Historical Society Meeting tonight
The November Meeting of the Historical Society will take place Thursday November 9 at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be William Heffernan who will speak on Nepal and Mount Everest, two places he visited recently. His remarks will be accompanied by pictures of those two remote parts of the world.
Plans for the Holiday Fair will be discussed as part of the business meeting of the society. The public is invited.
Fall Festival Dance
The Harugari Singing Society is planning its Fall Festival Dinner Dance on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 1-6 p.m. in the club hall, 66 Highland St. The celebration includes a sauerbraten dinner served with spaetzle, red cabbage, dessert and coffee. Sha-Musi will be performing for your listening and dancing pleasure. Tickets are $20 members, $25 non-members. Contact Stan at (203) 843-2244 or firstname.lastname@example.org or the club (203) 933-9930 for reservations or further information.
The annual Christkindlmarkt of the Harugari Singing Society is planned for Sunday, Dec. 3 from noon to 3 in the club hall, 66 Highland St.Come to the hall and pick up some Christmas crafts and gifts. Homemade baked goods will also be for sale. Doors open at noon. Admission to the market is free. Included is a Rindsrouladen Dinner at 2. Cost of the dinner is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Reservations are required for the dinner. Call Barbara, (203) 640-3656 or the club (203) 933-9930 to reserve your dinner.
BP Garden Club
Bradley Point Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at noon, Tuesday, Nov.14, in City Hall, 355 Main St., lower level. Lunch will be followed by a workshop to make a Kissing Ball. New members welcome. Call Marie at (203) 878-8428.
First Lutheran Church, 52 George St, will host its annual fall festival on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9-2. There will be vendors, baked goods, white elephant, raffles and refreshments.
Used Book Sale
The First Congregational Church, 464 Campbell Ave., will host its monthly used book sale, SERRV Shop and Clothes Closet on Saturday, Nov. 11 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. There are always some interesting books to be found, including many children’s books, gifts made by refugees from around the world and gently used clothing at very low prices. For more information, call (203) 933-6291.
Trees of WH
The Ward-Heitmann House Museum will hold its annual Trees of West Haven event at St. John Vianney Church Hall on Saturday Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3 from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be many raffle prizes and we are looking for a few vendors or crafters to attend either one or two days. Please call (203) 934-6921 or e mail email@example.com for more information if you are interested.
Savin Rock Community School is sponsoring the Rockin’ the Holidays Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school gym, 50 Park St. Great shopping for the holidays. Items supplied by local vendors and artists. Raffles, entertainment, bake sale, food court, and more.
OLOV school promotion
Our Lady of Victory School is participating in an incredible program that allows it to earn free classroom equipment and supplies. The community is asked to help: Sign up your ShopRite Price Plus Club card to our school code (17958) by visiting www.shopriteforeducation.com; or call the school at (203) 932-6457 and you will be enrolled.
Shop at a participating ShopRite from today through April 26 with your enrolled card and OLOV School will earn points towards free classroom equipment, all donated by the store. Cards must be re-enrolled every school year.
‘Back to the Oldies’
“Back to the Oldies” makes a return to Cielo, 85 Chase Lane, on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Charles F. Rosenay the “Original Boppers DJ is set to spin the discs, while Carla Gemma Caccavale performs. Tickets are $20 per person and include door prizes, coffee and dessert. The raffle benefits the MDA. For tickets, call (203) 795-5473 or (203) 468-2528.
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.
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.
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.
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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.