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Art Exhibits/Openings

The Bison: An American Icon

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

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.

The Mill Street Painters

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

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.

58th Regional Show at MAC

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 11:00 am
 58th Regional Show at MAC;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

all media show featuring local and regional artists and juried by Power Boothe; also, “Figures, Faces & Food” by Doug Aaberg in the Schuster Gallery; through Sept. 20; (860) 536-7601.
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Out of the Box Exhibit

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Women in Business Luncheon

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 12:00 pm

Business

Woodwinds, 29 Schoolground Rd., Branford, CT

Topic: “Violence Against Women” with Donna Palomba. For members of Clinton, Madison, and Shoreline chambers of commerce. Cost: $20 by check, $22 online. Registration required.

Community

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Wednesdays

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9-10 a.m., zumba lite for seniors;
11:30 a.m.-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
2:30-3:45 p.m., tai chi;
(860) 599-3285.

*8:30-11:30 a.m., wellness appointments with Nurse Judy from the Visiting Nurses Association, the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Needle Works Group, Wednesdays, E.Lyme

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 9:30 am

Community

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

9:30-noon, join fellow crafters to work on projects, socialize, and share advice and patterns; free; (860) 739-6926.

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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.

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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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.

Tai Chi for Seniors, Wednesdays, O. Saybrook

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:45 am

Community

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

10:45 a.m., $5; (860) 388-1611.

Blues Grass, Sept. 3, O.Lyme

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 1:00 pm

Community

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

1 p.m., the band will perform in honor of Worldwide Bluegrass Music Month; free; (860) 434-4127.

Heart Healthy Fitness, Mon/Wed/Fri, Groton

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 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.

Parent Support Group, Sept. 3, N.London

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

L+M Hospital, 365 Montauk Ave., New London, CT

6 p.m., held by The CT Family Support Network; parents of children with special needs are welcome to discuss any issue; guest speakers and upcoming events will be discussed; new parents welcome; free; light refreshments; (860) 271-4371 or email: adipollina@lmhosp.org.

Flicks @ Six, Sept. 3, Colchester

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 6:00 pm

Community

Cragin Memorial Library, 8 Linwood Ave., Colchester, CT

6 p.m., free and open to the public; "Labor Day"; (860) 537-5752.

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Norwich

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Southeastern Mental Health Authority, 401 West Main St., Building 301, Norwich, CT

7 p.m., all welcome; first and third Wed. of each month; (860) 859-4658.

Family Bingo, Wednesdays, Gales Ferry

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Gales Ferry Fire Company, 1772 Route 12, Gales Ferry, , 06335

7 p.m. Gales Ferry Firehouse, Route 12; doors open at 4 p.m. with bingo cards sold starting at 6 p.m.; open to all ages but sealed ticket purchasers must be 18 or older; proceeds benefit Ledyard Lions charities; free.

Bingo, June 25-Sept. 11, Old Lyme

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

Shoreline Community Center, 39 Hartford Ave., Old Lyme, CT

6 p.m., doors open; 7 p.m., game starts; $12; every Wednesday night from June 25-Sept. 11; sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-3745 or (860) 225-9458.

Narcotics Anonymous, Wednesdays, Westerly

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

Grace Methodist Church, 10 Park Ave., Westerly, CT

7:30 p.m.

Gamblers Anonymous

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

Quaker Hill Baptist Church, 144 Old Norwich Road, Quaker Hill, CT

Every Wed.

Education/Lectures

'It's All About Lenses'

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

Education/Lectures

North Haven Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St., North Haven, CT

Meeting of North Haven Camera Club.

Kids/Family

Halloween Costume Drop Off

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

The Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT , 06378

The Stonington Free Library will collect children's Halloween costumes from Sept. 3 - 30. All costumes MUST be CLEAN, COMPLETE and on a hanger with size marked and a plastic (grocery style) bag attached.

We will have FREE shopping from Oct. 1 - 10. Any leftover costumes will be donated. Call 860-535-0658 for more information.

Charity Bookshop September Sale

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 am
Charity Bookshop September Sale;

Kids/Family

Charity Bookshop at Child & Family Agency Groton Campus, 591 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT , 06340

The Charity Bookshop September Sale runs from Sept. 3 through Sept. 27. All books with green dots are on sale at half-price. Charity Bookshop is a non-profit bookstore. All proceeds go directly to the Child and Family Agency of Southeastern CT.

Charity Bookshop prices are unbeatable with most books ranging from $0.25 to $2.00. We have a great selection of new and used fiction and non-fiction, ranging from history to biography and memoirs, sports, travel, health, cooking, and other subjects. Our children's shelves are filled to overflowing.

To view our shop online, please visit: http://patch.com/connecticut/groton/bp--books-at-unbeatable-prices#.VAI952NhMTA.

Storytime Friends

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Contact: Julie Holzworth 860-447-1411 jholzworth@plnl.org


Bring a cuddly friend to introduce to the group and listen to new and exciting stories each week! Informal playtime with storytime friends following the readings. Registration is recommended but not required.
There are 10 spaces available.

Misc. Events

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 am
Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods;

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th Celebration of the Whitfield House and Guilford. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with admission. Free parking.

Music

Shoreline Chorale Open Sing

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm
Shoreline Chorale Open Sing;

Music

Polson Middle School, 302 Green Hill Road, Madison, , 06443

Sing with the Shoreline Chorale as we begin preparation for our Fall concert. The theme for this season is Journeys.

The Shoreline Chorale is a mixed (SATB) non-audition choir that rehearses and performers works from the broad spectrum of choral literature, including unaccompanied selections. Comprised of approximately 40 singers, the ensemble celebrates the joys of music-making and the collaborative community of the performing arts. Our regular rehearsals are held on Wednesday evenings from 7:15–9:30 p.m. at Polson Middle School in Madison.

Shoreline Chorale Open Sing

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm

Music

Polson School, 302 Green Hill Rd., Madison, CT

Music / Karaoke

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 8:00 pm

Music

The Burger Beast Tavern, 350 east Main St, Clinton, CT , 06413

Singing and Dancing at the Burger Beast every Wed, Fri. Sat. And Sunday
Great time great food and drinks

James Harris

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 10:00 pm

Music

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

Nature/Outdoors

Yappy Hour

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 5:00 pm
Yappy Hour;

Nature/Outdoors

Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

Bring your dog out for an evening of frolicking and fun on our waterfront lawn! There will be treats available for both our 2 and 4-legged guests.

Wednesdays (weather permitting)
5pm-7pm

Stage/Theater

Flash Gordon - Movie Screening

Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014, 7:00 pm
Flash Gordon - Movie Screening;

Stage/Theater

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

Admission $5

In this update of the 1930s comic strip, Flash Gordon is a football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocketship along with beautiful Dale Arden. The threesome are drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Emperor Ming the Merciless. Ming has been testing the Earth with unnatural disasters, and deeming it a threat to his rule, he plans to destroy it. He also intends to take Dale as his concubine. Flash must avoid the amorous attentions of Ming's daughter, and unite the warring kingdoms of Mongo to rescue Dale and save our world. Written by David Thiel

(1980, 111mins)

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