Religious news and upcoming events

Holiday Happening Craft Fair
The Holiday Happening Craft Fair will take place at Long Hill Methodist Church, 6358 Main St., in Trumbull, on Saturday, Dec. 10, from10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be 24 vendors selling homemade and direct marketing cash and carry holiday gifts. No admission.
Holiday Boutique
Congregation B'nai Torah, 5700 Main St., Trumbull, will be hosting a Holiday Boutique on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1-5 p.m. Featured will be a wide variety of Christmas and Hanukkah gift items from many vendors, including crafts, jewelry, accessories, home décor, pottery, photography, skin care, clothing, and more.

There will also be a silent auction with extensive goods and services, as well as a raffle for a 50 inch Smart TV, an Xbox, and a Go Pro.

Open to the community. Free admission. For more information, call 203-268-6940 or email
Christmas for Kids Fest
The annual Christmas for Kids Fest will be held at Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2975 Nichols Ave., in Trumbull, across the street from City Line Florist, on Saturday, Dec. 17, from 1-4 p.m. Children ages 3.5 through 11 are invited for an afternoon of games, crafts, some festive singing, snacks and a presentation entitled Joy to the World, as we keep Christ in Christmas. Parents are welcome to stay or have the afternoon free for holiday preparations.

For more information or to register, call 203-378-1270 or register online at
The Mishkan Israel Day Camp will once again light a Menorah in celebration of Chanukah on Tuesday, Dec. 27, in front of Trumbull Town Hall. This is the 31st year of the annual tradition, held to raise awareness of the holiday. Dozens of town elected and emergency services officials are expected, as is a contingent of State Police.

Mishkan Israel Day Camp is located in a state of the art facility in the heart of North Stamford, and serves youngsters from throughout the entire Fairfield County area during the summer months.

All are welcome to attend the menorah-lighting, which includes light refreshments, music and a children’s program. For free menorahs and more information call 203-268-0740 or visit