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Woodbridge Youth Services – April 2022

Woodbridge Youth Services – April 2022

Call 203-389-3429 or email npfund@woodbridgect.org or youthone@woodbridgect.org for information or to sign up for programs. Like us on Facebook   Woodbridge, CT Youth Services

Job Bank

Spring arrives with the need for yard cleanup and garden prep. Residents are encouraged to call to hire teens to do odd jobs in Woodbridge.

Woodbridge Teens Wanted

Teens who want paid work should contact Youth Services to schedule an interview. The Job Bank is a referral service for residents who offer odd jobs to resident teens ages 13 – 18. Build your resume and gain skills.

Paint Party

Seventh and eighth grade residents of Woodbridge and Bethany can sign up now for a paint party at the Amity Middle School-Bethany cafeteria from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on April 29. Instructor Samantha Woodruff is patient and knowledgeable and will guide students to paint a spring scene. Create a masterpiece to keep or gift. Cost is $20 and includes all materials and snack. Permission form and advance payment required. Call or email now. Space is limited.

After-School Create Class – May 6

Students at Amity Middle School-Bethany will be invited to a small class after school to make something special. Check out our website or Facebook page for more information.

Youth Evening Programs:

Volunteers are needed: Chaperone or help with registration or food. Adults, college students, or high school juniors or seniors are asked to help. We approve community service for students.

BOW 8th Grade Party

Eighth grade residents from Bethany, Orange, and Woodbridge are invited to a party at Amity High School at 25 Newton Road on April 22nd from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Non-residents who attend Amity Middle School-Bethany 8th grade are also invited.  A DJ will play tunes for dancing and students can hit the selfie station to pose for photos with friends. Pizza, snacks and games are planned to help make it a great night. Free raffle tickets provided. Cost is $7 to be paid at the door. Bethany and Woodbridge residents should call 203-389-3429 or email youthone@woodbridgect.org to register. Orange students should email to register at jsimone@orange-ct.gov

Bethwood Party- May 13

Seventh and eighth grade residents of Woodbridge and Bethany will have a ball at this bash. Non-residents who attend Amity Middle School-Bethany 7th or 8th grade are also invited.  Enjoy a party with a DJ and surprise games on the field behind Amity Middle School-Bethany from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Rain brings program into the gym. Snacks and a free raffle are included for a $7 fee. Check our Town’s website or our Facebook for any additional information.

Awareness Week at Amity Middle School-Donations Needed

Students at Amity Middle School-Bethany will celebrate Awareness Week from 4/25 – 4/29 sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services. Donations are needed for craft projects. If anyone wishes to donate items like birdseed, potting soil flower seeds, and pinecones please contact Youth Services.

BOWDAAC

BOWDAAC is the Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge Drug/Alcohol Action Committee. BOWDAAC is a grant-funded Local Prevention Council serving the communities of Bethany, Orange, and Woodbridge. Our mission is to reduce underage drinking and substance use by promoting awareness through educational programs and community collaborations. For more information or to join our committee, email info.bowdaac@gmail.com or check out our website www.bowdaac.org

BOWDAAC’s National Drug Take Back Day

Drug Take Back Day will be held on Saturday, April 30th at High Plains Community Center from 10:00am-2:00pm (525 Orange Center Rd, Orange CT). This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Unused medications may also be dropped off at the Woodbridge Police Department at 4 Meetinghouse Lane.

Sixth graders from Woodbridge and Bethany had a great party recently at Amity Middle School-Bethany which was sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany.

By Nancy Pfund

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