Miscellaneous listings for April 3

APRIL 3-4
BRISTOL
INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Benefit for Kairos of Connecticut, an in-prison ministry for inmates of Connecticut’s prisons; Torch, an in-prison ministry for youthful offenders; and Kairos Outside, a ministry that works with women who are outside prison walls yet impacted by incarceration. 2562 Aldbourne Dr., Bristol.

APRIL 3-4
SOUTHINGTON
FLOWER SALE. Held by Knights of Columbus Council 15. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lillies, daffodils, tulips, hydrangea, hyacinths, potted, hanging baskets. Proceeds benefit local charities. 1032 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington or at 1495 Highland Ave., in Cheshire.

SATURDAY, APRIL 4
BRISTOL
MOHEGAN SUN CASINO BUS TRIP. Sponsored by Bristol Eastern High School 2015 Grad Party. (860)989-9626.
 
APRIL 4-25
PLAINVILLE
PLAINVILLE AMATEUR ART GROUP ART EXHIBIT. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8
BRISTOL
SUNRISE EASTER SERVICE ON FEDERAL HILL. 6:30 a.m. The Bristol Area Association of Ministry, representating all of the faith communities of Bristol, will host the annual Easter sunrise service at the Federal Hill Green gazebo, Maple Street and Queen Street. All invited. Parking available on street or in lot of First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. Inclement weather shifts service to First Congregational Church.

APRIL 8-11
OTHER
BOOK SALE. Preview night is Wednesday, April 8 from 2 to 6 p.m. $5 admission; Thursday, April 9 from 2 to 6 p.m.; Friday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Britain Public Library, 20 high St., New Britain. Free except for preview night. NBPL.info

THURSDAY, APRIL 9
BRISTOL
‘REMINISCING WITH SHEILA: DOWNTOWN, USA.’ 6:30 p.m. Bristol native Sheila Orefice will present her reminiscences and artifacts of downtown Bristol and of services of times gone past. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Refreshments courtesy of Friends of the Bristol Public Library. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023.

SOUTHINGTON
THE ARC OF SOUTHINGTON JOB FAIR. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Requirements for interview, one year experience, DDS medical certification preferred, Social Security card, driver’s license, car insurance, two reference letters, and diploma or transcripts. The Arc of Southington, 201 West Main St., Plantsville.

OTHER
‘BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: JUVENILE COURT IN CONNECTICUT, AN HONEST DISCUSSION OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT IN OUR STATE.’ 11:30 a.m. Legal practitioners from juvenile court will present a behind-the-scenes view of what constitutes abuse and neglect, how a case proceeds from initial filing to disposition, and how it is defended. Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington in Founders Hall. afierro@tunxis.edu

FRIDAY, APRIL 10
OTHER
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Butterfly Restaurant, 831 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. No charge. (860) 582-8229.

SATURDAY, APRIL 11
BRISTOL
BUS TRIP TO YANKEE STADIUM. Held by the St. Paul Falcons Softball Booster Club. Leave St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol at 9 a.m. Game time is 1 p.m. Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees. Tickets are $125. Coach bus service, beverages on the bus, ticket to the game. GaryHov@aol.com, (860) 690-5959.

INDOOR TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hosted by Advocates for Bristol Seniors. 40 vendors. Spaces available for rent. Space including a table rents for $20, one with a table is $15. Free parking, free admission. Rain or shine. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 583-9553.

2015 ANNUAL GALA 10 YEAR ANNVERSARY CELEBRATON OF SHEPARD MEADOWS THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER. 6 to 11 p.m. Open bar, dinner, silent auction, dancing. Entertainment by Major Motion band. The Oaks Ballroom, DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. $100. Shepardmeadows.org, (860) 584-2581.

PLAINVILLE
PARC SPRING DANCE. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Benefit for nonprofit that provides family centered services with developmental disabilities. Sit-down dinner, DJ Dave Robinson, magician Mike Kelley. Two-hour open bar with wine and beer. Door prizes. Raffle prizes. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Forestville. Fee to attend. edonovan@PARCdisabilitiesCT.org, PARCDisabilitiesCT.com or visit PARC, Inc. on Facebook.

SUNDAY, APRIL 12
BRISTOL
‘REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM.’ Knights of Columbus Scholarship Fund Raiser. Personal and family crime prevention. Train your “perfect weapon,” your mind. Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol. Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol. $30. Spouse is $20. Children 12 to 20 free. Register. (860) 582-4388.

PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO FOXWOODS CASINO. Held by AARP Chapter 4146 of Plainville. Leave Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville at 8 a.m. Please arrive around 7:30 a.m. Return 7:30 p.m. $23 and includes promotional package. (860) 747-1732.

FRIDAY, APRIL 17
BRISTOL
SINGLES SPRING DANCE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to The Instigators. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.

