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Whalers VS City Council, Positive Discipline, Chinese New Year, are a Few Things Happening this Week

Tarrywile Mansion, Danbury.
Tarrywile Mansion, Danbury.
The Danbury City Council will host a committee meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the third floor council chambers at City Hall to discuss its ongoing dispute with the Danbury Whalers over payments the city says it is owed for providing police and fire security to the Danbury Ice Arena during Whaler games. At dispute is more than $80,000.

Positive Discipline of Western Connecticut is offering a free introduction at 7 p.m. Monday to its program help parents and teachers work with children to foster relationships and mutual respect. Parents and teachers learn exactly how to focus on solutions while being kind and firm so that any child- from a three-year-old toddler to a rebellious teenager- can learn problem-solving skills, responsibility, creative cooperation and self-discipline with no loss of dignity. It helps to enrich relationships with mutual respect.

The Tarrywile Mansion is hosting an open house at 10 a.m. Tuesday to show people the beautiful mansion used for weddings at Danbury's Tarrywile Park. Tarrywile Mansion, built in 1897, is a stunning brown shingled, white trimmed 23-room Victorian Mansion. It is a fine example of Victorian-era American home architecture and in 1987 was accepted and entered into the National Register of Historic Places.

The Danbury Public Library is celebrating Chinese New Year with a folk tale reading and a craft project Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Story Corner. Drop in to the library and hear a Chinese Folktale, and then make a special Red Lantern. Registration is required online at danburylibrary.org or call Cindy Lappala at 203-797-4528.

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