Listings for July 12

July 12, 2013

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, JULY 12

OTHER

SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Stonewell Restaurant, 354 Colt Highway, Farmington. No charge. (860) 582-8229.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

PLAINVILLE

GENERAL ELECTRIC 5K ROAD RACE. 9 a.m. Begins on East Street just north of Maple Street, Plainville.

 

BRISTOL

FUND RAISING BAKE SALE. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will benefit Children’s MiracleNetworkHospitals and the Miss Connecticut Scholarship Organization. Walmart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

MONDAY, JULY 15

PLAINVILLE

ART CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS. With graphic designer/illustrator, Joe Molnar. 6 to 8 p.m. for six weeks on Mondays. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Free. Waiting list. (860) 793-1446.

 

JULY 17-19

BRISTOL

HORSEMANSHIP SEMINAR. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to persons 16 years of age and older who can commit to volunteering at Shepard Meadow for the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014. Shepard Meadows, 733 Hill St., Bristol. Space is limited. C.languerand@shepardmeadows.org, (860) 314-0007.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20

BRISTOL

CIVIL WAR LIVING HISTORY DAY. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Presented by the Bristol Historical Society. Encampment will consist of soldiers and civilian re-enactors from Company F of the 14th Regiment CT Volunteer Infantry. Glimpse of daily life during the Civil War with military drill and firing demonstrations, preparation for the noon meal on an open fire pit, and presentation of camp skills such as rifle loading, knapsack, and blanket rolling. Federal Hill Green, Maple Street, Bristol. BristolHistoricalSociety.org

 

JULY 23-AUG. 15

BRISTOL

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU: SELF DEFENSE CLASS. BristolParks and Recreation Department in conjunction with Hammer Strike. Tuesdays or Thursdays for one-hour. The adult program will focus on how to deal with real life situations. Classes, which will be taught by Nathan Prescott, meet at 842 Clark Ave., Bristol. BristolRec.com, (860) 584-6160. JoshuaMedeiros@ci.bristol.ct.us

 

MONDAY, AUG. 5

BRISTOL

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 22ND ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9:30 a.m., registration. 10:45 a.m., shot gun start. Tunxis Plantation, Farmington. (860) 584-4718. CentralCTChambers.org

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

BRISTOL

THE BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m. Shot gun start, 1 p.m. Dinner, 6 p.m. Registration includes round of golf with cart, pullover jacket, lunch and dinner, and a gift bag. Prizes for first, second, third place, Hole ‘n One, Longest Drive, as well as raffles. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Hoad, Bristol. Register. BristolCentralFootball.com, BristolCentralfootball@gmail.com

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

BRISTOL

ROCKWELL PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL. Presented by the West End Association. Sponsored by Thomaston Savings Bank. 10 a.m. Music, dance performances, competitions, food vendors, crafters. Free basketball and volleyball tournaments. Skateboard competition at noon. Bristol Car Club Invitational Show, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. RockwellPark, 128 Jacobs St., Bristol. Free.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HALF MARATHON AND RELAY RACE. 7:30 a.m. Benefit for Fisher House CT. Begins and ends at Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness Center, 842 Clark Ave., Bristol. Bristol firefighters will hold a barbeque, live music, “Touch a Truck” and more. First, second, and third place winners. BristolHalfMarathonandRelay.com, 1-860-583-4800, 1-888-300-4469.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

BRISTOL

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS. 5 to 7 p.m. Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. LakeCompounceAmusement Park. Ride all day. Buffet. Registration begins July 17. $15 per person. (860) 585-1694.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

OTHER

NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1977 REUNION. If interested, contact nbhsclassof77@yahoo.com

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 1

BRISTOL

HARLEY DAVIDSON 110TH ANNIVERSARY RALLY. 1 p.m. Held by Yankee Harley-Davidson and Fisher House CT. Starts at Yankee Harley, Farmington Avenue, Bristol. Ride ends at New Britain Stadium for a New Britain Rock Cats Game. $30 per rider, $20 per passenger, includes tickets to the game. $25 for raffle ticket to win a 2013 Harley-Davidson Street Glide. (860) 583-4800, 1-888-300-4469, KCreedLaw.com and click on the Harley Ride button.

