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Saturday, March 10, 2012

03/10/12 Greenwich Cancer Survivor Embraces Annual Relay And More News In The Daily Greenwich

Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Daily Greenwich
by Main Street Connect
Today's Weather
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H: 43 L: 30
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Top Stories
Greenwich Cancer Survivor Embraces Annual Relay
by Anna Helhoski
Fairfield County Fire Chiefs Plead: Be Safe
by Nancy Guenther Chapman
Seaside Center Science Programs Begin in Greenwich
by Anna Helhoski
Spotted Horse Trots Into Downtown Westport
by Vanessa Inzitari
Greenwich Musicians Play To Keep Lessons Free
by Anna Helhoski

Events
Today, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Celebrate Visionary Women at Bridgeport's Discovery Museum
Today, 2:00pm
Hear Movie Music Performed by Bellringers at Norwalk's Stepping Stones
Today, 7:30pm
The Fairfield County Chorale Performs "Songs of Fire"




03/10/12 The Greenwich First Selectman Report

News Reports About Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei
Leaf blowers: Noise issue won't be blown away so easily
Greenwich Post
... to a decision regarding a summertime ban on gas-powered leaf blowers, and First Selectman Peter Tesei is again urging the Board of Health to step in.
Theis may reconsider view on cell tower suit
Greenwich Post
Both First Selectman Peter Tesei and Mr. Theis said they did not support the motion because they were acting on the advice from town counsel.

Celeb Chef Batali Ordered To Return $5.25 Million In 'Skimmed' Tips To Waitstaff, Busboys and more from Greenwich Patch



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Video Profile

March 10, 2012

Sterling Care

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Sterling Care provides home health services for seniors, rehabilitation patients, people with special needs and chronic mental …

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Community Bulletin

March 10, 2012

Accomplishments

Greenwich Academy Cum Laude—With Praise for Academic Excellence

Greenwich Academy - Submitted by Mary Lou Evans | Mar 9, 2012

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Seventeen senior girls were honored as members of the Cum Laude Society at an Upper School Assembly at Greenwich Academy on March 6…

Social Notes

Greenwich Alliance's Tuning In To Music, Night at Asiana

Greenwich Alliance for Education | Mar 9, 2012

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Awareness

Meet Delilah and Her Puppies

Tina Aronson | Mar 9, 2012

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Delilah the pibble rescued from Bridgeport Animal Control and her 7 puppies will be at Choice Pet Saturday, March 10th from 11:am - …

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Things to Do

March 10, 2012

10:00 am

Camp SoundWaters Open House

Discover an amazing summer experience filled with hands-on science and learning for your child by attending the Camp SoundWaters …

5:00 am

Coming Full Circle: The Greenwich Art Society Celebrates 100 at the Bruce Museum

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February 11 – April 1, 2012 The new exhibition Coming Full Circle: The Greenwich Art Society Celebrates 100 at the Bruce Museum …

5:30 am

ASA JACKSON "NEW WORKS" ART EXHIBITION

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Allan and Tamara Houston and Samuel Owen Gallery Present Asa Jackson "New Works" Art Exhibition Interpretations of human nature, …

4:00 am

ColorSoundGrammar_3

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A symphony of colors and forms, "ColorSoundGrammar_3", by Ellen Hackl Fagan, is exhibiting at Les Beaux Arts Gallery. Using …
Saturday, March 10, 2012

All Day

Register for Celebrate! Party Showcase to be eligible to Win a Free iPod

All Day

$19 for 3 Month Gym Pass at The Edge Fitness Clubs $60 Value Valid at any Location

3:30 am

Condo / HOA Conference & Expo

4:00 am

Allegra Dance Studio Winter Spring SIgn Up

4:00 am

Hold Fast Small Business Leadership Workshop

4:00 am

ColorSoundGrammar_3

5:00 am

Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic

5:00 am

Coming Full Circle: The Greenwich Art Society Celebrates 100 at the Bruce Museum

5:30 am

ASA JACKSON "NEW WORKS" ART EXHIBITION

8:00 am

Old Greenwich Lions Club 52nd Annual Pancake Fry

9:00 am

Greenwich Ballet Academy Summer Intensive Auditions

9:30 am

March Exhibit at the Geary Gallery in Darien, CT

10:00 am

Greenwich Lost & Preserved

10:00 am

Camp SoundWaters Open House

10:00 am

ESTATE/MOVING SALE

10:00 am

Lauretta Jones wins award in Greenwich exhibition

10:30 am

Walter Wick: Larger than Life.

11:00 am

Paint for Pets Day

12:00 pm

The Gate - Game Demo at HobbyTown USA

12:30 pm

The Grace Church Recovery Eucharist

1:00 pm

Habitat for Humanity CFC 13th Annual

1:00 pm

ESF Summer Camps Open House

1:00 pm

Teen Tech Volunteer Party

2:00 pm

United for Recovery Dinner Dance to Beneft The CT Burn Center

2:30 pm

Round Hill Country Dances - now at North Stamford Congregational Church

3:00 pm

"Days of Wine and Roses" and Talk Back Series

3:45 pm

Saturday Night Grooves Ice Skating

4:00 pm

"ASK THE PET SITTER" REGISTRATION OPEN NOW FOR MARCH DATES!

4:00 pm

Yoga for Adults & Kids

4:30 pm

Dance Master Class Series

03/10/12 Occupy Greenwich This Weekend

Friday

Audubon Greenwich will host a slow food potluck and full moon hike from 6:30 to 10 p.m. March 9. The evening begins with a traditional potluck dinner from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and ends with a night hike. Guests: bring a $10 donation and a small, home-cooked dish that serves approximately 4 to 6 people. Ideally, ingredients should be sourced from organic or local farms or both. RSVP and planned dish required to Jeff Cordulack at 203-869-5272 ext. 239. This event is sponsored by the Metro-North chapter of Slow Food USA.

Greenwich Reform Synagogue will host a family Shabbat service and Purim celebration at 6:30 p.m. March 9. Greenwich Reform Synagogue invites the community to join a fun and musical family service and enjoy the inaugural GRS Purim Shpiel, featuring GRS members and clergy. There will be a kid-friendly Megillah reading, groggers, hamantaschen and other Purim treats. Prizes awarded to all who come in costume and join the “Parade of Costumes” (children and adults included). Free and open to the community. To RSVP, contact Erin at 203-629-0018 ext. 221 or erin@grs.org to RSVP. Greenwich Reform Synagogue is located at 257 Stanwich Road.

Temple Sholom will host a special congregational Shabbat service and dinner March 9. The evening will begin with a musical service at 6:30 p.m., with dinner to follow at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $18, payable by check. RSVP by March 1 to Alice Schoen at 203-542-7165 or email alice.schoen@templesholom.com.

Saturday
Old Greenwich Lion’s Club is holding its 52nd annual pancake fry from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at the Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road. There will be door prizes, a bake sale and entertainment for all. $7 per person in advance or $8 at the door, $1 discount for children ages 6 to 11 and free admission for kids 5 and under. For tickets, email cjeandana@gmail.com, call 203-918-8666 or visit the Perrot Library in Old Greenwich.

The Friends and Staff of Cos Cob Library present “Secrets of Sudoku,” a workshop with Nate Tsyrulnik, a Sudoku National champion, at 11 a.m. March 10. Nate was a 2009 winner of the Philadelphia Inquirer Sudoku National Championship. Learn the techniques of sudoku and have your questions answered as well. All ages and levels of experience are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

YWCA Greenwich Preschool will hold its annual multicultural fair from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. March 10 in the YWCA gymnasium, 259 E. Putnam Ave. The day is appropriate for family and friends with children from preschool age through 10 years, and features a wide range of sports and educational activities. There is a multicultural costume parade, an international buffet plus pizza and ice cream, games, races and arts and crafts from around the world, raffle goody baskets, and every child gets a “passport” that is stamped each time he or she visits the activity of a particular country. Family admission (limited to 5 people) is $35 if paid in advance by March 2; $40 on the day of the event. Only flat shoes are allowed inside the gym. For more information, call 203-869-6501, ext. 221 or 222. Registration forms are available at www.ywcagreenwich.org or at the member services desk in the lobby of the YWCA.

The Bruce Museum will present “Walter Wick: Larger than Life” from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. March 10. Children ages 3 and up and their adult caregivers will have the chance to see some of Walter Wick’s pictures projected on the big screen for an interactive observation experience. Guided by a museum educator, families will work together to solve some of Wick’s picture-book riddles. Copies of the books are available for purchase in the museum store. The program is free with museum admission. Reservations requested; call 203-869-0376 or email info@brucemuseum.org.

Audubon Greenwich will present a family bird watch from 1 to 2 p.m. March 10. Participants will review winter birds, bird feeding and first returning migrants and help conduct Audubon’s weekly Project FeederWatch bird count. Results are reported to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. RSVP required to Ted at 203-869-5272 ext. 230.

New York Times best selling author Donald Miller will offer the interactive workshop “Subplot: The Not So Hidden Meaning of Your Life,” from 1:30 to 4 p.m. March 10 at Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave. Miller’s 2006 book, “To Own A Dragon: Reflections on Growing Up Without A Father” led him to create the Mentoring Project for young men. His semi-autobiographical 2003 work, “Blue Like Jazz” has been adapted to a film scheduled to hit theaters April 13. Also March 10, at 8 p.m., Miller will join three time Grammy Award winner Ashley Cleveland and social entrepreneur Becca Stevens for “An Evening of Stories and Songs.” Tickets to both events are $25 each. Space is limited. Open to the public. Scholarships are available. To purchase tickets, visit courageandfaith.org or the Christ Church bookstore.

