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Live Birds of Prey at Greenwich Point Sunday

On Sunday, Oct. 2, “Birds of Prey, Live!” is the theme of the Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center program from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at Greenwich Point Park. Visitors can get up close to live hawks and owls from 2 to 3 p.m., when staff from New Canaan Nature Center will discuss adaptations, behavior, ecological importance and natural history of birds of prey. Throughout the afternoon, representatives from Audubon Greenwich will talk about what makes Greenwich Point an “Important Bird Area” and how to participate in the fall hawk watch in backcountry Greenwich. Event sponsors Friends of Greenwich Point and Bruce Museum will offer additional family activities celebrating the fall bird migration. read more...

Documentary on Desalination debuts at Seaside Center

A new documentary film about a revolutionary approach to water desalination will debut at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m. Created by two Greenwich High School students, the approximately 15-minute documentary Nanoporous Graphene: A Filter for the Future explores the life and work of Dr. David Cohen-Tanugi, an MIT research scientist who developed a way to use graphene to purify water at the molecular level. read more...

Greenwich history afloat at Old Greenwich Yacht Club

This year, as a continuing sponsor of the town’s annual Experience the Sound event, the Greenwich Historical Society is teaming up with the Greenwich Point Conservancy and Old Greenwich Yacht Club to host a historical boat tour of the waters off Greenwich Point on Sunday, June 26. Taking a new tack in honor of its exhibition “Close to the Wind: Our Maritime History,” the Historical Society is offering lucky guests a chance to test their sea legs during this 45-minute cruise. read more...