There are some great family fun events around Greenwich this weekend:
Mariana Iranzi- Children's Concert - - 5 Sinawoy Rd., Cos Cob, CT; 203-622-6883
When: Friday, July 22; 10 - 11 a.m.
Why Go: As part of the library's Summer Reading Club theme, ONE WORLD, MANY STORIES, come hear Argentinean singer/guitarist, Mariana Iranzi who will delight us all with songs in Spanish and English.
Drop-in Craft with Andrea - - 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich, CT; 203-531-0426
When: Saturday, July 23rd; 10 a.m. - Noon
Why Go: Join Andrea to make 'Shrinky Dinks' - a children's toy/activity kit consisting of large flexible sheets which, when heated in an oven, shrink to small hard plates without altering their color or shape.
Children's Movie: Rango - 21 Mead Ave., Greenwich , CT 06830 203-531-0426
When: Saturday, July 23rd; 2 - 3:45 p.m.
Why Go: 'Rango' is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff. PG, 107 min., 2011.
Movies in Binney Park presented by - 90 Sound Beach Ave., Old Greenwich, CT; 203-637-1066
When: Saturday, July 23rd, 8:30 p.m. (no raindate)
Why Go: The fifth annual series of Movies in the Park in Binney Park. Bring your picnic, your chairs, and enjoy!
Rudy (Rated PG-13, 98 minutes): Rudy Ruettiger wants to play football at the University of Notre Dame, but has neither the money for tuition nor the grades to qualify for a scholarship. Rudy redoubles his efforts to get out of the steel mill where his father works when his best friend dies in an accident there. Overcoming his dyslexia thanks to his friend and tutor, D-Bob, Rudy gains admission to Notre Dame and begins to fight his way onto the school's fabled football team. - Synopsis from Fandango
Bijoux Workshops - -1 Museum Dr., Greenwich , CT; 203-869-0376
When: today - Friday, July 20 - 22, 11 a.m. for students in grades 1- 3 as follows:
Wed., July 20: Beaded Baubles
Thurs., July 21: Geology of Gemstones
Fri., July 22: Found Object Art Jewelry
Sign up now for one, two or three hour-long workshops for students in grades 1-3, offering hands-on fun and crafts presented in conjunction with the Museum’s latest science and art exhibition,
Pricing: Each workshop is $4 for members, $6 non-members, per child. For reservations, call the Museum at 203-869-0376 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with details.
One Heart One World--Playtivity Drum, Dance and Story Celebration - 101 W. Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT; 203-622-7900
When: Saturday, July 23rd; 11 a.m. - Noon.
Why Go: "One Heart/One World" is a multicultural tour de force from Playtivity. Beginning with Native American ceremony and ending with an African drum and dance celebration, this participatory event is engaging from start to finish. Kids will experience folk dance, play or dance to the Dominican Meringue and Hawaiian Hula rhythms and participate in a Japanese or Mayan musical storytelling. Performers and audience will sing, dance and play African, Latin and Native American traditional songs and rhythms. Family audience ages 3 to 103. For more information, please call the Children's Room at 203-622-7940.