Sunday
Social entrepreneur Becca Stevens will preach at 9:15 a.m. March 11 at Christ Church Greenwich, 254 E. Putnam Ave. An Episcopal priest and founder of the Magdalene Community for women survivors of violence and addiction, Stevens will also speak at 10:10 a.m. about the social enterprise Thistle Farms, run by and for the women of Magdalene Community. All events are open to the public. For more information, call 203-869-6600 or visit christchurchgreenwich.org.

Diamond Hill United Methodist Church will welcome all for “Remembering Japan: A Time for Healing and Hope” at 10 a.m. March 11. This date marks one year since the earthquake in Japan and unfolding nuclear disaster. For additional details, visit www.diamondhillumc.org or call 203-869-2395.

The Greenwich Historical Society will host a “Junior Detective Day” from 1 to 4 p.m. March 11. In this family-oriented program, participants imagine a valuable letter from the “Everyday Heroes” exhibition has been stolen and replaced by a forgery. Kids will visit the “scene of the crime,” then employ techniques used by real police to solve the mystery, learning to take fingerprints, try their hands at chromatography and test the chemical characteristics of different compounds in pursuit of the culprit. They’ll also learn how to make paper look old and to write with invisible ink. Reservations strongly suggested. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. To register, visit www.greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899, ext. 10.

Ongoing
Cavalier Galleries is showing “Greenwich: Black & White” March 2 through 20. The exhibition includes works by painters Edward Hopper, John Henry Twachtman, Milton Avery and photographers Wegee, Vivian Maier and Harry Benson, among others. This exhibition draws on creations from over 100 years with works ranging from historic photography to post-war abstraction and contemporary realism. Artwork created in black and white invites viewers to absorb the compositional elements of line, shape, value, and texture in its most pure form. Cavalier Galleries is located at 405 Greenwich Ave. Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday 10:30-6, Sunday 12-5, and by appointment. For more information, visit www.cavaliergalleries.com.

The Greenwich Library’s Flinn Gallery will show “New York State of Mind” through March 14. Each of the six in the exhibition has a different perspective on the urban environment and each expresses it using various mediums and styles. The featured artists are Paul Balmer, John Dorish, Mary Jane Duffy, Scott Mlyn, Elinore Schnurr and John Varriano. The Flinn Gallery is located on the second floor of Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.

The Greenwich-based Chinese Language School of Connecticut will present “Innovations of China,” an exhibition of student artwork, March 1 through April 27 at the Mayor’s Gallery at the Stamford Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd. The historically inspired work includes colorful images of the Eight Immortals, plum blossoms, landscapes of the Steppes, silk worms on mulberry trees and caravans of camels and mules laden with treasures, giving a glimpse of the trade along the Silk Road during the 9th and 13th centuries. A reception will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 16. For more information, visit www.chineselanguageschool.org.

The new exhibition, “Coming Full Circle: The Greenwich Art Society Celebrates 100 at the Bruce Museum” will be on view at the Bruce Museum Feb. 11 through April 1. The show highlights each decade of the Greenwich Art Society’s history through 43 paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture by members who were exhibiting artists and/or teachers, such as Leonard, Mina Fonda and Dorothy Ochtman; Childe Hassam; Simka Simkhovitch; Margaret Brassler Kane; Ann Chernow; and Leo Manso. Many of the works are drawn from the Bruce Museum’s collection. The Bruce Museum is located at 1 Museum Drive. General admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, and free for children under five and museum members. Free admission to all on Tuesdays. For more information, call 203-869-0376 or visit www.brucemuseum.org.

The Greenwich Historical Society invites you to check out “Everyday Heroes: Greenwich First Responders” Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. “Everyday Heroes” chronicles the history of Greenwich’s fire, police and emergency medical services. The exhibition delves into headline-making Greenwich disasters from 1873 to 2010, examines how first responders dealt with past emergencies and illustrates how first response practices have evolved as the combined result of firsthand experience and technology. Kids can try on real equipment and learn what it takes to become a first responder in a hands-on gallery. Closed Christmas day. Members free. Nonmembers: Adults $10; seniors and students $8; children under six free. Through Aug. 26. Storehouse Gallery, 39 Strickland Road, Cos Cob. For more information, visit www.greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899.

Les Beaux Arts Gallery at Round Hill Community Church will host “ColorSoundGrammar_3,” an exhibition by artist Ellen Hackl Fagan Feb. 26 through March 29. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday; 11 a.m. to noon Sunday; closed Saturday. Round Hill Community Church is located at 395 Round Hill Road. For more information and directions, call 203-869-1091 or visit www.roundhillcommunitychurch.org.

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