Monday, March 19
Rails To Back Trails slide presentation — Trumbull Historian/Author. Sue A. DelBianco will be conducting a slide presentation at 7 p.m., at The Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster Street, in Shelton. DelBianco will bring the audience back in time through captivating images on slides, through Bridgeport, The Trumbull Valley, Monroe, Newtown, Brookfield, and reaching as far as Pittsfield, Mass, between the years 1840-1942. Today, the abandoned railroad corridor from Trumbull to Newtown has become one of Connecticut's best recreational trails. She will have copies of her new video Rails To Trails: A Journey Back in Time, which tells the story of the railroad in Trumbull and all that evolved around it. This presentation is by reservation only and you will need to call the library at: 203-924-1580. Admission is free.
Monday, March 26
AAUW meeting — The Bridgeport Area branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold a general meeting open to the public at 6:30 p.m., at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St. The meeting will feature a program on Bullying, presented by a speaker from the Hamden branch of the Anti-Defamation League, Sandra Vonniessen-Applebee addressing this issue. Information and reservations can be made by calling the President of AAUW, Carole Fanslow of Stratford at 203-375-1284.
Wednesday, March 28-Saturday, March 31
Plant sale — The annual Easter/Spring plant sale at Trumbull High School’s Agriscience and Biotechnology Center, 536 Daniels Farm Road, will be open, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The sale will feature plants grown by the Agriscience students. For more information, call 203-452-4200.
Thursday, March 29
TPCUG meeting — The PC Users Group TPCUG, will hold their March meeting at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality St., at 7 p.m. Speaker — Microsoft. Learn about creative updates in Windows 10 Free and open to the public. For more information, visit tpcug-ct.org.
Saturday, March 31
Steven A. Merrihew (S.A.M.) benefit concert — An evening of song and dance at 7:30 p.m., will be held at Trumbull High School, 72 Strobel Road. Tickets: $15 adults, $10 seniors/students, (cash and check only). For more information and for tickets, call 203-502-8315.
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.
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.
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.
Sunday, April 22
Earth Day Brunch fundraiser — An Earth Day Brunch fundraiser to benefit the CT Fallen Heroes Foundation will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at Vazzano’s Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon St., in Stratford. Cost is $39 per person with a huge menu, including carving station, Chicken Francoise and more. Cash bar. Jazz music by the Brian Butler Quartet and 50/50 raffle baskets. For more information, contact Mike at 203-218-2367 or email@example.com.
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, 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.
Discounted movie tickets — Trumbull Parks and Recreation Department offers discounted movie tickets to Bow Tie Cinemas year round. Tickets are $8 each, a savings of $3/ticket, and redeemable at any Bow Tie Cinema locations; 3D movies and BTX theaters will assess additional surcharges. Tickets are available for purchase in our new office located at 366 Church Hill Road, in the new administration building. Call 203-452-5060 for more information.