Listings for June 7

Music listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

BRISTOL

SAVAGE BROTHERS. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

HERE COME THE MUMMIES. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

THE WATERBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WINE AND MUSIC. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Six wine tasting stations and music by the WSO. Mill House Antiques and Gardens, Woodbury. $75. WaterburySymphony.org

 

JUNE 7, 8

OTHER

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND. The Head and the Heart open. Comcast Theatre, Hartford.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

PLAINVILLE

FLASHBACK. 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Firehouse, West Main Street, Plainville.

 

BRISTOL

SHAKEDOWN. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

THE SPINNERS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

MONDAY, JUNE 10

BRISTOL

BEER PONG. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

REMINISCE. Noon and 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

CHARLIE MARS. The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

BRISTOL

KARAOKE/MUSIC TRIVIA WITH JENNI B. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

RED LIGHT. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

JUNE 11, 12

OTHER

‘WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN; CARPENTERS REMEMBERED.’ Tuesday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $25 and $35. BridgeStreetLive.com. WeveOnlyJustBegunShow.com

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

BRISTOL

MUG NIGHT KARAOKE WITH DJ CHRIS AND JT. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

BAD INFLUENCE BAND. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

BRISTOL

OPEN MIC WITH GARY AND PETE PATRONE. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

WILL HOGE. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. Free. MoheganSun.com

 

FRED EAGLESMITH. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $22, $32. 41BridgeStreet.com

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 14

BRISTOL

SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m.City Sports Grill, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

THE CHAPPARALS. 7 to 11 p.m. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Admission is $12 per person. Singles welcome. Bring your own snacks and set-ups. Pre-paid tables of eight may be reserved. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18

BRISTOL

BRISTOL BRASS AND WIND ENSEMBLE. “An Evening at the Pops.’ 7 p.m. Features selections from “Les Miserables,” “Star Wars,” “Festive Overture,” and patriotic selections. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. Guests include, “The Freshman Four,” a barber shop quartet, and Al Caruso, a retired BristolEasternHigh School music teacher. He will be playing selection on the piano. Free. Donations accepted. (860) 584-5112. BBandWE.org

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

KARAOKE. Every Friday and Saturday night, 9 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

 

KARAOKE WEDNESDAYS. Live with Lauren. 9 p.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

KARAOKE AND DJ MUSIC. Every Friday 9 p.m. to closing. Open to the public. The BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

KARAOKE AND DJ MUSIC. Saturdays, 9 p.m. to closing. Open to the public. The BristolFrench Club, Barlow Street, Bristol.

 

KARAOKE/ DANCE PARTY DJ/ FREE POOL ALL NIGHT. Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays. Full food menu each night. Thursdays no cover. Fridays no cover till 8 p.m. and trivia at 8 p.m. Saturdays dance lessons at 7 p.m. Illusions Dance Club and Restaurant and Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. IllusionsDanceClub.com

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

BRISTOL

COMEDIAN DAVE REILLY. A fundraiser for Nora Blackman, a child suffering from the after-effects of surgery to halt uncontrollable epileptic seizures. Light appetizers. Cash bar. The Ballroom at Lake Compounce, 271 Enterprise Dr., Bristol. $55 per ticket. (203)881-9008, td@tdwc.org, (203) 915-3874, trace89a@charter.net, GoodForNora.org

 

OTHER

TABATHA COFFEY, STAR OF BRAVO’S ‘TABATHA TAKES OVER.’ 7:30 p.m. She will challenge you to achieve greatness, analyze your success and failures. You will leave the show inspired, elevated, and enabled to use the skills learned in your personal and professional life. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $35, $45, $85. Post-show meet and greet included with Gold Circle tickets. (860) 987-5900, Bushnell.org

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

OTHER

JAY MOHR. 8 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30, $45, and $60 in advance only. ComixatFoxwoods, 1-800-200-2882.

