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Thurs­day, June 14

ED­I­BLE FLOWER POWER: Use of flow­ers in cook­ing with Mary Newman, 6:30 p.m. June 14, Derby Neck Li­brary, 307 Hawthorne Ave., 203-734-1492.

PAUSE FOR THE PLEDGE: Stu­dents, Town Coun­cil Chair­man Ken­neth McKay lead East Haven ob­ser­vance of Na­tional Flag Day, 6:30 p.m. June 14, on Green, with East Haven Academy Sym­phonic Band, Karen Wag­ner of Wag­ner Io­vanna Stu­dio Pro­duc­tions and stu­dents, brief cer­e­mony, Pledge of Al­le­giance at 7 p.m.

FLAG DAY: Ham­den Lodge of Elks No. 2224, Boy Scout Troop 610, Girl Scouts, 5:30-6:15 p.m. June 14, Ham­den Mid­dle School, 2623 Dixwell Ave.

BEAT THE HEAT: VNA Com­mu­nity Health­care & Hos­pice pro­gram on signs of de­hy­dra­tion, why older adults are prone to de­hy­dra­tion, tips to stay hy­drated, 2 p.m. June 14, free, Atria Lar­son Place, 1450 Whit­ney Ave., Ham­den, 203-248-8880.

FREE CON­CERT ON BEACH: Break­ing Rubrics Jazz En­sem­ble, Ste­fan Fedeyko, trum­pet; Al VanLeu­van, bass; Fabian Or­tiz, pi­ano; Nancy Kriz, flute; the Rev. Canon Dr. Bar­bara Cheney, drums, 6:30 p.m. June 14, East Haven Town Beach, 148 Cosey Beach Ave., bring chair or blan­ket. Also, Friends of the Haga­man Li­brary of­fi­cers’ swear­ing in at 6 p.m., Town Beach House.

HOUSATONIC RIVER JOB NET­WORK: Joe Ku­las, of Schegg Group, talk on key steps in job search, 7 p.m. June 14, Case Memo­rial Li­brary, 176 Tyler City Road, Or­ange, alexy56@hot­, 203-891-2170.

LU­CIA CHAP­TER 25: OES, meets 7:30 p.m. June 14, Ma­sonic Lodge Hall, 59 Broad St., Mil­ford.

‘THE ART OF GRIEV­ING’: Au­thor, be­reave­ment chap­lain Lisa Ir­ish, 7 p.m. June 14, Guil­ford Free Li­brary, talk, book-sign­ing. RSVP: 203-453-8282.

Fri­day, June 15

COF­FEE & CON­VER­SA­TION: State Reps. Vin­cent Can­de­lora, R-86, Craig Fish­bein, R-90, dis­cuss is­sues, 8- 9 a.m. June 15, Dad’s Res­tau­rant, 740 N. Colony Road, Wallingford, 800-8421423, Vin­cent.Can­de­lora@house­, Craig.Fish­bein@house­

HAM­DEN LAND CON­SER­VA­TION TRUST: An­nual meet­ing, 7 p.m. June 15, Whit­ney Cen­ter Cul­tural Room, 200 Leeder Hill Road, Ham­den, talk by Kather­ine Hauswirth, au­thor of “The Book of Notic­ing: Col­lec­tions and Con­nec­tions on the Trail,”

Satur­day, June 16

SUM­MER READ­ING CLUB KICK­OFF: Games, crafts, en­ter­tain­ment, food trucks, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16, North Haven Memo­rial Li­brary, 17 Elm St., 203-239-5803.

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., Ham­den, din­ner $13, sand­wich $10, Dave Can­ton da­can@con­, ben­e­fits three $1,000 book awards for Ham­den High School se­niors.

AUTISM PI­LOT PRO­GRAM: ACEing Autism one-to-one ten­nis train­ing with pros, vol­un­teer sup­port, June 16, 1-2 p.m. ages 5-10, 2-3 p.m. ages 11-18, free, North Haven Health & Rac­quet Club, 100 Elm St., regis­ter, vol­un­teer at acein­­ca­tions/north­haven-ct.

FREE SMOKE ALARMS: Fire De­part­ment, Amer­i­can Red Cross in­stalling free smoke alarms in city homes June 16, pro­vid­ing in­struc­tions and es­cape plans on fires, and pro­tec­tion from other dis­as­ters, call 877-287-3327, choose op­tion 1.

TRAIN OPEN HOUSE: Boothe Memo­rial Rail­road So­ci­ety, 1-4 p.m. June 16, 23, 30, July, Au­gust, five op­er­at­ing train lay­outs from N, HO, O, S, G scale, Boothe Memo­rial Park, 5800 Main St., Strat­ford, free, http://bm­rail­

FARM­ERS MAR­KET: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 16, Dud­ley Farm, 2351 Durham Road, Su­san Peak, song­writer, singer, Na­tive Amer­i­can sto­ries, songs, 203-457-0770, www.dud­ley­, Face­book: Dud­ley Farm Farm­ers’ Mar­ket.

