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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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

-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

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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

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

Portraits, landscapes, still life paintings and sculpture abound in this annual juried exhibition of work by the Association’s members. A separate juried show in the Goodman gallery will highlight the talented artist members of the Connecticut Pastel Society.

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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 .

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.

Author Events

Shoreline Cluster Poets Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

Guilford Community Center, 32 Church St., Guilford , CT

Business

SCORE Workshop: 'Business Finances'

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 8:00 am

Business

Madison branch of Guilford Savings Bank, 589 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free. Registration required.

Community

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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, TUESDAY, 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9 a.m., shopping at McQuades;
9:15-10:15 a.m., strength & balance;
10:20-11:20 a.m., zumba lite;
11:30 a.m., lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
(860) 599-3285.

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

2 p.m. - Tuesdays
10 a.m. - Thursdays
5:30 p.m., Wednesdays

$24/daytime classes
$40/evening classes

Exercise Room 1; instructed by Gary Donovan; (860) 441-6785.

Seniors Coping With the Loss of a Loved One

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

Mystic Noank Library, 40 Library St, Mystic, CT , 06335

Ongoing bereavement support group for seniors coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Registration is required.

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.

Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 12:00 pm
Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton;

Community

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will host a weekly farmers’ market beginning Tuesday, June 24 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the library lawn. The market will run every Tuesday through August 26. Fresh, locally-grown produce and flowers will be available from The Collins Farm in Oakdale, CT. The Collins Farm has been growing premium vegetables since 1995 and is a featured grower at many of Southeastern Connecticut’s farmers’ markets. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Wii Bowling and Card Games for Seniors, 2014, Salem

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 12:00 pm

Community

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

noon-4 p.m., drop in; (860) 859-1130.

Neck & Shoulder Dysfunction, Aug. 5, O.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 12:00 pm

Community

Lymes Senior Center, 27 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT

noon, a lecture by Colin Morris from Select Physical Therapy; free; (860) 434-4127.

Caregiver's Support Group, 1st Tuesday, Griswold

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 2:30 pm

Community

Griswold Senior Center, Soule St., Griswold, CT

2:30-4 p.m., facilitated by Senior Resources, Agency on Aging; (860) 376-2604.

Senior Boot Camp, Aug. 5, O.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 4:30 pm

Community

Lymes Senior Center, 27 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT

4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., instructed by Anytime Fitness; free trial classes; (860) 691-1611.

Friends of the Westerly Library Book Sale

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI , 02891

The Friends of the Westerly Library Book Sale will open in the Terrace Room with a Preview on
Aug. 5, 5-7:30 p.m. with a Friends membership fee of $15.

Free and open to the public on
Aug. 6, 9-7:30,
Aug. 7, 9-5:30,
Aug. 8, 9-5:30,
Aug. 9, 9-3:30, $10 a bag that day.

Gently used books for children and adults. All proceeds benefit the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI, 02891. www.westerlylibrary.org

Senior Boot Camp, Aug. 5, O.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 4:30 pm

Community

Lymes Senior Center, 27 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT

4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., instructed by Anytime Fitness; free trial classes; (860) 691-1611.

Shoreline Arts Alliance Annual Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

Under the Big Top on the Guilford Green, , Guilford , CT

Meet “King Lear,” Dr. David Richman. RSVP requested.

Community

United Congregational Church, 9 Castle Hill Road, Pawcatuck, CT

park in the back.

Education/Lectures

Seminar: Medicare D and the Medicare Savings Plan

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 10:30 am

Education/Lectures

Stanley T. Williams Community Center, 1332 Middletown Ave., Northford, CT

Registration appreciated.

Dairy Farming in Connecticut

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 6:30 pm

Education/Lectures

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

A One Book, One Region program. Mackenzie White, A Uconn agriculture graduate, will discuss the history, issues, challenges and new directions that modern CT dairy farmers face. Waterford once was home to many small dairy farms but today farms throughout the state struggle to stay alive and relevant. A question and answer period will follow the formal discussion.

'What’s the Buzz? Honeybees and Beekeeping'

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 7:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

'Backyard Composting'

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 7:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

Kids/Family

STEP Up! ages 8 & up

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.

Outdoor Storytime

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

Summertime’s the best time for Story Time! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children and their families to Summertime Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. We will gather in our outdoor program area and enjoy a variety of entertaining stories under the shade of the trees in the library yard. In case of inclement weather we will meet inside the library. No registration is needed: the program begins July 1 and ends August 5. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Einstein Hours

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.

WHERE DOES OUR WATER COME FROM?

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 1:00 pm
WHERE DOES OUR WATER COME FROM?;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites summer readers in grades 1 through 5 to learn how water gets to their homes with Groton Utilities. This hands-on program will be held at the library on Tuesday, August 5 at 1:00 p.m. as part of the ongoing 2014 Summer Reading Program. No registration is necessary; for information call the library at 860-445-0392. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold. Visit their web page at http://billmemorial.org or find us on Facebook at The Bill Memorial Library of Groton, CT.

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 3:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Thank you, UCONN Extension Service and New London County 4-H! Engage in hands-on activities combining the fun of reading with science, technology, math and engineering, presented by our friends from the New London County 4-H. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 8 – 12.

WOW Animal Program

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

A Summer Reading Special Event: “Wild Over Wildlife” will bring a variety of critters to touch as you learn about them from educator Heather Rorke. Open to all ages with an adult.

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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.

Film

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 2:00 pm

Misc. Events

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

(2014 PG-13 109 mins.) After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B. Stars Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann.

Music

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 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!

Dan Watson

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

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

Stage/Theater

Puccini's La Bohème

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 7:30 pm

Stage/Theater

Andrews Memorial Theater, 54 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

Tickets: $45 ($40 for seniors, $35 for youth under 18).

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