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'Wild Things:' Ridgefield Library Celebrates Maurice Sendak's Birthday

Children's author Maurice Sendak was a longtime resident of Ridgefield.
Children's author Maurice Sendak was a longtime resident of Ridgefield. Photo Credit: File

RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — In honor of beloved children's author and Ridgefield resident, Ridgefield Library will host Maurice Sendak Birthday Celebration for families with children ages 3 to 8 on Saturday, June 10.

Sendak was the author of the famous children's book "Where The Wild Things Are" as well as "In the Night Kitchen" and "Outside Over There." He was 83 when from complications of a stroke in Danbury.

Activities will include stories, food and crafts from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

No registration is required for the event.

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