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May 2022

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Essex Indoor Golf, 23 Saybrook Road
Essex, CT United States
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Essex Savings Bank is hosting a First Time Home Buyer Seminar May 16th, 2022 at Essex Indoor Golf from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Due to limited space, RSVP is requested. This event is great to share with new realtors, potential buyers or even seasoned realtors looking to get a refresher on the mortgage side of the buying process. The seminar also includes guest speakers representing the realtor, home inspection and closing attorney perspective. An overview of the seminar is included below…

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

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Wiggle Worms Storytime

May 17 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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Native Gardens at the Ivoryton Playhouse

May 19 - June 12
Ivoryton Playhouse, 103 Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442 United States
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$55

What divides us and what do we share? A love of gardening, maybe? It is said that fences make for good neighbors but in this case, it just makes things worse. Frank Butley’s symmetrical rows of pruned shrubs or Tania Del Valle’s unruly, organic native garden? Which will win when gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious new comedy of good intentions and bad manners.

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

May 20
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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KINDNESS ROCK PAINTING AFTERNOON

May 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Kindness Rock Painting Afternoon, held in-person at the Essex Library on May 21 at 2:00 PM. Join Essex Library staff for an afternoon of painting kindness rocks to spread pops of color and joy throughout the Essex Community. Register at 860-767-1560.

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

May 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

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Wiggle Worms Storytime

May 24 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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FINAL EXAM SURVIVAL KIT EVENT

May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Essex Library will host a Final Exam Survival Kit Event on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 3:30-4:30 PM. Teens! Feeling stressed about finals? Come pick up a final exam survival kit to make exam season a bit more bearable, and spend some time with local, licensed therapy dog Louie the Labrador. Kits are made possible by a generous donation from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County's Peach Pit Foundation Grant to spread kindness and joy throughout Essex. This in-person program…

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Silk Painting – BEYOND THE BORDERS Classes

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2022

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$155

Learn the time-honored expressive process of painting on silk using the Serti (French for “fence” or “enclosing”) method, the traditional French approach to controlling the flow of water-based dye on silk with artist Gloria Nilsson. We will also explore wet-on-wet and silk salt techniques to add color, texture and excitement to your painting which you can apply to other silk pieces such as scarves and apparel. Instructor will supply simple design references or you are welcome to bring your own…

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DYSTOPIAN READER’S SOCIETY: A TEEN BOOK CLUB

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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The next meeting of Essex Library’s Dystopian Reader’s Society Teen Book Club (Gr. 7-12) is May 26 at 4 PM. The book for the May discussion is Unwind by Neal Shusterman. Each month we will meet to discuss a different Dystopian Fiction novel. Books will be available May 2. This in-person book club is free and open to all teens in grades 7-12. For more information or to register, please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560 or see https://www.youressexlibrary.org/teens/. The…

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Our Constitution: A Conversation In Three Parts

May 26 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 10, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Three free talks on the U.S. Constitution exploring its history, current issues and future will be offered by historian and journalist Sam Tanenhaus and Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar, 7 p.m. May 26, June 2 and June 9 at the Essex Library. Registration is requested.

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

May 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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TEEN DE-STRESS SATURDAYS

May 28 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Teen De-Stress Saturdays, select Saturdays in the spring, held in person at the Essex Library at 12 PM on March 19, April 2, 16, & 30, and May 14 & 28. Each session will feature a nature walk (weather permitting) and a de-stress craft or activity in the library's program room. No registration is required.

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

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Wiggle Worms Storytime

May 31 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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June 2022

Silk Painting – BEYOND THE BORDERS Classes

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2022

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map
$155

Learn the time-honored expressive process of painting on silk using the Serti (French for “fence” or “enclosing”) method, the traditional French approach to controlling the flow of water-based dye on silk with artist Gloria Nilsson. We will also explore wet-on-wet and silk salt techniques to add color, texture and excitement to your painting which you can apply to other silk pieces such as scarves and apparel. Instructor will supply simple design references or you are welcome to bring your own…

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Our Constitution: A Conversation In Three Parts

June 2 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 10, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Three free talks on the U.S. Constitution exploring its history, current issues and future will be offered by historian and journalist Sam Tanenhaus and Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar, 7 p.m. May 26, June 2 and June 9 at the Essex Library. Registration is requested.

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

June 3
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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Family Game Day at Essex Library

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

Family game-day, held in-person at the Essex Library on June 4 from 10:00 AM- 4:00 PM. Visit while the library is open and play games. Board games will be provided, but families can bring their favorite board or card games to share. Open to families with children and teens of all ages. Held at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave, in Essex. No registration required.

