6th Walk and Fair
The West Haven Community House will hold its 6th annual “Family Fun Walk & Wellness Fair” on Sunday morning, Sept. 24, at the Savin Rock Conference Center and Boardwalk. Registration is at 9:30 followed by a Zumba warm-up and a 10:30 kick-off.
The walk will feature a variety of fun activities along the route where participants receive free chances to be entered in a raffle to be held during the Wellness Fair at the end of the walk. Fun activity stations along the walk route include: hopscotch, Simon Says, corn hole bean bag toss, jump rope, spelling bee, limbo, wheelchair obstacle course, and more.
Eberle Family benefit
A benefit for the family of the late City Councilman Ralph Eberle is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 8, at Cielo/IA Club, 85 Chase Lane, at 6 p.m. The price is $20 for adults, $10 for children and will feature food, a DJ, raffle and cash bar. For ticket information or to donate a raffle prize, call Michelle Caprio at (203) 843-3087.
The West Haven Italian-American Association will hold its annual Hawaiian Luau at 85 Chase Lane on Saturday, Aug. 5, at 6:30. A sit-down Hawaiian dinner, with open bar, will be served at 6:30, followed by Vinny Carr’s music from 8 to 12. Cost is $45. For reservations call Frank Consorte, (203) 676-6379 or Bob DeFonce, (203) 934-1762.
Senior Center trips
Join the Allingtown Senior Center on the following scheduled trips: All trips leave from Savin Rock Conference Center.
Tuesday, Aug. 15 — Legends Show at Foxwoods Casino featuring Frank Sinatra, Cher, Rod Stewart, Elvis and Michael Jackson. For those who want show tickets your cost is $47. For those who do not wish to see show your trip cost is $25. Everyone on the bus gets free meal, $10 slot bonus. Payment must be made to “West Haven Trip Account” by Friday, August 4th. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 8:15 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 21 — “Holiday Hill” Statewide Senior Outing 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at Candee Road, Prospect. Cost $33 per person. Bus cost will be paid by our trip account. Sign up by August 7, 2017. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 8:30 a.m.
Flyers with details for all these trips are available at the office 201 Noble St. West Haven Senior Center or call Miriam at (203) 937-3507 for more information
Senior trips offered
F. Seniors and Friends offers the following trips to the public. All trips leave First Avenue commuter lot:
Quincy Market and St. Anthony’s Feast – Saturday, Aug. 26. Bus leaves at 8 a.m., $48 per person;
Big E – Sunday, Sept. 24. Leaves at 8 a.m. $56 per person.
Atlantic City Resorts Casino – Jan 2-4, four meals, two shows, two nights’ accommodation. $219 per person, $50 deposit. Leaves First Avenue lot Jan 2.
To book trips, call Fred Mongillo, (203) 389-5808 or (203) 927-4249.
Alaska trip meeting
The Ward-Heitmann House Museum will hold an informational meeting on Thursday, Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m. to preview its August 2018 trip to Alaska. The meeting to be held at the museum, 277 Elm St., will highlight the 12-day tour, and special promotions will be offered to those attending. Reservations for the meeting are required as space is limited. To reserve for the meeting, please call Kathryn Gregory at (203) 933-0599 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Musicians, singers needed
Nutmeg Symphonic Pops Orchestra and Chorale needs musicians and singers. The orchestra rehearses Saturday mornings at 9:15 at Carrigan Middle School and the chorale rehearses Wednesdays at 5:30 at St. Louis Church, classroom wing. The orchestra is seeking string instruments, trombone, trumpet, French Horn, oboe, and the chorale needs all voices, especially men. Please call Dino Ciaburri at (203) 812-0606 or Linda Ciaburri at (203) 812-0607 if you are interested.
The Liberty Coin Show is back at the Elks Club, 265 Main St., on the third Sunday of the month. Buy and sell your coins. The organizers invite hobbyists to be part of the many displays. Food and beverages are on the menu. For more information, call Parry Carpinella, (203) 248-1053.
Balancing the care of a family member, a household and a job is overwhelming. Meet with a representative from VNA Community Healthcare’s Family Caregiver Support Network for a FREE consultation to discuss your personal care-giving issues, receive tips, guidance and explore solutions. Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at 1 (866) 474-5230 (toll free) to schedule a private in-person or phone session with one of our family caregiver experts. Consultations are held by appointment at several convenient locations including West Haven, Hamden and North Haven.
The Seth Haley Memorial Loan Fund of West Haven provides eligible college students with loans of up to $2500 to help students finish their post high school education. Applicants must be West Haven residents who have completed two or more years of college or post-secondary work or be in their final two years of advanced work. Any West Haven resident attending college or a post high school professional, technical or trade school can be eligible for a loan. Repayments do not begin, and no interest will be charged until one year after graduation. If you are interested in making an application for a loan, please call Mary Radziszewski at (203) 934-0396 or Gert Beckwith at (203) 934-6921 or write to 92 Lake St.