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February 2019

Afternoon Artist Talk

February 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carriage Barn Arts Center, 681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Members and guests are invited to a gallery talk by photographers in the current exhibit. Participating artists include: Jean-Marc Bara, Ralph Baskin, Susan Cannarella, Mary Harold, David Hurwitt, Erin Karp, Saman Majd, Karen Neems, Hank Paper, Melissa McCann Santangelo, Eric Seplowitz, Richard Ventre, & Joan Wheeler

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iLuminate

February 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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Literally glowing in the dark, iLuminate first seared itself into the eyes of millions on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” The group’s jaw-dropping fusion of technology and choreography uses special light suits that baffle audience members by enabling the performers to disappear, reappear and seemingly levitate! Music, art, and the technological magic of iLuminate bring you a story of adventure and romance conveyed by array of dance styles from contemporary to popping to breaking expressed through a glowing visual design. All…

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Free Tax Assistance

February 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April, 10, 2019

Lapham Community Center, Waveny Park
New Canaan , CT 06840 United States
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No cost, full service VITAAARP IRS Tax assistance is available on Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., through April 10, 2019 at Lapham Center. Volunteers will assist with preparation and electronic filing of state and federal returns. Call 203-594-3620 to schedule an appointment and get information about required documents.

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Necessary Conversations for Adult Children and Their Aging Parents: “Senior Lifestyle Options: Choosing Your Ideal Living Situation”

February 13 @ 6:30 am - 7:30 pm
Lamb Room – New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A panel discussion sponsored by Staying Put in New Canaan and New Canaan Library on senior lifestyle options. The panelists will provide information on options that balance the needs for independence and safety as we age. Panelists include Barb Achenbaum, Executive Director, Staying Put in New Canaan, Russ Barksdale, Chief Executive Office, Waveny LifeCare Network, Ellen Colby, Community Sales Director, Brightview Assisted Living and Christy Perone, Director of Community Relations, Bridges by EPOCH, Memory Care.

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I’m With Her feat. Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O’Donovan

February 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road
Ridgefield, CT 06877 United States
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OPENING ACT: BILLY STRINGS SOLO Join us in the lobby at 7:15pm for a complimentary craft beer tasting by Two Roads Brewing Company! I’m With Her is Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan (Crooked Still). Collectively, these multi-Grammy-Award-winners have released seven solo efforts, co-founded two seminal bands (Nickel Creek and Crooked Still), and contributed to critically acclaimed albums from a host of esteemed artists. Four years after their formation at an impromptu show in 2014 at the…

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The New Canaan Historical Society to Host its Annual Valentine’s Tea

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
New Canaan Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge Rd
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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$10 – $20

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the New Canaan Historical Society’s tea on Thursday, February 14th at 2 pm. Enjoy tea, champagne, refreshments and a performance by The Town Players of New Canaan. They will preview a scene from their upcoming play, “Gaslight,” written by British dramatist Patrick Hamilton in 1938, which opens February 22nd at the Powerhouse Theater. The New Canaan and Canaan Parish Chapters of the National Charity League will prepare and serve finger sandwiches and sweets. The cost is…

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LiveGirlTalk

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, March, 7, 2019

New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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LiveGirlTalk is a 5-week facilitated discussion group that creates a BRAVE SPACE for girls. The small group meets weekly with a professional mentor to share concerns and interests. The curriculum-based program builds social emotional intelligence and self-esteem, the building blocks of a confident leader. We are thrilled to partner with the New Canaan Library to bring this program to girls in Fairfield County. This program is free of charge, however registration is required.

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ReFRAMING Aging: Health, Happiness, and the Arts, opening and keynote lecture

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Silvermine Arts Center, Silvermine Road
New Canaan, CT 06473 United States
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ReFRAMING Aging: Health, Happiness, and the Arts, an exhibition on view at the Silvermine Arts Center from February 16–March 23, 2019, will feature artists whose creative energy and ingenuity have continued over a lifetime. Connecticut Humanities (CTH), a non-profit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has awarded a Quick Grant for $3500 to support dynamic programs accompanying the exhibition. Robin Jaffee Frank, Director of Strategy and Development, said “We’re most grateful to the Connecticut Humanities for funding…

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RAC Open Sketch Sunday Feb 17

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$15

Open Sketch session Sunday Feb 17 from 12 to 3 pm @ RAC studio w/live model, open to all artists! Fee $15 (no need for RAC membership) Questions? Call 203-866-2744 (x-2)

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Authors @ New Canaan: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Greg Miller to Speak About his Book, The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
New Canaan Library, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library welcomes two time Pulitzer Prize – winning Washington Post national security reporter Greg Miller, who will discuss his recently published book, The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy. The event takes place on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adrian Lamb Room. Copies of the book will be available for purchase, courtesy of Elm Street Books. Please register online at newcanaanlibrary.com. It has been called the political crime of the century: a…

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