Resources For Families: Activities in Town

Boys and Girls Club of Ridgefield

The Boys & Girls Club of Ridgefield is a youth activity center designed to offer programs for school-aged children after school and during vacations in five core areas: The Arts, Character & Leadership, Education, Health & Life Skills, and Sports, Fitness & Recreation. Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys & …

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CHIRP (Concert Happenings in Ridgefield’s Parks)

CHIRP. is an acronym for Concert Happenings in Ridgefield’s Parks and was begun in the summer of 2002 to foster a stronger sense of community among residents and to enhance Ridgefield’s much treasured “small town feel.” Its concerts seek to bring townspeople together in a relaxed atmosphere comfortable for people of every economic strata, age …

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Ridgefield Library

Children’s Services, here   Teen Services, here

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Ridgefield Parks and Recreation

Ridgefield Parks and Rec has four main areas: The Recreation Center Yanity Gymnasium Martin Park Beach Graham Dickinson SPIRIT Skate Park (which the Ridgefield Youth Commission also supports)     Ridgefield Parks and Rec’s website is here

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Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not for profit 501 (c)(3) whose mission is to present a variety of performing arts to the community and the surrounding area that they can enjoy and experience at a varied price point. The Playhouse presents national and local acts and is the cultural hub for the town of Ridgefield. …

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RMAC (Ridgefield Music and Arts Center)

RMAC’s Mission: Our mission is to provide opportunities for students and adults to enhance awareness and appreciation of the arts by participating in cultural experiences and by being a catalyst for community enrichment through the creative arts. RMAC also gives back to the community financially, including a yearly RHS scholarship. RMAC’s website is here

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ROAR (Ridgefield Operation for Animal Rescue)

ROAR’s Mission: ROAR was founded on the simple principle that we would provide animals in need with the same love, care and compassion we show our own family pets.  Since we opened our doors in 2005, we have placed almost 4,500 neglected and unwanted cats and dogs in caring homes throughout Ridgefield and our surrounding …

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The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

The Museum’s education and public programs are designed to connect visitors of all ages to contemporary art through innovative learning approaches in hands-on workshops, tours, and presentations led by artists, curators, Museum educators, and experts in related fields. Area schools are served by curriculum-aligned on-site and in-school programs, as well as teachers’ professional development training. …

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The Prospector Theater

The Prospector Theater, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, provides meaningful employment to people with disabilities through the operation of a premium, first-run movie theater located in the heart of historic downtown Ridgefield, Connecticut. Our employees, known as Prospects, live a higher quality of life through meaningful employment, and are encouraged to sparkle, shine, and turn their passions …

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The Ridgefield Theater Barn

Here at the “Barn” we have been providing quality live theater to Ridgefield and the surrounding communities since 1965. Our heated, air-conditioned theater offers a comfortable, intimate setting with cabaret seating for most events. We have handicap accessible restrooms and a comfortable reception gallery on the main level. Doors open one hour prior to curtain …

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The Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra

The mission of the Western Connecticut Youth Orchestra organization is to provide an opportunity for young musicians to develop their talents through the highest quality music education and performance opportunities and to provide cultural enrichment to the regional Connecticut and New York areas. The primary goals of our ensembles, beyond education and performance, are to nurture …

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