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Train Society — The Boothe Memorial Train Society will have an open house on Saturday, June 15, from 1 to 4 p.m. Four operating train layouts from “N”, “HO”, “O” and “G” scale will be on display. The Boothe Memorial Railroad Society is located in Boothe Memorial Park at 5800 Main Street in Stratford. Admission is free. Visit for more information, directions and photographs.

Nursery school open house — Kiddie Korner Nursery School, 26 Joanne Drive, will hold an open house Wednesday, June 12, from 9:30 to 11 a.m., for those interested in touring the school and learning more about the program.  For information, contact Peg Bruno at 203-874-7703 or email or visit

Caring Network — Free ongoing support group for adults who have lost a loved one through death, meets Wednesday June 19, at Bridges, 949 Bridgeport Avenue, from 6-8 p.m. For information call Cody-White Funeral Home at 203 874-0268, or the group facilitator, Cynthia Dodd, at 203 878-6365 ext 344.

Tag sale and more — Milford Elks will hold a tag sale on June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Father’s Day Brunch June 16 from 8 to 11 a.m., $10, and a block party Aug. 24, 7 to 11 p.m. with the Rumrunners playing. All at the Elks Lodge.

Musical theater — Eight-week summer musical theater program available to Milford youth. Children will be given a role in an original script, learn original choreography, and study basic theater disciplines. Efforts will culminate with performances for the public. For more information, email or call 203-485-6738. Mention Milford Mirror and ask about discounts/incentives.

Vendors needed — Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut is seeking silent auction items and theme gift baskets for its 12th Annual Clambake fundraiser on June 6 at Costa-Azzurra Restaurant. Chairpersons are Karen Mercer of Trumbull and Patty Merola of Milford. The event, set for 6:30-9:30 p.m., will feature a choice of entrees for dinner, beverages, including wine, as well as a silent auction and raffle. Contributors will be acknowledged in the event program book. To offer auction items or gift baskets or to obtain tickets, contact Bernie Lynch of VNS at 203-366-3821 ext.1098 or via email at

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.

Knights’ trips — The Milford Knights of Columbus is running the following trips for 2013. Open to all. Lancaster June 4-6 see NOAH $319, Montreal and Quebec City Sept. 9-13, $620, Ireland Nov. 19-26, $2249. Call John Benard, 203-877-2737, for information and flyer.