Listings for Oct. 11

Miscellaneous listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

SOUTHINGTON

PREMIERE SCREENING OF ‘ANIMAL BEHAVIOR.’ Starring Jim Williams and Mike Finland. A story of Tugger and Ripper, two seemingly normal house cats. But Tugger has a plan. He’s in love with his owner’s girlfriend. He seeks world domination to win her heart. Screening on Center Street, Southington during the Apple Harvest Festival. ElmwoodProductions.com

 

OCT. 11, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26

OTHER

GRAVEYARD SHIFT GHOST TOURS. 6, 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $20 for adults, $16 for members, $13 for children 16 and under. (Recommended for ages 10 and up.) Reservations required. (860) 280-3130.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

BRISTOL

25TH CLASS REUNION BRISTOL CENTRAL CLASS OF 1988. For further details or to register, email BCRams88@yahoo.com

 

A PUBLIC SQUARE ROSARY RALLY. Noon. Opposite BristolCity Hall, 111 North Main St., Bristol.

 

BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1978. 35th class reunion. Casual attire. Bristol Elks Club. Contact Andrea Botto Adams, (860) 584-9045.

 

THE BRISTOL LIONS CLUB ‘FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL’ AND CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Family friendly festival. Face painting, dance party with Joann the DJ, sand art, pie eating contest, caricaturist, magician, games make your own candles, DIY Tie Dye Boot, craft fair, chocolate treats, apples, pumpkin rolls, and S’more’s booth. Bake sale and food booth by Lions Club. Greene-HillsSchool, Pine Street, Bristol. (860) 597-4835. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

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

 

OTHER

WRITING WORKSHOP: SELF-PUBLISHING WITH PATRICE FITZGERALD. 1 to 4 p.m. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $40. (860) 280-3130.

 

PHOTOGRAPHER JEREMY SAFFER. Signing copies of his book, “Till Death… A Guide to Love and Loss.” Monte Cristo Bookshop, 38 Green St., New London. JeremySaffer.com

 

UKRAINIAN HARVEST FESTIVAL. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Famous nut and poppy seed rolls, giant tag sale, Christmas decorations, jewelry, Ukrainian breads, cakes stuffed cabbage, pierogies, borshch, Ukrainian kitchen. St. Mary’s UkrainianChurch, 54 Winter St., New Britain. (860) 229-3833, (860) 677-2138.

 

OCT. 12, 13

OTHER

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LAYING OF THE CORNERSTONE OF HOLY TRINITY ORTHODOX CHURCH. 5 p.m. on Saturday, Vespers followed by dinner. Sunday, 9 a.m. Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. With his Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon by His Eminence Archbishop Nikon. Coffee hour afterward followed by banquet at the Farmington Marriott. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 305 Washington St., New Britain.

 

OCT. 13, 27, NOV. 10, 24, DEC. 8

OTHER

2013 CHARLEMAGNE FALL AND WINTER SUNDAY CARD PARTIES. Dinner and dance with Norm Flash and Starfires Band. Featuring new chef and menu. Call (860) 223-9306 for menu and details.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

BRISTOL

FRIENDS OF FORESTVILLE 20TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON. 1 p.m. Open to any Forestville resident who attended local schools. Nuchies Restaurant, Central Street, Forestville. $21. Must be purchased in advance. (860) 583-6162, (860) 589-3416.

 

PLAINVILLE

‘BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER.’ A program by Tom Callinan, official state troubadour. 7 p.m. Songs, tales, and tunes about the Civil War. Plainville Historical Society, Pierce Street, Plainville. (860) 747-6577.

 

OTHER

‘THE STORY OF A SOUL: THE LIFE OF ST. THERESE OF LISIEUX.’ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., or 7 to 9 p.m. Presented by Kathy Irr. Our Lady of CalvaryRetreatCenter, 31 Colton St., Farmington. $25 offering requested for day program, $15 for evening program. Open to men and women. Advance registration appreciated. (860) 677-8519, OurLadyofCalvary.com

 

NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH SURVIVAL TIPS PANEL. 7 p.m. Event calls for hundreds of thousands of people from around the world signing up to tackle the challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

OTHER

‘BREAKING BARRIERS: THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN THROUGH LITERACY.’ 6 to 8:30 p.m. Panel discussion on educational opportunities and challenges facing women. Presented by Literacy Volunteers of Central CT. McCue Mortgage, 1 Liberty Square, New Britain. $50 per person. Limited seating. (860) 229-7327, literacycentral.org

