Miscellaneous Southington listings for the Feb. 5 edition

miscellaneous

SATURDAY, FEB. 6

SOUTHINGTON

13TH ANNUAL VALENTINE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL. Held by the American Legion Auxiliary. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade chocolate candy, bake sale, handmade flower arrangements, theme basket raffles, Valentine gifts for everyone. Enjoy lunch, gourmet desserts, and beverages in the café. Legion Post Home, Main Street, Southington.

SATURDAY, FEB. 13

SOUTHINGTON

MOVIE NIGHT AT FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH. 6:30 p.m. at 243 Laning St. Faith Baptist Church will present the 2015 movie, “War Room.” The 2015 movie, starring Alena Pitts, T.C. Stallings, Priscilla Shirer, and Karen Abercrombie, focuses on a family that struggles under the strain of a failing marriage. Their lives take an unexpected turn for the better when they meet a new client, Miss Clara (Abercrombie), who encourages the couple to find happiness through prayer. There is no charge, and all are welcome.

FEB. 13-14

SOUTHINGTON

SINGING VALENTINES. The Valley Chordsmen will be performing singing valentines. A tuxedo clad barbershop quartet will present a long stemmed rose with a valentine card and sing an appropriate song to the sweetheart of your choice during the time and location requested. The cost of this service is negotiable from $50 to $100. To reserve a singing valentine call John Wick, (203) 233-0269 or Alan Coffey, (860) 621-6151.

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.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

SOUTHINGTON

25th ANNUAL LIONS CLUB ‘EVERYTHING GOES’ CHARITY AUCTION. 6:15 p.m. doors open and wine tasting. Raffle starts at 7:15. Cost is $5, and includes entry into the drawing for the grand door prize, a 32-inch LED HDTV, plus several bonus door prizes. Auction includes tickets to a Red Sox-Yankees game at Fenway Park, YMCA family memberships, a number of household items, dining packages, theater tickets, entertainment packages, YMCA and Camp Sloper certificates, paintings, home decorator items, carpeting, professional services, automotive services, the “instant auction raffle,” and the “mystery treasure chest.” Proceeds benefit Southington Lions Club Eye Research and community services projects. For more info, call Bruce Vagts at (860) 628-4861.

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.

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.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

SOUTHINGTON

THE 15TH ANNUAL WONDER OF WOMEN. Social hour, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Annual event whose proceeds support grants fro programs that make it possible for women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth Southington, and Wolcott improve the conditions and opportunities in their lives. Guest is Kara Sundlun of WFSB. $55 per person. RSVP by March 18. (860) 583-6363. Samantha@mainstreetfoundation.org

NOW thru FEB. 29

SOUTHINGTON

PHOTOGRAPHER WENDELL COPELAND OF PLAINVILLE. Will show his work in, “As Life Goes By.” The Gallery at The Orchards in the Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.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.

NOW thru FEB. 29

SOUTHINGTON

PHOTOGRAPHER WENDELL COPELAND OF PLAINVILLE. Will show his work in, “As Life Goes By.” The Gallery at The Orchards in the Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com

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

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

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