Used Book Sale
The First Congregational Church, 464 Campbell Ave.. will host its monthly Used Book Sale and SERRV Shop opening on Saturday, June 9 between 9 and 2. As usual there will be a large selection of used books of many kinds, including many children’s books, and items made by refugees from around the world. Come and browse through the books and hand-made items. For information, call (203) 933-6291.
The Harugari Singing Society, 66 Highland St., is sponsoring its Sommerfest on Sunday, June 10 from 1-6 on the club grounds. Featured are beer, bratwurst and the Harugari’s famous potato salad, Old School will be here playing your classic rock favorites. Admission is $5. Food will be available for purchase. A CT Beer Trail “Trail Blazer” Card holders will receive free admission and $1 off each Connecticut beer purchase. For more information, contact Harugari.org.
Zumba® Fitness classes are scheduled at the West Haven Public Library on 300 Elm St. Classes will be held twice a month on Saturdays at 10:30. This month’s dates includes May 26. It is 18-and-over, but all experience levels are welcome. Free to West Haven residents and donations are also accepted. Register online at westhavenlibrary.org. Taught by Lizz Petrakis, certified group exercise instructor, certified personal trainer, licensed Zumba® fitness instructor.
Sundaes and Songs
Sundaes and Songs will be held for First Friday Fellowship on Friday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. at New Life Church at 255 Jones Hill Road. The evening includes fresh, homemade ice cream from the Walnut Beach Creamery served up with a concert of contemporary Christian music. The event is free admission and a love offering will be collected.
Community Garden plots
The West Haven Community Garden is accepting applications for new members. WHCG is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to helping its members grow organic produce for themselves and their families. It is located behind Molloy School on Meloy Road and is open May 1-Oct. 31. Garden plots (10x10ft) are $30; $20 for seniors 65 and older. Program details and application forms are available at http://whcommunitygarden.org. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The Agency on Aging of South Central CT is sponsoring a self-care education program for family caregivers, designed to provide you with tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges you face. The free workshop series consists of six sessions held on Wednesday evenings, 6-8:30, May 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Agency on Aging of SCC at One Long Wharf Drive, Suite 1L, New Haven. A light dinner will be served. To register, call or e-mail Jan Simmons at (203) 785-8533 ext. 3164, email@example.com. You can also register online at www.aoascc.org/forms/ptc/.
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.
Senior Center trips
The West Haven Senior Center is offering the following trips:
Aqua Turf Club – Celebrate Italia, Tuesday, July 17, $65 per person; show features popular Italian singer Dominic DePasquale and New England’s top musicians! All entrees served family style (salad, fruit, penne with meatballs and sausage, chicken parmesan, vegetables, dessert). Complimentary coffee & donuts, complimentary glass of beer or wine and complimentary door prizes. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 10:00 a.m..
Call (203) 937-3507 for more information.