GREENWICH, Conn. - Heres a look at events happening around Greenwich this week, including government meetings and community happenings. See our events page for more listings:
Monday, April 9
You can get free tax assistance from VITA volunteers at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Juggler and mime Roger the Jester will perform at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich, from 11 a.m. to noon.
Tai chi for kids will be held with Wudang Tai Chai of Stamford at the Byram Shubert Library, 21 Mead Ave., from 3 to 4 p.m.
A vacation movie, "Puss in Boots," will be shown at the Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, at 4 p.m.
"Greenwich Lost & Preserved," an exhibit of contemporary and vintage photographs, artifacts and paintings, is under way all week at the Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive. Admission is $6 and $7.
Tuesday, April 10
Residents interested in volunteering to shelve books will receive training at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave., from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The illustrations of Fred Marcellino will come alive as kids listen and marvel at the pages of some favorite books, including "Puss in Boots" and "I, Crocodile." At 4 p.m., Tuesdays from April 10 to May 15 at Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofield Town Road, Stamford.
Sit'n Stitch Knitting/Crocheting Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m., at Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich.
The YWCA presents Yumi Kuwana, an investment adviser and mother of three, who will discuss how to raise well-adjusted and globally minded children. From 6 to 9 p.m., at Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Wednesday, April 11
The Career Coach will offer computer classes in Excel at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave. The Level 1 class is from 10 a.m. to noon, and the Level 2 class is from 1 to 3 p.m. The Career Coach will be parked outside the library's West Putnam Avenue entrance. Seating is limited to 10 and is first-come, first-seated. No registration. Signup begins 30 minutes before program at the West Putnam Avenue interior entrance of the library.
Family Flicks presents the award-winning animated hit "Hugo" from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Cole Auditorium at Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
The Avon Theatre screens "Carol Channing: Larger than Life," a documentary about legendary, 90-year-old performer Carol Channing, who starred in some of the biggest hits on Broadway, including "Hello, Dolly." After the screening, director/writer/producer Dori Berinstein will answer questions from the audience. Tickets are $6 to $11. For more information, visit www.avontheatre.org . Avon Theatre is located at 272 Bedford St., Stamford.
Greenwich's Historic District Commission meets at 7 p.m. in the Cone Room, Greenwich Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road.
Thursday, March 29
"Rango," featuring Johnny Depp, will be shown from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich. It's the wild west and Rango, an ordinary chameleon, ends up in the lawless town of Dirt, an outpost desperately in need of a new sheriff. Rated PG.
Get hands-on assistance with Microsoft applications, Internet searching, email, OverDrive support for audio books and eBooks and more during a one-hour, drop-in computer lab from 3 to 4 p.m., at the Greenwich Library, 101 W. Putnam Ave.
Gardening in with Mary Jo Bridge: Growing Seeds and Improving Your Soil. Tips on how to get the garden going again after a dormant winter. From 4 to 5 p.m. at Byram Shubert Library 21 Mead Ave.
Bunnies, Eggs, and Earth Day Bedtime Stories/Craft: Celebrate the season with fun stories about bunnies, eggs, and our Earth with Judy Berg. Then make a craft with Miss Barbara in the community room and enjoy an egg hunt in the library. From 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Cos Cob Library, 5 Sinawoy Road, Greenwich.
Meet the Author: Linda Urbach. Reception and book signing from 6 to 7 p.m. Urbach will speak about her book, "Madame Bovary's Daughter," at 7 p.m. Byram Shubert Library 21 Mead Ave.
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