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Bernard Shaw

Community Advisor

Ben is a retired Supt of Recreation and Park, Chappaqua, N.Y. He now has many part time jobs and is an active volunteer at Weir Farm National Historic Site, Appalachian Service Project, CERTS Emergency Preparedness Program, Play for Purpose Hockey Fund Raiser, Founder's Hall Senior Center, and the Old Timer's Athletic Club in Ridgefield. Ben is also an avid bicyclist, rower, skier, and plays on several hockey teams, in the 70 and over division. With his wife, Darla, he travels to third world countries to do humanitarian work.

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  1. Library Talk Explores Ridgefield's Hidden History

    Library Talk Explores Ridgefield's Hidden History

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- Learn more about the hidden history of Ridgefield at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St.Jack Sanders will talk about Ridgefield's past. He will share stories that most people have never heard about in regard to Ridgefield. As the editor of the Ridgefield Press for 43 years, Sanders, now retired, had much access to news events that others were ...

  2. Ridgefield Prepares For Annual Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off

    Ridgefield Prepares For Annual Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- On Sept. 27, the third annual Pumpkin Weigh Off will take place in Ridgefield's Ballard Park.The event, from 10 to 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, Ridgefield Supply Co. and the Conecticut Giant Pumpkin Grower's Club. Pumpkins should range in size from 400 to 1,600 pounds. The weigh-off begins at noon and cash prizes will be awarded. There also will ...

  3. Ridgefield Animal Shelter Hosts Fundraiser

    Ridgefield Animal Shelter Hosts Fundraiser

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Operation Animal Rescue (ROAR) will host their Woofs, Wines and Felines fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 4 to 7 p.m.The event will feature wine, beer, dinner, a silent auction, and entertainment by Griffin Anthony’s full band.The event will be held under a tent at Cellar XV, 88 Danbury Road.Tickets are $40.00 an can be obtained by calling (203) ...

  4. 'Calendar Girls' Opens At Ridgefield Theater Barn

    'Calendar Girls' Opens At Ridgefield Theater Barn

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- "Calendar Girls," the play, opens Friday at the Ridgefield Theater Barn in Ridgefield at 8 p.m.The play was written by Tim Firth and is guaranteed to make you laugh the entire evening. There will also be performances of the play on Saturday and Sunday.Bring your friends, food and get a table as the show is cabaret style. Tickets are $20 - $24. Doors open ...

  5. Geologist Gives Talk At Founders Hall In Ridgefield

    Geologist Gives Talk At Founders Hall In Ridgefield

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- On Friday, Bill Canavan, president and founder of HydroEnvironmental Solutions Inc., will talk about the geology of Ridgefield. Canavan's presentation will be at 1 p.m. at Founders Hall, 193 Danbury Road. He has been working professionally in the field of geology for over 20 years and focuses on indoor air quality testing, radon testing, and asbestos ...

  6. Flu Shots Offered By Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association

    Flu Shots Offered By Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- It's that time of year again. Flu shots will be offered through the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. at Yanity Gym, next to the Ridgefield Playhouse.Please bring medical cards. For more information call 203-438-5555. 

  7. Support Kids In Crisis At Event At Ridgefield's Double H. Farm

    Support Kids In Crisis At Event At Ridgefield's Double H. Farm

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Help Greenwich-based Kids in Crisis by coming to the “Have a Heart Shakes It Up” event Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Double H. Farm. The family-friendly event will feature the Ritzy Chicken Jam Band. Food will be provided by Bodega Taco Truck, Skinny Pines Pizza and Ricky D’s Rib Shack, with desserts by Nature’s Temptation and beer sponsored by Half Full ...

  8. Prospector Theater Holding Flea Market Fundraiser In Parking Lot

    Prospector Theater Holding Flea Market Fundraiser In Parking Lot

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – Prospector Theater is holding a flea market and community tag sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.The flea market will held in the parking lot of the theater. Buy antiques, crafts and other treasures for a good cause – funds will go toward training to provide employment for adults with special needs.For more information, contact the theater at (203) 438-0136.The ...

  9. Ridgefield Library Opens Store On Main Level

    Ridgefield Library Opens Store On Main Level

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. -- The Ridgefield Library has opened its own store this week in the Bossidy Commons on the library’s main level. It will be selling all sorts of library-related items, including book bags, journals, pens, pencils and laptop-related items, such as flash drives.Items can be purchased with cash or a credit card at the circulation desk. The catalog of items offered can be ...

  10. Ridgefield's Historic Lounsbury House Reopens With Gala

    Ridgefield's Historic Lounsbury House Reopens With Gala

    RIDGEFIELD, Conn. – A gala to celebrate the grand reopening of the historic Lounsbury House will take place Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. Attendees will be able to tour the new facility and enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the new garden, then take part in the 7:45 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony. Enjoy a champagne toast and dinner catered by Bernard’s with a live jazz band. Tickets are ...

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