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Listings for May 24

May 24, 2013

Dining listings

FRIDAY, MAY 31

BRISTOL

PASTA DINNER. Held by BristolAdultResourceCenter (BARC). 4:30, 6 p.m. Bristol Elks Club, South Street, Bristol. $10 for adults, $5 for children. Beverages available separately. (860) 582-9102, ext. 120, (860) 582-9102, ext. 142, (860) 583-4797.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

PLAINVILLE

ANNUAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL.  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church as well as take out. Deliveries for orders of 10 or more. PlainvilleMethodistChurch, 56 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville. (860) 747-2328, (860) 793-9590.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

WINE AND BEER TASTING FUND RAISER EVENT. 4 to 8 p.m. A variety of wines and beers. Light refreshments. Raffles. Benefit for the Bristol American Legion Auxiliary Unit 2. Bristol American Legion Hall, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $20 per person. (860) 302-8190.

 

Miscellaneous listings

SATURDAY, MAY 25

OTHER

SINGLES MEMORIAL WEEKEND PICNIC. 2 p.m. Sponsored by Social Connections with Southeastern Connecticut Singles Association. Hang out or walk on the beach. Bring a salad, entrée, or dessert to share. 46 Swan Ave., Old Lyme. $10 for members, an d$15 for guests. Reservations. (860) 582-8229.

 

SOUTHINGTON

‘THE WOLVES AND BEARS OF YELLOWSTONE.’ 3 p.m. Educational program that will cover the reintroduction of the wolf population back in 1994 and discusses the successful growth of wolves in Yellowstone. During the bear portion, discuss the plight of the grizzly bear population from the beginnings of the park history through the Grizzly Bear Recovery Act and ending with the current status of the grizzly bear in Yellowstone. Presented by Gary Melnysyn, certified master naturalist, master wildlife conservationist, and national Park Ranger. Masonic Lodge, 76 Main St., Southington. No charge. Preregister. info@wolfcentral.org, (860) 628-6558.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 25

BRISTOL

ROCKWELL PARK ‘SAVE A LIFE’ COMMUNITY EXTRAVAGANZA. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Rain date May 26). Community organizations will have booths set up to highlight “Save A Life” theme, bicycle safety, fire safety, swimming safety, safe drinking water, disaster readiness, first aid, CPR, zumba fitness classes, nutrition awareness, etc. Face painter, magician, tie dye booth, sand art, children activities, food, and tons of crafters and vendors. BristolPark and Recreation Department will have summer activity sign-ups. Volleyball tournament between Police, Fire Department, and EMTs. CT Bikes of Bristol will host a skateboard competition. A pet-a-poolza with many dog rescues and pet-related booths, a puppy kissing both, crafters, more. RockwellPark, near the skate park, Bristol. (860) 597-4835, Facebook.com/The-Rockwell-Park-Save-A-Life-Extravaganza.

 

MAY 25, 26

BRISTOL

BALLOONS OVER BRISTOL 2013. Saturday, balloon glow at dusk. Sunday, lift off at 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tethered balloon rides both days 4 to 6 p.m. Bristol Auto Club car show, 2 to 6 p.m., Saturday. Mum Festival will sell apple fritters. Live entertainment Saturday including Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers, Rock and Rhythm, and a concert by the 94th Army Band. MemorialBoulevardSchool grounds, Memorial Boulevard, Bristol.

 

TUESDAY, MAY 28

PLAINVILLE

BOOK DISCUSSION. 7 p.m. Helen Simonson’s “Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand.” Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Copies available at the library. Free.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

OTHER

‘FROM EXILE TO EDEN.’ With author Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison. 7 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Advance registration required. (860) 673-6791.

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30

BRISTOL

‘MIDNIGHT IN PARIS.’ The Woody Allen film. 6 p.m. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Snacks and beverages. No charge. Registration requested. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7790.

 

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.

 

SOUTHINGTON

SWING FORE SPECIAL OLYMPICS CT GOLF TOURNAMENT. Hosted by Charity Cycling Challenge, Inc. Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. Golfers must register in advance. Entry/ sponsorship opportunities available. (860) 261-7326, info@charitycyclingchallenge.com

 

JUNE 7, 8

BRISTOL

ANNUAL TAG SALE. Held by the Bristol Historial Society. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Currently accepting items. Drop off at the BHS, 98 Summer St., Bristol or call (860) 583-6309. Admission is free.

