Across the Area

Across the Area: May 14-27

May 14
Flicks @ Six. The Book Thief. 6pm. Cragin Memorial Library, Colchester. 860.537.5752.

Coast Guard Band plays Mozart. 7pm. Park Congregational Church, Norwich. 860.701.6826.

World Premiere New London Light Cube. 8pm. Hygienic Art Gallery, New London. 860.443.8001.

Elisabeth von Trapp in concert. 7pm. St. Anne’s Church, Old Lyme. 860.434.1621.

New London Main St. Spring Food Stroll. 5:30-8:30pm. 860.287.4346.

Book Signing/Talk. Woodstock Author Patrick M. Smith. 7pm. Canterbury Public Library. 860.546.9022.

May 15
Stonewall Preservation Lecture. 6pm. La Grua Center, Stonington. 860.535.2300.

Book Discussion: The Global Achievement Gap. 7pm. Groton Public Library. 860.441.6750.

Book Discussion: Classic Diners of CT. 6:30pm. Groton Senior Center. 860.441.6750.

May 16
Madame Butterfly. 8pm. Garde Arts Center, New London.  860.351.3135.

Friday Nite Live: Ev Horan. 7-9pm. Nightingale’s Acoustic Cafe, Old Lyme.  860.434.1961.

Salt Marsh Opera presents Gianni Schicchi. 2pm. Mashantucket Pequot Museum Auditorium, 888.788.4188.

May 17
A Poet at Home: James Merrill in Stonington Village. 5pm. La Grua Center, Stonington. 860.535.2300.

Annual Chicken Barbecue. 4-6pm. $10 adult, $5 kids 12/under. Finnish Hall, Canterbury. 860.887.4192.

Bike Run/Blessing of the Bikes Pasta Supper. Events from 1-7pm. Bethel Community United Methodist Church, Griswold. 860.319.4622.

Spring Foliage Cruise. 5:30pm. $30. Riverquest Expeditions, Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam. 860.662.0577.

“Gardener’s Delight” benefit for Alliance for Living, Inc. 9am-2pm. $20. Kentford Farm, Stonington. 860.447.1239 x 233.

Plant and Seedling Sale. 9am-1pm. Rain or shine. United Church, Stonington. 860.599.1984.

Ledyard Garden Club Plant Sale. 8:30am-Noon. Ledyard Congregation Church Hall. 860.464.5584.

Country Store Fundraiser. 9am-2pm. Wheeler Library, North Stonington. 860.535.0383.

Touch a Truck! Family event. 9am-2pm. McCook Point Park, Niantic. 860.443.2896 x 1403.

Civil War Exhibit. 10am-4pm. Ashbel Woodward House Museum, Franklin. 860.642.6042.

May 18
Occum School Reunion. 2-5pm. All former students welcome. Holy New Martyrs Church Hall, Norwich. 860.887.3145.

Tono Dolce Spring 2014 Concert. 7pm. St. Luke Lutheran Church, Gales Ferry. 860.739.7609.

Norwich Lions 75th Anniversary Pancake Breakfast. 8am-Noon. Rose City Senior Center, Norwich. 860.237.4330.

30 yrs of Prudence Crandall Museum. 2pm. Canterbury. 860.546.7800 x 8.

Waterford Community Band. 2pm. Community Center, Waterford. 860.444.5884.

Camino de Santiago: Lecture with Paul Janssens. 5pm. La Grua Center, Stonington. 860.535.2300.

Madison Chamber First Annual Bed Race. 1pm. Madison Town Green. 203.245.7394.

Basic Boating and Safety Class. 8am-4pm. $60 (additional fees may apply)Mystic YMCA. 860.536.3575.

May 19
Teddy Bear Picnic. 11am-1pm. $8 per family. Childrens Museum of SE CT, Niantic. 860.691.1111.

May 20
Coast Guard Academy Regimental Review. 9am. CG Academy, New London. 860.444.8270.

Red Cross Blood Pressure Clinic. 1-2pm. New London ShopRite. 860.444.1111.

May 21
Bells of Fire performance. AARP 1004, Mohegan Chapter. 1:30pm. Rose City Senior Center, Norwich. 860.889.5960.

May 22
Writer’s Block 10 yr. Anniversary. 6-9pm. Evans Hall, Conn. College, New London. 860.44.BLOCK.

May 23
Friday Nite Live: Teddy Gudis. 7-9pm. Nightingale’s Acoustic Cafe, Old Lyme.  860.434.1961.

