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Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Old Lyme Landscapes

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street , Old Lyme, CT

A delightful summertime extravaganza of landscape paintings by present day member artists in the tradition of the Lyme Impressionists. Opening reception on Friday, June 21 from 6-8pm.

10:00 am

Crossing the Connecticut River Exhibit

Crossing the Connecticut River Exhibit; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

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.

9:00 am

Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America

Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America; Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Through Saturday, July 20, 9 am-5 pm
Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America
This exhibit explores the underground world of skateboarding in Indian Country. See short films, rare photos, and Native-designed decks and graffiti-backdrop panels by Native American artist Jak Fragua. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America is organized by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.

6:00 pm

Spirit Gallery presents Matthew Cassar

Spirit Gallery, 207 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Matthew Cassar's artwork and created artifacts tell the narrative of two fictional societies as they struggle to dominate their world. The opening reception is Saturday May 25; show runs through July 13; (860) 443-0484


5:30 pm

OCD Support Group

East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT

860-575-9593 for information or questions.

9:00 am

Golf League, June 3, E.Lyme

Cedar Ridge Golf Range, 34 Drabik Road, East Lyme, CT

9 a.m., Monday mornings starting June 3 until the fall; sponsored by East Lyme Senior Center; (860) 739-5859.

Grant Writing Class, June 25 and July 1, Norwich

Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT

5:30-8:30 p.m., Room B116; for anyone familiar with the grant-writing process; instructed by Harriet Grayson; $95; you may register by mail, fax or in person; (860) 885-2603.

6:00 pm

Zumba, Mondays and Wednesdays, Ston.

Stonington Human Services, 166 South Broad St., Pawcatuck, CT

6-7 p.m., on-going classes Mondays and Wednesdays; zumba, $65, 10 classes; $100, 20 classes; $7 drop-in; call to register (860) 535-5015.

8:00 am

Doubles Tennis, Monday&Wednesdays, E.Lyme

East Lyme High School, 30 Chesterfield Road, East Lyme, CT

8 a.m., Monday & Wednesdays; must bring a racket and ball, sunscreen and water; free; (860) 739-5859.

7:00 am

Waterford Senior Services, July 1

Waterford Senior Services, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

8:30 a.m., strength III; 9 a.m., casual bridge; 10 a.m., hearty moves; 10:15 a.m., duplicate bridge; 1 p.m., quilting; (860) 444-5839.

9:00 am

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, Mondays

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck, CT

9-10 a.m., Zumba Lite;
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., painting class;
11:30-noon, lunch;
noon-1:30 p.m., bingo;
1:30-2:30 p.m., gentle yoga;
1:30-3:30 p.m., wii bowling;
(860) 599-3285.

11:00 am

Chair Yoga, Monday's, O.Saybrook

Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

11 a.m., instructed by Rachel Baer of Yoga Keeps Me Fit; $5 per class; (860) 859-7217.

6:00 pm

New London Rotaract

New London Lodge of Elks, 81 Washington St., New London, CT


6:30 pm

Alateen Meeting

Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Steeet, Norwich, CT

6:30 pm

Al-Anon Backus, Mondays

Backus Hospital, 326 Washington Steeet, Norwich, CT

10:00 am


BILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM; The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument St., Groton, CT , 06340

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites adults to take part in Groundbreaking Reads, our Adult Online Summer Reading Program. Earn a raffle ticket for each book review you submit. Log on to the library’s home page, http://billmemorial.org. Click on “Dig Into Reading”, then choose the “Groundbreaking Reads” tab for adults. Create an account and begin entering your reviews on Wednesday, June 26 through Saturday, August 10. Readers can also submit book reviews in person to the library. Winners of the prize drawing will be notified in mid-August. The more you read the more chances to win! Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information.

Sound Community Services , 21 Montauk Ave. , New London , CT

Sound Community Services is holding its community tag sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 24 and is seeking donations and reservations for vendors who would like space to sell items. To purchase space for a small registration fee, email r.mclean@soundcommunityservices.org or call (860) 439-6401.
Donations may be dropped off for the sale weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For pickup, call Sound Community Services.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit “Emilie’s Shady Spot” at Riverside Park. Emilie was a first grader at Newtown Elementary School.

5:00 pm

Donations Sought for School-Ready Clothing Sale

Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Hazelnut Hill Road, Groton, CT

Groton Human Services is accepting donations for its Aug. 16 School-ready clothing sale. Call 860-445-0088 or drop donations at Christ United Methodist Church.


