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Listings for July 5

July 5, 2013

Miscellaneous listings

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

OTHER

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS. Held by the Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Farmington Mini Golf and Ice Cream Parlor, 1048 Farmington Ave., Farmington. CentralCTChambers.org. (860) 584-4718.

 

‘THE GILDED AGE OF HARTFORD.’ Part of the ‘Trouble Begins at 5:30’ series. Reception, 5 p.m. Lecture, 5:30 p.m. Led by historian Andrew Walsh. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998, MarkTwainHouse.org

 

JUDGING A BOOK BY ITS COVER: SPEED DATING WITH BOOKS. 7 p.m. Librarians will set up tables with books laid out. Participants will have a seat and take a few minutes with each book to read the description, flip through the pages, study, the language, and judge it by its cover. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Advanced registration. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibCT.org

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

OTHER

LOBSTER SHACKS. With author Mike Urban. 6:30 p.m. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge. Registration required. (860) 584-7790.

 

ART HAPPY HOUR. Reception, 5:30 p.m. Presentation, 6 p.m. “The Making of Stained Glass Tiffany Style” stained glass demonstration by artist Sarah Segovia. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. Free with museum admission. Adults, $1. Senior citizens, $10. Students,  $8. Children under 12, free. NBMAA.org

 

NOOK FARM BOOK TALKS. 5 p.m., reception. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., discussion. Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass.” Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Registration encouraged. info@stowecenter.org, (860) 522-9258. ext. 317.

 

JULY 17-19

BRISTOL

HORSEMANSHIP SEMINAR. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to persons 16 years of age and older who can commit to volunteering at Shepard Meadow for the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014. Shepard Meadows, 733 Hill St., Bristol. Space is limited. C.languerand@shepardmeadows.org, (860) 314-0007.

 

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

 

JULY 23-AUG. 15

BRISTOL

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU: SELF DEFENSE CLASS. BristolParks and Recreation Department in conjunction with Hammer Strike. Tuesdays or Thursdays for one-hour. The adult program will focus on how to deal with real life situations. Classes, which will be taught by Nathan Prescott, meet at 842 Clark Ave., Bristol. BristolRec.com, (860) 584-6160. JoshuaMedeiros@ci.bristol.ct.us

 

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

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

BRISTOL

THE BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m. Shot gun start, 1 p.m. Dinner, 6 p.m. Registration includes round of golf with cart, pullover jacket, lunch and dinner, and a gift bag. Prizes for first, second, third place, Hole ‘n One, Longest Drive, as well as raffles. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Hoad, Bristol. Register. BristolCentralFootball.com, BristolCentralfootball@gmail.com

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

BRISTOL

ROCKWELL PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL. Presented by the West End Association. Sponsored by Thomaston Savings Bank. 10 a.m. Music, dance performances, competitions, food vendors, crafters. Free basketball and volleyball tournaments. Skateboard competition at noon. Bristol Car Club Invitational Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. RockwellPark, 128 Jacobs St., Bristol. Free.

 

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, Bristol. (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. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Call Angie Baher (860) 582-4651 or Charles Aldieri (860) 582-5553.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

PLAINVILLE

WHEELER CLINIC’S THIRD ANNUAL ‘EVENING OF WONDER.’ 6 p.m. Celebration of hope, healing, and transformation. Proceeds will benefit Wheeler. Entertainment from Timmy Maia and his band. Marriott Hartford Downtown, Hartford, CT. give.wheelerclinic.org/eveningofwonder, (860) 224-6375, jmchale@wheelerclinic.org

 

NOW thru JULY 31

SOUTHINGTON

ARTWORK BY RESIDENTS OF THE ORCHARDS. Works by Betty Bolduc, Natalie Gillette, Toni Height, Ray LaBouliere, June Meeker, and Lloyd Sherwood. The Gallery At The Orchards, Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Call (860) 628-5656 for hours. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.homestead.com

 

NOW thru JULY 19

BRISTOL

ART OF GEORGE NOWAK. Former illustrator at the New Britain Herald and Hartford Courant. Pop culture illustrations. Sales of work will benefit George, who is suffering from the effects of MS. Prints for sale $15 and $25. Bare Bones, 156 ArtGallery. Facebook.com/BareBonesBristolCT for hours, (860) 506-5980.

 

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 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. (860) 236-4787, Michael@PaperNewEngland.org

 

NOW thru 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.

 

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

 

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.

 

MONDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP. Meets on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Farmington Library, Monteith Dr., Farmington. List of dates and books available at the library. (860) 673-6791.

 

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

 

JAZZ JAM. Local band looking for musicians who simply want to play. You don’t need to read music. Just pick-up and play. Drum set available. Location and times to be determined based on availability. (860) 302-3664.

 

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, JULY 5

BRISTOL

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

 

MATT NATHANSON. 8 p.m Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

OTHER

GIGANTOUR 2013. Megadeth, Black Label Society, Device, Hellyeah, Newsted, special guest Death Division. 4:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. MoheganSun.com

 

THE MACHINE. 7 p.m. Fairfield Theatre’s Stage One, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. $38. FairfieldTheatre.org

 

HUNGRY TIGER BLOCK PARTY. 7 to 10 p.m., Spirit Shaker. 10:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Diamond Back. Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak, Manchester.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 6

BRISTOL

LEE BRICE. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

OTHER

JIM HURST, ROB ICKES, THE DYNAMIC DUO. 7:30 p.m. The Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $25, $35. GuitartownCT.com.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 7

OTHER

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

 

MONDAY, JULY 8

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

SOULED OUT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, JULY 9

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

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

 

GOLDRUSH. Presented by Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston. 7 p.m. Seth Thomas Park, South Main St., Thomaston. Free. Rain location, Thomaston High School, Route 109, Thomaston. www.ThomastonFineArts.com. (860) 484-4976.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

