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Monday, June 8, 2009

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Upcoming events and happenings

NEW HAVEN — Registration is being accepted for the CPR/AED for the professional rescuer review for lifeguards course taught by the South Central Connecticut Chapter, American Red Cross.
Training will be held 5-10:30 p.m. June 18 at the Red Cross, 703 Whitney Ave. The fee is $50.

ORANGE — The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians of Connecticut is sponsoring a free, Paul and Lisa Program for Parents titled, "Learn How to Keep Your Children Safe as They Use the Internet."
The program will be held 7:30 p.m. June 18 at the St. Barbara Orthodox Church, 480 Race Brook Road.
Refreshments will be served.
Topics of discussion will include predators, Internet trends, interactive gaming, cell phones, parent checklist, warning signs, parental control software, cyber-bullying, safety tips for the Web, e-mail and blogs.
For further information, contact the Paul & Lisa Program (800) 518-2238 or or St. Barbara Church at 795-1347.

EAST HAVEN — Fair Haven and Westville Railroad Co. Trolley Car 355 will return to service June 21 at the Connecticut Trolley Museum after its two-decade restoration.
This open car built in 1902 by the J.G. Brill Co. of Philadelphia last ran on the Yale Bowl line in New Haven bringing riders to the football games at the Yale Bowl. Trolley service ended on thie line Nov. 22, 1947, and service ended in New Haven Sept. 25, 1948.
The trolley museum will be open from noon-5 p.m. June 21 with a ribbon cutting for Car 355 at 1 p.m.
As this event is being held on Father’s Day, any father visiting the museum that day will be admitted for free, with a paid child’s admission.
The trolley had extensive restoration including electrical, body and cosmetic work.
For more information, visit or call the museum office at (860) 627-6540.


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