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Town Players of Newtown  auditions for Hot August Nights — A Night of One-Acts, Mon.-Tues., May 4 &5, 7-9 p.m.; 18 Orchard Hill Rd., Newtown; 203-270-9144 and newtownplayers.org.

TheatreWorks New Milford auditions for Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies, Mon., May 4, and Tues., May 5, 7-8:30 p.m.; 5 Bookside ave., New Milford; theatreworks.us/actors.

Fairfield County Children’s Choir, for youth in grades 4-12 with treble voices; auditions by appointment only; register beginning April 16; location: Fairfield Woods Middle School in Fairfield; call 203-414-4292; info., visit singfccc.org.

Fairfield County 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 auditons required; info., westportcommunityband.com or call email [email protected]

Danbury Madhatter Barbershop Chorus, invites men to experience the enjoyment of singing “barbershop harmony;” Tues., 7:30 p.m., Church of Christ, 90 Clapboard Ridge Rd., Danbury; info., 203-438-8154.

Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church seeking adult volunteer handbell ringers, no experience necessary; rehearsals Tues. 7:30-9 p.m., performing during church service 3rd Sun. of every month except July and August; 203-255-1331 or 203-874-2713.

Westfair Singers, women’s ensemble led by Mary Jane Newman, adding new members for spring concert; rehearsals are Mon. eves. 7-9 p.m. at the Sandwich School in Greenwich; westfair.org.

Silk ‘n’ Sounds, female a cappella singers barbershop-style, guest nights on May 5, 12 and 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Spring Glend Church, 1825 Whitney Ave., Hamden; info., silknsounds.org or 203-3623-1276

Call for Entries for Carriage Barn Arts Center Art in the Windows show (May 30-June 14); entry deadline Thur., April 23; prospectus at carriagebarn.org; more info., call the gallery at 203-972-1895.

Call for Artists for the Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ 5th Annual Juried Member Exhibition (May 16-June 21), all media; receiving Sat., May 2, and Sun., May 3, noon-4; membership can be obtained at receiving; juror is Dennis Bradbury; at 34 Halpin Lane, Ridgefield; info., 203-438-8863 or rgoa.org.

Flowering Tree Photo Contest spon. by the Norwalk Tree Alliance, open to Fairfield County residents with special category for children 12 and younger; to be displayed at Connecticut Tree Festival in Cranbury Park, Norwalk on Sat., May 16, 11-3; entries due May 11, 1 p.m., Customer Service Center Rm. 224, Norwalk City Hall second floor, 125 East Ave.

High School Art Exhibition iCreate, submissions due May 12; up to 3 pieces for exhibit at Bruce Museum, June 13-July 26; cash prizes; send submissions to [email protected]

The Arts Bloom in Weston, exhibit and sale, drop-off at Emmanuel Church, 285 Lyons Plain Rd., Weston, Wed.-Thur., 10-3 (for alternate time, call 203-227-8565); fees $25, $15 for subsequent works and includes admission to the event on Sat., May 16, 6-9 p.m.; info., emmanuelweston.org.