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January 13

A total of 15 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Dinotopia: Art, Science, and Imagination

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

the original artwork of James Gurney, the author and illustrator of Dinotopia, an illustrated book series that tells the story of an island where humans and sentient dinosaurs live together in harmony.
On view through February 2, the exhibition brings together paintings from Gurney’s well-loved books A Land Apart From Time, The World Beneath, Journey to Chandara, and First Flight, along with sketches and maquettes from Gurney’s studio. Dinosaur specimens from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, including a Deinonychus skull and a Tyrannosaurus tooth, will complement the paintings and illuminate the science behind Gurney’s art. Related events throughout the months

3:00 pm

Opening Reception for Blue Matters

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT

10:00 am

"Echoes of Nature" Art Exhibit

The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank Street, New London, CT

environmental art exhibit featuring both picturesque scenes of nature, as well as thought-provoking narratives of nature’s struggles under human’s abuse of the planet.artists by Dianne Gorrick of East Hampton and Jacqueline White of Glastonbury. through Jan. 27; 860.443.0344

Community

9:00 am

Cut-a-thon for Sandy Hook

Christopher's Salon and TEACH Academy, 1575 Boston Post Rd (Buildings B and C), Guilford, CT

Walk-ins accommodated. All proceeds benefit the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims’ families in Newtown.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT

7 p.m.

Education/Lectures

12:30 pm

Adult Bead Class: Beaded Necklace for Healing, Jan. 13, Montville

The Shops at Nature's Art, 1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Oakdale, CT , 06370

Create a necklace that’s in tune with your body. Use the beads that call to you! 1, 2 or 3 strands, whatever you want! Learn the healing properties of different stone, learn to string, crimp and put on a clasp! This is a beginner to intermediate class. Instructor: Donna Lotti. See store for material list.

1:00 pm

The Country School's Winter Open House

The Country School's Winter Open House; The Country School, 341 Opening Hill Road, Madison, CT , 06371

The Country School will hold an Open House on Sunday, January 13, from 1-3:30 p.m. Come see education that lasts a lifetime at The Country School, an independent, coeducational day school for students in PreSchool through Grade 8. During our Open House you will have an opportunity to: engage in hands-on learning and discovery; experience Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math in our new STEAM lab; explore our 23-acre campus, including our ropes course and outdoor Garden Classroom; meet dynamic, passionate teachers and engaged, inspired students; and learn what's on the horizon from our Head of School, Dr. Laurie Bottiger. The Country School has been preparing students to reach their highest, both in school and in life, since 1955. Learn more at www.thecountryschool.org/openhouse.

Kids/Family

2:00 pm

2nd Annual Valley Baseball Booster Club's - Bowling Fundraiser

AMF Saybrook Lanes Bowling Alley, 925 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

On Sunday, Jan. 13, from 2-5pm Valley Baseball Booster Club is hosting its 2nd Annual Bowling Fundraiser at Old Saybrook AMF Bowling Alley. $20 includes 3 hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, soda & dessert. Form your own team - OPEN TO ALL Ages. Challenge your teens & tweens for highest scores. Prizes for the top 3 scorers.

10:00 am

19th Annual Holiday Train Show

19th Annual Holiday Train Show; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

The family-friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex for its nineteenth year of fun for all ages. Train artist Steve Cryan has worked his magic again with more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors are challenged to find a scavenger list of various objects hidden within the settings while the very young can get hands-on at the expanded American Flyer and Lionel train layout designed for toddler size viewing. The exhibit is a true locomotive extravaganza and a perfect outing for train fans and all who are young at heart. Sponsored by Liberty Bank, The Safety Zone and Valley Courier, the exhibit runs through February 10, 2013.

10:30 am

Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Bond with your little one during a fun-filled program featuring interactive nursery rhymes, songs, stories, puppets and more! For ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is sponsored by a grant from People’s United Bank.

Music

3:00 pm

Romance on the River

Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River, CT

Part of the Essex Winter Series.

3:00 pm

Essex Winter Series 35th Anniversary Concert

Essex Winter Series 35th Anniversary Concert; Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River, CT

local couples, Patricia Schuman and David Pittsinger and Mihae Lee and William Purvis perform romantic works by Robert and Clara Schumann, Schubert, Copland, Dvorak, Verdi, and others; $30; (860) 272-4572, www.essexwinterseries.com.

3:00 pm

The Essex Winter Series Presents A Special 35th Anniversary Concert: “Romance on the River”

The Essex Winter Series Presents A Special 35th Anniversary Concert: “Romance on the River”; Valley Regional High School, 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River, CT

Opening this anniversary season is a unique concert celebration of love by two local couples, who are all internationally acclaimed artists in their own right. Soprano Patricia Schuman and bass-baritone David Pittsinger will join forces with Essex Winter Series Artistic Director and pianist Mihae Lee and French hornist William Purvis in an unforgettable recital that will warm your heart. Don’t miss your chance to experience this collaboration of talents in an imaginative program that includes romantic works by Robert and Clara Schumann, Schubert, Copland, Dvořák, Verdi, and many more.

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased online at www.essexwinterseries.com, by calling 860-272-4572 x1 or at the door.

For more information and directions, please visit www.essexwinterseries.com.

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Nature/Outdoors

2:00 pm

Seal Walk

Seal Walk; hammonasset bech state park, 1288 Boston Post Rd PO Box, madison, CT , 06443

rnageer russ miller, direcrtor, meigs point narture center at hammonasset beach state park, leads a guided seal search on sunday, jan 13,2013 at 2:00pm to the viewing platform at the end of cedar island trail at meigs point meadow.
russ will have a scope and binoculars for your viewing pleasure. a crowd is expected for this free family events so if you have binoculars please being them.
no pets, please! for more information contact russ at 203-245-8743.

2:00 pm

Seal Search with Ranger Russ

Meigs Point Nature Center, Hammonasset Beach State Park - Route 1, Madison, CT

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