Boating safety course March 2

Milford United States Coast Guard Auxiliary 24-3 is offering an About Boating Safety course on Saturday, March 2, at 8 a.m., at USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 24-3 Training Center, 1 Helwig St., Milford. To register in advance go to a0142403.uscgaux.info/. Walk-ins also are welcome. Instruction will cover all the basic topics involved in the safe operation of recreational boating and seamanship. … read more

Silk scarves — New community art workshop for adults

Adult artists of all abilities are welcome to come experience diverse workshops led by several Kennedy Center Expressive Arts Therapists and Facilitators and local Bridgeport artists. Silk scarves will be the focus of the next workshop taking place on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m-1 p.m. at the Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative (MDAC), 160 John St., Bridgeport. Due to the … read more

Open your home, change a life as a Community Companion Home provider

The Kennedy Center is accepting applications from individuals and families interested in becoming a Community Companion Home (CCH) licensee through the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS). CCH is a residential program connecting individuals with intellectual disabilities to families interested in opening their homes and their lives. The Kennedy Center matches licensees and individuals, based on lifestyle, preferences and needs. … read more

Play recalls struggles of radium painters

Eastbound Theatre, a division of Milford Arts Council, will perform its second show of its 25th season, the first fully-staged Connecticut production of the These Shining Lives, by Melanie Marnich, directed by Rich Mancini. These Shining Lives chronicles the strength and determination of women considered expendable in their day, exploring their true story and its continued resonance. The fates of … read more