The annual Mid-Winter Brunch, sponsored by the West Haven Historical Society, is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 26 at Duffy’s Tavern, 241 Campbell Ave. Time is 11 a.m. and the cost is $22 per person. Brunch will include scrambled eggs, Eggs Benedict, bacon, home fries, muffins, pastries, coffee and tea. This event is fundraiser for the society. Please call Sandy at (203) 934-3161, or Jon at (203) 933-0081 for reservations and information.
The West Haven Italian-American Civic Association will hold a Valentine’s Doo-Wop Dance at 85 Chase Lane on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 7, with Music by Charles the DJ till 12. Free beer, wine or soda. coffee and Danish. Tickets: $20 per person. Call Lou at (203) 934-3339 or (203) 464-1976 or Ben at (203) 933-4423.
On Sunday, Jan. 26, from 2-4 p.m., Our Lady of Victory Beacon on the Hill, 634 Jones Hill Road, will be holding a $5/item sale of clothing – most with store tags – along with new and gently used pocketbooks and shoes. There will also be a variety of jewelry items, some new, most gently used, for bargain basement prices.
Parade Ball March 7
The Greater New Haven St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee invites you to attend the Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade Ball on March 7, at Anthony’s Ocean View, New Haven. The 2020 Award Recipients accomplishments and contributions to thegreater New Haven community will be presented: 2020 Grand Marshall- Seamus Bohan; James J Dinnan Award-Richard Graziano; Cornelius Driscoll Award- Leonard Guercia, Jr.; Appreciation Award- Katie Regan ; Lifetime Achievement Award-Sean Canning. For more information and to purchase tickets please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Bradley Point Garden Club of West Haven will hold a bake sale on Thursday, Jan. 23, from 9-1 in the lobby of West Haven City Hall, 355 Main St. The public is invited. The club will hold its monthly meeting at noon on Jan. 21 at Ora Mason Library, 260 Benham Hill Rd. Call Marie at (203) 878-8428 if you are interested in becoming a member.
Adult fitness programs
The Department of Parks and Recreation is kicking off a trio of adult fitness programs this month.
The department will offer Kripalu yoga, instructed by Mary Beth Colleran, beginning Jan. 7.
It will also offer eight-week sessions of cardio muscle toning and Zumba starting the week of Jan. 13.
Each program will offer a trial class for anyone at least 16 years old.
Go to www.whparkrec.com for program and registration information, or visit the department’s Painter Park office at 190 Kelsey Ave.
Senior Center trip
Join the West Haven Senior Center on the following scheduled trip: All trips leave from Savin Rock Conference Center:
The first trip is to Mohegan Sun Casino Tuesday, March 24. Cost is $35 with $15 Free Bet and $15 Food Voucher or Free Buffett. Payment due by Monday, March 2. Bus departs Savin Rock Conference Center at 8:30 a.m. with departure from casino at 4 p.m.
Flyers with details for this trip are available at the office West Haven Senior Center 201 Noble St. or call (203) 937-3507 for more information.
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 call Ralph Lawson, (203) 934-6442.