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June 22

A total of 61 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

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.

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

-Picture My World

-Picture My World; Hygienic Art Galleries, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Hygienic Art Galleries and its Do The Write Thing after-school program will present ‘Picture My World’ in the Underground Gallery at Hygienic from June 11 through June 28. The exhibition of photography, creative writing, and muliti-media artworks was developed by students at the twice weekly after school classes at the downtown New London arts center. Also include in the exhibition will be a “New London Community Canvas” an interactive creative writing installation in which members of the downtown district were invited to add into the creative writing of the students. Decoupage wall hangings will also be on display. Students will also present spoken word be included.

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.

1:00 pm

Summer Solstice Open Studio

Treefort Studio & Gallery, 101 Fort Path Rd., Madison, CT

10:00 am

Within and Withou

The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

New sculptures and drawings highlighting the mechanics of two-dimensional art and the secret life of frames by Essex native Jasper Goodrich. Opening reception on Thursday, June 12th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or online anytime at www.cooleygallery.com.

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.

Hours?
Fri - Sun, 11 am - 4 pm

2:00 pm

Opening Reception for Mandalas as Prayer

Mary C. Daly RSM Art Gallery at the Mercy Center, 167 Neck Rd., Madison, CT

Benefits the Mercy Center.

Auditions

6:00 pm

CT Gilbert and Sullivan to hold open auditions for The Gondoliers

Congregation Adath Israel, 8 Broad Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

Open auditions for "The Gondoliers" will be held by the Middletown-based CT Gilbert & Sullivan Society on Tuesday, June 17 at 7pm and Sunday, June 22 at 6pm, at the Congregation Adath Israel, 8 Broad Street, Middletown. This Savoy satire, with a setting in Venice, is known for its Italianate melodies and colorful comedy. It will be presented with orchestra, sets and costumes at Valley Regional High School, Deep River, in early October. Sunday evening rehearsals commence June 29 at the air-conditioned Synagogue. Visit ctgands.org or call 1-800-866-1606.

Community

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.

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

A Year in Africa

LaGrua Center, 32 Water St. #7 Stonington Commons, Stonington, , 06378

Stonington resident Duncan Brown, who is studying zoo and conservation science at the University of Otterbein, will discuss the culture, people and poaching he learned about during a year abroad in Africa; free; (860) 535-2300.

1:00 pm

Eternal Summer at the Origami Lily Workshop

Eternal Summer at the Origami Lily Workshop; Arts Center Killingworth , 276 North Parker Hill Road , Killingworth , CT , 06419

Eternal Summer at the Origami Lily Workshop (New Price to Celebrate Summer!)
Date: Sunday, June 22nd
Time: 1-3pm
Price: $25 + $5 material fee
In this fun workshop learn to fold an origami lily – a traditional Japanese origami design. Make several flowers (and beautiful paper leaves), enough for a lovely and lasting bouquet! Open to beginners as well as more experienced folders.

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.

12:00 pm

Jacq B Nimble, Jacq B Quick MS Pig Roast

Ceniccola’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria, 36 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Cost: $25 ($20 before June 16, free for children under 12; donations encouraged).

2:00 pm

Civil War Talk

Lyme Public Hall, Route 156, Hamburg Cove, Old Lyme, CT

Jim Beers will speak on the 18th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry which included Lyme volunteers and the battle at Piedmont, Virginia in 1864, and the Lyme political scene in 1864; www.lymepublichall.org

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.

Harkness Memorial State Park, 275 Great Neck Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Harkness Memorial State Park is one of the fourteen sites of Connecticut’s Historic Gardens to host special events and activities celebrating their gardens during the 11th annual CT’s Historic Gardens Day Sunday.
From noon to 4 p.m., garden tours and talks about the history and Beatrix Farrand’s design of the Harkness gardens will be provided free of charge by Friends of Harkness volunteers and park staff.
In addition to the garden tours, visitors may tour the mansion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A list of the 13 other historical sites throughout the state celebrating Historic Garden Day is available at www.cthistoricgardens.org.

6:00 pm

"Light" in Concert, June 22, Westerly

Faith Bible Chapel, 115 Ashaway Road, Westerly, RI

6 p.m., California Baptist University's singing ensemble; (401) 348-9637 or (800) 782-3382.

