WOODBURY — This year’s Woodbury Business Association’s Candidates Forum on Wednesday, October 2, began with an explanation from WBA President Rick Richardson that all candidates for contested positions had been invited to attend, but all Republicans responded that they were unable to due so due to scheduling conflicts.
WOODBURY — In its third public session, the Greater Woodbury Environmental Forum hosted a talk by the Rev. Fred Small, a nationally known climate activist, on Monday evening, September 30, at the Mattatuck Unitarian Universalist Society, which shares space with First Congregational Church at 241 Main St. North. An environmental lawyer, a singer-songwriter and a UU minister, Rev. Small left parish ministry in 2015 to devote his energies to creation care and climate advocacy.
SEYMOUR-SOUTHBURY — Bushi Ban CT, Klarides Village Dr., Seymour, and 1257 Southford Rd., Southbury, offers instruction in the martial arts with a life skills focus. Sensei John Lombardo, regional director, told Voices that the school does not take a sports approach, although some students do elect to compete. “We offer self-confidence and self-discipline and show how those values can apply to schoolwork, family life and professional jobs,” he said. “Bushi Ban creates better citizens through the martial arts.”
SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug girls’ swim and diving team posted a 95-80 win over Joel Barlow last week. They raced out to an early lead and ended up swimming unofficially the last three events.
SOUTHBURY — Dianne Davis, R.N. will present an educational lecture titled The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia and Alzheimer's from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, October 17, in the Kingsley Room of the Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd.
SOUTHBURY — The Jones Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company will host a Saving on College Workshop from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at United Church of Christ, 283 Main St. North, in the social hall.