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Matzah Fest

Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St. will host Matzah Fest at 10:30 a.m. April 2. Matzah Fest is a communityw­ide multi-generation­al Passover celebratio­n. All are welcome to come to GRS to make and bake their own matzah in a wood-fired oven that will be back at GRS for this special event. Flour and water will be supplied; just bring a own mixing bowl, then stick around to enjoy the Dough Girls' most delicious pizza. All are welcome to attend this free event, but RSVPs are need. Contact or call 203-629-0018.

Hospital hosts talk on eating

Greenwich Hospital's Denise Addorisio, registered dietitian nutritioni­st, will present “Spring into Shape: Healthy Eating for Weight Loss” from noon to 1 p.m. March 27. To register, call 888305-9253 or visit greenwichh­ Free.

Networking event at Cups N Cones

The Greenwich Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a networking event for members from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 23 at Cups N Cones, 235 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich. Waffles, ice cream, and weet treats will be offered as well as prizes. Meet owner Ana Buzik and enjoy a sweet evening. Members: $35; non-members: $40. Register at greenwichc­hamber@greenwichc­, call 203-8693500 or e mail greenwichc­hamber@greenwichc­

Jazz festival

The Greenwich High School music department is hosting the 36th annual GHS Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 25 at the Performing Arts Center from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. featuring over a dozen jazz bands from GHS and all around the region. Seven profession­al musicians will hold individual clinics on saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, drums, and bass at 1 p.m., followed by a set of jazz standards at 2 p.m. The full schedule of bands can be found online images/v167724801­5/greenwich/ lznvlp9c2p­aivpzbdhyw/2023Elling­tonFestiva­lSchedule.pdf.

Tickets are sold at the door: $5 for students and seniors, $10 for general admission.

‘Moana, Jr.’ at middle school

The Western Middle School Theater Club presents Disney's “Moana, Jr.” with shows at 7 p.m. March 24 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. March 25. Tickets are available to the public beginning March 21, or at the door on performanc­e dates. Evening performanc­e tickets are $10, matinee tickets are $8.

Bush Holley House Tours

The Greenwich Historical Society offers guided tours of the Bush-Holley House at noon, 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Visitors can learn about the Holley family who lived there in the era of the Cos Cob Art Colony as well as the Bush family, who resided there in the era of the New Nation. Masks are required on tours. For more info, visit greenwichh­

Musicians from Marlboro return

The third and final performanc­e of the season by the Musicians from Marlboro in the Friends Concert Series will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 in the Berkley Theater at the Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave.. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

April's concert features seven outstandin­g musicians performing both classical and contempora­ry works.

Musicians from Marlboro is the touring extension of the Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont. The group is known for

supporting artists at the beginning of their careers and for offering a range of unusual as well as beloved symphonic music.

The performanc­e will run for 90 minutes; it will not be recorded or streamed. Registrati­on through the Library's online calendar is required starting Monday, March 20. For more informatio­n, contact Peterson Music Librarian Dora Salm at dsalm@greenwichl­

Playing bridge

Learn to play bridge at the Greenwich YMCA in two courses: Beginner Bridge from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Improve Your Bridge Game with Convention­s from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Ready to play? Games take place at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays. To sign up, call Frank at 203-524-8032. Reservatio­ns required. No partner required. If you have a partner or a foursome, tell Frank.

Arts society hosts talk on pigment

From 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, April 3, The Greenwich Decorative Arts Society presents “Forbes Pigment Collection at Harvard", a lecture by Alison Cariens, Conservati­on Coordinato­r, Harvard Art Museums.

The Forbes Pigment Collection began at the turn of the 20th century, and today contains more than 2,500 pigments. It is the world's largest collection of historical pigments.

The lecture will take place at Christ Church Parish Hall, 254 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. Guests are welcome. The guest fee is $25 payable by check in advance. Space is limited. For reservatio­ns and informatio­n email greenwichd­ecorativea­ or visi www.greenwichd­ecorativea­

Organ recitals

The First Congregati­onal Church of Greenwich will present a series of organ recitals during March to mark the liturgical season of Lent. Minister of Music Dr. Craig Scott Symons says the series returns this year after an abbreviate­d season in 2020.

Concerts will take place from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on March 22 and 29.

All the concerts are free and open to the public. For more informatio­n, call 203-637-1791, ext. 822 or email

Visit the Bruce

The Bruce Museum at 1 Museum Drive is open to visitors while constructi­on continues on its expansion project. A permanent exhibit is open on “Natural Cycles Shape Our Land,” which takes visitors on a journey through cycles that unfold over millions of years at global scales and ends with small cycles that unfold at minuscule scales in our backyards. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays to Sundays. For more info, visit BruceMuseu­

Safe Roads Sundays

The Friends of Greenwich Point is sponsoring Safe Roads Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through April 9. Traffic is restricted at the park so visitors can enjoy a safe and picturesqu­e route to walk and ride your bikes. Only sanctioned cars will be allowed in during this time — including, but not limited to, emergency vehicles and park employees. For more info send an email to info@FriendsofG­reenwichPo­

Bruce Beginnings

The Bruce Museum's Bruce Beginnings program for children is held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Tuesdays. Children ages 2.5 to 5 and their caregivers explore the museum's collection­s and exhibition­s through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics rotate between art and science. Free with admission but space is limited. Go to visitor service desk upon arrival. For more info, visit BruceMuseu­

Food donations

The Parish of St. Catherine of Siena and St. Agnes accepts food pantry donations for Neighbor to Neighbor from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesdays in its parking area at 4 Riverside Ave. Items needed include peanut butter and jelly, oatmeal, canned meat, tuna, canned fruit, dried or canned beans, cereal, rice and soup as well as household cleaners and toiletries. St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 200 Riverside Ave. accepts donations from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays.

 ?? Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticu­t Media ?? Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St. will host Matzah Fest at 10:30 a.m. April 2.
Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticu­t Media Greenwich Reform Synagogue, 92 Orchard St. will host Matzah Fest at 10:30 a.m. April 2.

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