Listings for Jan. 31

 

The Kenn Morr Band performs Saturday at the Northwest Nature Center in Windsor.

The Kenn Morr Band performs Saturday at the Northwest Nature Center in Windsor.

Dining listings

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

BRISTOL

PASTA SUPPER FUND RAISER. 4 to 7 p.m. Held by Celebrate Recovery of Bethel Christian Church. Pasta, homemade sauce, meatballs, Italian sausage, garlic bread, garden salad, beverages, desserts. Dinner provided by Seasonings Catering/ Peter Spungin.) Benefits families with loved ones who are incarcerated. Bethel Christian Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol. $10 for adults and $5 for children. Children under 5 are free. (860) 202-3876.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

BRISTOL

‘SOUPS ON!’ COOKING CLASS. 6:30 p.m. Class includes dinner and wine. Martino’s Italian Market and Restaurant, 948 Terryville Ave., Bristol. Reservations only. $60 per person. MartinosMarket.com. (860) 583-3585.

 

Miscellaneous listings

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

BRISTOL

SINGLES CHINESE TAKE OUT PARTY. 7 p.m. Sponsored by Social Connections. Order different Chinese entrees. Dress casual and relax. Gail’s, 35 Anthony Dr., Bristol. (860) 582-8229.

 

OTHER

‘PINK IN THE RINK’ NIGHT. 7 p.m. Held by the Hartford Wolf Pack as they play the Albany Devils. Fans will be asked to join the team in striving to “Save the Top Shelf” and battle breast cancer. A “Save the Top Shelf” package, which includes a t-shirt and tickets, will be available for $25. XL Center, One Civic Plaza, Hartford. HartfordWolfPack.com, (877) 522-8499.

 

SOUTHINGTON

DONALD P. LEGER ART EXHIBIT. The title of the Southington resident’s show is “Nantucket.” The Gallery at The Orchards, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.homestead.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org.

 

VALENTINE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL. Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Assorted chocolate and Valentine’s Day themed items available. American Legion Post, 66 Main St., Southington. Free.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

OTHER

FIRST SUNDAY GALLERY TALK: SERVANT LIFE IN EARLY 20TH CENTURY FARMINGTON.’ 1 p.m. Presented by Dr. David Hopkinson. Hill-SteadMuseum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. (860) 677-4787. Hillstead.org

 

FEB. 4, 6

PLAINVILLE

JEWELRY MAKING PROGRAM FOR ADULTS. Tuesday, Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Basic fundamentals of jewelry making. Plainville Recreation Department, 50 Whiting St., Plainville. $25 covers both classes and materials for the following projects: necklace, bracelet, earrings. (860) 747-6022.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

OTHER

NOOK FARM BOOK TALK. 5 p.m., reception. 5:30 p.m., discussion. “The Black Russian” with author Vladimir Alexandrov. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Free. Register. (860) 522-9258, ext. 317.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

OTHER

SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Join the group after work and relax with new and old friends. Stonewell Restaurant, 354 Colt Highway, Farmington. No charge. (860) 582-8229.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

SOUTHINGTON

5TH ANNUAL ‘LOVE OUR HEROES’ VALENTINE DANCE. Held by American Legion Auxiliary, Kilton Post 72, Southington. DJ Jay. Buffet dinner, cash bar, dancing, raffles. Tables of 10 can be arranged. Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 South Center St., Southington. Benefits House of Heroes. For tickets, contact Auxiliary Junior Vice Commander, Sherri Valentin, (860) 655-7210, Sherval@cox.net.

 

PLAINVILLE

PSYCHIC FAIR, CONCERT. Benefit for the Plainville Food Pantry and The SpiritualistChurch of Love and Light. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., fair. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fair will feature 25 vendors. Concert and sacred breath class with Phil Siva Jones and Frank Evans. RockWells, 161-B Woodford Ave., Unit 58, Plainville. Fair admission is food for the pantry. Fair for the concert is $25. (860) 316-5083.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

SOUTHINGTON

BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly 0122. Bus leaves at 11:30 a.m. from commuter lot diagonally opposite from Slider’s at the corner of Route 10, South Main St., and Mulberry Street. Return at 7 p.m. $30. Includes $15 food voucher, $10 slot voucher. (860) 302-4556, (203) 235-4155.

