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October 2014

Probate “Myth Busters”

October 23 @ 10:30 am
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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An informal information session is being offered by the Honorable Fred J. Anthony, Probate Judge for the City of Shelton, and will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at the Shelton Senior Center. Anthony will lead a discussion of the probate process in the State of Connecticut and allow ample opportunity for your most pressing probate questions to be answered. This is your chance to get factual information regarding probate processes and dispel some of the “probate myths.”…

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AlphaBits

October 23 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until October 30, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

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Stories with Danielle

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until October 30, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

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Live Well Sessions 1&2

October 23 @ 1:00 pm
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Every week until November 5, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Free six-week series to encourage older folks with ongoing health conditions (diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure) or their family members to take charge of their lives. For more information contact the trainer at 203-934-7077; provided by the Aging and Disability Resources Center (a partnership of the State of CT Aging Services Division and CT Dept of Public Health’s Center for Disability Rights.

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Halloween party

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Menu: Pumpkin ravioli, chicken piccatta, rice pilaf, broccoli and carrot medley, candied pecan salad, roll, Halloween cupcakes, tea or coffee. Cost: $15. Music by Vinnie Carr. Tickets on sale Sept. 26 through Oct. 22.

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Spanish with Sandra

October 24 @ 2:45 pm
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Every week until November 21, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

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Wesley Village 5k Road Race and Fun Walk

October 25
Wesley Village,
580 Long Hill Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Event has a Halloween theme. Organizers are joining forces with JB Sports to put together the 2014 event. Online registration at wesleyvillage-ct.org. Contact Carlene Rhea at 203-225-5020 or crhea@umh.org for information.

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College Planning

October 25 @ 10:30 am
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Learn how to choose, get accepted to, and pay for your dream college. Contact Tony Luther at: 203-929-3593 for more information and to register.

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Teen Saturday

October 25 @ 1:30 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Boost! Teens 13-18 craft while discussing this week’s book. Film Critics, 3 p.m., teens screen a film over snacks; new members welcome.

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Library Lego Club

October 25 @ 2:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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— Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 p.m. LEGOS Challenge 2: all ages drop in. Children 1-12 create something using Lego pieces of only one color. If you accept this challenge, come build to your heart’s content with Legos and Duplos provided by Plumb.

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Budding Bookworms

October 27 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 3, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

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Blood pressure screening

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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The Emergency Care Institute of Bridgeport Hospital will conduct Blood Pressure Screenings at the Senior Center on Monday, Oct. 27, from noon-2 p.m. Non-members welcome.

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Fun with Fiction Family Book Club

October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids in grades 3-5 and their families discuss The Lemonade Crime by Jacqueline Davies; plus refreshments and door prizes. Multiple copies available.

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Fun for Little Ones

October 28 @ 10:00 am
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Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for toddlers and pre-schoolers up to age 5 in this themed drop in program; siblings welcome.

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Hearing maintenance

October 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Precision Hearing Specialists provide free hearing maintenance the fourth Tuesday of each month from 10:30 to noon. Appointments are necessary and may be made by calling 203-381-9555. Non-members welcome.

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Book Buzz

October 28 @ 2:00 pm
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Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Drop-in with Miss Maura for weekly book and book based craft plus a healthy snack. This is program for preschool children and their caregivers welcomes audience participation.

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knit!

October 28 @ 6:00 pm
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Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in.

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Flu vaccination clinic

October 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Benchmark at Split Rock,
708a Bridgeport Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Visiting Nurse Services of Connecticut is partnering with Benchmark Senior Living at Split Rock to offer a range of vaccines to prepare for the upcoming season. VNS clinical staff will be offering single, double and triple strain flu shots at the Benchmark facility, 709A Bridgeport Avenue, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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Toddler Movement Program

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until October 29, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids ages 2-and-a-half to 4 years old and caregivers march, dance and play musical instruments plus songs and action poems. This is a weekly program for children who are ready to participate in group activities. Register.

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Low vision support

October 29 @ 3:00 pm
Crosby Commons at Wesley Village,
580 Long Hill Avenue, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Mark Leventhal of the Blind Veterans Association, Connecticut Regional Group, will be speaking at the upcoming meeting of Learn to See the World low vision support group. He will be discussing ways to prevent falls. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3 p.m. at Crosby Commons Assisted Living Community on the Wesley Village Campus, 580 Long Hill Avenue. The meeting is free and open to the public. Individuals with low vision or who are legally blind are encouraged…

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Tweens Rule

October 29 @ 6:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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New program for kids in grades 5-8. Crafts, cooking, book discussions.

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A Poe Celebration

October 29 @ 6:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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All ages drop in read of the Edgar Allen Poe works selected by participants, choose your favorite to share with the group and celebrate the season with class.

