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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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Film Night at Hagaman Memorial Library, East Haven: Irving Berlins Holiday Inn (1942) starring Bing Crosby!

East Haven: Enjoy Pizza and drinks and a showing of Irving Berlins Holiday Inn (1942) starring Bing Crosby, at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Thursday, November 13 at 5:00 p.m.

At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Hagamans 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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Join Hagaman Memorial Librarys Mystery Book Discussion Group!

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Saturday, November 1 at noon and join the library\\\'s new mystery book club facilitated by local resident, and avid reader, Barbara Mitchell. The group will discuss Terminal City by Linda Fairstein. Bring a bagged lunch and enjoy a lively discussion!

Synopsis of Terminal City by Linda Fairstein:
From the worlds largest Tiffany clock decorating the 42nd Street entrance to its spectacular main concourse, Grand Central has been a symbol of beauty and innovation in New York City for more than one hundred years. But the worlds loveliest station is hiding more than just an underground train system. When the body of a young woman is found in the tower suite of the Waldorf Astoria—one of the most prestigious hotels in Manhattan—Assistant DA Alex Cooper and Detectives Mike Chapman and Mercer Wallace find themselves hunting for an elusive killer whose only signature is carving a carefully drawn symbol into his victims bodies, a symbol that bears a striking resemblance to train tracks.

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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Attention Editors: 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.: October 15, November 19, December 17, January 21, 2015, February 18, 2015, and March 18, 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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Edgar Allan Poe Live at Hagaman Memorial Library!

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Saturday, November 15 at 4:00 p.m. and meet Edgar Allan Poe! You will hear dramatic readings from Poes work and Poe actor Campbell Harmon will perform a historic reenactment as Poe himself!

Edgar Allan Poe was the first American writer to attempt to support himself solely on writing alone. He wrote the first modern detective story, the first modern science fiction story, and founded the modern horror genre. His famous, tragic love for his wife, Virginia, helped to inspire his landmark poem, The Raven. Speculation over the cause of his mysterious death in 1849 continues to this day. His writings still speak to us more than 160 years later and have inspired countless stage and film adaptations. Watch him be brought to life by actor Campbell Harmon!

Campbell Harmon has performed as Edgar Allan Poe since 2009. He has brought the Master of the Macabre to life for audiences across America. Harmon has worked with libraries, schools, and the National Endowment for the Arts to further historical education and spark a love of reading in young and old alike. In his diminishing spare time he volunteers as a performer at the Wallingford Trail of Terror, a non-profit haunted attraction benefiting local charities for 17 years.

Harmon is a displaced Kentuckian and graduate of Yale Divinity School. He lives in Wallingford, Connecticut in a 105 year-old house with a 140lb dog.
This special literary event is free and open to everyone. Seating is limited, so please visit the library, call 203.468.3890, or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org to reserve your seat today!

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 Healing Art of Photography

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on *
*Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.*

and meet Jan Doyle, a media personality who has appeared on Good Morning Connecticut for three years. Ms. Doyle hosts, writes and produces a national award winning program called Classroom Connections, a public access TV show available across Connecticut. Jan will ask participants to think about photography not just as a memory saver, but as a window to the past and a doorway into the present. You will learn to contemplate the following questions: Do we look at things, but dont see? Are we paying attention to the phenomena around us? Are everyday wonders invisible? This free presentation will show you how photography can help you open the eyes of your heart and uncover the potential of self-healing.

Jan Doyle has had the great opportunity to interview Bernie Siegel countless times over five years on her show Classroom Connections. Jan feels that some of his wisdom, keen insight and knowledge has rubbed off and enabled her to create The Healing Art of Photography.
Using her own handmade quilts, Jan loves presenting her childrens program, Monkey Wrench Warning, that tells the story of the Underground Railroad.

Jan trains people to create their own show on public access show, and coaches helps both children and adults in reading and writing skills.

Jans philosophy is summed in this expression Classroom Connections: Where the Love of Learning Never Stops.

This program is free and open to everyone. Due to seating limitations, registration is strongly suggested. To register, please call the library at 203.468.3890, visit 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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Creating Moments of Joy -Keeping That Special Person with Alzheimers Disease Engaged and Active: A Free Workshop at Hagaman Library!

