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'What Really Matters Most About Winston Churchill?'

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:30 pm

Essex Meadows -Hamilton Hall Auditorium, 30 Bokum Road, Essex, CT

Talk by Richard M. Langworth. Requested donation: $10. Registration requested.

Art Exhibits/Openings

L.M.Sanders Featured Artist of the Month at Tim's Bistro;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Tim's Bistro, 467 South Main Street , Colchester, CT , 06415

Lisbon artist L.M.Sanders is the "Featured Artist of the Month" (November) at Tim's Bistro in Colchester, CT. Stop by to view her work, do some early holiday shopping, and enjoy a wonderful breakfast.

One of her paintings on display, "Teddy & Tulle" offers a 50% donation to the buyer's children's charity of choice.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Style~ Contemporary Impressionism with a Minimalist(Less is More) Approach
Impressionistic paintings by CT artist L.M.Sanders, she is known by her collectors for her "Girls From Behind" series and her modern "Red Series" of girls in white dresses set against a red sky backdrop with stars. Another favorite amongst her collectors are paintings of pets, roosters, chickens, and cows. She has sold over 1000 paintings to date.

Trees of Connecticut Art Show

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am
Trees of Connecticut Art Show;

Art Exhibits/Openings

The Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike , Clinton, , 06413

The Clinton Tree Committee is seeking artwork for the Seventh Annual Art Show. There will be a new theme this year: THE TREES OF CONNECTICUT. Artists are encouraged to submit paintings and photographs of their favorite Connecticut trees. Submissions must be original artwork and be ready to hang. A prize will be awarded to the work voted “People’s Choice “.
The show will be held at the Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton. It will run from November 1 – November 30.
The mission of the Clinton Tree Committee is to protect our valuable urban forest, and to educate Clinton residents about the planting and care of trees. The tree ordinance approved in 1998, established the guidelines for the planting, maintenance and removal of town trees.

Dinotopia: Art, Science, and Imagination

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, CT

the original artwork of James Gurney, the author and illustrator of Dinotopia, an illustrated book series that tells the story of an island where humans and sentient dinosaurs live together in harmony.
On view through February 2, the exhibition brings together paintings from Gurney’s well-loved books A Land Apart From Time, The World Beneath, Journey to Chandara, and First Flight, along with sketches and maquettes from Gurney’s studio. Dinosaur specimens from the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, including a Deinonychus skull and a Tyrannosaurus tooth, will complement the paintings and illuminate the science behind Gurney’s art. Related events throughout the months

Art Exhibits/Openings

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

Lyme Art Association member artists and select invited artists will be exhibited in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. All Four Galleries - Member and Invitational Show. The Guest Juror for this exhibition is Harley Bartlett. The Society of Connecticut Sculptors - All Four Galleries - Juried by The Society of Connecticut Sculptors/approved by LAA. Opening reception on Friday, October 5, 6-8. Gallery hours are Monday-Saturday 10 am-5 pm, Sunday 1-5 pm. Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested. Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street. (860)434-7802; lymeartassociation.org

Lullaby Nights with Eleanor Robinson

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:15 pm
Lullaby Nights with Eleanor Robinson;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library, 2 Library lane, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

for young children and their families; free; stuffed animals and blankies welcome; registration required; 434-1684

‘Holiday Floral Decorations’

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:30 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Martha Link Walsh Gallery, 188 N. Main Street, Branford, CT

Part of the Thursday After-Hours with Martha & Maggie series.

Editor's Pick

-Open Mic Poetry

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 8:00 pm

Art Exhibits/Openings

Bean & Leaf, 463 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Open mic poetry event, come share your works or something that inspires you.

Community

Waterford Senior Services, Nov. 1

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 am

Community

Waterford Senior Services, 15 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

9 a.m., strength I; 10:15 a.m., strength II; 11 a.m., cranial conundrums; 11:30 a.m., healthy stretch; 11:45 a.m., cafe lunch with $2.50 donation and reservation; 12:30 p.m., canasta; 1 p.m., tai chi; (860) 444-5839.

