Across The Area

September 11

  • Changing in the Sound: A look at the past, present, and future of the Mystic River 5:30 p.m. Mystic Seaport River Room 75 Greenmanville Ave Mystic
  • Flicks at Six Quartet 6 p.m.Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Auditions: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus fall semester 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Leamy Hall Coast Guard Academy New London Kathy Walburn ecscpresident@gmail.com
  • September 12
  • One Book One Region Author visit Conor Grennan 7 p.m. Fitch High School 101 Groton Long Point Rd, Groton
  • Community Senior Breakfast 9 a.m. Speaker Kristine Johnson New London Alzheiner’s Association Groton Regency Center 1145 Poquonnock Rd Groton 860.445.3141
  • Female Spies of the Civil War 6:15 p.m. Waterford Public Library 49 Rope Ferry Rd Waterford 860.444.5805
  • Mystic Women’s Club meeting 7 p.m. St Mark’s Episcopal Church Pearl St. Mystic
  • VNA of SECT Sponsored Blood Pressure Clinics 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Waterfrod Stop and Shop

September 13

  • Cures or Corpses? Surviving Medical Treatment in Colonial Times 6 p.m. Nathan Hale Homestead 2299 South St. Coventry 860.742.6917
  • Chidlren’s Museum of SECT dollar night for museum addmission 409 Main St. Niantic 860.691.1111
  • Full Throttle Biker Church Event, 4:30 Mystic Ballistic Ride, Guest Speaker and dinner. $10/person 28 Great Brook Rd Groton FTBC@seaportcommunitychurch.org 860.448.6224
  • Friday Night Folk 7:30 p.m. Sue Mead and Sister Mary Unity Hall 19 Jay St. New London fridaynightfolk.org

September 14

  • Connecticut Yuletide Carolers Auditions 5 p.m. www.ctyuletide.com Lori 203.673.9485
  • Origami Workshop 2 p.m. Groton Public Library 860.441.6750
  • Yard Sale St. Joseph’s Women’s Social Club 9 – 2 p.m. St. Joseph’s School, Squire St. New London
  • “Red Hot and Blue – a Tribute to Cole Porter” 5 p.m. La Grua Center 32 Water St. Stonington 860.535.2300 lagruacenter.org
  • As You Like It by Willia Shakespear Mark Twain House Lawn 351 Farmington Ave Hartford

September 15

  • Norwich Auto Show 8 – 3 p.m. Dodd Stadium 14 Stott Ave Norwich
  • “The History and Wonders of the Mighty Hook Organ.” 5 p.m. United Church, 67 Main Street, Stonington 860-535-8445

September 17

  • Introduction to the Internet Class 11 a.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Peace themed movie 6:30 p.m. Movie will be PG-13 Groton Public Library 860.441.6750
  • VNA of SECT Sponsored Blood Pressure Clinics 1-2 p.m. New London ShopRite
  • Immunization Clinic 2:30 – 3:30 VNA Office 1st floor 403 N Frontage Rd Waterford

September 18

  • Flicks at Six Won’t Back Down 6 p.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Seafood Cooking Demonstration 5:30 p.m. chef Normand Leclair Westerly Public Library 44 Broad Street, Westerly, RI 401.596.2877
  • Noank Historical Society presents The Steamboat Era in Eastern Connecticut. 7:30 PM. Latham Chester Store, Main Street, Noank. www.noankhistoricalsociety.org

September 19

  • Discover Local Authors, Todd Gipstein 6:30 p.m. Groton Public Library 860.441.6750
  • Keep your Garden Growing through Fall and winter 6:30 p.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Foxes and Faeries: Tales from the English Countryside 2:30-3:30 p.m. Otis Library 261 Main St. Norwich 860.889.2365
  • Speaker Mara Kokis 1:30 p.m. Henry Carter Hull Library 860.669.2342 10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton

September 21

  • Classic Gala 7 p.m. Henry Carter Hull Library 860.669.2342 10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton
  • Run for the Fallen CT 6 – 3:30 p.m. Wilbur Snow Elementary School 299 Wadsworth Ave Middletown. runforthefallenct.com 860.230.3180
  • 81st Meetinghouse Rocks Fair 10 – 4 p.m. 81 East Town St. Norwich 860.889.9520
  • Temples and Palaces Lego Club 11- Noon Otis Library 261 Main St. Norwich 860.886.2365
  • 6th Annual Discover Hartford Bicycle Tour 9 a.m. Bushnell Park Hartford bikewalkct.org
  • Swing Dancing East Lyme Community Center, Beginners’ lesson 7-8 p.m. www.shorelineswingct.org 37 Society Rd, Niantic 860.739.5859

September 22

  • “Grown-Up Story Time” Love, Death, & Power in Ancient Iraq 2 p.m. Mark Twain House & Museum 351 Farmington Ave. Hartford 860.247.0998

