* = Suitable for children.

Wednesday Evening Ballroom Dance, Wed., April 29, May 6, 13, 20 and 27, 7-11 p.m.; $20 adm. incl. buffet dinner, dessert and coffee, cash bar; $15/dancing; The Portuguese Cultural Center, 65 Sand Pit Rd., Danbury; info., email [email protected] or call 203-345-8517.

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.

Fleur de Lis Dance Company 5th Annual Cabaret, performing Carnival of the Animals, Thur., May 7, 7 p.m., Sat., May 9, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., tickets $10-$40; West Rocks Middle School, 81 West Rocks Rd., Norwalk; info., enrollballet.com or call 203-310-7155.

Gotta Dance!, show-stopping numbers from Broadway’s hottest dancers, directed by Daniel C. Levine (Les Miserables, Chicago), for ages 8 and up, Fri., May 8, 8 p.m., $55, $50, $40/students;  Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge; ridgefieldplayhouse.org or 203-438-5785.

* New Canaan Dance Academy Recital, Fri., June 5, 7 p.m., Sat., June 6, noon and 5, Sun., June 7, 1 p.m., tickets $25; The Palace, Stamford Center for the Arts, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford; palacestamford.org or 203-325-4466.