Good morning Greenwich!
Here's a look at what's happening in and around town this week.
To start off your week, here's the National Weather Service's forecast—it looks like after today, the weather will become much more seasonal with daytime highs hitting the 50s.:
- Today: Sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.
- Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
- Tuesday: A chance of sprinkles. Increasing clouds, with a high near 64. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
- Tuesday Night: A slight chance of rain after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
- Wednesday: Rain likely, mainly between 11am and 3pm. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Light northeast wind becoming north 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Wednesday Night: A chance of rain, mainly before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
- Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
- Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
- Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
- Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
- Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
The YMCA will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness talk on Monday, Oct. 21 with Anne Morris, the Chief Executive Officer of the Connecticut Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Harvest Art Fair
Ten local artists have been selected to exhibit their work for the first annual Y
Harvest Art Fair Monday, Oct. 21 through Friday, Oct. 25, at The YMCA of Greenwich. Area artists include: Britt Bair, Kathy Chattoraj, Vaunghn Fender, Jim Grabowski, Ed Hicks, Jessica Licata, Layne Marholin, Adrienne Mierzwa, Keith Magner and Lela Philip. The community is invited to an opening night reception at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Oysters: Ecosystem Engineers, Aquaculture Crops, and Dinner!
UCONN Professor Sandra E. Shumway of the Department of Marine Sciences will discuss how oysters are efficient ecosystem engineers, one of the most coveted foods on earth, and the enigmatic workhorses living in our waterways at The Bruce Museum on Oct. 22.
Traditional Harvest Supper
Round Hill Community House will celebrate its annual Harvest Supper on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 6:30 p.m., and everyone is invited to share in this traditional evening of family fun. In addition to a sumptuous turkey dinner with all the fixings, there will be the work of the artisans from the Round Hill Craft Studio for sale.
The Greenwich Health Department will hold a flu clinic from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center. Pneumonia immunizations also will be available.
6th Grade Shocktober Celebration
A night of fun games, food, and music featuring DJ BR33ZY and Lucas Dell'Abate at The Arch Street Teen Center. It all starts at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25. Costumes are optional but Miley Cyrus is not an option!