UPCOMING EVENTS

Focus on French Cinema March 27 – April 2, 2017

Monday, March 27 at 7:30pm Opening Reception at Avon Theatre – Stamford, CT  TICKETS

Tribute to Québec. 2017 Festival Francophone premieres with English subtitles. www.focusonfrenchcinema.com

 

Pacific House Dessert & Chocolate Lover’s Tasting – March 31, 2017

On March 31st at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich, Pacific House is hosting a spectacular evening that will entice chocolate and music lovers alike. The ninth annual Pacific House Dessert and Chocolate Lover’s Tasting event continues in style.

Please plan to join this special evening to help end young adult homelessness. Advance tickets may be purchased by clicking here!

 

Global Lyme Alliance Greenwich Gala – April 1, 2017

This year’s Time for Lyme Gala will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Old Greenwich, CT.  Stay tuned for details or contact events@GLA.org.

To purchase ticket, click here.

Committee Photo

 

Community Centers, Inc. of Greenwich Luncheon and Presentation with David Monn – April 6, 2017

David Monn, Author of The Art of Celebrating

Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 11:30AM

Location: Belle Haven Club

RSVP by March 27, 2017

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

LLS Man & Woman of the Year Kickoff – April 6, 2017

7-9pm at Doral Arrowwood in Rye Brook, NY

CLICK HERE for more information!

 

Pat Lipsky Stain Paintings at GP Contemporary Gallery – April 6, 2017

See rare pieces of Pat Lipsky’s early artwork in: Stain Paintings 1968-1975. Don’t miss this thrilling opportunity to experience a painter at the start of a celebrated career, and to revisit the New York art world in the nineteen-seventies.  Click here to learn more.

6-8pm at GP Contemporary Gallery, 24 East 78th St., New York City

Greenwich Boat Show – April 8-9, 2017

The ninth annual Greenwich Boat Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 8th and 9th, 10am to 4pm. Don’t miss the most unique in-water boat show. Held on the Mianus River in Cos Cob, CT, boaters can take advantage of free sea-trials to test new boats on the Long Island Sound. The show is free to attend. CLICK HERE for more information.

ACGT Anniversary Gala – April 19, 2017

6:30 p.m. at The Harvard Club of New York City

Tickets are $750 per person and available online or by emailing Barbara Gallagher at bgallagher@acgtfoundation.org.

2017 Bridges to Community Leadership Dinner – April 20, 2017

6:30pm at  Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill Mansion, Tarrytown, NY

Celebrating 25 years of Bridges to Community volunteerism by honoring Bart & Diana Tyler and Carol Piccaro. PURCHASE TICKETS 

YWCA of Greenwich Persimmon Ball – April 21, 2017

The Persimmon Ball, YWCA Greenwich’s largest fundraiser, is a black-tie dinner dance that annually attracts 500 attendees. It features world-class items offered in both silent and live auctions.

Join us Friday, April 21,2017 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich 6:30 pm

CLICK HERE for tickets. 

2017 Persimmon Ball Co-Chairs Christine Georgopulo, Terry Rogers Matthews, David Fletcher, Catherine Holden, Brooke Bohnsack

REACH Prep Annual Benefit Luncheon 2017 – Monday, April 24th

11:30 am at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich

1800 East Putnam Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT

Purchase Tickets

Please respond by February 6, 2017 to guarantee listing in the invitation. For more information, click here.

Vice-Chairs Liz Roddy, Nicole Heath, Chair Bia Bettamio, Vice-Chairs Patti Renton and Heather Mosley. 

Greenwich United Way Annual Sole Sisters Luncheon – April 25, 2017

Join us April 25 at the Greenwich Country Club and help support the Greenwich United Way’s work to fund community solutions in the areas of education, financial stability and health. Gretchen Carlson as keynote speaker.

Click Here to Purchase Tickets.

