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Family Centers – Center For Hope Luncheon 2023

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Stamford Hospital Hoedown 2023

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Stamford, CTSeptember 22, 2023The Western Hoedown event benefiting Stamford Health’s Women & Babies Campaign took place on September 22nd at The Village in Stamford. It...

Children of Fallen Patriots Cocktail Reception

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YWCA Greenwich Cocktails and Conversation

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Greenwich Historical Society Annual Meeting 2023

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Greenwich, CTSeptember 20, 2023Greenwich Historical Society staff, board, members and guests convened for the organization’s 92nd Annual Meeting at Belle Haven Club on...

Breast Cancer Alliance Golf Outing 2023

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Bedford, NYSeptember 19, 2023Breast Cancer Alliance hosted another gorgeous day on the greens. Golfers were happy to have avoided the rain earlier in the week and play...

Bruce Museum – Art of Design Luncheon with Lydia Fenet and Bibi van der Velden

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Avon Gala Honors Deborah and Chuck Royce

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Greenwich, CTSeptember 14, 2023The Avon Theatre Film Center hosted their Red Carpet benefit “Avon reCreated Celebrates!” on the Rooftop at The Village in Stamford, CT....

Boys and Girls Club of Greenwich – Havana Nights

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Upcoming Events

Center for Hope Luncheon - Featuring Luke Russert

Wednesday, September 27, 2023


Weeburn Beach Club, 6 Anchor Road, Rowayton

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of The Den for Grieving Kids

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Western Hoedown to Benefit Stamford Health

Friday, September 22, 2023

The Village, Stamford, CT

7:00 to 9:30 pm.  with after party till 11:00pm.

Dress:  Western Chic

Cocktails, BBQ Bites, Country Music, Bourbon Tastings, Firepits

 Co-Chairs:  Vera Musicaro, Courtney Montgomery, Brooke Shepard, Catie Oberg

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Domus Kids - Fall Golf Outing

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Country Club of Fairfield

10:30 AM Registration

The event includes a hearty lunch, evening reception with open bar, goodie bag including golf attire, on-course refreshments, hole signage, and more.


REACH Prep Walk/Run

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Cove Island Park, Stamford (next to Chelsea Piers)
Registration: 9AM
Start: 9:30AM

Join REACH Prep for their inaugural in-person Walk/Run! Form a team, register as a participant, sponsor, or simply donate to rally together for REACH Prep Scholars, Alumni, and their families. Enjoy family friendly activities and walk, run, or jog a scenic path along the Long Island Sound.

Co-Chairs: Katie Poznyakov & Cassie Karnal
Committee: Erica Cuticelli, Erin Jensen, Katie Makara, Daisy Sanders & Megan Sullivan


Shepherds' 25th Anniversary Gala

Changing Lives…One Student at a Time

Educate and Empower

Thursday, October 19, 2023

The Inn at Longshore, Westport, CT

Honoring Barnet and Sharon Phillips – pictured above

Honorary Chairs Timothy and Tracy Stuart

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Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s Wish Night 2023

Saturday, November 11

Join Co-Chairs Emily Wolowitz and Victoria Filippelli to celebrate the life-changing power of a wish at the Greenwich Country Club.

Featuring fine dining, powerful storytelling, unique auction experiences and a live wish reveal, Wish Night brings together hundreds of guests for a magical night that benefits local Connecticut children battling critical illnesses.

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Adopt A Dog - GRANGER

Granger is an amazing boy all bundled up in one adorably squat package! I’m a 3-year-old, 47-pound Corgi/Shepherd mix, and if my short legs and ever-wagging nubby tail don’t make you smile, I don’t know what will! I’m good with other dogs too!

Kristy Morrell
Foster Care & Adoption Manager
Adopt-A-Dog Inc.

Special Education Legal Fund (S.E.L.F.) 5th Anniversary Gala

Saturday, November 11

Burning Tree Country Club, Greenwich

The Anniversary Gala will honor the legacy of George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States, and Lowell Weicker, 85th Governor of the State of Connecticut for their tireless efforts on behalf of individuals with disabilities. S.E.L.F. is also pleased to honor two individuals for their advocacy on behalf of inclusion and access for disabled individuals in Fairfield County: community activist Stephanie Cowie and Attorney Andrew Feinstein.

The event will be cochaired by Wendy Stapleton and Henry Hager.


What's Happening at the YWCA Greenwich

Tuesday, September 26th – Page Knox
Female Surrealists and their Trans-Atlantic Voyages

Historically understood as a movement identified with male artists originating in Paris, Surrealism appealed to a number of female artists in Europe, Great Britain, America and Mexico, who used it as a vehicle to explore their own subconscious and dreams. Join Page Knox for a discussion of these fascinating female painters, sculptors and photographers, including Lee Miller, Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo, Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois, who, in their journeys of self-discovery, ventured across the Atlantic to find new personal and universal truths.



Tuesday, November 14th – Il St. Florian, Dietician 
An experienced and knowledgeable dietician from Stamford Health, Ilaria will speak about what foods we need to eat and stay away from in order to keep our bodies healthy.


Each event is free for YWCA Members.
$25 for non-members. Open to the community.

