Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 6

FRIDAY, NOV. 6
BRISTOL
REMEMBERING VETERANS WITH A CEREMONY AND BREAKFAST. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students of Immanuel Lutheran School in Bristol will honor veterans and show their appreciation with patriotic songs, poems, stories, and a light breakfast. Immanuel Lutheran School, 154 Meadow St., Bristol. All veterans welcome. Call school (860) 583-5631 or trina@ilcsschool.org to let them know you’re coming.

BRISTOL LEGISLATORS HOLD COFFEE HOUR. 8 to 9 a.m. Hosted by state Sen. Henri Martin and Reps. Whit Betts and Cara Pavalock. Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol. All residents encouraged to attend. Coffee provided.

SOUTHINGTON
GIRLS NIGHT OUT. Held by Southington Emblem Club No. 527. 6 to 9:30 p.m. Vendor sale, raffles, prizes. Southington Elks Club, 114 Main St., Southington. Free. Proceeds go to the Emblem Club’s scholarship fund and community service.

OTHER
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Chinese food, and mingle with friends. Butterfly Restaurant, 831 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. No charge. (860) 236-2816.

TOUR OF PALACE THEATER. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $5. (23) 346-2000, PalaceTheaterCT.org

NOV. 6-DEC. 17
OTHER
‘JOHN GARVEY TIMMONS—A CELEBRATION OF THE WORK AND CREATIVE LIFE OF JOHN TIMMONS.’ Opening reception Nov. 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. Art exhibit. Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery at Tunxis Community College, Scott Swamp Road, Farmington. Tunxis.edu

SATURDAY, NOV. 7
OTHER
2015 CHRYSANTHEMUM BALL. Held by the New Britain General campus Auxiliary. 6 to 11:30 p.m. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Southington. $150. (860) 224-5567.

SUNDAY, NOV. 8
OTHER
ARTIST, ACTIVIST, EDUCATOR CAROLYN MONASTRA. 3 p.m. Presentation about her work from “The Witness Tree,” an ongoing project about climate change. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381.

TUESDAY, NOV. 10
BRISTOL
ANNUAL VETERANS’ COFFEE SOCIAL. 9 .am. Veterans and their guests are invited for refreshments and fellowship, to sign the Veterans’ Roll of Honor, and to receive a token of appreciation for their service. Hosted by United States Marine Corps veteran Bob Montgomery. Open to all who served, their families, friends and supporters. Free. Register. (860) 584-7790. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.

LUMINARY CEREMONY. 6 p.m. Honoring all veterans, past and present. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $5 per luminary bag. Proceeds support the American Legion family programs. AlaUnitCT@gmail.com, (860) 508-7868.

OTHER
9TH ANNUAL KRISTALLNACHT LECTURE. 10 a.m. Featuring Holocaust survivor Abby Weiner. Kristallnacht also known as Night of Broken Glass, was a series of coordinated attacks against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and parts of Austria in Nov. 9-10, 1938. Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Open to the public. Advanced registration is required. (860) 73-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org

FREE SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP. 6:30 p.m. Held by Farmington Library and Northwest Connecticut SCORE. Basic steps for starting a small business in Connecticut with a special emphasis on home-based businesses and the special steps for operating out of your home. Farmington, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington.

THURSDAY, NOV. 12
PLAINVILLE
WHEELER CLINIC EMPLOYMENT OPEN HOUSE. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Available masters level positions. Plainville Business Center, 74 East St., Plainville. www.WheelerClinic.org

OTHER
MATT BY NIGHT. 6 p.m. For Greater Waterbury’s young professionals and artistic community. Music, activities, game, food, drinks. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. $15 at the door. First hour is happy hour with open bar with beer, wine, and specialty cocktails. 21 or older. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

THE IRISH DIASPORA WITH TOM O’CARROLL. 2 p.m. History told through story and song. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Free. Advanced registration required. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org

NOV. 12, 19
BRISTOL
INTERNET 1 (SEARCHING) AND II (EMAIL). 6 p.m. Computer class. Computer Lab, Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Regstier (860) 584-7787, ext. 2030, ChristopherSoper@BristolCT.gov

FRIDAY, NOV. 13
BRISTOL
JET FUND RAISER. 5 p.m. Dinner buffet, cash bar, raffle prizes, and musical entertainment provided by Bottom Line. Benefits local organizations and provides scholarships. Honors memory of John E. Tavera, who died suddenly in 2010. $25. Bristol Swedish Club, 39 Barlow St., Bristol. Tickets available at 150 Central Bar and Grill, Forestville.

