Health listings for the Sept. 15 edition

THURSDAY, SEPT. 21 SOUTHINGTON LAUGHTER WITH LEAANN. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. The Orchards director of social services LeaAnn Blanchard will lead activities, including laughter exercises and insights into real and simulated laughter. Sponsored by Orchards at…

For the butterflies

Maliah Ryan, 14, of Plantsville recently completed a community service project for Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden. She was chosen by the park to design and paint a decorative pole for their butterfly garden located at the park’s entrance.

House of Heroes helps Marine

On Saturday, Aug. 26, local volunteers rallied for a House of Heroes Connecticut (HHC) project in Southington. With the help of the Southington Rotary Club, the Southington American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and about 40 volunteers, House of Heroes was able…