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Art Exhibits/Openings

Land & Sea

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 10:00 am
Land & Sea;

Art Exhibits/Openings

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This year the Lyme Art Association's fall show will be Land and Sea - an exhibition of landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and scenes of the great outdoors. Scenes from near and far will allow visitors to enjoy some vicarious travel while socially distancing in our spacious, skylit gallery.

The gallery is open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 am – 5 pm, and by appointment. The Lyme Art Association is located at 90 Lyme Street in Old Lyme, at the corner of Halls Road. Please call (860) 434-7802 for more information or visit lymeartassociation.org.

Community

Liquidation Sale, every Friday & Saturday, Norwich

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 12:00 am

Community

Norwichtown Antiques (Log Cabin), 221 West Thames St., Norwich, CT

11 a.m.-4 p.m.
NORWICH
LIQUIDATION SALE
Every Friday & Saturday from 11am - 4pm.
at
NORWICHTOWN ANTIQUES (LOG CABIN)
221 West Thames St.,
EVERYTHING IN THE STORE IS 50% OFF & MORE

50 years of collecting Vintage inventory must go!
Furniture, Collectibles, Jewelry,
Pottery and so much more.

PLEASE WEAR MASKS

Virtual Job Club

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 8:00 am

Community

virtual presentation, , , CT

VIRTUAL JOB CLUB

GROTON, Conn. — Looking for work? Join the club! Ask our staff for advice on everything related to the job search, including job applications, resumes, cover letters, and interview skills—all available through Zoom. Call the Groton Public Library at (860) 441-6750 or email Jessa at jfranco@groton-ct.gov to schedule your free appointment.


About the Groton Public Library
The Groton Public Library is located at 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340. For more information about library programs or services, please call (860) 441-6750 or visit grotonpl.org. All programs hosted by the Groton Public Library are inclusive and open to people of all ability levels. Please contact the Library for information about available accommodations.

Shred Day, Oct. 24, East Lyme

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 8:30 am

Community

East Lyme Community Center Parking Lot, , , CT

8:30 a.m.-noon,
WHO: Cathy Wilson – 860-739-5859 – cwilson@eltownhall.com
Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

WHAT: Shred Day

WHEN: Saturday, October 24th from 8:30am to 12pm

WHERE: East Lyme Community Center Parking Lot

COST: no fee – suggested donation on non-perishable food item for Care & Share – East Lyme residents only

SPONSORED BY: East Lyme Police Benevolent Association, the Niantic Leos and the East Lyme Senior Center

The East Lyme Police Benevolent Association and the East Lyme Senior Center will hold a community Shred Day on Saturday, October 24th from 8:30am to 12pm. This event is for East Lyme residents only – please bring some sort of proof of residency.

We will accept a non-perishable food donation for Care & Share. Check the expiration date on any food items before donating.

We are asking that you limit your items to be shredded to 2 banker boxes. Additionally, if possible, please remain in your car. Pack your items accordingly so they can be easily extracted from your car. The Niantic Leos will be here to help unload you items.

Bipolar/Depression Group, 4th Saturdays, Waterford

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 9:00 am

Community

, 111 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT

9 a.m., DBSA affiliated group, meets every second and fourth Saturday; (860) 908-0911.

Community Prison Awareness & Prevention

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 9:00 am
Community Prison Awareness & Prevention;

Community

Community Prison Awareness & Prevention, 1 Garvin Street, New London, CT , 06320

10th Annual Gathering has gone virtual! Free with registration at www.Shilohnl.com under Upcoming Events follow instructions or telephone 860-889-3292

Theme: Everybody Counts - Utilizing Our Voices & Voting Powers for Justice

Panel discussions, Keynote Address, Community Service Award Presentation, and more.. Join us - free presentation! Preregister for Zoom access to this event.

Autumn Forest Bathing Walk, Oct. 24, Lyme

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 9:30 am

Community

Young Preserve, East Side of Gungy Road, Lyme, CT

Lyme Land Trust Offers Autumn Forest Bathing Walk

Date: Saturday, October 24
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Location: Young Preserve. Parking pull-in along the east side of Gungy Road, about 1/2 mile north of Beaver Brook Rd. (See Lyme Corner Trails preserve map at lymelandtrust.org)

Treat yourself to a rejuvenating autumn forest bathing walk guided by Regan Stacey, certified Forest Therapy Guide. She will invite participants to connect with the wonders of nature. Experience the soothing sounds of swishing laurel leaves, the smell of autumn earth, the changing colors of the season, and the feeling of dramatic rock outcroppings. The trail is easy to moderate.

