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March 10

A total of 36 events have been found.

1:00 pm

Madison Land Conservation Trust Letterboxing Hike

Neck River Trail, 200 Opening Hill Road, Madison, CT

Trailhead is near 200 Opening Hill Rd., Madison.

Art Exhibits/Openings

3:00 pm

Sunday Salon Receptions

Sunday Salon Receptions; Courtyard Gallery, 12 Water Street, B3 - Inner Courtyard Factory Square, Mystic, CT , 06355

Join artists, collectors and friends every Sunday at the Courtyard Gallery, Mystic's Hidden Treasure. Share wine and light refreshments, conversation and a passion for art. Our every changing exhibits features original paintings and sculpture by celebrated artists from near and far including gallery favorites, Sarah Stifler Lucas, Christopher Zhang, Domine Vescera Ragosta, S. Chandler Kissell and Del-Bourree Bach. Now in our 9th season, we look forward to welcoming new and old friends!

11:00 am

Images of the Homeless and Those Who Help Them

Images of the Homeless and Those Who Help Them; THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE, 239 Bank Street, New London , CT , 06382

THE GALLERY AT FIREHOUSE SQUARE is presenting a special exhibition depicting the personal side of homelessness through the lens of photographer Alex Matthiessen and the palette of oil painter Elisabeth McGinn. Entitled “Right Next Door: Images of the Homeless and Those Who Help Them,” the exhibit features the artwork of two women, Alex and Elisabeth, who met as soup kitchen volunteers and share a deep belief in the need to give back. The show will also include poems and artwork created by some of the homeless subjects that Alex and Elisabeth have photographed and painted over the years. All artwork in the exhibit will be for sale, with 100% of the proceeds donated to The Homeless Hospitality Center of New London and St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich.

Author Events

2:00 pm

Author Bob Steele

Acton Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Ol Saybrook, CT

The Curse: Big-Time Gambling’s Seduction of a Small New England Town

2:00 pm

Author Kimberly Silva, Life at the End of the Tunnel

Essex Books at Gather, 104 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

RSVPs required.

1:00 pm

Paranormal Author Sydney Sherman

Killingworth Library, 301 Route 81, Killingworth, CT

Registration required.

Community

1:00 pm

Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Madison Wine Exchange, 188 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Benefits the charities of the Madison Lions Club. Reservations required.

3:00 pm

Shepard Pie Dinner

Shepard Pie Dinner; Christ Episcopal Church, 78 Washington Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

$12/adults; $10/Seniors; $8/Children under 7 and $30/maximum per family; 860-859-0401

10:00 am

Girl Scout Cookies for Heroes

Girl Scout Cookies for Heroes; Autozone, Route 12, Groton, CT, CT , 06340

Third annual Girl Scout Cookies for Heroes event will be held March 10, 2013 at Groton Autozone on Route 12 from 10:00-2:00. Customers have the opportunity to support Girl Scouting and Military Personal by purchasing Girl Scout Cookies that will be donated to military serving here in Groton and overseas. Last year Groton donated 50 boxes to say thank you to our military. Come help the girls in the Groton Service Unit meet their goal to collect 100 boxes.

10:00 am

Encaustic II Extended Workshop: Beyond Collage

Encaustic II Extended Workshop: Beyond Collage; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Mar 17, 10-4pm. $140 plus $35 Material Fee.
With artist Corina Alvarezdelugo, learn different transferring techniques including photocopy image transfer (black & white, color), graphite, and more! Embed a variety of paper, horsehair, textiles, dried leaves and flowers, and metal leaf. Learn how to pour, and other methods to prepare panels for transferring images and/or to embed elements.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

Editor's Pick

8:00 am

Brunch

Mohegan Firehouse, 2029 Norwich New London Turnpike, Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Pequot Lions Club sponsors its annual brunch, open to all; (860) 848-9612.

2:00 pm

Guinness Stew Dinner

Westbrook Firehouse, 18 South Main Street, Westbrook, CT

Tickets: $12 ($6 for children aged 3 to 12). Reservations recommended.