 

FEB. 12-15

BRISTOL

THE FRIENDS OF THE BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY WINTER USED BOOK SALE. Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to noon. Books, DVDs, videos, CDs, and other items donated over the last year, including a large selection of British and American history, needlework patterns, and large print fiction. Books are priced 25 cents to $2, with specially priced books available. A bag sale will be held Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. for $5 for a brown bag and $3 for a plastic bag. A preview sale will be held 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 12 for $5 admission. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.

 

FEB. 18 to MAY 13

OTHER

THE ARTIST’S WAY: A SPIRITUAL PATH TO HIGHER CREATIVITY. Tuesdays 6 to 8 p.m. A 13-week program to recover your creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self-sabotage, jealousy, guilt, addictions and other inhibiting forces, replacing them with creative confidence and productivity. Taught by former newspaper publisher and editorial writer, Kathy Parulski. $175, plus $25 for book and supplies. Register. GoldenThreadGallery.org. (860) 760-9766.

 

FEB. 21-22

OTHER

BIG BOOK GETAWAY. Presented by the Mark Twain House and Museum. Presentations by Debbie Macomber, Sarah Addison Allen, P.J. O’Rourke, Pete Hamill, Eloisa James, Charlotte Rogan, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer. Friday night program only is $45. Only 200 seats available. Saturday session is $65. General admission for two days is $100. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. TheBigBookClub.org, MarkTwainHouse.org

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26

BRISTOL

BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN CASINO. Sponsored by the St. Stanislaus Golden Agers. Bus will leave church parking lot, 510 West St., Bristol at 8:45 a.m. returning at about 5:30 p.m. $25 per person, includes transportation and vouchers for a meal and the Big Wheel. Reservations. (860) 589-5597, (860) 583-8170.

 

MARCH 14 to 16

OTHER

COUNTRY DANCE WEEKEND. For singles or couples. With dance experience or not. Dance lessons, open dancing. The Inn at East Hill Farms, Troy, N.H. East-Hill-Farm.com. Info, contact jusgotta@megahits.com

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 22

BRISTOL

THE FIFTH ANNUAL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 40 vendors. Homemade chocolates, handmade knitted items, pet items, candles, soaps, skin care, jewelry, garden tools, art, healthy living, sports items, candles. Full lunch menu. Lots of drawings St. PaulCatholicHigh School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Crafter spaces available, no jewelry. lynn.damboise@snet.net

 

NOW thru MARCH 5

OTHER

ANNUAL EAGLE WATCH. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Eagle Observation Area, Shepaug Housatonic Hydroelectric Station, Southbury. Free. Space is limited. Reservations. 1-800-368-8954, gdfsuezna.com/forms/eagleviewreservations. ShepaugEagles.info

 

NOW thru MARCH 5

OTHER

‘STAGECRAFT: 50 YEARS OF DESIGN AT HARTFORD STAGE.’ Exhibition featuring selection of costumes, props, and scenic elements from the company’s collection. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. HartfordStage.org, MarkTwainHouse.org

 

NOW thru MARCH

SOUTHINGTON

WINTER UNDERLAND. Art exhibit hosted by Bare Bones. Featuring art work by Christian Ayala, Mike Chaiken, David LaPointe, Chad Lockhart, Greg Merola, Anna Murfin, Nick Palazzo, Kae Pilat, Michelle St. Pierre, Johnny Vaina. HartfordCountyTattoo, 991 South Main St., Plantsville. (860) 621-0500. Facebook.com/barebonesbristol

 

