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March 1

A total of 45 events have been found.

12:10 pm

Bach's Lunch Concert

Neighborhood Music School Recital Hall, 100 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT

Part of the free faculty concert series.

Art Exhibits/Openings

11:00 am

“Panels” Paintings By Donald E. Munson

“Panels” Paintings By Donald E. Munson; Silver Circle Gallery, 75 Main St. suite 3, Putnam, CT , 06260

Silver Circle Gallery is proud to announce the upcoming show “Panels” an exhibit of paintings by notable artist Donald E. Munson. The exhibit will showcase new works which are significant because as Munson states “these new paintings are the cohesive consolidation and integration of multiple aspects of my creative life.” The artist will also be showcasing a series known as “The Alphabet Project”. Pieces such as ‘X - Marks the Spot’ or ‘B - Bird of Paradise’ create visual images that provoke remembrances and utilize the type forms from fonts that he has created, becoming emotional evidence captured in a still frame.

10:00 am

"Seeds of a Hologram"

Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road, Old Lyme Shopping Center, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Katia Jirankova Levanti, Artist: As Katia progresses through a painting, she meditates for hours on the secret that is trying to reveal itself through the subtle channels of the subconscious, abandoning herself alternately to what may appear at times the sincere trust of the child or the wisdom of the sage. When viewing her work you begin to feel like you are leaving the real world behind, when in fact you are entering more deeply into it.

10:00 am

-On Holiday: The Artist Travels and Holding Still: An Exhibition of Still Life Works

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

Travel and vacation scenes by member artists, as well as a special exhibition still life works. Opening reception on March 8, 6-8 pm.

11:00 am

“Panels” Paintings By Donald E. Munson

“Panels” Paintings By Donald E. Munson; Silver Circle Gallery, 75 Main St. suite 3, Putnam, CT , 06260

Silver Circle Gallery is proud to announce the upcoming show “Panels” an exhibit of paintings by notable artist Donald E. Munson. The exhibit will showcase new works which are significant because as Munson states “these new paintings are the cohesive consolidation and integration of multiple aspects of my creative life.” The artist will also be showcasing a series known as “The Alphabet Project”. Pieces such as ‘X - Marks the Spot’ or ‘B - Bird of Paradise’ create visual images that provoke remembrances and utilize the type forms from fonts that he has created, becoming emotional evidence captured in a still frame.

11:00 am

Art Exhibition - Jim Laurino & Michael Rogan - Art Gallery at the Mill House

Art Exhibition - Jim Laurino & Michael Rogan - Art Gallery at the Mill House; Art Gallery at the Millhouse, 5 West Main St., Chester, CT , 06412

The landscapes of plein air painters Jim Laurino and Michael Rogan will be on display at the Mill House during the month of March. The artist’s reception will be held Monday March 3, 1-4 pm. Their scenes have been chosen from the beauty and nature around them and reflect their unique attractions to each subject.

1:00 pm

Art Exhibit

Provenance Center, 165 State St., New London, CT

Prize Inside, by Bryan Gorneau, takes a critical look at American social, political and cultural issues of the past century and how they were received by popular culture of the time and today. This exhibit runs through April 20, 2013.

3:00 pm

Future Choices Artists’ Reception and Awards Presentation

Sill House Gallery of the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

6:00 pm

Premiere 2013 Exhibition

Premiere 2013 Exhibition; Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, University of Connectucut, 1084 Shennecossett Rd, Avery Point, Groton, CT , 06340

an exhibition featuring the work of Ron Crusan of Ogunquit, ME

Debbie Hesse of Branford, CT winner of the 2010 “Sea Grant Art Award” describes her dramatic environmental installations this way…. “A Parallel Guide to Seaweed is an installation that explores my ongoing interest in and

10:00 am

37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition

37th Annual Juried Student Exhibition; Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

A juried exhibition of artwork showcasing the best current work from students at Lyme Academy College is on display at the College’s Chauncey Stillman Gallery through Saturday, March 30.
This all-student show, illustrates the progression of skill and creativity from students in all four of the College’s major programs of Drawing, Painting, Illustration, and Sculpture, including student pieces from the first-year Foundation program. The majority of works are for sale. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday – Saturday. Entry to the exhibition is free and all are welcome.

