Tuesday, March 12 2013

Format: 2014/09/20

Tuesday, March 12 2013

National Alliance On Mental Illness Child And Adolescent Network Parent Support Group

A support group for parents or primary caregivers of children with behavioral, emotional and/or mental health issues.

 

Greenleaf Pottery: Classes in Wheel Thrown Pottery

Classes offer firsthand experience of the entire pottery-making cycle. Beginning emphasis is placed on working with one of the fifteen potter's wheels.  Beginning as well as advanced students are welcome. Sets of eight week classes are offered Tuesday or Thursday evening 6 to 9 p.m.,  year-round. Sign up now to reserve your place.

Call or go to the website for more information. 860-528-6090, www.greenleafpottery.net

 

Choral Club of Clinton Spring Concert Rehearsals

The Choral Club of Clinton begins rehearsals for its spring concert on Tuesday, March 5 at 6:45 p.m. at The United Methodist Church of Clinton, located at 12 Commerce Street.

Founded in 1926, the chorus welcomes all members of the community (high school age or older) who enjoy singing. Ability to read music is helpful, but not required. Regular Tuesday evening rehearsals from 7:15-9:30 p.m. will continue at Andrews Memorial Town Hall Auditorium in preparation for the spring concert on June 7.

The chorus is directed by Lars Gjerde, who is a doctoral candidate at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he has earned a Master’s Degree and Sacred Music Diploma. Mr. Gjerde received degrees in music and German from Augustana College of Liberal Arts in South Dakota and the Edvard Grieg Academy of Music in Norway. At Augustana, Lars served as the Chapel Organist, sang with the concert and chamber choirs, and accompanied choral and opera ensembles. He was Organist and Choir Director at First Methodist Church in Bergen, Norway. Mr. Gjerde has performed around America and Europe, and he has played on the National Public Radio show Pipedreams!. Since 2010, he has served as Director of Music at Bethesda Lutheran Church in New Haven.

The Spring concert will feature a wide selection of music including spirituals and gospel, Broadway medleys of Les Misérable and The Sound of Music, and pieces by the Gershwin brothers, Gabriel Fauré, and Irving Berlin.

Chorus members are responsible for $40 dues (no charge for students) and a nomimal fee to cover music costs. For more information, contact Gail Carlisle at (860) 669-2702 or info@choralclubclinton.com.

 

Dealing with Difficult Employees

This seminar will help you respond effectively to employees with problems, identify employee behaviors that may be causing problems, help employees resolve issues, and know how to diffuse and handle difficult situations.

 

Gentle Yoga Class in Trumbull

Gentle Yoga Class with certified instructor Jessica DeFeo. Gentle yoga is perfect for beginners and people with physical difficulties such as back pain and knee pain. Class is held at Fairfield County Integrative Family Medicine and Healing Therapies, Trumbull CT. For more information call (203) 445-9060 or visit www.integrativefamilypracticect.com.

Tuesdays from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.
$10 per class. Registration required. Limit of 8 people per class.
Fairfield County Integrative Family Medicine and Healing Therapies
2 Corporate Drive, Suite 110
Trumbull, CT  06611
 

Hill-Stead’s Book Club: Revolutionary Women Writers

Gather in the intimacy and beauty of Hill-Stead’s Drawing Room, surrounded by some of the Pope family’s favorite pieces of art, to discuss “Revolutionary Women Writers.” Kate Doemland, Chair of the English Department at Miss Porter’s School, and Hill-Stead’s Director of Education, Marcie Jackson, will lead discussions on women writers who opened the eyes of readers to new worlds at home and abroad. The topic of this session will be "The Good Earth" by Pearl Buck, as well as "Fighting Angel" and "The Exile," for biographical background. Admittance is $5 per session for museum members, $8 for members-to-be. For more information or to register, contact Marcie Jackson at 860.677.4787, ext. 142, or jacksonm@hillstead.org. Sessions fill up fast, so sign up early!

 

Stellar Scholars Star Search: Connecticut’s Best Young Sci-Fi Writers

High school and college students are challenged to write a 500-word short story about the painting of the iconic Avanti sports car "THE WHISPER AND THE ROAR" by Don Wieland. Champion wins $500 and has the story posted on Stellar Scholars e-magazine Cum Laude, The Scholarly Evening Post.  

http://stellarscholars.com/2013_avanti_and_aurora_awards


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Eastern Connecticut Symphony January Concert

 The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series begins the New Year on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 8 PM at the Garde Arts Center.  ECSO Music Director, Toshi Shimada, conducts a program which features, Hyewon Kim, winner of the 2013 ECSO Instrumental Competition, performing Elgar’s Cello Concerto, sponsored by Chelsea Groton Bank.  The audience members will also hear Sibelius Karelia Suite and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No, 2, (the Little Russian.)   Pre-concert conversation at 7 PM with Gary Chapman; post-concert reception free for members of the audience.  Tickets are priced from $32-$62 with senior and student tickets in selected seating areas.  Call the ECSO office at 860-443-2876 or purchase them on the Internet at: www.gardearts.org.  For further information, visit the ECSO website at: www.ectsymphony.com or friend us on Face Book.