April Events in Fairfield

10+ things to do this month



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April 9th

April 12th

  • Redeemable Can & Bottle Drive begins April 12th and will be held on the second Saturday of each month between 9am and 12 noon.
    400 Jackman Avenue
    Email: info@rescue15.com for info from the Stratfield Volunteer Fire Department.
  • Shred Day will be held between 9am and 12 noon. There will be onsite mobile shredding of paper documents, $10 per banker sized box. Held rain or shine to residents and nonresidents, paper clips and staples are ok, proceeds benefit the Youth Police Explorer Program at the Fairfield Police Dept.
    100 Reef Road
    Email: bpapageorge@town.fairfield.ct.us for more info.
  • The 18th Annual Egg Hunt "Egg-stravaganza" will be held between 10 and 11:30am or 1 and 2:30pm. Fun filled family activities include an egg hunt (suitable for children 8 years old and under), spring themed craft making, and a visit from a very special rabbit! Each session includes healthy snacks; bring a basket and camera, held rain or shine. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. $5 adult/ $10 per child for members, $5 adult/$15 per child for nonmembers. Free for children under 2.  
    Connecticut Audubon Society
    2325 Burr Street 203.259.6305 ext.109
  • The grand reopening of the Fairfield Academy Schoolroom, 2pm – 4pm
    635 Old Post Road
    Email: pamelahuth@gmail.com for more info.

April 14th – 17th

  • Spring Break Nature Palooza. 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Welcome back the animals and plants that have been hiding all winter long. Campers will spend their time investigating and exploring the world of nature. This exciting and unique program includes live animals, craft-making and outdoor exploration. $120 members/ $168 nonmembers. Lunch bunch - $10 per day. Single day rates are also available. 
    Connecticut Audubon Society
    2325 Burr Street
    For more information or to register call 203.259.6305 ext. 109. 

April 19th

  • 2nd Annual Roots to Branches Community Forum on Trees. 9am – 12:30 pm. Workshops are offered. $10 suggested donation.
    Connecticut Audubon Society
    2325 Burr Street

April 24th

  • Early Morning Bird Watching Walks. Thursday 6:30 am – 7:30 am (and runs through the month of May, each Thursday morning). Enjoy early morning bird watching walks with Milan Bull, as over 180 species of birds visit the sanctuary throughout the year. All levels of birders are welcome! Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring binoculars, walks are canceled due to rain. 
    Connecticut Audubon Society
    2325 Burr Street
    Reservations: 203.259.6305

April 25th

  • Sacred Heart University will be holding its annual Relay for Life event. Participants are encouraged to bring nonperishable food donations in conjunction with Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary celebration Food Drive. 
    Email: MoseleyS@sacredheart.edu

April 26th and 27th

  • Join the first ever town wide Food Drive in celebration of Fairfield’s 375th Anniversary. 8am – 4pm Saturday and 8am – 3pm Sunday at Fairfield Ludlowe High School. Nonperishable food donations from individuals, families, businesses, churches, Scouts, schools and more are gladly accepted. Donations will benefit: Operation Hope, the Bridgeport Rescue Mission, the Thomas A. Merton House, and A Project from the Heart (for our troops overseas). The entire community is encouraged to join in this historic event. Enjoy live entertainment by WEBE 108 Saturday. Held rain or shine.
    785 Unquowa Road.
    www.ffldfooddrive375.org

April 26th

  • Fairfield’s 16th annual Earth Day Celebration. 10am – 4pm. Free of charge, held rain or shine. Enjoy live music and entertainment, children’s activities, Q & A sessions with local, state and federal officials, plants, gardening, alternative energy options, and more. 
    Fairfield Warde High School
    755 Melville Avenue
    203.590.1755

April 30th

  • The Town of Fairfield’s 31st Annual Holocaust Commemoration, featuring guest speakers and musical presentations. This year’s principal speaker is Shiri Sandler; US director of the Auschwitz Jewish Center at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. 7:30pm. Free of charge, everyone is welcome to attend, held at The First Congregational Church.
    148 Beach Road
    Call Joshua Zabin at 203.254.4848 for more info.

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