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April 29

A total of 44 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

9:00 am

Works by Anne Culver and Susan Nally

New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

Runs through April 29.

12:00 pm

White Works at Javapalooza

White Works at Javapalooza; Javapalooza, 330 Main Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

White Works at Javapalooza

Ralph Levesque of Madison is exhibiting new work using white as a main color. “Throughout my career I find myself returning to a miniseries
of predominately white paintings. These series may last for 1 to 4 works and last for several weeks then I move on ...and return again
to the white works for another series... again and again” Ralph Levesque, Artist. The show consists of a sampling of recent abstract work and mixed media.

Show Dates: April 1st - April 30th, 2012

Javapalooza Café
330 Main Street
Middletown CT 06457

860-346-5282 www.javapaloozacafe.com

9:00 am

Connecticut College Senior Art Major Exhibition 2012”

Connecticut College, Cummings Arts Galleries, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Showcasing artworks with a diverse range of concepts and materials, including drawing, design, sculpture, photography and installation art. Investigations of identity, otherness, intuition, time, memory, beauty, and community have inspired a rich, multifaceted show. The exhibition is free and open to the public Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1-4 p.m., Cummings Arts Center Galleries.

10:00 am

Divine Gold A Look At Art By Grace Zazzaro

The Gold Smiths &Silversmiths Co., 9 West Main St., Mystic, CT , 06355

Divine Gold At Art By Grace Zazzaro
March 23 - April 30, 2012
Reception March 30, 5:00-8:00 pm

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.
9 West Main St.
Mystic, CT. 06355
860-536-2663

1:30 pm

Mod Gal Coasters: A Unique Mother’s Day Gift!

Mod Gal Coasters: A Unique Mother’s Day Gift!; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Sunday, April 29, 1:30-4:30pm. $50
Explore how Picasso and Erte interpreted the female form. Using them as inspiration, design a contemporary Mod Gals set of four polymer clay coasters with artist Gloria Nilsson. Learn decorative tooling, painting with acrylics and color mixing to give each design a unique look. Have fun while creating this functional, one-of-a-kind decorative gift!

11:00 am

Spring

Courtyard Gallery, 12 Water St., Mystic, CT

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. April 20 and 3-6 p.m. April 23; Vernal themed works including new paintings by Amy Foster. Through May 23. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (860) 536-5059

10:00 am

Intertwined

Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

an exhibition of works by artist Judy Friday. This show, opening April 19th is the next chapter in the life of a multi-talented artist who fearlessly faces a variety of creative media with consistently great success. Over twenty new works in oil, pastel and textiles will be on view at The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme to attest.

1:30 pm

Painting on Glass: Floral Vase

Painting on Glass: Floral Vase; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Sunday, April 29, 1:30-4:30pm. $55
Artist Tammy Clark teaches participants the one-stroke steps and blending techniques to apply a painted floral design on a glass vase. Study types of glass best suited for painting, surface preparation, baking instructions and the proper use of brushes, shapes and sizes. Participants bring their own vase or use the one supplied in class.

10:00 am

“Treasures from the Collections,”

Mystic Seaport, Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT

Mystic Seaport searched its collection of over two million historic maritime artifacts, art, and photographs to identify 200 of the most important objects for display in this new exhibit. Many of these objects have never before been put on public display.

9:00 am

Works by Linda Loen and Marge Casey

Simply Pearls at the Shops at Water's Edge, 1587 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

Features oils in new still lives, new landscapes, and Asian art. Runs through April 30.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State Street, New Haven, CT

Runs through Sept. 16.

10:00 am

Group Exhibition at Gallery One

Group Exhibition at Gallery One; Gallery One, 665 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Featured artists of this Group Exhibition include Paul Harper, William G. Nelson, Christopher James O'Flaherty, Judith Barbour Osborne, Rick Silberberg and Guest Artist Kay Knight Clarke.

On view from April 24 through June 17, with an opening night reception on Friday, May 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Community

10:30 am

Wounded Warriors and Danny Fund Benefit Fund Run

Cottage by the Sea at Elks Lodge #1784, 142 Seaside Avenue, Westbrook, CT

Blessing of the cars and bikes: 11:30 a.m.. Open to antique and classic cars, hot rods and motorcycles. Entry fee: $20 per car or bike; $5 for each passenger. All proceeds benefit Wounded Warriors and Danny Fund.

1:00 pm

Pansies in Bloom Chico's

Westbrook Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Avenue, Westbrook, CT

Fashion Show Fundraiser. Hosted by Westbrook Emblem Club 535. Benefits scholarships and other charitable projects. Includes door prizes, raffles, and refreshments. Admission: $20 donation.

10:00 am

Boat Show, Apr. 28&29, Westbrook

Brewer Pilots Point Marina, 333 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

for the used boat seller and buyer; free to the public; call to register and sign up at (866) 399-6213; breweryacht.com.

2:00 pm

YMCA's Healthy Kids Day, Apr. 29, Chester

Camp Hazen YMCA, 204 West Main St., Chester, CT

carnival games, hiking, volleyball, kayaking, rock climbing and archery; www.camphazenymca.org or (860) 526-9529.

