Check-in and pre-event activities begin at 10:00 am
Ceremony is at 11:00 am - Walk to follow

Location:  Sherwood State Park Pavilion | Sherwood Island Connector | Westport, CT

  • Fundraising is highly encouraged and much appreciated.  Earn our great incentive prizes - Raise $100+ to Get an Optimism Walk Shirt; Raise $500+ Get an Optimism Walk Hat; Raise $1,000+ and Become a Circle of Optimism Member where you will recognized during the Opening Ceremony and receive an Optimism Walk medal.

  • There will be food, fun, fellowship, family-friendly activities, community resources, music, door prizes, awards, and so much more!

  • ​The walk route is 1.5 miles and is wheelchair accessible (walk as much or as little as you choose).

  • Rain or shine!

  • Dogs are NOT permitted. (Service animals only, please).  

 westport walk


 For more information: Call APDA Connecticut at 860-248-9200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Donations can also be mailed to APDA Connecticut | PO Box 248, Shelton, CT 06484.

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