Thursday, Nov. 2
Agriscience Center open house — An open house for 8th graders from Bridgeport, Easton, Fairfield, Milford, Monroe, Orange, Redding, Shelton, Stratford and Trumbull is being held at the Trumbull Regional Agriscience and Biotechnology Center located at Trumbull High School, 536 Daniels Farm Road. Eighth graders and their parents will learn about the Regional 4-year high school program specializing in animal science, floral design, biotechnology, equine science, natural resources and much more. You are welcome to attend the open house during one of the following sessions: 5:30-6:30 p.m., or 7-8 p.m. For more information, call 203-452-4200.
Saturday, Nov. 4
Shred Day — Boy Scout Troop 65 is hosting Shred Day at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St., from 9 a.m.-noon. Shred your important papers and help raise funds for Boy Scout Troop 65. Cost is $10 a box (8 1/2 x 11; 20-pound copier paper box). All shredding is provided by Winters Bros. Water Systems.
Thursday, Nov. 9
Denali Night Out — Join Denali and KÜHL for the Denali Night Out stop in Trumbull and help support the Trumbull Nature & Arts Center. They will have beer, wine, live music, light refreshments, and a raffle. Admission is a $5 donation to the Trumbull Nature & Arts Center, and the first 50 people get a free pint glass. It will be held at the Westfield Trumbull Mall. For more information, call 203-458-1639.
Through Thursday Nov. 9
Collecting soccer balls — St. Joseph High School is collecting new and used soccer balls to benefit the Kick for Nick Foundation. Their fund-raising efforts will culminate at the school Veteran’s Day assembly on Friday, Nov. 10, where donations will be presented to Commander Richard Iannucci from the Port 5, on behalf of the Kick for Nick foundation. Kick for Nick is an organization that honors the memory of Private First Class Nicholas Alexander Madaras, who was from Wilton and lost his life in service to our country. Before he died, Nick expressed the comfort and familiarity brought to him, his fellow soldiers, and the local children where he was stationed, simply by kicking around a soccer ball. Donations can be accepted at the school from now through Thursday, Nov. 9. Soccer balls can be dropped off at the school 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.,or mailed to the school (if not dropping off or ordered online) at 2320 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull, CT 06611. Questions and/or reservations: Maria Martinez, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Nov. 10
Celebrate Veterans Day — A ceremony to celebrate Veterans Day will be held at Trumbull High School, 72 Strobel Road at 8:30 a.m., in the auditorium. The community is invited to attend. For more information, call event Chairman George Areson at 203-913-1276.
Sunday, Nov. 12
Holiday Melodies — The Trumbull Arts Commission presents Holiday Melodies at 1:30 p.m., at the Center at 23 Priscilla Place. Returning to the Trumbull Arts venue are Michael Jovovich, Dr. Joe Utterback, Tony LaVorgna and Brian Coralian in a pre-holidays performance. Combining jazz, pop, Broadway and holiday favorites.Cabaret seating, bring your own refreshments. Tickets are $5. Advance purchase suggested: 203-452-5065.
Organ dedication and recital — The Parish of Saint Catherine of Siena, 220 Shelton Road, Trumbull, will present an organ dedication recital, featuring Michael Hey, concert organist, at 4 p.m. This is a free event, and everyone is welcome. A reception will follow the program. Hey is a graduate of the famed Juilliard School and is associate director of music and organist of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City. The new organ replaces a 35-year old chapel-size instrument.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Nichols Garden Club meeting — The Nichols Garden Club November meeting will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Starkweather House (Nichols Improvement Association), 1773 Huntington Tpke.Chris Petherick of Wild Birds Unlimited Nature Shop in Fairfield will share a presentation on the benefits and joys of backyard bird feeding. Non-members interested in learning about wild bird feeding or about the Nichols Garden Club are welcome to attend and should contact the club at email@example.com or call 203-590-2232 in advance to plan for seating. This is a free event.
Through Wednesday, Nov. 15
DEADLINE EXTENDED Collecting hats, gloves and scarves — Trumbull Community Women has announced they have extended the deadline through Wednesday, Nov. 15, for their collection of new (or gently used) gloves, scarves and hats for their Giving Tree project at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St. The beneficiary of the Giving Tree will be the Bridgeport Rescue Mission. The Giving Tree is located in the lobby and items can be dropped off during normal library hours.
Discounted movie tickets — Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department offers discounted movie tickets to Bow Tie Cinemas year round. Tickets are $8 each, a savings of $3/ticket, and redeemable at any Bow Tie Cinema locations; 3D movies and BTX theaters will assess additional surcharges. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Recreation office, 5892 Main St. Call 203-452-5060 for more information.