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on
*Tuesday, November 4 at 10:30 a.m.*

and hear an inspiring presentation by Jo Anne Harrison-Becker, MS (Gerontology), CEO Therapeutic Recreation Services, and Therapeutic Activities Consultant. Ms. Harrison-Becker will teach you the best methods for helping the special person in your life with Alzheimers Disease stay engaged and active. This one-hour workshop is designed for caretakers, family and friends of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease. One of the most challenging aspects of providing care for someone with Alzheimers Disease is to develop daily routines and activities that are interesting, meaningful, do-able, enjoyable and valued by the person with the disease.

Keeping busy and active stimulates the brains of people with Alzheimers Disease while boosting a sense of usefulness and accomplishment. However, a person with this disease loses the ability to independently select satisfying activities and follow through on them. Too much idle time can make the person feel lonely and unproductive, increasing the risk of anxiety, depression, agitation, wandering and anger.

Topics Include:

Understanding the Person with Alzheimers Disease
Effective Communication
Successful Individualized Leisure Activities Based on Past and Current Interests
Adjusting Activities Based on Declining Abilities and Skills
Sensory and Tactile Stimulation
Teaching Home Health Aides/Companions to Follow Through on Providing Activities
Understanding Difficult Behaviors
Restful Activities During Sundown Syndrome
Creating Positive Outcomes
Memory Enhanced Environments

Handouts, a Leisure Interest Survey and an Assessment for Persons Diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease included

This program is free and open to everyone. Due to seating limitations, registration is strongly suggested. To register, please call the library at 203.468.3890, visit the library, or email Cynthia at cgwiazda@hagamanlibrary.org.

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Film Night at Hagaman Memorial Library, East Haven: The House of Wax(1953) starring Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy and Phyllis Kirk

Enjoy Pizza and drinks and a showing of The House of Wax (1953) starring Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, and Phyllis Kirk at the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on
*Thursday, October 30 at 5:00 p.m.*

An associate burns down a wax museum with the owner inside, but he survives only to become vengeful and murderous.

Hagamans 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.

Hagaman Memorial Library serves the 29,000 residents of East Haven. The Library was incorporated in 1921, its original building was built in 1928, with a new wing addition built in 1975. The Library owns 70,000 items and is open 51 hours per week, Monday – Saturday. In FY 2012 (July 01, 2012-June 30, 2013), the Library had 9,495 active library card users, circulated 124,233 items, had 413 programs with 7,892 people attending, and had 18,457 sessions on its public access computers. Also, the Library provides public Wi-Fi, photocopiers, faxing, and meeting rooms (reservation required). The Library’s Web site is www.hagamanlibrary.info.

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Hear about one mothers healing experience after visits with her son following his tragic death in... Picking Up The Pieces of Hope by local author Marianne Stone !

Visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m. and meet local author Marianne Stone.

Life couldnt have been any happier for Marianne Stone until tragedy struck in the year of 2002. Mariannes oldest child and only son, Joey, was just about to graduate from high school. He had become the son every mother would be proud of. Joey was a protector of others, including his four younger sisters. He was bursting with integrity, honor, and, most of all, love for everyone he met within his young life. That was the cornerstone of his strength, including on and off the athletic field. Joeys love was a key ingredient within his family.

Joeys life came to a screaming halt on a particularly hot mid-spring day, the day after Mariannes 42nd birthday. Football and track practice were cancelled, which led him to a local pond to cool off with friends. That is when the unthinkable occurred to the most unlikely among them.

A mothers worst nightmare then becomes her greatest triumph of everlasting love. Three days after Joeys funeral, a much unexpected miracle occurred. Marianne would begin picking up the pieces of hope. Copies of Picking Up The Pieces of Hope will be available for sale and signing following the talk.