8:00 am

CPR Class

CPR Class; Chesterfield Firehouse, 1606 Route 85, Oakdale, CT , 06370

Educating the Montville Community with an affordable class that may save a life someday!

1:00 pm

Fashion Show and Luncheon

St. Mary's Parish Center, 731 Main Street, Branford, CT

Sponsored by Branford St. Mary's Ladies Guild. Portion of proceeds donated to St. Mary's Teen Apalachia Project. Includes auction and luncheon.
Call Kathy DePonte 203-488-3520 or Diane Kanoff 203-481-7207.

9:00 am

Book Sale, Apr. 28&29, Preston

Preston Public Library, 389 Route 2, Preston, , 06365

inexpensive, softly worn books and video media will be available in all genres; help us continue summer reading programs, speakers, passes to local museums and zoos and new or replacement equipment for the Library; (860) 887-5828 or LindaCh5@comcast.net.

3:00 pm

12th Annual Taste of the Lymes, Apr. 29, O. Lyme

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

proceeds support the Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce annual grant and scholarship program; $20 pp at the door; delicious food by local restauranteurs and caterers; complimentary wine glass; under 21 not admitted; (860) 227-7448 or email@lolcc.com.

3:00 pm

5th Annual Walk for the Homeless

5th Annual Walk for the Homeless; All Soul's Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 19 Jay St, New London, CT , 06320

In partnership with the New London Homeless Hospitality Center and New London Clergy Association, Connecticut College’s Holleran Center will be organizing the 5th Annual Walk for the Homeless to raise awareness for those facing the hardships of living without a home. The Walk will take place on April 29, 2012, starting at All Soul’s Unitarian Universalist Congregation 19 Jay St, New London; registration opens at 3PM and entertainment begins at 3:30PM. Find out more check the Facebook group at: http://www.facebook.com/events/312293662160020/
If you would like to make a donation to the Homeless Hospitality Center enter the link: http://www.nlhhc.org/events.php and click donate!

10:00 am

Bake Sale

Old Orchard Farms, 22 A Scott Road, Niantic, CT

.Youth Group at Christ Lutheran Church will host a bake sale from 12-5 at Old Orchard Farms on 22a Scott Road in East Lyme. There will also be hayrides and pumpkins and open Mic coffee house. All proceeds from this event will go toward the Youth Group’s Mission Trip in the summer of 2014.
For more information or questions please contact Michele Dittner: 860-739-3833 or micheledittner@sbcglobal.net.

Fairs/Festivals

8:00 am

38th Annual Antique Gas & Steam Engine Show

Fireman's Field, Rte 16, East Hampton, CT , 06424

The Belltown Antique Car Club presents its 38th annual gas & steam engine show at Fireman's Field, Rte 16 East Hampton, across from the covered bridge. Antique gas & steam powered equipment displayed, demonstrated and judged. Flea market for antique engine and vehicle hobbyists. Rain or shine.

Kids/Family

1:00 pm

Bluebirds Program

Bauer Park, 257 Copse Road, Madison, CT

Learn about bluebirds. For all ages. Children must be accompanied by adult.

Misc. Events

9:00 am

Big Food: Health, Culture, and the Evolution of Eating

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

Runs through Dec. 2. Collaboration between the Peabody, the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) at the Yale School of Public Health, and the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.

5:00 pm

Youth Workcamp Pasta Dinner, Apr. 29, Westbrook

Westbrook First Congregational Church, 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT , 06498

held by the students involved in the Westbrook Congregational Church "Summer Mission Trip"; $8 adults; $5 students/youth; free for 3 years and under; (860) 399-9367.

10:00 am

Spring Boat Show

Brewer Pilots Point Marina, 333 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

Show designed for used boat seller and buyer. Free to the public and its participants. Owners aboard to answer questions, but vessels are not operated at show. Sea trials and surveys done after show and only when offers are agreed upon.

Music

4:00 pm

GUILFORD-JOYFUL NOISE! CONCERT SERIES 2012: ConnArtists

First Congregational Church, 122 Broad Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

The ConnArtists – Back by popular demand!! Another return engagement of the seven-man a cappella group featuring First Church’s own Charlie Dear in a concert of wildly entertaining music for the whole family. They are a self-proclaimed funny, talented, endearing and attractive group of guys. We invite you to come and see for yourselves. Presented by the Joyful Noise! Concert Series 2012.

Future Joyful Noise! Concerts for 2012, all on Sundays at 4pm:
1. March 11, 2012 – Bill Welch and Friends
2. April 29, 2012 – ConnArtists
3. May 20, 2012 – Chad Hardin
4. June 10, 2012 – Shoreline Soul

PLUS…
Our 5th Annual Memorial Concert, Sunday, April 15th at 4pm:
Bill Speed and Friends

4:00 pm

Concert Series 2012

First Congregations Church, 122 Broad Street, Guilford, CT

Joyful Noise! Features ConnArtists. Seven-man a cappella group featuring First Church's Dear.

