Cheshire announcements

Cheshire announcements


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Free programs for Cancer survivors

The Cheshire Community YMCA is seeking participants for its LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA is a free, 12 week, small group program designed for adults affected by cancer.

The program will take place Mondays and Fridays from 10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The actual start date will be determined based on registrations. For more information, contact John Phillips at 203-272-3150 ext. 511.

Women’s Club meeting

The Women’s Club welcomes new members, and is an active community service organization. Meetings take place the first Thursday of the month at the Senior Center. Membership is open to all women of Cheshire and the surrounding towns. For information, contact Paulette at 203-272-8779.


Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., hosts Adult Loft Knitters, for advanced/intermediate knitters, monthly on the second Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon. Come to socialize, learn, and share your techniques with other knitters. Supplies will be provided but feel free to donate or bring your own and don’t forget to ask your friends to join. This adult program has a required registration. Please register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

Ramband Car Show

The Cheshire High School Band Parents’ Association, Inc., and Richard Chevrolet will be sponsoring a car show fund raiser for the benefit of the CHS Marching Ram Band. Cars, trucks and street rods. Food trucks and vendors. Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 27. A small fee will be charged per person for admission. Visit The CHS Band Parents’ Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Great War at the Library

Cheshire Public Library presents Connecticut in the Great War, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 104 Main St. This year marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, also known as the Great War.

Bring your own craft

Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main Str., presents Bring Your Own Craft, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Coloring, stitching, drawing, stamping, scrapbooking, if it’s crafty, bring it in. This club will meet most every first Thursday of the month. Some supplies will be provided for this adult program.

Keepsakes: sorting the stuff of memories

Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main Street, has scheduled Keepsakes: Sorting the Stuff of Memories, from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Back by popular demand, Sheri Bertolini will discuss what to do with sentimental objects and items inherited from family members. What do you do when faced with the question: which things do I keep?

Seating is limited and registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

A day in the life of 102d Infantry Soldier

A Day in the Life of a 102d Infantry Soldier, will be present at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St. America entered World War I, the Great War, 100 years ago. What was it like for the men and women who served? Alan Crane of the 26th Yankee Division World War I Living History Group will lead the discussion. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

Cookbook Club

Cheshire Public Library will present Cookbook Club: Taste the World, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 104 Main St. Participants are asked to bring a prepared dish from any region of the world to share with the group, along with copies of your recipe(s), and the cookbook(s) you used. Must be at least 18 years of age or older to participate. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

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