Harding Class of ‘52
Plans are finalizing plans for the 65th Warren Harding High School Class of 1952 reunion at the Blue Goose Restaurant in Stratford, Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1-5 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30. Checks can be made out to Warren Harding High School Class of 52 and can be sent to Mike Mocciae, 15A Heritage Crest, Southbury 06488. Call (203) 264-6838 for additional information.
WHHS Class of ‘62
The West Haven High School Class of 1962 has scheduled its 55th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 4-8 p.m. at Cielo, 85 Chase Lane. The price is $30 per person and includes a buffet dinner, music, cash bar and custom cars.
For ticket information, contact Eleanore Reynolds at (203) 483-5163, or Bob Belard, (203) 932-0837. Checks may be sent to Reynolds at 34 Goodsell Road, Branford, 06405, made out to WHHS Class of ’62.
WHHS Class of ‘52
The Wilbur Cross High School Class of 1952 will host itsreunion on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 11:30-4 at Owengo Inn in Branford. Price of $50 per person includes a buffet luncheon. Guests are welcome. For reservations, call John Schatzlein (203) 294-9286 or Joan Vogelsang Ginter, (203) 269-9217.
Used Book Sale
First Congregation Church, 464 Campbell Ave., will host its Used Book Sale, SERRV Shop and Clothes Closet on Saturday, Aug. 23 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. As usual there will be a large selection of gently read books available, including many children’s books, clothing at very affordable prices and articles made by refugees from around the world.
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.
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.
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.