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June 8

A total of 53 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

11:00 am

Fragments: Tragedy and Hope

Fragments: Tragedy and Hope; Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue, New Haven, CT , 06515

Kehler Liddell Gallery presents FRAGMENTS: TRAGEDY AND HOPE, two member artist shows featuring painter/collagist/sculptor Fethi Meghelli and sculptor Joseph Saccio, from May 29 - June 29, Opening Reception June 1, 3pm - 6pm.

At the intersection of tragedy and hope there exists a kind of magic realism that compels these two artists to find laughter among the tears, joy amidst the suffering, and beauty in the contradictions. A variety of media are presented in these distinct shows that narrate the journeys of two artists in fragments of memories, stories, and dreams.

The Gallery is located at 873 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, CT. Gallery hours are Thursday through Friday from 11:00am - 4:00pm: Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am - 4:00pm. For details, www.kehlerliddell.com, 203.389.9555.

10:00 am

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition

-American Waters: A Marine Art Exhibition; Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5pm.

2:00 pm

Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center Senior Art Show

Artists Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, 7 Canal Street, Westerly, , 02891

The Opening of the PNC Senior Art Show will be on Sunday, June 8 from 2pm to 4pm in the BRAG Room at the Artists Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, 7 Canal St., Westerly,RI. Please come and see our artwork as well as the beautiful work of the artists in the main gallery. There will also be displays of beautiful flower arrangements created by the Westerly, YMCA Garden Club. We would appreciate if you would bring a non-perishable food item as the Gallery is kind enough to be a collection point for our food drive for the month of June also. Come and enjoy the art show and help feed your neighbors with one can or a bag full for our food pantry!
The Art Show Opening is Sunday, June 8 from 2pm to 4pm but the show and the food collection will go on for the entire month of June.

11:00 am

Grand Opening

Cindy Stevens Fine Art, 30 E. Main St., Clinton, CT

10:00 am

ART/OLYME-Marine Art exhibition, featuring the American Society of Marine Artists

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

Visitors of all ages will enjoy this summer exhibition of work by the country’s premier maritime artists, on view in the Lyme Art Association’s beautiful sky-lit galleries. A juried exhibition of marine art by the Association’s member artists will be on view simultaneously.

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

Exhibition - Artists Jim Laurino & Barbara Lussier

Exhibition - Artists Jim Laurino & Barbara Lussier; Art Gallery at the Mill House, 5 West Main Street, Chester, CT , 06412

Work by local artists Jim Laurino and Barbara Lussier will be on display for the month of June with an opening reception on Sat, Jun 14, 1-4 pm.

Barbara Lussier is a philosophically direct descendant of the Old Lyme and the American Hudson River School painters, and approaches her subject in a way that embraces these traditions - honoring nature and working from direct observation.

Jim Laurino is a representational landscape painter, and his style has been heavily influenced by American and French impressionist painters.

Fri - Sun, 11 am - 4 pm


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

New London Old Town Mill 2014 Open House Schedule

Old Town Mill, 8 Mill Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Old Town Mill, 8 Mill Street, New London, CT will be open to visitors this summer.

Sunday, June 8 the Old Town Mill will be open from 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

On Saturdays July 11 and 26 and August 9 and 30, the Mill will be open to visitors from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Old Town Mill was originally built in 1650 by John Winthrop, Jr., founder of New London. This historic treasure has been gradually restored over the past several years. Stop by and watch a video on the history of the Old Town Mill, see the water wheel turn, and tour the building and grounds.

For additional information call 860-437-6394.

9:00 am


Gene Allen's Hair Studio, 400 Coe Ave., East Haven, CT

Cost: $10 for men and children, $15 for women. Benefits the East Haven fireworks.

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

Guided Walking Tour, June, Ston.

Old Lighthouse Museum, 7 Water St., Stonington Borough, CT

2 p.m., weather permitting; sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society; $10 adults; $5 students (to age 18); (860) 535-1440.

