Southington Miscellaneous listings for the Jan. 22 edition

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TUESDAY, JAN. 19

SOUTHINGTON

COMMUNITY PRAYER SERVICE. 7 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. This is a 30 minute, quiet, meditative service of worship, silence and prayer. All are welcome. For info call 860-628-6996.

SATURDAY, JAN. 23

SOUTHINGTON

MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Southington Elks Lodge, 114 Main St. (Snow date is Jan.30). Free to military members and veterans. Cost is $5 for immediate family members and $10 for all other guests. Buffet dinner includes sliced roast pork and gravy, chicken crunch, baked pasta, roasted potatoes, vegetable medley, caesar salad, rolls and butter, and dessert. Open to the public. For more info or tickets, call Denise Johnson at (860)707-6838. RSVP by Jan. 16.

SUNDAY, JAN. 24

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southington Catholic School, 133 Bristol St. (behind St. Thomas Church). The school is open to children in grades K-8 (full day kindergarten). Meet students, faculty, administrators, school board members, and parents. Visit exhibit tables and individual classes. For more information, contact Director of Advancement, Mary Alexander, at (860) 628-2485.

WEDNESDAYS, BEGINNING JAN. 27

SOUTHINGTON

THERAPEUTIC DANCERCIZE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. from Jan. 27 to March 9 (no class on Feb. 17) in the Plantsville Elementary School gym. Open to Southington children with special needs, ages 6-18. Children will have a blast exercising to their favorite music in this active dance movement program. Cost is $65 per child. Pre-registration and payment is required. Call the Parks & Recreation office at (860) 276-6219 with any questions or to reserve a space in this class. Program details and registration forms available on the department’s webpage at www.southington.org/dancercize.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

SOUTHINGTON

MYSTERY PLAY AND DINNER. 6:15 p.m. at Mary Our Queen Church Hall, Savage St. Reservations needed. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund. Menu: roast pork loin, vegetable, dessert, and beverage. For reservations, call Vinnie or Gloria at (860) 276-0654.

THURSDAY, FEB. 4

SOUTHINGTON

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4 and Thursday, Feb. 18, at the Southington Youth Services Department, 196 North Main St. This class is for Southington youth residents over 12 years of age, and is limited to 16 slots. Both sessions must be attended to obtain the certification. Cost is $45 and is made payable to the Town of Southington. Credit/debit card payments and online payments are accepted. Call (860) 276-6281 to register.

SUNDAY, FEB. 14

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN CASINO. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Cost is $44 pp. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 5-hour stay at the casino (afternoon departure time); $15 food voucher; $20 free slot play.

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

SOUTHINGTON

ARC OF SOUTHINGTON DINNER DANCE. 6 p.m. to midnight at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. The evening consists of hors d’oeuvres, sit down dinner with meal selections, open bar, dancing, raffles, and silent auction items. Cost is $80 per person. Contact the Arc office at (860) 628-9220, ext. 100.

MARCH 15-17

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO ATLANTIC CITY. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Cost is $294/pp single; $224/pp double; $214/pp triple-quad. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 2 nights at the Resorts Casino Hotel; Casino Bonus Package: $25 slot play and 2 buffet coupons; all baggage, taxes & service charges. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

MARCH 15-17

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC ‘ON YOUR OWN’ BUS TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $64 per person. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; leisure time for shopping, dining and sightseeing (maps and restaurant suggestions will be provided). Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

SOUTHINGTON

‘ON YOUR OWN’ PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO BOSTON. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $64 per person Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL PRESCHOOL PROGRAM. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Southington High School. Openings available for 3, 4, and 5 year old children. Cost is $45 per semester. Call Erin Proctor, (860) 628-3229, ext. 345 or email at eproctor@ southingtonschools.org.

VILLAGE GREEN NURSERY SCHOOL. Currently accepting registration for the 2016-2017 school year at 37 Main St. The school offers a 2.5-hour 3-year-old program on Tuesdays and Thursdays and a 4-year-old program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. In addition to the typical 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. program, the 4-year-olds have the option for an extended day program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more info or to schedule a tour, contact Nan Sheridan at (860) 628-6958 or vgnsstaff@gmail.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 16

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO 9/11 MEMORIAL AND ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $120 per person Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; admission to One World Observatory, the 9/11 Memorial and the 9/11 Museum. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

