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    Sunday Nov 19 - Nov 26 @ 5:30 AM
Black Friday Week
Wallingford Family YMCA – GET READY!!! IT'S COMING and you don't want to miss the BIGGEST savings of the year! SAVE BIG: *Membership *Personal training *Aquatics Good for new AND current members at both East Side and West Side branches!
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 7:30 AM
Fischang-Cichetti Memorial Road Race (5 Mile & 5K)
YMCA Racing Collaborative – This year is the 43RD YEAR of the Fischang-Cicchetti Memorial Road Race TAKING OVER THE STREETS OF WATERBURY! This is a pre-Thanksgiving Sunday-morning classic favorite of runners all over Connecticut...first-timers and seasoned athletes alike. For the fifth year, we will be offering a 5K option in additional to the traditional 5 Mile course. Trophies are awarded to top finishers in age groups, and CASH PRIZES are awarded to top 3 overall male and female finishers. There are also awesome bib-number raffle prizes. $43 prize awarded to the 43rd place overall finisher! We will be providing high quality race shirts for runners...we hope to offer more this year, but in the past, we have only been able to offer them to participants who registered before a certain date...so sign up early, and don't miss out on a great addition to your fall running wardrobe.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 7:45 AM
The Ballroom Thieves on StageOne
Fairfield Theatre Company – The Ballroom Thieves on StageOne Sunday, November 19 The Ballroom Thieves brought home the trifecta of Folk Artist of the Year, Americana Artist of the Year, and Live Artist of the Year at the 2016 Boston Music Awards. Boston indie blues and roots rock trio The Ballroom Thieves, who describe themselves as a “rock band in a folk suit,” have spent the last two years in a sustained state of touring that took them all across the country and to venerable stages like the Newport Folk Festival. They’ve shared stages with The Lone Bellow, Houndmouth, and Dispatch over the last few years and we are excited to have them make their way back to StageOne. FOR FANS OF: The Lone Bellow / The Wood Brothers
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 8:00 AM
Free Yoga Day
Raven's Wing Yoga – Raven's Wing is opening it's doors welcoming all who wish to try out their yoga and meditation classes, learn from some of their experienced, compassionate teachers, and feel first hand what this transformational practice can do for you. Classes for both the beginner and practiced students are offered. New student class card deals - day of only: $99/10 classes 3 month unlimited for $225 ($75 savings!) Schedule: 8-9am Soul Yoga with Sally Awaken the life force that resides deep inside tending to the radiant seed of your creative self. This class will delve into the power of pranayama (yogic breathing) and set out on an invigorating session weaving mindful breathwork, movement and meditation. This class is about inner transformation and will meet you where you are at. 9:20-10:20a Meditative Flow Yoga with Steph An energy rich session to help open and strengthen the body to raise energy within. Equally calming and cleansing, meditative flow incorporates breathwork, sweet challenge and welcome surrender. 10:40-11:40am Kundalini Yoga with Jen Optimize your energy, open your heart, and let Spirit flow. Experience a comprehensive physical /metaphysical workout. 80%physical, 20%meditative. Expand your range of movement physically, mentally, and beyond. Come as you are; be more than you were! 12-1pm Basic Yoga wtih Erin New to Yoga? Come work with the basic building blocks for a safe, empowering, and calming experience. 1:20-2:20p Gentle Yin Yoga with Chris Looking to relieve stress and let go of tension? Enjoy this gentle practice where relaxation and ease remains our intention. Postures that effectively and slowly open key areas of legs, hips and back while breathing mindfully to reduce tension in the upper body. 2:40-3:40p Soul Chill Yoga & Meditation with Sally Ring out tensions while connecting to the rythym of our breath. An energy rich practice that mindfully builds like a slow wave providing just enough energy to cleanse and challenge, and plenty of pause to help slow down and quiet. We'll end with a brief meditation to help land the practice. 4-5p Open Yoga with Sal An all levels yoga experience to balance the body/mind while awakening to our true selves inside. Sal encorporates music, meditation to help cultivate a sense of real belonging and acceptance with heart. 5:20-6:20p Restorative Flow with Christine Combining the highly relaxing practice of restorative yoga (postures supported with bolster, blankets and props) that allows deep release and a meditative feel, with gentle movement that helps to free up energy to reduce rigidity. Perfect way to wind down after a full day. The Nest: 1008 Main St. Branford 6:30-8pm Recovery Yoga with Betsy Most of us have some kind of addiction which adversely affects our lives. Alchohol, drugs, gambling, food, relationships,exercise, it goes on…. The gift of incorporating Yoga and the 12 Steps of Recovery are astounding. Come with an open mind and heart! **Beginners! If you are experiening any chronic pain, healing injury, or are not in any regular physical excersice routine, we recommend the Basic, Gentle and Restorative Classes to begin. If you are free of injury and are in sound physical condition you are welcome to try any of the classes that interest you. Further questions? Email or Class Sally: ravenswingyoga@icloud.com or 203.488.9642 We are happy to assist! Hope to see you!
