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• tuesday, september 03, 2019

Red Cross Blood Drive   (122,341 Views)


Red Cross Blood Drive
September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Elks Lodge #1010 is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive, Tuesday, September 3rd from 1 pm to 6 pm in the Lodge Hall.

Bristol Elks Lodge
126 South Street






• tuesday, september 03, 2019

Regular Meeting - Zoning Board of Appeals  (128,043 Views)


Regular Meeting - Zoning Board of Appeals

September 3, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 04, 2019

Code Enforcement Committee   (128,116 Views)


Code Enforcement Committee

September 4, 2019, 9:00 AM?-?10:00 AM @ First Floor Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 04, 2019

Regular Meeting - Inland Wetlands/Conservation Commission  (128,115 Views)


Regular Meeting - Inland Wetlands/Conservation Commission

September 4, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 05, 2019

The Magic of Communication with Illusionist Greg Dwyer  (131,583 Views)


2:00 PM

Former illusionist Greg Dwyer will share secrets on how to create real magic in your life. Based on neuroscience and a little storytelling, Greg will entertain and educate you on the magic of communication and will challenge you to use your natural abilities to reach your full potential. Please register in advance by visiting or calling the library. Free.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT 06010




For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• friday, september 06, 2019

138th Annual Crocodile Club   (122,500 Views)


138th Annual Crocodile Club
September 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The New England Carousel Museum once again brings you the annual dinner meeting at Lake Compounce on Friday, September 6, 2019. The Crocodile Club will celebrate its 138th reunion dinner with its unique gathering of individuals. Speakers put aside political differences to celebrate this important part of history and the public is invited to join.
There will be direct transportation to and from the Ballroom as Lake Compounce will be closed for the season. As a special treat, Crocodile guests will be able to ride the Carousel from 12 – 1 pm. Festivities will begin with the social hour at noon (when crocodile tears are shed) with a beer and wine cash bar. During dinner, a lively program with CT’s politicos as guest speakers will follow. NO serious political speeches are allowed.
Tickets, available at the Carousel Museum, are $55 each or $60 at the door.
Stop in to purchase your ticket, call the Museum to put it on your credit card, or mail to the Crocodile Club, c/o Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol, CT 06010. Makes checks payable to the Carousel Museum. The dinner registration form can be downloaded from the Carousel Museum website, http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org.

You must have your ticket with you in order to enter.
For more information, call 860-585-5411.
Lake Compounce






• friday, september 06, 2019

FAIRYTALE FRIDAY at BPL  (129,588 Views)


Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. FAIRYTALE FRIDAY!

(Also meets on September 20). Join us for fairy tale stories and crafts in the Fairytale Forest. FREE!


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• friday, september 06, 2019

BDA Marketing Committee  (128,200 Views)


BDA Marketing Committee

September 6, 2019, 9:00 AM?-?10:30 AM @ First Floor Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• saturday, september 07, 2019

The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights  (152,378 Views)


The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BRISTOL
430 N. MAIN ST, EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT*
MAY 4 – OCTOBER 5
5:00PM – 9:00PM

Free Admission Oldies Music
Raffle Prizes 50/50
3 Awards Each Night Hula Hoop Contest for the kids
Ample Parking
No Cut-Off, No Alcohol, No Burnouts
No Pets, No Bikes

We reserve the right to refuse any vehicle
No Cruise Night on June 8 for Plainville Wings & Wheels
No Cruise Night of the Mum Festival Car Show
No Cruise night on the night of the Bristol N. Main St. Show


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolautoclub.com





• saturday, september 07, 2019

REC N’ Read at Rockwell   (122,945 Views)


REC N’ Read at Rockwell
September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Bristol Parks and Recreation is excited to team up with the Public Works Department, the Public Library, and the Senior Center to bring you an exciting new program: REC N’ Read at Rockwell.
To celebrate National Grandparents Day weekend, we invite children to bring their grandparents (families welcome) to the Rockwell Park Amphitheater Saturday, September 7th from 1-2:30pm. Participants will enjoy themed story telling, arts and crafts and a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the installation of the first Little Library in our parks! The event is completely FREE!
We are proud to report that our Little Libraries will be created using recycled transfer station materials! Parks and Public Works staff will be building the Little Libraries and painting them as part of our weekly Arts in the Parks series on 8/20 during the summer concert!
Rockwell Park






• saturday, september 07, 2019

Bentatu Band @ The Library Coffee House   (122,943 Views)


Bentatu Band @ The Library Coffee House
September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Bentatu Band, founded in 2007, performs Spanish Caribbean styles: cha-cha, merengue, bachata, mambo and Latin jazz on saxophone, trumpet, keys, drum, conga and bongos. A fun way to celebrate Latin heritage and the library’s first Saturday back from summer! ¡Diviertete!

no charge. RSVP: at the library, bristollib.com, Eventbrite.com or by calling:
(860) 584-7787 x 3.
Bristol Public Library






• saturday, september 07, 2019

Donuts with Grown Ups!  (128,301 Views)


9:30-10:30 AM

All ages. Celebrate Grandparent’s Day by eating donuts! Bring your loved ones or eat with others at the library. Please register in advance so we have enough donuts!

