Benefits, tango, screenings and more
Concert and Charity Softball Game, concert, July 12, 8 p.m.; softball game, July 13, 1 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Featuring jazz guitarist Bernie Williams, former NY Yankee and Met Darryl Strawberry and others. Tickets: $55-$90. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
SummerFest CT, Aug. 18, 3-9 p.m., Riverwalk, 100 Canal St., Shelton. Rain date: Aug. 21. Featuring John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Hey Nineteen, and Rico Monaco Band with Tito Puente Jr. Bring nonperishable food to be donated to Spooner House Food pantry. Tickets: $40-$45. Info: SummerFestCT.com.
Dance workshops, Rockwell Dance Center, 18 Lindeman Dr., Trumbull. The Rockwell Dance Center will offer free workshops for all ages throughout July and August. Info: rockwelldancecenter.com.
Opening Tango Social “Milonga” with guest Dale Ellison, July 12, 7:30-11 p.m., First Church of Christ, 190 Court St., Middletown. Tango vals class: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; social dance: 8:30-11 p.m. Cost: $15-$25. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
Tango Boot Camp for beginners with Dale and Gem, July 13, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave. S., Milford. Cost: $60. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
Tango Workshops with Dale and Gem, July 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Vitti’s Dance Studio, 10 Precision Rd., Danbury. Cost: $50. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
Intensive Tango Workshops Dale and Gem, July 14, 1-5:30 p.m., Dance Dimensions, 15 Cross St., Norwalk. Cost: $75. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
Tango Passion Show 2019, July 19, 8 p.m., Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Tickets $38-$48. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
CT Tango Fest: Workshops with Pablo and Valeria, July 20, 1-5:30 p.m., Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Ave. S., Milford. Cost: $75. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
CT Tango Fest: Workshops with Pablo and Valeria, July 21, 1-5:30 p.m., Dimensions, 15 Cross St., Norwalk. Cost: $75. Info: CTTangoFest.org.
Il Barbiere di Siviglia, July 21, 3 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Metropolitan Opera’s production of Rossini’s comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Tony Award-winning director, Bartlett Sher in HD on the big screen. Tickets: $15-$25. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
The Muppet Movie, July 25, 12:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. Tickets: $10-$12.50. Info: ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk. Daily through June 30, Superpower Dogs, 11 a.m. and 2 and 4 p.m. on weekends and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekdays; Backyard Wilderness, noon on weekdays; Oceans: Our Blue Planet, noon on weekends and 3 p.m. on weekdays; and Apollo 11: First Steps Edition, at 1 and 3 p.m. on weekends and 2 and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Tickets part of aquarium admission. Info: maritimeaquarium.org.
Monday Matinees, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Info: stratfordlibrary.org.
Avon Theatre Film Center, 272 Bedford St., Stamford; avontheatre.org, 203-967-3660; tickets $9-$12 nonmembers.
Eastbound Theatre Auditions for Proof, July 17 and 18, 7-9:30 p.m., Margaret Egan Center, 35 Mathew St., Milford. Callbacks, if necessary, July 21, 7 p.m., MAC, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Performances: Sept. 20-Oct. 6. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 203-878-6647.
Silvermine Arts Center Fulbright residency program, funded by artist and philanthropist Janet Hennessey Dilenschneider and Robert Dilenschneider, and managed by the International Institute of Education (IIE). Radovanovich will spend the first two weeks of June on the Silvermine campus. Open to current foreign Fulbright grantees and Fulbright Visiting Scholars. Artists will have the opportunity to work with a Silvermine faculty member as a mentor. Info: iie.org/Programs/Fulbright-Silvermine-Residency/About.
Authors sought: Trumbull Arts Festival, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Trumbull Town Hall Green, 5866 Main St., Trumbull. Authors are encouraged to speak to the public about their works and interact during the day. To apply, email email@example.com, or call 203-452-5065.
Calling All Crafters, The Ridgefield Woman’s Club seeks crafters for 49th annual Craft Fair, Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield. All proceeds will be donated to area charities. Info: rwc-craftfair.com.