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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Monday, Aug. 11, 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. 11, 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

Monday, Aug. 11, 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

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

I FEEL BAD

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 7:00 pm
I FEEL BAD;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Casey Spectacular, and his fellow witches, brings us on a journey of sadness, through a world of melancholy youths, isolating situations, and modern theatrical mythology. We all feel bad, why hide it? “I Feel Bad” celebrates our horrible feelings, letting us laugh at, sympathize, and share, this gruesome human emotion. Through Painting, mixed media, and video, the viewer is plunged into a visual requiem for the human experience. However dark, tragic, or dramatic the subject matter, the art is always entertaining in nature. Come and enjoy this misery. runs until September 6th. Hygienic Galleries is open Tuesday - Sunday.

Community

Waterford Senior Services

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 8:30 am

Community

Waterford Senior Services, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

8:30 a.m., strength III; 9 a.m., casual bridge; 10 a.m., hearty moves; 10:15 a.m., duplicate bridge; 1 p.m., quilting; (860) 444-5839.

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Blood Pressure Clinic, Aug. 11, Waterford

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

CVS, 106 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT

9-10 a.m., sponsored by the VNA of Southeastern CT; open to the public; (860) 444-1111.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Mondays

Monday, Aug. 11, 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

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.

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

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Line Dancing, Mondays, Groton

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 12:00 pm
The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's;

Community

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, One Railroad Avenue , Essex, CT , 06426

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat was proud to launch the Roaring 20's year theme on Saturday, June 14th in conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism's 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day.

Throughout the day, attendees will step back in time upon entering the station, and will experience an era themed authentic car show (six parked vehicles), meet characters from the decade, take a journey on the train, and much, much more! There are endless photo opportunities throughout the day including relaxing in an authentic living room, posing with Roaring 20's characters, and taking a ride aboard the locomotive.

Rotary Club of Mystic, Mondays, Mystic

Monday, Aug. 11, 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

Community

Strong House Adult Day Center, 546 Durham Road, Madison, 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 2nd Tuesday of the month. Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this and other family caregiving support groups.

Mah Jongg, 2014, Salem

Monday, Aug. 11, 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, Mon/Wed/Fri, Groton

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Strength Training, Mon/Wed, Groton

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

5-6 p.m., $60 per 8-week session; open to all; rainmr@aol.com; (860) 441-6785.

Chess Club, Mondays, E.Lyme

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Monthly PFLAG Meeting

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 6:00 pm
Monthly PFLAG Meeting;

Community

Noank Baptist Church, 18 Cathedral Heights, Noank, CT , 06340

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays of Southeastern CT
Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of each month; potluck is at 6 p.m. meeting from 7-8:30
For more information, check www.pflagsect.org or email pflagsect@snet.net

Board of Governors Meeting, Aug. 11, Groton

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Fleet Reserve Association, 242 Thames St., Groton, CT

6 p.m.

Community

Union Baptist Church, 19 High Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

12 Step Program of recovery for people with food issues

Community

American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 128, 16 York Ave., Niantic, CT

7 p.m., new members welcome; (860) 739-2107.

Community

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road (Rt. 154), Old Saybrook, CT , 06476

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

SCIENCE FICTION / FANTASY BOOK GROUP

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 7:00 pm
SCIENCE FICTION / FANTASY BOOK GROUP;

Community

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

The Bill Memorial Library will host a book group devoted to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Speculative Fiction. The group will meet monthly on Monday evenings. The next meeting will be Monday, August 11th at 7:00 p.m. For more information call the library at 860-445-0392.

Evening Divorce/Separation Divorce Group

Monday, Aug. 11, 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, Aug. 11, 2014, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

Kids/Family

-Toddler Time: Session I

Monday, Aug. 11, 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. 11, 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. 11, 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.

Summer Reading Celebration

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Featuring the comedy magic of Ed Popielarczyk! A magic performance for all ages with an adult. Dessert after the performance.

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Monday, Aug. 11, 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. 11, 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

Mozart's 'Requiem'

Monday, Aug. 11, 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.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Monday, Aug. 11, 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!

Darin Keech

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

Daniel Packer Inn, Water Street, Mystic, CT

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