The Mousetrap. 7pm. $10 adv./$12 door. Andrews Memorial Theatre, Clinton.  860.510.1668.

May 24
Kids Cruises. 10am. $5 12/under, $10 over 12. Riverquest Expeditions, Haddam. 860.662.0577.

Outdoor Antiques Show. 9am-4pm. Rain or shine. Madison Town Green. 203.245.7394.

Friends of Rathbun Plant Sale. 9-11am. Rathbun Memorial Library, East Haddam. 860.873.8210.

Virtu Art Festival. Day 1. Wilcox Park, Westerly, RI. 401.596.7761.

Stonington Village Farmer’s Market. 10am-1pm. Velvet Mill, Stonington.For info,

May 25
Virtu Art Festival. Day 2. Westerly Library, Wilcox Park, RI. 401.596.7761.

May 26
Memorial Day Event at Wilcox Park. 10am-Noon. Westerly Public Library, RI. 401.596.2877.

Old Saybrook Memorial Day Parade. Begins 10am at Stop & Shop, ends Old Saybrook Town Green. 860.857.5300.

May 27
First Friends. 10am. Childrens Museum of SE CT, Niantic. 860.691.1111.

Little Chefs: Cooking with Kids. 11am-Noon. Childrens Museum of SE CT, Niantic. 860.691.1111.

Ongoing Events
Wii Wednesdays. 3-5pm. Teenscape. Groton Public Library.  860.441.6750.

Boy Scout Venturing Co-Ed Program. Ages 14-21. 2nd Friday each month. 6:30-8:30pm. The Lighthouse, Niantic. To join, call 860.445.7626 x 115.

Norwich VFW post 594 meets the 2nd Tues. of each month 7pm. 860.892.1400.

Joseph’s Living Center offers a monthly bluegrass jam. 7 – 9 p.m. Monthly on third Tues. Windham. 860.455.9400.

Full Throttle Biker Church meets the second Friday at Seaport Community Church 28 Great Brook Road Groton 860.448.6224.

Open computer time for practice and projects. Mon – Thurs 1:30-5pm. Groton Public Library.  860.441.6750.

Toddler Time.  Wednesday Mornings. 10am. Groton Public Library. 860.441.6750.

Preschool Stories. Thursday Mornings. 10am. Groton Public Library. 860.441.6750.

Tiny Tots Table. Fridays. 10am-2pm. Cragin Memorial Library, Colchester. 860.537.5752.

Discussions about simplifying our lives. 3rd Monday of the month. 10am. Niantic Community Church. 860.739.6208.

Transitional Skills Workshops for young adults identified with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ages 16+. Weekly M-F. Niantic. 860.691.2546.

Caregiver Support Group. First Tuesday of the Month. 2:30-4pm. Griswold Senior Center, Jewett City. 860.376.2604.

Caregiver Support Group. Last Tuesday of the Month. 2-3:30pm. Ross Adult Day Center, Norwich. 860.887.3561×124.

Relative Caregivers of Children Meeting. Last Tuesday of the Month. 9-11am. Rose City Senior Center, Norwich. 860.887.3561×124.

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 10 Meeting. Buckingham Building, Norwich. Call for info. 860.546.9754.

Sign up for the Groton Fourth of July Parade! Groton Parks & Recreation. 860.536.5682.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of SE CT meets 1st and 3rd Wed. 7:30pm. 401 W. Thames St Bldg 301, Norwich. 860.537.3073.

Gentle Yoga By the Sea Sundays. 10am. Stonington. 860.572.9642.

Free Vinyasa Flow Yoga for Veterans. Fridays. 5:30pm. Stonington. 860.572.9642.

Call to artists: Art on Groton Bank. Apply early for July 19 show. Grounds of Bill Memorial Library, Groton. 860.445.7626 x 108.

Lyme Junior Women’s Club Art Show & Benefit. April 18-June 1. Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme. 860.663.3095.

Greasy Luck: The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan. Through June 8. Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London. 860.443.2545.

Yoga Dance. Tuesdays 6pm. New London Healing Arts Center. 860.574.3572.

Common Ground Acoustic Open Mic. Wednesdays 7-11pm. Bulkeley House Saloon, New London.  860.444.7753.

Register for Groton Fall Festival, October 11, Groton. Deadline July 18.  860.572.9578.

From Stage to Screen and Back AgainMay 16- June 8. Granite Theatre, Westerly, RI.  401.596.2341.

Pine Point School Art Show.  April 30 – June 1. Artists Cooperative Gallery, Westerly, RI.  401.932.6728.

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