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The East Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy would like to invite EVERYONE to its 2nd Annual Italian Heritage Dinner with Live Entertainment by DONNY PELUSO ~
Friday, March 13th from 6-11pm at Anastasios Steakhouse located at 640 Silver Sands Rd. in East Haven

Family style Italian dinner including STUFFED PORK ROAST, PENNE ALLA VODKA, FRIED CALAMARI, DESSERTS, Installation of new officers and more ~ $40 per person ~

For more info or to purchase tickets please visit EHsonsanddaughtersofitaly.com or call Dawn at 203-627-6580 ~ Thank you
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THE OUR LADY of POMPEII KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS OF EAST HAVEN WILL BE HOSTING A TRADITIONAL ST.JOSEPHS DINNER ON
*SATURDAY MARCH 14th 5-9 pm*

MASS WILL BE HELD AT 4:00 pm AT OUR LADY OF POMPEII CHURCH ON RT. 80 IN EAST HAVEN . DINNER WILL FOLLOW AFTER MASS IN THE CHURCH HALL

THE TRADITIONAL ST. JOSEPHS DINNER OF SALAD AND ZITTI PASTA WITH MEATBALLS AND SODA ,COFFEE WITH DESSERT . THE DESSERT WILL BE THE TRADITIONAL ZEPPOLI De ST. JOSEPHS

THIS TRADITIONAL ST. JOSEPHS DINNER WILL BE PROVIDED BY IN HOUSE by KNIGHT TONY DECAPRIO AND THE K of C STAFF. ENTERTAINMENT FROM 5 TO 9 pm WILL BE PROVIDED BY THE GREAT RICH DEPALMA FOR YOUR DANCING AND LISTENING PLEASURE.
TICKETS ARE $15.00 PER PERSON. CHILDREN UNDER 10 YEARS OLD ARE $5:00.

THIS DINNER AND DANCE WILL BE A SELL OUT SO PLEASE MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS EARLY.

PLEASE CALL
JOE MONICO 203-466-2003
LOU PACELLI 203-466-0497
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Join Hagaman Memorial Librarys Mystery Lovers Book Club!

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street on Saturday, March 14 at 12:30 p.m. and join the librarys mystery lovers book club! The club is facilitated by local resident, and avid reader, Barbara Mitchell. The group will discuss Plum Island by Nelson DeMille on Saturday, March 14 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy a lively discussion!

Synopsis of Plum Island by Nelson DeMille:
Wounded in the line of duty, NYPD homicide cop John Corey is convalescing in rural eastern Long Island when an attractive young couple he knows is found shot to death on the family patio. The victims were biologists at Plum Island, a research site rumored to be an incubator for germ warfare. Suddenly, a local double murder takes on shattering global implications -- and thrusts Corey and two extraordinary women into a dangerous search for the secret of PLUM ISLAND....

All Hagamans book discussion groups are free and open to everyone! Discussion books are available to borrow from the library. Registration is required. Please visit the library, call 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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Casual and Fun Yoga at the Library!

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and/or Saturday mornings at 11:00 a.m. for free yoga classes! Learn a number of basic yoga postures and positions.

These free classes, taught by a certified yoga instructor, are for everyone, and no prior knowledge of Yoga is necessary. Please bring a Yoga mat or exercise mat with you. Classes will run for 12 weeks, every Thursday evening, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. from January 8 through April 2 (no class on Thursday, February 12 due to Lincolns birthday)

There is also a Saturday class that runs from Saturday, January 10 through Saturday, March 28 that meets from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

There are currently spaces available in both classes. Registration is required, so please call to reserve a space in either the Thursday evening class or the Saturday morning class or both! We ask that you please consider donating to our Yoga classes on Saturdays. Donations are not required to take the class, but are graciously accepted.

Please register for classes by calling the Library at 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org. Thank-you and enjoy!!
Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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The Softer Side of Celtic: A Free Concert In An Early Celebration of Saint Patricks Day, Performed by Musician Jeff Snow

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m. and hear talented multi-instrumentalist Jeff Snow bring the rich tradition of classic celtic music to life! Jeff will perform both classic and original songs.

Growing up as the son of a drummer in a Bagpipe band and in a home where older Celtic songs were the everyday sounds, Jeff developed a love for the music of Scotland, England and Ireland. His concerts have been described as quiet and relaxing and much of it is, but sometimes he will break out and the foot stomping begins.