NOW thru FEB. 9, 2014

OTHER

‘MAURICE SENDAK.’ Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. A touring exhibition commemorating the work of American illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak. Features about 70 select works by the 30-year resident of Connecticut. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 museum admission for adults, $10 for students, free for children under 12. Free admission 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 22, 2014

OTHER

‘THE UNIVERSAL KITCHEN.’ Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday from 12 to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate Landers, Frary and Clark and the household items it manufactured under the Universal brand name. New BritainIndustrialMuseum, 185 Main St., Second Floor, New Britain. (860) 832-8654. NBIndustrial.com

 

NOW thru APRIL 13

OTHER

NEW/NOW: STEPHANIE LEMPERT. Art exhibit. New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

 

ONGOING

BRISTOL

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.

 

THE BARGAIN CENTER. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Prospect United MethodistChurch, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $5 bag sale is on.

 

OTHER

SETBACK CARDS AND CUT THROAT. 7 to 10 p.m. on Thursdays through December 2013. The French Model Council Club, 1375 East St., New Britain. (860) 223-9306.

 

MONTHLY ADOPTION INFORMATION SESSIONS. Held by Connecticut Adoption Services. First Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 1599 S. East Rd., Farmington. (860) 678-9494. Register by 3 p.m. the Wednesday before, (860) 886-7500, CTAdoptions@waterfordcs.org

 

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

 

Support group listings

MONDAY, FEB. 3

BRISTOL

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. BristolHospital.org/events

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

BRISTOL

CIRCLE OF HOPE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP. 6 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. Free. Register. (860) 585-3356.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

BRISTOL

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. Free. Register. (860) 940-6300.

 

NOW thru APRIL 9

BRISTOL

PARENT SUPPORT GROUP. Wednesdays 6 to 7:30 p.m. For parents of children with challenging behaviors. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@bristolhospital.org

 

ONGOING

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.

 

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 Red Stone Hill, 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

 

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.

 

Senior listings

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

SOUTHINGTON

OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MulberryGardens, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. (860) 276-1020. CTSeniorCare.org

 

MONDAY, FEB. 3

BRISTOL

BRISTOL ATTY. STEPHEN ALLAIRE. Sponsored by Advocates for Bristol Seniors. 1:30 p.m. He will talk about all of the steps that must be taken when an older person suddenly requires full-time care. As a member of the Life Care Planning Association, Allaire will discuss Medicaid benefits, veterans’ benefits, home or institutional nursing care, asset protection, special needs trusts and related issues. BristolSeniorCenter, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public invited. Refreshments. Reservations required. (860) 584-7895.

 

FEB. 4, 11

PLAINVILLE

COURSE I-COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS. Tuesdays 1 to 3 p.m. Expand on the knowledge gained in the free beginners’ course, learn about Windows, editing documents and how to save and use documents on a hard drive or flash drive. The cost is $30. Sign-ups are underway. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 6

PLAINVILLE

AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the 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. Upon completion of the course, an insurance company must give a discount of at least 5 percent on auto insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members, proving a membership number, and $20 for other attendees.

 

ONGOING

SOUTHINGTON

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.

 

POOL PLAYER’S CLINIC. Mondays, 10:30 to noon. Improve your game, learn good mechanics and cue ball control. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville.

 

OPEN PAINTING GROUP. 1 to 3 p.m. Open to senior center members. Informal group. No instructor. No registration. PlainvilleSeniorCenter, 200 East St., Plainville. (860) 747-5728.

 

Performance listings

JAN. 31- FEB. 8

SOUTHINGTON

‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.’ Performed by The Steeple Players of the First Congregational Church of Southington. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St. on the green, Southington. Tickets are free, but required. Free will offering. (860) 628-6958, FirstChurchSouthington.org

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

OTHER

VIC DIBETTO. Featuring Jodi Weiner with special guest Vinnie Mark. 9 p.m. Cabaret Theatre, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $25. MoheganSun.com

 

AMY SCHUMER. 8 p.m., 11 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $35, $45, and $55. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

