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January 2018

Parenting Your Preschooler: School Readiness

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is getting your child ready for school. Learn how to support social and emotional maturation while developing skills that  provide a firm foundation for academics. Please register at NewCanaanCARES.org

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Hollywood in the White House

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This high octane journey through 84 years of Hollywood films and TV shows about U.S. presidents features discussions of such political favorites as House of Cards, VEEP, The American President and Seven Days in May. REGISTER HERE Max Alvarez, film historian, author, and speaker,  has been examining film and society through a microscope for decades. His cinema talks are rich in historical and cultural information and bolstered with humor and witty anecdotes about motion pictures and their colorful creators. He…

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Cancelled: Gentle Yoga

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Midnight in the ER: Do You Know What Mom or Dad Wants?

January 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Medical emergencies are stressful enough - not knowing the patient's preferences make it all the more so. As a parent ages, it's vital to be prepared for decisions that need to be made. The panel will cover topics such as helping parents choose a medical advocate, deciding on DNR orders, and what to expect in the Emergency Room. The panel will be moderated by Nicola Holzberger, Director of Member Services, Staying Put in New Canaan, and will include a discussion…

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Cancelled: Gentle Yoga

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher

January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Enjoy an evening of classical music by acclaimed Carnegie Hall performing artist Peter Fletcher. Peter's repertoire includes works by classical composers such as Bach, Walton, and Paganini, as well as transcriptions of classical pieces that have never been played on guitar before. REGISTER HERE Peter Fletcher performs more than 100 concerts every year and has toured the country playing at many prestigious venues such as the Firehouse Arts Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pro-Mozart Society Concert Series…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Gentle Yoga

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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February 2018

Red Cross Blood Drive

February 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Red Cross returns to the Library to host another blood drive. Do your part by donating blood and we will waive existing late fees for the presenting donor! Thanks for supporting our partnership with the American Red Cross. To make a Blood Donation Appointment, please call 1-800-Redcross, or register here.

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Gentle Yoga

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: Dr. Karen Greenberg

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University. Her newest book, Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State (Crown, 2016), explores the War on Terror’s impact on justice and law in America. She will talk about the themes of her book in this though provoking discussion. REGISTER HERE Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security, Fordham University, School of Law. She is a noted expert on national security, terrorism, and civil…

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Victory of Pan: Picasso in Occupied Paris

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, Picasso and other artists not only survived, they thrived. Artist and lecturer Cliff Tisdell will discuss how Picasso, a known anti-fascist and labeled a “degenerate artist”, managed to produce art and remain in France during World War II. This lecture will examine Picasso’s work from this period and inspect how he made his own statements against fascism with art, while under house arrest. REGISTER HERE Cliff Tisdell’s work has appeared in universities and galleries…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Smart Move?: Considering the Pros and Cons of Parents Moving Closer

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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When parents move closer to their adult children it can be a positive move - but it's not without its downsides. The panel will look at both the pros and cons, considering whether the physical proximity and feeling safe and cared for balances the loss of friends, familiarity and independence. The panel will be moderated by Kathy Collins, Director of Member Resources, Staying Put in New Canaan, and will include Judy Johnson, a parent who moved closer to her family,…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: 25 Songs that Defined America

February 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Fairfield University Professor Brian Q. Torff will present a musical playlist and presentation of music that reflects the American experience. From the Ragtime of Scott Joplin to the soul of James Brown, the African-American contribution to American culture has been nothing short of staggering in its importance. Torff will analyze musical works, connecting the songs to the challenges of a diverse and evolving nation. REGISTER HERE Brian Q. Torff is a renowned bassist and composer, and is currently Music Program…

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Gentle Yoga

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Anita Houston Memorial Lecture with Environmentalist Vincent Brancato

February 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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“Taking on Climate Change: The Climate Reality Project” We are delighted to welcome Vincent Brancato as our guest speaker for the 11th annual Anita Houston Memorial Lecture. Brancato is a Climate Reality Project Leader, one of 14,000 worldwide, and Co-Chair of the Environmental Stewardship Committee of the New York Society for Ethical Culture where he has been a Trustee since 2012. Brancato has been active in environmental issues working with organizations such as the Food and Water Watch, United for Action,…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Med Ed: Heart Health

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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There are numerous factors that contribute to a healthy heart - genetics, diet, and exercise, to name a few. Dr. Evelyn Cusack, cardiologist, will offer valuable information on the many ways in which to maintain a healthy heart.

