Upcoming events - Religious briefs
Fall tag sale - Oct. 25 and 26
The enormously popular fall tag sale at Trumbull’s Long Hill United Methodist Church, on Friday, Oct. 25, from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Clothing, shoes, purses, toys, books, jewelry, knick-knacks, cooking utensils, dishes and glasses, electronics,holiday items and decorations, and much more.
Long Hill United Methodist Church, is located at 6358 Main St., (Route 111) in Trumbull, next to The Corner Deli. There is additional parking in their second parking lot on Elizabeth Street, just past the deli. For further information, call 203-954-9691.
Church Bazaar - Oct. 26
St. George Orthodox Church, 5490 Main St., is hosting it’s annual Church Bazaar, on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The event features ethnic dishes, home baked goods, arts and crafts, attic treasures, and Chinese auction raffle. Take-out food as well as free parking available. For more information, call 203-268-1968.
Fall dinner and program - Oct. 30
On Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m., members of the Fairfield East Association of the United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, will gather for the Fall dinner and program . The Rev. M. Todd Shipley is Host Pastor. Call 203-374-8822 for reservations.
Trunk or Treat - Oct. 31
On Thursday, Oct. 31, (rain or shine), Calvary Church, 498 White Plains Road, is hosting its 8th annual Trunk or Treat. This is a safe and fun event for families to go “trick-or-treating” on Halloween. When you and your child arrive, you will see themed cars along with people in costume at each car who are ready to give out candy. Join us from 5-8 p.m., (come and go when you please). Free popcorn, cotton candy, bounce houses and more. Call 203-268-3750 for more information.
Taste of Slovakia - Nov. 2
A Taste of Slovakia, sponsored by the Altar Guild of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 406 White Plains Road, will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. Menu is kielbasa and sauerkraut, potato pancakes, pirohi, halushki with cabbage, beverages and dessert. Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for children 10 and under. Please pay when reserving. For reservations, call the church office at 203-372-8844. Seating is limited.
Holiday Basket Bonanza Raffle
On Saturday, Nov. 9, there will be a Holiday Basket Bonanza Raffle at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 White Plains Road, to support the Unity Hill UCC Children’s Education Program. Preview 5-6 p.m., raffle following immediately after in Fellowship Hall. $15 per person (includes a sheet of raffle tickets, light snacks and grand prize ticket). Children under 12 are free. Call 203-374-8822 for more information.
Breakfast and artists - Nov. 9
From 9:30-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 9, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 5995 Main St., come meet Addie the Comfort Dog and her handler Jennifer Marr. A full hot and cold breakfast buffet will be served. Browse the artists and crafters. Suggested donation $10. For reservations and information, call 203-268-7555.
Art auction and beer and wine tasting - Nov. 17
Sponsored by Congregation B’nai Torah, 5700 Main St., on Sunday, Nov. 17. The professional auction company, Marlin Art will conduct the event with a preview at 6:30 p.m. The Beer and Wine Tasting, provided by Town Line, 345 Hawley Lane in Stratford, will also begin at 6:30 p.m., as will numerous raffles. A live auction will follow at 7:30, featuring art in all media and price ranges. Major credit cards accepted for purchases. Admission is $10 /$18 for two and includes refreshments, dessert and coffee. Each ticket purchased in advance will also receive two free raffle tickets. For tickets or more information, call 203-268-6940.