Fire department to hold annual carnival
▶ Hamden: Volunteer Firefighters Fireworks Committee accepts donations at Stop & Shop, 2335 Dixwell Ave., Saturdays, Sundays, through June 24; T-shirts sold. To donate: checks payable to HVFF, mail to P.O. Box 5104, Hamden 06518, or PAYPAL at www.hamdenfireworks.org, Karl Olson, 203-214-9489, firstname.lastname@example.org.
▶ Branford: Rotary Club accepts donations of books, audio books, CDs, DVDs for sale at Branford Festival, June 15-17 (no encyclopedias, texts) at Orchard House Adult Day Center, 421 Shore
Drive; Raymond James, 144 N. Main St.; RE/MAX Alliance, 10 Pine Orchard Road, near Montowese Street; Soundview YMCA lobby, 628 E. Main St.; Stony Creek, School Street, Thimble Islands Road, next to basement door under museum next to firehouse, 203-641-9485, email@example.com info, collection of large donations.
▶ Bethany: Annual Athletic Association, Fire Department Carnival, 7 p.m. June 14-16, Bethany Airport, Amity Road, Route
63; 7 p.m. June 15 Firemen’s Parade, trophies at 9:30 p.m., to donate for trophies, Les Warner, 203-393-1964.
▶ Hamden: Fish fry, Hamden Black History Committee and Office of the Mayor, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. June 16, Friendship Baptist Church, 26 Edwards St., dinner $13, sandwich $10, Dave Canton firstname.lastname@example.org, benefits three $1,000 book awards for Hamden High School seniors.
▶ Milford: Tour of Old Milford Cemetery, 1676, focusing on meanings of art, symbols on early grave markers, 1 p.m. June 16, meet at parking lot, DAR Chapter House, 55 Prospect St., rain date June 23, $5 adults, free students, children with adults, at Canvas Patch, 5 River St.; 1-4 p.m. weekends at Milford Historical Society, 34 High St., and day-of, to benefit restoration, preservation of stones, 203- 874-8998.
▶ Cheshire: American Roots Music Festival, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. June 16, free, Ball & Socket Arts, 493 W. Main St., with Dudley Farm String Band, Last Fair Deal, Washboard Slim and the Blue Lights, Good Night Blue Moon, student musicians from John Ingrassia’s Summer of Rock Jam. Local beer tasting, $20 in advance, $25 day-of, vendors, crafts, food by Aunt Chilada’s and Cheshire Baking Co., www.ballandsocket.org.
▶ North Branford: Tag sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16, Congregational church, 1680 Foxon Road, North Branford, donation dropoff at church office, spaces $25, 203-488-8456
▶ Milford: Tinto 47 Council, K of C, Father’s Day breakfast, entertainer Michael Rea, 10:30 a.m. June 17, Club 47, 240 Naugatuck Ave., Milford, $25, $15 children, Jim Lambert, 203-878-4598, email@example.com.
▶ Shelton: History Center’s Vintage Vehicles Antique & Classic Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 17, 70 Ripton Road, registration $10, www.sheltonhistoricalsociety.org, 203-925-1803, refreshments, public voting, admission $1 for dads, $5 adults, $10 family of four. Buildings open, www.facebook.com/SheltonHistoricalSociety. ▶ Madison: Scranton Library Friends accepts gently used books, CDs, DVDs in bin at
White House side porch, 24 Wall St., behind Scranton Memorial Library for sale June 18-23 at library. No magazines, no encyclopedias, no vinyl, no VHS , cassette tapes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
▶ Hamden: Hamden Hall Country Day School golf tournament, auction, June 18, New Haven Country Club, benefits Hamden Hall scholarships, athletics program, $275, includes greens fees, cart, light lunch, buffet dinner, 203-752-2616.
▶ Milford: Devon Rotary selling 500 raffle tickets, $100 each, for 2018 Harley-Davidson Road King, valued about $18,000; $300 gift card to Brothers Harley-Davidson in Branford; $200 gift card to Brothers Harley-Davidson; drawing is 8 p.m. June 19, Stonebridge Restaurant, 50 Daniel Street, contact Jimmy Secondi, 203-8777520, or any Devon Rotarian.
▶ Wallingford: Wine tasting to benefit N.E.W. 34th Charitable Corp., 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 20, Tradition Golf Club Memories Restaurant patio, 37 Harrison Road, $50, pasta stations, antipasto, fruit, cheeses, tickets, ads, email@example.com, John, 203469-4687, checks to: N.E.W. 34th Charitable Corp.
▶ North Haven: Carnival, June 20-23, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity Parish/St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Ave., craft vendors sought for 6-10 p.m. June 22, June 23, 10x10 outdoors $100, 203-2395378.
▶ North Haven: Carnival, 6-10 p.m. June 20-23, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity/St. Therese Church, 555 Middletown Ave., food, rides, games, vendors, prizes. Raffle June 23 prizes: 65-inch Samsung TV, $500 gift card to First Fuel, Arnold’s Jeweler’s man’s watch, 24-inch sterling silver angel pendant, GE microwave, call rectory 203-239-5378 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays.
▶ New Haven: Hope After Loss, helping those who experience pregnancy and/or infant loss, International Wine and Craft
Beer Tasting, buffet, silent auction, 6-9 p.m. June 21, $75, Woodwinds, Branford. Compassionate Care Awards to Charlene Cannon, RN Yale; Ana Carneiro, RN Yale; Marianna Erenhouse, RN Yale; Dr. Steven Peterec Yale; Dr. Dina Barnaby, DO, Women’s Obstetrics and Gynecology, PC. Tickets sponsorships, donations, www.hopeafterloss.org, or some at the door.
▶ New Haven: St. Andrew Apostle Society 118th annual Italian Festa, 515 Chapel St., near Wooster Square, 5-10 p.m. June 21, 22, 4-10 p.m. June 23, 2:30-8 p.m.
June 24, free admission, June 21, 6-9:30 p.m. Michael Nigretti, singer; June 22, 6-7 p.m. strolling accordionist David Goclowski, 7-10 p.m. Neapolitan Night with Rich DiPalma, Gina Liquori; June 23, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nick Fradiani Sr., singer, 7-10 p.m. The Hofners, Beatlemania; June 24, 2:30 p.m. Angelo Sapia, Charlie Salerno, strolling musicians, 4 p.m. tenor Michéal Castaldo and his La Vita Dolce Band, www.ssaanewhaven.com, Facebook: Saint Andrew Society Annual Festa.