6:00 pm

Reliance House First Friday

Reliance House First Friday; Reliance House Gallery, 40 Broadway, Norwich, CT , 06360

Blanche Serban's “Signs of Spring” painting exhibition.

Blanche Serban is a Romanian-born American painter who combines elements of abstract expressionism with impressionism. Born in Bucharest, Romania, she studied painting at the School of Arts in Bucharest with Nicolae Iorga. After earning a B.A. and a License in psychotherapy from the University of Bucharest in 1996, she completed graduate studies in psychology at Syracuse University.Serban lives and paints in Storrs, Connecticut, and often summers in the south of France. Her works are in collections in the U.S., Romania, France, Germany, U.K., and South Korea, and she has shown often in one-person and group exhibitions in the U.S. & abroad. She is represented by Chabot Gallery, R.I.

Author Events

11:00 am

Author Jodi Picoult, The Storyteller

JCC of Greater New Haven, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT

Cost: $35 (includes book). Registration required.

7:00 pm

Local Author Thurman Banks Gives Book Reading & Signing at Monte Cristo Bookshop

Local Author Thurman Banks Gives Book Reading & Signing at Monte Cristo Bookshop; Monte Cristo Bookshop, 13 Washington Street, New London, CT , 06320

Local author Thurman Banks will read from his book, Beyond John Dann, at ale of humor and heartbreak, coming of age, inspiration, and family.

Reading begins at 7pm followed by a brief interview. There will be Q&A and mingling with the author. Signed copies will be available for purchase. Previously purchased books from our shop may be brought in to be signed.

Thurman P Banks, Jr. was born and raised in the coastal Connecticut town of Mystic. From an early age he felt both the pleasure and pain of life, leaving him to question the world around him. At the age of thirty-three, Thurman experienced a moment of awakening after the tragic death of his sister, that has forever changed his view of the universe, humanity, and of himself.

Community

4:00 pm

Lenten Fish Fry

St. Joseph Church, 120 Cliff Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

St. Joseph Church 120 Cliff Street Norwich has their famous Fish Fry on Fridays from 4:00pm to 6:30pm during the lenten season (last Friday 3/29). Dine in or Take out available. $7.50 for 1 piece, $8.50 for two pieces-baked or fried. All meals include french fries, coleslaw, coffee, punch and homemade desserts. Homemade clam chowder $3.50

12:00 pm

Al-anon

Groton Congregational Church, 162 Monument St., , CT

6:00 pm

Shabbat Across America and Canada, Mar. 1, Chester

Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 Kings Highway East, Chester, CT

6 p.m., celebrate what it is to be Jewish; all are welcome to experience and rejoice in a traditional Shabbat service and festive meal; Rabbi Rachel Goldenberg and Cantorial Soloist Belinda Brennan will lead an enjoyable, interactive service filled with Jewish Shabbat traditions celebrating what it is to be Jewish; a festive meal will conclude the service along with an Oneg Shabbat (dessert and fellowship); free; call to RSVP (860) 526-8920 or email: bethshalom@snet.net.

9:00 am

AARP Tax Aide, Mon&Fri, E.Lyme

East Lyme Senior Center, 37 Society Road, East Lyme, CT

9 a.m., Mondays and Fridays, Feb. 4-April 12; bring paperwork from prior year; free; call for appointment (860) 739-5859.