MAY 28-30

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO BAR HARBOR AND ACADIA NATIONAL PARK. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $744/pp single; $544/pp double; $524/pp triple-quad; $354/child sharing w/2 adults. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 2 nights at the Atlantic Eyrie Lodge in Bar Harbor; 2 deluxe continental breakfasts; 2 dinners; admission to the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland; guided tour of Acadia National Park; carriage ride along Acadia National Park carriage roads; narrated nature cruise in Bar Harbor; leisure time in Bar Harbor, Camden Village and Freeport Village; all baggage, taxes & service charges. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

JUNE 14-16

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO CAPE MAY, N.J. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $662/pp single; $530/pp double; $494/pp triple-quad. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 2 nights at the Marquis de Lafayette hotel; 2 buffet breakfasts; tea luncheon at the Carriage House; 1 dinner at Aleathea’s Restaurant; 1 dinner & show at Elaine’s Dinner Theatre; morning boat cruise around Cape May Point; guided and narrated Physick Estate and Trolley Tour; leisure time at Washington Mall; visit to Cape May Point and Sunset Beach; tour and wine tasting at Natali Vineyards; all baggage, taxes & service charges. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

SOUTHINGTON

‘ON YOUR OWN’ PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO NEWPORT. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $64 per person. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, JULY 9

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO MARTHA’S VINEYARD. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $108 per person with Island Tour; $95 per person without Island Tour. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; round-trip Steamship Authority from Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs; island tour with a local guide (optional); leisure time for shopping & dining.

THURSDAY, JULY 28

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO STATUE OF LIBERTY & ELLIS ISLAND. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $84 per person ages 18 & over; $74 per child ages 17 & under. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; round-trip Statue Cruises to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; audio tour for both Liberty Island and Ellis Island; leisure time at Times Square. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

SOUTHINGTON

PLYMOUTH WHALE WATCH. Sponsored by Southington Parks & Red. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $94 per person ages 13 & over; $84 per child ages 12 & under. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; whale watch on board Captain John Boats departing from Town Wharf in Plymouth; visit to Plymouth Rock. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO HAMPTON BEACH SEAFOOD FESTIVAL. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $82 per person Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation to the Hampton Beach Seafood Festival in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SEPT. 23-25

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO NIAGARA FALLS, CANADA. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $632/pp single; $528/pp double; $518/pp triple-quad; $304/child sharing w/2 adults. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 2 nights at the Radisson Hotel Fallsview; 2 full American breakfasts at the hotel; 1 buffet dinner at the Fallsview Restaurant; tour of Niagara Falls; “Maid of the Mist” boat ride; tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake; all baggage, taxes & service charges. *Passports are required. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

SOUTHINGTON

VERMONT FALL FOLIAGE BUS TRIP. Time TBA. Parks & Rec. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $132 per person. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; ride on the Green Mountain Railroad through Chester and Ludlow; visit to the Vermont Country Store; dinner at the New England House (meal choices: pot roast, roast turkey or herb crusted whitefish). Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SOUTHINGTON

JACK-O-LANTERN SPECTACULAR AT ROGER WILLIAMS ZOO BUS TRIP. Time TBA. Parks & Rec. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $118 per person ages 13 & over; $99 per child ages 3-12. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; admission to the Roger Williams Park Zoo; admission to the Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular; Harvest Buffet dinner at the Zoo; leisure time at Federal Hill for shopping and sightseeing. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, OCT. 29

SOUTHINGTON

SALEM ‘HAUNTED HAPPENINGS’ BUS TRIP. Time TBA. Parks & Rec. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $78/pp – Witch Museum; $82/pp – Cry Innocent; $92/pp – Both Attractions. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; admission to one or both of the following attractions: The Salem Witch Museum; and/or “Cry Innocent: The People vs. Bridget Bishop” at Salem’s Old Town Hall; leisure time to enjoy the “Haunted Happenings” around Salem (maps, restaurant suggestions & event schedules will be provided). Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

OCT. 31-NOV. 1

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY IN PHILADELPHIA. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $414/pp single; $334/pp double; $324/pp triple-quad; $264/child sharing w/2 adults. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; 1 night hotel stay (location TBD); “Terror Behind the Walls” tour of the Eastern State Penitentiary; Ride the Ducks in Philadelphia; lunch at the Hard Rock Café. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

THURSDAY, NOV. 24

SOUTHINGTON

MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE BUS TRIP. Time TBA. Parks & Rec. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: $66 per person. Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

SOUTHINGTON

PARKS & REC BUS TRIP TO CHRISTMAS SHOW AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL. Time TBA. Bus leaves from Plantsville commuter lot. Fee: TBD (Prices to be announced in June 2016.) Includes: Round-trip motor coach transportation; ticket to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular; leisure time for shopping, dining and sightseeing. Call Parks & Rec, (860) 276-6219.

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