May 26, 2013
Tenth annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run Sunday, May 26, 9 a.m., beginning and ending at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main Street, Bridgeport. Indluces 5K run, walk and wheelchair race, alternate one-mile course and a Children’s Fun Run inside the ballpark. Advance registration for adults is $20 until May 22; $25 after May 22; $10 for students 18 and under through race day; $5 for Children’s Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital, 203-384-3600, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 30, 2013
Bridgeport Area Branch, American Association of University Women annual dinner meeting, Thursday, May 30, 6 p.m., Blue Goose Restaurant, Ferry Boulevard, Stratford. Cost, $35. For reservations, call Carole Fanslow, 203-375-1284, until May 23. The current scholarship winners will be presented by Chair, Lorraine Conway, following dinner and meeting.
Bill Roman, owner of Number Crunchers Unlimited, a Trumbull technical support company, and a former financial planner, will discuss how to be smart with your finances with the help of technology Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m., Trumbull Library Community Room. Visitors welcome. Member/visitor refreshment mixer will precede the main part of the presentation, tpcug-ct.org, 203-268-2924.
June 4, 2013
Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court St. Cecelia #735 will conduct their monthly meeting Tuesday, June 4, at 6:30 p.m., at Sterling House Community Center, 2283 Main Street.
There will be a liturgical service followed by a welcome ceremony for new members. All are reminded to bring pantry donations for the Sterling House collections. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, call Regent Doris Berke at 203-377-0255.
June 6, 2013
Connecticut Classic Arts meeting — Artist Hank McLaughlin will demonstrate an pastel landscape, Thursday, June 6, 1-3:30, Trumbull Library, 33 Quality Street. New members welcome; refreshments, 203-926-0000.
June 7, 2013
Nancy Lessard & Scott Sisbarro and the Park City Players present, True Love Doesn’t Weight, at Vazzano’s Four Seasons Friday, June 7. Dinner starts at 7, followed by the show, which features great American love songs performed by a cast of high school and college students. Event benefits the Obesity Actions Coalition in the effort to raise awareness of supporting healthy choices. Tickets, at $50, include a healthy dinner, prepared by Chef John Lepper; cash bar available. Reservations: Paula or Hillary, 203-880-5000.
June 18, 2013
Driver retraining program designed to help older persons improve their driving skills Tuesday, June 18, 10-2, Lovell Room. Limited to 24 participants, age 50 and older. Fee: $12 AARP members, $14 non-members. Call 203-385-4162 to register.
July 22, 2013 – July 26, 2013
Stratford Historical Society presents Exploring Historical Topics, a summer history camp for elementary (grades 5-6) and middle and high school students, July 22-26, 9-noon. Cost is $125 per child, plus one adult membership $20 (per family). Each day a separate historical topic will be explored and discussed with a related hands-on project, stratfordhistoricalsociety.org.
September 8, 2013
The Stratford Historical Society is looking for vendors for its Ice Cream Social slated Sunday, Sept. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 15.
Children friendly booths that offer children a chance to create a craft and booths that would be of interest to adults are wanted.
Interested parties should submit a brief description of their craft to Stratford Historical Society, PO Box 382, Stratford, CT 06615 or email email@example.com. Spots are $25.
October 12, 2013
The Stratford Animal Rescue Society is looking for vendors and sponsors of all types for their annual “Fall Festival To Benefit Animals” on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Paradise Green in Stratford.
The festival includes a one-mile dog walk, food, contests, canine demonstrations, games, music, local celebrities, entertainment, pet adoptions, a silent auction, vendors for people and pets and more.
To register or become a sponsor or vendor, visit starsfest.com.