SATURDAY, AUG. 25
ST. ANDREW EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH YOUTH GROUP CAR WASH. 9 a.m. to noon. St. Andrew Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1125 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $7 for cars. $10 for trucks/ SUV.
TUNXIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE SATURDAY REGISTRATION. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For new and continuing students. Tunxis Community College, Route 6 and 177. www.tunxis.edu
THE WHIGVILLE GRANGE FAIR. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Entertainment, food, teacup auction. Grange Hall, South Main Street, Burlington. Free admission. Free parking. (860) 582-9863, firstname.lastname@example.org
ART SHOW AND AUCTION. 5 to 9 p.m. Benefit for No Boundaries Youth Theater. Ellis Street Commons, 321 Ellis St., New Britain. $25 for adults, $10 for students. Under the age of 10 and exhibiting artists are free. www.nbyt.org/artshow.html
SUNDAY, AUG. 26
SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. 11 a.m. Boardwalk Baptist Lane, Niantic. No charge for walk. After, go for lunch. (860) 434-6426. (860) 582-8229.
THURSDAY, AUG. 30
CRUISE NIGHT. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Benefit for vets. Classic and antique cars welcome. DJ, food. American Legion, 7 Race Ave., Plainville. (860) 989-4872.
FRIDAY, AUG. 31
CROCODILE CLUB. Noon, Social hour. 1 p.m., lamb dinner. 1 to 2 p.m., speechifying. 137th reunion. Lake Compounce, Bristol. Benefit for New England Carousel Museum. $50 per person. (860) 585-5411. www.TheCarouselMuseum.org
WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR. Presented by Collings Foundation. 2 p.m., arrival of planes at the Waterbury-Oxford Airport on Friday. Ground tours and display are 2 to 5 p.m. on Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Featuring World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell, and North American P-51 Mustang. Visit, explore and learn more about these pieces of avian history. B-17 is one of only 9 in flying condition in U.S. Also experience an opportunity to take a 30 minute flight aboard these aircraft. Admission for exploration and visit is $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Flight is $450 per person on the B-17 or B-24. P-51 flight training is $2,200 for a half hour and $3,200 for full hour. B-25 flights are $400 per person. Waterbury-Oxford Airport, Atlantic Aviation, 288 Christian St., Oxford. For reservations and information on flight experiences, call 1-800-568-8924.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19
‘THE BIG E’ IN SPRINGFIELD, MASS. BUS TRIP.’ Held by St. Matthew Ladies Guild. Connecticut Day. $55 per person. Deadline, Aug. 19. (860) 585-1020.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 22
NEW BRITAIN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1956. 3 to 7 p.m. 80th birthday party reunion. Back Nine Tavern, Stanley Golf Course, New Britain. (860) 276-9199, email@example.com
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10
BUS TRIP TO OKTOBERFEST AT KRUCKER’S RESORT IN POMONA, N.Y. Held by the St. Matthew Ladies Guild. German food, drinks, festivities. $113 per person. Deadline Sept. 10. (860) 585-1020.
THURSDAY, OCT. 18
VERMONT FALL FOLIAGE-BENNINGTON, VT. BUS TRIP. Held by St. Matthew Ladies Guild. Dine at the Publyk House. Visit the Lincoln family home at Hildene and the Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop. $129 per person. Sept. 18 deadline. (860) 585-1020.
THURSDAY, OCT. 25
‘GERMANFEST’ AT WILLIAMS INN. Bus trip sponsored by St. Matthew Ladies Guild. Sample authentic cuisine such as smoked pork loin, roast baron of beef, salads, soups, potato pancakes, knockwurst, etc. Visit the Yankee Candle Company. $111 per person. Deadline Sept. 25.
THURSDAY, NOV. 8
BUS TRIP TO ‘PHANTOM.’ Bus trip sponsored by St. Matthew Ladies Guild. $105 per person. Deadline is Oct. 8. (860) 585-1020.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14
TRIBUTE TO NEIL DIAMOND. Bus trip sponsored by St. Matthew Ladies Guild. At the Twin River Casino, Lincoln, R., Includes luncheon buffet and casino bonus. $91 per person. Deadline Oct. 14.
NOW thru AUG. 31
BUD GAUDIO OF SOUTHINGTON ART EXHIBIT. The Gallery at The Orchards, community room, second floor, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.