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‘Tech Titans of China’ writer to talk
AuthorsLive@GreenwichLibrary presents know-how journalist and writer Rebecca A. Fannin, who will focus on her new guide, Tech Titans of China, at 7 p.m. Monday within the Flinn Gallery on the library. In her guide, Fannin helps de-mystify China’s tech trade and gives a brand new go-to information for these in search of to know its grand tech ambitions, who the gamers are and what their technique is. The occasion is open to all. Doorways will open at 6:30 p.m. Registration at 203-625-6527 or www.greenwichlibrary.org/authorslive is really useful.
Vacation Artwork Present & Sale
The Artwork Society of Previous Greenwich will maintain its 2019 Vacation Artwork Present and Sale on the Gertrude White Gallery on the YWCA of Greenwich, from Monday to Dec. 27. This festive present will provide positive artworks created by ASOG’s member artists. All artworks, in a wide range of media, will likely be obtainable for buy. The general public is invited to the artists’ reception and vacation social gathering from 6:30 to eight:30 p.m. Dec. 6. View the art work, meet the artists, and luxuriate in stay leisure offered by Dan Swartz of Kismet. Refreshments will likely be served. The YWCA is situated at 259 E. Putnam Ave. For gallery hours, name 203-869-6501. Parking is out there on the YWCA premises.
Tree of sunshine
Greenwich Hospital will current the Tree of Mild at Greenwich Hospital’s Noble Convention Middle at 5 p.m. Monday. The Tree of Mild is a nondenominational group tree-lighting ceremony to replicate and honor the lives of family members. This annual occasion options readings, music and a glowing evergreen with lots of of lights. All are welcome to attend. For extra data, name 203-863-3702.
Duplicate Bridge Video games
Weekly open duplicate Bridge video games are held at 12:15 p.m. Mondays on the Greenwich YWCA. The video games are sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League, with masterpoint awards to prime finishers. The cardboard charge to play one session is $12. For extra data, contact Steve Becker at 203-637-8927.
Temple Sholom will host its month-to-month blood drive from 1:30 to six:30 p.m. Monday at 300 E. Putnam Ave. The American Purple Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for sufferers in want this vacation season by making an appointment to offer blood or platelets. For extra data and to enroll, go to RedCrossBlood.org or name 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
‘Willy Wonka’ auditions
The Boys & Ladies Membership of Greenwich’s Theatre Program is holding auditions for its 2020 main-stage musical, “Willy Wonka Jr,” from 6:30 to eight p.m. Monday and Tuesday on the membership. All youth ages 6 to 18 are invited to come back ready to bounce, learn for a personality, sing a music of their selecting (acapella) and have enjoyable. Rehearsals will happen on Tuesdays and Saturdays beginning in January, by means of present time. Program participation will likely be a full introduction of theater, fundamentals of being in a play, and play terminology — the language of the humanities. At rehearsals, youth will examine their traces, memorize songs, choreography, and play video games to develop their characters. Performances will likely be at 7 p.m. Could 1 and Could 2 at Boys & Ladies Membership of Greenwich, four Horseneck Lane. For extra data, go to www.bgcg.org or name 203-869-3224.
Bruce Beginnings is a program for kids ages 2.5 to five with an grownup at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesdays on the Bruce Museum. Discover the museum collections and exhibitions by means of image books and hands-on actions. This program takes place on the museum’s free admission day and house is restricted. See the customer service desk upon arrival to safe a spot. Matters change weekly. Go to brucemuseum.org for more information.
Time to Speak
A drop-in dialog collection for English Language Learners known as “Time to Speak: A Dialog Sequence for English Language Learners” will likely be held from 6:30 to eight: p.m. Tuesday within the Byram Shubert Library Group Room. Come to enhance your communications expertise, be taught extra about American tradition and really feel extra comfy in the neighborhood. Peer-to-peer conversations provide a possibility to apply informal language in a much less formal setting than a classroom. Volunteers facilitate conversations on on a regular basis matters comparable to medical doctors visits, grocery purchasing, and discovering housing or work. This collection is open to all adults. Learners welcome. Because the library will likely be closed, entrance will likely be downstairs on the program room. The following occasion will likely be Dec. 17.
