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Wallingford Rescue Raffle
Wallingford Rescue’s annual raffle will be held on Friday, July 27 at the Boys’ Camp off Waldo Lane. Only 225 tickets will be sold at $40 per ticket with 10 money prizes ranging from $40 to $1500, plus lots of door prizes donated by local people and businesses. To purchase tickets, call 446-3942.
Railroad Section House Museum
A little bit of railroad history in East Wallingford is now open to the public for the summer season – Railroad Section House #14. Section houses were built at intervals along the railroad tracks to provide shelter, storage, office and sometimes sleeping accommodations for the railroad maintenance workers. Although it’s age is not certain, the East Wallingford section house dates from the late 1800′s/turn of the century. The building holds a holds a special attraction – “Fairmont Motor Car Number 118″ – rail maintenance vehicle known as a “speeder car”. This gasoline powered vehicle replaced the original hand-pump car railroad workers used to travel along & maintain Section 14 of the rail line.
A collection of enlarged photographs and postcards of the East Wallingford rail station and rail road bridges dating from the early 1900′s is on also on display in the building.The Railroad Section House Museum will be open on Saturday, July 28 from noon to 2:00 p.m. The Railroad section House Museum is located at the bottom of Sugar Hill Road.
Community Food Cupboard
The food cupboard at Wallingford Town Hall will be open Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Monetary donations to the food cupboard are always welcome. Contact the Town Clerk’s Office at 446-2336 with any questions.
Last Friday of Each Month Breakfast
First Congregational Church on South Main Street hosts breakfast for $1 the last Friday of each month from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The Rotary in Wallingford hosts free senior lunches every Monday at noon. Contact Linda Weightman at 446-2301.
Maple Valley Grange #318 hosts Bingo the first Sunday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Doors open at 11:00 a.m. The Grange also hosts Bingo the third Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m. with doors open at 6:00 p.m.