River Street Wednesdays – “Wood Turning” Lessons on July 15th

LessonInWordTurningAs part of the ongoing “River Street Wednesday” series here in Milford, Connecticut “A Lesson in Wood Turning” will be presented by MJKS Woodworking on July 15th, 2015 at 12pm on 110 River Street.

Originally announced in April by Mayor Ben Blake and the Milford Arts Council, River Street Wednesdays are events that provides the community an opportunity to gather, connect and enjoy Downtown Milford together.

Click on this link to read the press release for River Street Wednesdays put out in April and look to the right of this post to open the promotional image made for the upcoming event. A schedule of future River Street Wednesdays can be found in the press release.

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets/chairs as well as a picnic lunch. People can even get lunch at one of the numerous eateries downtown and bring it to this event coming up on the 15th. A list of restaurants and shops to visit before (and after) the events can be found at the website of the Downtown Milford Business Association.

The River Street Wednesdays schedule is as following;

May 27 Organic Gardening: Rewarding and Fun Linda Ball
June 3 Yoga for all Levels Kelly Warters
June 10 Birding and Bino Basics CT Audubon Society Coastal Center
June 17 An Acoustic Afternoon with Dan Labich Dan Labich
June 24 Adventures in Art and Sidewalk Chalk Milford Arts Council
July 1 Milford’s History Matters Milford Preservation Trust
July 8 Paparazzi Run Milford Photo
July 15 A Lesson in Wood Turning MJKS Woodworking
July 22 Story time with Anthony Paolucci Anthony Paolucci
July 29 Flower Arranging Fleurescent
August 5 Fencing Demonstration Milford Fencing Club
August 12 K-9 Unit Demonstration Milford Police Department K-9 Unit
August 19 Pantochino Pop Up Theatre: Cinderella Italiano! Pantochino Productions Inc.
August 26 Milford Ghost Stories Spirits of Milford Ghost Walks

You’re Invited; Join In Support of Mayor Blake

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Join us tomorrow, Wednesday March 25th, 2015 at 6:00pm, at the Center for the Arts in Downtown Milford in support of our Mayor Ben Blake and his re-election campaign. Milford’s Center of the Arts is located at 40 Railroad Avenue.

For directions please click here (you’ll be re-directed to Google Maps with the address already entered).

Make sure to follow Ben’s re-election efforts on Facebook; you can throw a “Like” on his page here to get updates on the campaign and to learn about upcoming events.

MilfordDemocrats.com will be updating this week following this event to include all the up to date information on Ben’s re-election campaign and how you can participate.

Featured Letter to the Editor: Maroney Praises Grants for Downtown Milford

JamesMaroneyNot lacking a spring in his step, former State Representative James Maroney (D-119th) has put out a letter to the editor that was recently published at the Milford Mirror praising Mayor Ben Blake, Governor Dan Malloy and the Milford state delegation for securing a $150,000 grant for the downtown Milford area.

James knows that investing and planning for a vibrant downtown Milford will greatly benefit the community as a whole. Downtown is home not only to numerous amounts of small businesses but also to Milford’s Legacy Arboretum, City Hall and others. James, when serving as a State Representative, helped secure a $300,000 grant to pay for the significant and historic “Founders’ Walk” memorial in downtown Milford.

With our local elected officials like Mayor Blake, fellow neighbors, advocates and the Founders’ Walk Committee, he is working towards building a stronger downtown Milford and I thank him for that.

An excerpt from the letter;

While we have a beautiful 17 miles of shoreline, downtown is the heart of our community. The increased parking in a thoughtful way, as well as projects like Founders’ Walk, the beautification of the railroad trestle, and the MilfordViews project will ensure that our downtown is enjoyed by our community and visitors for years to come.

To view the entire letter to the editor on the Milford Mirror please click on this link.