USED BOOK MINI-SALE. Held by Friends of the Bristol Public Library. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday. 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday with adult fiction half-price sale Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children,teens, and adults priced from 50 cents to $2 and a large selection of specially priced books at a slightly higher cost. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol.
ONGOING MINI-SALE. Hardcover and softcover books for readers of all ages. For sale during library hours. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11
5TH ANNUAL PLAINVILLE WINGS AND WHEELS FLY-IN AND CAR SHOW. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Rain date June 12). Robertson Airport, Plainville. $5 for adults. Free for children 12 and under. On-site parking. www.PlainvilleWingsandWheels.com
‘THE MAGIC OF MOVIE MAKEUP.’ 7 p.m. A visual journey on the history of movie makeup, from the early pioneer days of the silent films to recent developments. Program includes a live makeup demonstration, rare photos, plus filmed interviews with Oscar and Emmy winning makeup master Dick Smith and British actor Christopher Lee. Original movie makeup pieces will be on display from “Planet of the Apes,” “The Exorcist,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Mars Attacks!” and others. Presented by The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol.
CARING FOR KIDS STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food, crafters, vendors, and kids activities. Proceeds will benefit the Gloria Dei Caring for Kids Fund, which helps the families of children with serious medical issues and has benefited 14 families from the community already. Gloria Dei Church, 355 Camp St., Bristol. Interested in renting a space, call (860) 620-4166.
BRISTOL CHAMBER NIGHT AT THE BRISTOL BLUES. 6 p.m., picnic. 7 p.m., game time. Night includes Bullpen Tailgate Picnic Area, a picnic dinner with beer and soda. Fireworks show at the end of the game. Muzzy Field, Park and Muzzy streets. Adults, $17. Children 14 and under, $14. Children 3 and under, free. CentralCTChambers.org
SUNDAY, JUNE 12
ANNUAL DIABETES MOTORCYCLE RUN. 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Depart at 11 a.m. Benefit for the American Diabetes Association. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15
DISCUSSION OF PRIZE WINNING PLAY. 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Book Discussion Club. “A Raisin in the Sun.” Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Extra copies of the book are available at the library. New members welcome.
THURSDAY, JUNE 16
REMINISCING WITH SHEILA: MEMORIES OF WORLD WAR II… THE HOME FRONT. 7 p.m. Sheila Orefice will speak and offer slide show. Bring your meatless recipe from those days. Wear your red, white, and blue. Bristol Histoical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Free for members. $5 for non-members. Refreshments. (860) 583-6309. BristolHistoricalSociety.org
‘THE WAY’ 1 p.m. A movie about family, friends, and the challenges faced while navigating the every-changing and complicated world. Rated PG-13. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. (860) 584-7790.
SATURDAY, JUNE 18
MISSION: FLEA MARKET ON THE GREEN. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Early birds at 8 a.m. for $20). Set up your own 20’ by 20’ space for $30. Donate items. Funds mission trip to Camden, N.Y. 10 Park St., Plymouth. Reserve space. (860) 294-6808.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23
THE 15TH ANNUAL FRED SOLIANI MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Held by the Bristol Lions Club. Registration and lunch 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shot gun start at 12:30 p.m. Buffet, dinner, banquet and prizes awarded after golf. Chippanee Golf Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. $150 per golfer. Sponsorships available. firstname.lastname@example.org, (860) 582-3344, or email@example.com, (860) 582-3344.
THURSDAY, JUNE 30
LANDMARK COMMUNITY THEATRE’S SIXTH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT. 11 a.m. 18 holes of golf, barbeque lunch, cocktails, and buffet dinner. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. LandmarkCommunityTheatre.org, (860) 283-8558.
THURSDAY, JULY 7
PLYMOUTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND MIKE GLOWA BABE RUTH LEAGUE ANNUAL MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Register, 10:30 a.m. Lunch, 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start, 12:30 p.m. Buffet dinner, 5:30 p.m. $155 golfer registration. Dinner only $40. Pequabuck Golf Club, 56 School St., Terryville. Payments due by June 10. Plymouth Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, P.O. Box 335 Terryville, CT 06786.
SUNDAY, JULY 10
TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD TO SEE THE BOSTON POPS. Held by the First Baptist Church of Southington. Conducted by Keith Lockhart with special guest, Seth MacFarland. Lunch prior to the concert in Lenox, Mass. Reservations. (860) 621-3024.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13
- STANISLAUS TRAVELERS TRIP TO THE DELANEY HOUSE. Join the Golden Agers for all you can eat lobster and musical performance by tenor Michael McGeehan. $96 per person. (860) 589-5597.
THURSDAY, JULY 14
AUTHOR LUNCHEON WITH BEST-SELLING AUTHOR STEWART O’NAN. 11:30 a.m., doors open. O’Nan will discuss how he came to write three books set in Connecticut (“Night Country,” “Circus Fire,” and “Last Night at the Lobster”) Tickets include a plated lunch and the author’s presentation followed by Q&A and book signing. Held by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. $28. Tickets available at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol and Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023, (860) 584-7790.
MONDAY, AUG. 1
25TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT OF CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. With former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi and former Mets pitcher Skip Lockwood. CentralCTChambers.org
SARASOTA AND LAKE GEORGE TRIP. Held by Plainville AARP Chapter 4146. Travel for three days to Sarasota Racetrack with reserved seating at track, after race check into resort at Lake George, dinner at restaurant. Cruise with lunch buffet on lake, dinner theater, cruise Hudson River, and visit New York State Museum in Albany, N.Y. $539 per person, double occupancy. (860) 747-1732.
THURSDAY, AUG. 25
SHOWTIME AT THE LOG CABIN IN HOLYOKE, MASS. Held by First Baptist Church of Southington. Lobster feast (buffet includes chowder, lobster, barbecued ribs, chicken, and more). Following lunch, there will be a tribute to the music of Patsy Cline. Reservations. (860) 621-3024.
OCT. 28-NOV. 11
15 DAY CRUISE. Held by Plainville AARP Chapter 4146. Cruise from Boston to San Juan, Bonaire, Curacao, Aruba, Jamaica, George Town, Cozumel, Mexico, and disembark in New Orleans. Tour New Orleans and buffet lunch at Court of Two Sisters included as well as flight home from New Orleans. Inside stateroom, $1,999 per person double occupancy. Ocean View stateroom, $2,353. Balcony state room, $2,859. (860) 747-1732.
NOW thru JUNE 30
PHOTOGRAPHER JOHN ATASHIAN EXHIBIT OF LIVE CONCERT PHOTOGRAPHS. Display includes prints of The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Luciano Pavarotti, Frank Sinatra, Bill Cosby, Led Zeppelin, Dolly Parton, Shakira, and many more. Display is in celebration of his new book, “The Ultimate Photo Book of the World’s Greatest Guitarists” on blurb.com and Amazon. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. JohnAtashian.com
NOW thru JUNE 30
ART EXHIBIT OF T.M. KAPLITO OF SOUTHINGTON. “Narrative Vignettes: Real and Surreal.’ The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room, Second Floor, The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org