Miscellaneous listings, starting Feb. 12

FRIDAY, FEB. 12
OTHER
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Plaza Azteca, 3260 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. No charge. (860) 582-8339.

FEB. 12-13
BRISTOL
HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. “Dracula,” starring Bela Lugosi and “Dracula’s Daughter” starring Gloria Holden. Bring your camera and have your photograph taken with a life size figure of Bela Lugosi as “Count Dracula.” Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3, all ages.

SATURDAY, FEB. 13
PLAINVILLE
INFORMATION SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENTS. 1 to 2 p.m. Wheeler Clinic, 88 East St., Plainville. (203) 755-4963, (860) 793-7277.

BRISTOL
‘HABIT OF SURVIVAL: THE STORY OF RUTH.’ 1 p.m. A Black History Month program. Performed by historic interpreter Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presuitt. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023.

SUNDAY, FEB. 14
PLAINVILLE
RHYTHMS OF GRACE. 3 p.m. Christian faith community that serves the spiritual needs of families with children who have autism, ADHD, epilepsy, Down syndrome, sensory process disorder, global developmental delay, cerebral palsy, or who have learning challenge. To be held on the second Sunday of each month, 3 to 5 p.m. Church of Our Saviour, 115 West Main St., Plainville. No fee. (860) 747-3109, rog2go@outlook.com

OTHER
COMMUNITY FREE DAY. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

TUESDAY, FEB. 16
OTHER
‘WOMEN OF THE PASSION.’ 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., day program. 7 to 9 p.m., evening. Women were with Jesus throughout his life. His passion and death were no exception. This presentation puts women “back into the Biblical picture.” Our Lady of Calvary Retreat Center, 31 Colton St., Farmington. $20 offering. (860) 688-8519, olcretreat@sbcglobal.net

BRISTOL
TURNING AND CRAFTING WITH WOOD WITH VINCENT WOJTUSIK. 1 p.m. Wojtusik is a graduate of the Connecticut Institute for the Blind. His work includes wooden bowls, jewelry boxes, goblets, utensils and other fine crafted pieces. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023.

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 17
OTHER
FELIX M. RODRIGUEZ WILL SPEAK ABOUT HIS COLLECTION OF MUHAMMAD ALI MEMORABILIA.  11 a.m. He also will sign his book, “Dad, Me, and Muhammad Ali: A Father-and-Son Story.” Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org, (203) 753-0381, ext. 117.

THURSDAY, FEB. 18
OTHER
‘THE AGE OF ADELINE.’ 1 p.m. Movie starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, and Harrison Ford. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register Free. (860) 584-7790.

FEB. 18-MARCH 31
OTHER
ABSTRACT ART GALLERY SHOW. Opening gala on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Artists are Steve Adams, Bernadette Belizzi, Lorraine Centrella, Jacqueline Dagenais, Jean Dalton, Michalski Jerzy, Nancy Lasar, Eric Litke, Zeb Mayer, Paul Osgood, and Tom Zaccheo. Different mediums. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington.

FEB. 18-APRIL 10
OTHER
‘VICTOR VASARELY: THE ABSOLUTE EYE.’ Opening reception on Thursday, Feb. 18, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. 60 serigraphs and objects on loan from the Herakleidon Museum of Art, Athens, Greece. Vasarely is the world-renowned father of the Op Art movement. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. (203) 753-0381, MattatuckMuseum.org

FEB. 18-21
OTHER
35TH ANNUAL CONNECTICUT FLOWER AND GARDEN SHOW. Thursday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. $16 for adults. $14 for seniors ages 62 and over on Thursday and Friday only. $4 for Children, 5 to 12. Free for children under 5. CTFlowerShow.com

FRIDAY, FEB. 19
BRISTOL
SINGLES ‘50S, ‘60S, AND ‘70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. DJ, buffet, door prizes. Dress casual. Nuchie’s 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229.

FOURTH ADULT COLORING CRAZE PARTY. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. 7 to 9 p.m. Wine and cheese event and is open only to adults. Registrants must bring own supplies. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. First-come, first-serve enrollment. $5. Send check to Bristol Historical Society, P.O. Box 1393, Bristol, CT 06010. Held Thursday Friday of each month. (860) 583-6309.

SUNDAY, FEB. 21
BRISTOL
THE ART OF THE WEDDING BRIDAL SHOW. Noon to 4 p.m. Wedding vendors. Fashion show by Kathy Faber Designs at 3 p.m. Vintage wedding dresses on display. Meet some of the wedding vendors in the area. Brides are encouraged to bring fiancés, bridesmaids, family, friends. The New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Museum has served as a backdrop for weddings since its opening and is available to rent. (860) 585-5411, info@TheCarouselMuseum.org

FEB. 24-28
BRISTOL
THE FRIENDS OF THE BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY WINTER USED BOOK SALE. Thursday, 9 .am. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m., a bag sale. $5 for a brown bag and $3 for a plastic bag. Sale includes thousands of gently used hardcover and softcover books, DVDs, videos, audio books, CDs donated by the community. Books are priced 25 cents to $2. Wednesday, Feb. 24 is an opening night preview sale for a $5 admission from 3 to 7 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, meeting rooms in the lower level, Bristol.