September 24

  • The Roadmap to College, work-shops for students and parents 6:30 p.m. Henery Hull Carter Library 10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton 860.669.2342

Ongoing Events 

  • US Submarine Veterans, Groton, holds monthly social lunches at clubhouse. 11:30 am 860.514.7064
  • La Grua Center in Stonington has free admission , Saturdays from 12-3 p.m. 860.535.2300
  • Chapter 10 Norwich Disabled American Veterans meets the last Thursday of each month 7:30 p.m.
  • The Waterford Rotary Club meets weekly at Filomena’s in Waterford on Mondays at 12:15. 860.448.4260
  • Norwich VFW post 594 meets the 2nd Tues. of each month 7 p.m. 860.892.1400
  • Joseph’s Living Center offers a monthly bluegrass jam. 7 – 9 p.m. Monthly on third Tuesdays. 860.455.9400
  • Full Throttle Biker Church Meets the second Friday at Seaport Community Church 28 Great Brook Road Groton (860)448-6224
  • Healthy Exchange Book Club First Wednesday of the month 6:30 p.m. Brainerd Memorial Library 920 Saybrook Rd Haddam 860.345.2204
  • Toddler Playgroups Tuesday’s Sept 3 – Oct 1 9:30 a.m. 24 – 36 months old, Children’s Museum SECT 409 Main St. Niantic 860.691.1111
  • Little Artist’s Studio Tuesday’s 11 a.m. Sept. 3 – Oct 1st. ages 3-5 years old Children’s Museum SECT 409 Main St. Niantic 860.691.1111
  • Scales & Tales Friday’s Sept. 6 – Oct 4th 10 a.m. Different creatures each week Children’s Museum SECT 409 Main St. Niantic 860.691.1111
  • I wonder…. Science for Homeschoolers Wednesday’s Sept. 4 – Oct 2 1:30 p.m. Children’s Museum SECT 409 Main St. Niantic 860.691.1111
  • Friends First: Rhyme Time and Play Group 10:30 – 11 a.m. Sept 9 – 30 Otis Library Norwich 860.889.2365 261 Main St Norwich
  • CT Schooner Fest September 11-15 more details and full schedule of events at CTSchoonerFest.com.
  • Nathan Hale House Homestead Tours until Oct. 14th Wed – Sat 12 – 4 p.m. Sun. 11 – 4 p.m. 2299 South St. Coventry 860.742.6917
  • 38th Annual Grecian Festival Sept. 5-8th 11 – 9 p.m. Sun. 12 – 4 p.m. 860.887.1458 Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church 247 Washington St. Norwich
  • “An Artist Remembers” Sept. 4-29th Artist Cooperative Gallery of Westerly 7 Canal St. Westerly RI 401.596.2221
  • Sept 3 -7 book sale Community Room Henry Carter Hull Library 10 Killingworth Turnpike Clinton 860.669.2342
  • “The Mousetrap” Sept 6. – 20th 8 p.m. Sundays 2 p.m. Granite Theatre 1 Granite St Westerly, RI 401.596.2341
  • Story time sessions Thursdays Sept 12 – Oct17 Baby Boom 10 – 10:30 a.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Story time sessions Wednesdays Sept 11 – Oct16 Walkers & Talkers 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Story time sessions Mondays Sept 9 – Oct 14 Tremendous Twos and Threes 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. and 11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Story time sessions Tuesdays Sept 10 – Oct15 Fabulous fours and fives 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Cragin Memorial Library 8 Linwood Ave. Colchester 860.537.5752
  • Baby Social Hour ages 2 and under Mondays 9:30 a.m. September 16 – December 2 Groton Public Library 860.441.6750
  • Toddler Time 10 a.m. ages 1 – 3 years Wednesdays Sept 18 – Dec 4th. Groton Public Library 860.441.6750
  • Peace Themed Teen Photo Contest Sept 10 – 17 for ages 12-18. www.grotonpl.org or 860.441.6750
  • RiverQuest evening cruise Ct River Sundays and Wednesdays Sept1 – 29 860.662.0577 Eagle Landing State Park Haddam.
  • Misquamicut Fallfest, Sept 13-15 Misquamicut State Beach www.misquamicut.org
  • Historic Ship Nautilus, Submarine Force Library & Museum has re-opened on Mondays, www.ussnautilus.org 1 Crystal Lake Rd Groton 860.448.0893
  • Chess Club every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad St. Westerly RI
  • Connecticut Adoption Services Informational Sessions are held at 7 pm on the third Thursday of the month at: Waterford Country School – Norwich, or on the first Thursday of each month: Groton Public Library – Groton, Cragin Memorial Library – Colchester Sandra Couillard 860 886-7500 x355 or CTadoptions@waterfordcs.org.