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Listings for Oct. 25

October 25, 2013

Kids listings

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

BRISTOL

FAMILY FLOAT FRIGHT NIGHT AT THE POOL. 6 to 8 p.m. Haunting music, swimming and activities. Dennis Malone Aquatic Center, 325 Mix St., Bristol. $5 per person, children under 5 years old are free but must call to register. Rent floats for $1 or bring your own. jessiepetroka@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-3836.

 

CITYSCAPE CHALK ART. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children will use a large piece of black poster board, stencils of skyscrapers, and chalk to create an architect’s masterpiece. Discussion of perspective, angles, and size. Presented by Clover Educational Consulting. Bare Bones, 156 School St., Bristol. Parental or guardian supervision is required. $10 for the first child in a family and $6 for each additional child. No advanced registration is needed by come early for best seating. BarebonesBristol.com

 

OCT. 26, 27

OTHER

SPOOKTACULAR SCIENCE WEEKEND. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Trick-or-treating, photo booth, Halloween arts and crafts. Costumes encouraged. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. CTScienceCenter.org.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

BRISTOL

8TH ANNUAL FORESTVILLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Games, activities and all events free. No rain date. Register your carved pumpkin or scarecrow between 3 to 4:30 p.m. for judging. Late entries will not be judged. Each carved pumpkin will be entered into a gift card drawing and judged on Spookiest, Funniest, Most Creative, and Most Original. Scarecrow rules in Nuchie’s lobby, Central Avenue, Forestville. Prizes $50, $25, and $25. Costume parade at 5 p.m. from Manross Library followed by a Pet Parade at Simply Hair. Pumpkin illumination at dusk. Festival and awards presented by Forestville Village Association.

 

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL AND COSTUME PARADE. 11:45 a.m., line-up. 12 p.m., parade. 12 to 3 p.m., carnival. Magic show by Amazing Andy. Big Daddy Racing, photo booth, train rides, special guests Jingles and Twinkles the Clown. Free treat bag. Pre-registration is not required. Rockwell Park, Bristol. joshuamedeiros@ci.bristol,ct.us, (860) 584-6160.

 

NOW thru OCT. 27

OTHER

BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL. Thursdays through Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $1 per ride. BushnellPark, Hartford (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

OTHER

COMEDIAN POPPY CHAMPLIN. Benefit for True Colors. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $25. (860) 280-3130, ComeOutLaughing.brownpapertickets.com

 

DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15, $25, and $35. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

‘THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.’ Presented by the Connecticut Valley Theatre Organ Society. 8 p.m. The original silent film with Lon Chaney will be accompanied by Juan Cardona Jr. on the Marr-Colton theatre pipe organ at the Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. $15.50 for adults, $12.50 for seniors and students. LandmarkCommunityTheatre.org, (860) 283-6250.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

OTHER

BRIAN REGAN. 8 p.m. MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30, $40, and $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

OTHER

DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resorts Casino, Mashantucket. $15, $25, $35. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

OCT. 31-NOV. 2

OTHER

STEVE BYRNE FROM ‘SULLIVAN AND SONS.’ Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP. Add $10 to each on the day of the show. Two drink minimum. 21 and up. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOV. 1-3

BRISTOL

‘STILL LIFE WITH IRIS.’ 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday. 2 p.m., Sunday. Special presentation for families of children with disabilities offered Oct. 30. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. mark@mazz.com, spchs.com

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

BRISTOL

THE SENSATIONAL DAN LAROSA COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW. Adult comedy. 7 p.m., doors open. 8 p.m., show time. Cash bar, bring your own snacks. After, DJ will spin dance tunes. Bristol Polish Club Hall, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $20. BrownPaperTickets.com, search Dan La Rosa.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

BRISTOL

‘PEACE ON EARTH.’ The 10th annual Holiday Showcase of Stars. 7 p.m. St. PaulCatholicHigh School, Bristol. (860) 585-6039, (860) 589-5692, (860) 585-6748.

 

NOW thru OCT. 26

OTHER

‘THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ Presented by The Phoenix Theater Company. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with midnight performances on Oct. 26. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $22 in advance, $26 at the door. Special VIP seating in the first five rows of the front section can be bought at the door for an extra $4. Participation bags, refreshments, and cash bar available. Parking is free at parking garage across Chestnut Street from the theater. (860) 229-2072. PhoenixTheater.us, chris@phoenixtheater.us.

