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Winter Wine Trail

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 12:00 am

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The CT Wine Trail has launched a unified Winter Wine Trail for the 2019 winter season, made up of 14 participating members throughout the state. In a nod to the well-known three-season Passport to CT Wineries, the CT Winter Wine Trail has adopted its own passport, where visitors can get their passport card stamped at each winery to enter to win one of multiple prizes - totaling over $5,000. Prizes rang from gift cards to passenger limo rides to hotel accommodations at popular bed & breakfasts in southern New England.
Passport are free and available at any of the 14 participating locations. Contest runs until April 7. Visit: http://ctwine.com/events/winter-wine-trail/.

Art Exhibits/Openings

IMAGES Photography Exhibition

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 9:00 am
IMAGES Photography Exhibition;

Art Exhibits/Openings

GAC, 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Shoreline Arts Alliance presents IMAGES, Connecticut's oldest state-wide photography competition and exhibition. IMAGES, now on its 38th year, will be opening on March 21, 2019 at the Guilford Art Center. Work is selected from submissions by a jury of professional out-of-state judges.

The exhibition runs from March 21 - April 6 at the Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street,Guilford, CT with the hours M-F 9 am - 4 pm, Sat 10 am - 4 pm, and Sun 12 pm - 4 pm. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

The opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Friday, March 22 at 6 pm. Join us for food, drinks, great art, and an award ceremony!

Shoreline Arts Alliance is also hosting a Gallery Talk during IMAGES by Paula Tognarelli, Director of the Griffon Museum of Photography in Massachusetts. The Gallery talk will be on March 28 starting at 7 pm.

Learn more about IMAGES by visiting www.shorelinearts.org/images

Community

Book Sale, Mar. 22-24, Franklin

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 9:00 am

Community

Janet Carlson Calvert Library, 5 Tyler Drive, North Franklin, CT

Friday: 6-8 p.m., $5 entry fee.
Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., free entry.
Sunday: noon-3 p.m., $5 fill a bag (bag included).
(860) 642-6207.

Day of Mindfulness

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 9:30 am
Day of Mindfulness;

Community

Mercy by the Sea, 167 Neck Road, Madison, , 06443

MADISON: “A Day of Mindfulness with Dr. Jerry Silbert, MD” is offered at Mercy by the Sea, 167 Neck Rd on Saturday March 23 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. There will be reflections, mindful dialogue, kindness and compassion practice. No experience is necessary and this is open to anyone who wants to experience the practice and benefits of mindfulness. $50 includes program and lunch. Register at www.mercybythesea.org or call 203 245 0401.

Overeaters Anonymous, Saturdays, GALES FERRY

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

10-11:15 a.m.; (860) 608-3480; www.oa.org; fragrance free.

Fling into Spring Craft Fair, Mar. 23, Mystic

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

Masonicare at Mystic, 45 Clara Drive, Mystic, CT

10 a.m.-4 p.m., craft vendors, antiques, food and music; free admission; handicap accessible.

Young Engineers Club, Mar. 23, Mystic

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:00 am

Community

Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic, CT

10 a.m.-noon, Artificial Intelligence; learn the basics of artificial intelligence, statistics and how artificial neural networks work; new participants welcome; free; ages 10 and up; lead by John Persano; register by visiting: www.mysticnoanklibrary.org; (860) 536-7721.

Community

Huntington Street Baptist Church, 29 Huntington St., New London, CT

10:30-11:45 a.m.
Meeting Name: New Beginnings

Gamblers Anonymous, Saturdays, Waterford

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

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

11 a.m.

Community

Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank St., New London, CT

11 a.m.-1 p.m., learn how to make your own woolie - embroidered picture in the style of Victorian sailors; taught by Christina Corcoran; $35; $30 members; $20 youth and teens; supplies included; call to register (860) 447-2501.

4th Annual Local Authors Fest, Mar. 23, N.London

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 11:00 am

Community

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

11 a.m.-2 p.m., meet local authors and hear about their latest releases; (860) 447-1411.

Al-anon, Saturdays, Norwich

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

Community

Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 294 Washington St., Norwich, CT

noon

Family Film & Fundraiser, Groton

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 2:30 pm

Community

Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

enjoy a recently-released family film. Contact the library for movie title; free; (860) 441-6750.

