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What's Happening In New Canaan This Week

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – Here’s a look at events happening in New Canaan this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events listings for more events.

Monday, July 9

New Canaan Historic District Commission Special Meeting: 5 p.m. The Historic District Commission will hold a special meeting. On the agenda is a discussion of historic districts. New Canaan Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge.

Town Hall Building Committee III: 6:45 p.m. The town hall building committee will have a regular meeting to discuss plans on renovations to New Canaan Town Hall. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

Tuesday, July 10

New Canaan Board of Selectmen: 9 a.m. The Board of Selectmen will hold its regular meeting. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

Heather Gaudio Fine Art presents Black + White: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition features works by 14 international artists, and the exhibit will offer paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculpture, all in black and white. It will be on display through Aug. 15. Heather Gaudio Fine Art, 21 South Ave.

Author Chris Cleave at New Canaan Library: 9 a.m. The New Canaan Library welcomes Chris Cleave, the best-selling author of "Little Bee" and "Incendiary."    Cleave will be discussing his latest novel, "Gold." New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Wednesday, July 11

New Canaan Library Young Sherlocks Mystery Book Club: 6:30 p.m. This is a new monthly book club for super-sleuth readers entering grades 6 and 7. Come discuss the curious coincidences and puzzling particulars of mystery books with librarians Gretchen Kolderup and Cathy Townsend. This month, “Death Cloud” by Andrew Lane explores Sherlock Holmes' detective work as a teen. Pizza dinner will be served. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Thursday, July 12

Songs and Stories Around the Campfire at New Canaan Library: 6:30 p.m. Kids ages 5 to 10 are invited to come make a "log" to throw on the "campfire" and join Librarian Cathy Townsend for a medley of campfire songs and stories. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Silvermine Arts Center’s Student Exhibition: noon to 5 p.m. One of the most popular shows of the year, the Silvermine Arts Center’s Student Exhibition showcases the artistic achievements of the Silvermine School of Art students of all ages, from youth to adult. This event allows students to share their accomplishments and offers the general public a view of the fine art and creative energy generated by the student body. The gallery is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays and by appointment Monday and Tuesday.

Friday, July 13

Summer Theater of New Canaan's "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat:" 8 p.m. General admission seats start at $20 for open lawn seating and picnics. Performances will be held at 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 5. Waveny Park.

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