Listings for June 15

June 15, 2013

 

‘Burlesque-A-Pades Beach Party’ is coming to Bridge Street Live in Collinsville Friday. From the left are performers, The Maine Attraction, Angie Pontani, Albert Cadabra, Helen Pontani, and Tansy.

‘Burlesque-A-Pades Beach Party’ is coming to Bridge Street Live in Collinsville Friday. From the left are performers, The Maine Attraction, Angie Pontani, Albert Cadabra, Helen Pontani, and Tansy.

Dining listings

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.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

PLAINVILLE

FATHER’S DAY PANCAKE. 8 to 10 a.m. Fund raiser for PARC, Family Centered Services for People With Developmental Disabilities. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $6 per person. Call June May, (860) 747-5793, or Linda Garcia, (860) 747-0316.

 

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

OTHER

‘GET A CLUE’ TOUR. A parody inspired by the original game. 6 to 10 p.m. A full-fledged murder mystery will be laid out for visitors to solve. Sea Tea Improv comedy troupe will portray the suspects. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $20, $16 for museum members, and $13 for children 16 and under. (860) 280-3130. MarkTwainHouse.org

 

BRISTOL

SINGLES ‘50S, ‘60S, ‘70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet from 8 to 9:30 p.m. DJ Tasteful Productions Dress casual. Nuchies, 164 Central St., Bristol. (860) 582-8229.

 

JUNE 14-15

BRISTOL

SUMMER MINI BOOK SALE. Presented by the Friends of the Bristol Library. Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 9 to 12:30 p.m. Then special $5 bag sale from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday. All money raised will support summer reading programs for adults, children, and young adults. Book donations gladly appreciated and can be dropped off inside either of the Bristol Library branches during library hours.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

TEAM BRISTOL-2013 CAR SHOW AND CRAFTS FAIR. 4 to 8 p.m. Classic cars, crafters. Participant judging in addition to the Mayor’s Choice Award. Rain date June 22. (860) 716-7950, Bill@CityTrueValue.com, (860) 582-2076, mboyko@att.net

 

OTHER

‘NEW WAYS OF GETTING PUBLISHED.’ Program presented by Susan Schoenberger. 1 to 4 p.m. Mark Twain House and Museum, 350 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Number of participants is limited. $40. (860) 280-3130. MarkTwainHouse.org

 

PLEIN AIR PAINTING DEMONSTRATION. With Jim Laurino. 1 to 3 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org

 

RUN BACK TO THE ‘80S 5K. 9:30 a.m. For all ages and ability levels. ‘80s attire encouraged but not required. Rentchler Field, East Hartford. RunBackToThe80s.com

 

JUNE 15 to JULY 14

OTHER

OUR EXPANDING CIRCLE 5TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW CELEBRATION. Presented by Paper New England. Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Artists include Alexis Brown, Susan Clinard, Pat Carrigan, Maggie Nowinski, Robert Dente, Walter Kendra, Jenny Freidman, Matt Best, Anne Hebebrand, and more. Artspace, Asylum Avenue, Hartford. Opening reception on June 15 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. (860) 236-4787, Michael@PaperNewEngland.org

 

JUNE 15 to AUG. 28

PLAINVILLE

‘PLAINVILLE IN THE CIVIL WAR.’ Exhibit presented by the Plainville Historical Society. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12 to 2:30 p.m. Plainville Historical Center, 29 Pierce St., Plainville. Closed July 6 and 7. (860) 747-6577.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

BRISTOL

HEAD TO THE AMERICAN CLOCK AND WATCH MUSEUM TO CELEBRATE FATHER’S DAY. Free admission for fathers. American Clock and WatchMuseum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. ClockandWatchMuseum.org, (860) 583-6070.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

PLAINVILLE

JOINT BUSINESS AFTER HOURS. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Held by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce and the Plainville Chamber of Commerce. The Hospital of Central Connecticut Occupational Health Network, 440 New Britain Ave., Plainville. Open to chamber members in good standing. Free. CentralCTChambers.org, (860) 584-4722.

 

SOUTHINGTON

IDENTITY THEFT LUNCHEON. How to protect yourself. Noon. Complimentary luncheon during the presentation. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Seating limited. RSVP. (860) 628-5656.

