The JCC of Greater New Haven will present author Elizabeth Poliner, discussing her novel “As Close to Us as Breathing,” set in Milford’s historic “Bagel Beach.” Journey back to the “Catskills-by-the-Sea” with friends and community members. Tour of the historic Hebrew Congregation of Woodmont to follow.

The event will be Sunday, July 10 at 10 a.m.

Cost is $10, which includes a bagel brunch. Register online at jccnh.org/bagel-beach.

The brunch will take place at Tri-Beach Recreation Center, 170 Hillside Avenue, Milford, CT 06460.

Contact Grace Koo, Program Associate, gracek@jccnh.org, (203) 387-2522 x228, if you need assistance.