This weekend in Shelton: Shakespeare, flea market, auction and more

Saturday, May 4

Shakespeare auditions

Auditions for the Valley Shakespeare Festival’s presentation of The Comedy of Errors will be Saturday, May 4, 11-2 p.m. at the Shelton Community Center, 41 Church Street.

Auditioners should prepare to recite a memorized — at least a one minute classical monologue — preferably Shakespeare, and to also tell a joke. For more information, or if you cannot attend, contact Tom Simonetti at

Rabies vaccination clinic

Friends of the Shelton Animal Shelter will hold its annual rabies vaccination clinic Saturday, May 4 from 2-4 p.m. at the Shelton Farmer's Market, 100 Canal St. The cost is $12 per pet, cash only.

Anyone bringing proof of a prior rabies vaccination will receive a three-year certificate. All dogs must be leashed and all cats must be in carriers.

Direct any questions to the Shelton Animal Shelter at 203-924-2501.

Flea market

The Shelton Community Lions Club holds a flea market on Saturday, May 4. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 405 Bridgeport Ave. Rain date is Saturday, May 11. All proceeds will benefit local people in need. For information call Debbie at 203-925-1777 or email

Treasures, Talents and Tastes

Auction at the Huntington Congregational Church, 19 Church Street, 6 p.m. Registration $10, includes three tickets to use during bag auction. Refreshments. Portion of proceeds benefit Spooner House. Auctions include live, silent and bag. Information: 203-929-5853.

Sunday, May 5

Food, Fun & Fitness

Activities for people of all abilities, including batting cages, martial arts, sports activities for children two and older and cardio sport fitness for ages 13 and older. There will also be complimentary chair massages. Free event, but a donation or pledge to the North Star or Freedom Rides accepted. Event runs from 1-4 p.m. at B&B Cages, 415 Howe Avenue, Suite 303. For more information, visit or call 203-513-8424.