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Bulletin Board 10/5/18

Please Note:  If you have an event for the Bulletin Board, please send it alsong no matter how far in advance it is.  We will include it in the appropriate issue(s) until the event has taken place.

Boy Scout Troop 63, meetings Monday nights 7:00pm-8:30pm, Our Lady of the Assumption “Mother” Church, 1700 Litchfield Turnpike (Route 63), Woodbridge; September-April and May-June outdoors at Camp Whiting, all boys ages 10 and up or who have completed the fifth grade are welcome to stop by and see what we’re all about.  For more information, visit http://www.troop963.org or email Troop63CT@gmail.com.

Bereavement Support Groups, Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm and Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm, Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby, support groups for anyone experiencing the loss of a loved one.  Contact Janice Lautier at 203-732-1100 or jlautier@griffinhealth.org to register.

Woodbridge Republican Town Committee Meetings, second Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm, Center Cafeteria.  Visitors welcome and we urge you to join us.  For information, go to www.woodbridgegop.org.

Cancer Support Group, meets the second and fourth Tuesday afternoons of the month at Coachman’s Square, 21 Bradley Road, Woodbridge. If interested contact: Lucille Ranciato lranciato2@yahoo.com or Bernie Siegel, MD bugsyssiegel@sbcglobal.net for details.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Support Group Meeting, last Tuesday of the month, 6:00pm, JCC of Greater New Haven, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge in the West Rock Room.  For more information, contact Averi Kelly, Ms, R-DMT, 203.389.2911.

Trap Falls Kennel Club Obedience Classes, every level, AKC STAR Puppy (obedience for dogs under 12 months) and Family Manners Classes/Obedience & Canine Good Citizen; Wednesday and Thursday evenings, Pawz for Wellness in Shelton.  For registration and/or information, call 203-450-9485 or email tfkctraining@gmail.com.  Trap Falls Kennel Club is a non-profit member club of the American Kennel Club (AKC).

Alzheimer’s Community Caregivers Support Group, 2nd Thursday of the month, 5:00pm, Arden House, Conference Room, 850 Mix Avenue, Hamden.  Call Maria Paduano, Program Director to RSVP or for more information at 203-281-3500, ext. 7669; www.genesishcc.com.

Woodbridge Rotary Club Meetings, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 7:30am breakfast meeting, Country Corner Diner, 756 Amity Road, Bethany and the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, 12:15pm luncheon meeting, Woodbridge Social, 12 Selden Street, Woodbridge.  Anyone interested in learning more about Rotary should contact Anna Dickerson, 203-710-0223 or annadickerson@yahoo.com.

Goat Yoga, every Saturday at 9am, 10:15am and 11:30am, Locket’s Meadow Farm, Bethany, $25.00.  Stretch and pose with our sweet baby goats (and pigs and puppies and who knows who else will wander through) and learn what the goat hype is about!  All funds from our programs go directly to support the rescued animals of Locket’s Meadow as well as to help fund our programs for special needs individuals. Please bring your own yoga mat, but if you forget, we have a few extra.

Ansonia Nature Center Events, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia; call 203-736-1053 to register for all events.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Series, October 9 and November 13, 2018, 6:00-7:30pm, Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street, Derby, light dinner will be served. This 2-part series will feature stories of caregivers and professionals about resources, monitoring care and providing meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s and their families.  RSVP:  Esther at 203-732-1523.

Yale Concert Band Centennial Season Opener, Friday, October 12, 2018, 7:30pm, Woolsey Hall, New Haven; Free, 203-432-4111; www.yale.edu/yaleband; Thomas C. Duffy, Music Director. Symphonic Dances from West Side Story (L. Bernstein), Yankee Division March (O.E. Story); James Reese Europe & His Society Orchestra.

Free Prostate Cancer Screening, Wednesday, October 17, 4:00-6:00pm, Center for Cancer Care, Griffin Hospital, 350 Seymour Avenue, Derby.  Prostate cancer screenings are recommended for men at 50 years old.  Space for the free screenings is limited, so early registration is encouraged.  Call 203-732-1280.

Bethany Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Evening of Painting, Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00-10:00pm, arrive at 7:00pm to set up and chat with your neighbors, painting will begin at 8:00pm, Fire Department Headquarters, 765 Amity Road Bethany, $35/pp includes all painting supplies, tea, coffee, dessert, paper products and ice, bring your beverage of choice, snacks and imagination!  Space is limited.  A professional artist from ArtPlus Studio will assist you and your friends in creating a beautiful fall themed painting titled Fall Festival.  Please reserve your spot by October 12.  Contact Judy at 978-500-5090 or js@queenbee@gmail.com for reservations or if you have any questions.

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Annual Shoreline Take Steps Walk, Saturday, October 27, 2018, Guilford Fairgrounds, a family friendly day of activities, food and celebration of our patients and honored heroes, The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation national non-profit organization working to cure Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the quality of life of the 1.6 million Americans suffering from Crohn’s and colitis.  Information and registration www.cctakesteps.org/Shoreline2018.

PUPkin Fest with Pooch Parade and Canine Costume Contest, Sunday, October 28, 2018, 1:00-3:00pm, Town Green; Afternoon of fun for Humans and Canines; Free Admission; Food Trucks, fun activities including Tricks for Treats and presentation by CT State Olympic-winning K-9 team.  Costume contest entry/$10, all proceeds to build the Woodbridge Dog Park.  For more info woodbridgedogpark@gmail.com; Facebook, Woodbridge Dog Park Cooperative.


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