Guided walking tours of Stonington Borough, sponsored by the Stonington Historical Society, will take place, weather permitting, at 11 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday afternoons through the end of August. Additional walking tours will be offered on Aug. 9 and 10 during the Battle of Stonington Bicentennial weekend.
Tours, starting at the Old Lighthouse Museum, 7 Water Street, include lively anecdotes about sea captains, merchants, artists, writers, and others of the 19th- and 20th-centuries, whose homes still line the lanes of the village.
The walking tour is $10 per adult, $5 per student (to age 18). Participants are also invited to visit the Old Lighthouse Museum and the Capt. Palmer House for a combined admission of $15 for adults and $10 students. Tour is limited to the first 15 people who arrive.
For more information call (860) 535-8445 or visit www.Stoningtonhistory.org. For weather-related questions on day of tour, call the Lighthouse Museum at (860) 535-1440.

1:00 pm

Strawberry Social

Carriage House, 245 Main St., Deep River, CT

Freewill donation benefits the Deep River Historical Society.

Beach Donut Fundraiser, June Sundays, O.Lyme

Shoreline Community Center, 39 Hartford Ave., Old Lyme, CT

7 a.m., sponsored by the Sound View Beach Association, Inc.; (860) 434-2871.

10:00 am

Bake Sale

Stop & Shop, 128 Samson Rock Dr., Madison, CT

Benefits Nite in Hand.

11:00 am

Teen Terrific Tuesday

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

Teen Terrific Tuesday — 3:30-4:30 p.m., Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington St.; hang out or play board games with others; free; (860) 447-1411.

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.

11:00 am

Avery Copp House Tours (Fri./Sat./Sun.)

Avery Copp House, 174 Thames Street, Groton, CT

The Avery-Copp House, located at 154 Thames St. in Groton, will be open to the public for guided tours through October 12. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults and free to children under age 12.
The Colonial style house, built in the early 1800s, was Victorianized at the turn of the 20th century. It houses the story of an American family that lived there for 200 years. Furnishings are original and a testament to Yankee thrift, inventiveness and hard work. Two Victorian gazebos sit above the house on the terraced lawns overlooking the Thames River.
The house is open seasonally and by appointment year round. Events for families and the general public are offered throughout the year, including a Fall Garden Party, a Christmas Open House, Charles Dickens dramatic readings, tours and lectures.
Visit www.AveryCoppHouse.org.


1:30 pm

Jewish Genealogy Assisted Research

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

Join the Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 1:30 pm for an afternoon of personal
research time at Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown.

This informal session is free and open to anyone researching Jewish ancestors. Board members will be available to answer
questions and suggest resources.

For additional information, please visit www.jgsct.org.

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


12:00 pm

Denison Farmers Market

Denison Farmers Market ; Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Ave., Mystic, CT , 06355

Sundays through October.
18th Century Purity Farm - fruits and vegetables

Aiki Farms - sprouting lentils, mung beans, garbanzo beans, red winter wheat berry, pea shoots, buckwheat, lettuce, wheat grass juice, buckwheat and pea shoots, spicy Asian mix, Thai basil, beets, radishes, carrots, and potatoes.

Bread n Cookies - breads and cookies

D&L Burton Farm - vegetables and fruits (pesticide free)

Davis Farm – seasonal vegetables and corn, fresh eggs, corn meal

Dragon Blood, LLC - Dragon Blood Elixir hot sauce, unique destiny hot sauce, chutney, condiments, BBQ

Flatland Alpacas - Alpaca fiber, roving, yarn, hand-knit and woven items, handmade soap in an alpaca sweater, certified naturally grown goat meat, hickory and walnuts

Groton Family Farm - free-range eggs, veggies, wool and fruit.

Haider Farm - certified organic veggies, beef, pork, relish, eggs and greenbrier baskets

Highwater Dairy, LLC dba Beltane Farm - fresh and aged goat cheeses, raw and pasteurized goat milk, goat milk yogurt, cow’s milk cheese, goat/cow milk cheese and goat milk soap

Kate Geary Jewelry - Body care products—lotions, outdoor spray for body, hand-made soaps, scrubs, lip balms, specialty soaps, some hand-made jewelry, original clay buttons & pendants and shoulder & hand bags.

North Stonington Congregational Church - fruit pies made with fruit from local farms and church members. All proceeds go to benefit the Church budget.

