Miscellaneous listings for the Feb. 8 edition

FRIDAY, FEB. 8

BRISTOL

SINGLES 50S, 60S, 70S DANCE. Singles Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. Disc jockey. Buffet from 7 to 8 p.m. Dress casual and door prizes. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $15 for members, $20, guests. (860) 463-6906.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 9

SOUTHINGTON

CAN AND BOTTLE DRIVE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Southington High School auditorium lobby. Proceeds benefit the Blue Knights boys swimming and diving team. If you are unable to bring the cans and bottles to the school, email southingtonswim@gmail.com to arrange a pick-up.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 10

PLAINVILLE

HUMAN TRAFFICKING – WHAT CAN YOU DO? 7 p.m. Our Lady of Mercy Church hosting presentation conducted by the Human Trafficking Task Force of the Archdiocese of Hartford in the Parish Center. 19 S Canal St., room 106, Plainville. Program is free and all are invited.(860) 747-6825.

 

BRISTOL

3RD ANNUAL BOWLING PINS, PIZZA, AND PRIZES FUNDRAISER. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bowling alongside teams from Thomaston Savings Bank, New England Promotional Marketing, more. Bowlers can register as teams. Club sponsor is $150 for five bowlers, shoe rental, pizza, soda. Lane Club Sponsor for $300 includes 10 bowlers, shoe rental, pizza, and soda. Strike Sponsor is $500 and includes signage and two tickets to From the Vine wine tasting on May 3. Proceeds will support education programs at Imagine Nation. Snow date is Feb. 24. Spare Time Entertainment, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. ImagineNation.org/bowling-fundraiser. (860) 540-3160.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 13

BRISTOL

CERT EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS OPEN HOUSE. 6 to 8 p.m. at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Learn how to prepare for disasters and emergencies through interactive demonstrations created by Bristol CERT members. Learn about trainings, events, and how to help in a disaster. Light refreshments, raffles. More at bristolcert.com or facebook.com/bristolcert.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 14

PLAINVILLE

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT. Benefit for Plainville High School Project Graduation. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. $10 per player, team of six players, $2 spectator admission fee. Snacks. Register. (860) 690-3571.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 18

SOUTHINGTON

MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. from St. Aloysius Church, 254 Burritt St., Plantsville. Hosted by the St Aloysius Church men’s club. Cost is $30 and includes $30 coupons for food, shopping, and a free money wheel bet. Proceeds benefit the Holy Name Society scholarship fund. RSVP Frank Castellano, (860) 276-4011.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 23

BRISTOL

SINGLES GAME NIGHT. Sponsored by Singles Social Connection. 7 p.m. Eat, play games, hang out. Dress casual. Gail’s, 35 Anthony Dr., Bristol. Members free. Guests $5. (860) 463-6906.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 24

SOUTHINGTON

SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. 11 a.m. Old railroad track was paved for walk area. After go for lunch. No charge for walk. Farmington Canal Greenway, Mill Street, Southington. (860) 463-6906.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

BRISTOL

ADAMS FARM BUS TRIP. Sponsored by the St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Take a sleigh ride. Lunch at New England House in Brattleboro followed by a visit to a log cabin for music, hot chocolate, shopping. $117. Deadline Feb. 14. (860) 585-1020.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 10

BRISTOL

NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SEMIFINALS (BUS TRIP). A semi-final game, featuring the UConn Huskies at Mohegan Sun Arena. Cost is $99 per person through Feb. 17, includes food voucher and casino bonus. Proceeds benefit the St. Matthew Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Call (860) 585-1020.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 12

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO ‘RHYTHM OF THE DANCE.’ Sponsored by the St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, N.Y. Three Irish tenors, dancers, musicians. Complete lunch included. $115 per person. Deadline Feb. 19. (860) 585-1020.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 19

BRISTOL

  1. PATRICK CELEBRATION. Sponsored by the St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Lunch of corned beef and cabbage, baked scrod, all the fixings including dessert. Live Irish entertainment with Padraig Allen and the Maclean Avenue Band. Sing and dance along. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plainville. $82 per person. Deadline is Feb. 28. (860) 585-1020.

