Thursday, March 19 Teen Night \u2014 Due to the snow last Thursday, the Middle School 7th and 8th grade students are invited to Teen Night from 6-9 p.m., at the Teen Center, Indian Ledge Park, 375 Indian Ledge Park Road. Supervised by Recreation and the Park Ranger's. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Call 203-452-5003. Monday, March 23 Talk on houseplants \u2014 Karla Dalley will present her program Houseplants for the Four Exposures, when the Long Hill Garden Club meets at the Trumbull Library. Meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., and the program will start at 12:45 p.m. Dalley will bring some of her more interesting plants suited for all exposures; north, south, east and west. For more information, call Leslie at 203-892-5644. Tuesday, March 24 Mohegan Sun bus trip \u2014 Sponsored by St. Theresa Senior Club. Cost is $30. Bus leaves parking lot behind St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., Trumbull, at 10 a.m., leaving Casino at 4:30 pm. Reservations, call Rosemarie 203-268-6992. Wednesday, March 25 Trumbull Revisited: Our Town in Photographs \u2014 Trumbull Historical Society presents Trumbull Revisited: Our Town in Photographs, 1870-1970, at 6 p.m., a program based on their new book,\u00a0Trumbull Revisited. It will be held at Fairchild Memorial Library, 1718 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull. Co-authors will present a slideshow of photographs spanning two centuries as they discuss Trumbull\u2019s growth from a sleepy farming community to a modern suburban town. There will be ample time to ask questions and share memories or insights. Followed by a book sale and signing. Books are available for $22. Free and open to the public. BeeHive crafters meet \u2014 The BeeHive crafting circle monthly gathering\u00a0 at 7 p.m., at the Trumbull Historical Society Homestead, 1856 Huntington Tpke. It is an informative, social gathering of crafters where you can work on your own existing projects, share ideas and make new friends, also hoping to have some experienced quilters, knitters and crocheters. No charge and no need to register; bring some handiwork, and a friend. For more information, call 203-377-6620 or email Trumbullhistory@gmail.com; also connect on Facebook.com. Thursday, March 26 Microsoft hands-on demo \u2014 The Trumbull Computer Users Group will hold\u00a0it\u2019s monthly meeting at 7 p.m., at the Trumbull Library. Main speakers will be three team members from Microsoft, with a hands-on demonstration of the new Surface Pro 3, Windows phone 8.1 demos, Windows 10 overview, Office and the new Microsoft wearables. The meeting is free. Friday, March 27 Ellis Island presentation \u2014 Maefair Health Care Center, 21 Maefair Court, announces a presentation by Arthur N. Gottlieb, LCSW, CSA, on Ellis Island. A photo tour will be held from 1-2 p.m. RSVP to reserve your seat by Tuesday, March 24 at 203-459-5152. Light refreshments will be served. Through Tuesday, March 31 Town Hall Art Gallery \u2014 Christian Heritage School will be showing 25 impressionist and post-impressionist paintings created by their high school art students at the Trumbull Town Hall Art Gallery. The art works were created under the tutelage of art teacher Dorothy Schultz. For more information, call the Arts office at 203-452-5065. Thursday, April 2 CT Classic Arts \u2014 Meeting 1 p.m. at the Trumbull Library community room. Award-winning pastel artist Clayton Buchannan will demonstrate his medium with a portrait of one of the club's members. Meeting is open to the public with a $4 fee Refreshments served. Monday, April 6 Murder-myster author talk \u2014 The Trumbull Woman\u2019s Club will meet in the Trumbull Library Community Room at 11 a.m. The speaker will be murder-mystery author, Robert Ellis, who will talk after the business meeting and lunch. There will be no pot luck; sandwiches, dessert and beverages will be provided. Members are reminded to bring pet food for the Trumbull Animal Shelter. Applications for the annual $1,000 scholarship given to a female Trumbull High School senior are available at the school Guidance Office and must be returned there by Wednesday, April 1. Call Marcie at 203-261-2882 with any questions. Saturday, April 25 Tidy Up Trumbull \u2014 Tidy Up Trumbull, the annual event that gives town residents the chance to beautify parks, trails, roadsides and parking areas, will be held this year, from 9 a.m.