Calendar listings for the week of March 22 | Plainville Observer

Calendar listings for the week of March 22

March 25, 2013

Music listings

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

BRISTOL

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

 

SICK SINSE SUNDAY. 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

 

ANDY MCKEE. Special guest Craig D’Andrea.9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St.,Collinsville. $40, $55. 41BridgeStreet.com

 

MARCH 22, 23

OTHER

KENNY CHESNEY. With Eli Young Band and Kacey Musgraves. 7:30 p.m. each night. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $125, $95. MoheganSun.com

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

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

 

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR LUPUS. Jr. Krauss and The Shakes, Steve Jones, Becky Kessler. 7:30 p.m., Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $50. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St.,Collinsville. $40, $55. 41BridgeStreet.com

 

SANCTUARY SATURDAY. With delaChapelle. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. SHRINE Asian Kitchen, Lounge and Nightclub, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, 240 MGM Grand Dr., Mashantucket. Free admission for women until 10 p.m., $20 after. $20 fee for men. For VIP reservations, email VIP@ShrineMGMFoxwoods.com, (860) 312-8760. ShrineMGMFoxwoods.com, (860)312-8888.

 

ALL TIME HIGH. Lakeview Restaurant, Coventry.

 

PLAINVILLE

BIG TOP DANCE PARTY. Benefit for Relay for Life of Plainville 2013. 7 p.m. to midnight. Music by VoodooRiver Band. RockWell’s Dance Hall, 161-B Woodford Ave., Plainville. $10 donation. BYOB, BYO Snacks, and dancing shoes. 21 and over. Tickets available at Jim’s Deli or contact Sandra, (860) 747-8560, Lynn, (860) 604-2755.

 

BRISTOL

ERAN TROY DANNER. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCT.com

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

ORGY. With Vampires Everywhere and Davey Suicide. WebsterTheater, 31 Webster St.Hartford. WebsterTheater.com

 

CONNECTICUT ACCORDION ASSOCIATION. 4 p.m. St. Patrick’s Celebration with Ben Gagliardi and Ken Sweeney from the Connecticut Academy of Irish Music. East Side Eatery at Farmingbury Hills Restaurant, 141 East St., Wolcott. Free to CAA members. Public, $10. RSVP to Marilyn (203) 272-1202.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 25

BRISTOL

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

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

BRISTOL

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

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

P!NK. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $110, $89.50. MoheganSun.com

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

BRISTOL

NUTMEG TV OPEN MIC SHOW. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. Facebook.com/downtowncafect. (860) 582-6853.

 

OTHER

GRAYSON HUGH. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St.,Collinsville. $20, $30. 41BridgeStreet.com

 

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.

 

Miscellaneous listings

MARCH 22, 23

PLAINVILLE

SEMI-ANNUAL BOOK SALE. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library. Selection of books, both fiction and non-fiction in hardcover and paperback. Children’s books. Saturday, 2 to 3 p.m., the bag of books sale will take place. Friday night, $3 to enter. Saturday is free. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

BRISTOL

THE FOURTH ANNUAL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 40 vendors will be showcasing their crafts. Full lunch menu. St. PaulCatholicHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $1 admission benefits the school.

 

PLAINVILLE

BIG TOP DANCE PARTY. 7 p.m. Fund raiser for Relay for Life of Plainville 2013. Music by Voodoo River Band (classic rock and blues). RockWell’s Dance Hall, 161-B Woodford Ave., Plainville. Over 21. BYOB. BYO snacks and dancing shoes. $10 donaton. Tickets available at Jim’s Deli in Plainville. (860) 620-7757, (860) 604-2755.

 

PARC’S ANNUAL SPRING DANCE FUND RAISER. 6:30 to 11 p.m. Includes Elvis impersonator, DJ, open bar for the first hour. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Forestville. $50 per person. (860) 747-0316, parc.plainville@gmail.com. PlainvilleArc.org

 

OTHER

FOURTH ANNUAL EXCEPTIONAL WOMEN CELEBRATION. 2 p.m. Held by QueenAnnNzingaCenter. Musical performances, poetry, dance, tributes to honorees. Community invited. Trinity-On-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $10 in advance, $15 at the door, $5 for seniors 55 and over, and youths 12 and under. TrinityOnMain.org, (860) 229.2072. Nzingasdaughters.com

 

GARDENING LECTURE. With Emmy-nominated lifestyle expert Mar Jennings. “A FourSeasonGarden with English Roots on American Soil.” 2 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibCt.org

 

INDOOR FLEA MARKET AND TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Benefits Scholarship Fund of Church of St. Leo the Great. 24 vendors. Church of St. Leo the Great, 14 Bentwood Dr., Waterbury (off Pierpont Road). Free. (203) 574-9761.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

OTHER

SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. WalnutHillPark, Park Place, New Britain. After, go to lunch. No fee for the walk. (860)582-8229.

