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Events for October 27

Art Exhibits/Openings

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013,

Barry Andrew Collins Exhibits at Six Summit Gallery's "IN THE PINK: Men and Women" show

Art Exhibits/Openings

Six Summit Gallery
6 Summit Street, Ivoryton, CT

"Saved by Jo from Credit Union Judgment Day" will be presented by Six Summit Gallery, Ivoryton, CT as part of its current exhibit, "IN THE PINK: Men and Women". Via production locus of post modern abstraction painting, art work, and digital photography, Mr. Collins elaborates the allure and arrest of the static image as continual dialog between artist and society. Collins has shown widely in Connecticut both solo and in group; he is found at www.barryandrewcollins.me. The show runs from October 4-30; it benefits the Dana Farber Lawrence and Memorial Cancer Center. It is juried by Cathy Malloy, the Greater Hartford Arts Council's Chief Executive Officer; NC Whitcher, multiple award-winning artist and President of Connecticut Women Artists; and Pamela Barr, New York art historian and editor.

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013,

Patt Baldino & Del-Bourree Bach Exhibition

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Patt is a gifted artist whose award winning works have been widely exhibited throughout the US. Dramatic oil still life and cityscape paintings reflect her impressive technical skills and keen eye for composition. A pinpoint of light on a glass or the play of shadows in her rich palette invites us to explore her work in greater depth.
Del is known for his striking and almost tactile depictions of man and nature. Although many are inspired by the sea and the life in and around it, he enjoys painting many subjects from rural farms to western vistas to city sidewalks. His paintings invite viewers to enter into the scene and challenge them to create their own stories. Primarily a studio painter, he works mainly in acrylic, but occasionally enjoys transparent watercolor.

Author Events

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Big Book Club Frighteningly Delicious Author Event

Author Events

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

Cost: $55 (includes gourmet box lunch and dessert). Benefits the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

The Big Book Club Halloween event at The Kate

Author Events

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

Team that launched The Big Book Club Getaway at Mohegan Sun earlier this year announcesthis new event; line-up of authors includes: Roberta Isleib aka Lucy Burdette, Key West Food Critic mysteries, An Appetite for Murder, Death in Four Courses, and Topped Chef; Suzanne Palmieri aka Suzy Hayes, The Witch of Little Italy and I’ll Be Seeing You; Brunonia Barry, author of NY Times bestselling novel, Lace Reader and Map of True Places, and B.A. Shapiro, NY Times bestselling and #1 Indie pick author of The Art Forger. Local authors Paul Ferrante, Eileen Kaplan, Tedd Levy, and Sydney Sherman will sign their books, too! Portion of book sales goes to Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Chanda Bell, The Elf on the Shelf

Author Events

Barnes & Noble
470 Universal Drive, North Haven, CT

Community

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Literacy Volunteers Holds Special Dine Out Event

Community

Petonito's Pastry Shop
190 Main Street, East Haven, CT

Between October 15 and October 31, Petonito's Pastry Shop, 190 Main Street, East Haven, will donate 10% to the Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore for any purchase. You will need to mention when you go to the counter that you are there to support Literacy Volunteers.

Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore CT., Inc. provides free English tutoring services in a confidential setting for residents of the valley shore as a way to improve their life and work skills. LVVS, founded in 1979 serves Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Guilford, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Madison and Westbrook.
Anyone interested in more information regarding our upcoming events or any of our services is encouraged to call our office at (860) 399-0280, visit us on the web at www.vsliteracy.org or e-mail us at info@vsliteracy.org .

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Book Reading, Dec. 8, Chester

Community

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 East Kings Highway, Chester, CT

11 a.m., Wally Lamb will read from his new novel, "We Are Water"; a Books & Bagels program; free; (860) 526-8920.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Book Reading, Oct. 27, Chester

Community

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 East Kings Highway, Chester, CT

9:30 a.m., David Fitzpatrick will read from his memoir "Sharp: My Story of Madness, Cutting and How I Reclaimed My Life", who documents his epic struggle with mental illness; part of the Books & Bagels series; free; (860) 526-8920.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

WALK for Vista: Registration

Community

Hammonasset Beach State Park
Rte. 1, Madison, CT

Benefits Vista Vocational & Life Skills Center.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Literacy Volunteers Holds Special Dine Out Event

Community

Petonito's Pastry Shop
190 Main Street, East Haven, CT

Between October 15 and October 31, Petonito's Pastry Shop, 190 Main Street, East Haven, will donate 10% to the Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore for any purchase. You will need to mention when you go to the counter that you are there to support Literacy Volunteers.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Run of the Dead 5k