SINGLES MOONGLOW DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m .to 12 a.m. With DJ Tom Haynes. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Dress to impress. Door prizes. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. (860) 582—8229.

NOV. 13-14
PLAINVILLE
CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT FAIR. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our Lady of Mercy, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. (860) 747-6825.

SATURDAY, NOV. 14
BRISTOL
HOLIDAY FAIR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, plants, books, attic treasures, baked goods, a raffle, and homemade apple pieces. Breakfast served from 9 to 11 a.m. and lunch from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. Take out is available. Proceeds benefit charity. (860) 620-4166.

SOUTHINGTON
HOLIDAY CHURCH FAIR. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 30 various vendors and crafters. Refreshments. Bake Sale. First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St., Southington. FirstLutheranSouthington.org, (860) 681-8699.

CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendor spots still available. $30 for one table, $50 for two. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020.

NOV. 14, DEC. 12
BRISTOL
BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays. Visitors have a chance to win a free copy of “Images of Bristol.” Hundreds of image of Bristol, including an entire wall devoted to Lake Compounce. Temporary exhibit of Bristol-made clocks and New Departure bells. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2017. jaymanewitz@ci.bristol.us

SATURDAY, NOV. 14
PLAINVILLE
130TH FIREMAN’S ANNIVERSARY BALL. 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Dinner choices: Prime Rib, baked stuff shrimp, Chicken Florentine, vegetarian lasagna. Open bar all night. Music by Avenue Groove. Photographer available for couple photos. Aqua Turf, Plantsville. Tickets are $85 per person. Reservations may be made for tables of 10. For tickets, call Plainville Fire Department, 6 to 10 p.m. (860) 747-2729.

NOV. 20-21
BRISTOL
ASBURY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CRAFT FAIR. Crafters, vendors sought. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.

SATURDAY, NOV. 21
SOUTHINGTON
FIFTH ANNUAL KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Kennedy Middle School, Southington. $1 admission includes free drawing ticket. A few non-jewelry spaces are available. Lynn.damboise@snet.net.

SATURDAY, NOV. 21
PLAINVILLE
PLAINVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S FIRST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL. 6 p.m. Gala reception. Entertainment, refreshments, door prizes. Business, clubs, and individuals can contribute a decorated tree or wreath for a silent auction. Winning bids announced Dec. 12 at 4:30 p.m. One half of the sale prices goes to the donor, the other half benefits the Historical Society. Plainville Historical Society, 29 Pierce St., Plainville. (860) 747-6577, (860) 747-1067.

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

BUS TRIP TO THE CHRISTMAS SHOW AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL. Sponsored by Immanuel Lutheran Church. Bus pick up at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 154 Meadow St., Bristol at 6:15 a.m. Return to 6 p.m. Includes round trip motorcoach. Ticket to the Christmas show. Free time in Rockefeller Center, Time Square. Visit 9/11 memorial. Reservations. (860) 621-230. Make checks payable to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

TUESDAY, DEC. 1
BRISTOL
BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB’S HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND BOUTIQUE. 9:30 a.m. Speaker: Kyrmie Zaslow, “Winter Wonderland.” Luncheon entrée choices: Chicken Florentine, pan seared salmon, New York strip, Eggplant parmigiana. $40 per person. Register. (860) 589-7166.

DEC. 4-5
SOUTHINGTON
TWO DAY TRIP TO PENNSYLVANIA TO SEE THE ‘MIRACLE OF CHRISTMAS.’ Held by First Baptist Church of Southington. 7 a.m., bus will depart on Friday. Other activities include an Amish meal at an Amish home, a visit to the National Christmas Center, and time for shopping at Kitchen Kettle Village. Early reservations recommended. (860) 621-3024, (860) 770-1557.

