Save A Date
Caring Network — The Caring Network, a free ongoing support group for adults who have lost a loved one through death, meets Wednesday, Jan. 21, and 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.
Orange Players — The Orange Players winter general membership meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 22, at 7:30 p.m. High Plains Community Center, Orange. Seeking a producer and director for The Orange Players spring production of Neil Simon’s Broadway Bound. Show will run May 7-10. Interested candidates should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call TJ Chila @ 203-915-9648/ 203-878-9281
Texas trip — Christ The Redeemer Council of the Knights of Columbus bus trip to Texas with stops in Nashville, Little Rock ,Dallas, Ft. Worth, Austin, San Antonio, New Orleans, and Chattanooga, April 13-24, $1,536. Call John, 203-877-2737, for flier.
Networking — The Milford Chamber of Commerce will host an evening of networking at January’s “Business After Hours,” at Plan B Burger Bar, 1638 Boston Post Rd., on Thursday, Jan. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. Cost is $16 advance, $20 at door, $25 prospective member. To register call 203-878-0681 or email email@example.com
Boating safety — USCG Auxiliary 24-3 is offering About Boating Safety course on Saturday, Jan. 31. 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 will start 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 8 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 for a free ID number.
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 email@example.com.
Health screenings — Milford Hospital will offer a blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screening on Monday, Jan. 19, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the hospital. Blood pressure and blood glucose testing are 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.
Dinner with the Doctor — On Tuesday, Feb. 10, Milford Hospital will host the first in a new series of “Dinner with the Doc” programs. February’s session, titled “Heart Smart,” will be led by Milford Hospital Cardiologist Dr. Clifford Kramer. During his heart health presentation, Dr. Kramer will discuss prevention, diagnosis and treatment options for cardiovascular disease. The session begins at 6 p.m. A light, healthy meal will be served. Time will be allowed for questions and answers following the presentation. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call the Milford Hospital Community Education Department 203-876-4004 to reserve a seat.
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.