Fundraisers, screenings, auditions and more in Fairfield County

Frida - Viva La Vida will be screened on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit

Frida - Viva La Vida will be screened on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit

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After Dark

Adirondack Night, March 7, 6-9 p.m., CT Audubon’s Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Music, food, open bar, local craft beers, auctions and a bonfire. Supports the Adirondack Night Annual Giving Fund Inaugural Education Appeal 2020. Tickets: $75. Info:, 203-259-6305, ext. 109.

Playing for Paws fundraiser, March 7, 6:30-11 p.m., Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon St., Stratford. Live music by Mia & the Riff and Acoustic Madness, food, raffles and more. All proceeds go to Animals in Distress, Project Precious Rescue, Thank Dog Rescue and Stratford Cat Project. 50/50 raffle proceeds go to Trumbull Animal Group. Tickets: $50, Info:

Wilton Library’s 125th Anniversary Celebration Gala, March 28, 6:30 p.m., Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt St., Wilton. Honorees are Claude and Jennifer Amadeo, and Catherine Romer. Dinner and dancing with the Lester Lanin Orchestra; black tie encouraged. Tickets begin at $275; table sponsorships available. Info:,, 203-762-6321.


Learn an Irish Jig, March 7, 9:15 and 10 a.m., Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Rd., Fairfield. The Lenihan School of Irish Dance will perform and give lessons. Free. Info:


The Hello Girls, March 5, 6:30-8 p.m., Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Hosted by the League of Women Voters and includes a panel discussion. Free. Register online. Info:,

The Biggest Little Farm, March 6, 6-8 p.m., Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Ave., Norwalk. Free. Info:

Frida - Viva La Vida, March 24, 7:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $15. Info: 203-438-5795,

Bolshoi Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet, March 29, 5:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $15-$25. Info: 203-438-5795,

IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk. Screening Great Barrier Reef, Superpower Dogs and Dolphins. Tickets part of aquarium admission. Info:

Monday Matinees, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Info:

Trying Out

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Volunteer Orientation Sessions, March 7, 14, 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave., Norwalk. Info:,, 203-838-9799, ext. 115.

IMAGES Photography Competition, submission accepted April 17-19, 411 Church St., Guilford. Submission applications must be completed online before work is dropped off. Info”

Trumbull Library Juried Photo Contest, all ages, no residency restrictions. Submit works by March 17 to Notification of results: March 31. Artwork received at Trumbull Library: April 21-28. Exhibition opens May 5.

Young Writers’ Competition: What in the Mansion is This?, submissions accepted through June 5, Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 299 West Ave., Norwalk. Awards ceremony, Nov. 22, 2-4 p.m. Competition is open to grade 3-8 students in the tri-state area. Stories will be picked up from contestants and their teachers on Friday, June 5, and competition winners will be notified by mid-September. Info: 203-838-9799, ext. 6,