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August 2018
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Fraud & Scams: Protect Yourself

August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Please join us for a frank talk designed to help you identify common scams involving financial exploitation, phone solicitation, identity theft and fraud. This is a FREE Community event. Refreshments will be served at 4:00pm. Kindly RSVP early, as seating is limited, to Mary Ntiri at 203-594-5310 or MNtiri@waveny.org

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“Organic Explorations,” Featuring Art by Heide Follin and Ellen Schiffman Opens August 9 at New Canaan Library’s Curtis Gallery

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Informing and illuminating the compelling dual exhibition "Organic Explorations" is a mutual appreciation by the artists for nature and its organic, often abstract, beauty. The exhibition features mixed media pieces, including fiber and materials, and will run from August 9 through September 23, 2018, with an opening reception on Thursday, August 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A Q & A with the artists will begin at 6:30 p.m.; all are welcome. United in their choice of muse, Follin and…

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Meet and Greet Your Candidates for Governor

August 10 @ 5:00 pm
Berkshire Hathaway, 98 Park Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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SHARE NEW CANAAN LIFE Greet Your Neighbors And Meet Your Candidates for Governor YOU’RE INVITED TO OUR COMMUNITY “MEET & GREET” Friday, August 10, 2018 5pm – 8pm Hosted by your New Canaan Office of Berkshire Hathaway New England Properties Light Refreshments “Meet & Greet” On Our Patio Across From The New Canaan Train Station 98 Park Street, New Canaan New Canaan Community Initiative 203-966-7970 Follow us on Facebook @ New Canaan Life, and Instagram @ New Canaan Life Berkshire…

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Free Concert

August 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
THE BEER GARDEN, 290 HARBOR DRIVE
STAMFOD, United States
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AWARD WINNING MISSISSIPPI BLUES MAN DEXTER ALLEN LIVE AT THE BEEW GARDEN AT SHIPPAN LANDING, STAMFORD.

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$39.50

Jeff Daniels & The Ben Daniels Band

August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Jeff Daniels has been playing music for as long as he has been acting. Known for roles in such diverse films as The Martian, Dumb & Dumber, The Squid and The Whale, Terms of Endearment, along with his Golden Globe Award-winning role on the TV show “The Newsroom,” Daniels is a bona fide movie star. But, it was music – one of his first passions back in the ‘70s – that shaped his future. In 1976, Daniels bought a Guild…

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$190 - $210

Kids Woodworking Camp

August 13 @ 3:30 pm - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center, 681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Hands-on introduction to woodworking during this 4-day afternoon camp for kids ages 6-10. Kids will plan and create a one-of-a-kind project using skills such as sanding, drilling with a hand drill, using wood screws, nails and glue. They will learn multiple techniques, including how to finish and personalize the piece with paint or stain.

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$15 - $25

Turandot (Puccini): Met Opera in HD

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China. Tenor Marco Berti is Calàf, the brave prince who sings “Nessun Dorma” and wins her hand. Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production is conducted by Paolo Carignani.

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Authors@ New Canaan Library Presents Panel on Writing Women’s Fiction

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Women's fiction is one of the most consistently successful genres of published writing. On Tuesday, August 14 at 6:30 p.m. New Canaan Library presents a unique program that explores writing for this specific genre. The event will be held in the Adrian Lamb Room; please register online at newcanaanlibrary.org. Three successful authors, Carola Lovering, Jill Santopolo and Beatriz Williams, form a panel that will examine the challenges specific to writing women’s fiction. Some of the topics to be covered include:…

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$125

The Beach Boys

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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The unforgettable harmonies and classic sound of The Beach Boys will bring Good Vibrations back to The Ridgefield Playhouse after their sold-out performances in 2015 and 2017! It’s a night of career-spanning hits — from their early surf rock classics like “Fun, Fun, Fun,” “Surfin’ U.S.A.,” and “California Girls,” to masterpieces like “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and “God Only Knows,” to later hits like “Kokomo.” Don’t miss the ultimate summertime show!

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$77 - $110

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhosue, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, 06877 United States
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Since Scott Bradlee created Postmodern Jukebox in 2009, the project has amassed more than 740 million YouTube views and 2.7 million subscribers, chalked up more than 1 million likes on Facebook, performed on “Good Morning America,” topped iTunes charts with all 14 of their releases since 2014, caught the attention of NPR Music and NBC News, and played hundreds of shows to sold-out houses around the world. The multi-talented collective has interpreted hits by Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, The White Stripes,…

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