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UPCOMING EVENTS

Waterside School: Celebrate a Miracle – April 27, 2018 

Waterside School is a PreK – 5th grade independent school serving 150 children and their families regardless of limitations in income and circumstance.  

Please join us for the first-ever celebration of Waterside School and our Head of School, Jody Visage.

6:30 PM Blue jeans, craft beers and margaritas, lounge seating dinner, and dancing to DJ April Larken.

Waterside School, 770 Pacific Street, Stamford, CT

Tickets starts at $250. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here!

Co-Chairs: Nancy Alchek, Kirsten Dzialga, Lisa Stuart & Jordan Rhodes                

                      

 

 

Focus on French Cinema 2018 – April 27 through May 1, 2018

Focus on French Cinema, presented by the Alliance Française of Greenwich will celebrate the 14th annual festival of French-language films from around the world from April 27- May 1st, 2018. The Opening Night “ Cocktail Dinatoire”  is to be held at the Delamar and will be followed by a U.S. Premiere film at Bow Tie Cinemas in Greenwich. The weekend in Greenwich will feature over a dozen newly released ” francophone” films. FFC2018 will then travel to the AVON for a Monday, April 30 screening and pre-screening party and will close in Manhattan at the French Institute Alliance Française ( FIAF) with a US Premiere film and ” Closing Night Gala”.

Please visit www.focusonfrenchcinema.com for tickets and festival updates.

 

American Red Cross Metro North Red & White Ball – April 28, 2018

6:00 pm
NetJets Hangar, Westchester Airport
 
For more information, click here.
Co Chairs: Liz Boutry & Christine Calzolano

JDRF Annual Gala – April 28, 2018

Hyatt Regency Greenwich
6:30 pm
Cocktail Attire

The JDRF Fairfield/Westchester County Chapter is pleased to honor and celebrate the Ogden Family of New Canaan, CT and the Hughes Family of Fairfield, CT. 

Cocktails, Irresistible Auctions, Seated Dinner, Dancing, Fund A Cure and more! Purchase tickets here!  Click here for more information.

Greenwich Historical Society: Landmarks Recognition Program – April 29, 2018

4:00 to 6:00 pm

Greenwich Country Club

Click here to purchase tickets.

This year, the Landmarks Recognition Program will celebrate the documentation and plaquing of four unique and historically significant Greenwich properties, including a dazzling mid-century design, two charming Tudors and a chateau worthy of French royalty. The keynote speaker will be Anthony E. Malkin, chairman and CEO of Empire State Realty Trust, the real estate investment trust that owns the Empire State Building, as well as 18 other properties in New York City. Mr. Malkin will discuss the deftly researched and highly skilled restoration of the Empire State Building’s lobby–one of the few interiors in New York to be designated a historic landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.

Breast Cancer Alliance 5K Run/Walk for Hope 2018 – May 6, 2018

Click here to sign up!

Location: Richards
359 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830

 
 

10th Anniversary Greening Our Children Benefit Luncheon – May 9, 2018

11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Greenwich Country Club 
19 Doubling Road
Greenwich CT 06830
The 10th Anniversary Greening Our Children Benefit Luncheon will celebrate the Children’s Environmental Health Center (CEHC) and the many ways the Center is changing how we think about children’s health. Our Center conducts innovative research around the world to identify the most important chemical, physical, nutritional, and social factors affecting children’s health and future development. This year’s special guest is writer, director, and filmmaker, James Redford.
 

YMCA of Greenwich Open the Door Gala – May 11, 2018

 
6:30 PM
Conyers Farm at the Greenwich Polo Club
1 Hurlingham Drive, Greenwich, CT 06831
 
All proceeds from this event will support YMCA programs and services.
 
Co-Chairs: Lisa Charney & Diane Ohl

DOMUS Annual Gala – May 12, 2018

Time:  6:30 pm

Location: Woodway Country Club, 540 Hoyt Street, Darien, CT 06820 

Featuring signature cocktails, appetizers, elegant cuisine, live and silent auctions, dancing, and more…

Click here to purchase tickets!

Bruce Museum Gala: Jewels of the Jungle – May 12, 2018

The thirty-first Bruce Museum Gala with the theme “Jewels of the Jungle” will be held at Greenwich Country Club. Formerly known as the Renaissance Ball, this annual benefit raises critical funds that not only support the Bruce’s ongoing art and science exhibitions and educational programs, but also will refresh the museum’s science offerings, strengthen its potential in the arts, and expand its educational reach.

6:00 pm – 12:00 am

Co-Chairs: Katie Fong Biglin, Kim Kassin, Shelly Tretter Lynch  

Click here for tickets!

