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September 2019

Storytime

September 18, 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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Gallery Tours

September 18, 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 and what stories the objects in the History Is... exhibition tell about Greenwich. 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…

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88th Annual Meeting and William C. Crooks Distinguished Lecture

September 18, 5:45 pm8:00 pm
Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Drive
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$65 – $75
88th annual meeting

Celebrate our milestone year! Bestselling author Therese Anne Fowler will discuss Alma Vanderbilt, the subject of A Well-Behaved Woman—A Novel of the Vanderbilts. In an upcoming series in development by Sony Pictures Television, this dramatic and compelling Gilded Age tale follows Alva Smith, whose Southern family was destitute after the Civil War, as she marries William K. Vanderbilt, navigates rocky society and defies convention by becoming a leader in the women’s suffrage movement. A perfect preview to our upcoming suffrage…

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Gentle Yoga and Tea

September 19, 10:00 am11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 17, 2019

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$35 – $150
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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Art, History & Landscape: Beatrix Farrand American Landscapes Documentary Film

September 26, 6:00 pm
Bow Tie Cinema, Greenwich, 2 Railroad Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$13
ART, HISTORY & LANDSCAPES: Beatrix Farrand American Landscape Documentary Film

Join us, in partnership with The Smith Club of Greenwich-Stamford, for a screening of this new documentary that follows award-winning public garden designer Lynden B. Miller as she sets off to explore the remarkable life and career of America’s first female landscape architect. This 62-minute film will be followed by a discussion with the film’s narrator, Lynden B. Miller. Thursday, September 26, 6:00 pm Bow Tie Criterion Cinema, Greenwich $13

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October 2019

Members Preview Party—AN AMERICAN STORY

October 1, 6:00 pm8:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Free

Join us in the Frank Family Foundation Gallery for a private reception to kick off this moving exhibit. Meet some of our featured subjects, friends from CIRI and the curators over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 to 8:00 pm; Free About the Exhibition October 2, 2019 through January 6, 2020 This fall we are thrilled to feature the award-winning exhibition, An American Story: Finding Home in Fairfield County, which highlights the experiences of refugees and immigrants who…

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