Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 2

JAN. 2-24
OTHER
‘EXPOSED: THE FINE ART OF NUDE PHOTOGRAPHY.’ Gallery hours are by appointment. Opening reception, Friday, Jan. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Juried copetition with a focus on exploring the elements that make the nude human figure an artform that continues to inspire and challenge. Mac650 Galley, 650 Main St., Middletown. Mac650.com. Mac650Gallery@gmail.com

SATURDAY, JAN. 3
SOUTHINGTON
BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE BOY SCOUT TROOP 32. 8 a.m. through 12 p.m. Returnable bottles and cans. Soda, beer, and water bottles are returnable. Sports drinks, iced tea, wine, and liquor bottles cannot be returned and should be recycled. Proceeds go to support Boy Scout Troop 32, which is sponsored by the Southington Lions Club and meets at the First Congregational Church of Southington. Collection point is next to the first concession stand at Recreation Park, Southington.

TUESDAY, JAN. 6
BRISTOL
LEGISLATIVE BREAKFAST. Held by Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. 8 to 9:30 a.m. Presentations from the area’s legislative leaders discussing what they have on tap for this year’s legislative session. Leaders from all seven chamber affiliates—Bloomfield, Bristol, Burlington, Farmington, Plainville, Plymouth, and Wolcott invited. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $25 prepaid, $30 at the door for chamber members. $35 prepaid or $40 at the door for non-members. RSVP. (860) 584-4718. CentralCTChambers.org

AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT SERVICE OFFICER AVAILABLE. 12 to 3 p.m. Army Strong Community Center, 111 North Main St., Bristol City Hall, Bristol. (860) 584-6258, (860) 584-6257.

AFTERNOON MOVIE, ‘THE LUNCH BOX (DABBA).’ 1 p.m. Movie with Irffan Khan and Nimrat Kaur. Light refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023.

PLAINVILLE
AARP TRIP FOXWOODS CASINO. Leave Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville at 8 a.m. Return to OLM at 5:30 p.m. (860) 747-1732.

JAN. 6-FEB. 17
SOUTHINGTON
DOG OBEDIENCE CLASSES. Tuesdays, 6:15 p.m. for beginners, 7:15 p.m., for intermediate level. Dogs must be at least 3 months of age by the first class in order to register. All dogs must have up-to-date vaccinations in order to participate. The Summit at Plantsville, 261 Summit St., Plantsville. Instructor is Kevin Medeiros. Pre-registration, signed waiver, and payment are required. $105 per dog. (860) 276-6219. Southington.org/DogObedience

THURSDAY, JAN. 8
OTHER
CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN CONNECTICUT: EDUCATION LECTURE AND BOOK TALK. 7 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free and open to the public. Register. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org

SATURDAY, JAN. 10
BRISTOL
STREETSCAPE: THE ORIGIN OF BRISTOL STREET NAMES. 2 p.m. Presented by local historian Bob Adamczyk. Learn how the development of Bristol was affected by the growth of its streets. Learn how streets and geographical areas got their names. The recently updated version of the definitive historical record Adamczyk created will be available for sale. Refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. F.N. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790. BristolLib.com

JAN. 12-MARCH 2
OTHER
WINTER ADULT IMPROV CLASS. 7 to 10 p.m. The basics of improvisational theater. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $200. PlayhouseonPark.org, (860) 523-5900 ext. 10.

THURSDAY, JAN. 15
SOUTHINGTON
SONS OF ITALY MICHAEL MILO MEMORIAL POOL TOURNAMENT. Runs for 14 weeks. Prizes. Banquet dinner at the end. Sign up at the Sons of Italy, by the pool table, 139 Center St., Southington.

FRIDAY, JAN. 16
SOUTHINGTON
ADULT ZUMBA AT ZING FITNESS. Fund raiser for Flanders Elementary School PTO. 6 p.m. Register at 5:45 p.m. Baby sitting available, $7. Zing Fitness, 47 North Main St., Southington. $10 per person. sctrovato@att.net. Bring a water bottle.

