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Art Exhibits/Openings

The Bison: An American Icon

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

The Vibrant World

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 9:00 am
The Vibrant World;

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

The Mill Street Painters

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

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.

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

58th Regional Show at MAC

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Opening Reception for Dissection

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 5:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Reynolds Fine Art, 96 Orange St., New Haven, CT

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Opening Reception for Christopher Zhang

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 6:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Rd., Old Lyme, CT

I FEEL BAD

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Fridays

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 9:00 am

Community

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

9-10 a.m., strength & balance;
10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m., creative writing group;
(860) 599-3285.

Avery Copp House Tours (Fri./Sat./Sun.)

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 11:00 am

Community

Avery Copp House, 174 Thames Street, Groton, CT

The Avery-Copp House, located at 154 Thames St. in Groton, will be open to the public for guided tours through October 12. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and free to children under age 12.
The Colonial style house, built in the early 1800s, was Victorianized at the turn of the 20th century. It houses the story of an American family that lived there for 200 years. Furnishings are original and a testament to Yankee thrift, inventiveness and hard work. Two Victorian gazebos sit above the house on the terraced lawns overlooking the Thames River.
The house is open seasonally and by appointment year round. Events for families and the general public are offered throughout the year, including a Fall Garden Party, a Christmas Open House, Charles Dickens dramatic readings, tours and lectures.
Visit www.AveryCoppHouse.org.

Heart Healthy Fitness, Mon/Wed/Fri, Groton

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Artist Talk with Doug Aaberg

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 5:00 pm

Community

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water St, Mystic, CT

talk given by local oil painter whose work is currently featured in a solo exhibition in MAC’s Schuster Gallery; free; (860) 536-7601.

Wine Tasting

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 5:30 pm

Community

Winter Club, 251 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Benefits Amanda and Chris Bernier of Madison.

Men's Outreach Group, Fridays, N.London

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 7:00 pm

Community

St. Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church, 200 Hempstead St., New London, CT

7-8:30 p.m., deal with issues related to marriage, separation and divorce; every other Friday; free; (860) 446-0057 or (803) 463-0495.

Narcotics Anonymous, Fridays, Pawcatuck

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 7:30 pm

Community

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

7:30 p.m.

Education/Lectures

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 10:00 am
Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group;

Education/Lectures

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

This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.

Introduction to Computer

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 12:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

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


This hands-on class is for the beginner who has little or no experience using a computer. It will introduce you to the basics of computer terminology and the popular word processing program Microsoft WORD. There are no prerequisites for this class. Seats are limited to 5. Register at the information desk or call the library.
Location: Adult Reading Area

Fairs/Festivals

North Haven Fall Festival

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 3:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

North Haven Fairgrounds, Washington Ave. , North Haven , CT

Admission: $10 (free for children younger than 12 with an adult; $5 for seniors on Sunday).

MYSTIC EATS

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 5:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

MYSTIC EATS, Cottrell STREET, Mystic, CT , 06355

Mystic Eats, 5-9:30 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-9;30 p.m. Sat., and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., Cottrell Street, Mystic; facebook.com/mysticeats.

East Haven Fall Festival

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 6:00 pm

Fairs/Festivals

East Haven Town Green, , East Haven, CT

Fairs/Festivals

Veterans Park, Seaview Avenue, Norwalk, CT , 06854

The 37th annual Norwalk Seaport Association Oyster Festival sponsored by First County Bank will be held this year from Friday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7. Three days of fun and entertainment for the entire family.

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts will be the main stage headline entertainment on Saturday night of the Festival. In addition, the U.S. Army Volunteer Band will play at 1:00pm on Sunday.

New this year will be the Nerveless Nocks Thrill Show, aerial stunt artists performing such feats as a motorcycle high wire acts and daredevil stunts. Also making its debut will be a 65-foot Gondola Ferris Wheel with light show, allowing riders to see the festival, as well as sites in the city of Norwalk and Long Island Sound. The popular Kid’s Cove will be the largest ever featuring a Big Top circus tent by Center Ring Productions with child-centered entertainment such as Chinese acrobats, clowns and a poodle show.
The event is held at Veteran’s Park, adjacent to Norwalk Harbor on Seaview Avenue in Norwalk, CT.

Friday, Sept. 05: 6 pm – 11 pm
Saturday, Sept. 06: 11 am – 11pm
Sunday, Sept. 07: 11 am – 8 pm

Adults: $12 Children (5-12 years): $5 Seniors: $10
U.S. military personnel on active duty -- Free (must show ID)

For more information www.seaport.org or call (203)838-9444

Kids/Family

Halloween Costume Drop Off

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Storytime Friends

Friday, Sep. 5, 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.

Mad Scientist Summer Reading Finale Party

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 4:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

Celebrate the end of summer reading at our science-themed finale party! Munch on tasty treats, make your own shrinky dink, and check out the drawing for our summer reading grand prize giveaway. YOU could be the lucky winner! No need to register, just drop in.

Misc. Events

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

'Raise the Roof' Concert

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 7:30 pm

Music

Emmanuel Church, 50 Emmanuel Church Rd., Killingworth, CT

Features selections from Fiddler on the Roof. Tickets: $20. Benefits the church's new roof fund.

The Four Seasons Plus Raising The Roof Concert

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 7:30 pm
The Four Seasons Plus Raising The Roof Concert;

Music

Emmmanuel Episcopal Church, 50 Emmanuel Church Road, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Killingworth, CT. The Four Seasons Plus Concert Series presents:
"Raise The Roof" Concert to benefit Emmanuel Church's
New Roof fund.
David Ewart, Violin, Leslie Garman, Piano and Voice. Fiddler on the Roof Medley,
plus compositions by Vivaldi, Fritz Kreisler, Edward Elgar and much more.
Friday Evening, September 5th, 2014 at 7:30 PM at Emmanuel Church,
50 Emmanuel Church Rd. Admission $20.
Reception following concert. For information and directions call 860 663-1109
or visit www.churchinthewilderness.org

Take 2 and Call Me in the Morning

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 8:00 pm

Music

Rocky's Aqua, 34 Riverside Dr., Clinton, CT

Music / Karaoke

Friday, Sep. 5, 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

Sports

AA

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014, 7:30 pm

Sports

New London Life Church, 236 Montauk Ave., New London, CT

7:30 p.m., "The James Gang" ; open to everyone; (860) 514-5454.

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