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: Caitlin Macy

February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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In the well-heeled milieu of New York's Upper East Side, coolly elegant Philippa Lye is the woman no one can stop talking about. Despite a shadowy past, Philippa has somehow married the scion of the last family-held investment bank in the city. And although her wealth and connections put her in the center of this world, she refuses to conform to its gossip-fueled culture. A brilliant portrait of love, betrayal, fate and chance, Mrs. marries razor-sharp social critique and page-turning…

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Gentle Yoga

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Growing Your Family Tree

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Ancestors have a way of hiding. Understanding the capabilities of the available genealogy websites, knowing what various databases exist, and learning how to use these resources are critical to successfully finding long lost relatives. Learn how and where to begin doing your family research, which important websites to use, and how to establish a system to keep track of your family tree as more ancestors are added to its branches. REGISTER HERE Toni McKeen has taught genealogy courses for the…

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Yale Science Diplomats: Finding Patterns in Chaos

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us as Yale Science Diplomats presents Finding Patterns in Chaos: How Simple Rules Form Complex Behavior. REGISTER HERE The Yale Science Diplomats are a group of graduate students and postdocs passionate about science communication, education, and advocacy. YSD began in 2007, when a group of graduate students founded a "Scientists and Engineers of America" (SEA) chapter at Yale, which has since become the Yale Science Diplomats.

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Her Words Changed the World

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for this dynamic presentation exploring the life and impact of anti-slavery novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Discover Stowe's life (her childhood, family, education, marriage and motherhood), her inspiration to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and the lasting impact of its message. Connect the past to the present and find out how you can create social change. REGISTER HERE The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe’s Hartford home and the Center’s historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life…

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Connecticut’s Earliest European Settlers: Recent Finds from Glastonbury and Windsor

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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During the past three years, archaeologists and students unearthed clues about Connecticut’s early colonial past at three archeological sites: a buried house cellar within the original John Mason home lot, a buried farm complex associated with Lt. John Hollister of Glastonbury, and the homestead of Francis Stiles (later owned by the Ellsworth family of Windsor). Dr. Brian Jones, Connecticut’s State Archaeologist, led these excavations and will explain what these recent archaeological explorations in Windsor and Glastonbury tell us about Connecticut’s earliest…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Global Perspectives: Skateboarding in Palestine

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Global Perspectives is a series of lectures, discussions and programs presented with the goal of opening a dialogue on current global and national topics, from politics and economics to culture and the arts. Funded by a grant from a private foundation, the series aims to broaden perspectives and create greater understanding. Experience skateboarding in Palestine, hear the perspectives of kids who live there, and gain access to a culture and people often obscured by polarizing politics.  Adam Abel (artist, filmmaker,…

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March 2018

Music @ New Canaan Library: Concert Pianist Liana Paniyeva

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for an evening of classical music with award winning concert pianist Liana Paniyeva. REGISTER HERE Liana Paniyeva is a concert pianist who has won prizes in piano competitions in Ukraine, Italy, and Israel. She has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, and Syria, and played in concert the halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states in America. She won the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music; was the recipient of the Grand Prize at…

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Gentle Yoga

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Traditions of Chinese Acrobatics

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join amazing acrobat Li Liu as she performs feats of hand balancing, plate spinning, ribbon dancing, diabols, foot juggling & Chinese Kung Fu fan manipulation!  A few volunteers will get to join Li on stage to create an impromptu ribbon dance and try their hands at plate spinning. Educational connections are made with the Chinese language & culture.  Li explains some of the rituals of Chinese New Year, teaches the audience some basic Chinese phrases & encourages them to think…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: The Jolly Beggars

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Based out of Connecticut, their traditional songs and musical arrangements have exposed many to the joys of Celtic music. They tell traditional stories from Irish folklore and intersperse their musical arrangements with traditional reels and jigs. Characterized by their tight harmonies and use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more, The Jolly Beggars perform…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Cold Blooded Vertebrates

March 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Reptiles and amphibians are vertebrates with unique characteristics and habits that have evolved over millions of years. Learn the fascinating history, biology, and concerns facing the animals today, and well as fun facts (like how to tell frogs from toads, the difference between poisonous and venomous animals, what habitats turtles live in, and whether or not snakes lay eggs). New Canaan Nature Center will bring live animal ambassadors for attendees to view up close during the presentation. REGISTER HERE The…

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Gentle Yoga

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: Sally Bedell Smith

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to give us a new look at Prince Charles, the oldest heir to the throne in more than three hundred years. This vivid, eye-opening biography—the product of four years of research and hundreds of interviews with palace officials, former girlfriends, spiritual gurus, and more, some speaking on the record for the first time—is the first authoritative treatment of Charles’s life that sheds light on the death of Diana, his…

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Women in Islam

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This presentation by Aida Mansoor discusses the role of Muslim women within the faith and the stereotypes surrounding women in Islam. It highlights women mentioned in the tradition as well as some contemporary Muslim women and how women are addressed in the Qur'an. REGISTER HERE Aida Mansoor has been doing presentations about Islam since 1999. She is committed to building bridges of understanding and was President of the Muslim Coalition of Connecticut which is a non-profit dedicated to this purpose.…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Bread Baking from Scratch

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn the humble art of making a simple loaf of homemade bread in this presentation and demonstration with Colleen Bell. After making bread from scratch for her family every day for years, Colleen can speak to the superior taste and nutritional value of homemade bread. She will deliver a short presentation and bake a loaf of bread in a mini oven. Then, participants will mix up the ingredients and practice their dough kneading technique, taking home a sample to bake…

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Parenting Your Preschooler: Building Resilience

