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.

#HandsonHistory: It Takes a Village Exhibition, through Nov. 8, the Carriage Barn; registration;

ACT of CT musical, “The Last Five Years,” through Nov. 15, ACT of Connecticut, 36 Old Quarry Rd.; 475-215-5497,,

Gingerbread Home for the Holidays, a fundraiser for Lounsbury House with Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Nov. 27-Dec. 20, Lounsbury House, 316 Main St. Entries due by 4 p.m., Nov. 20;,

Ridgefield Folk, The Story of the Blues with Joey Leone, online, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2 p.m., 203-438-2282,

Books and Breakfast Online Book Discussion, Monday, Nov. 9, 10:30 a.m.,, 203-438- 2282.

Finding New Employment Opportunities During COVID-19 webinar with Dr. Marcia LaReau, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 6 p.m., register, Ridgefield Library,, 203-438-2282.

World Lit Now! Online Book Discussion Group, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m., 203-438-2282,

French Lunchtime Conversation for Beginners, online with Anette Roth, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m.,, 203-438-2282.

Poetry on the Path Online with Barb Jennes, Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m., 203-438-2282,

Founders Hall Online Book Discussion, Thursday, Nov. 12, 3 p.m.,

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, Online Book Discussion with JP Howard, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m., 203-438-2282,

Two Authors with Contrasting Styles: Maurice Sendak and Tomie de Paola, online lecture with Toni McKeen, Monday, Nov 16, 4 p.m., register, Ridgefield Library, 203-438-2282,

Critics’ Circle Online Book Discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., 203-438-2282,

Parenting the Selfie Generation: Resilience for Life, Executive Functions & COVID-19 — Helping Children Stay Structured in an Unstructured Time, webinar with Dr Melanie Pearl and Dr. Patrick McAuliffe, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., 203-438-2282,

A.M. Book Group Online Discussion, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 10 a.m., 203-438-2282,

French Lunchtime Conversation for Intermediate/Advanced, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 11:30 a.m.,, 203-438- 2282.

Soundscapes with Cathy Smith, online webinar, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m., 203-438-2282,

Poetry on the Path Online with Barb Jennes, Thursday, Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m., register, Ridgefield Library, 203-438-2282,

Online ARTalk, The Dynamic NYC Art Market: An Insider’s View with Paul Efstathiou, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m., 203-438-2282,

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

Used book sale postponed: The Ridgefield Library’s used book sale usually held in October has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19. A new date is forthcoming;, 203-438-2282.

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;