What To Do In Greenwich This Week

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Young people ages 14 to 20 can visit Greenwich Hospital this week to learn about medical professions.
Young people ages 14 to 20 can visit Greenwich Hospital this week to learn about medical professions. Photo Credit: Anna Helhoski, File

GREENWICH, Conn. — A program in which young people can explore various medical professions, several book clubs and an archaeological lecture are just some of the events taking place in and around Greenwich this week. Check our events page for more listings: 

Monday, Oct. 15

Connecticut Ceramic Study Circle: 1 p.m. “Dragon Claws and Lotus Petals: Decorative Motifs on Vietnamese Ceramics” by Donald Wood, curator, Birmingham Museum of Art. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich.

Children's Arts & Crafts: 3 p.m. Make autumn fairies and elves. Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 

U-Build It LEGO Time: 3 to 7:30 p.m. Children 3 and older. All creations photographed. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich. 

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Medical Exploring Program: 3:30 p.m. Young people ages 14 to 20 can get an in-depth look into a variety of health-care careers. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road. 

Teen Read Week: 4 p.m. Annabel Monaghan talks about her new book “A Girl Named Digit." Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave. 

International Book Club: 5 p.m. "The Last Van Gogh" by Alison Richman. Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 

Wednesday, Oct. 17

Flu Vaccination Clinic: 3 to 6 p.m. Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road, Greenwich.

Gene Wilder Returns to the Avon Theatre With "Stir Crazy": 6:30 p.m. Special presentation of "Stir Crazy," followed by a Q&A with Gene Wilder. Avon Theatre, 272 Bedford St., Stamford.

Thursday, Oct. 18

Greenwich Board of Selectman: 10 a.m., meeting. Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road. 

Tween Program - Hip Hop: 3:30 p.m. Learn dance routines. Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich. 

Panel Discussion - Remembering Louis Armstrong: 7 p.m. Biographers Terry Teachout and Ricky Riccardi, record producer George Avakian and journalist Dan Morgenstern discuss the jazz legend. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave. 

Archaeological Associates of Greenwich Lecture: 8 p.m. “The Caryatid Hairstyles from the Athenian Acropolis: Technique and Meaning” by Fairfield University Professor Kathryn Schwab. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich.

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