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Bridge the Gap

Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015, 11:00 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Challenge your engineering skills in this dynamic class hosted by the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. For ages 6 – 12. Please register now. This program is made possible by the generosity of Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Summer of Numbers

Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Ladies Night Thursday at NESS

Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015, 5:30 pm
Ladies Night Thursday at NESS;

Kids/Family

New England Science & Sailing, 70 & 72 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Ladies Night Thursday at NESS
5:30-7:00 pm $20/night $150/season
Sailing: June 18, June 25, July 2, July 23, July 30, August 27
Kayaking: July 9, August 6
SUP-ing: July 16, August 13
Please call NESS the Wednesday before to make your reservation, 860-535-9362.
It's summer time and Thursday nights are ladies night. Come and enjoy some girl time while sailing, kayaking or SUP-ing. Our Sonars are a great way to gain more confidence sailing around Fishers Island Sound with one of our instructors. Go kayaking or Stand up Paddleboarding to mix it up. Join the group right next door for drinks after.

Summer of Numbers

Friday, Jul. 3, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Ocean Beach Park Fireworks

Friday, Jul. 3, 2015, 7:00 pm

Kids/Family

Ocean Beach Park , 98 Neptune Avenue, New London, CT , 06230

Ocean Beach Park and the U.S. Coast Guard are both celebrating their birthdays this year! Join us Friday July 3 for the Park’s 75th anniversary celebration with a circus aerial show, Steve Smith and the Nakeds, an incredible laser light show, hot dog eating competition, Arctic Shirt Contest, birthday cakes, and of course, Fireworks! Our special guest is Sammy the Sea Otter, the U.S. Coast Guard’s beloved mascot, who will help us celebrate both our 75th birthday and the Coast Guard’s 225th birthday!

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Friday, Jul. 3, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Madison Farmers' Market

Friday, Jul. 3, 2015, 3:00 pm
Madison Farmers' Market;

Kids/Family

Madison Farmers Market, Madison Town Green, Madison, CT , 06643

Fresh Produce, fruits, meat, fish, vegetables, flowers, and free entertainment on the Madison Town Green.
Every Friday 3-6, May through October.

Summer of Numbers

Saturday, Jul. 4, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Saturday, Jul. 4, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Summer of Numbers

Sunday, Jul. 5, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Sunday, Jul. 5, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Celltography/Tabletography Playshop

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 11:00 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Participants bring their own smart phones (iPhones/Android), iPod or tablet (iPad/Android) and Craig Norton, Professional Photographer and Arts for Learning’s Teaching Artist of the Year, will teach you photography techniques using phones and the hottest apps. He will provide all of the materials and inspiration for a hands on photographic learning experience. Please make sure devices are fully charged! For ages 8 – 16. Please register now. This program is made possible by the generosity of Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Mother Goose & More (Newborns - 2 years)

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup. Older siblings are welcome to attend also! Drop-in; no registration required. Ages newborn – 2.

Summer of Numbers

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Silly Songs with Ed Leonard

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 6:00 pm

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Celebrate the start of summer with your little one in this fun, interactive concert with musician Ed Leonard. Get ready to put on your silly hat and rock! For ages 2 – 6. Please register now. This program is made possible by the generosity of Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Storybook Magic Adventure

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 9:00 am
Storybook Magic Adventure;

Kids/Family

Eastern CT Ballet, 435 Boston Post Road, East Lyme, CT , 06433

Budding Ballerinas will sing the songs of the beloved Strawberry Shortcake series and dance to the tunes of Fancy Nancy, the hugely popular children’s classic. Inspired by those much-loved characters, every day’s program will bring a new and thrilling adventure, complete with ballet and jazz classes, games, acting, and special crafts. At the end of each week, the Storybook Adventurers will give a presentation for friends and family! Week 1: 7/6-7/10, Week 2: 7/13-7/17, 9am to noon each week. Pre-registration required. Visit www.easternctballet.com or call 860-739-7899.

Summer of Numbers

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

Toddler Storytime ages 2-3

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child! For ages 2 – 3, with adult. Space is limited; register beginning June 1st.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Big Screen Movies on the Beach

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 8:30 pm

Kids/Family

Atlantic Beach Park, 321 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, RI , 02891

Tuesdays: July 7, 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 2015 Atlantic Beach Park, 321 Atlantic Ave, Westerly, RI.
Presenting The Big Screen Movies on the Beach running every Tuesday beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 through Tuesday, August 18th, 2015. Bring your beach chairs and blankets to Misquamicut Beach and watch a free family-friendly movie beginning at 8:30pm. Call, check Facebook or our website for the night’s feature movie. Post and share your photos on Facebook- Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce, and Instagram - GWPACC.

Heroes Drawing Workshop

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 1:00 pm
Heroes Drawing Workshop ;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial LIbrary, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children in grades 1-5 to a drawing workshop with Christopher Brown on Tuesday, July 7 at 1:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 14 at 1:00 p.m. Have fun exploring this summer’s Super Hero theme through drawing. Christopher will teach kids how to bring their heroes to life and learn how to tell a story through illustration. This program is part of the library’s Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading Program and is sponsored by the Connecticut Humanities Council’s Book Voyagers. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.

