Lively Arts: Screenings, galas and more

After Dark Newport Bermuda Night, May 8, 7 p.m., The Gaelic American Club 74 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Presentation on Newport Bermuda Race. Free. RSVP: 516-767-9240 or office@yralis.org. YWCA Greenwich Old Bags Luncheon, May 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Belle Haven Club, 100 Harbor Dr., Greenwich. Proceeds go to YWCA Greenwich Domestic Abuse Services. Tickets: $1,000-$25,000. Info: ywcagreenwich.org/Bags. Operation Hope’s Evening of … read more

Lively Arts: Benefits, screenings, auditions and more

After Dark ACT of CT Gala, April 26, 6-11 p.m., ACT of CT, 36 Old Quarry Rd., Ridgefield. Event will honor the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation and announce the 2019-20 season productions. All proceeds benefit ACT of CT. Tickets: $250-$600. Info: actofct.org. Comedy Night Fundraiser: Funny 4 Funds, April 26, 8 p.m., Treehouse Comedy Club, 1595 Post Rd., Westport. … read more

Films: Screenings and documentaries

Julie, April 18, 7:30 p.m., The Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road, Ridgefield. Tickets: $15-$25. Info: 203-438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org. Pyscho, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets: $10. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Art Is…The Permanent Revolution screening, April 24, 5 p.m., DiMenna-Nyselius Library, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield. Free. Register at eventbrite.com. Kids Film Fest, April 27, 10:30 … read more

Films: screenings and documentaries

Green Book screening, March 24, 1-3 p.m., Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. No registration required. Info: ewml.org. Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, March 24, 3-5 p.m., Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., Redding. Screening and Q&A with the Sung Family. Register online. Info: marktwainlibrary.org. To Kill a Mockingbird screening, March 27, 7 p.m., Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East … read more

Reel Dad: Oscar’s lessons for 2019

An Oscar season defined by scandal, second thoughts and surprise has finally come to an end. With a couple of amazing Academy surprises. And, at the awards ceremony Sunday evening, the controversies of the year seemed less important than the opportunity to honor the deserving winners. Before we close the books on the Academy Awards for 2018, let’s take a … read more

Films: Screenings and documentaries

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story screening, March 1, 6 p.m., Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Ave., Norwalk. Info: norwalkartsdistrict.com. Seeing Is Believing: Women Direct, March 4, 7:30 p.m., Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Free film. Info: fairfieldtheatre.org. Creed II screening, March 5, 7-9 p.m., Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, 733 Monroe Tpke., Monroe. Info: ewml.org, 203-452-2850. Joan Jett: Bad … read more

Film: Screenings and documentaries

* IMAX Theater at the Maritime Aquarium, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; daytime films, info., 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org: One exhibit and daytime IMAX movie included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Backyard Wilderness and Pandas through June 30. Reservations: maritimeaquarium.org. … read more

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