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Creating Frameable Art with Sea Glass Workshop

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$60

Create a one of a kind sea glass art piece using sea glass from the Connecticut Shore.  In this workshop you will be inspired with many ideas whether you want to make a beach themed picture, family picture, poem / Scripture verse or have another unique idea, this class provides you with everything you need. Fish, frogs, seahorses, dogs, cats, flowers, animals, butterflies can be created with sparkling sea glass into a framed work of art. Come and enjoy this…

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

June 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

Find out more »

Wiggle Worms Storytime

June 7 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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Social Security 101 Zoom Workshop

June 7 @ 4:00 pm
Free

A free, illustrated workshop on social security benefits will be presented by Social Security Administration Metropolitan Public Affairs Specialist Benjamin Rhodes at 4 p.m. on June 7, hosted on Zoom by the Essex Library. Rhodes will focus on early retirement benefits, qualifying for disability, survivors or spouse benefits. Registration required. www.youressexlibrary.org or 860-767-1560. 

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“Lunchtime With Louie” Story Time

June 9 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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“Lunchtime with Louie”, a story time featuring local, licensed therapy dog Louie the Labrador. Held in-person at Grove Street Park on June 9, 16, and 23 at 12:15 PM. Read books, sing songs, and learn more about Louie’s very important job. No registration required. In the event of rain, this program will be held in Essex Library’s Program Room.

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Silk Painting – BEYOND THE BORDERS Classes

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2022

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map
$155

Learn the time-honored expressive process of painting on silk using the Serti (French for “fence” or “enclosing”) method, the traditional French approach to controlling the flow of water-based dye on silk with artist Gloria Nilsson. We will also explore wet-on-wet and silk salt techniques to add color, texture and excitement to your painting which you can apply to other silk pieces such as scarves and apparel. Instructor will supply simple design references or you are welcome to bring your own…

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Our Constitution: A Conversation In Three Parts

June 9 @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 10, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Three free talks on the U.S. Constitution exploring its history, current issues and future will be offered by historian and journalist Sam Tanenhaus and Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar, 7 p.m. May 26, June 2 and June 9 at the Essex Library. Registration is requested.

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

June 10
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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CT Sea Music Festival

June 10 - June 13

What was known as the Sea Music Festival of Mystic for 40 years has found a new home in Essex. The weekend celebration will feature concerts, pub sings, storytelling, demonstrations of traditional sailors' arts and skills, workshops, boating excursions and more! Mark your calendar! Friday, June 10th through Monday, June 13th Venues throughout Essex Village

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How to Paint a Butterfly with a Flower Watercolor Workshop

June 12 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$75

Learn the steps taken in watercolor to paint a butterfly on a flower by using its design elements to tie it with its natural habitat. Different paint applications, such as dry-on-wet and wet-on-dry, and how to achieve saturated color and rich darks will be covered in this workshop. Instructor will demonstrate all painting stages. An ability to create a contour drawing from a motif provided by the instructor is helpful, or student may use their own reference if preferred. Material list available…

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Author Talk: The British Raid on Essex

June 13 @ 4:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free

A free, illustrated talk on the history of the British Raid on Essex in 1814 will be presented by author Jerry Roberts at 4 p.m. June 13, at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. Roberts will focus on the research undertaken and history of the battle from both the British and American perspectives.

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

June 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

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Wiggle Worms Storytime

June 14 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group Resumes In-Person Meetings At Essex Library

June 14 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 15, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Free
Essex Library

Alzheimer’s caregivers support group in-person meetings at Essex Library begin on Tuesday, April 12 at 5 p.m.-6 p.m. and will continue on the second Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. Free and open to all; no registration required. Essex Library is located at 33 West Ave. (860) 767-1560 for more information.

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“Lunchtime With Louie” Story Time

June 16 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

“Lunchtime with Louie”, a story time featuring local, licensed therapy dog Louie the Labrador. Held in-person at Grove Street Park on June 9, 16, and 23 at 12:15 PM. Read books, sing songs, and learn more about Louie’s very important job. No registration required. In the event of rain, this program will be held in Essex Library’s Program Room.

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Silk Painting – BEYOND THE BORDERS Classes

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 17, 2022

Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
+ Google Map
$155

Learn the time-honored expressive process of painting on silk using the Serti (French for “fence” or “enclosing”) method, the traditional French approach to controlling the flow of water-based dye on silk with artist Gloria Nilsson. We will also explore wet-on-wet and silk salt techniques to add color, texture and excitement to your painting which you can apply to other silk pieces such as scarves and apparel. Instructor will supply simple design references or you are welcome to bring your own…

Find out more »

Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

June 17
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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Summer Arts Festival on the Essex Town Green

