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Events for July 31

Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014,

ALL NATURAL Exhibit at Spectrum Gallery

Art Exhibits/Openings

Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT

ALL NATURAL, an exhibition showcasing the work of artists and fine artisans who incorporate natural materials in their work opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (June 27 - August 10). The exhibit includes macro photography of the natural world and fine art and crafts using materials such as sea and river glass, encaustic, wood, feathers, spider web, egg tempera and casein. During the six-week show, the Gallery offers free events to the public including a Family Day, Sunday, July 20, (1-5pm) with Art and Nature Workshops, Storytelling, Music and a Scavenger Hunt. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014,

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St., Essex, CT

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum's Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Community

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014,

Families Anonymous, Thursdays, O. Saybrook

Community

Grace Episcopal Church
Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

7:30 p.m., for family or friends affected by drugs, alcohol or emotional problems; (860) 739-2483.

Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014,

The Essex Steam Train Presents: The Roaring 20's

Community

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
One Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT

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.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

'Don't Accept No' Fundraiser Night

Community

Chili’s
58 Frontage Rd., East Haven, CT

Bring a flyer to donate 10 percent of sales to "Don't Accept No," an organization promoting mental health.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Presentation of Scranton Library's Expansion Plan

Community

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

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015,

Swing Class

Community

Bodi N Motion
2351 Boston Post Rd., Guilford,

Tired of sitting and watching others dance and have fun at parties and weddings? Come learn East Coast, Lindy and West Coast Swing & enjoy the groovin' music of Pop, Rock & Swing Bands. This one hour class is for Beginners and Intermediate dancers. Partners are suggested but not necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can slide, no sandals.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Pizza and Film Screening: Gaslight

Community

Hagaman Memorial Library
227 Main St., East Haven, CT

Registration required.

Education/Lectures

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Teen Tech Tutors Help Session

Education/Lectures

Acton Public Library
60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Registration required.

Kids/Family

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

'In the Woods: Who's Been Here?'

Kids/Family

Deep River Public Library
150 Main St., Deep River, CT

For children aged four to six.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Fall Enrollment Open House

Kids/Family

St. John School
42 Maynard Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

OPEN HOUSE!

Kids/Family

Attitude Dance & Fitness, LLC.
116 N. Main Street, Branford, CT

Attitude Dance & Fitness Adult Women's Fitness Classes and Personal Training is hosting its' 8th Annual OPEN HOUSE. Thursday July 31 from 10am-7:30 pm. FREE CLASSES starting at 5:15 include: adult Tap, Ballet Sculpt at 6:15 and Cardio 30 min. X-Press at 7. FREE demos for KINDERDANCE in the morning started at 11 am. Also offering: Yoga, Voice, Piano, Acting. Please join us for info and fun!

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

'Look, Ma, No Books!'

Kids/Family

Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Family show with storyteller Miss Margie.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Where's Waldo Celebration

Kids/Family

R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Kinderdance Dance Demo Day

Kids/Family

Attitude Dance & Fitness
116 N. Main St., Branford, CT

For children aged two to five.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Teens Talk Books

Kids/Family

R.J. Julia Booksellers
768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Registration required.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Free Kinderdance Demo Dance Day!

Kids/Family

Attitude Dance & Fitness
116 North Main Street, Branford, CT

Attitude Dance & Fitness, LLC will be hosting its free Demo Day on Thursday, July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Boys and girls aged 2-5 are welcome. Come Jump and Prance along with us. Three programs will be demonstrated: Kindertots (age 2) Kinderdance (ages 3-5), and Kindergym (3-5). Find more information and register at www.kinderdancenewhaven.com.

Misc. Events

Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014,

Coates to Wompom: The 1639 Guilford Trade Goods

Misc. Events

Henry Whitfield State Museum
248 Old Whitfield Street, Guilford, CT

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.

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014,

Caregiver Walking Support Group

Misc. Events

Evergreen Woods
88 Notch Hill Road, North Branford, CT

Family caregiving can be stressful. Meet other caregivers and former caregivers for supportive discussion and exercise. All walking speeds are welcome. Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this and other family caregiving support groups.

Music

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Singer/Songwriter Laura Clapp

Music

Guilford Free Library
67 Park St., Guilford, CT

Part of the Music Under the Stars concert series.

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

Music and a Meal

Music

Town Landing
Connecticut River at River / Kirtland Streets, Deep River, CT

Summer Concert -- 6th of a series of 9. Meadow Brothers, Food by The Whistle Stop

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014,

Thursdays on the Dock

Music

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St., Essex, CT

Enjoy music and cocktails while overlooking scenic Essex Harbor every Thursday evening from July 10 - August 28th. The Museum's main floor galleries and gift shop will be open for a bit of waterfront history. Reduced admission of $5, CRM members free. Cash bar and light snacks. Each week features different Connecticut musicians.

July 10-Small Pond All Stars
July 17-Longsplice
July 24-Don Sineti
July 31-TBA
August 7-TBA
August 14- Uncle John's Band
August 21-Danny Quinn
August 28-Corinthian Jazz Band

Thursday, Jul. 31, 2014,

The Meadow Brothers/Whistle Stop

Music

Deep River Town Landing
, Deep River, CT

Part of the "Music and a Meal" summer concert series.

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