THE WIDOW’S FRIEND. At SoCCA, corner of Main St. and Berlin Ave. Features hand-stitched needle artwork created by women from Bangladesh. The Widow’s Friend is a program designed to help widowed women become self-supporting and when they are given help they are able to support their children. 100% of proceeds are donated to the artists for food and clothing. More info at (860) 276-1581 or www.southingtonarts.org.
NOW THRU JAN. 31
JOHN ATASHIAN. At the Gallery at the Library. January artist of the month.
JAN. 31 THRU FEB. 23
JURIED ART SHOW. At SoCCA, Main St. and Berlin Ave. Display of entries from the SoCCA juried art show.
SUNDAY, FEB. 5
JURIED ART SHOW RECEPTION AND AWARDS. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at SoCCA, Main St. and Berlin Ave. Judged by Southington artist Bill Thomson. Open to artists 18 and over. Best in show $300; Second place $200; Third place $100. Entries must be received by Jan. 28. Cost to enter is $20 ($25 for non-members). Second entry is $10. For entry rules and more info, contact Mary DeCroce, (860) 276-1581 or email@example.com.
NOW THRU FEB. 28
SARAH CYR. At The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. January artist of the month. More info at www.southingtonartsandcrafts.com and www.southingtonorchards.org