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September 16

A total of 28 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

11:00 am

56th Regional Show & William Butcher Solo Exhibition

Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

— through Sept. 22; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; (860) 536-7601.

9:00 am

The Sabbath of History

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

Runs through Sept. 16.

10:00 am

ART/OLDLYME-Marine Art Invitational Exhibition

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT, CT

A bi-annual exhibition showcasing the exceptional marine landscape work of the Lyme Art Association’s member artists as well as select invited artists from around New England. Among the ten acclaimed invited artists are Al Barker, Jonathan McPhillips, Loretta Krupinski, Russ Kramer, Chris Magadini, and Brad Betts. Cooper/Ferry and South galleries. Opening reception on Friday, August 10 from 6-8pm. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1-5 pm. Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested.

Author Events

12:00 pm

Book signing by Niantic author

Book signing by Niantic author; Fresh Ayre Gallery, 19 Halls Road, Old Lyme Shopping Center, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

Jane Milardo, LMFT will be signing copies of her self-help book, The Path to Real and Lasting Inner Peace

Community

5:00 pm

Fundraising Dinner

North Madison Congregational Church, 1271 Durham Road, Madison, CT

Benefits 12-year-old Madison resident Caitlin Rosinus’ upcoming heart surgery costs. Includes pasta dinner, music, and silent auction. Tickets: $15 (adults); $10 (children 12 and under). Space limited.

1:00 pm

Clelian Center Open House

Clelian Adult Day Center, 261 Benham Street, Hamden, , 06514

Clelian Adult Day Center Open House
261 Benham Street, Hamden (203)288-4151
The Clelian Center is holding our annual Open House on Sunday, September 16th from 1-3pm.
Come visit with our staff and walk our beautiful Healing Garden.
If you know someone looking for daytime respite care for a loved one, bring them along! Applications will be available.
Everyone is Welcome!

12:00 pm

Vendor Event to Benefit Homes For Our Troops

Vendor Event to Benefit Homes For Our Troops; Montville VFW, 91 Raymond Hill Road, Uncasville, , 06382

VFW,. Raymond Hill Road, noon to 4 p.m.
20+ vendors with crafts, food, raffles; 860-938-7688

event which will include crafts, food and small business vendors. Each of these vendors will also donate a raffle prize from their business as well as local businesses and private donations.
Vendors to participate are: Scentsy, Mary Kay, Tastefully Simple, 31 Gifts, Pampered Chef, Silpada, and many more.

Food and beverages will be available to purchase. An information table for Homes For Our Troops will be available as well. Raffle Tickets will be $5.00 an arm length.

We are also taking and recycling cell phones to benefit our military - Help Operation Gratitude in their mission to send care packages to U.S. troops overseas. GRC Wireless Recycling will contribute up to $30 (or more) to Operation Gratitude for each donated phone. Anyone that writes a letter for a serviceman/woman and/or draws a picture or brings in an item that we can ship over for the troops, you will receive 3 free raffle tickets. If you do all three, you will get 10 free raffle tickets. Lets show our support for our troops, here at home or abroad.

Wish List for Our Troops:Knit Hats, Scarves, Neck Gators (see directions links below or here: Scarves)
Yarn for our knitters to make scarves
Paracord Survival Bracelets (see more info here: Bracelets )
Beanie Babies, Webkinz or other Small Plush Toys (6 inches or smaller)
Halloween Candy– More info: Halloween Website Halloween Facebook Page
Socks (preferably black, brown, green, tan; not white)
iPods, DVDs and CDs, Video Games, Computer Flash Drives,
Headsets (earpiece and microphone) and WebCams
Gift Cards to chain stores such as supermarkets, drugstores, Walmart or Target for Wounded Warriors
Energy Bars, Beef Jerky, Healthy Snacks
Commercially sealed Lip Balm, toothpaste, toothbrushes, roll-on deodorant
Individually packaged razors
Travel-Size Board Games, Handheld electronic games
Bandana Coolers/Cool-Ties*, Mini-Battery-operated Fans
Hand and Foot Warmers
Single Serving Boxes of Cold Cereal; Individual Packets of Hot Cereal
Commercially wrapped individual packets of Trail Mix, Nuts, Energy Bars, Sunflower Seeds, Candy
Ready To Eat Tuna or Chicken Salad kits
Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies
Packets of Powdered Hot or Cold Beverages
Individual packets of moist towelettes
Travel Size containers of Foot Powder
Screen Printed T-Shirts, Baseball Style Caps, Gloves
Holiday and General Occasion Greeting Cards (blank)
Unsealed personal cards and letters
Used Cell Phones, Video Games and Systems, iPods, PDAs, Ink-jet Cartridges.