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Bristol, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• monday, september 09, 2019

TEDDY BEAR STORIES at BPL  (129,788 Views)


September 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. TEDDY BEAR STORIES! Join us for furry and cozy stories about cuddly BEARS in the Fairy Tale Forest. Crafts, too! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• monday, september 09, 2019

Mystery Monday—scavenger hunts, bingo, and more! at BPL  (129,785 Views)


September 9, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Mystery Monday—scavenger hunts, bingo, and more! Help us solve mysteries and have fun discovering awesome sleuths at the library! FREE

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• monday, september 09, 2019

Stitch and Bitch   (128,419 Views)


Get your knitting needles ready or dust off your crochet hooks. Perhaps you would prefer sewing by hand? Coloring or Zen doodles perhaps? The Studio has a new living room and we would like to invite you to come relax and have some old fashioned conversation. This is a time for community and connections (not heavy instruction.) We can share with each other our projects and trade scraps. If there is a lot of interest we can name our group and continue meeting every other week.
BYOB and food friendly, donations are always appreciated for the lights and refreshments.
The Studio


For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Studio/1580022175580063





• tuesday, september 10, 2019

The "Secret" Life-Affirming Nature of Pets  (131,837 Views)


6:00 PM

Library staff will share newer book titles about the animals that are part of our lives. Connecting with animals as pets or elements of nature can help focus the mind, body & spirit in positive ways. Visit with our special dog friend Aspen and her handler. The books will be available to check out. Please register in advance by visiting or calling the library. Free.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT 06010


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• tuesday, september 10, 2019

MOTHER GOOSE visits the Library   (129,886 Views)


September 10, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. MOTHER GOOSE visits the Library to tell tales & share nursery rhymes! Sing, dance, and hear Nursery Rhymes with a very special guest star: MOTHER GOOSE! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• tuesday, september 10, 2019

Joint Meeting   (128,478 Views)


Joint Meeting

September 10, 2019, 6:45 PM?-?7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, september 10, 2019

City Council   (128,477 Views)


City Council

September 10, 2019, 7:00 PM?-?9:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 11, 2019

FROGGY BOOK CLUB at BPL  (129,927 Views)


September 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. FROGGY BOOK CLUB...yes, our favorite froggy & his books! (Also meets on September 18 and 25). Celebrate the FROGGY books by Jonathan London in the Children's Department. Make crafts and FRIENDS! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• wednesday, september 11, 2019

Grandparents Day at Imagine Nation  (129,165 Views)


Grandparents Day at Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
Wednesday, September 11th, 9:30am-5pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
One Pleasant Street, Bristol
www.ImagineNation.org

Celebrate the fall opening of our museum studios with free admission for Grandparents and a special lineup of workshops to bring families together!

10:30 am – Family Trees – Together, create your Family Tree – Was everyone from Connecticut? How many Aunts do you have? – Art Studio

11:30 am – Family Recipes! - Most Families have recipes that are handed down for generations, together you can make Chef Alie’s recipe for salad dressing and try your creation with some fresh veggies! – Main Event Room

1:30 pm - Build a Birdhouse – Our feathered friends will need a warm place this winter! Build and decorate a Bird House together and take it home! – Art Studio

Free admission for Grandparents, admission for children and other adults is $10 per person ages 1+, FREE for members.


For more information visit us at:     http://www.imaginenation.org
You can contact us at:     860-314-1400





• wednesday, september 11, 2019

Regular Meeting - Zoning Commission  (128,542 Views)


Regular Meeting - Zoning Commission

September 11, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 11, 2019

Animal Affair Traveling Petting Zoo  (128,254 Views)


1:30-3:30 PM

It's a shortened day for Bristol Public Schools!

Interact with and learn about a variety of baby animals! Advance registration required. All ages. Call the library in advance for your time slot.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central Street
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• wednesday, september 11, 2019

Soldiers of a Foreign War Book Talk   (113,494 Views)


Soldiers of a Foreign War Book Talk

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Connecticut Author, veteran and MD, Charles McNair was nineteen when he enlisted and was sent to Vietnam as an Operating Room Tech. at the 45th Surgical Hospital, Tay Ninh, RVN. McNair wrote his novel Soldiers of a Foreign War from an enlisted soldier’s point of view (American and Vietnamese) based his own experience of the war in all it’s conflicted complexity. The novel is unique in its many perspectives and has been very well received. The book talk will consist of readings from the novel, discussion of his own experiences and answering questions from the audience. Book signing to follow. A Vietnam 50th Commemorative program.
Bristol Public Library


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• thursday, september 12, 2019

MUSIC with MIKE! at BPL  (129,956 Views)


September 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. MUSIC with MIKE! Sing and dance...make NEW friends! Our friend, Mike Markowitz returns to sing and dance with children of all ages! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• thursday, september 12, 2019

Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE!  (129,954 Views)


