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. Meeting dates for 2017 are (except for September and November) at High Plains Community Center as follows: March 15, 2017, April 19, 2017, May 17, 2017, June 21, 2017, July 19, 2017, August 16, 2017, September 13, 2017, October 18, 2017, Thursday, November 16, 2017, December 20, 2017 and January 17, 2018.
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).
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.
Continuum of Care Needs Caregivers, Would you like to make a difference in someone’s life as a caregiver? Continuum Help at Home is currently looking for individuals to work as a Homemaker, Companion, or Personal Care Attendant. We have full-time, part-time and live-in positions available. Visit www.continuumct.org/events to register and download an application.
Center Stage Theatre Presents Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden, July 28, July 29, August 4, and August 5, 2017, 8:00pm and Saturday matinee August 5, 2017, 2:00pm Shelton Intermediate School, 675 Constitution Boulevard North Shelton, CT, 203-926-2000; Tickets: $20/adults and $15.00/students; call the Center Stage box office at 203-225-6079 or by visiting www. centerstageshelton.org.
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, on the following dates for 2017: August 1, September 5, October 3, November 14, and December 5. They are free of charge and facilitator led. Family & Friends welcome.
Morning Book Discussion Group, Thursday, August 3, 2017, 10:30am, The Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Sreet, Milford, “The Book That Matters Most,” by Ann Hood. September’s book will be, “My Name is Lucy Barton,” by Elizabeth Stout. The group meets the first Thursday monthly. All are welcome. For information, call 203-874-5675
ODYSSEY 2017: A Greek Festival, September 1, 2, 3, 4, 2017, 12 noon-10 pm 9/1, 9/2, 9/3; 12 noon- 7 pm 9/4, St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 480 Racebrook Road, Orange, CT,. features authentic Greek cuisine (gyro, souvlaki, lamb on the spit, moussaka, gourmet appetizers, salads, pastries, loukoumades, more), live Greek music and dancing, marketplace, giant tag sale, cooking demos, kids’ activities (rides, games magic shows), church tours/presentations. Senior Citizens’ Day Friday, 9/1 (20% discount on meals from 12 to 3 pm). Rain or shine. Free parking, free admission. For information, www.saintbarbara.org or 203-795-1347.
A Night of Music and Meaning, Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5:30 – 9:00 pm, Anthony’s Ocean View, 450 Lighthouse Road, New Haven. Gala benefits Continuum’s clients who have autism and other developmental disabilities; featuring cocktails, dinner, an auction, and a performance by internationally acclaimed jazz musician Matt Savage. For tickets and information, call (203) 562-2264 ext. 236 or visit www.continuumct.org/events.
14th Annual JCC Holiday Crafts & Gift Fair, Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10:00am-4:00pm, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge; free admission and free parking. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-387-2424 x276. Vendor space still available, deadline to register is October 1.