7:00 pm

Dance

East Lyme Community Center, Society Road, Niantic, CT

music by The Illusions Band; sponsored by EL Senior Center; $9; (860) 739-5859

7:00 pm

Singles Support Group

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic, CT , 06357

A Singles support group meets the fourth Monday of each month at Niantic Community Church at 7 p.m., with the next meeting on February 25. It is facilitated by Jessie May Kessler. Jessie has been a therapist in the community for the last 30 years working mostly with individuals helping them to build self-confidence and self-acceptance. She uses a counseling model based on the philosophy of Carl Jung who worked heavily with individual’s night dreams. She has a Master’s Degree in counseling from Saint Joseph College and has a private practice in Niantic. For more information call the church at (860)739-6208.

12:30 pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

First Church of Christ, 366 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Shoreline 50+ Dance:

Montville VFW, 91 Raymond Hill Road, Montville, CT

7-10:30 p.m., VFW Hall, Raymond Hill Road, Montville; The Illusions Band: $12, $10 members; (860) 739-7295.

9:30 am

Overeaters Anonymous

First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow St., Mystic, CT

8:45 am

Gentle Yoga, Fridays, O. Saybrook

Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

8:45-9:45 a.m., $5 per class; wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat; Friday mornings; (860) 388-1611.

1:30 pm

Oscar Nominees Film Series:

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

(PG13 – 143 mins. – 2012)
James Bond’s loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. Stars Daniel Craig.

Kids/Family

6:15 pm

Lullabye Night

Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT

The Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library will host Lullaby Nights with Eleanor Robinson on the first Tuesday of the month at 6:15 PM in the Community Room. This free program will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013; Tuesday, February 5, 2013; and Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Miss Eleanor will sing lullabies and play stringed instruments for children ages birth to five and their families. She will provide percussive instruments for the families gathered. Children are welcome to come in jammies – favorite stuffed animals are welcome too! This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Library at 860-434-1684.



Eleanor Robinson has taught music and movement classes for over a decade in libraries, nursery schools, community centers, and churches. She has performed in classic rock and bluegrass bands. She is the owner of Sweet Beats.



This program is free and open to the public. The Library is located at 2 Library Lane, off Lyme Street. Winter hours are Monday and Wednesday, 10 AM to 7 PM; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 AM to 6 PM; Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM, and Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM. For more information, call 860-434-1684 or visit www.oldlyme.lioninc.org to register.

3:30 pm

Crafts

Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT

Children will come to the Library afterschool to make a themed craft. This event is free and materials will be provided. CrAfter School is for children in grades three through five; 860-434-1684

10:15 am

Preschool Storytime ages 3-5 (Mornings)

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

Children will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait outside in the Children’s Room. For ages 3 – 5. Space is limited; register beginning January 14th. This program is sponsored by a grant from People’s United Bank.

3:30 pm

Knifty Knitters

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

school age children knit or learn to knit; free; (860) 447-1411.

Misc. Events

6:00 pm

Shabbat Across America and Canada

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 Kings Hwy, Chester, CT

RSVP requested.

Music

8:00 pm

The Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale

Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall, 470 College Street, New Haven, CT

7:30 pm

Live Entertainment at The Pub!

Penny Lane Pub, 150 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

A 2 Z Live in the downstairs Pub Area

9:00 am

The New Transnationalisms of Music Symposium

The Russell House, 350 High Street, Middletown, CT

10:00 pm

Anne Castellano & the Smoke, Street People, the Bud Collins Trio

Anne Castellano & the Smoke, Street People, the Bud Collins Trio; Bank Street Cafe, 639 bank street, new london, CT , 06320

$5 cover @ the Door
21+ W/I.D.

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7:30 pm

Holographic Sound Healing Concert

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Concert with Randeane Tetu.Call 860.345-4226 for more information $10.00 donation The benefits of voice and quartz crystal bowl holographic sound stimulate healing at a very deep level. Simply by listening, you’ll experience the benefits for clearing, balancing and uplifting your entire energy system.

7:00 pm

Senior Music Recital

Memorial Chapel, 221 High Street, Middletown, CT

'Electronic Works' by Jordan Lewis.