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 6

BRISTOL

65TH REUNION OF BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1948. Noon to 4 p.m. Chipannee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Contact Rita Kenyon, (860) 583-8440, wrkenyon@hotmail.com.

 

SEPT. 6-7

OTHER

NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1958 55TH REUNION. Informal gathering on Friday at the Stanley Golf Course, 245 Hartford Rd., New Britain in the Winstone Tavern. Reunion celebration on Saturday at Hawk’s Landing Country Club, Southington. (860) 828-6858, (860) 828-1916. NBHS1958.com

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 10

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GOLF OUTING. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. (860) 747-6867. plvchamber@snet.net

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 27

OTHER

GOLDEN KIELBASA VETERANS OPEN. Shotgun start at 11:30 a.m. with registration at 10 a.m. Stanley Golf Course, New Britain. $125 per player. GoldenKielbasa.org

 

SEPT. 27-28

OTHER

COMBINED REUNION OF 1963 GRADUATES OF ALL NEW BRITAIN SCHOOLS. Pat Wysocki Anderson, (860) 229-4536, Jane Reynolds Pallokat, (860) 485-1501. nbhs_phs1063@yahoo.com

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

BRISTOL

BRISTOL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1943 70TH REUNION. Information sought on Jean Latrop Santy, Marion Cori Blum. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Call Angie Baher (860) 582-4651 or Charles Aldieri (860) 582-5553.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

PLAINVILLE

WHEELER CLINIC’S THIRD ANNUAL ‘EVENING OF WONDER.’ 6 p.m. Celebration of hope, healing, and transformation. Proceeds will benefit Wheeler. Entertainment from Timmy Maia and his band. Marriott Hartford Downtown, Hartford, CT. give.wheelerclinic.org/eveningofwonder, (860) 224-6375, jmchale@wheelerclinic.org

 

NOW thru JULY 31

SOUTHINGTON

ARTWORK BY RESIDENTS OF THE ORCHARDS. Works by Betty Bolduc, Natalie Gillette, Toni Height, Ray LaBouliere, June Meeker, and Lloyd Sherwood. The Gallery At The Orchards, Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Call (860) 628-5656 for hours. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.homestead.com

 

NOW thru JULY 19

BRISTOL

ART OF GEORGE NOWAK. Former illustrator at the New Britain Herald and Hartford Courant. Pop culture illustrations. Sales of work will benefit George, who is suffering from the effects of MS. Prints for sale $15 and $25. Bare Bones, 156 ArtGallery. Facebook.com/BareBonesBristolCT for hours, (860) 506-5980.

 

NOW thru AUG. 31

BRISTOL

THE POWERFUL WORK OF JUAN ANDREU. Art exhibit. Andreu is a self-taught painter. He is also a master carver and restoration artist of antique carousel horses. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

NOW thru JULY 14

OTHER

OUR EXPANDING CIRCLE 5TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW CELEBRATION. Presented by Paper New England. Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. Artists include Alexis Brown, Susan Clinard, Pat Carrigan, Maggie Nowinski, Robert Dente, Walter Kendra, Jenny Freidman, Matt Best, Anne Hebebrand, and more. Artspace, Asylum Avenue, Hartford. (860) 236-4787, Michael@PaperNewEngland.org

 

NOW thru AUG. 28

PLAINVILLE

‘PLAINVILLE IN THE CIVIL WAR.’ Exhibit presented by the Plainville Historical Society. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 12 to 2:30 p.m. Plainville Historical Center, 29 Pierce St., Plainville. Closed July 6 and 7. (860) 747-6577.

 

NOW thru SEPT. 29

OTHER

‘THE BRILLIANCE OF LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY: PAINTER AND CRAFTSMAN.’ Exploration of the paintings of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933) within the wider context of his creative output. He was a successful, influential glass, jewelry and interior designer associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for students, children under 12 free. Free admission 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru DEC. 8

BRISTOL

‘ART DECO TIMEPIECES: TREASURES OF THE JAZZ AGE.’ Guest curated by Strickland Vintage Watches of Tampa, Fla. Celebration of the timepieces produced in the Art Deco era. Includes 25 watches from the 1920s to 30s, as well as advertisements from that period. American Clock and Watch Museum, 100 Maple St., Bristol. Info@clockmuseum.org, (860) 583-6070, ClockandWatchMuseum.org

 

ONGOING

OTHER

ONE-ON-ONE COMPUTER CLASSES. Available by appointment. Learn to search the internet, set up an email account and use Word. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791, ext. 2.