September 12-13-14, 2019 all day... Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE! Can you hit a hole-in-one? Play golf, make your own club, and have FUN! Bring the fun of mini-golf inside the library! We have an EIGHT HOLE golf course with Disney characters! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• thursday, september 12, 2019

General Government Retirement Board  (128,571 Views)


General Government Retirement Board

September 12, 2019, 5:00 PM?-?6:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 12, 2019

3rd annual Wine, Women & Watches event at the Clock Museum  (128,565 Views)


On Thursday, September 12th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm., the American Clock & Watch Museum will host its third annual “Wine, Women & Watches” fundraiser. Guests will enjoy wines by Beringer Vineyards, hors d'oeuvres by Inspired Catering, and delicious desserts. This year’s party will include the popular silent auction, prize drawings, and a scavenger hunt through the museum’s eight galleries. This annual event is a great time--all while raising funds to support the museum’s education programs, collections, and exhibitions!

Don’t miss out on this fabulous event! Mark your calendar for September 12th to join in the fun!

Tickets are $50 and can be purchased online at www.clockandwatchmuseum.org/events until August 30th or by calling the museum at (860) 583-6070. After August 30th, please call the museum directly. Please note that space is limited and tickets are going fast, so don’t delay!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.clockmuseum.org/
You can contact us at:     info@clockmuseum.org, 860-583-6070





• thursday, september 12, 2019

Homeschool Club  (128,280 Views)


2:30 PM
Every other Thursday
~through Nov. 21~

Ages 5-12. Theme: Going Green. Reduce, reuse, recycle! Learn the importance of protecting our environment, easy ways to be eco-friendly, and more....Please call the library to register; space is limited.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• thursday, september 12, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (104,663 Views)


Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St., Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville, Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches, Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington during business hours.

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• friday, september 13, 2019

Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE!  (130,018 Views)


September 12-13-14, 2019 all day... Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE! Can you hit a hole-in-one? Play golf, make your own club, and have FUN! Bring the fun of mini-golf inside the library! We have an EIGHT HOLE golf course with Disney characters! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• friday, september 13, 2019

Miss Mum Pageant  (120,340 Views)


Date: Friday, September 13, 2019 Time: 7:00 pm

The 2019 Miss Mum competition will be held on Friday, September 13th at Chippens Hill Middle School. Doors open at 6:30 for the 7:00 p.m. event.

Applicants from Bristol, Forestville, Plainville, Plymouth, Terryville, and Wolcott will by vying for the titles of Miss Mum, Junior Miss Mum, Miss Mum Mini, and Petite Miss Mum. Contestants will be judged based on three on-stage appearances and for Miss Mum on an essay submission.

The event will be produced by Jessica Leopizzo of the Nutmeg Performing Arts Center and the Emcee will be Amy Vanderoef, a former Miss Mum, Miss Bristol, and Miss Connecticut and currently a lifestyle expert at WFAA Television in Texas.


Chippens Hill Middle School


For more information visit us at:     http://missmumbbristol.wixsite.com/missmumbristol/pageant





• friday, september 13, 2019

Teen Night Social   (113,093 Views)


Teen Night Social

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Page Park is the place to be this fall, as Page Park Pavilion turns into a teen center. Come enjoy a new adventure each week. Teen Night Social offers activities like movie nights, pottery, games, cooking, trips and more. Ages 13-17. Fee varies per week/activity.

Sept. 13 – Challenge Course Night: Spend an exciting night at Pine Lake Challenge Course. This week is an introduction to ropes courses with fun team building exercises. $30

Sept. 20 – Movie & Fondue Night: Enjoy a fun Friday dipping into chocolate and cheese fondue with friends while watching a movie. $7

Sept. 27 – Make your own pottery night: Enjoy a night of making your own clay creations. No experience with clay needed. We provide all supplies needed. $10

Oct. 4 – Food & Fun Cooking Class: Cooking Class & Dinner. $10

Oct. 11 – Pumpkin Carving Contest: Pumpkin carving/painting contest. Pumpkins and tools are built into the fee. No need to bring anything but your creativity. $10

Oct. 18 – Lake Compounce Halloween Night: Spend a spooky night with friends at the Lake Compounce Haunted Halloween Trail. We will meet at 5:30 in the Page Park Pavilion. $40

Oct. 25 – Haunted Lantern Tour at Cedar Hill Cemetery: Haunted Lantern Tour at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Bring warm clothes and your sense of mystery. We meet in the Page Park Pavilion at 5:30. $10

Nov. 1 – Extreme Game Night Challenge: The top 3 teens with the most points at the end of the night wins a prize. – outdoor scavenger hunt – Corn hole – Giant jenga – racing video game – three legged race – egg drop competition – Fire making competition. $7



For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolrec.com





• friday, september 13, 2019

2019 German Festival   (112,761 Views)


2019 German Festival

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This year’s German Festival will be held on Friday, September 13th from 6 pm – 9 pm and continuing on Saturday, September 14th from 12 pm – 9 pm.

Lots of entertainment, all that amazing German food and of course good German bier! Ein Prosit!

