Stonington Municipal Meetings
Monday: BOE Communications Committee (Special Meeting) meets at 6 p.m. in the High School library, the Recreation Comm. meets at 6 p.m. in the Human Services Bldg at 6 p.m., Bd. of Selectmen/Bd. of Police Comm./PZC/Economic Dev. Comm. Joint Special Mtg. Meets at 6:30 p.m at Mel’s Downtown Creamery.
Wednesday: The Comm. on Aging meets at 4 p.m. at Human Services Building.
Thursday: Shellfish Comm. meets at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall meeting room, Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Comm. meets at 7 p.m. in the Police Station, the Mystic Harbor Mgmt. Comm. meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Fourth District Voting Hall.
Just for Fun
Monday: There’s a free lecture at UConn Avery Point tonight. "The Nations Within, A Nation Without: The Hawaiian Nation between Kingdom and Tribe." by J. Kēhaulani Kauanui of Wesleyan University is FREE and open to the public. This lecture will be held in room 103, first floor of the Marine Sciences Building.
Tuesday: Everyone is invited to learn contra dancing in Mystic. They say contra dancing is easy to learn... allemande right your corner, balance and swing your partner! There’s a live band playing traditional Irish or French Canadian tunes and dances are led by a caller, who teaches every dance. You can learn the basic moves in fifteen minutes. The dance is at 8 to 11 p.m. at Frohsinn Hall at 58 Greenmanville Avenue.
Wednesday: Have you visited Lyman Allyn’s exhibit “Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan”? The exhibit looks at how whaling, —its myths and reality, risk and reward, —left its mark on Connecticut and American identity. Exhibit lasts through June, museum opens at 10 a.m.
Thursday: At 7 p.m. Maureen Gillis, a Certified Advanced Master Gardener and Master Composter, will be presenting “Scape to the Wonderful World of Garlic”. People will learn about the health benefits of garlic as well as how to select the right varieties, plant, cultivate, store and so much more! People will leave this program with a case of garlic mania and ready to plant their crop at the end of October.
Friday: Emerson Theatre Collaborative stages “Fight Night,” a play about women friendships written by Judith Clinton and produced by Camilla Ross at the First United Methodist Church in Mystic at 5 p.m. In the play, Betty invites her old pal Capri to join her when she accompanies Jimmy to a heavyweight fight at a casino. Capri is excited to hang out like they used to, but she is uncomfortable about Jimmy. Capri makes Betty promise not to leave her alone with him. That night, Betty and Capri’s friendship is tested in a most unexpected way.