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Curtis Gallery

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

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September 2017

Seeing is Being: Deborah Chaney, Cris Xavier, & Edhu Nascimento

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library presents “Seeing is Being” by artists Deborah Chaney, Cris Xavier, & Edhu Nascimento on view in the Curtis Gallery from September 21 to November 5. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, September 23, 3:00-5:00pm. A Q&A with the artist will begin at 3:30pm. All are welcome.

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My Nigeria: An Insider’s Look

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Nigerian people hold strong ties to their families, clans, tribes, and country, and it doesn’t take long for foreign residents to feel the same bond. So in 1962, when 21 year old Catherine Onyemelukwe launches her two-year adventure with the Peace Corps, she has no idea what the African country has in store. Her memoir, Nigeria Revisited: My Life and Loves Abroad, revisits her two years overseas that became twenty-four, during which her experiences brim with friendships, students, travels…

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You’ve Got A Story To Tell: Memoir Writing Class

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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You’ve Got A Story To Tell is designed to foster a person’s desire to write the stories of their life.  The weekly meetings will consist of in-class writing exercises and homework that will be shared among participants.

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Hotter than a Pepper Sprout

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Like Johnny Cash and June Carter ("We got married in a fever, hotter than a pepper sprout"), get swept away by your love of country. This concert by duo Nina Et Cetera focuses on classic country and blues with songs made famous by Johnny Cash, Elvis, The Carter Family, Jimmie Rodgers, Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Peggy Lee, Gershwin and many others. REGISTER HERE The two members of musical duo Nina Et Cetera, Nina and Tim, have an eclectic…

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Google Photos & Google Scan

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Explore Google’s photo products.  Google Photos is a great way to backup, organize and share your digital photos.  And Google Scan is a great way to digitize print photographs.  Explore how Google Photos & Google Scan might work for you.  Learn how to navigate, organize & share.  Please bring any device that you regularly use- phone, tablet or computer.  A tablet or smartphone is needed to use Google Scan.  Library laptops will be available during the class.  A Google account…

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October 2017

You’ve Got A Story To Tell: Memoir Writing Class

October 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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You’ve Got A Story To Tell is designed to foster a person’s desire to write the stories of their life.  The weekly meetings will consist of in-class writing exercises and homework that will be shared among participants.

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You’ve Got A Story To Tell: Memoir Writing Class

October 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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You’ve Got A Story To Tell is designed to foster a person’s desire to write the stories of their life.  The weekly meetings will consist of in-class writing exercises and homework that will be shared among participants.

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You’ve Got A Story To Tell: Memoir Writing Class

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 17, 2017

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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You’ve Got A Story To Tell is designed to foster a person’s desire to write the stories of their life.  The weekly meetings will consist of in-class writing exercises and homework that will be shared among participants.

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(Not) Just for Kids with Norwalk Symphony Orchestra

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Norwalk Symphony Orchestra presents a new program "Orchestra Families"!  This is a lively, interactive program where Orchestra members demonstrate their instruments, play short selections & answer children's questions.  Stay afterward for a "petting zoo" of instruments children can try out. For ages 5+ with a grownup.  Please register ONLINE.

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November 2017

Partisan Fighting in WWII: Perspectives From a Former Guerilla Soldier

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a lecture by Paul Strassman on his experience as a fifteen year old who joined a partisan unit in September 1944 to derail German trains on a strategic railroad in Slovakia. Paul stayed with the partisans until the end of war when he joined the Czechoslovakian army. REGISTER HERE Paul Strassmann arrived in the United States in 1948. His career includes 42 years as chief computer executive for Xerox, the US Department of Defense, and NASA. He received…

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