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Listings for Jan. 3

January 3, 2014

Health listings

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

BRISTOL

COMMUNICATING WITH TODDLERS. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and ChildCenter, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Funded by grants from the Petit Family Foundation and the Fuller & Myrtle Barnes Fund for Education at the Main Street Community Foundation. Sliding scale fee and scholarships available for low-income families. $4 per class. Pre-register. (860) 585-3481.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

PLAINVILLE

DENTAL CLINIC. In cooperation with Community Health Center, Inc. By appointment. Registered dental hygienist will provide a dental hygiene exam, dental cleaning, sealants when appropriate and X-rays when appropriate. Intended for adults who have not received dental care in the last year and have difficulty accessing dental care in the community. Individuals without dental insurance will be billed a flat rate of $30 for the visit. Dental services will be billed to insurance companies for those who have dental insurance. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. An enrollment form needs to be picked up at the center and completed prior to the appointment. (860) 747-5728.

 

Kids listings

JAN. 6 to FEB. 24

BRISTOL

PLAY AND LEARN GROUP.Mondays 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Presented by the Parent and ChildCenter at BristolHospital. For children 5 and younger. StaffordElementary School gymnasium, 212 Louisiana Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. Space is limited. (860) 585-3895.

 

JAN. 8 to 12

OTHER

‘DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS PRINCESSES AND HEROES.’ Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday at 5 p.m. Matinees on Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. XL Center, One Civic Plaza, Hartford. Opening night tickets start at $15. Front row, $80. VIP, $60. $30, $25. (877( 522-8499, XLCenter.com.

 

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

DROP IN FITNESS. Sundays, 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

FAMILY FITNESS. Sundays, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

TEEN STRENGTH. Sundays, 12 to 1 p.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

SPIN CLASS. Mondays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DROP IN FITNESS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

O’COURSE AND RUN CLUB. Starts Jan. 16. Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

 

TEEN STRENGTH. Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DANCE. Saturdays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For ages 5 to 9. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DANCE. Saturdays, 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Ages 10 to 14. Starts Jan. 16. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

Meeting listings

MONDAY, JAN. 6

OTHER

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Make quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1-75 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

BRISTOL

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Make quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION. 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 637-6640.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 21

BRISTOL

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Make quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com

 

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

OTHER

SINGLES MOVIE EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. Meet in the lobby. Everyone decides which movie to see. After movie, go nearby for refreshments. Rave Motion Pictures, 19 Frontage Rd., Berlin. (860) 582-8229.

 

BENEFIT FOR PHILIPPINES TYPHOON HAIYAN SURVIVORS. 7 p.m. to midnight. Filipino food, cash bar, and a performance by a Filipino Rondalla (stringed musical group) at 8 p.m. DJ SunOne will spin dance tunes from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Local rock bands, including DemoGods will perform from 10 p.m. to midnight. A silent auction will feature tropical themed artwork by local artists. Trinity-on-Main Performance Center, 69 Main St., New Britain. Admission is a minimum donation of $15. $5 after 10 p.m. at the door only. (203) 843-2121, hannahhurwitz@mail.ccsu.edu

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

OTHER

REALITY FIGHTING: A NIGHT OF MMA FIGHTS. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $75, $55, and $30. MoheganSun.com

 

BRISTOL

BRASS RING ACADEMY AND CABARET: STEAMPUNK-THEMED BENEFIT FOR THE NEW ENGLAND CAROUSEL MUSEUM. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., all-ages classes. 4 p.m., High tea. Evening performances by the Elephant Burlesque Society Daniel Greenwolf, Desert Moon Dancers, bands French and the Punk, Them Damn Hamiltons, and a surprise group. Costumes not required by highly encouraged. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Dr., Bristol. BrassRingCT.com

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

SOUTHINGTON

MISS SOUTHINGTON/ MISS PLANTSVILLE/ MISS SOUTHINGTON’S OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANT. 1 p.m., buffet lunch, followed by the pageant. Catered by La Bella Vista. Emcees Miss Connecticut Kaitlyn Tarpey and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Tiana Dyson. La Bella Vista, Pontelandolfo Club, 380 Farmwood Rd., Waterbury. $25 per person, 12 and under $15. Includes luncheon and pageants. (860) 302-2566, Lubrico@sbcglobal.net, bmakay1@cox.net, (860) 628-0700.