Community

Noank Baptist Church, 18 Cathedral Heights, Noank, CT

7-8:30 p.m.
Meeting Name: Grow with the Glow

Shoreline 50+ Singles Feelin' Irish Dance

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 7:00 pm
Shoreline 50+ Singles Feelin' Irish Dance;

Community

VFW Hall, 1 Raymond Hill Rd., Montville, CT , 06380

Feel Irish for the evening as you dance to the music of The Illusions, a popular area band that has performed throughout New England. From Shamrock & Roll and classic hits of the '50s and '60s to current romantic ballads, the band plays a wide variety of music that will keep you dancing. Cash bar; light refreshments provided. Wee price of admission is $10 for members and $12 for non-members. Singles and couples welcome. For more information, please call 860 889-5943.

WhatTrivia! fundraiser for Ivoryton Library

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 7:00 pm
WhatTrivia! fundraiser for Ivoryton Library;

Community

Centerbrook Meeting House, 51 Main St., Centerbrook, CT , 06409

Do you think you Know Stuff?

Then come to a fundraiser to benefit Ivoryton Library -- WhatTrivia! -- at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at Centerbrook Meeting House. Contestants will test their knowledge of nonsensical information for fun and prizes, and we'd love to have you there..

Don't think you Know Stuff? Then come for our silent auction and cash bar.

$25, $30 at the door

For more information, contact Ivoryton Library at 860-767-1252, staff@ivorytonlibrary.org, or go to www.ivorytonlibrary.org

Education/Lectures

Education/Lectures

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

Mariann Millard will present a program on Italian geography, history, language, culture, cuisine and politics. Experience Italy through stunning photographs, explanations and stories portrayed in a lively and engaging manner, based on her work experience as a certified tour director in Italy. Limit 30. Call 860-859-1130 to register.

Fairs/Festivals

Stonington Farmers Market

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:00 am

Fairs/Festivals

Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Ave., Stonington, CT

hosted by the Stonington Village Improvement Association

Kids/Family

ART WITH MS. FAITH

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 12:00 pm

Kids/Family

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

In honor of April’s Harris Sisters Month, students in Pre-K – grade 5 are invited to register for one or both workshops taught by local artist Faith Satterfield on the theme “How Can I Make the World a Better Place?” Art created in these workshops will be on display during the month of April in the Children’s Department as Otis Library celebrates the lives of celebrated Norwich residents the Harris sisters, pioneers in the educational field of African Americans. Please register beginning February 25. Children Pre-K – grade 5. March 9 & 23

Sir George and the Dragon Puppet Show

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 2:30 pm

Kids/Family

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

Pumpernickel Puppets presents Sir George and the Dragon for those ages 3 and up with an adult. The audience will be delighted with live voices, sound effects, and fast paced scripts that not only entertain, but also stimulate children's imagination and creativity!

Misc. Events

Helping at the Moment of Death Training Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 9:00 am
Helping at the Moment of Death Training Workshop;

Misc. Events

Wesleyan University, Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT , 06457

Learn to assist others in the most challenging times. Moment of Death Training is an introduction to simple and effective practices offering spiritual/emotional nourishment, clarity, and a fresh new way to connect with their loved ones during otherwise challenging times. Participants will learn powerful meditative practices to offer their loved ones, bringing about deep relaxation for all involved. For more information about the Clear Light Meditation for the Dying. Open to beginners and veteran practitioners who are looking for a refresher course.

Workshop Date/Time: March 23 & 24, 9am - 5pm each day

Location: Wesleyan University, Mansfield Freeman Center for Eat Asian Studies, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT

Registration closes March 13th, 2019

Pre-requisites: No previous experience necessary.

To learn more and register, visit The Clear Light Society’s web site.

The Connecticut Spring Show

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:00 am
The Connecticut Spring Show;

Misc. Events

Connecticut State Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT , 06106

The 46th Annual Connecticut Spring Show bringing Arts and Objects Through the Ages
Offering a mix of antiques, fine and decorative arts, the Connecticut Spring Show returns to Hartford on March 23 and 24, 2019. Located in the historic Hartford Armory, the show celebrates its 46th year with 50 of the best antiques and art dealers in the country. In order to stay relevant in a fast-paced, changing world the show will offer a more diverse selection of goods while staying true to its early American niche.
The 2019 Hartford Show will feature a millennials perspective to the world of antiques and arts. Kate Avery, artist, furniture designer, painter, blogger and influencer, is on tap to share her knowledge and design savvy with a fresh twist. She will show how to incorporate that unique and special antique object into a 21st century setting and how to curate a space as a reflection of your individuality and style. Although known for her re-furbished painted furniture, Kate has a deep understanding and respect for the exceptional and unique pieces found at the Connecticut Spring Show. Her talk “Fresh Design with Antiques” will take place Saturday, March 23 at 2:00 pm and is included in admission.
The weekend will feature other educational programs and on Sunday, March 24 visitor’s age 35 and younger will receive free admission. Area museums will be showcased to highlight Hartford’s numerous cultural venues which make the city a desirable destination.
The Connecticut Spring Show is a benefit for the Thankful Arnold House Museum and Haddam Historical Society. Additional information is available at www.ctspringshow.com. Or contact Elizabeth Malloy at contact@haddamhistory.org or call 860-345-2400.
March 23 and 24, 2019: Saturday 10-5; Sunday 11-4
Hartford Armory, 360 Broad Street, Hartford, CT
Admission $15; Free Parking; On site cafe

