CRYSTAL BEES FAMILY FESTIVAL. 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Crystal Bees, 240 Spring St. Kids VIP tickets $10 at EventBrite.com ($5 general admission at the door). Fun Zone with games and Touch a Truck tour with Southington Fire Department. Car show from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with prizes awarded for top 3 cars. Tap take-over featuring Witchdoctor Brewing from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. with souvenir cups for first 200. LuLaRoe pop up shop featuring merchandise from their signature collections, and Miss Forgune Band on stage from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH BIBLE CAMP. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St. Open to children aged 4 to 14 with flexible drop off and pick-up times. Lead counselor Leigh Ricci and a team of trained leaders from Camp Calumet, N.H. will be leading the bible camp. All are welcome. Cost is $135 per child. Contact: Rachel Love, (860) 628-9001 or visit www.firstlutheransouthington.org
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. 6
SOUTHINGTON COMMUNITY-WIDE SUMMER PICNIC. 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Recreation Park pavilion. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about the small, active Reform congregation. The event is free and open to the public. For more info, visit their Facebook page at http://fb.me/gsjc777, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, AUG. 12
YANKEES-RED SOX BUS TRIP. Bus leaves at noon from St. Paul Catholic HS in Bristol. Cost is $150 per person and includes bus to Yankee Stadium, ticket to the game, sandwiches, snacks and beverages. Proceeds benefit the St. Paul Catholic girls softball booster club and the Petit Family Foundation. Contact Gary Hovhanessian at (860) 690-5959 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 29
SHS CLASS OF 1977 REUNION. 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Hawks Landing Country Club, Pattonwood Dr. Cost is $60 per person, includes buffet, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, and cash bar. More info on Facebook at 40th Reunion SHS Class of 1977 (event) or Class of 1977 Southington High School (page). Tickets at www.paypal.me/bermudamike/60.
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 email@example.com or Leslie (Turek) Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUNDAY, OCT. 22
NEW BRITAIN HS CLASS OF 1960 REUNION. Noon to 5 p.m. at Stanley Golf Course, New Britain. Cost is $35 per person. Contact: Joan Mancini-Neyes at (860) 747-6137 or Jnoyes1485@cox.net; or Terry Piccoli-DeBisschop at email@example.com; or Kathy Walsh-Fagan at (860) 674-1279. www.NBHS1960.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 July 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.