 

NOW thru NOV. 2

OTHER

‘ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ Presented by Hole in the Wall Theater. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. with midnight shows on Oct. 25, and 31. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25 for general admission and $20 for students and seniors. The Oct. 25 show is pay-what-you-can performance. HITW.org, (860) 229-3049.

 

NOW thru OCT. 26

OTHER

TOM COTTER. Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general advance for Thursday, and $25 for Friday and Saturday. VIP tickets are $40 for Thursday and $50 for the other performances. Add $10 for day of sow. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru NOV. 17

OTHER

‘MRS. MANNERLY.’ Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Weekend matinees, 2:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50, $40 for general admission. Senior discount on Saturday matinees, $35. Center reserved service charge, add $15. College age student rush with ID, $15. Talk Back Tuesdays, Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12. All free student matinee Saturday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. (860) 527-7838.

 

NOW thru OCT. 26

OTHER

‘SOUTH PACIFIC.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster SquareRd., Berlin. CTCabaret.com

 

Support group listings

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No need to register. All are welcome. Connecticutoa.org, (860) 218-8550.

 

BRISTOL

OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Saturdays at 11 a.m. BristolHospital Small Dining Room, Brewster Road, Bristol. All are welcome. (203) 755-8922.

 

AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s LutheranChurch, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Wheelchair accessible, off-street handicapped accessible. CTFightsMS.org, 1-800-FIGHT MS.

 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Covers all hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. There is a dinner at 5:30 p.m. for $4 and all adults are welcome. (860) 582-3995.

 

AL-ANON MEETING - 7 p.m. every Friday at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. (888) 825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING - 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING - For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. 7 p.m. every Monday, United MethodistChurch, 56 Redstone Rd., Plainville. 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St. www.ct-al-anon.org (888) 825-2666.

 

AL-ANON MEETING - 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING- 8 p.m. every Friday night at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 1025 Stafford Ave. Has someone else’s drinking affected your life? No charge to attend.

 

PLAINVILLE

AL-ANON MEETING. For families and friends in different locations throughout the week. 10 a.m., Mondays at Plainville Congregational Church, 130 Main St., (Route 372), Plainville. Mondays at 7 p.m., United MethodistChurch of Plainville, 55 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville and Fridays at 7 p.m., Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Route 177. ct-al-anon.org, 888-825-2666.

 

PLAINVILLE MS SUPPORT GROUP. 7 to 9 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-9589. CTFightsMS.org

 

OTHER

GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER A SUBSTANCE PASSING. A support group for families or individuals who had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction. The last Thursday or each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beacon Falls Congregational Church, 69 Wolfe Ave., Beacon Falls. GraspValleyCt@aol.com, GraspValleyCt@att.net, (203) 231-6705, (203) 305-98-9. Pre-registration required. Grasphelp.org.

 

 

Dining listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

SOUTHINGTON

ECUADOR BENEFIT DINNER. To help Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca, a mission partner of First Congregation Church of Southington. The foundation provides residential educational and psychological services to abused and neglected girls in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and beverages. Music of Steve Casillas, Beth Rosenblatt, and Rich Szulczewski. Hawk’s Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Dr., Southington. $60 per person. (860) 628-6858, (860) 747-1807.

 

BRISTOL

SINGLES PIZZA PARTY. Sponsored by Social Connections. 7 p.m. Dress casual. Pizzas, salad, and dessert. Gail Fuller’s house, 35 Anthony Dr., Bristol. $15. (860) 582-8229.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

OTHER

SOUP BREAD BOWL SUPPER. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Soup Bread Bowl Supper, $10. Sandwich supper is $8. Soup Bread Bowl Supper with a sandwich, $16. Children 6 and under eat for $6. First Congregational Church, 10 Park St., Plymouth. (860) 283-5389.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

PLAINVILLE

PANCAKE BREAKFAST. Hosted by Flanders School PTO of Southington. 8 to 10 a.m. $5 and can be bought in advance by sending payment to Flanders School, 100 Victoria Dr., Southington, CT 06489. Make checks payable to Flanders PTO. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. JenniferLanci2011@gmail.com, (860) 620-7732.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 28