‘MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL.’ 3 and 8 p.m. GardeArtsCenter, 325 State St., New London. $38 to $65. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373, ext. 1.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 9

OTHER

‘WILD THINGS: THE LIFE AND WORK OF MAURICE SEDAK.’, Feb. 9 at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Performed by Bated Breath Theatre Company, created in collaboration with the New Britain Museum of American Art and inspired by the current exhibition, “Maurice Sendak.” New BritainMuseum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. BatedBreathTheatre.org, NBMAA.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 22

OTHER

‘THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8:15 p.m. Comedy. Clockwork Repertory Teatre, 133 Main St., Oakville. $19 reserved. (860) 274-7247.

 

NOW thru FEB. 2

OTHER

‘WAR HORSE.’ Tuesday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford. $29 and up. Bushnell.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 1

OTHER

MO MANDEL. 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 admission and $40 for VIP. Add $10 for day of show. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru FEB. 23

OTHER

‘FREUD’S LAST SESSION.’ Opening night is Jan. 24. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Weekend matinees at 2:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $50, general admission. Center reserved seats are an additional $15. Student rush with ID, $15. (860) 527-7838.

 

NOW thru JAN. 25

OTHER

JOSH WOLF. Thursday to Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $50 for VIP. Add $10 on the day of the show. Two-drink minimum. 21-plus. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882.

 

NOW thru FEB. 1

OTHER

‘THE BOYS IN THE BAND.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. 1968-circa play offers frank treatment of homosexual characters. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. General admission, $20. Senior/ students, $15. HITW.org.

 

NOW thru FEB. 1

OTHER

‘THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT.’ Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Curtain at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., just off Route 9, Berlin. CTCabaret.com, (860) 829-1248.

 

NOW thru FEB. 9

OTHER

‘LEND ME A TENOR.’ Days, times, and tickets available at the website. Playhouse On Park, 244 Park St., WestHartford. PlayhouseonPark.org, (860) 523-5900 ext. 10.

 

Music listings

FRIDAY, JAN. 31

OTHER

STARSHIP FEATURING MICKEY THOMAS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

BRISTOL

SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Bleachers, Middle Street, Bristol.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

OTHER

HERMAN’S HERMITS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

J. COLE. 8 p.m. MGM Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $35, $55. Foxwoods.com

 

THE KENN MORR BAND. 7:30 p.m. NorthwestNatureCenter, 145 Lange Rd., Windsor. $16. NorthwestPark.org, KennMorr.com

 

LADY ANTEBELLUM. With special guests Kip Moore and Kacey Musgraves. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $79, and $59. MoheganSun.com

 

BRISTOL

JOHN VALBY. 8 p.m. Bristol Swedish Social Club, Barlow Street, Bristol. For tickets, call (860) 919-4686.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

OTHER

THE LONELY HEARTSTRINGS BAND. 5 p.m. The Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford. FireboxRestaurant.com, (203) 650-3492.

 

ROXY PERRY. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun, Uncasville.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 3

OTHER

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

 

YELLOWCARD. Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

OTHER

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

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

OTHER

FIRST CLASS BAND. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 6

OTHER

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

 

GUITARIST/COMPOSER PETER GRIGGS. 7 p.m. WindsorArtCenter, 40 Mechanic St., Windsor. $10. (860) 688-2528. WindsorArtCenter.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.

 

Meeting listings

MONDAY, FEB. 3

OTHER

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Make quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

BRISTOL

QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Make quilts for people who undergo cancer treatment. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.  (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

BRISTOL

EDGEWOOD WOMEN’S CLUB. 6:45 p.m. Meeting will be devoted to the spring project. Giamatti Little LeagueCenter, Mix Street, Bristol. Call Jane if unable to attend. (860) 583-8463.

