SATURDAY, MARCH 19
LOVE OUR HEROES SPRING FLING. 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St. Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary. Tickets cost $30 per person, and includes a buffet dinner, live entertainment, cash bar, raffles. For tickets or info contact Sherri Valentin, (860) 655-7210 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTHINGTON YOUTH SUMMER THEATER JUNIOR REGISTRATION. 10 a.m. to noon in the Derynoski Elementary School cafeteria. Open to Southington residents, entering grades 3-6. Copy of a recent report card is needed to verify residence and grade level. Program runs on Mondays and Fridays, from June 27 to July 8, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Southington High School with a performance on July 8. More info can be found at http://bit.ly/SYST2016. Contact: Lisa Carroll, program coordinator, at sysummertheater@ gmail.com.
SUNDAY, MARCH 20
BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion 72. Donations are $8 per person. Breakfast includes eggs cooked to order, omelets, pancakes, bacon, sausage, hash, home fries, toast, coffee and juice.
TUESDAY, MARCH 29
BE IN THE KNOW: PARENTS KEEPING UP WITH TECHNOLOGY. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 196 North Main St. Open to parents only. Scott Driscoll, a retired law enforcement officer from Internet Safety Concepts, will talk about undercover online investigations, online bullying and harassment, identity theft and many others. The talk includes apps and programs youth might be using; cyberbullying, sexting and social networking; positives and negatives of creating a digital footprint; current online trends and potential dangers; tips on how to use technology in the safest way; strategies for keeping families safe and reducing youth access to drugs and alcohol
SATURDAY, APRIL 9
ELKS AWARDS DINNER AND INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS. 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Southington Elks Lodge #1669, 114 Main St. Installation of officers at 4 p.m.; Awards at 5 p.m.; Dinner at 6 p.m.; Dancing with The Rockin Heartbeats from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. Tickets available in Lodge Tap room. RSVP by April 2. Contact: Lodge (860) 628-6682 or Denise (860) 707-6838.
THURSDAY, APRIL 21
SEF COMMUNITY SPELLING BEE. 7 p.m. at the Southington High School auditorium. Teams of 3 write their answers on a white board before presenting it to the judge. Costumes, themes, and mascots are encouraged. Cost is $100 per person ($300 per team). To register a team or donate, visit southingtoneducationfoundation. org or email Jan Galati at SEF.Donations@gmail.com.
SATURDAY, APRIL 30
CONNECTICUT FESTIVAL OF INDIE GAMES. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St. Cost is $10 (attendee day pass), $40-400 (Exhibitors). This festival is dedicated to celebrating and highlighting indie games across New England, giving designers an opportunity to show off their creations and engage with the gaming community. More info and tickets at www.ct-fig.com.
PERSONALIZED PAVERS FUNDRAISER. The American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 is replacing the sidewalk in front of the post at 64 Main St. Cost is $50 to inscribe a personal message to a loved one or dates of service for a veteran in your family on a paver for the walkway. Download a form at http://kiltonicpost72.org/ Forms/PaverOnlineStatic.pdf or contact email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org