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 Ave. Milford. No registration is required.
Contact Judy D. at 203-283-3867 or JMdel61@gmail.com or Geralynn at 847-302-9729 or MilfordFA@gmail.com.
The Jonathan Law High School (Milford) Post Prom Committee is seeking donations in order to hold a safe, alcohol free event for the junior class following their prom on May 11. The committee is seeking monetary donations as well as donations of items gift cards, etc, to be used as raffle prizes for students or adults at a fundraising event on Feb. 1. To donate, contact the Post Prom Committee at email@example.com or call Sherri Franzman at 203-306-7081. The committee urges community members to follow their Facebook and Twitter Feeds for more Information @jljrprom.
The Milford Arts Council presents Open Mic Nites on the second Wednesday of each month, through May 9, 7-10 p.m. Registration starts at 6 p.m. All performing arts are welcome, singers, musicians, comedians, poets, magicians. If you have a talent to present, we want you to come.
Beverages, beer and wine will be available for purchase.
There is a door fee of $5.
Open Mic Nites take place at the Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave. For information, call 203-878-6647 or go to milfordarts.org.
The Milford Camera Club welcomes photographers of any age interested in the art of photography. Come and learn how to use your camera, how to take better pictures, and meet people with similar photo experience. Meetings take place at the Margaret Egan Center, 35 Mathew St. at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays from September until late May. .Meetings will include local competitions of member’s digital images and prints judged by members of other local photography clubs. For information go to milfordcameraclub.com or call Josh Goldin at 203 804-3058. Visitors and members under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tattered and unneeded flags will be accepted for “retirement” weekdays at the city clerk’s office at the Parsons Government Center, 70 W. River St.
Flags may also be left in a box or bag outside the rear entrance of VFW Post 7788, 422 Naugatuck Ave.
The Caring Network, a free, ongoing support group for adults who have lost a loved one through death, meets 6-8 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of every month, at Bridges Healthcare, at 949 Bridgeport Ave.
The group is facilitated by Cynthia Dodd, M. Div, a Bridges counselor, and is sponsored by Bridges Healthcare and Cody-White Funeral Home.
For information, call Cody-White at 203-874-0268 or Dodd at 203-878-6365, ext. 344.
The Milford Concert Band is beginning its 26th season as the official band of the city.
Rehearsals are Mondays at 7:30 p.m. at the Fowler Memorial Building next to the library, 57 New Haven Ave. it is open to musicians of all ages and talents. Go to the MCB Facebook page.
Conductor is Duane Berge.
The Friends of the Case Memorial Library announce that applications for the 2018 Lucy Scillia Scholarship can now be picked up at the Library. Applicants must reside in Orange, but may attend any public or private high school. The amount of the scholarship is $1000.00 . Completed applications may be delivered to the Library or sent to: Friends of the Case Memorial Library, 176 Tyler City Road, Orange, 6477.
Future meetings will be held:
Thursday - March 8, 2018: Speaker and Topic TBD.
Location: Case Memorial Library - 176 Tyler City Road - Orange, CT.
Day/Time: Monthly on Thursday nights from 7-9 pm for the 2018 season.
Questions: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
The Orange Historical Society Academy Museum and Antique Shop, 605 Orange Center Road, is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. For information, call 203-795-3106.
Orange Senior Center offers programs and hot lunch. For more information and to register, call 203-891-4784.
• Ping-pong, Monday at 11 a.m. and Wednesday at noon; billiards meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1 p.m., Fridays at 10 a.m.; bocce meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m.; chess plays Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.
• Hot lunch is 11:30 a.m.-noon weekdays; $3 donation is suggested. RSVP: 203-891-4765 before 1 p.m. the day before.
• Cribbage Club is Mondays, 1-3 p.m. Mark Halliday of Assisted Living Services will instruct students on how to play cribbage for the first hour. The second hour is time to play. RSVP: 203-891-4784.
2018 Trips: South Pacific Wonder, March 13-27; Pacific Northwest, California, April 23-30; Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights, Oct. 30-Nov. 5.
Kai Byrd, principal of Mary L. Tracy School, 650 School House Lane, is the Title IX officer for the school district.
The Title IX federal law was passed in 1972 to ensure that male and female employees and students in educational settings were treated equally and fairly.
It protects against discrimination based on gender and requires that each school district have at least one person designated as the Title IX officer.