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February 24

A total of 29 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

2:00 pm

Artist's Reception with Frank Bruckmann and Gar Waterman

Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT

Author Events

2:00 pm

Voices from North Guilford Booksigning

Breakwater Books, 81 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT

Proceeds from book sales benefit the Dudley Foundation.

Community

7:00 am

Queen of the 2013 St. Patrick's Parade

Queen of the 2013 St. Patrick's Parade; St. Patrick's Day Parade, State and Bank Streets , New London, CT , 06320

The committee of the 2013 St. Patrick's Day Parade New London is in search of a queen to represent NL County in the parade this year. An application is attached with all the details and requirements. Please feel free to contact us at this email if you would like more info -
nlstpatricksqueen@gmail.com
Win fabulous prizes from Bijou Salon & Spa, Waterford
Greenlight Boutique, New London and Malloves Jewelers of Waterford.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

8:00 am

Have-A-Heart Re-Sale Fundraiser, Feb. 23&24, Groton

Boilersmakers Lodge 614, 33 Sacred Heart Drive, Groton, CT

Donations accepted on Feb. 17, noon-3 p.m.; funds raised will help New London Animal Control and their impounded animals; please donate dog and cat food, bedding and blankets, non-toxic cleansers and pet items for distribution; (860) 445-0280.

1:00 pm

Corned Beef Dinner

The Knight of St. Patrick Club, 1533 State Street, New Haven, CT

Tickets: $12 ($5 for children under 12). Benefits the Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade.

8:00 am

Sunday Breakfast

Montville VFW Post 10060, 91 Raymond Hill Rd, Montville, , 06382

Come join us and other veterans for Sunday morning breakfast.
Serving Bacon & Eggs, Omelets to order, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy,"Irish Bangers", Potatoes "O'Brian". Plus a fresh Fruit bar! All you can eat!

Education/Lectures

1:00 pm

'Creating an Encaustic Painting'

Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT

Free talk and demonstration with Guilford artist Laurie Douglas. RSVP requested.

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.

4:00 pm

Lecture Featuring Russell Oberlin-Famed Countertenor

Christ Church, 7 Elm ST., Westerly, RI

The Arts Commission of Christ Church will present a multimedia talk by Russell Oberlin on Sunday, February 24 at 4:00 pm. Mr. Oberlin, famed countertenor and lecturer will speak on his career, which has included founding and performing with New York Pro Musica Antiqua, as well as collaborations with many musical notables such as Robert Shaw, Glenn Gould, Leonard Bernstein, and Sir Georg Solti. In 1960, he sang the role of Oberon in the premiere of Benjamin Britten's Midsummer Night's Dream at Covent Garden in London.
A senior Fulbright research scholar, Oberlin has taught and lectured extensively in the USA and England. In October 1995, Oberlin appeared before a packed house at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, for a memorable onstage interview with music critic Tim Page, featuring filmed and recorded highlights of the singer’s career.
There will be a reception following the presentation with an opportunity to greet Mr. Oberlin. Please join us for what promises to be an interesting and entertaining look into this stellar career!

Kids/Family

10:30 am

Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Bond with your little one during a fun-filled program featuring interactive nursery rhymes, songs, stories, puppets and more! For ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is sponsored by a grant from People’s United Bank.

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.

Misc. Events

1:30 pm

Family Maple Sugaring

Bauer Park, 257 Copse Road, Madison, CT

for all ages. To register, call or visit website.

2:30 pm

Mohegan Sun’s Reality Check To Feature Kyle Richards, Star Of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT , 06382

The queen of the 90210 zip code and star of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle Richards, is coming to Mohegan Sun! As part of a very special Reality Check event, Kyle will be answering questions in a live Q&A segment at 2:30pm then will be signing autographs for her loyal fans at 3:00pm in The Shops concourse on Sunday, February 24th. Come meet this glamorous mother, author and housewife as she takes on the East Coast!

