UPCOMING EVENTS

Blood Drive Schedule

August 20th – RECKSON, Stamford CT – 7:45 AM – 1:15 PM

August 22nd – Deloitte, Stamford CT – 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM

August 22nd – NBC Sports, Stamford CT – 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

August 24th – Tully Health Center, Stamford CT – 7:45 AM – 1:15 PM

August 26th – Sportsplex, Stamford CT – 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM

August 28th – Purdue Pharma, Stamford CT – 7:45 AM – 1:15 PM

Generation ♀: How Contemporary Women Artists Are Re-Shaping Today’s Art World – September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT

Jennifer Blei Stockman, a collector of contemporary artwork and producer of Emmy-nominated, Nathaniel Kahn-directed documentary, The Price of Everything, moderates a wide-ranging dialogue and exploration with four major contemporary women artists: painter and sculptor Nicole Eisenman; conceptual visual artist Lin Jingjing; painter and sculptor Paula DeLuccia Poons; and photographer and filmmaker Laurie Simmons.

Doors open 5:50 pm; reception begins at 6:00 pm, followed by panel and Q&A, 7:00-8:30 pm.

(A free screening of The Price of Everything will take place on Wednesday, September 4, at 6:30 pm, in the Bruce Museum’s Bantle Lecture Gallery. Advanced registration is required.)

To RSVP – Click HERE

Bruce ConsTRUCKS – September 8, 2019

Sunday, September 8, 2019
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Bruce Museum
Greenwich, CT

On Sunday, September 8, 12:00 – 4:00 pm, the Bruce Museum will present Bruce ConsTRUCKS, a day of free family fun to celebrate the start of the Museum’s exciting new renovation and construction project.

Open to the entire community, Bruce ConsTRUCKS will feature construction trucks provided by Eversource and other vehicles for kids to explore, an array of children’s crafts and other hands-on activities, a visit by the “Bubble Bus,” a live performance by the popular children’s band Songs for Seeds,kegs and cans of cold brew coffee courtesy of Rise Brewing Co.,food and ice cream trucks, and more.

Bruce ConsTRUCKS will also give the community the opportunity to learn more about the Bruce Museum’s renovation and expansion plans – and to join the community-wide support of the Campaign for the New Bruce. Visitors will be able to view informational displays about the renovation and expansion project, and Museum leaders and volunteers from across the community will be on hand to describe the transformative impact that the New Bruce will have.

For details about Bruce ConsTRUCKS, including a schedule of the day’s activities, visit brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376. For More Information – Click HERE

Annual Benefit 2019: BGCG IN CONCERT – September 13, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019
6:30 PM – 11:30 PM
The Clubhouse
4 Horseneck Lane
Greenwich, CT 06830

Join Co-Chairs, Scottie Bonadio and Jordan Rhodes along with Decor Co-Chairs, Lara Foley and Claire Weil invite you to an evening to remember.

 
To purchase tickets, click HERE.
 
For more information or for sponsorship opportunities, call Cristina Vittoria at 203-869-3224 x122 or email at cvittoria@bgcg.org

At Home in Greenwich Annual Benefit – September 20, 2019

Friday, September 20, 2019
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
On the Water at The Delamar
Greenwich, CT

Music by DJ Runna
Cocktail Buffet
Silent Auction/Paddle Raise
Cocktail Attire
Valet Parking – Delamar Entrance

Event co-chairs: Diane Jennings, Helen Maher and Suzy Kjorlien

For Tickets – CLICK HERE
Visit their website HERE

7th Annual Miles for a Mission Race and Dogapalooza – September 22, 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Dog activities begin at 9:15 AM
2810 Long Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06903

Miles for a Mission, 5K run/walk, sponsored by St. Francis Episcopal Church in Stamford to benefit CGC is on September 22 from 8:45am-11am. The event is a USATF certified course with chip timing. Dogs are welcome and will receive a ‘Miles for a Mission’ bandana. Following the run there will be a Dogapalooza featuring competitions for best trick, best in show, looks most like your dog and more. Dog activities begin at 9:15am.

Link for Tickets – HERE

 

Golf for S.E.L.F  – September 23, 2019

Please join us Monday, September 23, 2019
Trump National Golf Club
100 Shadow Tree Lane
Briarcliff Manor, NY

Special Education Legal Fund empowers parents in need with resources and knowledge so they may successfully advocate for their children in special education.

Hosted by
Fred Trump
Christine Lai & Ulrika Drinkall

For more information & to purchase tickets – Click Here

The Fearless Angel Project’s 5th Annual Gala “Dancing with the Angels” – September 28, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019
6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Greenwich Country Club
 
The Fearless Angel Project invites you to the 5th Anniversary Gala
 
Featuring DJ April Larken
Special Guest Appearances & Performances
Attire – Formal White, Silver or Any Shade of Blue
 
The Fearless Angel Project provides biomedical & therapeutic scholarships to economically challenged families raising a child on the autism spectrum.