Korean Lotus Lantern Making Class

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 10:30 am

Misc. Events

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

The Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project is here for a fun-filled cultural event. Make lovely traditional Lotus flower lanterns and learn their history. Also enjoy traditional Korean refreshments after the class and watch short documentaries on Korean culture. All materials will be provided and registration is required. Stop in at the Information Desk or call the library at 860-444-5805, x2. This event is sponsored by the Korean Spirit & Culture Promotion Project which is a not-for-profit organization that was formed to promote Korean history and culture to the wider world. You can visit their website at www.kscpp.net.

Misc. Events

Ocean House, 1 Bluff Avenue, Westerly, RI , 02891

Take a journey down south to the lively city of New Orleans with our Cajun and Creole Cuisine segment of In the Kitchen. Learn how to recreate traditional New Orleans meals and insert your own twist. Visit www.OceanHouseEvents.com to register.

Music

THE BLAMELESS PROJECT ACOUSTIC

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 7:00 pm
THE BLAMELESS PROJECT ACOUSTIC;

Music

Sacred Sounds Coffee House, 249 Hartford Rd., Salem, CT , 06340

High energy Christian rock band The Blameless Project will perform an acoustic show on Saturday, March 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at Sacred Sounds Coffee House, located at 249 Hartford Rd., Salem, CT, across from The Congregational Church of Salem. Led by veteran worship leader Scot Thompson, The Blameless Project is comprised of experienced and gifted musicians from four different churches who each contribute to the band’s unique and powerful sound. Come and be blessed by this high-energy, no-compromise rock band where they minister to all people, encouraging everyone to become the person God created them to be. Find The Blameless Project on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theblamelessproject/.

Sacred Sounds Coffee House provides a casual and family-friendly venue featuring live music, both local and from around New England. They are open on selected Saturday nights each month with doors opening at 6:00 pm and music starting at 7:00 pm. Admission is free. For a schedule of events or more information about Sacred Sounds visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sacredsoundscoffeehouse/.

Mystic Contra Dance--now at Groton Senior Center!

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 7:45 pm
Mystic Contra Dance--now at Groton Senior Center!;

Music

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT , 06340

"The Pie Dance" is making the Groton Senior Center its permanent home this month. All ages are welcome. Dances are held monthly on fourth Saturdays.

Contra dancing is informal, with live music and easy steps taught by the caller. You do not need to bring a partner with you. Basic Moves workshop at 7:45 p.m. Dance 8-11 p.m.
Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Rd., Groton (next to the Library). $10 adults and $7 students. Wear cool, comfortable clothing and come join the fun!
Info: 860-961-9321 https://mysticdance.webs.com/

ROCKIN' ROADHOUSE: LIVE MUSIC!

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 8:30 pm
ROCKIN' ROADHOUSE: LIVE MUSIC!;

Music

Comix Roadhouse, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT , 06382

Come Down To Comix To Enjoy Live Bands On Our Brand New Roadhouse Stage With State Of The Art Sound & Light For Our ROCKIN' ROADHOUSE Weekends. We have scoured the Northeast for the best country & rock bands for your musical enjoyment. On Fridays, 1st set starts @ 9:00, 2nd set starts @ 11:00 & 3rd set starts @ 12:00. Then on Saturdays, 1st set @ 8:30, 2nd set starts @ 11:00 & 3rd set starts @ 12:00. For upcoming bands and dates, head to http://roadhouse.comixmohegansun.com for more info!

Nature/Outdoors

The American Woodcock

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019, 6:00 pm
The American Woodcock;

Nature/Outdoors

Stewart B. McKiney National Wildlife Refuge, 733 Old Clinton Rd., Westbrook, CT , 06498

Potapaug Audubon and Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge invite Patricia Laudano, Naturalist, Conservationist. A PowerPoint presentation will precede a short walk to the fields at the refuge to witness, firsthand, the dynamic, ritual courtship flight of one of the most unique shrubland birds to breed in Connecticut. You will be amazed learning about this most unusual bird’s anatomy, physiology and amusing behavior. Inclement weather reschedules programs. Presented on two dates.

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