UPCOMING EVENTS

John Ferris Robben Retrospective Painting Show 
 
When: Thursday, May 25,  5 PM – 8 PM
Where: YMCA of Greenwich
 
Please join John for an evening of cool Art and great Music. On display is his 30 year collection of over 60 paintings… a creative evolving variety of styles and brand new techniques he discovered. Free entry and all are welcome. For any further information or questions contact jfrobben@gmail.com. Please RSVP!

 

2017-4-27 Inner City Foundation Cmtee.0036Inner-City Foundation For Charity & Education 25th Anniversary & Third Annual Ladies Luncheon – June 1, 2017

Marianne Williamson, New York Times Best-Selling Author, will be the featured speaker. Comedienne and storyteller Bonnie Levison will be master of ceremonies. Location: Belle Haven Club. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Chaired by Audrey Dornier, Helen FitzPatrick, Janie Gestal, Missy O’Shaughnessy, Pam Pagnani, and Geri Roper.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center 20th Annual Food & Wine Celebration – June 2, 2017

Over 350 guests will enjoy dancing, door prizes, raffles, and gift bags. Attendees will enjoy tasting top-flight wines and beverages, and sampling a wide variety of delicious food courtesy of area caterers and restaurants. All proceeds from the event will benefit the SM&NC’s mission to bring the wonders of art, education, and the natural world to children and families.  PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Family Centers Annual Benefit: Friday Night Fever – June 2, 2017

Family Centers is celebrating an era of glamour, groove, and glitter! Please join us under the disco ball for our “Friday Night Fever” benefit – an evening that will evoke the spirit of Studio 54 and bring you back to the days of disco.

CLICK HERE for info. Contact Jennifer Flatow at (203) 869-4848 with any questions and seating preferences. Co-Chairs: Nancy Axilrod, Lindsay Burn, Leigh Carpenter, Ashley Fox and Nicki Rose. 

Greenwich Preservation Trust: Annual Preservation Leadership Awards – June 4, 2017

Join us at historic Stoneybrooke in Greenwich to honor Maggie Larkin.  For more information or to receive an invitation please email elisegreen@mindspring.com before May 26th.  Tickets start at $100 for seniors and $125+ for supporters

Honoree Maggie Larkin flanked by Co-chairs Elise Hillman Green and Pamela Pagnani 

Liberation Programs: 10th Annual Spirit of Hope Benefit – June 8, 2017

Woodway Country Club in Darien, Connecticut
6:00 PM Reception
7:15 PM Dinner, Award Presentation, Live Auction

Honoring:
Allison “Icy” Frantz Community Leader, Greenwich
St. John’s Community Foundation Stamford
Ted B. Meekins Chairman East End Community Council, Bridgeport

For information on becoming an event sponsor, please call Jennifer Flatow at 203.604.1162
or email dinner@liberationprograms.org

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man & Woman of the Year – June 17, 2017

Man & Woman of the Year is a spirited ten-week fundraising competition among a select group of individuals in the community. Candidates and their teams compete in honor of local children who are blood cancer survivors: the Boy & Girl of the Year. The man and woman who have raised the most at the end of the ten-week period are named The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man & Woman of the Year.

To nominate a candidate or learn more, please email Tanya Popolizio or call (203) 388-9160

 

Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim – June 24, 2017

Registration is open for the 11th annual Swim Across America Greenwich-Stamford Swim, taking place Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Long Island Sound on the border of Greenwich and Stamford at 96 Cummings Point Road. Swimmers, boaters, kayakers, paddle boarders and land volunteers are encouraged to register for the Greenwich-Stamford Swim or donate here. Pool swims are also available. Proceeds go to the Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy, the nation’s only non-profit dedicated to funding cancer gene, cell and immunotherapy research. 

 

 

Greenwich Hospital’s Under the Stars – June 24, 2017

Riverside Yacht Club from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Featuring Gavin DeGraw, GRAMMY® nominated, multi-platinum selling singer and songwriter, known for his chart topping hits such as “Chariot,” “Not Over You,” “I Don’t Want To Be,” and his most recent hit song, “She Sets The City On Fire.”

The event will feature a live auction, high-end wine and liquor auction, and open bar and food service.

To purchase tickets or for information, contact the Special Events team at (203) 863-3865. Additional information can also be found on Greenwich Hospital Foundation’s website.

 

DESIGN

Opia: The Tale of Two Fashion Entrepreneurs

Emma Richman and Anna Niedermeyer launched their handbag collection with great excitement at the Saks Fifth Avenue Collective on Greenwich Avenue on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Fairfield County LOOK had a chance to interview the two fashion entrepreneurs.

  

 

LIFESTYLE

Ladies Who Lunch: The Best Luncheons of the Spring Season

Put your Manolos to the test for the best Spring Luncheons of the year! Kicking off in early April, the finest residents of Greenwich come together to make powerful fundraisers and poignant charities come to life, allowing the town to build and grow for future prosperous generations to come. Here are twelve inspirational looks to accompany your Spring Charity Luncheon wardrobe!    

 

Swim Across America WaveMaker

Read about how Andy Alisberg was inspired to participate in Swim Across America’s Greenwich Stamford Long Island Sound swim for Cancer research.

 

Greenwich Historical Society Landmarks

The Greenwich Historical Society’s Landmark Recognition honors distinctive properties that reflect Greenwich’s unique architectural heritage. The Perrot Memorial Library, Brant Art Education Center, and beautifully preserved properties on Riversville and Taconic roads have been presented with official Greenwich Landmark plaques for their value in preserving the town’s remarkable architectural legacy.