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New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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December 2017

Music @ New Canaan Library: A Celebration of Holiday Classics

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

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Cooking for Nutrition: Demo and Tasting

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

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Pearl Harbor

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

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Cheese: The History and Science

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

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A Christmas Carol in Dickens’ Day (and Ours)

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

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Gentle Yoga

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

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. No registration required.

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

December 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

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

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. No registration required.

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Qigong/Tai Chi

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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January 2018

Gentle Yoga

January 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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

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

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Gentle Yoga

January 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Bag It Film Screening and Discussion

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

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Gentle Yoga

January 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Safety First: Keeping Mom or Dad Safe Behind the Wheel

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

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Gentle Yoga

January 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Gentle Yoga

January 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

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

Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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

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

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Gentle Yoga

January 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Family Science with the Connecticut Science Center

January 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Family Science is an informal science education program that gives children and their caregivers an opportunity to work and learn together.  Children & caregivers will work cooperatively in pairs & small groups to solve problems & talk science.  Eighteen different activities will help develop skills, confidence and excitement about science learning.  Drop-in This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Epstein family.

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Virtual Reality Today: Learning by Doing

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

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Parenting Your Preschooler: School Readiness

January 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is getting your child ready for school. Learn how to support social and emotional maturation while developing skills that  provide a firm foundation for academics. Please register at NewCanaanCARES.org

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Hollywood in the White House

January 23, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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This high octane journey through 84 years of Hollywood films and TV shows about U.S. presidents features discussions of such political favorites as House of Cards, VEEP, The American President and Seven Days in May. REGISTER HERE Max Alvarez, film historian, author, and speaker,  has been examining film and society through a microscope for decades. His cinema talks are rich in historical and cultural information and bolstered with humor and witty anecdotes about motion pictures and their colorful creators. He…

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Cancelled: Gentle Yoga

January 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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

January 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Medical emergencies are stressful enough - not knowing the patient's preferences make it all the more so. As a parent ages, it's vital to be prepared for decisions that need to be made. The panel will cover topics such as helping parents choose a medical advocate, deciding on DNR orders, and what to expect in the Emergency Room. The panel will be moderated by Nicola Holzberger, Director of Member Services, Staying Put in New Canaan, and will include a discussion…

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Cancelled: Gentle Yoga

January 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher

January 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Enjoy an evening of classical music by acclaimed Carnegie Hall performing artist Peter Fletcher. Peter's repertoire includes works by classical composers such as Bach, Walton, and Paganini, as well as transcriptions of classical pieces that have never been played on guitar before. REGISTER HERE Peter Fletcher performs more than 100 concerts every year and has toured the country playing at many prestigious venues such as the Firehouse Arts Center in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pro-Mozart Society Concert Series…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

January 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Gentle Yoga

January 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until January 31, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Lunchtime Meditation

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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February 2018

Red Cross Blood Drive

February 1, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Red Cross returns to the Library to host another blood drive. Do your part by donating blood and we will waive existing late fees for the presenting donor! Thanks for supporting our partnership with the American Red Cross. To make a Blood Donation Appointment, please call 1-800-Redcross, or register here.

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Gentle Yoga

February 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Authors @ New Canaan Library: Dr. Karen Greenberg

February 5, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University. Her newest book, Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State (Crown, 2016), explores the War on Terror’s impact on justice and law in America. She will talk about the themes of her book in this though provoking discussion. REGISTER HERE Dr. Greenberg is the Director of the Center on National Security, Fordham University, School of Law. She is a noted expert on national security, terrorism, and civil…

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Victory of Pan: Picasso in Occupied Paris

February 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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During the Nazi occupation of Paris, Picasso and other artists not only survived, they thrived. Artist and lecturer Cliff Tisdell will discuss how Picasso, a known anti-fascist and labeled a “degenerate artist”, managed to produce art and remain in France during World War II. This lecture will examine Picasso’s work from this period and inspect how he made his own statements against fascism with art, while under house arrest. REGISTER HERE Cliff Tisdell’s work has appeared in universities and galleries…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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

February 7, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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When parents move closer to their adult children it can be a positive move - but it's not without its downsides. The panel will look at both the pros and cons, considering whether the physical proximity and feeling safe and cared for balances the loss of friends, familiarity and independence. The panel will be moderated by Kathy Collins, Director of Member Resources, Staying Put in New Canaan, and will include Judy Johnson, a parent who moved closer to her family,…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: 25 Songs that Defined America

February 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Fairfield University Professor Brian Q. Torff will present a musical playlist and presentation of music that reflects the American experience. From the Ragtime of Scott Joplin to the soul of James Brown, the African-American contribution to American culture has been nothing short of staggering in its importance. Torff will analyze musical works, connecting the songs to the challenges of a diverse and evolving nation. REGISTER HERE Brian Torff is a renowned bassist and composer, and is currently Music Program Director at…

