Listings for April 12

April 12, 2013

 

Diana Krall performs at The Bushnell in Hartford on Sunday.

Diana Krall performs at The Bushnell in Hartford on Sunday.

Dining listings

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

BRISTOL

ALL YOU CAN EAT PASTA SUPPER. Thursday and Friday 5 to 8 p.m. ChristianFellowshipCenter, 43 Prospect St., Bristol. $10 for adults. Children 6 and under eat free. Benefits the ChristianFellowshipCenter soup kitchen, food pantry, clothing ministry, CFC Carehouse and YouthCenter. (860) 589-0662.

 

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 16

OTHER

LEARN NATURAL SOLUTIONS TO MANAGE ADD/ADHD. 7 to 8 p.m. “The Mystery of Hidden Allergies. Is Gluten All It’s Cracked Up to Be.” Guest speaker Sharon See. Wolcott Activity and LearningCenter, Wolcott. RSVP (203) 879-8987. No charge.

 

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BRISTOL

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. 10 a.m., stories and fun with Super Panda the Eco-Friendly super hero. 11 a.m., Crayon Recycle Station, where children help recycle old crayons and make new crayons. 12 p.m., “Good for You” Café opens for refreshing health food and drink. 2 p.m., musical duo Vic and Sticks performs with recycled musical instruments. At the end of the day, children receive a “Recycle Sheriff” badge. Free. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021, BristolLib.com

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

BRISTOL

FAMILY SUNDAY: BAND ORGAN JAM. 2 p.m. Come jam to the band organ, learn about band organ history with Barbara Pond. Make your own band instruments and ride the carousel. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 per adult, children under 1 free. . (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

APRIL 14, 28

PLAINVILLE

SOCIAL PLAY SUNDAYS. 11 a.m. Part of Autism Awareness Month. ConnecticutScienceCenter, Hartford. $25 per family. Proceeds go to Autism Speaks. RSVP to Bailey at (860) 351-5407. IANNetwork.com

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15

BRISTOL

FIRE SAFETY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live car rescue demonstration in the parking lot at 12:30 p.m. Fire Safety House simulation, Touch-a truck fire trucks, guided tours of the Museum of Fire History. More. For children of all ages. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

BRISTOL

THE HAMPSTEAD STAGE COMPANY PRESENTS ‘KING ARTHUR.’ A play for the whole family. 6:30 p.m. Kids participate in the play. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Hampsteadstage.org. Free.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

BRISTOL

MOTHER GOOSE. 10 a.m. Tales, songs, and rhymes. Children dress up as fairy tale characters. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 21

PLAINVILLE

SOCIAL PLAY SUNDAYS. Part of Autism Awareness Month. Innovative Autism Network’s CreativeLearningCenter will be open for all families. Participate in staff-led social games/ activities, arts, science, and more Ages 2 to teen. IAN, 17 Farmington Ave., Plainville. $15 for one Sunday or $25 for both. Proceeds go to Autism Speaks. RSVP to Bailey at (860) 351-5407. IANNetwork.com

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28

SOUTHINGTON

MISS SOUTHINGTON PROGRAM ANNUAL JUNIOR PAGEANT. Open pageant for all Connecticut residents ages 5 to 12. PutinOnTheRitz@aol.com, (860) 620-620-3221.

 

NOW thru APRIL 14

OTHER

‘GOODNIGHT MOON: THE MUSICAL.’ A musical based on Margaret Wise Brown’s children’s book. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $15 for adults, $13 for children and seniors. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.com

 

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 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.

 

Meetings listings

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE CHAMBER NETWORKING GROUP. 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Each attendee gives a 30 second introduction about themselves, one attendee will sign up for a 7 to 10 minute presentation about his/ her business. Plainville Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, Town Hall, Plainville. (860) 793-1832, plvchamber@snet.net, PlainvilleChamber.com

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

BRISTOL

BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 10 a.m., business meeting. 11:30 a.m., refreshments. Noon, speaker Julie Zadjura “Living Wreaths.” Open to the public for speaker only. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (203) 879-2923.

 

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.

 

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE ROTARY CLUB. Mondays at 12:15 p.m. J. Timothy’s Restaurant, New Britain Avenue, Plainville. PlainvilleCTRotary.org.

 

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

OTHER

SINGLES GALLERY CRAWL. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Variety of lively, romantic diversions designed to encourage friendly interacton among guests. Leading expert on love and relationships, the Date Doctor, Jaimy Blazynski, will be on hand. Dance lessons, glamour tutorials, and psychic readings. Additional guest, Debbie Wright, fashion ambassador for “Harper’s Bazaar” and owner of “Project Cloest” styling agency. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. Register at Got5Minutes.com, $30 per person. Includes wine, beer, light food, and gallery crawl activities. NBMAA.org

 

BRISTOL

SINGLES SPRING DANCE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet from 8 to 9:30 p.m. The Instigators will perform. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. Dress to impress. $12 for members, $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

SOUTHINGTON

THE NUTMEG DEPRESSION GLASS CLUB 38TH ANNUAL ALL AMERICAN GLASS SHOW AND SALE. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Southington High School, 720 Pleasant St., Southington. Admission is $6. (860) 432-2686, lisabert@cox.net

 

PLAINVILLE

39TH ANNUAL PENNY SALE OF THE PLAINVILLE ROTARY CLUB. 5;30 p.m., doors open. Scholarship fund raiser for youth of Plainville schools. PlainvilleHigh School gymnasium, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. PlainvillectRotary.org

 

ARTIST MANLI LUO. 2 p.m. Opening reception of 30 paintings and paper cuttings. Artist will demonstrate Chinese paper cutting. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446.

