ST.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southington Democratic Town Committee headquarters, 1 Factory Square (168 Center St.) To benefit Southington Community Services. Items needed include, canned fruit, stuffing, mashed potatoes, marshmallow or fluff, hot chocolate mix, canned cream corn, canned yams or sweet potatoes, canned gravy, cereal. Large donations contact: Susan Locks, Community Service Chairman, (860) 877-1064.
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. 31
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.
PAUSE AND PAINT NIGHT. 6 p.m. at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 145 Main St. An evening of fun as you paint a beautiful picture with artist Nathalie Villeneuve. Cost is $35 at pauseandpaint.com/events/angel-for-pilgrimage. This event benefits the church’s youth pilgrimage fund. Contact: (860) 637-8111.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16
FESTIVAL OF TREES AND TRADITIONS. 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, Mulberry St. Sponsored by United Way of Southington. Dozens of trees and other holiday items will be featured along with hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, wine raffle and a unique elves workshop. Cost is $15 ($10 for seniors 55 and over). Donations accepted. Call Barb McKay at (860) 628-0700 or United Way at (860) 628-4565.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17
KELLEY SCHOOL SHOPPING NIGHT. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Urbin T. Kelley School, 901 Ridgewood Rd. Admission is $2.
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. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.