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Art Exhibits/Openings

Saturday, Jul. 21, 2012,

ESSEXART-"Fluidity" Open Art Show

Art Exhibits/Openings

Essex Art Association
10 North Main Street, Essex, CT

Essex Art Association, a non profit art gallery, is featuring its first Open Show of the season "Fluidity". This is a show juried only for awards and will have a salon atmosphere with over 200 works displayed.

The Exit Gallery features "Nantucket Island, Sconset Paintings" by Luisa Kreis Whiting a resident of Essex, working in oil her works have a hard-edged light that is reminiscent of Edward Hopper. Luisa is daughter of one of the founders of Essex Art Association, her father Henry Kreis was a well known sculptor with an international reputation. He was instrumental in forming the basis for the EAA being an organization that welcomes artists working in all mediums and expressing themselves from the traditional to cutting edge. His sculpture "Woman with a Bowl" may be seen in the entrance to the building.

Community

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Club Corvette of Connecticut Corvette Show and Swap Meet

Community

Moroso Performance Products
80 Carter Drive, Guilford, CT

Admission: $5; free (children younger than 12). Proceeds benefit Connecticut Food Bank. Rain date: July 15. For info, call Mike at 203-865-3456, Ed at 203-271-3060, or Dennis at 203-481-9439.

Education/Lectures

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012,

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Courses

Education/Lectures

Chester Hose Co.
6 High Street, Chester, CT

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.

Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012,

Deep River Civil War Exhibit

Education/Lectures

Stone House
245 Main Street, Deep River, CT

Departing from their homes, family and friends, they left their secure and comfortable world for the uncertainty and horrors of war. They were driven by their love of country and the belief that the freedom that they knew and cherished at home belonged to all men. The volunteers brought with them the skills and ingenuity to allow them to survive living conditions far worse than most people today have ever experienced. The volunteers from Deep River and surrounding towns showed great courage in battle and their sacrifices helped preserve the Union and the cause of freedom. With respect and admiration we thank them for their defense of home, country and our way of life. They will not be forgotten.

Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012,

Historic Guilford Walking Tours

Education/Lectures

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

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.

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Visit by U.S. Coast Guard

Education/Lectures

Madison Green
, Madison, CT

Hosted by Madison Historical Society. Commemoration of 200-year anniversary of War of 1812. Includes guest speakers from the Coast Guard, unveiling of the U.S. Daughters of the War of 1812 bronze plaque, performance by U.S. Coast Guard Silent Drill Team, and rededication of Lee's Academy.

Fairs/Festivals

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Club Corvette of CT 20th Annual Corvette Show & Swap Meet

Fairs/Festivals

Moroso Performance Products
80 Carter Drive (Goose Lane exit 59 off I-95), Guilford, CT

Club Corvette of CT's 20th Annual Corvette Show & Swap Meet. Come see America's sports car. Hundreds of Corvettes will be on display, 48 judged classes, proceeds support the Connecticut Food Bank. A DJ will be playing music for your listening enjoyment, food, beverages and ice cream will be available to purchase. General admission is $5 per person, children under 12 are free. Car registration is $20. Come join us for a fun filled day with your family and friends. Sponsors for Club Corvette are McDermott Auto Group, Moroso Performance Products and Whelen Engineering. Rain date is July 15th.

Kids/Family

Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012,

NBRANFORD-FUNcation!

Kids/Family

BounceU of North Branford
1289 Foxon Rd., North Branford, CT

Join us every weekend this summer for Special FUNcation Open Bounce Sessions that are action-packed with weekly activities, refreshments and tons of bouncing and fun!

$16 per participant includes :

2-hour session
New Theme each week
Refreshments
Themed Activities
Bouncing

Call to reserve today! Reservations are required.

Go to http://calendar.north-branford-ct.bounceu.com/ to see times and more information on the theme of the week!

Misc. Events

Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2012,

Cow Chip Raffle ticket sales!

Misc. Events

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.

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Dinner and Dancing Fundraiser

Misc. Events

Anastasio's Steak House
640-656 Silver Sands Road, East Haven, CT

Features three-course meal prepared by three chefs: Maneet Chauhan, Tommy Juliano, and Neil Fuentes. Hosted by radio personality and weather specialist Matt Scott. Salsa concert after dinner by New Haven's Sonido Libre Latin Band.

Music

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Larry Stevens Performs

Music

Guilford Green
, Guilford, CT

Sponsored by Guilford Parks & Recreation Department. Free. Alcohol not permitted on town property. In event of rain, concert held at Guilford Community Center, 32 Church St.

Nature/Outdoors

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Clinton Beach Sunset Walks summer 2012!!!

Nature/Outdoors

Clinton Landing
54 E Main St, Clinton, CT 06413, Clinton, CT

Clinton Beach Sunset Walks summer 2012
sponsored by BPAC (Bicycle & Pedestrian Alliance of Clinton)

730pm, Sunday 7/8 - 7/22 - 8/5 - 8/19

Come join BPAC on a walk from Clinton Landing (behind Town Hall) to Town Beach & back.

This FREE walk leaves at 730pm Sunday every two weeks in summer and is 1.5 miles of easy walking on sidewalks. Estimated total walk time is 1 1/2 hour, including 20 minutes at the beach.

Come join us to make new friends and get involved in BPAC projects to make Clinton & The Shoreline a better place to live, work, walk and bike!

We welcome kids, seniors, dogs, & everyone else too. Bring your family, friends, & neighbors - see you there!

Stage/Theater

Sunday, Jul. 8, 2012,

Performance by Newfound Road

Stage/Theater

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

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