Global Lyme Alliance GREENWICH GALA – May 12, 2018

Hyatt Regency Greenwich

6:30-10:00 PM

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Co-Chairs: Stephanie Ercegovic, Sonya Rolin and Astrid Womble

Breast Cancer Alliance 6th Annual Golf Outing – May 22, 2018

11 am Registration and Lunch * 1pm Shotgun Start

5:30 Dinner, Cocktails and Prizes

GlenArbor Golf Club, 234 Bedford Center Road, Bedford Hills, NY  

Click here for information & tickets. Proceeds will help fund critical grants in breast cancer research.

Family Centers “London Calling” – June 8, 2018

As Family Centers’ premier fundraiser of the year, all funds generated from “London Calling” will directly support the health, education and human service programs that Family Centers provides to more than 21,000 local residents each year. “London Calling” will be held at a private back country residence in Greenwich.

Purchase tickets here!

Co-Chairs Abby Ritman, Kate Clark, Nancy Casserley, Ashley Reid, and Jeannie Witmer

Greenwich Land Trust: An Evening at the Farmstead – June 15, 2018

You are invited to the home of Greenwich Land Trust – the Louise Mueller Preserve – for An Evening at the Farmstead! Co-Chairs Carrie Emery, Jackie Keeshan, Karen Shaffer, and Vickie Waters will treat you to a casual evening with a cozy, rustic feel in the backcountry. With the beautifully lit historic barns, delicious farm to table food and craft cocktails, the event promises to be a splendid kick off to summer. Throughout the Preserve, guests will enjoy live music from the wonderful group, BackCountry Jazz.

Purchase tickets here!

Photo credit: Philippe Mcclelland

Greenwich Hospital Under the Stars – June 22, 2018

Under the Stars, a benefit for Women’s and Children’s Health at Greenwich Hospital, will be held on Saturday, June 22 at Riverside Yacht Club.

This special summer event will feature a seated dinner and an extraordinary live performance by Greenwich native and rising country star, Caroline Jones.  Guests will also enjoy music by The Short Bus and DJ April Larken, as well as one-of-a-kind live, silent and wine auctions.  Patricia Calayag, MD will be honored for her work as a leader in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

For tickets and more information, click here

Event Co-Chairs: Andrea Sinkin Jaffe and Jenifer Turano

TRAVEL

Ideas for an April Break Staycation

Kids under foot? Bookmark these suggestions for driving distance destinations the next time you need indoor activity inspiration. You’ll always have a response to “I’m bored!” Read more…

 

 

DESIGN

Gilded Architecture for a Gilded Age: “Victorian Summer” Reveals the Secret Lives of Belle Haven’s Historic Homes

“At the height of the Gilded Age (1874-1900), America’s wealthiest families, flush with profits from the North’s economic expansion after the Civil War, were able to flee the oppressive heat of their urban residences to seaside resorts …”

Thus begins Victorian Summer:  The Historic Houses of Belle Haven Park, Matt Bernard’s well-researched and beautifully illustrated account of the extraordinary architectural movement that flourished in Greenwich at the turn of the 20th century. Read more…

 

 

LIFESTYLE

Greenwich Landmarks: John and Ann Caron House, 1966

The Greenwich Historical Society has actively sought to recognize homes and other sites for their architectural or historical distinction since 1987. Established as Signs of the Times, Greenwich Landmarks has presented plaques to more than 300 structures or sites. Each property is professionally researched, with the documents preserved in the Historical Society’s Archives. Here’s a LOOK at some of Greenwich’s remarkable architectural heritage. Read more…

 

 

Greenwich Landmarks: Jacques Meyer House, 1926

The Greenwich Historical Society has actively sought to recognize homes and other sites for their architectural or historical distinction since 1987. Established as Signs of the Times, Greenwich Landmarks has presented plaques to more than 300 structures or sites. Each property is professionally researched, with the documents preserved in the Historical Society’s Archives. Here’s a LOOK at some of Greenwich’s remarkable architectural heritage. Read more…

 

 

Greenwich Landmarks: Second Congregational Church, 1856

The Greenwich Historical Society has actively sought to recognize homes and other sites for their architectural or historical distinction since 1987. Established as Signs of the Times, Greenwich Landmarks has presented plaques to more than 300 structures or sites. Each property is professionally researched, with the documents preserved in the Historical Society’s Archives. Here’s a LOOK at some of Greenwich’s remarkable architectural heritage. Read more…

 

 

Pirri Salon Hosts LOOK’s Spring Fashion Shoot

The Pirri brothers – Piero and Luigi – know how to have good time, and they definitely know how make everyone feel welcome.  The brothers, who hail from Italy, have had their salon – Pirri Hair Studio-smack in the center of Greenwich Avenue since 1992.  The sleek European salon carries a warm vibe, that, for many, feels like a second home.  Read more..