PLAINVILLE

SWEET FROG PREMIUM FROZEN YOGURT. 6 to 9 p.m. Fund raiser for Plainville High School-YMCA, 2014 Project Graduation. No coupon required. Percentage of proceeds go to the fund raiser. Sweet Frog, Olde Canal Square, 17 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 479-0440.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 8

BRISTOL

7TH ANNUAL OM PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. Sponsored by The Older Members Association of the Boys and Girls Club and FamilyCenter of Bristol. 5 to 7 p.m. Pasta, meatballs, chicken, salad, bread, dessert from Greer’s Chicken. Giamatti Little LeagueBaseballCenter, 335 Mix St., Bristol. $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Available at the front desk of the Boys and Club and FamilyCenter, 105 Laurel St., Bristol and on-line at OlderMembers.com. Limited tickets at the door. Proceeds directly support youth programs and the club. (860) 540-3112.

 

SUNDAY, NOV. 10

SOUTHINGTON

FALL BIG BREAKFAST BUFFET. Held by The Unico Club of Southington to benefit Unico Charities. 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. All you can eat eggs, pancakes, French toast, ham, bacon, sausage, corned beef hash, hash browns, toast, bagels, muffins, coffee, tea, milk and orange juice. $7. Children under 12 and seniors $5. Tickets on sale at Fasulo and Albini, CPAs, Calendar House, and from any Unico member. Southington Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. (860) 621-5494.

 

ONGOING

OTHER

STEAK DINNERS. 5 to 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month through December. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. $15 for steak and $13 for hamburger steak. (860) 223-9306.

 

Senior listings

MONDAY, OCT. 28

BRISTOL

MEET AND GREET WITH BRISTOL CANDIDATES. 1:30 p.m. Mayor and city council hopefuls have been invited. Informal mingling and each candidate will be given three minutes to address the group. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Spots are limited. Call ahead. (860) 584-7895.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

BRISTOL

THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES VAN. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are 65 or older and haven’t signed up for Medicare or Medicaid, you must do so during the Open Enrollment Period of Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Trained counselors will be available to sign up people for Medicare and Medicaid, and answer questions. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave.., Bristol. You must have an appointment. Call (860) 584-7895 between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

ONGOING

OTHER

WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB. 1:30 p.m. Learn the game and become a member. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonOrchards.org. (860) 628-5656.

 

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING. Mondays, 12:45 p.m. Laurel Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $8 per person, per week, and includes three games of bowling, automatic scoring, and free weekly beverage. Open to bowlers of all abilities. Frank Robinson, Bowling League president, (860) 747-2918.

 

Health listings

OCT. 28, NOV. 4

BRISTOL

TRANSFORMING THE DIFFICULT CHILD: THE NURTURING HEART APPROACH. 6 to 8 p.m. Two night workshop. Funded by a grant from the Petit Family Foundation. Parent and ChildCenter, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Sliding scale fee and scholarships available to low-income families. $10 per parent or $11 per chld care provider. Pre-register. (860) 585-3895.

 

MONDAY, OCT. 28

OTHER

THE CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CELIAC SUPPORT GROUP ‘GLUTEN FREE 101.’ 7 p.m. BerlinCommunity Center, lower level, 230 Kensington Rd., Berlin. Persons with celiac disease and their families invited. (860) 426-1980, (203) 634-0530.

 

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

OTHER

BREAST CANCER FUND RAISING GALA. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Sorelle d’Italia in America. Benefitting Hospital of CentralConnecticut Cancer Center. Open bar, hors d’ouevres, four course meal. Live entertainment JFC from New York, Maggie Testa from Southington. Aria Restaurant, Prospect. (860) 628-0769, (860) 628-8964.

 

OCT. 25-26

OTHER

THE FRIENDS OF THE CHESHIRE PUBLIC LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE. Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cheshire Public Library, 104 Main St., Cheshire. (203) 272-2245, CheshireLibrary.org

 

OCT. 25, 26

BRISTOL

BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER CRAFT FAIR. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Senior center crafters and outside crafters. Prize drawing. Coffee shop serving breakfast and lunch. Free and open to the public. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-7895.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

BRISTOL

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE BRISTOL POLISH CLUB.  8 p.m., doors open. Bring your own snacks. Cash prizes for the best costumes. Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $10 at the door.