Outdoor Storytime

Tuesday, Jul. 7, 2015, 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial LIbrary, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Summertime's the best time for Story Time! The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children and their families to a Summer Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 a.m. We will gather in our outdoor program area and enjoy a variety of entertaining stories under the shade of the trees in the library yard. In case of inclement weather we will meet inside the library. No registration is needed; the program begins July 7 and ends August 11. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
Can't make it on Tuesday mornings? Look for our special library reader under the umbrella at Eastern Point Beach at 10:30 on Thursday mornings. Soak up the sun and a few good books this summer. Sun, Sand and Stories begins July 2 and runs through August 6. A beach pass is required for entrance to the beach.

Preschool Storytime ages 3-6

Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children’s Department. Space is limited; register beginning June 1st. Ages 3-6.

Summer of Numbers

Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Summer of Numbers

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 12:00 am
 Summer of Numbers ;

Kids/Family

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

Check out the Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s NEW Summer Math Program for children in grades K-5!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host a Registration Day for Summer of Numbers on Saturday, June 20 from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Sign up for Bedtime Math’s app or daily email blasts to receive math problems each day (paper copies will also be available at the Library). When you receive your daily problem, choose the level that best matches your ability and age level and answer the corresponding question. When you’ve arrived at the correct answer, put a sticker on your chart! Stumped? Stop by the Library and we’ll try to help. Completed charts can be submitted for a gift card for a free slice of pizza and a soda from Pizzeria Da Vinci of Old Lyme or a $5.00 gift card to The Carousel. To keep everyone motivated, incremental prizes will be given along the way — visit oldlyme.lioninc.org or email Children’s Librarian Michelle DeSarbo for more information! Summer of Numbers is brought to you by the Lyme-Old Lyme Education Foundation.

-Sign Up for Summer Reading!

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 12:00 am
-Sign Up for Summer Reading!;

Kids/Family

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

Stop by the library and fill out your Frequent Reader Card today!
The Old Lyme-Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library’s annual Summer Reading program is still open to anyone in pre-K through Grade 12! Read ten books this summer and earn gift cards to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Plus you will be entered to win our Summer Reading Grand Prize Raffle! Receive a stamp on your card for every book you read. Once you have read ten books, written a quick review on one of the books and received your ten stamps, you will receive a gift card to either the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe or The Chocolate Shell. Your completed Reader Card will be entered into our grand prize drawing for either a $75 gift card to Toys R’ Us (for students in grades K-2), a $75 Visa gift card (for students in grades 3-5) or a pair of Beats by Dre over-the-ear headphones (for students in Grades 6-12). To keep summer readers motivated, prizes will also be given for registration as well as the first and fifth books read.

Children who are not yet school-aged are welcome to participate in our “Little Heroes” program. Read picture books and board books to your little ones, fill up your reading record, and win a coloring kit or a gift card to the Old Lyme Ice Cream Shoppe! For more information plus registration, visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org and look for “Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading 2015” under “What’s New” to register.

Summer Reading will conclude on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 4:00PM with the Grand Prize Raffle. Sign up today!

Cartooning with Rick Stromoski

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 11:00 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Discover how to create your own cool toons in this workshop presented by noted cartoonist Rick Stromoski, creator of “Soup to Nutz”. For ages 7 – 12. Please register now. This program is made possible by the generosity of Attorney Bart Sayet and Ms. Lori Lindfors.

Cupcake Decorating

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 6:00 pm
Cupcake Decorating  ;

Kids/Family

Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT , 06340

On Thursday, July 9th at 6:00 P.M. teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to the Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton to get creative with cupcakes. Pastry Chef Angie Leandri will teach you frosting and cake-decorating techniques to create simple decorations. Registration is required for this program—please call the library at 860-445-0392 to sign up.

Library hours are Monday and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton City, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold. The library, celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, has an extensive collection of books and media for children, teens and adults, including downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, museum passes and discount tickets. Visit our web page at http://www.billmemorial.org , follow us on Twitter at @billmemorial or find us on Facebook at The Bill Memorial Library of Groton, CT.

Ladies Night Thursday at NESS

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 5:30 pm
Ladies Night Thursday at NESS;

Kids/Family

New England Science & Sailing, 70 & 72 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Ladies Night Thursday at NESS
5:30-7:00 pm $20/night $150/season
Sailing: June 18, June 25, July 2, July 23, July 30, August 27
Kayaking: July 9, August 6
SUP-ing: July 16, August 13
Please call NESS the Wednesday before to make your reservation, 860-535-9362.
It's summer time and Thursday nights are ladies night. Come and enjoy some girl time while sailing, kayaking or SUP-ing. Our Sonars are a great way to gain more confidence sailing around Fishers Island Sound with one of our instructors. Go kayaking or Stand up Paddleboarding to mix it up. Join the group right next door for drinks after.

Powwow!

Thursday, Jul. 9, 2015, 11:00 am
Powwow!;

Kids/Family

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, , 06338

This annual educational powwow will be an unforgettable experience for you and your family. Emcee Wayne Reels (Mashantucket Pequot) explains the different dances, powwow etiquette, and the significance this cultural gathering holds for Native people. See dancers in their colorful regalia. Join in a social dance and visit with Native artists as they demonstrate and sell works of art. Try some Native cuisine for lunch. Gain a greater understanding and appreciation for the powwow experience and how it helps sustain a sense of community for America’s first people. Grand entry is at 11 am and 1 pm in the air-conditioned Gathering Space. Free with Museum admission and free for Pequot Museum members.

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