Category: Community news

Registration begins for Miss Southington and Miss Plantsville pageants

Who will be the next Miss Southington, Miss Plantsville, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Plantsville’s Outstanding Teen 2017? Would you like to earn Scholarship money? Do you have a passion to give back to your community and help others?…

Chanukah celebrated by Gishrei Shalom with gathering Dec. 26

On Monday, Dec. 26, the local Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at the home of Dr. Amy Breakstone and Dr. David…

Chanukah celebration planned for Dec. 26

On Monday, Dec. 26, the greater Bristol Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at the home of Dr. Amy Breakstone and Dr.…

Register for Y programs

Registration is open for Wheeler Regional YMCA in Plainville sports program. The The winter session runs Jan. 9 to Feb. 26. Youth Sports include soccer for ages 2 to 8; gymnastics for ages 18 months to 7; and rock climbing…

Local singers to perform at screening of ‘Bang! The Bert Berns Story’

  Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford will screen the biographical documentary, “Bang! The Bert Berns Story,” which tells the story of 1960s American songwriter and record producer Bert Berns, on Saturdya, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m., followed by…

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…