Friday, Jan. 20
Comedy show benefits veterans — Homes for the Brave, a Bridgeport-based rehabilitation facility that focuses on homeless veterans, is holding a comedy show fundraiser Friday, Jan. 20, at Vazzano's Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon Street, Stratford. The show begins at 7 p.m. and will feature a lineup of veteran comedians, put on by Treehouse Comedy Productions. Tickets are $50 and include a buffet dinner and cash bar. Tables for 10 are also available and include 10 drink tickets. To reserve a seat or for sponsorship information call 203-338-0669 or visit homesforthebrave.org/comedy.
Saturday, Jan. 21
Snowflake Night Painting and Collage — The Trumbull Nature and Arts Center (TNAC), located at 7115 Main St., Rt. 25, is offering the following program. Space is limited. Registration is required. Visit trumbullnatureandartscenter.org for more information and to register. Ages 6-10 (parent drop off). Cost: $20/child. Learn about Van Gogh's Starry Night painting and paint your own snowflake pastel and paper masterpiece.
Thursday, Jan. 26
Trumbull Computer Users Group — Monthly meeting at 7 p.m., at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., across from the town hall. The main speaker is Ed Fitzgerald who is an online marketing and technology consultant. He will speak on a program that he has developed to help his wife Diane, who has Frontotemporal Degeneration. With the aid of an iPad, he has been able to keep her engaged and mentally stimulated. Anyone who knows of someone who has this and other types of similar conditions will find this talk very informative. The meeting is free and all are welcome.
Sunday, Feb. 5
Zentangle class — The Trumbull Historical Society, 1856 Huntington Tpke., will be offering a class in Zentangle for teens and adults, from 2-4 p.m. Zentangle is a way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. It increases focus and creativity and no prior experience is required. Fee is $20 and all materials will be provided. Instructor Jamie Johnson is a Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT), with a PhD in art history and more than 10 years in museum education. Her blog can be seen at yankeetangler.blogspot.com. Registration is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Email your name, phone number and number of registrants to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, call 203-377-6620. The class fee will be payable on the day of the class.
Sunday, Feb. 26
The Trumbull Arts Commission presents Songs from the Heart, a program of love songs and standards at 1:30 p.m., at The Center at 23 Priscilla Place in Trumbull. The program features Michael Jovovich, Dr. Joe Utterback, Tony LaVorgna, Brian Coralian, Nick Macri and Eric Nyquist. Cabaret seating. Doors open at 1 p.m. Bring your own refreshments. Pre-purchase of tickets is necessary. Cost is $5 per person. For tickets, call Emily Areson at the Arts office at 203-452-5065.
Pick up the bus at St. Theresa’s Church, 5301 Main St., in Trumbull; the parking lot in back of the church. For reservations or more information, call Kathy at 203-268-8256.
April 27 — Westchester Broadway, matinee performance of Mamma Mia.