8:30 am

City of Groton Historical Artifacts Display

City of Groton Municipal Building, 295 Meridian Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Displays of city-related memorabilia from the private collection of Town Historian Jim Streeter. More info at cityofgroton.com. Runs June 12th-August 14th.

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

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.

5:00 pm

Community Picnic and Concert, June 22, Chester

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

5 p.m., Save the Train will perform on the lawn (or in the event of rain, inside); free; (860) 526-8920.

1:30 pm

No Small Courage Lecture Series, June 22, Canterbury

Canterbury First Congregational Church, 6 S. Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT

1:30 p.m., Jennifer Rycenga, Professor of Comparative Religious Studies, San Jose State University; $6; reception to follow each lecture at The John Carter House, 5 S. Canterbury Road; (860) 546-7800.

11:00 am

Tour of Remarkable Homes

Private homes, , Madison, CT

Tour of five Madison homes. Tickets: $40 ($35 in advance). Benefits the Madison Historical Society.

1:00 pm

Annual Strawberry Social and Fourth Annual Preservation Award Presentation

Pratt House, 19 West Avenue, Essex, CT

On Sunday, June 22, 2014 EHS will host its Annual Strawberry Social and Fourth Annual Preservation Presentation. Every year we invite everyone to come join us at our Pratt House property in Essex to relax in the beautiful weather, enjoy period music and olde-time games and of course, indulge in delicious homemade strawberry shortcake!

This year we will be presenting the 2014 winner of our Annual Preservation Award. Please cast your ballot between May 1–31 at www.essexhistory.org

See you there!

1:00 pm

Art of Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Arts Center Killingworth , 276 North Parker Hill Road , Killingworth , CT , 06419

Art of Chinese Calligraphy Workshop
Date: Sunday, June 22nd
Time: 1-4pm
Price: $60
Gain the basic techniques of Chinese cal¬ligraphy, a 6,000 year-old artform, as you learn to read and write the top 10 Chinese symbols (such as Love 爱 _Peace 宁 _Happy 快 _and Healthy 康). Take home a finished artwork of your own, written on traditional rice paper, ready to frame and display! No experience required. All materials included.

12:00 pm

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's; The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, One Railroad Avenue , Essex, CT , 06426

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat was proud to launch the Roaring 20's year theme on Saturday, June 14th in conjunction with the Connecticut Office of Tourism's 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day.

Throughout the day, attendees will step back in time upon entering the station, and will experience an era themed authentic car show (six parked vehicles), meet characters from the decade, take a journey on the train, and much, much more! There are endless photo opportunities throughout the day including relaxing in an authentic living room, posing with Roaring 20's characters, and taking a ride aboard the locomotive.

11:30 am

'Ice Cream for Breakfast/Brunch' Fundraiser

SBC Branford, 850 W. Main St., Branford, CT

Benefits Give Kids the World Village.

Education/Lectures

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

Fairs/Festivals

11:00 am

Wicket Good Fun

Roseland Cottage , 556 Route 169, Woodstock, CT

Test your skills at the game enjoyed by the Bowen family on their summer sojourns at Roseland Cottage. Representatives of the U.S. Croquet Association will be on hand to assist all those interested in learning the game, as well as those who just want to try to hit a ball through a wicket. Equipment for children and adults will be provided. Play the game that nearly destroyed the presidency of Roseland guest President Rutherford B. Hayes! Free house tours to those dressed in white.

1:00 pm

EHS Annual School's Out Strawberry Social!

EHS Annual School's Out Strawberry  Social!; Pratt House, 19 West Avenue, Essex, CT

EHS is holding its Annual School’s Out Strawberry Social and Preservation Award Presentation on Sunday, June 22, 2014. We always have a fantastic time as well as more than enough servings of homemade strawberry shortcake to go around. The Sailing Masters will perform live music while we play olde-time games and dine on homemade strawberry shortcake. The Fourth Annual Preservation Award will be presented as well.

This event is FREE and EVERYONE is invited! We will be celebrating summer rain or shine. (Although we always hope for shine!) Bring the family, friends, friends of friends, your neighbor down the street... Come one, come all!

10:00 am

Three-Day Sun BBQ Fest Returns To Mohegan Sun This June

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

Sizzle into summer at Sun BBQFest and fill your plate with some of the nation’s best BBQ. Soak up the sun, fun and BBQ sauce at the Winter Parking Lot June 20th-22nd. Live entertainment and delicious food provide the perfect summer setting for a chillin’ and grillin’ good time.

