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October 2018

Qigong/Tai Chi

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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ArtScapades presents Neoclassicism: From Excessive to Classical

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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ArtScapades returns to New Canaan Library with a new series, The Road to Impressionism. In Neoclassicism, ArtScapades moves beyond the excesses of Rococo art, and gives the history of factors that brought Neoclassicism into favor including the rise of scientific thinking and the social changes brought about by the French Revolution.  This lecture covers Vien, Mengs, Kauffman, David and Ingres. PLEASE REGISTER Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman began ArtScapades in 2009 after teaching art appreciation for ten years in the…

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Music @ NCL: Gil Harel presents Symphonic Music in the Age of Reason

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Perhaps no genre of music has captivated audiences as much as the symphony. Though we can find precedents in earlier eras, the symphony as we know it was born during the Age of Enlightenment, and its fathers were named Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven. As the most elaborate of musical genres, symphonies became large-scale works that could run the gamut of musical expression. In this lecture we will analyze the roots of this rich idiom, casting our gaze towards Italy and…

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Short Story Meetup

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a four week short story literature discussion series this August at New Canaan Library. The short story is available for pick-up in the library one week prior to the meet up. Meet to discuss the story for its meanings, messages, themes, and more importantly, how the text sometimes relates or reminds us of our own lives; a stimulating literary atmosphere where those who do not have time for book groups can still enjoy a literary experience. For…

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Lunchtime Meditation

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Music @ NCL: Music of the 1930’s and WWII

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Professor of Music, composer and bassist Brian Q. Torff will explore the development of jazz during the Harlem Renaissance, Prohibition, gangsters and speakeasies, radio and race records, the artistic achievements of Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Billie Holiday and the impact of swing on American life in the 1930’s. PLEASE REGISTER Brian Q. Torff is a bassist, composer, author and educator.  Currently he is a Professor of Music and Music Program Director at Fairfield University. He has performed at the White…

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French Language Meetup

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Gentle Yoga

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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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CANCELLED: Qigong/Tai Chi

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Researching your Ancestry with Toni McKeen: Naturalization Records

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Ancestry

Becoming An American.  Learn the valuable information naturalization records contain, who became naturalized and why, the three steps involved in the naturalization process, the rules for women and why you can’t find them, and the special handling of men serving in the military. PLEASE REGISTER Toni McKeen has taught genealogy courses for the last 14 years in her hometown of Ridgefield, CT. She has taught over 4000 hours of genealogy courses at Founders Hall in Ridgefield, Redding, CT as well…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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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Jeff Belanger presents a “Supernatural Evening”

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Jeff Belanger’s annual Halloween-season program changes every year. For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. PLEASE REGISTER His talk presents highlights from his own adventures, his work from his books, podcast, and the television programs he’s worked in, plus a look at the investigation process, and compelling audio and visual paranormal evidence. Not just focused on ghost stories, Belanger’s…

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Music @ NCL: Gil Harel presents Beethoven, Berlioz, and Brahms: Symphonies of the 19th Century

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The 19th century - often referred to as the Age of Romanticism - saw the symphony evolve in many ways, some of which might be described as radical. Beethoven's Symphony no. 6 explored the idea of a "program symphony" - that is, a symphony meant to evoke a series of tableaus or tell a story. In 1830, the French composer Hector Berlioz completed his Symphonie Fantastique. In the finale of this piece, the imaginative Berlioz uses the orchestra to conjure…

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Short Story Meetup

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a four week short story literature discussion series this August at New Canaan Library. The short story is available for pick-up in the library one week prior to the meet up. Meet to discuss the story for its meanings, messages, themes, and more importantly, how the text sometimes relates or reminds us of our own lives; a stimulating literary atmosphere where those who do not have time for book groups can still enjoy a literary experience. For…

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Lunchtime Meditation

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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November 2018

Japanese Language Meetup

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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!

