Italian guitarist to play at Acoustic Celebration Series

Italian guitarist Beppe Gambetta will perform in the North Hall of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Sunday, March 24, at 4 p.m. From his unique background as an Italian musician in love with both American roots music as well as the music of his native country, Beppe has travelled the world. Gambetta is increasingly known as one of the true live … read more

Ridgefielders to participate in Women’s Center SafeWalk

The annual Women’s Center of Danbury SafeWalk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 30, at 8:30 a.m. in the Danbury Fair Mall.   And this year there will be plenty of familiar faces in the crowd, including Ridgefield residents and event co-chairs Chip Salvestrini and Kathy Graham. Danbury resident MaryBeth Prunty, who works at Fairfield County Bank in town, is … read more

St. Stephen’s holds ‘Blue Christmas’ service

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 351 Main Street, will hold its annual candlelight Blue Christmas service, which is open to the public, on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m.   This quiet service of prayers, scripture and music is intended as an opportunity to find peace and comfort during the often-hectic Christmas holiday season.   “For those of us who mourn … read more

St. Stephen’s provides Grace2Go service for special needs children

Grace2Go at St. Stephen’s Church is hosting a service for families with special needs children the second Saturday of each month from 3 to 4:30 p.m. The service will be held at the church’s North Hall, located at 351 Main Street. Grace2Go serves families with children who have autism, ADHD, epilepsy, Down syndrome, and a variety of other special needs … read more

This Weekend: Musicals, art show openings, outdoor concerts, festivals & more

‘Nordic Tapestry’ in new exhibit Before the weekend starts, the Washington Art Association & Gallery in collaboration with the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens will open a new exhibit, The Nordic Tapestry Group: Weaving Knowledge into Personal Expression, on Thursday. The Nordic Tapestry Group consists of weavers from Sweden, Iceland and the United States who formed a decade ago … read more

Final donation drop-off for Nutmeg Festival is Saturday

The St. Stephen’s Nutmeg Festival, one of Connecticut’s oldest church fairs, takes place Saturday, August 12.  In anticipation of this popular summer event, the festival committee will hold its fourth and final drop-off for items to be sold at Nutmeg on Saturday, July 22, from 9 to 1.   Tax-deductible donations will be accepted behind the church at 351 Main … read more

Howard Lee Cummings Sr., 86, engineer

Howard Lee Cummings Sr., 86, of Ridgefield, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 17, 2017. He was the loving husband of Mrs. Gloria (Kuselias) Cummings who were married for 58 years. Mr. Cummings was born in Eufaula, Oklahoma on October 23, 1930; a son of the late James and Audra (Newton) Cummings. He grew up on a cattle … read more

CHIRP concert moved indoors — again — Tuesday night

Summer concertgoers will have to wait another week to hear music outdoors. Roosevelt Dime will be playing at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church tonight — Tuesday, June 6 — at 7 p.m. This is the second consecutive week that the CHIRP concert scheduled for Ballard Park has been moved indoors due to weather. A modern take on blues, bluegrass, and New … read more

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