 

OTHER

CRAFT FAIR. Crafters needed. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights Adult Day Center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. (860) 357-4264, lokt@mulberrygardens.org

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

BRISTOL

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL’S 2ND ANNUAL 5K RUN/ WALK. 2 to 3 p.m., registration. Kids fun run at 3 p.m. with the 5K at 4 p.m. Meteorologist Mark Dixon of WFSB will be special guest. St. PaulHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Fee before Oct. 19 is $25. After, $30. Kids run is $5 for children 10 and under. School.St.JosephBristol.org/home/site-map/455-110TH-anniversary-event, (860) 582-8696.

 

HOWL N’ PROWL DOG COSTUME PARADE. Presented by the Bristol Parks and Recreation Department. 6 to 7:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., parade. Dog owners are encouraged to dress up their well-behaved hounds for a night out and win some prizes. Judging will be at the Rockwell Park amphitheater. Free. Donations accepted for Bristol Dog Park and future dog programs and events. joshuamedeiros@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-6160.

 

OTHER

SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Social Connections. 11 a.m. WalnutHillPark, Park Place, New Britain. Take a Sunday walk and go to lunch after. Walk is free. (860) 582-8229.

 

OUTREACH ON THE GREEN. Hosted by Renewed Living Prayer Ministry. 3 p.m. Music, dancing, spoken word. Naugatuck Green, Naugatuck. All invited. Free.

 

OCT. 27, NOV. 10, 24, DEC. 8

OTHER

2013 CHARLEMAGNE FALL AND WINTER SUNDAY CARD PARTIES. Dinner and dance with Norm Flash and Starfires Band. Featuring new chef and menu. Call (860) 223-9306 for menu and details.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

OTHER

‘BEFORE I FORMED YOU I KNEW YOU.’ Presented by Deacon Arthur Miller. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 7 to 9 p.m. Our Lady of CalvaryRetreatCenter, 31 Colton St., Farmington. $25 for day program, which includes lunch. $15 for the evening program. Open to women and men. Advance registration. (860) 677-8519, OurLadyofCalvary.com

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

PASTEL DEMONSTRATION. Presented by the Southington Arts and Crafts Association. 7 p.m. Plein-air painter Beverly Schirmeirer. OrchardsCommunity Center, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Free. Demonstration follows, 6:30 p.m. meeting. (860) 628-9104.

 

OTHER

‘VAMPIRES!’ 7 p.m. Screening of the documentary, “The Tillinghast Nightmare.” Followed by conversation with author Dacre Stoker, the great grandnephew of Mark Twain friend and “Dracula” author Bram Stoker. Stoker will speak about his research on vampires as well as his book, “Dracula-The Undead.” Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $15. (860) 280-3130.

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 31

OTHER

TOURING POET, STEVE STRAIGHT. 1 to 2:30 p.m. TunxisCommunity College, Founder Hall, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. (860) 255-3741.

 

PENN JILLETTE. 7 p.m. Book discussion, signing. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave, Hartford. $35. $30 for museum members. (860) 280-3130.

 

BRISTOL

CREEPY ART AND COCKTAILS. Presented by Bare Bones. 7 p.m. Wear costumes. Best ones will win gift certificates to Barley Vine. Barley Vine, 182 Main St., Bristol.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

BRISTOL

CRAFTERS NEEDED. The New England Carousel Museum’s Arts and Crafts Fair, “The Wonder of the Season.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $50 per spot for crafters/ vendors. manager@thecarouselmuseum.org, (860) 585-5411.

 

BRISTOL STOMP IV. 5:30 p.m., doors open. Presented by Team Bristol 2013. Gourmet buffet, prizes, dancing to the music of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s as spun by DJ Joann Stacey. Beverages available at reasonable prizes. $16. Tickets available at 750 Farmington Ave., Bristol, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. (860) 582-2076, (860) 582-1537, (860) 716-7950, (860) 583-2688, (860) 584-4132.

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 12

PLAINVILLE

TELLABRATION: A CELEBRATION OF THE ORAL TRADITION. 1 p.m. Storytelling event made up of dozens of storytelling happenings all over the world. Intended to introduce adults as well as children to the pleasures of the oral art of storytelling. Ann Shapiro, executive director of the CT Storytelling Center, will tell multicultural folk tales and sing folk tales. Register. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728. ConnStoryCenter.org/tellabration.htm, (860) 439-2764.