A Psychic Medium will be available for five audience readings picked randomly by raffle ticket following Ms. Stones talk. Five audience members will be picked at random by raffle ticket. This event is free and open to everyone. Due to seating limitations, registration is required. Please 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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Military Whist Card Party

*On Friday, October 24 at 6:00p.m*

The Friends of the Hagaman Memorial Library will host a Military Whist Card Party at the Hagaman Library on 227 Main Street. Raffle prizes will be part of the fun. Refreshments will be served beginning at 6:00p.m. to add to the party spirit. The card party will begin at 6:30p.m.

There is no need to know how to play the game of whist in order to participate in the card party. Players will be taught how to play before the game begins.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the East Haven Hagaman Memorial Library. Tickets for the card party are $8.00 per person and are available at the Hagaman Memorial Library on 227 Main Street. Tickets must be purchased in advance of the event by visiting the Hagaman Library or by calling Regina at 203.467.8413. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Library.
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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Learn About JobNow: A Free Online Job Coaching And Resume Assistance Tool! A Free Workshop Presented by Librarian Cynthia Gwiazda

If you are a job seeker, you will definitely want to visit the Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street

*Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m.*

to learn about the free online job coaching and resume assistance tool JobNow! By using JobNow you can receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more! You can also access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. Citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series through JobNows Adult Learning Center. There are also Personalized eLearning Tools such as My File Sharing, My Session Replay, My Tutoring Archive and My Test Archive.

There is a 24 Hour Writing Lab where you can submit essays and other forms of writing for constructive feedback. You may submit homework questions for expert guidance, get live assistance from tutors in math, science, reading, writing, history, GED, and college placement tests. You may use the Skills-Building module to receive real-time help on any topic of your choice. There is also a Foreign Language Center and Spanish-Speaking Support Center.

This workshop is free and open to everyone! Please 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.

Hagaman Memorial Library serves the 29,000 residents of East Haven. The Library was incorporated in 1921, its original building was built in 1928, with a new wing addition built in 1975. The Library owns 70,000 items and is open 51 hours per week, Monday – Saturday. In FY 2012 (July 01, 2012-June 30, 2013), the Library had 9,495 active library card users, circulated 124,233 items, had 413 programs with 7,892 people attending, and had 18,457 sessions on its public access computers. Also, the Library provides public Wi-Fi, photocopiers, faxing, and meeting rooms (reservation required). The Library’s Web site is www.hagamanlibrary.info.

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EAST HAVEN SONS & DAUGHTERS OF ITALY HALLOWEEN PAR-TAY

21 & Over ~ BYOB ~ BEST Halloween Costume Contest ~ Food, Beverages, Raffles, DJ & More.

$20 Per person ~ Saturday, October 25th 2014 starting at 6pm ~ Foxon Firehouse on RT 80 in East Haven.

For more info please contact Dawn @ 203-627-6580 or visit us on line ~ https://sites.google.com/site/ehsonsanddaughtersofitaly/

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The Family Resource Center at DC Moore elementary is happy to have two new parent educators, Brittany Shelton and Lorena Venegas.

There will be a meet and greet, open house-type event on September 25-26 for you to come and say hello. Drop in anytime between 9:30 and 4:30 on either day to ask us any questions you might have.

Please park in the back and come around to the side door and we will let you in. Brittany and Lorena have been busy putting plans together for exciting events this year that include Parents As Teachers (our home visitation program), playgroups, evening parent groups, resources in the community, and fun!

If you have any questions or comments feel free to call 203-468-3898 or email Brittany at bshelton@east-haven.k12.ct.us or Lorena at lvenegas@east-haven.k12.ct.us. (Ella habla español)

Keep your eyes and ears open for Family Resource Center happenings!

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EAST HAVEN SONS & DAUGHTERS OF ITALY UPDATE

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 at, ehsadoi2877@gmail.com

Our next meetings are: Sept. 8th, Oct. 13th & Nov. 10th at 7pm. EVERYONE is 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

Thank you for your help & support,
East Haven Sons & Daughters of Italy Founder, Marty Asprelli ll

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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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EAST HAVEN PUBLIC ACCESS TV UPDATE

Visit the newly redesigned ETV website www.easthaventv.org.

You can now send notices for the scrolling bulletin board on ETV directly to Janlee@easthaventv.org.

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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.