Immanuel Lutheran School



For more information visit us at:     http://www.ilcs.org/





• friday, september 13, 2019

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL GREAT PRIZES!!  (82,829 Views)


KIDS COSTUME CONTEST at the Halloween Harvest Festival
Sunday Oct. 13th, 2019 @ 2 pm.

Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category. Winners will be highlighted on our Facebook page.

Ages Baby-4 years old & 5-10 years old

Don’t forget to enter our scarecrow contest with HUGE PRIZES. See our events page for all fun activities during the 3 weekend festival.
facebook.com/wojtusiknursery

3 weekends. Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 & 12-13 10am-5pm.

Family Fun. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, scarecrow contest, kids costume contest, minion maze, haunted house, cow train ride, face painting, pumpkins, mums, games and so much more.

Wojtusik Nursery
750 Terryville Ave. Rt 6
Bristol, CT 06010
860-583-7279

facebook.com/wojtusiknursery


For more information visit us at:     facebook.com/wojtusiknursery
You can contact us at:     FLOWERGARDEN1994@ATT.NET





• saturday, september 14, 2019

The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights  (152,700 Views)


The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BRISTOL
430 N. MAIN ST, EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT*
MAY 4 – OCTOBER 5
5:00PM – 9:00PM

Free Admission Oldies Music
Raffle Prizes 50/50
3 Awards Each Night Hula Hoop Contest for the kids
Ample Parking
No Cut-Off, No Alcohol, No Burnouts
No Pets, No Bikes

We reserve the right to refuse any vehicle
No Cruise Night on June 8 for Plainville Wings & Wheels
No Cruise Night of the Mum Festival Car Show
No Cruise night on the night of the Bristol N. Main St. Show


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolautoclub.com





• saturday, september 14, 2019

Watercolor Leaf Prints  (132,392 Views)


11:00 AM

Ages 9 & Up
Adults Welcome

Explore leaf printing using watercolors. Take home a unique piece of art. Please call the library to register. Free.

Manross Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• saturday, september 14, 2019

Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE!  (130,367 Views)


September 12-13-14, 2019 all day... Children’s Department becomes a MINI GOLF COURSE! Can you hit a hole-in-one? Play golf, make your own club, and have FUN! Bring the fun of mini-golf inside the library! We have an EIGHT HOLE golf course with Disney characters! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• saturday, september 14, 2019

Cup of Grace Coffeehouse 6:00 pm   (112,894 Views)




Saturday, September 14th @ 6:00PM Cup of Grace Coffeehouse- Opens for the season with "The Matt Walker Band", Soulful Southern Rock/Country. This is Matt's debut and Cup of Grace, so let's give him a Warm Welcome! Come on out and experience fun for the whole family and enjoy the atmosphere of an intimate coffeehouse social including Dinner and Live Music. Admission is always free! (Donations are welcomed).---Cup of Grace Coffeehouse, Grace Baptist Church, 736 King Street in Bristol, CT.---For more information or to inquire about our ministry, call Bonnie (860) 402-7555 or visit us on Facebook.



For more information visit us at:     http://www.grace-baptist.net/
You can contact us at:     bchadwick44@comcast.net





• saturday, september 14, 2019

2019 German Festival   (112,939 Views)


2019 German Festival

September 14 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This year’s German Festival will be held on Friday, September 13th from 6 pm – 9 pm and continuing on Saturday, September 14th from 12 pm – 9 pm.

Lots of entertainment, all that amazing German food and of course good German bier! Ein Prosit!


Immanuel Lutheran School



For more information visit us at:     http://www.ilcs.org/





• saturday, september 14, 2019

Coloring Club for Adults   (113,760 Views)


Coloring Club for Adults

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Coloring Club is a coloring group for adults. All coloring materials provided or feel free to bring your own!

Bristol Public Library


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• sunday, september 15, 2019

Breakfast to Benefit Brian’s Angels Homeless Outreach   (105,894 Views)


Breakfast to Benefit Brian’s Angels Homeless Outreach

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come and enjoy scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, home fries, coffee, tea and juice.

Only $8 for adults and $5 for children 6 to 12 years – 5 and under are free.

Tickets available at the Church Rectory or at the Door

Tea Cup Auction and 50/50 Raffle

All proceeds go directly to Brian’s Angels Homeless Outreach

St. Gregory CCD Center






• sunday, september 15, 2019

Mum Festival Bingo   (105,890 Views)


Mum Festival Bingo

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm

Bristol Polish American Citizens Club

Mum Festival BINGO will once again be held at the Bristol Polish American Citizen’s Club located at 541 N. Main Street in Bristol.

“Mum Festival Bingo” is one of our most popular fundraisers and we can’t thank the community enough for their support as we continue the tradition. Mark your calendars for a fun-filled afternoon of Mum Festival BINGO on Sunday, September 15th.

Doors open at 11:00 am, ticket sales at 12:30 pm and games will start at 2:00 pm. There is a $10 admissions package with tickets available at the door. Additionally, the event will include specials at $1 each, two winner takes all games, a 50/50 drawing along with raffles and door prizes. Food will also be available for purchase.

