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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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. 12, 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

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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

-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.

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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 .

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.

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Author Events

Author Joseph Luzzi Talk

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 4:00 pm
Author Joseph Luzzi Talk;

Author Events

Peace Dale Library, 1057 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI , 02879

Join us at Peace Dale Library, South Kingstown, RI, on Tuesday, August 12, 4 PM, with Westerly, RI, native Joseph Luzzi as he speaks about his new book My Two Italies.

Luzzi, the first American-born member of his Calabrian immigrant family, examines his own family history and memories in the context of Italian politics and culture.

Joseph Luzzi is a professor of Italian at Bard College and a frequent lecturer and reviewer.

Free and open to the public. Funded by Friends of the Peace Dale Library. Books available for sale after the talk.

For more information, contact Jessica Wilson, 401-789-1555 ext 110, or visit www.skpl.org.

Business

'Preparedness Planning for Your Business'

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 8:00 am

Business

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

Free SCORE workshop. Registration required.

Business

Seehund Restaurant, 345 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Network with businesspeople and learn new ideas for your business at Connecticut Business Connection events. Whether you are a business owner, salesperson, financial advisor, marketing professional, attorney, doctor, therapist, contractor, banker, realtor, or any other profession, the Connecticut Business Connection provides networking meetings, seminars, and events to help you succeed. For more information, see http://www.connecticutbusinessconnection.org.

Community

Day Trip, Aug. 12

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 7:45 am

Community

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

7:45 a.m., leaves Center promptly; a day trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters Museum and Gardens; $86 includes admission to museum, guided tour of the Cloisters and motorcoach; call to register (860) 434-4127.

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Cholesterol, HDL, Blood Sugar Screening

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

VNA Community Healthcare hosts a monthly clinic the second Tuesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. - noon at their 2319 Whitney Ave. location. Get immediate results and nurse counseling.

Cost is $35 for a full lipid profile plus glucose. Participants must be fasting. Call 203.458.4351 for an appointment (required).

More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org or call 203.458.4351.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, TUESDAY, 2016

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Tech Support Workshop for Seniors

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

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

Location: Community Room

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Coping with the Loss of a Loved One

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

St. Patrick's Church, 32 E. Main St., Mystic, CT , 06335

Ongoing monthly bereavement support group for those coping with any recent loss. Pre-registration is required.

Wii Bowling and Card Games for Seniors, 2014, Salem

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

Community

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

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

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

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

'Creating Relief Panels of Monster GMO Plants'

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 1:00 pm

Community

Greene Art Gallery Sculpture Garden, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

Free residency program with Habitat for Artists Lisa Breznak.

Author Joseph Luzzi Talk

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 4:00 pm
Author Joseph Luzzi Talk;

Community

Peace Dale Library, 1057 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown, RI

Join us at Peace Dale Library, South Kingstown, RI, on Tuesday, August 12, 4 PM, with Westerly, RI, native Joseph Luzzi as he speaks about his new book My Two Italies.

Luzzi, the first American-born member of his Calabrian immigrant family, examines his own family history and memories in the context of Italian politics and culture.

Joseph Luzzi is a professor of Italian at Bard College and a frequent lecturer and reviewer.

Free and open to the public. Funded by Friends of the Peace Dale Library. Books available for sale after the talk.

For more information, contact Jessica Wilson, 401-789-1555 ext 110, or visit www.skpl.org.

Lobster Stew Dinner at NCC

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic, CT , 06357

A Lobster Stew dinner is being held Tuesday, Aug 12th with fresh off the boat Maine Lobsters. The meal ($20) includes a salad, corn on the cob and brownies for dessert. Alternative menu offerings for the dinner include taco or chicken salads ($12) as well as a children’s menu ($5) of hot dogs, chips and
dessert. Advance tickets are required for the August 12, 5:30 p.m., dinner and are available now by calling the church office or by calling Sonya Hoisington at (860)235-0170.


Niantic Community Church is located at 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic. (860) 739-6208. Visit www.NianticCommunityChurch.org.

Boot Camp for Boomers, Aug. 12, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

5:30-7 p.m., Growing Older: Are you prepared?; COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Other Lung Ailments; guest speaker: Dr. Niall Duhig, Pulmonologist, Shoreline Pulmonology Associates; $6, includes light supper; open to all; call to register (860) 441-6785.