For Tickets – Click Here

BGCG’s 8th Annual Muddy Up 5K Run & Walk!  September 29, 2019

Sunday, September 29, 2019
Camp Simmons
744 Lake Ave, Greenwich, CT
Race Starts – 9:00 AM
 
 Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is hosting the 8th Annual Muddy Up 5K Run & Walk on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Camp Simmons, the Club’s 77-acre wilderness property on Lake Avenue in central Greenwich. This exciting event is for runners and walkers of ALL AGES who enjoy a competitive adventure over our rugged, 3.1-mile wooded course with natural and man-made obstacles and plenty of MUD! Sign up as an individual or as a Team! Proceeds go toward BGCG’s Afterschool and Summer Programs, benefiting 1,800 Club members.
 
To sign up – CLICK HERE

 

For more information, contact:
Cristina Vittoria or call 203-869-3224, ext. 122

Greenwich Library – Inconspicuous Consumption:The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have – October 2, 2019
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Belle Haven Club
Greenwich, CT
 

Tatiana Schlossberg, a former New York Times science writer, graduate of Yale University with a master’s from Oxford University, will discuss her groundbreaking work, Inconspicuous Consumption:The Environmental Impact You Don’t Know You Have. A fascinating look at the way climate change and environmental pollution are intimately involved in our everyday life- in everything we use, buy, eat, wear, and how we get around – and have consequences that extend far beyond our lives.

Tickets are $150 – includes lunch and book

More Details to Follow! Visit their website HERE

Community Centers, Inc present Dream Locations and Special Places – October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
The Belle Haven Club
Greenwich, CT

James Doyle, Principal of Doyle Herman Design Associates together with Community Centers, Inc present Dream Locations and Special Places.

Please join on as James Doyle, Principal of Doyle Herman Design Associates will share and discuss the world of landscaping possibilities and beauty in and around Greenwich.

For More Information – Click HERE
To register, Click HERE

India Cultural Center of Greenwich Seventh Annual Benefit Gala – October 19, 2019
 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 
6:30pm – 11:30pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
 
The biggest Diwali celebration in Fairfield and Westchester and the most fun party of the year! Marking 7 years serving the community, ICC celebrates the Festival of Lights. ICC’s Seventh Annual Benefit Gala attracts over 300 guests to celebrate India’s biggest festival with dancing, dhol player, entertainment, an Indian culinary feast, and glimmer and glitter. 
 
For More Information – Click Here or for Tickets – Click Here

Breast Cancer Alliance Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show  – October 21, 2019
 
Monday, October 21, 2019 
11:00am – 2:00pm
Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 East Putnam Avenue
 
Celebrate with us and be inspired at the biggest event of the year!

Guest Speaker  
Celebrity Chef Todd English

Fashion Show Presented By
Richards of Greenwich 

Children of Fallen Patriots 11th Annual Greenwich Gala – November 2, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019
6:00 PM
Riverside Yacht Club
102 Club Road Riverside, CT 06878

We sincerely hope to see you on November 2, 2019 at the Riverside Yacht Club for the 11th Annual Fallen Patriots Gala. The evening will consist of a cocktail hour, dinner, video presentation featuring one of our Fallen Patriots families, live auction, inspiring speakers and an unforgettable live appeal – the Fund-A-Scholarship.

Supporters can see their donations at work contributing to tuition, books, computers and more.

We are honored to announce Lieutenant General Laura Richardson,
Commanding General of the U.S. Army North will be accepting our Patriot Award.

Click HERE for more information and sponsorship opportunities.

Purchase your Tickets – HERE

Co-Chairs: Katie Rogers, Julie Karish, Hillary Carter, Sophie Dowling

Save the Date! FARE Connecticut Fall Luncheon – November 6, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT

The 2019 FARE Connecticut Fall Luncheon will raise critical funds to support the 32 million Americans with food allergies through the work of FARE. 

Get Tickets/Support This Event – Click Here

 

Save the Date! The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell Fall Luncheon  – November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019
11:30 am – 2:00 pm               
Greenwich Country Club
19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT
 
The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell invite you to an important and informative presentation featuring Jane Brody best-selling author and Personal Health columnist for The New York Times.
 
For additional information and sponsorship opportunities, contact Scott Neff at 203.618.4227 or sneff@friendsofwitherell.org
 
Invitation to Follow! 

 

 

The Twenty-Eighth Annual Benefit Gala for The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education – November 9, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019
Hyatt Regency Greenwich

The Twenty-Eighth Annual Benefit Gala for The Inner-City Foundation for Charity & Education will be Saturday, November 9, at the Hyatt Regency Greenwich. The Bacon Brothers, a popular band started by the award-winning actor Kevin Bacon and his brother Michael, an Emmy-winning composer, will perform a rare intimate concert. The event begins with a cocktail reception at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner beginning at 7:30 pm.

