Greet & Treat on Greenwich Avenue
Saturday, October 28, 11am-3pm
Greenwich Moms is hosting the 4th annual Greet & Treat. Taking place on Greenwich Avenue Saturday, October 28th from 11am- 3pm, the Avenue will come to life with trick-or-treating, a costume contest and two fun-filled kids zones. Guests will have the chance to meet with local business owners and learn more about what they do along their trick-or-treating experience. There will be two kids zones: one with a touch-a-truck police car / fire truck area, and the second offering a variety of activities including a DJ and bubble show. A number of food trucks will be on site as well. A family costume contest will award best costume a $200 gift card to Funky Monkey. Greenwich Greet & Treat Presenting is sponsored by Stamford Health.
A family costume contest is also a recent addition to the event. Families can snap a photo of themselves in costume to share on Instagram and tag @greenwich_moms for a chance to win a $200 gift card to Funky Monkey. First Selectman Fred Camillo will attend Greet & Treat and serve as the judge of the costume contest. Greenwich Greet & Treat Presenting Sponsor is Stamford Health, an independent, non-profit health system who cares for the community through a wide range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families can expect to receive expert, compassionate care through the system’s 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 40 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care, several of which are in Greenwich; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation.
The Local Moms Network CEO and Greenwich Moms founder Layla Lisiewski said,”we are thrilled to team up with Greenwich Magazine to bring the community together to celebrate
with Greet & Treat. It’s really special to help activate the Avenue like this for Halloween, and see all the smiling faces from families and our local business owners.” Greenwich Magazine Editor Cristin Marandino added, “Greet & Treat is Greenwich’s cutest tradition. We are excited to partner with Greenwich Moms to bring families and friends together to create a quintessential smalltown vibe with this sweet event!”
“Stamford Health is very excited to sponsor this year’s Greenwich Greet and Treat,” remarked Kathleen Silard, Stamford Health President and CEO. “As a Greenwich resident, it is truly heartwarming to see how Greenwich Moms is providing our children with a fun way to celebrate Halloween safely and that we are able to hold these types of public events once again.” Also participating in the Kid Zone are: Dough Girls, Neils on Wheels, Chicken Joes, Sam Bridge, Prep Academy Tutors, Holle, The Big Picture, NicholsMD of Greenwich, Sweet Blue Swim and GEMS/ EMS
For more information on the event, please visit Greenwich Moms.
About The Local Moms Network: Committed to Giving Moms the Gift of Time, The Local Moms Network (TLMN) delivers hyper-local resources and community connections to moms in suburbs across the country. The network exists to help moms navigate the many choices that come along with parenthood and is for moms, by moms. A local mom leads each individual platform which features digital content, comprehensive resources, social media engagement, community inclusive events, monthly newsletters and time-saving guides. In addition to resources, the network provides women with entrepreneurial opportunities to launch their own business in their communities via their own local platform.
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About Greenwich Magazine: Greenwich Magazine is an award-winning publication that has been serving residents of Greenwich for nearly seventy-five years. As the leader in the market focusing solely on Greenwich, it offers readers an in-depth exploration of all that Greenwich has to offer. Every issue includes fun and fashionable resources—social events, dining out, shopping—as well in-depth and thought-provoking stories on social issues and influential leaders in business, finance, sports and entertainment. Its goal: To help readers live life better here. The brand also connects readers through its strong digital presence online and on social media, as well as its popular signature events that celebrate community in a variety of fun and interactive ways.
About Stamford Health: Stamford Health is a non-profit independent healthcare system with more than 3,700 employees committed to caring for the community through a wide range of high-quality health and wellness services. Patients and their families receive expert, compassionate care through the system’s 305-bed Stamford Hospital; Stamford Health Medical Group, with more than 40 offices in lower Fairfield County offering primary and specialty care; a growing number of ambulatory locations across the region; and support through the Stamford Hospital Foundation.
Stamford Health is known for its expert, person-centered care through its many recognitions and partnerships. Stamford Hospital is the only hospital in Fairfield County, CT to receive a grade of ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group, an independent watchdog organization for protecting patient safety. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) rated Stamford Hospital as a five-star hospital for Overall Quality. U.S. News & World Report has recognized Stamford Hospital as a “High Performing” Hospital. The American Nurses Credentialing Center has granted Stamford Hospital Magnet Status, which recognizes superior patient care with the highest level of safety, quality and patient satisfaction. Stamford Health is Planetree Gold- Certified for Excellence in Person-Centered Care and is a Certified™ Great Place to Work. Stamford Hospital is the only hospital in Connecticut to concurrently hold these achievements.
Stamford Health is also a major teaching affiliate of the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and has expanded its relationship with Columbia in 2021 to offer treatment and expertise from Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s nationally recognized heart surgeons. Stamford Health and Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have created a premier center for specialty orthopedic care in Stamford and have recently opened secondary locations in Harbor Point and Westport. Additionally, in 2020 Stamford Health’s Carl & Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center entered into an expanded collaboration with Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center. Dedicated to being the community’s most trusted healthcare partner, Stamford Health puts patients first to build long-lasting relationships.
Mike’s Organic Costume Parade & Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza
Sunday, October 29, 12pm
On Sunday, October 29 at 12pm, Mike’s Organic will host a Costume Parade and Trick-or-Treat Extravaganza. The grounds of Mike’s Organic will come alive with the magic of Halloween as a lively parade takes place around and through the building. As kids in costume march through the festive atmosphere of Mike’s Organic, they will embark on a trick-or-treat adventure featuring a selection of better-for-you goodies. Riverside’s The Big Picture will be on site with Halloween crafts. Little ones will get to design their own trick-or-treat bag, adding a personal touch to their Halloween loot. In addition, there will be Halloween cookie decorating, pumpkin games and other goodies for all to enjoy.
For more information, visit StamfordHealth.org.