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Christine’s Garden

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151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

June 2017

Music @ New Canaan Library: Fendrick & Peck

June 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicians Madeline and Brian make this duo full of wonderful spirit, creativity, and heart. Fendrick & Peck’s neo-traditionalist folk music is a brave concoction of mature lyrics with delicate melodies, exquisite harmonies, and a dash of old school. With a constantly evolving performance experience, filled with old poems that stir the heart, evocative songs played on aged acoustic instruments, and charming stories, an evening with them is food for the soul. REGISTER HERE (The concert will be moved indoors to…

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August 2017

Summer Reading Grand Finale

August 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library Block Party! Join us for Face Painting, Balloon Twisting, Sidewalk Games, Water Fun, Ice Cream and More! 1-4 PM Outside in Christine's Garden (Cr. South Ave, & Maple St.)

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September 2017

Paws for Houston

September 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Paws for a Cause Sunday, September 10th at 1 pm Christine's Garden New Canaan Library (corner of South and Maple)   Please join us for a dog parade to benefit the Houston Humane Society. In addition to the immense human toll Hurricane Harvey exacted on the population of Southeastern Texas, thousands of animals are struggling during this time of crisis. New Canaan Library hopes  our dog loving NC Families can rally their support for this vulnerable population in their time…

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October 2017

Falconry Show with Christine Peyreigne

October 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Christine’s Critters returns to New Canaan Library for a special bird show outside in Christine's Garden. This program will focus on falconry (hunting with a bird of prey), and she will bring a falconry bird and other raptor ambassadors. REGISTER HERE Christine Peyreigne is a licensed falconer, wildlife rehabilitator for migratory birds and an educator with raptors and reptiles. She rescues injured raptors, rehabilitates and releases those that are able to be released, or finds educational facilities for those deemed…

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May 2018

Goat Yoga at the Library

May 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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 *** Many thanks for the great response!  All of the sessions are currently FULL.  *** It's spring and baby Pygmy goats are here!  Let's combine downward dogs with barnyard fun in Christine's Garden (at the corner of Maple and South Streets).   This one-hour gentle yoga class is appropriate for all levels. Join us for a bleating good time! Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel and a bottle of water. The cost per participant is $10.  Space is limited.…

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June 2018

Gentle Yoga

June 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Weather permitted, Gentle Yoga will be held in Christine's Garden this week. 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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Falconry Show with Christine Peyreigne

June 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Grab your sunglasses and join us at Christine's Garden! Christine’s Critters returns  to New Canaan Library for a special bird show outside in Christine’s Garden. This program will focus on falconry (hunting with a bird of prey), and she will bring a falconry bird and other raptor ambassadors including a bald eagle in her care.  Family friendly! REGISTER HERE Christine Peyreigne is a licensed falconer, wildlife rehabilitator for migratory birds and an educator with raptors and reptiles. She rescues injured…

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Music @ NCL: Atwater-Donnelly

June 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Grab your sunglasses and picnic blanket and join us at Christine's Garden! Award-winning, internationally acclaimed duo, Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly present delightful programs of traditional American and Celtic folk songs and percussive dance. Elwood and Aubrey blend gorgeous harmonies and play an astonishing array of instruments including guitar, Appalachian mountain dulcimer, mandolin, tin whistle, harmonica, banjo, limberjacks, and other surprises including a thrilling interpretation of freestyle Appalachian clog dancing. Their performance is appealing to all ages, and with humor, audience…

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Music @ NCL presents Gypsy Music: Celebration of Myth ​& ​Tradition

June 28, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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UPDATE: Moved to Curtis Gallery do to rain! Grab your sunglasses and picnic blanket and join us at Christine's Garden! “Trail of Mystery: An Enchanting Gypsy Experience in Concert”. Acclaimed International Concert Violinist Dr. David Podles brings you this mysterious culture of the world famous nomads whose music remains rich in mysticism and ancient traditions, Gypsy music will be presented from Hungary, Romania, India, Poland, the Baltic States, Russia and other Slavic countries. This is a thrilling musical tour through the…

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Free Yoga in the Garden

June 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Weather permitted, Gentle Yoga will be held in Christine's Garden this week. 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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July 2018

Performances @ NCL: Shakespeare in the Garden

July 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 21, 2018 at 3:00 pm

One event on July 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm

Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Experience an irreverent, fast-paced romp through all 37 of Shakespeare's Plays in a little over an hour! Bring your own lawn chairs or a blanket and a picnic to enjoy at the show. Hats and sunscreen are strongly recommended!  Free Admission, but TICKETS required. Performance Presented by Summer Theater of New Canaan. Presented FREE in conjunction with Summer Theatre of New Canaan at New Canaan Library's Christine's Garden Park (at the corner of South & Maple).  Sponsored in part by:…

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Hula & Spirit of Aloha

July 31, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Through storytelling and dance, Tiare Kahana will impart a deeper understanding of Hawaiian culture, the origins of Hula & the true meaning of Aloha! Thirty minute dance lesson follows the presentation. Drop-in to Christine's Garden (corner of Maple St. & South Ave.) Rain location:  Lamb Room

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April 2019

Mutt-i-grees

April 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Did you know meeting a dog is like meeting a person? Did you also know that petting a dog is good for your health? Learn about how beneficial dogs are to our lives, and how beneficial we are to them, at Mutt-i-grees! Mutt-i-grees is a way to teach kids of all ages about vital social-emotional traits such as compassion and empathy. Plus, it’s a great way to meet a new friend!  Children will be able to meet and greet a dog…

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June 2019

Preview Performance of The Light Princess

June 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents a preview of their show The Light Princess.  Join the actors in the big tent for songs & scenes from the play.  For children ages 4 & up with an adult. Drop-in.  Located in the Summer Theatre tent in the Library's Christine's Garden, at the corner of South and Maple Streets. Children of all ages will love this gravity-defying musical! A whimsical tale of a Princess who is cursed to have no gravity.…

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July 2019

Preview Performance of Treasure Island

July 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Christine’s Garden, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents a preview of their show Treasure Island.  Join the actors in the big tent for songs & scenes from the show!  For ages 5 & up with an adult. Drop-in.  Located in the Library's Christine's Garden, at the corner of South and Maple Streets. Chicago theater group Bros Do Prose have re-imagined the classic Robert Louis Stevenson novel. Two brilliant actors perform high-energy storytelling with audience engagement. Everyday items are creatively integrated into…

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