Miscellaneous listings for June 5

JUNE 5, 6
BRISTOL
USED BOOK MINI-SALE. Held by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday with adult fiction half-price sale on Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children, teens, and adults, priced at $1 and $2. Large selection of specially priced books at a slightly higher cost. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.

SATURDAY, JUNE 6
OTHER
SINGLES MINIATURE GOLF. Sponsored by Social Connections. 7 p.m. Safari Golf, 2340 Wilbur Cross Highway, Berlin. $10. (860) 582-8229.

BRISTOL
CONNECTICUT WOODCARVERS’ 17TH ANNUAL WOODCARVING SHOW AND SALE. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of woodcarving demonstrations including a pen wood turner, caricature, carousel, relief, and chip carving. Competition with carvers of different levels of skill. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave. (Route 72), Bristol. $6, adults and seniors. $3.50 for ages 4 to 14. (860) 585-5411, (860) 314-0483. TheCarouselMuseum.org

CARING FOR KIDS STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Foods, crafts, vendors, tag sales. Proceeds benefit the Caring for Kids Fund, which helps children with serious medical issues. Gloria Dei Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. Rain or shine. (860) 965-0570.

PLAINVILLE
PARC AND FREDERICK FRANKLIN LODGE NO. 14 ANCIENT FREE AND ACCEPTED MASONS CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC. 11 a.m., registration. Noon, tee off. Major fund raiser for PARC. $135 registration includes lunch before tee-off; 18 holes of golf with cart; snack at the ninth hole with a draft beer; buffet dinner catered by Gnazzo’s Food Center with a draft beer, door prize ticket. Prizes to the first place team, closest to the pin, and longest drive (male and female). Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Southington. (860) 747-0316. PARCDisabilitiesct.org

SOUTHINGTON
QUILTS OF VALOR. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Anyone looking to help iron, sew, or watch is welcome. Quilts of Honor have been sewing quilts for war veterans throughout the United States, giving over 100,000 quilts to war veterans. American Legion Post 72, 66 Main St., Southington. (860) 621-4243.

MONDAY, JUNE 8
BRISTOL
ONGOING MINI USED BOOK SALE BEGINS. Hardcover and softcover books for readers of all ages. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville.

FOXWOODS CASINO BUS TRIP. Held by the St. Stanislaus’s Golden Agers Club. Leave from St. Stanislaus Church parking lot, West Street, Bristol at 8:30 a.m. Return by 6 p.m. $22 includes casino bonus, driver tip. (860) 583-4413.

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.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10
OTHER
ANDY WEIL: ‘POETRY WITH A TOUCH OF MID-LIFE INSANITY.’ 6:30 p.m. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington. Free. FarmingtonLibraries.org

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10
BRISTOL
DISCOVERING THE NIGHT SKY. 7:45 p.m., Astronomers from Slooh Community Observatory will be on hand. Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol. Free. (860) 583-1234.

THURSDAY, JUNE 11
PLAINVILLE
‘STILL ALICE.’ 2:30 p.m. Oscar-winning film about a woman who experiences early onset of Alzheimer’s. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Free. (860) 793-1446.

FRIDAY, JUNE 12
OTHER
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. No charge. (860) 582-8229.

RONALD PERILLE JR. MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9:30 a.m., registration. 11 a.m., shotgun start. 6 p.m., dinner. Proceeds go to the Ronald Perille Jr. Scholarship Fund and Watertown Sportsman Club. $150 per golfer includes lunch and dinner. $50 dinner only. Southington Country Club, 150 Savage St., Plantsville. (860) 621-2461. Planmygolfevent.com/27550-RonaldPerilleJr1stannualmemorial

SATURDAY, JUNE 13
BRISTOL
BRISTOL VETERANS COUNCIL 5TH ANNUAL SALUTE DINNER. 5:30 to 9 p.m. Honor high school grads who are joining the Armed Forces. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $25.

BUS TRIP TO SEE BOSTON RED SOX PLAY TORONTO BLUE JAYS. Leave St. Stanislaus Church parking lot, 510 West St., Bristol at 9 a.m. $90 per person. Payment in full required to reserve spot. (860) 874-9939.

PLAINVILLE
4TH ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND FLY-IN. Held by the Plainville Wings and Wheels Committee and the Bristol Auto Club. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date June 14. Aircraft and helicopter displays/ rides, vendors, face painting, food, more. Benefit for Petit Family Foundation and the Plainville Community Food Pantry. Robertson Airport, Plainville. $5 for adults, $2 for children 5 to 11, and free for children under 5. On-site parking available. Overflow parking at Middle School of Plainville. Shuttle buses provided. No alcohol or pets permitted. PlainvilleWingsandWheels.com

TAG SALE BENEFIT. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain date, June 14. To aid Almost Home Rescue and Shelter. 25 Maple St., Plainville.

SOUTHINGTON
TAG AND CRAFT SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain date, June 14 at same time. Donuts and coffee, 9 to 11 a.m. Hot dogs, etc. from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors needed. Jensen’s Activity Club, 250 Redstone St., Southington. (860) 426-2168.

