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Author and advocate for domestic violence awareness to speak in Greenwich

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On Tuesday, at 10 a.m. on Nov. 11, JCC Greenwich and the YWCA will host author Joshua Safran, an advocate for survivors of domestic violence and the wrongfully imprisoned, who will share his harrowing story of survival from his memoir, “Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road and Off the Grid.” Safran was born to […] [Read More]
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BANC team members, from left, Archer Manning  No. 17, Holdin Brown No. 13, Ryan Perez No. 28 and  Dom Deluca  No.  22

Greenwich Youth Football supports breast cancer research

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Throughout the month of October, one of the Greenwich Youth Football League teams, the Byram Archibald Center Raiders, raised awareness for breast cancer research. The players wore pink ribbon stickers on their helmets, allocating 100 percent of the money raised directly to the cause. The cheerleaders supported the team and the cause on the sidelines […] [Read More]
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Surviving against all odds: author talk in Greenwich

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On Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at YWCA Greenwich, 259 East Putnam Ave., Joshua Safran will discuss his story of survival against all odds and his critically-acclaimed memoir, “Free Spirit: Growing Up On the Road,” in a talk hosted by JCC Greenwich and the YWCA. Safran was born to a coven of lesbian witches […] [Read More]
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Greenwich church serves up chili and Broadway

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Second Congregational Church will hold its 13th annual Broadway Chili Night on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the church, 139 E. Putnam Ave. The event will celebrate the magic of Broadway with musical entertainment and a home-cooked meal. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., followed by a tribute to Broadway music at 7 p.m by the […] [Read More]
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Event Co-Chairs Jieun Wax and Lisa Fischer, and Breast Cancer Alliance Executive Director Yonni Wattenmaker (center)

Breast Cancer Alliance to hold luncheon, fashion show in Greenwich

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Greenwich-based Breast Cancer Alliance will host its 19th annual benefit luncheon and fashion show, “Branching Out, Coming Together, Aspiring to a Cure,” on Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, 1800 East Putnam Ave. This year’s benefit features two runway shows — the Brunello Cucinelli Fall 2014 Collection and Spring 2015 Collection Preview and […] [Read More]
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Above, Ethan Carpio takes aim on a target during a Cos Cob Archers open shoot day.

Cos Cob Archers to hold open shoot this Sunday

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On Sunday, Oct. 26, the Cos Cob Archers will hold an open shoot from 8 to 11 a.m. at 205 Bible St. The shoot is free for members; $5 for those under 16 accompanied by a paying adult; $10 for guests of members; and $20 for non-members. Fee for non-shooting adults is $10. There is […] [Read More]
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Family-friendly Curiosity Concerts in Greenwich

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This Saturday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Curiosity Concerts will hold its next family-friendly concert, “Stories through Music,” featuring musicians from ClassNotes. In “Stories Through Music,” ClassNotes transforms everyday classical music into a roller-coaster of colorful sounds and emotions. Get on board as these young, charismatic teaching musicians take you and your […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Hospital to hold fundraiser

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Greenwich Hospital will hold an annual black-tie, masked Venetian-inspired fundraiser, Venezia Gala, at 6 p.m. on Oct. 25 at Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd. Retiring Greenwich Hospital President and CEO, Frank A. Corvino, who will step down at the end of December after 26 years of service, will be presented with the Chairman’s Award. […] [Read More]
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This year's book for the townwide Greenwich Reads Together program is "The Boys In the Boat, " by Daniel James Brown.

‘Boys in the Boat’ author to speak at Greenwich library

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Author Daniel James will discuss his book, “The Boys in the Boat,” this year’s selection for the townwide Greenwich Reads Together program on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Brown’s nonfiction book tells the story of the 1936 U.S. Olympic eight-oar rowing team, set against the backdrop of Hitler’s Nazi Germany and the Great Depression. […] [Read More]
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The Nathaniel Witherell nursing home sign at 70 Parsonage Road

Greenwich’s Witherell to hold open house

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Nathaniel Witherell will hold an open house featuring entertainment, refreshments and tours of the center on Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. The event, held in celebration of the recently modernized short-term rehab and long-term skilled nursing center, is free and open to the public. Entertainment will include performances by the Melody Men, the men’s […] [Read More]
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