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 11:30 AM
Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter
Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter – We will be having an outside adoption event on Sunday, November 19th at Bishop's Orchards in Guilford! Please stop by between 11:30 and 3 to meet some of our adoptable animals!
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 12:00 PM
Exhibition Opening Reception
Mattatuck Museum – Join us for an opening reception to celebrate several new exhibitions: "Jane Peterson: At Home and Abroad","Ruminations: Robert Rauschenberg", "Presidential Signatures" and "Candy Arcade". New shows will be celebrated from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a reception that is free and open to the public. Beforehand, at noon there will be a guided tour led by a Museum docent: Men of Letters. The tour is free for Members and General Admission for the tour is $10.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM
Annual Soup Bowl-a-Thon
Creative Arts Workshop – The Annual Soup Bowl-a-Thon has partnered with the Community Soup Kitchen for over 21 years to raise funds for the Communtiy Soup Kitchen in their efforts to feed the hungry and homeless of New Haven. Eventgoers can purchase a hand crafted mug, bowl, or pottery piece (starting at $10) and enjoy local food donated from restaurants in the area. Each dollar earned goes directly to the Community Soup Kitchen. The event begins at 1 pm and runs until 5 pm on the 16th of November 2017 at the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven Connecticut.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM
Workshop: Transgender Online and the Dark Places of the Internet
New Haven Pride Center – Join us for a special workshop in conjunction with Transgender Awareness Week Workshop: Transgender Online and the Dark Places of the Internet New Haven Pride Center 1:00 - 2:00p Online safety can be tricky. Join us for a conversation about online safe and best practices for finding a safe space online. Places to avoid, signs of misrepresentation, and how to make sure you keep yourself safe. This workshop is led by Charlotte McEachern. This program is apart of the Center's Transgender Awareness Week. We would like to thank you to our Partners & Sponsors: • Trans Lifeline • Party for Socialism and Liberation • CT Fertility • Triangle Community Center • Yale University Office of LGBTQ Resources • Yale New Haven Heath
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM
College Goal Sunday - Connecticut
Gateway Community College, New Haven – GET FREE HELP FILLING OUT THE FAFSA! "At College Goal SundaySM, students and parents can talk to experts and get in-depth help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition to receiving assistance in filling out the FAFSA, participants will receive general information regarding state and federal financial aid programs." There will be a scholarship drawing of $250. For more information visit: http://www.collegegoalsundayct.org/ Location: 17 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven CT
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 1:00 PM
History walk at Lake Saltonstall – Glen Grove Picnic Grounds
Regional Water Authority Recreation – The RWA and Branford Historical Society have teamed up for a joint trip at Lake Saltonstall to talk about the area’s history as a recreational playground in the 1890’s. We will walk a loop starting from the fish shack and going to the head of the lake. Along the way, we will speak about the time when small boats brought people from a trolley station at the southern end of the lake up to a picnic grove that was bordered by ballfields. We will bring some photos that show the area in its heyday. Meet at the fishing parking lot (nearest the fish shack). Rain cancels.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 2:00 PM
Press Conference - New Haven Community Resists Birks for Superintendent
New Haven Educators' Collective – ***Please note the event time has been moved up to 2:00 pm*** This event is hosted by New Haven Parents, and we are strongly supporting them! Message us for more information, and bring all your friends for event this Sunday at 2:00 on the steps of City Hall!
