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April 22

A total of 41 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

12:00 pm

White Works at Javapalooza

White Works at Javapalooza; Javapalooza, 330 Main Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

White Works at Javapalooza

Ralph Levesque of Madison is exhibiting new work using white as a main color. “Throughout my career I find myself returning to a miniseries
of predominately white paintings. These series may last for 1 to 4 works and last for several weeks then I move on ...and return again
to the white works for another series... again and again” Ralph Levesque, Artist. The show consists of a sampling of recent abstract work and mixed media.

Show Dates: April 1st - April 30th, 2012

Javapalooza Café
330 Main Street
Middletown CT 06457

860-346-5282 www.javapaloozacafe.com

10:00 am

March Into Spring

March Into Spring; The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Artist Meet & Greet 5-8 p.m. April 21
Featured “March Into Spring” artists Dianne Panarelli Miller and Jonathan McPhillips will conduct portraiture and landscape demonstrations at the meet & greet. Runs through April 28. Hours 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Sat. (860) 443-0354

10:00 am

Divine Gold A Look At Art By Grace Zazzaro

The Gold Smiths &Silversmiths Co., 9 West Main St., Mystic, CT , 06355

Divine Gold At Art By Grace Zazzaro
March 23 - April 30, 2012
Reception March 30, 5:00-8:00 pm

The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co.
9 West Main St.
Mystic, CT. 06355
860-536-2663

9:00 am

Works by Anne Culver and Susan Nally

New Haven Lawn Club, 193 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

Runs through April 29.

11:00 am

Spring

Courtyard Gallery, 12 Water St., Mystic, CT

Opening reception 5-8 p.m. April 20 and 3-6 p.m. April 23; Vernal themed works including new paintings by Amy Foster. Through May 23. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. (860) 536-5059

10:00 am

“Treasures from the Collections,”

Mystic Seaport, Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT

Mystic Seaport searched its collection of over two million historic maritime artifacts, art, and photographs to identify 200 of the most important objects for display in this new exhibit. Many of these objects have never before been put on public display.

10:00 am

Intertwined

Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

an exhibition of works by artist Judy Friday. This show, opening April 19th is the next chapter in the life of a multi-talented artist who fearlessly faces a variety of creative media with consistently great success. Over twenty new works in oil, pastel and textiles will be on view at The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme to attest.

2:00 pm

Opening Reception: Debi Friedlander

The Gallery at Riverside Press, 18 Plains Road, Essex, CT

eMerging Color: Multi-Media Paintings

2:00 pm

Artists Reception

Carriage House Gallery Women & Family Life, Fair Street, Guilford, CT

Marjorie Sopkin: Drawings. Part of the Shoreline Arts Alliance's Shoreline Artspace series.

9:00 am

Works by Linda Loen and Marge Casey

Simply Pearls at the Shops at Water's Edge, 1587 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, CT

Features oils in new still lives, new landscapes, and Asian art. Runs through April 30.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State Street, New Haven, CT

Runs through Sept. 16.

Author Events

2:30 pm

MADISON-William Meredith Poetry Foundation Reception

MADISON-William Meredith Poetry Foundation Reception; RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

The William Meredith Foundation is pleased host a reception and poetry reading in celebration of three recently published works of poetry during National Poetry Month this April 22nd.

Crossing Over: Poetry by William Meredith with French translations by Marc Albert and serigraph art by Sooky Maniquant.

I Hear Always the Dogs on the Hospital Roof: New and Collected Poems by David Fisher

The Revenant: Poems by Richard Harteis

Please join us for a reading and light refreshments at RJ Julia Booksellers, April 22, 2:30 p.m.

A screening of Marathon, the award-winning, 90-minute feature film dealing with the life of William Meredith will take place at 4:30 at the Madison Art Theatre across the street.

Community

9:00 am

Irish Flag Raising & Irish Breakfast

Irish Flag Raising & Irish Breakfast; Playwright Restaurant, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT , 06516

Following the Flag Raising ceremony on the New Haven Green on Sunday, April 22 commemorating the 96th anniversary of Ireland's 1916 Easter Uprising, a 10 am Irish Breakfast fundraiser will be held at The Playwright, 1232 Whitney Ave., Hamden. This is a benefit for the Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade. For more information and reservations, contact Maura Erin McKeown ,203-889-7089. Tickets in advance are $12.00, $15.00 at the door.

