Gap Closure Trail Study report comments sought

The public is invited to review and provide input on the draft Gap Closure Trail Study Final Report, which will be made available on the project website on Thursday Jan. 11 at www.gapclosurestudy.com. This report covers the North-South alignment that…

Meet new Bees manager

The New Britain Bees have announced they will hold a special meet-and-greet with new manager, Wally Backman, on Friday, January 12 at Alvarium Beer Company. The event will take place from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and admission is free.…

Seniors listings, starting Jan. 5

SATURDAY, JAN. 6 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Light refreshments. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020.

Support group listings, starting Jan. 5

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 10 SOUTHINGTON ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Southington Care Center, 45 Meriden Ave., Anna Fanelli Room, Southington. Space is limited. Register. (860) 276-5399 ext. 4403. ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND…

Performance listings, starting Jan. 5

SATURDAY, JAN. 20 PLAINVILLE COMEDY NIGHT. Benefit for Plainville High School Project Graduation. 7 p.m. BYOB/ snacks, 50/50 raffle. DJ. Plainville VFW, Northwest Drive, Plainville. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. (860) 919-6225. wsanjuan@comcast.net NOW thru JAN. 14 OTHER…

Kids listings, starting Jan. 5

SATURDAY, JAN. 6 BRISTOL TEDDY BEAR PICNIC. 10 a.m. Hear bear stories and meet a bear. Photo taking opportunities. Bristol Public Library, children’s department, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787, ext. 6. www.BristolLib.com   FLEDGLINGS AND FAMILY: WALK AND…

Health listings, starting Jan. 5

TUESDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. hhcseniorservices.org PLAINVILLE UNDERSTANDING GLUTEN-FREE EATING. 11 a.m. Registered dietitian Mara Davis of Hartford Hospital. Plainville Senior Center,…

Meeting listings starting Jan. 5

ONGOING OTHER CASTLE CRAIG CAMERA CLUB. First and third Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. First Baptist Church, 460 Broad St., Meriden. Monthly competitions. Programs to enhance your photographic skills and knowledge. New members welcome. www.castlecraigcamera.org

Dining listings, starting Jan. 5

SUNDAY, JAN. 7 OTHER RING IN THE NEW YEAR SCHOLARSHIP BREAKFAST. Held by the Knights of Columbus Terryville Council, 1090. 8 a.m. to noon. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, corned beef hash, fruit cup, assorted desserts, juices, more. Proceeds benefit the…

Dem Town Committee holds caucus

Local Democrats are reminded that the biennial party caucus is on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Center. The caucus will endorse candidates for the Plainville Democratic Town Committee that takes office in March. All registered Democrats…