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Stratfield Hopes To Fund Roadwork With Parkapalooza Event

FAIRFIELD, CT — As it strives to make the community a superior put, subsequent Saturday

FAIRFIELD, CT — As it strives to make the community a superior put, subsequent Saturday the Stratfield Village Association will host a get-collectively to increase funds and share group spirit in the historic space.

“This is a new and entirely unique function to Fairfield,” claimed Jamie McCusker, co-president and co-founder of the SVA, a neighborhood nonprofit aimed at bettering the community that stretches along the upper east side of city.

To date, the SVA has raised close to $1 million on the neighborhood’s behalf, with funds likely to updates at Lt. Owen Fish Park on Stratfield Highway, together with new going for walks trails, rest room renovations and the installation of a new toddler playground.

It has also elevated a around-equal total to commit in the place regarded as the Four Corners, which is the location where by Stratfield Street, aka Route 59, satisfies Fairfield Woods Highway.

The renovation job is 90 percent entire in phrases of design, the products of a partnership with the city, and the approach is that it will split floor in the subsequent 12 months or so.

“For our last fundraising press for the Four Corners Venture, the SVA will be holding the Lincoln Parkapalooza on Sept. 11,” McCusker claimed. “All the streets encompassing Lincoln Park, on Jackman Avenue in Stratfield, will be shut to autos and 8 stay bands will engage in in distinctive places in the community on entrance lawns of households.”

The function will commence at 2:30 p.m. with a 9-11 ceremony at the Stratfield Firehouse in coordination with the section, following which the festivities will operate through 9:30 p.m.

“When we embarked on this mission to boost the 4 Corners with a protection and beautification job,” described Dylan O’Connor, co-president and co-founder of the team, “the SVA committed to bringing a specified quantity of money to the desk.”

“We intend to honor that determination and this fundraiser aids us get there,” he stated.

The headline band, The Tom Petty Project, will perform at Lincoln Park commencing at 7:30 p.m. to shut the occasion.

There will be food and sellers obtainable all through.

“The audio starts off at 3 p.m. at several residences in the neighborhood,” O’Connor mentioned, explaining that a map will be introduced through the group’s Facebook web site later this 7 days.

Men and women are encouraged to get tickets in progress as we expect a significant turnout,” he explained, with wristbands demanded to show up at the a variety of functions.

For a lot more info, take a look at stratfieldvillageassociation.org.