Easton Arts Council, seeking entries for Regional Open Juried Fine Art Show, May 10-June 10; deadline extended to Mon., April 24, for original art in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawing, collage, mixed media, monoprint and sculpture; juror/judge Peter Konsterlie; entry forms and info. at eastonartscouncil.org/upcoming events or call 203-261-0175.

45th annual Darien Boy Scouts Giant Tag Sale (May 7) seeks wide variety of donated items for drop off at Andrew Shaw Memorial Scout Cabin, 140 West Ave., Darien, April 20-21 and 27-28, 6-8 p.m. Local pickups for extra large donations, April 22-29, 9 to 1. Info: darienscouts.org or 203-656-1830, ext. 3. Motorcycle and car donations: 203-655-8700 or johnpshutts@gmail.com, small boat donations: 203-919-1700 or wddog@optonline.net.

2017 Congressional Art Competition: completed and signed release form due by April 23 via email to Michael.Dunn@mail.house.gov and artwork due for delivery to Congressman Jim Himes’ 211 State St. (2nd floor) Bridgeport office by April 24, 5 p.m. Open to students in 6-12 grades who live in or attend school in 4th District. Info: 203-333-6600, himes.house.gov.

Fairfield County Children’s Choir, community choral program made up of four choirs for youth in grades 4-12 with treble voices; auditions begin Thurs., April 27; registration and details: 203-414-4292. Auditions at Fairfield Woods Middle School in Fairfield by appointment only. More info: SingFCCC.org

Energize Connecticut eesmarts Statewide Student Contest, for projects about energy efficiency, deadline April 28; grades K-12 and college; info. at eesmarts.com/contest.

The Milford Arts Council and Milford Photo’s Milford Photo Expo 2017 calls for artists to submit 1 to 3 pieces by Fri., April 28, noon to 4 p.m., or Sat., April 29, 10 to noon, Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave.; for May 11-June 22 exhibit, $10 per entry fee, info: milfordfac@optonline.net or 203-878-6647.

Ridgefield Theater Barn: open auditions for One Acts 2017, Sun., Apr 30, and Mon., May 1, 7 p.m. at the Theater Barn, 37 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield; info: ridgefieldtheaterbarn.org

Spring Minks to Sinks Sale (May 6-8) consigning and donating: Tues., May 2, 10-2; Wed., May 3, 10-2 and 4-6; Thurs., May 4, 10-2, tents at 395 Danbury Rd., at corner of Route 7 and School Rd.,Wilton; for list of acceptable items for the sale, which benefits Family & Children’s Agency, visit minkstosinks.org

Sacred Heart Academy open auditions for male actors, ages 13-8, (for early November production at Shubert Theatre) of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Sat., May 13, 12:30-4 p.m., academy, 265 Benham St., Hamden; prepare verse, chorus of musical theater song and be ready to learn dance combination; info: MaryLee Delaney, director, mldelaney@sacredhearthamden.org

Call for Artists: 2017 Birds and Their Habitat Art Exhibition and Sale, Oct. 6-8; works in painting, pencil, photography sculpture, printmaking, woodcarving, ceramics and fine art crafts; deadline May 26; for info., visit ctaudubon.org/center-at-faifield or call 203-259-6305 x113.

Symphony Society welcomes string players over 18 years (violin, viola, cello and double bass); meeting Tuesdays, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Temple Shalom, 259 Richards Ave., Norwalk; info., visit symphonysociety.blogspot.com; no auditions required.

Westport Community Band invites woodwind, brass and percussion players; rehearsals every Mon. 7:30-9:30 p.m., September through June, Bedford Middle School, North Ave., Westport; no auditions required; info., westportcommunityband.com or call email pjmclaugh@yahoo.com.

Call for Public Art, for 2017 Art On The Stepney Green, sculptors and artists; exhibitions over a 3-month period; send digital portfolio and contact info. to Lee Hossler, dlhossler@sbcglobal.net or call 203-261-5702 for the Public Art Application Packet.