‘ANNE BRADEN: SOUTHERN PATRIOT’ FILM SCREENING. 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Film screening and conversaton about Anne Braden, a fiercely committed anti-racism activist. More info at annebradenfilm.org or call (860) 628-6958.
11TH ANNUAL WING FEST. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Ln. Sponsored by the Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce. The event is open to the public and will benefit the Adopt A Family program for the 2016 holidays. Cost is $12 with a toy donation ($15 without). $5 for kids 8 and under. Tickets at the door or at the Chamber Office, One Factory Square, Suite 201.
MUSIC OF THE KNIGHT. 1:45 p.m. at Southington High School. The Blue Knight marching band sponsors a competition of over 20 competing high school bands. Tickets are $10 per person ($5 students and senior citizens). 50/50 raffle, concessions, and ticket sales benefit the SHS marching band. Free shuttle service available to and from DePaolo Middle School.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23
DAY OF CARING. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southington YMCA, Stop & Shop, and Top’s Super Market. Sponsored by the United Way of Southington and the Southington Rotary Club. Residents may bring food donations to help re-stock the food pantries. More infor at (860) 628-4565 or www.unitedwayofsouthington.org
MONDAY, OCT. 24
WALL OF HONOR INDUCTION CEREMONY. 6 p.m. at the Southington High School atrium (in front of the auditorium). Free and open to the public. Inductees are William Beard and Clement Dupuis, veterans who gave their lives for our country during the Vietnam War; Andrew Gutauskas, world-class saxophone musician; Kathy Hopko, VP and Managing Attorney for UTC; Alexandra Smith, highly awarded pediatric doctor;and Philip Thibodeau, college Classics professor. For more info or to nominate future inductees, Bob Brown, (860) 6212-0416 or firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
- 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 email@example.com. Register online at www.spchs.com.
TAG SALE. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave. Housewares, books, collectibles, jewelry, small furniture, linens, holiday decorations, baked goods and more. Proceeds benefit the church. More info at (860) 628-8121.
NOW thru OCT. 30
FRIDAY FARMERS MARKET. Friday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the town green.
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 OCT. 30
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.
SATURDAY, NOV. 5
CHRISTMAS FAIR. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. AT Holy Trinity Church, 200 Summer St. Crafts, teacup raffle, baked goods, babka, cookies, pies, cakes, pierogi by the dozen, keilbasa sandwiches, golumbk, bigos (Polish stew) and more. Free admisssion. More info at (860) 628-0736.
DINNER/FUNDRAISER. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Chicken pie supper with proceeds to benefit the FCC scholarship program. Adult tickets cost $10 ($6 for kids 12 and under), available in the church office Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More info at (860) 628-6958 or FCCSouthington.org.
BENEFIT CONCERT. 8 p.m. in Peace Cafe at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Free concert featuring guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Gordon Ellis. No tickets. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the girls of Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca in Guayaquil, Ecuador. More info at (860) 628-6958 or FCCSouthington.org.
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. 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 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.