Wallingford Announcements

Wallingford Announcements


Rosh Hashana

WALLINGFORD — Chabad Jewish Center, 174 Center St.,will host Rosh Hashana services Sept. 20 at 7:15 p.m.; Sept. 21 at 9:30 a.m.; Sept. 22, at 9:30 a.m.; and a dinner Sept. 20 at 7:45 p.m. No membership fees or tickets needed. RSVP by Sept. 15, to 203-265-4012.

Volunteers needed

Masonicare Health Center is looking for volunteers who want to make a difference. We have several openings. Jitney drivers to bring residents to appointments, using a golf cart strictly indoors; nursing community assistants to run errands, to visit residents, to take them outdoors to the courtyard, or to straighten out their drawers or closets; wheelchair transporters to bring residents to and from appointments inhouse; an office assistant; and cafeteria assistants to help serve customers on the food line. For more information, contact Maria at 203-679-6253 or Carla at 203-679-5980 for more information.

Golf Tournament

The Elks Lodge 1365, 148 South Main St., will be the host of the third annual James “Mac” McNamee Memorial Golf Tournament Sunday, Sept. 24, at Tradition Golf Course. Free breakfast buffet at the Elks Lodge from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Putting contest at 11 a.m. Tee off at 12:30 p.m. Tournament includes: breakfast at the Elks, driving range, greens fees with cart and a prime rib dinner with a one hour open bar at the Elks Lodge. Meet at the Elks for breakfast. Car pool over to the course with your team. After the tournament, back to the Lodge for dinner! Tournament prizes! Field limited to 144 golfers. Sign-Up sheets available at the Elks Lodge Bar. Balance and additional names due on Sept. 20.

Reunion luncheon

Lyman Hall High School, class of 1954 will have a reunion luncheon at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Gaetano’s Tavern, 40 N. Main St. For information, call Barbara at 860-316-5050 or Jackie at 203-235-9595.

Art exhibit

Rashmi Talpade’s Modern Archaeology will appear at the Paul Mellon Arts Center Gallery, 332 Christian St. until Nov. 6. Talpade creates photomontages that speak about history, humanity, and our place in it. In addition to the Modern Archaeology exhibition, the artist will be in residence at Choate Rosemary Hall to work with students on a community-wide installation, utilizing images and ideas born out of their collaboration to reflect an issue or topic that is meaningful to the students’ intersecting lives. This exhibit is free and open to the public, daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., when school is in session. An artist’s reception is planned for Friday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Yalesville Little League to hold election

Yalesville Little League has planned it’s election for the Board of Directors Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the leagues Field House behind Parker Farms School, 30 Parker Farms Road, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. All members are invited to vote. If anyone has an interest in joining the Board, call Ray at 203-265-7580

Ladies Night Out

Sky Zone Wallingford will be hosting a Fit/Fun Ladies Night on Monday, Sept. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. Local vendors will be attending the event, including restaurants and businesses.

Lacrosse fundraiser

Wallingford Youth Lacrosse has teamed up with Christo’s Restaurant, 552 North Colony Road, and will receive 20 percent of the dine-in and take-out orders on Thursday, Sept. 28, from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Simply mention Wallingford Youth Lacrosse!

Calling for new singers

Wallingford Chorus, a modern, contemporary chorus, is seeking tenors and basses and invites members of all voice types to sing at its winter concert, Dec. 9. Group singing experience and some ability to read music are helpful, but not required. Members must be willing to learn the music, commit to weekly rehearsals, and attend a mandatory dress rehearsal. An informal placement interview with the director, Matthew Campisi, will ensure your voice is being used to its best advantage.

The chorus presents two concerts a year, one in December and one in May. E-mail us at wallingfordchorus@gmail.com or go to www.wallingfordchorus.org for more information.

Legion Flag Sales

The American Legion Post 73 offers an American flag replacement program for residents and will take orders for those interested in purchasing a 3-by 5-foot nylon flag, delivered to the door. To order a flag, call (203) 269-1659, or send a request to: American Legion Shaw-Sinon Post 73, P.O. Box 501, Wallingford, CT 06492-0501.

Community Stroke Support Group

Gaylord Hospital will host a Community stroke support group from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month in the Jackson Ground Floor Atrium. Patients, families, peers. All welcome. For more information contact (203) 284-2875.

Spinal Cord Injury Support Group

Gaylord Hospital will host a Luscomb Gym support group at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of every month. For more information contact (203) 284-2875.

QRLT meetings

Quinnipiac River Linear Trail will meet n the first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Wallingford Town Hall, 45 S. Main St., Rm. 205. The following is a list of monthly meetings. Oct. 5, Nov. 2. There are no meetings in December.

Quinnipiac River Linear Trail brick campaign

The Quinnipiac River Linear Trail Advisory Committee of Wallingford Corp., has an ongoing engraved brick campaign. These bricks can be used as a remembrance for a special life event or a holiday gift. Those interested in the “Own a Piece of the Trail” campaign and supporting the Trail efforts can purchase bricks by contacting Cathy Granucci at 203-314-5665.

Class of 1957

Graduates of Lyman Hall High School, class of 1957 will celebrate its 60th reunion on Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7. Planned activities are a pizza and wine meet-up at Gouveia Winery from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, a private guided tour of the historic Franklin Johnson Mansion, 153 S. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 12 p..m. on Saturday; and an evening dinner at Fratelli’s Restaurant at 6 p.m. on Saturday. Classmates wanting more information are asked to contact Patty Regan Combs at pattycombs@aol.com or Dick Straub at rfs58@hotmail.com.

Haunted and historic

The Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust will host a Haunted and Historic paranormal investigation at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at The Library Wine Bar and Bistro, 60 N. Main St. There is a fee to attend. For more information, call 203-774-5002.

Until Help Arrives

“Until Help Arrives,” is a FEMA program designed to provide the general public with quick action responses that may save a life. This program is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 26, at the Wallingford Library, 200 N. Main St.

Youth Larcosse fundraiser

Wallingford Youth Lacrosse has teamed up with Moe’s Southwest Grill, 970 N. Colony Road, to receive 15 percent of the dine-in and take-out orders on Wednesday, Oct. 25, from 5 to 9 p.m. Must present ad available found on www.wallingfordlacrosse.com or on Facebook @WallingfordYouthLacrosse.

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