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Event Series Virtual Winter Vacation Camp

Virtual Winter Vacation Camp

Zoom

Need something to do over the winter break? Join us for an exciting and educational Virtual Winter Vacation Camp! This distance learning program will include an Aquarium Tour, up-close sights of our Belugas Whales, Seals, Sea Lions and Penguins! There will be 4 days of programs for 40 minutes each day! Open to grades 1st-5th.…

Thomas Bardenwerper (Mona Passage) Author Talk and Q&A at Bank Square Books

Bank Square Books 53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT, United States

Bank Square Books presents an author talk and Q&A with Thomas Bardenwerper for the new book, Mona Passage. About the Book Mona Passage is the story of two neighbors in San Juan, Puerto Rico: Galán Betances, a Cuban emigrant, and Pat McAllister, a young Coast Guard officer. During long evenings spent together talking on their…

Free

John Patrick Green (InvestiGators) Author Talk and Book Signing at Savoy Bookshop & Café

Bank Square Books 53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT, United States

Savoy Bookshop & Café presents a storytime with John Patrick Green for the new book, InvestiGators: Braver and Boulder! About the Book John Patrick Green's goofy graphic novel series follows the super spy alligator duo the InvestiGators as they travel through the sewers and fight the forces of evil. MANGO and BRASH are the INVESTIGATORS:…

Free
Event Series Virtual Winter Vacation Camp

Virtual Winter Vacation Camp

Zoom

Need something to do over the winter break? Join us for an exciting and educational Virtual Winter Vacation Camp! This distance learning program will include an Aquarium Tour, up-close sights of our Belugas Whales, Seals, Sea Lions and Penguins! There will be 4 days of programs for 40 minutes each day! Open to grades 1st-5th.…

Owl Prowl For Families

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

It may be cold outside, but things heat up for owls in late winter. Bring your family to learn more about Connecticut’s owls and meet one of our residents. We will take a walk, looking and listening for owls at the Nature Center. Masks are required, this class will be both inside and out. Preregistration…

Intermediate Stained Glass Class: “Oh My Stars!”

Spark Makerspace 225 State Street, New London, CT, United States

In this one-day intermediate-level workshop, you will make a 3-dimensional sparkling star from cathedral stained glass. These 12-pointed stars are created from a centuries-old polyhedron design adapted to make beautiful glass ornaments. Perfect for home decor and gift-giving, they are made to be hung and are quite elegant suspended as a single star or in…

Arctic Splash: Freezin’ For A Reason

Eastern Point Beach 1 Beach Pond Rd, Groton, CT, Groton, CT, United States

Take a splash into chilly Long Island Sound for a good cause! Raise money on behalf of Mystic Aquarium and its Animal Rescue Program. Create your own webpage, set your own fundraising goals, and share it with your friends! Leading the charge into the chilly waves this year are two people with local roots. You’ve…

Event Series Make your own Teddy Bear

Make your own Teddy Bear

Spark Makerspace 225 State Street, New London, CT, United States

Construct a lovely, cuddly teddy bear. Fabric and all supplies will be provided. If desired, you may bring in a garment from a lost loved one (a shirt is ideal) from which to construct the bear to make it a memory bear. Students should already possess basic knowledge of how to use a sewing machine.…

Mystic Contra Dance “The Pie Dance”, Sat. 02/26/2022

Groton Senior Center 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT, United States

MYSTIC CONTRA DANCE "The Pie Dance", Sat. 02/26/2022 ● TIME: Dance 7:30-11:00pm ● WHERE: Groton Senior Center's Community meeting/banquet hall @ 102 Newtown Road, Groton, CT 06340. ● Oh it is so wicked fun to be dancing to live music again!! We are SO excited to invite you to come join us for a delightful…

$10

Pancakes with the Penguins

Mystic Aquarium 55 Coogan Blvd., Mystic, CT, United States

Come in for a rare, before-hours opportunity to get up close with a penguin and their trainers, learn about their care, their plight in the wild, and ways you can help protect this endangered species. Breakfast will be served at 8 am by Lancer Catering, and a member of our African Penguin colony will be…

Intro to Stained Glass: Let’s make feathers!

Spark Makerspace 225 State Street, New London, CT, United States

No experience is needed! Perfect for first-timers, this fun one-day workshop is back by popular demand! Using the Tiffany copper foil method of stained glass construction, you will make and take home 2 feathers (each approx. 6” long). You will learn the basics of glass cutting, grinding, copper foiling, and soldering while you make 2…

Milkweed in Milk Jugs

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic, CT, United States

Sunday, February. 27, 1 pm or 2 pm Believe it or not,winter is a great time to start milkweed from seed! Our native common milkweed seeds need a period of cold in order to germinate so starting now is perfect! Remember that Monarch butterfly caterpillars only eat milkweed and having some in your yard will…

Free

Digital Program: The (Nutmeg) State of Independent Journalism

Zoom

Join us as we welcome Bruce Putterman, CEO / Publisher of The Connecticut Mirror (CT Mirror), for a discussion on the state of independent journalism both nationally and locally in the Nutmeg State. Learn about contextual trends in the changing media landscape, the emergence of independent non-profit sources of reporting like CT Mirror, the work…

Free
Event Series Monday Night Trivia at The IRONS

Monday Night Trivia at The IRONS

The Irons at Hilton Mystic 20 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT, United States

Bring your friends, start a team, and win prizes at Trivia Night from 7pm to 10pm. Trivia provided by Harrison who is back by popular demand hosting on the microphone. If you work in hospitality or at a local attraction, show your badge and enjoy $4 drafts and our Happy Hour Menu all night long!

Event Series Monday Night Trivia at The IRONS

Monday Night Trivia at The IRONS

The Irons at Hilton Mystic 20 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT, United States

Bring your friends, start a team, and win prizes at Trivia Night from 7pm to 10pm. Trivia provided by Harrison who is back by popular demand hosting on the microphone. If you work in hospitality or at a local attraction, show your badge and enjoy $4 drafts and our Happy Hour Menu all night long!

Lyman Allyn Gallery Talk: Unbeatable Women

Lyman Allyn Art Museum 625 Williams Street, New London, CT, United States

Wednesday, May 11 5:30 – 7 PM Join Lyman Allyn Curator Tanya Pohrt for a special look at the Unbeatable Women: Power and Innovation in the Work of Women Photographers exhibition. Reception: 5:30 PM Talk: 6:00 PM Cost: Members $10 / Non-members $15 Please RSVP to 860.443.2545 ext. 2129 or email us.

Cocktails/Mocktails with Conservationists – Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehab

Zoom

Join our Director of Education & Conservation for cocktails (or mocktails) for conversations with members of the Aquarium team as we explore the conservation efforts that support the Aquarium’s mission. Grab a TIPSY TURTLE, our drink of choice for this week, as we discuss the Aquarium’s sea turtle rescue and rehab efforts and dive into…

Free

Introduction to Screen Printing Class March 2022

Spark Makerspace 225 State Street, New London, CT, United States

Learn how to Screen Print at Spark! We'll take you through the whole process, and you'll take home prints of your own design! This class covers successful design elements, creating the screen using the photographic process, printing on fabric and paper, and how to reuse your silkscreen. For Members, this class will certify you to…

Digital Program: Introduction to Regenerative Gardening for the Home Gardener

Zoom

Join us with Craig Floyd, Farm Manager at Coogan Farm of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, for this hour-long introduction to regenerative gardening for anyone who is currently or would like to be a home gardener. Participants will learn about starting your seeds, the importance and expectations of a good soil test, amending soil in…

Free

Paul Dunion (Wisdom: Apprenticing to the Unknown and Befriending Fate) Author Talk at Bank Square Books

Bank Square Books 53 West Main Street, Mystic, CT, United States

Bank Square Books presents an author talk and Q&A with Paul Dunion for the new book, Wisdom: Apprenticing to the Unknown and Befriending Fate. About the Book It may be time to let go of the naivete that our technological devices will magically reveal the nature of absolute truth, or that some alluring formula will…

Free

 

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