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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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Grace Farms

365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
203.920.1702 http://gracefarms.org/

January 2017

Book Launch | Corban Addison’s A Harvest of Thorns

January 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Free

Join us as international bestselling author, Corban Addison, launches his new book, A Harvest of Thorns, at Grace Farms.

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February 2017

The Unexpected Journey of an American Woman

February 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The first in Grace Farms Foundation's Race & American Memory series, The Unexpected Journey of an American Woman will feature memoirist and domestic violence activist, Dede Bartlett, and Yale poet and author, Danielle Chapman, discussing their timely recollection of personal family histories.

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March 2017

The Community Impact of Opiates

March 17, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
Free

Join us for an important discussion about the impact of opiate addiction on our community. Experts in prevention, treatment, and law enforcement will address the challenges of how to effectively alleviate suffering, battle the stigma, understand the legal consequences, and develop preventative measures against one of the most dangerous drugs of our day.

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Nature & Social Justice | Nepal

March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
Free

In the wake of natural disasters, social justice organizations are often called upon, not only to rebuild, but also to fight the injustices that can result from environmental devastation.

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Poets in the Library | Spencer Reece

March 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
Free

Spend the evening with award-winning poet, Spencer Reece, who will be screening the film Voices Beyond the Wall: Twelve Poems from the Murder Capital of the World. The film follows his time spent living and teaching poetry at Our Little Roses, an all girls orphanage in San Pedro Sula, a Central American city infamous for its crime and violence.

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April 2017

Interfaith Seder | From Darkness to Light

April 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
$10

Grace Farms Foundation and the Interfaith Council of Southwestern Connecticut invite you to join us for an Interfaith Seder led by Rabbi Joshua Hammerman of Temple Beth-El, Reverend Mark Lingle of St. Francis’ Episcopal Church, and Dr. Kareem Adeeb of the American Institute for Islamic and Arabic Studies.

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Grace Community Church Easter Egg Hunt

April 16, 2017 @ 11:00 am
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One event on April 16, 2017 at 11:00 am

Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States

Kids will not want to miss the Great Easter Egg Hunt (along with a visit from the Easter Bunny) following the service. We look forward to celebrating with you!

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Grace Farms Community Dinner

April 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
$10

Enjoy a special meal with family, friends, and neighbors, featuring local performing artists. This affordable dining experience promises expansive views and excellent company. The evening will take place in the River building’s Commons—a 6,900 square foot glass room appointed with social community tables built from trees harvested on the grounds, comfortable sofas, and a coffee bar serving our very own Heavenly Roast.

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Earth Day

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
Free

Join Grace Farms in celebrating Earth Day with insightful programs for all ages centered around preserving open space, restoring wildlife, and exploring the natural world.

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May 2017

The Refugee Crisis & U.S. Response

May 19, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn about the important efforts surrounding the refugee crisis in the United States, and the inspiring response from organizations including UNHCR The U.N. Refugee Agency and The International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN), in a conversation moderated by Grace Farms Foundation Justice Initiative Director, Krishna Patel.

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Memorial Day Barbecue 2017

May 27, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Celebrate Memorial Day with an outdoor Barbecue at Grace Farms, with free time to explore 80 acres of diverse natural landscape, and remember those who gave their lives with time for reflection. The day will include activities for families and individuals of all ages, as well as visitors looking to simply relax and enjoy time with family and friends.

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March 2019

Carrie Mae Weems Performance of Past Tense

March 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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$25

Through music, text, projection, and video, the performance explores the enduring significance of the iconic character Antigone and her profound relevance to our contemporary moment.

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April 2019

Interfaith Seder | Forgiveness and Remembrance

April 16, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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$20

An Interfaith Seder led by Grace Farms Foundation’s Faith Initiative Director Matt Croasman, Rabbi Joshua Hammerman of Temple Beth El, Reverend Mark Lingle of St. Francis Episcopal Church, and Dr. Kareem Adeeb, former Board President of the American Institute for Islamic and Arabic Studies.

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Restoring Wild in Urban and Suburban Areas

April 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A conversation about the importance of restoring natural habitats.

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Earth Day | Restoring Wild

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Grace Farm's Annual Earth Day Celebration!

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June 2019

Fighting Domestic Violence | A Multifaceted Approach

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how law enforcement, the legal system, and the medical community are working with survivors and community members to diminish the far-reaching effects of these crimes.

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The Demand for Ethical Supply | Blockchain as a Force for Global Good

June 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Blockchain technology can become a powerful force for social good, enabling open business models that could contribute to transparent supply chains.

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The Humanitarian Impact of Conflicts in the Middle East

June 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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A discussion on the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and their importance to U.S. national security and values, including human dignity and freedom.

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July 2019

Protecting the Amazon | Tribes on the Edge

July 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Céline Cousteau—filmmaker, environmentalist, and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Cousteau—has spent the past 5 years respectfully documenting, filming, and curating the story of all the Indigenous Peoples of the Javari to help them tell their story to the world.

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September 2019

What’s Worth Wanting?

September 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grace Farms, 365 Lukes Wood Road
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join Grace Farms Foundation’s Faith Initiative Director Dr. Matthew Croasmun for a conversation about identifying and focusing on the important question that so often eludes us: What’s worth wanting?

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