Mark Your Calendar

StoryWalk 5:  Main Event on Saturday, August 12th,. Stratford Veterans Museum at Boothe Park.  Enjoy a celebration of Stratford Veterans on Saturday, August 12th at 1 p.m. at Boothe Park-For further information about the StoryWalks and registration for the free Main Events, visit: http://stratfordlibrary.org/forest-to-shore-storywalk-tour/ .

Whitehead Weekend General Aviation Fly-In at Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport on Saturday and Sunday, August 12th and 13th.  The event will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.  All aircraft welcome.  Sponsored by the Connecticut Air & Space Center.

Monday, August 14th, Paradise Green Farmers Market.  Fruits, vegetables, snacks, and more. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

 

Monday, August 14th at noon Stratford Library Monday Matinees, shown uncut and on widescreen in the Lovell Room.  MRS. HARRIS GOES TO PARIS, 115 minutes.

Wednesday, August 16th from 9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M. Free Blood Pressure Screenings at the South End Community Center.

 

Wednesday, August 16th, 7:00 p.m., Candlelight Historical Walk Season 2, Episode 1: Judson House to Bond’s Dock.  Explore the Historic District and beyond with Town Historian, David Wright. Discover stories of the people, places, and events that have shaped the town throughout its history while enjoying a light stroll through the evening, summer air! Each walk features a different walking path and topic of conversation.  Walkers meet at the Captain David Judson House by 7 p.m.

On Saturday, August 19th at 10 a.m. at the Judson House/Catharine B. Mitchell Museum Historic Gardens, 967 Academy Hill, join Laurie Masciandaro to learn about the sixteen historic gardens across Connecticut. Laurie will share her extensive knowledge of gardening from a historian’s perspective and discuss the styles, beauty, and traditions of gardens of the past.  Enjoy light refreshments and walk through our Historic Judson House Gardens following the presentation.  $3 Members, $5 Non-members. Seating is limited, so be sure to register online: https://stratfordhistorical.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/stratfordhistorical/eventRegistration.jsp?event=12551

Saturday, August 19th, Shakesbeer Festival, sponsored by Stratford Odd Timers, 50+ Breweries, Food, and Music.  Tickets on sale now at a discount from day of the event!  Save $10.

Saturday, August 19th Neighborhood Breakfast at Stratford United Methodist Church, free community breakfast 8:30-10:00 a.m. on the 3rd Saturday of each month:  They offer hot food and community for those in need.  Enter through the back of the church.  Enjoy a meal and visit the thrift shop, which has affordable clothing, toys, and household items.

Saturday, August 19th SPS Family Partnership Back To School Fair from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Stratford High School.  Jumpstart the school year with backpacks and school supplies for Stratford students.

Sunday, August 20th at 2 p.m. Eric Chandler presentation at the Catharine B. Mitchell Museum, Local American Revolutionary War historian, Eric Chandler, will explore the who, the how, the successes, and the failures of America’s first foray into intelligence gathering. Discover the role espionage played in the ultimate success of the American War for Independence.  Sponsored by Stratford Historical Society, Free, no registration necessary

Save The Date Stratford Events:

KIDS’ DAY AT THE STRATFORD FARMERS MARKET IS BACK!  Monday August 28th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Paradise Green Farmers Market.  Sponsored by the Town of Stratford.

 

Free Blood Pressure Screenings South End Community Center

DATES & TIMES

SEPTEMBER 20, 2023       9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

OCTOBER 18, 2023            9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

NOVEMBER 15, 2023        9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

DECEMBER 20, 2023         9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

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September 9th, Violet Willows Concert to benefit the Stratford Education Foundation, providing free books to Stratford’s preschoolers through The Imagination Library.  The performance begins at 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are $15.00 at the door.  Sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Bridgeport, 275 Huntington Road, Stratford.

September 9th Sterling House Down & Dirty 5k.  The Sterling House Down and Dirty 5K Obstacle Race is a family-friendly, obstacle-filled, mud run through Stratford Short Beach.  Registration open.  Sign up now.

Celebrate Stratford: Multiple Events on Tap: Latin Music Festival, September 10th

 

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