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Gentle Yoga

February 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

February 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Growing Your Family Tree

February 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Ancestors have a way of hiding. Understanding the capabilities of the available genealogy websites, knowing what various databases exist, and learning how to use these resources are critical to successfully finding long lost relatives. Learn how and where to begin doing your family research, which important websites to use, and how to establish a system to keep track of your family tree as more ancestors are added to its branches. REGISTER HERE Toni McKeen has taught genealogy courses for the…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

February 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

February 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Her Words Changed the World

February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for this dynamic presentation exploring the life and impact of anti-slavery novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Discover Stowe's life (her childhood, family, education, marriage and motherhood), her inspiration to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and the lasting impact of its message. Connect the past to the present and find out how you can create social change. REGISTER HERE The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center preserves and interprets Stowe’s Hartford home and the Center’s historic collections, promotes vibrant discussion of her life…

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Lunchtime Meditation

February 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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March 2018

Music @ New Canaan Library: Concert Pianist Liana Paniyeva

March 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for an evening of classical music with award winning concert pianist Liana Paniyeva. REGISTER HERE Liana Paniyeva is a concert pianist who has won prizes in piano competitions in Ukraine, Italy, and Israel. She has performed at international festivals in Norway, Hungary, and Syria, and played in concert the halls of Scotland, South Africa, and in multiple states in America. She won the American Protégé International Competition of Romantic Music; was the recipient of the Grand Prize at…

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Gentle Yoga

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Music @ New Canaan Library: The Jolly Beggars

March 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Based out of Connecticut, their traditional songs and musical arrangements have exposed many to the joys of Celtic music. They tell traditional stories from Irish folklore and intersperse their musical arrangements with traditional reels and jigs. Characterized by their tight harmonies and use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more, The Jolly Beggars perform…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

March 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Parenting Your Preschooler: Building Resilience

March 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is building resilience in your child.  Learn how to help your child develop internal strengths & self-regulation, while acquiring coping skills that will prepare them for future challenges. Join us at 10 AM OR 7 PM in the Lamb Room (lower level). Please register @ newcanaanCARES.org  

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Gentle Yoga

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

March 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

March 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Qigong/Tai Chi

March 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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April 2018

Qigong/Tai Chi

April 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Gentle Yoga

April 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Music in the German-speaking Lands

April 12, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicologist and music theorist Gil Harel returns to New Canaan Library for a fascinating lecture series on the influences that shaped European music of the 19th century. His series, Music and Nationalism in the 19th Century, offers three lectures on different regions and composers across Europe of that century. From the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt, to the melodically driven sounds of Bel Canto opera, this lecture series will immerse the listener in the intersection of art and national identity. REGISTER HERE…

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Gentle Yoga

April 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until May 21, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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Lunchtime Meditation

April 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Meditation offers countless benefits, including improved emotional regulation, focus, resilience, compassion, and mental and physical health. We are pleased to host the Community Mindfulness Project: a local, secular meditation group dedicated to the study and practice of mindfulness meditation for people of all religious backgrounds. CMP’s teachings draw from a variety of meditation traditions, and in addition to regular, dedicated practice the group supports new and veteran practitioners with discussion and peer-to-peer learning.    

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Parenting Your Preschooler: Self-Care

April 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library in partnership with New Canaan CARES presents the parenting series Parenting Your Preschooler Through the Wonder Years.  This month's topic is Self-care: Giving the best to your family.  Learn realistic self-care tips to help you feel more balanced, connected and energized. Please register @ newcanaanCARES.org

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Music in Italy

April 19, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Musicologist and music theorist Gil Harel returns to New Canaan Library for a fascinating lecture series on the influences that shaped European music of the 19th century. His series, Music and Nationalism in the 19th Century, offers three lectures on different regions and composers across Europe of that century. From the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt, to the melodically driven sounds of Bel Canto opera, this lecture series will immerse the listener in the intersection of art and national identity. REGISTER HERE…

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Gentle Yoga

April 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join us for a calming session of gentle yoga with instructor Amanda Faulkner. Stretch, inhale, and exhale your way to a whole new you. Participants are asked to bring their own yoga mat and foam blocks to this free class. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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Qigong/Tai Chi

April 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until May 26, 2018

Lamb Room, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A gentle Body-Mind-Spirit cultivation which consists of series of slow, meditative and dance like movements which help to increase stamina and vitality; reduce stress; enhance the immune system; better balance; and improve cardiovascular, respiratory, circulatory, lymphatic, and digestive functions. Lucy L. Gao was born in Tianjin, China. She is a certified Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor who graduated from the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi. Lucy is also a certified Yoga Instructor. Besides teaching Qigong/ Tai Chi and Yoga classes, Lucy…

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