Auditions for college kids
Open Arts Alliance will maintain auditions for its upcoming musical manufacturing of “Mary Poppins JR.” Auditions will likely be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday on the YMCA of Greenwich at 50 E. Putnam Ave. College students ages eight to 18 are inspired to come back audition for this beloved musical a couple of household in turmoil and the magical nanny who saves the day. Performances of “Mary Poppins JR.” will happen on April 24, April 25 and April 26 at Western Center Faculty. Required audition registration may be accomplished at www.OpenArtsAlliance.com by Dec three. Auditioners want attend solely one of many scheduled audition dates. Youngsters auditioning must be ready to sing a music of their selecting a cappella, and be able to learn from a portion of the script. For extra data, name Open Arts Alliance at 203-869-1630 x304 or go to www.OpenArtsAlliance.com.
Sip & Store Artwork Present
Cease by the Vacation Sip & Store Artwork Present at Abilis Gardens & Items from 5 to eight p.m. Wednesday. Get pleasure from wine, cheese and different refreshments whereas purchasing with a 20 % low cost in the complete retailer. The Artwork Present will function work and digital artwork created by adults who’re supported by Abilis. To be taught extra, go to abilis.us/calendar. Abilis is a nonprofit group that helps greater than 700 people with particular wants and their households yearly from beginning all through maturity.
Touch upon regional plan
The Western Connecticut Council of Governments is requesting public feedback for the draft Regional Plan of Conservation and Improvement. The plan, which being ready in compliance with Connecticut Basic Statutes, should present “its suggestions for the final use of the world,” together with land use, housing, transportation, public utilities and extra. It may be considered at plan.westcog.org and questions or feedback must be despatched by Jan. four to Western CT Council of Governments, Attn: Plan of Conservation and Improvement, 1 Riverside Highway, Sandy Hook, CT 06482 or by e-mail to email@example.com. WestCOG may also maintain the 2 public data conferences for the general public to be taught extra concerning the Draft Plan, ask questions and supply suggestions. The occasions and places are 7 to eight p.m. Wednesday on the Greenwich Audubon Middle at 613 Riversville Highway and from 7 to eight p.m. Dec. 5 at Highstead at 127 Lonetown Highway in West Redding, observe the indicators to The Barn, which is a half-mile down the driveway.
Surviving vacation consuming
Denise Addorisio, a registered dietitian, will focus on “Survival Information to Wholesome Vacation Consuming” at Greenwich Hospital’s Noble Convention Middle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Learn to handle your weight by means of conscious consuming and different strategies to make wholesome meals selections in the course of the busy and tempting time of 12 months. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Weekday Farmers Market
The Previous Greenwich Farmers Market is held each Wednesday from 2:30 to six p.m. at Dwelling Hope Group Church at 38 West Finish Ave. in Previous Greenwich. The market runs by means of Oct. 30.
Completely Well mannered bridge
The Completely Well mannered Bridge Group has Duplicate Bridge video games on the Greenwich YMCA on Wednesdays from 9:45 a.m. to midday for Relaxed Duplicate Bridge and from 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. for Relaxed Duplicate Bridge / Conventions. The price is $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers. You do not want a companion to play. Solely pay as you go gamers are assured a seat. There’s additionally a Newbie Recreation/Class with relaxed play and dialogue from three to five p.m. Seating is restricted. In case you are not on the e-mail listing, name Frank Crocker at 203-524-8032 to register.
Audio system at Retired Males’s Affiliation
The Greenwich Retired Males’s Affiliation gives a free program each Wednesday on the First Presbyterian Church, 1 W. Putnam Ave., that’s open to the general public; no reservations required. Social break begins at 10:40 a.m., adopted by speaker at 11 a.m. For information, go to www.greenwichrma.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Future audio system embrace Richard E. Hyman, a SCUBA diver and writer, on “Journeys With Cousteau and the Crew of the Calypso” on Dec. four.
Strive Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a calming train that may loosen joints, enhance steadiness and train swish actions to music. Enjoyable and no stress lessons are held at eight a.m. Wednesdays and at 9 a.m. Thursdays within the auditorium on the First Congregational Church Auditorium on Sound Seaside Avenue in Previous Greenwich, reverse Binney Park. The price is $10 per one-hour session. Newcomers welcome. For information, name Joe at 203-504-4678.
