Meetings listings for the March 22 edition




CONNECTICUT STATE BUTTON SOCIETY SPRING MEETING. Show hours 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Annual button auction held from 12:45 to 1 p.m. Coffee and dessert will be served. Walk-ins welcome. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Plainville. For more information, visit




PEQUABUCK RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING. 1-3 p.m. With presentation by historian, Tom Dickau, on “The Flood of 1955.” Barnes Nature Center, 175 Shrub Rd., Bristol.




ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon at 10 a.m. Marion Stannard from the Agriculture Science and Technology program at Southington High School will provide an overview of the program and discuss opportunities provided to students by the AgSci program. 11 a.m., business meeting. American Legion hall, 66 Main St., Southington. Guest welcome for $5 admission. RSVP., (860) 628-6975.


SOUTHINGTON APPLE VALLEY CHAPTER AARP 4943. 1 p.m. Entertainment and refreshments will follow the business meeting. Open to all national AARP members and guests who might be interested in joining. Mary Our Queen Church Hall, 238 Savage St., Southington.




EARLY CHILDHOOD COLLABORATIVE OF SOUTHINGTON WORKSHOP, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the SCCYMCA Early Learning Center. Early language development and language expansion in preschoolers, presented by ECCS with guest speaker Meredith Bandish. Registration is required at




SOUTHINGTON RELAY FOR LIFE COMMITTEE MEETINGS. Tuesdays, April 2, May 7, and May 21, 6 to 7 p.m. at Southington High School. Team meetings follow at 7 p.m. Join the planning for the 2019 Relay for Life event to be held on May 31 to June 1 at Southington High School.


CHAMBER IN THE MORNING. 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. on the third Wednesday of the month. Sponsored by the Southington Chamber of Commerce. Seminar offers business-building information, networking. Attendees encouraged to bring business cards and literature. Contact: Southington Chamber at (860) 628-8036.

ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB. 9:45 a.m. to noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the American Legion hall, 66 Main St., Southington. Starts with a presentation at 10 a.m., followed by a business meeting at 11 a.m. Guest ($5) are always welcome. RSVP: or call (860) 628-6975.

SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) at the community room at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. No admission charge.

SOUTHINGTON ROTARY CLUB. Wednesdays, at 12:15 p.m. (6 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month), at Back Nine Tavern, 150 Savage St., Southington. Contact Dolores Fanelli, (860) 681-9548 or Christie Kuriger, (860) 426-0025.