Actress Jessica Chastain spotted on Greenwich Avenue taking a break from filming


Scene… Actress Jessica Chastain was seen on Greenwich Avenue last week. Chastain has been in Stamford since April shooting the Netflix thriller “The Good Nurse” with actor Eddie Redmayne.

Happy birthday… Former Major League Baseball player and manager Bobby Valentine kicked off his campaign for mayor of Stamford and celebrated his 71st birthday at Mill River Park in Stamford on May 13 with a crowd of about 200 people. Sky Mercede of the Forever Sweet Bakery of Norwalk provided the birthday cake for his friend, and several local restaurants provided pizza and ice cream.

Out there… The Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County, the second-largest center-based early childhood education nonprofit in Connecticut, is hosting “This Magic Moment” Dance Party from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 4, at the Greenwich Audubon Center. The fundraising event, which will take place outdoors under an open-sided tent, will feature music from DJ April Larken, dancing, cocktails, small plates and desserts. Guests can register individually or come as a Dance Pod Team to compete for a prize or just dance the night away. For more info and ticket options, go to www.clcfc.org or call 203-967-6960.

Good read… Greenwich Library’s Date with an Author will feature a discussion with town resident Deborah Goodrich Royce, story editor, former actress and author of “Finding Mrs. Ford.” Royce will discuss her new thriller “Ruby Falls” with Laura Matthews, branch manager of the Cos Cob Library. Registration is available through the library’s online calendar. Registrants will receive a link to the prerecorded interview, which will go live at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 26. The interview will also be available for viewing afterward on the Greenwich Library YouTube channel. Signed copies of the book will be available at Diane’s Books. For more info, visit www.greenwichlibrary.org/authors-live/.

Scene… Bethenny Frankel, former star on the reality TV show the “Real Housewives of New York,” was seen at Funky Monkey Toys & Books on Greenwich Avenue last week with her daughter, Bryn. The 50-year-old entrepreneur and founder of the Skinny Girl cocktail line recently bought a house in Greenwich.

Out there…The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens in Stamford is offering a Forest Bathing Walk 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, May 27. The exercise will be led by Sue Smith, a certified health counselor and the founder of Roots in Nature. Her guided walks as a certified guide with the Association of Nature & Forest Therapy are designed to help participants unplug and slow down while experiencing nature. Admission is $30 for Bartlett members and $40 for nonmembers. To participate, go to www.bartlettarboretum.org or call 203-883-4035.


Good vibrations… The Merlin acoustic trio with Bob Capazzo will perform at the Cobber North at the Griffith E. Harris golf course on King Street in Greenwich from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 30. The event is free. For more info, call 203-717-1770.

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”



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