NORTH HAVEN CAM­ERA CLUB: “Land and Sea” show opens 5-7 p.m. June 16, ends June 30, Bran­ford Art Cen­ter, 1229 Main St., Bran­fordArtCen­, bvNorthHavenCam­er­

SILLY-SING-ALONG: Mu­si­cian Ed­ward Leonard, 10:30 a.m. June 16, 1,000 Books Be­fore Kinder­garten starter packs, free book, read­ing log, Mil­ford Li­brary, 57 New Haven Ave., 203-783-3312, mil­fordli­

OFFICE HOURS: State Sen. Paul Formica, Rep. Devin Car­ney, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 16, Phoebe Grif­fin Noyes Li­brary, 2 Li­brary Lane, Old Lyme,­ney@house­, 800842-1423, or, 860-842-1421.

FREE MAR­KET, HEALTH INFO: Com­mu­nity mem­bers get free cloth­ing, ac­ces­sories, house­hold items, jew­elry, toys, coats, shoes, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 16, Elks Club, 87 Web­ster St., New Haven, health ex­perts of­fer in­for­ma­tion on physical, den­tal health, free blood pres­sure screen­ings, 203-450-NHAC(6422), pro­ Spon­sors: Ep­silon Iota Iota Chap­ter of Omega Psi Phi Fra­ter­nity, Yale New Haven Health, Yale African Amer­i­can Affin­ity Group, Pros­per­ity Foun­da­tion, Delta Foun­da­tion of Greater New Haven, Delta Academy, GEMS youth pro­gram of New Haven Alum­nae Chap­ter of Delta Sigma Theta Soror­ity.

Sun­day, June 17

BIRD WALK: Or­ange Con­ser­va­tion Com­mis­sion led by Frank Gallo, 8 a.m. June 17, Tur­key Hill Pre­serve, 700 Derby-Mil­ford Road, Or­ange, Face­book, http://www.or­angect­con­ser­va­tion­com­mis­, https://www.or­­ser­va­tion-Com­mis­sion.

Mon­day, June 18

‘THE VAL­LEY IN THE 1890s’: Women’s Fo­rum with Pa­tri­cia Sweeney, 12:30 p.m. June 18, Derby Neck Li­brary, 307 Hawthorne Ave., 203-734-1492.

SUM­MER SING: Broad­way se­lec­tions, 7 p.m. June 18, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Old Say­brook, con­ducted by John Lampe of Mor­gan High School, $10 fee cov­ers costs, 860-767-9409, 203530-0002, www.cap­pel­la­can­to­ or www.con­

EID AL-FITR PARTY: Fes­tive Is­lamic hol­i­day party fol­low­ing the month of Ra­madan, ages 5-12, games, prizes, crafts, treats, 4-5:30 p.m. June 18, Con­nie Sacco Room, West Haven Li­brary, 300 Elm St. RSVP: 203-937-4233.

DJ RED SUPREME DANCE PARTY WORK­SHOP: With Austin Dai­ley, 1 p.m. June 18, learn easy-to-fol­low moves, for ages 5 and up, Mil­ford Public Li­brary, 57 New Haven Ave., lim­ited space, 203-783-3312, mil­fordli­

Tues­day, June 19

WOOD­BRIDGE HAP­PI­NESS CLUB: Bernie Siegel, M.D., Lionel Ketchian dis­cuss hap­pi­ness, ben­e­fits, free, 6-7:45 p.m. June 19, Wood­bridge Town Li­brary, 10 New­ton Road.

MIL­FORD PRESER­VA­TION TRUST: An­nual meet­ing, 7 p.m. June 19, First Bap­tist Church, 28 North St. Jen­nyfer Holmes, church his­to­rian, talk on his­tory of Bap­tist con­gre­ga­tion; Richard Platt, for­mer city his­to­rian, talk about 1725 Sa­muel Durand house, 24 North St., owned by church. Trust Preser­va­tion Award pre­sented to John Kranz for restoration of First United Church of Christ par­son­age on West Main Street. The Rev. Adam Ekhart of First Church talk on for­mer par­son­age.

ELEC­TRIC VI­O­LIN­IST: Caryn Lin in­ter­ac­tive pro­gram “Bach 2 Rock: The Sci­ence of Sound,” 6:30 p.m. June 19, Thorn­ton Wilder Hall, Miller Memo­rial Cen­tral Li­brary, 2901 Dixwell Ave., free. RSVP: 203-230-3770, www.ham­den­li­

‘WEL­COME TO SUM­MER’: West Haven/Alling­town Se­nior Cen­ter party, noon-3 p.m. June 19, Savin Rock Con­fer­ence Cen­ter, 6 Rock St., West Haven, en­ter­tain­ment by Ashly Cruz, catered by Cu­sano’s Cater­ing by Maria, $12 mem­bers, $15 non­mem­bers. RSVP: 203-937-3507.