Sponsored by Mum Festival and Bristol Polish Club, BINGO is a great way to start off our Mum Festival Season of Events
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Bristol Polish American Citizens Club






• sunday, september 15, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (104,144 Views)


TODAY ONLY AT BURLINGTON TAVERN DAY FROM 11AM - 4PM on Burlington Green, Spielman Highway, Burlington

Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• monday, september 16, 2019

N.A.A.C.P. Monthly Meeting   (128,130 Views)


N.A.A.C.P. Monthly Meeting
September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Bristol Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. meets every 3rd Monday at their office on 55 South St., Bristol, CT from 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
For more information please call (860) 202-9965

Bristol Library






• monday, september 16, 2019

Mystery Monday at BPL  (130,339 Views)


September 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Mystery Monday! (Also meets on September 23 and 30)—scavenger hunts, bingo, and more! Help us solve mysteries and have fun discovering awesome sleuths at the library! FREE

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• monday, september 16, 2019

Film Screening: Alice’s Ordinary People @ Bristol Public Library  (122,652 Views)


Film Screening: Alice’s Ordinary People Monday, September 16 @ 6:00 PM
Bristol Public Library
5 High Street
Bristol CT
No Charge

Alice's Ordinary People is a documentary about Alice Tregay, an unsung heroine of the Civil Rights Movement. Her remarkable story spans the historic period from the marches of Dr. King to the election of Barack Obama. Alice’s great contribution in the field of politics is the thread which connects the two. Director Craig Dudnick introduces the film by telling about situation in Chicago that lead Alice to join the movement and how he came to make the film. Discussion to after the screening.

RSVP at the library, at bristollib.org or by callig: (860) 584-7787 x 3



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For more information visit us at:     bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860.584.7787 x 3





• monday, september 16, 2019

Read to a Dog!  (128,647 Views)


3:30-5:00 PM

share a book with Aspen, the Australian Shepherd who loves stories! Practice your reading fluency. Ages 4 and up. Please call the library to register in advance.

Manross Library
260 Central Street
Forestville


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• tuesday, september 17, 2019

Movie: The Upside  (132,220 Views)


1:00 PM

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. Stars Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston & Nicole Kidman. (Pg-13)(2017)(2 hrs.) Free. Please register in advance by calling the Manross Library.

Manross Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• tuesday, september 17, 2019

Two Right Feet present DINOSAUR DAY! at BPL  (130,281 Views)


September 17, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Two Right Feet present DINOSAUR DAY! Boom, Crash, ROAR! Come join us as we travel in time back to the Dino-Days of long ago. After learning the Dinosaur Dance, children learn a Compound Word Song using different dinosaur related vocabulary. Venture into the wilds on a Safari Dino Hunt searching for various species of dinosaurs including Gallimimus, T-Rex, Brachiosaurus, and much more. FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• tuesday, september 17, 2019

Junior Lego Robotics Club!   (130,280 Views)


September 17, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Junior Lego Robotics Club! Children will learn the basics of coding and robotics using our Lego Boost kit! This club will run on Tuesdays at 4:00 for 6 weeks from September 17 - October 22. Open to ages 8-12 with registration - call or stop by the children's department to register today. (Also meets on September 24) FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• tuesday, september 17, 2019

Real Estate Committee  (128,879 Views)


Real Estate Committee

September 17, 2019, 5:00 PM?-?6:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 18, 2019

City Arts & Culture Commission - Regular Meeting  (128,854 Views)


City Arts & Culture Commission - Regular Meeting

September 18, 2019, 6:30 PM?-?8:00 PM @ Executive Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 18, 2019

Ordinance Committee - Regular Meeting  (128,853 Views)


Ordinance Committee - Regular Meeting

September 18, 2019, 5:00 PM?-?6:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Community Crafting Group  (132,414 Views)


6:00-7:30 PM
~Also Meeting~ Thursday, Nov. 21

Join us for an evening of creativity! You bring your arts & crafts project to work on, among other crafters. We will provide table space, quiet music and light refreshments. Need a project? A book folding project will be available. Together, we will relax, share & chat as a creative community. Free. Please call the library to register.

Manross Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• thursday, september 19, 2019

LionHeart Puppets presents “The Little Red Hen”!  (130,481 Views)


September 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. LionHeart Puppets presents “The Little Red Hen”! So much to do and little time to do it in!! How is Ms. Hen ever going to get her famous cookies made in time for the bake sale? Maybe if she could get her friends to help....Based on the classic story, The Little Red Hen is a lesson in learning to help others. FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Downtown Committee - Regular Meeting  (129,077 Views)


Downtown Committee - Regular Meeting

September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM?-?6:30 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Energy Commission Regular Meeting  (129,075 Views)


Energy Commission Regular Meeting

September 19, 2019, 7:00 PM?-?8:00 PM @ Executive Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Board of Public Works Meeting  (129,074 Views)


Board of Public Works Meeting

September 19, 2019, 6:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease  (121,798 Views)


Bristol Public Library and Hartford Health Care's Ayers Neuroscience Institute have partnered to present this workshop, which will explain what Alzheimer’s Disease is, risk factors to consider, treatment options, and new developments in Alzheimer’s research. Presented by Dr. Amy Sanders, MD MS FAAN, Director, Memory Care Center, Ayer Neuroscience Institute and Visiting Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Co-sponsored by the Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute and Bristol Public Library.

