Category: Community news

50 years with Zenobia and the Witch’s Dungeon

By TOM DICKAU BRISTOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY Fifty years ago in 1966, a sickly 13 year old youngster began an adventure that this year culminates in its 50th anniversary. Cortlandt Hull could, at that time, be accurately described as the “boy…

Price Chopper partners with Red Cross to ‘Give what fire takes’

This September, Price Chopper is once again joining forces with the American Red Cross to “Give What Fire Takes.” From Sept. 1 to Sept. 30, Price Chopper shoppers can join the effort to support families affected by home fires, and enable…

Carousel museum needs volunteers; open house set for Sept. 11

The New England Carousel Museum is looking for volunteers for various tasks in and around the museum. As a volunteer, you can set your schedule as you are available and willing to donate your time. Volunteers receive a free one…

Classic car show at the Southington drive-in on Sunday

The 2016 “Wings of Hope” team, along with Katie and Mike Dragon, will be sponsoring the 5th annual “Rev Up for a Cure” event on Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Southington Drive-In, 935 Meriden Waterbury Rd. in Plantsville. The classic…

Recreation Department brings day of fun on Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will host a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs, according to a press release from the Plainville Recreation Department. Activities…

Get tickets for Harley raffle

The New England Carousel Museum is now selling tickets for their 19th annual Harley raffle. Stop in at the New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will help…

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation plans summer picnic Aug. 21

Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host its annual community-wide summer picnic on Sunday, Aug. 21 at Recreation Park in Plantsville from noon until 3 p.m.. This social event is an opportunity for individuals and families interested in learning more about…

Make plans for Plainville’s Fun Day, Aug. 12

The Plainville Recreation Department will be hosting a Fun Day on Friday, Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. at Norton Park. Fun Day is the grand finale to the summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin art, thumbprints, tattoos, dunker, tissue…

Job Fair for Northwest Village School set for July 28

Wheeler Clinic’s Northwest Village School will host a Job Fair on Thursday, July 28 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. The event is designed to recruit special education teachers; a high school science teacher; a high…