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Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014, 6:00 pm

'Egypt in Connecticut'

Education/Lectures
The New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT

Preceded by reception at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

'Mark Schenker and Shakespeare’s Sonnets'

Education/Lectures
Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St., Guilford , CT

Registration required.

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014, 7:00 pm

Astronomy for Everyone! Part 2 of 2

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Want to get a closer look into the night sky, but don’t know what to look at or where? The Thames Amateur Astronomical Society, a collection of local backyard/open-field star gazers, will explore the awesome delights of the spring night sky. Get ready for the Lyrid meteor shower next week and find the bright star Vega in the constellation Lyra or just find the Big Dipper. Weather permitting, some scopes will be set up under the stars for public sky viewing after the talk. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation.

Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014, 5:30 pm

The Naval War of 1812: An Illustrated Program (Part 4)

Education/Lectures
The Naval War of 1812: An Illustrated Program (Part 4); Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT , 06426

War on the Brown Water

This portion of the series will study the war on coastal waterways along the coast of Maine, Long Island Sound and Chesapeake Bay; before focusing on the last major battle in New Orleans. The Epilogue will trace the history and development of the American maritime armed forces through the decades from the end of the War to the present.

Please call to reserve a seat in this program. You may register for one session or all 4.

Free for CRM members.

Non Members: $7 session, $20 for the series.

For additional information about the Bicentennial events, please visit the British Raid Bicentennial page.

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Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014, 6:30 pm

Udder Destruction

Education/Lectures
Denison Homestead Museum, 120 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT , 06355

Historical Archaeologist Lindsay A. Randall explores how the English dairy tradition played a vital role in shaping English settlements in New England during the 17th Century; $5; (860) 536-9248.

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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014, 2:00 pm

Let's Talk About Quilts

Education/Lectures
Avery-Copp House Museum, 154 Thames Street, Groton, CT , 06340

Textile historian Susan Jerome will present an illustrated lecture on the history of quilts. Participants are invited to bring a quilt of your own, learn about its history, and get expert advice about the care and storage of your heirloom. Quilts from the museum collection will be on display.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

'Navigating Meals at Home or Out'

Education/Lectures
Orchard House, 421 Shore Dr., Branford, CT

Part of the “Borrow My Glasses” caregiver series. Registration required.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 7:00 pm

'Promoting Community Resiliency to Coastal Hazards in CT'

Education/Lectures
Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St., Guilford , CT

Part of the Long Island Sound Lecture Series. Registration required.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 6:00 pm

'Search Engine Marketing'

Education/Lectures
Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, CT

Registration required.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 9:00 am

AARP Safe Driving Class at the MNL

Education/Lectures
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library is hosting an AARP Safe Driver program on Tuesday, April 22 from 9 a.m. –1 p.m.

The course fee is $12 for AARP members, $14 for non-members and is payable by check or cash at the first class. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion the class, which may reduce automobile insurance premiums. There will be no actual driving during the classes. Please call 860-536-7721 to register. Space is limited, so registration is required. Feel free to bring a snack. For more information on the class, visit www.aarp.org.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 3:00 pm

Acupuncture Facelift Demo & Talk

Education/Lectures
Acupuncture Facelift Demo & Talk; Stonington Natural Health Center, 107 Wilcox Road • Suite 103 , Stonington, CT , 06378

Come to this FREE talk. Watch right before your eyes the Acupuncture Facelift with Megan Marco of Stonington Natural Health Center.

Participants can sign up ahead of time to be one of the lucky people demonstrated on at the talk.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 7:30 pm

Coastal Perspectives Lecture Series: Symposium

Education/Lectures
Coastal Perspectives Lecture Series: Symposium; UCONN Avery Point, 1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT , 06340

"Working Connecticut's Waters in the Time of The Morgan: Past, Present, and Future"
Matthew McKenzie, Ph.D.; Dept of History & American Studies Program, UConn
Elysa Engelman, Ph.D; Mystic Seaport & Dept of History, UConn
Michele Baggio, Ph.D; Dept of Economics, UConn
Adam Wronowski, Thames Shipyard & Repair Co
Moderator: Helen Rozwadowski, Ph.D; Dept of History & Maritime Studies Program, UConn

Please join us in our newly renovated 300-seat auditorium for the 18th annual Coastal Perspectives Lecture Series. The auditorium is located on the second floor of the Academic Building (disabled accessible). Enter through the Academic Building or through the Student Center. There is a limited-capacity elevator on the first floor of the Academic Building. Please call us with your questions.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

Digital Demonstration Day

Education/Lectures
Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St., Guilford , CT

10 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 5:00 pm

Smoking Cessation Classes

Education/Lectures
VNA Community Healthcare, 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT

Learn how to become a non-smoker for good!
Meets Tuesdays for 8 weeks. Uses a positive behavior change approach in a group setting.

Tuesday, Apr. 22, 2014, 7:00 pm

Training Session: Studio Production

Education/Lectures
Valley Shore Community Television Inc., 1587 Boston Post Rd., Westbrook, CT

Registration required.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

'Cooking Indian Food with Poonam'

Education/Lectures
North Haven Memorial Library, 17 Elm St., North Haven , CT

Registration required.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

‘How to Use the Sweet Spots of the Earth, the Sea, and Sky to Your Best Advantage’

Education/Lectures
Blackstone Memorial Library, 58 Main St, Branford, CT

Part of the Branford Land Trust’s Winter/Spring Lecture Series.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014,

Backyard Composting Demo, April dates, Gales Ferry

Education/Lectures
SCRRRA, 7 Hurlbutt RD, Suite #4, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

Come learn how to set up your own backyard compost.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

Bonsai Plants Demo

Education/Lectures
Deep River Public Library, 150 Main St., Deep River , CT

Registration required.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

Reverse Mortgages, Is It For You?

Education/Lectures
Waterford Public Library, 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Pam Days-Luketich, a Community Education Officer at Chelsea Groton Bank will discuss what a reverse mortgage is, how it works, the benefits, if you meet the qualifications, and all the factors necessary for eligibility. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation. The FDIC MONEYSMART program is co-sponsored by Waterford Senior Services and Youth Services.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 8:30 am

Wednesdays are Open House Days at CELC in Branford

Education/Lectures
Wednesdays are Open House Days at CELC in Branford; CT EXperiential Learning Center, 28 School Street, 2nd Floor, Branford, CT , 06405

WEDNESDAYS Are OPEN HOUSE DAYS and REGISTRATION
for the 2014-15 academic year at CELC

Find out about CT Experiential Learning Center (CELC) of Branford - an exciting and dynamic middle school program that provides small classes and combines exceptional academics with hands-on and real-world learning experiences to fit the academic, social, and emotional needs of the 5th – 8th grade student. To schedule a visit or for more information, contact us at mandm@CTExperiential.org, or call 203.433.4658.

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014, 7:00 pm

Witchcraft Trials of Connecticut

Education/Lectures
Guilford Free Library, 67 Park St., Guilford , CT

Reservations required. Part of a series celebrating Guilford’s 375th anniversary.

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