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Friday, March 10, 2017Leads Friday

Friday Leads Group Meeting


When:
Friday, March 10, 2017 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce
5 Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460

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Friday, March 10, 2017

OHS Drama Club - The Super Groovy Adventure of Aladdin

OHS Drama Club and Pantochino present this great adventure.  Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

When:
Friday, March 10, 2017 7:00 PM
Where:
Joseph Foran High School Auditorium
80 Foran Road
Milford, CT 06460
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Saturday, March 11, 2017

29th Annual Bowl-2-Benefit

29th Annual Bowl-2-Benefit
Saturday, March 11, 2017
AMF Lanes Milford, CT
5 Bowling Sessions: 9 am, 11:30 am, 2 pm, 4:30 pm & 7 pm.

Join us on Saturday, March 11, 2017 for the 29th Annual Bowl-2-Benefit The Umbrella Center for Domestic Violence Services at BHcare!
One of the largest events of its kind in the state, the event unites over 1,200 concerned citizens, businesses, school, organizations and community leaders in the fight against domestic violence.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Teams of 4-5 bowlers of all ages and skills are welcome to participate. Teams must pre-register for one of 5 bowling sessions (9am, 11:30am, 2pm, 4:30pm, or 7pm).
There is a $5 per bowler registration fee and all bowlers are asked to raise $50 in pledges. Participants receive 90 minutes of bowling, event t-shirt, shoe rental, soft drink and a chance to win some great prizes.
Pre-register your team by contacting Sharon Abramson sabramson@bhcare.org or (203) 736-2601, ext. 1327.

When:
Saturday, March 11, 2017 9:00 AM thru 07:00 PM
Where:
AMF Lanes
Boston Post Road
Milford, CT 06460
For More Info:
Sharon Abramson
203-736-2601 ext 1327
sabramson@bhcare.org

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

After Parade Party at Irish Club - Open to the Public

We know you'll be thirsty after all that marching and watching.  Come to the Clubhouse for a great day filled with music and entertainment:  2 pm Sean & Chops of the Alehounds, 6 pm is Bobby Morrill and at 8:30 pm there will be the Highland Rovers Band.  2 Bill Grill Food Truck will in on site.  Open to the public, $5 cover charge for non-members.

When:
from Saturday, March 11, 2017 12:00 PM
thru Sunday, March 12, 2017 12:00 AM
Where:
Irish Heritage Society of Milford Clubhouse
131 Bridgeport Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Saint Patrick's Day Parade


When:
Saturday, March 11, 2017 1:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Downtown Milford
River & Broad Streets
Milford, CT 06460

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Dimitris Dekavallas at the MAC

Nite Spot Nights performances are cabaret
seating and BYO-Everything.  So bring your
favorite wine and cheese, sit back and enjoy the show!
The New England Guitar Society's International Perforer series concerts will continue with guitarist Dimitris Dekavallas.  Saturday, March 11th at 8 pm Tickets are $20, $18 for seniors and $15 for MAC Members. Milford Center for the Arts 40 Railroad Avenue Milford, CT 06460 203-878-6647 For tickets, go to or call 203-878-6647

When:
Saturday, March 11, 2017 8:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Where:
Milford Center for the Arts
40 Railroad Avenue
Milford, CT 06460

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

2017 - Annual Leprechaun Leap - Walnut Beach

Take the Leap for Literacy in 2017 At Annual ‘Leprechaun Leap’

Be a brave and warm-hearted soul, and become part of the fun when The Literacy Center of Milford’s annual Leprechaun Leap comes to Walnut Beach.

Join the many other brave, warm-hearted souls who will "take the leap" for Literacy at 1:00 pm sharp! "Leapers" from around the city collect donations from family members, co-workers and friends, and run, jump or dive into the icy cold waters at Walnut Beach.

But if you're a little timid to make the splash, show your warm heart by making a pledge of support to a braver soul who’s leaping. There’s always plenty of room for spectators so come down to the beach anyway!

Watch the competitions between local high school students and teachers, civic groups, restaurants, local businesses, canines and many more who will make the "leap" into Long Island Sound!

