Monday, March 18, 2019

OSHA seminar slated at Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce in Shelton

Olde Ripton Garden Club in Shelton to hold film on spring planting

SHELTON - The Olde Ripton Garden Club will show “Martha’s Spring Gardening” at 10 a.m. April 1 at Plumb Memorial Library, Community Room (downstairs), 65 Wooster St. 
Members are admitted free; visitor fee is $5. 
Refreshments will be served.  

The film features  topics including early spring fertilizer, dividing hellebores, new herb gardens, planting primroses, and arranging seasonal alliums and tulips.
The Club will host a talk by horticulture chair Joyce Fedorko on projects for April in the garden. Members will display flowers and arrangements from their homes and gardens of the season.
A member drive is currently under way and new members are encouraged to join at any level of gardening - from beginner to master gardener! 

Projects include working on community gardens around town, holiday decorating at public buildings in Shelton, a garden therapy program with seniors, and youth gardening in Shelton schools.

Annual dues for membership are $35 for monthly meetings (except January and February). 

Meetings include speakers, a light lunch, great conversation, and friendly activities. 
Interested persons are invited to attend this meeting to see if they want to join. 
For more information visit or Like Us on Facebook at:

This is shared from the Club's Facebook page.

Ansonia Animal Hospital in Seymour to host kitten shower

🐾🐾🐾Kitten Shower!🐾🐾🐾

When: 2-5 p.m. March 30
Where: 876 South Main St., Seymour at the Ansonia Animal Hospital.

The shelter will be collecting donations to be prepared for kitten season...

-Kitten food: wet and dry
-Any brand of cat litter
-KMR kitten replacement milk
-Cat toys

Thank you in advance!

*This info is shared from the Ansonia Animal Shelter Facebook page.

Abundant Life Fellowship in Ansonia to host meeting for single mothers

Brush up on life drawing skills tonight at Ansonia Armory

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Recuperation journey: Seen in the mirror

Geese and gulls enjoyed the sunshine Saturday afternoon at Osbornedale State Park in Derby. 

Save the date: Summer Festival on tap at Shelton Riverwalk

At annual Naugatuck Valley Relay for Life 

Sharing from a Facebook event page:

SHELTON - Come on down to the Shelton Riverwalk at 3 p.m. June 1 to enjoy a fun day with the family for free!
There will be food trucks, live music, entertainment, a children's area, craft and food vendors, and much more.

There also will be a canned goods collection for Valley food banks.

All proceeds from the day will be given directly to the American Cancer Society to continue the FIGHT against cancer.
There will a midnight movie; bring your lawn chairs and enjoy.

For any questions contact Kristen at