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July 22

A total of 41 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Artist Opening Reception

Artist Opening Reception; Studio M, llc, 29 Cottrell Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

This month we will have our artist opening on Thursday July 3rd. Normally we participate in the First Friday strolls in Mystic but since Friday is the holiday, we will be closed. We've moved the opening so more of you can attend! Please stop in to see Jennifer's beautiful landscape paintings. Studio M, llc welcomes aqward winning Plein Air Oil Painter Jennifer Holmes to the Gallery. The show runs July 1st through the 30th during shop hours. Studio M is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 am - 5 pm. www.studiomframing.com

9:00 am

John Sargent Solo Art Show

Fiddleheads Food Coop - Cafe, 13 Broad St, New London, CT , 06320

JOHN SARGENT – paintings & monoprints with themes based upon nature and often created with tools repurposed from nature

11:00 am

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 103rd Annual Juried Show

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 103rd Annual Juried Show consists of juried artworks from Connecticut artists of all mediums, including photography, sculpture, graphic arts, and painting. CAFA is a non-profit arts organization established in 1910 by a group of renowned Connecticut artists. Their mission is to promote the art of area members. Opening reception Thursday June 26, 6-8pm.

10:00 am

Jessica Poser, Crocheting Plastic Bag to Plant Holders

Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Guilford, CT

5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

11:00 am

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

ALL NATURAL, an exhibition showcasing the work of artists and fine artisans who incorporate natural materials in their work opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (June 27 - August 10). The exhibit includes macro photography of the natural world and fine art and crafts using materials such as sea and river glass, encaustic, wood, feathers, spider web, egg tempera and casein. During the six-week show, the Gallery offers free events to the public including a Family Day, Sunday, July 20, (1-5pm) with Art and Nature Workshops, Storytelling, Music and a Scavenger Hunt. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

9:00 am

-Studio 33 presents "Life's a Beach"

-Studio 33 presents Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio33 presents “Life’s a Beach”, a collection of paintings by local artists Gigi Mezzo Genovese and Andrea Wiley. Both women focus their paintings on shoreline centric scenes; with Andrea highlighting the beauties of the marshes, beach & lighthouses, while Gigi focuses on making the everyday beach scenes playful, something you might otherwise overlook. The medium each women works in panders particularly well to their individual styles, with bright saturated acrylics in Gigi’s cheerful scenes and soft, thick oil paints capturing Andrea’s peaceful viewpoint. The show is not one to miss, running from July 2nd through the 30th.

10:00 am

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition; Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5pm.

10:00 am

Photographs by Peter Daitch

Photographs by Peter Daitch; The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

An exhibition and sale of new photographs by Peter Daitch through Aug. 23;. The theme of motion of light and color aptly reflect this artist's point of view. Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com .

10:00 am

ART/OLYME-Marine Art exhibition, featuring the American Society of Marine Artists

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously.

9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Community

10:30 am

Introduction to Grant Seeking for Individuals

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

10:30-11:45 a.m., Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411 x3 mgupta@plnl.org



Did you know that the library has access to information on 100,000 grantmakers and 2.3 million grants? Grant funds for individual endeavors such as education, research and business pursuits are not that easy to find. Attend this class to learn about the Foundation Grants to Individuals database, GrantSpace.org and other helpful resources. A working knowledge of the Internet and Windows are needed for this hands-on session. Space is limited to 10 people and preregistration is required.

Register online or call 860-447-1411 x 3.

12:00 pm

Wii Bowling and Card Games for Seniors, 2014, Salem

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

noon-4 p.m., drop in; (860) 859-1130.

