Post Irene, today, Sept. 2, or Sept. 16. The Nurse Is In to answer your health questions for free from 10 to noon at Hill House in Riverside. Also on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, from 10 to noon, Greenwich Hospital Cafeteria Atrium. Sponsored by Community Health at Greenwich Hospital. For information, call 203-863-4444.
Hurricane Irene blood shortfall
The American Red Cross urges immediate blood donations with shortfall of more than 1,500 units of blood. To schedule an appointment to donate blood or platelets, please visit us online at redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Adopt-A-Dog goes to Polo match
This Sunday, Sept. 4, join Adopt-A-Dog supporters invited by the Greenwich Polo Club to attend their Polo match at North Street and Hurlingham Drive. Gates open at 1 p.m., with polo match at 3 p.m. Meet dogs for adoption there.
For more information, visit www.greenwichpoloclub.com or call 203-561-5821.
Healthy cooking classes
On Tuesdays evenings in Sept. and Oct., Greenwich Hospital's Center for Healthy Living is offering a variety of cooking classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at 55 Holly Hill Lane, for $20 a class. Advanced registration required. For information or to register, call 203-863-3756.
Parkinson's Support Meeting
On Sept. 6, 13, 20, and 27, the Parkinson's Support Group meets from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich. A free program of Community Health at Greenwich Hospital. Meetings facilitated by healthcare professionals.
Jesse Terry to sing at market
On Sept. 7 and 14, singer-songwriter Jesse Terry will perform at the Old Greenwich Farmer's Market in Old Greenwich at 4 p.m.
Jewish singles meet and mingle
Sept. 8, at 7 p.m., the Jewish Family Services of Greenwich is hosting "The Network for Jewish Singles (ages 55+) at One Holly Hill Lane. Refreshment served. $10 prepaid or $15 at door. Call 203-622-1881 with credit card.
Paper-Cut Stories at library
Sept. 8 to Oct. 19, a solo exhibit of Beatrice Coron's paper works at the Flinn Gallery, at Greenwich Library, 101 West Putnam Ave. with opening reception Sept. 8, 6-8 p.m. For information visit www.flinngallery.com or call 203-622-7947.
Greenwich Harbor Yacht Showcase
From Sept. 9-11, see boutique yachts at Delamar Greenwich Harbor, 500 Steamboat Road. Preview tickets at $75 on Sept. 9, 6 to 8 p.m., to benefit Audubon Greenwich. Free admission Sept.10 (10-6) and 11 (11-5). Sept.11 GHS student sings National Anthem with Audubon release of bird back to nature. For information or to purchase tickets call 203-531-3047 or visit www.thedelamar.com.
Cos Cob book sale on Sept. 10
Sept. 10 is the annual Friends of the Cos Cob Library book sale. Preview starts at 11 a.m. for library "Friends" or $10 admission to the general public. Doors to public open from noon to 3:30 p.m. with free admission. Book donations accepted at Cos Cob Library until Sept. 2. No textbooks, VHS Tapes, Encyclopedias or magazines. For more information call 203-622-6883.
One World, Many Stories Sept 10
On Sept. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m., the Friends of the Cos Cob Library is hosting its free annual Open House festival, "One World, Many Stories," featuring activities with an international flair for children of all ages, and live music by the rock n' roll band "Huckster." For more information, call 203-622-6883.
Old Greenwich Sidewalk Art Show
On Sept. 10-11, the Old Greenwich Art Society hosts its 60th Sidewalk Art Show on Sound Beach Avenue from 9 to 5 p.m. Works received Sept. 9 from 12 to 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 200 Riverside Ave. Sculptures at Images Gallery, 212 Sound Beach Ave. 3:30-7 p.m. For more information email email@example.com or call 203-637-9949.
