Yankees’ Cashman pinch-hits to benefit Family Centers
Scene… Family Centers is holding an intimate fundraiser breakfast called “Talking Baseball with Brian Cashman,” which will feature the New York Yankees general manager and Darien resident. It will be held at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at private waterfront home in Darien. The talk will include Cashman’s outlook on the Yankees’ 2019 season, with his perspective on the team’s off-season moves. He will also share stories of classic games and his interactions with Yankee greats. Former Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira of Greenwich will also be on hand to meet with guests. Tickets are limited. The event supports Greenwich-based Family Centers, which has a network of health, education and human service programs that assist more than 21,000 Fairfield County children and families each year. For more info and tickets, go to www.familycenters.org/product/Cashman.
Scene… Actor Bruce Willis is selling his 22-acre estate at Bedford Corners in nearby Bedford, N.Y., for $13 million. He and his wife Emma Heming, who were spotted Christmas shopping on Greenwich Avenue in December 2014, bought the property in 2014 for $12 million. The couple is moving back to California but will keep their Manhattan pad.
Out there… The Greenwich Reunion Florida East Coast takes place on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Jupiter Beach Park in Jupiter, Fla. The reunion, an informal picnic held on the west coast of Florida for the past 45 years, has changed to the east coast of Florida this year. It’s for anyone with ties to Greenwich who lives or snowbirds in Florida. The cost is $22 (in advance) and $32 (on the day of). Attendance has ranged from 80 to 130 friends in the last five years. For more information, contact co-chairmen Ed Van Gordon at 561-719-0435 and Frank Zeranski at 203-918-2764 at any time; send an email to GrReFlEaCo@aol.com; or check the Facebook group for Greenwich Reunion Florida East Coast, which has photos from past reunions as well as up-to-date registration information.
Scene… Rumor has it that Trader Joe’s is coming to Greenwich. The popular grocery store is said to be opening on West Putnam Avenue across from Anthropologie in the near future.
Out there… “Coffee with the Curator” will take place at the Greenwich Historical Society in Cos Cob from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Wednesday, Feb. 27. The event, led by Karen Frederick, curator of museum collections, will offer patrons a chance to tour the museum’s new galleries and learn about the artists of the Cos Cob art colony whose works are on display in the permanent collection. For more info and to reserve a place (members: $5; nonmembers: $10), call 203-869-6899, Ext 10.
Scene… The Avon Theatre will celebrate its 80th anniversary with a Red Carpet Gala dubbed an “Adventure on the High Seas” at the Delamar Greenwich Harbor from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. They will also celebrate with the Avon’s Oscar Night Party to be held on Sunday, Feb. 24. For more info and tickets, contact Louisa Greene at 203-661-0321.
And that’s all for now.
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