 

JUNE 8, 9

OTHER

CONNETIC DANCE ‘DRACULA.’ Contemporary Ballet. Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The Aetna Theatre at The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. ConneticDance.com (860) 251-9194.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

OTHER

LOUIS KATZ. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15, $25, $35. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

JUNE 12-JULY 21

OTHER

‘CABARET.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $32.50 to $42.50. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.org

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

OTHER

MASTER CLASS IN SHAKESPEARE’S TEXT WITH ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, BRENDAN NORTON. 7 to 9 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $40. Advance registration required. Class size limited to 12. (860) 523-5900. PlayhouseTheatreGroup.org

 

NOW thru JUNE 15

OTHER

‘THE BOYS NEXT DOOR.’ A play by Tom Griffen. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-31 Webster Square Rd., Route 9, exit 22, Mill Street, Berlin. Theater is cabaret-style, bring your own food and drink. (860) 829-1248, CTCabaret.com

 

NOW thru JUNE 8

OTHER

MOSHE KASHER. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 for general admission and VIP for $40 in advance. Add $10 day of show. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru JULY 7

OTHER

‘BECOMING DR. RUTH.’ Starring Debra Jo Rupp from ‘That ‘70s Show.’ Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Weekend matinees at 2:30 p.m. TheaterWorks Hartford, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50 general admission. $13 for center reserved upgrade. Student rush, $17. Senior Saturday matinees, $35. (860) 527-7838, TheaterWorksHartford.org

 

Dining listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

PLAINVILLE

ANNUAL STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church as well as take out. Deliveries for orders of 10 or more. PlainvilleMethodistChurch, 56 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville. (860) 747-2328, (860) 793-9590.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

BRISTOL

WINE AND BEER TASTING FUND RAISER EVENT. 4 to 8 p.m. A variety of wines and beers. Light refreshments. Raffles. Benefit for the Bristol American Legion Auxiliary Unit 2. Bristol American Legion Hall, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $20 per person. (860) 302-8190.

 

Support listings

ONGOING

OTHER

GRIEF RECOVERY AFTER A SUBSTANCE PASSING. A support group for families or individuals who had a loved one die as a result of substance abuse or addiction. The last Thursday or each month, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Beacon Falls Congregational Church, 69 Wolfe Ave., Beacon Falls. GraspValleyCt@aol.com, GraspValleyCt@att.net, (203) 231-6705, (203) 305-98-9. Pre-registration required. Grasphelp.org.

 

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No need to register. All are welcome. Connecticutoa.org, (860) 218-8550.

 

SOUTHINGTON

HEALING EMOTIONALLY ABUSED LIVES (HEAL). Second Tuesday of the 5:30 to 7 p.m. Hospital of CentralConnecticut, 81 Meriden Ave., Southington, Conference Room B, Second Floor. Free. Emotionalheal.org., (203) 305-2137.

 

BRISTOL

OVEREATER’S ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Saturdays at 11 a.m. BristolHospital Small Dining Room, Brewster Road, Bristol. All are welcome. (203) 755-8922.

 

AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s LutheranChurch, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome.

 

BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Wheelchair accessible, off-street handicapped accessible. CTFightsMS.org, 1-800-FIGHT MS.

 

CELEBRATE RECOVERY. 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Covers all hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. There is a dinner at 5:30 p.m. for $4 and all adults are welcome. (860) 582-3995.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 7 p.m. every Friday at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. (888) 825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. 9:30 a.m. every Saturday at First Congregational Church, 31 Maple St., Bristol. 7 p.m. every Monday, United MethodistChurch, 56 Redstone Rd., Plainville. 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday, BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St.www.ct-al-anon.org (888) 825-2666.

 

AL-ANON MEETING – 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday at BristolBaptistChurch, 43 School St., Bristol. For anyone affected by someone else’s drinking. Newcomers welcome. No fee for attending. 1-888-825-2666 or www.ct-al-anon.org.

 

AL-ANON MEETING- 8 p.m. every Friday night at St. Andrews Lutheran Church, 1025 Stafford Ave. Has someone else’s drinking affected your life? No charge to attend.