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

BRISTOL

FREEDOM FUND BANQUET OF THE BRISTOL CHAPTER NAACP. 4 p.m. Keynote speaker, lawyer and philanthropist Jeffrey Dressler of Hartford. Double Tree Hotel, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. $70 donation per person, which includes membership. Vnlb241@gmail.com

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 22

PLAINVILLE

MOHEGAN SUN CASINO TRIP. Sponsored by AARP Chapter 4146. Bus leaves Our Lady of Mercy parking lot, Broad Street, Plainville at 8 a.m. Leaves casino at 4:30 p.m. Bonus package included. $21. All seats are to be paid for prior to trip. For reservations, call Sally (860) 747-1732.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

OTHER

BREAST CANCER FUND RAISING GALA. 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Sorelle d’Italia in America. Benefitting Hospital of CentralConnecticut Cancer Center. Open bar, hors d’ouevres, four course meal. Live entertainment JFC from New York, Maggie Testa from Southington. Aria Restaurant, Prospect. (860) 628-0769, (860) 628-8964.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

BRISTOL

HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE BRISTOL POLISH CLUB.  8 p.m., doors open. Bring your own snacks. Cash prizes for the best costumes. Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $10 at the door.

 

OTHER

CRAFT FAIR. Crafters needed. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights Adult Day Center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. (860) 357-4264, lokt@mulberrygardens.org

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

BRISTOL

ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL’S 2ND ANNUAL 5K RUN/ WALK. 2 to 3 p.m., registration. Kids fun run at 3 p.m. with the 5K at 4 p.m. Meteorologist Mark Dixon of WFSB will be special guest. St. PaulHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Fee before Oct. 19 is $25. After, $30. Kids run is $5 for children 10 and under. School.St.JosephBristol.org/home/site-map/455-110TH-anniversary-event, (860) 582-8696.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

BRISTOL

CRAFTERS NEEDED. The New England Carousel Museum’s Arts and crafts Fair, “The Wonder of the Season.” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $50 per spot for crafters/ vendors. manager@thecarouselmuseum.org, (860) 585-5411.

 

BRISTOL STOMP IV. 5:30 p.m., doors open. Presented by Team Bristol 2013. Gourmet buffet, prizes, dancing to the music of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s as spun by DJ Joann Stacey. Beverages available at reasonable prizes. $16. Tickets available at 750 Farmington Ave., Bristol, Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. (860) 582-2076, (860) 582-1537, (8600 716-7950, (860) 583-2688, (860) 584-4132.

 

NOV. 22, 23

BRISTOL

CRAFT SHOW VENDORS NEEDED. Yankee Peddlar Fair, Asbury United MethodistChurch, 90 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

BRISTOL

2ND ANNUAL MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. Benefits The Mike Arburr Scholarship Fund. Two busses booked. Leave the commuter parking lot on Route 229 at the intersection of Lake Avenue at 3 p.m. Plan on being there at 2:45 p.m. Spend six hours at the casino for gaming, shopping, or dining. Bus will leave 10 p.m. arriving back in Bristol by 11 p.m. $35. You will receive a $30 casino bonus package, including $15 gaming voucher as well as $15 food voucher. Reservations paid by Oct. 25 will receive two tickets in a special early bird door prize raffle. Fully paid and received by Nov. 8 will receive one ticket in the raffle. Open to anyone 21 and older. Send payments to Friends of Mike Arburr, care of Rick Glownia, 57 Deerpark Rd., Bristol. Make checks payable to Friends of Mike Arburr. (977) 888-3960.

 

FRIDAY, NOV. 29

BRISTOL

BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL 40TH CLASS REUNION. 7 to 11 p.m. Some appetizers will be provided, but you may bring your own. Cash bar. Pequabuck Golf Club, 56 School St., Pequabuck. $20. RSVP by Nov. 1 to Jim Donovan, 280 Marsh Rd., Bristol.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 30

BRISTOL

BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1973 40TH REUNION. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Bchs-73@yahoo.com. Include name, address, phone, cell, email, and date of birth. (860) 675-3088.