The walk will conclude with a ceremonial tea for the land when we will honor Mother Earth and our time together.

The group is limited to 6 participants. Social distancing guidelines will be followed. Please wear a mask to the parking lot meet-up.

The Lyme Land Trust is partnering with Regan Stacey to offer this walk at a discounted price of $25 non-members of LLT, and $20 for members of LLT. For LLT member discount, please enter code LLTMEMBER at checkout. If you wish to become an LLT member, click here: https://www.lymelandtrust.org/join/

To register, go to: https://www.awakentheforestwithin.com/upcoming-walks
Heavy rain cancels. If canceled, an email will go out 2 hours prior to the walk.

Folding stools are available for your use, or bring along your own stool or something else to sit on (towel, cloth or mat) for our sitting sessions. You may also wish to bring some water. There are no restrooms at the preserve.

Regan Stacy is the founder of Awaken the Forest Within, an organization which offers forest bathing walks. Forest bathing is a supportive practice that invites us to slow down, open our senses and engage with nature and ourselves as we take in the restorative health benefits of being in the forest. These benefits include lowered stress, blood pressure and heart rate, increased creativity and focus, and a boost to our immune system. Leave calm and refreshed for the day ahead.

Fall Back Spring Ahead Art & Craft Fair

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 10:00 am
Fall Back Spring Ahead Art & Craft Fair;

Community

The Chester Hose Company Incorporated, 6 High St, Chester, CT , 06412

The Chester Hose Company Incorporated is hosting the "Fall Back, Spring Ahead" Art & Craft Fair on Saturday October 24th, 2020 from 10am to 3pm. We are 501c3 non-profit organization and hold this event as a fundraiser to purchase lifesaving equipment along with every day operations. All items are uniquely handcrafted by local artists. Due to Covid 19 this event will be an outdoor event to maintain the safety and well-being for all involved. We are excited to announce Chow Food Truck will be serving breakfast and lunch items to purchase throughout our event. No admission fee and Free Parking. Come join us for a spectacular event rain or shine!

Contact Info: fallbackspringahead7@gmail.com
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Fall Back, Spring Ahead Arts & Craft Fair

Al-anon, Saturdays, Norwich (April)

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 12:00 pm

Community

Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, 294 Washington St., Norwich, CT

step and traditional meeting

Al-Anon Family Groups
Al-Anon is a program for anyone who has been affected by someone else’s drinking. During this time of isolation and stress, meetings are available by phone and online it is still possible to find support from others who will share their experience, strength and hope.
CT Hotline is: 1-888-8Al – ANON (1-888-825-2666)
CT Website: www.ctalanon.org
National Website: www.alanon.org

Juneteenth: Continuing the Conversation, Oct. 24

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 1:00 pm

Community

Hempsted Houses, 11 Hempstead St., New London, CT

1-4 p.m.,
Featuring Tammy Denease and Tamara Lanier
New London, CT – On Saturday, October 24th from 1 to 4 pm, Connecticut Landmarks’ Hempsted Houses will host Juneteenth: Continuing the Conversation on Facebook Live in partnership with the NAACP – New London Branch, and our neighbor the Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC).

From 1 to 2 pm, Tammy Denease and Tamara Lanier will consider the legacy of slavery and societal reparations. Lanier will discuss her case to reclaim possession of her enslaved ancestor’s photographs. With the assistance of the Nationally Acclaimed Civil Rights Attorneys, Benjamin L. Crump and Michael Koskoff, Lanier has filed a landmark reparations lawsuit against Harvard University, forcing this nation to reckon with its history of slavery in the United States; asking the courts to consider – Who should own the rights to the violence of the past? Then at 2 pm, enjoy a dance performance by TigerEye, followed by the lively Jazz, Blues and Latin music of the New London-based JHunter Group.

Admission is FREE, donations welcome to support the Hempsted Houses, NAACP – New London Branch, and OIC. Juneteenth: Continuing the Conversation will be broadcast on Facebook Live, tune in at https://www.facebook.com/HempstedHouses. The free event is supported in part by: the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; and the Chelsea Groton Foundation, Inc.

For more information, visit www.ctlandmarks.org; https://www.facebook.com/HempstedHouses, email hempsted@ctlandmarks.org; or call (860) 443-7949.

About Tammy Denease
An accomplished performing artist/storyteller living in Connecticut, Tammy Denease specializes in bringing the lives of very important, yet “obscured” women in history to life. Tammy Denease was born in Columbus, Mississippi where she spent countless hours with her great-grandmother and grandmother. Her great-grandmother was a former enslaved person who lived to be 125 and her grandmother lived to be a 100. Both were known storytellers, and passed this gift along to their granddaughter. More information about Tammy Denease is available at her web site www.hiddenwomen.org.

