Saturday, Oct. 20
Halloween Farm Festival — The students and Friends of the Farm of the Trumbull Agriscience and Biotechnology Center, 536 Daniels Farm Road, are hosting a Halloween Farm Festival on from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by for lunch and enjoy additional activities for a nominal fee. There will be vendors and artisans, a haunted classroom, hayride, children's games, bouncy house, face painting, spin art, crafts, a variety of refreshments from the bake sale table and student made items. Free admission. Rain or shine.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection — The Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at 307 Indian Ledge Park Drive, next to BMX Facility. This includes Trumbull, Monroe, and Easton residents. Must show CT driver’s license. For more information, contact Trumbull Public Works at 203-452-5070. Bring materials in original containers securely closed. Pack containers in sturdy upright boxes and pad with newspaper, if necessary. Never mix chemicals together. Never smoke or eat while handling hazardous materials. Leaking or broken containers must be contained. Do not leave vehicles unless instructed to do so. Must show CT driver’s license. Visit trumbull-ct.gov for items to bring/not to bring.
Sunday, Oct. 21
Gypsy Funk Squad — The Trumbull Arts Commission will present the Gypsy Funk Squad and belly dancers at 1 p.m., at the Center at 23 Priscilla Place, in Trumbull. Gypsy Funk Squad plays a mix of classic belly dance songs from Turkey, Armenia, Egypt, The Balkans, Greece, Israel, Lebanon, and other points in the Middle East, and also revamped rock tunes and original surprises … done belly dance style. Also showcasing two belly dancers from New York City.. Cabaret seating, bring your own refreshments. Tickets are $5. Call 203-452-5065 to reserve.
Saturday, Oct. 27
Fire department open house — The Long Hill Volunteer Fire Department will hold their annual open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Long Hill Firehouse, Station 1, 6315 Main St. There will be attractions and live demonstrations throughout the event; learn about fire safety with smoke house. Take a tour of the firehouse. Meet the Long Hill firefighters; explore the fire trucks. Free food and drink. Interested in joining? Chat with us about our duties and responsibilities as volunteers.
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Donate school supplies — Trumbull Community Women are collecting school supplies; folders, markers, pencils, pens, notebooks, etc., for the area students in need. Supplies can be dropped off at the Giving Tree, located in the lobby of the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Upcoming show, Phantom — Westchester Broadway Theatre. Enjoy a matinee performance of Phantom. Enjoy a matinee performance. Show is a prequel to Phantom of the Opera. Story of how the Phantom became the tortured figure. Pre-show lunch and full scale musical production. Price $104. Sponsored by St. Theresa Senior Club. Bus leaves from St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., in Trumbull. For reservations, call Kathy at 203-268-8256.
Saturday, Nov. 3
Cat and kitten adoption event — The Stratford Cat Project will be hosting a cat and kitten adoption at Baldwin's Corner Adoption Center, located at H-3 Pet Supply, 475 Hawley Lane (Big Y Shopping Center), in Stratford on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be many cats and kittens available for adoption. The SCP is desperately in need of donations of Friskies canned cat food (turkey pate), scoopable litter, wee wee pads, Purina One Dry Food and gift cards to H3 Pet or Walmart. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.