There isn't enough time this weekend to take part in all of the fun fall activities planned around Greenwich.
Here are some of the highlights. For a full listing, just check out Greenwich Patch's events calendar.
Family Art Appreciation Day at The Bruce Museum
A program designed for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art related to current Bruce Museum exhibitions and based on the Learning to Look® curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson.
On Sunday, the program will focus on the Bruce Museum exhibition Closer: The Graphic Art of Chuck Close. The lessons will be led by a Learning to Look Instructor beginning at 1:15 pm, repeated at 2:15 pm, and will focus on portraiture. There will be printmaking activities in the Education Workshop.
All activities are free with museum admission.
Channel your inner pumpkin and all things Halloween at the annual Old Greenwich School's Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual fall festival features a haunted house, hay maze, arts and crafts, bouncy slides, games, food, prizes and more. Admission is free.
Fill the Pink Boot
The Greenwich Firefighters Local 1042 continue their fund-raising efforts during October's Breast Cancer Awareness month. On Saturday, they'll be in Old Greenwich along Sound Beach Avenue collecting donations for the Fill the Pink Boot campaign and selling their signature Proud to Wear Pink T-shirts.
A fun-filled family event with Pony Rides, Raffles, Food, Craft, Hands on Activities for Children of All Ages, Games Galore, Prizes, Bounce House, Donuts on a String, and a Children's Book Fair fall festival benefiting North Greenwich Nursery School. Festival will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20 at the school, 606 Riversville Rd.
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Greenwich will hold its third annual run/walk fundraiser for women’s education in Uganda, “Run for Ugandan Girls,” on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the campus, 1177 King St., Greenwich.
A World of Pure Imagination: Family Fun for Everyone
Join The Center for Feeling Safe for Children will bring to life the magical fun found in classic childhood books, movies, games, and characters on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Audubon Greenwich. Let the kids engage in a variety of creative and imaginative activities, enjoy local favorite cuisine (for purchase), and take home goodie bags to remember your time in the World of Pure Imagination.
Along the East Coast — A Landscape Art Exhibit
Experiencing light and color with a sensitive palette is the core of artist, Roger Milinowski’s landscapes. “Along the East Coast,” an exhibition of his oil paintings, will open at Les Beaux Arts Gallery at the Round Hill Community Church on Sunday, Oct. 20 and run through Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Red Cross Babysitter Certification Course
Tweens and teens ages 11-15 years will learn how to become a responsible babysitter and handle first aid emergencies. Course runs for two Sundays, Oct. 20 and 27, at Temple Sholom.