Author: mchaiken

Singer Patti Rothberg coming to SWAN Day Saturday

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Singer-songwriter Patti Rothberg first garnered the general public’s attention with her 1996 album, “Between the 1 and 9,” and her hit alternative single, “Inside.” That set the stage for a whirlwind touring schedule that found…

Senior listings, starting April 13

ONGOING BRISTOL BRISTOL SENIOR CENTER PHOTO CLUB. Thursdays, 9 to 11 a.m. Bristol Senior Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol.

Health listings, starting April 13

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 OTHER HEPATITIS C EDUCATION SESSION. 3:30 p.m. Free information and education session for patients who are hepatitis C positive or who want to learn more about hepatitis C. Wheeler Family Health and Wellness Center, 43 Woodland St.,…

Kids listings, starting April 13

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 PLAINVILLE ‘JEFF THE PLANT GUY’ FROM LIL’ PLANT SHOP. 10:30 a.m. “St. Paulia or the African Violet—How Did It Get Its Name?” For children in grades 4 and up. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville.…

Meetings listings, starting April 19

THURSDAY, APRIL 19 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 10 a.m., business meeting followed by light lunch. 12 p.m., speaker Cathy Testa who will address Container Gardening. Public invited to the program at noon. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.

Performance listings, starting April 13

APRIL 13, 14 OTHER ‘JO & EDDIE: A LOVE STORY.’ Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Performed by Tunxis Stage. A female riff on the Oedipal myth by Tunxis Community College professor and playwright Patrice Hamilton. Founders Hall…

Dining listings, starting April 13

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 BRISTOL FROM THE VINE WINE TASTING. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Food stations by Emily’s Catering Group of Bristol. Italian-style charcuerie table stocked with artisan cheeses and meats, Mediterranean-style appetizers and a risotto bar. Dessert and coffee bar.…

Music listings, starting April 13

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. The Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester. SATURDAY, APRIL 14 PLAINVILLE IRISH MUSIC WITH DEIRDRE MCMORROW AND PAUL PENDER. 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library. Plainville Public Library,…

Miscellaneous listings, starting April 13

SATURDAY, APRIL 14 OTHER SWAN (SUPPORT WOMEN ARTISTS NOW) DAY. 5 p.m. to midnight. Annual female-centric arts festival. Trinity on Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. www.swandayct.com BRISTOL FORESTVILLE PROGRAM. 1:30 p.m. Part 6 of a series by Tom Dickau.…

Support group listings, starting April 13

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…