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Satur­day, Oct. 13

BRAN­FORD FOLK MU­SIC SO­CI­ETY: Walt Michael and Com­pany, old-time South­ern Ap­palachian to Celtic mu­sic, 8 p.m. Oct. 13, First Con­gre­ga­tional Church of Bran­ford, 1009 Main St., wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble, $20 non­mem­bers, $17 mem­bers and $5 kids 12 and un­der, info: 203-488-7715, bran­ford­folk@gmail.com, bran­ford­folk.org.

TREE WALK: Ham­den Tree Com­mis­sion vis­its Bro­ken Ar­row Nurs­ery, 13 Bro­ken Ar­row Road, Ham­den, 10 a.m. Oct. 13, for talk on smaller trees, rain can­cels, 203-288-1026.

MA­RINE FISH­ERIES LAB OPEN HOUSE: Learn about Long Is­land Sound, shell­fish aqua­cul­ture, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13, hand-on ac­tiv­i­ties, all ages, touch tank, 212 Rogers Ave., Mil­ford, mark.dixon@noaa.gov, 203-882-6564, nefsc.noaa.gov/nefsc/Mil­ford.

BAUER PARK HAR­VEST FES­TI­VAL: Coun­try fair at 19th-cen­tury farm, with ShoreGrass of Bran­ford per­forms blue­grass, folk, early coun­try, orig­i­nal mu­sic, Skunk Mis­ery Ram­blers, ex­hibits, kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, pony and hay rides, ven­dors, food avail­able or bring pic­nic and chair, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 13, 257 Copse Road, Madi­son, free, 203-245-5623, bwh­farm@com­cast.net.

SHRED­DING: Se­cure Eco Shred on-site pa­per shred­ding, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Oct. 13, Ridge Road School, 1341 Ridge Road, North Haven, $10 for up to 30 pounds, bags avail­able at 203-248-4050, or use own bag, bin, box.

FREE CON­CERT: 24-voice Alchemy with United Girls’ Choir, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, First Con­gre­ga­tional Church, 111 Church Drive, Cheshire, do­na­tions ac­cepted, gm­chorale.org/alchemy.

ABOUT BOAT­ING SAFETY: U.S. Coast Guard Aux­il­iary 24-3, eight-hour class, 8 a.m. Oct. 13, suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion sat­is­fies state li­cens­ing re­quire­ments for boats, per­sonal wa­ter­craft, $60, 1 Hel­wig St., Mil­ford.

RSVP: http:// a0142403.uscgaux.info/, walk-ins wel­come. Flotilla 24-3 cer­ti­fied ves­sel ex­am­in­ers do free ves­sel safety checks at boat, time of con­ve­nience, 860-6635505, USCGAUX243@gmail.com.

MOSTLY MO­TOWN: Sil­ver Fox Trio and singer Rhonda Denet, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Sey­mour Li­brary, R&B, soul hits of 1960s, ‘70s made fa­mous by Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Martha & The Van­del­las, Dionne War­wick, Smokey Robin­son, Ste­vie Won­der, Marvin Gaye, 203-888-3903.

FAM­ILY FEST, OPEN HOUSE: Fes­ti­val fundraiser is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 13, games, prizes, face paint­ing, rain date Oct. 14, $1 at door, four for $3 in ad­vance, Chil­dren’s Tree Montes­sori School, 96 Es­sex Road, Old Say­brook, 860-388-3536, chil­dren­stree.org. Open house is 9 a.m.-noon.

DEMENTIA CARE­GIVER WORK­SHOP: Learn im­prov tech­niques to com­mu­ni­cate with loved one, 1 p.m. Oct. 13, Wes­ley Heights ac­tiv­ity room, Wes­ley Vil­lage Cam­pus, 580 Long Hill Ave., Shel­ton. RSVP: 203-225-5024.

