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Inhabitants are invited to tune into Zoom this month for the Ridgefield Continuing Education program’s future classes.

On July 20, tech creator and teacher Lance Whitney will train attendees tips and approaches for effective selling on eBay via the class “How to Promote Things on eBay.” As effectively as placing up eBay and PayPal accounts, pricing and preparations, attendees will learn how to increase their odds of a sale, do the job with consumers, ship merchandise and offer with likely challenges. On July 22, Whitney will host a “Get the Most Out of Your iPhone” class from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees are invited to have their iPhones useful in the course of the class wherever they’ll understand how to use their phone’s apps and applications. Equally courses will be held above Zoom, and advance registration is required. Admission for Ridgefield seniors ages 62 and up is $34.

Inhabitants are invited to dive into United States history by way of the “Build Your Individual Record Book” program on Thursday, July 21, Hosted by Sticker E-book Publishing founder David Plaue, the class will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ridgefield Town Hall Annex (66 Prospect S.t) and will concentration on icons in United States Heritage. Advance registration is demanded cost of admission is $31 for each human being and $26 for seniors ages 62 and about. For an further $19.95, individuals can acquire a sticker e book.

Prolonged-expression heritage teacher Nancy Maxwell will lead the Ridgefield Continuing Education heritage seminar “A Female Question” on July 27. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., attendees will understand about some of the courageous gals that dedicated their life in pursuit of women’s rights. Admission is $29 for each person and $25 for seniors ages 62 and about. Advance registration is necessary.

For a lot more details on these lessons and some others, visit www.ridgefieldschools.org or simply call Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812.


Ridgefield fourth grader wins first location in Invention Convention

Between the college students that just lately returned from the Creation Conference U.S. Nationals, Evelyn Klimowicz, a fourth grader from Ridgefield, was identified as 1 of the convention’s 1st location winners for her Helpful Hound Handle creation.

The Invention Conference is made to assist young inventors construct lifelong self confidence in their creation, innovation, and entrepreneurship abilities. Learners who take part in Invention Convention are long term leaders to watch, all impacting fields like engineering, community health, ecology and more even at a youthful age.

Instructional mother nature path earns Eagle Scout honors

Troop 431 a short while ago celebrated the creation of an academic mother nature trail along Ridgebury Slope and Peterson Gorge Trails. The trail venture was carried out by scout Joseph Isaac, who achieved out to Ridgebury Elementary University Principal Jamie Palladino for ideas for his Eagle Scout task. Palladino suggested creating an academic nature path that would be employed by Ridgebury pupils and the broader neighborhood highlight the area’s indigenous and invasive flora and fauna of the spot and could be integrated into the school’s science curriculum.

Initially envisioned to contain 10 symptoms, the job grew to involve a overall of 24 indications that have been set up above the training course of many weeks. Among preliminary conception to the remaining phases of completion, the project took 24 months to finish. The graphic design and style and format of the indicators were being edited and finalized by previous Ridgebury High Faculty pupil Skyla Campbell supplemental graphic layout guidance was offered by Priscilla Prentice. The moment the indicators were being finalized and accredited by the Ridgefield Conservation Fee, the signal posts and signage ended up set up with support from Isaac’s fellow scouts and scout leaders from Troop 431. The venture was generously supported by resources from the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, the Ridgebury Elementary University PTA and non-public donations.

Muse & Music Evening Cabaret

The Ridgefield Library (472 Most important St) invitations citizens to join in a festive night of tunes, tales and additional at the library’s Muse & Audio Night Cabaret on Friday, July 22.

From 7 to 9 p.m., the function will spotlight new functions from Westport Writers’ Workshop writers and primary audio from Charlie Widmer and Tom Polizzi, the two of the renowned bluegrass band On the Path. Also on faucet are singer-songwriter and creator Chris Belden, and author and singer Adele Annesi as emcee. The library’s lineup of fiction and historical fiction writers will element Patrick Alarcon, Tory Bilski, Debora Graves, Nikki Katt, David Mangini, Jillian Ross, Julie Stachowiak, Jay Thumar and Svea Vocke.

Hosted by the Ridgefield Library and sponsored by Term for Terms, the cabaret-type evening incorporates a wine and cheese reception and chances to meet up with the writers and musicians. The celebration is free of charge and open to the public, with registration on a 1st-appear, 1st-served foundation.

Inhabitants will have to register by July 22 at 7 p.m. For a lot more details, go to the library’s internet site at www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com.

‘Maritime Art: From Ship to Shore’

On July 25 at 6:30 p.m., Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman of ArtScapades will seem at how the sea has been depicted in wonderful art at the Ridgefield Library’s “Maritime Artwork: From Ship to Shore” application. From 17th century reasonable seascapes to 20th century summary h2o views, the program’s showcased artists will involve James Mallord William Turner, Friedrich Casper, Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Signac and Winslow Homer (attached graphic, “On the Lee Side”). Wine and cheese will be made readily available.

To register for the application, check out www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or contact 203-438-2282.

‘Shackleton’ screening at Ridgefield Library

The Ridgefield Library will present a distinctive screening of the documentary “Shackleton, the Story of Endurance” on Tuesday, July 19 at 7 p.m.

This celebration is aspect of the libary’s summer looking at plan “Ocean of Choices.” To sign-up to show up at the screening, pay a visit to www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or get in touch with 203-438-2282.

New Castle Lodges & Resorts appoints new common supervisor

Guido Kerpel, COO of New Castle Motels & Resorts, lately announced that Glenn Bowie was named general supervisor of the Westin Nova Scotian.

Bowie has labored with New Castle for more than 25 yrs and most a short while ago served as the area director of product sales and advertising for the company’s Canadian Division. In that job, he was dependable for the leadership and in general path of revenue and catering for six of New Castle’s Canadian qualities.

Right before doing the job for New Castle, Bowie expended 12 years in the sales department of the Westin Nova Scotian, where by he worked as region director of product sales, director of profits and director of corporate sales. He gained his Bachelor of Commerce (Internet marketing) Diploma from Saint Mary’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bowie has also been identified as the receiver of quite a few experienced awards and accolades, which includes New Castle’s major salesperson and Leader of the Year.

Linens & Lemonade

P.E.O. Chapter G invites inhabitants to look through a variety of linens, quilts and other products at its Linens & Lemonade party on Aug. 16 and Aug 17.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, the celebration will be held in the historic Carriage Barn (132 Major St.). No cost parking and refreshments will be made out there. Through the generous donation of a neighborhood collector, the P.E.O. will have more than 100 quilt toppers, quilts, linens, embroidery, tatting and other items for attendees to peruse and buy. Hard cash, checks and Venmo will be accepted, and inhabitants can delight in a cool glass of lemonade all through their go to to the event.