SUNDAY, JULY 17
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Boardwalk area, Baptist Lane, Niantic. No charge for walk. (860) 434-6426. (860) 582-8229.
THURSDAY, JULY 21
‘BEAM ME UP! 50 YEARS OF STAR TREK.’ 6:30 p.m. With Clive Young. Multimedia program celebrating “Star Trek” from 1966 to the present day. Designed for new and old fans alike. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library.
‘A HIDDEN HISTORY OF CT UNION SOLDIERS.’ 7 p.m. John Banks of ESPN will discuss his book about the 50,000 Connecticut men and boys who served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $5 for non-members. Free to members. Refreshments will be served.
SOCIAL AFTER HOURS. Held by the Bristol Chamber of Commerce. 5:30 p.m. Open invitation to non-chamber members. No pre-registration needed. Drop-ins welcome. Beverages and food available for purchase. Farmingbury Golf Club, 14 East St., Wolcott. CentralCTChambers.org
JULY 21-AUG. 26
‘THE GREAT OUTDOORS.’ Summer art gallery show. Artists featured Mike Chaiken, Patricia DiCosimo, Andrzej Grzbowski, Fatemeh Kahfi, Carla Sternberg Koch, Lisa Koon, Cathy Michanczyk, Paul Osgood. Mediums include photography, watercolor, mixed media. Diverse styles and subjects. Farmington Library, 6 Monteith Dr., Farmington.
SATURDAY, JULY 30
SINGLES MOVIE EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Meet in the lobby of Starplex Cinema, 19 Frontage Rd., Berlin. After, go nearby for refreshments. You buy your ticket. (860) 223-7755.
MONDAY, AUG. 1
25TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT OF CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE. 10:30 a.m., registration. 11 a.m. to noon, lunch in the pavilion (hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage, chips, soda, water, beer). 12 p.m., shotgun (four person scramble). Dinner, raffle, and awards following golf. With former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi and former Mets pitcher Skip Lockwood. Tunxis Plantation, 87 Town Farm Rd., Farmington. July 15 registration deadline. (860) 584-4718. 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. 18
17TH ANNUAL FATHER LYSZ GOLF TOURNAMENT. 10:30 a.m., registration and lunch. 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. 5 p.m., dinner/ reception/ raffle. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. Benefit for St. Matthew School. $150 per golfer. (860) 583-5214, Kricci@StMatthewSchool.com
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.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8
CLASS OF 1976 SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL 40 YEAR REUNION. Hawk’s Landing, Southington. $75 per person with dinner, beer, wine included. Reservations, questions, call Rosalyn Boy Fahey, (203) 921-8087, email@example.com, Kim Lebrun Altieri, (860) 490-4407, firstname.lastname@example.org
- ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL’S CLASS OF 1966 AND 1967 50TH REUNION. Info sought on James Byrne, Barbara Kulmacz, Barbara Chaplick-Usher, Marie Jean Clavette-Sauer, Richard Geladino, Nancy Kulmcz Van Hamon, Marie Longo-Thompson. email@example.com
MONDAY, OCT. 24
‘MAKING MEMORIES THROUGH LIFE’S JOURNEYS.’ With Lee Woodruff, best selling author and CBS This Morning contributor. 5 to 9 p.m. Aqua Turf Club, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $60 for members. $65 for non-members. CentralCTChambers.org
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.
PERENNIAL GARDENS. Open daily. Walk through and enjoy quiet time with the birds along thepaths of flowers. 35 Vernon St., Forestville.
NOW thru JULY 31
‘SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW.’ Art exhibit of photographs by Ray Gawlak of Meriden. The Gallery at The Orchards, community room, second floor at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org, (860) 628-5656.
NOW thru SEPT. 7
THE BARGAIN CENTER AT PROSPECT UNITED CHURCH, 99 SUMMER ST. Closed for the summer.
NOW thru SEPT. 9
FARMERS MARKET OF PLAINVILLE. 3 to 6 p.m. on Fridays. Fruits, vegetables, eggs, humanely raised meet. All Connecticut grown. Plainville High School green, Route 10, Plainville. Facebook.com/FarmersMarketofPlainville, FarmersMarketPLV@yahoo.com
NOW thru AUG. 27
A WALK THROUGH PLAINVILLE: CANAL DAYS TO CROSSROADS. Wednesdays and Saturdays from noon to 2:30 p.m. except for holiday weekends. If you have ever wondered what your street used to look like or how Plainville has changed. Plainville Historic Center, 29 Pierce St., Plainville.