WESTON, Conn. A National Trails Day hike, a gardening demonstration and other community events are taking place in and near Weston this weekend.
Saturday, June 2
Trout Brook Valley Hike: 9 a.m. to noon. Celebrate National Trails Day by joining an educational hike led by the Aspetuck Valley Land Trust that explores the scenic red trail that overlooks the Saugatuck Reservoir. Trout Brook Valley, Bradley Road, Weston.
Square Foot Gardening at Norfield Grange: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Amie Guyette Hall will be at the Spring Farmers' Market to demonstrate square-foot gardening by installing a garden that will remain at the Grange as a community garden for educational purposes. Norfield Grange, 12 Good Hill Road, Weston.
Organic Farming Discussion: 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Bill Duesing, executive director of the Connecticut Organic Food Association, will discuss organic farming and genetically modified foods in an event sponsored by the Weston Kiwanis Club and the Weston Sustainability Committee. Norfield Parish Hall, 64 Norfield Road, Weston.
Georgetown Lions Club Document Shredding Day : 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your documents and have them shredded. Donations accepted, proceeds go to a Lions Club effort to plant trees in Costa Rica. Gilbert and Bennett School, New Street, Georgetown.
Westport Youth Film Festival 2012: 10 a.m to 10 p.m. High school students from across the state are participating in this cutting edge festival that shows films and includes panels and workshops. Festival passes $30. Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport.
Easton Community Center Battle of the Bands : 6 to 9 p.m. Middle School bands will showcase their talent at this competition, in which local bands will compete for prizes. $5 admission at the door. Easton Community Center, 364 Sport Hill Road, Easton.
Sunday, June 2
Christies Farmers' Market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Farmers' Market at Christies offers fresh produce and goods. Christies Country Store, 161 Cross Highway, Westport.
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