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New Art Exhibition opening at New Canaan Library: "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective"

New Canaan Library

Aug 31, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Liana Moonie's vibrant, color saturated abstract paintings might bring to mind Rothko's fields of color, but it is the pronounced infusion of joy that makes these works so distinctively Liana Moonie.  Her many periods of work and diverse influences are beautifully evident in "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective."  The exhibition opens at New Canaan Library's H. Pelham...

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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children’s book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of Ferdinand the Bull and Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newberry Awards. A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lawson and his wife Marie, also an illustrator, lived at...

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 1st Annual SilverSource Awards

Awards presented at SilverSource Autumn Breakfast

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs every 4 week(s) on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

SilverSource – a leader in advocating for the needs of older adults and their families –  is accepting nominations for the first annual SilverSource Awards.  The awards celebrate the exceptional advancements and meaningful contributions made in improving the lives of adults over age 60 throughout Fairfield County by volunteers, individuals, businesses and organizations....

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Capitol Steps

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Aug 31, 2016 @ 08:00 PM

Has there ever been a funnier election season? Did you ever want to hear Donald Trump sing a rock song, Bernie Sanders sing a show tune, and Hillary Clinton do stand-up comedy? It’s all the greatest hits of the campaign LIVE! No matter who or what is in the headlines, you can bet the Capitol Steps will tackle both sides of the political spectrum and all things equally foolish. What more would...

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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 31, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Artist Francesca Anderson specializes in capturing natural history in her exquisite illustrations of plants and wildlife. Twenty of her scratchboard and pen-and-ink drawings will be on view in the exhibition Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show opens on Saturday, July 23, and runs through October 30, 2016. Flora and Fauna brings...

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Flower Power

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Press Release For Immediate release New exhibition opens on July 13, 2016 Reception: Wednesday evening, July 13, 6:30 – 8:00, public invited Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5:30 and by appointment Flower Power "The cry of 'Flower Power' echoes through the land. We shall not wilt. Let a thousand flowers bloom." — Abbie...

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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 1940 and ‘41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in CT for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs and black & white, Delano captured views of everyday life in Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression.

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Register for Fall Creative Writing Workshops

Westport Writers' Workshop

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016 @ 11:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

New courses start on Monday, September 12 at the WESTPORT WRITERS' WORKSHOP, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing the literary arts. Check out our fantastic offerings, including screenwriting, poetry, memoir and fiction in many genres, for writers at all levels of experience. http://www.westportwriters.org/creative-writing-workshops/fall-2016-creative-writing-workshops/

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Electric Paris

Bruce Museum

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity.  The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial lighting: in the 1840s and 1850s, gas lamps were first...

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Nature-based Summer Enrichment: Three Imaginative Weeks of Summer Fun with the Sprouts & Seedlings

Garden Education Center of Greenwich

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 09:15 AM

Our day’s activities are led by our own Director of Youth Education, Deanna Novak, and are rooted in science, art, literature, math and dramatic play to encourage the development of the whole child: mentally, emotionally and physically.  Ages 3-6 and 6-8. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cost: $375 per child with a 10% sibling discount All Sessions are daily from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Session 1:...

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