Steam Saturdays Series: Craft Stick Harmonica

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library continues its STEAM Saturdays series for children in Kindergarten through grade 6 on Saturday, May 13, at 10 AM. In this session, children will explore the science of … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Nature Celebrates

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Finally, Summer has arrived. We welcome it and so does Nature. Trees leaf out, flowers bloom, grass grows. Celebrate the season’s arrival as the Gallery turns into a Summer delight! … Continue reading

Free

Endangered Animals (Ages 8+)

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host Endangered Animals; presented by Shaun Roche of the Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, on Friday, May 19, from 4-5 PM. When you hear the word … Continue reading

Free

Steam Saturdays Series: Make a 3-D Book

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library continues its STEAM Saturdays series for children in Kindergarten through grade 6 on Saturday, May 20, at 10 AM. In this session, children will explore the science of … Continue reading

Free
Recurring

Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free
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Teen Book Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

The first meeting of Teen Book Club (Gr. 7-12) is September 29 at 4 PM. This month we are reading The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Teen Book Club will meet the last Thursday of every month through the school year. Held at Essex Library. Call 860-767-1560 or pick up a copy of the book at the library to register.

Distracted Driving for Teens

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host a Distracted Driving program for teens in grades 9-12 on May 25 from 4-5 PM. Participants are invited to join Jennifer Monahan BSN, Trauma Quality PI … Continue reading

Free
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Teen TGIF

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen TGIF, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 30 from 3:30- 4:30 PM. Teens can come socialize and relax at the Essex Library. Open to all teens in Grades 7-12. Held at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave, in Essex. No registration required.

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

RiverFare 2023

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Kickoff Summer and join the Connecticut River Museum for RiverFare 2023, a Summer Soirée and Culinary Celebration! Delight in an evening of delicious food, wines, cocktails, music and more while … Continue reading

$75
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Fish with CARE (Ages 6+)

Sunset Pond West Ave, Essex, United States

Essex Public Library is proud to partner with the DEEP Fisheries Division – Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) program to host a "FISH with CARE" Event at Sunset Pond on … Continue reading

Free

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Grove Street Park 16 Grove Street, Essex, United States

Essex and Ivoryton Library are teaming up for the Summer Reading Kickoff Party on Saturday June 10 from 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM. Join the Essex and Ivoryton children’s librarians for … Continue reading

Free

Painted Wildflower Vase Workshop

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Capture summer flowers, buzzing hummingbirds & fluttering butterflies as you discover the art of painting on glass! First, sketch a plan of your floral scene on paper and do a … Continue reading

$62
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free
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Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen Advisory Board Informational Meeting, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 14 at 4:00 PM. Teens who are interested in having input on Young Adult aspects of the library can join Teen Advisory Board. Open to teens in Grades 7-12. Held at Essex Library. No registration required.

Essex Summer Arts Festival

Essex Town Green 12 Main Street, Essex, United States

Saturday, June: 1710am – 5pm Sunday, June 18: 11am – 5pm The 2-day Arts Festival features local, regional and New England artists and artisans. The event is free and features … Continue reading

Free
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Selden Island Hike

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

The Connecticut River Museum and Connecticut Audubon EcoTravel have teamed up to offer this unique experience. We will be departing on the vessel RiverQuest at 8:00am to go to Selden … Continue reading

$75 – $85

“Signing Rocks!” with Signing Basics®

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host “Signing Rocks!” an American Sign Language Class, on Tuesday, June 20 from 3-3:45 PM on Zoom. Program presented by Signing Basics®. For this class, the vocabulary … Continue reading

Free

Grove Street Story Time

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

The Essex Library will host a weekly children’s story time on Thursday mornings June 22- August 10 at 10 AM. Bring a blanket to sit on while we read books … Continue reading

Free

Teen Anime & Manga Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Come explore the world of anime & manga with us at Essex Library’s Teen Anime & Manga Club! Try something new, share ones you enjoy, and hang out with others … Continue reading

Free

Zentangle Adventure Workshop

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

“The Zentangle® Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It was created by Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. “Zentangle” is a … Continue reading

$57
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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

The Griswold Inn 36 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

FREE! Every Monday. 8:00pm - 11:00 pm Join us every Monday as the Jovial Crew brings the Tap Room to life with this old seafaring tradition, extremely popular today. "Jovial … Continue reading

Free

Teen Bring Back Your Own Book Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Do you like the idea of joining a book club, but aren't sure you could commit to reading the assigned book each time? Then this new casual book club is … Continue reading

Free

Homeschool Programming: Water Water Everywhere

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, United States

Visit our new exhibit Water/Ways. After the visit, learn about watersheds, the power of water, and the value of water. Create your own watershed on our interactive stream table and … Continue reading

$15.00 – $25.00
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Teen Book Club

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

The first meeting of Teen Book Club (Gr. 7-12) is September 29 at 4 PM. This month we are reading The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes. Teen Book Club will meet the last Thursday of every month through the school year. Held at Essex Library. Call 860-767-1560 or pick up a copy of the book at the library to register.

Teen Poetry Club: Blackout Poetry

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Essex Library will host the first session of Teen Poetry Club on Thursday June 29 at 4 PM. Each session will focus on a different type of poetry. Teens will … Continue reading

Free
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Teen TGIF

Essex Library 33 West Avenue, Essex, CT, United States

Teen TGIF, held in-person at the Essex Library on September 30 from 3:30- 4:30 PM. Teens can come socialize and relax at the Essex Library. Open to all teens in Grades 7-12. Held at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave, in Essex. No registration required.

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    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com