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

Kids/Family

9:30 am

Deep River Parks and Recreation

Yankee Stadium, Bronx parkway, Bronx, NY

Grab a spot on the bus!
Deep River Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce a bus trip to see a Major League Baseball game this summer.
A bus trip is planned to see the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. The trip is scheduled for Sunday, June 22nd. The Yankees will take on the Baltimore Orioles in a 1:35 game. Tickets are $78.00 per person and include the cost of the bus and the price of the ticket. Seats are located in Left field section 233A. Bus will depart from the Route 9 exit 4 commuter lot. Don't delay, call today! 860-526-6036

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

5:00 pm

Chowder & Shortcake Supper

United Congregational Church of Westerly, UCC, 9 Castle Hill Drive, Pawcatuck, CT , 06379

Join us for the best chowder and shortcake supper ever! Your choice of corn or clam chowder with fresh, local clams. Then dig in to the best homemade strawberry shortcake you'll ever taste complete with fresh picked local strawberries and whipped cream.

Misc. Events

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.

10:00 am

Cultural Survival Bazaar

Mashantucket Pequot Museum, 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, , CT , 06338

PEQUOT MUSEUM CULTURAL SURVIVAL BAZAAR
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center will have its second annual summer Cultural Survival Bazaar at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Mashantucket from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The bazaar, a free admission event, is a festival of arts, music and cultures from around the world, supporting indigenous artists, performers, and a variety of projects in their communities. Each bazaar features artisans and performers, handmade and fair-trade products, ethnic foods, educational presentations and displays, and opportunities for visitors to become involved with Cultural Survival’s nonprofit work. The bazaars are a free admission event
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is located at 110 Pequot Trail in Mashantucket and may be reached at (800) 411-9671. Visit www.pequotmuseum.org or http://bazaar.culturalsurvival.org.

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.

Music

10:00 am

The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival

The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival; Essex Steam Train and Riverboat, One Railroad Avenue, Essex, , 06426

Experience New Orleans style traditional jazz in Connecticut as The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival turns up the heat, during the weekend of June 20, 21 and 22 at the Essex Steam Train. Proceeds from the festival benefit The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp in Ashford, CT, founded by the late Paul Newman.
More than 11 bands, ranking in the Top 20 in jazz polls for their instrumentation, will perform in simultaneous sessions under two tents on the grounds, adjacent to the Steam Train. A Gospel service, which is free and open to all, is scheduled for Sunday, June 22 at 10:30 am and, in addition to the Festival All Star Band, features vocalists Skip Hughes of New York and Connecticut’s own child vocalist Jason Senn of Essex.
The festival takes place rain or shine. Seating is provided under the tents.

3:00 pm

U.S. Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band

Waterfront Park, , New London,

free

5:00 pm

Community Picnic, Concert, and Raffle

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

Free concert featuring Save the Train. Benefits local non-profits. Bring non-perishable food items for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens and Pantries.

7:00 pm

New West Guitar Group

 New West Guitar Group; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Entrance to this event is by donation!

Featuring John Storie, Perry Smith and Jeff Stein (left to right), New West Guitar Group has been making their mark as a fresh, cutting-edge guitar ensemble. Performing classic popular covers, jazz standards and exciting originals, NWGG combines the acoustic and electric guitar to create their signature sound. Based in Los Angeles and New York, the ensemble tours extensively through the United States and aboard giving concerts and masterclasses.

12:15 pm

Drumming Workshop with Matt Meyer

Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society, 297 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Suggested donation: $10. RSVP requested.

7:00 pm

Red Molly

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

Tickets start at $25.

6:00 pm

Take 2 and Call Me in the Morning

Fireman's Field, , Guilford, CT

10:00 am

Hot Steamed Jazz Festival

Essex Steam Train, 1 Railroad Ave., Essex, CT

Tickets start at $35. Benefits the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

10:30 am

Community Gospel Service

Community Gospel Service; Essex Steam Train and Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, , 06426

Reminiscent of the old-time revivals, a Gospel service will be held on Sunday, June 22 at 10:30 am under the tent on the grounds of the Essex Steam Train, 1 Railroad Avenue. Free and open to the community, the gospel service is a part of the weekend-long Hot Steamed Jazz Festival, held June 20, 21 and 22 at the train yards. The Gospel service is led by Connecticut jazz musician Jeff Barnhart backed up by the Festival All Stars band. Vocalists at the Gospel service are trombonist Skip Hughes from New York and child vocalist Jason Senn of Essex. For more information on the free Gospel service or tickets to The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival, visit the festival website at www.hotsteamedjazz.com or call (860) 575-0215.

