Enjoy a luncheon of turkey tetrazzini salad, bread and dessert today at Stonington’s Calvary Church during week two of the church’s famous Lenten Luncheons. Lunch will be served in the parish hall from noon to 1:30 p.m. $10 for adults. Children under 6 are free, and the meal is dedicated to the Visiting Nurse Association. Call 860-912-4144 for more information.
Join professional chocolatier Kim Larkins today from 4 to 5:15 p.m. at Stonington Free Library for a “Chocolate Make and Take Workshop.” Ages 10 and up and registration required. Call 860-535-0658 for more information.
Drop by Kettle Pond Visitor Center Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. to learn about the challenges and successes of growing a native Rhode Island Plant Garden at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Refuge when Master Gardner David Vissoe and Center Manager Janis Nepshinsky present “From Design to Present: A Way to Bring Natives into Your Landscape.” The Kettle Pond Visitor Center is located at 50 Bend Road, Charlestown. Call 401-364-9124 for more information.
Learn how to reduce anxiety through meditation Wednesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. when hiropractic physician Alan Post Life, author of “Meditation as Medication for the Soul,” gives an informative lecture at the Westerly Library. “Through meditation we can cope with the stresses of life. Meditation helps us replace anxiety with joy and peace,” says Dr. Post. Visit westerlylibrary.org for more information.
Enjoy a respite Wednesday afternoon with Alexandra Stoddard, Stonington’s philosopher of contemporary living and author of 28 books, at La Grua Center in Stonington. Stoddard will discuss the concept of “Living in Love.” General admission is a $20 donation to La Grua. Books will be available for purchase. Visit banksquarebooks.com for more information.
Register the kids for Camp Watchaug on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ocean Community YMCA’s Westerly Branch to meet the director, enter a raffle for a free session and to benefit from 2017 rates. Call 401-596-2894, ext. 101, for more info.
Don’t miss the chance Saturday to hear native son and consummate songwriter Johnny Nicholas, a great singer blessed with a warm, toasty growl of a voice that can roll from rumble to croon and back again with seductive ease. Show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit knickmusic.com for more.
Join a live recording session Sunday with local musician Glenn Kendzia, frontman of the alternative rock band Wild Sun, as part of the Live at Savoy concert series at the Savoy Bookshop and Café. The event, from 6 to 8 p.m. is limited to 80 people, so call soon. General admission tickets are $25.
— Nancy Burns-Fusaro