HOMEBUILDING 101: READY. SET. BUILD. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Homewood Suites, 1096 West St. Free seminar will provide homebuyers with information about new construction, as well as tips for selecting the right builder and how to acquire proper financing. Attendees will be able to learn how to buy land, choose a builder, get financing, choose a realtor, and avoid costly mistakes. RSVP Liberty Bank loan officer David Gold at (860) 748-5601.
THURSDAY, APRIL 27
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL DINNER. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Aqua Turf. Cost is $75 per person ($750 per table). The evening features the installation of officers and new board members and yearly awards ceremony honoring local volunteers, employees, and businesses. Contact the Southington Chamber at (860) 628-8036.
TUESDAY, APRIL 25
SOUTHINGTON APPLE VALLEY CHAPTER AARP 4943. 1 p.m. at Mary Our Queen Church hall, 238 Savage St. Open to all national AARP members and guests who might be interested in joining. Entertainment will follow the business meeting.
CHAMBER IN THE MORNING. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. on the third Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the Southington Chamber of Commerce. Seminar offers business-building information, networking. Attendees encouraged to bring business cards and literature. Contact: Southington Chamber at (860) 628-8036.
ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Starts with a presentation at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. Guest ($3) are always welcome. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at the community room at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. No admission charge.
ROTARY CLUB. Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. (except evenings for the last Tuesday of each month). Wednesday meetings at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. Contact: Dolores Fanelli (860) 681-9548 or Christie Kuriger, (860) 426-0025.
CASTLE CRAIG CAMERA CLUB MEETINGS. First and third Tuesdays from September through June, 7:30 p.m. at Gallery 53, 53 Colony St., Meriden. Monthly programs, techniques, field trips and competitions. Competition photos need to be submitted by 7 p.m. All skill levels are welcome. More info on Facebook page, Shutterfly or email email@example.com