 

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

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

BRISTOL

EXTREME FUND RAISING. 3 to 5 p.m. Presented by The Older Members Association of the Boys and Girls Club and Family Center of Bristol along with Spare Time Bowling. Bowlers needed for family friendly competition of spares and strikes. $20 per person and $120 per lane. Donation includes two hours of unlimited bowling, music and light show, shoe rental, one large pizza and unlimited soda per lane. Reserve by June 14. (860) 583-1669.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

SOUTHINGTON/ BRISTOL

2ND ANNUAL MIKE ARBURR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT. Presented by The Friends of Mike Arburr. Registration, 8 a.m. Shotgun start, 9 a.m. Four-man scramble. Arburr was an active volunteer in youth sports in the greater Bristol area for years, serving as president of McCabe Waters Little League and other organizations. Hawk’s Landing, 201 Pattonwood Dr., Southington. $125 per golfer, dinner only $30. Registration deadline June 20. Mail check to Rick Glownia, 57 Deerpark Rd., Bristol, CT06010. (860) 584-0491, (860) 261-4826.

 

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. Registration, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start, 12:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner, 5:30 p.m. Pequabuck Golf Club, 56 School St., Plymouth. Golfer registration, $155. Dinner only, $40. Register by June 14. Send check to Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 335, Terryville, CT 06786.  (860) 584-4718, (860) 584-4722, info@CentralCTChambers.org, PlymouthCTChamber.org

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20

BRISTOL

CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY DAY. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presented by the Bristol Historical Society. Encampment will consist of soldiers and civilian re-enactors from Company F of the 14th Regiment CT Volunteer Infantry. Glimpse of daily life during the Civil War with military drill and firing demonstrations, preparation for the noon meal on an open fire pit, and presentation of camp skills such as rifle loading, knapsack, and blanket rolling. Federal Hill Green, Maple Street, Bristol. BristolHistoricalSociety.org

 

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, contact 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.

 

SEPT. 6-7

OTHER

NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 55TH REUNION. Informational gathering on Friday at the Stanley Golf Course, 245 Hartford Rd., New Britain in the Winstone Tavern. Reunion celebration on Saturday at Hawk’s Landing Country Club, Southington. (860) 828-6858, (860) 828-1916. NBHS1958.com

 

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

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1943 70TH REUNION. Information sought on Jean Latrop Santy, Marion Cori Blum. (860) 582-4651. (860) 582-5553.

 

NOW thru JUNE 16

BRISTOL

ZORBA 2013 GREEK FESTIVAL. Thursday, 4 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Live Greek music and dancing on Friday and Saturday. Food, pastry, and jewelry. Drinks and imports. $2 raffle tickets. Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 31 Brightwood Rd., Bristol. SaintDemetriosBristol.org, (860) 583-3476, StDemetriosBristolUSA@hotmail.com

 

NOW thru AUG. 31

BRISTOL

THE POWERFUL WORK OF JUAN ANDREU. Art exhibit. Andreu is a self-taught painter. He is also a master carver and restoration artist of antique carousel horses. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

NOW thru JUNE 30

SOUTHINGTON

ART EXHIBIT BY CYNTHIA STREIT MAZZAFERO OF CHESHIRE. Entitled “Color Harmony.” The Gallery at the Orchards, community room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Call for hours. (860) 628-5656.

 

NOW thru JUNE 30

PLAINVILLE

PHOTOGRAPHER SHARON PURCELL. Seventeen of Purcell’s photos will be on display. Photos of Connecticut landscapes in various seasons as well as scenes of Vermont and Rhode Island. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446.

 

NOW thru JUNE 29

SOUTHINGTON

‘SOPHISTICATED ABSURDITIES.’ Art exhibit curated by Southington’s Clinton Deckert. Featuring Jon Eastman, Barbara Hocker, Florin Ion Firimita, and Joshua Smith. Paris in Plantsville, 15 West Main St., Southington.

 

NOW thru SEPT. 29

OTHER

‘THE BRILLIANCE OF LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY: PAINTER AND CRAFTSMAN.’ Exploration of the paintings of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) within the wider context of his creative output. He was a successful, influential glass, jewelry and interior designer associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for students, children under 12 free. Free admission 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. NBMAA.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 JUNE 30

OTHER

CTAL @ EBK. Art exhibit featuring members of website CTArtList.com. EBK Gallery, 43 Crossroads Plaza, West Hartford.

