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October 2019

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 11, 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 through December 11 (no Storytime on November 27); 11:00–11:30 am Free!

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Gallery Tours

October 16, 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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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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Deborah Royce Book-signing

October 24, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Finding Mrs Ford book cover

Alease Fisher Tallman, Catherine Tompkins and Suzanne Frank invite members to celebrate Deborah Goodrich Royce and her acclaimed debut novel: Finding Mrs Ford. Thursday, October 24, 6:30 to 8:30 pm 6:30 pm ~ Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the lobby;  7:30 pm ~ Book signing and remarks in the barn;  Books will be available for purchase.  About the book: Mrs. Ford leads a privileged life. From her Blenheim spaniels to her cottage on the coast of Watch Hill, Rhode Island,…

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Coffee with the Archivist: Greenwich Reads Fahrenheit 451

October 25, 10:00 am11:00 am
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Free
Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

In collaboration with the Greenwich Reads Together 2019 selection of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, join Archivist Christopher Shields as he highlights objects in our collection that relate our local history to the book’s major themes: life in the 1940s and 1950s, government surveillance, mental health and the importance of preservation. Participants will visit the Archives to see the objects and then take part in a book talk with coffee and tea in the café. Friday, October 25, 2019, 10:00 to…

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