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Fox Street Pedestrian Bridge - February 2013 Update

The first meeting of a Stakeholder Information Session on the Ash Creek Pedestrian Bridge Feasibility Study was held on February 5, 2013.  The Ash Creek Street pedestrian bridge would be an exciting development as it would create a more direct access to the train station from the southwestern section of Black Rock.  The Fairfield Metro train station would be within walking distance for many more Black Rockers as they could cross Ash Creek, ideally at the end of Fox Street, although there are two other options in the study.   

Burroughs CC - January Programs

Burroughs Community Center

Upcoming Programs & Classes

Black Rock Storm Shelters and New Facebook Group for Black Rock

Caesar Batalia School is filled to capacity.  Burroughs/Wakeman Center was rumored to be opening at 6 PM tonight.  Latest report is that no one showed up so they closed the building.  For more information sign up for Facebook Group: .  

Cal Ripken Youth Development Park in Black Rock Update


Construction for the Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation’s Youth Development Park began on July 3, 2012.  The initial work completed between July 3 and July 23 included installation of sediment and erosion control measures, construction fencing, the removal of the older equipment (playscape, backstop, fencing), and the initial excavation of the turf around the edges of the ballfield site. The main drainage trenches beneath the field were also excavated to depth. 


Black Rock Knitting and Crocheting Club

6:30 PM
Black Rock Branch

Learn to Knit at the Black Rock Library

Wednesday, June 20th
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Black Rock  Branch

Black Rock Library - April Events

Mondays & Wednesdays – 1:00 PM. The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents: Get Fit Bridgeport – The Black Rock Branch announces a physical fitness series using exercise DVD’s, that are available at the library. They are simple to use and appropriate for those who have not exercised regularly, or who need a gentler way of exercising, yet want results.

Burroughs Spring Schedule 2012

Check out the new Spring class schedule at the Burroughs Community Center, 2470 Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock.  Click on the link to the Burroughs Community Center on the left sidebar for more information.  Classes and times are listed below.

Black Rock CT - Italian Language Classes

The Black Rock Branch Library, 2705 Fairfield Avenue presents:  Free Italian Language Classes for Beginners. Want to learn Italian but never had a chance? Going to Italy soon? Or, do you consider yourself someone who can’t learn a foreign language? Then this class is for you.


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