Listings for the week of March 29

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‘Lend Me A Tenor’ opens Friday at Connecticut Cabaret Theater in Berlin.

 

Candy Hearts perform at The Space in Hamden next Thursday.
Candy Hearts perform at The Space in Hamden next Thursday.

 

‘Lend Me A Tenor’ opens Friday at Connecticut Cabaret Theater in Berlin.
‘Lend Me A Tenor’ opens Friday at Connecticut Cabaret Theater in Berlin.

Dining listings

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

BRISTOL

EASTER SUPPER ‘SWIECONKA.’ 5 p.m. Menu includes blessed eggs, roasted pork, potatoes, vegetables kielbasa, sauerkraut, and homemade dessert. Advance tickets are $9. (860) 583-4242. March 27 deadline.

 

OTHER

ANNUAL POLISH DINNER. 5:30 p.m. DJ Chino of Spectrum DJ Entertainment, teacup raffle, craft table for children. Proceeds benefit the purchase of technology and smart boards for classrooms. $15 for adults, $5 for children under 12. PopeJohnPaulIISchool, 221 Farmington Ave., New Britain. Cashor check payable to PopeJohnPaulIISchool. (860) 478-1189, (860) 275-6750.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

BRISTOL

SIXTH ANNUAL PASTA DINNER. 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Bristol Mum Festival. Raffles. The Giamatti Little LeagueCenter, 355 Mix St., Bristol. Adults eat for $10. Children under 10 eat for $5. Advance tickets. Call Darlene Sawe. 60) 583-3321 or (860) 675-5462. Also at the door.

 

Health listings

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

BRISTOL

PITCH PERFECT. INTRODUCTION FOR PROFESSIONAL THROWING PROGRAM/ INJURY PREVENTION FOR YOUTH ATHLETE. PhysicalTherapyCenter, 72 Pine St., Bristol. (203) 272-8490.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24

BRISTOL

TRAINING FOR MEDICAL AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONALS WHO WORK WITH PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/ AIDS. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held annually by the Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/ AIDS. Offers six hours of practical workshops. Applications for CEUs are being submitted. $20. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Contact Christina Cipriani, Christina.Cipriani@hdisp.org, (860) 589-6433. Register and pay by April 20.

 

Kids listings

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

SOUTHINGTON

MISS SOUTHINGTON PROGRAM ANNUAL JUNIOR PAGEANT. Informal meeting for prospective contestants on April 6 at the Barnes Museum, Southington. Open pageant for all Connecticut residents ages 5 to 12. PutinOnTheRitz@aol.com, (860) 620-620-3221.

 

NOW thru APRIL 26

BRISTOL

WINTER STORY TIMES. No registration necessary. Children’s Department, Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. BristolLib.com

 

NOW thru APRIL 18

BRISTOL

SPRING 2013 MANROSS HOMESCHOOLER’S PROGRAM. Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. The theme is “Alaska and the Iditarod: The Last Great Race!” History, people and dogs of the Iditarod, life in Alaska and the animals that live there. Open to ages 5 to 12. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790.

 

NOW thru APRIL 21

OTHER

IDENTITY: AN EXHIBIT OF YOU. Challenges notions of personal identity. Exhibit uses the familiar to make connections with the scientific. ConnecticutScienceCenter, downtown Hartford. CTScienceCenter.org, (860)SCIENCE.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON/ PLAINVILLE

MOM’S CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON STORYTIME. Third Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol in the children’s department.

 

Meeting listings

APRIL 24, MAY 29

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE RELAY FOR LIFE MEETING. Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. J. Timothy’s Taverne, New Britain Avenue, Plainville. RelayforLife.org/plainvillect

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON, PLAINVILLE, BRISTOL

MOMS CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. The group is for stay-at-home moms who are residents of Southington, Plantsville, Bristol, Farmington, Plainville, New Britain or Kensington. If you are interested in joining or finding out more, contact southingtonmomsclub@gmail.com or call: (860) 385-1331

 

BRISTOL

THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF BRISTOL. Second Monday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oasis Diner, Pine Street, Bristol.

