Schools seek volunteers

Plainville Community Schools are in need of volunteers for a variety of programs. Adult volunteers are needed to serve as mentors, tutors, reading partners and classroom helpers in the schools in Plainville. If you are interested in paying it forward…

New names on Veterans Memorial Wall

The following names have recently been added to the Plainville Veterans Memorial Wall. SPC 4 Donald Johnson – U.S. Army PFC Robert V. Dagata – U.S. Army S1C Arthur Chambers – U.S. Navy SFC Lawrence Johanson – U.S. Army The…

Dining listings, starting Oct. 6

FRIDAY, OCT. 6 BRISTOL THIRD ANNUAL HARVEST WINE TASTING EVENT. 6 to 9 p.m. Fundraiser for Meals for the Needy. Hors d’ouevres, beer, and 15 different wines. Entertainment by WOOF. Treasure chest and silent auction. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road,…

Health listings, starting Oct. 6

OCT. 8, 15 SOUTHINGTON TRAINING FOR IN-HOME HOSPICE VOLUNTEERS. Offered by Hartford HealthCare at Home. Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. Hartford HealthCare at Home, 300 Queen St., Southington. Register. (203) 321-3008. holly.beck@hhchealth.org   THURSDAY, OCT. 12 SOUTHINGTON BREAST HEALTH BASICS…

Kids listings, starting Oct. 6

SATURDAY, OCT. 7 PLAINVILLE CHILDREN’S DEPT. CELEBRATES PLAINVILLE LIBRARY’S 123RD BIRTHDAY. 11 a.m. to noon. Birthday cake while supplies last and birthday-themed activities. 1 to 2 p.m., Christina the Magician will offer a magic workshop for children ages 9 and…

Meeting listings, starting Oct. 6

SUNDAY, OCT. 8 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT ROSE SOCIETY. 1:30 p.m. 2 p.m., program with Mark Windham who will discuss common sense and practical ways to reduce the impact of Rose Rosette Disease and other rose diseases in the garden. Congregational Church…

Miscellaneous listings, starting Oct. 6

FRIDAY, OCT. 6 PLAINVILLE SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. Waxy O’Connors Irish Pub, 400 New Britain Ave., Plainville. No charge. (860) 582-8229.   BRISTOL JOHN E. TAVERA MEMORIAL FUND EIGTH ANNUAL FUNDRAISER> 5 p.m. Benefit provides scholarships and…

Senior listings, starting Oct. 6

TUESDAY, OCT. 10 BRISTOL JIMMY STURR THE POLKA KING. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. Includes music, family style lunch with salad, pasta, pierogies, stuffed cabbage, kielbasa and sauerkraut, veggie, potatoes, dessert, beverage. Aqua Turf, Plantsville. Register. (860)…

Support group listings, starting Oct. 6

TUESDAY, OCT. 10 SOUTHINGTON CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Register. (860) 276-1020.   WEDNESDAY, OCT. 11 SOUTHINGTON ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Southington Care Center, 45…