Southington miscellaneous listings for the Sept. 30 edition

miscellaneousFRIDAY, 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. 13

SOUTHINGTON

RED RIBBON RALLY. 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the Town Green. (Rain place: Derynoski School). The Southington Drug Task Force is celebrating the 26th annual event. Bring a poster to display during the rally and leave it to be judged by the SHS Key Club. Join the peer advocates, mediators, peer leaders, YMCA, Police Explorers, cheerleaders, Scouts, STEPS, dance teams, sports teams, etc. Register by Oct. 1. Trish Kenefick at tkenefick@southingtonschools.org

SATURDAY, 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.

SOUTHINGTON

AMERICA NEEDS FATIMA. Noon at the Southington Town Green. Bring rosary beads to pray. For more info, contact Diana Peake, (860) 276-9185.

BOTTLE DRIVE. 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 750 Meriden-Waterbury Tpk. Proceeds benefit Boys Scout Troop 42.

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.

NOW thru OCT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

ST.PAUL CHURCH PUMPKIN PATCH. Mondays thru Fridays, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m., at St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St. A vast selection of pumpkins and gourds in all shapes and sizes. Groups that are interested in visiting the patch before 2 p.m. can hear a story, explore the pumpkin patch, and learn about where the pumpkins come from. Cost is $1 per child, and includes a pumpkin. RSVP, (860)628-8486.

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, 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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