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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Friday, Jul. 18, 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"

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

Artist Opening Reception

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

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.

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Trunk Show: Natural, Colored Diamonds

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 11:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lori Warner Gallery, 21 Main St., Chester, CT

Opening Reception for From Shore to Sail

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 5:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Susan Powell Fine Art, 679 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Community

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

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.

Community

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

Mondays, 5-9 p.m.
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon
Greg Rice will demonstrate use of the library's e-books; bring e-readers and questions; call to register for one-on-one help session; (860) 739-6926.

Friends of Acton Public Library Book Sale

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

Includes bake sale on Friday. Benefits library activities and events.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Fridays

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9-10 a.m., strength & balance;
10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m., creative writing group;
noon, Movie of the Week with pizza, popcorn, lemonade and dessert; free, call for movie title;
(860) 599-3285.

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, Mystic, Fridays

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 9:30 am

Community

United Methodist Church, 23 Willow Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Avery Copp House Tours (Fri./Sat./Sun.)

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

Avery Copp House, 174 Thames Street, Groton, CT

The Avery-Copp House, located at 154 Thames St. in Groton, will be open to the public for guided tours through October 12. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and free to children under age 12.
The Colonial style house, built in the early 1800s, was Victorianized at the turn of the 20th century. It houses the story of an American family that lived there for 200 years. Furnishings are original and a testament to Yankee thrift, inventiveness and hard work. Two Victorian gazebos sit above the house on the terraced lawns overlooking the Thames River.
The house is open seasonally and by appointment year round. Events for families and the general public are offered throughout the year, including a Fall Garden Party, a Christmas Open House, Charles Dickens dramatic readings, tours and lectures.
Visit www.AveryCoppHouse.org.

Veterans' Flag Retirement Ceremony

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 2:00 pm

Community

Peregrine’s Landing at the Shoreline, 91 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

Heart Healthy Fitness, Mon/Wed/Fri, Groton

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 4:00 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

4-5 p.m., $72 per 8-week session; open to all; Mon. Wed. and Fri.; rainmr@aol.com; (860) 441-6785.

PiYo

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

SHiFT Cycling Benefit Ride and Toast for OutRUN 38;

Community

SHiFT Cycling, 965 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT , 06437

Join OutRun 38 and SHiFT Cycling for a benefit ride on July 18th from 6 - 7 pm. In lieu of a class fee, riders are encouraged to donate a dollar to OutRUN 38 for every mile peddled during class (approximately 15 - 20).

Nicole Burke, Founder of OutRun 38 will be co-teaching the class with the Owner of SHiFT Cycling, Jenn Kuehn. Following class there will be a champagne toast and the opportunity to learn more about OutRUN 38 and their fundraising to help find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis. The ride promises to be fun, worthwhile and an epic workout!

Sign up at www.SHiFTCycling.com.

Surfside 8 Square Dance Club, July 18, Westerly

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 8:00 pm

Community

Westerly Senior Center, 39 State St., Westerly, CT

8-10:30 p.m., Theme: Ice Cream Sundaes; caller Dave Perrault and cuer Mike Alexander; $7 dancers; free to observe; (860) 245-0164 or (401) 596-1263.

Education/Lectures

Private Instruction in Drawing and Painting - Jack Montmeat;

Education/Lectures

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

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.

Dates: 1˝ or 3-hour Classes, January 1–December 31

Fees: To schedule a lesson or series of lessons, please contact Jack at jwmontmeat@hotmail.com.

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 10:00 am
Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group;

Education/Lectures

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

This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.

Fairs/Festivals

Craft Expo 2014

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:00 pm
Craft Expo 2014;

Fairs/Festivals

Guilford Green, 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

In celebration of its 57th year, Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo will bring more than 175 nationally-recognized craft artists to the scenic and historic Guilford Green. Event is 3 days this year, Friday-Sunday, July 18-20, 2014. The latest in handmade crafts will be represented, in a variety of media, including Clay, Glass, Leather, Metal and Non-Metal Jewelry, Wearable and Non-Wearable Fiber, Metal, Mixed Media, Paper, Photography, Printmaking, Soap and Wood. These exquisite-quality works help rank this event as one of the top craft shows in New England and the country.

Craft Expo

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Guilford Green, , Guilford , CT

Admission: $9 ($7 for seniors; free for members, children under 12, and active military; $15 for multi-day pass). Benefits the Guilford Art Center.

St. Clare Church Summer Carnival

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 5:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

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

Wristband special: $20.

Clinton Bluefish Festival

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 5:30 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Clinton Town Dock, Riverside Dr. , Clinton , CT

Events at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 E. Main St., and Clinton Town Dock, Riverside Dr.

Kids/Family

Deep River Public Library Lunch Bunch

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

For children. Bring lunch and a blanket.

Family Movie Afternoon Rated PG

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 12:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

A lowly Lego figure joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy. Rated PG. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is made possible by the Rotary Club of Norwich, Ct.

Misc. Events

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Friday, Jul. 18, 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.

Misc. Events

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

Soul Doo-wop legend, Jerome “Little” Anthony, will participate in a special Signings & Sightings event at The Shops at Mohegan Sun, before and after Little Anthony and the Imperials live performance inside the Wolf Den on Friday, July 18th.

Friday night concerts at Stonington Vineyards

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 6:00 pm

Misc. Events

Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Road - PO Box 463, Stonington, CT

Fridays in July and August we will be offering live music on our new patio from 6:00 to 9:00pm! Tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Under 12 free admission with parent. Picnics allowed but no outside alcohol allowed on premises. There will be food available for purchase. See website for concert schedule.

Misc. Events

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

After Justin Timberlake’s sold-out show inside the Mohegan Sun Arena,The 20/20 Experience continues with appearances by Timberlake's opening acts Aaron Camper & Dj Freestyle during an official after party at Avalon.

Music

Special 20

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 10:30 am

Music

Washington Park, 155 Meridian Street, Groton, CT

Concert in the Park with Special 20

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 6:30 pm
Concert in the Park with  Special 20;

Music

Washington Park, Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Concerts are free and start at 6:30 p.m. The concert series is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.
Special 20 includes Tim Cuff, lead vocals and harmonica; Kevin McCarthy, guitar and vocals; Peter Beers, keys and vocals; Tyler Coleman, bass and vocals; Kevin Daniells, drums; Christie Armaos; trumpet, keys and vocals; Scott Gordley, sax ; and Rob Funk, trombone.

Washington Park Concert

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 6:30 pm

Music

Washington Park, Washington Park, Groton, CT , 06340

Live music and dancing in the park with Special 20

Music / Karaoke

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

Tom Rush

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 8:00 pm

Music

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

Tickets start at $45.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

Friday, Jul. 18, 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

King Lear

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 7:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Middlesex Community College, 100 Training Hill Rd., Middletown, CT

King Lear: 7 p.m.; Phil Rosenthal: 6 p.m.

Bright Half Life

Friday, Jul. 18, 2014, 7:15 pm
Bright Half Life;

Stage/Theater

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

A kaleidoscopic love story, Bright Half Life collides an ever-shifting present with fragments of the past. Erika and Vicky are hurled through 25 years of love and heartbreak in a collection of the moments that make up a life.

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