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Grab & Go: July 15-18

Looking to get out with the kids? Here are some ideas.

Kids can learn at the Ridgefield Library on Thursday, July 14, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Open to children going into grades 1-3. Registration is required.  For more information, or to register, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282 or via email at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org

There will be a fun class at the on Thursday, July 14th, 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Part of the Teen Summer Reading program, the class is open to those entering grades 6-12.  Registration required.  For more information or to register, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282 or GADiorio@ridgefieldlibrary.org

The Spring Valley Puppet Theater will put on a fun show for children 5 and up at the Ridgefield Library on Thursday, July 14, 2-2:45 p.m.  No registration required.  For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282 or via email at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org

Put on your P.J.’s, and head to the for P.J. on Thursday, July 14th, 7-8 p.m.  Open to families with children age 3-6.  No registration required.  Takes place in the Dayton Program Room.  For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282, or at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.

This week’s , with performer Patti Rothbert, is scheduled for Thursday, July 14th at 7 p.m. in Ballard Park.  For more information, call (203) 431-2760, or visit www.chirpct.org .

Parents, bring your kids to the for Parents Night Out on Friday, July 15th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.  Open to kids age 5-13, activities include a bounce house, dinner, pool swim, and outdoor play.  Supervised by the Recreation Center’s camp counselors.  Costs: $19 for registered day campers, $25 for non-campers.  Registration deadline is July 13.  For more information, contact the Recreation Center at (203) 431-2755, or click here.

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with the at the Ridgefield Recreation Center on Saturday, July 16th, 10-11 a.m.  Learn how to make ice cream, along with the history and science behind it.  Costs: $3 members, $10 non-members.  For more information, or to register, call (203) 438-1063, or click here.

will take place on Saturday, July 16th, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  During this time, Bailey & Main Street will become festival central, with sidewalk sales, food, music, games, and more. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at (203) 438-5992. 

The will be at the Ridgefield Library on Monday, July 18th, from 1-3 p.m.  Open to children 5 and up.  Sign-up is required; register in the Children’s Services department.  Each slot is 15 minutes.  For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282, or at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.

Sign the kids up for the New World Kids: The Next at the Aldrich.  This week-long program (July 18-25) will help children look at the world in a different way, and will help parents understand how their children can use their strengths to succeed “in a future that will require visual literacy and innovation”.  There are two sessions: 1) for children ages 5-6, taking place 9:30 a.m.-noon each day, and 2) for children ages 6-8, taking place 1:30-4 p.m. each day.  Costs: $500 for members, $560 for non-members (includes half-price family membership).  For more information, or to register, contact Suzanne Enser-Ryan at seryan@aldrichart.org, or at (203) 438-4519 x 38.  www.aldrichart.org

Sail Away during the and sailboat-making workshop at the Ridgefield Library on Tuesday, July 19th.  There are two sessions available: 1-1:45 p.m., and 2:15-3 p.m.  Open to children 5 and up.  Registration required.  For more information, or to register, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282 or via email at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.  Dayton Program Room.  http://www.connecticut science center.org

Kamp Keeler will be in session July 18-22, 9:30 a.m.-1:30p.m.  Costs: $200 per child members, $225 non-members $200.  During this fun camp, Children will “experience life in through games, food and crafts from the era.”  For more information, or to register, call (203) 438-5485 or email info@keelertavernmuseum.org.

 

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