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9th Annual Blues Views & BBQ Festival!

9th Annual Blues Views & BBQ Festival!

Sept. 3-4, 2016  In 2008, the Westport Downtown Merchants Association decided to bring some good old southern charm to the town of Westport, CT and pioneered the Blues Views & BBQ Festival. The two-day event was created to meld together the worlds of BBQ and...

New Canaan Nature Center – Family Nature Adventures: Ponds & Picnic

New Canaan Nature Center – Family Nature Adventures: Ponds & Picnic

Don't miss your chance for outdoor family fun on Saturday, Sept. 3rd 10am-12pm! Join the New Canaan Nature Center for a morning of ponding and picnicking! We’ll visit both Kiwanis & Marsh Ponds to see what fish and frogs we might catch (poles & nets will be...

Final week of "Waterways IV" – Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Final week of "Waterways IV" – Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Now - Sept. 10th, don't miss Heather Gaudio Fine Art exhibition, “Waterways IV”. Showcasing themes and interpretations on water, its environment and our interaction with it. On view will be paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography by Will Clift, Beth Dary, Peter...

Meet Courtney & Jenn!

Meet Courtney & Jenn!

Welcome to your Meet a Mom Interview! Courtney Flynn Jenn Moore   Where are you from originally? Stamford I was born in California, and moved around quite a bit growing up.  My family moved to New Canaan when I was in fifth grade (West School), and then moved...

NCLA BOYS YOUTH FALL CLINICS K – 5th GRADE LACROSSE CLINICS

NCLA BOYS YOUTH FALL CLINICS K – 5th GRADE LACROSSE CLINICS

NCLA is both proud and fortunate to be able to offer a local clinic right here in New Canaan at East School for all of our youth players with Chip Buzzeo, NCHS's Head Coach, Will Koshansky & Bobby Rushton, NCHS's Defensive and Offensive Coordinator Coaches and...

St. Leo Fair

St. Leo Fair

Enjoy food, rides, games, music, bingo, and buy tickets to enter the famous Saint Leo Roman Catholic Church Raffle! THREE PRIZES TO BE AWARDED: FIRST PRIZE: 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA250C4 – Silver SECOND PRIZE: $1500 gift card redeemable at The Home Depot THIRD PRIZE:...

SPRUCED + STYLED Carry-all: Back-to-School

SPRUCED + STYLED Carry-all: Back-to-School

Ana-Maria Leeming, owner of Spruced + Styled will be joining NewCanaanMoms as our featured bi-monthly guest blogger come Fall. Her resourceful and fashionable approach to lifestyle blogging will be an amazing...

Lachat Farm in Weston, Mini Bird House Class – Limited Spots!

Lachat Farm in Weston, Mini Bird House Class – Limited Spots!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Adding elements to a yard that attracts wildlife makes your yard come alive. Birdhouses are a terrific, inexpensive and simple way to dress up your yard. Not only can a bird house look great, but it's a wonderful way to...

Jumbo Dog – You Saved it. They Preserve it.

Jumbo Dog – You Saved it. They Preserve it.

Don’t put those items in a bin, box, closet or bag!  Enter the upcoming school year decluttered with all your child’s works of art and memories organized into a beautiful book!   You...

Pop Up Park – Young Entrepreneurs Fair

Pop Up Park – Young Entrepreneurs Fair

August 27, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Young Entrepreneurs Fair 2016 celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of our school aged children. There will be an exciting line up of budding entrepreneurs selling knitwear, table decorations, jewelry, skin care products, modeling tools....

8th Annual ALL OUT FOR AUTISM 5k WALK/RUN

8th Annual ALL OUT FOR AUTISM 5k WALK/RUN

Friday, August 26  Location: New Balance / 128 Main Street / New Canaan, CT 06840 Course: Through downtown New Canaan Proceeds: New Canaan YMCA Special Needs Programs. Events: 6:15 PM Kids Race 6:30 PM: 5k race for everyone Awards to follow In-Person Registration:...

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck Cruises to Stamford!

Hello Kitty Cafe Truck Cruises to Stamford!

Grab your kids and reminisce about your Hello Kitty loving, mechanical pencil collecting days over sweet treats and exclusive merchandise from the  Hello Kitty Cafe Truck It will be parking in Stamford on Saturday, August 27th at the Stamford Town Center.

Meet the Author/Book Signing – Diane B. Saxton, PEREGRINE ISLAND

Meet the Author/Book Signing – Diane B. Saxton, PEREGRINE ISLAND

Join Elm Street Books in welcoming Diane B. Saxton, Author of Peregrine Island. August 27th, 12-2:30pm   PEREGRINE ISLAND is the story of the Peregrine family, living on an island off the Connecticut coast, whose lives are turned upside-down one summer when...

OUT OF CONTROL Burgers

OUT OF CONTROL Burgers

Rest up your grilling arm for Labor Day weekend! Here are 3 tried-and-true Out of Control Gourmet Burgers in New Canaan/Norwalk (no particular order).  You cannot go wrong!  In-N-Out is not the only place to get a double double animal style burger...hit up elm for a...

Pop Up Park – International Social

Pop Up Park – International Social

August 24, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm New Canaan Parents 4 Kids in partnership with New Canaan International Ladies group and Chinese School of Fairfield County is hosting an International Social to share the heritage of local families through informative, fun and engaging...

Pop Up Park – InterActive Talent Show

Pop Up Park – InterActive Talent Show

August 23, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Enjoy the performances and learn a new talent! New Canaan Parents 4 Kids is partnering with the Studio and New Canaan Dance Academy for InterActive Talent Show to teach, share and create. The event kicks off with a mini jazz class for all...

Taste of the Town Stroll

Taste of the Town Stroll

Taste of the Town Stroll Thursday, August 25th, 6-9pm Love food? You will love what the New Canaan Chamber has planned for the ‘Sixth Annual Taste of the Town Stroll’ sponsored this year by Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of New Canaan the event will be held on...

Pop Up Park – Family Dance with Latin Moves Dance Studio

Pop Up Park – Family Dance with Latin Moves Dance Studio

August 22, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Join for fun latin classes and a dance party for the whole family! New Canaan Parents 4 Kids is partnering with Latin Moves Dance Studio for Family Dance 2016 to share the joy of dancing with kids and parents of all ages! Mini dance...

Meet Loren!

Meet Loren!

Welcome to your Meet a Mom Interview!   Where are you from originally? I was born in Greenwich and lived in Greenwich, Stamford and New Canaan and even lived in Los Angeles for 6 years as a kid!   How long have you lived in New Canaan? We lived in Boston for...

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