10:30 am

The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival

The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival; Essex Steam Train and Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT , 06426

Experience New Orleans style traditional jazz in Connecticut as The Hot Steamed Jazz Festival turns up the heat, during the weekend of June 20, 21 and 22 at the Essex Steam Train. Proceeds from the festival benefit The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp.
More than 11 bands and solo musicians will perform in simultaneous sessions under tents on the grounds adjacent to the Steam Train. Bands/musicians scheduled include pianist Jeff Barnhart, Dan Levinson's New Millenium All Stars, The Galvanized Jazz Band, The Heartbeat Jazz Band Ben Mauger's Vintage Jazz Band, Sunnyland Jazz Band, Riverboat Ramblers and others. Food and beverages are available at the festival. Guests may bring beer or wine. For tickets, call (860) 575-0215 or visit www.hotsteamedjazz.com

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

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

10:00 am

Gardens by the Sea

Gardens by the Sea, 4417 Old Post Road , Charlestown, RI , 02813

Gardens by the Sea

Sponsored by: The Cross’ Mills Public Library
4417 Old Post Road
Charlestown, Rhode Island
401-364-6211
Email: gardensbythesea@crossmills.org
Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

“Gardens by the Sea” will be centered in the Rhode Island coastal town of Charlestown within sight, hearing and smell of the ocean. This garden tour is a fundraiser for the Cross’ Mills Public Library. Upon purchase of a ticket you will receive a brochure and map to guide you through ten beautiful, private gardens. Please join us for a wonderful day!

Tickets will be available at the Cross’ Mills Public Library or by
calling 401-364-6211 beginning May 1, 2014. Prices are $15 in advance
or $20 on the day of the tour.

10:00 am

Open Days Program Garden Tour - New Haven & Hartford County

Open Days Program Garden Tour - New Haven & Hartford County; Rose Cottage, 297 North Airline Road, Wallingford, CT , 06492

Explore four private gardens in Burlington, Farmington, Meriden, and Wallingford, open to the public for self-guided tours to benefit the Garden Conservancy. No reservations required; rain or shine. Begin at Rose Cottage or see website for additional locations; hours vary. Features a unique hilltop location with acres of forest views and a focus on low maintenance and low water use; a sunken garden created by Fletcher Steele with formal terraces and multiple rams head fountains; a one-woman retreat with mature beech and dawn redwood trees, miniature lilac standards, a small potager, and dogwood collection; and a romantic cottage draped in roses with color-themed garden rooms, collections of flowering shrubs, and plenty of seating to enjoy.

12:00 pm

11th Annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day

Mystic Country, Mystic Country, Mystic, CT

Visit one or several of fourteen historic gardens across Connecticut. Each site offers special activities emphasizing their site. Programs and fees vary; hours are noon to 4 pm unless noted.

Religion

1:00 pm

Blessing of the Boats

New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, , New Haven, CT

4:00 pm

Jon Benson: 'Your Right to Health'

First Church of Christ, Scientist, 49 Park St., Guilford, CT

Stage/Theater

Theater group Performs ‘The Wedding Singer’

Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT

Groton Regional Theatre will stage “The Wedding Singer” Harvey” June 20 through July 6 at the Groton Senior Center on Route 117. This 2006 Broadway hit musical is based on the 1998 romantic comedy movie with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.The story centers around Robbie Hart, a singer with a New Jersey wedding band who is dumped by his long-time girlfriend and finds true love with a sweet waitress named Julia.
The production is directed by Vic Panciera and features Jon Carpentier, Alyson Fowler, Emily Young, Antonio Pereira, Michael Schroeder, Eric Bowles, Pauline Batista, Anna Maria Trusky, and Kathy O’Hara. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday (no show July 4) and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $20 or in advance for $15 at brownpapertickets.com.
The Groton Senior Center Auditorium is located at 102 Newtown Road (Route 117), Groton.

6:00 pm

Open Auditions for The Gondoliers

Congregation Adath Israel, 8 Broad St., Middletown, CT

Held by the Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society.

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