All Proceeds From This Event Will Go To Homes For Our Troops.

For More Info, please contact, Rhonda DiMaggio @ rhondadimaggio@att.net or 860-938-7688. Donations can be made directly to www.homesforourtroops.org or mail donations to Homes For Our Troops, c/o Rhonda DiMaggio @ 95 Park Avenue, Uncasville, CT 06382.

Guided Walks on the Coogan Farm, (multiple dates), Mystic

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

for families and Adults; (860) 536-1216.

2 September 16:00 - 17:00
4 September 10:00 - 11:00
9 September 16:00 - 17:00
11 September 10:00 - 11:00
16 September 16:00 - 17:00
18 September 10:00 - 11:00
23 September 16:00 - 17:00
25 September 10:00 - 11:00
30 September 16:00 - 17:00

12:00 pm

Elks Annual Harley Raffle, Sept. 16, Westerly

Elks Annual Harley Raffle, Sept. 16, Westerly; Westerly Elks #678, 1 Dixon Street, Westerly, RI , 02891

noon-6 p.m., $50 per ticket ($20 for 1 guest - incl. food & drink only)
BBQ Chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage patties, clam chowder, baked beans, salads, corn on the cob, watermelon, beer and soda

w/ live band: Skinny Mulligan and the Can of Corn Band
(Raffles begin at 4:00 pm)

Grand Prize: 2013 Harley Davidson of your choice *
(* Value up to $ 19, 500 - may be transferred)
or $16,000 CASH OPTION
MAXIMUM OF 800 TICKETS SOLD!
2nd Prize: $1, 000.00 Gift Certificate to Mike’s Famous HD
3rd Prize: $500 Gift Certificate to Mike’s Famous HD
4th Prize: $300 Gift Certificate to Mike’s Famous HD
5th Prize: $200 Gift Certificate to Mike’s Famous HD

Ticket includes raffle, food & drink

11:00 am

Dog Day at RJ Julia’s

RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT

Friends of New Haven Animal Shelter visit with adoptable dog.

9:00 am

Thanksgiving Food Collection, United Church of Chester

United Church of Chester, 29 W. Main Street, Chester, CT

The United Church of Chester needs your help in providing fixings for Thanksgiving baskets which will be delivered to local families this holiday season.
Gift cards in any amount to Adams in Deep River are welcome.
Non-perishable items (canned vegetables, stuffing mix, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy) are accepted anytime at the Chester Town Hall or the United Church.
Perishable items (frozen turkeys, frozen turkey breasts, potatoes, carrots, dinner rolls, fresh pies) can be donated on Saturday, November 17th from 9 am to 1 pm at the church at 29 West Main Street. We will have strong arms to assist you! For more info, call 860-526-2697 UCC. Thank you!

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme, CT

7 p.m.

9:00 am

Caring & Cleaning Day, Sept. 16, Mystic

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT

9-11 a.m., a morning of trail maintenance and clean up; bring work gloves, bottle of water and clippers if you have them; adults and students grade 9 or above; heavy rain cancels; call to register (860) 536-1216.

8:30 am

Free to Breathe Glastonbury 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk

Free to Breathe Glastonbury 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk; Glastonbury High School, 330 Hubbard Street, Glastonbury, CT

Register today for the Free to Breathe Glastonbury 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Walk, a family-friendly event that brings the entire community together to inspire hope and create change for everyone impacted by lung cancer. Together, we can fuel the movement to defeat this disease and help those diagnosed live longer, better lives. All proceeds help support the National Lung Cancer Partnership’s vital research, education and awareness programs.

Education/Lectures

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.

11:00 am

MOMMA/DADDA & ME YOGA

Ms Judy's, 28 school St, Branford, CT , 06405

MOMMA/DADDA & ME YOGA (Ages 2-5)
Any Family Member/Caretaker is Welcome

Bond With Your Child In A Fun & Creative Way!

Each Class is Designed for Child and Parent to Experience Being Both Active and Relaxed Together. We Will Make a Story Come to Life on Our Mats Through Story Time Yoga. Children Will Practice Their ABC’s Through Animal Poses & Yoga Poses. Imagination Will Be Used to Design Their Own Super Hero Poses & Act Out Their Super Powers!

