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Curtis Gallery

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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April 2019

Poetry Reading with Shanna Melton

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us to celebrate Shanna Melton’s poetry. Shanna Melton, instructor of NC Library’s The Writer’s Group that meets monthly, will read recent writings from her new collection of poetry.  Her focus of inspiration is of community, hope and love. DROP - IN The participants who come to Melton’s Writer’s Group notice the depth and scope of their writings/memoirs are  greatly influenced by her ability to unlock the hidden doors to their past.  She is much appreciated for her instruction.  

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College Applications: The Write Way

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Join us for this presentation on writing college essays and managing the application process. Practical advice and helpful insights on writing personal statements and supplemental essays will be provided, as well as guidelines and timelines regarding the application process. Presenter Liz Waltzman will provide spot-on advice to reduce stress and give students a sense of empowerment. Rising juniors and seniors, and their parents, are encouraged to attend. Please register here. About the Presenter Liz Waltzman, founder of ​Write Ahead College, LLC​,…

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Hot Book Discussion with Anda Hutchins, Library Trustee

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Library Trustee, ANDA HUTCHINS to discuss The Library Book by Susan Orlean over coffee in the Curtis Gallery. PLEASE REGISTER Haven’t read The Library Book yet? Request your copy today and join the conversation! “Brimming with her signature wit, insight, compassion, and talent for deep research of the devastating fire at the Los Angeles Public Library in 1986, The Library Book is Susan Orlean’s thrilling journey through the stacks that reveals how these beloved institutions provide much more than just books—and why they remain an…

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Primal Forces in Black and White

April 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library presents “Primal Forces” by artist Anne Doris-Eisner on view in the Curtis Gallery from April 25 to June 2. An opening reception will take place on Saturday, April 27, 3:00-5:00pm. A Q&A with the artists will begin at 3:30pm. All are welcome! ANNE DORIS-EISNER is a painter whose works have been exhibited in many solo, group and juried shows in Connecticut and around the country.  In recent years Anne has exhibited, among other venues, at: the Curtis Gallery…

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Small Business Big Ideas: How to Help Your Big Idea Grow into Big Business!

April 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Whether you are still putting your big idea onto paper or you’re running your small business and are looking for growth strategies, join us and hear what the CT Small Business Development Center has to say. This talk will discuss the current state of business plans – what’s needed, what isn’t, what tools can shortcut the process. PLEASE REGISTER We will cover different ways to access capital to help grow your business including the decision of equity vs debt, an…

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May 2019

(Not) Just for Kids: Light & Airy Woodwinds

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Filling the air with floating melodies, the winds can also depict sounds of nature and supply a distinctive voice within the orchestra.  Enjoy selections of Beethoven's 9th Symphony with  members of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra.  Best for families with children ages 5 & up. Register online.

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Small Business Big Ideas: Cyber Security – Creating a Safe Environment

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Connectivity brings increased risk of theft, fraud, and abuse. With our dependence on modern technology, we become more vulnerable to cyberattacks such as workplace security breaches, spear phishing, and social media fraud. PLEASE REGISTER The Panel of Professionals from Rand Insurance, Innovated Network Solutions and ID Shield will talk about how to safeguard and secure your cyberspace. Attendees will walk away with the Top 10 actions steps necessary for maximizing their own online security. PAUL MERCADO, VP Rand Insurance ERIC…

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The Writer’s Group with Shanna Melton

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 21, 2019

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Writer’s Group is a space for people who love words to gather and create new work.  The mission is to use prompts and other creative tools to motivate the creative process.  The purpose is to create a space to share and get reactions from other writers who can advise us on how to enhance our work.  This is not an open mic or showcase event. This is a place to develop our writing. DROP IN SHANNA T. MELTON is…

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Small Business Big Ideas: Teach Your Customers To Love You One Email At A Time

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Action steps you can use right away, plus real-life examples and suggested tools to build a following and grow your business. Come learn about the 5 Easy ways to harness the Power of the Inbox. PLEASE REGISTER LYNN MOORE, Marketing Technologist Moore Marketing Online     New Canaan Library invites you to Join the New Canaan and Darien Chambers of Commerce for 4 Free Seminars designed to inspire Small Business Owners.

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Shakespeare in 30 minutes: Twelfth Night

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Apprentice Company of Shakespeare on the Sound presents an adapted version of Twelfth Night for children.  The performance will be highly interactive and will engage a young audience, introducing them to the language and whimsy of William Shakespeare. Register online.

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