Second Congo Homecoming
Sept. 10-11 is Second Congregational Church's Homecoming Weekend at 139 E. Putnam Ave., with morning crafts and activities on Sept. 10 and on Sept. 11 a 10:30 a.m. sermon of remembrance of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, followed by barbecue lunch. For reservations call 203-869-9311, ext. 120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.2cc.org.
Sept. 11 Service of Remembrance
On Sept. 11 at 10 a.m., the Round Hill Community Church at 395 Round Hill Road will hold a Service of Remembrance with a sermon by The Reverend Douglas Miller. Special music by David Glukh, trumpet, and Risa Renae Harman, soprano, and Rally Day Picnic following service. For information call 203- 869-1091.
"Peru Impressions" photography
On Sept. 11, the Les Beaux Arts Gallery at Round Hill Community Church, 395 Round Hill Road is featuring "Peru Impressions," a travel photography exhibit by Greenwich photographer, Arto Szabó, running until Oct. 20. Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon. For information call 203-869-1091.
Greenwich artists show in Fairfield
Greenwich's Everyday Heroes
Opening Sept. 14 in the Greenwich Historical Society's Storehouse Gallery, 39 Strickland Road, the "Everyday Heroes: Greenwich First Responders" exhibition chronicling the history of Greenwich's Fire, Police and Emergency Medical Services with headline-making Greenwich disasters from 1873 to 2010. For more information visit www.greenwichhistory.org or call 203-869-6899.
New Excavations in Central Greece
On Sept. 15, Archaeological Associates of Greenwich is hosting Wellesley College Professor Bryan Burns at 8 p.m., at the Bruce Museum to address this summer's archeological findings discovered north of Athens. Free lecture for AAG and Bruce Museum members and $10 to the public. For more information call 203-661-4654.
Starting Sept. 17, Diamond Hill United Methodist Church, at 521 East Putnam Ave. is hosting a Three Part Book Study on Rob Bell's controversial best seller, "Love Wins" at 3 p.m. For more information call 203-869-2395.
O'Leary to sing
On Sept. 18, at the Second Congregational Church, 139 East Putnam Ave., Irish tenor David O'Leary, will launch his new CD with a free concert -- with donation, at 3 p.m. A percentage of proceeds to benefit the "Play for Pink" charity. O'Leary has performed for President Clinton, the New York Mets and New York Giants. For more information call 914-565-0349.
Tour de Greenwich XXVII
On Sept. 18, the Volvo of Stamford Tour de Greenwich XXVII, a 20-mile bicycle race, will take place at 7:30 a.m. at Greenwich High School, 10 Hillside Road. Pre-entry fee is $35, or $45 on race morning. Obtain entry forms at www.threadsandtreads.com or the Threads and Treads sporting goods store at 17 East Putnam Ave.
The Dept. of Parks and Rec is holding a registration for an 8-week session of guitar lessons from Sept.19 - Nov. 21 at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center in Glenville. For more information call 203-532-1259, or visit www.greenwichct.org.
Nathaniel Witherell Celebrity Golf
Sept. 19, The Friends of Nathaniel Witherell hold their Fourth Annual Witherell Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course, 1300 King St. with a noontime check in, 1:30 p.m. shotgun and 5 p.m. awards dinner & auction, at $200 per golfer. For more information call 203-618-4227.
Rembrandt debuts at Bruce Museum
From Sept. 24-Jan. 8, a first time exhibit of "Drawings by Rembrandt, his Students and Circle from the Maida and George Abrams Collection" at the Bruce Museum at 1 Museum Drive. Exhibit includes a brief two week loan of two Rembrandt paintings. For visiting hours visit www.brucemuseum.org. or call 203-869-0376.
Cheerleading center opening
On Sept. 24, the Spirit Zone Chearleading Training Center opens its "Spirit Too" branch at 222 Mill Street from 2-5 p.m. For more information call 203-281-ZONE or visit www.ctspirit.com.
