Stratford concerts — The Stratford Community Concert Band will present free concerts on Tuesday, June 9, and Tuesday, July 7 at 7 p.m. at the Paradise Green gazebo, 131 Huntington Road in Stratford. Rain dates are two evenings later.
The band, in its 54th season of entertaining the public, will present a selection of familiar music in the swing style of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller and others. The entire musical program has been arranged by the Band's musical director and conductor Wayne Hiller of Bridgeport.
Attendees are invited to bring chairs or blankets for their comfort. For additional information, call band president Bob Sherman 203-556-4097 or email email@example.com.
Can, bottle drive — Sea Scout Ship 721 will hold its monthly redeemable can and bottle fundraiser on Sunday, June 14 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot behind Saint Mary Church, 70 Gulf Street. Donations help fund this coed Scouting program for youth ages 14 to 21, offered through Boy Scouts of America Venturing. The program provides nautical education, hands on experience, and fun aboard two 30 foot sailboats. Interested youth should stop by the fundraiser for information.
Yoga for Recovery — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 283 Bridgeport Avenue, is offering free Yoga for Recovery, the first Sunday of the month at 12:30 p.m., in Faith Hall. Everyone is healing from something; all you need is a yoga mat. Fee-will offerings welcome. Questions: e-mail Eileen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foran ‘95 reunion — The Joseph A. Foran High School Class of 1995 will be celebrating its 20th reunion July 31 through Aug. 2. Events will take place across the weekend, ranging from a casual get together to kick off the festivities on July 31 at Crush Sports Bar, a school tour, and the main event on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Milford Fine Arts Council and concluding with a family day at the beach on Sunday.
The event is chaired by Lacy Daigle, class of 1995’s president, and supported by a group of volunteers from the class.
The reunion committee is continuing its search for missing classmates. Visit the website: http://foran95.splashthat.com/.
Families Anonymous — Families Anonymous is a free, self-help, 12-step support group for adults concerned about the drug, alcohol or related behavioral problems of a relative or friend. The group meets Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Andrews Episcopal Church Hall, 283 Bridgeport Avenue. No registration is required. Call Judy D. at 203-283-3867 or Charlene at 203-878-0669 or email email@example.com.
Church dinner — Grace Baptist Church, 400 Burnt Plains Road., is serving dinners on Wednesday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m., $5 per person and $20 per family, children under 3 eat free. Feel free to stay for “Family Night” following dinner from 6:30 to 8 p.m. There’s childcare, a new state of the art youth center for teens grades 6-12. Call the church no later than Tuesday morning to confirm attendance, 203-874-8928.
Caring Network — The Caring Network, a free ongoing support group for adults who have lost a loved one through death, meets the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at Bridges, 949 Bridgeport Avenue in Milford, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Adults do not need to register. The group is facilitated by a Bridges counselor and is sponsored by Bridges…A Community Support System, and Cody-White Funeral Home.
For a brochure, or other information, call Cody-White Funeral Home at 203 874-0268, or the group facilitator, Cynthia Dodd, at 203-878-6365 ext. 344.
Warren reunion — Warren Harding High School will hold its 50 year reunion. Alumni, Classes ‘65 and ‘64, will celebrate a joint reunion, June 13, 7 p.m.-midnight, at Costa-Azzurra Restaurant, 72 Broadway. Prepaid reservations are $60 and include buffet dining and dancing to Flashback. Cash bar, alumni awards and raffles. Limited seating. No tickets will be sold at the door. Kick off event is June 12, 7 p.m., Captain’s Cove Seaport Restaurant, Bostwick Ave., Bridgeport. Details/reservations, contact Keith Nelsen, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Al-Anon — Are you troubled by someone’s drinking? Al-Anon can help and welcomes all those who have family or friends with drinking problems. Al-Anon meets Sunday at 4 and 6 p.m. at Woodmont United Church of Christ, 1000 New Haven Avenue: Monday at 7:30 p.m. and Friday at 8 p.m. at United Church of Christ, Plymouth Bldg, 18 West Main Street; Tuesday, 6 p.m. and Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 21 Robert Treat Parkway; Wednesday at 8 p.m. at United Church of Christ, 30 Ormond Street, Devon. Meetings are free. Call 1-888-825-2666 or ct-al-anon.org.
Bottle drive — Jonathan Law Marching Band & Color Guard will hold a can and bottle drive on the third Saturday of every month, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Jonathan Law parking lot.