Miscellaneous listings for the March 22 edition

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

SOUTHINGTON

‘EMERALD CITY’ DINNER DANCE FUNDRAISER FOR ARC OF SOUTHINGTON. 6 p.m. to midnight. Family style dining, complimentary beer, and wine, DJ, dancing, photobooth, raffles and silent auction items. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $75 per person. Proceeds benefit the Arc of Southington. (860) 628-9220, ext. 100.

 

PLAINVILLE

A SCAVENGER HUNT, DINNER, DANCING. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. Scavenger Hunt, 5 to 7 p.m. Awards, dinner, dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. For the hunt, teams of three to four people. Teams have two hours to find required items. VFW, 7 Northwest Dr., Plainville. Dinner and dancing is $15. Reserve. (860) 463-6906.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

BRISTOL

CONTRA DANCING. 2 to 5 p.m. Beginner and child friendly. Traditional style of folk dancing. Music by the New Haven Jammers. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $15. TheCarouselMuseum.com/book-online. (860) 585-5411.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

SOUTHINGTON

MICHAEL CASALE BASKETBALL GAME. 3:30 p.m. Fundraiser for the annual Michael Casale scholarships for Southington High School graduates. Derynoski Elementary School gym, 240 Main St, Southington. Donations can be made at the door or by contacting the school at (860) 628-3286.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

SOUTHINGTON

SPRING FOR EDUCATION GALA. Held by The Southington Education Foundation. 6 p.m. Buffet dinner catered by Carmela Marie; live entertainment by The Damn Hippies; cash bar; silent and live auctions; raffles, dancing and more. Mountain Room at Mount Southington, 396 Mount Vernon Rd., Plantsville. $60 (includes a drink ticket). $50 for Southington Public Schools teachers and staff. southingtoneducationfoundation.org/gala.htm.

 

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE ADULT RESOURCE CENTER SPRING DANCE. 6 to 10 p.m. Family style dinner, two hours of beer and wine, a DJ, dancing, prizes. Ticket $50 per person or $30 per student or PARC member. Nuchies Restaurant, 164 Center St., Bristol. Deadline Friday, March 22. (860) 747-0316.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

OTHER

SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Offered by Singles Social Connections. 11 a.m., walk. After, go nearby for lunch. West Hartford Reservoir, Route 4, Farmington. No charge for walk. (860) 463-6906.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 6

SOUTHINGTON

HOLISTIC BENEFIT FAIR. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 45 readers and vendors. The Wellness Center, 72 Center St., Southington $5. Benefits Southington food pantry and dog pound. YourHolisticEvents.com

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

BRISTOL

BRISTOL COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER. 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Parents-to-be can meet community leaders and friends. Prizes. Information. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787 x. 6.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

SOCK HOP. Held by The Bridge, bridging regional ideas for developing growth and experience. 6 to 10 p.m. Activities of The Bridge facilitated by the Southington Public Library, ARC of Southington, Southington Parks and Recreation Department, and Wallingford Parks and Recreation Department. Light refreshments. Fee TBA. Papa’s Dodge, 585 East Main St., New Britain.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

PLAINVILLE

MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. 8 a.m. departure from Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. Returns at 4 p.m. Sponsored by Plainville AARP. Cost is $25, includes promotional package. Contact: Sally at (860) 747-1732.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

BRISTOL

MGM CASINO BUS TRIP. Sponsored by the St. Matthew Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Cost is $37, includes a casino bonus package. Contact: (860) 585-1020.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

BRISTOL

BOWLING EXTRAVAGANZA TO BENEFIT BARC. 6 to 9 p.m. at Registration starts at 5:30 p.m. and raffles at 8 p.m Spare Time, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. $50 for bowling and laser tag ($25 for laser tag only). Proceeds benefit BARC. Early registration at bristolarc.org.

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25

SOUTHINGTON

SHAVE 2 SAVE KIDS WITH CANCER. 1 p.m. St. Baldrick’s Foundation “Rock the Bald” event to conquer childhood cancers. Cornhole competition, music, refreshments, fun, and more. (More at stbaldricks.org/events/SportsclipsLV) American Legion Post 72 hall, 64 Main St., Southington. Legion is looking for barbers to donate time for the event. Contact abbottonsite@cox.net.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 5

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO THE MATINEE PERFORMANCE OF ‘MAMMA MIA.’ Sponsored by St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. At the Warner Theater in Torrington. First, dine at San Marino restaurant in Waterbury with choices of veal parmigiana, stuffed sole, or chicken Marsala. $105 per person. Deadline April 14. (860) 585-1020.

 

MONDAY, MAY 23

BRISTOL

‘THE DEAN MARTIN TRIBUTE SHOW.’ Sponsored by St. Matthew’s Church Ladies Guild of the Blessed Sacrament. Bus trip to the Brownstone in Paterson, N.J. featuring Johnny Petiello. Lunch is served family style and includes chicken Marsala, sausage and peppers, ziti marinara, salad, vegetables, and dessert. Two complimentary drinks. $115 per person. Deadline April 29. (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, 720 Pleasant St., Southington

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

OTHER

SOUTHINTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979 REUNION. 6 to 11 p.m. Westbrook Elks Lodge, 142 Seaside Ave, Westbrook. Cost is $45 ($50 after June 24). Contact: 40yrSHS79@gmail.com or tickets at payit2.com/event/104281

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

SOUTHINGTON

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

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2009 REUNION. 7:30 p.m. Hawks Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Dr., Southington. RSVP by Nov. 22 at shsclassof09.ezevent.com

 

NOW thru MARCH 30

SOUTHINGTON

ARTIST OF THE MONTH – RENALD (RAY) FECTEAU. At the Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St, Southington. Renald (Ray) Fecteau of Southington will be exhibiting his paintings for the Southington Arts and Crafts Assoc. in a show titled, “Landscapes and Such.” More info at (860) 628-5656.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

BULKY WASTE TRANSFER STATION HOURS. The bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be open, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., on the following Saturdays, weather-permitting: March 2, 16, 30; April 6, 13, 27; May 4, 11, 18; June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24; Sept. 7, 14, 21; Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; Nov. 9, 23; Dec. 7, 21. 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

 

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

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