Charlton Heston, 1923-2008

Charlton Heston, who won an Oscar for his role in Ben Hur, died over the weekend. Internet Movie Database has this to say: “With features chiseled in stone, who else but Charlton Heston could you picture as Michelangelo, as Ben-Hur, as Moses? Heston’s movie career took off with The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) and … Read more

Fishway Open House

The Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission will be conducting an open house at the Mianus Pond Fishway*, this Saturday, April 5th, at 10 A.M. All interested residents are invited to attend the open house and tour the fishway. As part of the open house, a short presentation will be given on the history of the … Read more

Shakespeare Colloquy: Julius Caesar

Anne Gilhuly is scheduled to lecture on Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, which portrays the conspiracy against the Roman ruler, his assassination, and its aftermath. The event will also feature dramatic readings from the work by players Florence Phillips and Dick Leonard. This event will take place in the library, on Wednesday, May 7th, 2008, at 7:30 … Read more

Book Donations

While you’re doing spring cleaning, remember that the Friends of the Byram Shubert Library are accepting donations of books and other materials for their spring book sale. Donations are tax-deductible. They accept. . . Books CDs DVDs VHS tapes CD-ROMs artwork bookends blank journals and photo albums educational materials They even offer FREE PICK-UP SERVICE! … Read more

Sneaker Recycling

Dig those smelly sneakers out of the back of your closet and put them to good use! The Greenwich Recycling Advisory Board is running the third annual Used Sneaker Collection, going on now through April 26th. All types of sneakers will be accepted for recycling (but no cleats). Take laces out of shoes before recycling. … Read more

DVD Diva: Political Movies

With all the political fervor and verbal sparring taking place in anticipation of the upcoming Presidential election, here are some well-known political movies that you may find of interest– some serious, some humorous, and some a bit frightening. [Click on each title to view that item in the catalog and to place a hold.] Mr. … Read more

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