The Inner-City Foundation provides support to programs and organizations helping the neediest children, families and individuals of Fairfield County. Their fall gala is their largest fundraiser of the year, and is the primary source of their funding. Since their inception in 1992 The Inner-City Foundation has granted more than $30 million to over 200 local Fairfield County organizations providing not only help but hope to our neediest neighbors, including programs and organizations providing education, food, shelter and help for addiction, domestic violence and more.

For tickets and more information, visit innercityfoundation.org

DESIGN

Robert Mars – The Intersection of Celebrity and Consumer Cultures

On a midsummer morning, Robert Mars drops his two young sons at day camp, then heads to a local coffee shop to discuss plans for a skateboarding park with fellow community members. Clad in blue jeans and t-shirt, with gray hair and a scruffy beard, he looks like any other Fairfield County dad – until he returns to his back-country studio to create internationally renowned contemporary art masterpieces. Read More…

LOOK Article: Summer Design Forum Series – Amarpali

Amarpali. The name alone evokes visions of a home beyond the ordinary. Designed and built by renowned architect Dinya Wadia, Amarpali is palatial in size, exquisite in detail. It was at this magical estate on Lake Avenue in Greenwich that LOOK, in conjunction with the interior design store Eleish Van Breems Home, hosted the first of its Summer Design Forums. Read More…

REAL ESTATE

2 Zaccheus Mead Lane

Located in the private association of Rock Ridge near schools, restaurants, and world-class shopping. Sited high with spectacular sunsets. Better than new and turnkey from the inside out to the organic gardens…this Federal style home designed by Mac Patterson with columned front, side porticos, multiple French doors, flagstone terrace and extensive play spaces is rich in detail and quality. Read More…

8 Juniper Hill Road

An updated Classic English Manor meticulously renovated by Sound Beach Partners and Designer Amy Hirsch and sited on gorgeous gated private property with 50 foot heated pool, cabana, mature gardens, and expansive stone terraces. This property is rich in detail and punctuated by Modern Chic interpretations of European history making it one of a kind opportunity.Read More…

Coming Soon! Stanwich Stunner

Coming soon to Fairfield County LOOK. Read More…

TRAVEL

Beyond Baseball in Cooperstown

A place of pilgrimage for baseball lovers, Cooperstown is justly famous for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, but non-fans have a lot to cheer about as well. We were happily surprised by the town’s gorgeous lakeside setting, cultural attractions, and craft beverage scene. My 11-year-old even wanted to move there. Read More…

A Tiny House Resort in the Catskills

Have you ever watched the tiny house shows and wondered what it would be like to live in a delightful little home like that? Find out at Think Big—A Tiny House Resort in the Catskills, two hours from Greenwich. It’s a property with nine tiny houses (and more under development). This is an idyllic, four-season spot complete with adorable farm animals, a pool, river, and waterfall. There’s also Wi-Fi, Netflix, air-conditioning, heat, and fully working bathrooms. File under #glamping.
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LIFESTYLE

Tracy Fox: Life Coach, Author, Speaker

Happy Self, Happy Marriage, Happy Life

Why does happiness seem so elusive? The answer to this question has people ringing Tracy Fox’s phone. Tracy didn’t start out to be a life coach—she was simply writing a blog to help people better understand the Bible’s powerful potential to impact their life. But when readers started to ask for deeper application, something clicked. Fifteen years, four books, and countless speaking engagements later, Tracy has a booming practice helping people all across the globe be happy with themselves, feel fulfilled in their career, and reclaim the joy in their marriage. Read More…

Faces of Philanthropy: Stuart Adelberg, Executive Director, Avon Theatre Film Center

People, Places and Performances

“I confess that I never planned to devote my life to the non-profit world – fate put me here,” says Stuart Adelberg. A dedicated non-profit leader, Stuart’s imprint can be felt through Fairfield County. As the former President of the United Way of Greenwich, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County, and now as the Executive Director of the Avon Theatre Film Center, Stuart has helped elevate children, seniors, those with special needs, and those in need of housing. These days, he is on a mission to bring community together through independent film. Read More…

Deborah Goodrich Royce 

A Life Told in (Incredible) Chapters

Actress. Film story editor. Author. Preservationist. Philanthropist. Mother. Grandmother. It’s been an extraordinarily interesting journey. “My life has had so many episodes that it would have to be a series,” says Deborah Goodrich Royce. “Each chapter has been the right chapter for the age at which it occurred.” And now, with the publication of her first novel—Finding Mrs. Ford—Deborah’s embarking on another adventure…Read More…

Secure in Her Voice

Hagar Hajjar Chemali, Founder & Chief Executive, Greenwich Media Strategists, LLC

Face of Hobbs London Fashion

If Hagar Hajjar Chemali looks familiar, it could be because you’ve seen her all across the TV news spectrum—MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, BBC, Bloomberg, and Cheddar all seek Hagar for her expert insights on national security and counter-illicit finance. So how did this Greenwich native go from the halls of Greenwich Academy to the Oval Office to being broadcast across the air waves?…Read More…

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