FEB. 28, MARCH 20
OTHER
FIGURE DRAWING CLASSES. 2 p.m. on Sundays. All levels of artists invited. Led by Post University drawing and life drawing instructor and painter Sheri Schwartz. The museum will provide a nude figure model for a class devoted to exploring fundamentals of capturing the figure. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. $10 for students. $15 for museum members. $25 for non-members. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

TUESDAY, MARCH 8
PLAINVILLE
MOHEGAN SUN TRIP. Sponsored by Plainville AARP Chapter 4146. Bus leaves Our Lady of Mercy Church 19 S. Canal St., Plainville at 8 a.m. Returns to Plainville between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Be in the parking lot of 19 S. Canal St., Plainville by 7:30 a.m. $25. Includes promotional package from casino. In case of inclement weather, announcement will be made on WFSB. (860) 747-1732.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30
SOUTHINGTON
THE 15TH ANNUAL WONDER OF WOMEN. Social hour, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Program, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Annual event whose proceeds support grants for programs that make it possible for women and girls in Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth Southington, and Wolcott improve the conditions and opportunities in their lives. Guest is Kara Sundlun of WFSB. $55 per person. RSVP by March 18. (860) 583-6363. Samantha@mainstreetfoundation.org

SATURDAY, APRIL 9
BRISTOL
THE SIXTH ANNUAL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SPRING CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Crafts include homemade chocolates, handmade knitted items, pet items, candles, soaps, skin care, jewelry, garden tools, art, healthy living, sports items, candles, more. Full lunch menu. Drawings. A few crafter spaces available but no jewelry. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. lynn.damboise@snet.net

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.

MAY 17-19
BRISTOL
ST. STANISLAUS CHURCH TRAVELERS TRIP, ‘SPRINGTIME IN VERMONT.’ At Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT. Visit Quechee Gorge, Sugarbush Farm, King Arthur Flour, and Vermont Country Store. Price per person, $393, double/ triple; $493 single, and includes two nights at the hotel, five meals (two breakfasts, one lunch, two dinners, and sightseeing). (860) 589-5597.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 17
OTHER
NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1964. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 70th Big Birthday Celebration. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Winding Trails, Farmington. Kfrasc@yahoo.com

NOW thru FEB. 29
SOUTHINGTON
PHOTOGRAPHER WENDELL COPELAND OF PLAINVILLE. Will show his work in, “As Life Goes By.” The Gallery at The Orchards in the Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com

NOW thru MARCH 13
OTHER
WORKING FROM THE FIGURE. Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Art show. Also a second show, “Elegant and Creative Poses.” The Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain.

NOW THRU MARCH 6
OTHER
‘MIXMASTER: JURIED MEMBERS EXHIBITION.’ Created to encourage contemporary art, exhibition provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their latest work. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. MattatuckMuseum.org, (860) 753-0381.

NOW thru FEB. 29
SOUTHINGTON
PHOTOGRAPHER WENDELL COPELAND OF PLAINVILLE. Will show his work in, “As Life Goes By.” The Gallery at The Orchards in the Community Room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com

NOW thru FEB. 8
OTHER
THE NATIONAL ARTS/ LOCAL COLOR, COMMUNITY RENEWAL TEAM’S ANNUAL ART COMPETITION AND SHOW. Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Capital Community College, 950 Main St., Hartford. (860) 560-5471, NancyS@CRTCT.org, CTRCT.org

NOW thru MARCH 11
OTHER
‘BLACK PULP.’ A new exhibition at the Yale School of Art featuring 65 objects, including rare magazines, literary journals, novels, cartoons, and comics as well as contemporary art from the Black Diaspora. Yale School of Art, 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, New Haven. (203) 432-2600, artschool.info@yale.edu

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 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
OTHER
‘LEONARDO: MACHINES IN MOTION.’ Featuring 40 interactive machines designed by Leonardo da Vinci. Connecticut Science Center, 250 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. CTScienceCenter.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
VOCATION HOLY HOUR. 4 to 5 p.m., third Friday of every month. Pray for the Archdiocese of Hartford. St Ann Church, 215 West St., 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

OTHER
FATIMA/ DIVINE MERCE HOLY HOUR. 2 p.m., second Sunday of the month. Bring a friend, spiritual healing, brown scapular enrollment. St. Joseph Church, 195 South Main St., New Britain. miscellaneous