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West Hartford History Series: Eric Lehman's Homegrown Terror

Jul 26, 2016

Author Eric Lehman will discuss his book Homegrown Terror, which is about Benedict Arnold's role in the American Revolution. Later in life, Noah Webster purchased Arnold's New Haven home. On September 6, 1781, Connecticut native Benedict Arnold and a force of 1,600 British soldiers and loyalists took Fort Griswold and burnt New London to the ground.  Lehman will highlight...

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Transformation

Jul 26, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Gallery One, an intentional community of artists whose common bond is a commitment to each artist realizing his/her individual voice, presents Transformation, in which Gallery One’s artists have chosen works that align with The Mary C. Daly’s mission of exhibiting art that  “…expresses a powerful connection to creation in all its forms.” Opening reception on...

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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Jul 26, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Daily, June 18 –Sept. 5, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Ants are everywhere, living complex and diverse lives that are mostly hidden from our view. Now, with the aid of a macro lens and the insights of ant expert and photographer Mark Moffett, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonia's National Museum of Natural...

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July Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

Jul 26, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Geary Gallery of Darien proudly presents “The Art of Relaxation and Awareness” featuring the meditative realistic and abstract paintings of Norwalk fine artist, Lori DuBois-Caruso. Her exhibit runs July 1 – 30. The Geary Gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. (203) 655-6633. www.gearygallery.com

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jul 26, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Jul 26, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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INVADERS!

Jul 26, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Opening April 1st, the Connecticut River Museum’s latest exhibit INVADERS: They come by Air, Land, and Water focuses on the impact that various invasive plant and animal species have had on the Connecticut River and its environs, told through fantastic artwork, specimens, and a videography among other means.  The exhibit will be accompanied by several related lectures throughout the...

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CCRC 101: Senior Living Retirement Option Explained

Jul 26, 2016

Area seniors and family members are welcome to attend a free educational presentation that will explain the basics of a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). “CCRC 101” will be offered twice, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, and Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, both at 10 a.m., at Covenant Village of Cromwell, a faith-based continuing care retirement community located at 52 Missionary Rd.,...

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Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer

Jul 26, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016

Among the “ten commandments” Wallace Nutting distributed to workers building his line of furniture was the decree: ‘Let nothing leave your hands until you are proud of the work.” Nutting’s attention to detail and groundbreaking accomplishments in promoting American history and antiques are celebrated in the exhibition, “Wallace Nutting: Preservation...

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Stories from Near and Far: Refugee Artists in New Haven

Jul 26, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The evocative artwork and poignant personal stories of six New Haven artists/refugees who withstood imprisonment, persecution, fear and anxiety, and even death threats in some of the most repressive countries in the world comprise a new exhibition at the New Haven Museum (NHM): “Stories from Near and Far: Refugee Artists in New Haven.” The exhibit will be on view from Wednesday,...

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