Feel Free to Have Your Lil One Dress Up As Their Favorite Super Hero or Animal Pose on Saturday, October 27th!!!

Saturdays 11:00-11:45
October 6th-27th
$65 for 4 Week Series

11:00 am

MOMMA/DADDA & ME YOGA

Ms Judy's, 28 school St, Branford, CT , 06405

MOMMA/DADDA & ME YOGA (Ages 2-5)
Any Family Member/Caretaker is Welcome

Bond With Your Child In A Fun & Creative Way!

Each Class is Designed for Child and Parent to Experience Being Both Active and Relaxed Together. We Will Make a Story Come to Life on Our Mats Through Story Time Yoga. Children Will Practice Their ABC’s Through Animal Poses & Yoga Poses. Imagination Will Be Used to Design Their Own Super Hero Poses & Act Out Their Super Powers!

Feel Free to Have Your Lil One Dress Up As Their Favorite Super Hero or Animal Pose on Saturday, October 27th!!!

Saturdays 11:00-11:45
October 6th-27th
$65 for 4 Week Series

7:00 pm

New London History

Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT , 06320

a six-week series taught by Municipal Historian for the City of New London, Sally Ryan; free; registration required; (860) 447-1411

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.

11:00 am

Middle Eastern Festival

St. Ann Melkite, 41 Cross Road, Waterford, CT

Middle eastern and American foods, kids activities; Nader Hawa Ensemble; free; follows 11 a.m. Divine Liturgy; all welcome.
(860) 442-2211

Kids/Family

11:00 am

It's a Dog Day at RJ Julia!

It's a Dog Day at RJ Julia!; RJ Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Join us as we welcome Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter (FNHAS) as they bring an adoptable pooch to the store! They will be on hand from 11am to 1pm, walking through the store and able to answer questions about our four-legged friend, as well as here to talk about the importance of adoption.

11:00 am

Sunday in the Park

Edgerton Park, 75 Cliff Street, New Haven, CT , 06511

Sunday in the Park, An English Country Fair,
Edgerton Park New Haven
September 16, 2012 11 am to 5pm Rain or Shine

Come celebrate the 25th annual Sunday in the Park utilizing proceeds from the day for restoration and maintenance of this exquisitely beautiful public park. Bring the family to Sunday in the Park for a day filled with musical entertainment, fun and adventure! Admission to Edgerton Park is free. Tickets for activities & food are available at various ticket booths throughout the park.

http://edgertonpark.org/index.htm

Misc. Events

3:00 pm

Picnic by the Sea

13 Griswold Point, Griswold Point, Old Lyme, CT

Annual cookout with live music. Meet the 2012 candidates. Sponsored by the Old Lyme republican Town Committee.

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.

Music

12:00 pm

Dry Dock Music Festival

The Dry Dock, 68 Quinnipiac St , Wallingford , CT , 06492

Come join us for a fantastic two-day music festival featuring 11 bands (including Ruby and the Diamond Kings, Jake and the Family Jewels Reunion, and music for all ages) food, vendors and fun! All proceeds to benefit the Dry Dock, a nonprofit committed to proving a safe and sober environment for the greater community, with special focus on the recovery community.

9:00 pm

Bashment Sounds

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

4:00 pm

The Four Seasons Plus Mostly Baroque Concert

Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 50 Emmanuel Church Road, Killingworth, CT , 06419

Text:
Killingworth, CT. THE FOUR SEASONS PLUS " Mostly Baroque", beautiful selections from the Baroque Repertoire. Gavin Black, Organ and Harpsichord, Paul Jordan, Recorder, Xilin and Libai Jordan, Violins
Sunday afternoon, September 16, 2012 at 4PM. Admission $15 Students $10, Children free. Reception following concert. For information and directions call 860 663-1109 or visit www.churchinthewilderness.org

Stage/Theater

2:00 pm

Shoreline Cabaret Series

Killingworth Old Town Hall, 273 Route 81 (Higganum Road), Killingworth, CT

Musical revue by Michael P. Cartwright and Sheri Ziccardi: Ten Feet Off the Ground: The Music of the Sherman Brothers. BYOB; Cabaret Café open. Admission: $20. Portion of proceeds benefit the Killingworth Old Town Hall Project.

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