The 17th Icy Plunge for the Cure is taking place on Saturday, January 28 at 9:30 a.m.
Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. in the Savin Rock Conference Center at 6 Rock Street. The first 100 people to register will receive "plungewear" while the top fundraiser will receive a prize.
Participants will wait on the beach for the signal to charge into Long Island Sound. Wetsuits are not allowed.
The Icy Plunge for the Cure event is presented by the city’s Breast Cancer Awareness Committee, benefits breast cancer research and education. The plunge is a celebration of survivors and a remembrance of loved ones who have died of the disease.
Registration forms are available in the Department of Human Resources on the second floor of City Hall, 355 Main St.
Pledges for the plunge must be handed in the day of the event. Checks are payable to the West Haven Breast Cancer Awareness Program.
For information, call committee member Jennifer Cavallaro at 203-937-3619 or Beth A. Sabo at 203-937-3558.
The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.
All Veterans are invited to participate in the solemn ceremony, which commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. The service will bring with a presentation of the colors and a flag-raising by the West Haven Fire Department Honor guard. This will be followed with the national anthem and a prayer.
Saturday, December 3
First Congregational Church of West Haven
464 Campbell Ave
Bask in the Christmas spirit with craft and candy vendors,
Pebbles’ bake sale, WHGNS Silent Auction, delicious lunch, pictures with Santa from 11:30-2, Christmas carols, and raffle of Christmas trees, wreaths, and other items (drawing at 2pm).
The Book Sale, White Elephant, and SERRV Shop will all be open for your shopping pleasures.
Questions? Contact the church office 203-933-6291
Hope to see you there!
Tree, Wreath, and More raffle and Pictures with Santa profits help W.H.E.A.T. provide for the West Haven community, kitchen profits support the Steeple Fund, and Silent Auction profits benefit the West Haven Green Nursery School.
This years Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be taking place on Saturday November 26th at 5 pm.
Enjoy singalongs and a special appearance by Santa, Mrs. Clause, and some of their elves. They will be in their workshop until 9 pm taking pictures with their visitors.
At 6 pm Mayor O'Brien will be announcing the three selected artists of the Christmas card campaign.
Veterans Day Ceremony:
This event will be taking place on Friday November 11th at 10:45 am. The Ceremony will be at the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.
They are selling memorial bricks for $75 a piece. Around 2,500 bricks have already been installed. Applications for the bricks are available at the event as well as at the mayor's office at City hall located at 355 Main Street. You can also call 203-937-3510 for more details.
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