2012 ASP Trip Video & 2013 FOA Open House
Where: Trumbull Library Community Room
When: Sunday, Nov. 4
Cost: A non-perishable food donation.
Description: Friends of Appalachia will be presenting the 2012 Appalachia Service Project (ASP) trip video and hosting an open house for the 2013 ASP trip.
This event will be held on Sunday November 4, 2012 at 1:30 PM in the Community Room at the Trumbull Library, 33 Quality Street.
Please join us to celebrate the successful 2012 ASP trip to West Virginia; meet FOA participants, advisors, and Board members; and learn about FOA participation information and requirements for the 2013 ASP trip to Tennessee.
Copies of the 2012 trip DVD will be available for $10 and all proceeds will benefit FOA.
FOA will be asking for donations from all attendees. The funds collected will be used to purchase Wal-Mart gift cards that will be sent to the families we served in West Virginia in time for the 2012 holiday season.
Town of Trumbull Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Where: Indian Ledge Park, Trumbull, next to the BMX Facility
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: Free; Monroe, Easton or Trumbull ID required
Description: The annual hazardous waste drop off.
Trumbull Library Book Sale
Where: Trumbull Library
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Regular library hours are 9-5 on Saturday and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday; 203-452-5197
Cost: By the Book
Description: The latest of the Trumbull Library's book sales.
Wilton: Auditions for "The Drowsy Chaperone" at The Wilton Playshop
Where: Wilton Playshop
When: 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
Description: Beside the principal roles, there is a small ensemble cast of various unspecified characters of all ages. All roles must sing well and able to do standard musical theatre movement. Dance skills are required for the roles of Janet, Robert, George, Kitty and the two gangsters.
ELSEWHERE IN CONNECTICUT
Middlebury: Holiday Shopping Extravaganza
Where: Tula Family Enrichment Center, 489 Middlebury Rd, Middlebury
When: 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3
Description: The Tula Family Enrichment Center presents its Holiday Shopping Extravaganza. Come do some holiday shopping and please bring a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Vendors include Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Avon, Mary Kay, various baked goods, children's accessories and many many more.
New Canaan: American Pastoral Landscape Show
Where: Carriage Barn Arts Center at Waveny Park
When: 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3
Description: Curator Lydia Viscardi said: “American Pastoral celebrates our countries landscape in all media. Our country has a rich art tradition in the genre of landscape. This includes early American folk art paintings, grand expansive works introducing the public to the fantastic wild western frontier, the Boston impressionist school influenced by France, the WPA murals that introduced our citizens to rural and increasingly industrialized America, and late 20th and 21st century works depicting the United States and its vanishing wild places.”
Newtown: Halloween Skate Jam Fundraiser
Where: Dickinson Memorial Park
When: Noon Saturday, Nov. 4
Description: The first ever Halloween Skate Jam Fundraiser costs $5 admission and $5 to enter. Prizes will be awarded for best trick, best costume and more.
Norwalk: Holiday Fair
Where: Norwalk Inn & Conference Center
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3
Description: Holiday Shopping to benefit Norwalk's children via the Norwalk Kiwanis Club. So many to choose from somthing for everyone: 31 Gifts, Alle Cat Jewelry, Chiapetta Olive Oil, Juice Plus, Lia Sophia Jewelry, Madison Handbags, Pampered Chef, Silpada Sterling Silver Jewelry, Stella & Dot Jewelry, Sublime Escentials, Tastefully Simple, Tuppeware.
Where: High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 5:00 p.m.
Description: Orange's rescheduled night of trick-or-treating allows children to trick-or-treat in a central location from residents' cars.
Oxford: Holiday Fair
Where: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 421 Oxford Road
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Description: The holiday fair will have many new features such as a regift it table, antique lace, lunch, hot chocolate and cookies. The quilt exhibit has a charge of $3.00.
Oxford: 41st Oxford Arts and Crafts Show
Where: Oxford Center School, 462 Oxford Road
When: Saturday, Nov. 3, 10 a.m.
Description: This juried show offers stationery, pottery, herbal creations, jewelry, ornaments, handspun alpaca yarns, soft sculpture and totes. Also featured will be handmade books and boxes, oil paintings, photography, metal crafts and folk art. Other offerings include quilling, beeswax candles, soaps, candy and dried flowers.
Redding: Esteemed Neigbors: Helen Keller & Mark Twain
Where: Mark Twain Library
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4
Description: Join Twain enthusiasts Heather Morgan and Brent Colley as they discuss a remarkable friendship and learn about the Mark Twain Library's new exhibit on the topic.
Where: Southbury Land Trust, 500 Sanford Rd. in Southbury
When: Sunday, Nov. 4, 1:30 p.m.
Description: An afternoon featuring haywagon rides, pumpkin hunts, treats and goodies, refreshments, coloring contest, prizes and guided hikes of a beautiful 100-acre Southbury farm.