 

MONDAY EVENING BOOK GROUP. Meets on the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. Farmington Library, Monteith Dr., Farmington. List of dates and books available at the library. (860) 673-6791.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BEGINNER LINE AND PARTNER DANCE LESSONS. Sunday at 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 7 p.m. No partner needed. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Judd Lane, Southington. $5 per person. dance@caddyranch.com

 

JAZZ JAM. Local band looking for musicians who simply want to play. You don’t need to read music. Just pick-up and play. Drum set available. Location and times to be determined based on availability. (860) 302-3664.

 

BRISTOL

MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING WORKSHOPS.Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. Register. For schedule, go to BristolLib.com

 

BINGO. Fridays. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. First ball called at 6:45 p.m. St. Anthony Church, 111 School St., Bristol.

 

BINGO. Every Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee and cookies. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

 

PLAINVILLE

FREE MEAL, ‘FOOD FOR FRIENDS.’ Wednesdays, 3 to 6 p.m. Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church, 115 West Main St., Plainville.

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 33. Returning veterans are invited to support this organization. 7 Race Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-9074.

 

Music listings

FRIDAY, JULY 12

BRISTOL

TURBULENCE. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

80S METAL NIGHT. 9:30 to 10:30 p.m., Streets. 11 to 1:30 p.m., Spirit Shaker. Bleachers, Middle School, Bristol.

 

1800. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

SINATRA UNDER THE STARS. 7:30 p.m. The Hartford Symphony Orchestra with guest vocalist Rob Zappulla and his Big Band. TalcottMountain Music Festival. Performing ArtsCenter at Simsbury Meadows, Simsbury. Adult lawn, $20 ($25) at the gate. Child lawn (12 and under), $5. Single table seat, $40 in advance ($45 at the gate). HartfordSymphony.org

 

ESTEBAN. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun’s Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

KID ROCK. With Uncle Kracker. Comcast Theatre, Hartford. $20. LiveNation.com, KidRock.com

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

BRISTOL

TRIPLE DARE. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Gateway Café, 211 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 516-4601.

 

LOCKED AND LOADED. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol. DowntownCafeCt.com

 

OTHER

CRAIG MORGAN. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

WATERBURY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 6 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. Picnic and Pops. HollowPark, Woodbury. $15 at the gate. Children free.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

OTHER

RUSTED ROOT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

MARSHALL TUCKER BAND. 1:30 p.m. Benefit for Channel 3 Kids Camp. Also performing is Shovelhead. Sun ValleyBeach Resort, 51 Old Springfield Rd., Stafford Springs. Includes barbecue lunch. $30 in advance, $50 per couple. Day of show is $40 per person and $75 per couple. Channel3kidscamp.org, (860) 742-2267.

 

TGT. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Foxwoods.com

 

WARPED TOUR. 11 a.m., Comcast Theatre, Hartford. WarpedTour.com

 

MONDAY, JULY 15

BRISTOL

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

 

RED LIGHT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, JULY 16

BRISTOL

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

 

VOODOO RIVER BAND. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rock, blues, and party music. Rockwell Park, Jacobs Street, Bristol. BristolRec.com, joshuamedeiors@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-6160.

 

OTHER

CHESTER MAIN. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

RHYTHMS OF THE WORLD WITH JUDY HANDLER AND MARK LEVESQUE. 6:30 p.m. The Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. (860) 673-6791.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

THE MAESTRO’S MEN-POLISH MUSIC. 6 p.m. Town of Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series. Baldwin Park, Route 6, Plymouth. Free. (860) 584-4718.

 

JOE FLETCHER AND THE WRONG REASONS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

THURSDAY, JULY 18

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

STEEL MAGNOLIA. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

THE EAGLES. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $195, $125. MoheganSun.com

 

JUSTIN BIEBER. With Hot Chelle Rae, Mike Posner, Ariana Grande, and Cody Simpson. XL Center, One Civic Plaza, Hartford. AEGLIVE.com

 

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.

