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June 24

A total of 37 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

ART/OLDLYME-Hot Off The Presses: Representational Printmaking

Lyme Art Association, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

An exhibition of member and invited artists showing hand-pulled prints, displayed in the Cole Gallery.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

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

Runs through Sept. 16.

11:00 am

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 101st Annual Juried Show

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 101st Annual Juried Show; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

Opening Reception - Thursday, June 7th from 6pm-8pm

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 101st exhibit promotes art of area CAFA members. CAFA, a non-profit organization supported by its membership holds a juried show each year. Up to $1000 will be awarded to participating artists.

Exhibit runs May 25 - July 14.

6:00 pm

ART/O.LYME-Dream Houses, Jacqueline Dee Parker

ART/O.LYME-Dream Houses, Jacqueline Dee Parker; diane birdsall gallery, 16 Lyme Street, Old Lyme , CT , 06371

Art Opening, Collage artist Jacqueline Dee Parker
June 23 - July 21
Parker’s work cross-pollinates the artist /painter and poet psyche, she calls these art forms a visceral construction of space.
Jacqueline Dee Parker teaches at the College of Art & Design at Louisiana State University, she is a mixed media painter and published poet. Dee Parker was awarded the juror’s prize in the 2009 Rauschenberg Tribute Exhibition (Museum of the Gulf Coast).Her poems appear in many literary journals and anthologies, including Atlanta Review, The Southern Review, Chelsea, and American Diaspora: Poetry of Exile, among others, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the recipient of a 2007 Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana State Division of the Arts.

Community

1:00 pm

Training and Information Class, June 24, Canterbury

Prudence Crandall Museum, 1 South Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT

for current and prospective Junior Affiliate members; call for information or to enroll your teen or tween at (860) 546-9266.

9:00 am

Meet BSA Pack 33 Groton

Sacred heart school, 33 Sacred Heart Drive, Groton, CT

all boys ages 6-10 invited.

Society of St. Andrew's Annual Italian Feast

Wooster Square, 515 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

Includes musical entertainment, craft vendors, and Italian food.

7:00 am

Pancake Breakfast

Hub's Clam Shack, 928 Poquonnock Road, Groton, CT

Groton Lions Club; $6, $5 seniors, $43 under ages 12; free ages 3 and under; proceeds benefit eye research and scholarship funds; grotonct.lionwap.org.

5:00 pm

Sails Up 4 Cancer Annual Regatta

Sails Up 4 Cancer Annual Regatta; Sails Up 4 Cancer Annual regatta, 90 Essex St, Mystic, CT , 06355

Sails Up 4 Cancer is excited to announce the details for the 2012 Annual Regatta taking place on June 24th. This Regatta is open to all sailors and all classes. There is even a “Picnic Fleet” for the non-racer. Entry forms and additional information may be found on the su4c.org website.

This year’s Skipper’s meeting will be held on Saturday, June 23rd, 1800 hours, at the new home of the Mystic River Yacht Club, the Regattas sponsor. The new facility is located in the heart of downtown Mystic at Schooner Wharf, 14 Holmes Street. Scratch sheets and sailing instructions will be distributed and all sailors and crew are welcomed to attend.

The Regatta’s first gun is set for 1100 hours in Fishers Island Sound on Sunday, June 24th. This is an ECSA sanctioned race and good for points. Following the race the Post Regatta Shore Party will be held at the Mystic Yachting Center, 100 Essex Street, Mystic, beginning at 1700 hours.

This year, Sails Up 4 Cancer along with the Mystic River Yacht Club will be lighting up the grill for a BBQ, with entertainment by the Mystic Horns featuring Christine Cooney. There will be an open bar with wine and beer plus the famous Dark- n- Stormy Stations. During the party, Sails Up 4 Cancer will be holding its Complementary Alternative Medicine Expo, hosted by Dr. Megan Marco of Stonington. If you missed it last year, here’s your chance to catch it. Megan will have an array of exhibitors offering information for healthy living and healthy lifestyles. Attendees will be able to receive information on acupuncture, yoga, massage, nutrition, meditation and pre-cancerous screenings to name but a few. In addition to the above, there will be the award presentations for the top three boats in each class, plus a stellar silent auction.