 

NOAH CHARNEY: ‘TRAFFICKERS, THIEVES AND FORGERS IN THE WORLD OF ART.’ 3 p.m. QuickCenter for the Arts, FairfieldUniversity, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. $45. (203) 254-4010, 1-877-ARTS-396. QuickCenter.com

 

MARCH 25, 26

OTHER

COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDERS. 7 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. ChabadCommunity Center, 7 Village Green Dr., Litchfield. $49 for adults, $25 for children under 12, $36 for seniors. Under 5 free. RSVP by April 2. ChabadNW.org/seder, (860) 567-3609.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

BRISTOL

THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA: WHY YOU MUST LEVERAGE LINKEDIN AND FACEBOOK. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. What are the best strategies for these websites. Part of the Job-Seekers’ Boot Camp series. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free, registration recommended. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2017.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

OTHER

‘TOULOUSE-LAUTREC AND MONTMARTRE.’ 1 p.m. Film shown as part of ‘Toulouse-Lautrec and His World.’ New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

MARCH 27, 28

OTHER

SPECIAL SCREENING OF ‘BURN.’  Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award-Winning film. 7:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday. The lives of the men of Detroit’s Engine Company 50, one of the busiest firehouses in America, are chronicled. Bank Street Theater, 46 Bank St., New Milford. $15. Detroitfirefilm.org/events or $20 at the door. Portion of profits go to the Leary Firefighters Foundation to buy new equipment for firefighters.

 

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

 

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

 

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.

 

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, 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 WASHINGTOND.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

BRISTOLHIGH 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 BarbaraHackmanFranklinArtGallery, TunxisCommunity 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. Bristol French Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

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

 

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

 

MUSIC AND KARAOKE. Fridays and Saturdays at 9 p.m. Bristol French 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.

 

Health Listings

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.

 

Dining listings

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

BRISTOL

BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. (second and fourth Thursday of each month). Roast pork or stuffed fish, choice of soup or salad, potato, vegetable, bread and butter, coffee or tea and dessert $8 per person. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. Call (860) 583-3350 ahead of time for fish.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Performance listings

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

OTHER

INA GARTEN: THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA. 7:30 p.m The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35.75. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

MARCH 28-30

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.

 

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

 

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 24

OTHER

‘PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $22.50 to $32.50. PlayhouseonPark.org.

 

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 24

OTHER

‘NEIL SIMON’S RUMORS.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $23 for adults. $19.50 for seniors. $19.50 for students. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. (860) 283-6250.

 

NOW thru MARCH 23

OTHER

JULIAN MCCULLOUGH. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 on the day of the show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods, (860) 312-5050.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

OTHER

INA GARTEN: THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA. 7:30 p.m The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35.75. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

MARCH 28-30

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.

 

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

 

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 24

OTHER

‘PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $22.50 to $32.50. PlayhouseonPark.org.

 

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 24

OTHER

‘NEIL SIMON’S RUMORS.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. $23 for adults. $19.50 for seniors. $19.50 for students. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. (860) 283-6250.

 

NOW thru MARCH 23

OTHER

JULIAN MCCULLOUGH. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 on the day of the show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods, (860) 312-5050.

 

Kid listings

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

OTHER

‘YOU CAN’T DO THAT AT NBYT!’ 7 p.m. Family friendly benefit to celebrate New Britain Youth Theater’s third anniversary. Show tunes and karaoke. Trinity-On-MainPerformanceCenter, 69 Main St., New Britain. $10 for all ages. (860) 515-8115, NBYT.org

 

PLAINVILLE

EASTER EGG HUNT. 11 a.m. For children ages 12 and under. Photographs with the Easter bunny, crafts, games, prizes, candy and concessions. FaithBibleChurch, Northwest Drive and Unionville Avenue, Plainville. (860) 747-5210.

 

SOUTHINGTON

SOUTHINGTON JUNIOR CHAMBER ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT.9:45 a.m., Easter Bunny arrives. Hunt begins at 10 a.m., sharp. Three age groups, 0-3, 4-7, 8-10. JayceePark on Union Street, Plantsville. Free but donations accepted for Rleay for Life, can tabs for the Ronald McDonald House, and/ or non-perishable items for Southington Community Services. Snow date is Sunday, March 24 at 1 p.m

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

SOUTHINGTON

MISS SOUTHINGTON PROGRAM ANNUAL JUNIOR PAGEANT. Informal meeting for prospective contestants on April 6 at the BarnesMuseum, 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

PLAINVILLE

CHESS CLASSES FOR CHILDREN IN GRADES 2 THRU HIGH SCHOOL. Thursday nights. Alexander Lumelsky, an instructor and tournament winning coach, will lead this introductory level course. Classes will alternate between Plainville Public Library and Farmington Public Library. (860) 793-1450.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Support groups

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., BeaconFalls. 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 Central Connecticut, 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. AndrewsLutheranChurch, 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

 

Senior listings

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

PLAINVILLE

INTERNET SAFETY PROGRAM. Conducted by Steve Mastrianni, Ph.D., independent consultant. 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will learn what a computer virus is, how to keep a computer virus free, and how hackers get access to personal information and what can be done to stop them. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. $5. Payable at registration at the senior center, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. (860) 747-5728.




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