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Back to School Immunizations and Physicals: The Stratford Health Department is trying to make back-to-school preparations easier for families by offering a quick and easy way for students to get their physicals and vaccinations. Parents are encouraged to bring their kids to the Health Department for physicals and vaccinations. Physicals cost $75, the first immunization is $20 and additional shots are $5. Anyone with Husky insurance is covered for the appointment. The back-to-school immunization and physical program begins August 16th and runs through the end of the month. Appointments are required. For appointments call 203-385-4090.

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:

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

Monday, August 21st, Paradise Green Farmers Market.  Fruits, vegetables, snacks, and more. From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, August 21st, Food Pantry from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Holy Name of Jesus parking lot, College Street. The food pantry is sponsored by the Connecticut Food Bank, the Stratford Department of Health, and the YMCA. Stratford Mobile Food Bank takes place on every other Monday, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and they are asking that cars line up on College Street. You are also asked to bring your own reusable bag. There will be 1 bag per household distributed. Please bring identification if a second household is in the car.

Monday, August 28th, at noon Stratford Library Monday Matinees, shown uncut and on widescreen in the Lovell Room. WAKANDA FOREVER, 161 minutes. PG-13

Wednesday, August 23rd Candlelight Historical Walk from Mac’s Harbor to Main Street. Meet at Mac’s Harbor at 7 p.m.

Thursday, August 24th Housatonic Greenway Cycling Club ride from Boothe Park over Sikorsky Bridge to Milford. Meet at 6 p.m. in Boothe for ride.

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


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


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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