Author: Thrown Stone News

July 29: Meet the Playwrights

“Meet the Playwrights,” a lively and candid discussion with the award-winning authors of Cry it Out and Birds of North America will take place at the Ridgefield Library on July 29 at 7pm. In this Skype interview, led by SPACE on Ryder Farm founder Emily Simoness, Molly Smith Metzler and Anna Moench answer your questions about their plays live from Los Angeles. Co-sponsored by TownVibe and the Ridgefield Library, this is a unique opportunity to hear from two of the most exciting playwrights in the American Theatre as they discuss their process, their work on stage and screen, and the meaning of #CloseToHome.

Light refreshments will be served. Free admission.

Please Register (link coming soon)

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Birdhouse Decorating Contest

May 4: Vote for Your Favorite Birdhouse

Thrown Stone invites you to our continuing series of community events around the theme,  #CloseToHome.

Compete in our Birdhouse Decorating Contest!

At the Free Spring Fling, Thrown Stone gave away over 50 bird houses for our Birdhouse Decorating Contest. If you did not get a birdhouse from Thrown Stone, you can still participate with your own birdhouse, built from scratch or purchased at any craft store.

Instructions

  1. Decorate your birdhouse with your family. Work together. Be creative. Make it a house any bird would be proud to call home. Share your progress on social media with the hashtag, #CloseToHome.
  2. May 4th , 8am – 9:30am. Bring your completed birdhouse to Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance for display and voting. Remember Main Street will be closed for Downtown Ridgefield’s Spring Stroll, so be sure to allow extra time to get there.
  3. May 4th , 10am – 4pm. The birdhouses will be displayed for voting during Downtown Ridgefield’s Spring Stroll from 10am – 4pm. All Spring Strollers are invited to vote for their favorites in various categories. All contestants will be notified of the outcome by email after the stroll.
  4. May 5th – June 1. Winning birdhouses will be displayed in the Ridgefield Library.
  5. June 1. Winners may pick up their birdhouses at the Library.

May 4: A busy day in Ridgefield! 

In addition to the Stroll, The Rotary Club of Ridgefield will be hosting their Ridgefield Rotary BBQ and Music Festival and RVNA will be having their annual Health Fair at East Ridge Middle School.

Questions? Concerns? Need design advice?

Contact us or call (203) 442‑1714.

Saving Some You for YOU: Passion Projects for All-In Parents

April 24: Saving Some You for You

Thrown Stone invites you to our continuing series of community events around the theme,  #CloseToHome.

While many parents know that self-care is essential for the health and well-being of their children, not everyone prioritizes it for themselves. Passion projects — those that may have been forgotten on the road to raising a family — are an essential part of a well-lived life.

Join us as these experts discuss how creative pursuits not only give us more life satisfaction — they actually boost our parenting skills:

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Expressing Motherhood

Seeking Submissions For ‘Expressing Motherhood’

Expressing Motherhood is a stage show that showcases stories about, well, motherhood. Since 2008, moms have been sharing their stories at Expressing Motherhood performances across the country.

The show is built for the non-famous, non-published, and people who want to get out and express themselves. The average cast consists of ten people, and the lineup changes for each show. Performers submit in advance, and are chosen based on the power of their stories.

No auditions.

Thrown Stone’s performances of Expressing Motherhood will take place on Tuesday, July 23rd, 7 and 9pm, at Ridgefield Conservatory of Dance. All performers must attend one rehearsal, Saturday, July 20th, from 9am – 1pm.

Compelled to share your own powerful story of motherhood? Please submit the form below, and Thrown Stone Co-Artistic Director Jason Peck will be in touch. Submissions accepted until May 1.

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Free Spring Fling

March 24: Free Spring Fling

Updated March 10, 2019

Celebrate Spring With US!

As part of our new series of community events around the theme, #CloseToHome, Thrown Stone will participate in the Ridgefield Parks & Recreation Free Spring Fling on Sunday, March 24 from 12:30 to 4:30pm.

There will be activities for all ages, including:

  • 12:30-4:30 pm: Inflatable Wacky World and Obstacle Course
  • 12:30-4:30 pm: Recreation Swim and Tumble Buckets
  • 12:30-4:00 pm: Free Raffle (see below)
  • 1:00-2:30 pm: Game Show Sensation (join in the fun)
  • 1:00-3:00 pm: Free Grilled Cheese Station and soft drinks sponsored by Stop & Shop
    (Special Grown-Up Grilled Cheese made possible by our friends at Jarlsberg)
  • 2:30-3:30 pm: Thrown Stone Theatre Games with Cry it Out Director, Gina Pulice
  • 1:00-4:00 pm: Wobble Wipeout (must be at least 42″ tall)

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