March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says this year's theme is "Get Your Plate in Shape." As of 2010, more than a third of adults in America were classified as clinically obese by the Center for Disease Control, making our need for a healthy relationship with food and physical activity more important than ever.
If you have ever struggled with overeating or disordered eating, there is a free Overeaters Anonymous Meeting at the on Monday, March 12 at noon.
Rotary Club Meeting
The will have their weekly meeting at restaurant on Tuesday, March 13 from 7:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. For more information, call 203-234-3961 to speak to a member. Cost for participants for the buffet is $11.
The Rotary Club, which just celebrated its 70th birthday, involves itself extensively in activities and events that support charities.
Animal Haven Wine Tasting and Auction
Enjoy a fun and tasty way to benefit the The Animal Haven's Emergency Medical Fund at their on Wednesday, March 14 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Head over to Aunt Chiladas (3931 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT) for delicious food and wine and food provided by the Cheshire Package Store.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the
Pet Calendar Contest for MADD
Since its inception in 1980, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) has evolved from a handful of mothers trying to eradicate drunk driving to a nationwide crusade that has fought all the way to the Senate for safer roads.
Help support MADD on Thursday, March 15 by entering the . Entrance fee is $25, which includes a pet photo session and entry into the contest at , 18 Clintonville Rd., North Haven. Call 203-239-6331 for more information.
Dr. Henry C. Lee Award & Recognition Dinner
Celebrate the achievements of Jane Doe No More, Inc. and honor the Petit Family Foundation and the Sikorsky Finance Women's Forum at the benefit dinner on Friday, March 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Waterview, 215 Roosevelt Dr., Rt. 34 in Monroe.