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A total of 18 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Art for Animals fundraiser

PJ Art Co., 1950 Middle Country Road, Centerreach, NY

This art show and wine tasting event to raise funds for Kent Animal Shelter in Riverhead will feature pastels, watercolors, oil paintings and drawings from local artists that will be available for sale to the public. In addition, vendors and members of Help Us Help Kent, a youth organization raising money for the animal shelter, will be selling handmade crafts.

10:00 am

New England Landscape Invitational

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Member artists and select invited artists will be exhibited throughout all four historic galleries in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. On view Sept. 23 through Nov. 12.

Community

10:00 am

Free Acupuncture Day and Food Drive

Many Rivers Community Acupuncture, LLC, 44 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor, CT

Free acupuncture will be provided for all new patients. Call to schedule. They will collect nonperishable food items to support the Windsor Food Bank.

12:00 pm

Regatta and Lobster Bake

The Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT

The Connecticut Hospice Inc.'s Race 'Round Faulkner's Island Regatta Committee will host a fund-raising Lobster Bake on The Connecticut Hospice, Inc.’s beautiful shore front grounds. Chowder, clams, lobster, and all the fixings will be served by committee members while guests enjoy entertainment, dancing, model boat races and a silent auction.

9:30 am

Pilates in the Park

Elizabeth Park, 1519 Asylum Ave., Hartford, CT

Group Pilates class to raise money for The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. All Levels welcome! Please bring your own mat.

3:00 pm

Pet Adoption Days

Petco, 825 Hartford Road, Waterford, CT

1st Saturday of each month; all other Saturdays will be held at Ledyard Animal Control from 4-6 p.m.; Oct. is National Feral Cat Month; support efforts to end kitten season locally; call to make a donation.

Education/Lectures

9:00 am

Max T3 exercise program

Coastal Chiropractic and Wellness, 15 Meigs Ave., Madison, CT

Max T3 is a revolutionary, 12-minute workout that will tone your muscles, improve your endurance and jump starts your metabolism. All ages and levels welcome at no cost. Please bring a yoga mat/towel and water.

8:00 pm

Connecticut Forum presents: Global Affairs

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, CT

Endless wars. Peoples' revolutions. Emerging democracies. Major economic transformations. A new world is being shaped right in front of us. We are experiencing the greatest power shift of the modern era. What will it all look like in 10 years? Where will the United States fit in? We'll make sense of this new world order with our panel of experts.

10:00 am

Functional Yoga for Postural Alignment

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston St., Guilford, CT

All Levels. Informed by the ingenious paradigm of Pete Egoscue. This class builds exercise sequences aimed at resolving postural imbalance at the root cause of much chronic and acute muscular-skeletal pain, as well as enhancing overall comfort and ease in your body. The method is simple and accessible for any student seeking to develop variety, depth and confidence in their practice.

Fairs/Festivals

10:00 am

East End Greenfest

Strawberry Fields Fairgrounds, Route 48, Mattituck, CT

Two-day outdoor event celebrating all things green. Live music, natural, green, hand-crafted, sustainable, and fair-trade shopping; healthy, organic and local foods; farmer's market, wineries, events, contests, and things for kids to do.

10:00 am

Tweed Airfest 2011

Tweed New Haven Airport, 155 Burr St., New Haven, CT

Celebrating the 80th anniversary of Tweed New Haven Regional Airport. All proceeds will benefit Angel Flight NE. Food and refreshments, static aircraft displays, fly-bys, learn about aviation & the history of Tweed, antique cars including Over The Hill Gang Car Club. Continues Sunday, Oct. 2.

11:00 am

King Arthur's Fall Harvest Faire

Lion's Fairgrouns, 347 Gilead St., Hebron, CT

Thrill to a full day of musicians, acrobats, fire eaters, knights, jousting, comedy and magic on nine stages featuring the best variety entertainment at any festival in New England – all included with your admission!
Shop at New England’s largest Medieval Marketplace featuring hand crafted and unique items you can't find anywhere else! Dine like a King on succulent turkey legs, exotic foods and more!

10:00 am

Corn Maze

Cucumber Hill Farm, 39 Cucumber Hill Road, Foster, RI

Corn Maze theme this year is "The Land of Oz." Answer some :Wizard of Oz" trivia questions as you follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and eventually back home to a farm in Kansas (well, its really a farm in Foster, R.I. - but you get the picture). Team up with friends and see who makes it out first - with all the correct answers of course! While you are there, take our free tractor ride, come pick your pumpkins and squash, and have a pony ride.

Kids/Family

11:00 am

Dino Safari

Otis Library, 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

With guitar in hand, Margie Warner will lead us in a music and movement-based performance all about dinosaurs. For ages 3-6. Siblings welcome. Drop-in. Program is sponsored by Norwich Recreation Department.

Music

12:00 pm

The Healing Drum Workshop

INCITE Wellness Center, 208 Otrobando Ave., Norwich, CT

Explore the Medicine Of the drum,with craftsman and musician Cliff Madru. No drumming experience needed. We supply all drums and materials needed for the event. Included: passing of the talking feather; native flute playing by Cliff; a guided meditation; spiritual encouragement; releasing drum ceremony; healing chair ceremony; uplifting vocal & movement activities; and sacred drumming rituals.

Stage/Theater

3:00 pm

Molly Sweeney

Long Wharf Theater, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven, CT

Blind since infancy, Molly Sweeney only knows of the world through touch, sound, taste, and smell. But when she is goaded into an operation to restore her sight by her husband and doctor, she sees for the first time all the glory and harsh realities of the life she is living. Molly's tale moves toward an unexpected and poignant conclusion about the way we perceive our existence.
"A deeply moving meditation... it's a compelling piece of theatre, one in which the ending applause is only the beginning of the play's effects." - The New York Times

8:00 pm

Mark Riccadonna and Stan Stankos

McGuire's Comedy Club & Restaurant, 1627 Smithtown Ave., Bohemia, NY

Stand-up comedy

8:00 pm

Around the World in 80 Days

Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT

Five actors use lightning fast costume changes to play all 39 characters in a madcap comedy Mark Brown, based on novel by Jules Verne, that’s been called “Monty Python meets Jules Verne.” In 1872, Londoner Phileas Fogg wagers that he can circle the globe in just 80 days. With his fortune on the line, Fogg and his valet use rail, steamer, and elephant to race through India, Asia, and America.

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