The 9 am -7089flag raising includes a mass for peace followed by recognition of local Patriots of the 1916 Easter Uprising. For more information about the flag raising ceremonies, please contact Joseph Lynch at 203-215-4163.

10:00 am

Book Sale, Apr. 20-22, Norwich

Otis Library, 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

9-10 a.m., (early bird preview on Friday for $10); 10 a.m.-3 p.m., (Friday & Sat.); Noon-3 p.m., (Sunday); proceeds benefit Otis Library; drop off donations two bags at a time; for larger donations call (860) 889-2365; no textbooks, encyclopedias or magazines.

9:00 am

Spring Used Book Sale Fundraiser, Apr. 10-24, East Lyme

East Lyme Public Library, 39 Society Road, Niantic, CT

call for hours (860) 739-6926.

7:30 am

Pancake Breakfast

Preston City Firehouse, Routes 164 & 165, Preston City; , Route 164, Preston, CT , 06365

all-you-can-eat pancakes, French toast, sausage; sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 75; $6, $4 kids, seniors; (860) 886-7463, (860) 887-2414.

9:00 am

NBRANFORD-Couture Hair Studio Cut-A-Thon

NBRANFORD-Couture Hair Studio Cut-A-Thon; Couture Hair Studio, 272 Foxon Road, North Branford, CT , 06471

Cut-A-Thon to benefit Matt's Mission Fund

11:00 am

Cherish the Moments Bridal Extravaganza @ Hilton Mystic

Cherish the Moments Bridal Extravaganza @ Hilton Mystic; Hilton Mystic, 20 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT , 06335

Cherish the Moments is pleased to announce our
Bridal Extravaganza @ Hilton Mystic 2012

Calling All Brides & Grooms

Meet our Wedding Professionals to create the Wedding of your Dreams!

You may purchase items on that day for your wedding or special event.

Door Prizes for the first 50 Couples & first 100 Brides

Register to win our Grand Prize at http://www.cherishthemoments.net

Giveaways, Refreshments, Entertainment, Fashion Show, Music, and More.

All are Welcome

Admission $5.00

Free Parking

Must be present to win
(Proper ID is Required)

Hosted by: Cherish the Moments, LLC

Education/Lectures

3:00 pm

Beekeeping Program

Ivoryton Library, 106 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT

Ned and Sharyn Farrell, owners of The Bee Happy Co., bring hives and discuss how to raise bees in the backyard.

1:00 pm

Liberty HIll Love Letters

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

This illustrated presentation will trace the joys and tragedies of this local family.
Presented by Ed Tollmann at the
Lebanon Historical Society Museum
856 Trumbull Hwy Lebanon
Free to everyone
Light Refreshments
Call 860-642-6579 for more information

Fairs/Festivals

3:00 pm

2nd Annual Connecticut Poetry Party

Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd, Farmington, CT , 06032

Join CT poetry lovers in the Makeshift Theater at Hill-Stead Museum for the sharing of poetry and ideas, announcements, food and music. All are welcome!
• Live music with Covert Jazz!
• Potluck—bring beverage and plate of appetizers or dessert to share.
• Juried "Open Mic" reading. To submit, please email one poem to poetry@hillstead.org (paste poem into email). The poem must be no longer than 3 minutes read aloud, and shorter is encouraged!
• Bring your ideas and suggestions for poetry at Hill-Stead and in Connecticut in general to share that day.
• Time for brief announcements about poetry groups and/or upcoming events (no poems, please). To reserve a slot for your announcement, please email poetry@hillstead.org. A table will be available for handouts.

Kids/Family

12:00 pm

EARTH DAY OPEN HOUSE

EARTH DAY OPEN HOUSE; New England Science & Sailing (NESS), 70 Water Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Come meet our staff, see our new marine science lab, and sign up for programs. Fun boats to explore at our docks. Kids' activities galore!

1:00 pm

North Haven DeMolay Open House

North Haven Masonic Lodge Building, 30 Church St., North Haven, CT , 06473

The North Haven DeMolay Chapter is having an "Open House" for fun and information. DeMolay is a club for boys ages 12 thru High School thats been in North Haven for 55 years and nationwide for over 90. Based at the North Haven Masonic Lodge on the town green, we will be having pickup games of Frisbee, Wiffleball and flag football. Don't like sports? We'll also have video games inside and maybe some "Yu-Gi-Oh" if you bring your cards. Parents, please join your son and find out what DeMolay can do for him. We provide programs with community service projects, leadership training, program planning, public speaking and we do it to in a fun and safe way. Come join us and see if being part of DeMolay is something you or your son can benefit from. Refreshments, prizes and fun all afternoon.

