Afterdark — Benefits; in the clubs; dinner theater

* = Suitable for children. COFFEEHOUSE-Style CONCERTS, BENEFITS, GALAS, etc. Impeccable Design Wine Reception, presented by the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Thur., Jan. 22, 7-9 p.m., with wine from Ancona’s Wines & Liquors and cheese from 109 Cheese & Wine, against the backdrop of ...

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Dance — Participatory & performance

* = Suitable for children. DANCE 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 ...

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On Exhibit — opening, museums, arts centers, etc.

* = Exhibits for children. OPENING Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Lane; open Wed.-Sun., 12-4, 203-438-8863 or rgoa.org: Humor Me!, member themed show, opening Sat., Jan. 24, 4-6 p.m., on view through Feb. 22. The Never-Ending Line: the line etchings of DeAnn L. Prosia, Sat., Jan. ...

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Bill of Fairs

* = Things to do with children. * Great Westchester Toy & Train Christmas Show, Sun., Jan. 25, 9-3; adm. $12, children under 12 free w/an adult; Westchester County Center, 198 Central Ave., White Plains, N.Y.; info., 516-433-2135. Chocolate Expo, Sun., Jan. 25, 10-7; about 40 chocolatiers ...

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Kids Stuff — events 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 Great Westchester Toy & Train Christmas Show, Sun., Jan. 25, 9-3; adm. $12, children under 12 free w/an adult; ...

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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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Sound of Music

* = Things to do with children. Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion, Thur., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., $28;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785. Music Shabbat: Spirituals, featuring the Serendipity Chorale, with a community choir, Fri., Jan. 23, 7 p.m.; Temple ...

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