Cheshire announcements

Cheshire announcements


Photo credit: Town of Cheshire Website

Veteran’s benefits

The Public Library, presents a program, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in support of our veterans at 104 Main St. Are you a veteran? Do you know all of the benefits that are available to you? A Veterans Services Officer from the Connecticut Department of Veteran Affairs will be in attendance. Registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

AAUW Scholarship available

The Greater Meriden Branch of the American Association of University Women has announced several scholarships to both male and female students graduating from high school in 2017. Scholarship applications are available in the guidance offices at all public high schools in Meriden, Cheshire, Southington and Wallingford.

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.

Home, Garden and Business Expo

The Chamber of Commerce will host a Home, Garden and Business expo, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main St. This event is free and open to the public. Featured events during the day will be Kiwanis Breakfast, lunch, art show demo of martial arts, shredding, and more.

Class of 1957, 60th Reunion

Cheshire High School’s class of 1957 has scheduled its 60-year reunion from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Manor Inn in Milldale. Anyone with information is asked to contact reunion committee members John and Barbara White by calling 203-272-2151 or by email at

Microsoft power point

The Public Library, , presents Microsoft PowerPoint, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays, March 15, 22 and 29, 104 Main St. This class will provide introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint and is divided into three sessions. Each session will focus on different material. Seating is very limited and registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4..

Gardening with Heirlooms

The Public Library, presents Gardening with Heirlooms, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 20, 104 Main St. Heirlooms give you some of the best flavors and are perfect for the home gardener. There will be plenty of time for Q and A. Seating is limited and registration is required. Register at or call 203-272-2245, ext. 4.

Temple Beth Dvid hosts informational sessions

All are invited to Temple Beth David, to learn about immigration, deportation, and the lives of undocumented immigrants at 7 p.m. Tuesday March 28, at 3 Main St. Speakers will include representatives from Junta for Progressive Action, ICE, economic advancement. A question and answer session will follow. There is no charge to attend this session. Please pre-register at (203) 272-0037.