 

BRISTOL

ADULT AND COLLEGE DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT. 11 to 3 p.m. Register as an individual for $5 or gather a team of 10 to 12 and pay $45. Pre-registration is required. Chippens Hill Middle School gym, Peacedale Road, Bristol. BristolRec.com, JoshuaMedeiros@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-6160.

 

OTHER

FIRST SUNDAY GALLERY TALK. 1 p.m. The Popes entertained many guests over the holidays. Learn more about the guests to their historic home. Hill-SteadMuseum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. (860) 677-4787. Hillstead.org

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

OTHER

‘BACK TO BATAAN.’ Afternoon at the Bijou Classic Films. 2 p.m. Drop in. No registration necessary. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791.

 

ART HAPPY HOUR. 5:30 to 7 p.m. “A Collector’s Perspective: Why Maurice Sendak,” a lecture by Billie Levy. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington Ave., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 10

BRISTOL

ART OPENING NIGHT. 6 p.m. With artist Gary Fortier and live musical performance by Blue Cherry. Food and refreshments from Artist Tree Tea House. Gallery 156 and Artist Tree Teahouse, 160 School St., Bristol. $10 cover. Bring a canned good and winter coat for half-price admission. Donations for the band also accepted. (860) 919-4356. All ages welcome. Children free with adult full admission.

 

OTHER

SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Bonefish Grill, 2903 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. Special prices for appetizers and drinks. No charge. (860) 582-8229.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 18

BRISTOL

INSIDE CRAFT/ VENDOR AND TAG SALE. Sponsored by Celebrate Recovery. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crafters, vendors, quality tag sales. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. If you want to rent a booth, call Sharon Richardson at (860) 585-1578 or (860) 202-3876. A 6-foot-table space is $10 and may be shared with other vendors. Tables must be reserved by Jan. 3.

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 19

PLAINVILLE

CUT-A-THON. Benefit for Team Matthew and James Lapila. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The brothers lost their father in October. Their mother works at Great Beginnings in Plainville. Haircuts, raffle, bake sale. The Hair Spa, 356 Farmington Ave., Route 10, Plainville. $10 haircuts for children, $20 haircuts for adults. (860) 747-4544.

 

NOW thru JAN. 26

OTHER

THE ERECTOR SET AT 100. Saturdays 10 to 3 p.m. and Sundays, 12 to 5 p.m. Exhibition features a timeline of the Erector Set’s evolution and connections to major events of the 20th century. The EliWhitneyMuseum, 915 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Free. Donations welcome. EliWhitney.org

 

NOW thru JAN. 5

OTHER

‘BODIES REVEALED.’ Visitors get a chance to see the complex systems of the human body. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. General admission $19 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 4 to 18), $16.50 seniors (65 plus), ages 3 and under are free. CTScienceCenter.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 9, 2014

OTHER

‘MAURICE SENDAK.’ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed New Year’s Day, and Christmas Day. A touring exhibition commemorating the work of American illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak. Features about 70 select works by the 30-year resident of Connecticut. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 museum admission for adults, $10 for students, free for children under 12. Free admission 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 22, 2014

OTHER

‘THE UNIVERSAL KITCHEN.’ Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday from 12 to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate Landers, Frary and Clark and the household items it manufactured under the Universal brand name. New BritainIndustrialMuseum, 185 Main St., Second Floor, New Britain. (860) 832-8654. NBIndustrial.com

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

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.

 

THE BARGAIN CENTER. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $5 bag sale is on.

 

OTHER

SETBACK CARDS AND CUT THROAT. 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursdays through December 2013. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860) 223-9306.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BEGINNER LINE AND PARTNER DANCE LESSONS. Wednesday at 7 p.m. No partner needed. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $5 per person. dance@caddyranch.com

 

Music listings

FRIDAY, JAN. 3

OTHER

STRYPER. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

PLAINVILLE

SPIRIT SHAKER. The Red Zone, West Washington Street, Plainville. 