 

‘GAELIC MEETS GARLIC.’ The St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers bus trip. Family-style meal: corned beef and cabbage and chicken parmesan. Grand Oak Villa, Oakville. $72 per person. (860) 589-5597.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

BRISTOL

BROADWAY SHOW BUS TRIP. Sponsored by the St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Choice of “Kiss Me Kate” or “The Cher Show.” Orchestra/ front mezzanine tickets. Family style lunch at Carmine’s on 44th Street. Enjoy salads, platters of penne a la vodka, chicken marsala, eggplant parmigiana, and tiramisu for dessert. $249 per person. March 13 deadline. (860) 585-1020.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

OTHER

SPRING CRAFT FAIR VENDORS SOUGHT. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wolcott Public Library, 469 Bound Line Rd., Wolcott. Interested vendors, call (203) 910-5238, esan210@yahoo.com

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO CULINARY INSTITUTE. Held by St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Dine at the Caterina De’Medici Ristorante in Hyde Park, N.Y. Three-course meal includes Risotto al Pomodoro, Polla alla Valdostana and Profiterole allo Zabagtione. After lunch, visit the Millbrook Winery. $130 per person. Deadline March 20. (860) 585-1020.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BRISTOL

THE FLOOD OF ’55 EXHIBIT. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bristol Public Library history room, 5 High St., Bristol. The exhibit includes original images, little known facts and rare color images of the flood of 1955 in Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2005.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE. Held by St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. See musical, “Newsies.” Deadline April 4. (860) 585-1020.

 

MAY 31-JUNE 1

SOUTHINGTON

RELAY FOR LIFE OF SOUTHINGTON. Begins at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 31 through 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, at the Southington High School turf field.

 

JUNE 4-6

BRISTOL

THE ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH GOLDEN AGERS BUS TRIP. Trip to Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Penn. To see the showing of “Jesus.” Two nights at Comfort Suites Lancaster family style meal at the Homestead of Henry and Linda Stoltzfus and more. $473 per person double/ triple; $593 per person single. Deposit of $150 per person due by March 12. (860) 589-5597.

 

NOW thru FEB. 28

OTHER

‘FIX FLUX.’ Art show. Monday to Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Highlights collaboration and international friendship between Partium Christian University of Romania and Central Connecticut State University’s Art Department. CCSU Art Galleries, second floor of the Samuel S.T. Chen Fine Arts Center, Maloney Hall, at corner of Stanley Street and Ella Grasso Boulevard, New Britain. (860) 832-2633.

 

NOW thru MARCH 1

OTHER

‘EARLY BIRDS: GREATER NEW BRITAIN ARTS ALLIANCE ARTIST MEMBERS SHOW. Gallery open by appointment. Featured artists Nancy McClure Brockett, Clinton Deckert, Kimberly DiMilia, Maxx Gianni, Paul Gobell, Joshua Menko, Ronnie Newberry, Ryan Newberry, Sarah Presslier, Alex Ranniella, Sara Scheiderman, Corrin Zareck. Stockman Gallery, Trinity-on-Main Annex, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. (860) 818-1112, (860)-229-2072.

 

NOW thru JAN. 30, 2019

SOUTHINGTON

ART OF ELIZABETH HUNDT SCOTT OF BETHANY. The Gallery at The Orchards, community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com

 

NOW thru MARCH 30

SOUTHINGTON

ART EXHIBIT OF RENALD FECTEAU. The Gallery at The Orchards, community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

SOUTHINGTON

SHS CLASS OF 1959 REUNION. Noon to 4 p.m. at Manor Inn Restaurant, 1636 Meriden Waterbury Tpk., Milldale. Contact: Pat Tarfano at (860) 628-0069 or patpye1041@gmail.com

 

ONGOING

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAYS. At SoCCA, Main Street and Berlin Avenue. Gather a group of least five 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 southingtonarts.org or call Mary at (860) 276-1581

 

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