Save A Date: April 4
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/.
Meditation — On Wednesday, March 18, Milford Hospital will present the next in its series of community health and wellness programs, an “Introduction to Meditation.”
Presenter Dee Stephens will offer tips and techniques to promote emotional strength, deepened concentration and clarity. The program is aimed at beginners interested in learning more about how to meditate and the physical and emotional benefits related to meditation.
The session will be held at Milford Hospital, 300 Seaside Avenue, beginning at 6:30 p.m. It is free. Registration is required and seating is limited. Call the Milford Hospital Community Education Department, 203-876-4004, to reserve a seat.
Trips — Christ The Redeemer Knights of Columbus is running the following trips for 2015. Texas, April 13-24; Canada and New England cruise Sept. 19-26; Biltmore Castle, N.C., Oct. 4-9, and Lancaster, Nov. 10-12 to see Christmas Show. Call John Benard for fliers and information, 203-877-2737.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Navigation course — USCG Auxiliary 24-3 is offering the Charts, Navigation and GPS course on Saturday morning, March 21.
For advanced registration, go to http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/. The USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center is located at 1 Helwig Street, Milford, which is located one block north of Milford Boat Works. Walk-ins are welcome.
The course will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It ties together electronic navigation and the method of plotting a course on a paper chart. Instructions on basic satellite navigation (GPS) and its functions are presented as well as pros and cons of relying on electronic navigation devices. Students will be instructed how to interpret and use information printed on charts as well as chart a course using that information and navigation tools. Cost: $60.
For additional information about Coast Guard Auxiliary courses, call 860-663-5505, email: email@example.com or visit http://a0142403.uscgaux.info/
Crafters wanted — Crafters and vendors are wanted for an upcoming Mother's Day Craft and Vendor Fair at the VFW, 422 Naugatuck Ave., Milford on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There is space for 25 vendors and no two will be the same. Some vendors include Mary Kay, Thirty One, Avon, Youngtique, Pink Zebra, Pampered Chef. The Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring the event and all proceeds will benefit their ongoing Veteran Support projects. Space is filling quickly. For information call Stefanie at 203-258-0892 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Church yoga — St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 283 Bridgeport Ave., is offering free “Yoga for Recovery,” the first Sunday of the month at 12:30 p.m., in Faith Hall. Bring a yoga mat; free-will offerings welcome. Questions: e-mail Eileen at email@example.com.
Church dinner — Grace Baptist Church, 400 Burnt Plains Rd., 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.
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.
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.