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Art Exhibits/Openings

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 11 a.m.

The Artists of Gallery One at ELLE Design Studio

Art Exhibits/Openings

ELLE Design Studio
1 Main Street, Chester, CT

Member artists include David Brown, Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Bette Ellsworth, Mary Fussell, Gray Jacobik, Judith Barbour Osborne, T. Willie Raney, Diana Rogers, Victoria Sivigny, and Jill Vaughn. Reception on Friday, June 5 from 5pm to 8pm. Free. Store hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to 6pm, Sunday from 10am to 4pm. ELLE Design Studio, 1 Main Street, (860) 526-8470, elledesignstudio.net; and (860) 575-9113, www.galleryonect.com

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 10 a.m.

Exhibition and Frame Sale - Calder, Apel, Landeck Prints

Art Exhibits/Openings

DaSilva Gallery- Guilford
2496 BOston Post Road, Guilford, CT

Da Silva Gallery in Guilford presents a series of print sale exhibitions from the Brian Alden Collection. Alexander Calder signed lithographs, July 1-18, Karel Appel signed lithographs July 22-August 8, Armin Landeck etchings August 18-Sept 5. All 20th Century Modern Masters! Visit us in this new second location of DaSilva Gallery and Frame Shop.
Summer Frame Sale July 11- August 8 , all custom framing 25% off.

Community

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Bingo!

Community

Guilford Knights of Columbus Council 3928
390 S. Union St., Guilford, CT

Dinner: 5:30 p.m.; Games: 7 p.m. Admission: $20. Dinner: $5.

Education/Lectures

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

Divorce and Separation Support Group

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center
96 Fair St, Guilford, CT

Join us for a mutual support group whose members are adult women experiencing the trauma of divorce or separation. These groups provide an opportunity for participants to understand their relationships past and present and work through feelings of grief, loss, rejection, guilt and other emotions related to their experience. Participants gain a sense of their own identity, autonomy and enjoy the fellowship of others. The groups meets every Monday evening from 7-8:30 pm. There is no cost but registration is required. For more information www.womenandfamilylife.org

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

DEEP Safe Boating/Personal Watercraft Class

Education/Lectures

Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Tpke., Clinton, CT

Free. Registration required.

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

World Dance Class

Education/Lectures

Blackstone Memorial Library
758 Main St., Branford, CT

Free. First of four-part series. Registration required

Kids/Family

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 9 a.m.

Summer Camp Registration

Kids/Family

KidscapadesLLC
161 West Main Street, Clinton, CT

Summer Camp Registration is now being accepted at Kidscapades in Clinton! We offer a flexible schedule! Each week there is a new theme introduced camps include crafts and sensory play activities ,games. Themes include: Aloha Summer, Star Spangled Celebration, Adventureland, Seuss Story Camp, Imagination Station, See You At The Movies, Sizzling Summer Science, Creative Kids. Link to website to register and for full description of camps. kidscapadesllc.com

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 9 a.m.

Summer Adventure Camps at the Connecticut River Museum

Kids/Family

Connecticut River Museum
67 Main St., Essex, CT

Connecticut River Museum's Summer Adventure Camps offer children age 6 to 12 the opportunity to get hands-on in history and science and have some fun learning about the Connecticut River Valley at two locations, historic Bushnell Farm in Old Saybrook and the Museum's riverfront campus in Essex.

Monday -Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fee is $250 per week. (discounts for museum members)
Aftercare available to 5:00pm at additional fee

July 6-10 Finding the First Americans (Ages 9-12)
July 13-17 Colonial Survival Camp (Ages 6-8)
July 13-17 Return to Colonial Life Camp (Ages 9-12)
July 20-24 Digging Into the Past (Ages 9-12)
July 27-31 Life at Sea (Ages 9-12)
Aug. 3-7 River Explorers (Ages 6-8)
Aug. 10-14 River Rangers (Ages 9-12)

Please visit the museum website for details on each camp session.

Misc. Events

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 10 a.m.

Beginner's Barre Class with Susan

Misc. Events

Essex Wellness Center's Fitness on the Water Studio
8 Novelty Lane, Essex Village, CT

This low impact full-body workout uses the ballet barre and isometric strength training techniques to help develop flexibility and the long lean muscles of ballet dancers. Small range-of-motion movements and postures inspired by yoga and Pilates are incorporated into this one-hour workout. Six-week Monday session begins June 8.

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 4 p.m.

Beginner Barre 6-week session

Misc. Events

Essex Wellness Center’s Fitness on the Water Studio
8 Novelty Lane, Essex Village, CT

This low impact full-body workout uses the ballet barre and isometric strength training techniques to help develop flexibility and the long lean muscles of ballet dancers. Small range-of-motion movements and postures inspired by yoga and Pilates are incorporated into this one-hour workout. 6-week session begins June 8. To register, call 860.767.7770 or email info@essexwellnessctr.com.

Music

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 7 p.m.

Picnic and Performance: Les Julian

Music

Lawn of North Haven Library
17 Elm St., North Haven, CT

Free. Bring a picnic.

Nature/Outdoors

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

DEEP Safe Boating Course

Nature/Outdoors

Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT

Join us for this two-night, 8-hour course on Safe Boating/Personal Watercraft, hosted by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. Class meets Monday July 6 and Tuesday July 7, and is offered FREE to the public, but space is limited. Please register at www.hchlibrary.org/hch-events/safeboating.

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

DEEP Safe Boating Course

Nature/Outdoors

Henry Carter Hull Library
10 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton, CT

Join us for this two-night, 8-hour course on Safe Boating/Personal Watercraft, hosted by the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection. Class meets Monday July 6 and Tuesday July 7, and is offered FREE to the public, but space is limited. Please register at www.hchlibrary.org/hch-events/safeboating.

Sports

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 9:30 a.m.

Beach Yoga - All Levels - Madison, CT

Sports

Mercy by the Sea
167 Neck Road, Madison, CT

Come enjoy yoga on the beach $15 drop in or $9 students & active military. Meet at our Gazebo. Bring a mat and towel. Classes are led by Petra Axlund, a well known Shoreline Yoga teacher.
50% of the class cost benefits the nonprofit and is tax deductible.

Stage/Theater

Monday, Jul. 6, 2015, 10 a.m.

Missoula Children's Theatre Auditions: Blackbeard the Pirate

Stage/Theater

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
300 Main St., Old Saybrook, CT

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