Thursday,September 19 @ 6:30 PM Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT

No Charge.

RsVP at hartfordhealthcare.org/events or by calling: 1.855.442.4373



For more information visit us at:     HartfordHealthCare.org/Events
You can contact us at:     1.855.442.4373





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Free Scoop Day at Imagine Nation  (128,801 Views)


Thursday, September 19th, 11am-4pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
One Pleasant Street, Bristol, 06010

Send off summer with your favorite scoop! Enjoy one free scoop of ice cream with museum studio admission. FREE for members!

Museum studio admission: $10 for ages 1+, free for members


For more information visit us at:     http://www.imaginenation.org
You can contact us at:     info@imaginenation.org





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Rhythm & Rhyme Dance Time  (128,787 Views)


2:30 PM

Ages 1-5. We'll read a story, play instruments, dance and sing! Call the library to register.

Manross Library
260 Central Street
Forestville


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• thursday, september 19, 2019

Bristol Mum Festival Day 1  (120,747 Views)


Thursday, Sept 19 from 5 pm to 9 pm

Enjoy Jazz Under the Big Top, plus “Sip & Paint”, Wine & Beer Tasting,
LIVE music! Food Trucks will also be on site!
(No Amusement Rides on Thursday)


For more information visit us at:     http://BristolMumFestival.com





• friday, september 20, 2019

Bristol Mum Festival Day 2  (120,682 Views)


Friday, Sept 20 from 5 pm to 10 pm

Family Fun Night with Family Ticket Packs for Amusement Rides!
Food Trucks, LIVE music and “Art & Artisans Under the Big Top!

Amusement Rides & Midway opens 6:00 PM on Friday.
Fireworks at approximately 9:30 pm!


For more information visit us at:     http://BristolMumFestival.com





• friday, september 20, 2019

Manross Book Bites Discussion: I'll Be Your Blue Sky  (86,051 Views)


5:30-6:30 PM

I'll Be Your Blue Sky by Marisa De Los Santos....Books are available one month before the discussion. Drop In--Join Us!

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• saturday, september 21, 2019

The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights  (153,288 Views)


The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BRISTOL
430 N. MAIN ST, EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT*
MAY 4 – OCTOBER 5
5:00PM – 9:00PM

Free Admission Oldies Music
Raffle Prizes 50/50
3 Awards Each Night Hula Hoop Contest for the kids
Ample Parking
No Cut-Off, No Alcohol, No Burnouts
No Pets, No Bikes

We reserve the right to refuse any vehicle
No Cruise Night on June 8 for Plainville Wings & Wheels
No Cruise Night of the Mum Festival Car Show
No Cruise night on the night of the Bristol N. Main St. Show


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolautoclub.com





• saturday, september 21, 2019

Mum Car Show  (139,870 Views)


Saturday September 21st

On the Boulevard

1pm to 5pm


For more information visit us at:     http://bristolmumfestival.com





• saturday, september 21, 2019

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day  (129,255 Views)


Saturday, September 21st, 9:30am-5pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
One Pleasant Street, Bristol, 06010

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based museums.

Museum Day tickets are required for this event. Free tickets are available for download at Smithsonian.com/museumday

Visitors who present a Museum Day ticket will gain free entrance for two at a participating venue of their choice on September 21, 2019. One ticket is permitted per email address and tickets may only be used at one location.

Additional guests not included in the Museum Day ticketing will be charged regular admission rates. A list of participating museums, which will be continually updated as more museums continue to register, can be found at Smithsonian.com/museumday/search. For more information about Museum Day Live, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.


For more information visit us at:     http://www.imaginenation.org
You can contact us at:     info@imaginenation.org





• saturday, september 21, 2019

Bristol Mum Festival Day 3  (121,042 Views)


Saturday, Sept 21 from 12 pm to 10 pm MUM FESTIVAL DAY!

Amusement Rides & Midway opens at Noon on Saturday.
Food Trucks, Kid’s Activities, Live Music, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides,
Touch-A-Vehicle, Over 100 Craft & Community Vendors and so much more...
Big Announcement Coming for the Kids and Kids at heart: Saber Guild – Kessel Temple presents the Padawan Training Adventure Under the Big Top… It’s going to be big! More information to come!!


For more information visit us at:     http://BristolMumFestival.com





• saturday, september 21, 2019

St. Paul Open House  (94,853 Views)


Discover why St. Paul Catholic High School has become the choice for more and more families for a truly great Catholic education experience! If you or someone you know:
has a prospective 6, 7, or 8th grade student; has a transfer student in the Class of 2022 or 2023 looking to join us; or has interest in seeing our great school, please contact our admissions office.

At our open houses you have an opportunity to speak to current students, teachers and administration about our academic, athletic and extracurricular activity programs. Visit our campus and see for yourself all we have to offer. The tour begins at 10:00am on 9/21 and 10/26 and begins at 2:00pm on 10/6.

