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HOW SMART ARE DOLPHINS?

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How smart are dolphins? How can we find out? And, once we know, what do we do with that information?  Dr. Diana Reiss, who pioneered using underwater keyboards to discover how dolphins think, will answer those questions in a special talk on Thurs., Oct. 9 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Long known to be […] [Read More]
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Carriage Barn Hosts Free Concert Oct. 5

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The Carriage Barn Arts Center in Waveny Park in the lovely town of New Canaan is hosting a free concert given by Madera Winds Quintet on Sunday October 5 from 2:30 pm – 5 p.m. Established in 2012, Madera Winds Quintet is comprised of five musicians, Ralph Kirmser (oboe), Janet Atherton (clarinet), John Harley (horn), […] [Read More]
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BRING OUT YOUR INNER ARTIST AT WESTERN CT’S WEIR FARM

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Admiring the autumn landscape is fine but capturing its beauty in art is even better—and you needn’t be an experienced artist to enjoy the experience.  Weir Farm in Western Connecticut, America’s only National Park Service site dedicated to art, invites everyone to try their hand at sketching or painting in the same glorious setting that […] [Read More]
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Popular Walking Tours of Lambert Corner are back!

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Join former First Selectman and Wilton historian Bob Russell on the first of a series of monthly walking tours of the Wilton Historical Society’s preserved Lambert Corner buildings. This hour-long guided tour includes the Lambert House, which was built on the site c. 1726, and eight other buildings that were moved there in order to […] [Read More]
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CT Audubon’s Birds and Habitat Annual Art Exhibition and Sale

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The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Center at Fairfield located on 2325 Burr Street has organized the fourth  Birds and their Habitat juried art show and sale that will take place  Sept. 26 – September 28.  This event brings together talented artists who specialize in birds as well as the beauty of nature  including landscapes, birds and […] [Read More]
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Heavens Above! Star Gazing is a Thrill for All at Western Connecticut Observatories

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They are seeing stars in Western Connecticut—not to mention planets and galaxies. The opportunity to view the heavens close up though a professional telescope is a rare treat, and Fairfield County in Western Connecticut is lucky enough to have four observatories that invite the public to share the thrill of star-gazing. Experts are on hand […] [Read More]
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Pictured is Richard Stravitz's V Seat which was inspired by the flexibility, strength, and balance that helped Kurt Thomas excel in the world of gymnastics during the late 1970s.

Fall Fun at the New Canaan Historical Society

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The New Canaan Historical Society located on 13 Oenoke Ridge has planned several exciting events to enjoy this fall. A new art show, “Commitment to Excellence in Art & Sport: A Fine Art Competition” and Exhibit is taking place through November 3.  This show has been organized cooperatively with the National Art Museum of Sport. […] [Read More]
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Free admission for everyone at Stepping Stones Museum for Children Sept. 20

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On Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Stepping Stones Museum for Children opens its doors to all for FREE!  It’s Nickelodeon’s 11th annual Worldwide Day of Play and Stepping Stones is an official registered Nickelodeon site, and to join the fun is simple! Step One: Turn off your TV, video games, computers, mobile phones and tablets. Parents too! […] [Read More]
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