Spring Meeting on Tues., April 4, 2017, 10:30 a.m. at Brennan’s Shebeen at the H Smith Richardson Clubhouse.
What is ergonomics? How can it play a role in addressing the aches and pains I feel in my bones and muscles?
Join us to learn how ergonomic principles can help reduce stress and prevent workplace injuries associated with the overuse of muscles, bad posture and repeated tasks.
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy (ACGT), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated exclusively to cell and gene therapies for cancer, is celebrating its anniversary with a Gala on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 6:30pm at The Harvard Club of New York City. Tickets for the ACGT Gala are $750 and are available at http://www.acgtfoundation.org/events/ or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indulge in incredible desserts and chocolate from the area’s finest artisanal bakeries and chocolatiers while listening to live music from talented high school musicians all to raise funds for the new Pacific House Young Adult program. The result: an extraordinary evening of delicious sweets, great music and a spectacular example of young adults helping young adults.
Sister Rosemary says, “I want to give a voice to the voiceless and give these young women and children dignity so they will be accepted in society.” Her story is of one woman’s fight to bring hope and dignity back to her nation of Uganda.
You’re invited to The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 15th Annual MMRF Laugh for Life: New York fundraiser! The event will take place at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers, in New York City on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Comedian and Actor Paul Reiser, will perform at the event, as well as Mentalist, Oz Pearlman, at the cocktail reception. Come out to help find a cure and enjoy a night of entertainment!
From Main Street to Madison Avenue!
Hobbs London opens first US Flagship on Greenwich Ave, Greenwich – women’s fashion with a distinctly British accent.
Simply Smiles, a Connecticut-based charity organization, is hosting its annual “Keep Hope Alive” fundraising event on Friday, April 28th at the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, Connecticut from 7-9pm. Guests at the event will have the opportunity to donate any amount to support Simply Smiles projects. There is no cost to attend, and the event is open to all.
A Taste of Westport benefits local non profit CLASP Homes. CLASP serves adults with autism and developmental disabilities in group home settings.
A dockside celebration of clean water to benefit Harbor Watch.
Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “An Inverception,” a site-specific installation created by roster artist Jaq Belcher. The public is invited to witness the artist at work starting the afternoon of March 30th-April 1st.
Liberation Programs’ Tenth Annual Spirit of Hope Benefit honoring Icy Frantz, St. John’s Community Foundation and Ted Meekins, President of Bridgeport’s East End Community Council
Over 250 pieces of children’s and adult artwork on view in the Darien Arts Center Weatherstone Studio. The DAC encourages all ages to participate in this Darien tradition that includes cash awards and a solo exhibit for the Best in Show winner.
Experience the elegance and extravagance of the Gilded Age on guided tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing and the Museum of the City of New York’s special exhibition Gilded New York during this day-long outing with Pequot Library.
Craft Beer and Homebrew Festival on the beach in Stratford
DARIEN SPORT SHOP HOSTS A ‘TROPICAL ESCAPE’
Darien Sport Shop will host a Tropical Escape, the introduction of its newly expanded designer swimwear and accessories department Thursday, March 30 through Saturday April 1. The event will include complimentary beauty, fitness, spa and wellness treatments.
Water is the star of artist Frances Ashforth’s striking monotypes, whether it is the presence or absence of it. Many of Ashforth’s stunning monotypes present waterscapes where the water, rendered in beautiful simplicity, is clearly the subject. Her compelling exhibition “WATER + WORDS and Water” opens on Thursday, March 30 and runs through Sunday, May 21. Opening reception on March 30, 6 pm.
The New Canaan YMCA will be hosting its first gala fundraiser in over 12 years to celebrate its 63 years of service to the community, as well as its soon-to-be-completed renovated facility. On April 29, the lawn behind Waveny Mansion will be elegantly tented and transformed into a chic Saint Barths setting. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner, and dancing, while supporting the New Canaan YMCA.
Come play on this exclusive and challenging Robert Trent Jones designed course. Enjoy a pre-tournament brunch, prizes, a lively reception, special auction and a seated dinner. Event benefits rides to wellness for older adults and a housing stability fund. Tickets are on sale now and sponsorship packages are available. Visit https://SilverSource.org/golf/ or call 203-324-6584.
A memorable & elegant evening to support the Pacific House Homeless Shelter. Cocktails, dancing, auction and seated dinner. Alice Melly is the honoree for her longtime support, and former MLB player and manager Bobby Valentine will emcee this important event. Tickets are on sale now, and sponsorship packages are still available. Visit: http://pacifichouse.org/gala2017 or text ‘shelter’ to 8820
Come have fun with your child (babies to 4 years) while they learn about music, rhythm and movement! The 45 minute classes are full of energy and everyone is sure to have a blast!
VIENNA, 1938. A young Jewish piano prodigy finds her dreams threatened by the looming war. When she escapes on the Kindertransport, an amazing tale begins of art preserving life.
A gallery talk on artist H. A. Sigg will start off the opening night for the Fairfield University Art Museum’s exhibition, H. A. Sigg: Abstract Rivers. The gallery talk will be presented by Lauren Cesiro, Adjunct Professor of Art History, Fairfield University, at 5:30 p.m. in the Walsh Gallery of the Quick Center for the Arts.
Please join us on Saturday, April 22, from 1 – 2:30 pm for Session I of Family Day: Sketching the Landscape. Family Day activities include arts & crafts and a child friendly gallery tour designed for ages 4-10.
Michael Gallagher: Sketching the Landscape – A Plein Air Journal will be on view at the Fairfield University Art Museum from April 21–September 8, 2017; an Opening Reception will take place on Sunday, April 23, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.
From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in The Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet
Sunday, March 19
1pm | 4pm
The comedian troop of The Late Live Show at Night will be featured at the Comedy Night of the Humanists and Freethinkers of Fairfield County (HFFC) on Monday March 13.
The Fairfield University Art Museum is offering an After-School Enrichment Program for children in grades 1, 2 and 3 on 4 consecutive Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5:00 pm April 6-27, 2017.
Jonathan Kozol, one of our nation’s most persistent and prophetic advocates for children of poverty, is known for “laying bare the savage inequalities inflicted upon children for no reason but the accident of being born into poverty.”