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January 20

A total of 24 events have been found.

10:00 am

January Monthly Tasting

Organon: A Market at Chester, 56 Middlesex Avenue, Chester, CT

Includes food samples and demos by local vendors.

8:00 am

Pancake Breakfast

Old Saybrook Fire Department Headquarters, 310 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Benefits the department's Junior Division.

Art Exhibits/Openings

10:00 am

Dinotopia: Art, Science, and Imagination

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

2:00 pm

Opening Reception for Deidre Schiffer

Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT

10:00 am

"Echoes of Nature" Art Exhibit

The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank Street, New London, CT

environmental art exhibit featuring both picturesque scenes of nature, as well as thought-provoking narratives of nature’s struggles under human’s abuse of the planet.artists by Dianne Gorrick of East Hampton and Jacqueline White of Glastonbury. through Jan. 27; 860.443.0344


7:00 am

Westerly High School Marching Band Fundraising Breakfast

Westerly Yacht Club, Watch Hill Road, Westerly, RI , 02891

Sunday, January 20, 2013 from 7-11 AM Westerly Yacht Club 1 Watch Hill Road, Westerly, RI 02891
Adults $8 Children 5-12 $6 5 and under Free
Request for tickets contact Monique Walmsley (401)952-6524

7:00 pm

Al-Anon, Sundays, O.Lyme

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

7 p.m.

3:00 pm

Meditations from a Garden Seat, Jan. 20, Chester

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 East Kings Highway, Chester, CT

3 p.m., Judy Dworin's Prisoner-Inspired Performance Piece; may not be appropriate for children under age 13; $12 tickets; free for children 17 and younger; (860) 526-8920.


1:30 pm

Find Your Jewish Ancestors at Godfrey Library

Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT , 06457

The Jewish Genealogical Society of CT presents Godfrey Library Executive Director Beth Mariotti on Sunday, January 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm at Godfrey Library. Beth will discuss materials such as newspapers, city directories, state and local histories, and funeral and cemetery records and will also describe the Family History Center and how it can be used for researching immigrant ancestors.
Program is free and open to the public.
Godfrey Memorial Library is the only CT library devoted to genealogy.
For additional information, see http://www.jgsct-jewish-genealogy.org/programs.html.


2:00 pm

FundaFest 14 Family Storytelling Concert

Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI , 02891

Join us for a Celebration of Black Storytelling which will be held at the Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad St., Westerly, on Sunday, Jan. 20, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

1:00 pm

EHHS Marching Band Annual BOWLING Fundraiser

EHHS Marching Band Annual BOWLING Fundraiser; AMF Circle Lanes, 525 Main St, East Haven, CT , 06512

The award winning East Haven High School Yellow Jacket Marching Band will be hosting their Annual Bowling Fundraiser to be held at Circle Lanes on Main Street in the center of town.

A great time to get out of the house and beat away the winter doldrums and time with the school seniors who will be graduating soon, time for the alumni to meet up with old friends and to make new friends and meet some of the 2013 band members.

There will be a Best Hawaiian/Florida Style Shirt/Shorts Contest for all Attendees!

What better way to chase away the winter blues than to THINK WARM and DRESS LIKE A SUMMER TOURIST!

There will be a BAKE SALE Fundraiser as well.

Tickets are $15.00 per ticket including shoes. Advanced tickets may be purchased from any band member from Jan 2nd - Jan 17th 2013, or by calling Bob Alsever (203) 466-6177. Tickets will be available at the door.

10:00 am

19th Annual Holiday Train Show

19th Annual Holiday Train Show; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

The family-friendly Holiday Train Show exhibit is back at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex for its nineteenth year of fun for all ages. Train artist Steve Cryan has worked his magic again with more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout. Visitors are challenged to find a scavenger list of various objects hidden within the settings while the very young can get hands-on at the expanded American Flyer and Lionel train layout designed for toddler size viewing. The exhibit is a true locomotive extravaganza and a perfect outing for train fans and all who are young at heart. Sponsored by Liberty Bank, The Safety Zone and Valley Courier, the exhibit runs through February 10, 2013.

