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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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. 25, 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

Out of the Box Exhibit

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 11:00 am
Out of the Box Exhibit;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. 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.

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Monday, Aug. 25, 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

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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

Atlantic City Trip, Aug. 25-27

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 12:00 am

Community

East Lyme Community Center, 37 Society Road, Niantic, CT

join Friendship Tours Special Atlantic City & Cape May Trip.

Day 1 - Depart via our deluxe motorcoach for Atlantic City & spend two nights at the Resort Casino located at the famous Atlantic City Boardwalk.

Day 2 - A day in Cape May, NJ for a guided tour of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate.

$281/pp twin/triple or $371/pp single
call to register (860) 739-5859.

Waterford Senior Services

Monday, Aug. 25, 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.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Mondays

Monday, Aug. 25, 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.

Job Networking Group

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Community

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

Registration appreciated.

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

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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. 25, 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. 25, 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.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 1:45 pm

Community

Our Lady of Pompeii Church Hall, 355 Foxon Rd., East Haven, CT

Pizza, Popcorn & a Movie, Aug. 25, Groton

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 4:00 pm

Community

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

4 p.m., "12 Years A Slave"; $5; $3 for walk-ins with no pizza; (860) 441-6785.

Heart Healthy Fitness, Mon/Wed/Fri, Groton

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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.

Downloading E-Books by appointment

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

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

Contact: Maritza Vargas 860-447-1411 x6 mvargas@plnl.org


Make an appointment with us to learn how to download e-Books to your smart phone or device.

Make sure you device is charged.

Bring your device, library card and any passwords you might need to download apps to your device.

Registration required.

Chess Club, Mondays, E.Lyme

Monday, Aug. 25, 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.

Community

Amistad Pier, 1 State St., New London, CT

6 p.m., join Amistad America and New London Maritime Society on the Amistad Pier to commemorate this important anniversary and turning point in the history of human rights; Saturday, Aug. 23 through Monday, Aug. 25, Amistad America plans to have the Freedom Schooner Amistad at New London's Amistad Pier. Two three-hour lighthouse sails are planned on Sat. and Sun. from 1-4 p.m.; (860) 447-2501.

Archive Room Open House, Aug. 25, E.Lyme

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

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

6-8 p.m., a member of the East Lyme Historical Society will answer questions about the collection and local history; free; (860) 739-6926.

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

Evening Divorce/Separation Divorce Group

Monday, Aug. 25, 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.

Community

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

12 Step Program of recovery for people with food issues

Education/Lectures

Job Networking Group with CTWorks

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Job Networking Group with CTWorks

Kids/Family

-Toddler Time: Session I

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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!

Misc. Events

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 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

Try-It Day

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 4:30 pm

Music

The Dance Corner, 206 Rte. 80, Killingworth, CT

Registration suggested for mini-classes.

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Monday, Aug. 25, 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. 25, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

Daniel Packer Inn, Water Street, Mystic, CT

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