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Stamford Advocate (Sunday) - - Neighborhoods - IG­NA­CIO LAGUARDA


A se­ries of white posts called de­lin­eators on Glenbrook Road near Scofield Av­enue are be­ing used by the city to col­lect traf­fic data.

The city is test­ing the im­pacts of a “curb bumpout” at the in­ter­sec­tion.


Turn of River Mid­dle School will hold a “Ti­tan Chal­lenge” out­door ob­sta­cle course from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fri­day.

The event is the big­gest fundraiser for the school lo­cated at 117 Vine St.

All of the pro­ceeds sup­port stu­dent pro­grams and events at the school.


The Glenbrook Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion will clean up the area around Glenbrook train sta­tion from 9 a.m. to noon Sat­ur­day.

Gloves and trash bags will be pro­vided. A dump­ster will be avail­able for at­ten­dees to bring items to throw away. No elec­tron­ics, house­hold re­cy­clables, tires or haz­ardous ma­te­ri­als will be ac­cepted.

At­ten­dees can also shred con­fi­den­tial doc­u­ments.

The cleanup will in­clude a free tag sale. Par­tic­i­pants can bring and take items.

The cleanup or­ga­niz­ers also en­cour­age par­tic­i­pants to bring used eye­glasses and hear­ing aids to be do­nated to peo­ple in need.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 203-359-1580.


The an­nual Fall Ball Daugh­ter Dance re­turns to North­east El­e­men­tary School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fri­day.

“All North­east daugh­ters and their spe­cial some­one are in­vited to dance the night away,” the de­scrip­tion for the event reads.

Tick­ets are $12 for each stu­dent and in­cludes ad­mis­sion for the guest. Ad­mis­sion in­cludes re­fresh­ments, a flower and pho­to­graph of each daugh­ter and her guest.

North­east El­e­men­tary School is lo­cated at 82 Scofield­town Road.


Westhill High School will host a night ded­i­cated to In­dian danc­ing from 7 to 11 p.m. Sat­ur­day.

The Net­work of Asian Moms or­ga­ni­za­tion will hold “Garba Night,” which will fea­ture “non-stop danc­ing, elec­tri­fy­ing en­ergy, cap­ti­vat­ing beats and bright cos­tumes” at the high school’s gym­na­sium, lo­cated at 125 Roxbury Road.

A por­tion of all pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit Child Rights and You, a non­profit fo­cused on help­ing un­der­priv­i­leged chil­dren.

Tick­ets are $10 on­line and

$15 at the door for adults, and $5 on­line and $10 at the door for chil­dren 12 and younger.


The Long Ridge Fire Co. will hold its an­nual open house and pump­kin sale from noon to 4 p.m. Sat­ur­day.

The event will fea­ture free food, fire safety demon­stra­tions, fire truck rides, pony rides, raf­fles and more.

The Long Ridge Fire Co. is lo­cated at 366 Old Long Ridge Road.


The Glenbrook Neigh­bor­hood As­so­ci­a­tion will hold an Ok­to­ber­fest-themed gath­er­ing at Lock City Brew­ing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thurs­day.

“Share a lo­cally brewed pint with your neigh­bors and cel­e­brate the re­turn of fall,” the de­scrip­tion for the event reads. Dogs and chil­dren are wel­come.

Lock City Brew­ing is lo­cated at 54 Re­search Drive.


St. John’s Lutheran Church is sell­ing pump­kins this month.

All of the funds are do­nated. Some of the pro­ceeds go to a Navajo reser­va­tion in New Mex­ico. Half of the amount is do­nated to Build­ing One Com­mu­nity.

Food sold at the food tent sup­ports the quil­ters of St. John’s who make quilts for Lutheran World Re­lief, a world-wide quilt dis­tri­bu­tion to those in need.

The pump­kin patch is open daily, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mon­day to Fri­day, from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Sat­ur­day and Sun­day.

Stam­ford traf­fic of­fi­cials are test­ing whether a “curb bump-out” could be use­ful at the in­ter­sec­tion of Glenbrook Road and Scofield Av­enue. Con­trib­uted photo

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