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March 9

A total of 30 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

11:00 am

Doug Zider’s “Visions: Land & Sea”

Doug Zider’s “Visions: Land & Sea”; The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06382

maritime art exhibit featuring the creative works and original masterpieces of Long Islander Doug Zider. Through Zider’s vivid imagination and extraordinary brush strokes, historic events, places, and tall tales of the sea, along with comforting seasons of the year come alive on canvas.
Guests will have an opportunity to meet and greet the artist during a special reception on Saturday, March 15th from 5:30pm to 8:00pm.

9:00 am

Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects

Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects; Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail , Mashantucket, CT , 06338

Sunday, Feb. 16-May 17, 9 am-5 pm
Backyard Monsters: The World of Insects
Get a bug’s-eye view of some backyard insects in the Mashantucket Gallery’s newest exhibit. Giant robotic insects, up to 96 times their normal size with lifelike colors and movements, dominate the exhibition. Hands-on displays let you take a mechanical insect for a walk, build a bug, and learn how insects communicate. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. Visit pequotmuseum.org for details on the Feb. 15 preview day package.*

10:00 am

Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan

Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of Charles W. Morgan; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

Lyman Allyn presents Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan through June 5, 2014. The exhibit looks at how whaling, —its myths and reality, risk and reward, —left its mark on Connecticut and American identity.

11:00 am

Presence, Immersion and Location

Presence, Immersion and Location; Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

interactive installations, projections, videos, digital paintings, musical kinetic sculptures and more in collaboration with the Ammerman Center at Connecticut College’s biennial arts and technology symposium; through March 15; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri. and Sat. and noon-3 p.m. Sun.; (860) 443-8001.

9:00 am

-The Williams School student art exhibition

-The Williams School student art exhibition; Fiddleheads Food Coop -- Cafe, 13 Broad St, New London, CT , 06320

The Williams School (New London) students juried art competition will be on display in the Cafe at Fiddleheads Food Coop from March 1 to April 30. The theme of the show is “It’s Only Natural.” Fiddleheads is open 8am to 7pm, seven days a week.
For further info: http://fiddleheadsfood.weebly.com/cafe-art.html

Auditions

12:00 pm

Auditions for 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Playhouse on Park

Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT , 06119

Playhouse on Park will be holding auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by William Finn and Rachel Shienkin. This production is being directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran Susan Haefner. Versatile Union/Non-union actor/singers are encouraged to audition (movement, improvisational and comedic skills are a huge plus for all roles). Local auditions will be held Sunday, March 9th. All actors are paid. Please email Sean Harris, Artistic Director at Sharris@playhousetheatregroup.org with your headshot and resume, and he will set you up with an audition time as well as send you the sides for the audition. In addition, please prepare 32 bars from or in the style of the show. For a detailed description of the available roles, visit www.playhouseonpark.org.

Author Events

3:00 pm

Lee A. Jacobus, Hawaiian Tales

RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT

7:00 pm

Janet Barrett, They Called Her Reckless

Killingworth Library, 301 Route 81, Killingworth, CT

registration required

Community

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

5:00 pm

The Destination, 2nd Sundays, Salem

Christian Community Center, 249 Hartford Road, Salem, CT

5 p.m., light supper; 5:45 p.m., worship; free childcare provided.

1:00 pm

Sewing Create the Perfect Fit: Intro to Flat Patterning

Sewing Create the Perfect Fit: Intro to Flat Patterning; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Road , Killingworth , CT , 06419

1-3:30pm. Sundays Mar. 9, 23, 30.
$120
Personal fit patterns are the basis of all other pattern designs. Know¬ing how to develop them is an im¬portant step in designing your own style. Participants create a mock-up of a basic personal fit dress pat¬tern, then learn fit techniques and transfer changes to create a master pattern or sloper. Participants need basic sewing knowledge and a sew¬ing machine. Material list available.

Vintage: Antiques and Art Appraisal Event; Old Lyme Town Hall, 52 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

annual appraisal event hosted by The Old Lyme Historical Society with professional appraisers; verbal appraisal will cost $5 per item and there is a three-item limit per person; (860) 434-0684.

2:00 pm

Avery Farm Walking Tour, Sundays

Avery Farm House Gateway, 56 Lambtown Road, ,

the southern portion of Lambtown extension; sponsored by Groton Open Space Association; free; (860) 572-5715.

Turn onto Lambtown Rd (Groton) at the traffic light on Rt 184 at Flanders Road and follow to 56 Lambtown Rd. Contact GOSAmail@gmail.com for questions.

5:00 pm

Howard Fishman, Mar. 9, Chester

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

5 p.m., "Repair the World" concert; $25 adults; free for children under 16; (860) 526-8920.

Fitch High School, 101 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT , 06340

The FIRST Robotics Competition comprises 32 high school robotics teams from around New England competing with student-built 120 pound robots.
Free admission
Food concessions available all day
Come for an hour or the whole day to experience the excitement of the fast-paced head-to-head matches and see why cutting edge companies and universities around the world recruit FIRST Robotics students.