 

Miscellaneous listings

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

OTHER

2ND ANNUAL 3.1 MILES OF MEMORIES. 5K Run, Walk, and Kids Run. 10 a.m. Organized by Kristi and John Hey in memory of those lost to motor vehicle accidents. Proceeds will benefit “Survive the Drive,” “!MPACT,” and “B.R.A.K.E.S.” All-Star Drive, the Injury Prevention Council. Allen Insurance Agency will be on hand. Register eteamz.com/3point1milesofmemories. First 100 pre-race sign-ups receive free t-shirt. Three.1MilesofMemories@yahoo.com

 

SINGLES DINNER AND THEATER. 6 p.m. Presented by Social Connections. Start at Paradise Pizza, 10 East St., New Britain. After, attend Hole in the Wall Theater’s production of “The Shadow Box.” You buy your own dinner and theater tickets are $20. (860) 582-8229.

 

SWAN DAY CT. 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. A world wide celebration of women artists. Music, art, film and burlesque. Kelly’s Pub, 69 North St., Manchester. $20 online at ShowClix.com/event/3745207 $35 for VIP.

 

PROM EXTRAGANZA.  6 to 8:30 p.m. Organized by Bristol’s Alyscia Talbot, 16, the Junior Grange chair, and the Wolcott Grange and Kristen’s Kloset of Southington. Fashion show, vendors for hair, makeup, and transportation options, etc. $10. Portion of the proceeds is going back to the Southington Youth Services to help continue the Kristen’s Kloset gown program. Wolcott Grange, 313 Bound Line Rd., Wolcott. Alyrox4life@aol.com

 

BRISTOL

SIXTH ANNUAL CHARITY CYCLING CHALLENGE. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants can choose to ride for one hour or more, alone or with a team, for the charity of your choice. The goal is to have a rider on every bike, for every hour of the event. CCC is a non-profit organization. Healthtrax, Clark St., Bristol. (860) 261-7326, info@charitycyclingchallenge.com, CharityCyclingChallenge.com

 

PLAINVILLE

DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES. Sponsored by the Plainville Recreation Department. First class without a dog, 9 to 10 a.m. Remaining Saturdays are with a dog, 9 to 10 a.m. Norton Park, Plainville. Vaccinations must be current. (860) 747-6022.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

BRISTOL

ANNUAL EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE. Held by the Bristol Area Association of Ministry. 6:30 a.m. Federal Hill Green gazebo, located between Maple Street and Queen Street, Bristol. In case of inclement weather, it will move to the First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol.

 

APRIL 1-30

SOUTHINGTON

SANDRA SWANSON FRIES OF SOUTHINGTON. Watercolors on display. The Orchards Community Room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

APRIL 1 to 5

OTHER

FACES OF SURVIVAL EXHIBIT. Tabletop display uses personal stories and pictures of 26 Connecticut sexual assault victims. To commemorate National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Tunxis Community College, Administration Building Main Lobby, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. (860) 255-3736, crichard@tunxis.edu

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

OTHER

TOWN OF PLYMOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL DINNER. 6 p.m., hors d’oeuvres. 6:30 p.m., dinner and program. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. PlymouthCTChamber.org, (860) 283-3466, (860) 314-2761.

 

EXPLOITS ON INVESTING AND SELF-PUBLISHING.  7 p.m. Author Stephen Kushman, “Wall Street’s Curse.’ Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibct.org

 

PLAINVILLE

‘MINDFULNESS-BASED RECOVERY PROMOTION.’ Strategies to strengthen the behaviors and decisions of individuals in recovery. Eight week course, Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Register. CTClearinghouse.org/registration, 1-800-232-4424.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

OTHER

‘UNDERSTANDING ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST.’ Lecture by “60 Minutes” contributor Bob Simon. QuickCenter for the Arts, FairfieldUniversity, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. $20. (203) 254-4010, 1-877-ARTS-396. QuickCenter.com

