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Art Exhibits/Openings

12:00 pm

Alexey von SchlippeSpring Exhibit

Alexey Von Schlippe Gallery of Art, 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, CT

an exhibition featuring the outstanding work of these four Artists:
Karen Rand Anderson, Mark Dixon, Lynn Stephens, Rachel Siporin; through June 7

5:00 pm

Spring Art Shine Opening and Exhibition

Spring Art Shine Opening and Exhibition; Old Lyme - Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library Lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

The 2014 annual spring Art Shine Exhibition and Opening Reception will take place on Thursday, April 10, from 5:00 pm-7:00 pm in the Ludington Gallery. The Library will host three exceptionally fine artists of regional and national recognition: photographer Susan Higgins, painter Jacqueline White Jones and painter/illustrator Rosemary Webber.
The exhibit will be on display through May, 31. The art exhibition and reception is free and open to the public. A portion of the sales goes to support the Library. The Library is located at 2 Library Lane, off Lyme Street in Old Lyme. Hours are Monday and Wednesday, 10 am to 7 pm; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am to 6 pm; Friday, 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.

10:00 am

Gallery One and Friends Group Show

Gallery One and Friends Group Show; Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street, Guilford, CT

Works by artist members and associates of this southeast shoreline co-operative gallery, which features the work of mid-career artists in a wide variety of media and styles, from representational to abstract, in photography, printmaking, painting, sculpture and ceramics. Opening reception on Sunday, May 11 from 2-4pm. Artists' Talk on Sunday, May 18 from 2-4pm. Gallery hours are Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm, Sun 12 - 4pm. Mill Gallery at Guilford Art Center, 411 Church St, Guilford

2:00 pm

Artists’ Talk: Gallery One & Friends

Guilford Art Center's Mill Gallery, 411 Church St., Guilford , CT

11:00 am

OIL + WATER Group Show

OIL + WATER Group Show; Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT , 06515

Kehler Liddell Gallery presents its spring group show, OIL + WATER, from April 24 through May 25, Opening Reception on May 9 from 6pm - 9pm, and several events coordinated with Westville’s 17th annual ArtWalk on May 10: Art Yard Tag Sale, Children’s Event: Oil and Water Painting. The show will feature work by all 25 Kehler Liddell Gallery member artists. This unique collaboration of the Gallery's painters, photographers, sculptors, and installation artists presents diverse interpretations of these icons of opposites—oil and water. The Gallery is located at 873 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut. Gallery hours are Thursday through Friday from 11:00am - 4:00pm: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am - 4:00pm. Visit our website, www.kehlerliddell.com, or call 203.389.9555.

1:30 pm

Pastel Portrait Demo with Alain Picard

Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

11:00 am

May Exhibition, Artists Jane M. White & Pam Carlson

May Exhibition, Artists Jane M. White & Pam Carlson; Art Gallery at the Mill House, 5 West Main Street, Chester, , 06412

Artists Jane M. White & Pam Carlson
Art Gallery at the Mill House

Apr 25 - May 29, 2014

Fri, May 2, 5-8 pm

Work by local artists Jane M. White and Pam Carlson will be on display for the month of May with an opening reception during Chester’s annual May Day Night Gallery and Shop Openings. Stroll around Chester’s galleries and boutiques and take in the spring evening air as you experience artistic interpretations of the surrounding landscape.


Fri - Sun, 11 am - 4 pm

Art Gallery at the Mill House
5 West Main Street 
Chester, CT 06412
gallery 860 322 4566

5:00 pm

David Dunlop - Travels Through Atmosphere

David Dunlop - Travels Through Atmosphere; Susan Powell Fine Art, 679 Boston Post Road, madison, CT , 06443

David Dunlop, well known Connecticut artist and popular host of the Emmy award-winning PBS series Landscapes Through Time, pushes the envelope in his experiments with atmosphere, motion, color and light in his solo exhibition of 35 oil paintings. From New York City to the Connecticut shore, his paintings are an adventure through time and motion. Join us tonight for wine and hors d'oeuvres and meet the artist David Dunlop.

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.

2:00 pm

Poetry and Painting

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Features the Connecticut River Poets and Guilford Poets Guild.

Author Events

3:00 pm

Local Voices: An Afternoon of Selected Readings, Musings, and Poetry

Ivoryton Congregational Church, 57 Main St., Ivoryton , CT

Suggested donation: $10 (free for students). Tickets available at Ivoryton Library, 106 Main St.

2:00 pm

Steve Darley, The Battle of Valcour Island

North Haven Cultural Center, 27 Broadway, North Haven, CT


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.