The magical sounds from the instruments coupled with vocals and Jeffs love and knowledge of his Scottish heritage create a delightful program of traditional and original tunes and songs.

Much of the history of Scotland, England and Ireland is preserved in song. Hearing these stories along with the songs will educate, inspire and entertain you. You are sure to sing, laugh and smile!

Jeff plays six and twelve string guitar, autoharp, Celtic Bouzouki & Bodhran. He also plays the drums and a variety of other percussion instruments.

A skilled guitar player, Jeff was featured in the August 2006 issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He is also a contributor to the magazine.

Jeff has performed for audiences of all ages and in a variety of settings including concert halls, libraries, museums, churches, schools, and private homes. When not singing, playing or teaching Jeff can often be found on his bicycle, a golf course or a beach.

This special concert event is free and open to everyone. Seating is limited, so prior registration is highly encouraged. Visit the library, call 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org to register.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.
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The Philadelphia Story starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart (1940)

Enjoy Pizza and drinks and a showing of The Philadelphia Story starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart (1940) at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on *Thursday, February 26 at 5:00 p.m.*

Pizza will be served from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The movie will begin at 5:30 p.m.

When a rich womans ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Our film series events are free and open to everyone. Seating is limited and registration is required.You may call the library at 203.468.3890 to register. You may also register in person at the library or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot, across the street from the library.

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Special Presentation and Forum: How to Prevent an Active Shooter Event

Join us at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on *Tuesday, February 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.*
for a presentation on how to understand the active shooter phenomenon occurring in our communities. Ever wonder if the school system is doing all it can do to protect your children?

Lock-down failure rates of 60% to 81% during simulations that require individual staff members to make and communicate the lock-down decision. Why is that happening? Its because administrators remain in charge during drills. Think about it; who calls for a lock-down drill in your district?

Lets start a discussion about what is happening in your school district.

This program will be presented by Vincent Riccio. Currently, Vincent is an Active Shooter & Workplace Violence Prevention Consultant. He is the owner of Security Academy of Connecticut, LLC, a security consulting company. Vince is a former private investigator and a Sargent for the New Haven Police Department. He is also a former US Army Military Police Investigator spanning almost 40 years.

This program is free and open to everyone. Please register by visiting the library, call 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot, across the street from the library.

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This is an on-going monthly program
Have a legal question? Get a free consultation with an attorney from the New Haven County Bar Association

Need a consultation with an attorney? Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on the following Wednesdays between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.: January 21, 2015, February 18, 2015, March 18, 2015, April 15, 2015, and May 20, 2015.

The New Haven County Bar Associations ASK A LAWYER program is designed to provide members of the community with general legal information; an attorney meets with the participant and provides a free 10-15 minute consultation. If the individual requires additional assistance, they are referred to our Lawyer Referral Service or a social service agency. No appointment is necessary, consultations are given on a first-come,first-served basis.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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Casual and Fun Yoga at the Library Begins Again In 2015!

Two new 12 week sets of casual and fun yoga classes begin at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, in January of 2015! Thursday Evenings: 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. beginning January 8 through April 2 and Saturday Mornings: 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from January 10 through March 28.

Learn a number of basic yoga postures and positions. These free classes, taught by a certified yoga instructor, are for everyone, and no prior knowledge of yoga is necessary. Please bring a yoga or exercise mat with you.

Classes will run for 12 weeks, every Thursday evening, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. from January 8 through April 2 (no class on Thursday, February 12 due to Lincolns birthday). The Saturday morning class runs from Saturday, January 10 through Saturday, March 28. The Saturday class meets from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Most of the Saturday morning yoga classes will meet in the librarys DeMayo community room (next to the Childrens Department) from 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Exceptions to this are: Saturday, January 17, Saturday, February 21 and Saturday, March 21. On these dates, the yoga class will meet from 11:15 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. in the old community room (with the stage.)

There are currently spaces available in both classes. Registration is required, so please call to reserve a space in either the Thursday evening class or the Saturday morning class or both! We ask that you please consider donating to our Yoga classes on Saturdays. Donations are not required to take the class, but are graciously accepted. Please register for classes by calling the Library at 203.468.3890 or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org. Thank-you and enjoy!!

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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Job Search Support Group at Hagaman Library

Liz, a retired bank manager, conducts a Job Support Group on the first and third Thursday of each month from 3:00 to 4:00 pm at the Hagaman Library, 227 Main St., East Haven.