 

DEC. 6 to 8

SOUTHINGTON

2013 COUNTRY DANCE WEEKEND. At The Inn at East Hill Farms, Troy, N.H. Includes two nights, three days. Meals, dance workshops (line and partner), opening dancing. Jusgotta@megahits.com

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

PLAINVILLE

BUS TRIP TO THE WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET. Presented by the Woman’s Club of Plainville. 8 a.m., leave the Plainville Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., bus leaves Wrentham Mall. 6:30 p.m., return to Plainville Library. $38 per person. Includes transportation, driver’s tip, movie, bottled water, and snack on the return trip. Bus activities include bus bingo, movies, snacks. The bus will be available to store your purchases. Reserve a seat by check by Nov. 15. Send to Linda Roche (860) 833-8106, P.O. Box 295, Plainville, CT06062. Make check payable to the Woman’s Club of Plainville.

 

BRISTOL

ST. MATTHEW SCHOOL’S ANNUAL CRAFT/ VENDOR SHOW. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors needed. St.MatthewSchool, 120 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 583-5214.

 

SOUTHINGTON

EIGHTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters needed. Holiday and general handcrafted items. St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St., Southington. Applications available. (860) 628-8486.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 14

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO NEW YORK CITY. Depart Muzzy Field, Bristol at 7:30 p.m. Return to Bristol at 7:30 p.m. “On Your Own Style.” Dropped off at Macy’s and at 5th Avenue. $60 per seat. Register, BristolRec.com, Space is limited. Optional tickets may be bought for the Radio City Christmas show at the 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. show. JoshuaMedeiros@ci.bristol.us

 

OCTOBER

BRISTOL

MUMS FOR SALE. Fall colors and dozens of varieties for sale. The Growing Center at BristolAdultResourceCenter, 621 Jerome Ave., Bristol.

 

NOW thru OCT. 27

OTHER

PAIER FACULTY ART SHOW. Selected photographic works. Peter Benson Francis Rexford Cooley, Glen Curtis, Terry Falk, Michael Grimaldi, Richard Hoyer, Frank McAuliffe. Funky Monkey Café and Gallery, 130 Elm St., The Watch Factory Shoppes, Cheshire. (203) 287-3031.

 

NOW thru OCT. 30

SOUTHINGTON

DAN RYCHLEC OF SOUTHINGTON. Art exhibit, “Darker Places.” The Gallery at The Orchards

34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

 

NOW thru OCT. 20

OTHER

THE 15TH ANNUAL CONNECTICUT RENAISSANCE FAIRE. Weekends, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dodd Stadium, 14 Stott Ave., Norwich. Free parking. $17, general admission. $10 for youths 7 to 15. Free admission for children 6 and under. CTFaire.com, (860) 478-5954.

 

NOW thru DEC. 31

‘DOLLS: NO ORDINARY PLAYTHINGS.’ An exhibition featuring the collection of Mary Forcier. Lecture on Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. on “Dolls Around the World.” Nov. 10, a story book reading at 2 p.m. on Raggedy Ann and Andy. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 585-5411.

 

NOW thru JAN. 5

OTHER

‘BODIES REVEALED.’ Visitors get a chance to see the complex systems of the human body. ConnecticutScienceCenter, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. General admission $19 for adults, $14 for youth (ages 4 to 18), $16.50 seniors (65 plus), ages 3 and under are free. CTScienceCenter.org

 

NOW thru OCT. 31

OTHER

 ‘OIL AND WATER DO MIX.’ Two person art show featuring the work of Jane Carroll and Gil Fahey. Farmington Main Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. FarmingtonLibraries.org, (860) 673-6791.

 

NOW thru NOV. 24

OTHER

‘JACOB COLLINS: RECENT WORK.’ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Exhibition of 24 works on loan from Adelson Galleries and private collectors. Collins has been commissioned to paint many luminaries such as J. Paul Getty, Jr. and President George H.W. Bush, as well as paint the Forbes family properties in Normandy, France. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. 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

 

NOW thru NOV. 3

BRISTOL

THE WITCH’S DUNGEON CLASSIC MOVIE MUSEUM. Fridays to Sundays. Weekend evenings, 7 to 10 p.m. 47th year. Longest running Halloween attraction in the country. Tribute to the actors and makeup artists from classic horror, science fiction, and fantasy films. Not recommended for children under 6. Not handicapped accessible. Non-profit museum. 90 Battle St., Bristol. $2 donation all ages. PreserveHollywood.org. (860) 583-8306.

 

NOW thru OCT. 31

SOUTHINGTON

ST. PAUL’S PUMPKIN PATCH. 2 to 7 p.m., weekdays. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturdays. Noon to 7 p.m. on Sundays. Pick the perfect pumpkin. St. Paul’s Pumpkin Patch, 145 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-8486.

 

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.

