RIDGEFIELD, Conn. This weekend in Ridgefield is full of varied events, starting with students performing and ending with a family hunt for frogs. See our events listings for more to do.
Friday, Aug. 17
Songs and Coffee: 7-10 p.m. The Tusk & Cup hosts performances by several Ridgefield students. Any tips students receive will go to the Ridgefield Library. Tusk & Cup, 51 Ethan Allen Highway, Ridgefield.
The Texas Tenors Perform: 8-10 p.m. First introduced on Americas Got Talent, the Texas Tenors are a trio of men who perform a variety of music and have become one of the most popular groups to come out of the show. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield.
Saturday, Aug. 18
Book Reading and Art Making: 10 a.m.-noon. Enjoy a special reading by local childrens book author Jamison Odone and participate in a related hands-on art-making activity. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
Searching for Butterflies: 10 a.m.-noon. Local lepidopterist Victor DeMasi will lead this program on butterflies. The Ridgefield Discovery Center will visit one of Connecticuts many meadows to observe and discuss butterfly ecology and conservation. Meet at 10 Simpaug Turnpike, Ridgefield.
Sunday, Aug. 19
Find a Frog: 10 a.m.-noon. Join the Ridgefield Discovery Center for an end of summer frog hunt. Learn about the this amphibian's life, adaptations and habits. After the talk, families are invited to go looking for a few and their kin. All are welcome. West Mountain McManus Open Space, Oscaleta Road and West Mountain Road, Ridgefield.
Pond Swim: 4-5 p.m. Swimmers 17 and over are invited to swim at Martin Park Beach to do laps or relax with friends. Martin Park Beach, 3 Great Pond Road, Ridgefield.
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