About Tamara Lanier
Tamara K. Lanier is a tireless champion for truth and justice. Lanier is a 27-year veteran of the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch, retiring in 2017 as a Chief Probation Officer II in the Norwich Probation Office. In May of 2015, she was named Woman of the Year by the Connecticut General Assembly’s Commission on Afro-American Affairs. Lanier received the Connecticut Commission of Human Rights and Opportunities’ Leaders and Legends Award in November of 2016, and the 2019 Inspirational Women’s Award. She is an active, engaged member of the ACLU of CT, the Board of the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project, Saint John’s Christian Church of Groton, and serves as Vice President of the New London NAACP. Lanier has also traveled the country promoting the need for a national dialogue relative to slavery and its impact on society.

About The Hempsted Houses
The 1678 Joshua Hempsted House is the oldest house in New London and is one of New England’s best-documented dwellings. Adjacent to the Joshua Hempsted House is a rare stone house built in 1759 by Nathaniel Hempsted. Both structures survived the 1781 burning of New London and stand today as testaments of 17th and 18th-century daily life. The Hempsted Houses engage the public in understanding the historical roots, development, and current-day implications of issues related to equality and freedom, with a special focus on slavery, through events like their annual Juneteenth Celebration, and empower people to make a difference.

About Connecticut Landmarks
Connecticut Landmarks uses historic properties to inspire an understanding of our complex past. Founded in 1936 as the Antiquarian & Landmarks Society, we are a state-wide network of ten significant historic properties that span four centuries of New England history. Our real-life stories, as told through our collections, make history matter. For more information, please visit www.ctlandmarks.org.


Documents and/or Photos available for this release:
Press Release
Tamara Lanier. Photo by John Shishmanian, courtesy of The Bulletin.
Tammy Denease, courtesy of speaker.
JHunter Group, courtesy of musician.
Joshua Hempsted House. Photo by R. Thiesfield, courtesy of Connecticut Landmarks.
To view supporting documents and/or photos, go to www.enr-corp.com/pressroom

In The Cellar: Cooking with Wine: Brittany Region

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 3:00 pm
In The Cellar: Cooking with Wine: Brittany Region;

Community

Weekapaug Inn, 25 Spray Rock Rd., Westerly, RI , 02891

Join our culinary experts in a class that focuses on classic flavor profiles, rustic dishes, and beverages from one of France’s most revered regions for seafood.
Visit www.OceanHouseEvents.com to register: 3:00pm-5:00pm; $65/person (plus tax & service charge)
Please note, tickets purchased for this event are non-refundable.

Fermented Drinks Workshop, Oct. 24

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 3:00 pm

Community

virtual presentation, , , CT

Saturday, October 24, at 3 p.m.

GROTON, Conn. — In this virtual demonstration workshop, learn about fermented drinks from the experts at Tri Gable Lea Farm in Colchester. While the focus will be on kombucha and kefir, the discussion will also include: root/birch/ginger beers, cider, wines, tepache, and kvas. Recipes and resources will be provided. This workshop is made possible by a generous donation from the Circle of Friends in honor of National Friends of Libraries Week.

Please register through the Groton Public Library’s online calendar. Zoom meeting information will be emailed to our newsletter subscribers, registered attendees, and by request. For more information, visit grotonpl.org. Note that programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19.


About the Circle of Friends of the Groton Public Library
The Circle of Friends of the Groton Public Library is a dedicated group of people of all ages who believe that an excellent library is essential to a community. Circle of Friends members work to promote and assist the Groton Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and programming. Founded in 2005, the Circle of Friends is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

About the Groton Public Library
The Groton Public Library is located at 52 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340. For more information about library programs or services, please call (860) 441-6750 or visit grotonpl.org. All programs hosted by the Groton Public Library are inclusive and open to people of all ability levels. Please contact the Library for information about available accommodations.

Champagne & Oysters

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 5:30 pm
Champagne & Oysters;

Community

Weekapaug Inn, 25 Spray Rock Rd., Westerly, RI , 02891

The salt ponds along our Rhode Island coast are home to a dozen oyster farms. During this event, we will serve two delicious varieties of shucked oysters and instructions to those who would like to try their own hand at shucking. Enjoy oysters on the half shell alongside hand-picked wine pairings and discuss why certain wines pair well with these delectable mollusks. Our naturalist will also be on hand to discuss the natural and human history of the native oyster and describe how they are farmed today.
Visit www.OceanHouseEvents.com to register: 5:30pm-6:30pm; $60/ person (plus tax & gratuity)

Education/Lectures

Book-a-Tech

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 10:00 am

Education/Lectures

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

One-on-One computer assistance appointments. Do you need help with email, downloading ebooks or audiobooks, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Justin is here to help. Please call for an appointment - Tuesday through Thursday 10 to 1 p.m. This will be done using the Zoom platform.

