The third annual Taste of Woodbridge will coincide with the kick-off to this year’s free summer concerts in July.
The summer concerts are held on every Tuesday in July from 6 – 8 p.m. on the Woodbridge Town Green.
On July 5, the Taste of Woodbridge will be held during the Cold Spring Harbor concert (Billy Joel tribute band). During this event Woodbridge restaurants and others in the local food industry will provide free samples to attendees. Residents can taste a wide variety of free food from Café Blake, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, Massaro Community Farm, The Spice is Right, Sweet Seidner’s Bake Shop, and Village Café.
In addition, food and snacks will be available for purchase from the following food trucks at all the concerts: Christiano’s Pizza, Christiano’s Miniature Donuts, Firedog, Four Flours Baking Company, Poppy’s Pizza and Sweetheart Ice Cream.
On July 19 the Recreation Department will add a new event: Rec-A-Rama. Rec-A-Rama will showcase various Recreation Department child and adult programs. The public will be able to participate in a few demo classes. Participating in this event are: Bricks4Kidz (Lego programming), yoga, Arts in Connecticut, World Champion Tae Kwon Do, Massaro Community Farm, volleyball and more.
“Please join us for our summer concert series,” said First Selectman Ellen Scalettar. “The concerts and ancillary events, organized by our Recreation Department, provide an opportunity for us to come together to celebrate our community and the season.”
“The Recreation Department is pleased to offer these additional fun events for the residents of Woodbridge and show off the variety of programing we offer,” said Recreation Department Director John Adamovich.
The rain date for the Cold Spring Harbor concert is July 6. If it rains on July 6, the concert will be held in the Center Gym. On July 12 Joe Neumann and the Big Beat (music from the 1950s and 60s) will play. The rain location for the July 12 concert is the Center Gym. The July 19 concert will be performed by Angelo Ruggiero (standards from Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin and more). The Vybrations (music form the 1960s and 70s) will play on July 26. The rain date for The Vybrations is July 27. If it rains on July 27 the concert will be in the Center Gym.
The concerts are possible thanks to sponsors, including Group Insurance Associates, Latricte International, Regent Wealth Management Group, Servpro – CKG Associates, Deankin Edwards & Clark, M.H. Schaefer Inspection, Christianos Mobile, People’s United Bank, Four Flours Baking Co., Hershman Legal Group, Firedog, Sweetheart Ice Cream, Poppy’s Pizza, Massaro Community Farm, Senator Joe Crisco (paid for by Crisco 2016, Pat Crisco, Treasurer), Law Offices of Resnik and Resnik, Ming Xiao, Phylis Liu O.D., F.C.O.V.D. Behavioral Optometrist, Bladen Valley Sprinkles.