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      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, Misc. Events
      Saturday, Dec. 10, 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, Misc. Events
      Sunday, Dec. 11, 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/

      Kids/Family, Music
      Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, 10:00 am
      Kids/Family, Music

      The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will host a Holiday Musical Sing-Along featuring live music on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. with Miss Mary-Jane and her musical friends plus special guest Freddie the Library Mascot. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to join us at the library for this fun, interactive program – bring your singing voices and your enthusiasm! We will sing story time favorites as well as classic children’s holiday tunes. For more information call the library at 860-445-0392 or check our Facebook page.

      Library hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.; Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.; and Saturday, 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Browse our latest book orders at http://www.billmemorial.org/new-arrivals .

      Community
      Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, 7:00 pm
      Community

      MONDAYS

      Gamblers Anonymous – 7 p.m., St. David’s Episcopal Church, 284 Stoddards Wharf Road, Gales Ferry; 1-413-237-6546.