 

Kids listings

FEB. 2-APRIL 7

BRISTOL

SPRING STORY TIME. 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, 2-year-olds; Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. or Wednesdays at 1 p.m., 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Tuesdays at 1:45 p.m., Play and Learn for 3- and 4-year-olds. Thursdays at 9:30 a.m., Baby Time for 0 to 12 months. Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., Sensory Story Tots, for 2- to 5-year-olds. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No story time on days when Bristol Public Schools are not in session. Register at the library or call (860) 584-7790.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 5

BRISTOL

REAL LLAMA VISITS THE LIBRARY AND LLAMA STORIES. 10 to 11 a.m. Llama from Country Quilt Llama Farm in West Cornwall. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Made possible by the School Readiness Council. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. BristolLib.com

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 7

BRISTOL

FIRST FRIDAY FAMILY FESTIVAL, ‘ELMO’S BIRTHDAY.’ 5 to 8 p.m. Meet Elmo, dance and sing in celebration of his birthday. The letter of the day is “E,” and the number of the day is “3” and the color of the day is “Red.” Decorate and dine on an Elmo cupcake for $1. Pizza and snacks are also available for an additional cost at the old-fashioned soda fountain. Admission is $6 per person. Imagine Nation museum members and children under 1 are free. Library passes and ACM memberships not accepted. (860) 314-1400. ImagineMuseum.org.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 8

OTHER

STAGE PERFORMANCE CLASSES IN ACTING, IMPROV, MUSICAL THEATER. Held by New Britain Youth Theater. Introductory class for ages 5 to 8 p.m. “Stage Performance” class for ages 8 and up, and 12 and up at 10 to 11 a.m. Also Musical Stage performance for ages 10 and up from 11 a.m. to noon. Improv in Performance for ages 10 and up, from noon to 1 p.m. Trinity-on-Main, New Britain. NBYT.org, (860) 515-8115.

 

ONGOING

PLAINVILLE

DROP IN FITNESS. Sundays, 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

FAMILY FITNESS. Sundays, 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

TEEN STRENGTH. Sundays, 12 to 1 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

SPIN CLASS. Mondays, 4 to 4:45 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DROP IN FITNESS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

O’COURSE AND RUN CLUB. Wednesdays, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.

 

TEEN STRENGTH. Thursdays, 5 to 6 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DANCE. Saturdays, 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For ages 5 to 9. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

DANCE. Saturdays, 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Ages 10 to 14. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville.

 

Health listings

FEB. 3, 10

BRISTOL

BIRTHING SKILLS: PREPARED CHILDBIRTH. 6 to 9 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. Two-day class. $80/ $40 for WIC. Register. BristolHospital.org/events

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 4

BRISTOL

HANDLING CHILDREN’S ANGER. 6 to 8 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. Parent, $6. Childcare provider, $6. Register. (860) 585-3895.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. (860) 276-5293. CTHealthAging.org

 

FEB. 4 to APRIL 24

PLAINVILLE

LIVESTRONG AT THE YMCA. Fitness-based cancer survivor program. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Free. (860) 747-4192. Eileen.cyr@ghymca.org

 

THURSDAY, FEB. 6

BRISTOL

BASIC FIRST AID. 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by BristolHospital. $45. Register. (860) 314-0632.

 

YOUR PERSONAL PLATE. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Held by BristolHospital. Work with ntrition professionals to build your personal plate. $10 per person. Register. (860) 585-3895.

 

HEARTSAVER/ AED. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by BristolHospital. Learn CPR, use of automated external defibrillator and the relief of foreign-bodyairway obstruction to the lay rescuer. (860) 585-3895.

 

SOUTHINGTON

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. Calendar House of Southington, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. (860) 276-5293. CTHealthyAging.org

 

NOW thru FEB. 23

PLAINVILLE

XTREME. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 to 7 a.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays 7 to 8 a.m., 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-4192.

 

TRX TRAINING. Wednesdays 9 to 10 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-4192.

 

ROPES AND KETTLEBELL. Wednesdays, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursdays, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and Fridays. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-4192.

 

ADAPTIVE VOLLEYBALL. Mondays, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-4192.

 

RUN CLUB. Tuesdays at 5 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 747-4192.