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Barbara Perry Bind

Odds Harp

Award-winning storyteller to perform in Greenwich

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Master Storyteller Odds Bodkin will present an hour-long family StoryBlast Concert at Round Hill Community Church, 395 Round Hill Rd., on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 4 p.m. Bodkin will tell three stories using different musical instruments and movie-like scores – creating a cinematic experience for the audience. His first story, “The Name of the Tree” […] [Read More]
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Puttin on the Dog

‘Puttin’ on the Dog’ in Greenwich

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Adopt-A-Dog will hold its 27th annual ‘Puttin’ on the Dog’ fundraiser this Sunday, Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch St. The event will feature activities for dogs, their families and pet lovers; demonstrations, music and competitions. Contest categories include Aged to Perfection, for dogs 10 years […] [Read More]
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Chess for kids offered in Greenwich

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The Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Rd., will hold a beginning chess session for students of all ages on Sept. 25 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. National master Rich Jackson will provide instruction, supervise play and challenge participants to a game or two. All grade and skill levels are welcome. You don’t have to bring […] [Read More]
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Go Wild! in Greenwich

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Have a blast at Go Wild’s family event at the Greenwich Polo Field on Sunday, Sept. 28 from 3 to 6 p.m. Hot air balloons will take off in celebration of the preservation of open space throughout our community. Activities include a bungee trampoline, rock wall, giant maze, mechanical bull – and more! Refreshments will […] [Read More]
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Keep Greenwich clean!

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On Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Greenwich Green and Clean will hold a townwide fall clean-up and coastal inventory. Visit any Greenwich firehouse for litter bags and gloves to use in cleaning our town. And, get a certificate for community service. When you trade in trash, you’ll receive daffodil bulbs. Your can […] [Read More]
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Greenwich benefit for Pathways

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On Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., Pathways will hold its annual benefit at Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Road. The event will feature cocktails, a live and silent auction, dinner and entertainment. The nonprofit provides people in Greenwich with mental illness help through rehabilitation, helping them to re-enter the community and  providing and maintaining housing […] [Read More]
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Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive

Greenwich garden a work of art

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  On Sunday, Sept. 14, a private garden in Greenwich will be among three area gardens open to the public through The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where the Wild Things Are,  1 Hillside Drive, is  an innovative topiary garden with 20 large custom-made topiaries […] [Read More]
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Dolphins Swim Team member, Meghan Lynch, 10, does the breaststroke at the YWCA of Greenwich pool.

Swim with the dolphins in Greenwich

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YWCA Greenwich Dolphins Swim Team is holding  new member tryouts and evaluations Sept. 2 to Sept. 6. Nick Cavataro, head coach of the nationally ranked team, will conduct the evaluations for new team candidates at the YWCA pol, 259 East Putnam Ave. No pre-registration is required. On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, ages 8-years-old and […] [Read More]
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Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County Community Foundation

Greenwich RMA talk to focus on philanthropy

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  Juanita James, president and CEO of Fairfield County Community Foundation, will speak at a free meeting of the Retired Men’s Association on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  at First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place. James will discuss how her organization promotes philanthropy in order  to create change in Fairfield County, focusing on innovative and collaborative solutions to […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Rummage Room holds 50th grand reopening

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  The Rummage Room, 191 Sound Beach Ave., will mark its 50th anniversary with a Grand Reopening Sale, starting Monday, Aug. 25. and running through Saturday, Aug. 30. The store, operated by the Women’s Fellowship of the First Congregational Church of Greenwich, began in 1964 as a rummage sale at the church.  The event’s success […] [Read More]
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