11:00 am

Bridal Show

The Wadsworth Mansion at Long Hill Estate, 421 Wadsworth Street, Middletown, CT

RSVPs requested.

3:00 pm

Valentine’s Day Cabaret: Isn’t It Romantic?

Guilford Free Library, 67 Park STreet, Guilford, CT

Reservations Required.

1:00 pm

Oscar Shorts Party: Animated Shorts

Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Animated Shorts: 1 p.m.; Live Action Shorts: 2:35 p.m. Dress in your Oscar finest. Registration required.

2:00 pm

Film Screening

Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT

Facing the Storm: Story of the American Bison

Music

6:00 pm

Doug Bostick Trio and American Dreamland

The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell Avenue, Hamden, CT

3:00 pm

Chamber Music @ Christ Church Presents: The Génésius Quartet !

Chamber Music @ Christ Church Presents: The Génésius Quartet !; Christ Episcopal Church, 78 Washington Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

Chamber Music @ Christ Church presents: the Génésius Piano Quartet ! Join us on Sunday, February 24th at 3pm, Christ Episcopal Church, 78 Washington St, Norwich, CT for a lush program of romantic music for piano and strings. Come hear the work of Dvorak and Giordani and let yourself be transported from a frigid New England February to the sunny hills of 18th-century Italy and the majestic grandeur of 19th-century Prague. Admission is free! Donations will be accepted to help support the series. A champagne reception will follow the program and audience members will have the opportunity to meet and chat with the musicians. What better way to while the bleak mid-winter? For more information: 860.425.0663 or www.ccsarts.org.

4:00 pm

Erwin Ortner Conducts Yale Ensembles

Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven, CT

2:00 pm

PhDiva at The Boathouse

PhDiva at The Boathouse; The Mystic Boathouse, 8 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT

The name has changed, but the music's still great: PhDiva (formerly Phred & Her Combo) brings funk, jazz, swing, and Motown to the Mystic Boathouse
With vocalist Phred Mileski, bassist James Hunter, drummer John Moore, and keyboardist Rufus Davis.
SO worth getting out of the house!

4:00 pm

High Notes and High Tea XXXIV

Grace Episcopal Church, 336 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Music of Louis Spohr. Donations appreciated.

2:00 pm

Senior Music Recital: Shauna Pratt

World Music Hall, 40 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, CT

Nature/Outdoors

7:00 pm

BANFF FILM FESTIVAL - New London CT

BANFF FILM FESTIVAL - New London CT; Connecticut College Palmer Auditorium, 270 Mohegan Avenue , New London , CT , 06320

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings Banff to audiences around the globe and now to our home state of Connecticut. Each year, the films travel to 32 countries reaching more than 245,000 people at over 635 screenings.

Journey to exotic locations, paddle the wildest waters, and climb the highest peaks. Get your tickets today and be taken away to the most captivating places on earth.

The 2012/2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour brings films from the 37th annual Banff Mountain Film Festival to about 400 communities around the world. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s world tour are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you.

1:00 pm

Family Hike

Westwoods, Sam Hill Road Entrance, Guilford, CT

No dogs. Children must have signed release form

2:00 pm

Eagle Viewing on CT River

Eagle Viewing on CT River; Connecticut River Expeditions, Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam, CT , 06438

Join Potapaug Audubon aboard RiverQuest to observe the eagles that come to the CT River during the winter. Other wildlife will also be seen such as hawks, ducks & seal. Binoculars available on board. Complimentary coffee & tea. $40/pp. Board RiverQuest in Haddam at Eagle Landing State Park across the river from Goodspeed Opera House. Go to www.ctriverquest.com and click on "Reservations" to reserve your spot. Choose Feb 24th at 2:00 to join Potapaug.

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

12:00 pm

Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

Guilford High School Auditorium, 605 New England Road, Guilford, CT

Tickets: $10 (family discounts available).

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