Sunday, April 8
Radio Ranch performs — The Trumbull Arts Commission presents Radio Ranch at 1 p.m., at The Center at 23 Priscilla Place in Trumbull. Founded more than 20 years ago, Radio Ranch has developed into one of the most diverse Country dance bands in Connecticut. The band has honed a style found deep in the roots of American music, playing real “get up on the dance floor” music. Cabaret seating, bring your own refreshments. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Tickets: $5. Call 203-452-5065.
Tuesday, April 10
Groundcover Plants-Beyond Pachysandra presentation — The next meeting of the Nichols Garden Club will take at 7 p.m. Renee Marsh, a certified advanced master gardener will present Groundcover Plants—Beyond Pachysandra. The presentation will be held at the Nichols Improvement Association (NIA) house at 1773 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull. Non-members interested in learning about this topic or about the Nichols Garden Club are welcome to attend this free event and should contact the club at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 203-590-2232 in advance to plan for seating.
Sunday, April 10-Tuesday, April 15
Rotary Carnival— In its 30th year, the Trumbull Rotary Carnival takes place at Hillcrest Middle School, with ides, games, fun and food. No cost for admission, and ride-all-day wristbands are available every day. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 1-10 p.m., and on Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the work of the Trumbull Rotary Club and support scholarships and service projects for students, seniors, veterans and others in need. For more information, visit TrumbullRotary.org.
By Saturday, April 14
Mulch Madness sale — The Trumbull High School Ice Hockey team will hold a Mulch Madness Sale. Price is $6 per three cubic foot bag; black, brown or red. Free delivery in Trumbull. Orders must be received by Saturday, April 14. To order go online to trumbullmulchdrive.com. For more information, call 203-767-7326.
By Tuesday, April 17
Scholarship — The Long Hill Garden Club is offering one $1,000 scholarship to a resident of Trumbull who is graduating from high school and is planning to major in one of the following fields: Conservation, ecology, environmental science, forestry, horticulture, landscape design, land management and/or related subjects. Applications, along with a letter of requirements, are available at each area high school’s guidance office or on the school scholarship website. For more information, call 203-261-3945 or email Anng.email@example.com. Completed application must be received by the club’s Scholarship Chairman, Ann Germano, 30 Natalie Road, Trumbull, CT, 06611 by Tuesday, April 17.
Friday, April 20
Adult Night Out fund-raiser — Booth Hill School will hold an Adult Night Out fund-raiser, Taste the Fun from 7-11 p.m.,at the Pinewood Lake Ballroom, 33 East Lake Road. Advance tickets now on sale; $20 per person, $25 at the door. Reserve your own table for eight people for $150. BYOB. Pre-sale tickets must be purchased by Friday, April 6. Go to the PTA tab and select Adult Night Out. Live music, local food vendors, tastings, coffee bar.
Saturday, April 21
Tidy Up Trumbull — Trumbull Community Women has announced that Tidy Up Trumbull, the annual event that gives town residents the opportunity to make a difference in beautifying parks, trails, roadsides and parking areas, will be held this year from 9 a.m-noon, followed by a party for volunteers at Twin Brooks park. Groups that meet during the week are welcome to schedule at their convenience. Each year, more than 100 residents of Trumbull come forward to participate, including scouts, town and civic organizations, teens needing community service hours, school groups, sports teams, church youth groups, families, and Trumbull businesses. All volunteers and groups, large or small, are welcome. Anyone wishing to participate or have questions answered can contact Liz Thomas at 203-261-2644 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nature hike — A nature hike will take place in Old Mine Park, 123 Old Mine Road, from 1:30-3 p.m. (Rain date April 28). Terrain is moderate. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. No strollers or dogs allowed.
Saturday, April 28
Free document shredding — Trumbull Community Women will once again sponsor a document shredding event to be held from 9 a.m.-noon at the Trumbull Nature and Arts Center, 7115 Main St., in Trumbull. The event has proved popular both for residents wanting to safely discard old files and tax returns, and businesses that have large quantities of information that need to be disposed of safely and securely. The shredding is free and is being offered as a community service by Trumbull Community Women. For further information visit the group’s website, trumbullcommunitywomen.org.
Saturday, May 5
Performance by The Four of Us — The Four Of Us will be appearing at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1734 Huntington Tpke., in Trumbull at 7 p.m., in a concert to benefit area food pantries. The band has been together for approximately five years, and performs a mixture of British Invasion and multi-decade Classic Rock songs, as well as 60’s and 70’s Pop Rock such as the Turtles and Simon and Garfunkel. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for senior (55+)/teens (12+), and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be reserved in advance either by phone, 203-878- 7508 or via email: Sam.Sutter@optonline.net, or purchased at the door the day of the show. Any and all non-perishable food donations will also be greatly appreciated and gladly accepted.
Saturday, June 9
Household Hazardous Waste Collection — The Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day is set for Saturday, June 9, 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. Visit trumbull-ct.gov for items to bring/not to bring.
Tuesday, July 10
The Delaney House, Holyoke, MA — All-you-can-eat lobster and Jimmy Mazz in his show Legends and Laughter. Musical Journey. Buffet menu: Lobster, variety of salads, fruit, pork, haddock, chicken baked ziti, vegetable, dessert and beverage. $25 deposit upon reservation and balance June 1. Price: $99. 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.
Monday-Wednesday, July 23-25
Lancaster, PA. Sight and Sound Theatre; Jesus — Includes: two nights at Comfort Suites, two breakfasts, two dinners, one at Shady Maple Smorgasbord and Bird-In-Hand Family Restaurant; sightseeing; Landis Valley Village Museum, Lancaster and One Liberty Mall and Observation Deck, Philadelphia. Insurance available. Deposit: per person $150 by April 30. Final payment per person, June 4. Price: $451 double; and $561 single. 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.
Monday-Wednesday, Sept. 10-12
Atlantic City and Cape May — Enjoy two nights at Resorts Casino; Bonus Package: $30 slot, $10 food credit, two $20 meal credits and show. Day 2: Guided tour of the 1879 Emen Physick Estate, trolley tour and lunch at Alethea's Restaurant Cape May. Insurance available. Deposit: per person $100 by June 18, and final payment July 23. Price: $337 double and $441 single. Only: 22 seats available. 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.
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.
Thursday, Nov. 1
Change in show for Thursday, Nov. 1 — Westchester Broadway Theatre. Enjoy a matinee performance of Phantom (not Newsies). 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.
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.