ART EXHIBIT OF T.M. KAPLITO OF SOUTHINGTON. “Narrative Vignettes: Real and Surreal.’ The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room, Second Floor, The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org
FRIDAY, JUNE 3
2ND ANNUAL DANCE TO REMEMBER. 8 p.m., partner and line dancing, with opening dancing throughout the night. Dance lessons included. Raffles to benefit Relay for Life. $5. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington.
SUNDAY, JUNE 5
‘THROUGH THE YEARS’ FUNDRAISER FOR A NEW WAY SELF-ADVOCACY GROUP. 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Plantsville Congregational Church. A variety show sponsored by the Arc of Southing-ton. The show will have singers, skits, dancers, and a multitude of other talents. Raffles and light refreshments. Cost is $10 ($5 for kids 10 and under). Tickets, (860) 628-9920, ext 100, or at the door.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL. 5:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. Cost is $10 per child which includes dinner each night. The theme is “Cave Quest.” Contact the church office at (860) 628-6996.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21
LONG ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE TOUR. Held by Cruz’in Congos. Two hour tour of Long Island Sound’s eight historic lighthouses about a Sea Jet Catamaran. Local experts will provide information. (860) 628-8982. firstname.lastname@example.org
SUNDAY, JULY 31
RIDE FOR LIV POKER RUN. At Bristol Swedish Social Club, 38 Barlow St., Bristol. Registration, 9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Motocycle ride, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A ride through the Litchfield hills followed by food, music, raffles. Benefits the Olivia Fusco Friendship Foundation, Inc. $20 for riders, $10 passengers, $15 for post ride celebration. www.rideforliv.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.
NOW thru MAY 27
ART SHOW. Cathy Michanczyk of Plantsville is one of two artists that will be presenting their collection of oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor paintings in a show entitled “Captured Moments” at the Spear Community Gallery at Stanley-Whitman House, High Street, Farmington. A reception for the artists scheduled for Sunday, May 8 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Call (860) 677-9222 or www.stanleywhitman.org.
NOW thru MAY 31
THOMAS MAYER AT THE ORCHARDS. Thomas Mayer of Southington is the May artist of the month at The Orchards of Southington. Day and evening viewing hours. Contact: (860) 628-5656 or visit www.southingtonartsandcrafts.com or www.southingtonorchards.org
FLOCK A FRIEND. Boys Scout Troop 45 is holding their annual fundraiser. Send a flock of plastic flamingos to your neighbors or friends. Donation is $20. Order forms available at www.troop45.net. Contact: (860) 680-9927 or email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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. Nan Sheridan at (860) 628-6958 or email@example.com
PLANTSVILLE COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL. Open to 3-year-olds, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., or 4-year-olds, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with optional 4 days. (860) 628-8878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.