MILFORD — The Literacy Volunteer of Southern Connecticut will stage its annual Leprechaun Leap on Walnut Beach on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

The leap will take place at 1 p.m. sharp. "Leapers" from around the city will collect donations from family members, co-workers and friends, and run, jump or dive into the icy cold waters at Walnut Beach.

Trophies will be awarded in several categories, including best costume, most enthusiastic, group theme, largest group of leapers, most individual pledges, highest group pledges, first one in water, first one out of water, bravest junior leaper (under 12), best tailgate party, favorite civic organization, best leprechaun costume and favorite literacy leaper. The awards ceremony will take place at Bridge House Restaurant, Devon following the event.

Proceeds will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut.

More details will be available online at, or pick up a registration form at the Literacy Center office, 16 Dixon Street, Milford, or call 203-878-4800.