-noon, followed immediately by a lunch for volunteers at Twin Brooks Park. Anyone wishing to participate or have questions answered can email Liz Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 203-261-2644. By Saturday, April 25 Scholarship \u2014 Trumbull Community Women will award a $2,500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a resident of Trumbull, chosen based on their dedication, the exceptional time and effort expended in volunteering activities, and the subject content of an essay not to exceed 500 words. The completed application, with all required attachments, must be postmarked by April 25, and mailed to TCW Scholarship Committee, 26 Dale Road, Trumbull, CT 06611. To obtain an application form, candidates should contact their school guidance department or log onto trumbullcommunitywomen.org. Wednesday, April 29 BeeHive crafters meet \u2014 The BeeHive crafting circle monthly gathering\u00a0 at 7 p.m., at the Trumbull Historical Society Homestead, 1856 Huntington Tpke. It is an informative, social gathering of crafters where you can work on your own existing projects, share ideas and make new friends, also hoping to have some experienced quilters, knitters and crocheters. No charge and no need to register; bring some handiwork, and a friend. For more information, call 203-377-6620 or email Trumbullhistory@gmail.com; also connect on Facebook.com. Friday, May 1 Citi-Field bus trip \u2014 The CT Fallen Heroes Foundation will be sponsoring a bus trip to Citi-Field to see the Mets take on the Washington Nationals. The game starts at 7:05 p.m., and bus leaves exit 35 commuter lot off I-95 in Milford at 3:30 p.m. Tickets, driver gratuity and AC Coach are $80 per person. Section 330, rows 5 thru 9. Contact Mark Mihalick at 203-907-5741 for more information and tickets. Wednesday, May 27 BeeHive crafters meet \u2014 The BeeHive crafting circle monthly gathering\u00a0 at 7 p.m., at the Trumbull Historical Society Homestead, 1856 Huntington Tpke. It is an informative, social gathering of crafters where you can work on your own existing projects, share ideas and make new friends, also hoping to have some experienced quilters, knitters and crocheters. No charge and no need to register; bring some handiwork, and a friend. For more information, call 203-377-6620 or email Trumbullhistory@gmail.com; also connect on Facebook.com. Through May 31 Great Minds art collection on display \u2014 The Great Minds Collection: 35 Portraits of Transformational Figures, will be exhibited throughout the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., a collaborative project of contemporary American artist Robin Morris and Trumbull residents Dick and Jane Resnick. Great Minds\u2019 inclusion criteria where someone who has altered the human landscape, who has changed the way humans think, or what we think, or even how we think, and who has remained relevant today. Mark Twain, Buddha, Albert Einstein, Nelson Mandela, Thomas Jefferson, and the rest are portrayed in startling images that draw viewers into their amazing lives. For more information, call the Trumbull Library at 203-452-5197 or visit trumbullct-library.org. Friday, June 5 Yankees vs. Angels bus trip \u2014 The CT. Fallen Heroes Foundation will sponsor a bus trip to Yankee Stadium. The Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees game is $80 per person. Bus leaves I-95 exit 35 commuter lot at 3:30 p.m., and from the stadium, half hour after the game ends. Seats are in right field corner. To purchase tickets, contact Mark Mihalick at 203-907-5741; email@example.com. For more information, contact Mike Mastroni; firstname.lastname@example.org. ONGOING Literary competition \u2014 Writers from elementary to adult are invited to submit previously unpublished works in the categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Once received, the entries are sorted and distributed to the panel of judges with the names of the authors removed for anonymity. All winning entries will be published in the 2015 edition of Penworks, the literary magazine of the Trumbull Arts Festival. Every year the winning writers have the pleasure of becoming published authors. The winners of the 2015 competition will be honored during the awards ceremony to be held in the Community Room of the Trumbull Library on the day of the Arts Festival, Sunday Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. Applications can be downloaded at trumbull-ct.gov, Arts Commission page. For more information, call the Arts office at 203-452-5065. TOPS meetings \u2014 TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Trumbull