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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

‘Smart Talk’ for parents with teens

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Liberation Programs will host a parent seminar titled ‘How to have the ‘smart talk’ with your teens about drugs and alcohol’ from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27 at the YMCA of Greenwich. The workshop is free and open to the public, though event organizers encourage attendees to RSVP at info@liberationprograms.org Here’s […] [Read More]
Categories: YMCA, Youth

Yoga slumber party party for kids

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The YMCA of Greenwich is hosting a trio of yoga pajama parties for kids. Here’s the information you need (from the YMCA website) to get your child involved: Date: March 28, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm – 6:30 am Location: Show map YMCA of Greenwich 50 E. Putnam Ave Greenwich, CT 06830 USA Contact: Lee Ann Borg Phone: 203.869.1630 ext. 210 […] [Read More]
Categories: YMCA, Youth
The boys were submerged in the water, hanging onto the ice shelf, when Greenwich firefighters arrived on scene and pulled them to shore.

Teens fall through thin ice in Riverside

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Two teenage boys were hospitalized after falling through thin ice into the frigid brackish waters of a small pond on Willowmere Circle in Riverside Thursday afternoon. Fire officials said the boys were submerged in the pond, hanging onto the ice shelf, when firefighters arrived on scene and pulled them to shore. The boys were treated […] [Read More]
Categories: fire, police, Riverside, Youth
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Missing Greenwich youth returns, disappears again

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Greenwich Police are seeking a missing Greenwich teenager just days after she returned after she disappeared for more a week. Shyana Perez was last seen on Dec. 31 at approximately 10:00 a.m. Described as a white Hispanic female standing 4′ 11” tall and weighing  105 pounds, Perez was last seen wearing  a pale blue shirt […] [Read More]
Categories: police, Youth

Police: No crime committed in relation to Palosz suicide

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Greenwich Police announced Friday morning that the department has closed the investigation into the death of relentlessly bullied Greenwich High School student Bart Palosz. The conclusion? Bart’s death was a suicide, and police have not found any evidence of criminal activity related to the case. Palosz, 15, shot himself to death Aug. 27 at his […] [Read More]
Categories: police, Youth