9:30 pm

Sandy Connolly Band

Donovan's Reef, 1212 Main Street, Branford, CT

7:30 pm

Connecticut College Faculty Reed Trio

Connecticut College Faculty Reed Trio; Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT , 06320

The Connecticut College Faculty Reed Trio, with Thomas Labadorf (clarinet and bass clarinet), Rebecca Noreen (bassoon and contrabassoon), and Libby Van Cleve (oboe and English horn), present an evening of exuberant contemporary music by Constantinides, Hidas, Martinů, and Canteloube, along with a premiere of “Lines of Desire” by Jack Vees.

Nature/Outdoors

1:00 pm

EagleWatch and Winter Wildlife Boat Cruises

EagleWatch and Winter Wildlife Boat Cruises; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, , 06426

Get an up-close view of wintering Bald Eagles and other winter wildlife on the Connecticut River aboard Project Oceanology’s 65-foot Enviro-lab III with heated cabin and plenty of free coffee. Expeditions depart on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for a 1.5 hour tour with CRM educators and naturalist. Learn why this once endangered species is back and thriving in the lower Connecticut River Valley and take in the Eagles of Essex exhibit once back at the Museum. All plus use of binoculars is included in each boat tour ticket.

Friday departures at 1:00 pm
Saturday& Sunday departures at 9:00 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm

Call for advance reservations. All departures subject to weather. No one under the age of six permitted on board.

Religion

12:00 pm

World Day of Prayer

St. Stephen AME Zion Church, 31 Rogers St., Branford, CT , 06405

The annual World Day of Prayer will be celebrated at 12 noon on Mar. 1, 2013 at St Stephen AME Zion Church, 31 Rogers St., Branford. The service was written by French church women, and will be celebrated at noon in over 170 countries, and as many languages. The theme is: "I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me." A light lunch will follow the service. All are welcome. For further information call 203-481-3146.

Sports

6:00 pm

Rugby Starts Feb 12th for Shoreline Boys

Rugby Starts Feb 12th for Shoreline Boys; Brown Middle school, 980 Durham Road, Madison, CT , 06443

Rugby Starts February 12th

Join in the exciting game of rugby with the Shoreline’s premier U-19 team. Practices begin February 12th
And the season runs through May 30th culminating in the Ct. State Tournament. Any regional high school aged boys are welcome
Registration/Questions - Madison Beach and Recreation Office 203-245-5623 or
www.madrugby.com and check us out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Madison-Beach-Recreation-U-19-Rugby-Club/455173587865770?ref=hl

Stage/Theater

7:30 pm

“Dead Man's Cell Phone”

Connecticut College, Tansill Theater, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

“Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” By Sarah Ruhl, directed by Talia Curtin ’13, explores the nature of grief, communication, and humanity in a technological age. When Gordon dies in a café eating his lentil soup, his cell phone is the only thing still tethering him to this world. When Jean finds herself answering his phone, she accepts the task of keeping Gordon’s memory alive and providing closure to his family, 7:30 p.m., Thur., Feb. 28 – Sat., March 2 and matinee performance 2 p.m., Sat. March 2 and Sunday, March 3, Tansill Theater, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London. Tickets: general admission: $8; Students: $6, 860-439-2605.

8:00 pm

Jen Chapin and Band

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

7:00 pm

James and the Giant Peach

Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main St., Clinton, CT

Tickets: $12 (discounts in advance).

7:30 pm

Connecticut College Dance Club Spring Performance

Connecticut College, Martha Myers Studio in Crozier-Williams Student Center, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Dance Club concert with choreography and dancing by Connecticut College students, 7:30 p.m., Martha Myers Studio in Crozier-Williams Student Center, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London.

8:00 pm

Puppetsweat Theater

CFA Hall, 287 Washington Trail, Middletown, CT

Tragical Mirth: A History of the Atlantic Ocean

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