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is building resilience in your child.  Learn how to help your child develop internal strengths & self-regulation, while acquiring coping skills that will prepare them for future challenges. Join us at 10 AM OR 7 PM in the Lamb Room (lower level). Please register @ newcanaanCARES.org  

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Gentle Yoga

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Global Perspectives: The Year of President Trump: Intelligence and National Security

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Global Perspectives is a series of lectures, discussions and programs presented with the goal of opening a dialogue on current global and national topics, from politics and economics to culture and the arts. Funded by a grant from a private foundation, the series aims to broaden perspectives and create greater understanding. Two national security experts will present their thoughts on the state of American safety and intelligence. Characterized by the relentless ambition of Russian President Putin, Chinese expansion in the…

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Yale Science Diplomats: From Fieldwork to Facebook

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us as Yale Science Diplomats presents From Fieldwork to Facebook: Climate Change, Public Health, and Misinformation in the Media. REGISTER HERE The Yale Science Diplomats are a group of graduate students and postdocs passionate about science communication, education, and advocacy. YSD began in 2007, when a group of graduate students founded a "Scientists and Engineers of America" (SEA) chapter at Yale, which has since become the Yale Science Diplomats.

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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India: the Color, the Calm and the Chaos

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Mike and Sally Harris have developed a passion for cultural photography. Over the past several years, they have traveled around the U.S. and abroad capturing the essence of a place by photographing people in their daily lives. Last spring, Mike and Sally spent three weeks in India photographing the beautiful colors, the serenity of the Golden Temple and the color and chaos of Holi Festivals, India’s annual joyous celebration of spring. REGISTER HERE The Harrises are active members of the…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: John E. Finn

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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John E. Finn, author of The Perfect Omelet: Essential Recipes for the Home Cook (Countryman Press, 2017) talks about the process of writing his definitive book on the iconic omelet, full of practical wisdom about omelets, cooking, and life. He will also demonstrate omelet preparation. Copies will be for sale by Elm Street Books after the presentation. REGISTER HERE John is a professionally trained chef and Professor Emeritus of Government at Wesleyan University, where he taught academic courses on culture and cuisine…

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April 2018

Qigong/Tai Chi

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

Find out more »

Gentle Yoga

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Music in the German-speaking Lands

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicologist and music theorist Gil Harel returns to New Canaan Library for a fascinating lecture series on the influences that shaped European music of the 19th century. His series, Music and Nationalism in the 19th Century, offers three lectures on different regions and composers across Europe of that century. From the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt, to the melodically driven sounds of Bel Canto opera, this lecture series will immerse the listener in the intersection of art and national identity. REGISTER HERE…

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Gentle Yoga

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Michael-Louis Smith

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Enjoy a concert and learn more about great jazz artists such as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, and Wes Montgomery this National Jazz Appreciation Month. The performance will feature local musician Michael-Louis Smith on guitar, Preston Murphy on bass, Dave Berger on drums and Stacy Dillard playing the saxophone. REGISTER HERE

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Parenting Your Preschooler: Self-Care

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is Self-care: Giving the best to your family.  Learn realistic self-care tips to help you feel more balanced, connected and energized. Please register @ newcanaanCARES.org

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Music in Italy

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicologist and music theorist Gil Harel returns to New Canaan Library for a fascinating lecture series on the influences that shaped European music of the 19th century. His series, Music and Nationalism in the 19th Century, offers three lectures on different regions and composers across Europe of that century. From the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt, to the melodically driven sounds of Bel Canto opera, this lecture series will immerse the listener in the intersection of art and national identity. REGISTER HERE…

Find out more »

Gentle Yoga

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Yale Science Diplomats: The Detector Detectives

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us as Yale Science Diplomats presents The Detector Detectives: Looking at Light through Cosmos, Cameras, and Cones. REGISTER HERE The Yale Science Diplomats are a group of graduate students and postdocs passionate about science communication, education, and advocacy. YSD began in 2007, when a group of graduate students founded a “Scientists and Engineers of America” (SEA) chapter at Yale, which has since become the Yale Science Diplomats.

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Music in England and France

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicologist and music theorist Gil Harel returns to New Canaan Library for a fascinating lecture series on the influences that shaped European music of the 19th century. His series, Music and Nationalism in the 19th Century, offers three lectures on different regions and composers across Europe of that century. From the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt, to the melodically driven sounds of Bel Canto opera, this lecture series will immerse the listener in the intersection of art and national identity. REGISTER HERE Concert halls in…

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Gentle Yoga

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Find out more »

Qigong/Tai Chi

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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May 2018

Lunchtime Meditation

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
+ Google Map

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

Find out more »

Gentle Yoga

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Music at New Canaan Library: Prometheus Duo

May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Prometheus Duo is a saxophone/piano duo based between Hartford and New York City, specializing in classical music. Together, the duo has garnered critical acclaim from venues throughout the New England area, sharing a sensual blend of the current day and the proven works of the musical canon. REGISTER HERE Marko Stuparevic has appeared in numerous concerts and festivals in the USA and abroad, and he won top prizes in the American Protégé International Music Competition at Carnegie Hall as…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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