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. email@example.com
SATURDAY, JUNE 25
BARNES MUSEUM CAR SHOW. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barnes Museum, 85 North Main St. Wayne Carini of “Chasing Classic Cars” will bring a fleet of classic show cars to be displayed until noon. Event is open to classic auto, trucks, and motorcycles. Trophies awarded for several categories. $5 general admission to browse the cars, visit the food truck, face painting for kids, entertainment. (860) 628-5426. Rain date, June 26.
NOW thru JUNE 30
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
NOW thru JULY 7
ITALIAN-AMERICAN FESTIVAL HOMEMADE WINE CONTEST. Deadline for entries is July 7. Contest takes place during the festival on Saturday, July 30, at 2 p.m. Contest is free to enter and participants are able to submit more than one bottle of red and/or white as long as each entry is a different make and year. Bottled entries may be dropped off at Northeast Produce Regional Market in Hartford or Plainville on weekdays, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., or Verizon Wireless in the Shop Rite Plaza, Southington, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Contact Tony Cusano (860) 681-3451.
SATURDAY, JULY 9
BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE. 8 a.m. to noon at Recreation Park, next to the first concession stand. Proceeds support Boy Scout Troop 32 which meets at the First Congregational Church of Southington. Only recyclables will be accepted.
SUNDAY, JULY 10
TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD TO SEE THE BOSTON POPS. Held by the First Baptist Church of Southington. Conducted by Keith Lockhart with special guest, Seth MacFarland. Lunch prior to the concert in Lenox, Mass. Reservations. (860) 621-3024
SUMMER VACATION BIBLE CAMP. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St. (Drop off starts at 8 a.m.; pick-up before 5 p.m.). Open to 4-15 year olds. Cost is $135. Payment due by June 16. Partial camperships available. Register at (860) 628-9001.
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
THURSDAY, AUG. 25
BUS TRIP TO LOG CABIN IN HOLYOKE. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Southington 581 Meriden Ave. Buffet includes chowder, lobster, BBQ ribs, chicken and more, followed by a tribute to the music of Patsy Cline. Call Bev Tooley, (860) 621-3024.
SATURDAY, OCT. 1
SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1981. Contact Kathy Cavanaugh Rickard at Kathy@compumail.net.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1976. 40 year reunion at Hawks Landing CC. Cost is $75 per person, includes dinner, beer, wine. Contact: Rosalyn Boy Fahey at (203) 921-8087 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kim Lebrun Altieri at (860) 490-4407 or email@example.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.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES HAS YOUNG WORKERS. The Youth Employment Service of Southington Youth Services has a willing and interested crop of young people 14-16 ready and raring to go for all your summer yard care, house cleaning, and babysitting needs. Call (860) 276-6281.
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.