Milford Save a Date: July 3
Health screenings — Milford Hospital will be offering a Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and Cholesterol screening on Monday, July 20, from 4 to 6:30 pm at the hospital, 300 Seaside Avenue in Milford. Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose testing will be offered free of charge. There is a $15 fee for cholesterol testing. These are non-fasting screening tests and results are available immediately. Appointments are required. Call 203-876-4004 to schedule.
Foran Class of ‘95 — Tickets are on sale through July 15 for the Joseph A. Foran High School Class of 1995 20th reunion July 31 through Aug. 2.
The main event will be Saturday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the Milford Fine Arts Council in Downtown Milford. Unlimited food, beer and wine will be served as a DJ spins classics from the 80s, 90s and more.
Events will take place across the entire weekend ranging from a casual get together to kick off the festivities on July 31 at Crush Sports Cafe, a school tour hosted by the current Foran Key Club and a family day at Walnut 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.
To get access to the reunion website or register to buy tickets, email your name at the time of graduation and email address to email@example.com. To receive reunion information, follow us on Twitter @foran95 or join the reunion Facebook page, facebook.com/groups/foran95.
Flea market — There will be a flea market August 8 to raise funds for the Stratford Animal Shelter, on the grounds of Porter and Chester Institute on Lordship Blvd. Professional and amateur vendors are needed. Contact Mike Buonocore at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details or go to gofundme.com/vyrp68. Also looking for a food truck vendor.
Day camp — Day Camp, July 6 - 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., ages 5-10 at 109 Seaside Avenue, Milford. Cost is $50/per child for all 5 days or $15/per child a day (lunch not provided for either.) Sponsored by United Presbyterian Church of Milford. Registration required. Call 203-874-7088.
Pop culture — An author signing will be held at Barnes & Noble Milford held in conjunction with Get Pop-Cultured Throwback on July 16 at 11 a.m. Robert Skead will talk about and sign copies of his children's book Patriots, Redcoats & Spies. He wrote the book with his father, also named Robert Skead; they are both members of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Vacation Bible School — Grace Baptist Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School from July 6 to 10 from 9 a.m. to 12:35 p.m. Children entering kindergarten, up to those who finished 5th grade are welcome to attend. Register at gbcmilford.com.
Boating safety — USCG Auxiliary 24-3 is offering About Boating Safety course on Saturday, July 11. For advanced registration go to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/. The USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center is located at 1 Helwig Street. Walk-ins are welcome.
Class starts at 8 a.m. Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. It will also cover safe personal watercraft operation. Successful completion of this eight hour ABS course satisfies the Connecticut licensing requirements for both boats and Personal Watercraft (PWC). Family participation is encouraged. Cost: $60.
For additional information call 860-663-5505, email: email@example.com or visit http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/.
All students will need to get a State of CT Conservation ID Number before taking the ABS/PWC class. Go to https://ct.outdoorcentral.net/InternetSales/Sales.
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.
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.