 

PLAINVILLE

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. For men and women trying to recover from compulsive debting and spending. Wheeler Clinic, Room A, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-3766, DANewEngland.org

 

AL-ANON MEETING. For families and friends in different locations throughout the week. 10 a.m., Mondays at Plainville Congregational Church, 130 Main St., (Route 372), Plainville. Mondays at 7 p.m., United MethodistChurch of Plainville, 55 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville and Fridays at 7 p.m., Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Route 177. ct-al-anon.org, 888-825-2666.

 

PLAINVILLE MS SUPPORT GROUP. 7 to 9 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 91 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 793-9589. CTFightsMS.org

 

Health listings

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

BRISTOL

COMMUNITY WELLNESS AND DENTAL EVENT. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. FaithCare will partner with HillsideCommunityChurch to provide free health education and wellness screenings including blood pressure, glucose, and cholesterol. Additionally, there will be a general dental wellness screening. Volunteer medical staff, clergy, and lay persons reach out to underserved in communities across the United States. All services are confidential and provided by health care professionals. Prayer and spiritual counseling also provided. HillsideCommunityChurch, 435 Broad St., Bristol. (860) 321-7377, www.Faithcare.net

 

Kid listings

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

PLAINVILLE

YMCA/ PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2013 PROJECT GRADUATION. 7 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. (860) 250-4443.

 

BRISTOL

BRISTOL’S CERT (COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM). 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Open to the public. Provides support to the city’s emergency personnel when needed.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON, PLAINVILLE, BRISTOL

MOMS CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. The group is for stay-at-home moms who are residents of Southington, Plantsville, Bristol, Farmington, Plainville, New Britain, or Kensington. If you are interested in joining or finding out more, contact southingtonmomsclub@gmail.com or call: (860) 385-1331

 

BRISTOL

THE EXCHANGE CLUB OF BRISTOL. Second Monday of the month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oasis Diner, Pine Street, Bristol.

 

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE ROTARY CLUB. Mondays at 12:15 p.m. J. Timothy’s Restaurant, New Britain Avenue, Plainville. PlainvilleCTRotary.org.

 

Senior listings

FRIDAY, JAN. 7

OTHER

HYDRATION AND NUTRITION AWARENESS. 2 p.m. With Dr. Davis Shepherd, nutritionist and chiropractor from Saporito Chiropractic. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

OTHER

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? 2 p.m. Test your trivia talents with this interactive game. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626.

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

OTHER

JOURNEY TO POLAND. 2 p.m. Armchair travel club takes a look into Polish culture. Followed by a lunch of traditional dishes. The St. Stanislaus Dance Troupe will entertain. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. RSVP. (860) 676-8626.

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

PLAINVILLE

‘SORT YOUR STUFF.’ 10 a.m. Led by PlainvilleSeniorCenter Outreach Coordinators Bette Smith and Stephanie Soucy. Hand’s on program. Learn what to keep, what to throw away, how long to keep specific items, and where items should be kept. Utilizing the free organizer that will be provided, files will be set up step by step, paper by paper. Perfect for income tax time or applying for programs such as ConnPACE, energy assistance, Medicare D, tax relief, renters’ rebate, etc. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Free. Register. (860) 747-5728.

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13

PLAINVILLE

LIVER HEALTH PROGRAM. 9:30 a.m. Presented by Donna Sciacca, program manager at the Connecticut Chapter of the American Liver Foundation. Participants will learn about the functions of the liver, how to maintain liver health, and how to talk to your doctor about liver health and wellness. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

SOUTHINGTON

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS. 4 to 4:45 p.m. The Orchards of Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. $55 for six weeks or $15 per class. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

Kids listings

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

BRISTOL

FIRST FRIDAY FAMILY FESTIVAL. 5 to 8 p.m. Slumber Safari. Embark on an African adventure while you explore interactive activities. Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., Bristol. $7 per person, children under 1 free. ACM and library passes not valid for event. (860) 314-1400, ImagineMuseum.org

 

SOUTHINGTON

‘GOLDILOCKS ON TRIAL’ BY ED MONK. St.DominicSchool’s Drama Club. St.DominicSchool, Geraghty Hall, 1050 Flanders Rd., Southington. $5 at the door. (860) 628-4678.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

BRISTOL

CREATE A GIFT FOR DAD. 1 to 3 p.m. Create a card to insert a photograph of yourself. Sit on the full-size reproduction off the carousel lion and have your photograph taken. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $5. TheCarouselMuseum.org. (860) 585-5411.

