TUESDAY, OCT. 25
‘PANIC IN CONNECTICUT: ACCUSED WITCHES HAVE THEIR SAY.’ 7 p.m. Travel back to the 17th century and hear from five women accused of witchcraft. Actress Virginia Wolf brings them to life, full costumed, fully incensed, fully frightened. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. www.PlainvilleLibrary.org
FRIDAY, OCT. 28
CASINO TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. 5 p.m. to midnight. Benefit for Relay for Life. Pickup and drop off at the Middle School of Plainville, 150 Northwest Dr., Plainville. $30 per person, includes transportation, $15 food voucher, and $10 free bet voucher. Reserve. (860) 978-2477.
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
FREE SHRED EVENT. 9 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by Farmington Bank. Paper only event and people may bring up to three boxes to be shredded. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-7895.
TAG SALE. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Housewares, books, collectibles, jewelry, small furniture, linens, holiday decorations, baked goods, more. Church fundraiser. First Baptist Church of Southington, 581 Meriden Ave., Southington. (860) 628-8121.
SUNDAY, OCT. 30
11TH ANNUAL FORESTVILLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Games, activities, food vendors, children’s, adults, and pets costume parades. Pumpkin and scarecrow contests. Cash prizes. Registration required. Scarecrows and pumpkins, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Pet costume and adult costume, 5 to 5:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m., Children’s costume parade at Manross Library. 6 p.m., Pet Costume Parade at Simply Hair. 6:30 p.m., Adult Costume Parade at Simply Hair. Pumpkin illumination at dusk. Central Square, Forestville.
DONATION DRIVE. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Unwanted items can help fund Bristol Central High School. Clothing, shoes, accessories, books, linens collected. Bristol Central High School, 480 Wolcott St., Bristol.
BOWLLOWEEN PARTY. 8 p.m. Costume contests. Giveaways. Food and drink specials. DJ Ryan Smart. Crystal Bees, 240 Spring St., Southington. Crystalbees.com, (860) 276-BEES.
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Collinsville Trail, Main St., Collinsville. After, eat lunch nearby. No charge for walk. (860) 582-8229.
TUESDAY, NOV. 1
‘THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY.’ 1 p.m. Film about Srinivasa Ramanujan, a mathematician who grew up poor in Madras, India, who later because a pioneer in mathematical theories. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. No charge. RSVP. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2
HOME ENERGY SOLUTIONS. 6:30 p.m. Mae Sonmez of Home Comfort Practice, an authorized Energize Connecticut contractor will help attendees access subsidized service appointments, rebates, and financing that can reduce the out-of-pocket cost for insulation, weatherization, applicance, and systems upgrades in the home. Plainville Public Library, Chase Auditorium, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. (860) 793-1446. PlainvilleLibrary.org
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
BLUEPRINT FOR FINANCIAL SUCCESS. 6:30 p.m. Dean Gwazda from New York Life Insurance Company discusses basics of building strong financial foundation. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. Register. RSVP. (860) 793-1446.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. No charge. (860) 582-8229.
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
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.email@example.com
FRIDAY, NOV. 18
BRISTOL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION DINNER. Tickets available at BSHOF.org
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR. Crafters and vendors sought. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. (860) 584-0529.
SATURDAY, NOV. 26
MOHEGAN SUN BUS TRIP. Leaves 4 p.m. sharp from Bristol Central High School parking lot. Leaves Mohegan Sun at 11:15 p.m. 2017 BCHS grad party fundraiser. Round trip bus transportation. $35 per person (21-plus). Includes $15 toward food/or free buffet. $10 bet match. Payment must be received to secure your seat. Make checks payable to BCHS Grad Party 2017. firstname.lastname@example.org, (860) 977-2280.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29
BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB’S HOLIDAY LUNCHEON AND BOUTIQUE. 9:30 a.m. Luncheon entrée choices: roast loin of pork, New York strip, pan-seared salmon, vegetable lasagna. Speaker, Bill Graham, floral designer, “Balsam and Bling—Getting Ready for the Holidays.” Farmington Club, Farmington. $45. Reservations. Deadline, Oct. 31. (860) 589-7166.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3
BUS TRIP TO WRENTHAM PREMIUM OUTLET MALL. 8 a.m., leave from in front of the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. 4:30 p.m., leave Wrentham Mall in Massachusetts. 6:30 p.m., returns to library. Cost per person is $43. Includes transportation, the driver’s tip, BINGO, raffle prizes, return trip, a movie, bottled water, and snack bag. Bus will be available for storing your purchases throughout the day. Reserve your seats by Oct. 31. Mail your checks to Woman’s Club of Plainville, Linda Prelli, 16 Dairy Farm Rd., Portland, CT 06480. 56 seats available.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7
HOLIDAY SHOW FEATURING THE COMPANY MEN. Organized by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. The Modern Day Rat Pack has audiences dancing and singing. Enjoy a family style menu with coffee and donuts upon arrival. Aqua Turf, Mulberry St., Plantsivlle. $77. (860) 589-5597.
MONDAY, FEB. 27
BUS TRIP TO MOHEGAN SUN. Held by the St. Stanislaus Church Golden Agers. $30 per person. (860) 589-5597, (860) 583-8170.
SPIRITUALIST CHURCH OF LOVE AND LIGHT. Meets Sunday, 10:30 a.m. Service followed by a fellowship hour. The Loop, Suite C, 311 East St., Plainville. Rev. Aristia Partiss. (860) 918-6393
BINGO. Wednesdays. Doors open, 4:30 p.m. 6:45 p.m., full kitchen menu. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.
NOW thru OCT. 30