Southington miscellaneous listings for the Sept. 23 edition

miscellaneousFRIDAY, SEPT. 23

SOUTHINGTON

FRITTERS AND ICE CREAM. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. A fundraiser to benefit the church’s mission work. It will also feature a silent auction. Ice cream sundays ($5), half-dozen apple fritters ($7), or bothy ($10). Non-dairy and low-sugar options available for sundays..

More info at (860) 628-8121 or www.firstbaptistsouthington.org.

DINNER/DANCE FUNDRAISER. 6 p.m. at Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St. Proceeds will feed and support the girls of Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Tickets cost $45, and includes a 4-course dinner, cash bar, and music provided by Small Town Gamblers. For more info, visit FCCSouthington.org or call (860) 628-6958.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24

SOUTHINGTON

TOWN WIDE TAG SALE. Rain date is Sept. 25. The tag sale is open to residents, businesses, and organizations of Southington, Milldale, Marion, and Plantsville, and will be held at their individual locations. Cost to participate is $15. An ad for the town-wide map cost $20. Plan your route in advance with a map ($1), available at The Arc of Southington office, Stop & Shop, or Tops Supermarket from Sept. 17-Sept. 23. Proceeds benefit Art of Southington. Contact: (860) 628-9220, ext. 100.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25

SOUTHINGTON

C.R.O.P. HUNGER WALK. 1 p.m. registration, 1:30 p.m. walk, at the First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. This year’s route will take walkers down Center Street, along the Rails to Trails walking path to Zingarellas in Plantsville and then return along the same route. register at www.crophungerwalk.org/southingtonct or at many local churches. More info at (860) 466-1808 or Elizabeth.Barnes@lfg.

“THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE” FILM. 2 p.m. in the St. Dominic Geraghty Parish Center, 1050 Flanders Rd. Presented by the St. Dominic Men’s Club. Refreshments, popcorn, and movie treats will be served.

NOW thru SEPT. 26

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE REHEARSALS. Mondays, 7 p.m., at the Plantsville Congregational Church, 109 Church St. Open rehearsals will be conducted through September. All voice parts are welcome, and no auditions required. Get ready for the Dec. 4 winter concert.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29

SOUTHINGTON

ROCK N ROLL FOR PAWS. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Jerzie Joe’s Sports Bar & Grill, 202 Newell St. With music from Eran Troy Danner and DJ Sunshyne and treats from Hardcore Sweet Cupcake truck. Benefits Animals for Life. Tickets $10. Call Sonia, (203) 910-1029 or www.animalsforlife.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

ESSEX TRAIN AND RIVERBOAT TRIP. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Southington. Cost is $91 per person. Lunch at the Griswold Inn and an excursion on the Valley Railroad Steam Train with a one-hour riverboat tour. Lunch has a choice of pan-seared chicken breast or top sirloin cmplete with trimmings. Call (860) 621-3024.

SATURDAY, OCT. 1

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1981. Contact Kathy Cavanaugh Rickard at Kathy@compumail.net.

SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1986. 7 p.m. at Back Nine Tavern in Plantsville. Cost is $25 for cash bar ($40 for open bar). Pay at the door. Includes appetizers, late night pizza and desserts. Casual dress, acoustic music and dancing music later, indoor/outdoor weather permitting. RSVP to jillchapman@cox.net or Lcochrane6@cox.net or visit Facebook.

HAM, MACARONI AND CHEESE DINNER. 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church hall, 200 Summer St. Tickets ($10) will be sold at the door. More info at (860) 628-0736.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

SOUTHINGTON

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 rozzel@icloud.com, or Kim Lebrun Altieri at (860) 490-4407 or altierikim@yahoo.com.

THURSDAY, OCT. 15

SOUTHINGTON/BRISTOL

  1. PAUL HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave, Bristol. Tour the school, meet the faculty and staff. More info, call Admissions Director Matthew Crowley, (860) 584-0911, ext. 34 or mcrowley@spchs.com. Register online at www.spchs.com.

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

SOUTHINGTON

ORGAN CONCERT. 4:00 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main Street. Critically acclaimed organ phenom, Christopher Houlihan, performs. No tickets needed. Free-will offering will be gratefully accepted. For more info, visit FCCSouthington.org or call 860-628-6958.

SATURDAY, OCT. 29

SOUTHINGTON/BRISTOL

  1. PAUL HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave, Bristol. Tour the school, meet the faculty and staff. More info, call Admissions Director Matthew Crowley, (860) 584-0911, ext. 34 or mcrowley@spchs.com. Register online at www.spchs.com.

NOW thru OCT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET. Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the town green.

SATURDAY, OCT. 29

SOUTHINGTON

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.

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

BULKY WASTE TRANSFER STATION HOURS. The bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be open for the following dates and times: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 24; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5, 9; and Dec. 3, 17.

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 support@kiltonicpost72.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 vgnsstaff@gmail.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 pcns1955@gmail.com.

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