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.
Hearing Loss Association- the Southwest CT Chapter Meeting, Tuesday April 12, 2016, 1:30pm, Norwalk Senior Center, 11 Allan Road, Norwalk; Is There A Cure In Sight For Hearing Loss? with speaker Laura Friedman, Program and Communication manager from the Hearing Health Foundation based in New York City discussing what progress has been made in rejuvenating the hair cells within the cochlear or inner ear which is responsible for transmitting sound to our brain. For additional information, contact Peg at 203-656-2733 or email Marcia at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girl Scouts of Connecticut Fundraiser, “A Little Schmooze with Faith”, Wednesday, April 13, 2016, 5:30pm-8:00pm, Emmy award winner Diane Smith will lead Faith Middleton in a conversation celebrating girls and women today with WNPR’s Chion Wolf, to emcee the event. For details on sponsorship and ticket pricing, contact Matthew Southward at email@example.com, or visit http://www.gsofct.org/pages/SchmoozewithFaith.php.
Yale Concert Band-A “Classic” Concert: From Rome to Athens, Friday, April 15, 2016, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven, Free. 203-432-4111; www.yale.edu/yaleband. Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Dances from Crete (A. Gorb), Aegean Festival Overture (A. Makris), Greek Folk Song Suite (F. Cesarini), October (E. Whitacre), Urbino (M Mangani).
P.V. O’Donnell Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Traditional Irish Music Session With Jonathan Warner, Thursday, April 21, 2016, 7:45pm, St. Gabriel’s Parish Hall, 26 Broadway, Milford, Admission is free. Musicians, dancers, singers and guests are welcomed. BYOB. For information on the session call Tim at 203-257-8737.
Oscar’s Woodmont Kitchen Hosts Milford Regional Chamber “Business After Hours”, enjoy a relaxed evening of networking Thursday, April 21, 2016, 5:00-7:00pm, Oscar’s Woodmont Kitchen, 186 Hillside Avenue, Milford , Cost is $16/advance, $20/door, $25 prospective member. Register online at milfordct.com or call 203-878-0681.
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 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.
Orange Land Trust Annual Meeting, Our Weather, Becoming Milder But Wilder, Wednesday, May 7th, 2015, 7:00pm, High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, guest speaker meteorologist with Channel 8, WTNH New Haven Kevin Arnone’s presentation on Coastal Connecticut’s Weather with a portable Weather Lab to demonstrate the methods of gathering, measuring and quantifying current weather conditions to shape a forecast. This program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
The Senior Care Professional Council 18th Annual Health Fair “New You Resolutions”, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 9:00am-12:00pm, Thornton Wilder Auditorium, 2901 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, Dr. Jasmine Manning from Natural Family Health speaks on how Spring is a great time for personal change and fresh beginnings—new hobbies, activities and a healthy lifestyle and Erica Michalowski of AARP’s Connecticut Fraud Watch Protection will discuss current scams affecting seniors, showcases community services available to older adults with various agencies providing information as well as health screenings such as glaucoma testing, blood pressure checks, and body fat analysis; gift bags with snacks, giveaways and raffles will be available. All are welcome to attend this FREE event. For more information, please call Suzanne Burbage or Lorrie Martindale at the Hamden Senior Center at 203-287-2547.
Bethany Volunteer Fire Department 9th Annual Car, Truck, Bike Show & Garden Tractor Pulls, Saturday, June 25, 2016 (rain date Sunday, June 26, 2016), 11:00am-5:00pm, Bethany Airport Field, 765 Amity Road (Route 63), Bethany, $10/parking per carload/show and $5/entry fee garden tractor pulls. Any questions, contact Amy Cogill at 203-410-2602 or Rich Cogill at 203-954-8597.