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Curtis Gallery

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

September 2018

Writing Elements

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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Short Story Meetup

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 12, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on September 26, 2018 at 11:00am

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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The Parents’ Guide to College Applications

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

In this one-hour presentation and Q&A, learn critical insights for completing a competitive college application. In this must-attend seminar for parents of college-bound students, you will: Learn insider tips for a competitive Common Application and Coalition Application Discuss how to write compelling essays that stand out Uncover tips to maximize chances of financial aid, including FAFSA insights Create a personalized application timeline that increases chances of admission Review proven interview techniques ranging from questions, body language, follow up and follow…

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Necessary Conversations: Preventing Chaos in a Medical Crisis

September 27 @ 6:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library and Staying Put in New Canaan are pleased to present a panel discussion for adult children and their aging parents: Preventing Chaos in a Medical Crisis. Panel will discuss their stories and knowledge of planning to prevent chaos in a medical crisis, specifically appointing a healthcare agent and/or having advance health directives. PLEASE REGISTER Panelists Craig Olin, M.D., Stamford Health Medical Group Phil Sheibley, Captain, New Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps Christine M. Tenore, Esq., Eliovson & Tenore…

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Spatial Relations: Susan Cutler Tremaine

September 30 @ 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 “Spatial Relations” by artist Susan Cutler Tremaine on view in the Curtis Gallery from September 27 to November 11. An opening reception will take place on Sunday, September 30, 3:00-5:00pm. A Q&A with the artist will begin at 3:30pm. All are welcome! About the Artist Susan Cutler Tremaine has been painting and involved in the art milieu for many years. She worked in the field of Interior Design and Architecture in Canada and USA, most notably for…

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October 2018

Writing Elements

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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Short Story Meetup

October 3 @ 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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7 Ways to Support Your Student’s Study Practice

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

During this one-hour presentation by Successful Study Skills 4 Students, parents of middle and high school students will learn how they can support their child with 7 tools and concrete ideas that can be implemented right away for better results and grades. Attendees will learn the answer to these and other questions: What are the 7 skills all students need to be successful in school? How should they prepare for tests? How can your student eliminate distractions when they study? How…

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Writing Elements

October 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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Short Story Meetup

October 10 @ 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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Music @ NCL: Learn Ukulele with Julie

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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(Rescheduled from Aug. 21) Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Join Julie Stepanek as she shows the fundamentals of ukulele playing.  You'll learn how to tune, strum and read chords. After a short lesson, you'll be able to play some fun and easy songs. No experience necessary. Bring your own ukulele or borrow one of hers. Julie will bring 22 right handed and 2 left handed ukuleles.  REGISTER Julie Stepanek is an accomplished singer,…

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Writing Elements

October 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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Short Story Meetup

October 17 @ 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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Advanced Cookie Decorating: Halloween

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Let's learn how to make exquisitely decorated Halloween cookies.  Our pastry chef will teach basic flooding, flocking, overpiping, and sanding techniques for spooky and delicious treats. For grades 6 and up. Please register here.

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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

October 18 @ 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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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

October 18 @ 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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Writing Elements

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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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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Writing Elements

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This class is for anyone wanting to write fiction or non-fiction.  Discussed will be important writing techniques/elements that help craft a compelling story or memoir such as: development of place, telling story through dialogue, types of conflict, narrative/character goals or wants, creation of tension, and overall atmosphere. PLEASE REGISTER In-class writing exercises and discussion of stories of well-known authors will be included.  There will be homework every week.  This writing class is open to anyone, and any level, interested in the…

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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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November 2018

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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Women’s Storytelling Workshop

November 15 @ 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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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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