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.
MOVIE NIGHT AT FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH. 6:30 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St. Showing the popular movie, “God is Not Dead II.” The event is free, and all are welcome.
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SCOUTING FOR FOOD DRIVE. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. Sponsored by Boy Scouts from the Sleeping Giant District. Proceeds benefit Bread for Life soup kitchen and Southington Community Services food pantry.
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THANKSGIVING PIE SALE. Fundraiser for Southington Care Center’s Sunshine Club. Orders must be received by Nov. 15 for 10-inch pies (apple, caramel apple nut, blueberry, fruits of the forest, pecan, pumpkin). Cost is $10. Pies can be picked up at Southington Care Center on Monday, Nov. 21. More info, call (860) 621-9559.
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.
THURSDAY, DEC. 1
TRIP TO WILLIAMSTOWN. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. Visit the Williams Inn for a day filled with merriment and a Christmas Feast. Entertainment by Miss B. Haven Cabaret Troupe. Then, a visit to Bright Nights light display in Springfield. Cost is $115 per person. Call Bev Tooley, (860) 621-3024.
FRIDAY, DEC. 2
WHITE CHRISTMAS IN THE COMMUNITY. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in downtown Southington, downtown Plantsville, and the rails-to-trails park. Event is coordinated by the Merchants of Downtown Southington and the Village of Plantsville Association. Free transportation will be provided for travel between events. An array of activities and programs at both venues and combined events, such as hay rides along the Linear Trail, a trolley running up and down Main Street and a family Christmas ornament craft station at both locations. Sponsorships start at $100. More info, call Dawn Miceli, (860) 681-8006 or Rob Flood, (860) 609-4620.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8
FOXWOODS TRIP. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. Includes buffet. Entertainment by Barbara & Frank’s Holiday Show. Cost is $79. Call Bev Tooley, (860) 621-3024.
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, Nov. 5, 9; and Dec. 3, 17.
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.