RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Here are a few highlights of things to do in Ridgefield this week. Check out our Events calendar for more items.
Tuesday, Aug. 20
Baby And Me : 11:30 a.m. to noon. A language enrichment program with songs, finger plays and books for caregivers with infants ages newborn to 12 months. Free. Ridgefield Library, 21 Governor St., Ridgefield.
In-House Swim Team Tryouts : 9:30-10:30 a.m. Learn and grow as a competitive swimmer with a co-ed team. Participating swimmers can practice and refine all four competitive strokes, learn proper starts, turns and dives, improve relay skills, and increase swim endurance. Free. Ridgefield Recreation Center , 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield.
Wednesday, Aug. 21.
Kinder Ready Storytime for 4s and 5s: 10-11 a.m. Reinforcement of pre-reading skills for school readiness, including read-aloud stories, phonemic awareness activities, songs, crafts and a short book-based film for children ages 4 and 5. Registration required. Free. Ridgefield Library, 21 Governor St., Ridgefield.
Painting Sessions With Jock MacRae: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A learning experience for students of all ages and levels with instructor Jock MacRae’s painting sessions. Members: Four sessions $120, drop-in fee $40 per session. Non-members: Four sessions $145, drop-in fee $40 per session. Ridgefield Guild Of Artists , 34 Halpin Lane , Ridgefield.
Thursday, Aug. 22
Life Drawing - Drop In Studio Sessions: 7-90 p.m. A drop-in studio session for adults of all skill levels; live models are presented. Bring your own supplies. The class is ongoing and artists of all levels are invited. $12 members and $15 non-members. Ridgefield Guild Of Artists , 34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield.
Swim Lesson Registration: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Ridgefield Parks and Recreation offers an American Red Cross swim lesson program in the fall. $112. Ridgefield Recreation Center, 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield. Visit the website for more details.
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