Harugari pig roast
The annual pig roast is scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. German beer, German Food and slow-roasted pork are on the menu. The Adlers will be performing for listening and dancing pleasure. The Harugari Schuhplattlers will also perform traditional German folk dances. Admission is $5 for adults, under 18 free. Veterans can receive free entrance when you show your Veterans’ Card. For more information go to Harugari.org.
F Seniors and Friends has two trips planned for the upcoming weeks: Quincy Market and St. Anthony Feast on Saturday, Aug. 25. Price is $45 per person and the bus leaves West Haven at 8 a.m.
A trip to Atlantic City is planned for Jan. 2-4 at Resorts Casino. It includes four meals, $20 in slot play and two shows. Price is $229 per person.
For booking, call Fred at (203) 389-5808 or (203) 927-4249.
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.
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 Gert Beckwith at (203) 9346921, or Ralph Lawson, (203) 934-6442 or write to 170 Ivy St.
The First Congregational Church will host the Annual Apple Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 28, 29 and 30. Crafters are wanted
for Saturday 9-5. and Sunday noon-5. Vendors will have to provide a tent and table. Set up is Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. Fee is $90 until Sept. 15. This is a large communitywide event with rides, games, bands, food, etc. Please see www:fccwh.org. or call (203) 934-6921 for more information.
Friends of Library
The Friends of West Haven Library will sponsor their 15th Annual Used Book Sale on Friday and Saturday, Sept 7 and 8 from 9-4in the Sacco Room at the Main Library, 300 Elm St. Donations of good used books can be brought to the Circulation Desk until Sept. 4. No textbooks, encyclopedias or magazines please. We are looking for volunteers to help set up for the sale and be present during the sale. A sign-up sheet is available at the Main Library Circulation Desk. All proceeds from the sale go toward library programs and museum passes.