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“Treasures of the Earth: Mineral Masterpieces from the Robert R. Wiener Collection” will run through April 1 at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr. Approximately 100 specimens will be on display.
The Jewish experience in Greenwich
The Greenwich Historical Society’s exhibition, “An American Odyssey: The Jewish Experience in Greenwich,” runs through Apr. 15 at 39 Strickland Road. It examines how Jews, like other immigrants, struggled with the pull to integrate into American society and yet remain distinct.
The Junior League of Greenwich will host its annual holiday fundraiser, The Enchanted Forest, through Saturday at Christ Church Greenwich, 254 East Putnam Ave. The official opening will take place on at 9 a.m. Friday for Santa’s Breakfast attendees. General admission hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Activities will include gingerbread workshops, photos with Santa Claus, Santa’s breakfast and children’s entertainment. Funds raised from The Enchanted Forest support community projects implemented by the Junior League of Greenwich. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.501auctions.com/jlg.
Chicken parm dinner
St. Lawrence Society will serve a chicken parm dinner complete with pasta, salad, coffee and dessert from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday at 86 Valley Road. Meals are $20 for adults and $10 for kids. For more information, go to stlawrencesociety.com/events or call 203-618-9036.
The Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., continues its 8 p.m. Friday art feature movie season continues with “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week” on Friday , “Cezanne and I, Dec. 1; “A Man Called Ove” Dec. 8; “A Midwinter’s Tale,” Dec. 15; “Hidden Figures” Jan. 5; “Florence Foster Jenkins” Jan. 12; “The Search,” Jan. 19. All films are free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:40 p.m. The series is made possible by contributions from Friends of Greenwich Library.
Pot Roast Supper
St. Paul Lutheran Church will hold a Pot Roast Supper from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at 286 Delavan Ave. Tickets cost $20 for adults. Seniors will be entered into a “seniors only” door prize raffle. To-go orders are available by calling 203-253-2327.
Iraq: creation of colonialism
Mark Albertson, a historical researcher and speaker, will discuss the formation of Iraq at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Greenwich Library. The presentation is open to all at no charge at 101 W. Putnam Ave. Registration is strongly recommended through the library’s online calendar at greenwichlibrary.evanced.info/signup/calendar or by contacting Carl White at email@example.com or 203-622-7948.Read Full Article
Hurricane relief yoga
The First Congregational Church of Greenwich will hold two gentle yoga classes taught by Andrea Woodman Osker at Daniel’s Center, 108 Sound Beach Ave. All money raised from the 1 p.m. classes on Saturday and Dec. 16 will go to Direct Relief, an organization that will send the funds to where they are needed most. The suggested donation is $20. For more information, call 203-219-4072.
Greenwich Symphony Orchestra
The 60th season of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra will continue with a program at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Greenwich High School Performing Arts Center. For information regarding tickets, subscriptions and programs, go to greenwichsymphony.org or call 203-869-2664.
The Astronomical Society of Greenwich will host a talk by Dr. Kathryn V. Johnston, professor of astronomy at Columbia University, at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday in Greenwich Library’s Cole Auditorium, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Chamber music concert
A jazz and classical ensemble under the direction of Bruce Kimball will perform in concert at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Greenwich First United Methodist Church, 59 E. Putnam Ave. Admission to the event is free but donations are welcome. For more information, visit fumcgreenwich.com or call 203-629-9584.
Thanksgiving dinner for seniors
First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich will host its 20th annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Greenwich senior citizens at noon on Nov. 23 in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 1 W. Putnam Ave. An RSVP is required by Nov. 16 to Edna Navarro at 203-869-8686. A shuttle provided by Lero’s Point to Point will serve guests residing at Agnes Morley and Quarry Knoll. Individual transportation is available to Greenwich residents at other locations upon inquiry. The dinner is free.
A new exhibit, “George Wharton Edwards (1859-1950): Illustrator, Painter, Writer” will run through Nov. 25 at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich. Edwards was a turn-of-the-century painter who lived in Greenwich. The Bruce Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at One Museum Drive, Greenwich. For more information, visit brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376.
The Cos Cob Archers will hold an open to the public field target/3D shoot from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 26 at 205 Bible St. Registration ends at 11 a.m. Admission costs $5 for those under 16 accompanied by a paying adult, $20 for adults, $10 for non-shooting adults, and $50 maximum per family. The shoot is free for members and $10 for guests of members. Lunch is included. To attend, email Joe Santora at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit coscobarchers.com.
First Church Preschool will hold its annual holiday boutique and silent auction from 1 to 7 p.m. on Nov. 29 at First Congregational Church, 108 Sound Beach Ave. There will be over 15 vendors, as well as silent auction items. Complimentary wine will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and kids can take a picture with Santa from 3 to 5 p.m.
Lower back pain management
Greenwich Hospital will present a lecture on lower back pain management with speaker Julie H. Huang-Lionnet, MD, MBA, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Nov. 30 in the Noble Conference Center, 5 Perryridge Road. To register for the free lecture, call 888-305-9253 or sign up online at greenwichhospital.org/events.