Free talk by Dr. Barbara Ward
On Sept. 24 at 9 a.m., Dr. Barbara Ward, a surgical oncologist specializing in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer at Greenwich Hospital, will be the keynote speaker at the American Cancer Society Regional Center, C. Anthony and Jean Whittingham Family Building on 38 Richards Ave. in Norwalk. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with program following at 9 a.m. Breakfast and lunch served. Register by Sept.17 by calling 203-563-1534 or email Alex.Quesada@cancer.org.
Backcountry Jazz at Bede's Chapel
Sept. 24 at 7:30, at St. Bede's Chapel, 270 Lake Ave., Greenwich, Backcountry Jazz will present Bennie Wallace, tenor saxophone; Kenny Barron, piano; Peter Washington, bass; and Herlin Riley on drums. For more information visit www.backcountryjazz.com.
"Dazzling Dahlia Show" in Sept.
Sept. 24-25, the Garden Education Center at 130 Bible St. is hosting the fourth "Dazzling Dahlia Show" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., free to the public. Those interested in showing their blooms can find the complete program schedule on the Garden Education Center website: www.gecgreenwich.org.
"Oktoberfest" fundraiser returns
On Sept. 24 at 6 p.m., Greenwich United Way's Oktoberfest fundraiser turns the Boys and Girls Club into a Bavarian Biergarten with German-inspired foods, wine, a DJ and the Bavarians Oompah Band. To purchase tickets from $195 or for sponsorships visit www.unitedway-greenwich.org or call 203-869-2221.
Children's classes open house
On Sept. 25, the Dept. of Parks and Rec. is holding a free trail of children's classes at the Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for children 8 months to 12 years: Just Wee Two Mommy and Me, Children's Dance Pointe, Tennis for Tots, Youth Basketball, Guitar Classes, and a Magic Show featuring the Amazing Andy. For more information call 203-532-1259 or go to www.greenwichct.org, or stop by the Civic Center and pick up a flyer, and schedule.
Puttin' on the Dog' Sept. 25
Adopt-A-Dog will hold its annual "Puttin' on the Dog" for fun dog show on Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park. There will be dog judging in 17 howl-arious categories, plus dogs and cats for adoption. Online registration for all classes as well as volunteer registration can be found at www.adopt-a-dog.org/POD2010.htm. $10 adult admission; $5 for seniors and kids over 5.
Come to the Cabaret'
On Sept. 25, At Home in Greenwich will hold its first benefit, "Come to the Cabaret," from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency-Greenwich. Chris Coogan and Orchestra will play Gershwin, Porter, Kern and Berlin, plus silent auction. Tickets are $100, $200, $300, with proceeds to At Home in Greenwich. For more information call 203-422-2342 or email email@example.com.
Chili Cook-off Challenge
On Oct. 1, from 3 to 6 p.m., come to Diamond Hill United Methodist Church, 521 East Putnam Ave., to taste, judge, or enter your chili at the Chili Cook-off challenge. Admission $5 benefits Neighbor to Neighbor Food Bank. Call 203-869-2395 to enter your chili or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 1, from noon to 4 p.m., Banksville Community House is hosting Banksville Harvestfest. The day includes a Touch A Truck event with pony rides, a petting zoo, hayrides, hay mazes, pumpkin painting, face painting. For more information, call 203-622-9597 or visit www.banksvillecommunityhouse.org.
John Zumbo Memorial Walk/Run
On Oct. 2 in Bruce Park, the 6th Annual John Zumbo Memorial 5K Walk/Run Benefit starts at 9 a.m. Race open to runners, walkers, strollers, and pets. Plus free small children race. To register visit www.zumboscholarship.com or at the event. For more information email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-531-5948.
Rosanne Cash to sing at benefit
On Oct. 2, Greenwich's Bydale Estate will host the 12th annual Family ReEntry luncheon benefit "Concert in the Garden at Bydale" featuring singer superstar Rosanne Cash. For information on tickets and sponsorships visit www.FamilyReentry.org, or call 203-838-0496, ext.113.