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December 2017

Music @ New Canaan Library: A Celebration of Holiday Classics

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library would like to be the first to wish you happy holidays by bringing you a fabulous holiday concert performed by Maria Tiscia, David Oliver, and Jim Scianna. This wonderful trio will be performing all of your favorite holiday classics. There will be a variety of songs made famous by timeless composers and singers such as: Irving Berlin, Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Perry Como, Mel Torme, Brenda Lee, Miss Piggy, and a selection from Charlie Brown's Christmas Special.…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 18 @ 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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Spanish Language Meetup

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Children’s Program Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing Spanish Language Meetup on the First and Third Mondays of the month. This class is best suited for students who have some experience with Spanish and want to practice language and conversation skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Cooking for Nutrition: Demo and Tasting

December 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist Sharon Holand Gelfand for a cooking demo of simple meals that will build your immune system this winter. Learn some tips, gain some meal ideas, and enjoy a tasting of one of Sharon’s signature healthy dishes! This program is full. Please join the waitlist. Sharon Holand Gelfand is a Clinical Nutritionist, author, speaker and Lifestyle Designer. She has a Masters of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition (MSACN), is a Board Certified Nutrition Consultant, and a member of…

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Pearl Harbor

December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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December 7, 1941, The Day of Infamy, indicated America's official entrance into world war; a global conflict which would see to the demise of European colonialism and the advent of the Cold War.  December 1941 was the turning point of the conflict; and Pearl Harbor, together with the Soviet Army's victory over Hitler's hordes at Moscow, charted the course of the eventual defeat of the Axis powers. For after Japan's devastating attack against the U.S. Pacific Fleet, America would join…

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 20 @ 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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Stitch It Workshop: Felt Ornaments

December 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Cheese: The History and Science

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn about the history, mythology, and distinctive flavor profiles of cheese. John P. Delutio “The Cheese Man” will give an illuminating lecture about the science and culture of this culinary staple. Participants are invited to sample a variety of artisanal cheeses after the lecture.

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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A Christmas Carol in Dickens’ Day (and Ours)

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A Christmas Carol (1843), one of Dickens' most popular works, was an enormous success as soon as it was published and has never been out of print. Mark Schenker, Dean of Academic Affairs in Yale College, will lecture on the novella as providing a pattern for Dickens’s fiction; as  a reflection of Victorian culture; on how it differs from its many adaptions on stage, screen and TV; and on why it continues to capture the imagination of readers around the…

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Gentle Yoga

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

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

December 23 @ 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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Lunchtime Meditation

December 27 @ 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.    

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

December 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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French Language Meetup

December 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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Gentle Yoga

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

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

December 30 @ 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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January 2018

Gentle Yoga

January 3, 2018 @ 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 3, 2018 @ 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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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

January 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Crazy for Reading

January 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Crazy for Reading is New Canaan Library’s un-book group.  You read what you want, in your own time, then come to this new monthly program to be with fellow book enthusiasts and librarians to share what you have read.  Thriller, non-fiction, historical fiction, graphic novel, classics…any genre is welcome. Crazy for Reading is for avid readers, book group leaders searching for the next group book, or for anyone stuck in a reading rut and wanting a fresh genre to try.  Only…

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Topsy-Turvy: Nina Buxenbaum

January 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library presents "Topsy-Turvy" by artist Nina Buxenbaum on view in the Curtis Gallery from January 4 to February 18. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, January 4, 6:00-8:00pm. A Q&A with the artist will begin at 6:30pm. All are welcome. Image: Good Hair, 2016, oil on linen, 36" x 48"

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Coexisting with Snow Leopards: Experience from the Roof of the World

January 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Human-wildlife coexistence is of growing concern on the Tibetan Plateau, where the environment and society are experiencing dramatic changes. The plateau is not only home to the Tibetan pastoralists and their livestock; it is also a habitat for large carnivores such as snow leopards. The Mt. Everest Snow Leopard Conservation Center in Tibet uses field surveys to estimate the distribution and population of snow leopards, conducting social science research to understand the human-snow leopard interaction, and measuring habitat loss in…

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Japanese Language Meetup

January 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Gentle Yoga

January 5, 2018 @ 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

January 6, 2018 @ 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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Bag It Film Screening and Discussion

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Bag It (2010) is a documentary film that invites viewers to make their communities a little less plastic. An estimated 12 million barrels of oil are used annually to make the single use, disposable plastic bags that Americans consume, and once they’re thrown away, they become a major source of pollution. This film documents one man’s quest to figure out where these bags come from, where they go, and how we can use less of them. After the film, Director…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 8, 2018 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

January 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Gentle Yoga

January 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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 10, 2018 @ 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 »

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

January 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Safety First: Keeping Mom or Dad Safe Behind the Wheel

January 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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While it can be challenging to broach this subject, there are positive ways to approach the issue of keeping older adults safe - and safely - behind the wheel. A panel of professionals will look at the many aspects to consider, including resistance to losing independence, safety on the road and the practicality of getting around, as well as suggestions on facilitating the discussion. Alternative resources, such as Staying Put, GetAbout, grocery delivery, Uber and Meals on Wheels will also…

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French Language Meetup

January 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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Gentle Yoga

January 12, 2018 @ 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

Find out more »

Qigong/Tai Chi

January 13, 2018 @ 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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Gentle Yoga

January 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ 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 »

Lunchtime Meditation

January 17, 2018 @ 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 »

