TAKING CARE OF SOUTHINGTON’S TREES. 9:45 a.m. at the American Legion Hall, 66 Main St. The Orchard Valley Garden Club presents a discussion with Mike Manware, Southington’s assistant tree warden, about the goals and challenges of taking care of trees and plant life in Southington’s parks and recreational spaces. Free for garden club members ($3 for guests). Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.orchardvalleygardenclub.weebly.com.
AARP MEETING. 1 p.m. at Mary Our Queen hall, 248 Savage St. A meeting for the Southington Apple Valley Chapter AARP #4943 will include a performance from The Humblebees. The meeting is open to all national AARP members and guests who might be interested in joining this chapter. Members are reminded to bring non-perishable food items for Community Services and comfort items to send to military members.
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CHURCH WOMEN UNITED FALL GATHERING. 1 p.m. at St. Aloysius Church (handicapped accessible). All women of all faiths are welcome. Refreshments will be served. The theme is sharing gifts at the table. The event is free, a free-will offering of least coins, will be part of the program. Contact Robin Taillie, (860) 919-3783.
ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Starts with a presentation at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. Guest ($3) are always welcome. RSVP: email@example.com.
SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at the community room at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. No admission charge.
ROTARY CLUB. Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. (except evenings for the last Tuesday of each month). Wednesday meetings at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Contact: Dolores Fanelli (860) 681-9548 or Christie Kuriger, (860) 426-0025.
CASTLE CRAIG CAMERA CLUB MEETINGS. First and third Tuesdays from September through June, 7:30 p.m. at Gallery 53, 53 Colony St. Monthly programs, techniques, field trips and competitions. Competition photos need to be submitted by 7 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. More info on Facebook page, Shutterfly or email firstname.lastname@example.org.