Community

Camp Hazen
204 W. Main Street, Chester, CT

Benefits the Valley-Shore YMCA.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

CROP Hunger Walk

Community

First Congregational Church of Westbrook
866 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

The First Congregational Church of Westbrook is organizing a local CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday October 27, 2013 starting at 1p.m. Sponsorship forms may be obtained at the church office, or call 860-399-9367 for information.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Literacy Volunteers Holds Special Dine Out Event

Community

Petonito's Pastry Shop
190 Main Street, East Haven, CT

Between October 15 and October 31, Petonito's Pastry Shop, 190 Main Street, East Haven, will donate 10% to the Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore for any purchase. You will need to mention when you go to the counter that you are there to support Literacy Volunteers.

Education/Lectures

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Northeast Paranormal Investigations Program

Education/Lectures

North Haven Recreation Center
7 Linsley Street, North Haven, CT

Fairs/Festivals

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Fall Harvest Festival

Fairs/Festivals

Madison Beach Hotel
94 W. Wharf Road, Madison, CT

Pet Costume Contest: 3 pm.

Misc. Events

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Paranormal Investigator Jeff Belanger

Misc. Events

Deep River Public Library
150 Main Street, Deep River, CT

For adults. Reservations required.

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

David Fitzpatrick, Sharp

Misc. Events

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 E. Kings Hwy, Chester, CT

Music

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Hot Cat Band

Music

Donahue's Madison Beach Grille
1320 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Nature/Outdoors

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

GLCT Fall Walk

Nature/Outdoors

Munger Brook
, Guilford, CT

Meet at the cul-de-sac at the end of Indian Meadows Dr

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013,

Foliage Cruises on the Connecticut River

Nature/Outdoors

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Sail into Fall! Board the historic schooner Mary E at the Connecticut River Museum in beautiful Essex, CT and enjoy a relaxing cruise on the river while taking in the fall foliage. Bring a picnic lunch or dinner, and BYOB. Sails leave daily (excluding Wednesdays) at 1:00, 3:00, and 5:00, and include museum admission. Reservations strongly recommended. Call 860-767-8269 for more information or to make a reservation. Through October 31st.

Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013,

Mary E Schooner Cruises

Nature/Outdoors

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St., Essex, CT

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.

Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013,

Fall Bird Walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park

Nature/Outdoors

The Audubon Shop
907 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT

The Audubon Shop, 907 Boston Post Rd. in Madison CT, conducts fall bird walks at Hammonasset Beach State Park every Saturday throughout the fall, from 8-10:30 am. Migrating hawks, eagles, owls, shorebirds, waterbirds, and songbirds can all be seen at one of Connecticut's premier birding "hot spots".
Walks at Hammonasset will be held each Saturday 9/7 through Nov. 23, 2013.
Participants will meet at The Audubon Shop parking lot at 7:50 am, and carpool to the park. Wait for Jerry in the parking lot at the shop.
$4.00 charge per person.
Beginners are welcome.
Binocular rentals available.
For further information, call Jerry at the shop at (203) 245-9056.

Sports

Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013,

Clinton Touchdown Club Football Game

Sports

Peters Complex
137 Glenwood Road, Clinton,

Come watch the 4th grade Huskies take on the Madison Tigers in the first round of the playoffs and then stay for the 5th grade game at 1:00.

Stage/Theater

Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013,

Snapshot A Musical Scrapbook

Stage/Theater

The Norma Terris Theatre
33 N Main St, chester, CT

This romantic comedy blends some of the best-loved music from composer Stephen Schwartz's Broadway shows (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker's Wife) with some of his lesser known gems. You'll meet Sue and Dan, a couple who after 20 years of marriage, have drifted apart. Together they discover a box of photographs which leads them to relive the memories of their past selves captured in the snapshots; $44

Wednesday 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 & 8:00 pm
Sunday 2:00 & 6:30 pm

Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013,

Snapshots a Musical Scrapbook

Stage/Theater

The Norma Terris Theatre
33 N Main St, chester, CT

This romantic comedy blends some of the best-loved music from composer Stephen Schwartz's Broadway shows (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker's Wife) with some of his lesser known gems. You'll meet Sue and Dan, a couple who after 20 years of marriage, have drifted apart. Together they discover a box of photographs which leads them to relive the memories of their past selves captured in the snapshots.

Wednesday 2:00 & 7:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm
Friday 8:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 & 8:00 pm
Sunday 2:00 & 6:30 pm

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