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February 5

A total of 21 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

7:00 pm

Life and Art in a Time of War

Life and Art in a Time of War; Norwich Free Academy - Slater Auditorium, 305 Broadway St, Norwich, CT

— Norwich Free Academy’s Sidney E. Frank Center of Visual and Performing Arts Gallery, 305 Broadway, Norwich; of furniture and memorabilia by the late designer Aaron Rosenstreich; through Feb. 28; noon-2 p.m. weekdays and by appointment Sat.; (860) 425-5741.

11:00 am

Annual Members Show and Gil Boro Solo Sculpture Exhibition

Annual Members Show and Gil Boro Solo Sculpture Exhibition; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

The Mystic Arts Center (MAC) opens their Annual Members Show featuring a solo sculpture exhibit by artist Gil Boro.

The Annual Members Show features a variety of creative artwork in all mediums from Mystic Arts Center members.

Gilbert V. Boro is a sculptor, architect and international design consultant. Boro's work has earned numerous awards over the years and has been exhibited in galleries, art centers, public art venues and private collections in the U.S. and Europe.

9:00 am

“Contemporary Art from the Latin World”

Connecticut College, Charles Shain Library, New London, CT , 06320

An exhibit of items in the permanent collection of the Latin Network for the Visual Arts, a local nonprofit organization that seeks to enrich the community through exposure to contemporary art from countries where Romance languages are spoken. This diverse exhibition features paintings, photography and sculpture from artists in Spain, Cuba, Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and Peru. There will be a talk and reception on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 4:15 p.m. The exhibit is sponsored by the Center for the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Department of History.

9:00 am

"Winter at the Shore" Art Show

studio33, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06360

Studio 33 presents “Winter on the Shore”, a collective group of area artist’s work-photography, oils, watercolors, mixed media and acrylics. The exhibition includes the work of the late Robert Hauschild – lighthouses on bricks and lighthouse watercolors. This show runs through March 21.

Gallery hours: Tues, Wed, Fri 9 – 5, Thurs 9 – 7, Sat 10 – 3.

Community

1:00 pm

Super Bowl Sunday Grinder & Chili Sale, Feb. 5, Ivoryton

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

$8, 12-inch grinder; $4.50, pint of chili; $8, quart of chili; call ahead for grinder orders by Feb. 2; pick up is at the church between 1 and 2 p.m.; (860) 767-1004.

Langston Hughes Poetry Reading Returns; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The MAC's fourth Langston Hughes Community Poetry Reading will feature poets, educators, artists, students and members of the community celebrating the legacy of the renowned African American poet with readings from Hughes' voluminous body of work. James Coleman, professor emeritus and chair of the humanities department at Three Rivers Community College, fiction writer and NEA Fellowship Recipient will give the keynote address. Langston Hughes came into prominence during the Harlem Renaissance period of the 1920's. His work dealt with issues related to the culture and experiences of African Americans. We look forward to welcoming you as we celebrate the life of a man whose work remains as relevant today as the day it was written.

8:00 am

Pancake Breakfast, Feb. 5, Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook Fire Department, 310 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

$5 pp; funds will assist the Old Saybrook Fire Department's Junior Division; visit www.oldsaybrookfire.com for cancellations; escorted tours of the fire headquarters and firefighting equipment by the OSFD juniors; (860) 857-5300.

8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet, Feb. 5, Niantic

American Legion Auxiliary, 16 York Ave., Niantic, CT

all you can eat; $7 adults; $3 children; (860) 739-2107.

Fleet Reserve Association, 242 Thames St., Groton, CT

(860) 445-0731.

10:00 am

Stonington Printmakers Society Exhibit

La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington;, CT

special viewing of the art exhibit, “Winter Relief”; all welcome; free; exhibit runs through Feb. 15; hours vary; (860) 535-2300.

