Sunday, Oct. 7
Historical bike ride — Trumbull historian/author, Sue A. Del Bianco, will host a historical bike tour from the Trumbull Valley to Monroe on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cyclists will meet at the foot of the Trumbull Valley on Tait Road at the commuter parking lot. Del Biancoo will bring the cyclists back in time on the rail-trail, stopping off at many historical points-of-interest along the way: Remains of an old cow tunnel, a knit mill, a paper mill, an ice house, a fountain pool, a mining company, and a reputed witch's grave name Hannah Crannah. Admission is free. Any questions, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Edible gardening talk — Barb Scala, Master Gardener and director of the CT Farm & Garden Food Guide, will present Garden to Table: Edible Gardens and More! Nichols Garden Club meeting. The talk will focus on organic and seasonal gardening, soil health, growing nutrient dense foods, edible landscapes and a surprising look at edible flowers and weeds. Free and open to anyone interested or the Club. The meeting will take place at the Nichols Improvement Association (NIA) Starkweather House, 1773 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull and will start at 7 p.m. Contact the club at email@example.com, or call 203-590-2232 for more information.
Saturday, Oct. 13
Bottle and can drive fundraiser — The Trumbull High School Golden Eagles Marching Band (THSGEMB), holds a redeemables drive the second Saturday of every month in front of Trumbull High School. Proceeds support the THSGEMB. Drop-off your bottles and cans and help support the marching band.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.