 

NOV. 22, 23

BRISTOL

CRAFT SHOW VENDORS NEEDED. Yankee Peddlar Fair, Asbury United MethodistChurch, 90 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

BRISTOL

2ND ANNUAL MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. Benefits The Mike Arburr Scholarship Fund. Two busses booked. Leave the commuter parking lot on Route 229 at the intersection of Lake Avenue at 3 p.m. Plan on being there at 2:45 p.m. Spend six hours at the casino for gaming, shopping, or dining. Bus will leave 10 p.m. arriving back in Bristol by 11 p.m. $35. You will receive a $30 casino bonus package, including $15 gaming voucher as well as $15 food voucher. Reservations paid by Oct. 25 will receive two tickets in a special early bird door prize raffle. Fully paid and received by Nov. 8 will receive one ticket in the raffle. Open to anyone 21 and older. Send payments to Friends of Mike Arburr, care of Rick Glownia, 57 Deerpark Rd., Bristol. Make checks payable to Friends of Mike Arburr. (977) 888-3960.

 

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO BUS TRIP. Basketball Hall of Fame Night. 4 to 11 p.m. LeaveGreene-HillsSchool, Pine Street, Bristol. $40 per person includes $30 vouchers. Lisa Santiago. (860) 817-4789, lisadance@sbcglobal.net.

 

NOV. 8, 9

PLAINVILLE

CRAFTERS WANTED. OUR LADY OF MERCY CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE. Friday, Nov. 8 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our Lady of MercyChurch, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. (860) 747-6825.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

BRISTOL

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters needed. Table rentals are $25 for one, $40 for two. Deadline Nov. 16. St. AnnChurch, 215 West St., Bristol. Georgette, (860) 261-5701.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

BRISTOL

BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL 40TH CLASS REUNION. 7 to 11 p.m. Some appetizers will be provided, but you may bring your own. Cash bar. Pequabuck Golf Club, 56 School St., Pequabuck. $20. RSVP by Nov. 1 to Jim Donovan, 280 Marsh Rd., Bristol.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

BRISTOL

BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1973 40TH REUNION. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Bchs-73@yahoo.com. Include name, address, phone, cell, email, and date of birth. (860) 675-3088.

 

DEC. 6 to 8

SOUTHINGTON

2013 COUNTRY DANCE WEEKEND. At The Inn at East Hill Farms, Troy, N.H. Includes two nights, three days. Meals, dance workshops (line and partner), opening dancing. Jusgotta@megahits.com

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

PLAINVILLE

BUS TRIP TO THE WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET. Presented by the Woman’s Club of Plainville. 8 a.m., leave the Plainville Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., bus leaves Wrentham Mall. 6:30 p.m., return to Plainville Library. $38 per person. Includes transportation, driver’s tip, movie, bottled water, and snack on the return trip. Bus activities include bus bingo, movies, snacks. The bus will be available to store your purchases. Reserve a seat by check by Nov. 15. Send to Linda Roche (860) 833-8106, P.O. Box 295, Plainville, CT06062. Make check payable to the Woman’s Club of Plainville.

 

BRISTOL

ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL’S ANNUAL CRAFT/ VENDOR SHOW. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors needed. St.MatthewSchool, 120 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 583-5214.

 

SOUTHINGTON

EIGHTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters needed. Holiday and general handcrafted items. St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St., Southington. Applications available. Nov. 15 deadline. (860) 628-8486.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY. Depart Muzzy Field, Bristol at 7:30 p.m. Return to Bristol at 7:30 p.m. “On Your Own Style.” Dropped off at Macy’s and at 5th Avenue. $60 per seat. Register, BristolRec.com, Space is limited. Optional tickets may be bought for the Radio City Christmas show at the 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. show. JoshuaMedeiros@ci.bristol.us

 

OCTOBER

BRISTOL

MUMS FOR SALE. Fall colors and dozens of varieties for sale. The Growing Center at BristolAdultResourceCenter, 621 Jerome Ave., Bristol.

