Ridgefield Happenings: Escape room, windows, livestreams

This begins Jan. 15, and is available for adults, teens, friends, and family for the room combining the best aspects of a physical room with the flexibility of technology. Sessions for the fundraiser are available to purchase for $50 a session for 4-5 players/Zoom log-ins. Recommended for adults, teens and families with children ages 10 and up. People are contacted for a one hour online game session with a library Escape Room monitor, a time to pick up a physical box of take home materials needed to solve the clues, and puzzles in the room. Players are encouraged to pick up materials at the library but can opt to have their Game Night Box mailed for the cost of shipping. Ticket purchases at ridgefieldlibrary.org. More information can also be found there.

Technology workshops

Two workshops with tips and insights into Cyber Security and LinkedIn with Tech author and longterm instructor Lance Whitney are available online via Zoom through Ridgefield Continuing Education. Introduction to LinkedIn. “Cyber Security: How to Protect Yourself on the Internet” Cost is $39 per class. Ridgefield Seniors age 62 and over pay $31. Zoom link emailed after registration. Advance registration required. Other classes are also available. Info at https://ridgefieldschools.org or phone Peggy Bruno, the Director of Adult Education/Continuing Education for the Ridgefield Public Schools at 203-431-2812. The LinkedIn class meets Friday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m.-12 noon. The Cyber Security Class meets Thursday, Dec. 10 from 1-3 p.m.

Online courses

Many six week classes are available including business, computer, writing, grant writing, languages, health and online test prep including C++, Network+, Accounting, QuickBooks, GED, GMAT, SAT, GRE, LSAT, and many more certification prep classes. The next sessions start Jan. 13. A “no instructor, start anytime, self-paced” option is also available. Project-oriented and include downloadable lessons, quizzes, hands-on assignments, discussion areas, and supplementary…