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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on November 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

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

One event on November 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Storytelling is a powerful tool that can transform our perceptions and experiences, not only of those around us, but of ourselves. New Canaan Library wishes to celebrate women’s diverse accomplishments, inspire deep conversations and encourage purposeful action through storytelling. We want to create a place where women of different nationalities, generations, and professional backgrounds can connect and get inspired by authentic stories of triumphs and trials. We invite you to join our Women’s Storytelling Workshop to learn how to shake…

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Gentle Yoga

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 5 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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NY Historical Society presents: World War II & NYC

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New York did not suffer the wartime devastation experienced in Europe and Asia, but it was one of WWII’s epicenters. Sending off more than 3 million troops and 63 million tons of supplies, and manufacturing everything from periscopes to penicillin, the city contributed significantly. Find out how German saboteurs landed on Long Island only to take the LIRR in the wrong direction, and why part of the FDR Drive is built atop rubble from Bristol, England. PLEASE REGISTER Jim Picinich…

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Music @ NCL: Gil Harel presents Gustav Mahler and the Resurrection Symphony

November 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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As the Age of Romanticism came to a close, the symphony reached ever greater heights. In the works of the Bohemian composer Gustav Mahler, the scope of these works grew to unprecedented size, with some symphonies requiring hundreds of instrumentalists, singers, and a new kind of conductor capable of managing such an ensemble. Here we will study Mahler's Symphony no. 2, "Resurrection", a work which meditates on death and the afterlife. Following the lead of the great titan of the…

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Lunchtime Meditation

November 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Daryl Hawk Photography Presents Ecuador: A Visual Journey

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Daryl Hawk as he presents his most recent expedition to the northern, central and southern highlands of Ecuador. Hawk embarked alone on a 1600 mile journey following the “Avenue of Volcanos” across the Andean mountain range. While on some of the highest roads in the Americas, Hawk explored and photographed rarely seen geological formations, cloud forests, high altitude lakes, indigenous cultures, marketplaces, pre-hispanic ruins, and some of the highest volcanos in the world. Mr. Hawk was there to shoot…

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Artists Avoiding Censorship: Veronese to Street Art

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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How have artists throughout history cleverly managed to avoid harm and still express themselves? We go back to the renaissance to see how Veronese tangled with the church to avoid censorship, why writers like Rod Serling worked in science fiction/fantasy, how slaves in America developed coded images and how Bansky, and young artists are using the internet to produce new forms of protest art. PLEASE REGISTER Cliff Tisdell work has appeared in universities and galleries around the United States. Most…

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French Language Meetup

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Gentle Yoga

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Authors @ NCL: The Global Economy as You’ve Never Seen It by Thomas Ramge and Jan Schwochow

November 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Following his appearance on MSNBC's Power Lunch, Thomas Ramge (author)  and Jan Schwochow (illustator), will visit New Canaan Library and present their new book, The Global Economy as You’ve Never Seen It.  This unique new book shows how the economy works in 99 brilliantly illustrated infographics that everyone can understand. From labor to business to finance to theory, and from the things you buy and the way you buy them to the way everything is made, infographic specialist Jan Schwochow…

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Glass House Presents: Samuel White

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Something Old, Something New: The Architecture of Transformation A founding partner of PBDW Architects, Samuel White leads a practice that combines historic restoration and adaptive reuse with new designs in historic settings. The firm’s current commissions include the conversion of the Park Avenue Armory into a major cultural venue, galleries for the New-York Historical Society, a school for children in the autistic spectrum, a 14-story synagogue and community house on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and a Net-Zero-Energy dormitory for Williams…

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Lunchtime Meditation

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Music @ NCL: Michael-Louis Smith Septet

November 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New York City night life comes to New Canaan! Enjoy a casual evening or join us on the dance floor and cut a rug to songs by musicians and composers that were referenced in Jennifer Egan’s novel Manhattan Beach; along with songs that were popular or recorded in New York City from 1934 to 1944.    PLEASE REGISTER Guitarist Michael-Louis Smith radiates positivity and brings amazing musicians and music-lovers together under the same beat. A top-tier bandleader and recording artist,…

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Japanese Language Meetup

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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!

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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

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

One event on November 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Storytelling is a powerful tool that can transform our perceptions and experiences, not only of those around us, but of ourselves. New Canaan Library wishes to celebrate women’s diverse accomplishments, inspire deep conversations and encourage purposeful action through storytelling. We want to create a place where women of different nationalities, generations, and professional backgrounds can connect and get inspired by authentic stories of triumphs and trials. We invite you to join our Women’s Storytelling Workshop to learn how to shake…

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Gentle Yoga

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 19 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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ArtScapades presents Romanticism: From Rational to Emotional

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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ArtScapades returns to New Canaan Library with a new series, The Road to Impressionism. In Romanticism, ArtScapades explains how Romanticism championed spiritualism over science, instinct over deliberation, and nature over industry.  Works by Goya, Friedrich, Delacroix, Constable, and Turner will be presented. PLEASE REGISTER Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman began ArtScapades in 2009 after teaching art appreciation for ten years in the New Canaan public school system.  This is their eleventh series of lectures at New Canaan Library.

