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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Friday, Jul. 25, 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. 25, 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. 25, 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

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 10:00 am
Photographs by Peter Daitch;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

An exhibition and sale of new photographs by Peter Daitch through Aug. 23;. The theme of motion of light and color aptly reflect this artist's point of view. Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com .

Artist Opening Reception

Friday, Jul. 25, 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

"Anything Goes" Art Exhibition

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Affordable art by Lyme Art Association members offered in a fun, casual setting.

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Friday, Jul. 25, 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

Friday, Jul. 25, 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

Friday, Jul. 25, 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.

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Friday, Jul. 25, 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.

Opening Reception for Less is More

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Essex Art Association, 10 N. Main St., Essex, CT

Author Events

Edan Lepucki, California

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

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

Free. Registration required.

Community

Old Lyme Midsummer Festival

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 8:00 am

Community

Old Lyme Midsummer Festival , 96 Lyme Street , Old Lyme, CT

A highly anticipated summer event, is a town-wide celebration of the arts. Since the early 20th century Old Lyme, Connecticut has been known to artists and art lovers alike as a haven for the arts. This quintessential New England celebration for all ages takes place in the heart of Old Lyme's historic district, with activities spanning locations along Lyme Street – the Florence Griswold Museum, the Lyme Art Association, and the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. This year, the festivities continue at the Old Lyme Inn, Studio 80 + Sculpture Park, and a variety of Lyme Street merchants. For more

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Friday, Jul. 25, 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.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, FRIDAY, 2016

Friday, Jul. 25, 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;
(860) 599-3285.

Deep River Baptist Church Tag Sale

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

Deep River Baptist Church, 24 River St., Deep River , CT

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Friday, Jul. 25, 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. 25, 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.

Farmers Market

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 4:00 pm

Community

Seaport Marine, 2 Washington St., Mystic, CT

held in “the Shed"

Heart Healthy Fitness

Friday, Jul. 25, 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.

Italian Heritage Night Dinner

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Anastasio’s Steak House, 640-656 Silver Sands Rd., East Haven, CT

Men's Outreach Group, Fridays, N.London

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church, 200 Hempstead St., New London, CT

7-8:30 p.m., deal with issues related to marriage, separation and divorce; every other Friday; free; meetings by appointment only; please contact Greg Simones for appointment, (860) 463-0495 or email: simones709@gmail.com.

Community

Ocean Beach Park, 1225 Ocean Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

The annual Costume or Silly Hat Parade, a New London tradition led by Grand Marshall Tony Pero, takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ocean Beach Park. Kids can dress up as pirates or princesses or as anything they want, to march in the parade. All children will receive a treat bag and a small toy. The evening includes music from Steve Smith and The Nakeds Band and fireworks. Admission is free, parking is $5 per car. For information, visit www.ocean-beach-park.com.

Education/Lectures

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Friday, Jul. 25, 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

Rummage Sale, Baltic

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 9:00 am

Fairs/Festivals

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, 70 West Main St., Baltic, CT

July 24 - 5-8 p.m., $10 admission
July 25 - 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., free
July 26 - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free
Aug. 1 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free
Aug. 2 - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free

(860) 822-6378.

Festival of the Arts

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Fairs/Festivals

, 26 Wall St., Madison, CT

A portion of sales proceeds benefits the Scranton Memorial Library.

4th Friday Square Fair, Storrs

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Storrs , 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT

An open air artists and makers fair in Storrs Center. Free and open to the public

Our Lady of Pompeii Annual Carnival

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 5:30 pm

Fairs/Festivals

Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 355 Foxon Rd., East Haven, CT

Kids/Family

Family Movie Afternoon Rated PG

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 12:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa, her sister Anna teams up with a mountaineer named Kristoff to break the icy spell. 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. 25, 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.

Friday night concerts at Stonington Vineyards

Friday, Jul. 25, 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.

Municipal Meetings

Municipal Meetings

Science & Technology Magnet High School - Lecture Hall, 490 Jefferson Avenue , New London, CT , 06320

Board of Education – Workshop Meeting

Music

Editor's Pick

The Dick Campo Big Band

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 6:30 pm
The Dick Campo Big Band;

Music

Washington Park, Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

The sounds of the Dick Campo Big Band will be the featured at band Concerts in the Park 2014. The band features Swing, Jazz, Latin, Dixieland and more; free;
concert series is co-sponsored and co-produced by Groton Utilities and the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department.

Phil Rosenthal: 'Songs of Pete Seeger'

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

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

Music / Karaoke

Friday, Jul. 25, 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

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Friday, Jul. 25, 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!

The Dragonites Live!

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
The Dragonites Live!;

Music

Wood River Inn, 1139 Main St, Wyoming, RI , 02898

The Dragonites deliver their brand of modern roots rock acoustic music.

Nature/Outdoors

A Place Called Hope: Birds of Prey Presentation

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 4:00 pm

Nature/Outdoors

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

Donations suggested. Registration required.

Stage/Theater

High School Musical On Stage

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 7:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Joseph Melillo Middle School, 67 Hudson St., East Haven, CT

Tickets: $12 for adults, $10 for youth under 12 and seniors at the door ($10 and $8 in advance).

Mimi Hines

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 8:00 pm
Mimi Hines;

Stage/Theater

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

A show business legend, best known for replacing Barbra Streisand in Funny Girl on Broadway, Hines is widely known for her many starring roles on the stage and her television appearances on “The Jack Paar Show” and “The Ed Sullivan Show,” dating back to 1958!

Saybrook Stage Presents Rumors

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014, 8:00 pm

Stage/Theater

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

Cost: $20 ($15 for students).

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