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July 1

A total of 27 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

ART/OLDLYME-Hot Off The Presses: Representational Printmaking

Lyme Art Association, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

An exhibition of member and invited artists showing hand-pulled prints, displayed in the Cole Gallery.

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.

6:00 pm

ESSEXART-"Fluidity" Open Art Show

ESSEXART- Essex Art Association, 10 North Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

Essex Art Association, a non profit art gallery, is featuring its first Open Show of the season “Fluidity”. This is a show juried only for awards and will have a salon atmosphere with over 200 works displayed.

The Exit Gallery features “Nantucket Island, Sconset Paintings” by Luisa Kreis Whiting a resident of Essex, working in oil her works have a hard-edged light that is reminiscent of Edward Hopper. Luisa is daughter of one of the founders of Essex Art Association, her father Henry Kreis was a well known sculptor with an international reputation. He was instrumental in forming the basis for the EAA being an organization that welcomes artists working in all mediums and expressing themselves from the traditional to cutting edge. His sculpture “Woman with a Bowl” may be seen in the entrance to the building.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

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

Runs through Sept. 16.

Opening Reception: Potpourri

James Blackstone Memorial Library, 758 Main Street, Branford, CT

Photographs by Fred Rosenthal.

6:00 pm

ART/O.LYME-Dream Houses, Jacqueline Dee Parker

ART/O.LYME-Dream Houses, Jacqueline Dee Parker; diane birdsall gallery, 16 Lyme Street, Old Lyme , CT , 06371

Art Opening, Collage artist Jacqueline Dee Parker
June 23 - July 21
Parker’s work cross-pollinates the artist /painter and poet psyche, she calls these art forms a visceral construction of space.
Jacqueline Dee Parker teaches at the College of Art & Design at Louisiana State University, she is a mixed media painter and published poet. Dee Parker was awarded the juror’s prize in the 2009 Rauschenberg Tribute Exhibition (Museum of the Gulf Coast).Her poems appear in many literary journals and anthologies, including Atlanta Review, The Southern Review, Chelsea, and American Diaspora: Poetry of Exile, among others, and her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the recipient of a 2007 Artist Fellowship from the Louisiana State Division of the Arts.

Community

5:00 pm

The Welcome - the film & Baptiste yoga

Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, CT , 06378

Recovery Yoga and The Mystic Independent Theater present ~
Sunday July 1st 5:00 pm

The Mystic Independent Theater
107 Wilcox Road
Stonington Ct 06378
to reserve your spot email - Elizjohnstone@sbcglobal.net or drop in ~
10.00 per person ~ free to veterans ~ proceeds go to The Veterans Yoga Project
"Returning Veterans Project, NW: "The healing in this film is already palpable. It will help those veterans who were never asked what happened to them as well as those of us who didn't really want to know. It will speak to the children ...raised in households where the pain of war is only spoken in screaming nightmares, fights and drinking binges, and it will inspire civilians around the country to show their concern and to honorably welcome all of the men and women troops as they return.

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.

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.

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

8:00 am

Safe Boating Course, July 1, Ston.

Safe Boating Course, July 1, Ston.; Stonington Community Center, 28 Cutler Street, Stonington , CT , 06378

$70 pp; meets all requirements set forth by the State of Connecticut for Boating/Jet Ski license; Connecticut boaters are required to obtain a Safe Boating certificate to operate on the waterways; call to register (860) 535-2476.

11:00 am

Historic Guilford Walking Tours

Historic Guilford Walking Tours; Historic Guilford Walking Tours, P.O. Box 199, Guilford, CT , 06437

WALKING TOURS TO BEGIN JUNE 23-24

Two newly developed walking tours will be offered to the public for the first time on the weekend of June 23-24, and will run through mid-September.

Historic Guilford Walking Tours are Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 a.m., and will focus on Guilford’s history on the Green and areas east, with an introduction to downtown’s house museums.

Tours focusing on Guilford’s architectural heritage will be Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00 p.m., and will take place on the Green and neighborhoods west.

All tours will meet in front of Town Hall, 31 Park St., and will be led by enthusiastic high school tour guides/researchers. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and children 7-11, and $20 per family. Group tour rates are available upon request.

For reservations and information, please visit www.HistoricGuilfordWalkingTours.org, email info@HistoricGuilford.org, or call 203-233-1026. Tickets are also available at Mix Design Store and the Greene Art Gallery, 29 Whitfield St., Page Hardware and the Guilford Food Center on the Guilford Green.