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

January 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Creating Your Gallery Wall and More: Tips for Displaying Art with Handwright Gallery

January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Get some picture styling tips from the experts. After buying art, displaying the pieces you love in a flattering way can be a challenge. Betsy Jesup from Handwright Gallery will use a presentation to show how to create a gallery wall or style a picture ledge to showcase art to its fullest advantage in the home, as well as how to choose a frame that will enhance the art while complementing transitional, contemporary or traditional home décor. Bring your questions…

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Japanese Language Meetup

January 18, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

Find out more »

Gentle Yoga

January 19, 2018 @ 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

Find out more »

Qigong/Tai Chi

January 20, 2018 @ 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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Virtual Reality Today: Learning by Doing

January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Matthew Wallace, CEO of VRSim will conduct a lively and engaging conversation that delves into the use of virtual reality (VR) simulation technology as a teaching tool. He will discuss how VR can augment traditional educational methods of teaching and allow modern learners to explore careers they may not be exposed to in a traditional classroom. He will demonstrate how these tools assist in producing the workforce of tomorrow in a cost-effective, safe and environmentally friendly way. REGISTER HERE Matthew…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 22, 2018 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

January 22, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Hollywood in the White House

January 23, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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

January 24, 2018 @ 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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French Language Meetup

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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Cancelled: Gentle Yoga

January 26, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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(Re)Introduction to Job Searching

January 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn some tips and practical advice for a successful job search, focusing on job searching using new media and technology. This workshop will break down the job search process into manageable steps, and it is ideal for older adults, and anyone who is reentering the workforce. REGISTER HERE This program can accommodate 15 attendees. Alicia Schiller is a Job Search Coach with a depth of experience helping clients to approach their job search with confidence, stand out from the crowd…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher

January 28, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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.    

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

January 31, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Organizing Wisdom

January 31, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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When you become overwhelmed by the clutter in your home, you can no longer think clearly. Here are some steps on how to clear the decks and clear your mind, so that you can start to take control of your home and your life. This presentation by Andréa Deinstadt, Professional Organizer, is perfect for parents, empty-nesters, people looking to downsize, and just about anyone who wants to clear their clutter (and clear their mind). REGISTER HERE

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February 2018

Red Cross Blood Drive

February 1, 2018 @ 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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Crazy for Reading

February 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Crazy for Reading is New Canaan Library’s un-book group.  You read what you want, in your own time, then come to this new monthly program to be with fellow book enthusiasts and librarians to share what you have read.  Thriller, non-fiction, historical fiction, graphic novel, classics…any genre is welcome. Crazy for Reading is for avid readers, book group leaders searching for the next group book, or for anyone stuck in a reading rut and wanting a fresh genre to try.  Only…

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Japanese Language Meetup

February 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Gentle Yoga

February 2, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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

February 5, 2018 @ 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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Spanish Language Meetup

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing Spanish Language Meetup on the First and Third Mondays of the month. This class is best suited for students who have some experience with Spanish and want to practice language and conversation skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: Dr. Karen Greenberg

February 5, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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.    

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

February 7, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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

February 7, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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 Torff is a renowned bassist and composer, and is currently Music Program Director at…

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French Language Meetup

February 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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Gentle Yoga

February 9, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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 12, 2018 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

February 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 14, 2018 @ 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.    

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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

February 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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Japanese Language Meetup

February 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Gentle Yoga

February 16, 2018 @ 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

February 17, 2018 @ 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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Growing Your Family Tree

February 18, 2018 @ 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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Lunchtime Meditation

February 21, 2018 @ 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 »

Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

February 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

Find out more »

French Language Meetup

February 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

One event on March 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a free-flowing French language exchange to practice your already acquired French language and conversation skills with instructor Colette Cote. The class meets every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Due to the conversational nature of this language exchange, the program is conducted in French and participants are expected to already have a strong grasp of the language and possess a certain level of comfort conversing. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to…

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Gentle Yoga

February 23, 2018 @ 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

February 24, 2018 @ 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

February 26, 2018 @ 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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Her Words Changed the World

February 26, 2018 @ 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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Chinese Language Meetup

February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 12, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 9, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 23, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 14, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Chinese Language Meetup every second and fourth Monday of the month with instructor Lucy Gao. This class is intended to help students develop basic and conversational Chinese skills. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 28, 2018 @ 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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Stitch It! Drop-In Knit & Crochet

February 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

MakerLab, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This weekly drop-in event is a chance for knitters and crocheters of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects.

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March 2018

Crazy for Reading

March 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until June 7, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Crazy for Reading is New Canaan Library’s un-book group.  You read what you want, in your own time, then come to this new monthly program to be with fellow book enthusiasts and librarians to share what you have read.  Thriller, non-fiction, historical fiction, graphic novel, classics…any genre is welcome. Crazy for Reading is for avid readers, book group leaders searching for the next group book, or for anyone stuck in a reading rut and wanting a fresh genre to try.  Only…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Concert Pianist Liana Paniyeva

March 1, 2018 @ 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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Japanese Language Meetup

March 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 15, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 3, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on May 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

Plaut Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join our Japanese Language Meetup on the first and third Thursdays of the month. This class is intended to help students develop their conversational Japanese skills. Anyone who is motivated to learn Japanese language and culture is welcome! Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions but only have to register once. REGISTER HERE

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Gentle Yoga

March 2, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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