ES­TATE PLAN­NING, TRUSTS: At­tor­neys George and Marc Guertin of Guertin and Guertin work­shop, 10 a.m. Oct. 13, free, Cen­ter Fire House build­ing, 26 Broad­way, North Haven. RSVP: 203-234-7400, info@guertin­law.net.

AR­CHAE­OL­OGY TOUR: On grounds of state’s old­est house, Whit­field House, 248 Old Whit­field St., Guil­ford, with Cu­ra­tor Michael McBride, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, $6, open to first 20 peo­ple ages 13-plus, self-guided tours of Vis­i­tor Cen­ter, Ed­u­ca­tion Build­ing, rain moves event in­doors, info: whit­field­mu­seum@ct.gov, 203-453-2457, cul­ture­and­tourism.org, face­book.com/hen­ry­whit­field­state­mu­seum.

FREE CON­CERT: Mu­sic by Brahms, Du­ru­flé, Fauré, Schu­mann pre­sented by Alchemy vo­cal cham­ber en­sem­ble of GM­Chorale, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, First Con­gre­ga­tional Church, 111 Church Drive, Cheshire, do­na­tions ac­cepted, gm­chorale.org/alchemy, gm­c­me­dia@gm­chorale.org.

‘SMEAGULL THE SEAGULL’: Au­thor Mark Lender reads true story about West­brook seagull who has trained his “hu­man” to an­swer the door when bird wants to eat, Q&A, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 13,

West­brook Pub­lic Li­brary, spon­sored by Friends of West­brook Bar­rier Is­lands, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser­vice and the li­brary.

ALCHEMY, SAECULA CHOIR: Con­cert of Schu­mann, Brahms, Bruck­ner, Du­ru­flé, Fauré, Siegfried, Vaughan Wil­liams, Brit­ten, Thomp­son, Vierne, Clausen, 7 p.m. Oct. 13, First Con­gre­ga­tional Church, 11 Church Drive, Cheshire, free, do­na­tions ac­cepted, gm­chorale.org/alchemy/.

Sun­day, Oct. 14

FREE CON­CERT: Elaine Thomas, flute, Neal Fitz­patrick, gui­tar, per­form “Suite Buenos Aires” by Max­imo Diego Pu­jol, other Latin Amer­i­can clas­sics, 3 p.m. Oct. 14, First Bap­tist Church of Bran­ford, 975 Main St., do­na­tions ac­cepted, spon­sored by Mu­si­cal Art So­ci­ety.

JEWISH AU­THOR SE­RIES: Clin­ton ad­min­is­tra­tion Am­bas­sador Wendy Sher­man, au­thor of “Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Per­sis­tence,” talk 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Beck­er­man Lender build­ing Vine Fam­ily Au­di­to­rium, 360 Amity Road, Wood­bridge, $5 JCC mem­bers, $10 pub­lic, jc­cnh.org/cul­tural-arts.

AN­NUAL FALL FEST: Guided hike to sum­mit about 1 p.m., kids’ ac­tiv­i­ties, view­ing sta­tions, story walk, lunch, free, noon-3 p.m. Oct. 14, rain date Oct. 21, Peter’s Rock Park As­so­ci­a­tion, 133 Mid­dle­town Ave., North Haven, be­hind First Fuel Gas Sta­tion, pe­ter­srock­as­so­ci­a­tion.org.

FREE CON­CERT: Con­tem­po­rary folk songs by singer-song­writer Briege Mur­phy, of County Ar­magh, Ire­land, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 14, Ir­ish Her­itage So­ci­ety of Mil­ford, 131 Bridge­port Ave. RSVP: phm­cgill@op­ton­line.net.

OPEN HOUSE: Fam­i­lies, stu­dents Grade 5 and higher, 1-4 p.m. Oct. 14, St. Joseph High School, in­de­pen­dent, coed, Catholic, col­lege-prepara­tory school, Trum­bull, info: 203-378-9378, ext. 308. RSVP: sj­cadets.org/visit.

