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June 2015

Annual New Canaan Family Circus

The New Canaan YMCA and Kiwanis Club of New Canaan Proudly Present:
The 2015 Annual New Canaan Family Circus! Friday, June 19 & Saturday, June 20. Showtimes: 4:00 PM & 6:30 PM each day

Join us under the big top on Saxe Middle School field for the 6th Annual New Canaan Family Circus featuring the famous Zerbini family! Kick off summer with aerialists, clowns, acrobats, jugglers, camel rides, food and fun for the entire family! Tickets: $20 in advance $25 at the door Kids 2 and under are free Tickets go on sale beginning June 1. Tickets are available online*, at the Y Front Desk, and throughout town at Baskin Robbins, TD Bank, and Walter Stewart’s Market. All proceeds from the event benefit youth programming in New Canaan including financial assistance at the New Canaan YMCA and the Kiwanis Club of New Canaan’s community fund.

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New Canaan Mile 7th Annual Scholarship Race

The New Canaan Mile was started in 2012 by New Balance owners Ron and Tina Rosenfeld to reward two student athletes at the New Canaan High School for the following merits: Strong Leadership Qualities, Hard Working, and Good Grades. Most importantly the schloarship is not awarded to the students who are necessarily the best athletes, but the indivduals that come to practice with a positive attitude and helps others.We give a $1000 scholarship to a person decided on by the coaches.

This year’s race will be held on Saturday, 20 June 6 PM kicking off at the New Balance Store, 128 Main Street.

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Mobile Food Packing Event sponsored by PuraVida for Children

We will pack 150,000 to 200,000 meals in one weekend. We will be packing meals Saturday June 6 and Sunday June 7 at New Canaan High School. We need close to 1000 volunteers to participate a 2 hour packing session filling meal bags with ingredients formulated to help starving children. The event is coordinated with Feed My Starving Children that ships the meals to children in desperate need. Teams, Families, and Youth organizations are welcome. Sign ups begin on May 18th go to www.puravidaforchildren and look for the sign up. Donation of any amount are being accepted by Pura Vida to help pay for the ingredients. We are close to packing 1 million meals in the past few years, help us reach our goal.

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