An Ice Cream Party at Old Greenwich and Other Notes

Cups N’ Cones will celebrate one year in business on March 26th with a party and discount ice cream.

The store will have a balloon, live music, prizes and gifts in celebration of his “birthday” from 1-3pm. The store’s location was previously home to Rosie’s Frozen Yogurt, but Cups N’ Cones opened its doors there on March 26 of last year.

The celebration lasts from 1 to 3 p.m., but the company is offering 15 percent off everything throughout the day.

Central Greenwich

The Junior League in Greenwich works with neighbor by neighbor to collect menstrual products and distribute them to those in need.
Through April 30, JLG is accepting donations of sanitary pads, tampons, and steam supplies at JLG House at 231 East Putnam Ave. Between 9 am to 2 pm on weekdays. Donations can also be made through Amazon Wishlist. Visit the JLG website,, for more information.
“Our goal is to alleviate anxiety about access to appropriate menstrual products for girls in our community,” JLG President Jean Behet said in a statement. “According to a study by Proctor & Gamble, one in five girls have missed school due to a lack of access to menstrual products.” Period “.
Once the products are assembled by JLG, they will be delivered to Neighbor to Neighbor to Neighbor to Neighbor) who will distribute them to their customers. The groups hope to provide menstrual products to more than 250 families.


The League of Women Voters and its affiliated high school clubs are looking for student entries for their fourth annual essay contest.
The topic of the essay this year is voting and students in grades 3-12 are encouraged to participate. The judges award prizes for the best essays in three sections – grades three through five, grades six through eight, and grades nine through twelve.
The first prize winner in the 9th-12th grade category will receive a $500 college scholarship, while the second two winners will each receive a $250 college scholarship.
The winner of the 6th to 8th grade category will receive a $100 gift certificate to Diane Books, and the winner of the 3rd to 5th grade category will receive a $100 gift certificate to Athena Books.
Essays will be judged blind and all students who live or attend school in Greenwich are encouraged to submit an essay.
Student essay submissions are due on April 3 and winners will be announced on May 15. Prizes will be presented to the winners on June 7 during the LWV Greenwich Annual Gala Dinner at the Riverside Yacht Club.
More information on essay prompts and application instructions can be found on the website of the League of Women Voters of Greenwich,


The J House Greenwich continues its pop-up series for local artists this week with a photography show from Jay Wilson.
Wilson’s photos of New York City and Paris will be on display from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the J House at 1114 East Putnam Ave.
Tickets are $15, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Maria Farrier Children’s Hospital in Valhalla, and New York drinks and light appetizers will be served.

Central Greenwich

The 36th Annual Greenwich High School Jazz Festival takes place March 25th with a full day of musical performances.
Thirteen high school jazz bands are scheduled to play, including the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Band from GHS. Performances start at 8 am, there will be master classes on various jazz instruments at 1 pm and at 2 pm a group of jazz masters will give a one-hour show. The festival ends at 7:30 pm
Tickets sold at the door are $10 for general admission and $5 for student and senior tickets. There will also be a bake sale and concessions on site.
The festival will take place at the GHS Performing Arts Center at 10 Hillside Road. For more information, email [email protected]