2:00 pm

Occum School Reunion, May 18, Norwich

Holy New Martyrs Church Hall, 364 Canterbury Turnpike, Norwich, CT

2-5 p.m., open to all former students and guests; for information and registration call (860) 887-3145.

11:00 am

Open House & Plant Sale, May 18, Norwich

New London County Extension Office, 562 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT

11 a.m.-2 p.m., 10th Annual May Celebration; sponsored by The Master Gardeners of New London County; (860) 961-2231.

1:00 pm

Spring Book Sale

Essex Library, 33 West Ave., Essex , CT

Items are half-price on Sunday. Benefits the library.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

2:00 pm

Celebrate 30 Years! 1984-2014, May 18, Canterbury

The Prudence Crandall Museum, 1 South Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT

2 p.m., exhibit opening and ribbon cutting; celebrate the museum's 30th Anniversary of opening to the public; reception to follow at the museum's John Carter House; (860) 546-7800 or www.cultureandtourism.org.

1:00 pm

Facial Makeup Artistry Workshop

Facial Makeup Artistry Workshop; Arts Center Killingworth, 276 North Parker Hill Road , Killingworth, CT , 06419

Facial Makeup Artistry Workshop
Date: Sunday, May 18
Time: 1-4pm
Price: $60
Women in their 40s and beyond have special beauty needs often unaddressed by youth-focused magazines and websites. With master make-up artist and aesthetician Tara Raschello enjoy a fun and informative 3.5 hour make-up workshop as she demonstrates how to smooth the skin, use tools, eyebrow shape and use color placement for optimum effect. Leave with an info packet including a sample list of recommended products and resources for making informed beauty purchases. Please bring your makeup bag, makeup and tools you own.

Editor's Pick

10:00 am


Wheeler Library, 101 Main Street, NORTH STONINGTON, CT , 06359

Wheeler Library will host a Rug Bazaar with dozens of Persian rugs, vintage and newer, in many patterns, colors, and sizes are available at great prices sold by Boston/Cape Cod dealer Paul Murray

10:00 am

Fourth Annual New London Neighbor Day

Riverside Park, intersection of Crystal Avenue and Adelaide Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Fourth Annual New London Neighbor Day Celebration will be held Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Riverside Park. The entrance to Riverside Park is at the intersection of Crystal Avenue and Adelaide Street.

Featured activities include musical entertainment, kids activities, vendors, pony rides, petting zoo, and much more. Come for a day of family fun.

8:00 am

Pancake Breakfast, May 18, Baltic

St. Mary's Church in Hanlon Hall, 54 West Main St., Baltic, CT

8 a.m.-noon, held by the Baltic Knights of Columbus; $5 adults; $3 children 12 and under; free for children under age 2; $20 maximum family price; 50/50 raffle; tickets at the door or call (860) 822-1788 or email: BJDaly@aol.com.

1:00 pm

Madison Chamber of Commerce Bed Race

Madison Town Green, Meetinghouse Ln., Madison , CT

8:00 am

Breakfast, May 18, Mystic

Mystic VFW, 60 Stonington Road, Mystic, CT

8-11 a.m., $7; $9 for steak; open to the public; (860) 536-3682.

Peaceful Wolf Tai Chi, May 17-18, O.Lyme

Lymes Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT

9 a.m.-6 p.m., a weekend seminar, "Qi Gong for Women", taught by Master Lisa O'Shea; $300; call Dave at (860) 334-8488.

1:00 pm

Westbrook Emblem Club #535 Fashion Show

Westbrook Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Ave., Westbrook , CT

Donation: $20. Benefits scholarships and other charitable projects.


2:00 pm

'Panic in Connecticut: Accused Witches Have Their Say'

Blackstone Library, 758 Main St., Branford, CT

Registration required.

12:00 pm

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours

Grove St Cemetery Historical Tours; Grove Street Cemetery, 227 Grove Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

One (1)Hour Walking Tours of Historical Tours - Eli Whitney Inventor

1:30 pm

Genealogical Travel in Europe, Part 2

Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

On Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, the Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut presents Part Two of the story of the 2012 and 2013 genealogical journeys of Secretary Monica Talmor to Romania. Learn how she returned to Romania, the land of her birth, after forty years and furthered her research in the country of her ancestors. The meeting will be held at the Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT. If time remains after the program, board members will provide assisted research to attendees. Free and open to the public. For more info, see www.jgsct.org.