 

SET-BACK CARDS AND CUT THROAT. Through December. 7 to 10 p.m. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860 223-9306.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BEGINNER LINE AND PARTNER DANCE LESSONS. Wednesday at 7 p.m. No partner needed. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude 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.

 

Music listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

OTHER

TITLE FIGHT. The El’N’Gee, New London. Title-Fight.net

 

THE WILL EVANS BAND, THE SWEET REMAINS. 8 p.m. Garde Arts’ Center’s Oasis Room, 325 State St., New London. Standing room only. $20. (860) 444-7373 ext. 1, GardeArts.org

 

JOHN MCCUTCHEON. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $22, $32. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

PLAINVILLE

FLASHBACK. 9:30 p.m. Firehouse Grille, 54 West Main St., Plainville.

 

OCT. 11, 12

OTHER

70TH ANNIVERSARY OPENING NIGHT. HARTFORD SYMPHONY. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Mortensen Hall, The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Bristol. $170 for subscribers. $225 for non-subscribers. (860) 246-8742, ext. 326.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

OTHER

CONNECTICUT VIRTUOSI CHAMBER ORCHESTRA. 5:15 p.m. Chopin Etudes Op. 25, performed by Margarita Nuller. SS. Cyril and MethodiusChurch, 63 Popieluszko Ct., Hartford. TheVirtuosi.org

 

BELA FLECK AND SIX PHENOMS BANJO SUMMIT. 8 p.m. JorgensenCenter for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Rd., University of Connecticut campus, Storrs. $40, $36, $33. (860) 486-4226, Jorgensen.uconn.edu

 

NINE INCH NAILS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, $65, and $45. MoheganSuun.com

 

CHRIS SMITH. Special guest Martha Redbone. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $22, $32. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

BRISTOL

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

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

BRISTOL

KARAOKE WITH JENNI B. Downtown Café, 118 Main St., Bristol.

 

OCT. 15, 16

OTHER

FRED EAGLESMITH AND THE TRAVELLING STEAM SHOW. Tuesday, Oct. 15 at FirstBaptistChurch, Willimantic. Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Café Nine, New Haven.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

BRISTOL

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

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 17

PLAINVILLE

NEW BRITAIN SYMPHONY PLAYS THE BEATLES. 6:30 p.m. Classics including “Eleanor Rigby,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” and “When I’m Sixty Four.” Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainville Public Library. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446.

 

 

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 OCT. 12

OTHER

BACHTOBERFEST. Hartford Symphony Orchestra. Tickets range from $35.50 to $70.50. For complete schedule, go to HartfordSymphony.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. Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. (18 and up to sing), Fridays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up), Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. (21 and up). All genres of music, full service bar/ restaurant. Karaoke Lounge, 1639 Wolcott Rd., Wolcott. (203) 879-4785.

 

Performance listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

OTHER

UPPER LEVEL LADIES NIGHT. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20, $40, $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

MEN OF DESIRE. 10 p.m. A fully-costumed and choreographed all-male production. The Cabaret Theater, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. Must be 21 and over. $40. MoheganSun.com

 

OCT. 11 to 13

BRISTOL

‘SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL.’ Bristol Theatre Arts production. Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. ChippensHillMiddle School auditorium, Bristol. $17 for matinees. $20 for evening performances. $2 discounts for seniors and children under 18. BristolTheatreArts.org

 

OCT. 11-NOV. 17

OTHER

‘MRS. MANNERLY.’ Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays at 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, $40 for general admission. Senior discount on Saturday matinees, $35. Center reserved service charge, add $15. College age student rush with ID, $15. Pay what you can Wednesday is Oct. 16. Talk Back Tuesdays, Oct. 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12. All free student matinee Saturday, Nov. 2 at 2:30 p.m. (860) 527-7838.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

OTHER

LAST COMIX STANDING CONTEST- SEMI-FINALS. 8 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $10, $20, and $30. ComixatFoxwoods.com

 

OCT. 15-20

OTHER

‘FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL.’ Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m. Sunday at 1 and 6 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. Tickets start at $22. Bushnell.org

 

OCT. 17-19

OTHER

COMEDIAN SEAN PATTON. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru OCT. 20

OTHER

‘YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. $23 for adults and $19.50 for seniors and students. (860) 283-6250. LandMarkCommunityTheatre.org

 

NOW thru OCT. 12

OTHER

TOM SEGURA. 8 p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 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.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

BRISTOL

‘A NIGHT OF COMEDY.’ Benefit for the Bristol High School Football Booster Club. 6 p.m., doors open. 7 p.m., dinner served. 8 p.m., show. Pasta meal and a show. Cash bar. (860) 584-8318, (860) 582-2324. BristolCentralFootball@gmail.com

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

BRISTOL

THE SENSATIONAL DAN LAROSA COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW. Adult comedy. 7 p.m., doors open. 8 p.m., show time. Cash bar, bring your own snacks. After, DJ will spin dance tunes. Bristol Polish Club Hall, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $20. BrownPaperTickets.com, search Dan La Rosa.

