Street Smarts and Self-Defense Basic Form Series is a new class in Ridgefield Continuing Education. Participants train in everyday clothes and learn practical and realistic techniques.

The series is designed for people of any age, sex, or physical condition.

Participants should bring a cushion. Class meets Mondays, March 26 and April 2 and 16, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Branchville School in the gym and costs $54. Ridgefield seniors, age 62 and older pay $41. Visit ridgefieldschools.org or phone Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812.