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Barbara Perry Bind

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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Winklevoss twins take part in Greenwich Reads Together

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Greenwich natives Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss will speak Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave. The twins are NCAA rowing champions and members of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Rowing team and co-founded the Brunswick School Rowing team. The Winklevosses will share their Olympic experience, talk […] [Read More]
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10.28.2014 Lecture Robin Bell

Explore the North, South Poles in Greenwich

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Learn all about how the ice sheets at the Poles grow and shrink over time at a discussion at the Bruce Museum by Dr. Robin E. Bell, above, research professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. “A New Exploration Era of Our Changing Poles” will take place Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 7 p.m. Bell has […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Pen Women anniversary

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Greenwich Pen Women will celebrate the first anniversary of “Women’s Voices of the 21st Century: Experiences that Shape Women,” a volume of poems illustrated by Pen Women artists, with a free poetry reading on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, will be held in the […] [Read More]
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Photo from the Philippines where the "caraboa" is used to plow and to enrich the soil.

Greenwich World Hunger Association honored

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Coinciding with World Food Day, First Selectman Peter Tesei will honor Greenwich World Hunger Association with a proclamation from the Town of Greenwich naming Thursday, Oct. 16 Greenwich World Hunger Day. The local organization was established in 1976 by a small group from Greenwich to alleviate hunger in developing countries through life-altering projects. Current projects […] [Read More]
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