MONDAY, APRIL 4
TRAINING FOR INTERVENTION PROCEDURES. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Muncipal Center, 196 North Main St. Training seminars open to Southington bar or restaurant staff. TIPS is the global leader for education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Sponsored by STEPS. To register, email southingtonsteps@ gmail.com.
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.
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER DAY OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SFD Company 3, 35 Clark St., Milldale. Visitors will be able to talk with volunteer firefighters about the work they do, explore fire apparatus and turnout gear, get a tour of the fire house, and fill out an application.
THE SIXTH ANNUAL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Crafts include homemade chocolates, handmade knitted items, pet items, candles, soaps, skin care, jewelry, garden tools, art, healthy living, sports items, candles, more. Full lunch menu. Drawings. A few crafter spaces available but no jewelry. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, APRIL 10
GISHREI SHALOM JEWISH CONGREGATION ANNUAL TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bargains and something for everyone. 92 Alder Lane, Southington. For photos of sale items, visit the week prior the Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation Facebook page.
TWO DAY TRIP TO LANCASTER, PENN. Held by the First Baptist Church of Southington. 7 a.m., depart from First Baptist parking lot, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Sight and Sound Theater will present “Samson.” Also visit an 1805 Amish Farm and Home to learn about Amish history, clothing, customs, and crafts. Also time will be spent at the Bird in Hand Farmers Market. (860) 621-3024.
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.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1966. At Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St. Contact: Barbara Nardi Alfano, (860) 276-0497, or Betty Ann Cantito Goulet, (860) 589-4574, or Paul Doty, (860) 919-3358.
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
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. email@example.com