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 6

BRISTOL

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO BUS TRIP. 4 to 11 p.m. Sponsored by the Greene-Hills PTA. $40 per person, includes $30 in vouchers. Contact Lisa Santiago, (860) 817-4789, lisadance@sbcglobal.net

 

OTHER

‘MINDFULNESS FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS.’ 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn how to be a model of serenity and mindful of present moment experiences. The workshop covers mindful meditation, present moment awareness, stress management, body scan, mindful communication, mindful eatng and handling strong emotions. Instructed by Sharon Gutterman, Ph.D.TunxisCommunity College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. $85. (860) 314-4700.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 7

SOUTHINGTON

STOMP OUT BREAST CANCER. A Benefit for Dawn Heather-Thomas. 2 p.m. Beginner dance lessons for partner and line with eight dance instructors (from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York) with open dancing to follow. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $20 per person. www.jusgottacountrydance.com

 

BRISTOL

BOWLING FOR BOOBIES! Support the Pink Treasure Chest Walkers for its 39.3 mile walk to raise money in support of Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. 3 to 5 p.m. Two hours of bowling, bowling shoes, pizza, and soda. Spare Time Bowling, Farmington Ave., Bristol. $20 for adults, $10 for children under. Advanced tickets only. PinkTreasureChestWalkers@gmail.com, (860) 841-3278.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BRISTOL

AN EVENING OF 50S AND 60S MUSIC WITH AL GOODWIN AND TOM ZAGREN. 7 p.m. Asbury United MethodistChurch, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. Refreshments after. $10. (860) 584-0529.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 27

BRISTOL

OLD TIME ROCK AND ROLL SOCK HOP FUND RAISER. 50s, 60s, and 70s music. 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Presented by the Bristol Polish Club’s Women’s Auxiliary. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $5 donation at the door.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 18

BRISTOL

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION COLLECTING DONATIONS. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a new bridge behind the Korean War monument on Memorial Boulevard. Walmart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

‘GREAT GATSBY’ BUS TRIP TO NEWPORT, R.I. Leave Bristol Commons at 8 a.m. Return at 7 p.m. Held by the Manross Memorial Library, Forestville. $86, includes bus transportation and driver’s gratuity, admission to the Rosecliff Mansion and Marble House (audio guides available) and lunch at the La Forge Casino restaurant. Register now. Seating limited. Payment due within three days of registration. (860) 584-7790.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 18

PLAINVILLE

RELAY FOR LIFE OF PLAINVILLE TAG SALE. Multi-family. 174 West Main St., Plainville.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

BRISTOL

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION COLLECTING DONATIONS. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For a new bridge behind the Korean War monument on Memorial Boulevard. Stop and Shop, 597 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

JULY 26-29

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C. Sponsored by Korean Veterans Association. Visit attractions and landmarks, tour of monuments, Smithsonian Museum, Marine Barracks Program, Arlington Cemetery, Air and Space Museum, new Pentagon Memorial, downtown Washington D.C. Staying at Clarion Hotel, 6400 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill, Md. 20745. Contact Robert Barnet, 105 Jerome Ave., Bristol, (860) 582-3356 for more information.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 27

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1946 66TH YEAR REUNION. Nuchie’s, Central St., Forestville. (860) 583-1274.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 5

BRISTOL

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 22ND ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Tunxis Plantation, Farmington. (860) 584-4718. CentralCTChambers.org

 

SEPT. 27-28

OTHER

COMBINED REUNION OF 1963 GRADUATES OF ALL NEW BRITAIN SCHOOLS. Pat Wysocki Anderson, (860) 229-4536, Jane Reynolds Pallokat, (860) 485-1501. nbhs_phs1063@yahoo.com

 

NOW thru APRIL 11

OTHER

‘LIGHTS AND ILLUSION: WORKS BY EVAN MANN AND ASTRID TOHA.’ Mondays to Fridays 1 to 4 p.m. Central Connecticut State University, CCSU Art Galleries, Maloney Hall Second Floor, Samuel S. T. Chen Fine Arts Center, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain. Free admission. Art.CCSU.edu/gallery.html

 

NOW thru MARCH 28

SOUTHINGTON

ART SHOW OF FERNE ‘RUSTY’ WASKOWICZ OF SOUTHINGTON. Day and evening viewing hours. Three-dimensional stained glass art on framed mirrors. A member of the Plainville Art League and the Southington Arts and Crafts Association. The Orchards of Southington Community Room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org.

