Corn Hole tourney
The Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee is sponsoring a Corn Hole tournament Saturday, Sept. 7, 6 p.m., at the CFC Arena and CFC Park, 1018 Sherman Avenue, Hamden. Deadline to register is Sept. 1. Two people make a team at $25 per person, $50 a team. Registration and payment in advance.For more information contact Amanda Brown 203-494-0185 or [email protected].
Hillhouse Class of 1959 will celebrate its 60th Year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 21 at the New Haven Country Club, Hamden. Luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30P.M. Any question? Visit the website: hillhouseclassof59.com.
The Friends of West Haven will hold the 16th annual Book Sale on Friday and Saturday Sept. 6 and 7 from 10-4 in the Connie Sacco Room of the Main Library, 300 Elm St. Donations will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 30, at the Circulation Desk of the Main Library. No textbooks or encyclopedias, please. Volunteers are needed, please sign up at the Circulation Desk to help. There will be a very large selection of fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and AV items available at low prices. Fill a bag for $5 between 3-4 on Saturday
West Haven High School Class of 1964 will hold its 55th year reunion on Saturday, Oct; 5, at App’s Restaurant, from 5:30-10 p.m. Buffet dinner and DJ. Cost $50 per person. Your guests are welcome. Invitations have been sent.
The West Haven Italian-American Civic Association Senior Center is seeking new members to join its Tuesday senior gathering. Join a group of friendly seniors in an afternoon of good company, with Bingo, cards, trips to casinos and conversations with like-minded people and more. We meet at the club, 85 Chase Lane, each Tuesday from noon to 3. The cost is just $3 per week to cover expenses. We offer refreshments at no additional cost. Call Sherri Torre, (203) 932-2893 for further information.
West Haven High School Class of 1969 will hold its 50th reunion on Friday, Sept. 27, at Seasons located at 990 Foxon Road, East Haven, from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. There will be music provided by a DJ, a plentiful cocktail and hors d’oeuvre hour, buffet dinner along with open bar. The cost is $75 per person Checks should be made payable to Charlene Morgal and mailed to 18 Shumway St., West Haven, 06516, before August 15 More information can be found on our Facebook page: WHHS Class of 1969- 50th reunion, or by emailing chazbo40@ aol. com /203 494 7379 or [email protected] /203 494 7730.
Senior Center trips
Join the West Haven Seniors on the following scheduled trip: All trips leave from Savin Rock Conference Center:
Tuesday, Sept. 17, Aqua Turf – Rob Zappulla Celebrates the Music of Frank Sinatra $67 per person Rob has performed to sold out audiences of all ages across the country and headlined performances at the Lincoln Center in NYC and Foxwoods Casino to name a few. Menu includes coffee and donuts upon arrival, door prizes, complimentary glass of wine or beer. Family style luncheon: salad, penne bolognese, chicken florentine, baked scrod, vegetable, potato and dessert. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center 10 a.m. Payment is due by Friday, Aug. 30.
Wednesday, Sept. 25– The Big E “New England’s Great State Fair” in Springfield Trip cost is $45. Scooter rental available for $50 and must be paid in advance of the trip by check or credit card along with reservation form available in the office. This trip is in conjunction with Savin Rock Communities. Pick up times are: Morrissey Manor 8 a.m., Savin Rock Conference Center 8:15, Surfside 8:30, Union 8:45, and John Prete 9. If you are being picked up at Housing Authority sites please make reservation with Yolanda (203) 933-9449. If you are being picked up at Conference Center please register at the West Haven Senior Center or call (203) 937-3507. Payment is due no later than Sept. 1.
A flyer with further details is available at the office at the West Haven Senior Center 201 Noble St. or you can call the Senior Center (203) 937-3507.
The Liberty Coin Club of West Haven, organized in1962, will host a Coin Show on Sunday, Oct. 20, and Dec. 15, at the Elks Club, 265 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Anyone with an interest in buying, selling or collecting coins, or with questions about coins, is welcome to attend. Expert dealers and collectors will be on hand.
An Al-Anon meeting group invites new members to attend its weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church, 52 George St. For information and details, call (203) 506-1464.
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 Gert Beckwith at (203) 934-6921, or Ralph Lawson, (203) 934-6442.
Dr. Dana Wade, M.D., CEO Of Monitor My Health, Inc. and the CT Department of Public Health are offering a Lifestyle Change Program, weight loss, and healthy living coaching. No drugs are part of this program.
Group sessions will be conducted at the West Haven Senior Center, 201 Noble St., Room 116, every Wednesday, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM.
The program is a weekly interactive one-hour long workshop. The goal of the program is to help all participants to: lose weight (5 to 10% of their initial weight); achieve at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week; and reduce stress and adopt healthy eating habits
In order to qualify, all candidates must be at least 18 years old and at high risk for diabetes at the time of enrollment. To determine one’s eligibility, simple questionnaire can be completed over the phone with one of Dr. Wade’s staff by calling.
Those who have been diagnosed with prediabetes in the past or had gestational diabetes (a kind of diabetes that can happen during pregnancy) also qualify for the program.
The groups are limited in size. Call: (203) 717-2474, (203) 394-7311, (203) 243-2244. Monitor My Health’s website is www.monitormyhealth.org.
Garden Club confab
The West Haven Garden Club will have its first meeting of this year on Monday, Sept. 9 at the Ora Mason Library, 260 Benham Hill Road, meeting room, 11:30 a.m. It will be a covered -dish luncheon and meeting to follow.
Speaker will be Eileen Cassella discussing Fall Dividing of Plants.
Newcomers are welcome to join us.
For further information call Iris at (203) 937-1674.