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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Monday, Jul. 21, 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"

Monday, Jul. 21, 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

Monday, Jul. 21, 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

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Monday, Jul. 21, 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

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

Monday, Jul. 21, 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.

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Monday, Jul. 21, 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

Monday, Jul. 21, 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

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

one-on-one sessions are available by appointment for help with e-readers, e-books, iPhones and iPads; call to register for one-on-one help session; (860) 739-6926.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Mondays

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 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-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
1:30-2:30 p.m., gentle yoga;
1:30-3:30 p.m., wii bowling;
(860) 599-3285.

Dedicated Blood Drive

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

Westbrook Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Avenue, Westbrook, CT , 06498

We have scheduled a dedicated Red Cross blood drive for Monday, July 21, 2014 from 9AM to 6:45 at the Westbrook Elks Lodge located at 142 Seaside Avenue, Westbrook, CT.
The dedicated drive is for Debbie Lepine of Westbrook. Debbie has an implanted left ventricle valve assist device and is on the Heart Donor List. Debbie is a teacher and worked at the Norwich Free Academy. All donors will be treated to delicious food provided by the Elks. To schedule an appointment, please call1-800-RED CROSS / 1-800-733-2767
OR ONLINE: WWW.REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG
Thank you

Fashion II Week

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 9:00 am
Fashion II Week;

Community

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

Fashion II Week
(July 21-25) (Ages 11-16. 9am-5:30pm; $350) Mornings are spent learning fashion illustration while afternoons focus on sewing and clothing design. On the last day, parents and relatives are invited to celebrate as their fashionistas walk the runway after professional styling and a photo shoot! In Fashion II, use the influences of Mario Prada and Elsa Schiaparelli to apply your stylistic spin to sketches and your final design. Sew and adorn your design finishing the week with a portfolio-ready piece and a ready to wear couture outfit! NOTE: Fashion Weeks require early registration since this program fills. No prerequisite necessary for Fashion Week II. Watch a video online from Shore Publishing about Fashion Weeks here. Read more as featured in Area Summer Camps: For an Un

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Monday, Jul. 21, 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.

Clayworks, Mon./Wed./Thurs., Groton

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

Monday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wed.: 6 p.m.
Thurs.: 1 p.m.

Classroom 4, instructed by Nancy Bordeau; $24 day time class, plus green ware; $28 evening class, plus green ware; (860) 441-6785.

Rotary Club of Mystic, Mondays, Mystic

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 12:15 pm

Community

Mystic Hilton, 20 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT

12:15-1:15 p.m., visitors welcome; for more information contact Club President, Laureen Morely (860) 608-9967.

*every Monday except Holidays

Mah Jongg, 2014, Salem

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 12:30 pm

Community

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

12:30 p.m., most Mondays, call to confirm enough players; drop in; (860) 859-1130.

Heart Healthy Fitness

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 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. 21, 2014, 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.

Tip-a-Cop

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Griswold Inn, 26 Main St., Essex, CT

Benefits Special Olympics Connecticut.

Mystery Book Club

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

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

Join us at 5:30PM to discuss our latest mystery selection. This month's choice is Dog On It, by Spencer Quinn. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk. For more information, email ktreadwell@plnl.org.

Usual Suspects Book Club, July 21, N.London

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

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

5:30-7 p.m., Dog On It by Spencer Quinn; email: ktreadwell@plnl.org or call (860) 447-1411.

Book Auction, July 21, N.London

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

B.P. Learned Mission, 40 Shaw St., New London, CT

6 p.m., preview from 1:30-6; (860) 908-8067.

Chess Club, Mondays, E.Lyme

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

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

6 p.m., all levels and ages; sets and boards provided; free; (860) 739-6926.

Evening Divorce/Separation Divorce Group

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
Evening Divorce/Separation Divorce Group;

Community

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

Women and Family Life is now offering a Monday evening Divorce/Separation Support Group for women who are at different stages of divorce or separation or who are thinking about getting a divorce. This group meets weekly on Monday evenings.

