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Jean Moore was the subject of a tribute in the Greenwich Sentinel, January 31. The article focused on her years as the blog writer and editor of the Greenwich Oral History Project blog. The article also focused on the many fascinating interviews found in the project’s collection. The Greenwich Library Oral History Project has been collecting interviews by town residents since the 1970s. Learn more here: https://www.greenwichsentinel.com/2020/01/30/column-a-salute-to-jean-p-moore/

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The next Arts Meeting will be held at the Cos Cob Library Meeting Room on Wednesday, March 11 from 1 – 3 PM. Please note the time change. You are free to brown bag a lunch. Any interested member or potential member may attend. Anyone having questions may email Karenheffner@gmail.com.
 
Monday, March 16 at 7 PM: Book discussion on Machines Like Me, Perrot Memorial Library — On an alternative timeline in 1982, we meet Adam, an artificially intelligent being who comes alive and finds himself within a love triangle with a man who coasts and a woman who lies. Adam’s intellectual intelligence soars, but his emotional intelligences proves to be no match for human beings’ behavior and ethical shortcuts. Artificial Adam is the heart of the story. 
 
Tuesday, March 31 at 7 PM: Greenwich Pen Women’s Open Mic Night Cos Cob Library — Share your original work, your voice and your creativity. Choose *original* fiction, essay, memoir, art, photograph or song that lets you shine in five minutes, then stick to the timing. Special applause if your work honors the centennial of women gaining the constitutional right to vote. The signup sheet for five-minute slots opens 10-15 minutes before the Open Mic Night starts sharply at 7pm.

Lynn Garelick will lead a Docent Tour at the Bruce Museum on Tuesday, March 31 at 1:30 PM.

Susan portrait by Margaret Esme Simon

Margaret Esmé Simon had her pastel Susan juried into the National Association of Women Artists show, “Grand Visions: We Are Here”. The show will hang at the Grand Central Branch of the New York Public Library (135 East 46th Street) from March 1 - May 29. There will be a reception on Saturday, March 14 from 2 - 4 PM along with a presentation by Penny Colman of her book: The Vote: Women’s Fierce Fight.  

 

…. And in Remembrance of John Caron

Hint of the Month

How many times have you run into someone who you wanted to give your Business Card to and didn’t have one with you? Try to keep a few in the pocket of your blazer jacket or your car’s glove compartment.

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