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June 3

A total of 42 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

5:00 pm

"Fixed Views' Photography Show at Studio 33

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 celebrates its 33rd Anniversary showing ‘Fixed Views’, black & white images of nature by well known photographer Frank Kaczmarek. The show will run until June 22.

Studio 33 is excited to announce the Grand Opening of ‘Frames Down Under’ a nifty downstairs retail space with a large selection of ready made frames and prints.

Artist reception and viewing of Frames Down Under will be Friday, May 11, 5 – 7 pm.

10:00 am

24th Annual Westbrook Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

Westbrook Town Green, 1196 Boston Post Road, Westbrook, , 06498

Juried Arts & Crafts Fair with approx. 60 vendors displaying woodcraft, jewelry, photography, paintings, needlecraft, clothing, accessories and more. Free parking and food vendor. Town Green is at the intersection of Routes 1 and 153 (1196 Boston Post Road) and is less than 1 mile from Westbrook outlet stores.

10:00 am

Group Exhibition at Gallery One

Group Exhibition at Gallery One; Gallery One, 665 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Featured artists of this Group Exhibition include Paul Harper, William G. Nelson, Christopher James O'Flaherty, Judith Barbour Osborne, Rick Silberberg and Guest Artist Kay Knight Clarke.

On view from April 24 through June 17, with an opening night reception on Friday, May 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

11:00 am

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 101st Annual Juried Show

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 101st Annual Juried Show; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

Opening Reception - Thursday, June 7th from 6pm-8pm

The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) 101st exhibit promotes art of area CAFA members. CAFA, a non-profit organization supported by its membership holds a juried show each year. Up to $1000 will be awarded to participating artists.

Exhibit runs May 25 - July 14.

Opening Reception

John Slade Ely House-Center for Contemporary Art, 51 Trumbull Street, New Haven, CT

Portraits and Figures: Group Show by Brush & Palette Club of New Haven. Runs Sunday, June 3 to July 15.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

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

Runs through Sept. 16.

Oil Painting Demonstration

Soldier Memorial Hall, 8 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, CT

By Plein Air Painter David Lussier. Sponsored by Madison Art Society. Small donation to offset costs appreciated.

Community

9:30 am

Planning Session and K of C Breakfast, June 3, Old Sayrook

Saint John School, 42 Maynard Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Saint John School will host representatives from various Catholic High Schools during the annual Knights of Columbus Breakfast in the school gymnasium. The principal, teachers, parents and students will also be available to provide tours of the PreK to grade 8 school and answer questions. Information tables and representative will be on hand from Xavier High School (boys), Mercy High School (girls), Saint Bernard School (co-ed), Academy of the Holy Family (girls) and Notre Dame High School (boys). The Knights of Columbus Breakfast includes eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, melon, juice and coffee. Ticket price is $5 for adults, $4 for children and seniors, or $15 per family. Note: Breakfast attendance is not required for high school information or tours.

Car Wash Fundraiser

Behind Essex Savings Bank, 17 Woodland Road, Madison, CT

Sponsored by Madison Girl Scout Troop 62210. Includes bake sale. Proceeds used for International Jamboree in 2013.

5:00 pm

Dinner to Benefit Aakriti’s Kids

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic, CT

— 5-7:30 p.m., Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Ave., Niantic; an authentic Nepalese dinner will be served, prepared by chef Suva Thulpa and coordinated by co-founder Joanne Moore; Anne Zrenda will give a brief talk about the ongoing program and a free will offering will be accepted; reservations are suggested by calling (860) 739-2573.

All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet

Corcoran-Sundquist Post 83 American Legion, 243 North Main Street, Branford, CT

Menu includes baked ham, sausage, home fries, grits, eggs to order, pancakes, French toast, rolls, orange juice, coffee, decaf, and tea. Donation: $7; free (children younger than 10). Breakfast served on first Sunday of every month.

Artful Giving chair Auction

Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Includes hors d'oeuvres, wine, raffles and music by the Smoke Bubbles. Tickets limited to first 300 people.

Artful Giving Chair Auction, June 3, O. Saybrook

Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

hors d'oeuvres, wine, raffles and music by the Smoke Bubbles while delighting in the large array of fanciful chairs to bid on; to benefit the Meals on Wheels Program and other vital Estuary programs in our nine-town Estuary region; www.ecsenior.org; $25 tickets limited to the first 300 people; (860) 388-1611.

Southern Connecticut Arthritis Walk

East Haven High School, 35 Wheelbarrow Lane, East Haven, CT

Registration 9am; Walk Begins at 10am.

10:00 am

GardenFest

— Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme;, CT

ten-day festival with events included in museum admission; $9, $8 seniors, $7 students, free to ages 12 and under; (860) 434-5542, ext. 111.

