Spotlight listing of upcoming events

Through Friday, Oct. 23

Halloween House Decorating contest ‑ Trumbull Community Women (TCW) is inviting town residents to participate in a Halloween House Decorating contest. Prizes will be given in three categories - most whimsical, scariest, and best homemade decorations. You can enter your own home or that of a neighbor or friend, but only houses with physical addresses in Trumbull are eligible. Enter between Saturday, Oct. 10 and Friday, Oct. 23. Email the name of the homeowner and the address of the decorated house to Judging will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct.25 after sunset. Only the exterior of the house and the lawn will be judged. Winners will be announced on Monday, Oct. 26, on TCW Facebook page and on the website,

Saturday, Oct. 24

Blood drive - Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St., in Trumbull will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are required. Visit and enter HCLC as your code. Then click on the event and follow the instructions to make your own appointment.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day - The Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at 307 Indian Ledge Park Drive. next to BMX Facility. There are restrictions on pesticides that contain neonicotinoids because they are highly toxic to bees and other pollinators. Check your basements, sheds and garages, remove these products from use, and bring to the Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for proper disposal. Must show CT driver’s license. For more information, contact Trumbull Public Works at 203-452-5070.

Friday, Nov. 6

Food drive ‑ Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull, will be hosting a monthly food which takes place on the first Friday of each month. Drop-off times in the church parking lot will be from 8 a.m.-noon. Nonperishable food donations should be placed in the trunk of your vehicle and will be removed by church volunteers. Social distancing and mask wearing will be required. All donations will benefit area food pantries. Additional information is available by either contacting Sam Sutter at 203-878-7508; or the church office at 203-375-1503;

Saturday, Nov. 14

Redeemables drive ‑ Trumbull High School Golden Eagle Marching Band will hold their monthly redeemables drive at Trumbull High School. Bottles and cans should be placed in separate bags. The drive is held the second Saturday of the month.

Sunday, Nov. 15

Radio Ranch virtual concert ‑ The Trumbull Arts commission will present the first in a series of monthly Sunday afternoon virtual concerts. As Connecticut’s premier country band, Radio Ranch leads off the concerts with a mix of old and standard Country Western music. Watch live at facebook.comTrumbullCommunityTelevision or watch rebroadcasts at Trumbull Community Television. For more information, contact Emily Areson, at the Arts office, 203-452-5065.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

50th reunion - Central High School’s 50th reunion has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 15, at the Stone Barn at Whitney Farms, Monroe. For detailed information, email or join the Facebook group Bridgeport Central High School Class of 1970.