Please visit www.su4c.org for additional information including the Notice of Race, Entry forms, and fees. Sails Up 4 Cancer is always seeking items for the Silent Auction along with volunteers to help both on and off the water. To submit an item for the auction or to volunteer, please contact Bob Davis at rdavis@su4c.org or call 860-383-5405.

Education/Lectures

11:00 am

Historic Guilford Walking Tours

Historic Guilford Walking Tours; Historic Guilford Walking Tours, P.O. Box 199, Guilford, CT , 06437

WALKING TOURS TO BEGIN JUNE 23-24

Two newly developed walking tours will be offered to the public for the first time on the weekend of June 23-24, and will run through mid-September.

Historic Guilford Walking Tours are Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m., and will focus on Guilford’s history on the Green and areas east, with an introduction to downtown’s house museums.

Tours focusing on Guilford’s architectural heritage will be Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m., and will take place on the Green and neighborhoods west.

All tours will meet in front of Town Hall, 31 Park St., and will be led by enthusiastic high school tour guides/researchers. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children 7-11, and $20 per family. Group tour rates are available upon request.

For reservations and information, please visit www.HistoricGuilfordWalkingTours.org, email info@HistoricGuilford.org, or call 203-233-1026. Tickets are also available at Mix Design Store and the Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Page Hardware and the Guilford Food Center on the Guilford Green.

6:00 pm

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Courses

Chester Hose Co., 6 High Street, Chester, CT , 06412

Deep River Ambulance and Chester Hose Co. are pleased to sponsor Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses this summer. The Deep River Ambulance course (284 West Elm Street, Deep River) will run Monday, Wednesday and Thursday days (8:30 am to 2:00 pm) from June 18 to August 16. The Chester Hose Co. course (6 High Street, Chester) will run Sunday, Monday and Thursday evenings (6:00 pm to 10:00 pm) starting June 17. Course fee is $725 and includes CPR certification and EMT class textbook. A physical exam and proof of current inoculation status are required. Please contact course instructor, Emily Masters, at 860-526-3275 to register or to receive more information.

Fairs/Festivals

11:00 am

Westbrook Farmer's Market, June 24, Westbrook

Tanger Outlets, 314 Flat Rock Place, Westbrook, CT , 06498

Farm-Fresh Vegetables, Jams, Breads, & More!!
Recieve a free tanger coupon book with a purchase of $10 or more; free; (860) 399-8656.

Denison Farm Market; Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, , 06355

Pick up some fresh, delicious, local food at the Denison Farm Market this summer and fall. Each week market goers can find local fruits and vegetables, meat, honey, eggs, maple syrup, herbs, jellies and preserves, cheese and many other items.

The market runs from June 3 to October 28 with a special November 18 market just before Thanksgiving. Special events throughout the season include a visit by special guest chef and author Emily Brooks, a book swap day, and a Halloween costume contest for kids and the young at heart.

The Denison Farm Market is the can’t miss farmers market of the season featuring the very best in local farmers from southeastern Connecticut.

Irish Festival Celebrates 50 Years; North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT , 06473

The Connecticut Irish Festival will celebrate its Fiftieth Anniversary on June 23 and 24, 2012 at the North Haven Fairgrounds. This event is the longest running Irish Festival in New England and, according to organizers, the United States. Each year thousands assemble to partake of a program featuring the finest in Irish music, dance and sports while enjoying the camaraderie of those with similar interests. Cultural offerings include language and instrumental competitions as well as genealogy and traditional music presentations. Children under 16 are free as well as active military personnel with ID. Many family-friendly activities will be featured both days. It starts off Saturday with a benefit race/walk for all ages to benefit ALS. For a full schedule of activities visit the Festival website at www.ctirishfestival.com

Kids/Family

11:00 am

It's a Dog Day at RJ Julia!

It's a Dog Day at RJ Julia!; RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Join us as we welcome Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter (FNHAS) as they up bring an adoptable pooch to the store! They will be on hand from 11am to 1pm, walking through the store and able to anwer questions about to four-legged friend, and talk about the importance of adoption. We will keep our facebook page up to date about the RJ Julia adoptable dog, so keep an eye on us! For more information about FNHAS visit:http://www.findafriendforlife.org/www.findafriendforlife.org/Welcome.html

See their facebook page as well: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Friends-of-the-New-Haven-Animal-Shelter/150795181604282

Guilford Chamber of Commerce’s Taste the Shoreline

Guilford Fairgrounds, , , CT

Taste food from more than 12 local restaurants. Kids’ scavenger hunt: 12:30 to 2 p.m., with second chance from 2 to 4 p.m. Guilford’s Got Talent winners’ performance: 4:30 p.m.

