agruacenter.org December 2018 32 Water Street Stonington Borough LA GRUA CENTER Arts Culture Community 860-535-230O Sunday 12/2 at 5pm GOOD STORIES WELL TOLD: Soul Dog with Elena Mannes Emmy award-winning television journalist/producer and author Elena Mannes discusses her latest book, Soul Dog, exploring the connection we have with our animal companions, in this world and beyond. Suggested donation $5. Friday 12/7 at 7pm MORE MUSIC SERIES: Nora Fox & Co. As always, this upcoming concert will remain largely mysterious until the moment of execution, but audiences can expect a little song, a little dance, and bit of holiday cheer! So come visit us after an evening of shopping and dining at Stonington Borough's Holiday Stroll for a one-of-a-kind performance. Tickets $15. Saturday 12/8 at 5pm MUSIC MATTERS SERIES: Portuguese Fado La Grua Center and the Portuquese Holy Ghost Society partner to bring back Sonia Bettencourt with Guitarras do Atlantico for an evening of traditional Portuguese Fado music. After the concert's wine reception at La Grua, enjoy special price acepipes (Portuquese tapas) at the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society at 26 Main Street, just a short walk away. Tickets $15. Sunday 12/9 from 10am-Noon KIDS HOLIDAY ART WORKSHOP The Stonington Garden Club joins us to host our 5th Annual Kids Holiday Art Workshop. Local artisans will be on hand to help children create ornaments, cards, wreaths and other holiday treats. Drop in from 10am until noon. Open to the public; no registration needed. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult. Suggested donation $5. Visit our website to purchase tickets in advance. Cash, check, or credit card accepted at the door. Aged 18 and under admitted for free. NO RESERVED SEATING; FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. DOORS OPEN 1/2 HR BEFORE EVENT START. Free parking is located in the lot at Stonington Commons, 32 Water Street in Stonington Borough. We're the one-story stone building on the far end of the green.