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Architecture, abstraction and the bold beauty of geometry align and connect the works of artists Carole Curtis and Gregg Welz in their joint exhibition "The Metropolis and the Intricate Grid."  Featuring large scale paintings by Curtis and cut and folded paper work by Welz, the exhibition at New Canaan Library’s H. Pelham Curtis Gallery opens on Thursday, October 8 and runs through November...

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The Designer Showhouse on the Green

St. Paul's

Oct 8, 2015 - Oct 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

  The inaugural Designer Showhouse on the Green will take place Fall 2015 in Fairfield, Connecticut.  The Showhouse will benefit St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Operation Hope.  CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) is the Media Sponsor.    The Showhouse will be open for five weeks, from September 19, 2015 until October 25, 2015.  Over 15 top interior designers and landscape...

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Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past

Bruce Museum

Oct 8, 2015 - Nov 8, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past has a title that only hints at the intrigue waiting for visitors to the Bruce Museum’s science gallery. Isolated for the last 88 million years, Madagascar is populated by hundreds of remarkable species that are found nowhere else on Earth.  Visitors will explore three major phases of Malagasy history and encounter a variety of living and extinct species.

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Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels

Bruce Museum

Oct 8, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

August 1, 2015 - November 29, 2015 This series of approximately 30 photographs by Theodore Nierenberg highlights his portraits of indigenous peoples from around the world. Reflecting the vitality and personality of each subject, the images shine a light on the life stories written on their faces. With attention to color and composition, Nierenberg's portrayals celebrate the people and cultures...

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Picturing the News: The Distinctive Vision of Harry Neigher and Frank Gerratana, Sr.

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Oct 8, 2015 - Jan 17, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Columnist and cartoonist Harry Neigher and photographer Frank Gerratana, Sr. of the Bridgeport/Connecticut Herald portrayed and documented the news from the 1930s until the paper closed in 1973. Featuring a selection of Neigher and Gerratana’s work over four decades, this exhibition includes photographs, cartoons, sketches, and newspaper clippings that explore a range of local and national...

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Fall Writing Workshops

Westport Writers' Workshop

Oct 8, 2015 - Dec 5, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

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

Registration is Open For Our Fall Writing Workshops We have a wide variety of writing workshops. From Introduction to Creative Writing, memoir, and fiction to children's and young-adult, writing for magazines, and screenwriting- there is a class for you! Whether your goal is to become a published author or simply to record your life for posterity, you will become part of a community...

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Crenshaw Food Drive ~ October 2015

Fairfield University Bookstore

Oct 8, 2015 - Oct 31, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Crenshaw Is Imaginary. Childhood Hunger Isn’t. Inspired by Crenshaw, a new novel by Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate (The One And Only Ivan), Macmillan Publishing is partnering with independent bookstores in a nationwide food drive.  For every bookstore that signs up to participate Macmillan will donate $100 to No Kid Hungry. Bookstores and schools across the country are partnering...

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Earthplace Animal Tech Program


Oct 8, 2015 - Dec 8, 2015 @ 03:45 PM

Learn about the Earthplace resident animals and how to care for them.  Through investigation, hands-on practice and instruction, students will learn to feed, clean, groom and handle our animals.  During the last meeting, students present the animals to friends, family and fellow Animal Tech students. For ages 10 - 14.  Meets weekly on Tuesdays, September 8 through December 8.  

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