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Events for September 9

Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Artist Reception for Beverly Schirmeier

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Artist View Gallery and Learning Center
25 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Opening of Watercolor ARTists

Art Exhibits/Openings

Ivoryton Library
106 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

Auditions

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Auditions - The Magic Toyshop

Auditions

Nathanael Greene Community Center
32 Church St, Guilford, CT

Auditions for Starship Dance Theater's 20th annual production of "The Magic Toyshop" will be held Sunday, September 9 at Nathanael Greene Community Center, 32 Church St, Guilford, CT 06437. Dancers en pointe 2:00-3:00 pm; ages 9-12 3:00-3:45 pm; ages 7-8 4:00-4:45 pm; adults 5:00-5:30 pm. For more information call 203-457-0822 or 203-468-8998. $10 audition fee. Performance dates 11/30, 12/1, 12/2.

Community

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Exchange Excel/Rotary Interact Food Drive

Community

Food Drive
Stop and Shop, Samson Rock Dr., Roberts Food Center, Old Toll Rd., Madison, CT

A food drive, to benefit the Madison Food Pantry, will be held on Sunday, September 9th, 10-2 p.m., at both Stop and Shop and Roberts Food Center.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Branford Clam Dig

Community

Owenego Inn
40 Linden Avenue, Branford, CT

(Rain date: Sept. 23). All welcome, including children. Prizes awarded for finding "marked" clams. Bring rake or pitchfork. Supplies limited on-site. Free. Call 24-hour shellfish hotline to confirm the event: 203-315-3909, ext

Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012,

Thanksgiving Food Collection, United Church of Chester

Community

United Church of Chester
29 W. Main Street, Chester, CT

The United Church of Chester needs your help in providing fixings for Thanksgiving baskets which will be delivered to local families this holiday season.
Gift cards in any amount to Adams in Deep River are welcome.
Non-perishable items (canned vegetables, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy) are accepted anytime at the Chester Town Hall or the United Church.
Perishable items (frozen turkeys, frozen turkey breasts, potatoes, carrots, dinner rolls, fresh pies) can be donated on Saturday, November 17th from 9 am to 1 pm at the church at 29 West Main Street. We will have strong arms to assist you! For more info, call 860-526-2697 UCC. Thank you!

Education/Lectures

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.

Fairs/Festivals

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

East Haven Fall Festival

Fairs/Festivals

East Haven Green
, East Haven, CT

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

North Haven Fair

Fairs/Festivals

North Haven Fair Grounds
Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT

Admission: $10 (free for children 12 and younger; $5 for seniors on Sunday).

Kids/Family

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Alzheimer's Fundraiser

Kids/Family

Lobster Shack
7 Indian Neck Rd, Branford, CT

Lobster Shack teamed up with Alzheimer's to raise money by having a 50/50 and tea cup raffle. Prizes include yankee, soundtiger and Ct sun tickets,spa, hotel, gym's, restaurants and more. Please stop by for great food and help out for a great cause

Misc. Events

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Food Tasting

Misc. Events

Organon: A Market at Chester
56 Middlesex Avenuen, Chester, CT

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Nature Photography Hike

Misc. Events

Bailey Trail South
, Madison, CT

Hosted by Madison Land Conservation Trust; led by pro photographer Ruthanna Terreri. Participants enter photos in the Madison Land Conservation Trust's 2012 photo contest.

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Guilford's Got Talent

Misc. Events

Guilford Town Green
, Guilford, CT

Talent competition hosted by radio personality John "Cadillac" Saville.

Music

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Jazz Service

Music

The First Congregational Church of Madison
26 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, CT

Followed by jazz picnic.

Stage/Theater

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012,

Auditions - The Magic Toyshop

Stage/Theater

Nathanael Greene Community Center
32 Church St, Guilford, CT

Auditions for Starship Dance Theater's 20th annual production of "The Magic Toyshop" will be held Sunday, September 9 at Nathanael Greene Community Center, 32 Church St, Guilford, CT 06437. Dancers en pointe 1:00-2:00 pm; ages 9-12 2:00-2:45 pm; ages 7-8 3:00-3:45 pm; adults 4:00-4:30 pm. For more information call 203-457-0822 or 203-468-8998. $10 audition fee. Performance dates 11/30, 12/1, 12/2.

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