Wednesday, June 6 2012
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.
The 2012 Franciscan Sports Banquet and Silent Auction, to benefit the Franciscan Life Center and Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, will be held June 6th at the Aqua Turf Club, Plantsville, Connecticut. Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner is at 6:30 p.m.
Super Bowl players from the New York Giants: Chris Snee, David Diehl, and Kevin Boothe will each receive the Saint Francis Award. Kevin Gilbride, Offensive Coordinator, will present the awards.
Jim Calhoun will present his Community Service Award to Donald “Dee” Rowe, Special Advisor in Athletics, University of Connecticut, and Jaci Carroll will receive the Corporate Sponsorship Award for Jaci Carroll Staffing. Join us for an evening of great guests, good friends, food and fun.
Visit www.flcenter.org or call 203-237-8084 for more information.
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The Avon Theatre & Lucky's Classic Burger & Malt Shop Present
An Evening with Steve Guttenberg
30th Anniversary Screening of DINER
Followed by a Q&A, discussion and book signing of his new book
The Guttenberg Bible.
Moderated by film critic Joe Meyers, CT Post
A limited supply of additional books will be available for purchase.
Tuesday, June 5
Food courtesy of Lucky's - 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Film - 7:00 p.m.
Q&A/book signing to follow
For tickets call our administrative office during business hours at 203-661-0321
Or stop by or call the box office during showtimes at 203-967-3660.
Carte Blanche and Members (Including Educators): $25
Each ticket includes a signed copy of The Guttenberg Bible.
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, email@example.com, 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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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
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
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.
Student Rush: $15 tickets with valid student ID available beginning at 10 am on any Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday for that evening’s performance.
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.
Goodspeed Dinners: Reserve tickets for a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday evening performance and enjoy special dinner offers at local restaurants.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.