2:00 pm

Four Chaplains Ceremony

Four Chaplains Ceremony; American Legion Post 104, 22 Merchants Ave., Taftville, CT , 06380

The ceremony honors the actions of four army chaplains who were aboard the transport ship Dorchester when it was torpedoed and sunk by German Submarine U-223. Members of the clergy who have been gracious enough to participate in the ceremony are:
• Father Brian Converse, Chaplain (Major) HHC 1-102 Infantry (Mountain), CTARNG, Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church in Gales Ferry, CT.
• Reverend Cathy Zall, Pastor of the First Congregational Church of New London.
• Rabbi Charles Arian, Rabbi of Beth Jacob Synagogue in Norwich, CT.
• Reverend Scott Schuett, Pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lebanon, Ct..
We are pleased to have Father Converse, an Army Chaplain with two tours of duty in Afghanistan, as our keynote speaker.
Heavy hors devours will be served after the event

Education/Lectures

2:00 pm

Film: Journey of the Universe

Film: Journey of the Universe; Blackstone Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

This 56 minute film in HD weaves a compelling story of the unfolding universe and humanity’s evolving place in it. This engaging narrative combines scientific discoveries in astronomy, geology, biology, and ecology with humanistic insights concerning the nature of the cosmos. See trailer and get more info at:www.journeyoftheuniverse.org

8:00 am

GUILFORD-Mineral Display

GUILFORD-Mineral Display; Guilford Town Hall- Display Case, 31 Park Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

There will be a display of "Colorful Minerals From Around the World" at the Town Hall, Guilford, from Feb.1 to Feb.29.

Misc. Events

8:00 am

Old Saybrook Fire Junior Division Pancake and Breakfast

Fire Headquarters, 310 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Features eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, coffee, tea, and juice. For info or cancellation info (due to inclement weather), call
860-857-5300 or visit
www.oldsaybrookfire.com.

11:00 am

Jewelry Day to Benefit WHS Class of 2012

Mallove's, 262 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT

buy new or cash in your old jewelry from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a portion of redemption or sale goes to WHS's graduation party

Music

5:00 pm

Anglican Singers Choral Evensong

St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Anglican Singers will present a service of Choral Evensong on Sunday, February 5, at 5:00 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal Street, New London. The 30-voice group, under the direction of Kevin Jones, with Joseph Ripka, organist, will present music by Palestina, Hogan, Neswick an Phillips. There is no charge for the service. For more information visit www.anglicansingers.org, email director@anglicansingers.org or call 860-442-7519.

3:00 pm

Yale Collection of Musical Instruments Presents London Haydn Quartet

Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, 15 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT

Tickets: $20; $15 (seniors); $10 (students). For info, call 203-432-4158 or visit www.music.yale.edu.

9:00 pm

Bashment Sounds

Captain Daniel Packer Inne, 32 Water St., Mystic, CT

Nature/Outdoors

1:00 pm

ESSEX-EagleWatch Boat Tours

ESSEX-EagleWatch Boat Tours; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street , Essex, CT , 06426

Learn the amazing story of the Bald Eagle and get an up-close view of wintering Bald Eagles and other birds of prey aboard Enviro-lab III, a 65-foot modern research vessel, departing from the Connecticut River Museum’s docks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from February 3 through March 11. Museum Educators will provide narration while passengers can enjoy viewing from the heated cabin or outside deck area. Binoculars are provided along with free coffee and free admission to the Connecticut River Museum featuring the Eagles of Essex exhibit. Advance reservations strongly suggested. Please call 860-767-8269.

Sports

5:00 pm

EASTHAVEN-Super Bowl Party & Buffet

EASTHAVEN-Super Bowl Party & Buffet; Irish American Community Center, 9 Venice Place, East Haven, CT , 06512

Super Bowl XLVI
Three Large Screens! Buffet Dinner! Free Soft Drinks! Open Bar!*
The New York Football Giants against the New England Patriots; a rematch of Super Bowl XLII. Las Vegas has the Patriots a 3˝ point favorite to beat the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI! The Giants beat the Patriots in 2008. Will Tom Brady get his revenge?

Don't have a ticket? We have you covered! How about all the food you can eat too? We'll even throw in an open bar ˝ hour before & ˝ an hour after the game! (Beer/Wine only)
This event will be a sellout. Please reserve your tickets NOW!
Tickets: $30(21 & over);$15(15 & over). Under 14 FREE! Members & Guests are welcome.

For tickets or info, contact: Tom Conway:203.671.2184 /Bronx244@aol.com or
Gerry Stratton 203.214.8578/GerryStratton@Hotmail.com.

12:00 pm

Pawcatuck Little League/Babe Ruth Registration

Pawcatuck Middle School, 40 Field Street, Pawcatuck, CT , 06379

Pawcatuck Little League and Babe Ruth registration - Feb. 05 and Mar. 04, 2012, 12noon to 3:00p.m. at Pawcatuck Middle School. For baseball players ages 5 to 15 and softball players ages 5 to 16. Contact: www.eteamz.com/PawcatuckLittleLeague or Peter Hoops 860-445-8911

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