Listings for Aug. 9

 

‘The Gin Game’ continues its run at the Connecticut Cabaret Theater in Berlin on Fridays and Saturdays.

‘The Gin Game’ continues its run at the Connecticut Cabaret Theater in Berlin on Fridays and Saturdays.

Music listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

OTHER

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

 

SOUTHINGTON

THE HAPPENING. “Summer Bash.” 9 p.m. Wicked Stick at PineValley Golf Course, 300 Welch Rd., Southington. (860) 628-9110.

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

OTHER

SKID ROW. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

RADIO GIANTS. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The Scorpoin Bar, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. TheScorpionBar.com

 

KISS. With special guest Leogun. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $96, and $76. MoheganSun.com

 

JEFF PITCHELL. With special guest guitarist Johnny A and Texas Flood. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $30, $40. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

BRISTOL

THE CARIBBEAN BEACH BUMS BAND. Presented by QUOTA International of Bristol. 6 p.m. American Legion, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. $20. Proceeds benefit disadvantaged women and children. (860) 989-4507.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

OTHER

JOE NICHOLS. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

BATTLE OF THE BANDS. With Forget Paris, Evident, TBD. 7 to 11 p.m. The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. www.TheScorpionBar.com, (860) 312-5201.

 

DICK CAMPO BAND. 7:30 p.m., GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London.$10. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373, ext. 1

 

MONDAY, AUG. 12

OTHER

EIGHT TO THE BAR. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

BRISTOL

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

 

SIMPLY SWING! 7 to 8:30 p.m. Presented by the Parks and Recreation Department. 10-piece orchestra and will perform music from the Big Band and Swing Dance eras. Sponsored by Farmington Savings Bank. Rockwell Park, Bristol. Bristolrec.com, joshuamedeiros@ci.bristol.us, (860) 584-6160.

 

OTHER

DIANA ROSS. 8 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $49.50, $69.50, $89.50, $109.50, and $179.50. Bushnell.org, (860) 987-5900.

 

STRING THEORIE. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Butler-McCook House and Garden, 396 Main St., Hartford. Free. (860) 522-1806.

 

GOO GOO DOLLS AND MATCHBOX 20. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $69, $49MoheganSun.com

 

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

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

BRISTOL

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

 

OTHER

MY PET DRAGON. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

GHOST OF CHANCE AND CRYSTAL STILTS. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

OTHER

TRISTAN PRETTYMAN. With special guest Chris Kasper. 8 p.m., Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

JOSH THOMPSON. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

OTHER

SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 80 Market Square, Newington.

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 9

SOUTHINGTON

IRISH TENOR RONAN TYNAN. “Honor and Remember 9/11.” 7 p.m. Performer, author, physician, Paralympic Gold Medalist, motivational speaker. The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. $50. Limited seating. Tickets must be bought in advance. Make checks payable to The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville, mail care of Colleen Donahue. (860) 628-0364.

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

SOUTHINGTON

CONNECTICUT ICON. Auditions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 12 finalists selected. For ages 9 and up. Part of the Apple Harvest Festival. Finalists will compete during the festival. Audience and judges will vote. All auditions a capella. DerynoskySchool, 240 Main St., Southington. Register. ConnecticutIcon.com, (860) 276-1966.

 

NOW thru OCT. 23

OTHER

SCORPION IDOL. Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. Hosted by Erika Van Pelt, top 10 finalist on “American Idol’s” season 11. 21 plus. The Scorpion Bar, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Blvd., Mashantucket. TheScorpionBar.com, (860) 312-5201.

 

NOW thru AUG. 23

OTHER

KARAOKE CONTEST, KARAOKE WITH MIKE. Fridays, 8 p.m. to midnight. No fees. Cash bar. Contestants may join anytime. Prizes. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860) 223-9306.

 

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.

 

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

OTHER

SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. La Boca’s Mexican Restaurant, 337 Main St., No charge. (860) 582-8229.

 

AUG. 9, 11

SOUTHINGTON

ART EXHIBIT BY ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES. Sponsored by the Southington Arts Council. “Remembering Kathleen.” Artists with disabilities may drop off work at Paris in Plantsville Gallery, 15 West Main St., Plainville between 1 and 6 p.m. Reception will be Sunday, Aug. 11. First prize, $300, second prize, $200, and third prize, $100. Winners announced at reception. (860) 621-ARTS, sacmail@att.net

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

SOUTHINGTON

PIN UP ART SHOW RECEPTION. 7 p.m. HartfordCountyTattoo, 991 South Main St., Plantsville. Works for sale. Cupcakes provided by Nora Cupcakes of Middeltown. (860) 621-0500.

 

OTHER

ALL-STAR OLYMPIC ATHLETE GOLD MEDALIST RYAN LOCHTE. Appearance at GLO At The Pool. 10 p.m. Music by DJ Flip. Mohegan Sun’s hotel, third floor pool, Uncasville. $10 cover. Reserve. 1-866-760-5901.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

BRISTOL

MISS MUM SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Miss Mum Grace Gagnon and Junior Miss Mum Victoria Kilbourne will be collecting school supplies. Walmart, 1400 Farmington Ave., Bristol.

