Dec 072013

things to doDon’t know what to do today? Here are a few local events that may interest you. Click on the BLUE heading for more information on each event.


Parish Youth Breakfast

The Youth Group at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 680 Racebrook Road will be serving up pancakes, bacon, eggs, oatmeal, and other yummy breakfast items from 8:30 to 11 a.m.

The parish youth are raising money to support outreach and two summer mission trips, one to Vermont and one to the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina.

Cost is $8 per person or $20 per family.

Also available are hand-made Cookie Jars for $10.


Fantasy of Trees

The Holiday Fantasy of Trees will take place at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church Community Center, 480 Racebrook Road

Friday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 pm.   Free admission and free parking.  Call 203 795-1347 for more information.

Come and walk around, enjoy the beautiful lights, brighten up your holiday and smile at the surroundings of the Holiday Season!

Raffle Drawing will be 4:00 pm Sunday.


Fire Auxiliary Bake Sale

The Orange Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is planning its annual Christmas Bake Sale which will help raise money to benefit the Orange Volunteer Fire Department for training and equipment expenses.

The event will take place at Treat Farm, 361 Old Tavern Road, Orange on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Low Cost Vaccination Clinic

Pet Supplies Plus, 471 Boston Post Road, will host a low cost vaccination clinic, Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The event includes vaccinations, kitten and puppy vaccines, heartworm testing, flea and tick prevention and micro-chipping.



Soundview Landscape Supply, 50 Industry Drive, West Haven hosts its annual Touch-A-Truck event supporting Toys For Tots on Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 am – 2 pm  Rain or Shine – Indoor Activities

Admission 1 NEW unwrapped toy PER child

Live Holiday Music! – Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus
- Climb on Construction Equipment
- Fire Trucks
- Police Department

This year they will also collect monetary donations for: Give 2 The Troops


Academy Museum Store

The Orange Historical Society is ready to present its holiday collection of antiques and collectibles for the Christmas season at the Academy Antique Museum, 615 Orange Center Road.

The shop is open each Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Come visit the museum and shop for those hard-to-buy-for friends and family.  You are sure to find something for everyone.



Santa “Claws” Pet Photos

Santa “Claws” Claus will visit Pet Smart, 55 Boston Post Road on Saturday, Dec. 7 and pose for photos with your pet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring your own camera to snap your pet’s photo with Santa.


EARS Animal Safety Event

EARS, The Emergency Animal Response Service will host a Winter animal safety informational event at Lock, Stock, & Barrel feed and supply store, 770 Amity Road (Rt. 63) in Bethany on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Join EARS for this special in-store informational event and multimedia program on animal safety!

Members of the EARS Team will be on hand from 11am – 3pm

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