West Haven High School will host its annual “College Fair” on Wednesday, Oct. 4 from 6:30-8 p.m., in the gym. Anyone in the community interested in college opportunities are welcome to attend this important event. There will representatives from local and nearby colleges and career institutions as well as the military. More than 90 College will be present.
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association monthly meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 2, 1 p.m., at the North Haven Congregational Church, 28 Church St. All active and retired federal workers are invited to attend.
The guest speaker will be Angela DeLeon, Crime Prevention Specialist, People’s United Bank, who will speak on common scams against the elderly. Her presentation will include tips on how to be a savvy and safe shopper. Info: www.narfe.org.
Our Lady of Victory School is looking for crafters for our annual OLOV Christmas Fair. It will be held Nov. 18 and 19. If you are interested in obtaining an application please call the school at (203) 932-6457 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., or you can e-mail Cecelia Castillon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Used books and more
The First Congregational Church, 464 Campbell Ave., will host the monthly Used Book Sale, White Elephant Sale, SERRV Shop and Clothes Closet in conjunction with the Apple Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 1 from noon until 4 p.m. All those who are enjoying the activities on the Green are invited to come inside the church to grab some bargains. There are a large variety of used books, household items at reduced prices, items made by refugees from around the world and clothing prices at $5 per bag.
The West Haven Italian-American Civic Association will hold an Italian Night Dinner Dance with full dinner menu and open bar at 85 Chase Lane, Saturday, Oct. 7, at 6:30. Dance music by Vinny Carr from 8 to 12.Tickets $45 per person. Call Pat Sirocco at (203) 933-0626, Ellen Marazzi at (203 )933- 7740 or Frank Consorte at (203) 676-6379 by Oct. 4
ROCKin’ the Holidays Festival at Savin Rock Community School is looking for vendors, crafters and artist for their fair! Savin Rock Community School is located on 50 Park St. The festival will held on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rent six feet of space for $25. It is a juried selection, if you are interested in obtaining an application, or have questions please contact – Taryn Driend at (203) 931-6850 or email Taryn at Taryn.Driend@whschools.org. All applications must be in by Oct. 6, to be considered.
Church tag sale
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, 38 Church St., will host its indoor/outdoor Tag Sale on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9-2, during the Apple Festival on the Green. In addition to items for sale, there will be mums and baked goods for purchase.
The 2017 West Haven Apple Festival, hosted by the First Congregational Church of West Haven on the Green, Sept. 29, 30 and Oct. 1. We have limited space remaining for crafters, vendors,
Community groups, businesses: We need gift cards to locals stores, restaurants and businesses for our mega-raffle. All proceeds from the Raffle will support WHEAT, Alex’s Kitchen and the First Congregational Church, Westies Care, Vertical Church – Community Kitchen. Contact Phil Liscio for further information: email@example.com or (203) 494-6021
Senior trips offered
F. Seniors and Friends offers the following trips to the public. All trips leave First Avenue commuter lot:
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.
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.