Happy Frigid Friday, everyone,
Yikes – it’s cold out there – but, after all, it IS February! All the more reason to heed the advice of our official groundhogs. Both Punxsutawney Phil from Punxsutawney, PA – and Chuckles, the official prognosticator for CT – have predicted we will have another 6 weeks of winter. So, bundle up for now everyone! In the meantime, grab yourself a cup of coffee and get yourself ready for the week (and weeks!) ahead. Here we go …..
Monday, Feb. 6 – Friday, Feb. 10: Regular schedule all week.
MPS ‘Most Prevailing Stories’ Podcast Episode 11 Released Today
In our 11th episode, our main story features two young middle school authors from our very own Milford Public School district who came to Pumpkin Delight for a visit. Plus we cover more news and sports as always! Episodes will also now be following a weekly schedule, tune in for more! PODCAST
Cold Weather Protocol is Enacted: Call 2-1-1 if in Need of Shelter/Warming Center
The purpose of Connecticut’s severe cold weather protocol is to ensure that the most vulnerable populations receive protection from the severe cold conditions. While enacted (thru Sunday), a system is set up for state agencies and municipalities to coordinate with United Way 2-1-1 and Connecticut’s network of shelters to make sure that anyone in need can receive shelter from the outdoors, including transportation to shelters.
If you know someone who is in need, they are urged to call 2-1-1 to get connected to these services.
Saturday, Feb. 4th (Tomorrow!): 12th Annual ‘Take Your Child to the Library’ Day
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Activities in the Children’s Department. While supplies last.
10:30 a.m.: Al DeCant performs an interactive musical literacy program.
Come celebrate with the Milford Public Library! We are so fortunate to have this wonderful amenity available to us – and our friends have put together a great day of activities for us to enjoy. Al DeCant, the “singing principal” will kick off the day with an interactive musical literacy performance. Decorate a star for our Children’s Department window, create a reading rock star bookmark, take pictures with fun photo props, and enter a raffle to win a kids karaoke microphone. Sign up for a new library card and receive a favor bag to personalize your own card holder. We can’t wait to see you there! FLYER.
Milford United Soccer Club (MUSC) Now Accepting Applications for Spring Season
The Milford United Soccer Club is now ready for applications to register for the Spring Season here in Milford. This long-standing league offers opportunities for local youths to learn the game of soccer – from ‘little littles’ all the way thru high school. Take a look at complete your registration today. FLYER.
Saturday, Feb. 11th: ‘Souper Bowl of Caring’ Tailgating Party Day Before the Superbowl to Help Tackle Hunger, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; at Mary Taylor Church (on the Green)
Here’s a great way to get in the Superbowl ‘spirit’ – but on the day before! The team at Mary Taylor Memorial Church will be holding a special Souper Bowl of Caring Tailgating event on Saturday, Feb. 11th – to help in their efforts to ‘tackle’ hunger. The event will take place from 11-1, with food, games, entertainment and more. And, as an extra special feature, special guests from the CT Chapter of the NFL Alumni will be there to say hello. ADMISSION is FREE – if you bring a non-perishable food donation or a monetary donation of your choice, with proceeds benefitting the Milford Food Bank and the Beth El Center. So – let’s have some fun and help out the members of our community. Hope to see you there! FLYER.
Foran’s Mane Stage Players Announce Show Dates for Legally Blonde, the Musical
Save the date, friends! Foran’s Mane Stage Players are getting ready for a record crowd as they present Legally Blonde, The Musical! The show will take place over 3 days in March: 3/3 – 3/5. We’ll remind you as we get closer – but in the meantime – here’s the FLYER.
Milford Junior Major League Baseball Opens Registration for 2023 Season
Milford Junior Major League Baseball has opened their registration portal for the 2023 Season. Programming is offered for all young people – ages 2 to 19! Take a look at the flyers and follow the instructions on how to register. Play Ball! JML Full List of Programs. JML Age 6 and Under Programs.
Milford Youth Lacrosse Now Accepting Registrations; Deadline is 2/18
The Milford Youth Lacrosse organization is now accepting registrations! Boys and girls from grades K-8 are asked to register by Feb. 18th in order to be added to a roster. The spring season will run from Mid-March to Early/Mid June. FLYER.
Have a great weekend, everyone. Stay warm and we'll see you next week!
-Milford Public Schools