MAY

The Day - Sound & Country - - EVENTS / SPRING 2010 -

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in Pom­fret. Spon­sored by the Pom­fret Pro­pri­etors, a lo­cal mer­chants group. Start­ing at 8 a.m., you can pur­chase a map to guide you to the many par­tic­i­pat­ing res­i­dences, busi­nesses and or­ga­ni­za­tions spread through­out town. More than 50 groups par­tic­i­pated last year. Maps are avail­able at Pom­fret Com­mu­nity School, 20 Pom­fret Street. Prof­its from map sales and reg­is­tra­tions ben­e­fit a Pom­fret Pro­pri­etors Schol­ar­ship for a high school stu­dent, who must be a town res­i­dent, dis­play­ing a se­ri­ous in­ter­est in en­trepreneur­ship or plan­ning to study busi­ness in col­lege. To reg­is­ter, print a form from www. VisitPom­fret.com, call 860.974.3714 or email Martha@ma­jilly.com.

2 CRE­ATE-A-KITE WORK­SHOP.

8 TUGS, AN EXHIBIT,

1 to 4 p.m., at the Ly­man Al­lyn Art Mu­seum, 625 Wil­liams St., New Lon­don. Ex­plore the new ex­hi­bi­tion, “Play/Things: Toys and the In­ven­tion of Mod­ern Child­hood,” and then cre­ate your own kite to fly out­side or at home. Fun for the whole fam­ily. Free snacks and ad­mis­sion. Call 860.443.2545 or visit www.ly­manal­lyn. org.

at Mys­tic Sea­port. Fo­cus­ing on the ves­sels that trans­port cargo, es­cort cruise ships, con­duct en­vi­ron­men­tal clean-ups and sal­vage wrecks. The con­tent draws from the Sea­port’s col­lec­tions, pho­tos, paint­ings, mod­els and manuscripts. Runs through the sum­mer. Ad­mis­sion is adults, $24; se­niors, $22; youths, $15; chil­dren un­der five, free. Call 860.572.5315 or visit www. mys­tic­sea­port.org.

8 IPAGLIACCI AND GIANNI SCHIC­CHI,

7:30 p.m., Garde Arts Cen­ter, 325 State St., New Lon­don. I Pagli­acci, the first of two, one-act op­eras pre­sented by Con­necti­cut Lyric Opera. In a Garde pre­miere, Gianni Schic­chi, re­cently di­rected by Woody Allen, is a satir­i­cal farce and packed with comedic el­e­ments. Call 860.444.7373 or visit www.gardearts. org.

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