Speak on artwork and local weather change
“The Bruce Museum Presents,” a collection of month-to-month public applications, continues with “Can Artwork Drive Change on Local weather Change? An Night with Alexis Rockman” from 6 to eight:30 p.m. Thursday. Main the dialog will likely be artist and climate-change activist Alexis Rockman, who will current his work and focus on how, and why, he makes use of his artwork to sound the alarm concerning the impending world emergency. Including perception will likely be The Boston Globe’s David Abel, who studies on local weather change and poverty in New England. Be a part of this night time of dialog within the newest installment of Bruce Museum Presents, a month-to-month collection of public applications. Doorways open at 6 p.m. for a reception with mild bites and drinks, adopted by the panel dialogue and Q&A from 7 to eight:30 p.m. Seats are $30 for Museum members, $45 for nonmembers. To order a seat, go to brucemuseum.org or name 203-869-0376.
Stroll kick-off social gathering
The 11th Annual Greenwich Vacation Stroll Kick-Off Occasion to profit Children In Disaster will likely be held Thursday from 6 to eight p.m. It is going to be hosted by Winery Vines, situated at 145 Greenwich Avenue. Backcountry Bar & Grill will likely be becoming a member of within the festivities, proving their signature BBQ dishes. Store to assist Children In Disaster, with 20 % of all gross sales will going to the nonprofit.
Artwork present at Byram Shubert
The Byram Shubert Library is internet hosting an exhibition of the work of two artists — photographer Brent Keeting and painter Marialiisa Pettengi — in a present known as “Lyrical Landscapes and Daring Abstractions” from Dec. 6 to Dec. 28. There will likely be an artists reception from three to five p.m. Dec. 14 within the Group Room. Refreshments will likely be served and sponsored by the Mates of the Byram Shubert Library.
The Greenwich Trade, a nonprofit volunteer-run store at 28 Sherwood Place, is internet hosting a Vacation Mini-Boutique that includes positive handmade jewellery, hand crafted artists creations in wooden, textiles, attire and extra from 10 a.m. to five p.m. Dec. 6. Discover distinctive handmade items for everybody whereas supporting artists and handcrafters’ labors of affection. Trend, items, toys, layette, collectibles and antiques! Distributors represented: PK Collections, Boo Gemes, Girl Ming, Beading Bunny Designs, Sole Child Footwear, Hardwood Creations, Artwalk, Dancer NYC, Playforever, Sherrit Designs, Holm Made Toffee, Seacoast Sweets, Tulia’s Artisan Gallery, three Bluebirds and extra. Refreshments, door prizes and a raffle.
Hawk Watch wrap-up
Be a part of Quaker Ridge Hawk Watchers for a slide present presentation on the outcomes of this 12 months’s hawk watch season at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Highway. A mean of 10,00zero to 20,00zero migrating hawks, eagles, and falcons are seen over Greenwich Audubon Middle every fall. Hawk watchers submit every day totals of hawks to ornithologists who’re in a position to observe tendencies in raptor populations. Come be taught what number of of every species of raptor we noticed in the course of the season and the way their numbers evaluate to previous years. Refreshments will likely be served at 6 p.m. adopted by the slide present presentation at 6:30 p.m. Ages 6 and up are welcome to this free occasion. RSVP is requested at Ryan.MacLean@audubon.org or 914-417-5234.
Winter Antiques Preview and Present
The Greenwich Winter Antiques Present will return to the Japanese Greenwich Civic Middle this week. Inside type professionals Charlotte Barnes, Pamela Frisoli of Trovare House and Patrick Mele will likely be a part of the present, which is sponsored by the Greenwich Historic Society and can function greater than 30 exhibitors. The festivities will start with a reception on Dec. 6. Occasion planner Bronson van Wyck will embellish with an “Animal Instincts” theme. There will likely be an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a lightweight buffet dinner from Watson’s Catering. Tickets ($150 every) can be found at www.greenwichhistory.org/antiquarius. And the Winter Antiques Present will likely be open from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Dec. 7 and 11 a.m. to five p.m. Dec. eight. For common admission tickets ($15 every) and extra data, go to www.barnstar.com.
City Corridor tree-lighting
A tree-lighting ceremony will start at four p.m. Dec. 6 on the pine tree in entrance of Greenwich City Corridor. Music will likely be offered by the Greenwich Excessive Faculty Chamber Singers. Sweet canes, scorching chocolate, cookies and scorching cider will likely be dished up, and children and households can meet Rudolph, Frosty, and Santa and his elves on the townwide celebration.