 

NOW thru APRIL 4

OTHER

DIVERSE COLLECTIONS IN RETROSPECT. Collection of 50 oil paintings, drawings, and hand-colored photographs of landscapes and still lifes by Laurie Tavino. Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wallace Barnes and Barbara Hackman Franklin Art Gallery, Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. ASimoes@tunxis.edu

 

NOW thru JUNE 2

OTHER

‘A JOINT VENTURE: THE COLLECTION OF THOMAS AND KATHRYN COX.’ An exhibit of 28 works of art ranging from paintings, watercolors, and pastels to bronze sculpture and porcelain and glass objects. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $8 for students, free for children under 12. Free admission on Saturday 10 a.m. to noon. NBMAA.org, (860) 229-0257.

 

NOW thru to APRIL 4

OTHER

WORLD WAR II AFRICAN AMERICANS SERVING IN MILITARY. Exhibit of black and white photographs. NaugatuckValleyCommunityCollegeFineArtsCenter, Leever Atrium Gallery, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. NV.edu

 

NOW THRU MAY 12

OTHER

TOULOUSE-LAUTREC AND HIS WORLD. Museum hours on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. The Toulouse-Lautrec collection is housed at the HerakleidonMuseum in Athens, Greece and traveling outside of Europe for the first time. At the center of the exhibit is a collection of 150 rare works on paper by Toulouse-Lautrec. New BritainMuseum American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. Admission is $12, senior citizens for $10, students for $8, children under 12 free. Free admission from 10 a.m .to noon Saturdays. NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru MARCH 31

OTHER

‘OPTING OUT COLLAGE: WORKS BY ARTIST RONNIE RYSZ.’ Joseloff Gallery, John J. White Science and TechnologyCenter, CheshireAcademy, CheshireVillage, Cheshire.

 

ONGOING

OTHER

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER CLASSES. Available by appointment. Learn to search the internet, set up an email account and use Word. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791, ext. 2.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BEGINNER LINE AND PARTNER DANCE LESSONS. Sunday at 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m. No partner needed. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Judd Lane, Southington. $5 per person. dance@caddyranch.com

 

BRISTOL

MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING WORKSHOPS.Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. Register. For schedule, go to BristolLib.com

 

BINGO. Fridays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. First ball called at 6:45 p.m. 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.

 

CARD NIGHT. Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

CENTER-LEFT-RIGHT. Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

SET BACK. Thursdays at 7 p.m. BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

MUSIC AND KARAOKE. Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol. No cover

 

PLAINVILLE

FREE MEAL, ‘FOOD FOR FRIENDS.’ Wednesdays, 3 to 6 p.m. Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church, 115 West Main St., Plainville.

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 33. Returning veterans are invited to support this organization. 7 Race Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-9074.

 

Music listings

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

BRISTOL

THE ROCKIN’ HEARTBEATS. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

DECEPTION FADES AND END OF WAR. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCT.com

 

OTHER

KARAOKE AND DANCE PARTY DJ. Free pool. No cover before 8 p.m. Illusions Dance Club and Restaurant, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott, IllusionsDanceClub.com

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

OTHER

COUNTRY MUSIC DJ ARIC 9-1-1.Dance lessons 7 p.m. Free pool. Illusions Dance Club and Restaurant, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott, IllusionsDanceClub.com

 

QUEENSRYCHE. Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

J. GEILS, JEFF PITCHELL, GERRY BEAUDOIN AND TEXAS FLOOD. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $30, $40. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

