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Music, Critics and Dirt, Something for Everyone

Are the kids complaining about how bored they are? Get them to the library, Discovery Center or Town Hall for some fun this week.

Grab & Go – July 7-11

 

  • Listen to One World Music at theon Thursday, July 7th, from 11-11:45 a.m.  The concert will take place in the Dayton Program Room, and will feature instruments from around the world.  Open to children 5 and up.  Registration is not required.  For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282, or at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.

 

  • It’s Junior Critics time at the Library!  On Thursday, July 7th, from 12-1 p.m., students in grades 4 & 5 are invited to share their thoughts on any material they are reading.  Participants should bring a lunch.  Registration is not required.  The session will take place in the Children’s Program Room.  For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282, or at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.

 

  • Put on your P.J.’s, and head to the Ridgefield Library for P.J. Storytime on Thursday, July 7th, from 7-8 p.m.  Open to families with children age 3-6.  Kids can snuggle up with their favorite toy while listening to stories and munching on a bedtime snack.  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.

 

  • Play In The Dirt at the on Thursday, July 7, between the hours of 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Admission is free to all.  Join an Aldrich Educator in the new Sensory Garden.  Bring a blanket and picnic lunch and have fun playing in the dirt.  For more information, contact Sarah Hutchinson at shutchinson@aldrichart.org, or at (203) 438-4519 x 46. www.aldrichart.org

 

  • The Ridgefield Library will host a fun concert with Lynn Lewis & Friends on Friday, July 8th, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.  The concert is open to ages 5 and under accompanied by an adult.  No registration required.   For more information, contact Geri Diorio at (203) 438-2282, or at children@ridgefieldlibrary.org.

 

  • There will be another Fridays After Five concert outside the Town Hall on Friday, July 8th.  These concerts are part of the RMAC Summer Concert Series.  For more information, visit the RMAC website: http://www.rmacct.org/

 

  • The is holding a Stargazing Event at the Ridgefield Star Park (Onalfo Field) on Saturday, July 9th at 8:30 p.m.  Conditions permitting, participants should have a fantastic view of the moon, the summer constellations, and Saturn’s rings.  For your comfort, it is recommended that you bring a sweater, binoculars, insect repellant and a lawn chair.  Participants should park in the Bark Park lot and walk up the hill at the South end.  For directions, click here.  Admission is free for Discovery members, or $7 per non-member.  For more information or to reserve your spot, visit www.ridgefielddiscovery.org, or call (203) 438-1063.

 

  • Musicians from the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra will play at the Lasdon Park & Arboretum in Danbury on Saturday, July 9th.  The concert will feature pieces from Mozart, Haydn, & Beethoven.  Tickets can be purchased at the gate.  Costs: $17 adults, $12 Seniors, $7 children 6-12.  Children under 5 are admitted free-of-charge.  The gates open at 5 p.m., and the concert will begin at 6 p.m.  For more information, call (203) 438-3889, or click here.

 

  • The Roar Therapy Dogs will be at the Ridgefield Library on Monday, July 11th, from 1-3 p.m.  During this time, children 5 and up have an opportunity to read to these fabulous canines.  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.

 

  • Crooked Still will perform a free CHIRP concert at Ballard Park on Tuesday, July 12th, at 7 p.m. For more information, call (203) 431-2760, or visit www.chirpct.org.

 

 

 

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