Liz will critique resumes, offer effective interviewing tips, give info re: programs available that will help financially. Shell also give tips on how to lower ones interest rates on credit cards. There is no cost.

Winter 2015 meetings will be held on Thursdays, January 8 & 15, February 5 & 19 and March 5 & 19 at 3:00 p.m.
This group is free and open to everyone.

For more information, or to sign up for the Job Search Support Group, call Fawn at 203-468-3890 or email fgillespie@hagamanlibrary.org.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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Free American Citizenship Classes

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. until Wednesday, June 3, 2015, to prepare for the American Citizenship interview. Learn about the rights and responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship. Meet Laura DePonte, ESL Civics and History instructor from the East Haven Adult Learning Center. She will help you prepare for the citizenship test.

To register for the class, please contact Laura DePonte at 203.468.3795.

Additional parking for evening and weekend library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library.

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Financial Help for Seniors: Benefits Quicklink

Need help paying grocery and other bills? Are you 60 plus and a war veteran or disabled? Free Benefits QuickLINK screening appointments are available at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on the first Tuesday of every month between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Half hour screening appointments are available on Tuesdays: January 6, February 3 and March 3 between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

RSVP of South Central CT can help you find programs to pay for groceries and other expenses.
Please bring the following information with you to the screening:
• Monthly income (pension, social security, dividends and interest)
• Monthly expenses (heating, gas, electricity, water, telephone, rent or mortgage payments, medical expenses not covered by insurance)
• Asset information (savings, estimated value of home and car, life insurance benefits)
• A list of all current prescriptions

You may visit or call the library at 203.468.3890 to schedule your half hour screening appointment. For questions, please contact Cherie Larson, RSVP Program Manager at the Agency on Aging at 203.752.3059.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE PROGRAM

The local AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is seeking volunteers to assist taxpayers in preparing and filing their individual Federal and State income tax returns. Tax-Aide operates as a free, volunteer service giving preference to seniors with low-to-moderate incomes. The IRS supports Tax-Aide by offering training materials to certify tax counselors.

In Connecticut, there are over 600 volunteers helping over 30,000 taxpayers at nearly 100 Tax-aide sites. These sites operate in senior centers, public libraries, and community centers.

it is easy to sign up on line at www.aarp.org/volunteer. Applicants will be contacted to discuss their personal interests and to explain the program in detail. There are Tax-aide sites in several neighboring towns which allow both volunteers and taxpayers to find both a convenient time and location to participate.

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Translator Available at The Hagaman Memorial Library for Spanish Speakers

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street on the first and third Wednesday of every month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and every first and third Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and learn about all the free library services you have access to, simply by signing up for a free library card! The library will have a translator who is fluent in Spanish during these days and times to help you use the librarys public access computers, look for materials, and find out about free resources in the community.

The translator will be available beginning on Wednesday evening, November 5 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cant find a parking spot at the Library? Evening and weekend parking is available at the East Haven Town Hall across the street from the Library.

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EVERYONE is invited ~ The EAST HAVEN SONS AND DAUGHTERS OF ITALY Lodge #2877 meets on the 2nd Monday of Each month starting at 7pm, in the lower lever, NEXT TO THE MOVIE THEATRE ROOM at the VILLAGE AT MARINERS POINT located at 111 South Shore Drive in East Haven.

For information on meetings or any other questions about the East Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy, please call or text 203-684-4322 or you may email us at, ehsadoi2877@gmail.com

Our next meetings are:
November 10th, December 8th and January 12th at 7pm.
All are welcome to come. Lots of upcoming, fun & exciting events can be found on the EHSADOI website ~ https://sites.google.com/site/ehsonsanddaughtersofitaly/

And dont forget to LIKE us on Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/EastHavenSonsAndDaughtersOfItaly

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EAST HAVEN FARMERS MARKET
250 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512
For information: Call Carolyn Bradley 203-710-2760 / dinaglide2000@yahoo.com
or Chris Vaiuso 203-444-1373 / chrisvaiuso@gmail.com

The market is open Sundays beginning July 6, 2014 ¡V October 12, 2014
From 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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*Caregiver Support Group for Families and Caregivers*
presented by Ellen Dagostino and Chelsea Boyd

-The complexity of Alzheimers disease and related dementias severely impacts the family and professional caregiver. A support group provides an opportunity to learn more about the different stages of this progressive disease and offers tips on ways to cope.

