Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., will hold a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m., outside near the memorial garden for their St. Francis Blessing service. Bring your animals, large and small. All are invited. For more information, call 203-375-1503.

Whether your pet is large or small, bring them with your entire family to Long Hill United Methodist Church’s first annual Blessing of the Animals, on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 2-3 p.m. It will be held on the church lawn 6358 Main St., (Route 111, next to the Corner Deli).  Pastor Dora Odarenko will give individual blessings to animals and their owners. Free “people and pet snacks” will also be available for all.