The West Haven Historical Society will hold its September Meeting Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Poli House.
Speaker for the evening will be Cathie Iaccarino who will discuss her participation in the Native American dig that took place at the Platt Avenue site. Iaccarino, a local resident and teacher, will also share her knowledge on some of the key artifacts that were found at the local Native American site.
Her talk follows up on the recent exhibit on Native Americans that the Historical Society presented in June that was well received.
The public is invited to the meeting. Refreshments will be served following the meeting.
“The Poetry Lounge” will be hosting an Open Mic at The West Haven Library, 300 Elm St., on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30. Sign up starts at 6. Bring your poems , bring a friend and relax .Refreshments and door prizes For more info contact Sistet Deborah at [email protected]
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 Ave., 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 Aug.ust 15 More information can be found on our Facebook page: WHHS Class of 1969- 50th reunion, or by emailing [email protected] 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:
Wednesday, Nov. 6 — MGM Springfield. Cost is $30 per person. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 8:30 a.m. Trip includes $20 free slot play and $10 food coupon. Payment due by Oct. 4. Registration information for M Life Card to be completed at time of reservation. Those who have M Life Card need to just give their M Life number at time of reservation.
Tuesday, Oct. 22 – The Log Cabin presents OKTOBERFEST with the Schnitzel Brothers. Enjoy the colors of Fall on our ride to the Log Cabin in Holyoke, Ma. Where renowned pianist Jeff Barnhart will lead the quartet in German music and polka parodies. Menu includes Welcome Hors d’oeuvers, complimentary glass of wine or glass or beer, rolls and butter. Family style: Jaeger schnitzel, knockwurst and bratwurst, sauerkraut & sauteed red cabbage, German potato salad, apple strudel coffee decaffeinated coffee and tea. Cost is $72 bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 9:30. Departs Log Cabin at 3:15.
Monday, Dec. 9 — The Westchester Broadway Theatre – “The Edwards Twins” New Holiday Themed Show! Direct from Las Vegas identical twins Anthony and Edward make musical legends come alive for this holiday performance. Sonny & Cher, Neil Diamond, Johnny Mathis and Barbara Streisand just to name a few of the acts re-created by the talented twins. Enjoy lunch at the theatre before the show. Cost $90 due by Nov. 1. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center 9:30. Departs Westchester approximately at 3:45.
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