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Events for May 19

Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013,

Crossing the Connecticut River Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Can you get there from here? This old saying really means something when you consider getting across the mighty Connecticut without the bridges we have today! There are approximately 58 vehicle bridges currently spanning the Connecticut River and ten were chosen as representative examples for the Connecticut River Museum's 2013 exhibit 'Crossing the Connecticut: Bridges of the Connecticut River'. The exhibit features several different styles of bridge design and explores how people's ideas of what bridges should look like and how they reflect how their communities have changed over time. The exhibit features many objects and images from the Museum's collections as well as paintings, original toll signs, documents and other artifacts on loan from other institutions. Through October 20.

Sunday, Jun. 16, 2013,

David Dunlop - Light & Motion

Art Exhibits/Openings

Susan Powell Fine Art
679 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

David Dunlop's one-man Show Light and Motion features 30 new oil paintings opening on May 17 and continuing through June 16, 2013. Join us on Friday, May 17, from 5 -8 pm and meet the artist. David Dunlop’s electrifying new series of New York City, the Connecticut Shore and abstract landscapes fuse light and color in motion. Dunlop puts us in a familiar place only to make it wonderfully unfamiliar, producing a vibrant mystery whose secrets are not readily revealed. David Dunlop is an Emmy Award winner for his PBS Series Landscapes Through Time that will have a new nationwide broadcast starting May 27, 2013.

Friday, May. 31, 2013,

Art Exhibition - Margaret Dean & Christina Mastrangelo - Art Gallery at the Mill House

Art Exhibits/Openings

Art Gallery at the Millhouse
5 West Main St., Chester, CT

The paintings of Maggie Dean and Christina Mastrangelo will be on display at the Mill House through May 31. The artists' reception will be held Fri, May 3, 5-8 pm during Chester's annual May Day Night Art Gallery and Shop Openings in the town center. Meet Maggie and Christina

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Tracy Art Center Celebration

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Pavilion
155 College Street Extension, Old Saybrook, CT

Author Events

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Author James T. Powerson, Saving the Farm

Author Events

Essex Books at Gather
104 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

RSVP required.

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Author Sydney Sherman, You Are Not Alone

Author Events

Essex Books at Gather
104 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

Registration required.

Community

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Dog Days Adoption Event

Community

Old Saybrook Business Park
6 Business Park Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

'A Tribute to Our Veterans'

Community

East Haven Senior Center
91 Taylor Avenue, East Haven, CT

Tickets: $10. Advance tickets only.

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Shelter Dog Adoption Event, Old Saybrook, May 18th & 19th

Community

Old Saybrook Business Park
6 Business Park Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Dog Days Adoption Events is holding a shelter dog adoption event at the Old Saybrook Business Park at 6 Business Park Road on May 18th and 19th from 11 to 4. This will be the 9th community adoption event that Dog Days has hosted in the past 2 years. All potential adopters are screened and interviewed and must agree to a home visit.
Dog Days is an all volunteer Connecticut based group that coordinates with high kill shelters from the south and Connecticut municipal shelters to bring 75 to 90 healthy adoptable dogs to a single weekend event. So far, nearly 800 dogs have found loving families in Connecticut with the help of Dog Days and our supporters.

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Friends of the Essex Library Book Sale

Community

Essex Library
33 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Benefits special library programs and activities.

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Essex Historical Society Membership Party

Community

Pratt House
West Avenue, Essex, CT

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

EHS Membership Party! Everyone's Invited!!

Community

Pratt House
19 West Avenue, Essex, CT

Everyone’s invited to the EHS Membership Party! Members, bring your friends and your friends’ friends. Non-members, don’t be shy — stop by! If you love Essex, history or both, come join in on the fun; more is always merrier. We will be celebrating our community and springtime in Essex at the Pratt House on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4:00 pm. We will have our party hats on rain or shine — because with people like you, no rain can dampen our spirits!
For more information, call 860-767-5011 or browse www.essexhistory.org.

Education/Lectures

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

'Getting It Together'

Education/Lectures

The Mercy Center
167 Neck Road, Madison, CT

Freewill offering.

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Geocaching Workshop

Education/Lectures

Deep River Congregational Church
1 Church Street, Deep River, CT

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

FREE Healing Effects of Whole Foods Cooking Demo

Education/Lectures

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health
35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT

Set aside traditional notions of nutrition and enter a world of ancient healing traditions where your kitchen is your healer! Chef Bill Klar will prepare delicious dishes based solely on whole foods and explain how these foods can heal your body and restore your emotional balance.

Register at shorelinec@snet.net or 203-453-5520

Fairs/Festivals

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Robin Hood Springtime Festival

Fairs/Festivals

Guilford Fairgrounds
111 Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT

Admission: $16 ($10 for ages 7 to 15, free for ages 6 and under). Parking: $3.

Misc. Events

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

FREE Yoga Nidra

Misc. Events

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health
35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT

Enjoy this gentle, non physical, meditative and relaxing class with Betty Hamilton of Hypnosis for Health, LLC.

Please register at ehamilton04@yahoo.com

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Local Voices

Misc. Events

Ivoryton Congregational Church
57 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

An Afternoon of Selected Readings, Musings, and Poetry'

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Debate: 'The Streets of Our Cities Should Have Surveillance Cameras: Pro or Con?

Misc. Events

Blackstone Memorial Library
758 Main Street, Branford, CT

Music

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Dalia Lazar: Music and More Concert Series

Music

Congregational Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 East Kings Hwy, Chester, CT

Tickets: $25 ($20 for congregants, $10 for children under 16).

Nature/Outdoors

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Guilford Land Conservation Trust Cave and Rock Hike

Nature/Outdoors

Westwoods
Dunk Rock Road Entrance, Guilford, CT

Sports

Thursday, May. 30, 2013,

Rugby Starts Feb 12th for Shoreline Boys

Sports

Brown Middle school
980 Durham Road, Madison, CT

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

Sunday, May. 19, 2013,

Hal McIntyre Orchestra Tribute to Sinatra

Stage/Theater

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

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