Education/Lectures

2:00 pm

From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Lebanon Historical Society Museum, 856 Trumbull Hwy, Lebanon, CT , 06249

Sunday, March 9
2pm
From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s
A fascinating program presented by the Connecticut Historical Society
on Connecticut’s premier and beloved shopping destination.
Refreshments served.
Members free, non-members $2
Held at the Lebanon Historical Society Museum
856 Trumbull Hwy Lebanon
For more information call 860-642-6579
museum@historyoflebanon.org
www.historyoflebanon.org

2:00 pm

From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s

Lebanon Historical Society Museum, 856 Trumbull Hwy, Lebanon, CT , 06249

Sunday, March 9
2pm
From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox in the 1950s
A fascinating program presented by the Connecticut Historical Society
on Connecticut’s premier and beloved shopping destination.
Refreshments served.
Members free, non-members $2
Held at the Lebanon Historical Society Museum
856 Trumbull Hwy Lebanon
For more information call 860-642-6579
museum@historyoflebanon.org
www.historyoflebanon.org

4:00 pm

Looking at Maps -- NLCHS Second Sunday Program

Looking at Maps -- NLCHS Second Sunday Program; Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman Street, New London, CT , 06320

Maps in the collection of the New London County Historical Society will be the focus of this presentation by NLCHS Executive Director, Edward Baker. Scrolling through a series of New London maps will allow close comparisons and the changes between 1850, 1868, 1884, 1939 and the present. Opportunities for a hands-on look at insurance maps will reveal very detail information. And a few treasures one might not expect will be shared. Presentation followed by reception.

Kids/Family

10:00 am

Fantastic Friends

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

30-45 minutes of books, fingerplays, flannel board, music, movement and craft for independent listeners 3 to 5 years of age. 20 children per session.

Misc. Events

3:00 pm

Reception and Awards Ceremony for Future Choices

Sill House Gallery at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT

5:00 pm

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra; Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT , 06437

Enjoy this gentle, non physical, meditative and relaxing class with Betty Hamilton of Hypnosis for Health, LLC. Call 203-804-8897 to reserve your spot, or just drop in!! $10.00

Music

5:00 pm

Howard Fishman’s ‘Repair the World’ Concert

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

Tickets: $25 (free for children under 16).

8:00 pm

Music / Karaoke

The Burger Beast Tavern, 350 east Main St, Clinton, CT , 06413

Singing and Dancing at the Burger Beast every Wed, Fri. Sat. And Sunday
Great time great food and drinks

8:00 pm

Karaoke at the Moose

Karaoke at the Moose; New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, CT , 06320

music by Dj Voltage
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

U.S. Guard Band Recital Series; Leamy Concert Hall, 15 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT , 06320

free; (860) 701-6826.

8:00 pm

Karaoke

Karaoke; New London Moose Lodge 2652, 72 Central Avenue, new london, , 06385

music by Dj Voltage
https://www.facebook.com/djVoltageKeith.Phillips

Nature/Outdoors

9:00 am

Winter Eagles with RiverQuest

Winter Eagles with RiverQuest; Eagle Landing State Park, Route 82, Haddam, CT , 06438

February 8 - March 16
Satudays and Sundays: 9:00am, 11:30am and 2:00pm.
Thursdays: 10:00am and 1:00pm.
Come and enjoy winter and very early spring while experiencing the beauty and solitude of the lower Connecticut River. Although our primary mission is to search for and observe migrating and resident Bald Eagles, we will also search for many other varieties of local winter wildlife. A seasoned, experienced naturalist will talk about eagle biology and ecology and about the other wintering birds and wildlife that will be seen on our cruise. A heated cabin, coffee/tea and binoculars are on board. We will Cruise from Haddam South and see Lyme, Chester, Deep River, and Essex.

12:30 pm

Seal Watch

Seal Watch; thimble island Cruises, 30 Indian Point Rd., Branford, CT , 06405

Potapaug Audubon invites you to come along on a Seal Watch with Thimble Island Cruises in Stony Creek (Branford). Call 860-767-9763 to reserve a spot. Price includes coffee, hot chocolate and pizza. Boarding: 12:45 sharp. Return: 2:30.

Religion

7:00 pm

Baha'i Community Hosts Monthly Devotional

Post Residence, 86 Sandy Point Road, Old Saybrook, , 06475

The Bahá’í Community of Old Saybrook hosts a devotional program the second Sunday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 86 Sandy Point Road. Individuals are invited to share prayers, poems, or readings of a spiritual nature. For more information, call Judy Post at 860-391-1244 or Valerie Smith at 860-388-5948.

Stage/Theater

2:00 pm

Zombies From Beyond

Zombies From Beyond; The Spirit of Broadway Theater, 24 Chestnut Street, Norwich, CT , 06360

-- A musical comedy celebration of American ideals and foibles in the unlikeliest of settings as the Cold War and space race paranoia threaten the good folks in the fictional Milwaukee Space Center in 1955, where the staff is all abuzz at the arrival of rocket scientist, Trenton Corbett. A budding romance with the commander’s daughter, the landing of a flying saucer piloted by a buxom alien aviatrix looking for he-specimens to re-populate her planet, a tap dancing delivery boy, and a quirky secretary all add up to a nostalgic and hilarious toe-tapping must-see musical
Wed & Thurs 7PM; Fri & Sat 8PM; Sun 2PM $32; 860-886-2378

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