Woodbridge Youth Services – April 2022 • Town of Woodbridge News

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Job Bank

Spring comes with the need to clean up the yard and prepare the garden. Residents are encouraged to call to hire teenagers to do odd jobs in Woodbridge.

Woodbridge teenagers wanted

Teens who want paid work should contact Youth Services to schedule an interview. The Job Bank is a referral service for residents who offer odd jobs to teenage residents aged 13 to 18. Build your CV and acquire skills.

painting party

Seventh and eighth grade residents of Woodbridge and Bethany can register now for a paint party at the Amity Middle School-Bethany cafeteria from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on April 29. Instructor Samantha Woodruff is patient and knowledgeable and will guide students through painting a springtime scene. Create a masterpiece to keep or gift. The cost is $20 and includes all materials and snacks. Authorization form and advance payment required. Call or email now. Space is limited.

Creative After School Class – May 6

Amity Middle School-Bethany students will be invited to a small class after school to do something special. Visit our website or our Facebook page for more information.

Youth evening programs:

Need for volunteers: Accompaniment or help with registration or food. Adults, middle school, middle school or high school students are invited to help. We endorse community service for students.

BOW 8and quality party

Eighth grade residents of Bethany, Orange and Woodbridge are invited to a party at Amity High School at 25 Newton Road on April 22n/a from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Non-residents who attend Amity Middle School-Bethany 8and grade are also invited. A DJ will be playing dance tunes and students can head to the selfie station to pose for photos with friends. Pizzas, snacks and games are planned to make this evening a success. Free raffle tickets provided. The cost is $7 to be paid at the door. Bethany and Woodbridge residents should call 203-389-3429 or email [email protected] to register. Orange students should email to register at [email protected]

Bethwood Party – May 13

Seventh and eighth grade residents of Woodbridge and Bethany will have a blast at this party. Non-residents who attend Amity Middle School-Bethany 7and or 8and grade are also invited. Enjoy an evening with a DJ and surprise games on the grounds behind Amity Middle School-Bethany from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The rain brings the program into the gymnasium. Snacks and a free draw are included for a $7 fee. Consult our City’s website or our Facebook for any additional information.

Amity Middle School Awareness Week-Donations Needed

Students at Amity Middle School-Bethany will be celebrating Awareness Week 4/25-4/29, sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services. Donations are needed for craft projects. If anyone would like to donate items such as birdseed, potting soil flower seeds and pinecones, please contact Youth Services.


BOWDAAC is the Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge Drug/Alcohol Action Committee. BOWDAAC is a local grant-funded prevention council serving the communities of Bethany, Orange and Woodbridge. Our mission is to reduce underage alcohol and substance use by promoting awareness through educational programs and community collaborations. For more information or to join our committee, email [email protected] or visit our website www.bowdaac.org

BOWDAAC National Drug Recovery Day

Medication Take-Back Day will take place on Saturday, April 30and at the High Plains Community Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (525 Orange Center Rd, Orange CT). This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible way to get rid of prescription drugs, while educating the general public about the potential for drug abuse. Unused medication can also be dropped off at the Woodbridge Police Department at 4 Meetinghouse Lane.

Sixth graders from Woodbridge and Bethany recently hosted a big party at Amity Middle School-Bethany, sponsored by Woodbridge Youth Services and the Town of Bethany.

By Nancy Pfund

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