 

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

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

BRISTOL

BROOKLYN BRIDGE GUIDED WALKING TOUR BUS TRIP. Shop D.U.M.B.O. and one hour ride on luxury yacht. Leaves from Judd Street, Bristol. Held by Zion Lutheran Church. $75. (860) 589-7744, sdzionbristol@sbcglobal.net

 

BPACC WOMEN’S AUXILIARY FUNDRAISER CRAFT VENDOR AND WHITE ELEPHANT SALE. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Music, food, magician, raffles, vintage cars. BPACC Women’s Auxiliary fund raiser. Bristol Polish American Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Crafters and vendors welcome. JoanStacey@yahoo.com

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

BRISTOL

THE 12TH ANNUAL FRED SOLIANI MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Held by the Bristol Lions Club. (Rain date July 11.) Scramble format with men’s, women’s, and mixed foursomes. $155 per golfer. Benefits scholarships in Soliani’s memory. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. (860) 583-6985, gerardl9@att.net, (860) 212-2636.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

OTHER

PLYMOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Pequabuck Golf Club, Plymouth. (860) 584-4718, (860) 584-4722, info@CentralCTChambers.org, PlymouthCTChamber.org

 

JULY 26-29

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO WASHINGTON D.C. Sponsored by Korean Veterans Association. Last call. 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. Last call. Single occupancy, $525, double occupancy, $450. Contact Robert Barnet, 105 Jerome Ave., Bristol, (860) 582-3356 for more information.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 5

BRISTOL

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 22ND ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9:30 a.m., registration. 10:45 a.m., shot gun start. Tunxis Plantation, Farmington. (860) 584-4718. CentralCTChambers.org

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HALF MARATHON AND RELAY RACE. 7:30 a.m. Benefit for Fisher House CT. Begins and ends at Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness Center, 842 Clark Ave., Bristol. Bristol firefighters will hold a barbeque, live music, “Touch a Truck” and more. First, second, and third place winners. BristolHalfMarathonandRelay.com, 1-860-583-4800, 1-888-300-4469.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

OTHER

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

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

BRISTOL

HARLEY DAVIDSON 110TH ANNIVERSARY RALLY. 1 p.m. Held by Yankee Harley-Davidson and Fisher House CT. Starts at Yankee Harley, Farmington Avenue, Bristol. Ride ends at New Britain Stadium for a New Britain Rock Cats Game. $30 per rider, $20 per passenger, includes tickets to the game. $25 for raffle ticket to win a 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. (860) 583-4800, 1-888-300-4469, KCreedLaw.com and click on the Harley Ride button.

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GOLF OUTING. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Plainville. (860) 747-6867. plvchamber@snet.net

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

OTHER

GOLDEN KIELBASA VETERANS OPEN. Shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. with registration at 10 a.m. Stanley Golf Course, New Britain. $125 per player. GoldenKielbasa.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 JUNE 7

BRISTOL

‘GOD DOESN’T WANT YOU TO SEE THIS.’ Solo photo exhibit by local photographer Mike Chaiken. Regular gallery hours are Sunday 12 to 3 p.m. and Monday and Wednesday, 3 to 6 p.m. Exhibit not recommended for those under the age of 18. Bare Bones, 156 School St., Bristol. Sponsored by Lindsay Vigue Photography.

 

NOW thru JUNE 2

OTHER

ROBIN HOOD SPRINGTIME FESTIVAL. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Guilford Fairgrounds, 111 Lovers Lane, Guilford. $16 for adults, ages 16 and older, $10 for children ages 7 to 15. Children 6 and younger admitted free. Parking $3 per vehicle. RobinHoodsFaire.com, (860) 478-5954.

 

NOW thru MAY 31

BRISTOL

WIDE SELECTION OF SPRING PLANTS. Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays in May. Geraniums, petunias, marigolds, impatiens, hanging baskets, plus flats of annuals and vegetable plants. The Growing Center at Bristol ARC, 621 Jerome Ave., Bristol.

 

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.’ 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 advertisements from that period. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Info@clockmuseum.org, (860) 583-6070, ClockandWatchMuseum.org

 

NOW thru MAY 31

SOUTHINGTON

ART EXHIBIT AT THE GALLERY AT THE ORCHARDS. Cheshire residents Ann O’Brien, Maria Colacrai, and Rita Sarris. The Gallery at The Orchards in the Community Room, second floor, The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Gallery is run by Southington Arts and Crafts Association. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

NOW thru JUNE 30

OTHER

CTAL @ EBK. Art exhibit featuring members of website CTArtList.com. EBK Gallery, 43 Crossroads Plaza, West Hartford. Opening reception on Friday, May 31 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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, MAY 24

BRISTOL

DJ DUBSTEP DEVONI. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

COUNTRY JAM WITH MR. DUBE. 9 p.m. to close. French Club, Barlow Street, upstairs, Bristol. FrancoAmericanClubBristol@gmail.com

 

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

 

OTHER

SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m. Classic, heavy rock. Brickhouse Café, 80 Market Square, Newington.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 26

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

BATTLE OF THE BANDS. 7 p.m. The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. (860) 312-5201, Davin@TheScorpionbar.com

 

MONDAY, MAY 27

BRISTOL

BEER PONG. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

THE BRONX WANDERERS. Noon, 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, MAY 28

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

JAY DEMPSEY BAND. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

MAY 28, 29, 31

OTHER

NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK. Special guests 98 Degree and Boyz II Men. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $79, $59. MoheganSun.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

SOULED OUT. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

THURSDAY, MAY 30

BRISTOL

OPEN MIC WITH GARY AND PETE PATRONE. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

MAY 30, 31, JUNE 1, 2

OTHER

HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Thursday at 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. (860) 244-2999. HartfordSymphony.org.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

THE CHAPPARALS. 7 to 11 p.m. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Admission is $12 per person. Singles welcome. Bring your own snacks and set-ups. Pre-paid tables of eight may be reserved. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

BRISTOL

BRISTOL STRING ORCHESTRA. 3 p.m. Group and solo performances. Newest musicians will perform “The Star Spangled Banner,” and a sing-a-long, which includes, “Old MacDonald,” “Buffalo Gals,” and I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.” Main orchestra will perform “O Mio Babbino Caro,” “Rocky’s Rock,” “Solace,” “Lean on Me,” “The Entertainer,” and “The Stars and Stripes Forever.” Includes musicians from Avon, Bristol, Burlington, Farmington, MansfieldCenter, Plainville, Portland, Southington, Terryville, Willington, and Wolcott. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol.Free. (860) 589-3724.

