FILL THAT CRUISER FOR SCS FOOD PANTRY. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walmart, Queen Street. The Giving Back Girls are holding a fundraiser for the Southington Community Services food pantry. Items in great need include: tuna fish, cannded fruits and vegetables, juice boxes, peanut butter, jelly, pasta sauce, macaroni and cheese, paper goods, canned pasta, toiletries, canned soup, snacks, and cereal.
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 email@example.com.
SATURDAY, AUG. 12
POST OFFICE PASSPORT EVENT. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Plantsville Post Office, 847 S. Main St. Bring the following documents to apply or renew a passport: application for first time applicants (DS-11) or renewals (DS-82); citizenship evidence for first time applicants; 2 forms of ID (with photocopies of front and back of each ID); passport photo (service available for $15); and payment. More info and forms at usa.gov/passport.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, AUG. 19
TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. Toys, furniture, kitchen items, tools, books, electronics. Proceeds support the church. More info at FCCSouthington.org or (860) 628-6958.
SUNDAY, AUG. 20
BLAST FROM THE PAST CAR SHOW. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Southington Drive-In, 995 Meriden Waterbury Tpk. Sponsored by the American Legion Post 72 Auxiliary. Cost is $10 for show cars ($20 for vendors). All participants must bring their own tents and tables. Contact: Shannon Wilmot at 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 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.