Our St. Paul family believes in our vision to be a truly great Catholic high school which is achieved by living our core values of Faith, Character, Community, Excellence, and Service each and every day!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.spchs.com
You can contact us at:     Admissions@spchs.com





• sunday, september 22, 2019

Bristol Mum Festival Day 4  (120,881 Views)


Sunday Sept 22 from 12 pm to 6 pm

Mum Festival Day plus Parade @ 1:30 pm. Food Trucks & Live Music!
Amusement Rides & Midway opens at Noon on Sunday and will run until 7:00 PM.


For more information visit us at:     http://BristolMumFestival.com





• sunday, september 22, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (78,766 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• monday, september 23, 2019

BDA Board - Regular Meeting  (129,359 Views)


BDA Board - Regular Meeting

September 23, 2019, 5:00 PM?-?6:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• monday, september 23, 2019

Regular Fire Board Meeting  (129,358 Views)


Regular Fire Board Meeting

September 23, 2019, 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• monday, september 23, 2019

Lego Club  (129,067 Views)


6:00-7:30 PM
Mondays
~through Dec. 16~

Ages 4 & up. Build with Legos at the library! Try our challenge or build whatever you’d like. Please call the library to register.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• monday, september 23, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (78,822 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• tuesday, september 24, 2019

Toddler Storytime  (173,548 Views)


9:30 AM
~Tuesdays through Dec. 10~

Ages 1-2. Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and a craft with a new theme each week! Call the library to register.

Manross Library
260 Central Street
Forestville


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• tuesday, september 24, 2019

Regular Board of Finance  (129,456 Views)


Regular Board of Finance

September 24, 2019, 5:30 PM?-?6:30 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• tuesday, september 24, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (78,785 Views)


Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information
You can contact us at: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

Celebrate Comic Book Day at BPL  (130,891 Views)


September 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at 10:00 a.m. Celebrate Comic Book Day at the library! We'll do a special superhero story time and fun physical challenges to hone everyone's superpowers. This program is best suited for children ages 2 & older. Crafts will be available all day. No registration required. FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

Regular Meeting - Historic District Commission  (129,509 Views)


Regular Meeting - Historic District Commission

September 25, 2019, 6:30 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

Regular Meeting - Planning Commission  (129,508 Views)


Regular Meeting - Planning Commission

September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM @ City Council Chambers


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolct.gov/calendar.aspx





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

Preschool Storytime  (129,219 Views)


Wednesdays at 1:30 PM
~through December 11~

Ages 3-5. Enjoy stories, songs, activities, and a craft with a new theme each week! Please call the library to register.

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central St.
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (78,960 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• wednesday, september 25, 2019

Salsa Dance Lessons   (77,548 Views)


Salsa Dance Lessons

September 25 @ 6:15 pm - 10:30 pm

Salsa Dance Lessons! Bring your date, family, friends and co-workers and come down. Beginner class starts at 6:30 pm, followed by Intermediate class at 7:30 pm. Open dance after lessons starting at 9 pm!
Delish Lounge



For more information visit us at:     https://delishlounge.com





• thursday, september 26, 2019

Miss Katie from FOOD EXPLORERS @ BPL  (130,966 Views)


September 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Miss Katie from FOOD EXPLORERS visits to help us make a delicious & nutritious snack! Have fun making a healthy snack, have even more fun eating the snack! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• thursday, september 26, 2019

Home School Day: Artistic Endeavors!  (129,319 Views)


Thursday, September 26th, 10am-3pm
Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center
One Pleasant Street, Bristol, 06010

Home School Day at Imagine Nation returns on September 26th!

Workshops to bring out your inner artist:

10:30 am - Observational Drawing – Crested Gecko – Learn about crested geckos as you use the elements of art and your powers of observation to draw a live creature – Art Studio

11:30 am – Collage – This type of art has been used for many years by Master Artists like Picasso, bring a picture or newspaper clipping or poem or anything that is interesting to you to incorporate into your collage! – Art Studio

12:30 pm – Watercolor Landscapes – Learn watercolor techniques to create a beautiful landscape. You will learn the techniques, but as the Artist, you will choose your colors! – Art Studio

1:30 pm – Miniature Sculpture – Using plaster craft, create a miniature sculpture of a bird or fruit or a little volcano or something else that is interesting to you. When it dries you can paint it or color it! – Art Studio

2:30 pm – Observational Drawing – Cats and Dogs – Using manikins, learn to draw cats and dogs. You can add different features such as long hair or a fluffy tail to personalize your drawing! – Art Studio

Workshops space is limited to the first 25 children to arrive to each workshop.

Walk-in rate: $10 per person ages 1+
All participants must pre-register and submit payment by Monday, September 23rd to receive the special admission rate. No Refunds will be provided.
Home School Event Rate: $7.00 per person ages 1+, FREE for members! https://bpt.me/4326353

Advance registration required for reduced rate: purchase tickets online or skip the processing fees & call 860-314-1400 to purchase over the phone.