 

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.

 

KARAOKE/ DANCE PARTY DJ/ FREE POOL ALL NIGHT. Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays. Full food menu each night. Thursdays no cover. Fridays no cover till 8 p.m. and trivia at 8 p.m. Saturdays dance lessons at 7 p.m. Illusions Dance Club and Restaurant and Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. IllusionsDanceClub.com

 

Performance listings

MAY 24-26

OTHER

‘POTTED POTTER: THE UNAUTHORIZED HARRY EXPERIENCE—A PARODY BY DAN AND JEFF. Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $49.75. Bushnell.org

 

SATURDAY, MAY 25

OTHER

‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’S’ DANA CARVEY, DENNIS MILLER, AND KEVIN NEALON. 8 p.. MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45, $60, and $75. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

PLAINVILLE

AUDITIONS FOR THE FILM, ‘ALTERED EVIL.’ 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held by Moongoyle Entertainment. Our Lady of Parish Center, Rooms 106 and 107, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. Moongoyle.com. Dennis.Broderick@moongoyle.com

 

SUNDAY, MAY 26

OTHER

“DR. DIRTY” JOHN VALBY. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25, $50, and $60. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

MAY 28 to JUNE 2

OTHER

‘CATCH ME IF YOU CAN.’ 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.

 

MAY 30 to JUNE 1

OTHER

DAN CUMMINS. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casion, Mashantucket. $20 for general advance, and $40 for VIP advance. Add $10 for day of show. 21-plus. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

OTHER

KEVIN JAMES. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $45. MoheganSun.com

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

BRISTOL

COMEDIAN DAVE REILLY. A fundraiser for Nora Blackman, a child suffering from the after-effects of surgery to halt uncontrollable epileptic seizures. Light appetizers. Cash bar. The Ballroom at Lake Compounce, 271 Enterprise Dr., Bristol. $55 per ticket. (203)881-9008, td@tdwc.org, (203) 915-3874, trace89a@charter.net, GoodForNora.org

 

NOW to MAY 25

OTHER

NA’IM LYNN. 8 p.m. on Thursday Friday and Saturday and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru JUNE 1

OTHER

‘THE HOUSE OF YES.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Bristol. $20 for general public, $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org, (860) 229-3049.

 

NOW thru JUNE 15

OTHER

‘THE BOYS NEXT DOOR.’ A play by Tom Griffen. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Rd., Route 9, exit 22, Mill Street, Berlin. Theater is cabaret-style, bring your own food and drink. (860) 829-1248, CTCabaret.com

 

Senior listings

MAY 28-30

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO THE SIGHT AND SOUND THEATRES IN LANCASTER, PENN. Sponsored by the BristolSeniorCenter. Stay two nights in the Cork Factory Hotel, a luxury boutique hotel. Highlights include horse drawn carriage ride through the back roads of authentic Amish Farms, behind the scenes tour of the Millennium Theatre, reserved seats at the Sight and Sound Theatres to watch “Noah” on a 300-foot stage, also take a visit to a private Amish farm and home. Includes deluxe motor coach, two nights at hotel, two breakfasts, two dinners, sightseeing. For prices, contact June McCarthy at the BristolSeniorCenter at (860) 584-7895.

 

Meeting listings

MONDAY, 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.

 

Kids listings

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

OTHER

LITTLE MISS STRAWBERRY PAGEANT. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Register by Friday, May 17. Petite Miss Strawberry, 18 months to 3 years; Little Miss Strawberry, 4 to 6 years; Miss Strawberry, 7 to 9 p.m. Entry fee is $45 and includes a t-shirt, one free hot dog or hamburger and small strawberry shortcake. Winners receive a crown and sash. Winner rides in car show parade. New HorizonsVillage, Bliss Road, Farmington. Register at NewHorizonsInc.org/eventssports.html. (860) 673-8893.

 

JULY 15-26

OTHER

YOUTH MUSICAL THEATER PREPARATORY PROGRAM. Every day from 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m. with final performance on last day of class. Introduction course to prepare young actors. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $650 per student. Food will not be provided. PlayhouseonPark.org

 

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.

 

Support group listings

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.

 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No need to register. All are welcome. Connecticutoa.org, (860) 218-8550.

 

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

 

The New Kids on the Block are coming to Connecticut for three shows this week at the Mohegan Sun.

The New Kids on the Block are coming to Connecticut for three shows this week at the Mohegan Sun.

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