RIDGEFIELD, Conn. Looking for something to do in Ridgefield this week? Here are some of the events happening around town. For more, go to our events page.
Monday, Oct. 1
Grant Writing Class: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Grant Writing USA presents a two-day workshop on how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county and state agencies as well as nonprofits are welcome. Ridgefield Community Center, 316 Main St., Ridgefield.
Bone Density Screening: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Ridgefield Parks and Recreation in collaboration with Physicians Health & Injury Center is offering a bone density screening by Dr. Markowitz. As a part of the Wellness Education Series, you can find out if you are at risk for osteoporosis by taking a simple and painless test to measure bone loss. Ridgefield Parks and Recreation, 195 Danbury Road, Ridgefield.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
The Nonfictioneers Book Group: 7 p.m.-9 p.m. This month, the Ridgefield Librarys nonfiction book group will be discussing The Dreyfus Affair by Piers Paul Read as a part of the Dipping Into Proust series. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
Celebrity Bartending Night: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Dine, drink and support The Ridgefield Playhouses Arts for Everyone Program. The Playhouse will receive 10 percent of the bar sales for the evening. Cellar Door. 439 Main St., Ridgefield.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Special Town Meeting: 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Ridgefields Board of Selectmen is having a special public meeting for residents to vote on new deer hunting lands and a potential purchase of state-owned land in town. Ridgefield Town Hall, 400 Main St., Ridgefield.
Clannad Irish Music: 8 p.m.-10 p.m. The Ridgefield Playhouse is bringing in Irish band Clannad to the stage during their limited tour across North America. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 E. Ridge Road, Ridgefield.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Murder by the Book Group: 10 a.m.-noon. The Ridgefield Librarys murder mystery book group will be taking on Charles Todds novel A Test of Wills. The book is about Scotland Yard inspector Ian Rutledge, who is literally haunted by memories of his time in the trenches during World War I. Lounsbury House, 316 Main St., Ridgefield.
Author Talk with Local Historian George Hancock: 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Local historian and author George Hancock will begin his presentation with a talk about the Battle of Ridgefield, called Who Really Fought the Battle of Ridgefield? He will also discuss his latest novel, A Murder at the Inn. A Q & A and refreshments will follow the talk. Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main St., Ridgefield.
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