Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 28

NOV. 28-30, DEC. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21
BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON
LAKE COMPOUNCE HOLIDAY LIGHTS. 5 p.m., Fridays. 4 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays. Fun for all ages. Light show every half hour at the main gate. Kiddieland rides and family-themed rides will be in operation. Train will be transformed into the North Pole Railway with uniformed train conductor with a tale to tell. Indoor activities including cookie decorating and gingerbread house making. Write a letter to Santa. Story time with Mrs. Claus. Carolers. Ice carver. Clowns. Photos with Santa. Lake Compounce Amusement Park, 822 Lake Ave., Bristol. $14.99 for adults. $10.99 for children 4 to 10. Free for children 3 and under. LakeCompounce.com

SUNDAY, NOV. 30
OTHER
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Sessions Woods, Burlington Avenue, Burlington. After, go to lunch. No charge for the walk. (860) 582-8229.

SOUTHINGTON
COUPLE DANCE WORKSHOP WITH PAULA AND MICHAEL. 3 to 6 p.m. Partner Pattern, Two Step, Nite Club. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. justgotta@megahits.com

BRISTOL
INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR MISS BRISTOL, MISS FORESTVILLE, MISS BRISTOL’S OUTSTANDING TEEN AND MISS FORESTVILLE’S OUTSTANDING TEEN. 1 p.m. Learn about the program. Nutmeg Performing Arts Center, 154 Church St., Bristol. If you’re unable to attend, email Linda Lubrico at Lubrico@sbcglobal.net, (860) 302-2566.

PLAINVILLE
HOLISTIC FAIR. 12 to 4 p.m. 30 vendors, demos, speakers, more. Free sound healing ceremony and tai chi class. Food tastings. Tea tastings. The Loop, 161-B Woodford Ave., Unit 58, Plainville. (860) 989-0033. YourHolisticEvents@gmail.com

MONDAY, DEC. 1
BRISTOL
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON OF THE BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Boutique. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., program. 12 p.m., luncheon. Speaker, Jena Brescia, Floral Designer. “A Very Riverside Holiday: Dazzling Ideas for your Hearth and Home.” The Farmington Club, 162 Town Farm Rd., Farmington. $40 per person. Reservations. Pat Andrews, (860) 583-4629. Joan Nyerick, (860) 589-7166.

SOUTHINGTON
ART EXHIBIT BY AMY WHITE. The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room, second floor, The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

DEC. 1-14
PLAINVILLE
SHOP TO DONATE TO BENEFIT PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION. Five Below, New Britain Avenue, Plainville. Present flyer and 10 percent of your purchase goes toward Project Graduation. For flyers, call (860) 747-3759.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3
BRISTOL
‘STUFF THE TRUCK’ TOY AND CLOTHING DRIVE. Held by the Bristol Police Explorers and Bristol Youth Services. 4 to 8 p.m. Benefits the Bristol Youth Services Holiday Gift Giving Program. Wal-Mart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

SOUTHINGTON
SEASON’S BOUTIQUE. 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Non-food vendors and crafters are wanted. The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. Open to the public. (860)628-0364.

PLAINVILLE
COLLEGE FUNDING WORKSHOP. 6:30 p.m. Held by the School Counseling Department of Plainville High School. Learn about opportunities available to help fund the cost of college tuition. In addition to an overview of the need-based aid system, the presentation will center on various methods available to approach the college funding process including the merid aid system, the importance of FAFSA, cash-flow management, tax incentives. John F. Pearson, CPA, Barnum Financial Group’s Center for College Planning will facilitate. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville.

OTHER
‘MYTHBUSTER: BEHIND THE MYTHS.’ 7:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Bushnell.org.

THURSDAY, DEC. 4
OTHER
‘LET IT BE: THE BEATLES, JANUARY 1969.’ 7 to 8:30 p.m. Beatle scholar Aaron Krerowicz. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org

FRIDAY, DEC. 5
BRISTOL
FRIENDS OF THE CAROUSEL MUSEUM HOLIDAY PARTY. Annual meeting. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For museum members. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. RSVP by Dec. 1. (860) 585-5411. info@thecarouselmuseum.org

SATURDAY, DEC. 6
BRISTOL
ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL ANNUAL CRAFT/ VENDOR SHOW. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. St. Matthew School, Forestville. (860)583-5214.

PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET MALL IN MASSACHUSETTS. Held by The Woman’s Club of Plainville, Inc. Leave the Plainville Public Library at 8 a.m. and return to the library by 6:30 p.m. Transportation to and from Wrentham Premium Outlet Mall, the tip for the driver, bus bingo, raffle prizes, morning and afternoon light snacks, bottled water, a DVD movie shown during the return trip to Plainville, and throughout the day, storage will be made available under the bus for your purchases. $35. Purchase tickets by making checks payable to the Woman’s Club of Plainville. Including your name and phone number, the number of tickets. Mail to Linda Roche, P.O. Box 295 Plainville, CT 06062.

SOUTHINGTON
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR. Held by the St. Aloysius Ladies Guild. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Gift baskets, vendors, baked goods, swags, handmade items, etc. Lunch/ refreshments served. St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville.

CHILDREN’S CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to noon at the Southington Library, 255 Main St. Kid crafters wanted. All items must be made by children 12 years or younger. All items for sale will be $5 or less. In person registration is required. For more info, contact the Children’s Dept. at (860)628-0947 ext. 3.

ST. PAUL’S NINTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday and general handcraft items featured. St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-8486.

OTHER
THE UGLY SWEATER RUN—A HOLIDAY THEMED-5K. 11 a.m. Bushnell Park, Hartford. TheUglySweaterRun.com

TUESDAY, DEC. 9
SOUTHINGTON
DISCOVER CHRISTMAS AT THE NEWPORT MANSIONS. Held by the Cruz’in Congos. Tour the Breakers and the Elms, two of the most famous mansions decorated for Christmas. Cost includes deluxe motor coach, admittance to mansions, and lunch at the Brick Alley Pub and Restaurant. (860) 628-8982, mersm@cox.net

PLAINVILLE
MOHEGAN BUS TRIP. Held by AARP Chapter 4146. Leave Our Lady of Mercy, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville at 8 a.m. Leave Mohegan at 4 p.m. $21 per person. Current casino promotional package will be given. No monies will be collected on the bus. All seats are to be paid for prior to trip. Reservations. (860) 747-1732.

THURSDAY, DEC. 11
SOUTHINGTON
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH TRIP TO WILLIAMS INN BOAR’S HEAD FEAST AND BRIGHT NIGHTS. Leave First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington at 9 a.m. All invited. Reservations. (860)621-3024 or (860) 770-1557.

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
HOLIDAY MEMORIES: TALES AND TRADITIONS OF AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHRISTMAS. Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. Free with admission to the museum. Free to members. (860) 677-4787. Hillstead.org

NOW thru JAN. 4, 2015
OTHER
‘FROHAWK TWO FEATURES/ MATRIX 170.’ Art exhibition. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 to Main St., Hartford. TheWadsworth.org

NOW thru NOV. 30
OTHER
ARTWORK OF SUSAN PATLA BRERETON. The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
TWO ART EXHIBITS. “Steven Rockefeller: A Park Bench View,” “Nathaniel Donnett: Alone In My Four Cornered Room.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

NOW thru JAN. 11
OTHER
‘NELSON AUGUSTUS MOORE: CONNECTICUT, WATER, HILLS AND SKY.’ From the collection of Todd and Marenda Stitzer. Features paintings and photographs by Moore, a 19th century American landscape artist who captured images of his hometown Kensington. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

NOW thru DEC. 5
OTHER
‘NOT OF THIS WORLD.’ Art exhibition. Discover the hidden stories of East Asia’s religion and folklore. College of East Asian Studies, 343 Washington Terrace, Middletown. Wesleyan.ed/ceas/exhibitions/not_of_this_world.htm. (860) 685-2330.

ONGOING
BRISTOL
BINGO. Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m., Fridays at 6:45 p.m. Benefits St. Anthony School. 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.miscellaneous

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