RIDGEFIELD, Conn. This year, our nations birthday falls mid-week and surrounding it are all kinds of happenings from the government meetings to fireworks. Here are some of the events for July 2 to 5:
Monday, July 2
Free Blood Pressure Screening: 9:30 to 11 a.m. The Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association is offering free blood pressure screenings for all who attend. Ballard Green Community Building, 25 Gilbert Street, Ridgefield.
Drop-In Story time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. Children ages 3 and up are invited for stories, songs and a short book-based film. No Registration needed. Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield.
Tuesday, July 3
Ridgefield Arts Council Meeting: 7:30 to 9 p.m. The Ridgefield Arts Council is meeting for their regular meeting. Town Hall Small Conference Room, 440 Main Street, Ridgefield.
Non-Fiction Book Group: 7 to 9 p.m. The Nonfictioneers are meeting to discuss Napoleon: A Life by Paul Johnson as a part of their regular series. Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield.
The Wiyos Concert: 7 to 9 p.m. As a part of the summer concert series at Ballard Park, the group The Wiyos will be performing. Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield.
Ask Me! Docent-Led Museum Tour: 2 to 3 p.m. Participate in a docent-led tour of one of the current exhibitions from 2 to 3 pm. The docent will draw connections between this artists work and the other exhibitions. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield.
Wednesday, July 4
Residents are reminded that the library and town offices are closed for the Fourth of July.
Annual Fourth Fireworks: All Day. Don't Miss this Annual Celebration on the grounds of Ridgefield High School. Pack a picnic dinner and join family and friends for this spectacular Fireworks Display. Parking passes may be required. There is a rain date of Saturday, July 7, 2012. Ridgefield High School, 700 North Salem Road, Ridgefield.
Thursday, July 5
Murder by the Book: 10 a.m. to noon. The Ridgefield Librarys Murder by the Book group will be discussing Anne Perrys The Cater Street Hangman. Perrys Victorian mysteries feature violent crime, societal malaise and a husband-and wife sleuthing teams is the first entry in the long-running Thomas and Charlotte Pitt series. Ridgefield Library, 472 Main Street, Ridgefield.
Sierra Hull Concert: 7 to 9 p.m. A part of the summer concert series at Ballard Park, the group Sierra Hull will be performing. Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield.
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