Ridgefield Continuing Education seminar, classes, more news

ByTommie C. Curtis

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People are invited to tune into Zoom this thirty day period for the Ridgefield Continuing Instruction program’s approaching lessons.

On July 20, tech writer and instructor Lance Whitney will instruct attendees tips and approaches for prosperous selling on eBay as a result of the class “How to Sell Products on eBay.” As well as location up eBay and PayPal accounts, pricing and preparations, attendees will discover how to increase their chances of a sale, function with potential buyers, ship objects and offer with probable concerns. On July 22, Whitney will host a “Get the Most Out of Your iPhone” course from 10 a.m. to midday. Attendees are invited to have their iPhones helpful during the class where they’ll find out how to use their phone’s apps and programs. Both of those classes will be held in excess of Zoom, and advance registration is necessary. Admission for Ridgefield seniors ages 62 and up is $34.

People are invited to dive into United States heritage as a result of the “Build Your Individual Background Book” system on Thursday, July 21, Hosted by Sticker E-book Publishing founder David Plaue, the course will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Ridgefield City Corridor Annex (66 Prospect S.t) and will concentration on icons in United States Heritage. Advance registration is essential expense of admission is $31 per person and $26 for seniors ages 62 and about. For an further $19.95, members can buy a sticker ebook.

Lengthy-term history teacher Nancy Maxwell will lead the Ridgefield Continuing Education and learning record seminar “A Girl Question” on July 27. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., attendees will master about some of the courageous women that devoted their life in pursuit of women’s rights. Admission is $29 per human being and $25 for seniors ages 62 and above. Progress registration is demanded.

For much more info on these courses and some others, take a look at www.ridgefieldschools.org or contact Peggy Bruno at 203-431-2812.

Ridgefield fourth grader wins first location in Invention Conference

Among the the students that lately returned from the Creation Conference U.S. Nationals, Evelyn Klimowicz, a fourth grader from Ridgefield, was acknowledged as a person of the convention’s initially place winners for her Useful Hound Manage invention.

The Invention Conference is built to assistance youthful inventors develop lifelong self-confidence in their creation, innovation, and entrepreneurship talents. Students who participate in Creation Convention are upcoming leaders to enjoy, all impacting fields like engineering, general public overall health, ecology and additional even at a young age.

Academic nature path earns Eagle Scout honors

Troop 431 not long ago celebrated the creation of an educational mother nature path together Ridgebury Slope and Peterson Gorge Trails. The path job was carried out by scout Joseph Isaac, who reached out to Ridgebury Elementary University Principal Jamie Palladino for strategies for his Eagle Scout task. Palladino advised developing an academic mother nature trail that would be made use of by Ridgebury college students and the broader neighborhood highlight the area’s native and invasive flora and fauna of the space and could be integrated into the school’s science curriculum.

At first envisioned to include 10 indications, the job grew to consist of a whole of 24 symptoms that were being mounted in excess of the system of many weeks. In between original conception to the ultimate levels of completion, the venture took 24 months to end. The graphic design and format of the symptoms had been edited and finalized by previous Ridgebury Superior University scholar Skyla Campbell extra graphic style support was delivered by Priscilla Prentice. At the time the indications were being finalized and permitted by the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, the indication posts and signage had been set up with assistance from Isaac’s fellow scouts and scout leaders from Troop 431. The job was generously supported by cash from the Ridgefield Conservation Commission, the Ridgebury Elementary College PTA and non-public donations.

Muse & Audio Evening Cabaret

The Ridgefield Library (472 Most important St) invites inhabitants to be part of in a festive night of tracks, tales and much more at the library’s Muse & New music Evening Cabaret on Friday, July 22.

From 7 to 9 p.m., the event will spotlight new performs from Westport Writers’ Workshop writers and initial songs from Charlie Widmer and Tom Polizzi, equally of the renowned bluegrass band On the Path. Also on tap are singer-songwriter and writer Chris Belden, and writer and singer Adele Annesi as emcee. The library’s lineup of fiction and historical fiction writers will aspect 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 Word for Words and phrases, the cabaret-design night features a wine and cheese reception and opportunities to satisfy the writers and musicians. The celebration is cost-free and open to the public, with registration on a very first-arrive, very first-served basis.

Inhabitants ought to register by July 22 at 7 p.m. For more details, take a look at the library’s web 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 appear at how the sea has been depicted in high-quality art at the Ridgefield Library’s “Maritime Art: From Ship to Shore” program. From 17th century real looking seascapes to 20th century summary water views, the program’s showcased artists will involve James Mallord William Turner, Friedrich Casper, Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Signac and Winslow Homer (attached impression, “On the Lee Side”). Wine and cheese will be designed offered.

To register for the system, visit www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or call 203-438-2282.

‘Shackleton’ screening at Ridgefield Library

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

This party is aspect of the libary’s summer months examining application “Ocean of Prospects.” To register to go to the screening, take a look at www.ridgefieldlibrary.librarymarket.com or get in touch with 203-438-2282.

New Castle Accommodations & Resorts appoints new standard supervisor

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

Bowie has worked with New Castle for additional than 25 many years and most just lately served as the region director of product sales and internet marketing for the company’s Canadian Division. In that purpose, he was accountable for the management and overall route of gross sales and catering for 6 of New Castle’s Canadian qualities.

Prior to operating for New Castle, Bowie expended 12 yrs in the gross sales office of the Westin Nova Scotian, exactly where he worked as region director of product sales, director of sales and director of company revenue. He acquired his Bachelor of Commerce (Advertising and marketing) Degree from Saint Mary’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bowie has also been acknowledged as the recipient of many expert awards and accolades, which includes New Castle’s leading salesperson and Chief of the 12 months.

Linens & Lemonade

P.E.O. Chapter G invites citizens to search a variety of linens, quilts and other supplies at its Linens & Lemonade function on Aug. 16 and Aug 17.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, the occasion will be held in the historic Carriage Barn (132 Key St.). Cost-free parking and refreshments will be produced offered. By the generous donation of a regional collector, the P.E.O. will have more than 100 quilt toppers, quilts, linens, embroidery, tatting and other items for attendees to peruse and invest in. Money, checks and Venmo will be acknowledged, and citizens can take pleasure in a cool glass of lemonade for the duration of their take a look at to the event.