Saturday, Nov. 10
Spaghetti dinner — Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church, 1089 Fairfield Woods Road is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti buffet including two sauces, salads, bread, desserts and beverages on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4:45-6:45 p.m. The 100th dinner is free. Cost is adults $12, seniors $10, children under 12, $5. Church is handicap accessible. All welcome.
Monday, Nov. 12
Celebrate Veterans Day — American Legion Post 141 and VFW Post 10059 will join Trumbull’s education community to celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8:30 a.m., in the Trumbull High School auditorium, followed by a wreath laying ceremony on the Town Hall Green. Participants will include past and present members of our armed forces, state and local political and education dignitaries, clergy, and the senior class of Trumbull High School. Patriotic musical accompaniment will be provided by the Trumbull High School Chamber Singers and the Golden Eagle Marching Band. The keynote speaker will be former Army Captain Jay George King, who flew Apache attack helicopters in the Middle East conflict. The general public are encouraged to attend with their guests and join with local veterans in honoring those who have served and continue to serve, in war and in peace, to preserve the freedom we enjoy as Americans. For more information, call Event Chairman George Areson at 203-913-1276.
Tuesday, Nov. 13
‘What’s Up with Fall’ — Master Landscape Design Consultant and Assistant Director at Roaring Brook Nature Center in Canton, Conn., Margery Winters will present What's Up with Fall, at the meeting of the Nichols Garden Club. Free and open to anyone interested in this topic or the Nichols Garden Club. The meeting will take place at the NIA Starkweather House, 1773 Huntington Turnpike, in Trumbull and will start at 7 p.m. Contact the club at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 203-590-2232 for more information.
Thursday, Nov. 15
Monthly meeting — The Trumbull Computer Users Group will hold it’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m., in the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., across from the Town Hall. The main speaker will be Vic Casaretti. He will demonstrate how to use Microsoft’s Power Point to make a presentation. Casaretti has been a programmer for more than 37 years and has vast experience in all facets of computer programs and their use. The meeting is free and light refreshments will be served.
Saturday, Nov. 17
Fundraising dog wash — A fundraising dog wash will be held at Trumbull High School’s Agriscience and Biotechnology Center, 536 Daniels Farm Road, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Agriscience students are sponsoring this event. The fee is $10 per dog. For more information, call 203-452-4200.
Through Sunday, Nov. 18
Food for Fines — The Trumbull Public Library System will accept food donations to benefit the Trumbull Food Pantry and the Trumbull Animal Shelter. The Food for Fines program offers TLS cardholders the opportunity to donate non-expired canned goods and other non-perishable foods, as well as dog and cat food, in exchange for credit toward overdue fines on their accounts. For each food item donated, $1 in current fines will be waived, up to a maximum of $15. Due to the increased need, TLS will also accept household goods such as toothbrushes, paper towels and laundry detergent. Large items may potentially be valued at $2 per item at the discretion of the library staff. The $15 limit still applies. Bring donations to the service desks of the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., or the Fairchild-Nichols Memorial Library, 1718 Huntington Tpke. A library card or photo ID must be shown. Visit trumbullct-library.org for a complete list of acceptable donations, as well as additional events and resources available at the libraries.
Sunday, Nov. 18
Songs of Broadway, opera and international music — The Trumbull Arts Commission presents Trumbull resident Jodi Keogan, soprano and David Harris, baritone, on Sunday Nov. 18, at 2 p.m., at the Center at 23 Priscilla Place. Featuring the songs of opera, operetta, classic Broadway and international music. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. – note time change. Cabaret seating, bring your own refreshments. Pre-purchase of tickets, $5, is necessary. Call 203-452-5065.
Through Wednesday, Nov. 21
Seeking freshly cut evergreen branches — The Nichols Garden Club is seeking donations of freshly cut evergreen branches which they will use to create their unique winter holiday decorations for sale at the Nichols Garden Club Holiday Boutique on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1. If you are removing a tree, or doing some late season pruning or trimming, drop off any unwanted fresh branches (no trees) at the Starkweather (Nichols Improvement Association) House, 1773 Huntington Tpke., Trumbull and place them next to the garage on the right side (not in the driveway). The collection takes place from now until Wednesday, Nov. 21, and the club is looking for fresh pine, fir, spruce, cedar, arborvitae, false cypress, holly, etc. branches. If you have any questions, contact the garden club at 203-590-2232.
Saturday, Dec. 1
Toy drive — The Long Hill Volunteer Fire Department will be collecting toys for their annual toy drive from noon to 4 p.m., at the firehouse located at 4229 Madison Ave., Trumbull. Please bring an unwrapped toy and a canned good to be donated to Trumbull Social Services.
Saturday, Dec. 8
Can and Bottle Drive — The Trumbull High School Golden Eagles Marching Band (THSGEMB), holds a redeemables drive the second Saturday of every month. Proceeds support the THSGEMB. The next redeemable drive will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., in front of Trumbull High School. Drop-off your bottles and cans and help support the Marching Band.
Trumbull Animal Group seeking new members — The Trumbull Animal Group (TAG), is looking for new members. To become a member, send a check for $20 to Trumbull Animal Group, P.O. Box 110090, Trumbull, CT 06611. TAG will be holding a new volunteer orientation every third Saturday and for anyone who wants to become a dog walker. Meet at 10:30 a.m., at the Trumbull Animal Shelter, 324 Church Hill Road. For any questions or more information, email email@example.com.
Donations needed for animal shelter — 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.