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15

BRISTOL

CONNECTICUT BASIC BOATING CLASS. Mondays through May 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. Presented by the BristolParks and Recreation Department. Must attend each night to be eligible to obtain certification in boating and personal watercraft. Registration now from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (860) 584-6160, or BristolRec.com. $45 for five weeks. Fees must be paid first night.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

BRISTOL

PERENNIAL GARDENS. 7 p.m. Part of the Gardening Series. Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. $5 for non-members and free for members. Advance registration. (860) 583-1234. Fee to be paid at event.

 

SOUTHINGTON

THE ENGLISH LADY. “Garden Earth” lecture. 6:30 p.m. Renowned landscape designer Maureen Haseley-Jones. Learn how to create a garden that flourishes. The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. (8600 628-0364. TheEnglishLady.com

 

PLAINVILLE

‘DOWN MEMORY LANE,’ PLAINVILLE BEFORE THE HIGHWAYS. 7 p.m. Speaker Ruth Sharp Hummel, historian and naturalist for the Town of Plainville. Hummell encourages people to attend the program and to add their comments to the dialogue. She will exhibit dozens of newspaper photographs from the archives of the historic center as well as postcards from her personal collection. Hummel’s book, ‘The Farmington Canal in Plainville, CT’ will be available for sale. Proceeds benefit the Historical Society. Plainville Historic Center, 29 Pierce St., Plainville. Donations welcome.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

BRISTOL

AM TABLE TALK. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Presented by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. Ryan Costa, director of Strategic Initiatives ClickBond, Inc. Clarion Hotel, 42 Century Rd., Bristol. $15 for members in advance and $20 at the door. Non-members, $17.50 in advance, $20 at the door. CentralCtChambers.org.

 

AFTERNOON MOVIE ‘ARGO.’ 1 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7790.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

BRISTOL

MARDI GRAS 2013 REVISITED. 7 to 11 p.m. Rescheduled party/ fund raiser for New EnglandCarouselMuseum. Entertainment, BYOB, dancing, tea cup raffle. Masks and costumes encouraged. $50 per person. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. TheCarouselMuseum.org. (860) 585-5411.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 23

PLAINVILLE

105th AWARDS DINNER AND ANNUAL MEETING OF PLAINVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. 5:30 p.m., reception/ social hour. 6:30 p.m., dinner. Presentation of awards to Employee of the Year, Sarah Kazimierczak, Farmington Bank. Distinguished Volunteer of the Year, Clive Lemasure, Plainville Community Food Pantry. Business Recognition Award, Pagliacci’s Restaurant. $40 per person. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Route 72, Forestville. (860) 747-6867. RSVP by April 19.

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 2

SOUTHINGTON

SECOND ANNUAL HATS AND HIGH TEA. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tea, coffee, sandwiches, sweets. Learn about handwriting habits from local graphoanalyst Patricia Senich. Hear the history and benefits of tea from Betty Johnson from R.C. Bigelow Teas. Southington Grange Hall, Knowles Avenue and Summitt Street, Plantsville. $15. Reservations required. Proceeds benefit Southington Community Services. (860) 793-2765, (860) 276-3370.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 4

BRISTOL

ACE AWARDS DINNER. Honoring Richard J. Theriault and the late Frances C. Wilson. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411.

 

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.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

BRISTOL

THE ENGLISH LADY, MAUREEN HASELEY-JONES. 1 to 2:30 p.m. “How to Create a Beautiful Garden That Flourishes.” Part of the “Garden Earth” lecture series. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7790. BristolLib.com

 

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

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 20

BRISTOL

MOHEGAN BUS TRIP. Sponsored by the Bristol Kiwanis. 1 p.m., leave Mix Street commuter lot. Return at 8 p.m. $30, includes $15 food voucher, $15 wheel credit. (860) 977-5074.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

OTHER

NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977 REUNION. If interested, contacted nbhsclassof77@yahoo.com

 

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 MAY 31

BRISTOL

HAPPINESS IS… AN EXHIBITION OF WORK BY THE FARMINGTON VALLEY ARTISTS. Phyllis R. Bailley, Barbara Scott, Zofia Soto, and Agnes Wong. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