Easter Seals Open House

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am

Community

Easter Seals Goodwill Industries, 432 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT

Chair Yoga, Thursdays, Old Saybrook

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:30 am

Community

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

every Thursday with instructor, Rachel Baer of Yoga Keeps Me Fit; $5 per class; (860) 859-7217.

New London Rotary Club

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 11:30 am

Community

Tony D's Restaurant, 92 Huntington Ave., New London, CT

weekly meeting

Book Sandwiched In

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 12:00 pm
Book Sandwiched In;

Community

Stonington Free Library, 20 High Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Pine Point teacher Hamilton Salsich presents “Lunch With Shakespeare”; bring a sandwich, beverage provided; free; (860) 535-0658

Kiwanis Club of New London

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 12:00 pm
Kiwanis Club of New London;

Community

Clarke Center at Mitchell College, 437 Pequot Ave., New London, CT , 06320

Weekly Meeting

Duplicate Bridge

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 1:00 pm

Community

Lyme Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

8604344127

Film

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 2:00 pm

Community

Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

PG-13 123 mins. (1995)
Widowed President Andrew Shepard tries to balance approval ratings and an aggressive political opponent while wooing environmental lobbyist Sydney Wade. Michael Douglas and Annette Benning star as the first "couple" in this patriotic romance.

OSEA-Sponsored Scholarship Dinner

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 5:00 pm

Community

Old Saybrook High School, 1111 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

Turkey dinner with homemade desserts, live entertainment, and a raffle. Take-out available. Tickets: $14 ($12 for seniors and students). Benefits scholarships for the Class of 2013.

BINGO - At the RAFA

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 5:00 pm

Community

BINGO - Retired Armed Forces Association, 135 Garfield Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

BINGO - 7-11p.m., Retired Armed Forces Association, 135 Garfield Avenue, New London CT. Minimum Package $8; Non -Smoking; open to the public. 860-447-0055

Rotary on the Rocks, Nov. 1, Ston.

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:00 pm

Community

Skippers Dock, 66 Water St., Stonington, CT

6-9 p.m., hosted by The Rotary Club of the Stoningtons; a night of fun and fellowship; (860) 303-2807.

What Really Matters About Winston Churchill

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:30 pm

Community

Essex Meadows, 30 Bokum Road, Essex, CT

Join Richard M. Langworth, editor of Finest Hour and of the new book of Churchill’s wit and wisdom, Churchill By Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations , for a talk on “What Really Matters Most About Winston Churchill?”, Thursday November 1st at 6:30 PM, at Essex Meadows’ Hamilton Hall Auditorium. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing. Sponsored by the Connecticut Churchill Society, a donation of $10 per person is requested. Refreshments will be served before and after the lecture, and advance registration is requested and may be made by calling the Essex Library at 860-767-1560. Essex Meadows is at 30 Bokum Road in Essex.

Community

Cragin Memorial Library, 8 Linwood Ave., Colchester, CT

6:30-7:30 p.m., Meincke will highlight important facts and details about the banjo and will encourage audience participation as he discusses the importance of drumming and singing in the development of the instrument. A short segment from a documentary film will also be included; (860) 537-5752.

Adult Children of Alcoholics - Thursdays

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Community

Union Baptist Church, 119 High St., Mystic, CT

Adult Children of Alcoholics meetings

Poetry Reading

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Community

Hygienic Art Gallery , 79 Bank St , New London; , CT

David Morse will read mostly poetry from “Healing Knife,” his newly published collection of poems; (860) 443-8001.

Colonel Ledyard Toastmasters Club Meeting, 1st Thurs., Ledyard;

Community

Bill Library, 718 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT , 06339

7-8:30 p.m.,learn the tools necessary for improving your communication and leadership skills. We welcome all community members 18+ who desire to be a better communicator and leader; free; (860) 294-4579.

Held the 1st Thursday of each month.

Nar-Anon, Thursdays, Groton

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

Community

Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Hazelnut Hill Road, Groton, CT

7:30-9 p.m., 12-step support group for friends and families of addicts; Thursdays; (860) 303-9677.

Overeaters Anonymous

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

Community

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 15 Pearl St., Mystic, CT

Education/Lectures

Knitting Club

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

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

all levels are invited to this informal gathering.