 

SATURDAY, DEC. 7

BRISTOL

‘PEACE ON EARTH.’ The 10th annual Holiday Showcase of Stars. 7 p.m. St. PaulCatholicHigh School, Bristol. (860) 585-6039, (860) 589-5692, (860) 585-6748.

 

NOW thru OCT. 20

OTHER

‘OTHELLO.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., WestHartford. $22.50 to $32.50. PlayhouseonPark.org, (860) 523-5900.

 

NOW thru OCT. 5

OTHER

GARY GULMAN. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP. Add $10 on the day of the show. Two-drink minimum. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru OCT. 26

OTHER

‘SOUTH PACIFIC.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster SquareRd., Berlin. CTCabaret.com

 

Senior listings

FRIDAY, OCT. 11

PLAINVILLE

CHROMEBOOK INFORMATION SESSION. 10 a.m. Linda Van Wagenen, director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and Kevin Ross, director of information technology, will present a program about the Chromebooks assigned to each student in the eighth to 12th grade in the Plainville School System. Learn about the Chromebooks and how they will be used in conjunction with school curriculum. Open to the public. Good for parents, grandparents, or relatives with responsibility for childcare, either legally or just after school monitor. Learn the purpose and philosophy behind the Chromebook initiative and how they will impact teaching and learning. Question and answer. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. Free. Register. (860) 747-5728.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 29

BRISTOL

THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES VAN. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are 65 or older and haven’t signed up for Medicare or Medicaid, you must do so during the Open Enrollment Period of Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. Trained counselors will be available to sign up people for Medicare and Medicaid, and answer questions. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave.., Bristol. You must have an appointment. Call (860) 584-7895 between 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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.

 

PLAINVILLE

THE PLAINVILLE SENIORS’ BOWLING. Mondays, 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 president, (860) 747-2918.

 

Meeting listings

TUESDAY, OCT. 15

BRISTOL

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Organization makes quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Currently, quilts are donated to six Connecticut hospitals including Bristol Hospital. Volunteers sought. Donations of shop gift cards, 100 percent cotton fabric, quilting materials, used vacuum cleaner, and gallon Ziplock bags accepted. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatcare.Deb@gmail.com

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 20

BRISTOL

THE BRISTOL GIRLS LITTLE LEAGUE SOFTBALL ORGANIZATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS ELECTION MEETING. 6 to 7 p.m., nominations sought of positions to the Board of Directors for the 2014 season. After, Board of Directors meeting will be held. Open to the public. All welcome to attend, even those who may wish to volunteer or coach but not necessarily wish to seek a position on the Board of Directors. GiamattiRecreationCenter, 325 Mix St., Bristol. BGLLS.com, or Facebook at Bristol Girls Little League Softball.

 

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

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

 

SOUTHINGTON

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.

 

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.

 

Dining listings

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

PLAINVILLE

HELP THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH RAISE THE ROOF. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Spaghetti (gluten free too), meatballs, sausage, bread, salad, dessert, dessert. Fund raiser to support the rAise the roof capital campaign, which was created in response to the collapse of the social hall in February 2011. The Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. (860) 747-1901.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

OTHER

AFTERNOON TEA. Sponsored by the Our Lady of Calvary Retreat League. Bring a long a teacup and saucer with your own cloth napkin. Attendees are encouraged to wear their fanciest hats and gloves. Prizes, fun, tea, tasty pastries, and refreshments. Our Lady of CalvaryRetreatCenter, 31 Colton St., Farmington. $15 offering requested. Advance registration appreciated. (860) 677-8519. OurLadyofCalvary.com

 

OCT. 13, 20

OTHER

HILL-STEAD FARMERS MARKET. Sundays,11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Farmers and vendors gather to provide fresh fruit, vegetables, naturally raised beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, Connecticut-landed seafood, dairy products, baked goods, flowers, wool, angora yarns, handcrafted jams, and jellies, honey, soaps, more. Live music. Hill-SteadMuseum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. Hillstead.org

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 16

SOUTHINGTON

HAM AND BAKED MACARONI AND CHEESE DINNER. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. HolyTrinityChurch, 200 Summer St., Plantsville in the church hall. Reservations. (8600 628-0736. Tickets also at the door.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 19

SOUTHINGTON

ANNUAL HARVEST SUPPER. 6 p.m. Pot roast, potatoes, vegetables, roll, apple crisp, beverage. Mary Our Queen Church hall, Savage Street, Plantsville. Tickets on sale after Oct. 12 and 13 masses. No tickets at the door. Benefits scholarship fund. (860) 276-0654.