3:00 pm

Thimble Islands Saxophone Quartet Concert

James Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT

7:30 pm

Chamber Choir Concert

Connecticut College, Harkness Chapel, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

With Music Professor Paul Althouse, director.

Con Brio Spring Concert; Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT

On April 29, 2012, Con Brio, the Connecticut shoreline’s renowned all-auditioned chorus, will “make a joyful noise,” as Leonard Bernstein quotes the psalmist in his 1965 Chichester Psalms, the concert’s feature work. Under the direction of Dr. Stephen Bruce, accompanied by Assistant Director Susan Saltus and full orchestra, Con Brio will make a “joyful noise” as it celebrates its fifteenth anniversary as a chorus. The program is rounded out with other “B’s,” Bach, Beethoven, Brahms and the Beatles, festive pieces by Vivaldi and Handel, and a number of lighter pieces the chorus will also be performing during its upcoming concert tour to southern Spain. The soloist for the second movement of Bernstein’s Psalms will be twelve-year-old Erik Olsen, student at the Middle School in Old Saybroo

2:00 pm

Klezmenschen CONCERT

Norwich Arts Center, 60 Broadway, Norwich, CT , 06360

At Donald Oat Theater,Norwich. All proceeds benefit Norwich Arts Center. Concert of Klezmer--Jewish traditional--music. Accessible entrance from Church St. Kosher treats available. bring the family!

4:00 pm

Waterford Community Band Spring Concert

Waterford Community Center, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

The Waterford Community Band under the direction of Mr. Jay Wison, will perform its annual Spring concert "Broadway Comes to Waterford" is the theme for this show, featuring arrangements from several popular Broadway productions.l

3:00 pm

Flanders Recorder Quartet

Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, 15 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT

Presented by Yale Collection of Musical Instruments.
Tickets: $20; $15 (seniors); $10 (students).

7:00 pm

Performer and Music Educator Shira Kline (ShirLaLa)

Temple Beth Tikvah, 196 Durham Road, Madison, CT

Presented by Phyllis Silidker Artist-in-Residence Weekend.
7pm (Friday, Shabbat service); 7:30 pm (Saturday, concert); 11 am (Sunday)

4:00 pm

Con Brio Performs

Christ the King Church, 1 McCurdy Road, Old Lyme, CT

Tickets available from member

Nature/Outdoors

12:00 pm

Nature Awareness Day

Parmelee Farm, , Killingworth, CT

A Place Called Hope's Birds of Prey. See animals from A Place Called Hope.

1:00 pm

Guilford Land Trust Hike - Broomstick Ledges

Guilford Land Trust Hike - Broomstick Ledges; Broomstick Ledges, 4400 Durham Rd, 06437, CT , 06437

Join GLCT Director and Past President, Bill Bloss, and current GLCT President, Sarah Williams to explore this comlpex 141-acre property acquired by GLCT in 2008 and 2009. Some rugged terrain. Wear sturdy hiking shoes. Meet at the Bluff Head Parking area on Rt. 77 by 1pm. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Religion

5:00 pm

Pasta Dinner

First Congregational Church of Westbrook, 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT , 06498

PASTA DINNER BENEFITS YOUTH MISSION TRIP
A pasta dinner will be held on Sunday, April 29, at 5 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Westbrook. The event will benefit the Youth Group’s mission trip to West Virginia this summer.

Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12. The dinner is free for children ages 3 and under.

After dinner, a presentation will take place on what it is like to participate in one of the church’s Teen Connection workcamps.

The church is located at 1166 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT 06498. For more information, contact the church office at 860-399-9367.

Sports

10:00 am

13th Annual Flanders 5K, Apr. 29, E. Lyme

13th Annual Flanders 5K, Apr. 29, E. Lyme; East Lyme High School, 30 Chesterfield Road, East Lyme, CT , 06333

11 a.m., children's races; 11:30 a.m., awards ceremony; obtain a registration form and pre-register in the Parks and Recreation office or on the East Lyme Town Hall website; also available the day of the race on site at the East Lyme High School track; (860) 739-5828.

11:00 am

Branford High School Alumni Track Meet

Branford High School Track, 185 East Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

The Branford High School Alumni Track meet will be held on April 29, 2012 at 11 am. This event is open to all Branford Track Alumni, their children, and any Walsh Cross Country member. For more information please check the Branford Track website at gohornetstrack.com and click on the Alumni link. If you have any questions please contact me at austinconnell12@gmail.com or (203)747-4037.

Stage/Theater

8:00 pm

“Large Red Interior”

“Large Red Interior”; Stonington Community Center, 28 Cutler Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Stonington Players; cabaret seating; $10; reservations made at (860) 287-7393; also 8 p.m. April 28, May 4-5, and 2 p.m. April 29.

Guilford High School Theatre Arts Presents Evita

Guilford High School, 605 New England Road, Guilford, CT

7 p.m. (Thursday through Saturday); 2 p.m. (Sunday).
Tickets: $12 (in advance); $15 (at door).

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