Misc. Events

Beatles A to Z Perform

Guilford Chamber of Commerc's Taste of Shoreline, Guilford Fairgrounds, Guiford, CT

Performance sponsored by Shoreline Arts Alliance. Free. Parking available at fairgrounds. Food, desserts, beverages, and snacks for sale. Bring chairs and blankets.

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.

2:00 pm

Lyme and the Battle of Antietam

Lyme Town Hall, 249 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT , 06371

Lyme resident Jim Beers will share his extensive knowledge of the Civil War era and the Battle of Antietam in 1862; free; lymepublichall.org.

9:00 am

Cow Chip Raffle ticket sales!

North Branford Recreation Dept, Save N Discount, Route 80, North Branford, CT

Cow Chip raffle tickets will be on sale for $10 at the North Branford Recreation Department and at Save N Discount on Route 80 in North Branford. There are 5 prizes , winner need not be present
1st- $2500.
2nd- $1000
3rd- $750
4th- $500
5th-$250
Proceeds benefit the North Branford TouchDown Club and the North Branford Cheerleading Squad.

Music

A Capella Barbarshop Harmoney Performance

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 50 Emmanuel Church Road, Killingworth, CT

Presented by Connecticut Episcopal Church. A $10 free will offering is suggested. Reception follows concert.

Swingle Singers

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

3:00 pm

An Exclusive, One-Time-Only, Spring Concert to Benefit CDR

An Exclusive, One-Time-Only, Spring Concert to Benefit CDR; Church of Christ, Stony Creek, Branford, CT , 06405

On Sunday, June 24th at 3:00pm, musicians from the Community Music School will perform a spring concert at the Stony Creek Church of Christ, 192 Thimble Island Road, Branford, CT, to benefit the Community Dining Room (CDR). The cost for this special afternoon of music is a $10 donation per person which can be made at the door. Refreshments will be served. The musicians will be led by Neal Fitzpatrick, a Connecticut native who earned a Master of Music from the Yale School of Music. Neal will be joined by Samantha Talmadge, soprano; Chantal Hovendick, clarinet; Audre Estelle, piano; Laura Richling, piano; and Pamela Dubey, flute. The program will feature works spanning from the 19th century to the present.

Connecticut Irish Festival

North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue (Rt. 5), North Haven, CT

Includes Irish music, dance, and sports.

9:00 pm

Bashment Sounds

Captain Daniel Packer Inne, 32 Water St., Mystic, CT

6:00 pm

Destiny Africa Children Choir

Bishop Seabury Anglican Church, 256 North Rd , Groton, CT , 06385

Destiny Africa has become a voice for millions of suffering children in Africa and the world over, a channel that brings healing, joy and hope to a desperate world.
Through their music and art, they are influencing church leaders, leaders of nations, the corporate world and inspiring fellow children.

Spring Concert

Stony Creek Church of Christ, 192 Thimble Island Road, Branford, CT

To benefit Community Dining Room. Refreshments served.

Nature/Outdoors

1:00 pm

National Trails Day Hike Re-scheduled

National Trails Day hike, peter's Rock Park, 133 Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT , 06473

The Peter's Rock Association has re-scheduled its National Trails Day celebration to Sunday, June 24th, at 1 p.m. when Master Gardener Walter Brockett will give a brief talk about invasive plants. The guided hike will follow at 1:30, led by Association President Chris Fletcher. Join us to learn more about Peter's Rock, its vegetation and the many interesting trails to follow. On your own you can view the various Eagle Scout bridges and other projects throughout the park and at the main entrance. Trail bars and water will be available. We ask that dogs not come along on this particular hike. For more information call Chris at 203 535-3455.