 

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.

 

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, JUNE 14

BRISTOL

SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m.City Sports Grill, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

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

 

OTHER

THE ZOMBIES. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

ENATION FEATURING JONATHAN JACKSON.  9 p.m. The Cabaret Theatre, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $75, $40, and $30. MoheganSun.com

 

GOSPEL’S BEST. 7 p.m. GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

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

 

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

 

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

 

SOUTHINGTON

STUDENTS OF ARIANA STRAZNICKY OF THE STRAZNICKY VIOLIN STUDIO RECITAL. 4 p.m. Students ages 4 to 13 will perform a wide variety of music (everything from “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” to Vivaldi concertos). Donations will be collected for Bread for Life of Southington. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. ArianaStraznicky.com

 

OTHER

DAVID FOSTER AND THE MOHEGAN SUN. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

MIKE MARINO FEATURING RYAN MAHER WITH SPECIAL GUEST BRIAN JIAN. 9 p.m. The Cabaret Theatre, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $25. MoheganSun.com

 

CORY GABEL CD LAUNCH PARTY. New album, “Paso.” 7 p.m. Mark Twain House and Museum, 325 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $45. CoryGabel.BrownPaperTickets.com, (860) 280-3130.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

BLACKBERRY SMOKE. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

MONDAY, JUNE 17

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

PHIL DIRT AND THE DOZERS. Noon, 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

BRISTOL

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

 

BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. “An Evening at the Pops.” 7 p.m. Features selections from “Les Miserables,” “Star Wars,” “Festive Overture,” and patriotic selections. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Guests include, “The Freshman Four,” a barber shop quartet, and Al Caruso, a retired BristolEasternHigh School music teacher. He will be playing selection on the piano. Free. Donations accepted. (860) 584-5112. BBandWE.org

 

OTHER

REWIND. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

MCALISTER DRIVE. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

ATLAS GENIUS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

DAVID BYRNE AND ST. VINCENT. 7:30 p.m. The Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven. $78, $68, and $58. Shubert.com, 1-800-228-6622.

 

SARAH JAFFE. 7 p.m. The Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. TheSpaceCt.com

 

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.

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

OTHER

BURLESQUE-A-PADES, BEACH PARTY. 9 p.m. Featuring illusionist Albert Cadabra, burlesque performaner The Maine Attraction, Tansy, Helen Pontani, the World Famous Pontani Sisters, The Beach Ball Dancers, and Angie Pontani. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17 to $27. 41BridgeStreet.com, Facebook.com/burlesquepades.

 

OTHER

FLAG DAY USA. With Nick Apollo Forte and comic Ryan MacNamara. 8 p.m. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. $23 for adults, $19.50 for seniors, and students. (860) 283-6250, LandmarkCommunityTheatre.org

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

‘OTHER

‘CHELSEA LATELY’ REGULAR JO KOY. 8 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30, $45, and $60. ComixatFoxwoods.com. 1-800-200-2882.

 

JUNE 18 to 23

OTHER

‘BILLY ELLIOT THE 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, JUNE 20

OTHER

ANDY COHEN OF ‘WATCH WHAT HAPPENS: LIVE!’ 8 p.m., live discussion. 8:30 p.m., free signing event. The Shops at Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

JUNE 20-22

OTHER

ILIZA SHLESINGER. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 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 on the day of the show.) ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

OTHER

MASTER CLASS IN SHAKESPEARE’S TEXT WITH ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, BRENDAN NORTON. 7 to 9 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $40. Advance registration required. Class size limited to 12. (860) 523-5900. PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org

 

NOW thru JULY 21

OTHER

‘CABARET.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $32.50 to $42.50. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.org

 

NOW thru JULY 7

OTHER

‘BECOMING DR. RUTH.’ Starring Debra Jo Rupp from ‘That ‘70s Show.’ Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Weekend matinees at 2:30 p.m. TheaterWorks Hartford, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50 general admission. $13 for center reserved upgrade. Student rush, $17. Senior Saturday matinees, $35. (860) 527-7838, TheaterWorksHartford.org

 

Support 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

 

Senior listings

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

OTHER

SENIOR HEALTH FAIR. 2 to 5 p.m.Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. Free. VillageGateOfFarmington.com, (860) 676-8626

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

OTHER

FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION. 2 p.m.Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. Free. VillageGateOfFarmington.com. RSVP. (860) 676-8626.