U.S. CIVIL WAR: Bob O’Brien, Ir­ish His­tory Round Table Pow­erPoint pre­sen­ta­tion, with old pho­tos, on Ir­ish women as sol­diers, spies, nurses, can­teen keep­ers, 7:30 p.m. June 19, free, Knights of St. Pa­trick hall, 1533 State St., New Haven,­his­to­ry­

SUR­PRIS­ING STO­RIES FROM ANIMAL KING­DOM: Pre­sented by Lynn Hidek, 9:30 a.m. June 19, Henry Carter Hull Li­brary, 10 Killing­worth Turn­pike, Clin­ton, 860-669-2342.

Wed­nes­day, June 20

STARRY NIGHT STO­RIES: For ages 3 and up, sib­lings, wear pa­ja­mas, 6:30 p.m. June 20, Mil­ford Li­brary, 57 New Haven Ave., 203-783-3307.

BANJO PLAYER: Roger Sprung con­cert, James Weisser, gui­tar, Ed Spal­lina, bass, 7 p.m. June 20, Guil­ford Free Li­brary, 67 Park St., free. RSVP: 203-453-8282, www.guil­ford­freel­i­ AU­THOR: Dr. Ed­ward M. Hal­low­ell, au­thor of books on ADHD, in­tro­duces mem­oir, “Be­cause I Come From a Crazy Fam­ily: The Mak­ing of a Psy­chi­a­trist,” which aims to des­tig­ma­tize the “crazy” in fam­i­lies, 7 p.m. June 20, R.J. Ju­lia Book­sellers, 768 Bos­ton Post Road, Madi­son. Info: 203-245-3959. Part of pro­ceeds will go to Na­tional Al­liance on Men­tal Ill­ness.

Thurs­day, June 21

FARM­ERS MAR­KET OPENS: Wal­nut Beach third-Thurs­day, 4-7 p.m. June 21, Wal­nut Beach Pavil­ion, at end of Vis­count Drive, Mil­ford, mu­sic, ar­ti­sans, food trucks, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, rain or shine.

SUM­MER SOLSTICE: Bring pic­nic, free mu­sic by Stony Creek Fife & Drum Corps, Lisa Car­lucci & Justin Paglino, and the Skunk Mis­ery Ram­blers, 4-8 p.m. June 21, Henry Whit­field State Mu­seum lawn, 248 Old Whit­field St., Guil­ford, rain or shine. Selfguided tours of Whit­field House, $6, free for 12 and younger, park at mu­seum, 203-453-2457, whit­field­mu­, www.cul­ture­and­, www.face­­ry­whit­field­state­mu­seum.

IR­ISH MU­SIC: But­ton ac­cor­dion­ist Loretta Egan Mur­phy joins tra­di­tional Ir­ish mu­sic ses­sion, 7:45 p.m. June 21, St. Gabriel’s Par­ish Hall, 26 Broad­way, Mil­ford, free. BYOB. Mu­si­cians, dancers, singers, guests wel­come, 203-876-9973.

SCIENCETELLERS: “Wild West: The Mys­tery of the Golden Pi­ano,” 3-4 p.m. June 21, Chil­dren’s De­part­ment, Plumb Memo­rial Li­brary, 65 Wooster St., Shel­ton, for ages 3 and older, fam­i­lies, care­givers. RSVP: 203-924-9461, www.shel­ton­li­brarysys­

AMER­I­CAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: 1:30-6:30 p.m. June 21, Our Lady of Pom­peii Church Hall (St. Pio), 355 Foxon Road, East Haven, walk-ins wel­come. RSVP: 800-733-2767,­cross­

IN­TER­NA­TIONAL YOGA DAY: Kids’ class 9:30 a.m., adults 10:15 a.m. June 21, yoga book give­away, mats avail­able, Henry Carter Hull Li­brary, 10 Killing­worth Turn­pike, Clin­ton, 860-669-2342, sarah@hch­li­

I-PHONE CLASS FOR BE­GIN­NERS: Four weeks, 10 a.m.-noon, June 21-July 12, Mil­ford Se­nior Cen­ter, 9 Jep­son Drive. RSVP: 203-877-5131.

Fri­day, June 22

FREE MOVIE: “Ro­man­tics Anony­mous,” 10:30 a.m. June 22, North Haven Memo­rial Li­brary, 17 Elm St., 203-239-5803.

MIL­FORD CON­CERT BAND: Sum­mer con­cert, Ro­tary Pavil­ion at Fowler Field, be­hind Mil­ford Public Li­brary, 57 New Haven Ave., 7 p.m. June 22, per­form­ing Ran­dall Bass’ sym­phonic band ar­range­ment of “Casey at the Bat,” with poem nar­rated by Ro­tary Club Pres­i­dent Win Smith, also pop, jazz, Broad­way, pa­tri­otic and fam­ily fa­vorites. Bring chair.

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