GREENWICH, Conn. Lectures on baseball during World War II and living a happier life, and a pair of art openings are just some of the events taking place in and around Greenwich this week. Check our events page or see below for more listings:
Monday, Oct. 22
Lunch & Learn at Greenwich Historical Society: 11 a.m. "City Ateliers and Country Retreats: Artists of The Tenth Street Studio Building and the Cos Cob Art Colony." Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Road, Greenwich.
One-Day Retreat for Breast Cancer Survivors: 8 a.m. Yoga, art, music and meditation. For more information and reservations, call 203-863-3704. Convent of St. Birgitta, 4 Runkenhage Road, Darien.
Season of '42 - Baseball During the War Years: 7 p.m. Sports writer Jack Cavanaugh discusses his book. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Tuesday, Oct. 23
Resilience, Optimism & Happiness: 9 a.m. Speaker Roni Lang, of the Center for Healthy Aging, talks about being more resilient and living a more joyful life. Greenwich Hospital, 5 Perryridge Road.
"Expanding Deserts - A Global Concern": 6:30 p.m. Lecture by Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011 and UN ambassador to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification. Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich.
Evolution of the Classical Style: 7 p.m. Critic Mortimer Frank discusses the development of Classicism and plays recordings. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Wednesday, Oct. 24
Spanish Story Time: 10:30 a.m. Songs, stories, movement and activities for preschoolers. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich.
Opening Reception - "New Century, New Eye": 5:30 p.m. Exhibition celebrates 100th Anniversary of the Greenwich Art Society. Greenwich Historical Society, 39 Strickland Road.
AuthorsLive at Cos Cob Library: 7 p.m. Da Chen, author of "The Last Empress," discusses his book about China's Boxer Rebellion. Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich.
Thursday, Oct. 25
Flu Vaccination Clinic: 3 to 6 p.m. Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center, 449 Pemberwick Road.
Flinn Gallery Opening: 6 p.m. Reception for "9 x 9 x 3": Textile Study Group of New York show, which runs until Nov. 29. Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Targeting Pain With Ultrasound Precision: 6:30 p.m. Dr. Tamar Kessel discusses new, more accurate pain treatments. Greenwich Hospital, Noble Conference Center, 5 Perryridge Road.
Movies from Around the World: 7 p.m. "Jean de Florette." Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich.
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