7:30 pm

Overeaters Anonymous meeting, Mystic, Tuesdays/Thursdays

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

12 Step program of recovery for people with food issues

12:00 pm

Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton

Farmers Market, June 24-Aug. 26, Tuesdays, Groton; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton will host a weekly farmers’ market beginning Tuesday, June 24 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the library lawn. The market will run every Tuesday through August 26. Fresh, locally-grown produce and flowers will be available from The Collins Farm in Oakdale, CT. The Collins Farm has been growing premium vegetables since 1995 and is a featured grower at many of Southeastern Connecticut’s farmers’ markets. Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

4:00 pm

QVHD Open House

Quinnipiack Valley Health District, 1151 Hartford Tpke., North Haven, CT

10:00 am

Tai Chi/Qigong, Groton

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

2 p.m. - Tuesdays
10 a.m. - Thursdays
5:30 p.m., Wednesdays

$24/daytime classes
$40/evening classes

Exercise Room 1; instructed by Gary Donovan; (860) 441-6785.

7:30 pm

Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-anon

United Congregational Church, 9 Castle Hill Road, Pawcatuck, CT

park in the back.

10:00 am

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING

BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites adults to take part in Groundbreaking Reads, our Adult Online Summer Reading Program. Earn a raffle ticket for each book review you submit. Log on to the library’s home page, http://billmemorial.org. Click on “Summer Reading”, then choose the “Literary Elements” tab for adults. Create an account and begin entering your reviews on Wednesday, June 25 through Saturday, August 9. Readers can also submit book reviews in person to the library. Winners of the prize drawing will be notified in mid-August. The more you read the more chances to win! Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument St., next to the Groton Monument and historic Fort Griswold.

12:00 pm

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's; The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, One Railroad Avenue , Essex, CT , 06426

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat was proud to launch the Roaring 20's year theme on Saturday, June 14th in conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism's 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day.

Throughout the day, attendees will step back in time upon entering the station, and will experience an era themed authentic car show (six parked vehicles), meet characters from the decade, take a journey on the train, and much, much more! There are endless photo opportunities throughout the day including relaxing in an authentic living room, posing with Roaring 20's characters, and taking a ride aboard the locomotive.

9:00 am

E-Books and Your E-Reader, Mon/Tues/Friday, E.Lyme

East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, East Lyme, CT

Mondays, 5-9 p.m.
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon
Greg Rice will demonstrate use of the library's e-books; bring e-readers and questions; call to register for one-on-one help session; (860) 739-6926.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Tuesdays, Groton

Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Hazelnut Hill Road, Groton, CT

7 p.m., step meeting, Tuesdays.

9:00 am

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Tuesdays

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck, CT

9-10 a.m., strength & balance;
10:30-11:30 a.m., Body, Mind & Spirit;
11-11:15 a.m., chair dancing;
11:30 a.m.-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
(860) 599-3285.

Grant Database Tutorial for Individuals, June 16 & July 22, N.London

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

learn about the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online database, GrantSpace.org and other helpful resources; registration required; (860) 447-1411.

June 16: 12:30-1:45 p.m.
July 22: 10:30-11:45 a.m.

8:30 am

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

City of Groton Municipal Building, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Displays of city-related memorabilia from the private collection of Town Historian Jim Streeter. More info at cityofgroton.com. Runs June 12th-August 14th.

Education/Lectures

3:00 pm

Stonington Natural Health Center 2014 Tuesday Talks with Dr.Megan Marco

Stonington Natural  Health Center 2014 Tuesday Talks with Dr.Megan Marco; Stonington Natural Health Center, 107 Wilcox Rd Suite 103, Stonington, , 06378

Stop the Pain
With the healing of Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, and Massage
** Invite your friends! All attendees will receive the gift of a Gift Certificate for $25 worth of Acupuncture or one Relaxation Ear Acupuncture Treatment! Reserve your spot. **
Pain Relief Talk:
Be amazed at how Acupuncture gets pain to go away.
Acupuncture works!
How does Acupuncture do this?
Come to this fun, informative talk.
Relieve pain, heal and change your life.
Chronic Pain
Acute Pain
Injuries
Arthritis
Headaches
Internal Pain
Any kind of Pain

3:00 pm

Stonington Natural Health Center 2014 Tuesday Talks--Pain Relief Talk

Stonington Natural Health Center 2014 Tuesday Talks--Pain Relief Talk; Stonington Natural Health Center, 107 Wilcox Road • Suite 103, Stonington, , 06378

People are amazed at how Acupuncture gets their pain to go away. Acupuncture works! How does Acupuncture do this?
Come to this fun, informative talk about the fascinating way Acupuncture can relieve pain, heal you and change your life.

