Chairing the Greenwich Hospiatl annual benefit, "Under the Stars" are April Larken, on left and Brooke Bremer.

Greenwich Hospital gala “Under the Stars” coming in June

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This year it’s to be a June 27 blast of a benefit ”Under the Stars” beside the summer sea shore of the Riverside Yacht Club and not in the traditional month of July for the annual Greenwich Hospital benefit party. All presented by Families for Greenwich Hospital. The “Under the Stars” gala will offer dining […] [Read More]
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Kyle Silver,the director of Arch Street, seen here with a couple high schoolers a few year ago says of the poetry contest, “Coffee shops and poetry have gone together for decades. We are always looking for new activities for our students and the Poetry Contest seemed like a natural fit for Arch Street’s newly opened Greenwich Grind Coffee Shop. We are thrilled to have the contest winners read their poems there in May.” Photo by Bob Luckey.

Greenwich high schoolers offered 2015 poetry contest

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 All ye high schoolers from 9 – 12 grades, summon your muse, there’s a second year poetry contest announced in honor of National Poetry Month that could bring you an Amazon gift card for $200, or $100, or $50. There’s something to be said for creating lines like this: “A thing of beauty is a […] [Read More]
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There will be “Scales and Slime; Reptiles and Amphibians” at Innis Arden Cottage on April 12.  Photo by Stamford Museum & Nature Center.

Explore Reptiles and Amphibians at Greenwich Point

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The Friends of Greenwich Point and Bruce Museum are inviting one and all to their Sunday, April 12 program “Scales and Slime; Reptiles and Amphibians” at Innis Arden Cottage, Greenwich Point Park, from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. There will be live and slithery animal presentations at both 2 and 3 p.m, with lots of stories […] [Read More]
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Live mannequins to highlight Rummage Room tradition in Old Greenwich

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Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day so that means it must be time for the return of live mannequins at The Rummage Room in Old Greenwich. The store, located at 191 Sound Beach Avenue, will indeed feature live mannequins in its windows on April 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers will pose in the […] [Read More]
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Dogs and their human companions enjoy the beach at Greenwich Point Park, Conn., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Dogs are allowed into Greenwich Parks from December 1st through March 31st.

Last day for dogs at Greenwich’s beaches

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Today’s March 31, which means it’s your last day to bring your four-legged friends to Greenwich’s beaches before they revert back to their peak season ban on dogs. If you’re anything like me and my little guy, who loves Greenwich Point, you’ll be taking advantage of this last day of doggy heaven later today. Perhaps […] [Read More]
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Holocaust survivor Agnes Veres will speak at Temple Sholom on April 15.

Greenwich Holocaust Remembrance Day Program

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Temple Sholom is to host on April 15 both a prize winning documentary on Auschwitz survivors and feature a talk by a Holocaust survivor Agnes Vertes, with participation from local clergy and leadership, and a candle lighting ceremony. The event, which begins at 6 p.m. honors the survivors and the memory of holocaust victims 70 […] [Read More]
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The 2015 Greenwich Scouting Sporting Clays Invitational, at Dover Furnace Shooting Grounds in NY, is on Saturday, April 11th.  Photographed from left to right is last year’s winning foursome: Randy Weisenburger, Kathy Weisenburger, John Kramer and Jeff Fillipelli, representing Greenwich Country Club.

Sporting Clays Tournament to support Greenwich Scouts

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So, it’s the fourth annual Sporting Clays Invitational Tournament put on by the Greenwich Council, Boy Scouts of America to take place on April 11 at the Berretta  Shooting Grounds, Dover Plains, New York. It’s all about sporting clay shooting, leadership, service and learning in the outdoors, that has remained essential to the Greenwich Scouting […] [Read More]
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Last week for Greenwich’s North Mianus art show

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There’s still time to check out the North Mianus School Art Show this week on the first floor of the school. This is a gala event put on each year by the School’s Art Department and organized by Art teacher Ms. Elizabeth Vazquez to showcase the work of the School’s 483 talented art students. Each […] [Read More]
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