16 Oct Model sailboat regatta and other things to do in Greenwich
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Try Tai Chi
Tai Chi is a relaxing exercise that can loosen joints, improve balance and teach graceful movements to music. Fun and no pressure classes are held at 9 a.m. Thursdays in the auditorium at the First Congregational Church Auditorium on Sound Beach Avenue in Old Greenwich, opposite Binney Park. The cost is $10 per one-hour session. Newcomers welcome. For info, call Joe at 203-504-4678.
Abilis, a nonprofit organization that provides services and support for individuals with special needs and their families, is hosting a free information session on “Understanding Government Benefits and Entitlements for my Child with Special Needs” from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at its headquarters at 50 Glenville St. This information session is available for parents, caregivers, professionals, guardians, and advocates who are caring for children with special needs. It is free and open to the public. Seats are limited and registration is required at abilis.us/calendar.
The Woman’s Club of Greenwich invites women of all ages to attend its President’s Tea and Membership Drive at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at its Victorian Clubhouse at 89 Maple Ave. Tea sandwiches and refreshments will be served. Residence in Greenwich is not required to join the club, which promotes civic, philanthropic and educational activities and holds social outings. RSVP to 203-869-2046 or visit https://womansclubofgreenwich.org/.
Lush Landscapes benefit
Landscape designer James Doyle will present a program on “Dream Locations and Special Places” at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Belle Haven Club as a benefit for Community Centers Inc. Doyle is founder and principal of Greenwich-based Doyle Herman Design Associates, an award-winning design business. CCI, which has been serving the community for 65 years, is dedicated to building skills that empower clients to overcome educational, social and economic barriers. Tickets may be purchased on the CCI website at ccigreenwich.org.
Managing Cancer Treatments
Dr. Janet Freedman, a physiatrist, will present “Day to Day: Managing Cancer Treatments as part of the Cancer Wellness Series from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Greenwich Hospital’s Hyde Conference Room. Learn how treatment decisions are made and what to expect. To register, call 888-305-9253 or visit greenwichhospital.org/events. Free.
Qigong at the GBC
Qigong expert Donna Bunte teaches classes at 10 a.m. Fridays at the Greenwich Botanical Center, 130 Bible St., Cos Cob. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy and martial arts, qigong is viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi), translated as “life energy.” Qigong practice involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and a calm meditative state of mind. For information, visit greenwichbotanicalcenter.org.
The Greenwich Botanical Center at 130 Bible St. will host Autumnal Delight with The Essential Florist, Marna Ringel, at noon Friday. In this workshop, Ringel will…