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Art Exhibits/Openings

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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. 26, 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. 26, 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.

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.

Out of the Box Exhibit

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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. 26, 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. 26, 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.

Business

Business

Parthenon Diner, 372 East Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

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

Whale Watching Trip, Aug. 26

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 7:00 am

Community

Griswold Senior Center, 22 Soule St., Jewett City, CT

depart from Griswold Senior Center and travel by luxury motorcoach to Plymouth, MA; enjoy lunch at the famous Hearth & Kettle Restaurant followed by an afternoon on the water; visit to Plymouth Rock; $89 inclusive; open to all ages; call to register (860) 376-2604.

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Tuesdays

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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.

** Every other Tuesday - 8:30-11:30 a.m., foot clinic appointments with Nurse Judy from the VNA offered.

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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.

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

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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. 26, 2014, 12:00 pm

Community

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

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

Out to Sea, Aug. 26, O.Lyme

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 12:30 pm

Community

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

12:30 p.m., closed captioned film, hysterical comedy starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau; popcorn served; free; (860) 434-4127.

Genealogy Club

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 4:30 pm

Community

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

Contact: Kate Treadwell Hill 860-447-1411x3 ktreadwell@plnl.org


Have you ever wanted to explore your family history? Join us for the Genealogy Club. We will meet in the Local History Room to access genealogical resources and Ancestry.com. Let's learn our history together! We will meet the last Tuesday of each month.

Take the Plunge with the WARM Center

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 5:00 pm
Take the Plunge with the WARM Center;

Community

Misquamicut Beach, 89 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, RI

Take the Plunge with the WARM Center at the Andrea, 89 Atalntic Ave, Misquamicut Beach on Tuesday, August 26th. The Seagull Plunge is the perfect opportunity for those that won't brave the cold Atlantic on January 1st for the WARM Center Penguin Plunge.

Join fellow Plungers for the famous hospitality of the Andrea staff on beautiful, warm, Misquamicut Beach. Registration begins at 5:00 Plunge at 6:00 Music at 7:00

Complimentary fritters for all Plungers. A $15.00 registration fee is taken the day of the event to support those experiencing hunger and homelessness in southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut.

Wine Event Benefiting Amanda's Angels

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

The Hearth at Tuxis Pond, 100 Bradley Rd., Madison, CT

Benefits Amanda Bernier, a 30-year-old Madison firefighter who was recently diagnosed with ALS.

Community Potluck and Concert

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Old Saybrook Town Green, , Old Saybrook, CT

Celebrates the Old Saybrook Fire Department's 90th anniversary. Bring chairs or a blanket, and a dish to share.

Community

Auditorium of Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

Community

Westbrook Public Library, 61 Goodspeed Dr., Westbrook , CT

Free, open meeting of the Westbrook Garden Club.

GA and Gam-anon

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

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

park in the back.

Narcotics Anonymous, Tuesdays, Mystic

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

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

7:30 p.m.

Education/Lectures

Introduction to Grant Seeking for Individuals

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 10:30 am

Education/Lectures

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

Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411 x3 mgupta@plnl.org



Did you know that the library has access to information on 100,000 grantmakers and 2.3 million grants? Grant funds for individual endeavors such as education, research and business pursuits are not that easy to find. Attend this class to learn about the Foundation Grants to Individuals database, GrantSpace.org and other helpful resources. A working knowledge of the Internet and Windows are needed for this hands-on session. Space is limited to 10 people and preregistration is required.

Register online or call 860-447-1411 x 3.

Keeping Backyard Chickens

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 6:30 pm

Education/Lectures

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

One Book, One Region program: Danny Munch a 4 H member will discuss the keeping of chickens which are relatively inexpensive to feed and keep and will not take up too much of your time. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors and can fit in virtually anywhere. Coops, feed and care, and the healthy benefits will be discussed. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation.

Kids/Family

Music Together Demo Class

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Blackstone Library, 758 Main St., Branford, CT

For children aged five and younger and their parents/caregivers. Reservations required.

Misc. Events

Hamden Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Misc. Events

VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, 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 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Ave.

Call VNA Community Healthcare’s 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.

Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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.

Municipal Meetings

Municipal Meetings

The William Stanton Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main St., Clinton, CT , 06413

The Clinton Water Pollution Control Commission will hold a public information meeting on Tuesday August 26, 2014 beginning at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium of the William Stanton Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT. The focus of the public meeting will be an update on the progress made toward the Town of Clinton’s Decentralized Wastewater Management Plan. The project history and background will be discussed as well as a question and answer session. Members of the Board of Selectmen, the town’s consultant CDM Smith, Nathan L. Jacobson & Assoc., the Director of Health from the Connecticut River Area Health District, and a representative from Connecticut DEEP will be present to answer questions. Please call 860-669-9349 for further information.

Music

Bulkeley House Karaoke

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 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. 26, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

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

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