SATURDAY, JAN. 17
PLAINVILLE
PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION WINTER BASH. 6:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Food, spirits, DJ, raffles. Chef Vito Bonanno. VFW, 7 Northwest Dr., Plainville. (860) 416-6099, (860) 987-9929 for tickets.

FEB. 6-8
OTHER
ZENTANGLE RETREAT. System of creating art using simple repeating patterns. It’s for everyone with or without artistic abilities. Taught by Kathy Parulski and Meridith Yuhas. Copper Beech Institute, 303 Tunxis Rd., West Hartford. Register. (860) 760-9750. CopperBeechInstitute.org

FRIDAY, FEB. 9
BRISTOL
MOHEGAN SUN CASINO BUS TRIP. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. $25. Trip includes transportation, meal voucher, gaming package. Reservations. (860) 589-5597, (860) 583-8170.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12
PLAINVILLE
AARP TRIP DAY OF IRISH CELEBRATION. The comedy of George Casey from County Clare, Ireland and the Irish Step Dancers. Fox Theater, Foxwood Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Promotional package included. $74. (860) 747-1732.

TUESDAY, APRIL 21
BRISTOL
BUS TRIP TO SEE NEIL SEDAKA AT MOHEGAN SUN. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. $102 per person. Includes ticket, meal voucher, and gaming package. Valid photo ID required. Show starts at 3 p.m. Seats are in the lower level section of the arena. Reservations. (860) 589-5597.

MAY 18-20
BRISTOL
SPRINGTIME IN NEW HAMPSHIRE TRIP. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. Visit North Conway, Castle in the Clouds, Mt. Washington Discovery Museum, take a trip on the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad. Spend two nights at the North Conway Hotel with two breakfasts, two dinner, sightseeing, and admissions. Costs $383. Deposit due Feb. 23. (860) 589-5597.

JUNE 9-10
PLAINVILLE
AARP TRIP TO COOPERSTOWN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME. Deluxe motor coach transportation. One night at Turning Stone Resort and Casino, Erie Canal Cruise through the locks. Visit to Fly Creek Cider II and then to the hall. Reservations. (860) 747-1732.

SATURDAY, NOV. 28, 2015
BRISTOL
BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 40TH REUNION. Sign-up at Classmates.com

NOW thru JAN. 31
SOUTHINGTON
ANDREW ZYGMUNT WILL EXHIBIT HIS PAINTINGS. Presented by Southington Arts and Crafts Association. The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
HOLIDAY MEMORIES: TALES AND TRADITIONS OF AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHRISTMAS. Now through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hill-Stead Museum, 35 Mountain Rd., Farmington. Free with admission to the museum. Free to members. (860) 677-4787. Hillstead.org

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
THE ART LEAGUE OF NEW BRITAIN’S THIRD ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW. Open Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain. (860) 229-1484.

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
‘FROHAWK TWO FEATURES/ MATRIX 170.’ Art exhibition. Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main St., Hartford. TheWadsworth.org

NOW thru JAN. 4
OTHER
TWO ART EXHIBITS. “Steven Rockefeller: A Park Bench View,” “Nathaniel Donnett: Alone In My Four Cornered Room.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

NOW thru JAN. 11
OTHER
‘NELSON AUGUSTUS MOORE: CONNECTICUT, WATER, HILLS AND SKY.’ From the collection of Todd and Marenda Stitzer. Features paintings and photographs by Moore, a 19th century American landscape artist who captured images of his hometown Kensington. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. NBMAA.org

ONGOING
BRISTOL
BINGO. Tuesdays at 10:45 a.m., Fridays at 6:45 p.m. Benefits St. Anthony School. 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 Lunch Box,’ a film, will be shown at the Bristol Public Library on Saturday.

‘The Lunch Box,’ a film, will be shown at the Bristol Public Library on Saturday.