2:00 pm

Hempstead Historic District Walking Tour

Hempstead Historic District Walking Tour; The Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St., New London, CT , 06320

Join City Historian Sally Ryan for a walking tour of the Hempstead Historic District.
The walk, sponsored by the Hempsted Houses, leaves at 2 p.m. from the National Register site at 11 Hempstead St. It will take about 90 minutes.
Hear the stories of the people who lived in this neighborhood and explore how this diverse area evolved.
Stay afterward for cookies, lemonade and a chance to talk more with Ryan. The cost is $7 for adults ($6 for AAA members and seniors over the age of 65) and includes admission to the Hempsted Houses. Free for Connecticut Landmarks members.


12:00 pm

Open House

St. Vincent de Paul School, 35 Bishop St., East Haven, CT

1:00 pm

Parks and Recreation MLB bus trip

Fenway Park, Boston, MA , Yawkey Way, Boston, Mass., MA , 000000

Grab a spot on the bus!
Deep River Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce bus trip to see a Major League Baseball games this spring.
A bus trip is planned to see the 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. The first trip is scheduled for Sunday, May 18th. The Red Sox will play the Detroit Tigers in what may be a game of the week. The time of the game has not yet been announced by Major League baseball. Tickets are $78.00 per person and include the cost of the bus and the price of the ticket. Seats are located in Right Field box 89. Bus will depart from the Route 9 exit 4 commuter lot. Don't delay, call today! 860-526-6036

Misc. Events

8:00 am

General Stanton Inn Flea Market

The General Stanton inn Flea Market, 4115 Old Post Road, Charlestown, RI , 02813

Charlestown's General Stanton Inn Flea Market will be blossoming from it's "Sundays only" hours to its expanded summer hours, opening on Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays, all from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., beginning May 24 and continuing on through Columbus Day, October 13. Now celebrating its 49th season, The General Stanton Flea Market is one of the oldest, largest and most popular flea markets in the area. Set on seven, tree-shaded acres of the historic Inn (est. 1667), this Flea Market flourishes with rows of vendors selling antiques, collectibles, crafts, art, new merchandise, farmers'market items, & for a second season, an indoor oasis, "Matilda's Daughter" boutique. Admission is free. A $2.parking fee is charged on Sundays only. New vendors are welcome every weekend. 401-364-1818.

10:00 am

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods; Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Exhibit of reproduction trade goods given to the Menuncatuck tribe by the Guilford colonists. Part of the 375th Celebration of the Whitfield House and Guilford. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Included with admission. Free parking.


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

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

music by Dj Voltage

7:00 pm

"A Springtime Garden" FREE Tono Dolce Choral Concert

St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT

May 18, Tono Dolce presents "A Springtime Garden" - a free concert celebrating Spring and what it represents: growth of new hopes and the budding of new dreams!
Tono Dolce is a new community chorus for Southeast Connecticut. Our focus is to bring the joy of music to our friends and neighbors in the community.
Concert time: 7:00 p.m. Place: St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1830 Route 12, Gales Ferry, CT
The concert is free and open to everyone. Donations are always deeply appreciated. We hope to see you there!

5:00 pm

Pianist Eva Virsik

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

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

4:00 pm

Shoreline Ringers Handbell Concert

Shoreline Ringers Handbell Concert; Orange Congregational Church, 205 Meeting House Lane, Orange, CT

Come join the Shoreline Ringers, a community handbell choir from southeastern Connecticut ringing on 5 octaves of handbells and 5-1/2 octaves of handchimes.

In their spring concert series, Shoreline will present a challenging and entertaining array of original handbell compositions, classical transcriptions, and popular favorites. Come enjoy an evening of music with these talented ringers.

2:00 pm

My Fair Lady Sing-Along

Greene Community Center, 32 Church St., Guilford, CT

No registration required.


9:30 am

Matt’s Mission 5K

North Branford High School, 49 Caputo Rd., North Branford, CT

Benefits the Matt’s Mission Fund.

3:00 pm

GHS tennis teams host fundraiser

GHS tennis teams host fundraiser; Guilford Racquet & Swim Club, 420 Church St., Guilford, CT , 06437

Joins the Guilford High School Boys' and Girls' tennis teams for a fun round robin fundraiser Sunday, May 18th at the Guilford Racquet & Swim Club. Participants will be paired with a team member during the event from 3-5 rain or shine. Cost is $25 per person and registration is required by Friday, May 16th. To register, stop by the GRSC front desk or call 203-453-4367. Refreshments and raffle included. More information, 203-215-9286.


Hall at St. Mary's Star of the Sea, 10 Huntington St., New London, CT , 06320

7 p.m., Flock Theatre presents Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in a new production at the hall of St. Mary's Star of the Sea, 10 Huntington St. Directed by Derron Wood. Production is sponsored by the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund.

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