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Filling in the Blanks 5k

Waveny Park 677 South Ave, New Canaan

Let’s out run childhood hunger! Sign up today for Filling in the Blanks’ (FITB) Unite to Fight 5K on April 7, 2024, at Waveny Park, New Canaan, Kids Fun Run 8:15 a.m., 5K Run/Walk 8:45 a.m. FITB is a nonprofit based in Norwalk, CT with the mission of fighting childhood hunger by providing children in need with weekend meals. Be a champion by creating your own fundraising page and spread community awareness of our mission. Take advantage of this year’s special offer of FREE pre-race training with fitness coach, Monica Concha, at Waveny Park, dates and times vary. The race will generate essential funding for FITB to continue supporting 7,500 children weekly at locations across Fairfield and Westchester Counties through their weekend meal program and school-based pantries. Proceeds from the race will also support FITB’s newest initiative, The Fresh Food on the Move mobile pantry. Launched in October 2023, the pantry has served 220,000 pounds of food to thousands of local families. With less than 1% of food donated to FITB’s program, funding from the race plays a pivotal role in addressing the growing demand for FITB’s multiple food assistance programs for families struggling with food insecurity. In addition, we are excited to announce that Filling […]


The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield

Presented By: Cohen and Wolf // HamletHub Community Events Series RSVP HERE  Who will be the next Ms President US of your town? Cheer on this year’s cohort of 4th-8th grade candidates, hear their campaign platforms, and then VOTE for who you think should win! We’ll begin with a silent auction in the lobby that includes great items like lunch with your Congressmember or a day in the life of a First Selectperson. Then stay for the speeches and the Founder’s Awards!

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SERIAL KILLERS – at the Ridgefield Playhouse

The Ridgefield Playhouse 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield

The Psychology of Serial Killers is a touring masterclass which dives deep into the darkest and most thought-provoking of subjects. During this 90-minute interactive experience, Dr. Rachel Toles, true crime’s preeminent Psychologist, seeks to help us understand these pressing questions: What makes a serial killer? Why do they commit such horrific crimes? What drives them to murder? Why do some women fall in love with these convicted killers? And perhaps the most important question of all… why are we so fascinated by serial killers and true crime? About the Host: Renowned Clinical Psychologist and criminal expert, Dr. Rachel Toles, explores the terrifying minds of the world’s most infamous serial killers. Guided by her personal research, she uncovers surprising motivations behind these heinous crimes and delves into why we, as human beings, are so captivated by such horrors.