Bradley Point Garden Club of West Haven and West Haven Garden Club will hold a combined meeting at noon on Tuesday, April 16, in the lower level of Ora Mason Library, 260 Benham Hill Road. Luncheon will be followed by a presentation on floral design by Rachel Dempsey. New members are always welcome. Call Marie at (203) 878-8428.
The West Haven Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 18, (date change) at St. Louis Church on Bull Hill Road at 11:30 a.m. A luncheon will then follow and the program will be speaker Amanda Chase discussing Dahlias. Newcomers are welcome to join. For further information call Iris at (203) 937-1674.
The West Haven Republican Town Committee is hosting a family, fun final Public Skating session of the season at Edward L Bennett Rink, on Sunday, April 14 from 2-4. The price is $10 and includes skate rental, coffee, hot cocoa, snacks, face painting, along with Appearances by Darth Vader and Princess Leia (Get your picture taken with them.) Organizers will also be collecting the following items that are needed for WHEAT: soap, toothpaste, laundry detergent, shampoo, and coffee
Books and clothing sales
The First Congregational Church will host its firstf the year monthly used book sale and Clothes Closet sale on Saturday, April 6, between the hours of 9-3. The Easter Fest will also be held on this date.
After the long and cold winter there will be many books for you to read and clothing to buy at very low prices. For information, call (203) 933-6291.
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 Tuesdays, 1-3:30, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28 and June 4, held at the Agency on Aging of SCC at 117 Washington Ave, Suite 17, North Haven.
To register call or e-mail Jan Simmons at (203) 785-8533 x. 3162, firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also register online at: www.aoascc.org/forms/ptc/.
Senior Center trips
Join the West Haven Senior Center for the following trip:
Wednesday, June 12 – The Good Speed Opera House “The Music Man” $99 per person enjoy lunch at the Gelston House, American bistro just steps from the Goodspeed. Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center 10 a.m. Departs Goodspeed approximately at 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 31– The Westchester Broadway Theatre “On Your Feet” enjoy lunch at the theatre before the show Cost $90 Bus leaves Savin Rock Conference Center 9 a.m. Departs Westchester approximately at 3:45 p.m.
A flyer with further details is available at the office at the West Haven Senior Center 201 Noble St. or you can call the Senior Center (203) 937-3507.
The West Haven Senior Center is making a trip to Mogehan Sun on Wednesday, May 8. Cost is $25 with $15 free bet and $15 food voucher or free buffet. This trip is in conjunction with The West Haven Housing Authority. Pick up times are as follows: Morrissey Manor 8 a.m., Savin Rock Conference Center 8:15, Surfside 8:30, Union 8:45, and John Prete 9. Those picked up at Housing Authority sites, please make reservation with Yolanda (203) 933-9449. Those picked up at Conference Center please register at the West Haven Senior Center or call (203) 937-3507. Bus leaves Mohegan at 4.
Golden Oldies Review
The 37th edition of the Golden Oldies Review is scheduled for Saturday, April 6, at the Cielo ballroom, 85 Chase Lane, from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Michael Hoover presents “Memories of Elvis” at 9:30. DJ Charles Rosenay will provide music. Also featured is Carla Gemma Tickets are $30 per person with door prizes and raffle. Proceeds to benefit MDA Call Geri Caccavale (203) 795-5473 or Lucy Prokop (203) 468-2528 for tickets.
The Liberty Coin Club of West Haven, organized in1962, will host a Coin Show on Sunday, March 17, at the Elks Club, 265 Main St., from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free. Anyone with an interest in buying, selling or collecting coins, or with questions about coins, is welcome to attend. Expert dealers and collectors will be on hand.
Shore Haven scholarships
The Shore Haven Junior Baseball League will be accepting scholarship applications for current high school seniors pursing further education. The league will be awarding three scholarships in the amounts of $250 in honor of Sal Arminio, Dave Terese, Sr., and Mario J.Argentino, plus the Joseph Morrell, Sr., Scholarship.
All applicants must have participated in the league for two years for the first three scholarships. Applications must be returned by May 15 to: Charles Gunning, 125 Central Ave., West Haven, 06516. For information can be obtained from area guidance offices or by calling (203) 934-9740.
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) 934-6921, or Ralph Lawson, (203) 934-6442