In keeping with the Chamber’s mission of “Connecting The Community With Commerce” this Calendar was created to allow member businesses and New Canaan based non-profits to promote their upcoming events to the public. The Community Calendar is a local resource for all residents and visitors and has quickly become one of the most visited pages on the site. Events can be submitted via the link below and will be reviewed and posted within 24-48 hours.
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Community Overdose Awareness Day and Vigil
August 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Overdose Awareness Day & Vigil
On Thursday, August 31 at the Pop Up Park, the community is invited to an Overdose Awareness Day & Vigil, starting at 7PM.
Description: A community awareness event and a candlelight vigil in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31. The event is themed “Helping Each Other to Heal”, and invites the community to participate: Engage – interact with the Hope & Remembrance Wall, get informed from resources & experts in attendance, and enjoy live music; Listen – to both parents and young people in recovery share their real-life experiences and hope; and Honor – participate in a Candlelight Vigil with lighting of candles, music, and pledge of commitment from clergy and community members.