Misc. Events

9:00 am

Run for the Music

College Woods Pavilion, East Rock Park, New Haven, CT

Advanced registration encouraged. Online registration until April 20 at www.jbsports.com Race day registration: 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Kids Run: 9 a.m.;
5K Run/Walk: 9:15 a.m.

9:00 am

Big Food: Health, Culture, and the Evolution of Eating

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT

Runs through Dec. 2. Collaboration between the Peabody, the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE) at the Yale School of Public Health, and the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.

3:00 pm

Lyme Academy College Presents a Sixties Fashion Show at the Old Lyme Inn

Lyme Academy College Presents a Sixties Fashion Show at the Old Lyme Inn; Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

On Sunday, April 22, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting a fashion show as a preview to this year’s highly anticipated PopArtsBall, with the exciting theme, “A Night at Warhol’s Factory.”

Designed to inspire what to wear to the ball on June 2, this event combines a lively fashion show of sixties attire with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the newly refurbished Old Lyme Inn.

Fashions generously provided by Tova’s Vintage Shop in Old Saybrook will be modeled by local volunteers. Betsey Cooley of The Cooley Gallery in Old Lyme will emcee. Tickets are $20 and include both a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres. Space is limited, so advance reservations are recommended.

Reservations can be made by calling Ann de Selding at 860 434- 3571, ext. 117, or at AdeSelding@LymeAcademy.edu.

9:00 am

Irish Breakfast to Follow April 22 Irish Flag Raising

Irish Breakfast to Follow April 22 Irish Flag Raising; New Haven Green, Chapel Street, New Haven, CT

Following the Flag Raising ceremony on the New Haven Green on Sunday, April 22 commemorating the 96th anniversary of Ireland's 1916 Easter Uprising, a 10 a.m. Irish Breakfast fundraiser will be held at The Playwright, 1232 Whitney Ave., Hamden. This is a benefit for the Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade. For more information and reservations, contact Maura Erin McKeown, 203-889-7089. Tickets in advance are $12.00; $15.00 at the door.

The 9 a.m. flag raising includes a mass for peace followed by recognition of local patriots of the 1916 Ireland Easter Uprising. The 1916 Easter Uprising occurred when approximately one thousand men and women captured the General Post Office building in Dublin, Ireland in another effort to break the bonds of British rule and gain independence for

10:00 am

Irish Breakfast Fundraiser

The Playwright, 1232 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Benefits Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Tickets: $12 (in advance); $15 (at door).

Music

7:00 pm

Craig “Honeyboy” Edwards

Bar 33, 33 Golden St, New London., CT

— 7-10 p.m.,

4:00 pm

Piano Recital

Piano Recital; All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation , 19 Jay St., New London, CT , 06320

Sarah Masterson’s program will include the “American” sonata by Elie Siegmeister, Beethoven Sonata Op. 10 No. 2, post-impressionist preludes by Olivier Messiaen, and Franz Liszt’s Réminiscences de Norma; $20, benefits the New London Homeless Hospitality Center; (860) 437-7170.

5:00 pm

Collomore Music Series - Iva Bittova

Collomore Music Series - Iva Bittova; Chester Meeting House, Goose Hill Road, Chester, CT , 06412

Accompanied by bassist George Mraz, Iva Bittova gives unique performances that draw upon her training in drama, classical violin and singing.
Influenced by Jazz, Rock, Czechoslovakian folk music and classical violin training, Bittova creates unique vocal and violin sounds than have always been described as thrilling and impossible to categorize. As expected from an actress featured in a Czech film nominated for an Academy Award in 2004, her
performances have a dramatic cohesion that is spellbinding. Her concert is part of the 38th season of the Collomore Concerts in the historic Chester Meetinghouse.