Vacation Sing-Together with Grand Central
Be a part of the Mates and Workers of the Cos Cob Library for the annual Vacation Sing-Together with Central Center Faculty’s Grand Central, a cappella singers, led by Music Director Rebecca Lipschutz. They may lead a wide range of vacation songs and carry out just a few of their live performance items within the occasion from three:45 to four:45 p.m. Dec. 6 within the Group Room. The festive afternoon will present vacation music, refreshments, and good cheer.
Qigong on the GBC
Qigong skilled Donna Bunte teaches lessons at 10 a.m. Fridays on the Greenwich Botanical Middle, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. With roots in Chinese language drugs, philosophy and martial arts, qigong is considered as a apply to domesticate and steadiness qi (chi), translated as “life vitality.” Qigong apply includes transferring meditation, coordinating gradual flowing motion, deep rhythmic respiratory, and a relaxed meditative mind-set. For data, go to greenwichbotanicalcenter.org.
Winters Eve Pageant
Cos Cob celebrates the season with its annual Winters Eve Pageant from 2 to six p.m. Dec. 7 behind the Cos Cob Firehouse at 200 E. Putnam Ave. The Cos Cob Volunteer Hearth Patrol will directtraffic alongside Sinawoy Highway in order that Santa, with assist from the Cos Cob Volunteer Hearth Division, may give rides on an vintage hearth engine. The choirs from North Mianus Faculty and Cos Cob Faculty will carry out carols, and the Cos Cob Library will host card-making and music. Heat up with scorching cocoa whereas writing letters to Santa with Make-A-Want and convey an unwrapped toy for donation to Toys-for-Tots. There’ll one thing for the entire household with face portray, video games, and a tree-lighting ceremony. For extra data, go to www.facebook.com/wintersevefestival.
A serious portion of Sound Seaside Avenue will likely be was a pedestrian walkway, with the highway closed to automobiles from Station Solution to previous the roundabout close to Previous Greenwich Faculty, for this 12 months’s First Mild. The occasion will run from 5 to eight p.m. Dec. 7 within the Previous Greenwich enterprise district. Guests can roam by means of the world, go to native companies, get pleasure from vacation cheer, take a horse-drawn carriage trip and soak up stay musical performances. First Mild is organized by the Previous Greenwich Retailers Affiliation. Practically 30 shops are anticipated to take part. For extra data, go to www.ogmerchants.com/.
The Byram Shubert Library will maintain its annual tree lighting and open home on Dec. 7. All are invited to attend the two-hour occasion, which can start at four p.m., with a group singalong across the tree. The tree lighting will happen at four:15 p.m., after which the open home will start indoors. Music will likely be offered by Bob Leinbach, and children can hold busy with crafts as they await the arrival of a customer bringing vacation cheer. Moreover, a vacation potluck buffet — with household favorites introduced by group members — will likely be dished up downstairs. There’s a sign-up sheet on the library’s entrance desk for residents to say what they are going to carry. The occasion is organized by the Mates of the Byram Shubert Library. For extra data, name 203-531-0426 or go to www.greenwichlibrary.org/byram-shubert/.
Mark Twain and the Presidents
Mark Twain’s frank observations about American tradition within the Gilded Age usually ring true as we speak. Corruption, nationwide id, the ability of huge enterprise, and America’s world position had been simply as contested then as they’re now. His humorous, insightful observations concerning the presidents of his day apply readily to the trendy presidency. On this occasion from 1 to three p.m. Dec. 7 within the Greenwich Library’s Flinn Gallery, hear from Mallory Howard, sssistant curator of the Mark Twain Home and Museum, together with Jason Scappaticci. They may give a stimulating presentation on the nation’s foremost observer of politics. The presentation will interact with topical, present occasions for our group whereas contemplating the impression of historical past.
Albanian Movie plus Meet and Greet
The Albanian Youth Middle will host the award-winning movie “Rising up FAT & Albanian” adopted by a meet and greet with the solid and filmmaker Elza Zagreda from 10 a.m. to midday Dec. 7 on the Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza, 2 Railroad Ave. Deliver your kids, grandparents and buddies to get pleasure from this comedy. Seating is restricted. Snacks and refreshments included with admission. Tickets are $20 tickets upfront, $25 on the door. Free admission for AYC enrolled college students. For tickets and data, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/growing-up-fat-and-albanian-film-plus-meet-and-greet-tickets-81390175205.
