Club Calendar

Camera Club — The Milford Camera Club’s will meet on Wednesday, May 8. Program Night: ”Out West” slide show from Rich Medica’s past trips to Arizona and Utah. The last meeting will be the final competition of the season. Meetings are at 7 p.m. at the Margret Egan Center Room 139 (35 Matthew Street). For more information got to or call Rich Medica (203) 258-6143 or email me at

Masons — Ansantawae Masonic Lodge will hold its Annual Scout Night Recognition meeting on Friday, May 3, at 8:30 p.m. in the Milford Masonic Lodge Hall, 59 Broad Street.

All Scouts, Venturers and leaders are invited to attend to be recognized by the lodge for service to their local communities. Each unit will present a short verbal presentation to be given by the Senior Patrol Leader, Crew President or Boatswain, about their Troop, Crew or Ship’s program and any community service projects they’ve engaged in over the course of the year.

For more information contact W.B. Robert L. Thomas, Publicity Chairman and Eagle Scout at 203-641-1714 or

Arch Masons — Milford Chapter #49 Royal Arch Masons will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Masonic Lodge Hall, 59 Broad Street under the direction of the High Priest Scott T. Sherrick. A special program will be presented. There will be a dinner served at 6:30 p.m. in the banquet hall for those members who make reservations. For information call Bob Sherrick  at 203-877-497.

Eastern Star — LuciaChapter #25 Order of the Eastern Star will meet on Thursday May, 9 at 7:30 p.m., in the Masonic Lodge Hall 59 Broad Street, under the direction of the Worthy Matron Deborah Zaleha.

At this meeting a special program will be presented by the Rainbow Assembly #4 International Order of Rainbow for Girls. Friends are invited to attend. All members of Lucia Chapter are urged to attend this important meeting. Visiting Eastern Star members are always welcome. Refreshments will be served in the banquet hall after the meeting. For information call Deborah Zaleha at 203-734-6008..

Saint Mary Guild — The Saint Mary Guild of Milford will meet on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. in the church auditorium. The program “A Salute to Downtown Milford” will feature boutiques Given to Gauche, Collected Stories Bookstore, Canvas Patch, and Cloud 9 Day SPA. The owners will showcase their wares, bring samples of merchandise for purchase, as well as shop coupons.

All women of the parish and guests are invited.

The Nominating Committee Chairperson Darlene Lessard will present the new slate of officers to be voted on during the meeting.

Retired women — Women Redefining Retirement will meet on Monday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at Golden Hill Health Care Center. Connie Pino, certified laughter yoga instructor, will teach the health benefits of laughing for no reason.

The Action Project this month is collecting DVDs, CDs and VHS tapes to swap and donate to the Milford Senior Center.

Low vision — The Low Vision Support Group monthly meeting will be held  at the Milford Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. on May 13. For information call Eileen Torow, 203-878-8904.

Royal Masons — Adam Sattig Council #35 Royal and Select Masters will hold a meeting Tuesday, May 7,  at 7 p.m., in the Masonic Lodge Hall, 59 Broad Street, under the direction of Thrice Illustrious Master Stephen T. Hill.

Degrees will be conferred upon a class of candidates. There will be a dinner served at 6 p.m. in the banquet hall for those members who make reservations with the recorder.  For information contact the recorder at 203-877-4977.

Lions — Milford Lions are men and women who strive to make a difference in their local community and worldwide. Visit for information. The club meets the first Monday at the Bridgeport Flyer, 249 Bridgeport Avenue, and the third Monday at Chip's Restaurant, 321 Boston Post Road, Orange at 7 p.m. For additional information contact President Mike Moffa at 203-641-2290 or email

Knights trip — The Milford Knights of Columbus is running the following trips for 2013. Open to all. Nashville May 5-11 Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Nightlife Dinner Theater, tour of Nashville and more $625 PP DO Lancaster June 4-6 see NOAH $319, Montreal & Quebec City Sept 9-13 $620, Ireland Nov 19-26 $2249. Call John Benard 203-877-2737 for info and flyer.

Post 7788 Ladies — The Devon Post 7788 Ladies Auxiliary meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the VFW upstairs hall, 422 Naugatuck Ave., in Devon. For information call Joan 203-877-0584.

Divorce support — Divorce Support Group meets Thursdays, 7-8:15 p.m. at The Family Room, 31 Cherry St. This group will discuss the emotional process of divorce as well as successful strategies to navigate this difficult time.

Epilepsy Foundation — The Epilepsy Foundation of Connecticut hosts a support group for “Adults Living with Epilepsy” the second Monday of every month, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Milford Hospital.

MS Support — The Milford MS Support Group meets at Milford Hospital located at 300 Seaside Ave. at 1:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. For more information, contact Debbie at (203) 878-6661 or John at (203) 874-1225.