Chapter meetings are held every Tuesday, 10 a.m., at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., next door to Fairchild Nichols Memorial Library. Call Jo-Ann Minishi 203-268-6282 for more information or just show. Annual membership fee is $32 and weekly dues are $2. Pilates classes \u2014 Regular pilates class runs Wednesdays, 9 a.m.; Pre-natal pilates class, Wednesdays, 10 a.m., at the NIA Starkweather House, 1773 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull; $10\/class NIA members; $12\/class non-members. To register, email email@example.com. Trumbull MS support group \u2014 Meets at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., from 6:30-8 p.m., on the third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Amy at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter at 800-FIGHTMS or visit ctfightsMS.org. Seeking gardens \u2014 The Nichols Garden Club is still searching for a few more gardens to add to its tour which takes place the second week in July, 2015, from 4 p.m.-dusk. If you have a lovely or interesting garden, consider being on the tour. It is for a worthy cause, a scholarship for a Trumbull High School senior. Your garden need not be large and look for a variety of styles, including vegetable gardens, organic gardens, perennial gardens, Japanese style gardens or any garden with pretty features, such as a pond, a fountain, a pool , a pergola or outdoor kitchen, etc. If you have such a garden, or you know someone who does, contact Carole Hans at 203-372-4105. Alzheimer\u2019s Support Group \u2014 Support group for caregivers and families led by Harbor care Director, David Fife. Third Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Hosted at Middebrook Farms of Trumbull, 2750 Reservoir Ave., Trumbull. Call 203-268-2400 for more information or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. \u2018Rails to Trails\u2019 \u2014 Trumbull Historian\/Author, Sue DelBianco\u2019s video on the history of The Trumbull Valley when train was king, promoting industry and linking the communities. The video contains captivating historical images of the railroad, trains, ice houses, mills, and Trumbull\u2019s very own amusement park called Parlor Rock. E-mail Sue DelBianco at email@example.com or call 203-260-5394. Widowed men \u2014 Widowed Persons Service (WPS)\/A New Way of Life, will sponsor breakfast at Old Towne Restaurant, 60 Quality St., the second and fourth Saturday every month at 9 a.m. Just show up or call Peter at 203-882-8662 for more information. All are welcome. Learn about the Bible \u2014 \u2018The Story\u2019 book group at Grace Church, 5958 Main St., in Trumbull. For those wondering where to begin in learning more about the Bible and what\u2019s in it each week in one of two group meetings; Sunday at 11 a.m., or Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Elsa Worth will also focus on the themes of the week\u2019s chapter during the sermon each Sunday in the 9:30 a.m. service. No experience with the bible necessary. For more information or for details on how to get your own books, visit gracetrumbull.org. Donations needed for animal shelter \u2014 Trumbull Animal Shelter, 324 Church Hill Road is in need of the following: Clay litter, rawhide chews, canned cat or canned dog food (any kind) and dog toys for strong chewers (for example, Kongs). Although it is appreciated, soft toys with squeakers and stuffing are discouraged, since the animals can tear them out and get sick. For other items, call the shelter at 203-452-5088 or visit Trumbull Animal Group (TAG) on Amazon.com. Click on Wish List and search for Trumbull Animal Group. Monday night bingo \u2014 Monday nights, Congregation B\u2019nai Torah, 5700 Main St., Trumbull; 6:30 p.m.; Special games available, as well as progressive jackpot and door prizes. Public welcome. For more information, call 203-268-6940. Wednesday night bingo \u2014 American Legion Post 141 hosts bingo. Doors open at 5, games begin at 6:30, corner of Whitney Avenue and Teller Road. 20 games including winner take all, 50\/50 and progressive jackpot, up to $1,600. Families welcome; George Areson, 203-261-6874; Peter Pappas, 203-268-7904. Damsels in Divorce \u2014 Support group for women in all phases of divorce; from contemplation to completion, take place on the second and fourth Friday nights of every month from 7-8:30 p.m., at Grace Church, 5958 Main St., Trumbull. Look for the signs to see in which space the meeting will be held in when you arrive. Any