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 2:00 PM
Open House - Adult Day Center
The Mary Wade Home – Looking for a wonderful environment for an elderly loved one? Visit Mary Wade’s Adult Day Center. Please call or email to register for your personal tour at events@marywade.org or (203)562-7222. Drop-Ins Are Welcome Too! PLEASE USE THE ATWATER STREET ENTRANCE
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 2:00 PM
John Basinger "Milton's Ninth"
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center – John Basinger performs a one-man rendition of John Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Lost. Books available to follow along. The Story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden comes to life with John’s enthusiastic and learned interpretation.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 3:00 PM
Anne Castellano, SheSaidHeSaid, Dogbite w/ opener Rob Lytle
cafe nine – This might count as an Anne Castellano take-over since she fronts or co-fronts two of the acts on this bill (solo, SheSaidHeSaid). In addition to that, Anne does Deranged Radio on WCNI-New London, and curates the Concert Calendar for The Local Bands Show on WPLR-New Haven and CygnusRadio.com. How bout dat!? Traveling troubadour (and Frank Critelli's pal from the Cambridge days) Rob Lytle opens, and Dogbite (w/ Reducer Hugh Birdsall) delivers the knockout punch. We're starting this one early. It's a good afternoon, and it's free at door. Hosted by Frank Critelli of CygnusRadio.com. Come share a Buzz with us every Sunday afternoon at Cafe Nine, New Haven.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 4:00 PM
The Shoreline Choral performs "An American Thanksgiving"
The Shoreline Chorale – The Shoreline Chorale will present "An American Thanksgiving" at 4pm on Sunday, November 19 in Madison. Music selections center on the theme of thanksgiving, with compositions in various historical styles by contemporary American composers. The program includes sets on homeland, American music, and togetherness. Titles include "Homeland" by Z. Randall Stroope, "Emerald Stream" by Seth Houston, "The Promised Land" by Drew Collins of Central Connecticut State University, "Alleluia" by Paul Basler, "If Music Be the Food of Love" by David Dickau, "How Can I Keep from Singing" by Gwenyth Walker, "Anthem of Peace" by Mack Wilberg, and "Come Ye Thankful People Come" by Jason McCoy. The Montville High School Chamber Choir will join in singing "Woven Together" by Jacob Narverud, and they will also perform several other pieces. Melanie Cometa leads The Shoreline Chorale in her inagural appearance. Mrs. Cometa is also the Director of Choral Activities at Ledyard High School where she conducts over 200 students in nine choirs.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 4:30 PM
Nature's Wonders Art Reception
The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts & Cultural Center – A showcase of inspiring nature photography by local photographers. Meygan Mandeville & Emmett Varricchio.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 4:30 PM
Free Film! Before The Flood in The Warehouse
Fairfield Theatre Company – Before the Flood part of Planet Fuel Charitable Fund Environmental Series Sunday, November 19th | FREE EVENT Doors @ 4:00 PM // Show @ 4:30PM From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. The film follows DiCaprio as he travels to five continents and the Arctic speaking to scientists, world leaders, activists and local residents to gain a deeper understanding of this complex issue and investigate concrete solutions to the most pressing environmental challenge of our time.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 5:00 PM
A Self-Made Man with Tony Ferraiolo
New Haven Pride Center – As part of Transgender Remembrance Week observances we invite you to join us for a free screening of "A Self-Made Man" which premiered at the Provincetown International Film Festival in 2013. This extraordinary documentary shares the poignant personal story and important life work of Connecticut resident Tony Ferraiolo, a transgender youth advocate. We watch Tony guide kids as young as 8, and their parents, through the confusing journey of defining themselves, when their physical appearance conflicts with how they view themselves. Recommended for high school and up. Tony has graciously agreed to join us for the event and to lead a Q&A session following the film. Doors open at 5. Free parking on downtown New Haven streets on Sunday. The meetinghouse is handicapped accessible. There is no charge to attend this event, but a free will offering will be taken to benefit The Jim Collins Foundation.
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 - Nov 20 @ 6:30 PM
Hinder and Josh Todd & the Conflict at Toad's Place - 11.19.17
Toad's Place - Toads Place – Hinder returns to Toad's Place with Josh Todd & the Conflict on Sunday, November 19th! Special guests are Adelita's Way and Wayland. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of show, and on sale now!
 
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    Sunday Nov 19 @ 7:00 PM
Regina Spektor at College Street Music Hall (New Haven) SOLD OUT
College Street Music Hall – Regina Spektor: A Special Solo Performance Sunday, November 19th @ College Street Music Hall (New Haven) $37.50 - $57.50 / 7pm doors / All Ages SOLD OUT! ----------------------------------------------------------- Premier Concerts, DSP Shows, and Manic Presents: Regina Spektor Regina Spektor will release her seventh studio album, Remember Us To Life, on September 30, 2017 on Sire/Warner Bros. Records Born in the Soviet Union, Spektor began studying classical piano when she was six. Her family emigrated in 1989, landing in New York City, where she continued her classical training. Spektor eventually studied composition at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College where she graduated with honors. She began writing pop songs in her late teens and made her recorded debut in 2001 with the self-released 11:11, a collection of songs heavily influenced by jazz and blues. Songs followed in 2002 and Soviet Kitsch in 2004. Spektor's commercial breakthrough came in 2006 on her fourth LP, Begin to Hope. The gold-certified album included the singles "On the Radio," "Better" and "Fidelity," which climbed the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Spektor's fifth album, Far released in 2009, and sixth album, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats released in 2012, both debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Spektor's songs have appeared in TV shows and movies including Orange Is The New Black, Grey's Anatomy, Weeds, How I Met Your Mother, Veronica Mars, The Good Wife and (500) Days of Summer. Spektor played for the Obamas and guests at the White House and performed as part of philanthropic campaigns for Tibet, Doctors Without Borders, and many more. Her most recent tours included her first concerts in her native Russia plus sold out shows at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, The Royal Albert Hall in London and two nights at Sydney Opera House in Australia. Listen: http://reginaspektor.com/