 

BRISTOL

DIAMONDBACK. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCT.com

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. Facebook.com/downtowncafect. (860) 582-6853.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 1

BRISTOL

BEER PONG WITH LISA F’NK. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. Facebook.com/downtowncafect. (860) 582-6853.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH JENNI B. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. Facebook.com/downtowncafect. (860) 582-6853.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

BRISTOL

MUG NIGHT KARAOKE WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. Facebook.com/downtowncafect. (860) 582-6853.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

OTHER

CANDY HEARTS, ALLISON WEISS AND PENTIMENTO. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

BRISTOL

KEYS TO THE CITY DUELING PIANOS. Held by Quota International of Bristol. 6 p.m., doors open. 7 p.m., show starts. Wicked Stick Tavern at PineValley Golf Club, 300 Welch Rd., Southington. $35. Quota supports disadvantaged women and children in the greater Bristol area, the deaf, and hard of hearing people. (860) 583-9520.

 

SPIRIT SHAKER. Legends, Pine Street, Bristol.

 

NOW thru APRIL 10

OTHER

SCORPION IDOL. Hosted by American Idol Top 10 contestant Erika Van Pelt. Weekly karaoke contest every Wednesday, 9 to 11:30 p.m. The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. TheScorpionBar.com, (860) 312-5201.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

 

KARAOKE WITH DJ SUNSHINE. Every Wednesday, 8 p.m. to midnight. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

OTHER

DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 and $25 in advance. ComixAtFoxwoods.com, (860) 312-5050.

 

THE GOOD OLD BOYS OF COMEDY. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $15, $25. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

MARCH 29 to APRIL 4

OTHER

‘LEND ME A TENOR.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Shows are presented cabaret style, bring your own food and drink. Dessert bar available. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster SquareRd., Berlin. (860) 829-1248. CTCabaret.com

 

MARCH 29 to MAY 5

OTHER

THE MOUNTAINTOP. A play. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50 general admission, $35 senior discount and Saturday matinees, center reserved service charge, add $13, college-age student rush with ID, $17. April 3 is Pay What You Can Wednesdays. (860) 527-7838. TheaterWorksHartford.org

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

OTHER

AMY SCHUMER. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30, $40, and $50 in advance. ComixAtFoxwoods.com, (860) 312-5050.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

OTHER

COMIX ONE NIGHT STAND EASTER SPECIAL WITH PAT OAKES. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 and $25 in advance. ComixatFoxwoods.com, (860) 312-5050.

 

APRIL 3, 7, 10

OTHER

AUDITIONS FOR ‘BAT BOY THE MUSICAL.’ Wednesday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Callbacks Wednesday at 7 p.m. Landmark Regional Drama Club for teens. Six male and four females from ages 12 and 19. Show opens June 29. Thomaston Opera House, Main Street, Thomaston. (860) 283-8558.

 

APRIL 4-6

OTHER

RACHEL FEINSTEIN. “Last Comic Standing” season seven finalist. Thursday, Friday, Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 on the day of the show. Two drink minimum. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com1-800-200-2882.

 

APRIL 4-7

BRISTOL

‘LITTLE WOMEN-THE BROADWAY MUSICAL.’ Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m and Sunday at 2 p.m. St. Paul Performing Arts. Based on the Louisa May Alcott novel. Accompanied by 25 piece orchestra. St. PaulCatholicHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. SPCHS.net

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

BRISTOL

HYPNOTIST COMEDIAN JIM SPINNATO. 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Bristol Central High School 2013 Graduation Party. BristolCentralHigh School, Wolcott Street, Bristol. $12 at te door or in advance at South Side Meat Market.