Be a part of the Alliance Francaise of Greenwich & The Greenwich Arts Council for a seated night of particular vacation treats on Dec, 7 whereas listening, singing alongside and remembering particular moments that carry us collectively in the course of the vacation season. This distinctive sensory expertise is in partnership with Pamela Kuhn & the Angel Choir. The Meet and Greet begins at 6 p.m., with the Live performance and Sing Alongside from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. on the Greenwich Arts Council, 299 Greenwich Ave. Tickets for GAC & Alliance Members are $20, nonmembers $25. To buy tickets name 203.862.6750 or go to www.greenwichartscouncil.org/Holiday-Extravaganza.
Choral Society concert events
The Greenwich Choral Society will maintain its annual Vacation Concert events, with this 12 months’s theme of “A Vacation Tapestry,” at four p.m. Dec. 7 and at 2:30 and 5 p.m. Dec. eight. at Christ Church Greenwich. The concert events will function a competition of choral music by Handel and Rutter, a Ladino music celebrating Hanukkah, and Stephen Mager’s “Tapestry of the Holy Beginning.” Tickets are $45 and $38, with particular costs for college kids. Tickets may be ordered on-line at www.GreenwichChoralSociety.org or by calling 203-622-5136. (Group gross sales can be found by calling the GCS workplace.)
A Greenwich custom returns because the 11th annual Greenwich Vacation Stroll Weekend is held from 10 a.m. to six p.m. Dec. 7 and from midday to five p.m. Dec. eight. This occasion, which options purchasing, eating and makinig merry, takes place all through the Greenwich, Byram, Glenville, Cos Cob and Riverside. Over 125 retailers, eating places and native companies pull out the stops in celebration of the vacation season with gross sales, promotions, refreshments and vacation cheer. The highlights embrace a Christmas Nativity on the First United Methodist Church of Greenwich with a stay sheep and donkey, caroling and a Hospitality Tent with scorching chocolate and cookies; stay performances and vacation karaoke within the Vacation Music Leisure Tent; free horse-drawn carriage rides; A Evening Of Conventional Christmas Music on the First Presbyterian Church Of Greenwich at four:30 p.m. Dec. eight; knowledgeable ice sculpture demonstration By Apple Ice within the Board of Schooling car parking zone; The Children Zone with enjoyable actions; and letter writing to Santa and Santa’s Mailboxes in lots of shops and eating places. The Backcountry Bar & Grill Meals Truck, Lobster Craft Meals Truck and Three Little Pigs Meals Truck will likely be arrange. A full listing of occasions, places and occasions may be discovered at www.Greenwichreindeerfestival.com. Mother and father can make the most of the Greenwich YMCA’s “Drop and Store” Guardian’s Day Out provide to have the YMCA workers members hold their kids busy with enjoyable actions whereas mother and father get their vacation purchasing achieved. To provide again this vacation season, many retailers will show supplies and donation packing containers to assist native nonprofits.
YWCA’s Vacation Household Enjoyable Truthful
In its third 12 months, YWCA Greenwich will host its Vacation Enjoyable Truthful at its dwelling at 259 E. Putnam Ave. on Dec. 7 to rejoice all of the completely different vacation traditions that occur in the course of the month. Vacation purchasing will run from 9 a.m. to four p.m. and the household enjoyable will likely be from midday to three p.m. There will likely be music, video games, arts and crafts, face portray, gymnastics, scorching chocolate and cookies, meet and greet with Santa and his Elves, and different surprises. There will likely be 14 distributors whose choices vary from positive and costume jewellery, girls’s equipment, kids’s clothes, and Tupperware on the market. Mother and father may discover details about registration for YWCA Greenwich winter and spring applications. Free and open to the general public.
