Tuesday, April 16 2013
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
This winter, warm up with an evening of good food, live music, drinks, and tavern games. Tavern Nights at the Noah Webster House offer a unique night out. Each night offers a different menu or entertainment. Sittings are offered at 6 & 8 p.m. on Fridays and 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Reservations are required.
Tickets for each night are $32 per person for the general public and $27 for museum members. The price includes dinner, one complimentary drink, live music, and tavern games. Additional beverages will be available for purchase. Each evening ends with a variety of traditional tavern games. Guests are welcome to try Skittles, Captain's Mistress, Shove Ha'penny, and several other eighteenth century games. A valid ID is required for alcoholic drinks. Vegetarian options must be requested at the time reservations are made. Reservations are available here or by calling 860-521-5362 x10.
Saturday, April 6: Roasted chicken, biscuits, gravy, corn, and orange pudding. Entertainer: Debra Cowan. Featuring: Wine from Wine Cellars 4
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 [email protected]
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.
Trumbull, CT 06611
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.
Reception on Wednesday, April 10th, 5:00-7:00 pm
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur? Are you a current business owner considering an expansion? These workshops are designed to assist you in assessing your business concept and your personal readiness for self-employment or expansion. Consider important questions about business ownership, evaluate your business concept in a dynamic group setting and plan action steps to reach your goal.
The Eastern Connecticut Symphony concert series begins the New Year on Saturday, January 11, 2014, at 8 PM at the