DREW THOMAS. 8 p.m. In the Theater at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $25. MoheganSun.com

 

BLACK TAXI. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

… AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD. 8 p.m. Spaceland Ballroom, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. TheSpaceCT.com

 

CLEARVIEW. 6 p.m. Town of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series. Baldwin Park, Route 6, Playmouth. Free. (860) 584-4718.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

BRISTOL

OPEN MIC WITH GARY AND PETE PATRONE. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.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, JULY 5

OTHER

LATINO COMIX AND DJ PARTY. 10:30 a.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 in advance. MoheganSun.com

 

SUNDAY, JULY 7

OTHER

SPINNATO’S R-RATED HYPNOTIC HYSTERIA. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15, $25, $35 in advance. MoheganSun.com

 

JULY 7-8

BRISTOL

AUDITIONS FOR ‘SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL.’ Sunday, all ages, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, children, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Adults and teens, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call backs, Thursday, July 11. Show is Oct. 11 to 13. Prepare 16 bars of music to sing in the style of the show or from the show. Wear sneakers and appropriate clothes for movement. Bristol Boys and Girls Club, 105 Laurel St., Bristol. BristolTheatreArts.org.

 

JULY 8 to 19

OTHER

SCENE STUDY CLASSES. 10 a.m. to noon. Two-week intensive course. Open to high school students and adults. Taught by Playhouse on Park co-founder and artistic director Sean Harris. $250 per student. Advance registration required. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. PlayhouseonPark.org, (860) 523-5900, ext. 10.

 

JULY 11 to 13

OTHER

TONE BELL. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 in advance for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru JULY 6

OTHER

APRIL MACIE. 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com 1-800-200-2882.

 

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 14

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

 

NOW thru JULY 27

OTHER

‘THE ANDREW BROTHERS.’ A swinging musical comedy. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, off Route 9 (exit 22, Mill Street) and the Berlin Turnpike, Berlin. (860) 829-1248, CtCabaret.com

 

Kids listings

JULY 8-12

BRISTOL

GOD’S BACKYARD BIBLE CAMP. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Held by St. Andrew and Gloria Dei Lutheran Churches. For children ages 4 to grade 6. Start with dinner followed by Bible stories, games, music, and crafts. Registration is free, donations excepted. Service project will be Backpack Project. Donations of backpacks and school supplies accepted. St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1125 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 583-4809, (860) 582-0629. www.StAndrewCT.org/whatshappening

 

JULY 8-10, AUG. 12-14, SEPT. 9-11

BRISTOL

BRISTOL YOUTH LACROSSE YOUTH GIRLS CLINICS. 6 to 8 p.m. Held in conjunction with BristolParks and Recreation Department. For girls in grades fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. Sticks will be provided. Mouth guard recommended. For details, download registration form at BristolCTLacrosse.com, (860) 540-5894.

 

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

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

BRISTOL

READING ON THE GREEN. Sponsored by the Bristol Public Library, Bristol Historical Society, the New EnglandCarouselMuseum, and the Early Childhood Alliance. 2 to 4 p.m. For children preschool to age 10. Stories will be read accompanied by costume characters. Children’s authors Catherine Gibson and Jacqui Boulter, on hand. Meris Palmer, Teller of Tales, will provide a story. Other events planned. Free. No registration necessary. Rain date, Aug. 11. Federal Hill Green, Bristol.

 

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.

 

NOW thru AUG. 6

BRISTOL

SUMMER DROP-IN STORY TIME. 10 a.m., Tuesdays. Manross Public Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge, no registration necessary. (860) 584-7790.

 

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.

 

Senior listings

FRIDAY, JULY 5

OTHER

SELLING YOUR HOME SEMINAR. 2 p.m. Dianne Rechel of Realty Executives. Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626. VillageGateofFarmington.com

 

SATURDAY, JULY 6

OTHER

VETERANS LUNCHEON. 12:30 p.m. Three-course lunch for a donation of $5, benefits Outward bound for Veterans. Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626. VillageGateofFarmington.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

OTHER

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 10 to 11 a.m. Stop and Shop, 1309 Corbin Ave., New Britain. Held by ConnecticutCenter for Healthy Aging. (860) 224-5278, (860) 276-5293.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

OTHER

DINE AND DISCUSS: WHAT’S UP WITH DOWNSIZING? 5:30 p.m. Meet with downsizing experts Susan Rabinovitch of SR Consulting and Aaron Wlochowski of The Dutiful Daughter. Learn the tasks associated with organizing and moving from your home. Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626. VillageGateofFarmington.com

 

LUNCH AND LEARN FOR COMMUNITY SENIORS. ConnecticutCenter for Health Aging and The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General Campus. Noon. Discussion on managing your medications. RSVP. (860) 224-5278. The Hospital of Central Connecticut, New Britain General Campus, 100 Grand St., New Britain.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 12

PLAINVILLE

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m to noon. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Held by ConnecticutCenter for Healthy Aging. (860) 224-5278, (860) 276-5293.

 

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., 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

 

Dining listings

WEDNESDAYS thru AUG. 28

SOUTHINGTON

PASTA NIGHT. Every Wednesday night from 5 to 7 p.m. Held by Southington Elks Lodge. At the lodge, 114 Main St., Southington. $8 for adults, $4 for children. Includes pasta, bread, salad, and dessert.

 

 

 

 

This silver-mounted favrile glass vase, circa 1900, is part of the exhibit, ‘The Brilliance of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Painter and Craftsman’ at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

This silver-mounted favrile glass vase, circa 1900, is part of the exhibit, ‘The Brilliance of Louis Comfort Tiffany: Painter and Craftsman’ at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

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