Art listings for the Oct. 26 edition

NOW thru OCT. 30


JOHN DEDEN EXHIBIT. At the Gallery of The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., second floor community room. John Deden of Forestville will be exhibiting his oil paintings. The show is called “Traditional Paintings.” More info at or


NOV. 1-28


JAY BABINA EXHIBIT. At the Gallery of The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., second floor community room. Jay Babina will be exhibiting his acrylics, oils, and watercolor paintings. More info at or




JAY BABINA PAINTING DEMO. 7 p.m. at The Orchards community room, 34 Hobart St. Sponsored by the Southington Arts and Crafts Association. Jay Bavina is a painter with 40 years of experience as a practicing graphic designer and illustrator. Demo at 7 p.m., following a brief member’s meeting at 6:30 p.m. Demonstration is free and open to the public.


OCT. 29-NOV. 30


APPLES AND ARTS SCAVENGER HUNT. The 40 apples commissioned for Southington Community Cultural Arts’ Apples and Arts fundraiser have been scattered around all over Southington. Find them all for a chance at the prize. Guides (including an entry from) can be found at the SoCCA, 93 Main St.; the Southington YMCA; and the Southington library.




COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARTISTS. $2,000 scholarship available through the SHS guidance department provided by a partnership between Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA) and Southington Arts and Crafts Association (SACA).


WINE DOWN WEDNESDAYS. At SoCCA, Main St. and Berlin Ave. Gather a group of least 5 friends and book a private paint night on Wednesdays or any other night of the week. Choice of subject by your group available, snacks and wine provided for $45 per person ($35 pp if BYOB).

SOCCA CLASSES. Registration available for youth, teen, and adult classes. Visit or call Mary at (860) 276-1581

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