FRIDAY, JUNE 30
QUEEN ANN NZINGA CENTER PARTY WITH A PURPOSE. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Cash bar, free food, dancing, music, games, raffles, live music, dance music, local vendors. Trinity-on-Main, 60 Main St., New Britain. $10 to help keep the Nzinga’s Daughters’ “Music from the African Diaspora Concert” free and support the Nzinga’s Watoto program.
SATURDAY, JULY 1
OPEN FARM AND GOAT RELAY RACES. 12 to 5 p.m. Meet the herd of dairy goats and spend time on a working farm. Free Goat Relay Races. Work with your goat partner to go through an obstacle course. Bradley Mountain Farm, 12 to 5 p.. 537 Shuttle Meadow Rd., Southington. (860) 385-GOAT. www.BradleyMountainSoaps.com
ART EXHIBIT BY P.R. BAILEY (ABBE WADE) AND JOANNE HATCH. Opening reception, Sunday, July 2 1 to 3 p.m. The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 5
EVENING BOOK REVIEW. 6 p.m. Informal review of new books at the library. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Advance registration required. (860) 584-7790.
THURSDAY, JULY 6
ARRANGING AND SOURCING LOCALLY GROWN FLOWERS. Part of the Museum After Hours series. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. With Haley Billipp of Eddy Farm, Newington. Wine and cheese. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Admission is included with general admission. Museum members free. www.TheCarouselMuseum.org (860) 585-5411.
‘A DOG’S PURPOSE.’ 1 p.m. Film. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Register Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023.
SATURDAY, JULY 8
SINGLES MINIATURE GOLF. Held by Social Connections. 2 p.m. Safari Golf, 2340 Wilbur Cross Highway, Berlin. After enjoy refreshments. $8 admission. (860) 582-8229.
FRIDAY, JULY 14
SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Mingle with old and new friends. Amici Italian Grill, 280 Main St., Middletown. (860) 582-8229.
MONDAY, AUG. 7
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE 26TH ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 10:30 a.m., registration. 11 to noon, lunch. 12 p.m., shotgun start. Tunxis Country Club, 87 Town Farm Rd., Farmington. (860) 584-4718. www.CentralCTChambers.org
THURSDAY, AUG. 17
18TH ANNUAL REV. ROBERT J. LYSZ MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. Benefit for St. Matthew School. 11 a.m., registration and lunch. 12:30 p.m., shotgun start-scramble format. 5 p.m., dinner/ reception/ raffle. Chippanee Country Club, Marsh Road, Bristol. $150 per golfer. $50 dinner only. Make checks payable to St. Matthew School Advancement. St. Matthew School, 33 Welch Dr., Forestville, CT 06010. StMatthewGolf@gmail.com, (860) 690-7975.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 16
THE 17TH ANNUAL HEATHER BAILEY/ REED AND STEFANOW OPEN. 1 p.m. All proceeds of golf tournament to benefit the Heather Bailey Memorial Scholarship Fund. Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, Closest to Pin contests, Long Drive, dinner buffet. Simsbury Farms Golf Course, 100 Old Farms Rd., Simsbury. $130 a person. All fees must be paid by Sept. 2. No exceptions please. Make checks payable to HBMSF, P.O. Box 9008, Bristol, CT 06011-9008. (860) 585-5157.
NOW thru JULY 30
EXHIBIT FEATURING THE PAINTINGS BY JUAN ANDREU. Opening reception on June 16, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Andreu is the master carver for the New England Carousel Museum. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. Admission to the exhibit and opening reception included in general admission.
NOW thru JUNE 29
ART EXHIBIT BY JANE M. WHITE OF SOUTHINGTON. The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.
FLYING FINGERS KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP. Wednesdays, 3 p.m. All ages—children, teens, and adults. Learn to knit or crochet. Bring your current project. Group runs for two hours. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450.