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      Misc. Events
      Tuesday, Dec. 06, 2022, 12:00 am
      Misc. Events

      Stonington Free Library invites community members to visit during library hours and view a variety of flowering amaryllis bulbs that the Stonington Garden Club will arrange for display. Visitors are encouraged to stop in throughout the week of December 5 – 9 and see the progress of these showy blooms.

      Misc. Events
      Wednesday, Dec. 07, 2022, 12:00 am
      Misc. Events

      Stonington Free Library invites community members to visit during library hours and view a variety of flowering amaryllis bulbs that the Stonington Garden Club will arrange for display. Visitors are encouraged to stop in throughout the week of December 5 – 9 and see the progress of these showy blooms.

      Misc. Events
      Thursday, Dec. 08, 2022, 12:00 am
      Misc. Events

      Stonington Free Library invites community members to visit during library hours and view a variety of flowering amaryllis bulbs that the Stonington Garden Club will arrange for display. Visitors are encouraged to stop in throughout the week of December 5 – 9 and see the progress of these showy blooms.

      Misc. Events
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 12:00 am
      Misc. Events

      Stonington Free Library invites community members to visit during library hours and view a variety of flowering amaryllis bulbs that the Stonington Garden Club will arrange for display. Visitors are encouraged to stop in throughout the week of December 5 – 9 and see the progress of these showy blooms.

      Community
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 9:00 am
      Community

      Veterans Coffeehouse – 9-11 a.m., Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton; veterans can socialize and receive information regarding benefits and services; free; (860) 425-6617.

      Kids/Family
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 10:30 am
      Kids/Family

      FRIDAYS

      Preschool Storytime — 10:30 a.m., virtual; with Mr. Grater; for pre-schoolers ages 3-5 with a caregiver; hosted by the Mystic & Noank Library; free; registration required; (860) 536-7721.

      Community, Misc. Events
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 5:00 pm
      Community, Misc. Events

      Experience the peaceful wonder of a walk in the woods lit by the soft glow of more than 500 luminaria, then warm up by a festive fire with a hot apple cider or or hot chocolate at our trailside Winter Cafe.

      Snacks and adult holiday libations (including spiked peppermint hot chocolate and hot cider with spiced rum) sold separately.

      Luminaria welcomes both children and adults to celebrate the season.Gather with family or friends and start a new holiday tradition, bring your office for a holiday outing or book a delightful winter date night to enjoy the season.

      Groups are welcome, we encourage a representative to book group tickets together to ensure space in your desired time slot is available.

      Each of the three evenings includes a featured guest. Ticket price includes hot cider and hot cocoa at our Winter Cafe; adult holiday libation tickets sold separately.

      FRIDAY, DEC. 9

      Featured guests: DPNC Animal Ambassadors

      Some of our resident DPNC animals will join the festivities at the trailside Winter Cafe at Friday evening’s event. Meet our owls and other animals of the forest and learn interesting animal facts while enjoying your post-stroll hot beverages.

      SATURDAY, DEC 10

      Featured guest: Woodland Santa

      Before or after your walk in the woods, your little ones are invited to a magical holiday experience full of wonder: a visit with Woodland Santa! Meet Woodland Santa and his elf inside by the fireplace while you capture a holiday photo.

      Note: Woodland Santa is available for visitors to the Saturday 5, 5:30 & 6 pm time slots only, then he heads back to his workshop! Nature Center luminaria, Winter Cafe and outdoor fire are open for all time slots.

      SUNDAY, DEC 11

      Featured guests: Holiday choral singers

      After your walk through the glowing luminaria in our winter forest, settle into our trailside Winter Cafe as the fire roars and the sounds of holiday carols from our featured singers fill the air.

      Advance ticket purchase is required and space is capped per time slot.
      Members: $13.60, Non-members: $16
      Choose from six timed entry slots each night.
      Tickets for sale at https://dpnc.org/special-events/

      Community
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 5:00 pm
      Community

      NO AUGUST 2022 DATE

      Taste of Poland – 5-7 p.m., Divine Providence Church, 40 Golden St., Norwich; (860) 887-2812.

      Music
      Friday, Dec. 09, 2022, 7:30 pm
      Music

      Songwriters, historians, social activists!

      Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner, otherwise known as Magpie, bring remarkable versatility to the audience, from traditional and vintage Americana to stirring original compositions. Voices in harmony and superb instrumental arrangements create powerful and moving music. Award-winning recording artists, singers, songwriters, musical historians, playwrights, actors and social activists, Terry and Greg are proud to be, as Pete Seeger said of them, “…more links in the chain”, dedicating their lives and music to leaving this world a better place.

      Tickets: $17 in advance ($10 for students and active Military with ID) and $20 at the door. Tickets on EventBrite or call All Souls at 860-443-0316 by November 10 to reserve your seat. Proof of vaccine or negative test is required and masks are encouraged. Our famous refreshments will be available!

      Unity Hall at All Souls UU 19 Jay Street, New London CT 06320

      http://www.fridaynightfolk.org
      https://www.magpiemusic.com/