3:00 pm

Brahms A GERMAN REQUIEM in English & A SONG OF DESTINY

John Winthrop Middle School, 1 Winthrop Rd. Rt. 80, (Exit 5 off Rt 9), Deep River, CT , 06417

Cappella Cantorum’s performance of “A GERMAN REQUIEM,” (in English) and “A SONG OF DESTINY, by Brahms, will take place on Sunday, April 22, 3:00 PM in John Winthrop Middle School, Route 80 (Exit 5 off Route 9,) Deep River, 06417. Barry Asch will conduct the professional orchestra, soloists - Paul Laurence Fletcher and Julia Guilmette, and community chorus. Brahms’ text is a comfort and consolation about the dead for the living. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Celebrations in Deep River; Homeworks in Old Saybrook, The Bowerbird in Old Lyme; and Stewart’s Music in Niantic or by phone 860-767-8452 or at the door.

3:00 pm

Songs of Love and Life

Mystic Congregational Church, 43 East Main St., Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic River Chorale, Dr. David Belles, Guest Conductor; with guest pianists Aymeric Dupre la Tour and Eric Ouellette, will present their concert - Songs of Love and Life, on Sunday April 22, 2012, at 3:00 pm, at the Mystic Congregational Church, Mystic, CT. The concert will feature:

Johannes Brahms' Zigeunerlieder ("Gypsy Songs")
Emma Lou Diemer's Three Madrigals
William Copper's Lovelife Dances

For concert or ticket information, please contact us at: chorus_manager@mysticriverchorale.org or visit our website at: www.mysticriverchorale.org

4:00 pm

The Four Seasons Plus Spring Concert

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 50 Emmanuel Church Road, Killingworth, CT

Features works by Luebeck, Buxtehude, J.S. Bach, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, and more. Reception follows concert. Admission: $15, $10 (students); children are free.

St. Mary Mother of the Redeemer, 69 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, CT

The Mystic Area Ecumenical Council will sponsor the 2012 Choir Festival Concert; Children’s, youth and adult singers from 10 area churches will combine in this festival worship service. This annual event has featured many internationally known choral directors and composers. This year’s festival director will be composer, conductor and clinician Sally K. Albrecht of Alfred Music Publishing Company.

3:00 pm

Brahms' REQUIEM concert

Brahms' REQUIEM concert; John Winthrop Midde School, 1 Winthrop Rd. , Deep River, CT , 06417

Cappella Cantorum’s performance of “A GERMAN REQUIEM,” (in English) will take place on Sunday, April 22, 3:00 PM in John Winthrop Middle School, Route 80 (Exit 5 off Route 9,) Deep River, 06417. Barry Asch will conduct the professional orchestra, soloists and community chorus. Brahms’ text is a comfort and consolation about the dead for the living. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Celebrations in Deep River; Homeworks in Old Saybrook, The Bowerbird in Old Lyme; and Stewart’s Music in Niantic or by phone 860-767-8452 or at the door. A reception will follow the performance.

3:00 pm

Yale Camerata Performs Handel's Messiah

Yale University - Woolsey Hall, College Street, New Haven, CT

Presented by Yale Institute of Sacred Music. Free. No tickets required.

5:00 pm

Iva Bittova Performs

Chester Meetinghouse, 4 Liberty Street, Chester, CT

Robbie Collomore Concert Series. Performance is followed by reception. Tickets: $21 (adults); $5 (students).

Sports

1:30 pm

Emergencies on Board

Acton Public Library, 60 OLD Boston Post Rd, old saybrook, CT

Yikes- now what do I do? Fire, man overboard, lost? On Sunday, April 22, 1:30 pm, Tom Brown, Assistant Fire Chief, EMT, surveyor, pilot, a been there done that guy, will lead a how to seminar covering on board emergencies, including fire extinguishing training device. Presented by Saybrook Sail & Power Squadron–open to all-free–Acton Library, Old Saybrook. FMI: saybrookpowersquadron@gmail.com

Shoreline Roller Derby's First Home Bout; Galaxy Roller Rink, 210 Bridge Street, Groton, CT

Shoreline Roller Derby will be hosting it's first home bout on April 22, 2012 at Galaxy Roller Rink in Groton, CT. Doors open at 6pm and the action will start at 7pm. This is full contact roller derby between two of Shoreline Roller Derby's home teams: Underskated Knockouts vs. Steam Queens. Tickets are available for presale at brownpapertickets.com for $10 or $12 at the door (cash only).

Stage/Theater

4:00 pm

“Court-Martial at Fort Devens”

First United Methodist Church, 23 Willow St., Mystic, CT

Emerson Theatre Collaborative (ETC) will stage Jeffrey Sweet’s historic drama; $25, $20

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