Kids/Family

OH NOOOOO! Where's Mr. Bill

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 12:00 am
OH NOOOOO! Where's Mr. Bill;

Kids/Family

Bill Memorial Library, 244 Monument St, Groton, CT , 06450

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites kids and their families to follow the adventures of Mr. Bill as he explores the City of Groton! Each Wednesday beginning September 23 the library will post a photo of Mr. Bill on Facebook, and participants must guess where he is visiting in the City of Groton.

Forms to keep track of your answers will be available at the library (contact-free) beginning Wednesday, September 16 or will be available to download on the library website, billmemorial.org. The last photo of Mr. Bill will be posted on Wednesday, October 28. Completed forms must be returned to the library by Wednesday, November 4; each returned form will be entered in our prize drawing (one per person). Prizes include gift certificates to Norm’s Diner in Groton and Bank Square Books in Mystic.

Call the library at 860-445-0392 for more information. We encourage families to check in on our Bill Memorial Library Facebook page for more activities.

Montessori & Music for Children & Caregivers

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 9:00 am

Kids/Family

The Children's Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Rd, Old Saybrook, CT , 06475

Get a tour of The Children's Tree Montessori School. A preschool, elementary school, and toddler community, founded in 1995.
Explore the Montessori learning environment and find out what sets Montessori apart from traditional teaching methods as an affordable option. See how scientifically developed materials help children learn abstract concepts. And learn how Montessori is an affordable alternative to traditional school.
This time-tested method was created by Dr Maria Montessori in 1906 and has been sparking children's enthusiasm and fostering their independence ever since.
The Children's Tree Montessori School was established in 1995. We are enrolling for toddlers, preschoolers and elementary students through grade 6.
www.childrenstree.org
860-388-3536
info@childrenstree.org
Call to schedule private tours, student visits, and classroom observations.

Star Wars Reads Month

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 11:00 am
Star Wars Reads Month;

Kids/Family

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

CELEBRATE STAR WARS READS ALL MONTH LONG IN OCTOBER!

The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites Jedi and Sith of all ages to celebrate Star Wars Reads during the month of October. Stop by the library during regular hours and pick up a Star Wars activity packet and bookmark for kids, while supplies last. Discover all the amazing Star Wars titles in our collection; we will have books with all your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away on display and available to check out. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character and send us a photo to post on our Facebook page and be entered into our prize drawing. Stop by and celebrate reading and all things Star Wars! For more information, please stop by the library or call 860-445-0392.

The Bill Memorial Library is currently open for modified services. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 AM to 7:30 PM, Wednesday and Friday 11:00 AM to 4:30 PM, and Saturday 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM. Computer sessions are available by appointment only. Contact-free book pickup is also available. Browse our latest book orders at www.billmemorial.org/new-arrivals .

Car Candy Bar Bingo

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 5:30 pm

Kids/Family

Parks and Recreation, 12 Van Tassel Dr, Gales Ferry, CT , 06335

Come play bingo in your car and have a chance to win some candy bars! There will be 2 times for this event, first 5:30pm and the 2nd at 6:30pm. Register online, as there is limited parking!

Halloween Lights & Music Display Extravaganza Food Drive;

Kids/Family

Garside’s Holiday Lighthouse, 235 Montauk Ave, New London , CT , 06320

Garside’s Holiday Lighthouse is holding a Non-Perishable Food Drive to Benefit the
Gemma E Moran United Way/
Labor Food Bank
October 12th thru Halloween
Weather Permitting
Halloween Light & Music Display Extravaganza featuring over 10,000 Lights Synchronized to Music - Once You Arrive Tune Your Radio to 88.5 FM
235 Montauk Ave
New London CT
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Garside’s Holiday Lighthouse
Follow us on Facebook & Instagram @garsidesholidaylighthouse

Misc. Events

Shred-it Day

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, 10:00 am

Misc. Events

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

In partnership with Liberty Bank the library is offering a Shred-it Day. Easy disposal of your documents with secure shredding services by Infoshred. No reservations are required and there is no charge - 3 box/bag limit. Just drive up. Please bring a donation to support the New London Community Meal Center. They are in need of condiments, salad dressings, coffee, tea, sugar and paper goods.

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