 

MONDAY, JUNE 17

PLAINVILLE

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS. 1 to 5 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures and more. Films and discussions. Driver manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. $12 for AARP members providing membership number and $14 for other attendees. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Register and pay at the senior center between 9:15 a.m. and noon.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

PLAINVILLE

LYMPHEDEMA. 10 a.m. The topic will be discussed by Aline Mellon, registered physical therapist and certified lymphedema therapist from Rehab Dynamics at BristolHospitalWellnessCenter. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Snacks and handouts. Register. Free. (860)747-5728.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

PLAINVILLE

SENSORY AWARENESS HEALTH FAIR. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Presented by Arden Courts of Farmington and Touchpoints of Farmington. Promotes an awareness of one’s senses to gain a greater understanding of the symptoms of dementia and to promote cognitive well-being. Free low-vision screening and education that include hands-on demonstrations of low-vision products and devices. Free hearing screening, memory screening, cognitive retraining exercises, and free virtual dementia tour. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860)747-5728.

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

PLAINVILLE

‘A JOURNEY TO AFRICA.’ 11 a.m. Rita Wagener (Kabali), a native of Uganda, will discuss the fashions and dances of Africa. She will share her experience of living in two cultures. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Free. Register. (860) 747-5728.

 

Meeting listings

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19

PLAINVILLE

YMCA/ PHS CLASS OF 2013 PROJECT GRADUATION. 7 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 250-4443.

 

Kids listings

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

SOUTHINGTON

14TH ANNUAL SOUTHINGTON AMBASSADOR PROGRAM. 6:30 p.m. Little, Youth, and Junior Eunice Chasman Bass Southington Ambassador Program. Talent routine, as well as the crowning of the new title holders and their court. DePaoloMiddle School, 385 Pleasant St., Southington. $12 for adults, $7 for students and seniors. Proceeds benefit scholarships for young women in Southington and Southington Community Theatre. (860) 877-3210, Heidi Bass-Lamberto (860) 877-2842.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 16

BRISTOL

FAMILY SUNDAY: FATHER’S DAY. 2 p.m. Fathers accompanied by their children are half price. Members free, $5 per child, $6 adult, children under 1 free. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

JUNE 16, 17

OTHER

AUDITIONS FOR ‘ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, JR.’ 6 to 7:30 p.m. New Britain Youth Theater. For children 7 to 14 from any town. Trinity-on-Main Performance Center, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. Schedule auditions. (860) 515-8115, auditions@nbyt.org. Participation fee is $350.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

BRISTOL

‘GIRLS NIGHT OUT PROGRAM.’ Sponsored by the Main Street Foundation, Women and Girls’ Fund. 6 to 7:30 p.m. For girls 8 to 13 and their mentors, mothers, or special friend. “Heart and Humor” presented by Wanda Miller, a nurse. Come find out what it takes to pursue a nursing career. Healthy snack and refreshments served. Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., Bristol. Register in advance. Free. (860) 314-1400.

 

MONDAY, JULY 1

PLAINVILLE

DROP IN FITNESS CLASS. 9:15 to 10:45, Monday, Wednesday, Friday. $6 per class, $50 for 10, or $80 for a 20 class punch card. Includes both exercise and nutrition. Ages 5 to 17. Two instructors will split class. Wheeler Regional YMCA, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.com. (860) 793-9631.

 

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

 

NOW thru JULY 14

PLAINVILLE

SUMMER WELLNESS PROGRAMS FOR KIDS. Saturday, 11:45 and 12:30 p.m., Dance with Kristi. Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., Kids Run Club. Wednesday, 4 to 5:15 p.m., Kids O’Course. 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., each day in June or August, Parent-Child Yoga. Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m., Speed and Agility Clinic (ages 12 and up); Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m. or Sunday noon to 1 p.m., Teen Strength and Fitness (ages 10 to 12). Wheeler Regional YMCA, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.org, (860) 793-9631.

 

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.

 

PLAINVILLE

TRIATHLON CLUB. Ages 5 and up. Held by Wheeler YMCA in Plainville. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.org, (860) 793-9631.

 

 

 

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