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Henna for teens at Greenwich Library

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Henna is an ancient body art that involves the drawing of intricate designs on the skin using natural plant-based dyes. This form of temporary tattooing was practiced in ancient Egypt and has since grown popular in India, the Middle East and the United States. And on Monday, July 14, henna is coming to Greenwich. Professional […] [Read More]

Student art bridges China, New York

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There are still two weeks left to glimpse artwork created by students at regional high schools — plus one from Tianjin, China — at Bruce Museum‘s annual iCreate exhibition. The exhibit, which includes 46 works of art connected by the theme “Tales of Two Cities: New York & Beijing,” shuts down after next Sunday, July […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, Bruce Museum, Youth
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Greenwich author pens book for empty nesters

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Contributed photo Greenwich psychotherapist Wendy Aronsson has published a book of advice for parents on coping once their children go off to college and their home becomes an “empty nest.” “For the first time in their lives, parents no longer have to shuttle their kids to soccer practice, make cookies for bake sales or spend […] [Read More]
Categories: books, business, Youth

Experts to coach parents on internet safety

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Diamond Hill Church is hosting a free parents forum on internet safety at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28. The event will bring together a panel of local experts to discuss ways parents can protect their children of all ages from the hazards of the internet such as scam artists and cyber bullies. “Aren’t you […] [Read More]
Categories: Schools, Youth
A girl wipes away a tear during the Vigil Prayer Service for Bart Palosz at Greenwich High School, Tuesday night, Sept. 10, 2013.

Town Attorney: Bart Palosz was target of intimidation, ridicule

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Greenwich Public Schools’ handling of the chronic bullying Bart Palosz reportedly experienced before he shot himself to death Aug. 27 after the first day of his sophomore year of classes was the topic of discussion at Thursday night’s education board meeting. Town Attorney John Wayne Fox discussed the findings of the law department’s nearly completed […] [Read More]

Youth film festival this weekend

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The third annual Greenwich Youth Film Festival will take place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library. The festival encourages local high school students to express themselves through the art of film. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here. [Read More]

Pineapple Classic returns to Greenwich Polo Club

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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Connecticut Pineapple Classic 5K (with obstacles!) will take place May 17 at Greenwich Polo Club. Here’s the info on how you can get involved in the annual Hawaiian-themed charity race: The Pineapple Classic is a fun, Hawaiian themed run with obstacles. After the race, there’s a luau with a beer garden and […] [Read More]
Categories: Charity, health, Youth

Greenwich swimmer scores Sports Illustrated feature

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Meghan Lynch, the 10-year-old swimmer from Greenwich who earlier this month broke the national record for her age group in the 100 and 50-yard breast stroke, is featured in the current edition of Sports Illustrated. The magazine, which features UConn’s Shabazz Napier on the cover, is on newsstands today. The magazine reads: “Meghan, 10, a […] [Read More]
Categories: Youth, YWCA

Stanwich kids raise money for cancer research

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Press release: Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT) – the nation’s only non-profit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer – has granted over $24.7 million to top oncologists and researchers internationally in the fight against cancer. And recently, the foundation received a boost from a handful of young Greenwich philanthropists. Five sixth-grade […] [Read More]
Categories: Stanwich School, Youth
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Hands-on impressionism for kids

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Look and See: Impressionism Wednesday, April 9, 2014 — 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Press release: This program is designed for children ages 3-5 years and their adult caregivers, who will explore the Museum’s exhibition through hands-on experiences, stories and more. Children will explore the Pasture to Pond: Connecticut Impressionism exhibition and then make their own […] [Read More]
Categories: arts, Bruce Museum, Youth