Education/Lectures

Teen Tech Tutors Help Session

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

The History of the Fisheries: A Talk by Dr. Matthew McKenzie;

Education/Lectures

Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

the Mystic & Noank Library presents a talk by Dr. Matthew McKenzie on the history of the fisheries industry.
McKenzie has a passion for history and a love of maritime topics which he blends together as an Assistant Professor of History at UCONN Avery Point and Coordinator of the American Studies program. His expertise is on 18th and 19th century maritime trades. He a member of the New England Fisheries Management Council that works with NOAA to manage ocean fish stocks. Dr. Mckenzie will speak on how the fisheries industry has changed throughout the centuries, touching upon issues facing the industry, both past and present.
For more information, call the Library at (860) 536-7721 or email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org. The event is free and open to the public.

Kids/Family

-Toddler Time: Session I

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!
However, we will not hold Toddler Time on the following holiday dates: February 17, May 26, September 1 and October 13.

Hands on Science

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Enjoy the best in science books and activities for younger children. No registration required. For ages 3 – 6; adult friends welcome but not required.

-Toddler Time: Session II

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 11:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Two to five year olds will delight in listening to stories, singing songs, and making a themed craft. All this free fun takes place in the Community Room. Each program lasts approximately thirty minutes. No need to sign up -- just drop in!

Einstein Hours

Monday, Jul. 21, 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.

What's Hidden in the Bag?

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Answer the question – Why do robots travel to places before humans? Use your senses to answer the question. Space is limited. Registration required. Registrations begins on Monday, June 30. Ages 7-12. This is a New London 4-H Science Program.

Sciencetellers

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 6:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

Scientific Principals:Family Science Night! (all ages) Thank you, People’s United Bank and Kohl’s of Lisbon! Watch science come alive at the hands of great presenters, introduced by great administrators from the Norwich Public Schools. No registration required.The Superintendent of Norwich Public Schools,Abby Dolliver, introduces Sciencetellers. Enjoy their spectacular presentation of Dragons and Dreams, as we're swept away to a world where dragons are real, dreams come true, and only the most daring of people will survive to tell the tale. Flash paper, exploding bottles, and "cool" dry ice, add drama!

Film Screening: Homeward Bound

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 6:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

Misc. Events

North Haven Caregiver Support Group

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 10:30 am

Misc. Events

VNA Community Healthcare, Eldercare Resource Center, 2 Broadway, North Haven, CT

Family caregiving is stressful. Meet with other caregivers to get support, advice and encouragement. VNA Community Healthcare’s Caregiver Support Group is free and meets the 1st Monday of the month from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at VNA Community Healthcare Eldercare Resource Center, 2 Broadway.

Call their Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this, and other family caregiving support groups. More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org.

Music

Tono Dolce Summer Singing Program, Gales Ferry

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

Giving high school singers opportunity to continue singing in the summer and learn alongside the members of Tono Dolce, the
program runs Mondays, 7-9pm at St. Luke in Gales Ferry, CT, June 30th through August 4. The program concludes with a choral workshop and concert at St. David's in Gales Ferry, CT August 9.
The cost is $30 to participate (music is included).
Email TonoDolce@gmail.com to register.
There are a limited number of scholarships available. Email for details.

T-Bone

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

Lawn of the North Haven Library, 17 Elm St., North Haven , CT

Part of the library's family entertainment series.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Monday, Jul. 21, 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!

Nature/Outdoors

River Explorers- Summer Adventure Camp at CRM

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 9:00 am
River Explorers- Summer Adventure Camp at CRM;

Nature/Outdoors

Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06412

July 21-25

Ages 6 – 8

Discover what is over, under and along the Connecticut River. Explore the River and study the fish, plants, birds and animals that call it home. Try your hand at catching critters using dip and seine nets, learn the River’s story and find out what is around the bend as we journey upstream aboard the Mary E. Finish the week by creating a mini exhibit to share your discoveries!

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 your week of camp online at the Summer Adventure Camp section of the Museum Shop, as well as download the necessary registration forms.

Sports

Clinton Summer Softball Clinic

Monday, Jul. 21, 2014, 9:00 am
Clinton Summer Softball Clinic;

Sports

Ethel Peters Recreational Complex, 137 Glenwood Road, Clinton, CT

Softball Clinic: USA Elite Training, LLC will be hosting a summer softball
clinic for players ages 8-16 the week of July 21-July24 (rain date 7/25) at
Ethel Peters Rec Complex in Clinton,CT. The General Skills clinic is from
9:00-12:00 and pitchers and catchers from 12:30-3:00. Limited Enrollment. To
receive more information go to< > or for more
info at (203) 439-0565.

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