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Kids Ballet

Bedford Hills Community House 74 Main Street, Bedford Hills

BALLET Instructor: Lauren Muccino Ballet is the foundation for all forms of dance. Learn the various positions and develop grace and balance. Class consists of warm up at the “barre,” floor stretches, center dance, and free-form freeze dance. Come dance like a ballerina and perform in the showcase at the end of the session. Ballet slippers, tights, and leotard preferred, but comfortable clothing and sneakers are welcome as well. FOR: Grades K – 5 DAY: Fridays DATES: April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16 LOCATION: Bedford Hills Memorial Park (Bedford Hills Community House during inclement weather) FEE: $150 Residents, $185 Non-Residents FOR: Grades K – 2 TIME: 4:15 – 5:00pm ACTIVITY #: 142106C FOR: Grades 3+ TIME: 5:15 – 6:00p

Bedford Playhouse: BREAKWATER

Bedford Playhouse 633 Old Post Road, Bedford

Former Bedford resident and sailboat captain Jon Flaks leads this combo of smooth, soft rock you would hear on a yacht. CSN, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, The Eagles, and plenty of one-hit wondersongs about the wind and sea. Free admission, no reservation required. https://bedfordplayhouse.org/special_events/first-fridays-breakwater/

AN EVENING WITH ALAN RUCK & SCREENING OF FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield

Primetime Emmy Award nominee, Alan Ruck, has made over 100 appearances in films and television, and on stage. Ruck just completed his fourth season on the HBO series Succession, which earned him the aforementioned Emmy nomination. In 2022 Ruck co-starred in the Hulu limited series, The Dropout, chronicling the real-life and fall of Elizabeth Holmes. In addition, he co-starred in the Amazon studios, The Burial, starring opposite Tommy Lee Jones and Jamie Foxx. However he remains best known for his iconic role as the friend of Matthew Broderick and hopeless hypochondriac Cameron Frye, in John Hughes’s Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. This event includes a full screening of the classic film, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, followed by a live on-stage interview and audience Q&A with Alan Ruck. Limited meet and greet tickets available! MEET & GREET: Included in the $150 level ticket!