Sunday, June 3 2012
On Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 2012, CitySingers of Hartford will perform Songs of Spring and Such, subtitled "Classics in the Park" in the beautiful and historic Trinity College Chapel. The program will include Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, as well as works by Purcell, Monteverdi, Debussy, Ravel and traditional folksongs, and will be accompanied by strings, harp, woodwinds, harpsichord and percussion.
IAIS is proud to highlight the basketry of Liz Charlebois, Abenaki Descent, for the months of April through June. She has been making sweetgrass and black ash fancy baskets for ten years, learning as an apprentice with Master Abenaki basket maker Jeanne Brink. In keeping the tradition alive, Liz has begun teaching her young daughter the craft.
Music of springtime for choral ensemble and instruments
featuring works by
Purcell, Monteverdi, Vaughan Williams, Joplin and Traditional Folksongs
Concert is in the beautiful Trinity College Chapel, and will include Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, as well as works by Purcell, Monteverdi, Debussy, Ravel and traditional folksongs. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the Quad. Free Admission. This concert is sponsored by the Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, Trustee.
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and Connecticut Archaeology Center
part of CLAS at UConn
SUMMER OF DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE
Virge Kask, Biological Sciences, UConn
Saturday, July 21, 10 am to 12 noon
Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, UConn Storrs
Advance registration required: $20 ($15 for Museum members)
Project O—Fun in the Lab and On the Sea!
Research Staff, Project Oceanology, UConn Avery Point
Saturday, July 28, 10 am to 3:30 pm
Advance registration required: $40 ($30 for Museum members)
Fee includes both morning workshop and afternoon cruise.
Adults and children ages 6 and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register early as spaces are limited.
K.A.S.T. - Kids Are Scientists Too!
Monday, July 30 through Friday, August 3, 9 am to 12 noon
Advance registration required: $185 ($165 if registered before June 4)
Students entering grades 5 through 10
To register contract K.A.S.T. at (860) 486-0551, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.kast.uconn.edu.
Don’t miss out on exciting community events, workshops, family activities, field learning, and notable presentations this season. For a full listing of programs and registration information visit http://www.cac.uconn.edu/mnhcurrentcalendar.html or call 860.486.4460
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The Connecticut Choral Society will perform Ralph Vaughan Williams’ monumental work, “A Sea Symphony” at the Naugatuck Valley Community College Fine Arts Center, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury.
ElmwoodSeniorCenter, 1106 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06110 860-561-8180 www.west-hartford.com/leisureservices
One (1) Hour Historical Walking Tour
On Sunday June 3, at 4PM, CitySingers performs Classics in the Park at Trinity College Chapel, 300 Summit St, Hartford CT. Program highlights include Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music and works by Purcell, Monteverdi, Debussy and traditional follksongs. The concert is free to the public. Bring a picnic and enjoy the carillon on the quad after the concert.
Back by popular demand, the Newington Children’s Theatre Company’s five-week full-day SUMMER THEATER ARTS PROGRAM, for kids ages 8-15, gives participants the opportunity to learn and strengthen their musical theatre skills by working with theatre professionals in acting, dance and music. Participants receive hands-on experience by having the opportunity to apply the skills that they are learning throughout the program while preparing for a fully staged production of the beloved musical, ANNIE.
The SUMMER THEATRE ARTS PROGRAM runs July 2nd through August 5th, Monday through Friday from 9:00am-4:00pm at the NCTC Performing Arts Theatre located at 743 North Mountain Road in Newington. Before and aftercare are available.
The SUMMER THEATRE ARTS PROGRAM will be run by NCTC’s Executive/Artistic Director, Claire Van Cott and choreographed by NCTC vet, Jessie Sattler. Every registered participant will receive a role in the show.
Public performances will be August 2nd-5th, Thursday-Saturday at 7:00pm and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm. The cost for this five-week program is $1,250.
For more information, please call 860.666.NCTC or visit www.NCTCArts.org.
More About the NCTC Performing Arts Theatre
NCTC Performing Arts Theatre provides year-round quality entertainment and hands-on educational programs in the performing arts to children and young adults from preschool through college.
NCTC Performing Arts Theatre is the home of the Newington Children's Theatre Company, Connecticut's longest operating children's theatre and Newington Mainstage, a new acting company for adults. www.NCTCArts.org
Miniature golf tournament for everyone. Team prizes and raffle prizes available.
Proceeds to benefit people with development disabilities supported by MARCH Inc. of Manchester.
IMAGES features the work of local photographer Charles Ruger and the 4th Annual Juried Photography exhibition celebrating the work of talented regional photographers.
Charles Ruger studied art history and politics at Connecticut College and Columbia University. He is a self-taught photographer whose work figures into private and corporate collections internationally.
He lives and works in New York City. For more information on Ruger’s work, view his site: http://www.charlesruger.com/aboutthework.html
Enjoy docent-led tours of the 1750 Ogden House and see how people lived in the 18th century. The house is furnished with period objects including textiles and fine pieces of furniture with Fairfield provenance. Take a stroll through the kitchen garden, generously maintained by the Fairfield Garden Club, and view plantings used in colonial times.
The Ogden House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is an exceptional survivor of a typical mid-18th century farmhouse.
The Ogden House will be open Sundays from 1pm - 4pm through September.
Storms. Slavery. Romance. Redemption. Prepare to be swept away by this epic musical saga about John Newton, a rebellious slave trader, and the woman who never lost faith in him.
While fighting the raging seas and his own despair, Newton’s life is suddenly transformed -- igniting a quest to end the scourge of slavery.
Based on the true story of the man who penned the world’s most recognizable song, it’s a powerful musical you will never forget.
Pub Dinner-Theatre Package: Includes a three-course dinner at The Ivory Restaurant & Pub in Deep River and a ticket to a Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday evening performance. Only $59!
Come help us celebrate the 20th anniversary season of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival! Enjoy readings by major American poets, live music, writing workshops, poet talks, film and drama, museum tours, Poetry on the Trails, contra dance, book sales and signings, food vendors...picnics are welcome!
Admission: OPENING WEEKEND, June 1–3: $10 per person, per day, or $25 per person for the weekend. WEDNESDAY NIGHTS, June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, and August 1: $5 per person, children ages 12 and under free. Parking is free.
Guest poets include: Suji Kwock Kim, Bessy Reyna, B. Yung, Richard Wilbur, Minton Sparks, Toi Derricotte, Dana Gioia, Christian Wiman, Marilyn Annucci, Natasha Trethewey, Sue Burton, Donald Hall and Tony Hoagland.
For more information: http://sunkengardenpoetry.org/
Donate your gently used furniture for the Amherst Survival Center's annual fall used furniture sale! See www.amherstsurvival.org, email email@example.com, or call 413-549-3968 x252 for information or to arrange pick-up or delivery. All contributions are tax deductible, and donations will be collected through the end of August so we can set up for the sale at the Survival Center September 7th and 8th. The sale supports Survival Center programs that provide food, health care and clothing to over 4,000 of our neighbors in need in Hampshire and Franklin Counties in MA each year.