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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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. 19, 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. 19, 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

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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.

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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. 19, 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

Suzy Graf, local Moosup author, Talk

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 6:30 pm
Suzy Graf, local Moosup author, Talk;

Author Events

Suzy Graf, local Moosup author, Talk, 299 Main Street, Moosup, CT , 06354

Suzy Graf, Local Author Talk at Aldrich Library
Tuesday, August 19, 6:30 p.m., Aldrich Library, 299 Main St., Moosup.

Suzy Graf, a local author from Moosup, will talk about writing and her book, The Enlightened Psychic: Unlocking the creative source from within. The book is composed of a year's worth of journal entries, psychic insights, and channeled wisdom. Travel with her to the stone circles, burial mounds and ancient ruins of Ireland, and later to the red sands of Arizona. Formulate your own opinion as to what true enlightenment could really be. Learn how the writing process, and keeping a journal can help clarify our own lives.

The CT Author Trail began July 8, 2014 and ends September 4 at the Mohegan Sun. For more information on the trail visit the CAT website.

Shoreline Cluster Poets Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 7:00 pm

Author Events

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

Community

E-Books and Your E-Reader, Mon/Tues/Friday, E.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

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.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Tuesdays

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9-10 a.m., strength & balance;
10:30-11:30 a.m., Body, Mind & Spirit;
11-11:15 a.m., chair dancing;
11:30 a.m.-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
(860) 599-3285.

Waterford Senior Services

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9 a.m., cribbage, strength I; 9:30 a.m., pitch games; 10:15 a.m., strength II; 11:30 a.m., healthy stretch; 11:45 a.m., cafe lunch with $3 donation and reservation; 12:30 p.m., pinochle; 1 p.m., PACE; 2:15 p.m., chair yoga; (860) 444-5839.

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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.

Hawaiian Luau, Aug. 19, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 11:30 am

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $13; $15 guests; entertainment at 12:30 p.m. by Phil Rosenthal; (860) 441-6785.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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. 19, 2014, 12:00 pm

Community

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

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

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 12:45 pm

Community

Deep River Ambulance Association, 284 W. Elm St., Deep River, CT

Blood Pressure Clinic, Aug. 19, N.London

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 1:00 pm

Community

New London Shop Rite, 351 North Frontage Road, New London, CT

1-2 p.m., sponsored by the VNA of Southeastern CT; open to the public; (860) 444-1111.

Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 1:30 pm

Community

Madison Senior Center, 29 Bradley Road, Madison, CT

Caring for an aging or ill loved one? Join this confidential group to discuss your concerns and get helpful information and support. VNA Community Healthcare’s Caregiver Support Group is free (sponsored by the Town of Madison) and meets the 3rd 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.

Shelf Awareness Book Club - South Of Broad

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 3:00 pm

Community

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

Contact: Mary Fecteau 860-447-1411 mfecteau@plnl.org


We will be discussing South Of Broad by Pat Conroy. Join us! We are always looking for new members.

Light refreshments will be served.
Location: Local History Room

Info Meeting for Solar Ambassadors

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 6:30 pm

Community

Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main St., East Haven, CT

Volunteer to explain the East Haven Solar Challenge to residents.

Al-Anon, Tuesdays, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Hazelnut Hill Road, Groton, CT

7 p.m., step meeting, Tuesdays.

Community

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

7 p.m., free; (860) 739-6926.

Narcotics Anonymous, Tuesdays, Mystic

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

Old Mystic Fire District Hall, 115 Welles Road, Mystic, CT

7:30 p.m.

Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-anon

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

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

park in the back.

Community

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

Education/Lectures

Non Profit Resource Center Grant Database Training

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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

'Will Your Estate Plan Be Effective?'

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 7:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

Registration required.

Kids/Family

PEPPA PIG MEET AND GREET: Westfield Meriden

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Westfield Meriden, 240 Lewis Ave, Meriden, CT , 06451

Peppa, star of the hit animated television series, Peppa Pig, wants to meet your family on Tuesday, August 19th at Westfield Meriden! Little ones can giggle along with Peppa, pose for a picture, grab a coloring page and enter to win a great Peppa Pig prize! Come early to catch an entertaining show by Paul the Magician that’s a mix of magic, juggling, comedy and more!

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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. 19, 2014, 2:00 pm

Misc. Events

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

(2013 R 111 mins.) At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Stars Ralph Fiennes and Felicity Jones.

Art After Dark

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 6:00 pm

Misc. Events

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

4/15 Music: The Chris Leigh Band Live Art: April Brunelle
5/20 Music: Green Tea Live Art: Jake Hertzler
7/15 Music: Shiny Lapel Trio Live Art: Sam Brown
8/19 Music: Steve Broderick Live Art: Russ Kramer
9/16 Music: Josi Davis Live Art: Mary Horrigan
10/21 Music: Crow’s Toes Live Art: Into The Pink!
Balloon Art from April Brunnelle every month; $15, $12 members, $4 kids 4-12; 86536-7601
Dress for Outdoors

Film

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 6:30 pm

Misc. Events

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

(2013 R 111 mins.) At the height of his career, Charles Dickens meets a younger woman who becomes his secret lover until his death. Stars Ralph Fiennes and Felicity Jones.

Music

MUSIC/MYSTIC-Art After Dark: Steve Broderick and Russ Kramer;

Music

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water St, Mystic, CT

MAC’s family-friendly Tuesday night summer concert series returns to our riverfront patio with a great line-up of food, drinks, live music, and live art! The party will move inside in the event of inclement weather.
This month will feature live music by Steve Broderick and live art by Russ Kramer.
Members $12 / Public $15
Children 4-12 $3 / Children 3 and under: Free
Season Pass: Members $60 / Public $75
Sponsored by: Cottrell Brewing Co. Pizzetta, The Pizza Grille, ABC Photo Lab, CMB Creative Group, Sea Swirl, Duncklee Cooling & Heating.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 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. 19, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

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

Stage/Theater

Kate Classic: Without Love

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 2:00 pm

Stage/Theater

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

2, 4, and 7 p.m.

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