OPEN HOUSE: Prospec­tive stu­dents, fam­i­lies, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 14, Sa­cred Heart Academy, in­de­pen­dent Catholic col­lege prep school for young women in grades 9-12, 265 Ben­ham St., Ham­den, info: Di­rec­tor of Ad­mis­sion Elaine Lam­bo­ley, 203-288-2309, ext. 307, sa­cred­heartham­den.org.

GUIDED TOURS: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 14, Franklin John­son Man­sion, 1866 fam­ily home, 153 S. Main St., Wallingford, also, Sil­ver Mu­seum open, free, do­na­tions ac­cepted, info: 203-265-4025.

GOLDEN AGE OF KEN­TUCKY RI­FLE: Talk by Fred Ker­son, Strat­ford Gun Col­lec­tor’s As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent, 2 p.m. Oct. 14, free, Cheshire His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 43 Church Drive, 203-272-2574, cheshire­his­tory.org.

MIL­FORD SPEAKS OUT: Meet­ing, launch­ing let­ter to the ed­i­tor cam­paign, 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Fowler Memo­rial Build­ing, 45 New Haven Ave, Mil­ford.

BRAN­FORD FO­RUM: “Luckey Climbers: In­ter­ac­tive Pub­lic Art for Kids,” talk by Spencer Luckey, 2 p.m. Oct. 14, Wil­loughby-Wal­lace Li­brary, 146 Thim­ble Is­lands Road, Bran­ford, free, ra­binkux@sbc­global.net.

Mon­day, Oct. 15

WOMEN’S FO­RUM: Two short mys­tery sto­ries, avail­able at li­brary, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Derby Neck Li­brary, 307 Hawthorne Ave., 203-734-1492.

FAKE NEWS HIS­TORY: Panel dis­cus­sion, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Mitchell Li­brary, 37 Har­ri­son St., New Haven, sreg­is­ter@nhfpl.org.

WRIT­ING WORK­SHOP: Nov­el­ist Su­san Strecker talk on seven es­sen­tial el­e­ments of suc­cess­ful nov­els, for writ­ers of all abil­ity lev­els, free, 6:30-8 p.m. Oct. 15, North Haven Memo­rial Li­brary, 17 Elm St. RSVP: 203-2395803, North­haven­li­brary.net.

FREE CON­CERT: Yale Jazz En­sem­ble, Thomas C. Duffy, mu­sic di­rec­tor, mu­sic by George Gersh­win, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Maria Sch­nei­der, Billy Stray­horn, “Funky Mon­key” by Brad Dechter, “Hiné hiné” by Matti Caspi, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Sprague Memo­rial Hall, 470 Col­lege St., New Haven, 203-432-4111, yale.edu/ yale­band.

SPRING GLEN GAR­DEN CLUB: Meet­ing, speaker Sally Brock­ett on hum­ming­birds, 11:45 a.m. Oct. 15, Lock­wood Cot­tage, 890 Ever­green Ave., Ham­den, bring lunch, $5 do­na­tion, Dorothy, 475-434-8017.

Tues­day, Oct. 16

BA­SICS OF CON­TRACT­ING: SBA pro­gram on op­er­at­ing as lo­cal, state, fed­eral con­trac­tor, and work­ing for pri­vate busi­nesses, reg­is­ter­ing, el­i­gi­bil­ity re­quire­ments, bids, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 16, free, Miller Memo­rial Cen­tral Li­brary, 2901 Dixwell Ave., Ham­den. RSVP: ham­den­li­brary.org, 203-2872680.

‘TRUTH & TRUST IN A FAKE NEWS WORLD’: Lynn Hidek leads dis­cus­sion of ideas guided by cu­rated TED Talks short films with Chris­tiane Aman­pour, Olga Yurkova, Stephanie Busari, Michael Pa­trick Lynch, 9:30 a.m. Oct. 16, free, Henry Carter Hull Li­brary, 10 Killing­worth Turn­pike, Clin­ton.

