BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE. 8 a.m. to noon at Recreation Park, next to the first concession stand just beyond the playground. Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 32, which meets at the First Congregational Church in Southington.
SUNDAY, JAN. 8
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. REMEMBRANCE. 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave. Speaker is Terold “Terry” D. Miller, M.Ed. Music will be provided by Spirit Joy Children’s Choir of St Thomas Church under the direction of Sister Marie Roccapriore with guitarist Jeff Bingham. Two local middle school students honored for representing the ideals of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. All are also invited to the reception which follows the service. Free to attend, but donations will be collected for Southington Bread for Life. More info at (860) 628-8121.
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.