaves through the classic hits you’ve come to know and love.

Whether you're seeking the right group for your event, wedding or club, the polished musical sounds of The Groovematics makes them the perfect choice. The winning combination of their personalized approach, talented performers, industry experience, musical selection, and premium sound system ensures the success of your event.

Expect nonstop dancing as this group seamlessly weaves through the classic hits you’ve come to know and love.

Linda Lavin

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 7:30 pm

Music

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Saxophonist Joe Lovano

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 8:00 pm

Music

Crowell Concert Hall, 50 Wyllys Ave., Middletown, CT

Tickets: $25 (discounts for seniors, faculty, staff, alumni, and students).

DPI Jazz Trio

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:00 pm

Music

Captain Daniel Packer Inne, 32 Water St., Mystic, CT

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Thursday, Jul. 17, 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!

Religion

Vacation Bible School

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 9:00 am

Religion

Franklin Congregational Church, 31 Meetinghouse Hill Rd. , Franklin, CT , 06254

SONTREASURE ISLAND VBS
Who wouldn't want to explore a Caribbean island, with its glittering turquoise waters, warm white sands and cool ocean breezes? Visitors to Son-Treasure Island are welcomed by the scent of ex-otic flowers, the taste of tropical fruits and the captivating sound of a steel-drum band. But this is no ordinary tropical escape! There is treasure to be found here. More precious than gold, more lasting than diamonds, it is the greatest treasure of all--God's love!
At SonTreasure Island, treasure seekers will watch hilarious skits, play island games, create colorful crafts, and enjoy tropical snacks.
This exciting Island Adventure will be July 14th - 18th from 9:00 - Noon!
Register your 1st - 6th graders for the biggest TREASURE HUNT of the summer at frank-linchurchc

Stage/Theater

A Power Play; Or, What's-its-name

Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014, 8:15 pm
A Power Play; Or, What's-its-name;

Stage/Theater

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

After State Assemblywoman Alex Hathaway's district suffers a violent and heart-wrenching tragedy, she goes to great lengths to capture a House seat in the next election. She even employs a strange, nameless thing to gain victory over her enemies through supernatural practices. But with all that determination and those ancient powers on her side, how did Alex end up with a community in shambles and a gun pointed at her head?

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