6:00 pm

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Courses

Chester Hose Co., 6 High Street, Chester, CT , 06412

Deep River Ambulance and Chester Hose Co. are pleased to sponsor Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) courses this summer. The Deep River Ambulance course (284 West Elm Street, Deep River) will run Monday, Wednesday and Thursday days (8:30 am to 2:00 pm) from June 18 to August 16. The Chester Hose Co. course (6 High Street, Chester) will run Sunday, Monday and Thursday evenings (6:00 pm to 10:00 pm) starting June 17. Course fee is $725 and includes CPR certification and EMT class textbook. A physical exam and proof of current inoculation status are required. Please contact course instructor, Emily Masters, at 860-526-3275 to register or to receive more information.

Fairs/Festivals

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

Piccadilly Circus

North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT

Show includes racing camels, the Romanian Olympic High Bar Team, African and Asian elephants, U.S. Motorcycle extreme air-daredevils, and Cossack riders. Also Circus Fun Zone with elephant, camel and pony rides, and free petting zoo. All seats general admission.

10:00 am

NBRANFORD-FUNcation!

NBRANFORD-FUNcation!; BounceU of North Branford, 1289 Foxon Rd., North Branford, CT , 06471

Join us every weekend this summer for Special FUNcation Open Bounce Sessions that are action-packed with weekly activities, refreshments and tons of bouncing and fun!

$16 per participant includes :

2-hour session
New Theme each week
Refreshments
Themed Activities
Bouncing

Call to reserve today! Reservations are required.

Go to http://calendar.north-branford-ct.bounceu.com/ to see times and more information on the theme of the week!

Misc. Events

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.

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

Guilford Green, , Guilford, CT

Rain location: Guilford Community Center, 32 Church St.). Hosted by Shoreline Arts Alliance. Free. Bring picnic dinners, blankets, and chairs.

3:00 pm

Community Music School Presents: Neal Fitzpatrick featuring Pamela Dubey Allen in Concert

Centerbrook Meetinghouse, 51 Main Street, Centerbrook, , 06409

On Sunday July 1st, award-winning classical guitarist and composer Neal Fitzpatrick will perform original compositions and works by Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, and Molino. Special guest flutist Pamela Dubey Allen will join Neal for guitar and flute duos. The show will be held at the Centerbrook Meetinghouse and starts at 3:00pm.
Tickets for the show are $10 (children 12 and under are free) and will be sold at the door or can be purchased in advance at the Community Music School. For more information call the business office at 860-767-0026, or read about the artists in our newsletter on www.community-music-school.org.

Community Music School Chamber Music Concert

Centerbrook Meetinghouse, 51 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT

Classical guitarist and composer Neal Fitzpatrick performs original compositions and works by Villa-Lobos, Barrios, and others. Special guest flutist Pamela Dubey Allen joins Neal for guitar and flute duets. Tickets: $10; free (children 12 and younger).

10:00 am

Drum Corps International Comes to Guilford!

Guilford High School Turf Field, 605 New England Rd., Guilford, , 06437

On July 1st, Guilford High School will be hosting on of top drum corps in the country--the Crossmen from San Antonio Texas--as they prepare for the Connecticut Drums competition taking place that night in New Haven on the SCSU Campus. The group will be rehearsing on the GHS turf field from around 10AM until 4 PM, and the public is welcome to come down and observe rehearsals. Tickets for the Connecticut Drums competition that evening (7PM @ Jess Dow Fiels on the SCSU Campus) are available by following this link: http://shop.crusaders.com/Guilford_HS_Group_Sales_C255.cfm

$5 from each ticket sold at this site will benefit the GHS Music Boosters, who are raising money for new marching band uniforms for the high school band.

Sports

Alzheimer’s Association Night at the Connecticut Sun; Mohegan Sun , 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville , , 06382

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter will be hosting an awareness night at the Connecticut Sun during their game on Sunday July 1st 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Tickets are $19.00 each, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter. Join former University of Connecticut greats, Asjha Jones, Renee Montgomery and Tina Charles, in their quest to bring the WNBA Championship to Connecticut.
For more information about the event or to purchase tickets go to www.alz.org/ct or contact Kristine Johnson at 860-887-3593 or Kristine.Johnson@alz.org

Stage/Theater

CTFF Presents: Who Bombed Judy Barri

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

CTFF Presents: Pot Luck Shorts

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

CTFF Presents: The Sacred Science

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

CTFF Presents: More to Live For

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

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