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November 13

A total of 28 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

1:00 pm

Watercolor Demonstration

Stone Eagle Studio, 318 New London Tpke (Rte 184), Stonington, CT , 06378

given by award winning artist & instructor, Ralph Acosta; free; (860) 536-2474; on-going weekly workshops in watercolor & acrylic,call for days, times & fee

9:00 am

Heart Gallery

Crystal Mall, Route 85, Waterford, CT

annual traveling exhibit by the Connecticut Department of Children & Families to raise awareness about children who are available for adoption; through Jan. 1; (617) 488-2876.

2:00 pm

The Connecticut River Artisans' Annual Holiday Show

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative, Inc., 5 West Main Street , Chester,

opening reception 2-5 p.m. Nov. 5; ;show runs through Dec. 30; The show will continue through December 30, with a Friday, December 2 Reception at 5-8pm. This reception will be in conjunction with Chester's Townwide Holiday Night, which includes the Annual Tree Lighting and Caroling. Some of this year's Holiday exhibitors include Lucille Scelfo of North Branford. Lucille designs Hand painted, Marbled 100% Silk scarves, men's ties and other accessories. Amber Golanski, of East Hampton, is a new Holiday exhibitor with her original, hand-dyed toddler clothing. The Bunny Barn designs are all originals. Barbara Delicata, of Higganum, is a returning Pottery exhibitor. Her bowls and plates have been popular items.


(860) 526-5575 www.ctriverartisans.org

10:00 am

Art exhibit, ongoing event, month of November

Smith Library, Northford Center, Northford (part of North Branford), CT , 06472

Oil paintings by Rosemary Serfilippi, Smith Library, Northford Center, 3 Old Post Road, Northford, Ct.

Fridays, 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.; Sundays, closed.

Author Events

9:30 am

Books & Bagels with Lev Rosen

Books & Bagels with Lev Rosen; Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway, Chester, CT , 06412

The annual Books & Bagels series of Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek will open with Lev Rosen on Sunday, November 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the synagogue in Chester. Rosen will discuss and read from his new book, All Men of Genius. Bagels, coffee and other refreshments will be served.

In the literary world, Rosen’s book could be considered part of the steampunk genre. Steampunk lit, a descendant of science fiction and fantasy writing, incorporates the use of steam power as a source of energy, and the associated setting is generally Victorian-era Britain. Violet Adams, a brilliant young scientist, is desperate to study at the male-only Illyria College in London. She disguises herself as her twin brother Ashton, gains entry and is off on adventures of romance, invention and suspense.

Community

Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, CT

$10 available at the door or in advance at www.mysticindietheater.com

6:00 pm

Norwich 50+ Singles Dance, Nov. 13

Moose Hall, 115 Fitchville Rd., Bozrah, CT

Precision DJ will play for dancing; free refreshments; cash bar; (860) 537-5505.

2:00 pm

New London Maritime Society Annual Meeting

New London Maritime Society, 150 Bank Street, New London,

limited space; call for reservation; free to NLMS members; (860) 447-2501

12:00 pm

Autism Speaks

Westfarms Mall, 500 Westfarms Mall Road, West Hartford, CT

The committee is open to anyone who wants to make a difference in our community - parents, relatives, and friends of those on the autism spectrum, teachers and therapists, community and business members - are all welcome. The committee meets monthly on the second Sunday of the month at Westfarms Mall Community Meeting Room (take back entrance next to California Pizza Kitchen, take elevator to floor 2, pass mall management office to Community Meeting Room) R.S.V.P. to Beth Katten bethkatten@yahoo.com or Noreen Simmons norchuck@comcast.net.

Knights of Columbus Hall, 309 South Union Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

This is a Pasta Dinner and Silent Auction to benefit Tammy (Marzalek) McDowell and her family. Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for children 12 and under, $25 per family, and will be sold at the door. All are welcome!

