Feb
20
Thu
Stories of Resilience: Opening Reception and Panel Discussion @ Lyman Allyn Art Museum Tickets
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Stories of Resilience: Opening Reception and Panel Discussion @ Lyman Allyn Art Museum | New London | Connecticut | United States

Join us for an evening reception and panel discussion of Lyman Allyn’s latest Near :: New exhibition, Stories of Resilience: Encountering Racism. Panelists include attorney Lonnie Braxton; Rev. Florence Clarke; Sonalyst Board member Donetta Hodge; John McKnight, Dean of Institutional Equity and Inclusion at Connecticut College John McKnight; and Dr. Lynda B. Smith, Ph.D.

The panel will be moderated by Jerry Fischer, former Director of the Jewish Federation of Eastern Connecticut. Developed from the Jewish Federation’s Encountering Differences Program, Stories of Resilience paints a picture of remarkable successes in the face of daunting obstacles through personal photographs, artifacts, and video testimonies.

SCORE Workshop: How to Use QuickBooks to Manage Business Finances (I) @ Westbrook Public Library Tickets
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SCORE Workshop: How to Use QuickBooks to Manage Business Finances (I) @ Westbrook Public Library | Westbrook | Connecticut | United States

You have started your own business, and you have bills to pay, customer sales to track, and taxes to file. If you have turned to QuickBooks™ for help, and need help using the program, this workshop is for you. Feel free to bring a laptop with Quickbooks loaded to follow along with the presenter. With support from The Rotary Club of Guilford, CT.

Feb
23
Sun
Fluid Painting – A Dirty Pour Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery Tickets
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Fluid Painting - A Dirty Pour Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery | Essex | Connecticut | United States

Fluid painting involves layering acrylic paints of different densities and incorporating certain additives (i.e. silicone, dimethicone, alcohol, Dawn dish soap (etc.) which can result in gorgeous combinations of paint, cells, and lacing. Techniques include the flip cup,Dutch pour and the dirty pour. No experience necessary. Please bring a hairdryer to the workshop.

Fluid Painting – A Dirty Pour Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery Tickets
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm
Fluid Painting - A Dirty Pour Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery | Essex | Connecticut | United States

Fluid painting involves layering acrylic paints of different densities and incorporating certain additives (i.e. silicone, dimethicone, alcohol, Dawn dish soap (etc.) which can result in gorgeous combinations of paint, cells, and lacing. Techniques include the flip cup,Dutch pour and the dirty pour. No experience necessary. Please bring a hairdryer to the workshop.

Feb
24
Mon
SCORE Workshop: Creating a Web Presence @ Groton Public Library Tickets
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
SCORE Workshop: Creating a Web Presence @ Groton Public Library | Groton | Connecticut | United States

Marketing veteran Anne Driscoll offers a basic overview to help non-technical people & business owners build a professional-looking website in just a few hours. Learn the foundations of an essential web presence and establish the easiest way to get your business in front of the largest audience – the internet. With support from R.B. Kent & Son Inc.

Feb
26
Wed
Gallery Talk @ Lyman Allyn Art Museum Tickets
Feb 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery Talk @ Lyman Allyn Art Museum | New London | Connecticut | United States

Please join us for a gallery talk celebrating A Century of Creativity: Connecticut Art from the New Haven Paint & Clay Club. Curator Tanya Pohrt and NHP&CC President Greg Shea will lead a gallery walk-through, discussing highlights of the exhibition and the New Haven Paint & Clay Club’s past and present identity as one of the oldest art clubs in New England. Please RSVP to 860.443.2545 ext.2129 or email us.

Feb
27
Thu
SCORE Workshop: QuickBooks – Advanced & Hands-On @ Westbrook Public Library Tickets
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
SCORE Workshop: QuickBooks - Advanced & Hands-On @ Westbrook Public Library | Westbrook | Connecticut | United States

This workshop compares QuickBooks Desktop & Online versions. We’ll set up a QuickBooks Desktop company from scratch, reviewing setup preferences. If time permits, we’ll also view preferences for a QuickBooks Online company. Please bring a laptop with QuickBooks loaded. With support from The Rotary Club of Guilford, CT

Mar
6
Fri
Exhibit Opening: The Art of Monika Agnello of SETRA ARTES Gallery @ La Grua Center Tickets
Mar 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Exhibit Opening: The Art of Monika Agnello of SETRA ARTES Gallery @ La Grua Center | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

For the month of March, we are delighted to present the work of local artist Monika Agnello of Setra Artes gallery in Westerly in this exhibit titled, I’ll Be Right Back…. Opening reception Friday, March 6, from 5-7pm. Exhibit will run through the end of March.

Suggested donation $5

Mar
8
Sun
Connecticut WeddingCONN at the UCONN Alumni Center @ UConn Alumni Center Tickets
Mar 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Connecticut WeddingCONN at the UCONN Alumni Center @ UConn Alumni Center | Mansfield | Connecticut | United States

ENGAGED? Save the date! Connecticut WeddingCONN – the Spring Edition – is back on Sunday, March 8, 2020 from 12-3 p.m. at the UCONN Alumni Center, 2384 Alumni Drive, Storrs, Connecticut. Meet with a variety of wedding professionals who will help you plan the perfect wedding! Tasty treats, raffles, prizes and great discounts. Plus we offer Wedding Workshops conducted by the Pros who will offer you great tips and advice. Interested in showcasing your business? Please email Kelly@BridalShowsByKelly.com or visit www.ctweddingcon.com.

Free admission for engaged couples! Free admission for UCONN students and alumni. Guest tickets only $5. Please register for your free or guest tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connecticut-weddingconn-spring-edition-tickets-86552660337 .
Guest Tickets will be $10 at the door. Walk-ins welcome.

The first 100 attendees will receive a swag bag!

Nature in Colored Pencil Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery Tickets
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nature in Colored Pencil Workshop @ Spectrum Art Gallery | Essex | Connecticut | United States

Please join local artist Betsy Barry for an afternoon of drawing in Colored Pencil! In this workshop learn the basics of drawing using the flexible medium of Colored Pencil. Explore the rendering of a subject from nature using graphite and working on sketches to transfer onto a final piece in colored pencil! Some drawing experience preferable but not required. Materials list will be provided upon registration.