The Lyme Art Association Presents Three Breathtaking Shows

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

April 19 – May 30, 2024 Ship to Shore: A Marine Show Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (CLWAC) Guest Exhibition | About: CLWAC John Caggiano Solo Show LAA members’ show Ship to Shore is a favorite of gallery guests. This marine show, juried by Karen Blackwood, celebrates all aspects of the sea and shore with a wide array of paintings and sculptures. LAA also welcomes back the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (CLWAC) for its associate and members show. Founded in 1896, CLWAC is a national organization that showcases the works of professional women artists. Finally, noted artist John Caggiano presents “Then & Now”, a solo show of his colorful Impressionistic-realism landscape paintings. Opening Reception for both shows: Friday, April 26, 5 – 7 pm For more information

Yale Peabody Museum: Third Floor Opens April 19

Yale Peabody Museum 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven

We are excited to welcome you to the third floor of the Peabody and our gift shop Friday, April 19! The newly restored (and much beloved) dioramas will be back on display, as well as the interactive Living Lab, the successor to the Discovery Room. Our new exhibitions on biodiversity, called “Dynamic Nature,” and mineralogy will give you an up-close glimpse of the wonders of the natural world. For more information

Seder Approved: Wine Tasting at The Study

The Study Fine Wine & Spirits 1071 North Street, Greenwich, CT

The night IS different from other nights, but the wine does not have to be bad!  Taste high quality Kosher wines that don't require a holiday to be delicious. April 19, 2024 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM For more information

Saturdays at the Stonington Village Farmers’ Market

Stonington Village Farmers' Market The Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue, Stonington

About the Farmer's Market The Stonington Farmers’ Market began in 1997 under the initiative of Geoffrey Little. The enormously popular market attracts residents from the Borough and surrounding communities who come to buy fresh, healthy, local food. In 2008 the Stonington Farmers’ Market became a year-round event, moving inside during the winter months. For more information

Connecticut Spring Ring 2024: Participation and Concert

Wethersfield United Methodist Church 150 Prospect Street, Wethersfield

After a hiatus, Connecticut Spring Ring is back! Join choirs from Massachusetts and surrounding states as they come together to ring and build skills at this invigorating event! Our clinician will be Samantha Beschta, who will guide ringers through rehearsal of the repertoire listed below. The program for the day will begin with set-up and registration at 9:00 AM. We will conclude at 3:00 PM with a concert, open to the public, where we will present the prepared massed pieces along with solo presentations from willing participants. For more information

NHRL (National Havoc Robot League) 2024: Round 4 @ Norwalk

House of Havoc 165 Water Street, Norwalk

Hundreds of robots from around the world duking it out with highly dangerous weapons to win a Golden Dumpster trophy, thousands of dollars in cash prizes and book a place at NHRL’s $1M World Championship finale. Non-stop up-close action, food trucks, breweries, cocktails and surprises at each event. You can even drive and fight with a robot with our test-driving experience, or learn how to build your own with Havoc Academy. Nothing prepares you for the feeling of being cage side when two big robots go head to head. For more information

$9 – $24

Greenwich Earth Day Cleanup: Mianus River

Get involved and give back to your local community on Earth Day! Link up with Trout Unlimited and friends to clean up the Mianus River in Greenwich along River Road. We'll get things started at 10 am - look for the big blue TU tent! There should be plenty of parking on the pull offs up and down River Road. We'll have stuff like water, snacks, gloves and trash bags onsite. Bring a reusable bottle! For more information

Wilton Earth Day Cleanup: Schenck’s Island Park

Schenck's Island Park 202 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton

Get involved and give back to your community on Earth Day! Link up with Trout Unlimited and friends to clean up the Norwalk River at Schenck's Island Park. Volunteers will split up into teams to scout for garbage along the banks, and cut back vines and invasive plants. We'll have all the stuff you need like water, snacks, gloves, trash bags and loppers - bring a reusable water bottle! For more information

Norwalk Earth Day Cleanup: Silvermine River

Join Trout Unlimited and friends for a cleanup of the Silvermine River in Norwalk at the Silvermine Elementary School. We'll provide all the stuff you need like waters, snacks, gloves and trash bags. Bring a reusable water bottle! For more information

BubbleMania! at The Legacy Theater

Legacy Theatre 128 Thimble Islands Road, Branford

Saturday, April 20 at 10am & 12pm This unique program combines high-energy entertainment and artistic achievement, visual comedy, quick wit, and the untamed, often unbelievable qualities of beautiful spherical liquids. Casey Carle’s creations grow from intricate and imaginative bubble art forms to “trapping” people inside bubbles. He's consulted on bubble art with entertainment giants the likes of Cirque du Soleil, Sesame Street, and SpongeBob the Musical. Casey's show has been presented in venues nationwide and in over a dozen countries with skills and humor that keeps ages 5-95 amazed, amused, and inspired. For more information

$25

Lyme Art Association’s Art Supply Expo

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

On Saturday, April 20, visitors to the Lyme Art Association will discover art products, see art demonstrations, learn new techniques, and enjoy special deals, free samples and discounts at the Art Supply Expo, a free event. The Art Supply Expo is a great way to stock up for oneself or someone else on favorite brands of brushes, papers, frames, canvases, paints, mediums and more while mingling with fellow artists and art lovers. Participating vendors include: Jerry’s Artarama of Connecticut, Conté à Paris, Winsor & Newton, Liquitex, MacPherson’s, Daler-Rowney, Golden Artist Colors, Arches, Canson, Royal Talens, Silver Brush, Van Gogh, Strathmore, Rembrandt, Wholesale Frame Company, and Daniel Smith Artists’ Materials. For more information

Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea: Mystic

Mystic Seaport 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic

April 20, 2024, through April 19, 2026 Stillman Building Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea is a new major exhibition centering maritime histories in Indigenous, African, and African-descended worldviews and experiences. Unraveling the threads of existing maritime narratives for the history of the Dawnland (New England), Indigenous dispossession, and racialized slavery, this exhibition is rooted in voices and histories that have been silent or silenced. For more information

Free – $31