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Fall mini flu clinic

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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On Thursday, Oct. 30, from 9-10 a.m. Naugatuck Valley Health District will provide flu shots and Pneumonia shots. There are no appointments. Insurances accepted are: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield and Medicare Part B. Those 65 and older receiving the high dose is $40; those receiving the vaccine 65 and younger will be $30. People must bring their insurance cards and know what their primary insurance coverage plan is if they have more than one insurance. If you have any…

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AlphaBits

October 30 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until October 30, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them kindergarten ready; drop in session, siblings welcome.

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Stories with Danielle

October 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Every week until October 30, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Three and four year olds hear stories just for them.

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Live Well Sessions 1&2

October 30 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 5, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Free six-week series to encourage older folks with ongoing health conditions (diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, high blood pressure) or their family members to take charge of their lives. For more information contact the trainer at 203-934-7077; provided by the Aging and Disability Resources Center (a partnership of the State of CT Aging Services Division and CT Dept of Public Health’s Center for Disability Rights.

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Hush! Hush! It’s Halloween

October 30 @ 5:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids ages 5 and up dress in costume and join Mrs. Fritsch and Mr. Al to celebrate with a Halloween parade, story, crafts, and light refreshments. Registration required.

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Shakespeare at the Bar

October 30 @ 5:30 pm
Porky’s Cafe,
50 Center Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Valley Shakespeare Festival (VSF) will present Shakespeare in the Bar on Thursday, Oct. 30 at Porky’s Cafe, 50 Center Street. This year’s staged reading will feature revenge, blood and cannibalism in a performance of the William Shakespeare tragedy, Titus Andronicus. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. with free pizza and socializing, followed by the show at 6:30. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 203-513-9446 or go to vsfestival.org. The VSF also will present its own…

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Shakespeare in the Bar

October 30 @ 5:30 pm
Porky’s Cafe,
50 Center Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Valley Shakespeare Festival performs Titus Andronicus at Porky’s Cafe, 50 Center Street, at 5:30 p.m., with free pizza and socializing, followed by the show at 6:30. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 203-513-9446 or go to vsfestival.org.

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Valley Senior Services Council

October 30 @ 5:30 pm
Senior Center,
81 Wheeler Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Educational series on Medicare enrollment, Thursday, Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m. Dr. Beverly Kidder will be the speaker. Register with the center. A light supper will be provided.

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Stay & Play

October 31 @ 10:30 am
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers: adults chat while children play; light refreshments provided. Suitable for babies and young children. Drop in.

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Spanish with Sandra

October 31 @ 2:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 21, 2014
Huntington Branch Library,
41 Church Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Early immersion program for three to five year-olds and their parents, features the Spanish language in songs, games, story time and other activities. Taught by Shelton Spanish teacher Sandra Alvarado. Registration required and space is limited. This session runs Fridays, at 2:45 through Nov. 21. Participants don’t have to go to all sessions.

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Trick or Trunk

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Shelton Intermediate School,
675 Constitution Blvd. North, Shelton, CT, 06484 United States
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Family night on Halloween, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Shelton Intermediate School parking lot. Children may trick or treat with their parents/guardians from trunk to trunk in a safe environment. DJ Mike L will provide music. For more information to participate by decorating trunks and hand out treats. Reserve spots by Oct. 24. Information: 203-924-7614 or email kopecs@att.net. Gift cards awarded for the scariest, most original and best in show trunk decorations.

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November 2014

Halloween bash to benefit Boys & Girls Club

November 1 @ 7:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club,
1 Positive Place, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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An adult Halloween costume party to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley will take place Saturday, Nov. 1, 7-midnight at Molto Bene in Ansonia. The cost to attend Costumes & Cocktails is $40 per person, with a cash bar. The local Boys & Girls Club has facilities in Shelton and Ansonia. People can RSVP to Carol Pendagast at 203-926-0001, ext. 302 or email info@sdinsurancegroup.com.

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Olde Ripton Garden Club meeting

November 3 @ 10:00 am
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Fall decoration workshop, 10 a.m. at Plumb Memorial Library. Claire Norris and Judy Wise will lead attendees in making an artistic arrangement in an appropriate container for a small or miniature design or for a large fall centerpiece. Public welcome. $5 donation requested. Information: olderiptongardenclub.org.

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Budding Bookworms

November 3 @ 10:30 am
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Every week until November 3, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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A themed drop in story and craft time for kids 1-5 years old and their caregivers.

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Art with Mr. Al

November 3 @ 5:00 pm
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Kids in grades 1-6 discover the principles of art and color; dress for creating/mess. Registration required.

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Fun for Little Ones

November 4 @ 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs and movement for toddlers and pre-schoolers up to age 5 in this themed drop in program; siblings welcome.

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Book Buzz

November 4 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Drop-in with Miss Maura for weekly book and book based craft plus a healthy snack. This is program for preschool children and their caregivers welcomes audience participation.

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knit!

November 4 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until November 4, 2014
Plumb Memorial Library,
65 Wooster Street, Shelton, CT 06484 United States
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Adult fiber fans meet to knit, crochet and chat, lots of support and fellowship in this drop in group, stop in.

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