SILK’N SOUNDS A CAPELLA WOMEN’S CHO­RUS: Mem­ber­ship drive 6:15-9:15 p.m. Oct. 16, 23, Spring Glen Church, 1825 Whit­ney Ave., Ham­den, Lynn, 203-623-1276, www.silkn­sounds.org.

ST. MARY’S HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963: Monthly lun­cheon, 1 p.m. Oct. 16, Mickey’s in Ham­den, 203-215-5945.

OPEN HOUSE: For day stu­dents, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Taft School, Water­town, 860-945-7700, ad­mis­sions@taftschool.org.

AARP CHAP­TER 3240: Meet­ing, talk by Dave Levy, co-owner of Haw­ley Lane Shoes, about proper foot care, di­a­betic footwear, Shel­ton Se­nior Cen­ter, 81 Wheeler St., 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16, re­fresh­ments, Charley, 203-929-0379.

CAM­ERA CLUB: Meet­ing, photo com­pe­ti­tion, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Hope Chris­tian Church, North Haven, NorthHavenCam­er­aClub.com.

SCI­ENCE: Grav­i­ta­tional waves, black holes, 2017 No­bel Prize in Physics with Pro­fes­sor Ron­ald L. Mallett, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Guil­ford Free Li­brary, 67 Park St. RSVP: 203-453-8282.

BRADLEY POINT GAR­DEN CLUB: Lun­cheon, gift ex­change, noon Oct. 16, West Haven City Hall lower level, 355 Main St., Marie, 03-878-8428.

Wed­nes­day, Oct. 17

RHINOVIRUSES, COM­MON COLD: Akiko Iwasaki, pro­fes­sor of im­muno­bi­ol­ogy, molec­u­lar, cel­lu­lar and de­vel­op­men­tal bi­ol­ogy, Yale School of Medicine, 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Guil­ford Free Li­brary, 67 Park St. RSVP: 203-453-8282.

FLU SHOTS: Flu­zone High Dose for 65 and older, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 17, Mil­ford Se­nior Cen­ter, 9 Jep­son Drive. RSVP 9 a.m.-1 p.m. week­days with in­sur­ance info, Laura Daneault, John Cor­nelius, 203-877-5131.

WALLINGFORD HIS­TOR­I­CAL SO­CI­ETY: An­nual meet­ing, Oct. 17, First Bap­tist Church, 114 N. Main St., 8 p.m. Liz McNi­choll pro­vides folk, Celtic, Amer­i­cana mu­sic, 6:30 p.m. din­ner is $10, RSVP: Pat Chap­pell, 203-2650313.

HELP YOUR KIDS LEARN: Learn­ing con­sul­tant Nicki Dakis on ways to cre­ate, en­cour­age good learn­ing habits, pro­duc­tive home­work rou­tines, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, free, Henry Carter Hull Li­brary, Clin­ton, 860-669-2342.

RE­SOURCE FAIR: West Haven Lo­cal Sys­tem of Care par­ent, autism, Span­ish sup­port groups, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, West Haven Com­mu­nity House, 227 Elm St., with Fit­ness Cen­ter, Spe­cial Needs Un­der­grad­u­ate Swim Lessons, Con­necti­cut Den­tal Health Part­ner­ship Fam­ily Ser­vices of Con­necti­cut, Bridges Health­Care, Shore­line Cen­ter for Autism & De­vel­op­men­tal Dis­or­ders, Yale Child Study Autism Pro­gram, Shore­line Be­hav­ioral Health & Well­ness, Clif­ford Beers Marne Street Clinic, Be­hav­ioral Man­age­ment, Po­lice Depart­ment, Kennedy Cen­ter, Fa­vor, West Haven Phar­macy, Kid­sense.

RIB­BON CUT­TING: Tours, re­fresh­ments, 3 p.m. Oct. 17, new Pro­gram Ser­vices build­ing at Boys & Girls Vil­lage, Wheeler’s Farms Road, Mil­ford, Ash­ley Keller, 203-556-9695.

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