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      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 9:00 am
      Community

      1ST THURSDAYS

      Veterans Coffeehouse – 9-11 a.m., Masonicare at Mystic, 45 Clara Drive, Mystic; veterans can socialize and receive information regarding benefits and services; (860) 425-6617.

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 9:30 am
      Community

      THURSDAYS

      Community Knit – 9:30-11:30 a.m., Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London; free; registration required; (860) 447-1411.

      Education/Lectures
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 10:00 am
      Education/Lectures

      For Homeschoolers 14 to 18 years old, explore color through three print methods, monotype, drypoint etching, and silkscreen print. This 6-week course, Thursdays, March 2 – April 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., will teach students the basics of color mixing to use in each printing method. Students will make a series of prints on paper plus print their images on T-shirts if desired.

      At the end of the class, participants will take home a print portfolio of the work made in the course as well as the knowledge of how to mix specific desired colors and how to create printed images.

      All materials are included in the cost of the class.

      Students need to provide their own T-shirts for printing (optional).

      There will be a short break for each session. Bring a snack or beverage if desired.

      Parents will be contacted via email after ticket purchase to be sent follow-up paperwork and class resources.

      Please note that the class fee is non-refundable unless it does not meet minimum enrollment. If this happens, you will be contacted a week ahead of time, and the class will be canceled.

      Education/Lectures
      Education/Lectures

      This 6-week course, Thursdays, March 2 to April 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., will teach students the basics of building electrical circuits and programming using Arduino to make things blink, beep, and move. Students will work through the 15 projects in the Arduino Basic Kit. At the end of this course, students will have the foundation to take on their own Arduino projects.

      Students are encouraged to bring a laptop computer if they have one.
      There will be a short break for each session. Bring a snack or beverage if desired.
      All materials are included in the cost of the class.
      Parents will be contacted via email after ticket purchase to be sent follow-up paperwork and class resources.

      Please note that the class fee is non-refundable unless it does not meet minimum enrollment. If this happens, you will be contacted a week ahead of time, and class will be canceled.

      Education/Lectures
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 10:00 am
      Education/Lectures

      For Homeschoolers 14 to 18 years old, learn the complete process of stained glass design and creation. This 6-week course, Thursdays, March 2 to April 6, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., will teach students basic pattern setup and how to use the appropriate tools to cut and shape glass. Students will learn the techniques of copper foiling, soldering, and framing to complete their piece. Safe practices will be taught for each piece of equipment, as well as chemical and lead handling and disposal.

      At the end of the course, the student will take home a framed art glass panel, approx. 1 sq. ft in size, along with the skills and knowledge to create colorful quality pieces of increased size and complexity.

      Personal protective equipment will be provided, or you may choose to bring your own safety glasses, mask, and/or apron.
      Please wear closed-toe shoes.
      No short shorts, please. (knee-length or capris are OK.)
      There will be a short break each session. Bring a snack or beverage if desired.
      Must be able to stand while using hand tools and light machinery.
      All materials are included in the cost of the class.
      Parents will be contacted via email after ticket purchase to be sent follow-up paperwork.

      Please note that the class fee is non-refundable unless it does not meet minimum enrollment. If this happens, you will be contacted a week ahead of time and class will be canceled.

      Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/homeschooling-the-art-and-skill-of-stained-glass-tickets-480230762137

      Education/Lectures
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 10:00 am
      Education/Lectures

      Using the Tiffany copper foil method of stained glass construction, you will make and take home a beautiful, colorful stained glass feather. You will learn the basic skills of glass cutting, grinding, copper foiling, and soldering while you make your feather from a choice of 3 patterns. These feathers are elegant on their own or suitable for embellishment with beads, leather, wirework, or made into dreamcatchers or mobiles.

      Please be advised that sufficient hand strength and dexterity are required for scoring glass as well as the ability to stand while working with tools.

      Ages 16+

      This is a one-session class taking place at 7 Union St. New London CT 06320

      Sign up today!

      Get Tickets Today! Class Fee is non-refundable. Please plan accordingly.

      The cost of this class has been greatly discounted thanks to the generosity of the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut and their dedication to equitable education in Eastern Connecticut.”

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 10:00 am
      Community

      THURSDAYS

      Storytime & Craft – 10 a.m., Janet Carlson Calvert Library, 5 Tyler Drive, Franklin; story, science, craft and play; for children ages 2-5; free; (860) 642-6207.

      Kids/Family
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 10:30 am
      Kids/Family

      Come to the Preston Public Library to play and socialize with other kids and caregivers! Babies to five years welcome to come, explore, and grow together. Co-sponsored with Preston Youth Services. No registration required

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 5:30 pm
      Community

      Take Off Pounds Sensibly – 5:30 p.m., Voluntown Baptist Church, 52 Main St., Voluntown; in-person weight loss meetings; (860) 376-9459 or text (860) 200-4547.

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 5:30 pm
      Community

      Yoga In Our City – 5:30 p.m., Green Harbor Park, Pequot Ave. and Converse Place, New London; free; yogainourcity.com.

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 6:30 pm
      Community

      Bingo – 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge 2163, 700 Shennecossett Road, Groton; doors close at 7 p.m.; kitchen open 4:30-6:30 p.m.; (860) 445-2163.

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 6:30 pm
      Community

      THURSDAYS

      Gam-Anon – 6:30 p.m., virtual; dial in number (712) 775-8972; passcode: 121020; gam-anon.org; gamanonforrecovery@gmail.com.

      Community
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 7:00 pm
      Community

      Bingo – 7 p.m., American Legion Post 104, 22 Merchants Ave., Taftville; kitchen open 4:45-6:45 p.m.; (860) 848-9881.

      Misc. Events
      Thursday, Mar. 02, 2023, 7:00 pm
      Misc. Events

      Thurs., Mar. 2 @ 7 PM – Chase Away Those Winter Blues and Meet a Great Group of Active, Singles Age 35+. Join us at Clark Memorial Field – Bar/Lounge, 210 Elm Street, Old Saybrook, CT (across the street from Pasta Vita). Shoreline Sailing Club is the premier sailing and boating club on the shoreline. We welcome new members, and no prior sailing experience is needed. While boating is our primary focus, our calendar includes many other social activities throughout the year. Members and first-time guests are free, and others charged $10. For more information, please visit shorelinesailingclub.com and follow us on Facebook