Datebook: Online book discussion, free summer concerts, more

The Datebook is a guide to Ridgefield events. Email submissions to to reach us by Wednesday at noon to appear in the following week’s calendar. Include a phone number.

Founders Hall Online Book Discussion, The Far Field by Vijay Madhuri, online, Thursday, Aug. 13, 3 p.m., register,

Tech Topics, Learning a Language with Pronunciator, online, Friday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m., register, Ridgefield Library,

Free Summer Concerts, Aug. 16, 2 p.m.; Aug. 23, 3 p.m.; Aug. 29, 4 p.m., outside on the grounds of KTM&HC campus; presented by Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center (KTM&HC) and Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra (RSO);

Tech Tricks, iPhoto and Camera, online with Dawn DeCosta, Monday, Aug. 17, 1 p.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

CHIRP concerts: Aug. 18, 7 p.m. Susan Werner; Aug. 20, Gedeon Luke & the People, 7 p.m.; Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Johnny Nicholas band; Sept. 1, 7 p.m., James Maddock, Ballard Park, 485 Main St.; advance registration;;,; 203-431-6501.

Tech Topics, Job Search Resources, online, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 11 a.m., register, Ridgefield Library,

Critics’ Circle Online Book Discussion, Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

Lunchtime Language: French Beginners Conversation, online with Anette Roth, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11:30 a.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

Tech Topics, Novelist Plus: Find Your Next Read, online, Thursday, Aug. 20, 11 a.m., register, Ridgefield Library,

Tech Tricks, Intro to iPhone online with Dawn DeCosta, Thursday, Aug. 20, 1 p.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

Food for Thought: An Online Culinary Book Discussion Group, Burn the Place by Illiana Regan, Friday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

Connecticut Poetry Society Monthly Workshop, online class, Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m., register,, 203-488-2282.

RGA Fresh Air: Exhibition continues through Aug. 22;

Glimpses of Early Ridgefield: A Stroll Through Main Street, part 2, with Jack Sanders, online, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 4 p.m., register,, 203-438- 2282

Lunchtime Language: French Intermediate/Advanced Conversation, online with Anette Roth, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 11:30 a.m., register,, 203-488-2282.

The Mysterious Nazca Lines of the Desert of Peru and the Ancient Inca City of Cuzco, live webinar with Toni McKeen, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 4 p.m., register, Ridgefield Library, 203-438- 2282,

A.M. Online Book Group, The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B DuBois, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m., register,, 203-438-2282.

RVNAhealth Flu & Pneumonia Vaccines, begin Sept. 9, RVNAhealth, 27 Governor St.; appointments encouraged. Full schedule and clinic protocols:, 203-438-5555.

Virtual Story Time, presented weekly by ACT of Connecticut and Books On The Common;

RGA Online Art Classes, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 1-3 p.m.; Saturdays, 2:30-4:30;

Gilberts in the Gardens Self-Guided Walking Tour, Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center, 132 Main Street;;

RVNAhealth Virtual Wellness Fair,

Ridgefield Theater Barn’s Ghost Light Sessions, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8:45 p.m.;

COVID-19 Archival Project welcomes photos, artwork, personal stories, letters to preserve history during the pandemic;