2. Meetings Tonight: The New London Board of Education meets at 7:00 p.m. at Science and Technology Magnet High School; Zoning Board of Appeals meets at 7:00 p.m. at Stanton Building Conference Room.
3. Election Campaign: Tis the season for campaigning with municipal elections scheduled for November 5. Today, there will be a gathering to support the re-election of Michael Passero to the New London City Council from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Muddy Waters Cafe located at 42 Bank St in New London.
4. Events at Conn College: There will be a screening of the documentary, “Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower,” followed by a discussion with director Roxana Walker-Canton, at 4 p.m., Charles Chu Asian Art Reading Room in Charles E. Shain Library.On Saturday, Sept. 28: Conn College presents “Celebrating the Steinway,” at 4 p.m., in Fortune Recital Hall, a performance by four members of the faculty and two advanced piano students to mark the debut of the College’s new Steinway Model B piano, made possible by a generous gift from Nancy Marshall Athey ’72 and Preston Athey. The program — featuring works by Chopin, Prokofiev, de Falla, Schubert and Debussy — was specifically chosen to complement the beautifully intimate performance space. For more information, call the music department at 860-439-2728.
Also on Saturday, Conn College presents "Einstein's Happiest Thought," a new dance performance by Adele Myers and Dancers.
5. More Weekend Fun
- The Custom House Maritime Museum offers a plethora of programs this weekend, including a free lighthouse tour, a talk on the history of slavery in New London, and an art show and reception with the artist.
- New London will be smokin' on Sunday when barbecue and grilling enthusiasts will compete for top recognition in Connecticut’s Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) third annual contest. Even if you don't care for BBQ, you'll love the hot jams from Grammy-winning blues band, Roomful of Blues, which will be performing in concert at 1 p.m.
- U.S. Coast Guard Woodwind Quintet performs at the Coast Guard Academy's Leamy Hall on Sunday.