JDRF of Fairfield & Westchester County Annual Gala – April 29, 2016

Join us Saturday, April 29 at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich as we honor and celebrate The Weismann Family of Westport, CT. Individual tickets starting at $375 with various table sponsorship options available.
Please visit Gala 2017 for more information and to purchase tickets.

Contact Marcia Maslo at mmaslo@jdrf.org or 203-854-0658.

Committee Picture: Kaisa Weaver- Auction Chair, Barbara Arman- Gala Chair,  Astrid Weismann- Gala Honoree, Mairead O’Sullivan- Sponsorship Co-Chair, Lauren Thaler- Sponsorship Co-Chairir. Not Pictured: Joanne White- Journal Co-Chair, Felicia DePaola  – Co-Chair. 

American Red Cross 2017 Red & White Ball – April 29, 2017

The American Red Cross Red and White Ball is the primary source of funding for the American Red Cross in Metro New York North, serving Greenwich, Conn., Westchester County, and the Lower Hudson Valley. The Ball will feature fine wine and food, music and dancing, and outstanding live and silent auctions, which showcase one-of-a-kind items and experiences.

Please join us for this event to support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross.

Click here for tickets. For more information, please contact Amanda Paktinat at (203) 869-8444 ext. 121.

CoChairs: Ilona Kaali-Nagy and Linda Chase-Jenkins

BCA Greenwich 5K Run/Walk for Hope – April 30, 2017

From toddlers to grandparents, and everyone in between, run or walk with us for hope of a breast cancer free future! CLICK HERE for information.

Begin and end at Richards, 359 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT

7:30 AM Check-In and Walk-In Registration | 8:30 AM Runners Run | 8:45 AM Walkers Walk!

 

Pacific House Gala – May 6, 2017   

Please join us at Pacific House’s 16th annual gala event to help end homelessness in our community at 6pm at the Italian Center of Stamford.

CLICK HERE to purchase tickets. For those interested in sponsoring this event please contact Andrew Barer by email at ABarer@pacifichouse.org or by phone at (203)406-0017 ext.305

Whitman PromoTitans Speaker Series: Meg Whitman – May 2, 2017

On Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 a.m., Family Centers will welcome Meg Whitman, Hewlett Packard Enterprise President & CEO, as the latest speaker in its Titans Series.  The event will be held at the Stamford Marriott, located at 243 Tresser Blvd. in Stamford. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.

 

Landmark Recognition Program – May 7, 2017   

In recognition of the Landmark program’s 30th anniversary, the Historical Society will honor two Greenwich organizations for their leadership in advancing the cause of historic preservation. Greenwich Land Trust will be recognized for the restoration and adaptive reuse of the Louise Mueller Preserve and Greenwich Point Conservancy for the completion of the restoration of the Gateway and Old Barn.

4:00 to 6:00p.m. at the Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Drive, Greenwich. Champagne, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served. Advance reservations are required. TICKETS HERE.

YWCA of Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon – May 11, 2017

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Belle Haven Club

Contact Jackie Stam at j.stam@ywcagreenwich.org or 203-869-6501, ext. 102. Click here for more information.

2017 Old Bags Luncheon Co-Chairs (from left) YWCA Board members Karen Morstad, Lauren Walsh, Cecilia Lieberman, Judith Wertheimer, and Eva Maria Janerus.

 

Center for HOPE Annual Luncheon – May 16, 2017

The Center for HOPE will welcome motivational speaker and entrepreneur Kate Milliken to the podium as the speaker for its 2017 Annual Luncheon. The event will also feature a special acoustic performance by national recording artists, The Alternate Routes.

The event will be held at 11 a.m. at Wee Burn Beach Club in Rowayton and is co-chaired by Kate Clark, Meg Critchell and Merrilou Hillenbrand. 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 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.

 

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The Organizer, The Shopaholic, The Traveler, The Party Girl, Mommy CEO, The Recent Divorcée…Read more to learn about the iPhone app that’s just right for you! 

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