Jurassic Park and Ford thrillers coming up

Jurassic Park

Take a break from the start of the school year to savor some entertaining movies from the Hollywood archives. Here are a few offerings this weekend on broadcast television and non-premium cable. Jurassic Park (1993) No matter how many times you have seen this Spielberg classic, some moments ...

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Afterdark — galas, in the clubs, under the stars

  Since performances are always subject to change, call ahead to confirm. To submit listings, mail or e-mail deadline is two weeks in advance of publication to: Arts & Leisure, Hersam Acorn Newspapers, P.O. Box 1019, Ridgefield, Conn. 06877 or arts@acorn-online.com. * = Suitable for ...

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Dance — participatory and performance

Thursday Night Ballroom Dance Party, 7:30 to 11 p.m., all levels, no partner necessary, Ballroom Dance & Latin, $12/person; hosted by Ballroom DanceSport at St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 35 Norfield Rd., Weston; info., 203-454-9200 or visit ballroomdancesportct.com. Premier Ballroom Dance ...

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On Exhibit — art and more

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery  at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd.; Tues.-Sat., 11-5; 203-254-4062 or quickcenter.com: Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond!, Sept. 4-Nov. 14; ...

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Bill of Fairs, with Farmers’ Markets

* = Things to do with children. * Mark Twain Library Book Fair, with more than 65,000 books for sale in 65 categories, Aug. 29-Sept. 1; Fri., 9-4 (early buying, 9-10 a.m., $15 adm.), priced as marked, Sat., 9-4, priced as marked, Sun., 9-4, half-price day, and Mon., 10-4, $10/box of books; ...

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Kids’ Stuff — activities for families

A selection of events planned for youngsters and their families — see other calendar listings for more comprehensive coverage of area performances and activities. SPECIAL EVENTS Mark Twain Library Book Fair, with more than 65,000 books for sale in 65 categories, Aug. 29-Sept. 1; Fri., 9-4 ...

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Something New — Lessons & lectures, etc.

* = Activities for children. ART & ARCHITECTURE * The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, open Tues.-Sun., 12-5 (also Presidents’ Day and Good Friday); historic $10/adults and $5/srs.; free adm. for full-time teachers and students in grades K-12, and for active-service military families; ...

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