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Posted on: June 24, 2009

[ARCHIVED] 6/24/2009 - Enjoy all that Trumbull and the surrounding area has to offer!


How do you like to spend your days?  Hiking?  Swimming?  Fishing?  Golfing?  Trumbull and the surrounding areas have so much to offer everyone.  Trumbull residents are encouraged to get out and enjoy their summer with friends and family.

  • Westfield is celebrating Independence Day with Food, Fun and Fireworks on July 2.  Admission is free.  The Landsharks, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band, will be performing.  There will be a choreographed fireworks spectacular and activities for the whole family.

  • August 21 - You don't want to be Out of Touch and you don't want to miss Hall & Oates perform LIVE at Indian Ledge Park.  Experience the music of these legendary performers -   Maneaters, Rich Girl, I Can't Go for That (No Can Do), Privates Eyes and more...

  • Cool off with a swim at the pools at Beach Memorial Park or Tashua Knolls. 

  • Hike your way through the Pequonnack River Valley Park. 

  • How about a round of golf at Tashua Knolls and Tashua Glenn. 

  • Nurture your creative side and enjoy the Trumbull Nature & Arts Center’s summer activities.  

  • Go Fishin’ in the Pequonnock River Valley Park. 

  • Ride your bike or take a walk along the beautiful Pequonnock River Valley or through Twin Brooks Park. 

  • Tennis anyone?  Courts are available at Island Brook Park, Unity Park, Tashua Knolls, and Nothnagle Park. 

  • Bring your young ones to the tot lots at Twin Brooks, Tashua Knolls, Indian Ledge and Island Brook Park or have them cool off at the wonderful tot sprinkler lots at Indian Ledge and Beach Memorial Park. 

  • How about a game of volleyball?  Unity Park has two sand courts and Beach Memorial Park has one, too!

  • There’s plenty of space for a good old fashion picnic.  Beach Memorial Park, Unity Park, Old Mine Park, Tashua Knolls and Abraham Nichols Park have picnic areas.  Old Mine Park and Twin Brooks Park have covered picnic pavilions.  

  • Enjoy an outdoor concert at the Town Hall Gazebo on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM (in case of rain, all concerts will be held in the Community Room at the Trumbull Library) 

o        Tuesday, June 16th The Bernadettes (Rhythm & Blues) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Abriola Parkview Funeral Home 

o        Tuesday, June 23rd Midnight Rodeo (Country) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Middlebrook Farms of Trumbull 

o        Tuesday, June 30th Yesteryear (Doo wop 50’s & 60’s) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Fairfield County Bank 

o        Tuesday, July 7th The Barons (Oldies) 7:00 PM Sponsored by The Wright Company Insurance 

o        Tuesday, July 14th The Rockin Heartbeats 7:00 PM Sponsored by Maefair Healthcare 

o        Tuesday, July 21st One Way Ticket (Top 40 Rock N’Roll) 7:00 PM Sponsored by the Trumbull Recreation Department 

o        Tuesday, July 28th Steve D’Agostino (Pop/Sinatra Sounds) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Saint Joseph’s Manor 

o        Tuesday, August 4th Gunsmoke (Country) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Spring Meadows Trumbull 

o        Tuesday, August 11th Chris Coulter (Easy Listening) 7:00 PM Sponsored by Cyril Mullins Funeral Home 

o        Tuesday, August 18th The Rockaholics 7:00 PM Sponsored by the Trumbull Recreation Department 

o        Tuesday, August 25th Mia & the Riff (Soul, R&B, Funk, Rock & Roll) 7:00 PM Sponsored by the Trumbull Recreation Department 

o        Tuesday, September 1st Tony Reno (Dance Band) 7:00 PM Sponsored by the The Dogwoods  

o        Tuesday, September 8th The Frank Porto Band (show tunes, 40’s) 7:00 PM Sponsored by the Trumbull Recreation Department 


For more information about Trumbull’s recreational facilities click here.  


Click here to see the complete description of the Trumbull Recreation Department’s Summer 2009 Programs.  


Don’t miss the Trumbull Youth Association’s production of Seussical the Musical - Show times: Thursday, 7/30 - 8:00 PM. Friday, 7/31 - 8:00 PM. Saturday, 8/1 - 8:00 PM. Sunday, 8/2 - 2:00 PM.  For more information click here.  


Wherefore art thou, Shakespeare?  Right next door at the Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport, that’s where.  Connecticut’s Free Shakespeare is presented at the Beardsley Zoo. 


By the way, the Beardsley Zoo is a great destination for the family. Connecticut's only accredited zoo is nestled in a 36-acre park-like setting devoted to the wildlife of North and South America.  


The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts in Westport presents over 50 nights of free entertainment under the stars.  


Crosby, Stills and Nash are among the performers at the 2009 Gathering of the Vibe held at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. 


The Trumbull Library is cooool on a hot summer’s day.  Check out the Trumbull Library’s Summer Reading Program and other programs by clicking here.  The Family Friendly Summer Movies series is being presented every Thursday afternoon at 2pm in the Community Room and refreshments are provided.  Click here for the Family Friendly Summer Movies schedule.  


The Trumbull Farmer’s Market is open on Thursday’s from 3:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M.  For a complete list of Connecticut’s Farmers’ Markets click here.  


Take in a baseball game and see the Bridgeport Bluefish at Harboryard or the New York Yankees or New York Mets at their new stadiums.


How about getting out on the water?  The Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company is a great way to get out on Long Island Sound.  


Rainy day?  Why not check out one of the great museums or aquariums in the area?


  • P.T. Barnum Museum - Bridgeport     
  • Discovery Museum - Bridgeport     
  • Peabody Museum - New Haven     
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children - Norwalk     
  • Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk 

You can cool off at the movies.  Trumbull's Bow-Tie Cinemas has 16 theatres.  Discount tickets for Trumbull’s Bow-Tie Cinemas are available at the Trumbull Recreation office.  Bow-Tie also offers the Kid’s Club Film Series with free admission.


Trumbull’s own Michael E. Niedermeier is the 61st Ringmaster of the Annual Barnum Festival.  The 2009 Barnum Festival has fun for everyone.  For more information about the Barnum Festival events click here.   Don’t miss the Great Street Parade on June 28.


Fairfield County has so many great summer activities.  Two helpful websites that provide lots of information regarding what’s happening around Fairfield County are:  



Another great site for events and attractions across Connecticut is  


Looking beyond Connecticut?  How about visiting the Capital of the World - the City that Never Sleeps?  Just an hour away, New York City always lives up to its reputation for sight seeing, entertainment, restaurants and more.  Check out these great websites with tons of information about visiting New York City: 



Whether you're staying in Trumbull or traveling elsewhere, we hope Trumbull residents have a great summer.


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