Saturday, July 14
Touch a Truck — Bright Horizons at Trumbull is hosting their annual Touch a Truck event at Old Mine Park, 198 Old Mine Road, in Trumbull. The event is from 10 a.m.-noon. Admissions is free. The community is asked to support the Trumbull Food Pantry by filling their trunk with food, toiletries or personal care items. At the event, there will be several vehicles for the children to explore: EMS, police car, dump truck, race car, park ranger vehicle, oil truck and garbage truck.
Sunday, July 15
Secret Garden Tour — The Nichols Garden Club will offer discounted advance on-line ticket sales for its annual Secret Garden Tour on Sunday, July 15. This self-guided tour will feature five local gardens selected by the Nichols Garden Club for their beauty, uniqueness and interest. Each garden is hosted by garden club members and volunteers, and complimentary refreshments will be served at each site. The tour runs from 1-5 p.m. Advance tickets are $30 per person, or at the door on the day of the tour at $35. For more information about the tour and tickets, visit nicholsgc.org/, at email@example.com, or 203-590-2232.
Saturday, July 28
Blueberry Festival — Trumbull’s Long Hill United Methodist Church, 6358 Main St., is hosting its annual Blueberry Festival from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine. For families and people of all ages. LHUMC will be hosting local vendors selling and offering samples of their goods and crafts with 16 vendors featuring products such as jewelry, toys and games, bath and body, baked goods, oils and salsas, home goods, art, and much more. Music will be provided by the Dirt Road Pickers. LHUMC will be selling its blueberry pies, as well as blueberry muffins and blueberry crisps. There will also be various lunch foods available for purchase. Meat sauce from their Spaghetti Suppers will also be for sale. There will be a children’s area including games and activities.
Sunday, Sept. 16
Seeking artists — The Trumbull Arts Festival Committee is accepting applications from artists, craftpersons and authors for the 40th annual Trumbull Arts Festival to be held on Sunday, Sept. 16. The festival also features food, a children’s creative center and entertainment. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-452-5965 for an application.
Thursday, Oct. 18
Octoberfest at Krucker's in Pomona, NY — Enjoy a full day of entertainment, food, fun, music and dancing. Welcome reception, lunch entree choice that day, and sandwich on the way home. $25 deposit upon reservation and balance $68 Sept. 5. 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, Oct. 20
Household Hazardous Waste Collection — The Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is set for Saturday, Oct. 20, 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.
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.
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.
Free DVD rentals — The Trumbull Library has eliminated the $1 DVD rental fee in an effort to increase in the usage of the collection. There will still be a $1 per day fine for overdue DVDs.