Nubo Gelateria - Sells gelato and sorbettos

Stonyledge Farm – naturally grown veggies, fruit, berries, salad greens, seedlings, jam, herbs, cut flowers, beeswax hand cream and lip balm, beef, pork, veal, lamb, chicken, free-range eggs. We will grill our own burgers and dogs during market hours


Annual Firefighters Competition & Free Family Fun Day

Clark Memorial Field (Firemen's Field), 210 Elm Street, Old Saybrook, CT

The Old Saybrook Fire Co. No. 1 presents its 8th Annual Firefighters Competition & Free Family Fun Day on Sunday, June 8, 2014 at Clark Memorial Field (Fireman's Field) at 210 Elm Street in Old Saybrook, CT

The event will begin at 9:00 a.m. sharp. until 2 p.m.

The volunteer fire department's daylong event, which is free and open to the public, will feature about seven area fire departments competing in color guard events, water ball events, add-a-length fire hose events and water drafting, in addition to other activities.

In addition, food and beverage concessions will be available, as well as children's games and activities. The event will feature grand-stand seating, or those attending can bring their own seating. It is highly recommended to bring sunscreen.

The day promises to be filled with challenging drills designed to hone the skills of the firefighters, while being fun and entertaining for friends and family. The preparations and practice conducted by the entered fire departments has resulted in a sense of dedication and pride not seen since the Fire Department Field Days conducted on the Valley Shore in the 1960's, 70's and 80's

8:00 am

Flea Market

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

The many vendors at coastal RI's Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. have est. somewhat of a "cottage industry" over the past 49 years, of helping people with cottages furnish & decorate them--inside & out. Whether it's a hand-crafted whirly-gig to launch outside on the cottage lawn or a time-tested collection of nautical lamps & sea glass to let the inside glow, The Gen. Stanton Flea Market has a large supply of unique collectibles & antiques to make a cottage a cottage.As schools close & cottages open for the summer,vendors at The Flea Market stock their booths with items to buoy the spirits of cottage owners, cottage renters & everyone else. The Gen. Stanton Inn Flea Mrkt. is the area's largest, oldest & most popular. Free admission/$2. parking fee Sundays only. 401-364-1818/401-364-8888

9:00 am

Firefighters Competition & Family Fun Day

Clark Memorial Field (Fireman's Field), 210 Elm St., Old Saybrook, CT

1:00 pm

Chorus of Westerly BOWLATHON

Alley Katz, Granite Plaza, Westerly, RI , 02891

Live music of Happy and the Moonshine!

All proceeds benefit the Chorus of Westerly!

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.

1:00 pm

Taste Of The Sun Event

Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT , 06382

Satisfy your taste buds at some of Mohegan Sun’s hottest dining spots during Taste of the Sun. This two-day food stroll invites guests to sample featured dishes from Todd English’s Tuscany, The Lansdowne Pub & Music House, BALLO Italian Restaurant and many more. Visit the restaurants, enjoy tasty samples and dive into a delicious summer at Mohegan Sun!

1:00 pm

New England Trail Day

New England Trail Day; Henry Whitfield State Museum, 248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Tours of the Whitfield spur of the New England Trail and nature displays. Free (admission required to tour museum buildings). Free parking.

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

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.


3:00 pm

Rock and Soul Revue

The Back Porch, 142 Ferry Road, Old Saybrook, CT

7:30 pm

Cappella Cantorum Men's Chorus Concert

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Tickets: $15 (free for children 12 and younger).

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

8:00 pm


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

music by Dj Voltage

6:00 am

“Blast from the Bayou”

Strawberry Park , 42 Pierce Road, Preston,

Mix of Cajun & Zydeco dance bands. Seven bands will be making the migration north from the southern bayous, with additional regional performers through Sun. for ticket pricing and schedule visit www.strawberrypark.net/festivals/cajun-zydeco-festival/

3:00 pm

Sounds of Shearing

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

Tickets start at $37.

4:00 pm

Shoreline Ringers Concert

Shoreline Ringers Concert; St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, RI

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.


12:00 pm

“Revolutionary Tastings:” around the Lebanon Green.