Drop-In English

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 1:00 pm

Education/Lectures

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

join a literacy volunteer and others learning English; free; (860) 447-1411.

Education/Lectures

Connecticut College, Charles Chu Reading Room in Charles E. Shain Library, New London, CT , 06320

The Connecticut College Department of Literatures in English presents a poetry reading and discussion of the recently published book, which features forty-two poets, including Charles Hartman, Connecticut College Professor of English and Poet in Residence, and the work of notable poets including Wallace Stevens, Lydia Sigourney, Mark Van Doren, Richard Wilbur, Susan Howe, and Elizabeth Alexander. Reading poems and discussing their work will be Professor Charles Hartman, Dennis Barone and Sophie Cabot Black.

"What Happens After Election Day" by Bob Franken

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 4:30 pm

Education/Lectures

Connecticut College, 1941 Room in Crozier-Williams College Center, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Bob Franken has been doing history’s play-by-play for decades. He has specialized in live coverage, with a knack for taking the story, tempestuous, or complex, and making it understandable. An Emmy-award winning reporter, recently inducted into the Society for Professional Journalists Washington Hall of Fame, he covered combat in both Iraq wars, the White House during the George W. Bush administration, the Clinton scandals, the Supreme Court and Congress. His columns appear in major newspapers and is syndicated by King Features and Hearst New York Times. In addition, his “Frankensense” blog appears on True/Slant as well as other prominent websites.

Thursday After Hours with Martha and Maggie

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:30 pm
Thursday After Hours with Martha and Maggie;

Education/Lectures

Martha Link Walsh Gallery, 188 North Main Street, Branford, , 06405

Holiday Floral Decorations with Cynthia Paul from Cynthia's Flower Shop. Cynthia is a master arranger and creative genius with ideas for unique home decor and holiday bouquets. Cynthia will show us how-to with an array of suggestions for us. You will be totally inspired.

Food Allergy Support Group

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm
Food Allergy Support Group;

Education/Lectures

Women's Family and Life Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, , 06437

Support Group for parents and caregivers of children with food allergies.

"Weird, Wild & Wonderful Mushrooms"

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Education/Lectures

St. John's Episcopal Church, Cross & Main Streets, Essex, CT , 06426

Potapaug Audubon invites guest speaker, Bill Yule, Naturalist, to teach us about all the different mushrooms in the wild. Some are beautiful, some are delicious and some are deadly!

Kids/Family

Preschool Stories

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am

Kids/Family

Groton Public Library, Route 117, Groton, CT

ages 3 and up; free; siblings welcome; 441-6750

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Mad Science for Preschoolers

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

limited to 15 children per session; call ahead; 447-1411

Preschool Story Time

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

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

Mother Goose on the Loose ages newborn - 23 months

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:30 am

Kids/Family

Otis Library, 261 Main St, Norwich, CT , 06360

Bond with your little one during a fun-filled program featuring interactive nursery rhymes, songs, stories, puppets and more! For ages newborn – 23 months. Drop-in; no registration required. This program is sponsored by a grant from People’s United Bank.

Lego Afternoon

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 12:00 pm

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High Street, Stonington, CT , 06378

Bring your imagination and build something fun!

Touch A Truck

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 2:30 pm

Kids/Family

Stonington Free Library, 20 High St, Stonington, CT , 06378

Stop by St. Mary's parking lot (behind the Library) to see a great collection of "big rigs" up close!

Afterschool Snack

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 4:00 pm
Afterschool Snack;

Kids/Family

The Bill Memorial Library, 240 Monument Street, Groton, CT , 06340

short stories, poems, activities, a snack for grades 1- 5; free; registration required; (860) 445-0392.

Family Night

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 4:30 pm

Kids/Family

Children's Museum, 409 Main St., Niantic, CT

Family Night — 4:30-8 p.m., Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, 409 Main St., Niantic; $1 per person; (860) 691-1111.

Misc. Events

Misc. Events

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.

Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Open House

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 10:00 am
Easter Seals Goodwill Industries Open House;

Misc. Events

Easter Seals Goodwill Industries, 432 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT , 06473

On Thursday, November 1, 2012 from 10:00am to 6:00pm, Easter Seals Goodwill Industries will be holding an Open House, inviting the public to take a look at their new headquarters. Located at 432 Washington Avenue in North Haven, CT, the new facility houses some of the company’s programs, the administrative offices and a brand new Goodwill Donation Center. Visitors can take a tour of the building and experience where and how they work to fulfill their mission to enhance employment, educational, social and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities and other challenges.

Bridge, Mondays and Thursdays, Old Lyme

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 1:00 pm

Misc. Events

Lymes Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

regular bridge every Monday from 1-4 p.m. and duplicate bridge every Thursday from 1-4 p.m.; free; (860) 434-4127.

National Novel Writing Month Meeting

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:00 pm

Misc. Events

Henry Carter Hull Library, 10 Killingworth Tpke, Clinton, CT

Write a 50,000-word novel during November.

Off the Deep End

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Misc. Events

The Space, 295 Treadwell Street, Hamden, CT

Arc City Angels

Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Mushrooms

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Misc. Events

St. John's Episcopal Church , Main Street, Essex, CT

Book Celebration for Voices of North Guilford

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Misc. Events

Guilford Free Library - Historical Room, 67 Park Street, Guilford, CT

Voices of North Guilford is a book on North Guilford history. Free. Proceeds from book sales benefit the Friends of the Library. Space is limited.

Schola Cantorum Coralina

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

Misc. Events

Marquand Chapel, 409 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT

Municipal Meetings

Preston Board of Selectmen

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012,

Municipal Meetings

Preston Town Hall, 389 Ct 2, Preston, CT

Preston Board of Selectmen meeting

Municipal Meetings

Norwich planning office, 23 Union St., Norwich, CT

Norwich Inland Wetlands, Watercourses and Conservation Commission meeting

Music

Adventures in Meditation

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm
Adventures in Meditation;

Music

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston Street, Guilford, CT , 06437

Join MJ Stevenson for an entertaining, uplifting and relaxing hour, experimenting with different forms of meditation each week. All levels of experience are welcome!

COASTLINE SWING BAND

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

Music

Venice Restaurant, 165 Shore Road, Westerly, RI , 02891

The Coastline Swing Band has 18 swinging musicians, including a vocalist, five saxes, eight brass and four rhythm. We cover the big band repertory, from the nostalgic hits of the 40s and 50s, to some very up-to-date funk and rock.

Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 8:00 pm

Music

Woolsey Hall, 500 College Street, New Haven, CT

DPI Jazz Trio

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 9:00 pm

Music

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

Stage/Theater

Auditions for Annie

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 5:00 pm

Stage/Theater

Guilford Community Center, 32 Church Street, Guilford , CT

Backstage Players Company seeks children aged 10 and older and adults.

Ramshackle Inn

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 6:30 pm

Stage/Theater

North Haven High School, 221 Elm Street, North Haven, CT

NT Live: Timon of Athens

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:00 pm

Stage/Theater

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

Goodspeed Dinners - "Something's Afoot"

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm
Goodspeed Dinners -

Stage/Theater

Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam, CT , 06423

A zany murder mystery musical where the guests at an old English mansion disappear one by one – it’s like an Agatha Christie novel.

Goodspeed Dinners: Reserve tickets for a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday evening performance and enjoy special dinner offers at local restaurants.

Meet the Cast - "Something's Afoot"

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm
Meet the Cast -

Stage/Theater

Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam, CT , 06423

A zany murder mystery musical where the guests at an old English mansion disappear one by one – it’s like an Agatha Christie novel.

Meet the Cast: A lively discussion with the cast after the Thursday evening performances on Nov 1, 15 & 29. Free with your ticket to the show.

Connecticut College Dance Club Performance

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm

Stage/Theater

Connecticut College, Martha Myers Dance Studio, Crozier Williams Student Center, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

Dance Club Concert with choreography and dancing by Connecticut College students.

Student Rush - "Something's Afoot"

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, 7:30 pm
Student Rush -

Stage/Theater

Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam, CT , 06423

A zany murder mystery musical where the guests at an old English mansion disappear one by one – it’s like an Agatha Christie novel.

Student Rush: $15 tickets with valid student ID available beginning at 10 am on any Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday for that evening’s performance.

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