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

SOUTHINGTON

ECUADOR BENEFIT DINNER. To help Fundacion Sor Dominga Bocca, a mission partner of First Congregation Church of Southington. The foundation provides residential educational and psychological services to abused and neglected girls in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Wine, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and beverages. Entertainment by the music of Steve Casillas, Beth Rosenblatt, and Rich Szulczewski. Hawk’s Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Dr., Southington. $60 per person. (860) 628-6858, (860) 747-1807.

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

BRISTOL

DAV BBQ AND PIG ROAST WITH D.J. AL. 1 to 7 p.m. 191 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Tickets available at DAV canteen or at the door. Facebook.com, DAV chapter Bristol.

 

Health listings

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

BRISTOL

FREE HEALTH AND DENTAL SCREENINGS. 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Services provided in partnership with FaithCare, a non-denominational Christian organization that’s mission to bring health, hope, and healing to and through the health care community. Dental screening and education, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol screenings, and education and the opportunity to see a nurse practitioner. All services are confidential and provided by professionals. All welcome.

 

Kids listings

SATURDAY, OCT. 12

BRISTOL

PAPER PLATE FALL WREATH CRAFT. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children will use a paper plate as their base to create a festive wreath. Bare Bones, 156 School St., Bristol. $10 for the first child, $6 for each additional. Parental or guardian supervision required since Bare Bones is not a licensed child care facility. No advanced registration is necessary.

 

SOUTHINGTON

FREE CHILDREN’S COLLAGE WORKSHOP. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Southington Arts and Crafts Association. Given by Joan Shackford. Using materials such as torn or cut paper, children will create their own images without worrying about drawing skills. Bring your favorite cut out images or copies of photos to include in the collage. Materials will be provided free of charge. Wear old clothes or bring a smock. Orchards Community Room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (203) 699-9497, LilMoeStudio@aol.com to sign up. Enrollment limited.

 

OTHER

SHUBERT OPEN HOUSE- FAMILY FUN DAY. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free family-friendly activities including arts and crafts, face-painting, tours of the backstage areas and graffiti walls, refreshments, film shorts, and popcorn. Shubert, 247 College St., New Haven. Free and open to the public. Shubert.com.

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 13

BRISTOL

ART-ERRIFIC. 11 to 3 p.m. A day of kid fun, kid art, and kids helping kids. Nauticuts and Little Miss Hartford County 2013 Manette Masse will be hosting a Kid-Art auction/ sale. They are collecting children’s artwork and selling them to anyone who wants to display it. All proceeds benefit the Children’s Miracle Network. Children are asked to donate their own artwork for the event. Doctors, librarians, teachers, principals will receive a sneak peek. Don’t forget your autograph. Drop off your artwork to Nauticuts, 1174 Farmington Ave., Bristol through Sunday, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m. The work can be canvas painting, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, crayon drippings, collages (no photos with people or personal information), or photography (no photos of people or personal information).

 

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

BRISTOL

8TH ANNUAL FORESTVILLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 5 to 7:30 p.m. Games, activities and all events free. No rain date. Register your carved pumpkin or scarecrow between 3 to 4:30 p.m. for judging. Late entries will not be judged. Each carved pumpkin will be entered into a gift card drawing and judged on Spookiest, Funniest, Most Creative, and Most Original. Scarecrow rules in Nuchie’s lobby, Central Avenue, Forestville. Prizes $50, $25, and $25. Costume parade at 5 p.m. from Manross Library followed by a Pet Parade at Simply Hair. Pumpkin illumination at dusk. Festival and awards presented by Forestville Village Association.

 

NOW thru OCT. 27

OTHER

BUSHNELL PARK CAROUSEL. Thursdays through Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $1 per ride. BushnellPark, Hartford (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

 

"Young Frankenstein" continues its run at the Thomaston Opera House this weekend.

“Young Frankenstein” continues its run at the Thomaston Opera House this weekend.