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

Sunday, June 8
12pm to 4pm
“Revolutionary Tastings:” around the Lebanon Green.
Discover the important role of Lebanon during the American Revolution
while sampling Revolutionary War period food at some of the historic sites.
This self-directed walk will follow the level gravel path around the historic Lebanon Green (up to 2 miles),
to visit the Governor Jonathan Trumbull House & Wadsworth Stable and War Office.
Start your journey at the Lebanon Historical Society Museum at 856 Trumbull Hwy
where you can pick up a map orienting you to the sites around the green.
A CT Trails Day Event sponsored by the Lebanon History Consortium
Rain or shine. Pre-registration not necessary.
For more information contact the Lebanon Historical Society at 860-642-6579

12:30 pm

Four-Mile Paddle on the East River

East River State Boat Launch, Neck Rd., Guilford, CT

Meet at the East River State Boat Launch, Neck Rd., Guilford. Registration required.

1:00 pm

Amphibian Hike

Blinnshed Loop Trail, Opening Hill Rd., Madison, CT

Meet at the parking lot of the Country School, 341 Opening Hill Rd. Wear boots. No registration required.

1:00 pm

'A Walk and Talk' Hike

George Lyons Preserve, Meadow Woods Rd., Deep River, CT

2:00 pm

Educational Walk of Historic Guilford

Town Hall, 31 Park St., Guilford, CT

Meet at Town Hall. Registration recommended.

2:00 pm

5.5-Mile Hike at the Canfield-Meadow Woods Nature Preserve

Canfield-Meadow Woods Nature Preserve, Rte. 154 , Deep River, CT

Meet at the trail entrance on Rte. 154 opposite Deep River Market. Registration appreciated. Bring a quart of water and a snack.

4:00 pm

Dedication of the New England Trail’s Southern Gateway

Chittenden Park, , Guilford, CT

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

8:45 am

Cockaponset State Forest Hike

Cockaponset State Forest , Rte. 80 , Guilford, CT

Meet at the trailhead on Rte. 80 opposite Maple Hill Rd., Guilford. No registration necessary.


12:30 pm

Buddhism for Beginners Course

Buddhist Faith Fellowship, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown, CT , 06057

Buddhism for Beginners Course will take place on June 8th at the Buddhist Faith Fellowship in Middletown, Ct, from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. In this 4 month course students will learn about the Buddhist path from the ground up. Who was the Buddha? What is the Eightfold Path? What is meditation? How do you meditate? and more. Visit the New England Institute for Buddhist Studies to register.

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.

10:00 am

Shoreline Community Church: Sunday at the Park

Foote Memorial Park, Melrose Ave., Branford, CT

10:30 am

Holy Spirit Revival Worship Services

Days Inn Conference Center (behind the Days Inn Hotel) , 375 East Main Steet, Branford, CT , 06405

Come and Worship The Lord Jesus Christ with us at our Holy Spirit Revival Worship Services! Let God speak to you through His Word and experience the Lord's Love and Presence and Healing and Miracle Power!

If you are sick, come and receive healing and bring others with you so they can be healed! Nothing is impossible with God!!
Services: June 8, 15, 22 & 29- 10:45 a.m.
Contact: Linda & Jerry, In Christ Mission
Tel.#203-809-7332, lindatso@sbcglobal.net

8:30 am

Mindfulness Retreat

Mindfulness Retreat; Dae Yen Sa Temple, 19 Kinsey Road, New Hartford, CT , 06057

Our 12th annual one day retreat will take place at the beautiful Dae Yen Sa Temple in New Hartford from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The theme is "This Present Moment" which underscores presence and the profound sense of gratitude and interconnectedness. Includes: basic sitting meditation instruction and practice, walking, voice and eating meditation, noble silence, discussions, qigong, and a delicious vegetarian lunch. This retreat will be led by Dharma Teacher Daikan. Registration is open from March 18 – June 2. Register via the New England Institute of Buddhist Studies. Beginners and the most advanced are welcomed. Registration ends on June 2.


10:00 am

2014 East Haven Youth Football & Cheer Registration Dates

2014 East Haven Youth Football & Cheer Registration Dates; Joseph Melillo Middle School Football Field, 67 Hudson Street, East Haven, , 06512

2014 Registration has begun! See flyer for dates, prices and other important info!

9:00 am

Open House

Old Saybrook Racquet and Swim Club, 299 Springbrook Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Free swimming and tennis; reservations required for tennis.

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