BENEFIT FOR PAUL GENDREAU. At Southington Country Club. Paul Gendreau of Southington has been fighting grade IV brain cancer, since February. He is a long time resident of Southington and has been an employee at Tilcon Connecticut for over 20 years. Donations will benefit Gendreau and his family. Benefit includes a silent auction and a prize raffle. More info, contact Kaitlin Gendreau at (860) 620-7332 or Kaitlin.Gendreau@gmail.com
BEGINNING JUNE 22
BIBLE BOOTCAMP 101. Thursdays, 7 p.m. at Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave. Pastor Victoria Triano will lead this 8-week bible study. The free course will focus on the seven basic aspects of the Christian Faith. More info, Contact Pastor Victoria Triano, (860) 302-4906.
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
TRAINING FOR INTERVENTION PROCEDURES (TIPS). 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, 774 Queen St. Free seminar for businesses sponsored by the Southington STEPS Coalition. Training includes TIPS workbooks, handouts, indentification booklets, and age verification sheets for recognizing signs of intoxication, preventing sale of alcohol to minors, quick intervention in potential problem situations, and reasonable efforts to prevent alcohol abuse. To register, contact Megan Albanese at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (860) 276-6272.
NOW THRU JULY 28
ITALIAN FESTIVAL SPONSORS AND VENDORS. The Southington Italian-American Festival planning committee is currently seeking sponsors and vendors (food and non-food) for the event, which will take place July 28-30. Contact: Dave Zoni at (860) 384-9103 or Tony Cusano at (860) 681-3451.
SUNDAY, AUG. 27
CAR SHOW (VENDOR REGISTRATION). 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Summit at Plantsville, 216 Summit St. Hosted by The Summit at Plantsville and The Connecticut Road Lancers. No admission or entrance fees for cars up to 1986. To register as a food truck, die cast car vendor, crafter, and more, call Barbara Blau, (860) 628-0364 or at email@example.com.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21
SHS CLASS OF 1967 REUNION. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Waverly Inn, Cheshire. Cost is $65 per person, includes hors d’oeuvres, buffet, and desserts. Tickets available through Sept. 1. Contact: Joann Volpe at firstname.lastname@example.org or Leslie (Turek) Griffin at email@example.com.
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 June 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16.
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.