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, JULY 12

OTHER

CAROLINE MANZO OF ‘THE REAL HOUSEWIVES.’ 8:30 p.m., live discussion. 9 p.m., free signing. The Shops at Mohegan, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER. 9 p.m. MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

JULY 12 to AUG. 10

OTHER

‘ANYTHING GOES.’ Fridays and Saturdays, at 8 p.m. Matinees on Sundays, July 21, 28 at 2 p.m. Hole In the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25, $20 for seniors and students. Aug. 2 is “Pay What You Want Night.” HITW.org, (860) 229-3049.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

OTHER

JEFF DUNHAM. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $195, $125. MoheganSun.com

 

JULY 16, 18

OTHER

DIRECTING WORKSHOP FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS.  With Sean Harris, co-founder and artistic director for Playhouse on Park. Two part series. Hall High School, West Hartford. $125. Advanced registration. PlayhouseonPark.org, (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, info@playhouseonpark.org

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

OTHER

BILLY GARDELL. 8 p.m. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $30. MoheganSun.com

 

JULY 18-20

OTHER

MARK VIERA. 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 advance and $40 for VIP. Add $10 day of show. Two drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com. 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru JULY 13

OTHER

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

 

NOW thru JULY 21

OTHER

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

 

NOW thru JULY 14

OTHER

‘BECOMING DR. RUTH.’ Starring Debra Jo Rupp from “That ‘70s Show.” 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

 

NOW thru JULY 27

OTHER

‘THE ANDREW BROTHERS.’ A swinging musical comedy. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, off Route 9 (exit 22, Mill Street) and the Berlin Turnpike, Berlin. (860) 829-1248, CtCabaret.com

 

Senior listings

FRIDAY, JULY 12

PLAINVILLE

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m to noon. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Held by ConnecticutCenter for Healthy Aging. (860) 224-5278, (860) 276-5293.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

OTHER

PET-A-PALOOZA. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Have your cat or dog groomed by Mo’s Mobil Grooming. 2 p.m., seminar on basic pet care and grooming tips. Village Gate, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. For appointment, call Mo’s, (860) 584-5611.

 

MONDAY, JULY 15

SOUTHINGTON

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 to 11 a.m. Price Chopper, 410 Queen St., Southington. (860) 276-5293.

 

ONGOING

OTHER

WEEKLY BRIDGE CLUB. 1:30 p.m. Learn the game and become a member. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonOrchards.org. (860) 628-5656.

 

Support group listings

ONGOING

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

 

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.

 

Kids listings

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

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

BRISTOL

THE SUNSHINE ROAD. 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. BristolLib.com

 

PLAINVILLE

HOOKED ON LLAMAS. 6:30 p.m. Part of the Plainville Public Library summer reading series. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

BRISTOL

READING ON THE GREEN. Sponsored by the Bristol Public Library, Bristol Historical Society, the New EnglandCarouselMuseum, and the Early Childhood Alliance. 2 to 4 p.m. For children preschool to age 10. Stories will be read accompanied by costume characters. Children’s authors Catherine Gibson and Jacqui Boulter, on hand. Meris Palmer, Teller of Tales, will provide a story. Other events planned. Free. No registration necessary. Rain date, Aug. 11. Federal Hill Green, Bristol.

 

AUG. 12-14, SEPT. 9-11

BRISTOL

BRISTOL YOUTH LACROSSE YOUTH GIRLS CLINICS. 6 to 8 p.m. Held in conjunction with BristolParks and Recreation Department. For girls in grades fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade. Sticks will be provided. Mouth guard recommended. For details, download registration form at BristolCTLacrosse.com, (860) 540-5894.

 

NOW thru AUG. 6

BRISTOL

SUMMER DROP-IN STORY TIME. 10 a.m., Tuesdays. Manross Public Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge, no registration necessary. (860) 584-7790.

 

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.

 

Health listings

JULY 13, AUG. 24

OTHER

LEARN TO MEDITATE. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Odiyana Center, 52 National Dr., Glastonbury. $15 or free for members. Pre-register. info@odiyana.org, (860) 266-6041.

 

Dining listings

WEDNESDAYS thru AUG. 28

SOUTHINGTON

PASTA NIGHT. Every Wednesday night from 5 to 7 p.m. Held by Southington Elks Lodge. At the lodge, 114 Main St., Southington. $8 for adults, $4 for children. Includes pasta, bread, salad, and dessert.

 

TGT performs Sunday at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sunday.

TGT performs Sunday at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Sunday.

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