ACT announces summer camp

ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut will host a summer camp for aspiring actors to explore the art of musical theater including character development, voice, dance, and overall production etiquette. The full-day, two-week summer camp will take place from July 15-26. Young actors will be split by age into two sessions —“Giants in the Sky” for students ages 7-12, and … read more

Anyone for tennis? Parks and Recreation Commission proposes $4.7-million budget

From pickleball prices and parking plans to staffing shuffles, ramped-up recycling and some 700 acres of grass to be mowed, a wide-ranging discussion framed the Parks and Recreation Commission’s presentation to the selectmen on a $4,736,000 budget proposal that represents a less than 1% increase — up $18,600, or 0.39% — for 2019-20. This request is part of a more … read more

Keeler Kids creates architects (SLIDESHOW)

[wide][/wide] Keeler Tavern’s Keeler Kids have become architects for the week, building art deco-style skyscrapers from recyclable materials. They are also experiencing other Gilded Age commonalities, like creating homemade-crank ice cream and lemonade. “Our junior architects are very happy to have gotten this commission from Mr. Woolworth,” said Hildi Grob, executive director of the Keeler Tavern. “They will be building … read more

Summer art programs at the guild

For those age 8 to 15, the Ridgefield Guild of Artists will be offering multi-arts summer programs from June 26 to July 28. These one-week sessions offer students an opportunity to be inspired by award-winning artists as they unleash their creativity in an air-conditioned studio. The full-day art program runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the half-day program … read more

Recreation Notes: Summer Camps

Challenge your child’s mind this summer in Ridgefield Parks and Recreation’s innovative technology camps. If your children are Lego enthusiasts, they’ll enjoy our Lego in Motion Camp for students ages 6 to 9. Concepts of simple machines such as gears, pulleys, levers, and wheels are introduced through a series of activity-card Lego building projects. Our new Minecraft Adventure Camp is … read more

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