Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 8

FRIDAY, JAN. 8
BRISTOL
BRISTOL LEGISLATORS HOLD COFFEE HOUR. 8 to 9 a.m. Hosted by state Sen. Henri Martin, and state Reps. Whit Betts and Cara Pavalock. Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol. Coffee will be provided.

PLAINVILLE
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. Waxy O’Connor’s Irish Pub at the Marriott/ Fairfield Inn, 400 New Britain Ave., Plainville. No charge. (8960) 582-8229.

OTHER
WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Speaker is Barbara Atherton. Discussion on property and casualty insurance. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. CentralCTChambers.org/event

GALLERY TALK FOR ‘YVES TANGUY: SURREALIST PAINTER/ COUNTRY GENTLEMAN’ EXHIBIT. 6 p.m. Dr. Charles Stuckey is the head of research for the Yves Tanguy catalogue raisonne. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. Free with museum admission. MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381.

JAN. 8-9
BRISTOL
HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 9 at 1 and 7 p.m. “Bell, Book and Candle” with Kim Novak, James Stewart, Jack Lemmon, and Ernie Kovacs. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Refreshments. (860) 585-6309.

TUESDAY, JAN. 12
PLAINVILLE
AUTHOR WILLIAM HALL. 7 to 9 p.m. “The Haunted House Diaries: The True Story of a Quiet Connecticut Town at the Center of A Paranormal Mystery.” Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Refreshments. In case of inclement weather, program will take place Thursday, Jan. 28. (860) 793-1446.

TUESDAY, JAN. 12
BRISTOL
PROM FASHION SHOW AND VENDOR FAIR. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hair, bridal salons, tuxedo, make-up artist, flowers, limo, jewelry, and DJ vendors will be on hand. Benefits Bristol Eastern High School Project Graduation. Bristol Eastern High School cafeteria, King Street, Bristol. Open to all high school students and family. $5 at the door. Snow date is Jan. 19.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
OTHER
LECTIO DIVINA. 9 to 10 a.m. Facilitated by Celeste Calabotta, program describes a way of reading the Scriptures in which one gradually lets go and opens themselves to what God is saying. Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton St., Farmington. (860) 677-8519, olcretreat@sbcglobal.net

FRIDAY, JAN. 15
BRISTOL
SINGLES SNOWFLAKE DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dancing, buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.

SATURDAY, JAN. 16
BRISTOL
AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 FUND RAISER. 7 to 11 p.m. Benefit for American Legion Baseball and Make A Wish Foundation. Live entertainment, The Melon Farmers. Bring your own snacks. Cash bar. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. $20. Tickets available at Post 2 bar or at the door.

SUNDAY, JAN. 17
OTHER
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Walk and then afterward grab lunch. No charge for the walk. Collinsville Trail, Main Street, Collinsville. (8600 582-8229.

THURSDAY, JAN. 21
OTHER
LECTURE. ‘BAWDY BODIES: SATIRES OF UNRULY WOMEN.’ 7 p.m. Cynthia Roman, curator of prints, drawings, and paintings. Lewis Walpole Library, 154 Main St., Farmington. Free and open to the public. Space limited. Register. (860) 673-6791, FarmingtonLibraries.org

FRIDAY, FEB. 5
BRISTOL
25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION MARDI GRAS. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Beads and doubloons, music and dancing, bourbon tasting, food, BYOB, King and Queen, 50/50 and auction. Masks and costumes encouraged. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $30 per person. RSVP by Feb. 1. Masks and anniversary glasses at the museum gift shop. (860) 585-5411.

MONDAY, APRIL 11
BRISTOL
ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH GOLDEN AGERS TRIP TO THE MOHEGAN SUN. Leave at 8:45 a.m. Return at 5:30 p.m. Bus leaves St. Stanislaus parking lot, 510 West St., Bristol. $30 and includes casino package and transportation. (860)589-5597, (860) 583-8170.

NOW thru JAN. 31
SOUTHINGTON
DIANE BARILE ART EXHIBIT. Acrylics. The Orchards, community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org

NOW thru FEB. 7
OTHER
‘LOVE, ANDY.’ Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum. The theme of romantic love in paintings, drawings, and photographs of hearts, cupids, and images of his paramours. Plus, “Canis Major: Andy Warhol’s Dogs and Cats.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum, (203) 753-0381.

NOW thru JAN. 31
OTHER
SOUTHINGTON ARTIST JANE M. WHITE EXHIBITS. The Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook. (860) 395-3184.

NOW thru MAY 7
OTHER
‘PEDAGOGY AND PLACE: CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF ARCHITECTURE EDUCATION AT YALE.’ Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explores the relationship between teaching architecture, and the spaces in which that education takes place. Yale School of Architecture, Rudolph Hall, 180 York St., New Haven.

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘STONE ROBERTS: STREET SCENES, STILL LIFES AND FIGURES.’ Exhibit displays nine of the artist’s oil paintings exploring human encounters with every day life. Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain. $12 for adults. $10 for seniors. $8 for students. Free for children under 12. Free admission from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays. NBMAA.org

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘YVES TANGUY: SURREALIST PAINTER/ COUNTRY GENTLEMAN.’ Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381.

NOW thru JAN. 17
OTHER
‘THE ILLUMINATION SHOW.’ Art piece created by Lauren Booth. She approached some of the world’s most celebrated figures with the request they write an inspirational word or short phrase. She turned those submissions into neon art. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381, MattatuckMuseum.org

NOW thru JAN. 30
OTHER
‘FROM HIGH COLLARS TO BEE’S KNEES: THE DOWNTON ABBEY ERA IN CONNECTICUT.’ Tuesday to Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Curated by the Connecticut Historical Society’s Fashion and Textile Council, the exhibit explorers fashion trends that reflected the tumultuous social events occurring in the early 20th century. Connecticut Historical Society, 1 Elizabeth St., Hartford. $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (65 and over), $4 for students (with valid college ID) and youth (6-17). CHS.org

ONGOING
SOUTHINGTON
INTRO (BEGINNER) TO COUNTRY DANCING. Wednesdays. 7 p.m., partner. 7:30 p.m., line dance (with intermediate line dance to follow). Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. $5. jusgotta@megahits.com

BRISTOL
CHARLESMAGNE CARD GAME. Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Knights of Columbus Hall, 360 King St., Bristol.

BARGAIN CENTER. Wednesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. Prospect United Methodist Church, 99 Summer St., Bristol. $5 bag sale.

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.

BINGO. Thursdays at 6:45 p.m. Free coffee. St. Ann Church, 215 West St., Bristol.

PLAINVILLE
ADULT CO-ED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE. Mondays for beginners, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday nights for leagues 7 to 10 p.m. Wheeler YMCA , 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 793-9631, ext, 127, TimGabbardghymca.org, GHYMCA.org

‘Bell, Book and Candle’ starring Kim Novak, above, will be screened this weekend as part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series at the Bristol Historical Society.

‘Bell, Book and Candle’ starring Kim Novak, above, will be screened this weekend as part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series at the Bristol Historical Society.