Wednesday, October 2, 2013

This Week at the Buttonwood Tree...

Thursday, October 3

Acoustic Open Mic with Bob Gotta
7 pm, $5 suggested donation

Come play and be heard. Bring your own instrument or play our piano or congas... join the fun, express yourself!

Friday, October 4

Jamie Anderson & the Ladies Auxiliary Ukelele Orchestra
8 pm, $10

Singer-songwriter-comic Jamie Anderson has played her warm and witty songs in hundreds of venues. Her new CD, Dare, will be available; with sounds of folk and comedy with forays into pop, jazz and bluegrass, it’s a delightful blend of Jamie’s music. The Ladies Auxiliary Ukulele Orchestra does big things with little instruments! They perform originals, as well as re-invent standard favorites. Their set list features songs from every musical era, ranging from Mozart to the Andrews Sisters, from Led Zeppelin to Radiohead.

Reserve your seat!

Saturday, October 5

7:30 - 8:30 am, free

Practicing Qi Gong will help relax your body and mind by combining simple, gentle stretching movements with focused breathing.

Community Yoga
8:45 - 10:00 am, free

From the thousands of practice hours on the mat, Terri Johnson brings a deep understanding of the yoga experience to her classes. She will be teaching a unique and varied Vinyasa Flow style as it allows her to unify her appreciation of the benefits of the different types of yoga.

The New Unity Band with Matt Dwonszyk
8 pm, $10

The members of the New Unity Band are all masters on their instruments and have performed in many different settings. One of the main things that makes the New Unity Band so interesting is it is a collaborative effort. Every member brings his or her experiences and character.

Reserve your seat!

Sunday, October 6

Food Not Bombs
1 - 2 pm, free

Cooking for peace and social justice! Food not Bombs welcomes you to a free vegetarian meal outside of the Buttonwood Tree. Food for people, not profit!

ART RECEPTION: David Bauer - Digital Photography
3 - 6 pm, free

In Sunsets: A Middletown Transformation, David Bauer documents the constant changes of the Connecticut River, the atmosphere, the temperature, and the seasons – some are striking, some are subtle, but all combine to share some truths about Middletown’s past, and its future.

Great Make Believe Society Improv Show
7 - 9 pm, free

Here at GMBS Headquarters, the improv keeps coming in, and we’re slaves to the production line. Made from 100% fresh suggestions and sharp wit harvested from years of experience, we are committed to delivering a product of the highest quality that you and your family will enjoy!

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