Creative Connections Gift Shop and Gallery and Russian artist Alexey Naumovich Neyman will be hosting a silent auction coinciding with the upcoming exhibit, "The Habitual Light of Memory" opening on March 19 and running through April 30. An art purchase from the exhibit will be donated to the International Rescue Committee's Ukrainian relief effort. "100% of the proceeds from this silent auction will be donated to charity. Your emergency gift will help the IRC provide food, medical care and emergency supplies to displaced Ukrainian families sheltering in Poland." At the opening reception on March 19, 12–2 p.m., there will be a live performance by cellist Igancy Gaydamovich. Creative Connections Gift Shop & Gallery are located at 56 Main Street, Ashburnham, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit