Ridgefield Continuing Education seminar, classes, more news

Citizens are invited to tune into Zoom this thirty day period for the Ridgefield Continuing Education program’s impending classes.

On July 20, tech creator and instructor Lance Whitney will train attendees methods and approaches for profitable selling on eBay via the course “How to Market Things on eBay.” As well as environment up eBay and PayPal accounts, pricing and preparations, attendees will discover how to increase their probabilities of a sale, operate with buyers, ship items and deal with opportunity challenges. On July 22, Whitney will host a “Get the Most Out of Your iPhone” course from 10 a.m. to noon. Attendees are invited to have their iPhones helpful during the class where they’ll study how to use their phone’s apps and systems. The two lessons will be held above Zoom, and advance registration is necessary. Admission for Ridgefield seniors ages 62 and up is $34.

Inhabitants are invited to dive into United States record through the “Build Your Very own Record Book” system on Thursday, July 21, Hosted by Sticker Guide Publishing founder David Plaue, the course will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ridgefield Town Hall Annex (66 Prospect S.t) and will aim on icons in United States Heritage. Advance registration is expected price of admission is $31 for each particular person and $26 for seniors ages 62 and in excess of. For an extra $19.95, members can invest in a sticker e book.

Very long-time period history trainer Nancy Maxwell will guide the Ridgefield Continuing Instruction background seminar “A Girl Question” on July 27. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., attendees will understand about some of the brave gals that committed their life in pursuit of women’s rights. Admission is $29 per man or woman and $25 for seniors ages 62 and about. Progress registration is necessary.

For a lot more info on these courses and other folks, go to www.ridgefieldschools.org or phone Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812.

Ridgefield fourth grader wins to start with place in Invention Convention

Between the pupils that recently returned from the Creation Conference U.S. Nationals, Evelyn Klimowicz, a fourth grader from Ridgefield, was acknowledged as one particular of the convention’s first spot winners for her Useful Hound Deal with invention.

The Creation Convention is made to support younger inventors make lifelong assurance in their invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship capabilities. Pupils who take part in Invention Conference are foreseeable future leaders to check out, all impacting fields like engineering, community wellbeing, ecology and a lot more even at a young age.

Instructional nature path earns Eagle Scout honors

Troop 431 just lately celebrated the generation of an instructional nature trail together Ridgebury Slope and Peterson Gorge Trails. The path job was undertaken by scout Joseph Isaac, who reached out to Ridgebury Elementary University Principal Jamie Palladino for tips for his Eagle Scout task. Palladino prompt generating an academic nature path that would be utilized by Ridgebury pupils and the broader local community emphasize the area’s native and invasive flora and fauna of the location and could be built-in into the school’s science curriculum.

In the beginning envisioned to include things like 10 indications, the challenge grew to include a full of 24 signs that were put in about the study course of various weeks. Between initial conception to the closing stages of completion, the undertaking took 24 months to complete. The graphic design and format of the indications were edited and finalized by former Ridgebury Significant College scholar Skyla Campbell extra graphic style aid was supplied by Priscilla Prentice. As soon as the indicators were being finalized and accredited by the Ridgefield Conservation Fee, the signal posts and signage were put in with aid from Isaac’s fellow scouts and scout leaders from Troop 431. The project was generously supported by resources from the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, the Ridgebury Elementary Faculty PTA and private donations.

Muse & New music Evening Cabaret

The Ridgefield Library (472 Main St) invitations inhabitants to be a part of in a festive night of music, stories and more at the library’s Muse & New music Evening Cabaret on Friday, July 22.

From 7 to 9 p.m., the occasion will spotlight new performs from Westport Writers’ Workshop writers and authentic songs from Charlie Widmer and Tom Polizzi, both 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 attribute 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 Phrase for Words and phrases, the cabaret-design and style night incorporates a wine and cheese reception and prospects to meet up with the writers and musicians. The event is no cost and open to the public, with registration on a initial-appear, 1st-served foundation.

Inhabitants should sign up by July 22 at 7 p.m. For much more info, stop by the library’s website at www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com.

‘Maritime Artwork: 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 good artwork at the Ridgefield Library’s “Maritime Art: From Ship to Shore” software. From 17th century reasonable seascapes to 20th century abstract water sights, the program’s featured artists will include things like James Mallord William Turner, Friedrich Casper, Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Signac and Winslow Homer (connected graphic, “On the Lee Side”). Wine and cheese will be built accessible.

To sign up for the application, stop by www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or get in touch with 203-438-2282.

‘Shackleton’ screening at Ridgefield Library

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

This function is portion of the libary’s summer reading through plan “Ocean of Options.” To register to attend the screening, check out www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or phone 203-438-2282.

New Castle Resorts & Resorts appoints new typical supervisor

Guido Kerpel, COO of New Castle Motels & Resorts, lately introduced that Glenn Bowie was named normal manager of the Westin Nova Scotian.

Bowie has labored with New Castle for more than 25 many years and most recently served as the place director of gross sales and marketing for the company’s Canadian Division. In that part, he was accountable for the management and over-all route of income and catering for 6 of New Castle’s Canadian houses.

Before performing for New Castle, Bowie put in 12 decades in the revenue division of the Westin Nova Scotian, exactly where he labored as location director of product sales, director of product sales and director of corporate income. He gained his Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) Diploma from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bowie has also been regarded as the receiver of quite a few expert awards and accolades, such as New Castle’s prime salesperson and Chief of the 12 months.

Linens & Lemonade

P.E.O. Chapter G invites inhabitants to search a variety of linens, quilts and other resources at its Linens & Lemonade celebration 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 Principal St.). Cost-free parking and refreshments will be manufactured offered. Through the generous donation of a local collector, the P.E.O. will have over 100 quilt toppers, quilts, linens, embroidery, tatting and other goods for attendees to peruse and obtain. Funds, checks and Venmo will be approved, and citizens can love a interesting glass of lemonade during their check out to the party.

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