Miscellaneous listings starting Aug. 19

FRIDAY, AUG. 19

SOUTHINGTON

IMMEDIATE ACCEPTANCE DAY AT LINCOLN COLLEGE OF NEW ENGLAND. Noon to 4 p.m. Offers help with class schedules, selections, financial aid, placement testing, tours of the campus. Meet with admissions, financial aid, and student life teams. Those who have not applied for admission should bring their high school diploma or GED, previous college transcripts if you have transfer credits and immunization records. Lincoln College of New England, 2279 Mount Vernon Rd., Southington. (860) 628-4751, ext. 40904. elizotte@lincolncollege.edu

SATURDAY, AUG. 20

BRISTOL

ROCKWELL PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food, vendors, crafts, local organizations, car show, music (acoustic and electric). Presented by the West End Association. Rockwell Park, Bristol. www.WestEndBristol.org

OTHER

SINGLES SUMMER BEACH PARTY. Held by Social Connections. 2 p.m. Hang out, walk on beach, visit. For picnic, bring salad, side dish, or dessert. 46 Swan Ave., Sound View, Old Lyme. $5 for members, $10 for guests, $15 if you don’t bring food. (860) 582-8229, (860) 434-6426.

 

SUNDAY, AUG. 21

BRISTOL

CONNECTICUT BEER TOURS KICKSTARTER MEET AND GREET SESSION.  6 to 9 p.m. The pledge campaign will go toward helping company buy a 15-passenger vehicle to pick people up and deliver them to breweries or distillers for tour of facilities and taste samples. Finger sandwiches provided. Beer and raffles available for purchase. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Firefly Hollow Brewing, 139 Center St., Bristol. Bit.ly/ctbeertours

SOUTHINGTON

GISHREI SHALOM JEWISH CONGREGATONAL COMMUNITY-WIDE SUMMER PICNIC. 3 p.m. For individuals and families interested in learning more about the congregation to meet members in a relaxed setting. Recreation Park, Southington. RSVP. president@gsjc.org. wwwGSJC.org, (860) 276-9113.

PLAINVILLE

TAG SALE, QUILT RAFFLE TO BENEFIT ALS WALK. Proceeds to help Team Rubaduc. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. 10 Fox Den Rd. and Jerome Avenue, Bristol.

TUESDAY, AUG. 23

BRISTOL

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY AND SOCIAL AFTER HOURS OF BRISTOL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. 5 p.m. Open invitation to non-chamber members. No pregistration needed. Drop-ins welcome. Beverages and food available for purchase. Sage Grill, 417 Broad St., Bristol. (860) 261-7694, SageGrillBristol.com, CentralCTChambers.org, (860) 584-4723.

OTHER

INFORMATIONAL SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENTS. Held by Wheeler Clinic. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. West Hartford Senior Center, 15 Starkel Rd., West Hartford. (860) 793-7277, FosterCarePrograms@WheelerClinic.org

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24

BRISTOL

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS. Held by Bristol Chamber of Commerce. 5 to 7 p.m. Buffet pickness with BBQ pork ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and peopers, chicken, taco bar, baked potato bar, salads, ice cream, soda and more. Lake Compounce, 822 Lake Ave., Bristol. $20 per person. (860) 584-4718.

THURSDAY, AUG. 25

BRISTOL

SUMMER MOVIE EXTRA: ‘ARSENIC AND OLD LACE.’ 1 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023, scottstanton@BristolCT.gov

FRIDAY, AUG. 26

BRISTOL

CROCODILE CLUB. Noon, social hour. 1 p.m., lamb dinner. 1 to 2 p.m., speechifying galore. Held by the New England Carousel Museum. Lake Compounce Amusement Park, Bristol. $40. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31

BRISTOL

50 YEARS OF MAGIC WITH THE DUPREES. Trip by the St. Stanislaus Church Travelers. Music and a family style meal. Aqua Turf, Mulberry Street, Plantsville. $78. Drive your own. Reservations. (860) 589-5597.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18

OTHER

NEW BRITAIN CLASS OF 1956 60TH REUNION. Classmates sought. Call Paul, (860) 223-5476. Harry, (860) 776-9199.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20

BRISTOL

MARCELS ‘WHO PUT THE BOMP…’ St. Stanislaus Gold Agers bus trip to the Grand Oak Villa. Music, family style meal with carafes of wine on every table. $91. Reservations. (860) 589-5597.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25

BRISTOL

FINAL SUPERIOR ELECTRIC COMPANY REUNION. Noon to 4 p.m. Lunch served at 12:30 p.m. Cash bar available. Complimentary coffee, team, decaf, ad soda. Appetizers served prior to a sit-down family-style luncheon. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $30 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. (860) 496-1945.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

SOUTHINGTON

CLASS OF 1976 SOUTHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL 40 YEAR REUNION. Hawk’s Landing, Southington. $75 per person with dinner, beer, wine included. Reservations, questions, call (203) 921-8087, rozzel@icloud.com, (860) 490-4407, altierikim@yahoo.com

BRISTOL

  1. 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. numotaz@aol.com

MONDAY, OCT. 24

BRISTOL

‘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

PLAINVILLE

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.

NOV. 11-12

PLAINVILLE

25TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BOUTIQUE AND CRAFT FAIR. Friday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafters needed. Our Lady of Mercy, 19 South Canal St., Plainville. (860) 747-6825.

SATURDAY, NOV. 12

SOUTHINGTON

THE SIXTH ANNUAL KENNEDY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLIDAY CRAFT FAIR. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 50 vendors. Full lunch menu. Drawings. A few non-jewelry spaces available. Kennedy Middle School, 1071 South Main St., Plantsville. $1 admission. Lynn.damboise@snet.net

NOW thru AUG. 31

OTHER

WHIRLEY GIG WEDNESDAY. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Half-price rides. Bushnell Park Carousel, Hartford. Rides 50 cents each. Children age 1 and under free.

NOW thru SEPT. 7

BRISTOL

THE BARGAIN CENTER AT PROSPECT UNITED CHURCH, 99 SUMMER ST. Closed for the summer.

NOW thru SEPT. 9

PLAINVILLE

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. 31

SOUTHINGTON

P.R. BAILEY (ABBE) OF PLAINVILLE AND RAY FECTEAU ART EXHIBIT. Opening reception Saturday, Aug. 6 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The Gallery at The Orchards, Community Room on the second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

NOW thru AUG. 27

PLAINVILLE

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.