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

OTHER

CHUBBY CHECKER. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

OTHER

ANGIE JOHNSON. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

MONDAY, JAN. 6

OTHER

PHIL DIRT AND THE DOZERS.  Noon and 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

OTHER

RUSH HOUR. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

OTHER

THE FIGHTING JAMESONS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

AGAINST ME! Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

OTHER

DYLAN SCOTT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. 21 and up. MoheganSun.com

 

JAN. 9 to 12

OTHER

HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA’S MASTERWORKS SERIES: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35.50 to $70.50. HartfordSymphony.org, (860) 244-2999.

 

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. Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (18 and up to sing), Fridays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up), Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up). All genres of music, full service bar/ restaurant. Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. (203) 879-4785.

 

Dining listings

THURSDAY, JAN. 9

BRISTOL

BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. (Second and fourth Thursday of each month). Pot roast or stuffed fish, choice of soup or salad, potato, vegetable, bread and butter, coffee or tea and dessert. $8 per person. All inclusive. Call ahead for fish, (860) 583-3350.

 

Performance listings

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

OTHER

R.C. SMITH. Featuring Warren Holstein and Corey Rodrigues. 9 p.m. Cabaret Theatre, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $22. MoheganSun.com

 

JAN. 5-6

SOUTHINGTON

AUDITIONS FOR NOEL COWARD’S ‘HAY FEVER.’ Conducted by Southington Community Theatre. Sunday and Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. Men and women, ages 20 and up. Directed by Peter Pristic. March 13 to 16 performance. Southington Community Theatre Hall, the old Marion Firehouse, 1237 Marion Ave., Marion. SouthingtonCommunityTheatre.org, SouthingtonCommunityTheatre@gmail.com, (860) 833-7160.

 

JAN. 9-11

OTHER

ERIK GRIFFIN. Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

 NOW thru JAN. 4

OTHER

BOBBY SLAYTON. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 on day of show. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. 21 plus.

 

NOW thru FEB. 1

OTHER

‘THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT.’ Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Curtain at 8 p.m. No performances Jan. 3-4. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., just off Route 9, Berlin. CTCabaret.com, (860) 829-1248.

 

Senior listings

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living and independent living. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Complementary lunch. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 7

SOUTHINGTON

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. Held by Central Connecticut Health Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. Free. (860) 276-5293.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8

OTHER

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 10 to 11 a.m. Held by Central Connecticut Health Services. Stop and Shop, 1309 Corbin Ave., New Britain. Free. (860) 224-5278.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9

PLAINVILLE

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 to 11 a.m. Held by Central Connecticut Health Services. Plainville senior Cente,r 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 224-5278.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15

PLAINVILLE

DENTAL CLINIC. In cooperation with Community Health Center, Inc. By appointment. Registered dental hygienist will provide a dental hygiene exam, dental cleaning, sealants when appropriate and X-rays when appropriate. Intended for adults who have not received dental care in the last year and have difficulty accessing dental care in the community. Individuals without dental insurance will be billed a flat rate of $30 for the visit. Dental services will be billed to insurance companies for those who have dental insurance. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. An enrollment form needs to be picked up at the center and completed prior to the appointment. (860) 747-5728.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB. 1:30 p.m. Learn the game and become a member. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonOrchards.org. (860) 628-5656.

 

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING. Mondays, 12:45 p.m. Laurel Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $8 per person, per week, and includes three games of bowling, automatic scoring, and free weekly beverage. Open to bowlers of all abilities. Frank Robinson, Bowling League president, (860) 747-2918.

 

POOL PLAYER’S CLINIC. Mondays, 10:30 to noon. Improve your game, learn good mechanics and cue ball control. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville.

 

Support group listings

JAN. 8 to APRIL 9

BRISTOL

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP. Wednesdays 6 to 7:30 p.m. For parents of children with challenging behaviors. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@bristolhospital.org

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

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.

 

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 Red Stone Hill., 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

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

 

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.

 

 

The exhibit on Maurice Sendak continues its run at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

The exhibit on Maurice Sendak continues its run at the New Britain Museum of American Art.

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