What to Do This Weekend? GFP Short List of Ideas for June 4-5, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-05-29 at 1.53.14 PMSunday, June 5. Em’s Walk for Safety. 9:00am until 12:00pm at Tod’s Point. Registration check in begins at 8:30am. The Emily Catherine Fedorko Foundation (ECFF) provides funding to spread education and awareness of boating and water sport safety. The first 250 people ages 10 and above who register online to walk and pay the $10 admission, get a FREE life vest and T-shirt. Refreshments will be available, including local shellfish raw bar. Click for more event details.


concoursThis year marks the 20th anniversary of the Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, Saturday-Sunday, June 4-5 in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

The event includes the Bonhams Collectors’ Motor Cars Auction. The beneficiary is AmeriCares. On Saturday the Concours Americana features American Classic & Collectible Cars 1900 to 1990s. Sunday features Concours International. Both days were will be vintage boats and motorcycles. The event is 10:00am until 5:00pm. There is an awards ceremony from 3:00-5:00pm. Ticckets $40 one day or $60 for both days. Children under 12 free with adult. Bonhams auction inquiries (212) 461-6515.

Go to website for tickets: Greenwich Concours d’Elegance,


June 3-4. St. Paul’s-Riverside Book Sale at 200 Riverside Ave., Riverside, CT. Friday June 3 Preview Party 6:00pm-8:00pm, $10 admission.
Saturday June 4 free admission all day, 10:00am-4:00pm.

Held annually for the last 20 years (except 2015) the Riverside sale is a major draw for book dealers and readers alike. The sale will offer more than 8,000 fine books across all categories from new releases to collectible editions to “beach reading” and kids/young adult books.


byram shubert libraryFriends of Byram Shubert Book & Media Sale
St Paul Lutheran Church, 200 William St (across the street from the Library).

Great Bargains! Questions. Miguel Garcia Colon, (203) 531-0426
• Friday, 5:30-8:30 (This evening there is a $15 entry fee for the exclusive preview. Free entrance Sat & Sun. Over 40,000 books and media. All proceeds support programming at the Byram Shubert Library)
• Saturday, 9:00-4:00pm
• Sundays, Last day, 12:00-4:00pm. Fill a box with books for $7.00


Greenwich Polo Club will kick-off its 35th season of high-goal polo with opening day on Sunday, June 5. (Teams To Play First Match of 20-Goal Monty Waterbury Cup Polo Tournament, Sunday June 5)

Sunday’s match is open to the public and will feature an exclusive pre-game book signing by internationally renowned polo player Nacho Figueras from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., followed by the first match of the United States Polo Association-sanctioned Monty Waterbury Cup. Buy your tickets here…

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Screen Shot 2016-05-29 at 1.37.15 PMJune 5, 10:00am til 2:00pm. Touch-A-Truck. Climb aboard a fire truck, operate a construction vehicle & ride the rails! Touch a Truck is excited to welcome back your favorites as well as a few new participants! There will be fire trucks, cherry pickers, construction equipment, bounce houses, food trucks, The Bossy Frog Band, Soccer with Filipo, The Roaming Railroad, Critter Caravan and more. Be on the lookout for a few new participants this year, like East Coast R/C Trucks! This event is fun for boys and girls of all ages. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS!


three kidsUPDATE: PGA Day is Cancelled.

Weather reports show thunderstorms and strong winds on Sunday, and safety demanded that we be proactive. We’re sorry to say PG Day has been postponed,” wrote Vin DiMarco in an email Saturday night.  The event organizers hope to reschedule for mid-September!

Sunday, June 5. Pemberwick-Glenville Day The annual event of the Pemberwick-Glenville Association runs Sunday, June 5 from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm in Pemberwick Park 113 Pemberwick Rd.

The Party in the Park gets bigger and better every year. Free admission, as always, but only because of community volunteers and generous local  donors.

See last year’s coverage: 10th Annual Pemberwick-Glenville Day Packs the Park


Screen Shot 2016-05-16 at 1.07.00 PMSaturday, June 4, Coffee with a Cop Next Coffee-with-a-Cop Event Set for June 4 at McDonald’s

The next Coffee with a Cop event in Greenwich is set for Saturday, June 4 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon at McDonald’s, 268 West Putnam Ave.

This is a great opportunity to chat casually and ask questions you’re always wondered about in a casual setting. There are no speeches, and no specific topics on the agenda. Just informal conversations about what matters to community residents. Coffee with a Cop is an opportunity to build relationships in order to better problem solve with the people officers serve.

 


Nancy Moorefield, John Plasko and Judy Waldeyer prove that the farmers are family! Credit: Leslie Yager

Nancy Moorefield, John Plasko and Judy Waldeyer prove that the farmers are family! Credit: Leslie Yager

Saturday, June 4, Greenwich Farmer’s Market The weekly farmers market in Horseneck Lot runs from 9:30am til 1:00pm. PLEASE NO DOGS.

Beginning at 9:30am sharp, Judy Waldeyer, aka “the Jam Lady” rings the bell to signal the opening of the market.

Make sure to say hello to John Plasko from Plasko’s Farm, and Nancy from Moorefield Herb Farm in the adjacent stall.

 

See also: Jobber-Free, Greenwich Farmer’s Market Returns on Saturdays in Horseneck Lot

The Secret Life of Judy the ‘Jam Lady’ at Greenwich Farmers Market


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