SOUTHINGTON GRANGE PLANT SALE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Southington Grange, 137 Knowles Ave. Sponsored by the Southington Grange. Flower baskets and vegetable plants will be on sale.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17
SLOPER CHARITY NIGHT AT SMOKIN’ WITH CHRIS. 6 p.m. at Smokin’ with Chris, 59 W. Center St. Cost is $25 for general admission ($100 orange ribbon ticket with $75 to fund staff college scholarships). Proceeds used for YMCA Camp Sloper scholarships. Tickets at YMCA front desk, at the door, or contact Shannon Eterginio, (860) 426-9510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, MAY 20
SOUTHINGTON TOWN-WIDE CLEAN-UP DAY. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sponsored by the Southington Rotary. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Weichsel Municipal Center, 200 N. Main St. to receive clean-up assignments, garbage bags, gloves, and safety vests. More info at southingtonrotary.org.
TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. Rain or shine. Proceeds benefit the church.
PLANT SALE AND SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Perennials, seedlings, ground cover, and herbs will be featured along with crafts, baked goods, ask the Master Gardener table, and raffle baskets. Organized by Southington’s Orchard Valley Garden Club. Proceeds will benefit civic projects and scholarships.
NOW THRU MAY 31
FLOCK A FRIEND. For a donation of $20, you can send a flock of plastic flamingoes to nest on the front lawns of Southington friends and family. The fund raiser benefits Boy Scout Troop 45. Are you flamingo phobic? Anti-flocking insurance is also available. Contact (860) 680-9927 or visit Troop45.net.
NOW THRU JULY 28
ITALIAN FESTIVAL SPONSORS AND VENDORS. The Southington Italian-American Festival planning committee is currently seeking sponsors and vendors (food and non-food) for the event, which will take place July 28-30. Contact: Dave Zoni at (860) 384-9103 or Tony Cusano at (860) 681-3451.
SATURDAY, OCT. 21
SHS CLASS OF 1967 REUNION. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Waverly Inn, Cheshire. Cost is $65 per person, includes hors d’oeuvres, buffet, and desserts. Tickets available through Sept. 1. Contact: Joann Volpe at email@example.com or Leslie (Turek) Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BULKY WASTE TRANSFER STATION HOURS. The bulky waste transfer station on Old Turnpike Road will be open for the following dates and times: from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 13, 20; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26; Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4, 18; Dec. 2, 16.
DONATIONS OF USED PERSONAL MUSIC DEVICES. The Rotary Club of Southington is collecting new and gently used Apple products to benefit the Music and Memory project for people with memory loss. Call Robin Morrell at (860) 302-7563 or RobinMorrell@msn.com.