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Barbara Perry Bind

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Town of Greenwich tree lighting ceremony

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Greenwich’s annual tree lighting ceremony will take place in front of Town Hall, 101 Field Point Rd., on Friday, Dec. 5, from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. The event will feature a holiday message from First Selectman Peter Tesei, a visit from Santa, Mrs. Claus, Frosty and Rudolf, a mechanical polar bear, and reindeer rides. The […] [Read More]
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Cold water rescue demonstration at Greenwich Point Park

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On Sunday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 4 p.m., Officer Joe Turcsanyi of Greenwich Marine Police, just back from training on frozen Lake Erie, will give a talk and demonstration, along with members of Greenwich Police, on cold water rescue at Greenwich Point. Members of the Greenwich Police are trained in underwater search and rescue […] [Read More]
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From left, Ed Philipp, CEO of the YMCA of Greenwich, at a recent fundraiser at Douro restaurant with junior board members John Coursen, Doug Bookbinder, Scott Magnusson, Joseph Pabon, Shahryar Oveissi, Lindsay Longmire, Natalie Bos, Brooke Betteridge, John Yankowich, Jess Shapiro, Lauren Paige Malan, Ann Cipoletti, Lee Denslow, Kelly Clarke, Konstantine Wells, Erin Moody, Win Betteridge, Chris Cortese. (Not pictured: Emily Zerbst).

YMCA of Greenwich supports BANC afterschool swim program

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The YMCA of Greenwich Junior Board has partnered with the town’s Department of Social Services to sponsor weekly swim lessons for students in the Byram Archibald Neighborhood Center (BANC) afterschool program. The Junior Board recently held a fundraising event and raised more than $3,000 for the “Y Community Matters” fund, surpassing their goal. The swim […] [Read More]
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Breast Cancer Alliance holding fundraiser boutique in Greenwich

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The Breast Cancer Alliance will hold its Holiday Gift Boutique fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 2 from 12 to 8 p.m.and Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd. More than 40 artisans, designers, and purveyors of crafted goods and provisions will showcase their wares including apparel for […] [Read More]
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Author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson.

Speaker at RMA in Greenwich to discuss Germany vs. Russia during WWII

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The Retired Men’s Association invites you to attend its meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 26, First Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Place, featuring author and historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine, Mark Albertson. His talk, “The Great Patriotic War: The Titanic Clash between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union,” will focus on greatest land war in history, […] [Read More]
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Johnny Montanez of Brunswick School unloads Thanksgiving baskets with Family Centers’ Director of Community Engagement Jennifer Flatow.

Greenwich volunteers needed for Thanksgiving

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On Monday, Nov. 24 at 11:15 a.m., Family Centers, 40 Arch St. will gather staff and volunteers to assemble hundreds of Thanksgiving baskets. All of these baskets will be distributed to Family Centers’ neediest clients living in lower Fairfield County. For more information and to volunteer, contact Jen Flatow at 203-869-4848 or at jflatow@familycenters.org. [Read More]
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Junior League of Greenwich holding Enchanted Forest

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The Junior League of Greenwich will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest, through Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Hyatt Regency, 1800 East Putnam Ave. This year’s event will ring in the holiday season with the theme “Jingle All The Way.” The event will feature decorated trees and gingerbread houses available for purchase throughout […] [Read More]
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Children’s concert in Greenwich

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The Greenwich Library’s Ashforth Children’s Concert Series, in partnership with the Greenwich Arts Council’s Curiosity Concerts, will present a free family classical music concert, “The Many Faces of the String Quartet,” featuring the Aizuri Quartet on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave. The performance will explore the […] [Read More]
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Novelists to speak at Drawing Room in Greenwich

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International journalist and author, Lisa Barr, will join fellow writer Gabrielle Selz to hold a discussion on their books focused on the 20th century art world on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at The Drawing Room, 5 Suburban Ave. Barr’s “Fugitive Colors” is a suspenseful tale of an artist’s revenge after World War II. […] [Read More]
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Cost Cob Archers hold final shoot of season in Greenwich

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On Sunday, Nov. 30, the Cos Cob Archers will hold their final open shoot for the year at 205 Bible St. Registration and shoots start at 8 a.m. Free for members; $5 for those under 16 accompanied by a paying adult; $10 for guests of members; $20 for non-members. Non-shooting adults, $10; $50 maximum per […] [Read More]
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