Starts at 7:00 PM

Greenwich United Way 90th Celebration Gala

Saturday, October 14, 2023


Greenwich Country Club

Toast to the Golden Age of Hollywood! It is a party so grand, it only happens every five years!

Co-Chairs:  Grace Lockhart Djuranovic & Emily Wolowitz

Honorary Chairs:  Cricket and Jim Lockhart & Allison and Steve Wolowitz

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Circle of Care - Care To Swing Golf Outing

Monday, October 16, 2023

Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt Street, Wilton CT

Join Us for our 4th Annual CARE to Swing, benefitting kids with cancer

Sponsorships • Foursomes • Individual Tickets • Contests • Inspiration

9 AM • Registration • Breakfast • Driving Range Open • Putting Contest Start
11 AM • Shotgun Start • Best Ball • On-Course Refreshments • Lunch on Fairway • Putting Contest Finale
5 PM • Dinner Reception & Awards


Audubon Greenwich - Nocturnal Animals: A Halloween Costume Benefit

Friday, October 20, 2023

Greenwich Audubon Center, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT

Adults Only 21+

Come dressed in your most imaginative costume for the celebrity-judged costume contest, be amazed by our Mentalist, get an up-close look at some fascinating, nocturnal creatures, and dance the night away. Indulge in wickedly delicious bites from our food trucks and sip on creatively crafted beverages throughout the evening.

All proceeds help us raise funds for nearly 700 acres of habitat, historic Greenwich buildings, and education programs for all ages. Those unable to attend are welcome to make a donation through this page.


Partnership to End Human Trafficking - Giving Shelter Gala

Saturday, October 21, 2023 

The Bruce Museum

Honoring survivors of human trafficking who have graduated from our recovery home program. PEHT is the only human trafficking focused housing provider in Connecticut and we need to launch a second home this year.

Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Daigle, Elizabeth Koldyke Boolbol, Laurie Platek


Run for Waterside School

Saturday, October 21, 2023

The Waterside School, Harbor Point, Stamford

Waterside is an independent PreK through fifth grade school in Stamford, CT. We provide educational opportunities for dedicated students from under-served communities. All proceeds from the 5K will go towards scholarship.

Our annual 5K will take place on the school grounds and around Harbor Point.

Co-Chairs: Luis Cobb and Lizzy Michler


Breast Cancer Alliance Luncheon and Fashion Show 2023

Wednesday, October 25, 2023


Westchester Country Club

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Co-Chairs:  Claire Weil, Alexis Abernethy, Laura McNab Smith and Desiree Thayer

India Cultural Center Gala and Diwali Celebration

Saturday, November 4, 2023


Hyatt Regency Greenwich


Standup comedian Rajiv Satyal and tabla sensation KVS Tabla will perform. Bukhara Grill is catering dinner.

Greenwich Library Opening Night Celebration - A Performance by Pilobolus

Friday, September 29, 2023

Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Avenue

7:00pm Performance by Pilobolus in Greenwich Library’s Berkley Theater

8:30pm Cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres in the Reading Room, Dancers from the company will join the festivities

Co-Chairs: Mary Ellen Markowitz and Rosario Brooks

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At Home in Greenwich Benefit

Friday, September 29, 2023

The Delamar

6:30 to 9:30 pm.

Dr. Stephanie Paulmeno, Honoree

Cocktail Buffet, Silent Auction, Raffle, DJ

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YWCA Greenwich Walk the Walk

Sunday, October 1, 2023

Bruce Park Picnic Area

8:30 AM.

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Punch Out Parkinson's to Benefit Parkinson's Body and Mind

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Belle Haven Club, Greenwich

6:30 to 9:30pm.

Co-Chairs: Blaine Peck and Virginia Lockhart


“Where the power of exercise meets a positive state of mind”

Kids In Crisis - Kids Challenge Golf Tournament


(Postponed from September 18)

Shorehaven Golf Club, 4 Canfield Avenue, Norwalk, CT

18 holes of golf with tournament scoring, lunch, post-round cocktails, and a light dinner

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PATHWAYS - 41st Annual Gala

Saturday, October 28, 2023

6 – 11:30 PM

Burning Tree Country Club, 120 Perkins Road, Greenwich


Honorees and Event Chair:  Alison Farn-Leigh, Kim Athan, Kendra Farn-Finz

Family Centers 2023 Titan Speaker Series - Walter Isaacson

Friday, November 17


Location TBA – Greenwich

Isaacson is currently a Professor of History at Tulane University, and has previously served as Editor of Time Magazine, CEO of CNN and CEO of the Aspen Institute. His biographies on Steve Jobs, Jennifer Doudne, Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein have sold millions of copies around the world. For his latest book, Isaacson spent two years shadowing Elon Musk.


Greenwich International Film Festival - Changemaker Gala

Thursday, November 9, 2023

6:30 PM

L’Escale, Greenwich, CT

Co-Chairs:  Kate Clark, Victoria Triplett, Kim Habul

The black-tie dinner will honor EGOT winner John Legend, Emmy and Tony winner Mike Jackson, and Emmy winner Ty Stiklorius, producers and founders of the production company Get Lifted Film Co. The event will benefit Hill-Freedman World Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia, PA that proudly serves over 95% black and brown students with a variety of backgrounds, talents, and needs.

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