SUNDAY, JUNE 14
BRISTOL
ANNUAL DIABETES MOTORCYCLE RUN. Benefit for American Diabetes Association. Sign up from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Depart at 11 a.m. Food and entertainment after the ride. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $20 for riders, $10 for passengers.

TUESDAY, JUNE 16
PLAINVILLE
BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. Sponsored by AARP Chapter 4146. 8 a.m., bus leaves Our Lady of Mercy Church, Plainville. 5:45 p.m., return to Plainville. $23. Includes promotional package. (860) 747-1732.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17
BRISTOL
126TH ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER OF CENTRAL CONNECTICUT. 5:30 p.m, reception and auction. 6:30 p.m., dinner. 7:30 p.m., programs and awards. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $80 per person. CentralCTChambers.org

JUNE 19, 20
OTHER
BOOK AND CRAFT SUMMER SALE. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday. Wolcott Library, 469 Bound Line Rd., Wolcott.

TUESDAY, JUNE 30
BRISTOL
GREATER BRISTOL NIGHT AT NEW BRITAIN STADIUM. Held by Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, the Greater Bristol Chamber of Commerce. 6:05 p.m., gates open. 7:05 p.m., game time. New Britain Rock Cats vs. Reading Phillies. $7, reserved seats. Mail payment to Andres Levy, New Britain Rock Cats, P.O. Box 1718, New Britain, CT 06050. (860) 224-8383 ext. 2, alevy@rockcats.com

JULY 4, 5
BRISTOL
COOPERSTOWN TRIP WITH AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 BASEBALL TEAM. Leave Post 2, Hooker Court, Bristol at 9:45 a.m. then travel to Winsted where Bristol will play Winsted then travel to Albany, to arrive at 3:30 p.m. Free time the rest of the day. Then on July 5 travel to Cooperstown, N.Y. where Bristol will play on Doubleday Field against the Berkshire Americans at 5 p.m., with the earlier part of the day free to explore. Leave immediately after the game. $75 in advance by June 22. (860) 584-2000.

JULY 23, AUG. 20
OTHER
‘MIDSOMER MURDERS.’ Viewings of the television series. 1 p.m. Served with tea and biscuits. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Free and open to the public. FarmingtonLibraries.org

THURSDAY, JUNE 25
SOUTHINGTON
TRIP TO THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AND ELLIS ISLAND. Dinner at Bonefish Grill. Held by First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Ticket includes transportation, gratuities, meals. Departure will be from church lot. (860) 621-3024.

SUNDAY, JULY 5
SOUTHINGTON
TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD WITH THE BOSTON POPS CONDUCTED BY KEITH LOCKHART AND GUEST BERNADETTE PETERS. Held by First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. Ticket includes transportation, gratuities, meals. Seats are reserved in the Music Shed and luncheon will be at area restaurant. Departure will be from church lot. (860) 621-3024.

THURSDAY, JULY 9
OTHER
PLYMOUTH CHAMBER ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 10:30 a.m., registration. 11:30 a.m., lunch. 12:30 p.m., Shotgun Start. 5:30 p.m., buffet dinner. Golfer, $155. Dinner only, $40. Payment due by June 10, Playmouth Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 335, Terryville, CT 06786. Pequabuck Golf Club, Plymouth. (860) 584-4718. PlyOil@SBCGlobal.net

THURSDAY, JULY 23
PLAINVILLE
A WHALE WATCH FROM BOSTON, MASS. Held by Plainville AARP Chapter 4146. Leave from Our Lady of Mercy Church, 19 S. Canal St., Plainville. Have lunch at Boston restaurant. After, board a multi-level whale watch vessel for three-hour excursion. Naturalist will talk about the whales. $119. (860) 747-1732.

SEPT. 26-28
BRISTOL
TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA FOR THE MASS WITH POPE FRANCIS. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Travelers. Trip features attendance at the Papal Mass, a guided tour of the Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel, one of America’s first saints, born in Philadelphia in 1858. $541. Includes transportation, two nights hotel, one dinner, two breakfasts, and admission to other attractions. (860) 589-5597.

SATURDAY, OCT. 17
SOUTHINGTON
SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 50TH REUNION. 6 p.m. Looking for classmates. Any information appreciated. Testa’s Banquet Facility, 26 S. Center St., Southington. Joanne (Casale) Salerno at putinontheritz@aol.com, Jean (Wolak) Amenta at jean.amenta@gmail.com.

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

NOW thru JUNE 14
BRISTOL
SUMMER FUN DRIVE FOR CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP CENTER IN BRISTOL. Donations sought of gently used summer clothes of all sizes, games, books, sports equipment, DVDs. Collection will end with distribution on June 17. Items can be dropped off at Christian Fellowship Center, Prospect Street, Bristol. (860) 589-0662, (860) 845-2259.

NOW thru OCT. 24
OTHER
50 OBJECTS/ 50 STORIES. Exhibit asks, “If an object could define Connecticut, what would it be.” Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford. CHS.org

NOW thru SEPT. 6
OTHER
LIQUID SUNDAYS. DJs, celebrity guests, pool party. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20. Foxwoods.com/liquidSundays.aspx

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.miscellaneous