Miscellaneous listings for the May 4 edition

THURSDAY, MAY 10

SOUTHINGTON

BEERGASM INDOOR BLOCK PARTY. 5 to 9 p.m. at Witchdoctor Brewing Co., 168 Center St. Presented by the Southington Chamber of Commerce. Brews, food, live band, games. Tickets cost $20 ($18 for chamber members, $15 for executive members). Get tickets at southingtonchamber.com.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 12

SOUTHINGTON

TALENT SHOWCASE. 7 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. An all-ages talent showcase. Admission is be $5 at the door with monetary donations as “votes” for favorite acts. Proceeds from the event will go to FCC’s Mission Trip Fund. More info at FCCSouthington.org or call (860) 628-6958.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 19

SOUTHINGTON

WWI DIGITIZATION DAY. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the American Legion hall, 64 Main St. Do you have your grandfather’s WWI photo album tucked away in a closet? A stack of letters your great-grandmother kept in a box in the attic? A story your neighbor told you about the local homecoming parade in the back of your mind? Bring your collection to be scanned or photographed for free. More at southingtonhistory.org or ctinworldwar1.org/digitization-days

 

TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St.

 

TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant Also available will be baked goods and food.

 

BEGINS MAY 20

SOUTHINGTON

BIG HOUSE SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE. Third Sunday of the month, beginning on May 20. 6:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. Non-traditional Sunday evening worship service regardless of your place on your faith journey. Music and message followed by coffee hour.

 

NOW thru MAY 31

SOUTHINGTON

‘FLOCK A FRIEND’ FLAMINGO FUNDRAISER. Sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 45. Cost is $20 to position a flock of plastic flamingos on a friend’s lawn. Anti-flocking insurance is also available. Proceeds benefit Troop 45. Call (860) 680-9927 or troop45flocks@gmail.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20

SOUTHINGTON

TORIES, SPIES & TRAITORS: DIVIDED LOYALTY IN REVOLUTIONARY CT. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Free presentation by Natalie Belanger from the CT Historical Society inspired by the show “Turn” on TNT. More at southingtonhistory.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20

SOUTHINGTON

WWI CT YANKEE DIVISION: THE LIFE OF A CT SOLDIER IN FRANCE. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Free presentation by the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living Group re-enactors. More at southingtonhistory.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

SOUTHINGTON

WITCHES IN CT. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Free presentation by Taylor McClure from the CT Historical Society. This programs always draw a full house. More at southingtonhistory.org

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

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 April 21, and 28; May, 5, 12, and 19; June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30; July 7, 14, 21, and 28; Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25; Sept. 8, 15, 22, and 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27; Nov. 3 and 17; Dec. 1 and 15. Transfer station tickets are available at the Town Clerk’s office. Renewals can be done by mail. Info and forms at southington.org.

 

HONORING LOCAL WARTIME VETERANS. The Southington Veterans Committee is seeking veterans who entered the military from The Town Southington, received an honorable discharge, but have not been honored for their military service. The Veterans Committee is keeping a data base and is planning a future date to upgrade the monuments on the town green. They are looking for veterans that served during World War I (April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918); World War II (Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946); Korea (June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955); Vietnam (Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975); Lebanon and Grenada (Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984); Panama (Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990); Persian Gulf (Aug. 2, 1990 until cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. government.) Contact: John DeMello Sr., (860) 302-4666 or at southingtonmilitaryveterans@gmail.com

 

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.

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