- September Scorcher in the forecast. With a high near 90° the National Weather Service predicts isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- National September 11th Commemoration - "A Day to Remember" at Greenwich Town Hall at 6:30 p.m. This event is open to the public and is sponsored by
- Greenwich American Legion Post 29
- Greenwich Sept. 11th Remembrance Committee
- Greenwich Fellowship of Clergy
- American Red Cross
- Town of Greenwich
- Greenwich Library, Authors Live: Jojo Moyes-The Girl You Left Behind, Sept. 11, 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Bestselling British Author Jojo Moyes visits Greenwich Library with her new book The Girl You Left Behind. Her previous book Me Before You has been translated into 31 languages and will soon be a movie.
Set in 1916 France, the artist Edouard Lefevre leaves his young wife, Sophie, to fight at the front. When their small town falls to the Germans, Eduard's portrait of Sophie draws the Kommandant's eye. Sophie risks everything to see her husband again. The story picks up years later with a battle for ownership over the painting.
Author, journalist and editor Jojo Moyes is the author of many bestsellers The Last Letter from Your Lover and Me Before You. She is a judge of the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction. She lives on a farm in Essex, England with her husband, Guardian journalist Charles Arthur, and their three children.
This event is co-sponsored with Diane's Books who will provide copies for sale and signing. This series is free and open to all, but seating in the Cole Auditorium is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Marianne Weill (203) 622-7933 or Wayne Campbell (203) 622-7922, or visitwww.greenwichlibrary.org/authorslive.
- Chandler S. Robbins discusses “A Century of Change in American Ornithology” Wednesday, September 11, 6:30-8:30 pm at Audubon Greenwich
At 95, the undisputed dean of American ornithologists, Chandler S. Robbins recently retired as Senior Scientist at the United States Geological Survey’s Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. In his sixty years with Patuxent, he conducted many important research projects, most notably on pesticides, forest fragmentation and neo-tropical migrants, his fieldwork on the last of these taking him to wide swaths of North, Central and South America.
A reception with Mr. Robbins at 6:30 pm will be followed by his presentation at 7:30 pm. Please RSVP to 203-869-5272 x 239. Audubon Members: $12; Non-Members: $20. Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT 06831 (note: John Street is still closed for bridge repairs)