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 7:30pm, 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Maureen Anderson, at 203-430-5229 (email@example.com). Next meeting Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Refreshments will be served. Our April meeting will include a program on AKC Dog Shows 101.
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.orangectrotary.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.
4th Annual Milford Trick or Trot 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Beth-El Center, Saturday, October 31, 2015; Sign in begins 7:30am, Kids Fun Run at 8:45am, and race starts at 9:00am from Lisman Landing, Downtown Milford. Breakfast is included. Halloween costumes welcomed. Fee/$25pp advanced registration/$30 same day. Register at www.milfordtrickortrot.com. Event sponsored by Harlow, Adams, and Friedman, P.C. and Sikorsky Credit Union.
NAMI Support Group Meeting, every first Monday of the month, 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 are December 7, 2015, January 4, 2016, February 1, 2016, March 7, 2016, April 4, 2016, May 2, 2016, June 6, 2016, July 11, 2016, August 1, 2016, September 12, 2016, October 3, 2016, November 7, 2016 and December 5, 2016. They are free of charge and facilitator led. Family & Friends welcome.
Morning Book Discussion Group, first Thursday monthly, next meeting Thursday, November 5, 2015, 10:30 am, Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Street, Milford. The book for November is, “Dead Wake” by Erik Larson. All are welcome. For more information call 203-874-5657.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Holiday Shopping Extravaganza, Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:00-9:00pm, West Haven Elks Club, 265 Main Street, West Haven, entrance donation fee/$5 includes a complimentary glass of wine & door prize ticket; vendors will be Discovery Toys, 31 Products, Oghamart Irish gifts, Avon, Pampered Chef, and many more.
Hooked on the Sound (HOTS) Crochet Guild, a non-profit group of enthusiastic crocheters meet monthly, NO FEES, Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange CT, 203-891-2170 (library only), Saturdays, 10:00am-1:00pm, November 7, December 5, 2015. Website: www.hotscrochetguild.yolasite.com/. Email us at HOTSCrochetGuild@Live.com.
The Knights Of Columbus Of Milford Annual Casino Trip, on Saturday, November 7, 2015, Mohegan Sun, bus leaves St. Ann’s Church parking lot in Milford at 5:30 and will leave the casino at 11:45, cost $35/person, checks made out to Joseph Lucisano, 93 Berkeley Terrace, Milford, CT; due date for checks Friday October 16, 2015. For any further information, contact Joseph Lucisano (203-878-8343).
The Orange Community Women Paint & Sip Fundraiser, Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 6:30-8:00pm, Orange Ale House, Boston Post Road, Orange, Reservations are required, www.PaintSocialArt.com, click on the calendar of events, go to our date and click the link, Tickets/$40 each includes all painting supplies, instruction, and 16×20 canvas. All proceeds fund OCW community service projects. For more information, please call 203-627-2022.
The West Haven Irish American Club Annual Fund Raiser, Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00an-9:45am, Pancake Breakfast, Applebee’s, Boston Post Road, Orange, scholarship fund tickets/$7.00 for full breakfast including juice and coffee. Call Charlie @ 203-934-9740 for tickets and questions.
St. Lawrence School “Christmas In The Schoolhouse”, Saturday December 5, 2015, 10:00am- 4:00pm, and Sunday, December 6, 2015, 8:00am-1:00pm, 231 Main Street, West Haven, have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs Claus, enjoy entertainment on the stage while shopping with the numerous craft vendors, stop by the kitchen and enjoy breakfast and/or lunch, check out Candy Cane Lane and pick up some delicious baked goods, enter the raffles to win gift baskets filled with Christmas Goodies, stop in the After-School building for face-painting, kids crafts, and the jewelry table. All funds raised will be used within the school. For questions/more information, contact the office directly 203.933.2518. For a schedule of events and entertainment, Facebook Event https://www.facebook.com/events/1702359789994458/.