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Posted: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 2:40 PM

Location: Sherwood Island State Park, Westport, CT, US
Event start date and time: May 04, 2013 5:00 PM
Event end date and time: May 04, 2013 5:00 PM

The 8th Annual STAR Walk, Roll and Stroll will be held at SherwoodIslandState Park inWestport on Sunday, May 5, 2013. Registration begins at 10:15 am and the walk begins at 11:30 a.m., with two walking routes suitable for any ability (walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and baby joggers are welcome!) to choose from: 5K (3.1 miles) and 1.6K (a mile). Approximately 800 walkers and volunteers are expected to attend. The event benefits infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families inSouthwestern Connecticut.

Erin Brady, Miss Connecticut USA 2013 will be on site for photographs and to meet friends and family members. Families will also enjoy an assortment of family-oriented demonstrations and activities such as face painting, arts and crafts, music, drumming, clowns, games, lunch and snacks plus dance performances and demonstrations from Boys & Girls Clubs of Stamford, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, Darien Nature Center, Steve Avitabile Music and more. STORM the Connecticut Sound Tigers Mascot will attend.

To obtain information about the Walk, please visit the STAR web site at or call Megan Johnson at STAR at 203-846-9581 ext 339.

STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way is a not–for-profit organization serving individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities, as well as providing support services to their families. We create opportunities for individuals to live full lives with independence, freedom of choice and personal growth by providing support, services and advocacy. We inform and encourage the community to recognize and appreciate the value of all individuals.

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