Trophies will be awarded in several categories, including Best Costume, Most Enthusiastic, Group Theme, Largest Group of Leapers, Most Individual Pledges, Highest Group Pledges, First One in Water, First One Out of Water, Bravest Junior Leaper (under 12), Best Tailgate Party, Favorite Civic Organization, Best Leprechaun Costume and Favorite Literacy Leaper. The...  More >>

When:
Sunday, March 12, 2017 1:00 PM
Where:
Walnut Beach
Broadway
Milford, Ct 06460
For More Info:
203-878-4800

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Monday, March 13, 2017

THE AMAZING LIFE OF ST. PATRICK

THE AMAZING LIFE OF ST. PATRICK

            Monday, March 13, at 1:00 p.m. the Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, is hosting a program on St. Patrick that follows the saint from the outmost reaches of the Roman Empire to Rome and back again to dangerous pagan Ireland.  Presented by June Sheahan, teacher, author and “Enthusiast of St. Patrick.” A prayer of protection, composed by the saint himself in 433 A.D. will be distributed to all. Details 203 877-5131.


When:
Monday, March 13, 2017 1:00 PM thru 02:00 PM
Where:
Milford Senior Center 9 Jepson Drive

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Author James Giffin, Writer of Western Novels

 

James Griffin, while a native New Englander, has been a student of the frontier West for a very long time.   He has travelled extensively throughout the Western United States, and has visited many of the Western frontier towns. 

            Griffin developed a particular interest in the Texas Rangers television series. Subsequently he wrote a series of Texas Ranger novels. His first book, Trouble Rides The Texas Pacific,  was published in 2005. With the success of that book, Jim was encouraged to continue his writing.

            Griffin’s books are traditional Westerns in the best sense of the term, with strong heroes who have good moral values. Jim will discuss the Western as a literary genre, and will do a live re-enactment from one of his novels. The Program will be held at the Milford Public Library at 57 New Haven Avenue. All are welcome to attend.


When:
Monday, March 13, 2017 2:00 PM thru 04:00 PM
Where:

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 06460 

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Monday, March 13, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Dinner - Orange

Back by popular demand, the Orange republican Town Committee is sponsoring this event.  There will be a complete Irish Dinner with Corned Beef and Cabbage and all that goes with it.  Tickets are $40 per person and reservations must be made in advance by Monday, March 6th.  Checks should be made out to ORTC  and mailed to P.O. Box 632, Orange, CT 06477.  There will be a cash bar and door prizes.  We hope many of our friends will join us and have an opportunity for "Wearing of the Green" by all who attend.

When:
Monday, March 13, 2017 6:30 PM
Where:
Biagetti's Restaurant
77 Campbell Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516
For More Info:
Pat Zeoli
203-795-9679

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Yale Science Diplomants

 

Returning for the second of their 4 part series, Science in the News, these Yale science graduate students will be presenting “Our Future in the Cosmos – Living Beyond Earth.” Are you interested in space travel and the future? You’ll be introduced to the cutting edge science surrounding our relationship to other planets and beyond. Take a peak into the future.

            This free event is open to all.


When:
Monday, March 13, 2017 6:30 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 06460 

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Overdrive E-books at the Library

 

– Milford Public Library is presenting a program regarding the use of our electronic books. Our OverDrive eBook collection affords access to nearly 8,000 titles that can be checked out, or placed on hold just like any other books in our collection, but right from your phone, tablet, e-reader, or computer anywhere you have internet access. Milford Library is located at 57 New Haven Ave. in Milford, CT. The Library can be reached by phone at 203-783-3290 or via the web at milfordlibrary.org. Bring your mobile device and join the discussion on Tuesday, March 14, at 11:00am.


When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 AM thru 12:00 PM
Where:

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 06460 

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017Leads Tuesday

Tuesday Leads Group Meeting


When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce
5 Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Milford Garden Club Program "Wildlife in Connecticut"

Please come and join the Milford Garden Club for our Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Program "Wildlife in Connecticut" presented by Steve Johnson, Resource Agent for the City of Milford Open Space and Natural Resource Department.   It promises to be a most interesting and educational program.

Our program begins at 1 PM  at The DAR, 55 Prospect Street, Milford and there will be a $5 guest fee.  Please contact (203) 874-7470 for more information. Potential members are always welcome!

When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 PM
Where:
DAR Builing
55 Prospect Street
Milford, CT 06460
For More Info:
203-874-7470

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Internet Safety & Social Media Awareness Program

CT State Police Presents:  Internet Safety and Social Media Awareness!  Join Platt Tech PFO for an afternoon presentation on current social media trends and resources for keeping you and your family safe online.  Come and learn from this presentation and have refreshments.  For more information, contact Milford Prevention Council.

