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What To Do Around New Canaan This Weekend

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Here's a look at some events happening around New Canaan this weekend. For more listings, visit our Events calendar.

Friday, Sept. 27

Family Dinner Night at the YMCA: 6:00 p.m. Join in for a Family Dinner followed by families to participate in, including Bouncing Bears for children ages eight and younger, carnival-like sports games, photo booth fun, arts and crafts, plus family swim, family dancing, and more. Free. New Canaan YMCA, 564 South Ave.

Saturday, Sept. 28

California Art Experts Present Lecture on Early Silvermine Artist: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Prominent West Coast academic and author Bram Dijkstra will lecture on Charles Reiffel, an early Silvermine artist whose paintings depict a natural world in the Post-Impressionist style. $15 per person. New Canaan Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge. Visit the website for more details.

Exhibition: New Works by Artist E.V. Day at The Glass House: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. New site-specific works by New York artist E.V. Day will be on view in Da Monsta gallery at the Glass House. A wide variety of tours are available so visitors can enjoy all aspects of this historic modernist icon. $30-$250. The Glass House, 199 Elm Street.

Sunday, Sept. 29

Study Skills Workshop: 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The study skills workshop is for all area students in grades 8 through 12. The program is designed to provide students with the skills and strategies needed for academic confidence, motivation and achievement. $395. St. Luke's School, 377 N. Wilton Road. Visit the website for more details.

Exhibits at Silvermine Challenge the Boundaries of Perception: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The opening set of exhibits will challenge the boundaries of perception. There will be a group exhibition which questions assumptions of what a book can be to; Amy Bilden’s tactile domestic inspired sculptures; and the symbolically rich mixed media nature-based work of Christine Aaron. Free. Silvermine Arts Center Galleries, 1037 Silvermine Road.

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