Used Book Sale
The First Congregational church, 464 Campbell Ave., will host its monthly Used Book Sale, White Elephant, Clothes Closet and SERRV Shop on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be a large selection of books, including many children’s books, clothing and household articles at low prices and article made by refugees from around the world which have been greatly reduced.
St. Anne Mass
On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Devotions and Holy Mass in Honor of Saint Anne will be celebrated in St. Lawrence Church, 207 Main St. at 7 p.m. The Rev. Guy Desrochers, C.Ss.R., from the shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec, will officiate at the Devotions and Holy Mass in honor of Saint Anne, followed by a light reception in the St. Lawrence school gym, hosted by the St. John XXIII Ladies Guild. All are invited. For information, call St. John XXIII Parish Office at (203) 934-5249.
A public square Rosary Rally will be held Saturday, Oct. 13,at noon, on the West Haven Green, gazebo area, corner of 1 Campbell Ave. and Church Streets. The Rev. Jose Mercado will lead the prayers. For information contact Eva Cestari (203) 933-7141
The First Lutheran Church, 52 George St., is sponsoring its annual Chili Cook-off on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 2- 5 p.m. A Chili Tasting Kit costs $5 and you can tast and judge different entries. Those looking to place a chili recipe in the contest should call Kyla, (203) 859-2088. The entry fee is $10.
The West Haven Irish-American Club is hosting its annual fundraiser for the scholarship fund at Applebee’s, Orange. The pancake breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8-9:45 a.m. Tickets are $5 for a full breakfast, including juice and coffee. Call Charlie at (203) 934-9740 for information.
I-A October events
The West Haven Italian-American Civic Association has scheduled two events for October. On Saturday, Oct. 20, it will host a combined 60th Anniversary and Italian Night Dinner Dance with full dinner fenu and open bar at 85 Chase Lane at 6:30. Dance music is by Vinny Carr from 8 to 12. Tickets are $45 per person. Call Bob or Ellen Marrazzi at (203) 933-7740.
The second event is a Halloween Doo Wop Dance on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 7. Music is by Dave the DJ till 12. Free beer, wine or soda. Cash bar for mixed drinks. BYO Snacks! Coffee And at 11. Tickets: $20 per person. Call Lou at (203) 934-3339 or (203) 464-1976 or Ben at (203) 933-4423 by Oct. 23
Senior Center trip
The West Haven Senior Center is offering the following trip: Foxwoods Casino Tuesday, Nov. 27, to see “Legends Concert”: Tickets cost is $25 per person for casino only or casino and Legends show, $52. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center at 8:15 a.m. “Legends” features Elvis, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, David Bowie, George Michael and The Blues Brothers, a 90 minute fantastic show! Trip includes a bonus for everyone on the bus, a free buffet meal or $10 Food Voucher and $10 slot play. Payment due by Nov. 2.
Flyers with details for this trip are available at the office West Haven Senior Center 201 Noble St. or call (203) 937-3507 for more information.