One-man artwork present
The Greenwich Artwork Society will current “Glaser and the Grid,” a solo exhibition by Scott Glaser from the artist’s private assortment, from Dec. 7 to Jan. three at its gallery at 299 Greenwich Ave., second flooring. The grid system is the frequent thread in Glaser’s work, from cityscapes created from males’s swimsuit material, portrait mosaics made utterly from Band-Support-like bandages, neo-pointillist drawings, photorealist work or combined media items. An artist’s reception will likely be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 12. The work will likely be on view from 10 a.m. to four p.m. Tuesdays by means of Fridays and midday to four p.m. Saturdays. All works may be bought by contacting the Greenwich Artwork society at 203-629-1533 or email@example.com. For information, go to www.greenwichartsociety.org.
Bestselling authors maintain dialogue
The Greenwich Library will host two bestselling authors, Sara Shepard and Wendy Walker, as a part of AuthorsLive at three:30 p.m. Dec. eight within the library’s Flinn Gallery. Attendees will likely be handled to a vigorous dialogue as the 2 buddies focus on Shepard’s brand-new novel of sabotage and intrigue, twists and turns, titled “Fame.” Shepard is the writer of the favored “Fairly Little Liars” collection for younger adults. In her thrilling new grownup novel “Fame,” the ladies of a tight-knit school city be taught by means of gossip, scandal and betrayal who their husbands and neighbors really are. Walker is the native writer of “All is Not Forgotten,” “The Evening Earlier than” and “Emma within the Evening.” Books will likely be obtainable for buy and signing by means of Diane’s Books. Open to all at no cost. Doorways will open at three p.m. For data, go to www.greenwichlibrary.org/authorslive or name 203-622-6536.
‘Perpetual Movement’ opening
C. Parker Gallery is showcasing an exhibit known as “Perpetual Movement” by means of Dec. eight on the gallery at 409 Greenwich Ave. Multi-dimensional and distinguished up to date artist Rick Garcia, who has created artworks for a few of the most extremely seen organizations, occasions and causes, is holding his first solo present in practically a decade. His accomplishments span throughout mediums and themes, from rock and roll to endangered species; encompassing pictures, surrealist renderings on canvas and guitars and even an 1,800-square-foot fiberglass octopus sculpture. He has been chosen because the official artist for the Grammy Awards thrice. The exhibit consists of acrylic work on canvas, 3D lenticular prints, display prints and painted guitars. For extra data, go to www.cparkergallery.com or name 203-253-0934.
The Bruce Museum is providing free admission to all guests by means of Jan. 31 whereas the principle gallery areas are renovated. “Modern Artists/Conventional Varieties: Chinese language Brushwork” is on show within the Bantle Lecture Gallery by means of Dec. eight. It options the U.S. debut of 15 items of up to date Chinese language Brushwork gifted to the city of Greenwich as a part of the 2019 U.S.-China Artwork and Tradition Trade. In the course of the renovation section, the Everlasting Science Gallery will stay open, together with the Bantle Lecture Gallery, Schooling Workshop, and Museum Retailer. The galleries will reopen Feb. 1, with the set up of main new artwork and science exhibitions. Go to BruceMuseum.org for extra data.
Artwork of Libation in Classical Athens
The Connecticut Ceramic Research Circle will current “The Artwork of Libation in Classical Athens” with Milette Gaifman, Affiliate Professor of Greek Artwork and Archaeology at Yale College. In her lecture, at 1:15 p.m. Dec. 9 on the Bruce Museum, Gaifman will discover imagery of libations in Greek Artwork of the fifth century BCE. Friends are welcome: $25 test or money payable on the door.
