Al-Anon Parents Meeting, Monday nights, 7:30pm year-round, United Church of Christ, Plymouth Building, 18 West Main Street, Milford – supporting parents of alcoholics and/or substance abusers. For more information, go to www.ct-al-anon.org or call Margaret at (203) 877-4313.
Al-Anon Meeting, Monday mornings, 10:00 – 11:30am, Holy Infant Church Hall, 450 Racebrook Road, Orange; a support group for relatives and friends of alcoholics. For more information, contact www.ct-al-anon.org.
Nicotine Anonymous Meetings, Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30pm, Trinity Lutheran Church, 21 Robert Treat Parkway, Milford, open to all, no dues or fees, only requirement is the desire to be free of nicotine. For more information, call Bridges, 203-878-6365.
Zumba Gold Classes At Congregation Or Shalom, Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7 p.m., Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Road, simple and easy routines to follow, designed for people of all ages and no experience is needed. If interested, call Robin at 203.314.8176 or temple office at 203.799.2341.
Clean Energy Task Force of Orange, meets on the third Tuesday of every month at HPCC, 525 Orange Center Road, conference room, 8 o’clock. The public is invited.
Orange Arts & Culture Council meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:30pm, HPCC, 525 Orange Center Road, check chalk board for meeting room. The public is invited.
Orange Recycling Committee meets every 3rd Wednesday 7:00pm, HPCC conference room, 525 Orange Center Road, public is invited to attend. For more information, email Orangerecycles@gmail.com. Beginning August, meetings will be held every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm except for October which will be held on October 14, 2014.
Elm City Kennel Club General Meetings, third Wednesday of each month, except during July and August, 7:30pm, Paws’N Effect, 36 Corporate Ridge Drive (off Sherman Avenue), Hamden. For more information, contact New Member Coordinators Gary Wilson, at 203-996-2245 (email@example.com) or Maureen Anderson, at 203-430-5229 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Blood Pressure Clinic presented by Gentiva & Maplewood of Orange, 1st Thursday of every month, Maplewood of Orange, 245 Indian River Road, 1:30-2:30pm in the Community Room. No appointment necessary.
The Rotary Club Of Orange meets every Friday, 12:15pm at the Racebrook Country Club, 246 Derby Avenue; prospective new members may contact Diane Eger at 203-530-4526 or visit www.rotarycluboforange.org for information about the club.
Orange Historical Society Academy Antique & Gift Shop Museum, open Saturdays, 10:00am-3:00pm. For information call 203-795-3106.
Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk, Saturday, October 29th, 2016, 9:00am, Lisman Landing, Downtown Milford, benefits the Beth-El Center Homeless Shelter and Soup Kitchen; Registration begins at 7:30am, Kids Fun Run 8:45am and race starts 9:00am; Race day registration $30 per person. All participants asked to bring a non-perishable food donation and to wear Halloween costumes. Best costume prizes will be awarded. Post-race festivities include refreshments and music performed by rock and blues band The Elwoods. To register for the race or for business sponsorship information, visit www.milfordtrickortrot.com.
NAMI Support Group Meeting, meetings begin promptly at 6:00pm and end promptly at 7:30pm, BRIDGES, a community support system, 949 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford (entrance in the rear of the building), conference room on the second floor, meeting dates November 1, 2016 and December 6, 2016. They are free of charge and facilitator led. Family & Friends welcome.
The Morning Book Discussion Group, Thursday, November 3, 2016, 10:30am, Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Street, Miford, November’s book – “Story Hour,” by Thrity Umrigar. The group meets the first Thursday monthly. For additional information, call 203-874-5674.
Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Autism Programs and Services, Saturday, November 5th, 2016 from 3-6 pm at Chamard Vineyards, Clinton, CT; Tickets are $50/pp, includes wine tasting, a glass of wine and hors d’oeuvres, entertainment by the Deborah Wang trio and a silent auction featuring art from CCCD students and local artists. To sponsor the event or order tickets, visit www.cccdinc.org/wine or email email@example.com.
Milford Veterans’ Day Parade, Sunday, November 6, 2016, 1:00pm, Milford Green.
Milford Veterans’ Day Wreath Laying Ceremony, Friday, November 11, 2016, 10:45am, front of Town Hall.
Our Lady of Assumption Church Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair, Saturday, November 12, 2016, 10:00-4:00pm, 75 Center Road, Woodbridge; shop for great gift items; white elephant sale, raffles for baskets, baked goods, children’s activities, and more; delicious food and visit with none other than Santa himself.
The Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce’s “Table Top Expo”, Thursday, November 17, 2016, 5:00-7:00pm, business expo combined with business after hours networking includes hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and door prizes; Sponsored and hosted by Mill River Country Club, Participants receive a six foot clothed table with chairs/$159 which also includes electric (limited availability) and admission for two company representatives. For information on showcasing a business call Nell Moll at the Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce, 203-878-0681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
15th Annual Dressage4Kids’ Weekend Equestrian Program, January 28 and 29, 2017, Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Road, Woodbury, CT; Program includes talks from leading experts as well as three special forums – an Eventing Forum, a Judges’ Forum and a two-day Business Management Seminar for Professionals. For more information regarding the Weekend Equestrian Program, go to www.dressage4kids.org or contact Susan Sieber, Event Coordinator, at email@example.com or at (203) 223-4261.