 

IMAGINE NATION OPEN HOUSE DAY. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Create the playground of your dreams with oversized blue foam blocks. Look at nature from all angles in the Discovery Bowl. Explore creativity with Splat Painting. Whip up a messy concoction at the grand opening of the Mud Pie Bakery. Dress appropriately and be prepared to get dirty for this muddy activity. Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St., Bristol. $1 off regular admission. Children under 1 are free. (860) 314-1400. ImagineMuseum.org

 

OTHER

TOM SAWYER DAY. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Family friendly event. Magic, bouncy castle, Medieval wildflife, music. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford.  (860) 247-0998. MarkTwainHouse.org

 

THE ART TRUCK OF GLASTONBURY. 1 to 2 p.m. Part of “Open Saturdays.” New BritainIndustrialMuseum, New Britain. TheArtTruck.com

 

SECOND SUNDAY-COMMUNITY FREE DAY. Families with children between the ages of 6 and 12 are invited to explore the rooftop installation, “Roofbots: The Lost Robot Colony” between 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. and build their own robots after. MattatuckMuseum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381, MattatuckMuseum.org

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

BRISTOL

EXPLORE POND LIFE. 2 to 3 p.m. Explore the pond by sampling the shoreline. Nets will be used to collect pond leaf litter for an up-close and personal visit with some of the pond’s living creatures. Visit with the nature center’s resident frogs and turtles. BarnesNatureCenter, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol. $10 per family and free for members. (8600 589-8200.

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 15

OTHER

LITTLE MISS STRAWBERRY PAGEANT. 12:30 to 2 p.m. Register by Friday, May 17. Petite Miss Strawberry, 18 months to 3 years; Little Miss Strawberry, 4 to 6 years; Miss Strawberry, 7 to 9 p.m. Entry fee is $45 and includes a t-shirt, one free hot dog or hamburger and small strawberry shortcake. Winners receive a crown and sash. Winner rides in car show parade. New HorizonsVillage, Bliss Road, Farmington. Register at NewHorizonsInc.org/eventssports.html. (860) 673-8893.

 

MONDAY, JULY 1

PLAINVILLE

DROP IN FITNESS CLASS. 9:15 to 10:45, Monday, Wednesday, Friday. $6 per class, $50 for 10, or $80 for a 20 class punch card. Includes both exercise and nutrition. Ages 5 to 17. Two instructors will split class. Wheeler Regional YMCA, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.com. (860) 793-9631.

 

JULY 15-26

OTHER

YOUTH MUSICAL THEATER PREPARATORY PROGRAM. Every day from 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m. with final performance on last day of class. Introduction course to prepare young actors. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $650 per student. Food will not be provided. PlayhouseonPark.org

 

NOW thru JULY 14

PLAINVILLE

SUMMER WELLNESS PROGRAMS FOR KIDS. Saturday, 11:45 and 12:30 p.m., Dance with Kristi. Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., Kids Run Club. Wednesday, 4 to 5:15 p.m., Kids O’Course. 10:15 to 11:15 a.m., each day in June or August, Parent-Child Yoga. Mondays, 4 to 5 p.m., Speed and Agility Clinic (ages 12 and up); Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m. or Sunday noon to 1 p.m., Teen Strength and Fitness (ages 10 to 12). Wheeler Regional YMCA, Farmington Avenue, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.org, (860) 793-9631.

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON/ PLAINVILLE

MOM’S CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON STORYTIME. Third Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol in the children’s department.

 

PLAINVILLE

TRIATHLON CLUB. Ages 5 and up. Held by Wheeler YMCA in Plainville. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. April.Chevalier@ghymca.org, (860) 793-9631.

 

 

 

Guitarist Steve Rutledge performs Saturday at the opening of ‘Sophisticated Absurdities at Paris in Plantsville in Southington.

Guitarist Steve Rutledge performs Saturday at the opening of ‘Sophisticated Absurdities at Paris in Plantsville in Southington.