Auditions for ‘Matilda’
St. Catherine’s Gamers will maintain auditions for its 2020 manufacturing of “Matilda The Musical.” Open auditions will likely be held Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 within the Lucey Parish Corridor of the church at four Riverside Ave. Roles can be found for all ages — should be 9 and above. Callbacks, as wanted, will likely be Dec. 11. Youth ought to arrive at 7 p.m.; highschool college students and adults ought to arrive at eight:30 p.m. Include a ready music and sheet music in your key for the accompanist. A gaggle dance audition will likely be held every night; put on applicable sneakers. As well as, carry an inventory of rehearsal and manufacturing date conflicts for January by means of mid-March. Rehearsals run Jan. 2 to Feb. 27, on Monday by means of Thursday evenings and a few Sunday afternoons. (Not all solid members are known as for every rehearsal and occasions range by position.) Manufacturing dates are Feb. 28, Feb. 29, March 1, March 6, March 7 and March eight, with curtain occasions of Fridays at eight p.m., Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. For extra details about roles, the manufacturing or to volunteer, go to: www.stcath.org or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Nora Miller, a reproductive endocrinologist, will focus on “Fertility 101: Your Household-Constructing Choices” at Lengthy Ridge Medical Middle, 260 Lengthy Ridge Highway, Stamford from 5:30 to six:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Households are created in many various methods. Hear about choices, new approaches for bettering fertility, and the way it’s possible you’ll obtain your aim of changing into a mum or dad. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Greenwich City Corridor will host a blood drive from 11:30 a.m. to four:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at 101 Subject Level Highway. The American Purple Cross urges eligible donors to be the lifeline for sufferers in want this vacation season by making an appointment to offer blood or platelets. For extra data and to enroll, go to RedCrossBlood.org or name 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
From Washington to Lincoln
Greenwich Library and the Yale Alumni Affiliation of Greenwich will current Akhil Reed Amar, the Sterling Professor of Regulation and Political Science at Yale College and award-winning writer, who will converse on “The Presidency from Washington to Lincoln.” On this speak from 7 to eight:30 p.m. Dec. 11 within the Greenwich Library’s Flinn Gallery, Amar will take a journey by means of the event of the American Presidency in pre-Civil Struggle America. Doorways will open at 6:30 p.m. YAAG President Cristina Vittoria will present a quick introduction at 7:00 pm., and the speak will final 45 minutes, adopted by a Q&A and refreshments. Registration, utilizing the Library’s on-line calendar at GreenwichLibrary.org, is required. This lecture will likely be stay video streamed to an overflow house instantly exterior the Flinn Gallery. This occasion is open to all at no cost, due to the contributions of YAAG members and the assist of the Greenwich Library Board of Trustees.
Bruce Beginnings Jr.
This program on the Bruce Museum gives a welcoming and fascinating museum expertise for toddlers, ages 10 to 24 months, and their caregivers by means of hands-on play and exploration. Bruce Beginnings Jr. classes are impressed by the museum’s collections and displays. It’s held from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month, subsequent time on
Dec. 12. This program is free with common admission however house is restricted. See the customer service desk upon arrival to safe a spot.
The Greenwich Library is welcoming native singer Anitra Brooks for a kids’s live performance from three:45 to four:30 p.m. Dec. 13 within the Youngsters’s Room. Anitra sings in 5 completely different languages and teaches the viewers the refrains to allow them to sing components of the songs alongside together with her. Most songs are performed on her ukulele and volunteers play percussion together with her. This live performance is geared towards preschoolers and early elementary college college students however older kids and adults are welcome.
The Cos Cob Library is showcasing the gorgeous work of the Widespread Threads quilters for his or her biannual present by means of Dec. 14. The Group Room and turret is adorned with their creations and they’ll even be featured hanging from our rafters. Guests to the library are invited to view the show.
Curiosity Cupboards on show
The Bruce Museum’s newest exhibition will function depictions of sea serpents crushing ships, 7-foot-tall giants, a mummified Porsche, and a menagerie of different oddities positive to pique the curiosity of any customer within the intersection of artwork and science. The show, known as “Accumulating Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cupboard” will open on Dec. 14 and be on view within the museum’s Bantle Lecture Gallery by means of March 24. The exhibit was curated by H.S. Miller, the Museum’s Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow for 2019-20. Miller may also focus on the tales behind a few of the exhibition’s extra curious objects in a chat, “Tales from the Cupboard,” from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 12. Admission to the Bruce Museum is free by means of Jan. 31. For extra data, go to brucemuseum.org.
Sing-a-Lengthy Music Time
The Greenwich Library will host Sing-a-Lengthy Music Time with Tom Weber from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Dec. 14 within the rear of Youngsters’s Room. Tom’s performances are crammed with interactive motion, props, singing, dancing, and many energetic enjoyable! His repertoire consists of unique songs in addition to conventional favorites. Tom’s music is meant to get kids transferring, singing, feeling assured and having enjoyable.
