Calendar listings for the week of March 22

PARC’S ANNUAL SPRING DANCE FUND RAISER. 6:30 to 11 p.m. Includes Elvis impersonator, DJ, open bar for the first hour. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Forestville. $50 per person. (860) 747-0316, parc.plainville@gmail.com. PlainvilleArc.org

 

OTHER

FOURTH ANNUAL EXCEPTIONAL WOMEN CELEBRATION. 2 p.m. Held by QueenAnnNzingaCenter. Musical performances, poetry, dance, tributes to honorees. Community invited. Trinity-On-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $5 for seniors 55 and over, and youths 12 and under. TrinityOnMain.org, (860) 229.2072. Nzingasdaughters.com

 

GARDENING LECTURE. With Emmy-nominated lifestyle expert Mar Jennings. “A FourSeasonGarden with English Roots on American Soil.” 2 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibCt.org

 

INDOOR FLEA MARKET AND TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Benefits Scholarship Fund of Church of St. Leo the Great. 24 vendors. Church of St. Leo the Great, 14 Bentwood Dr., Waterbury (off Pierpont Road). Free. (203) 574-9761.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

OTHER

SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. WalnutHillPark, Park Place, New Britain. After, go to lunch. No fee for the walk. (860)582-8229.

 

NOAH CHARNEY: ‘TRAFFICKERS, THIEVES AND FORGERS IN THE WORLD OF ART.’ 3 p.m. QuickCenter for the Arts, FairfieldUniversity, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. $45. (203) 254-4010, 1-877-ARTS-396. QuickCenter.com

 

MARCH 25, 26

OTHER

COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDERS. 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. ChabadCommunity Center, 7 Village Green Dr., Litchfield. $49 for adults, $25 for children under 12, $36 for seniors. Under 5 free. RSVP by April 2. ChabadNW.org/seder, (860) 567-3609.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

BRISTOL

THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA: WHY YOU MUST LEVERAGE LINKEDIN AND FACEBOOK. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. What are the best strategies for these websites. Part of the Job-Seekers’ Boot Camp series. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free, registration recommended. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2017.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

OTHER

‘TOULOUSE-LAUTREC AND MONTMARTRE.’ 1 p.m. Film shown as part of ‘Toulouse-Lautrec and His World.’ New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

MARCH 27, 28

OTHER

SPECIAL SCREENING OF ‘BURN.’  Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award-Winning film. 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday. The lives of the men of Detroit’s Engine Company 50, one of the busiest firehouses in America, are chronicled. Bank Street Theater, 46 Bank St., New Milford. $15. Detroitfirefilm.org/events or $20 at the door. Portion of profits go to the Leary Firefighters Foundation to buy new equipment for firefighters.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

OTHER

2ND ANNUAL 3.1 MILES OF MEMORIES. 5K Run, Walk, and Kids Run. 10 a.m. Organized by Kristi and John Hey in memory of those lost to motor vehicle accidents. Proceeds will benefit “Survive the Drive,” “!MPACT,” and “B.R.A.K.E.S.” All-Star Drive, the Injury Prevention Council. Allen Insurance Agency will be on hand. Register eteamz.com/3point1milesofmemories. First 100 pre-race sign-ups receive free t-shirt. Three.1MilesofMemories@yahoo.com

 

BRISTOL

SIXTH ANNUAL CHARITY CYCLING CHALLENGE. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can choose to ride for one hour or more, alone or with a team, for the charity of your choice. The goal is to have a rider on every bike, for every hour of the event. CCC is a non-profit organization. Healthtrax, Clark St., Bristol. (860) 261-7326, info@charitycyclingchallenge.com, CharityCyclingChallenge.com

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

OTHER

TOWN OF PLYMOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL DINNER. 6 p.m., hors d’oeuvres. 6:30 p.m., dinner and program. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. PlymouthCTChamber.org, (860) 283-3466, (860) 314-2761.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

BRISTOL

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO BUS TRIP. 4 to 11 p.m. Sponsored by the Greene-Hills PTA. $40 per person, includes $30 in vouchers. Contact Lisa Santiago, (860) 817-4789, lisadance@sbcglobal.net

 

OTHER

‘MINDFULNESS FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS.’ 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn how to be a model of serenity and mindful of present moment experiences. The workshop covers mindful meditation, present moment awareness, stress management, body scan, mindful communication, mindful eatng and handling strong emotions. Instructed by Sharon Gutterman, Ph.D.TunxisCommunity College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. $85. (860) 314-4700.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

SOUTHINGTON

STOMP OUT BREAST CANCER. A Benefit for Dawn Heather-Thomas. 2 p.m. Beginner dance lessons for partner and line with eight dance instructors (from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York) with open dancing to follow. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $20 per person. www.jusgottacountrydance.com

 

BRISTOL

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