12TH ANNUAL SLOPER PLUNGE. 1 p.m., at YMCA Camp Sloper. Proceeds benefit local youth with camp scholarships. Pledge on-line (Southington-cheshireymca.org/ onlineedge/fundraising.html) or with jumpers (plungers donate at least $100 per plunge). Contact: Mark Pooler, (860) 426-9508 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAN. 25, FEB. 8, FEB. 22
RACIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY. 6 p.m. potluck supper followed by programming and discussion at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. For more info, visit FCCSouthington.org/share or (860) 628-6958.
SUNDAY, JAN. 29
CHAMBER NIGHT ON THE SLOPES. 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mount Southington Ski Area. The Southington Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring complimentary hot chocolate and fountain drinks in the Mountain Room, live music, marshmallows by the firepit, and beer/wine specials. Admission is $35 ($20 with no ski pass). Lessons and rentals available at discounted price. Tickets available at the chamber office, 31 Liberty St., Suite 210 or (860) 628-8036.
NOW THRU JAN. 31
CHRISTMAS TEE PICKUP AND RECYCLING. Annual fundraiser for the Southington Land Trust. Plan ahead. Officials will pickup and recycle your Christmas tree after the holiday season. Trees will be turned into wood chips to be used at YMCA Camp Sloper. Cost is $15. Proceeds benefit the trust. More info at www.southingtonlandtrust.org or at (860) 690-2484.
SATURDAY, FEB. 4
CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southington American Legion, Main St. 14th annual event will have chocolate, raffles, food, and more. Snow date is Feb. 5.
SATURDAY, FEB. 11
NOTTE D’AMORE (NIGHT OF LOVE): CHOCOLATE AND WINE. 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf, Mulberry St., Plantsville. Sponsored by Southington UNICO. Wine and chocolate tasting, full sit down, four- course surf and turf dinner, open bar, live music and raffles. Tickets: call Mark Mongillo, (860) 919-8374.
NOW THRU APRIL 7
SCS EASTER BASKETS. Registration through April 7 at Southington Community Services, 91 Norton St., Plantsville. Open to Southington residents through high school seniors. Participants must provide proof of income and proof of residency to qualify. Call (860) 628-3761.
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.
DONATIONS OF USED PERSONAL MUSIC DEVICES. The Rotary Club of Southington is collecting new and gently used Apple products to benefit the Music and Memory project for people with memory loss. Call Robin Morrell at (860) 302-7563 or RobinMorrell@msn.com.