5:00 pm

Aakriti's Kids Benefit Dinner for Nepal Orphanage, June 3, Niantic

Niantic Community Church, 170 Pennsylvania Avenue, Niantic, CT , 06357

prepared by co-founder Joanne Moore. Anne Zrenda will give a brief talk about the ongoing program and a free will offering will be accepted; reservations suggested by calling (860) 739-2573.

8:00 am

Breakfast & Open House at St. John School

Breakfast & Open House at St. John School; Saint John School, 42 Maynard Road, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Visit Pre-K through Eighth grade classrooms and tour the school prior to summer break. The school principal, teachers, parents and students will be available to provide tours and answer questions. Knights of Columbus will also hold their annual pancake breakfast from 8:00am-11:00am at the school. Saint John School is fully accredited with certified teachers, and is known for its excellent academics, including a comprehensive 6th to 8th grade Middle School program. Full day Pre-K and Kindergarten is offered, including structured academics and creative play. A family atmosphere and adherence to Christian values, provides the ideal environment for “educating the whole child.” Personal tours, registration, and “shadow days” are also available by appointment.

3:00 pm

Gluten Free Support Group, first Sunday, Bozrah

Centerspace Wellness Studio, 46 Lebanon Ave., Bozrah, CT

meets the first Sunday of each month; open to anyone interested in or living with a gluten free lifestyle; guided by Lisa Viele, Holistic Nutrition Consultant and owner of Eat Well, Be Well Nutrition Consulting Service; (860) 933-4138.

8:00 am

All You Can Eat Breakfast, Niantic

American Legion Post 128, 16 York Ave., Niantic, CT

the first Sunday of each month; $7 adults; $3 children under 10; proceeds benefit Veteran, Children and Community Programs; (860) 739-2107.

Education/Lectures

Remembering the Falls River Flood of 1982

Centerbrook Meetinghouse, 51 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT

Program showcases community action among local organizations and individuals as neighbors helped neighbors cope, recover, and rebuild after flood.

8:00 am

St. John School Open House and High School Planning

St. John School, 42 Maynard Rd., Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

St. John School of Old Saybrook will conduct an open house for prospective students on June 3, 9:30-11:30 a.m. St. John will host a high school planning session from 8:00-11:00. There will be representatives from Xavier High School, Mercy High School, St. Bernard School, and Holy Family Academy to provide information and answer questions to help prepare students for their future. St. John school provides children with academic excellences with a Roman Catholic foundation that prepares students with a competitive advantage to be successful in scholastics and in life. For more information please call 860-388-0849.
The Knights of Columbus are also holding their annual pancake breakfast from 8:00-11:00 at St. John School. This event is open to all to enjoy eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, melon, juice, and coffee for the low price of $5.00 adults, $15.00 per family, and $4.00 children and seniors

Fairs/Festivals

12:00 pm

Gardens by the Sea

Gardens by the Sea; Madison Visitors Information Center, Madison Town Green, Madison, , 06443

Gardens by the Sea in Madison, CT
Sunday, June 3rd, 2012
12 – 4 pm
Come enjoy a stroll through lovely private gardens located in Madison, Connecticut on Long Island Sound. You’ll be surprised at what flourishes in this special microclimate! Afterwards, hunt for treasures for your own garden in a unique garden boutique. The Tour is sponsored by the Women’s Club of Madison, GFWC/CT. Proceeds benefit the Training Room for the new ambulance building. Advance Sale Tickets during May are $15 at RJ Booksellers in Madison or $18 Day of Tour and can be purchased on June 3rd at Madison Visitor Information Center next to the Madison Town Green on Boston Post Road (Tour starts here).

12:00 pm

Gardens by the Sea

Gardens by the Sea; Madison Visitors Information Center, Madison Town Green, Madison, , 06443

Gardens by the Sea in Madison, CT
Sunday, June 3rd, 2012
12 – 4 pm
Come enjoy a stroll through lovely private gardens located in Madison, Connecticut on Long Island Sound. You’ll be surprised at what flourishes in this special microclimate! Afterwards, hunt for treasures for your own garden in a unique garden boutique. The Tour is sponsored by the Women’s Club of Madison, GFWC/CT. Proceeds benefit the Training Room for the new ambulance building. Advance Sale Tickets during May are $15 at RJ Booksellers in Madison or $18 Day of Tour and can be purchased on June 3rd at Madison Visitor Information Center next to the Madison Town Green on Boston Post Road (Tour starts here).

Denison Farm Market; Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, , 06355

Pick up some fresh, delicious, local food at the Denison Farm Market this summer and fall. Each week market goers can find local fruits and vegetables, meat, honey, eggs, maple syrup, herbs, jellies and preserves, cheese and many other items.

