Community Events – Aug. 22, 2015 Edition


Here are some upcoming community events of interest:

I AM Festival 9, a free, outdoor indie musical festival, will take place on five different stages in New London on September 19 from 11:45 AM – 11:45 PM.


Bands slated for the festival are: Rubblebucket, Downtown Boys, And The Kids, Eula, Roz and the Ricecakes, Hartford Hot Several, Violent Mae, DaphneLee Martin, The Foresters, and more. Vendors will also be downtown. 

For more information visit the festival’s website at or its Facebook page at


A Night of Family Fun, a fundraiser for Waterford Schools, will take place at the Francis X. Sweeney Field House on September 26 at 6:30 PM.

The Harlem Wizards ( will be taking on the Waterford and Friendship School staff team in an exhibition game. There will also be raffles, souvenirs, food and fun.


Tickets are currently on sale at, Filomena’s Restaurant, Waterford Community Center, and Waterford schools. Only 1500 tickets will be sold. Of those tickets, there will be 50 courtside and 100 reserved seats available.




For more information, visit the events Facebook page at:


Groton Animal Foundation will be hosting Cause for Paws on September 19 from 4 – 8 PM at the Shennecossett Yacht Club. There will be a beer and wine tasting as well as hors d’oeuvres, a basket raffle, and music.


Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Silva’s Package Store in Waterford, and Pet Supplies Plus in Groton.

For more information, go to