10:30 am

Mother Goose on the Loose

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.

8:00 am

OSFD Jr Division Sunday Pancake Breakfast

OSFD Jr Division Sunday Pancake Breakfast; Old Saybrook Fire Dept, 310 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

The Old Saybrook Fire Department's Junior Division is pleased to host several upcoming Sunday pancake breakfasts, featuring eggs, sausage, bacon, toast, coffee, tea and juice, with the first breakfast scheduled for Sunday, January 20th, from 8 a.m. to noon at fire headquarters.
The pancake breakfast is $5 per person. The funds assist the OSFD's Junior (high-school age) Division. Other Sunday morning breakfasts will be hosted on: February 3rd, February 17th and March 3rd All of the breakfasts will be at the Old Saybrook Fire Department headquarters, 310 Main Street, at the intersection of Main Street and Old Boston Post Road.

In case of inclement weather (such as a major snow or ice storm), please check the OSFD's website at www.oldsaybrookfire.com for any cancellations

Misc. Events

1:30 pm

The Yale Whiffenpoofs

First Church of Christ, 366Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT

Tickets: $25 ($12 for children and students); $50 ($20 for children and students) with reception. Purchase tickets in advance.

3:00 pm

Meditations from a Garden Seat

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 E. Kings Hwy, Chester, CT

May not be appropriate for children under 13. Tickets: $12 (free for children under 18).

1:00 pm

Film Screening

Branford Firehouse, 45 North Main Street, Branford, CT

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29


1:30 pm

High Hopes Presents the Yale Whiffenpoofs

High Hopes Presents the Yale Whiffenpoofs; First Church of Christ, 366 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc. is pleased to present the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group, the Yale Whiffenpoofs, in concert on January 20th at the First Church of Christ in Old Saybrook. Founded in 1909, the “Whiffs” began as a senior quartet that met for weekly concerts at Mory’s Temple Bar, the famous Yale tavern. Today the group has become one of Yale’s most celebrated and hallowed traditions, carrying on a century of musical excellence and professional showmanship at Yale, across America, and around the world. Proceeds from this concert will benefit the programs and participants of High Hopes Therapeutic Riding. Following the concert, a special full tea reception with the Whiffenpoofs will be held at the church.

6:30 pm

The Galvanized Jazz Band

Aunt Chilada's , 3931 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

No cover. Call for reservations.

8:00 pm

Gringo Star

Cafe Nine, 250 State Street, New Haven, CT

4:00 pm

Violinist Wendy Sharp and Friends

Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall, 470 College Street, New Haven, CT

3:00 pm

Singet dem Herrn

Harkness Chapel, Connecticut College Campus, 270 Mohegan Avenue, New London, CT , 06320

The Mystic River Chorale presents:

Singet dem Herrn

The Mystic River Chorale presents:

Singet dem Hernn

German Sacred Music for
Chorus and Orchestra

Including works of Schütz, Haydn,
Mendelssohn, Brahms, Beethoven, and Buxtehude.

Sunday - January 20, 2013- 3:00 PM
Harkness Chapel
Connecticut College


1:00 pm

PRINCESSES: a new rock musical

PRINCESSES: a new rock musical; Goodspeed Opera House, 6 Main St., East Haddam, CT , 06423

Four outrageous princesses escape the confines of their castle walls and shock the fairy tale world with their unconventional ways. Princesses is inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s “The Twelve Dancing Princesses” and features a contemporary rock score. Presented as a stage reading; part of the Goodspeed Festival of New Artists.

1:00 pm

Shoreline Village presents"Harvard Beats Yale 29-29"

Shoreline Village presents Branford Firehouse, 45 Main Street, Branford, CT , 06405

Screening of award winning documentary "Harvard Beats Yale 29-29" with host Brian Dowling

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