1:00 pm

Beginning Jewelry Design Workshop

Beginning Jewelry Design Workshop; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Mar 10, 2013, 1-4pm. $50 plus $10 Material Fee
Working with designer Clorinda Mirto, learn the simple wire loop and wire wrapped loop techniques to design 3 elegant pairs of earrings. One a simple dangle, another incorporating two learned techniques, and third using chain as the foundation. Workshop includes stringing and crimping to design and construct a bracelet with the clasp of your choice. Purchase material kits in class for $10.

1:30 pm

Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade

St. Patrick's Day Parade, Chapel St at Sherman Ave, New Haven, CT

Starts at Chapel St. at Sherman Ave., proceeds down Church to Grove St.

1:00 pm

Vendor, Tag and Bake Sale

VFW Post 10004, 263 Taylor Hill Rd, Jewett City, CT

Please join us for a day of shopping, good fun and fun times all while supporting the efforts of The Puppy Rescue Mission, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping soldiers bring their furry friends home from war.

This event will feature delicious baked goodies and products from local business for sale, live music, massages, fabulous raffles and a 50/50!

Can't attend? Go to http://www.thepuppyrescuemission.org/donate to make a donation! All proceeds from this event will go directly to Puppy Rescue Mission and will help bring more military -battle buddies home from Afghanistan!

3:00 pm

Pasta Fundraiser

Italian American Club, 40 Hamre Lane, Branford, CT

Tickets: $15 ($7 for children 12 and under). Advance tickets only; buy online with comment “pasta dinner.” Benefits the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter.

2:30 pm

Essex Rotary’s 5th Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament Benefitting LVVS

Essex Rotary’s 5th Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament Benefitting LVVS; Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex , CT

Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore, CT, Inc. is pleased to team up with the Essex Rotary for its Fifth Annual Scrabble Scramble Tournament on Sunday, March 10, 2:30-5:00pm at Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex. Tables of four people will play cooperatively on a single scrabble board to best other tables. This isn’t just another scrabble tournament. You can bribe the Word Judge to get a peek at the dictionary or buy extra tiles to make the triple score word you need to win! Prizes will be awarded to tables with the highest score in each of two rounds as well as an overall winner. Players can join the fun for $25 per person and coffee and snacks will be provided.
Rotary Club of Essex Foundation supports numerous local charities. To register call John Mulligan at 860-490-8262 or go to www.essexrotary.com for information. Sign up now!

Education/Lectures

2:00 pm

The Evolution of American Stoneware from 1720 to the present

Lebanon Historical Society Museum, 856 Trumbull Hwy, Lebanon , CT , 06249

Join us for a lively presentation by Christine Hanauer of Hanauer & Sideman Antiques on the development of American Stoneware over time. A lovely variety of examples will be on display. Visitors may bring a single piece of stoneware to be verbally appraised. This program is free for LHS members and $2 for non-members. For more information please call 860-642-6579 or email museum@historyoflebanon.org Held at the Lebanon Historical Society Museum 856 Trumbull Hwy, Lebanon
Visit Channel 3 www.wfsb.com or Channel 8 www.wtnh.com to view cancellations due to weather

4:00 pm

Frederick Lee Lecture

Memorial Town Hall, 8 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, CT

Lecture on “Frequenting the Seashore for Health or Pleasure: A History of Madison’s Beachside Architecture.” Cost: $5 ($4 for Madison Historical Society members, $2 for students and children).

11:00 am

Fashionable Fine Art Classes

Fashionable Fine Art Classes; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Sundays, Jan 27, Feb 3, 10, Mar 3. Make-Up March 10. 11-1pm. $130

With artist Gloria Nilsson, use selected works of fine art to examine the cultural and historical details of the Byzantine, Impressionist, Art Nouveau and Cubist periods. See how fashion then depicted reflected what was a “contemporary” point-of-view. Use the past to inspire your current designs. Sessions include fashion sketching. Returning students continue to build sketching techniques and their portfolios. Beginner to Intermediate levels. Material list available.

Kids/Family

5:00 pm

Sunday Night Lecture Series

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington, CT , 06378

James Merrill House Writer-In-Residence James Riedel will read from his own work; free; (860) 535-0658.