Registered nurse Roberta Brown, from integrative drugs, will current a lecture on“Self Care: Sound Therapeutic Meditation” in Greenwich Hospital’s Noble Convention Middle from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Discover conscious self-care practices to fairly the thoughts, calm the nervous system and restore the physique. Expertise a calming guided meditation, accompanied by the therapeutic sounds of Tibetan singing bowls. Gown comfortably; carry a yoga mat if potential. Chairs will likely be offered. To register, name 888-305-9253 or go to greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
One Day to Resume
The Greenwich Library will host an interactive workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 6 to assist highschool seniors and school college students ages 18 to 23 kickstart their job or internship search. Titled “From Faculty to Profession,” the workshop will concentrate on serving to college students achieve the important expertise they should get their foot within the door. Contributors will go away with a working resume, a LinkedIn web page, knowledgeable headshot, recommendations on what to put on (and what to not put on) when interviewing, and networking expertise they’ll use all through school and past. A registration packet with data on what to put on for the headshot and what to carry to organize a resume will likely be despatched to everybody who indicators up upfront. Contributors will likely be entered in a drawing for an opportunity to win reward certificates to Amazon and Backyard Catering. This program will happen in The Flinn Gallery and is co-sponsored by the Greenwich Alliance for Schooling and Greenwich Library. Registration is required at GreenwichLibrary.org.
‘An American Story’
The Greenwich Historic Society at 47 Strickland Highway, Cos Cob, is presenting an exhibition on the immigrant expertise known as “An American Story: Discovering House in Fairfield County” by means of Jan. 6. The exhibit consists of tales of the grit and resilience of immigrants and refugees, together with 12 who discovered dwelling in Greenwich. The tales illuminated on this exhibition attain the world over from 5 continents, shining a lightweight on the ways in which refugees and asylum seekers discover hope and persevere within the face of challenges for creating new lives in Fairfield County. It’s introduced in partnership with the Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants. For extra data, go to greenwichhistory.org.
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
The Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will likely be in live performance on Jan. 11 and Jan. 12 will featue Verdi, Overture to La Battaglia di Legnano; Schumann, Piano Concerto with Benjamin Hochman on piano; and Korngold, Symphony, Op. 40, with Benjamin Hochman on piano. The concert events on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23 will function Beethoven, Symphony No. three (Eroica); and Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor), with John O’Conor on piano. The concert events on April 18 and April 19 will function Hindemith, Live performance Music for Strings and Brass; Herbert, Concerto No. 2 for Cello, with Daniel Miller on cello; and Berlioz, Symphonie Fantastique. Concert events are on the Greenwich Excessive Faculty Performing Arts Middle, 10 Hillside Highway, at eight p.m. on Saturdays and four p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $40 per individual, $10 for college kids. For extra data, name 203-869-2664 or go to www.greenwichsymphony.org.
Flinn Gallery reopens
The Flinn Gallery on the Greenwich Library has reopened after being closed for a number of months whereas development was happening exterior its partitions. The exhibit, “In Plain Sight, Library Artwork Assortment,” is made up of works that belong to the library’s everlasting assortment and will likely be on show by means of Jan. 30. Many items on show have been hanging in numerous places, usually behind closed doorways. Barbara Richards is the curator and sleuth who has gathered and organized this assortment. The gallery’s hours are 1 to five p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. to five p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to eight p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to five p.m. Saturdays. Closed Mondays. Go to flinngallery.com or name 203.622.7947 for extra data.
League of Ladies Voters to honor leaders
For its 100th Anniversary Gala, the League of Ladies Voters of Connecticut will honor Indra Ok. Nooyi, a Greenwich resident and former chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, and Juanita T. James, president and CEO of the Fairfield County Group Basis. Nooyi will obtain the Excellent Girl in Enterprise award and James will likely be acknowledged with the Excellent Girl in Philanthropy award. The gala will happen Feb. 22 on the Italian Middle in Stamford. For extra data, go to www.lwvct.org.
SLS golf tourney
The St. Lawrence Society will maintain its 29th annual Charity Golf Event on Could 11. Get pleasure from an ideal day of golf, meals and enjoyable. Get your foursomes collectively and be part of the enjoyable. Price is $175 for the whole lot: the luncheon, cart, golf, cocktail hour and dinner. For cocktails and dinner solely, it’s $100. Begins at 11:30 a.m. at E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course, with a 12:45 p.m. shotgun begin, scramble format. Golf is adopted by cocktail hour, antipasti and a main rib dinner again on the Membership. To RSVP, go to www.stlawrencesociety.com/events or name 203-618-9036.