For more information, please contact Sue at tammyfund@gmail.com.

12:00 pm

Denison Farm Market

Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, CT

The Denison Farm Market is held every Sunday at the Denison Homestead at 120 Pequotsepos Rd., in Mystic, CT. The market features local farms from southeastern Connecticut featuring the very best produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, cheeses, honey and maple syrup, plus many other items. Live music is performed each week. Homestead Museum tours are available, as well as miles of hiking trails.

2:00 pm

Veterans Day Celebration, Nov. 13

New London Lodge of Elks, 81 Washington Street, New London, CT

local scoutmaster Bob Costello will be the speaker; area veterans groups and the public are invited; a buffet will follow ceremonies; (860) 442-0325.

11:15 am

Options and Choices for Life

First Congregational Church of Branford, 1009 Main St., Branford, CT

The Stephen Ministry Program of First Congregational Church in Branford is offering a series of talks on decision making in health, financial and legal matters. The program will take place on consecutive Sunday mornings beginning on Oct. 30. They will be lead by professional speakers, Margaret Church, Lawyer, Debbie St. John, Hospice supervisor and Fred Cotton, Certified Retirement Counselor. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation.

2:00 pm

NL Maritime Society Annual Meeting

Custom House, 150 Bank St., New London , CT

reservation requested; (860) 447-2501.

Education/Lectures

10:00 am

Beginner’s Cold-Process Milk Soap Class

Bailey Farm Soap Cottage, 24 Ayer Road, North Franklin, CT

Our intensive, hands-on classes will cover aspects of soapmaking including: ingredients and sources, process, finishing, and design techniques. This class will focus on using dairy milks such as buttermilk and goat’s milk, and veggie milks like almond and rice milk to create creamy, rich, natural soaps. The process of making milk soaps is often a difficult process for soapmakers to master. Learn techniques to demystify the creation of milk soaps as you make and take your own milk soap. (No prior soapmaking experience necessary) All ingredients are provided.

Misc. Events

11:00 am

Diana - A Celebration

Foxwoods Resort Casino-Great Cedar Exhibition Area, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., North Stonington, CT

Direct from the Althorp Estate in England comes an award-winning exhibition featuring more than 150 personal objects celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, including her royal wedding gown, 28 designer dresses, family heirlooms, personal mementos, and rare home movies. This will be the only Northeastern engagement.

1:00 pm

Digital Photography Workshop

Digital Photography Workshop; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Rd, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Digital Photography Workshop November 13, 1-5pm. $70
Use flash, natural light, perspective, composition, motion and more with Caryn B. Davis. Interpret a scene with frame edges, camera and subject placement. Tips for organizing and archiving computer images and basic Photoshop are covered. (Photo Credit: Caryn B. Davis)Register by calling the Arts Center at 860-663-5593 or emailing artscenterkillingworth@gmail.com. Visit www.artscenterkillingworth.org, www.facebook.com/artscenterkillingworth, and www.twitter.com/arts_center_ct . 276 North Parker Hill Rd. Killingworth, CT 06419.

Music

2:00 pm

Irving Berlin Sing-Along

Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society, 297 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT

Come sing from your seat in the audience these wonderful Irving Berlin songs -- Blue Skies, How Deep Is the Ocean, Cheek to Cheek, Always . . . and many more. Between songs, hear about the life of Irving Berlin and how he composed his timeless songs. Special solos, too. Grand piano accompaniment. Doors open at 1:30. Singing begins at 2 p.m. HP accessible.

5:00 pm

Arlo Guthrie and the Boys

Haddam Killingworth Middle School, 451 Ct 81, Killingworth, CT

Probably best known for his rambling hippy diatribe “Alice’s Restaurant,” Arlo Guthrie and the Boys, his son, Abe (keys), grandson, Krishna (guitar), and long-time friend and drummer, Terry Hall are coming to Killingworth! Born with a guitar in one hand and a harmonica in the other, this natural-born storyteller delights audiences with hilarious tales and anecdotes woven seamlessly into his performances. The event is hosted by the Killingworth Lions Club and concert proceeds will support continuing improvements at the Parmelee Farm, including renovation of the pole barn as an open pavilion.