12:00 pm

Connecticut's Historic Gardens Day

Connecticut's Historic Gardens Day; Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street, New London, CT , 06320

Special tours and programs in the Shaw Mansion garden as part of the celebration of fourteen historic gardens across the state. Connecticut Master Gardener Susan Munger will offer tours, as will "Miss Perkins" who will share "the language of flowers" from the 19th century. Croquet, a plant sale, and strawberry shortcake will all be available. Admission is $5.

12:00 pm

Connecticuts' Historic Gardens Day, June 24, N. London

Connecticuts' Historic Gardens Day, June 24, N. London; Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street, New London, CT , 06320

Fourteen historic sites from across Connecticut celebrate their significant landscapes at this annual event. At the Shaw Mansion, Connecticut Master Gardeners will share their wisdom, "Miss Jane Perkins" (from 1865) will share the "language of flowers" in a tour, and a local croquet club will demonstrate how to take the game seriously. Strawberry shortcake will be served; $5; (860) 443-1209.

1:30 pm

EASTHADDAM-Nature Walk at Gillette Castle State Park

Gillette Castle State Park, 67 River Road, East Haddam, CT , 06423

Learn about invasive plants. Why do they spread so quickly? Why do we care? Why are native plants important? How do you get rid of invasives? What can you do to make your garden an inviting place for native wildlife?
Kids welcome!
There is one walk at 1:30 pm and a second walk at 3:00 pm. Each walk lasts approximately one hour. Meet at the visitors center, Gillette Castle State Park. Rain or shine.
Hosted by the University of Connecticut Extension Master Gardener's Program.

National Trails Day Hike

, Park entrance Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT

Hosted by Peter’s Rock Association. Master Gardener Walter Brockett gives brief presentation on invasive plants, followed by guided hike at 1:30 p.m. led by Association President Chris Fletcher. Park entrance: Middletown Ave., North Haven (behind First Fuel). Trail bars and water available. Hikers should wear suitable shoes and clothing. No dogs allowed.

10:00 am

Open Days Program Garden Tour - Stonington

Open Days Program Garden Tour - Stonington; Stone Acres, 385 North Main Street, Stonington, CT

Explore the gardens at Stone Acres - Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Frederic C. Paffard, Jr., open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Admission is $5 per person; children 12 & under free. A century-old boxwood hedge a quarter of a mile long, rose arbors, and a perennial cutting garden are highlights of this old-fashioned garden. There are interesting old outbuildings, a carriage house, grapery, greenhouse, annual cutting gardens, a ha ha, and a pond once used for ice—now home for the herons.

Religion

1:30 pm

Church Service

Cornerstone Baptist Church, 900 Route 163, Oakdale, CT , 06370

Weekly Services
Sunday
Sunday School: 9:45 A.M.
Morning Worship: 11:00 A.M.
Evening Worship: 6:00 P.M.

Sports

8:30 am

Yoga (Barb Shanley)

Yoga (Barb Shanley); Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Barb has been practicing yoga for over fifteen years. Classes are taught in the tradition of BKS Iyengar, whose style focuses on alignment, core strengthening, breath and heart centering. All levels are welcomed as modifications are provided for all body types and level of experience. Barb is dedicated to helping students gain flexibility, strength and a healthy body awareness.


Barb trained at YOGAspirit Studios and at the Kripalu Center in Lenox, MA. She is fully insured and registered with Yoga Alliance (RYT) and the Kripalu Center (KYTA). She has studied with Rolf Gates, Judith Lasater and Patricia Walden. Barb is also a certified Reiki practitioner.


Contact Barb at: 203-214-2564 or 203-245-YOGA or visit her website at: www.bksyoga.com

Stage/Theater

2:00 pm

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers; Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT , 06442

The Last of the Red Hot Lovers which opens in Ivoryton on June 6th and runs through June 24th, introduces us to Barney Cashman, a 47-year-old restaurateur, who decides he needs to take a break from his 23-year-old marriage. On three different afternoons, he brings women to his mother’s apartment while she’s at the hospital volunteering. Behind plentiful laughs is a tender portrayal of a decent fellow who just can’t succeed in sinning.

Cinderella Story, The Musical

Chester Meeting House, 4 Liberty Street, Chester, CT

Performed by Madhatters Theatre Company. Tickets: $12 (adults); $6 (children 12 and under). Call to reserve tickets.

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