7:00 pm

Open House, May 20, E.Lyme

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Avenue, East Lyme, CT , 06333

7-8:30 p.m., hear award winning speakers, develop leadership skills, have fun and make friends; free; (860) 691-1223.

11:30 am

Non Profit Resource Center Grant Database Training

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

Contact: Madhu Gupta 860-447-1411 x3 mgupta@plnl.org

Did you know that the library has access to information on 100,000 grantmakers and 2.3 million grants? Sign up for this class to learn how to access and harness this information for the greater good of your non profit organization. Space is limited to 10 people and preregistration is required. Click on the link below to register.
Location: Community Room


2:00 pm

Dig It - ages 6 - 12

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

Teen Leaders will offer an array of games, puzzles, and craft activities. For ages 6 – 12. Drop-in.

1:00 pm

Recipe for Success Ages 8-11

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

“Dig into Reading” as we make delicious “dirt cake” and read books about worms! Related activities complete the fun! Space is limited; register beginning June 10th. This program is sponsored by a grant from People’s United Bank.

Misc. Events

7:30 pm

Holographic Sound Healing Concert

Holographic Sound Healing Concert; Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Randeane Tetu. Call 860.345-4226 for more information. $10.00 donation at the door please.

Sound used with intention can shift the energy in and around your body to help reestablish physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health and well being.

In a holographic sound healing concert, vibrational sound assists your body’s natural healing ability, nourishes the emotional self, and nurtures your soul’ highest purpose.

Randeane uses voice toning and quartz crystal bowl to help you release outworn patterning, balance the energy centers of your body, and stimulate all levels of healing.

9:30 am

East Lyme-Waterford Newcomers Club

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Avenue, Niantic, CT , 06357

Women welcome from East Lyme, Waterford and surrounding areas. Group meets first Thursday of every month (Sept.through June) at Niantic Community Church (170 Pennsylvania Ave. Niantic) (basement door) from 9:30am to 11:00am. Monthly meetings are a time to socialize with other women and learn about our many monthly activities which include book group, ladies night out, morning and evening cards, and couples dinner group.

7:00 pm

Summer Movie Series: Singin’ in the Rain

Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT


8:00 pm

Mystic Contra Dance

Mystic Contra Dance; Frohsinn Hall, 39 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic, CT , 06355

Sat. May 25 and every 4th Saturday. Singles and Beginners welcome! The Mystic Contra Dance is informal and fun—live music, and the caller teaches every dance. You can learn the basic moves in fifteen minutes! Beginner lesson at 7:45. It's quite aerobic, so wear cool clothing and comfortable soft-soled shoes. Every 4th Saturday in Mystic. Look for Mystic Contra Dance on Facebook.

7:00 pm

Greg Piccolo

Steak Loft, 27 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT


1:30 pm

Mary E Schooner Cruises

Mary E Schooner Cruises; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06426

Sail on the historic Mary E, a 1906 Schooner, in and around beautiful Essex and the lower Connecticut River! Departs every day of the week but Wednesdays, with 1.5 hr sails at 1:30 and 3:30 (26$ per person), and a two hour sunset cruise at 6:00 (30$ per person). Private charters also available. Bring a picnic lunch or dinner, and feel free to BYOB. Sails run through October. Museum admission included with cost of sail. Cruises leave from the Connecticut River Museum Docks.
Advance reservations are strongly recommended, 24 hour advance cancellation notice required. All cruises subject to weather.
Please visit http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/schooner-cruises/ for more information. Or call (860)767-8269 for more information or to make a reservation.


8:00 am

Summer Rowing Camp

Summer Rowing Camp; Lake Pattagansett, East Lyme, 291 Boston Post Road, East Lyme, CT , 06333

East Lyme Rowing Association will offer five week-long sessions for middle and high school aged students. The programs will be run daily from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday at the ELHS Boathouse on Lake Pattagansett. This year’s program directors are USRowing certified Coaches Scott Mahon and Ray Campbell. Middle School Summer Rowing/Learn to Row -
For students entering grades 6-9, the focus is on basic rowing, boat handling and the development of a love of rowing in a supportive environment.High School Skill Development Program - High school aged athletes with experience rowing will build on what they have learned as novice and varsity rowers during the spring season.


7:00 pm

Broadway Choruses by Bernstein and Others

St. paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook, CT

All singers welcome. Fee: $8 (includes borrowed score). Part of the SummerSings series.
Registration 7pm.

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