Call now to Reserve Your Spot: 860.536.3880

8:30 am

AARP Safe Drivers Class

East Haven Senior Center, 91 Taylor Ave., East Haven , CT

For seniors.

Fairs/Festivals

5:30 pm

Our Lady of Pompeii Annual Carnival

Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 355 Foxon Rd., East Haven, CT

Kids/Family

6:30 pm

Drawing With Impact

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Drawing with Impact: Comic and Manga Storytelling with matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics

6:00 pm

Owl Prowl

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

Meet a live owl and learn all about their amazing adaptations from a Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center staff member. Investigate the role owls play in the ecosystem as a predator by dissecting owl pellets. All ages with an adult.

7:30 pm

Grassy Strip Film Series: The LEGO Movie

Grassy Strip Film Series: The LEGO Movie; Madison Beach Hotel, 94 West Wharf Road, Madison, CT , 06443

The Madison Beach Hotel is hosting a FREE weekly film festival this summer for the whole family to enjoy! Each Tuesday, enjoy a movie under the stars on our waterfront lawn.

See the whole line-up at GrassyStrip.com

THE LEGO MOVIE
Tuesday, July 22nd | Sundown

This original 3D computer animated story follows Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

(2013)

12:30 pm

Einstein Hours

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

Tangram stories? Paper airplane challenges? Giant bubbles? Synthetic polymers, made by you? Stop by for an ever-changing assortment hands-on activities, cool crafts, and games, led by our awesome Teen Leaders. For ages 5 & up. Drop-in.

3:00 pm

STEM-tastic! ages 8 -12

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

Thank you, UCONN Extension Service and New London County 4-H! Engage in hands-on activities combining the fun of reading with science, technology, math and engineering, presented by our friends from the New London County 4-H. Space is limited, and registration is required and opens June 16th. For ages 8 – 12.

6:30 pm

'Draw with Impact: Comic and Manga Storytelling'

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Part of the library's Young Adult Faction summer series. Registration required.

10:30 am

Outdoor Storytime

Outdoor Storytime; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., 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 Summertime 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 1 and ends August 5. For more information please call the library at 860-445-0392.
The Bill Memorial Library is located at 240 Monument Street in Groton, near the Groton Monument and Fort Griswold.

Misc. Events

2:00 pm

Movie Matinee

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

(2014 R 106 mins.) A spelling bee loser sets out to exact revenge by finding a loophole and attempting to win as an adult. Stars Jason Bateman and Allison Janney.

10:00 am

Hamden Caregiver Support Group

VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Family caregiving is stressful. Meet with other caregivers to get support, advice and encouragement. VNA Community Healthcare’s Caregiver Support Group is free and meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Ave.

Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this, and other family caregiving support groups.

More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org.

Music

9:00 pm

Bulkeley House Karaoke

 Bulkeley House Karaoke; Bulkeley House Saloon, 111 Bank Street, New London, CT

Join DJC Productions Entertainment for Karaoke every Thursday Night from 9p to close! Bulkeley House features a HUGE outdoor patio with 2 bars and 15 HDTV's to watch your favorite sports game! Come sing a tune and enjoy a cocktail! Hope to see you there!

7:00 pm

An Evening with The Baseball Project

 An Evening with The Baseball Project; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Tickets Now Available: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/681874

The Baseball Project is:
Scott McCaughey (Vox, Guitars, Keys, Bass, Percussion, SF Giants)
Steve Wynn (Vox, Guitars, New York Yankees)
Linda Pitmon (Drums, Percussion, Vox, Minnesota Twins)
Peter Buck (12- and 6-string Guitars, Fender VI Bass, Banjo, Washington Senators)
Mike Mills (Bass, Vox, Atlanta Braves)

"That's the true harbinger of spring," legendary baseball impresario Bill Veeck once opined, "not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of a bat on the ball."

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