Miscellaneous listings for May 29

miscellaneousFRIDAY, MAY 29
OTHER
ASBURY’S FIRST GAME NIGHT. 7 p.m. Fun, fellowship, games. For young and young-at-heart. Movie set up for those children too young to play or who don’t wish to play games. Ping pong table available. Babysitter available so mothers and fathers can play while their children are entertained. Free popcorn and lemonade available. You can bring your own snacks, too. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 589-0529.

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.

SOUTHINGTON
ANNUAL TAG SALE. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St., Southington.

BRISTOL
SUMMER FUN CLOTHING DRIVE. Held by Hand to Hand Direct Care Ministry. 12 to 3 p.m. Summer new or used clothing only. 700 Mountain Rd., (next to Aldi’s), Bristol.

BEST OF ‘50S-‘80S DANCE BUFFET DINNER. 5 to 10 p.m. Raffles, food, fun. Benefits Best Friends for Life, “Animal Rescue.” Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol. $24.99. Children under 13, free. (860) 747-5412.

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.

MONDAY, JUNE 1
SOUTHINGTON
LINDA DELUCA, ART EXHIBIT. Presented by Southington Arts and Crafts Association. The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

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 Auxiliary. Benefits the new cancer center opened in March. Tunxis Plantation Country Club, Farmington. (860) 224-5567.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3
OTHER
PINOT AND PREVENTION. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Hosted by The Hospital of Central Connecticut Department of Cardiology. Will feature humorist Gina Barreca, Ph. D., a writer, speaker, and professor. Also, a presentation by HOCC cardiologist Dr. Heather Swale on heart disease in women. Emcee is Sarah Cody of Fox CT TV. Wine and desserts. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $20. RSVP. 1-800-321-6244.

JUNE 4, JULY 23, AUG. 20
OTHER
‘MIDSOMER MURDERS.’ Viewings of the television series. 1 p.m. Served with tea and biscuits. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Free and open to the public. FarmingtonLibraries.org

JUNE 4, 11
BRISTOL
‘OLIVE KITTERIDGE.’ Thursday, June 4, 1 p.m., part 1. Thursday, June 11, 1 p.m., part 2. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. No charge. Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Register. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023.

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

SOUTHINGTON
QUILTS OF VALOR. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone looking to help iron, sew, or watch is welcome. Quilts of Honor have been sewing quilts for war veterans throughout the United States, giving over 100,000 quilts to war veterans. American Legion Post 72, 66 Main St., Southington. (860) 621-4243.

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.

FOXWOODS CASINO BUS TRIP. Held by the St. Stanislaus’s Golden Agers Club. Leave from St. Stanislaus Church parking lot, West Street, Bristol at 8:30 a.m. Return by 6 p.m. $22 includes casino bonus, driver tip. (860) 583-4413.

TUESDAY, JUNE 9
SOUTHINGTON
TRAVEL PRESENTATION SHOWCASING VIKING RIVER CRUISES. Benefit for Southington Bread for Life. 6 to 8 p.m. Champagne fund raiser. Led by Bill Lynch of Largay Travel. Paul Gregory’s Bistro, 148 Center St., Southington. $25. Seating limited. June 2 deadline. (860) 877-4248, bill@largaytravel.com

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 JUNE 14
BRISTOL
SUMMER FUN DRIVE FOR CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CENTER IN BRISTOL. Donations sought of gently used summer clothes of all sizes, games, books, sports equipment, DVDs. Collection will end with distribution on June 17. Items can be dropped off at Christian Fellowship Center, Prospect Street, Bristol. (860) 589-0662, (860) 845-2259.

NOW thru OCT. 24
OTHER
50 OBJECTS/ 50 STORIES. Exhibit asks, “If an object could define Connecticut, what would it be.” Connecticut Historial Society, 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford. CHS.org

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

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.

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