IMPROVED ORDER OF RED MEN CONVENTION. Wyndham Hotel in Southbury. May 18: 4 p.m. Past Great Sachems Association Meeting. 5 p.m. hospitality room reception. May 19: 9 a.m. opening ceremony followed by the Great Council Meeting. Noon to 1 p.m., lunch. 1 to 1:30 p.m. memorial service. 1:30 to 5 p.m. Great Council Session. 5 p.m. hospitality room reception. 6:30 p.m. banquet and entertainment. Contact David L. Perlot at (860) 628-0831.
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, 66 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: email@example.com or call (860) 628-6975.
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, 7:30 p.m. at 460 Broad 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 at castlecraigcamera.org.