NOW thru DEC. 8

BRISTOL

‘ART DECO TIMEPIECES: TREASURES OF THE JAZZ AGE.’ Public reception on Thursday, April 11, 5 to 8 p.m. Guest curated by Strickland Vintage Watches of Tampa, Fla. Celebration of the timepieces produced in the Art Deco era. Includes 25 watches from the 1920s to 30s, as well as advertisments from that period. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Info@clockmuseum.org, (860) 583-6070, ClockandWatchMuseum.org

 

NOW thru APRIL 30

SOUTHINGTON

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

 

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 APRIL 30

SOUTHINGTON

‘THE CREW’ GROUP EXHIBITION. Opening reception on Saturday, April 6 from 6 to 10 p.m. Artist Meet and Greet on Saturday, April 20 from 6 to 10 p.m. Artists are Stephen Andrade, Dan Baird-Miller, Pedro Centeno, Laura Ficara, Tim Kurdle, Logan Matyjewicz, Elvira E. Ormaecha, Helen Rebecchi, Kristen Rose, Kerrie Wessel-Andrade. Curated by Desi Hugh. Paris in Plantsville, 15 West Main St., Plaintsville.

 

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

 

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, APRIL 12

BRISTOL

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

 

1800. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

THE KORTCHMAR MCDONALD BAND. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. 41Bridgestreet.com (860) 693-9762.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

BRISTOL

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

 

SISTER FUNK. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

THE CHAPARRALS. 7 to 11 p.m. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $12. BYOB. Walk-ins welcome. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

JAMIE KENT AND THE OPTIONS. Barley Vine, Main Street, Bristol.

 

OTHER

SATURDAYS AT SHRINE. DJ Benzi. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. SHRINE Asian Kitchen, Lounge, and Nightclub, MGM Grand at Foxwoods, 240 MGM Grand Dr., Mashantucket. Women, free admission until 10 p.m., $20 after. $20 cover fee for men after 9 p.m. SHRINEMGMFoxwoods.com. (860) 312-8888.

 

MUSE. 8 p.m., Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $65, $45. MoheganSun.com

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

OTHER

JEFF LORBER FUSION. 4 p.m. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $40, $50. 41Bridgestreet.com (860) 693-9762.

 

GREAT (MOSTLY AMERICAN) INSPIRATIONS. Concert by New Britain Symphony, The Connecticut Virtuousi. 4 p.m. Welte Hall, CentralConnecticutStateUniversity, New Britain. $15.

 

DIANA KRALL. 7:30 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $55, $75, and $125. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

SEVENDUST, Coal Chamber, Lacuna Coil, and Stolen Babies. 6 p.m., doors open. WebsterTheater, 31 Webster St., Hartford. WebsterTheater.com

 

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

MONDAY, APRIL 15

BRISTOL

BEER PONG WITH LISA F’NK. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

CHAD VALLEY. With GhostBeach. The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden.

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH JENNI B. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

CLUTCH, Scorpion Child. Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

BRISTOL

MUG NIGHT WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

BRISTOL

OPEN MIC WITH BRENDAN DONAHUE. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

JONATHAN EDWARDS. 8 p.m. Café Nine, 250 State St., New Haven. (404) 287-2299.

 

APRIL 18-21

OTHER

HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Masterworks Series: ‘Roman Holiday.’ Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Belding Theater, The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35.50 to $70.50. HartfordSymphony.org, (860) 244-2999.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 26

BRISTOL

OPEN MIC AND COUNTRY JAM. 9 p.m. The Bristol French Club, upstairs, Barlow Street. All are welcome.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

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

 

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS. Live with Lauren. 9 p.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

KARAOKE AND DJ MUSIC. Every Friday 9 p.m. to closing. Open to the public. The BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

KARAOKE AND DJ MUSIC. Saturdays, 9 p.m. to closing. Open to the public. The BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

OTHER

LISA WILLIAMS, ‘MESSAGES FROM BEYOND.’ 8 p.m. Rescheduled from Feb. 10. GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373, ext. 1.

 

ANJELAH JOHNSON. 9 p.m. Fox Theater at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino. $30 and $40 in advance. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

OTHER

COMEDY NIGHT WITH PAUL MECURIO. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25, $35. 41Bridgestreet.com (860) 693-9762.

 

VIDEO GAMES LIVE. 6 p.m., lobby activities begin. 7:30 p.m., show begins. Guitar hero competition, costume contest, post show meet and greet, video screen visuals. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

COMEDIAN JIM JEFFERIES. 8 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

OTHER

NEW ENGLAND ALL STAR COMIX WITH DANNY KELLY. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino. $15, $25, $35 in advance. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

APRIL 16 to 21

OTHER

‘SISTER ACT.’ The Tony-nominated musical. Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 6 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $20. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

OTHER

‘SHAKE-SCENE.’ A show featuring the best of Shakespeare’s word play, performed by actor Stephen Collins. 7:30 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free and open to the public. FarmingtonLibraries.org, (860) 673-6791.

 

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 children 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 APRIL 13

OTHER

COLIN KANE. 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 day of show. 21 plus. Two drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru 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 Wednesday. (860) 527-7838. TheaterWorksHartford.org

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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