SATURDAY, DEC. 5
PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET MALL IN MASSACHUSETTS. Hosted by the Woman’s Club of Plainville. 8 a.m., bus leaves Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., bus leaves the mall. 6:30 bus returns to Plainville Library. $38 and includes transportation, the driver’s tip, BINGO, raffle prizes, and on the return trip, a movie, bottled water and snack bag. Bus will be available for storing purchases throughout the day. Send check made out to the Woman’s Club of Plainville, by Oct. 31, to Linda Prelli, P.O. Box 295, Plainville, CT 06062. Only 56 seats available.

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

THURSDAY, DEC. 10
BRISTOL
‘IN THE CHRISTMAS MOOD’ WITH THE GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA. Held by St. Stanislaus Travelers. Family style menu. $76. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. (860) 589-5597.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12
BRISTOL
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1985 30TH REUNION. Dinner, music, dancing, catching up with old friends. Details, contact Kevin Bechard at (860) 929-2079, BristolEastern85@gmail.com

SUNDAY, DEC. 13
BRISTOL
UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER/ATTIRE PARTY. 5 to 7 p.m. A wine and cheese party. Also looking for donations of ugly Christmas sweaters for an unraveling contest. Prizes will be awarded for the best ugly attire. Christmas sing-along and trivia questions. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Pre-register since party is limited to 70 people. $5 at the door, or a non-perishable food item (which will be given to the St. Vincent-DePaul Society of Bristol, Inc. www.BristolHistoricalSociety.org

NOW thru NOV. 8
OTHER
25TH ANNUAL MEMBER’S CARRIAGE HOUSE EXHIBITION. Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain.

NOW thru NOV. 30
OTHER
FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY ART SHOW. Works by Glenn Affleck, Kathy Conway, Ann Hodgdon-Cyr, Andy Mars, Walter Schuppe, Megan Stevens, Lou Zucchi. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington.

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘STONE ROBERTS: STREET SCENES, STILL LIFES AND FIGURES.’ Exhibit displays nine of the artist’s oil paintings exploring human encounters with every day life. Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, 410 for students, $10 for youths, children under 12, free. NBMAA.org.

NOW thru NOV. 30
SOUTHINGTON
ART SHOW BY DONALD LEGER OF SOUTHINGTON. The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org

NOW thru NOV. 28
OTHER
‘SEARCH VERSUS RE-SEARCH: JOSEPH ALBERS, ARTIST AND EDUCATOR.’ Art exhibit exploring the integration of the artist’s teaching and artistic methods. Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Avenue gallery, New Haven.

NOW thru NOV. 20
OTHER
THE SHAKERS: FOCUS ON: ENFIELD, CONNECTICUT. Rare and authentic items from the Enfield Shaker community. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 for adults. $10 for seniors. $8 for students. Free for children under 12. Free admission from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. NBMAA.org

NOW thru DEC. 13
BRISTOL
BRISTOL ARTIST RICK FITZSIMONS. Exhibit and sale, “Silent Poetry: The Wonderful Work of Rick Fitzsimons” will display over 30 works in a variety of mediums. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave. Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Admission includes the New England Carousel Museum, the Museum of Fire History, the Restoration Department, the two fine art galleries and the Museum of Greek Culture. Admission for adults is $6, seniors: $5.50; children between the ages of 4 to 14 are $3.50. (860) 585-5411, info@thecarouselmuseum.org, www.thecarouselmuseum.org.
 
ONGOING
SOUTHINGTON
INTRO (BEGINNER) TO COUNTRY DANCING. Wednesdays. 7 p.m., partner. 7:30 p.m., line dance (with intermediate line dance to follow). Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $5. jusgotta@megahits.com

BRISTOL
CHARLESMAGNE CARD GAME. Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol.

BARGAIN CENTER. Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $5 bag sale.

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.

BINGO. Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee. St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol.

PLAINVILLE
ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE. Mondays for beginners, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday nights for leagues 7 to 10 p.m. Wheeler YMCA , 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 793-9631, ext, 127, TimGabbardghymca.org, GHYMCA.org

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