questions, contact Jennifer at DamselsInDivorce@aol.com. Cell phone recycling \u2014 B\u2019nai Torah Nursery School, 5700 Main St., is continuing its collection of used\/broken\/unwanted cell phones, batteries and chargers from locations throughout the Trumbull area for refurbishing and distribution to women in crisis to call 911 in case of emergency. Collection boxes in Trumbull locations: B\u2019nai Torah Nursery School, Trumbull Police Station, Old Towne Restaurant, Trumbull Library, Fairchild Library, CVS on White Plains Road, Minuteman Cleaners, Home Veterinary Services, and Guacamole Grill. Donations sought \u2014 Donate your old but still usable clothing, shoes, sneakers, belts, linens, pillow cases, blankets, curtains or stuffed animals. Grace Episcopal Church, 5958 Main St., now hosts a St. Pauly\u2019s used clothing drop-off shed. Easily accessible, and located in the rear parking lot behind the church. Receipts are available at the shed for your charitable donation. Place donations in plastic bags and tie them up to keep clean and dry. Do no put any rags, fabric scraps, pillows, toys, household goods or electronics in the shed. More information at gracetrumbull.org. Al-Anon meetings \u2014 Al-Anon is a resource for family members and friends affected by alcoholism. Al-Anon meets Monday at 7:30 a.m., and Thursday at 11:30 a.m., at Grace Episcopal Church, 5958 Main St. Thursday at 8 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke. Alateen helps teens age 12-20 and also meets Thursday at 8 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church. There are no dues or fees to participate. For information, call 1-888-825-2666. Visit ct-al-anon.org. A free publication is available at Al-AnonFamilyGroups.org. Bridgeport Art League \u2014 The Bridgeport Art League is seeking members. Monthly meetings are in held Shelton, featuring local artists and demonstrations. Members come from Milford, Orange, Stratford, Trumbull, Fairfield, Shelton, Easton and Monroe. For\u00a0more information, e-mail Diane Napolitano at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Caregiver\u2019s support group \u2014 Maefair Health Care Center, 21 Maefair Court, Trumbull, monthly caregiver\u2019s meeting is held the second Tuesday of each month from 2:30-3:30 p.m. For more information, call 203-459-5152 or e-mail email@example.com. There is no cost to attend and light refreshments will be provided. Knitters and crocheters \u2014 Meet at Panera Bread in the Trumbull Westfield Mall on Wednesdays from 10-11:30 a.m. Enjoy sharing your craft with others. All levels are welcome. Men\u2019s Club \u2014 Tashua Knolls Senior Men\u2019s Club welcomes new members; open to all men age 60 or older, no residency requirements. Club conducts weekly golf competitions, sponsors two bowling leagues during fall and winter months; 261-2069. Recreation classes \u2014 For caregivers and children ages 1-4. Toddler classes run Monday and Wednesday mornings. Art classes for preschooler ages 3 and 4, Thursday mornings. Call Trumbull Recreation for more information, 203-452-5060; or register in person at the Rec. office at 5892 Main St. Exercise program \u2014 class combines cardiovascular fitness, strength training, agility, balance and coordination for all ability levels, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6 p.m., Teen Center, Indian Ledge Park; 203-253-3179; bootcamp-ct.com. Presented by Chris Terenzio of In-Home Health & Fitness. Dog first aid\/CPR \u2014 Certification through the Red Cross in dog first aid and CPR, 100 Corporate Drive; led by Dawn Lowery, certified Red Cross instructor and dog trainer. Contact Pet Degree Dog Training Center, 203-268-BARK (2275) for class times and information; firstname.lastname@example.org. Dog obedience \u2014 Classes in all levels of dog training and obedience are offered by Trap Falls Kennel Club in Shelton. For more information, registration and class schedules, call 203-450-9485; e-mail email@example.com, or visit trapfalls.org\/Dog_Training.html. Trumbull Business Network \u2014 Meets every Wednesday, 7:30 a.m., Helen Plumb Building, 6254 Main St.; trumbullbn.com\/; firstname.lastname@example.org; 203-380-0453. Furniture donations \u2014 The nonprofit Greater Bridgeport Furniture Warehouse Collaborative seeks donations of gently used furniture for low income, homeless and\/or disabled individuals and families. Pick up may be arranged; donations tax deductible; 203-335-2725; warehouse hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9-2.