Miscellaneous listings for May 22

FRIDAY, MAY 22
BRISTOL
SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet, DJ. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.

MAY 22, 23
BRISTOL
HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU HOSTED BY CORTLANDT HULL. 7 p.m., Friday. 1, 7 p.m., Saturday. “Houdini,” directed by George Marshall, starting Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation for all ages. Refreshments and popcorn will be served.

SATURDAY, MAY 23
OTHER
SINGLES MEMORIAL WEEKEND PICNIC. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 2 p.m. Bring salad, entrée, or dish to share. 46 Swan Ave., Sound View, Old Lyme. (860) 582-8229, (860) 434-6426.

PLAINVILLE
ANNUAL TAG, PLANT, AND BAKE SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

BRISTOL
BIRD BANDING DEMONSTRATION. 9 a.m. Birdbander and ornithologist Laurie Fortin will discuss technique of banding. Catch birds in mist nets and record data regarding these birds. Data will be shared with scientists. Barnes Nature Center, Shrub Road, Bristol. $10 per person for members, $20 for non-members.

MAY 24-SEPT. 6
OTHER
LIQUID SUNDAYS. DJs, celebrity guests, pool party. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20. Foxwoods.com/liquidSundays.aspx

TUESDAY, MAY 26
BRISTOL
‘SUCCESS: HOW WE MADE IT HAPPEN.’ Presented by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce Business Builders. 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. With Craig Yarde, founder of Yarde Metals; Nancy Brault, president of The Ultimate Companies; and Ken Crowley, owner of Crowley Auto Group. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $15 prepaid for chamber members or $20 at the door. $20 prepaid for non-memers and $25 at the door. (860) 584-4718, CentralCTChambers.org

SOUTHINGTON
‘ELIZABETH PARK ROSE GARDEN: A CENTURY OF BEAUTY.’ Presented by The Orchard Valley Garden Club of Southington. 10 a.m. Marci Martin, CR, will speak. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. Guests welcome. (860) 628-6975.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27
OTHER
BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM OPEN HOUSE. 5:30 p.m. Tunxis Community College, Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Room 6-127. (860) 73-1490.

CURE WITH PAINT EVENT. Held by the West Hartford YMCA in support of the LiveStrong YMCA cancer survivor exercise program. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Muse Paint Bar, 69 Raymond Rd., West Hartford. (860) 521-5830, shawn.fongemie@ghymca.org

MAY 27-JULY 8
SOUTHINGTON
DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES. Offered by Southington Parks and Recreation Department. Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m. for beginners. 7:15 p.m., intermediate level training. Dogs must be at least 3 months of age by the first class to register. All dogs must be up-to-date vaccinations. Instructor is Kevin Medeiros. The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. $105 per dog. Registration and payment in full need to be turned in prior to first class. (860) 276-6219. Southington.org/DogObedience

THURSDAY, MAY 28
BRISTOL
‘MARY SILLIMAN’S WAR.’ 1 p.m. Movie based on the true story of Connecticut Revolutionary heroine. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Register. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023.

OTHER
GROWING UP IN WORLD WAR II CZECHOSLOVAKIA. 7 p.m. Joseph A. Voves will be the speaker. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org

MAY 29, 30
BRISTOL
BRISTOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sale donations can be made to the society at 98 Summer St., Bristol on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. If you need something picked up, call (860) 583-6309.

SATURDAY, MAY 30
PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO BOSTON. 8 a.m., leaves Plainville Municipal Center. 7 p.m., leaves Boston. Drop off and pick up in the Quincy Market area where participants are free to pursue their own interests. Participants interested in visiting The John F. Kennedy Library and Museum will be transported to the museum and returned to Quincy Market. (860) 747-6022, or reserve in person at the Recreation Office, 50 Whiting St., Plainville.

OTHER
ANIMAL RESCUE FOUNDATION BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. 3 p.m., leave commuter parking lot off of Route 8, exit 39. Return at 9:30 p.m. $40, includes $15 food voucher and $15 gambling voucher. Seating limited. (860) 866-8748. ARFCt.org

SUNDAY, MAY 31
OTHER
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Beaver dam, duck blind, waterfall. After, go nearby for lunch. No charge for walk. Sessions Woods Wildlife Area, Burlington Avenue, Burlington. (860) 582-8229.

SOUTHINGTON
GISHREI SHALOM JEWISH CONGREGATION TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apple Valley Plaza, 360 North Main St., Southington.

MAY
PLAINVILLE
SCHOOL ART SHOW. Part of the Plainville Community School annual art show at the library. All pieces made by Plainville students in kindergarten through high school. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446.

TUESDAY, JUNE 2
OTHER
25TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Shotgun start, 11:30 a.m. Held by The Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General Campus Auxililary. Benefits the new cancer center opened in March. Tunxis Plantation Country Club, Farmington. (860) 224-5567.

