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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, Sept. 10

New Canaan Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The Zoning Board of Appeals will hold its regular meeting. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

New Canaan Utilities Commission Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The utilities commission will hold its regular meeting. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

New Canaan Sept. 11 Ceremony: 9:45 a.m. New Canaan town officials and emergency responders will pause to recognize the events of Sept. 11, 2001. A wreath will be placed at the new Sept. 11 memorial in front of the New Canaan Fire Department. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

New Canaan Board of Finance Meeting: 7:30 p.m. The Board of Finance will hold its regular meeting. New Canaan Town Hall, 77 Main St.

New Canaan Library Teen Advisory Board Meeting: 4 p.m. Help plan programs, pick books and DVDs for the library, and help the library do a better job of serving you. The group is for students in grades 7-12.  New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Pizza & Pages Book Group at New Canaan Library: 6:30 p.m. This is a new monthly book club for readers in grades 6 and 7. Come discuss exciting thrillers with librarians Gretchen Kolderup and Cathy Townsend. This month, Unwind by Neal Shusterman will keep you on the edge of your seat as the protagonists flee for their lives from a government that wants to harvest their organs. Pizza dinner will be served. New Canaan Library, 151 Main St.

Thursday, Sept. 13

5th Annual New Canaan Library Literary Luncheon With Sally Bedell Smith: 11 a.m. Sally Bedell Smith is the acclaimed author of the best-selling biographies of international leaders and figures William S. Paley, Pamela Harriman, Diana, Princess of Wales, John and Jacqueline Kennedy, Bill and Hillary Clinton, and Queen Elizabeth II. A contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1996, Smith previously worked at Time magazine and The New York Times, where she was a cultural news reporter. She was awarded a Sigma Delta Chi Distinguished Service Award for magazine reporting in 1982 and was a fellow at the Freedom Forum Media Studies Center in 1986. New Canaan Library’s Annual Literary Luncheon has become the most anticipated social event on the library’s calendar since it began just five years ago. This wonderful gathering is the perfect place to hear from a renowned author and catch up with friends after the summer, while supporting the library. The Literary Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets begin at $100, and benefactor tables of 10 are available for purchase. For more information, email Susan LaPerla at Woodway Country Club, 540 Hoyt St., Darien.

Friday, Sept. 14

New Canaan High School Football: 7 p.m. The Rams will play host to the Bassick High School Lions at Dunning Stadium in the first game of the season. New Canaan High School, 11 Farm Road.

Silvermine School of Art Faculty Show:  Noon-5 p.m. The Silvermine School of Art will hold its faculty show daily through Sept. 16 at Sara Victoria Hall. Showcasing the works of the distinguished artists/teachers of the Silvermine School of Art, this exhibition represents every style and medium, including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and silversmithing. Silvermine Art Gallery, 1037 Silvermine Road.

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