Life in the City

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Explore new and exciting artwork by established and emerging artists who explore the magic and intensity of life in the city. Yes, many say cities are noisy, dirty, and crowded. … Continue reading

FREE

STEAM Saturdays: Fingerprint Lab

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

Program for kids in Kindergarten and older. Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. This session we will be exploring dactyloscopy, the … Continue reading

FREE

Introduction to Junk Journaling

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Try your hand at junk journaling, a cross between scrapbooking and journaling. Create a keepsake designed by you and for you. Kit includes a blank journal, paper, washi tape, stickers, … Continue reading

$10 – $45
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

Pokémon Party!

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

Program for kids in kindergarten and older. It’s National Pokémon Day, come celebrate at the library! Travel around the room to different stations to hatch Pokémon eggs, play Pokémon-themed games, … Continue reading

FREE

Leap Day Froggy Story Time

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

Program for kids ages 0-5. Leap into Leap Day 2024 and join us for Leap Day Froggy Story Time! Read some jumping good books, sing some songs, and make a … Continue reading

FREE

Leap Day Time Capsule Creation

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

Program for families with kids of all ages. Leap Day only comes around once every 4 years, and in 4 years we change so much! Come to the library to … Continue reading

FREE

Floral Soaps Workshop

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Evoke the feeling of spring while exercising your creative spirit. We will infuse soap with botanicals and scent them with essential oils. Natural clays will add color and healing benefits. … Continue reading

$10 – $50
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

STEAM Saturdays: 3D Bubble Wands

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

Program for kids in Kindergarten and older. Enjoy a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) project at the library select Saturdays. This session we will be exploring geometric shapes … 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
Recurring

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.

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
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

Botanical Illustration with Watercolor Pencils

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Create beautiful illustrations with watercolor pencils! Participants learn the techniques of using watercolor pencil, including color observation, color mixing and layering. Watercolor pencil will be combined with colored pencil to … Continue reading

$130

Experience Watercolor – Beginner and Beyond

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

This class provides step-by-step instruction for those seeking the fundamentals of watercolor painting. Class includes demos and structured exercises. Participants learn color mixing, dark and light and basic color theory … Continue reading

$160

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
Recurring

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.

Character Anatomy and Design

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Take a journey into this 3-hour drawing course focused on exploring and bringing to life character designs! Instructor breaks down the fundamentals of character anatomy and emotional expression. The course … Continue reading

$65

Create a Hand Painted Garment

Spectrum Art Gallery 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT, United States

Use your fashion self-expression and passion to create a one-of-a-kind wearable art piece! Participants are guided to come up with a design and learn how to place their design in … Continue reading

$65

Recurring

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.

Swingtime Canteen

Ivoryton Playhouse 103 Main Street, Ivoryton, CT, United States

It’s London, 1944. Join MGM star Marian Ames and her all-girl band from the Hollywood Canteen for the rip-roaringest canteen show of them all. Laughs, tears, emotional fireworks, air raids … Continue reading

Contact Us



    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com