June 18 @ 10:00 am - June 19 @ 5:00 pm
Essex Town Green, 12 Main Street
Essex, 06426 United States
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Arts Center Killingworth and Spectrum Gallery announce the 2022 Essex Town Green Outdoor Summer Arts Festival.  There will be visual artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, photography, pencil and charcoal, paper, mixed media, fabric, glass, wood, stone and clay and and Printmakers, Fabric Artists, Glass and Wood Artisans, Jewelry Designers and Crafters. It is a two-day Outdoor Summer Arts Festival on the Essex Town Green, Essex, Connecticut. Sat, June 18 (10-5pm); Sun, June 19 (11-5pm) Essex Town Green, 12 Main Street, Essex CT

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Paper Squishy Party at the Essex Library

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Paper Squishy Party, a craft program held in-person at the Essex Library on June 18 from 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM. Squishy toys are a popular fidget toy. Learn how to make them out of paper and make one to take home. Open to children, teens, and tweens in grades 3-8. Held at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave, in Essex. Registration strongly suggested. For more information or to register call 860-767-1560.

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Spring/Summer Pressed Botanicals Workshop

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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$55

The focus of this workshop is making cards and other larger pieces suitable for framing and gift giving.  In this workshop learn to preserve your lovely Spring and Summer blooms as you choose from the instructor’s abundant variety of dried botanical petals and leaves.  Learn how to press the botanicals and apply them to a heavy cardstock.  Your creations will make a lovely gift for someone or to keep for yourself.   Supplies include an abundance of pressed botanicals, cards and…

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

Find out more »

Wiggle Worms Storytime

June 21 @ 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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Shanties & Sails: Skylark

June 21 @ 5:30 pm
$25

Shanties & Sails is back! Come down and enjoy an evening of Sea Shanties. You want to be on deck to hear talented shanty and sea-song musicians for a FREE one hour live performance. Add onto your evening to continue the fun.  Book a trip on the Onrust! Seating on board the Onrust is limited for this one-of-a-kind event. Thank You to our Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! Tuesday, June 21, 2022 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the…

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“Lunchtime With Louie” Story Time

June 23 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:15 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 24, 2022

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map

“Lunchtime with Louie”, a story time featuring local, licensed therapy dog Louie the Labrador. Held in-person at Grove Street Park on June 9, 16, and 23 at 12:15 PM. Read books, sing songs, and learn more about Louie’s very important job. No registration required. In the event of rain, this program will be held in Essex Library’s Program Room.

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Psychedelic ’60’s at The Gris

June 24
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Friday, repeating until March 1, 2026

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
FREE
Psychedelic ’60's

Every Friday, 8:30pm - 12:00am Psychedelic ’60’s, a power trio that pays tribute to the ground-breaking musical super groups of the sixties, plays the Tap Room at The Griswold Inn every Friday night. Take this nostalgic trip and listen to the music of the Kinks, the Beatles, the Animals, Creedence Clearwater Revival... ROCK N' ROLL!

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Jazzy Juneteenth River Cruise

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$75

Come along for a Jazz Dinner Cruise aboard the RiverQuest. Price includes food and one complementary drink. Vocals by  Michael Dunham. Food by Berkins on Main and Brown Butter. Cash Bar // Live Music // Comfortably Festive Attire RESERVE YOUR SEAT HERE  

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Wire Wrap a Semi-Precious Stone Pendant Workshop

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisan Store, 61 Main Street
Centerbrook, CT 06409 United States
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Try your hand at wire wrapping a pendant. Copper wire and tools provided for the workshop. You choose the stone from the selection of Labradorite available. This is a simple wrap which can be embellished.  No experience necessary.  Material fee for the Labradorite stone varies with size and quality of stone chosen. Teaching Artist Pauline Clifford started with basic bead stringing and wire wrapping, She moved on to bead embroidery that incorporates Soutache braid and Shibori silk. Date: Sunday, June 26…

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Sea Chanteys at The Gris

June 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until April 1, 2024

The Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Sea Chanteys

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 Crew" is a good description for both performers and patrons, a very spirited bunch making a very spirited evening indeed!

Find out more »

Wiggle Worms Storytime

June 28 @ 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 5, 2023

Essex Library, 33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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New weekly play-based music and movement story time for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers (ages 0-3). This story time will take place every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM starting April 5. Held in-person in the program room at the Essex Library, 33 West Ave. RSVP at 860-767-1560.

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Shanties & Sails: Johnson Girls

June 28 @ 5:30 pm
$25

Shanties & Sails are back! Enjoy an evening of Sea Shanties. Hear talented shanty and sea-song musicians for a FREE one hour live performance. Add onto your evening to continue the fun.  Book a trip on the Onrust! Seating on board the Onrust is limited for this one-of-a-kind event. A big Thank You to Shanties & Sails sponsor Privé Swiss Wellness for their generous support! Tuesday, June 28, 2022 5:30-6:30 Shanties:  FREE 7:00-8:00 Onrust:  $25. Sail aboard the Onrust with the performers!

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