MONDAY, APRIL 20
SOUTHINGTON
GENO AURIEMMA. Held by Southington Chamber of Commerce. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Buffet set at 7:15 p.m. Connecticut’s Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach and owner of Geno’s Grille in downtown Southington. Appearance will coincide with his team vying for its 10th national title. Master of ceremonies, Kevin Nathan, sports director NBC30. $50 per person for chamber members and $60 for non-chamber members. Reservations accepted at chamber’s office, One Factory Square, Southington. (860) 628-8036.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21
BRISTOL
BUS TRIP TO SEE NEIL SEDAKA AT MOHEGAN SUN. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. $102 per person. Includes ticket, meal voucher, and gaming package. Valid photo ID required. Show starts at 3 p.m. Seats are in the lower level section of the arena. Reservations. (860) 589-5597.

BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER BUS TRIP TO SEE NEIL SEDAKA AT MOHEGAN SUN. Open to the general public. $102. (860)584-7895.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22
SOUTHINGTON
CONTEMPLATED WORSHIP. Fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St., Southington.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28
BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON
THE 14TH ANNUAL WONDER OF WOMEN. Held by the Women and Girls’ Fund of the Main Street Community Foundation. 5:30 to 7 p.m., social hour. 7 to 8:30 p.m., program. Special guests are WFSB’s Irene O’Connor and Scot Haney. $55 per person. RSVP by April 17. (860) 583-6363. Office@MainStreetFoundation.org

THURSDAY, APRIL 30
SOUTHINGTON
13TH ANNUAL SCRABBLE CHALLENGE/ SILENT AUCTION. 6 to 9 p.m. Held by Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. Pre-register. $55 after March 30. Dinner, cash bar, and dessert included. (860) 229-7323, lvccoffice@gmail.com, LiteracyCentral.org

SUNDAY, MAY 3
BRISTOL
BUS TRIP TO NEW YORK. Held by St. Gregory Church. Departs St. Gregory CCD Center, 235 Maltby St., Bristol at 7:30 a.m. and returns about 7:30 p.m. Go see “New York Spring Spectacular, Radio City Music Hall.” The show, starring the Rockettes, is a celebration of the energy, places, people, and promise of New York. 2 p.m., show. Prior eat lunch at DaRosina Ristorante. Choose an appetizer, main course, and dessert. $162 per person. Limited seating. (860) 589-2295.

MAY 3-10
SOUTHINGTON
MUSIC CITY TOURS: MEMPHIS, NASHVILLE, AND NEW ORLEANS. Held by the Bristol Senior Center. Open to the general public. $2,649. (860) 584-7895.

SATURDAY, MAY 30
PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO BOSTON. 8 a.m., leaves Plainville Municipal Center. 7 p.m., leaves Boston. Drop off and pick up in the Quincy Market area where participants are free to pursue their own interests. Participants interested in visiting The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum will be transported to the museum and returned to Quincy Market. (860) 747-6022, or reserve in person at the Recreation Office, 50 Whiting St., Plainville.

JUNE 9-10
PLAINVILLE
AARP TRIP TO COOPERSTOWN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME. Deluxe motor coach transportation. One night at Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Erie Canal Cruise through the locks. Visit to Fly Creek Cider II and then to the hall. Reservations. (860) 747-1732.

SATURDAY, NOV. 28
BRISTOL
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 40TH REUNION. Sign-up at Classmates.com

NOW thru APRIL 30
SOUTHINGTON
EXHIBITION OF ROBERT REMBISH’S PHOTOGRAPHY. The Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrhcards.org, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com

NOW thru APRIL 9
OTHER
‘STILL LIFES: ECHO/ SHADOW/ REFLECTION.’ Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibit by Janette Maxey. Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery, 600 Building, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. wkluba@tunxis.edu

NOW thru MAY 31
OTHER
‘ANGRY ROBOTS LIQUEFIED MY BRAIN.’ The NEW/NOW exhibit by artist Karl Lund. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

NOW thru MAY 10
OTHER
‘OTIS KAYE: MONEY, MYSTERY, AND MASTERY.’ Exhibition will display Kaye’s “trompe l’oeil” (fools the eye) technique. 34 oil paintings, pastel works, and etchings. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

NOW thru MAY 2
SOUTHINGTON
PARIS IN PLANTSVILLE’S FIFTH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION. Entries judged by artists Tao and Amy LaBossiere. Paris in Plantsville, 15 West Main St., Plantsville

NOW thru APRIL 4
BRISTOL
EASTER PLANTS FOR SALE. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and Saturdays, March 28 and April 4. Tulips, daffodils, hyacinty, chrysanthemums, Easter lilies, colored lilies, and hydrangea. Also, candy, dog biscuits ,and catnip toys. Bristol ARC, 621 Jerome Ave., Bristol.

NOW thru APRIL 30
OTHER
‘MEET US AT THE FAIR.’ Look back at New Britain’s prize winning participation at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair. New Britain Industrial Museum, 185 Main St., New Britain. (860) 832-8654, Newbritainim@gmail.com, NBIndustrial.org

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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