 

OTHER

CHARLEMAGNE SUNDAY CARD PARTIES. Cards, dinner, and dance. Visit club for details. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860) 223-9306.

 

SECOND SUNDAY COMMUNITY FREE DAY. Noon to 5 p.m. All museum galleries and exhibitions open to families and visitors of all ages. 1 p.m., families with children between the ages of 6 and 12 are invited to explore the museum with a museum education and then create a one-of-a-kind painting inspired by images of sport included in the “Alter Ego: Bruce Sargeant/ Mark Beard” exhibition. MattatuckMuseum,144 West Main St., Waterbury MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 12

PLAINVILLE

THE ART LEAGUE OF PLAINVILLE. 6:30 p.m. Peggy Mock of J. Whitney Custom Picture Framing. Information regarding proper framing. Business meeting at 6:30 p.m. Demonstration at 7 p.m. Plainville Public Library, small conference room, Plainville, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 589-3599.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

OTHER

WEDNESDAY@1 GALLERY TALKS AND EXHIBITION TOURS. 1 p.m. Lecture: “Hartford: The Capital of Yankee Ingenuity” by Craig Hotchkiss. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

AUG. 15-17

OTHER

U.S. GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS. Three-day competition for men and women. XL Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. USAGym.org

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

BRISTOL

ICE CREAM SOCIAL. 1 p.m. For adult patrons. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestivlle. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7790.

 

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 underway. $15 per person. (860) 585-1694.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

BRISTOL

14TH ANNUAL REV. ROBERT J. LYSZ MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 10 a.m. to noon, registration and lunch. Noon, shotgun start. 5:30 p.m., dinner/ reception/ raffle. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. $150. Make checks payable to St. Matthew School Development. Send to St. Matthew School, 33 Welch Dr., Forestville, CT 06010. (860) 583-5214, frlyszMemorialGolf@gmail.com

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

BRISTOL

FALCON 5K RUN/ WALK. 6:30 p.m. Register from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Includes electronic chip timing, snacks, entertainment, awards. $20 for adults and $15 for students in grades 12 and under. Proceeds support the Rev. Edmund O’Brien Scholarship. Online registration, www.signmeup.com/94050. spchs.net. (860) 584-0911, ext. 34, mcrowley@spchs.net

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

OTHER

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

 

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1963 50TH REUNION. 6 to 8 p.m. Country Club of Farmington, 806 Farmington Ave., Farmington. Anne Brown (860) 805-4952. Friday, Aug. 23, PHS Baby Boomer Party, (860) 621-5859.

 

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

 

SEPT. 6, 7, 8

BRISTOL

ST. STANISLAUS ANNUAL POLISH FESTIVAL ‘DOZYNKI.’ Saturday from noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Live Polka music, children Polish folk dancers, Polish and American food, raffles, rides. Country Store. Tag sale, which will open at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 6. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. Free.

 

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 AUG. 31

SOUTHINGTON

JEANNE AND JR CHMIELEWSKI EXHIBIT OF PHOTOGRAPHY. “Right Place at The Right Time.” Framed photography pieces. The Orchards, Community Room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.homestead.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

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 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.

 

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

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

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

OTHER

COMEDY NIGHT WITH JIM DAVID. 9 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $15, $25. 41BridgeStreet.com

 

AUG. 9 to SEPT. 15

OTHER

‘TIME STANDS STILL.’ Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Weekend matinees, 2:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50, general admission. Add $13 for center reserved seats. $17, college-age student rush. Aug. 14 is Pay What You Can Wednesday. TheaterWorksHartford.org

 

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

OTHER

JESSICA KIRSON. Also Brian Beaudoin with special guest Steve Lazarus. 9 p.m. Mohegan Sun Cabaret, Uncasville. $22. MoheganSun.com

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

OTHER

THERESA CAPUTO of ‘LONG ISLAND MEDIUM.’ 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99.75, $79.75, $59.75, and $39.75. MoheganSun.com

 

AUG. 15 to 17

OTHER

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

 

NOW to NOV. 3

OTHER

COMPETITION FOR LAST COMIX STANDING. 96 comedians will compete. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

NOW thru 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. HITW.org, (860) 229-3049.

 

NOW thru SEPT. 14

OTHER

‘THE GIN GAME.’ Friday and Saturday. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, just off Route 9 (exit 22) and the Berlin Turnpike, Berlin. Bring your own, cabaret-style. (860) 829-1248, ctcabaret.com

 

Kids listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

BRISTOL

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER. 10 a.m. to noon. Cool off indoors as you honor man’s best friend. Make handmade dog treats, dog-themed crafts and meet a variety of dogs including a K-9 dog, visiting pups from We Adopt Greyhounds, Fidelco Guide, Dog Foundation, ChippensHillVeterinaryHospital. Imagine Nation, One Pleasant St, Bristol. Programs included with museum admission of $7. Children under 1 and ACM members free. (860) 314-1400.

