As is often the case, some of the more prominent events coming up this week on New London Main Street’s calendar of events for the week are in the music and art world. But there are also a couple of health-related things to do.
Marcia Calisman holds a session of craniosacral rhythm on Thursday. This event, entitled starts at the New London Healing Arts Center holds at 6 p.m. and is $35 to register. On Saturday, the Madry Temple Church will serve as a drop-off point for the collection of backpacks with healthy snack foods to be donated to the Gemma E. Moran United Way Labor Food Center. The collection runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In music, first up is an opportunity for singers in the area as the Voices on the Thames holds auditions at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Second Congregational Church. The youth choir is open to residents in grades two through eight. In a 7 p.m. show on Sunday, the Garde Arts Center welcomes Jesse Cook for an evening of guitar music; tickets are $38 to $48. The Garde also hosts a performance of the musical Seussical at 10 a.m. on Tuesday as part of the Bob’s Furniture Schooltime Performance Series; tickets are $10 apiece or $8 apiece for groups of 15 or more.
Some of the highlighted art exhibits are only around this month. Ashleigh Kay’s “Chromophilia” ends its run at the Spirit Gallery on Saturday. “Echoes of Nature” at The Gallery at Firehouse Square is on display until Jan. 27. The watercolor and pastel works of Marlene McLoughlin and Martha Wakeman will be up at Studio 33 for the remainder of the month.