Save a Date

St. Gabe’s registration — St. Gabriel School is holding open registration for the 2014-2015 school year. Parents of children grades pre-K through grade eight may call the school at 203-874-3811 to arrange an appointment.

A child must reach the age of 5 before January 1, 2014 in order to start kindergarten in the fall. For information call Margo Cupole at 203-874-3811 or email

Dog wash — A dog wash will be held at Trumbull High School’s Agriscience and Biotechnology Center, 536 Daniels Farm Road, on Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The Agriscience students are sponsoring this fund-raising event. Fee is $10 per dog. For further information, call 452-4203.

Chicks on caffeine — Join Master Fitness Motivator and Intuitive eating coach Linda Gottlieb Wednesday, March 12, 6-7 p.m. at the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, 10 Progress Drive, Shelton. Learn about the positive and negative impacts of caffeine on health, especially for women. Free. Call to register: 203-877-5270.

HomeFront — Cindy and Bill Bevan are members of a group called Compassion Response Team and will be working on HomeFront Day this spring. HomeFront is a community-based volunteer home repair program that provides free repairs for less fortunate homeowners in need, allowing them to stay in their homes.

To raise money, Bertucci’s at 550 Boston Post Road, Orange, will be holding a Dining for Dollars Fundraiser Sunday, March 9, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., dine in, carry out or delivery.

Puppy classes — Trap Falls Kennel Club, a non-profit club of the American Kennel Club, is offering STAR Puppy and other classes starting March 20 at 109 Old Mill Rd, Shelton. For more information, call 203-450-9485 or email

Milford Preschool — The Milford Preschool, located at The Margaret Egan Center, provides experiences to enrich and enhance each child’s cognitive, language, social, emotional, physical and creative development. Two, three or five day programs are available. Space is limited. Call to schedule a visit, 203-874-5666 or go to

Families Anonymous — Families Anonymous is a free self-help 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. Andrew Episcopal Church Hall, 283 Bridgeport Avenue. No registration is required. For information call Judy D. at 203-283-3867 or Charlene at 203-878-0669.

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.