10:30 am

Spring Drop In Story Time for Babies to Children Age 2

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St, Stonington, CT , 06378

Drop by the Stonington Free Library's Children's Room, 20 High St., Stonington, for our Spring Drop In Story Time for babies to children aged 2 on Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Our story times feature books, finger plays, songs and a chance to meet and play with other kids! No pre-registration required. For more information, call 860-535-0658.

11:30 am

-Spring Drop In Story Time for Ages 3 to 6

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St, Stonington, CT , 06378

Drop by the Stonington Free Library's Children's Room, 20 High St., Stonington, for our Spring Drop In Story Time for children ages 3 to 6 on Tuesdays from 11:30 to 12:15 p.m. Our story times feature books, finger plays, songs and a chance to meet and play with other kids! No pre-registration required. For more information, call 860-535-0658.

12:30 pm

Myths about Autism and Aspergers/Early Intervention

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

Niantic Community Church at 170 Pennsylvania Avenue in Niantic will be sponsoring an informational session on Sunday, March 10 at 12:30 PM. The topic is "Myths about Autism and Aspergers and the Importance of Early Intervention". Refreshments will be served. Program will be provided by our Parish Nurse Ministry.

11:00 am

The Easter Bunny at Crystal Mall

The Easter Bunny at Crystal Mall; Crystal Mall (Old Navy Court), 850 Hartford Turnpike, Waterford, CT

visit or have picture taken with the Easter Bunny through March 30;
For times, visit www.Facebook.com/CrystalMall.

Misc. Events

2:30 pm

Scrabble Scramble Tournament

Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex, CT

Registration required. Benefits Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore and the Rotary Club of Essex Foundation.

1:00 pm

Wine Tasting Event: Over 40 wines at 90+ points

Wine Tasting Event: Over 40 wines at 90+ points; Madison Wine Exchange, 188 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT , 06443

Wine Tasting Event on Sunday, March 10th, from 1-4pm at the 2nd floor of the Madison Wine Exchange building located at 188 Boston Post Road in Madison. For a $25 donation, attendees will be able to sample over 40 different wines, all 90 points or better. Complimentary cheese and hors d'oeuvres from Fromage will be served, and there will be discounts for ordering wines by the case or by the half-case. In addition to entrance proceeds, the Madison Wine Exchange will donate $10 for every case of wine sold that afternoon. Attendance is by reservation only, by calling 203-318-8663 or signing up at www.madwinex.com . Must be 21 years old or over.

12:00 pm

R.J. Julia Dog Days

RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

No registration required.

11:00 am

14th Annual DanceMasters Weekend Master Classes

Wesleyan Uniersity, , Middletown, CT

Cost: $19 per class, $17 per class for four or more, $13 for students).

1:30 pm

Film Screening: Awaken Your Riches

Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT

Music

3:00 pm

Community Music School Concert

Community Music School Concert; Centerbrook Meetinghouse, 51 Main St. , Centerbrook, CT , 06409

Community Music School presents faculty members Russ Becker, woodwinds and Steve Roane, guitars & cello, in a free concert of original music at the Centerbrook Meetinghouse in Centerbrook, CT on Sunday March 10th at 3:00 p.m. Free will donations will be accepted for contribution to the schools scholarship fund.

George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High St. , Westerly, RI

The Harvard Krokodiloes, one of the oldest and most prestigious collegiate a cappella singing groups, headlines The Chorus of Westerly’s annual Collegiate Concert Series performance on Saturday evening, April 6, 2013, at 7 pm. The performance takes place in The George Kent Performance Hall, 119 High Street, Westerly, Rhode Island. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children for general admission seating. Tickets can be purchased now by calling 401.596.8663, coming to the Chorus Box Office at 119 High Street, or online through chorusofwesterly.org. A special family ticket is available by calling the Box Office. All proceeds from the concert benefit The Chorus of Westerly

3:00 pm

Irish Music by The Morgans

MHS Performing Arts Center, 200 LaRosa Lane, Middletown, CT

Tickets: $25 to $30. For tickets call or visit website.

Nature/Outdoors

1:00 pm

Family Vernal Pool Walk

Bushy Hill Nature Center, Bushy Hill Road, Essex, CT

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

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