 

THURSDAY APRIL 11

OTHER

BATED BREATH THEATRE. Theatrical interpretation of the complicated life and art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. 5:30 to 6 p.m., Art Happy Hour. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington Ave., New Britain. NBMAA.org.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

BRISTOL

‘THE BRITISH INVASION.’ The Older Members Association of the Bristol Boys and Girls Club 72nd Annual OM Show. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Evening of great entertainment by a talented cast of local performers featuring some of the most influential music of the 1960s era. Largest fund raiser of the year for the OM and is the longest running variety show in the country. Tickets are $20 for evening performances, $15 for adult matinee performance, and $10 for child under 12 matinee performance. General admission. Tickets available at the Bristol Boys and Girls Club, 105 Laurel St., Bristol, ImagineNationMuseum, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol, or OlderMembers.com

 

NOW thru MARCH 30

OTHER

‘THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY.’ By Ken Ludwig. Friday and Saturday at 8:15 p.m. Clockwork Repertory Theatre, 133 Main St., Oakville. $18. (860) 274-7247.

 

NOW thru MARCH 30

OTHER

LENNY CLARKE. Thursday to Saturday, 8 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

Support groups

MONDAY, APRIL 1

BRISTOL

10 WEEK BEREAVEMENT SEMINAR. 7 to 8:30 p.m. St. JosephSchool religious education office, Bristol. Register. (860) 582-2888.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

BRISTOL

GREATER BRISTOL MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES. 7 p.m. Mother’s Forum, ask questions on a variety of topics. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 851 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 583-5445. BristolMoms.org

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

BRISTOL

TIP A FIREFIGHTER NIGHT. Hosted by the Bristol Firefighters Local 773. 6 to 10 p.m. To benefit the military veterans through the Friends of Fisher House Connecticut. Scheduled to appear, Scot Haney and Olessa Stepanova from WFSB Channel 3, Pucky from the Connecticut Whale, and Rocky from the New Britain Rock Cats. Chili’s Restaurant, 1425 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 5

SOUTHINGTON

10 WEEK BEREAVEMENT SEMINAR. 7 to 9 p.m. Mary Our Queen Parish, Plantsville. Register. (860) 628-6751, (860) 628-0063.

 

ONGOING

OTHER

GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER A SUBSTANCE PASSING. A support group for families or individuals who had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction. The last Thursday or each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beacon Falls Congregational Church, 69 Wolfe Ave., Beacon Falls. GraspValleyCt@aol.com, GraspValleyCt@att.net, (203) 231-6705, (203) 305-98-9. Pre-registration required. Grasphelp.org.

 

SOUTHINGTON

HEALING EMOTIONALLY ABUSED LIVES (HEAL). Second Tuesday of the 5:30 to 7 p.m. Hospital of CentralConnecticut, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington, Conference Room B, Second Floor. Free. Emotionalheal.org., (203) 305-2137.

 

BRISTOL

OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Saturdays at 11 a.m. BristolHospital Small Dining Room, Brewster Road, Bristol. All are welcome. (203) 755-8922.

 

AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s LutheranChurch, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Wheelchair accessible, off-street handicapped accessible. CTFightsMS.org, 1-800-FIGHT MS.

 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Covers all hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. There is a dinner at 5:30 p.m. for $4 and all adults are welcome. (860) 582-3995.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 7 p.m. every Friday at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. (888) 825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. 7 p.m. every Monday, United MethodistChurch, 56 Redstone Rd., Plainville. 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St.www.ct-al-anon.org (888) 825-2666.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING- 8 p.m. every Friday night at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 1025 Stafford Ave. Has someone else’s drinking affected your life? No charge to attend.

 

PLAINVILLE

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For men and women trying to recover from compulsive debting and spending. Wheeler Clinic, Room A, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-3766, DANewEngland.org

 

AL-ANON MEETING. For families and friends in different locations throughout the week. 10 a.m., Mondays at Plainville Congregational Church, 130 Main St., (Route 372), Plainville. Mondays at 7 p.m., United MethodistChurch of Plainville, 55 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville and Fridays at 7 p.m., Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Route 177. ct-al-anon.org, 888-825-2666.

 

PLAINVILLE MS SUPPORT GROUP. 7 to 9 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-9589. CTFightsMS.org