 

NOW thru NOV. 21

OTHER

‘HUMAN, ALL TOO HUMAN, THE WOUNDS OF THE NATURAL ALPHABET.’ A showcase for artist Rossana Zaera. Monday to Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Chen Arts Center, Maloney Hall, Second Floor, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain. Art.ccsu.edu.Gallery.html. (860) 832-2633, evangelisa_paf@mail.ccsu.edu

 

NOW thru NOV. 3

BRISTOL

THE WITCH’S DUNGEON CLASSIC MOVIE MUSEUM. Fridays to Sundays. Weekend evenings, 7 to 10 p.m. 47th year. Longest running Halloween attraction in the country. Tribute to the actors and makeup artists from classic horror, science fiction, and fantasy films. Not recommended for children under 6. Not handicapped accessible. Non-profit museum. 90 Battle St., Bristol. $2 donation all ages. PreserveHollywood.org. (860) 583-8306.

 

NOW thru JAN. 5, 2014

OTHER

CHRISTMAS MEMORIES: TALES AND TRADITIONS OF AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY HOLIDAY. View the Colonial revival-style Pope house festively appointed for the holidays with decorations inspired by turn-of-the-20th century traditions. Hill-SteadMuseum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. (860) 677-4787, hillstead.org

 

NOW thru OCT. 27

OTHER

PAIER FACULTY ART SHOW. Selected photographic works. Peter Benson Francis Rexford Cooley, Glen Curtis, Terry Falk, Michael Grimaldi, Richard Hoyer, Frank McAuliffe. Funky Monkey Café and Gallery, 130 Elm St., The Watch Factory Shoppes, Cheshire. (203) 287-3031.

 

NOW thru NOV. 3

OTHER

ART LEAGUE OF NEW BRITAIN JURIED ART SHOW. Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain.

 

NOW thru OCT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

DAN RYCHLEC OF SOUTHINGTON. Art exhibit, “Darker Places.” The Gallery at The Orchards

34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

 

NOW thru DEC. 31

‘DOLLS: NO ORDINARY PLAYTHINGS.’ An exhibition featuring the collection of Mary Forcier. Lecture on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. on “Dolls Around the World.” Nov. 10, a story book reading at 2 p.m. on Raggedy Ann and Andy. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411.

 

NOW thru JAN. 5

OTHER

‘BODIES REVEALED.’ Visitors get a chance to see the complex systems of the human body. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. General admission $19 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 4 to 18), $16.50 seniors (65 plus), ages 3 and under are free. CTScienceCenter.org

 

NOW thru OCT. 31

OTHER

 ‘OIL AND WATER DO MIX.’ Two person art show featuring the work of Jane Carroll and Gil Fahey. Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. FarmingtonLibraries.org, (860) 673-6791.

 

NOW thru NOV. 24

OTHER

‘JACOB COLLINS: RECENT WORK.’ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Exhibition of 24 works on loan from Adelson Galleries and private collectors. Collins has been commissioned to paint many luminaries such as J. Paul Getty, Jr. and President George H.W. Bush, as well as paint the Forbes family properties in Normandy, France. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru DEC. 8

BRISTOL

‘ART DECO TIMEPIECES: TREASURES OF THE JAZZ AGE.’ Guest curated by Strickland Vintage Watches of Tampa, Fla. Celebration of the timepieces produced in the Art Deco era. Includes 25 watches from the 1920s to ‘30s, as well as advertisements from that period. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Info@clockmuseum.org, (860) 583-6070, ClockandWatchMuseum.org

 

NOW thru OCT. 31

SOUTHINGTON

ST. PAUL’S PUMPKIN PATCH. 2 to 7 p.m., weekdays. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays. Noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays. Pick the perfect pumpkin. St. Paul’s Pumpkin Patch, 145 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-8486.

 

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

SETBACK CARDS AND CUT THROAT. 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursdays through December 2013. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860) 223-9306.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BEGINNER LINE AND PARTNER DANCE LESSONS. Wednesday at 7 p.m. No partner needed. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $5 per person. dance@caddyranch.com

 

BRISTOL

BINGO. Fridays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. First ball called at 6:45 p.m. St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol.

 

BINGO. Every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee and cookies. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

 

'South Pacific' completes its run at the Connecticut Cabaret Theater this weekend.

‘South Pacific’ completes its run at the Connecticut Cabaret Theater this weekend.

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