JUNE 5, 6
BRISTOL
USED BOOK MINI-SALE. Held by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday with adult fiction half-price sale on Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children, teens, and adults, priced at $1 and $2. Large selection of specially priced books at a slightly higher cost. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6
OTHER
SINGLES MINIATURE GOLF. Sponsored by Social Connections. 7 p.m. Safari Golf, 2340 Wilbur Cross Highway, Berlin. $10. (860) 582-8229.

PLAINVILLE
PARC AND FREDERICK FRANKLIN LODGE NO. 14 ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC. 11 a.m., registration. Noon, tee off. Major fund raiser for PARC. $135 registration includes lunch before tee-off; 18 holes of golf with cart; snack at the ninth hole with a draft beer; buffet dinner catered by Gnazzo’s Food Center with a draft beer, door prize ticket. Prizes to the first place team, closest to the pin, and longest drive (male and female). Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. (860) 747-0316. PARCDisabilitiesct.org

MONDAY, JUNE 8
BRISTOL
ONGOING MINI USED BOOK SALE BEGINS. Hardcover and softcover books for readers of all ages. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville.

JUNE 9-10
PLAINVILLE
AARP TRIP TO COOPERSTOWN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME. Deluxe motor coach transportation. One night at Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Erie Canal Cruise through the locks. Visit to Fly Creek Cider II and then to the hall. Reservations. (860) 747-1732.

SATURDAY, JUNE 13
BRISTOL
BRISTOL VETERANS COUNCIL 5TH ANNUAL SALUTE DINNER. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Honor high school grads who are joining the Armed Forces. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $25.

SUNDAY, JUNE 14
BRISTOL
ANNUAL DIABETES MOTORCYCLE RUN. Benefit for American Diabetes Association. Sign up from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Depart at 11 a.m. Food and entertainment after the ride. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $20 for riders, $10 for passengers.

TUESDAY, JUNE 16
PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. Sponored by AARP Chapter 4146. 8 a.m., bus leaves Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville. 5:45 p.m., return to Plainville. $23. Includes promotional package. (860) 747-1732.

JUNE 19, 20
OTHER
BOOK AND CRAFT SUMMER SALE. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Wolcott Library, 469 Bound Line Rd., Wolcott.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25
SOUTHINGTON
TRIP TO THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND. Dinner at Bonefish Grill. Held by First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Ticket includes transportation, gratuities, meals. Departure will be from church lot. (860) 621-3024.

SUNDAY, JULY 5
SOUTHINGTON
TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD WITH THE BOSTON POPS CONDUCTED BY KEITH LOCKHART AND GUEST BERNADETTE PETERS. Held by First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Ticket includes transportation, gratuities, meals. Seats are reserved in the Music Shed and luncheon will be at area restaurant. Departure will be from church lot. (860) 621-3024.

THURSDAY, JULY 9
OTHER
PLYMOUTH CHAMBER ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Pequabuck Golf Club, Plymouth. (860) 584-4718. PlyOil@SBCGlobal.net

SUNDAY, JULY 19
SOUTHINGTON
NASCAR IN LOUDON, N.H. BUS TRIP. Held by the Sons of the American Legion. Leaves Southington at 7 a.m. Leaves track at 6 p.m. Includes bus ticket and race ticket. Meet at Southington American Legion Post 72, 66 Main St., Southington. $90 per person. Free pit pass raffles. See bartender to sign up. Call (860) 621-4243. Cut off is June 1.

THURSDAY, JULY 23
PLAINVILLE
A WHALE WATCH FROM BOSTON, MASS. Held by Plainville AARP Chapter 4146. Leave from Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. Have lunch at Boston restaurant. After, board a multi-level whale watch vessel for three-hour excursion. Naturalist will talk about the whales. $119. (860) 747-1732.

SEPT. 26-28
BRISTOL
TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA FOR THE MASS WITH POPE FRANCIS. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Travelers. Trip features attendance at the Papal Mass, a guided tour of the Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel, one of America’s first saints, born in Philadelphia in 1858. $541. Includes transportation, two nights hotel, one dinner, two breakfasts, and admission to other attractions. (860) 589-5597.

SATURDAY, OCT. 17
SOUTHINGTON
SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 50TH REUNION. 6 p.m. Looking for classmates. Any information appreciated. Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 S. Center St., Southington. Joanne (Casale) Salerno at putinontheritz@aol.com, Jean (Wolak) Amenta at jean.amenta@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, NOV. 28
BRISTOL
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 40TH REUNION. Sign-up at Classmates.com

NOW thru MAY 31
OTHER
‘ANGRY ROBOTS LIQUEFIED MY BRAIN.’ The NEW/NOW exhibit by artist Karl Lund. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

ONGOING
BRISTOL
BINGO. Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m., Fridays at 6:45 p.m. Benefits St. Anthony School. St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol.

BINGO. Every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee and cookies. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.miscellaneous

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