7:00 pm

Ted Vigil's Tribute To John Denver

Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Ted performs all over the country at casinos, show rooms, night clubs, fraternal clubs, private parties, fairs and festivals. Last year Ted was at the John Denver Festival, The CMA Fan Fair Festival in Nashville, the Travelin' Inc Country Cruise with Darryl Worley & Storme Warren among many other venues.

4:00 pm

Annual Community Music School Faculty Concert

First Congregational Church of Essex, 6 Methodist Hill, Essex, CT , 06426

This annual concert offers the community a unique glimpse into the wealth of talent and experience held behind the Music School's doors, as facutly members collaborate on a wide variety of chamber ensemble pieces. Free and open to the public; at will donations gratefully accepted.

4:00 pm

Community Music School Faculty Chamber Concert

First Congregational Church, 6 Methodist Hill , Essex, CT

free, donations accepted; 860-767-0026.

Sports

12:00 pm

Guided Meditation & Tea

Guided Meditation & Tea; Inner Strength Yoga, 32 Wall Street, Madison, CT , 06443

Always wanted to meditate but don´t know how? Come down to Inner Strength Yoga for a 30 minutes Guided Meditation. Learn how to control your thoughts, become less stressed and more relaxed. We will end the session with a wonderful cup of green tea. No previous experience needed. Wear comfortable clothes. Event takes place every other Sunday (November 13 and November 27). For more information check out www.innerstrength-yoga.com or call 203-500-5169.

8:00 am

Yoga with Barb Shanley

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

...give yourself an hour and a half of bliss, and in the meantime gain flexibility and tone your muscles in a playful, nurturing and safe environment. 8:00am-9:15

1:00 pm

Shoreline Baseball Academy Travel Team Try-outs

Shoreline Baseball Academy, 61-1B Buttonball Road, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Shoreline Baseball Academy is hosting Try-outs for AAU Travels Teams: November 12, 13, 19 & 20. 13U 1-2:30 p.m. and 10U/11U 3-4:30 p.m. Please call to let us know you are coming. Check our website (shorelinebaseballacademy.com) for our new fall programs including Free Choice Fridays, Hitting Clinics, Fundamental Clinics and Holiday Camps. Call us 860-434-5883 or e-mail us shorelinebaseballacademy@yahoo.com.

Stage/Theater

8:00 pm

“The Spitting Image”

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

Emerson Theatre Collaborative’s production; through Nov. 20; $25, $20 students, seniors; emersontheatercollaborative.org, (860) 705-9711.
8 p.m. Nov.10-12 and Nov. 14-19, 2 p.m. Nov. 12, and 4 p.m. Nov. 13 and 20.

5:00 pm

Connecticut Lyric Opera presents Tales of Hoffman

Garde Arts Center, 325 State Street, New London, CT , 06320

Jacques Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman takes the real life of German poet, E.T.A. Hoffmann, and makes him the title character of three, fanciful stories of failed love. The result is one of the grandest and most expressive of all 19th-century French operas — achieving a combination of emotional depth and musical brilliance that only the finest opera composers ever equaled. Presented in French with English supertitles and orchestra.

3:00 pm

onStage at Connecticut College presents Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland "Moby Dick"

Connecticut College, Evans Hall, Cummings Arts Center, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

This solo performance by Conor Lovett, accompanied by the musician Caoimhin O’Raghallaigh, of this Great American Novel, is presented in the style of epic storytellers. Lovett captivates his audience with Melville’s language and his own virtuosic performance. Gare St. Lazare Players Ireland displays vision, skill, innovation, talent, entrepreneurship and persistence.

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