Board of Directors Meeting, Aug. 12, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Branch 20, Fleet Reserve Association, 242 Thames St., Groton, CT

6 p.m.

Book Discussion Group, Aug. 12, E.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

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

7 p.m., The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult; free; (860) 739-6926.

GA and Gam-anon, Tuesdays, Pawcatuck

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

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

park in the back.

Education/Lectures

Non Profit Resource Center Grant Database Training

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 10:30 am

Education/Lectures

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

Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411 x 3 mgupta@plnl.org


Did you know that the library has access to information on 100,000 grantmakers and 2.3 million grants? Sign up for this class to learn how to access and harness this information for the greater good of your non profit organization. Space is limited to 10 people and preregistration is required.

Register or call 860-447-1411 x 3.
Location: Community Room

Lawyer Time

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 12:00 pm
Lawyer Time;

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair St, Guilford, CT , 06437

Spend up to 30 minutes with a volunteer attorney to talk about your legal question. You can discuss divorce, family, real estate and other civil law matters. Please note attorneys are not providing legal advice or legal representation. Happens the 2nd Tuesday of each month; No fee; Pre-registration is required. Call Women & Family Life Center to register

Lawyer Time

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 12:00 pm
Lawyer Time;

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair St, Guilford, CT , 06437

Spend up to 30 minutes with a volunteer attorney to talk about your legal question. You can discuss divorce, family, real estate and other civil law matters. Please note attorneys are not providing legal advice or legal representation. Happens the 2nd Tuesday of each month; No fee; Pre-registration is required. Call Women & Family Life Center to register

Education/Lectures

L+M Hospital, Conference Room #1, 365 Montauk Avenue, New London, , 06320

7-8:30 p.m., This program helps men and their families cope with prostate cancer. These educational workshops provide a comfortable setting among peers to discuss symptoms, diagnoses and treatments, and provide support through these processes. Monthly meetings, the second Tuesday of the month, Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, Conference Room #1 (2nd floor, next to cafeteria). Please feel free to bring your spouse/partner to the meeting; (860) 887-5314.

Kids/Family

Music Together Demo Class

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 10:15 am

Kids/Family

Edward Smith Library, 3 Old Post Rd., Northford, CT

For children aged five and younger. Registration required.

Gyotaku 101

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Make striking images of fish, frogs, and turtles, using this Japanese printmaking technique. 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.

Einstein Hours

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Children's Concert: The Zinghoppers

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 3:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Cost: $10 ($6 for children aged 12 and younger).

-Cool-ology: Cool Mixtures and Magical Potions

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 3:30 pm
-Cool-ology: Cool Mixtures and Magical Potions;

Kids/Family

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

Children in grades K-4 can come to the Community Room to make their own cool concoctions which can include home made elephant toothpaste, lava lamps and slime -- all while learning about atoms, molecules and elements! These hands-on science experiments have the possibility to get a little messy, but it's a lot of fun. Parental involvement is encouraged. All materials will be provided. Registration is required.

Show Your Library Card and Ride the Carousel FREE!

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 6:00 pm
Show Your Library Card and Ride the Carousel FREE!;

Kids/Family

The Carousel, 79 Hartford Avenue, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month & our kickoff event will be at The Carousel at 75 Hartford Ave. Friday, August 29th! Show your OL-PGN Library Card between 6:00—6:45 PM & Ride for FREE!
Don’t have an OL-PGN Library Card? Come on down and sign up! No need to register, just drop in. You must be five years old and a resident of Old Lyme. Then, you too will be able to use your card for: books, eBooks, computers, CDs, DVDs, audio books, museum passes, Consumer Reports, Mango Languages, book chats, kids & adult programs, and so much more…like a FREE ride at The Carousel! Visit your library weekly– it’s the community hub of activity.

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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.

Parkinson's Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 10:30 am

Misc. Events

VNA Community Healthcare, 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT

VNA Community Healthcare hosts a free support group for those caring for a loved one with Parkinson’s Disease the 2nd Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m. – noon at their 753 Boston Post Road location.

Call VNA Community Healthcare’s helpline for more information on this and other family caregiving support groups 1.866.474.5230. More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org.

Music

Beatles Forever

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 6:30 pm

Music

Ivoryton Green, , Ivoryton , CT

Free outdoor concert.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 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!

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