The market runs from June 3 to October 28 with a special November 18 market just before Thanksgiving. Special events throughout the season include a visit by special guest chef and author Emily Brooks, a book swap day, and a Halloween costume contest for kids and the young at heart.

The Denison Farm Market is the can’t miss farmers market of the season featuring the very best in local farmers from southeastern Connecticut.

Kids/Family

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

Garden Workshop

Natureworks Garden Center, 518 Forest Road (Rte. 22), Northford, CT

Children's program about bugs with Diane St. John.

Misc. Events

Branford Woman's Club 60th Anniversary & Retirement Event

Branford Community Recreation Center, 46 Church Street, Branford, CT

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.

10:00 am

Powwow, Native American Mohegans

River Park, North Main St, (Rt 97), Baltic, CT

Native American Powwow. Open to the public, free admission.

Madison Women's Club Garden Tour

Center, Madison Green, Madison, CT

Tour begins at information center on Madison Green. Purchase tickets at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison.

9:00 am

Cow Chip Raffle ticket sales!

North Branford Recreation Dept, Save N Discount, Route 80, North Branford, CT

Cow Chip raffle tickets will be on sale for $10 at the North Branford Recreation Department and at Save N Discount on Route 80 in North Branford. There are 5 prizes , winner need not be present
1st- $2500.
2nd- $1000
3rd- $750
4th- $500
5th-$250
Proceeds benefit the North Branford TouchDown Club and the North Branford Cheerleading Squad.

Music

4:00 pm

Shoreline Ringers Spring Handbell Concert

Dunn’s Corners Community Church , 221 Post Road, , Westerly;, RI

free concert but donations are welcome.

U.S. Coast Guard Band with the winners of its annual Young Artist Competition; Leamy Concert Hall, 15 Mohegan Ave, New London, CT , 06320

— 2 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Academy Leamy Hall, 15 Mohegan Ave., New London; three band members also take the stage as guest conductors in this performance; free; (860) 701-6826.

Holy Advent Church Concert

Holy Advent Church, 81 East Main Street, Clinton, CT

Features sopranos Nancy Loesch and Leslie Valentine and accompanist Chad Hardin, composer and music director of church.

Friends of Freddy B Concert

Toad's Place, 300 York Street, New Haven, CT

Benefits veteran and musician Fred Brown (Freddy B) Tickets: $10 donation. Includes music, food, and a raffle.

New Haven Chorale Presents Viaje Sudamericano

Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven, CT

Tickets: $20 (adults); $15 (seniors)'; $35 (premium seating).

Nature/Outdoors

Tri-Town 5K Walk for St. Jude Hospital

Valley Regional High School (track), 256 Kelsey Hill Road, Deep River, CT

Tour of Gardens by the Sea

Madison Visitor Information Center, 12 School Street, Madison, CT

Sponsored by Women's Club of Madison, the tour includes a garden boutique and seven private gardens near Long Island Sound. Proceeds benefit training room for new ambulance building. Tickets $15 (in advance) at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison; $18 (day of tour) at Madison Visitor Information Center (next to Town Green)

Cottage and Contemporary Garden Walk

, , Branford, CT

Sponsored by Branford Garden Club. Rain or Shine. Includes 12 gardens in Branford, including some with "Wee Fairy Huts," Tickets sold at one of the tour homes at 101 South Main Street (behind Town Hall), Branford. Parking available in municipal lot on corner. Green balloons mark each house on tour. Tickets and guide: $10.

1:00 pm

Guilford Land Trust Hike - East River Woodlands

Guilford Land Trust Hike - East River Woodlands; East River Preserve, Duck Hole Road, Guilford, CT

Join GLCT Director Heather Allore and GLCT Steward, George Goss for this 6 mile hike through the East River Preserve. Bring good hiking shoes, water and a snack. Meet at Duck Hole Road, off of Clapboard Hill Road, by 1pm. Leashed dogs are welcome.

Sports

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

Shoreline Roller Derby's Second Intra-League Bout of 2012!
The Burlesque Bruisers will be taking on The Steam Queens.
Doors open at 5pm, First whistle starts the bout at 6pm. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door (cash only), children under 10 get in for free.
Advanced tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/234390
Halftime show by Gone for Good (http://www.facebook.com/wearegoneforgood?ref=ts)
Don't forget to bring a chair!

Stage/Theater

Pirates of Penzance

Temple Beth Tikvah (TBT), 196 Durham Road, Madison, CT

Yiddish-English musical comedy presented by Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island. Admission: $10 (TBT member); $12 (non-members); $5 (students); and free (children 6 and younger, TBT sisterhood members) Refreshments served.

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