NORWALK, Conn. – Tim Currie kicks off this year’s summer concert series, the Health Department offers free HIV screening and ConnDOT will share information about the Strawberry Hill Avenue bridge work that’s planned.
Parks and Rec Concert Series starts June 27 with new no smoking area
Norwalk Parks and Rec’s Calf Pasture Beach Summer concert series kicks off Wednesday June 27th at 7:30 p.m. with Tim Currie’s 13-piece Motown Revue Band. For more information about Tim Currie’s Motown Band, see https://tcmotownband.com/.
A new no-smoking area spans north to south, from the concert stage to Ripka’s Beach Café, and from west to east, from the edge of the parking lot to the second sidewalk. Signs will be posted approximately every 50 feet alerting guests that there is to be no smoking or vaping past a certain point. The signs will only be posted from June through August on Wednesday nights of the Summer Concert Series.
Summer events at the beach are free for residents with a Norwalk Resident Pass. For Wednesday night concerts, a parking fee of $10 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass after 5 p.m. For the fireworks and concert on July 3, a parking fee of $35 per car will be charged for cars without a Norwalk Resident Pass.
Health Department offers free HIV screenings June 27
The Norwalk Health Department will offer free rapid testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on June 27, National HIV Testing Day. Staff will provide testing from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Health Department (137 East Avenue, Norwalk). No appointment is necessary, and results are available in about 20 minutes.
“There are millions of people in the United States living with HIV, and a large number of them aren’t aware of their status,” explained Darleen Hoffler, MHA, BSN, RN, Supervisor of Clinical Services at the Health Department.
In addition to the free testing on National HIV Testing Day, the Health Department offers a walk-in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic every Monday and Friday morning from 9:00 am to 11:30 am and Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm. No appointment is necessary, and the fee is $10. HIV testing is also available at these times.
Public meeting on Strawberry Hill Avenue I-95 bridge work
ConnDOT will hold a public information meeting regarding the upcoming rehabilitation project for the Strawberry Hill Avenue bridge over I-95. Residents, commuters, business owners, and other interested individuals are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about and discuss the proposed project. The meeting will take place June 28 at the Norwalk City Hall Community Room. DOT officials will be available starting at 6:30 p.m. and there will be a formal presentation at 7 p.m.