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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Monday, Aug. 4, 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

The Bison: An American Icon

Monday, Aug. 4, 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/Northeast Connecticut Arts Festival

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Northeast Connecticut Arts Festival , 235 Corttis Road, North Grosvenordale, CT

This is first annual Northeast Connecticut Arts Festival. More than 300 artists and artisans gather to feature their original works of art. This juried show will include glass, jewelry, leather, paintings, drawings, photography, pottery, sculpture, textile design, weaving, woodworking, consumable crafts, and more. In addition, the festival will include featured non-profit organizations, food vendors, and entertainment from local performers. Free parking

-Local Plein Air Artists Exhibit at the Mystic & Noank Library;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for August 2014 features a local group of plein air artists. The artists meet weekly at a variety of locations in southeastern Connecticut, working in oils and watercolors.

The artists represented in the exhibit are: Karin Bastidas, Carmel Bourneuf, Mary Carey, Toby Hohenstein, Brenda Manning, Joyce Maurice, Janvier Miller, Ray O’Connell, Dan Potter, Betsy Broughton Shafer, Nina Stimson, and Peggy Traskos.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Monday, Aug. 4, 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

Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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, Mondays

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

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.

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

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

Line Dancing, Mondays, Groton

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:30 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

10:30 a.m.-noon, Exercise Room 1; instructed by Jack McLaughlin; $27 for 8-week session; (860) 441-6785.

Rotary Club of Mystic, Mondays, Mystic

Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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.

Blood Drive

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 12:45 pm

Community

Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 14 Prospect St., Essex, CT

Heart Healthy Fitness

Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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.

New London Rotaract

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

New London Lodge of Elks, 81 Washington St., New London, CT

444-0650

Chess Club, Mondays, E.Lyme

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

Matthew Dicks, Aug. 4, Colchester

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 6:30 pm

Community

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

6:30-7:30 p.m., author of the novels "Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend", "Something Missing" and "Unexpectedly, "Milo"; free and open to the public; (860) 537-5752.

Film Screening: Secretariat

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 6:30 pm

Community

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

Community

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

Part of the Summer Movie Classics Film Series. Popcorn provided.

Evening Divorce/Separation Divorce Group

Monday, Aug. 4, 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

Carol Mon: "Making Memorable First Impressions"

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Bostont Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Carol Mon: "Making Memorable First Impressions"
Do you struggle with what to say when asked. "So what do you do?" Are you trying to answer the question "What kind of job are you looking for?" in a short , interesting way?
Carol Mon, Corporate Storyteller and author of "A Guide to Networking for Introverts" will give you a formula to use when creating short 30 second introductions that are engaging and informative. In this session, you will then work with others to create an introduction that you can use immediately when asked, "So what do you do?" No more stumbling or mumbling. Make your message memorable.

'Making Memorable First Impressions'

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

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

Registration appreciated.

Teen Tech Tutors Help Session

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

'The Way of the Dog, the Way of the Leader'

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 2:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

Kids/Family

STEP Up! ages 8 & up

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

The Southeastern Regional Action Council and the Statewide Tobacco Education Program (STEP) make a healthy lifestyle understandable to kids through fun activities. Join them on all three days for a memorable experience. Space is limited, and registration begins July 15th. For ages 8 & up. This program is made possible by the Southeastern Regional Action Council.

-Toddler Time: Session I

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

-Toddler Time: Session II

Monday, Aug. 4, 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, Aug. 4, 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.

Solar-Powered Prints

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 2:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

Paint fabric with heat-reactive dyes, then expose to the hot summer sunlight, for a unique wall hanging or pillow cover. For ages 9 & up alone; 7 & up with adult attending also. Register now. This program was made possible by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut.

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 10:00 am
Faulkner's Island Lighthouse;

Misc. Events

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

The Faulkner’s Island Lighthouse has been a beacon in Long Island Sound for over 200 years. Learn how the island got its name, listen to shipwreck stories, try your hand at tying nautical knots and creating signal flag messages, and much more! Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with museum admission to the 1639 Whitfield House and the “Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Trade Goods” exhibit. Free parking.

North Haven Caregiver Support Group

Monday, Aug. 4, 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

Folk Song Hootenanny

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Sing: 7:30 p.m.; Registration: 7 p.m. Part of the “Summer Sing” series. Singers invited to participate.

Greg Piccolo

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

Steak Loft, 27 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT

Flow Circus

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

Tono Dolce Summer Singing Program, Gales Ferry

Monday, Aug. 4, 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.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Monday, Aug. 4, 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!

Sports

Waterford Summer Softball Camp

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, 9:00 am

Sports

Waterford Little League Sports Complex, Gardiners Wood Road, Waterford, CT

Softball Clinic: USA Elite Training, LLC will be hosting a summer softball clinic for players ages 8-16 the week of August 4-7 (rain date 8/8) at Waterford Little League South Complex in Waterford, 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 www.usaelitetraining.com or for more info at (203) 439-0565.

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