Community Calendar

Upcoming Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

McKinley School Carnival

The Carnival will offer traditional rides which would be suitable for toddlers to adults among many other attractions, through the PTA’s ongoing partnership with Stewart Amusements. Fairfield’s own new restaurant, Chilibomb, will offer hamburgers, hot dogs, and chili. Wristbands will be sold for all three nights this year starting at 6 P.M. and all day Sunday; so that kids & adults can enjoy all the rides they want for one special price.

Mark your calendar: the Carnival’s dates and times are: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6 PM - 9 PM, Friday, April 25, 2014, 6 PM -10 PM, Saturday, April 26, 2014, 1 PM – 10 PM and Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1 PM - 5 PM

INFO See description, at Jennings Beach, Fairfield CT

Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes

Hops & Grapes, Toasts & Tastes is The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's fifth annual food, wine, and beer tasting event in Fairfield County. Guests will also be able to participate in a silent and live auction and raffle as part of the evening's festivities. For more imoformation please visit or call 203-665-1400.

INFO 7:30pm-10:30pm, at Chelsea Piers

Fairfield County Women's Expo

INFO 11am-5pm, at The Stamford Plaza Hotel

A Night of Improv Comedy with "Its All Fun and Games"

Cost:  $20.00

Join us for a night of fun and laughs as our NYC Improvisers take your suggestions and create unscripted comedy before your eyes. Using a variety of games these Improvisers will get you to scream out and volunteer someone you love. So bring a friend, Bring a spouse because It's All Fun and Games.

INFO 7:00pm-9:30pm, at Merten's Theatre @ Arnold Bernhard Center, University of Bridgeport

The Harlem Wizards vs. The Lion Tamers

The Stamford Lions Club are bringing The Harlem Wizards to Westhill High School on April 26th at 7:30 p.m. to play against The Lion Tamers. Can we get on your calendar? I will attach a flyer with all the info where people can purchase tickets in person but people can also go to the Wizards web site to purchase tickets -
Tickets bought at the door are $12 for students and $14 for adults
Advance tickets are $10 for students and $12 for adults
There will be $25 VIP tickets that include a meet and greet.
Doors open at 6:45 p.m., game is at 7:30 p.m.
Game includes audience participation half time show and free autographs.

INFO 7:30pm-10:00pm, at Westhill High School

8th Annual ARI Walk for Independence

We would like to invite you to support the 8th annual Walk for Independence on Sunday, May 4. The event raises both awareness and funds for people with developmental disabilities. The Walk will be 1, 2 or 3 miles long beginning at 10am at Cove Island Park in Stamford, CT.

There is no registration fee; however, to receive a tee shirt walkers must raise $50+. Sponsorship levels available from team-$150 to title event-$5,000.

ARI enriches the lives of people with disabilities by enabling them to achieve their fullest potential at work, at home and in the community.

INFO 10:00am-2:00pm, at Cove Island Park

Childcare Learning Centers' Fundraiser-All That Jazz

Childcare Learning Center for more info

Dinner, entertainment, auction

Grammy nominated Christian Sands of the Christian Sands Quartet featuring Brian Torff will be peroforming

INFO 6:00pm-11:00pm, at Stamford Mariott Hotel and Spa

Hope in Motion

Cost:  $35

Stamford Hospital Hope in Motion: Walk & Run
Sunday, June 1, 2014, 8 am

Gather your family and friends for Stamford Hospital’s 19th annual Hope in Motion Walk & Run event. Support local cancer patients by participating in a 5K Walk, 5K Run or 10K Run beginning in downtown Stamford’s Columbus Park. You can also Ride the Bloomin’ Metric beginning at Sherwood Island in Westport on Sunday, June 1, to benefit Hope in Motion.
Register now and find more details at

Contact: Kari Pollak, Stamford Hospital Foundation, 203-276-2554 or

INFO 8:00am-1:00pm, at Columbus Park