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MoMA@Work presents Charles White: A Retrospective

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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“Art must be an integral part of the struggle,” Charles White insisted. “It can’t simply mirror what’s taking place. … It must ally itself with the forces of liberation.” Over the course of his four-decade career, White’s commitment to creating powerful images of African Americans—what his gallerist and, later, White himself described as “images of dignity”—was unwavering. Using his virtuoso skills as a draftsman, printmaker, and painter, White developed his style and approach over time to address shifting concerns and…

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Lunchtime Meditation

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Lunchtime Meditation

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on November 1, 2018 at 6:30pm

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

One event on November 29, 2018 at 6:30pm

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Storytelling is a powerful tool that can transform our perceptions and experiences, not only of those around us, but of ourselves. New Canaan Library wishes to celebrate women’s diverse accomplishments, inspire deep conversations and encourage purposeful action through storytelling. We want to create a place where women of different nationalities, generations, and professional backgrounds can connect and get inspired by authentic stories of triumphs and trials. We invite you to join our Women’s Storytelling Workshop to learn how to shake…

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Gentle Yoga

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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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December 2018

Qigong/Tai Chi

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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 3 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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!

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Gentle Yoga

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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

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

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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French Language Meetup

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Book Sale: Winter 2018

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book sale begins on Friday, December 14 from 9 am – 5 pm with early bird 9 – 11 am admission for a fee of $15.  Early bird numbers will be handed out beginning at 8 am Friday morning. The sale continues on Saturday, December 15 from 9 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 16 from 12 pm – 4 pm. On Monday, December 17 from 1 pm to 6 pm the Library will offer its traditional $5 bag of books. Be sure to…

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Gentle Yoga

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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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Book Sale: Winter 2018

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book sale begins on Friday, December 14 from 9 am – 5 pm with early bird 9 – 11 am admission for a fee of $15.  Early bird numbers will be handed out beginning at 8 am Friday morning. The sale continues on Saturday, December 15 from 9 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 16 from 12 pm – 4 pm. On Monday, December 17 from 1 pm to 6 pm the Library will offer its traditional $5 bag of books. Be sure to…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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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Book Sale: Winter 2018

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book sale begins on Friday, December 14 from 9 am – 5 pm with early bird 9 – 11 am admission for a fee of $15.  Early bird numbers will be handed out beginning at 8 am Friday morning. The sale continues on Saturday, December 15 from 9 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 16 from 12 pm – 4 pm. On Monday, December 17 from 1 pm to 6 pm the Library will offer its traditional $5 bag of books. Be sure to…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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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Book Sale: Winter 2018

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on December 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The book sale begins on Friday, December 14 from 9 am – 5 pm with early bird 9 – 11 am admission for a fee of $15.  Early bird numbers will be handed out beginning at 8 am Friday morning. The sale continues on Saturday, December 15 from 9 am – 5 pm and on Sunday, December 16 from 12 pm – 4 pm. On Monday, December 17 from 1 pm to 6 pm the Library will offer its traditional $5 bag of books. Be sure to…

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Spanish Language Meetup

December 17 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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.

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Japanese Language Meetup

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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!

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Authors @ NCL: Brian Kilmeade presents Andrew Jackson: Miracle of New Orleans

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Major General Andrew Jackson, a native of Tennessee who had witnessed the horrors of the Revolutionary War and Indian attacks, was glad America had finally decided to confront repeated British aggression. But he feared that President Madison’s men were overlooking the most important target of all: New Orleans. As they did in their two previous bestsellers, Kilmeade and Yaeger make history come alive with a riveting true story that will keep you turning the pages. You’ll finish with a new…

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Gentle Yoga

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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French Language Meetup

December 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

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

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.

Find out more »

Gentle Yoga

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until December 28, 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

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 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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January 2019

Lunchtime Meditation

January 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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February 2019

Lunchtime Meditation

February 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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March 2019

Lunchtime Meditation

March 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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April 2019

Lunchtime Meditation

April 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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May 2019

Lunchtime Meditation

May 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

May 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

May 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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Lunchtime Meditation

May 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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. To learn more about the Community Mindfulness…

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