Posts Tagged ‘ Southington Drive-in ’

Drive-In Committee donates $28K to local organizations

December 3, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington’s Drive-In Committee completed its sixth successful season this year, screening more than a dozen movies and giving $28,000 back to the community. The committee will be distributing $2,000 donations to each of the 14 organizations that helped support the Drive-In throughout the year. Committee member Mike Fasulo spoke at the Town…

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Halloween at the Drive-In

October 23, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Southington Drive-In will welcome costumes, candy, and two spooky films on their big screen this weekend for the fourth annual Halloween Festival. With festivities beginning at 2 p.m., families can participate in a variety of fun fall activities, including pony rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, and hayrides, all while showing off…

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Trunk-or-Treating at the Southington Drive-In

October 2, 2015
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The Southington Drive-In Committee announces its annual Halloween Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24, starting at 2 p.m. The afternoon consists of hauntingly awesome family activities followed by a double feature on the big screen. For one carload admission price, festival-goers will be treated to haunted hayrides, pony rides, touch-a-truck, trunk or treating, apple launching, pumpkin…

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Crowley picks ‘Best in Show’

August 14, 2015
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By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER World War II veteran Frank Crowley, 96, was recognized for his community efforts as a special guest of honor at the fourth annual Rev Up for a Cure Classic Car and All-American Muscle fundraiser at the Southington Drive-In on Sunday, Aug. 9. Crowley, above, with Lily Mae, left, and Nicole Costello, right,…

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Southington Drive-In announces 2015 schedule

May 3, 2015
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Officials at the Southington Drive-In have announced the 2015 movie schedule for the sixth community-owned, volunteer-operated season. The schedule begins on June 6 with a screening of Frozen and culminates with the Halloween Festival (TBA). On Saturday, June 13, the Southington Drive-In will be taking part in the CT Open House Day with a special…

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A record year for the Southington Drive-in

November 1, 2014
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A record year for the Southington Drive-in

by Lindsay Carey Staff Writer The recent season was a record year for the Southington Drive-in. Board of Park Commissioners Chair Michael Fasulo shared a comparison report of the Southington Drive-In’s outcome from the summer of 2013 and the summer of 2014 at a recent Town Council Meeting. According to his report, the drive-in’s total…

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Spooky Kingdom teams up with drive-in for Halloween event

October 12, 2014
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By Ed Harris Editor The Southington Drive-in’s Halloween extravaganza will get a little spookier this year, thanks to the addition of Spooky Kingdom. “I am so excited to be partnering with them,” said Dawn Miceli, a town councilor and member of the Drive-in Committee. Howard and Bonnie Burke began running Spooky Kingdom at their Lovely…

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Southington Drive-in set to open next month

May 8, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Movie lovers can expect to see more Disney movies and an expanded Neighbor Night for the fifth season of the Southington Drive-In, which is scheduled to kick off next month. “It’s going to be another great season,” said Council Chairman and Drive-in Committee head Mike Riccio, during a recent Town…

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Spooky end for drive-in season

November 6, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the fall in full-swing, the Southington Drive-in wrapped up its fourth season with its third annual Halloween Festival. Hosted by volunteers of The Southington Town wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) group, the festival featured double showings: Monsters, Inc. and the 1979 version of Amityville Horror. Attendees from Sout-hington…

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Drive-in wraps up its summer season

September 20, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With the fall nearly in full-swing, the Southington Drive-in has started to wrap-up its fourth season. Dawn Miceli, a member of the Drive-in Committee, reported that during the summer, the committee raised $1,250 for each civic group that hosted a movie night. She said a total of 13 different civic…

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