HIGH HOLY DAY SERVICES. Held by Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation. Rosh Hashanah services are Sunday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. then will continue Monday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. A children’s service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Both services will be held in the Meetinghouse of the First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. Kol Nidre will begin on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Yom Kippur observance will continue at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 with Yizkor immediately following. The afternoon service will conclude with Neilah and a community breakfast, to which all are invited. Children’s services will begin at 10:30 a.m. All Yom Kippur services will be held at the First Congregational Church. Led by Rabbi Alana Wasserman. (860) 276-9113, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gsjc.org
SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
RALLY DAY FOR FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. 11 a.m. at YMCA Camp Sloper, 1000 East St. Service, followed by an all-church picnic. Everyone is welcome. Music will be provided by BlackBerry Pines. Bring a dessert or side-dish to share. More info at fccsouthington.org or (860) 628-6958.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
STEPS GALA CELEBRATION. 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Aqua Turf Club, Kay’s Pier North, 556 Mulberry St. An evening of reflection about STEPS 10-year anniversary of prevention. Founding member John Myers will be recognized for a decade of service. Tickets are $65 ($650 for a table of 10) and includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, food stations, and dancing. Cocktail attire. Order tickets at southingtonsteps.org/stepsgala or contact Megan at (860) 276-6272 or email@example.com.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 20
WWI CT YANKEE DIVISION: THE LIFE OF A CT SOLDIER IN FRANCE. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Free presentation by the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living Group re-enactors. More at southingtonhistory.org.
NOW thru OCT. 1
ADDITIONAL VETERANS EXEMPTIONS APPLICATIONS. At the Southington assessor’s office in town hall, 75 N. Main St. This exemption is income based. Limits are $35,300 for single persons ($43,000 for married couples). More info at southington.org/assessors or call (860) 276-6205.
LOCAL VETERANS EXEMPTIONS APPLICATIONS. At the Southington assessor’s office in town hall, 75 N. Main St. This exemption is income based. Limits are $59,600 for single persons ($67,200 for married couples). More info at southington.org/assessors or call (860) 276-6205.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17
WITCHES IN CT. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southington Historical Society, 239 Main St. Free presentation by Taylor McClure from the CT Historical Society. This programs always draw a full house. More at southingtonhistory.org
BIG HOUSE SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP SERVICE. Third Sunday of the month, 6:30 p.m., at Grace United Methodist Church, 121 Pleasant St. Non-traditional Sunday evening worship service regardless of your place on your faith journey. Music and message followed by coffee hour.
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 Sept. 8, 15, 22, and 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, and 27; Nov. 3 and 17; Dec. 1 and 15. Transfer station tickets are available at the Town Clerk’s office. Renewals can be done by mail. Info and forms at southington.org.
HONORING LOCAL WARTIME VETERANS. The Southington Veterans Committee is seeking veterans who entered the military from The Town Southington, received an honorable discharge, but have not been honored for their military service. The Veterans Committee is keeping a data base and is planning a future date to upgrade the monuments on the town green. They are looking for veterans that served during World War I (April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918); World War II (Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946); Korea (June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955); Vietnam (Feb. 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975); Lebanon and Grenada (Aug. 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984); Panama (Dec. 20, 1989 to Jan. 31, 1990); Persian Gulf (Aug. 2, 1990 until cessation of hostilities as determined by the U.S. government.) Contact: John DeMello Sr., (860) 302-4666 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.