Events

Botanical Center Offers Forest Days Enrichment Program

The Forest Days enrichment program Little Rangers at Greenwich Botanical Center is open for registration for GBC members until November 15 and for the general public on November 16. Forest Days is the only forest-based enrichment program in Greenwich, held at GBC with access to 200 acres of forest, ponds and trails in the middle of town. The Little Rangers program is available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons or Wednesday mornings, and the children will spend their time in the woods, rain or shine. read more...

Riverside School celebrates annual Veterans Day Ceremony

On Monday, November 9, 2020, Riverside School hosted its annual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor service men and women, both past and present. An annual tradition for the past 20 years, the school held an outdoor, scaled back, socially distanced event on the school’s front lawn. Fifth grade classes were invited to participate along with a handful of volunteers, school staff and local veterans. read more...

Flinn Gallery Opens ‘Animal Attraction’ Exhibition

The Flinn Gallery presents ‘Heidi Johnson, Animal Attraction’ opening November 5 for in-person and virtual viewing. The animal species and objects of Heidi Johnson’s surreal worlds inhabit large, vivid canvases. Johnson entertains the viewer by painting domesticated pets alongside exotic animal species while contrasting 17thC Dutch Still Life flowers with modern artists’ abstract works. Her playful oil paintings layer ideas, flatten dimensions, and compress time. read more...

Virtual Blessing of the Animals at Round Hill Community Church

For more than 15 years, the Round Hill Community Church congregation has dedicated a Sunday worship service to focus on God’s gift of animals and to give thanks for the role that animals hold in our lives. This special service is typically observed on or near the Sunday closest to October 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. It serves as a reminder of St. Francis’ love of nature and God’s desire for humans to be responsible stewards of their domestic pets and by extension the entire world. read more...

Kids In Crisis to Host Community-Wide Scavenger Hunt

Kids In Crisis will run its first ever, family friendly, community-wide Scavenger Hunt July 27 through August 7. This two-week long virtual event is free to all participants and will include 60 missions, in categories that include ‘Family Fun’, ‘Do Good’ and ‘Community Awareness & Support’. This is a great way to have fun this summer with friends, family and even co-workers. read more...