Join us for monthly educational discussions and have the opportunity to learn and share with others who undersatand.

*Second Tuesday of every month from 5:30-6:30PM*

Village at Mariners Point
111 South Shore Drive East Haven, CT 06512
203-467-0067

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AARP FOUNDATION TAX-AIDE OFFERS FREE TAX FILING ASSISTANCE APPOINTMENTS

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Program provides tax assistance to middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention given to those 60 and older. Assistance is available at the Hagaman Memorial Library by appointment only on:

*Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.*

Please call 203-468-3890 to book an appointment. Taxpayers must have all information and documents that apply to their 2012 income taxes, including proof of identity; income statements; social security number; copy of last years federal and state tax returns; personal check, and if direct depositing, bank checking account and routing numbers. If married, both husband and wife should be present at the appointment.

Additional parking for library events is available in the East Haven Town Hall parking lot across the street from the library or in the Old Stone Church lot adjacent to the library.

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Give a lasting tribute - Hagaman Librarys Tree of Knowledge

The Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, invites you to participate in our Tree of Knowledge. With leaves crafted of bronze,the Tree of Knowledge will be a permanent symbol dedicated to the intellectual, cultural and social lives of the people who love the library. The Tree of Knowledge will remain in the new DeMayo Community Room as a lasting and permanent tribute to those whose names are engraved on its leaves. Leaves can accommodate up to twenty letters or spaces on each line, and up to four lines on each leaf. This is a very special way to remember a family member or co-worker who has a deep love for the library, and is appropriate for commemorating birthdays, weddings, memorials, births or adoptions. Your donation of $50 will be used to support the purchase of library furnishings and library programs.

Please call the library at 203-468-3890 for more information, or stop by for a brochure to order your leaf or leaves.
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*Pet Therapy Program Kicks Off*
at the Village at Mariner¡¦s Point

First and Third Tuesday of each month at 1:15 in the Harbor

Contact Roberta Schwartz @ 203-467-0067
rschwartz@Benchmarkquality.com

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EAST HAVEN AQUATICS


PROGRAM FEES

TUESDAY & FRIDAY

Residents $120 8 Lessons 45 minutes class

Non Residents $140 8 Lessons 45 minutes class

SATURDAYS

Babies to 2 years old
30 min. class $100 8 Lessons Residents
$115 8 Seasons Non-Residents

2 - 5 Years old
45 min. class $115 8 Lessons Residents
$125 8 Lessons Non Resident


These fees are effective since October 8, 2011

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POOL PARTIES

Book you party at the Town Pool! Sundays only from:
11A.M. to 1:00P.M.
1:00P.M. to 3:00P.M.
3:00P.M. to 5:00P.M.
5:00P.M. to 7:00P.M.

Cost for Residents: $150
and Non-residents $250.

Call 203-468-3367.

***POOL HOURS- Starting April 1, 2014***

Water Aerobics
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00A.M. - 8:45A.M.

Swimming Laps
Tuesday & Thursday 8:00A.M. - 8:45A.M.

AM Public Swim
Monday thru Friday 8:45A.M. - 10:00A.M.

PM Public Swim
Monday thru Friday 7:30P.M.- 8:45P.M.

AM Saturday Public Swim
10:30A.M. - 12 Noon.

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Community Service for Youth East Haven Food Bank, Bradley Street East Haven

Twice a Month;

1st Wednesday 8:15am
3rd Wednesday 4:45pm

Up to 3 hours of service time per shift
Contact Phyllis for more info at 203-468-6593
or 203-285-5333

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Act Out with The Performing Arts Society of East Haven

For additional information call 203-468-7164.

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Come to the East Haven Historical Society Museum

200 Tyler Ave (old East Haven High School)
MUSEUM OPEN Wednesdays from 10AM to 2PM
Come view the old photos of your town.
Call 203-468-6982 for more information.

Check out http://www.home.easthavenhistoricalsociety.com/

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* * * * * SIGN UP FOR CT CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM at
Signup online at http://www.ctcleanenergyoptions.com/now.htm
Help your town get credits for solar panels today!

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* * * * SHORELINE GREENWAY TRAIL * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Saturday Monthly Walks. Free and open to the public.
For more information, call Grace Zimmer at 203-453-3351.