The NewCanaanite.com Summer Internship Program is sponsored by Carriage Barn Arts Center. Every summer for the past six years, New Canaan closes the former “Pop Up Park” area downtown to hold a candlelight vigil in memory and support of loved ones who have struggled with addiction. The Addiction Awareness Vigil is organized by the New Canaan Parent Support Group, led by its founder, town resident Paul Reinhardt. Year after year, it has been a place where those battling addiction have a safe environment to come forward, as well a place for those who have lost a loved one to pay their respects and support each other. According to Reinhardt, visitors to this year’s vigil—scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug.