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October 2019

Fall Festival: Around the World!

October 12, 12:00 pm4:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$5 – $25

Bring the whole family for a festive day on the beautiful Historical Society grounds as we celebrate “Around the World,” inspired by our current exhibition, An American Story. Enjoy the Caribbean rhythms with the Carnival Trio and sing, clap and dance your way through a journey of the Americas with Serious Coyote. There will be a Diwali-themed crafts sponsored by The Indian Cultural Center of Greenwich. A scarecrow building competition, face painting, crafts and food await the whole family, along…

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Gallery Tours

October 12, 12:00 pm12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until December 4, 2019

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Gallery Tour

A docent will lead tours of our museum galleries Wednesdays and Saturdays at noon. The tours are free with museum admission and last 45 minutes. No registration necessary. Meet at the information desk in the Museum Lobby and learn about the important American Impressionist Cos Cob art colony. Stay for a tour of Bush-Holley House. Admission to Bush-Holley House is by docent-led tour only at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm Wednesday through Sunday House tour is included in museum admission.…

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Storytime

October 16, 11:00 am11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Storytime

We’re starting storytime designed for kids ages two through five! Trained educator and former Greenwich Library storyteller Deborah Kupper will lead kids on fun explorations of historical events and figures through storytelling, songs, and movement. Children will experience our historic spaces, galleries, and collections through hands-on activities. Wednesdays; 11:00-11:30 am Free!

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Gentle Yoga and Tea

October 17, 10:00 am11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$35
Yoga and Tea

Yoga emphasizes the importance of connection and sense of place, with the past, to our bodies, and to each other. The connections to self and others facilitates a sense of well being and fulfillment. People with all experience levels are invited to join new gentle yoga classes on campus followed by tea in the Artists’ Café. The class fee includes museum admission. Certified yoga teacher and positive psychology coach Helena Svedin will lead the group in standing and seated poses,…

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Pomeline Trunk Show and Museum Store Holiday Kick-off

October 17, 4:00 pm7:00 pm
museum Store Pomeline Trunk Show

The Museum Store is full of new arrivals for Fall! Come see the new collection of seasonal gifts, housewares, candles and jewelry- perfect for decorating your autumn mantle, expressing gratitude for a special friend, or preparing for the holidays! Our selection of cards, prints, children’s gifts, and Greenwich-related items are a perfect way to give, get, and offer your generous support to the Historical Society.  ~ Join us for a Holiday Shopping Night featuring Pomeline Jewelry in the Museum Store!…

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The Global Refugee Crisis: Emerging Trends and Challenges

October 22, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$10 – $15

Dr. Sarah Deardorff Miller, Senior Fellow, Refugees International Dr. Miller will discuss the global refugee situation, including some of today’s largest displacement crises. She will consider why refugees are increasingly unwelcome and highlight how our local experience relates to the broader international system. Tuesday, October 22, 7:00 pm Members $10, Non-members $15

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