 

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.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

BRISTOL

HAWAIIAN LUAU POOL PARTY. 6 to 8 p.m. Music, Hawaiian-themed games. Page Park Pool, King Street, Bristol. Free. joshuamedeiros@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-3837.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

OTHER

ICE CREAM SOCIAL. Hosted by the Wolcott Junior Grange. Free ice cream for children 5 to 14. Learn about the Wolcott Junior Grange. Wolcott Grange, 313 Bound Line Rd., Wolcott.

 

BRISTOL

SUMMER FUN WORKSHOPS. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10 to noon, morning session. 1 to 3 p.m., afternoon session. Painting Landscapes for the Carousel. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $25 per day. Pack a bagged lunch. (860) 585-5411.

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

OTHER

THE WHIRLIGIG WORKSHOPS. 10 a.m. 4 p.m. Activities for youths. Karate, dance, stage combat, comedy improv, technical theater, acrylic drawing, charcoal drawing, media reporting, creative writing, emergency preparedness, HAM radio. Terryville Library, 238 Main St., Terryville. Facebook.com/whirligigworkshops.

 

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.

 

DROP IN FITNESS CLASS. 9:15 to 10:45 a.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday. $7 per class, $59 for 10, or $99 for 20-class punch card. Open to ages 5 to 17. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

DANCE WITH KRISTI. Saturdays 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

KIDS RUN CLUB. Wednesday, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

KIDS INDOOR O’COURSE. Wednesdays 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

PARENT-CHILD YOGA. 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. For ages 2 to 5. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

TEEN STRENGTH AND FITNESS. Thursday, 5 to 6 p.m. or Sunday, 12 to 1 p.m. For ages 10 to 12.Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. April.chevalier@ghymca, (860) 793-9631.

 

Dining listings

SATURDAY, SEPT. 7

SOUTHINGTON

PIG ROAST AND CLAM BAKE. 12 to 6 p.m. Draft beer, soda, clam chowder, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage patties, clams, and pig. The Southington Elks Lodge, No. 1669., 114 Main St., Southington. $25 for adults, $30 at the door. $10 for children, and no charge for children under 5. (860) 628-6682.

 

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.

 

Health listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

PLAINVILLE

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Provided by the ConnecticutCenter for Healthy Aging. 11 a.m. to noon. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 276-5293.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

BRISTOL

‘TIME AND BUDGET FRIENDLY SNACK AND MEAL IDEAS. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to select vitamin-rich foods in terms of calories and nutritional content. The Parent and Child Center at Bristol Hospital, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $20 per parent, $22 per child care provider. Pre-registration. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@bristolhospital.org

 

SATURDAY, 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.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS. Thursdays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. and Saturdays, 9:15 to 10 a.m. $55 for six weeks or $15 per class. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. Reserve. (860) 628-5656, ext. 140. SouthingtonOrchards.org

 

Support listings

SEPT. 10 to NOV. 19

BRISTOL

10 WEEK BEREAVEMENT GROUP. “NewDay/ New Life.” 6:30 to 8 p.m. St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. (860) 582-3652, (860) 583-4242.

 

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.

 

Senior listings

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

PLAINVILLE

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

 

AUG. 12, 19

PLAINVILLE

‘COFFEE WITH A SOCIAL WORKER.’ 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy, PlainvilleSeniorCenter Outreach Coordinator. Will answer questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare savings Program, Housing questions, Medicaid Part D, Medicare savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, caregiving, homecare, etc. No registration necessary. Open to SeniorCenter members who are residents of Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

OTHER

FRIENDSHIP CLUB FOR COMMUNITY SENIORS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy coffee socials, live music, lunch, activities. MulberryGardens at Marian Heights Adult Day center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. Mulberrygarden.org, (860) 357-4264.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 16

PLAINVILLE

THE FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS. 11:30 a.m. For those who like to eat out at a restaurant but do not like to eat alone. Made up of single, divorced, and widowed seniors. Next meeting at Pagliacci’s in Plainville. Call the senior center, (860) 747-5728.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 19

PLAINVILLE

AN AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS. 1 to 5 p.m. Course covers effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. After completion of the course, insurance must give a discount of at least 5 percent. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East st., Plainville. $12 for AARP members, providing a membership number, and $14 for other attendees. Register and pay at the PlainvilleSeniorCenter in advance between 9:15 a.m. to noon.

 

MONDAY, AUG. 26

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING. 12:45 p.m. Laurel Lanes, 136 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $8 per person, per week, and includes three games of bowling, automatic scoring, and free weekly beverage. Open to bowlers of all abilities. Frank Robinson, Bowling League present, (860) 747-2918.

 

AUGUST

PLAINVILLE

PLAINVILLE AARP 4146. Casino trip August has been cancelled.

 

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.