When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 4:00 PM thru 05:00 PM
Where:
Platt Tech Library
600 Orange Avenue
Milford, CT 06461
For More Info:
Wendy Gibbons
203-783-6676

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

English Language Tutor Training Classes - Stratford

Volunteer tutors will learn techniques to assist Basic Literacy and ESL students with dialogue, listening comprehension, oral fluency, phonics, reading comprehension and writing skills. No previous teaching experience required! All prospective tutors will be interviewed in advance.  For further information, call The Literacy office between the hours of 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at 203-878-4800 or stop by the Stratford Library Satellite Office on Wednesdays, 10:00 - 12:00 or 3:00 - 5:00.

Additionally, if you are interested in working with students preparing for their GED (General Equivalency Diploma) examination, or prefer to help adult students with basic literacy skills, call the Center’s office to schedule your orientation meeting.

Literacy Volunteers is part of the ProLiteracy network of adult basic education and literacy programs. ProLiteracy is working with its member programs to raise awareness of available ESL services.

When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 5:45 PM thru 07:45 PM
Where:
Stratford Library
2203 Main Street
Stratford, CT
For More Info:
Tami Jackson
203-878-4800
director@lvsct.org

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Gluten-free for You

 

You’ve all heard all this talk about the gluten-free diet. But what is it? And how do you know if you are part of the 30% of the population that should be on it?

            Heather Jacobsen, author of Going Gluten-Free: 7 Surprising Facts You Should Know If You Want To Achieve Dietary Success, will discuss just what the gluten-free diet is all about, and whether or not you would benefit from it.

            Jacobsen is an author, a researcher, and founder of the online magazine Stuffed Pepper.

In dealing with health issues that no conventional doctor seemed to be able to solve, Jacobsen has unraveled the true science behind gluten, grains and chronic disease.

           

            Those with unexplained chronic diseases may find answers at this presentation.

            Don’t miss this chance to become informed! All are welcome to attend. 

            The workshop will be held at the Milford Public Library located at 57 New Haven Avenue. For more information, call the Reference desk at (203) 783-3292 or visit our website at Milfordlibrary.org.


When:
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 7:00 PM thru 08:30 PM
Where:

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 06460 

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017Leads Wednesday

Wednesday Leads Group Meeting


When:
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 8:30 AM thru 09:30 AM
Where:
Milford Regional Chamber of Commerce
5 Broad Street
Milford, CT 06460

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

KEEPING FIT

KEEPING FIT

            An opportunity to keeping fit both physically and mentally active is available at the Milford Senior Center, 9 Jepson Drive, Wednesday, March 15 at 1:00 p.m. Tips and insight on maintaining good nutrition and ways to stay both physically and mentally active will be in the presentation.  Prizes and giveaways will be provided. The program is presented by Stony Creek Urgent Care. 203 877-5131


When:
from Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00 PM
thru Friday, December 15, 2017 2:00 PM
Where:
Milford Senior Center 9 Jepson Drive

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Not-So-Good Life of a Colonial Goodwife

 

 March is women’s history month, celebrating strong women. This program reminds us all  how far we’ve come. Discover what life was really like for New England's colonial women - because we've always been curious about: menstruation, sex & birth control, childbirth, sickness & medicine.  These strong women helped build our country, despite primitive and harsh conditions.

            Milford Library and the Milford Historical Society welcome Velya Jancz-Urban, who will delight us with her knowledge of everyday living in the colonial era.   This program will be held on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:30pm, at Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Ave. in Milford.

            In 2011,  Jancz-Urban and her family bought a foreclosed farmhouse in Woodbury, Connecticut, unaware of what the house would reveal. Behind the walls, surprises and secrets waited to be exposed. This became the spark for the novel, Acquiescence. Moving into this 1770 farmhouse ignited her interest in the colonial era. While researching her novel, she became obsessed (in a good way) with colonial women. In Jancz-Urban’s entertainingly-informative presentation, The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife, even history buffs will learn a thing or two.

            The Not-So-Good Life of the Colonial Goodwife not only makes audience members laugh and grimace, but it also honors our foremothers. It’s not about quilting bees and spinning wheels - it’s an interactive presentation about the little-known issues faced by New England’s colonial women.

            Ms. Jancz-Urban has traveled throughout the east coast presenting at libraries, historical societies, women’s groups, conferences, universities, book festivals, and women’s history month events. She regularly hosts book club gatherings at her 1770 Connecticut farmhouse, the primary setting of her novel. As the Grounded Goodwife, Velya and her daughter, Ehris, teach a variety of hands-on holistic workshops. 


When:
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30 PM
Where:

 Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Ave.

Milford, CT 06460 

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