Dining listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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SATURDAY, MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON ‘SHAMROCKIN’ FOR KIDS DINNER DANCE.’ Benefit for the Mill Foundation for Kids. Inc. Raffles baskets, 50/50 raffle, live and silent auction. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $75 per person and includes dinner, open bar, and dancing. (860) 628-8745, (860) 426-1649. BRISTOL 3RD ANNUAL MARTINIS FOR MUTTS. Benefit for the Animal…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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MARCH 18, APRIL 15 BRISTOL COLORING CRAZE PARTY. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your coloring books and supplies available at A.C. Moore, Hobby Lobby, Michaels Arts and Crafts, or Barnes and Noble. Bristol Historical Society will provide wine and cheese party. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $5.…

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Kids listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Kids listings, starting March 18

FRIDAY, MARCH 18 BRISTOL DUDES’ NIGHT OUT. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Fathers and their sons are encouraged to wear their favorite sports teams apparel. Free throw contests, sports-themed carnival games, March Madness brackets, indoor golf, jump houses, more. Stadium Style food. Bristol Boys and Girls Club, 255 West St., Bristol. $10 for adults, $5 for…

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Meetings listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Meetings listings, starting March 18

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Support group listings, starting March 18

ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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Seniors listings, starting March 18

March 15, 2016
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Seniors listings, starting March 18

SATURDAY, MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020. SATURDAY, MARCH 26 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.…

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Striking gold in the SYBL

March 14, 2016
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SP SYBA Team Gold

Team Gold’s buzzer-beating basket in the season finale was the perfect cap for the perfect season. The shot sealed the division title in the Grade 8-9 division of the Southington Youth Basketball League. The team battled back from a 12-point deficit at halftime to secure the win in the final seconds and capture an undefeated…

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Kiwanis Club supports the arts

March 14, 2016
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Comm - Kiwanis Donation to SoCCA

The Southington Kiwanis Club recently dontated $500 to Southington Community Cultural Arts (SoCCA). The organization is currently renovating the downtown historic Gura Building into a teaching, exhibiting and performing facility for the arts. The Arts Center will provide unique and meaningful arts programming for all ages and give local artists a venue to exhibit and…

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Obituary: Florence Driscoll, 90

March 14, 2016
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Florence Driscoll, 90, of Southington, died at the Southington Care Center.

Florence (Broden) Driscoll, 90, of Southington, passed away at the Southington Care Center. She was the wife of the late Edward Driscoll who passed away on February 2, 2016. Florence was born on May 3, 1925 in Plainville, the daughter of the late Carl  and Linnea (Ruquist) Broden. She is survived by her sons Carl…

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