Greenwich Time (Sunday)

Pauley to speak in Greenwich, Collins to sing in Westport

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Scene… The Mason Street Block Party takes place this Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. at 275 Mason St. in Greenwich. The day will feature live music, food provided by Mason Street BBQ, Nantaco and Grigg Street Pizza, a bouncy castle, face painting and other activities. Food and beer will also be available for purchase to attendees with wristbands. For more info and tickets, which are $25, go to Eventbrite.com.

Scene… The Fund for Women & Girls 26th annual event “Illuminate! Let’s Spark Change” takes place on Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Greenwich Country Club, featuring keynote speaker and Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist and mental health advocate Jane Pauley. Proceeds will benefit The Fund for Women & Girls Programs, including the new Black Maternal Health Initiative and the emme coalition. For tickets ($400) and more info go to givebutter.com/FWGCelebra­tion2024.

Out there… Greenwich Chamber of Commerce is hosting a public event on Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. honoring entreprene­ur Katerina Azarova, owner of Petite Maison Kids, at 71 Greenwich Ave. The event will feature a light lunch and fashion show featuring children walking the red carpet runway, and a talk with Azarova on what inspired her to start her own business selling sustainabl­e European high-end children’s clothing. To register, ($50 members/$55 nonmembers) go to at greenwichc­hamber.com or call 203-869-3500.

Out there…Greg Grandin, the Peter V. and C. Vann Woodward Professor of History at Yale University, will appear at the Ferguson Library to discuss his book Pulitzer Prize-winning book “The End of the Myth: From Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America,” winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. The talk, part of the ongoing Pulitzer Prize Winner Series, will be held at the Main Library, DiMattia Building April 18 at 6 p.m. Grandin is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Society of American Historians. He is a regular guest on the independen­t news hour “Democracy Now!”A book sale and signing by Elm Street Books will follow the presentati­on. To register, go to fergusonli­brary.org/ events or call 203-3518221.

Out there… Brook Hollow Farm, the former home of music mogul Tommy Mottola in Katonah, N.Y. is back on the market for $29.5 million. The seven-bedroom estate was built in 1928 and sits on 48 acres. Mottola sold his home at 33 John St. in Greenwich for $14.9 million in 2019.

Scene… Greenwich United Way Sole Sisters Luncheon takes place on April 25 at Greenwich Country Club 10 a.m. Dr. Frances Jensen, professor in neurology and chair of neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvan­ia,

will serve as keynote speaker at the event, which will feature a shopping boutique, program and luncheon. For tickets and more info, got to e.givesmart.com/events/AWi.

Out there… An Evening

with Judy Collins takes place at the Westport Country Playhouse on Friday at 8 p.m. The 84-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer/ songwriter is also an accomplish­ed painter, filmmaker, record label

head, musical mentor, and keynote speaker for mental health and suicide prevention. For tickets ($65, $70, $75)and more info go to westportpl­ayhouse.org/show/anevening-with-judy-collins/ or call 203-227-4177.

And that’s all for now. Later…

“Don’t count the days, make the days count.”

– Muhammad Ali

 ?? Donald Kravitz/Getty Images ?? Judy Collins performs last August in Ocean City, N.J. An Evening with Judy Collins takes place at the Westport Country Playhouse on April 12 at 8 p.m.
Donald Kravitz/Getty Images Judy Collins performs last August in Ocean City, N.J. An Evening with Judy Collins takes place at the Westport Country Playhouse on April 12 at 8 p.m.
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