Please note that ACM reciprocal and Library passes are accepted for this event. (ACM/Library discounts are based on full-priced admission of $10/ per person)

Workshops are limited to the first 25 participants- purchasing a ticket in advance ensures a discounted rate, but does not guarantee a seat in a workshops.

Our museum studios are designed for children ages 2-8. Older and younger siblings are welcome to attend!

Please contact Karen Pac with questions at karen.pac@imaginenation.org


For more information visit us at:     http://www.imaginenation.org
You can contact us at:     info@imaginenation.org





• thursday, september 26, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (79,044 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• thursday, september 26, 2019

Homeschool Club   (81,634 Views)


Homeschool Club

September 26 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Ages 5-12. Theme: Going Green. Reduce, reuse, recycle! Learn the importance of protecting our environment, easy ways to be eco-friendly, and more. Please register by calling the library at 860-584-7790. Spaces are limited! Free.
Manross Memorial Library


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• thursday, september 26, 2019

Wine Glass Painting   (77,608 Views)


Wine Glass Painting

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come join us for Wine Glass Painting at Delish Lounge. You and your friends can sign up to create this beautiful fall wine glass.

All painting supplies and wine glass included as well as $2.00 off every glass of wine during the event. We teach you step by step.


Delish Lounge


For more information visit us at:     https://delishlounge.com





• thursday, september 26, 2019

Dance the Night Away at the T-Salon   (77,630 Views)


Dance the Night Away at the T-Salon

September 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Live music with an 18 piece big band! $5.00 Cover Charge.
T-Salon Cafe House


For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/tsaloncafe/





• friday, september 27, 2019

Fall Make & Take Crafts  (129,243 Views)


1:30-4:30 PM

All ages, drop-in. Celebrate fall with seasonally inspired crafts and snacks!

Manross Memorial Library
260 Central Street
Forestville, CT


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7790





• friday, september 27, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (78,988 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• friday, september 27, 2019

Local Heroes Chili Cookoff   (75,695 Views)


Local Heroes Chili Cookoff

September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Help fight hunger with ShopRite of Bristol and our Hometown Heroes!

$5. to sample all the chili and vote for your favorite. Then you get a bowl of your favorite. All proceeds donated to our partners in caring for our local food pantries.

Featuring our local: Police Officers, Firefighters, Military Personnel, and Medical Responders


ShopRite






• friday, september 27, 2019

Teen Night Social   (81,424 Views)


Teen Night Social

Page Park is the place to be this fall, as Page Park Pavilion turns into a teen center. Come enjoy a new adventure each week. Teen Night Social offers activities like movie nights, pottery, games, cooking, trips and more. Ages 13-17. Fee varies per week/activity.

Full schedule and registration available here: https://www.bristolrec.com/info/activities/program_details.aspx?ProgramID=28992

Sept. 27 – Make your own pottery night: Enjoy a night of making your own clay creations. No experience with clay needed. We provide all supplies needed. $10

Oct. 4 – Food & Fun Cooking Class: Cooking Class & Dinner. $10

Oct. 11 – Pumpkin Carving Contest: Pumpkin carving/painting contest. Pumpkins and tools are built into the fee. No need to bring anything but your creativity. $10

Oct. 18 – Lake Compounce Halloween Night: Spend a spooky night with friends at the Lake Compounce Haunted Halloween Trail. We will meet at 5:30 in the Page Park Pavilion. $40

Oct. 25 – Haunted Lantern Tour at Cedar Hill Cemetery: Haunted Lantern Tour at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Bring warm clothes and your sense of mystery. We meet in the Page Park Pavilion at 5:30. $10

Nov. 1 – Extreme Game Night Challenge: The top 3 teens with the most points at the end of the night wins a prize. – outdoor scavenger hunt – Corn hole – Giant jenga – racing video game – three legged race – egg drop competition – Fire making competition. $7


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolrec.com





• friday, september 27, 2019

Kyle Carey @ The Library Coffee House   (81,657 Views)


Kyle Carey @ The Library Coffee House

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Library Coffee House Presents: Kyle Carey “after hours.”
Kyle is a musical story-teller, fluent in Scottish Gaelic, who combines the best of Gaelic music with Americana styles from North America. Groundbreaking and enjoyable!
RSVP: At the library, at bristollib.com, or by calling: (860) 584-7787 X 3. Event: 6:30 PM. Doors Open: 6:00 PM.
Bristol Public Library


For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• saturday, september 28, 2019

The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights  (153,756 Views)


The Bristol Auto Club LTD - 2019 Cruise Nights
LOCATED IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN BRISTOL
430 N. MAIN ST, EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT*
MAY 4 – OCTOBER 5
5:00PM – 9:00PM

Free Admission Oldies Music
Raffle Prizes 50/50
3 Awards Each Night Hula Hoop Contest for the kids
Ample Parking
No Cut-Off, No Alcohol, No Burnouts
No Pets, No Bikes

We reserve the right to refuse any vehicle
No Cruise Night on June 8 for Plainville Wings & Wheels
No Cruise Night of the Mum Festival Car Show
No Cruise night on the night of the Bristol N. Main St. Show


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolautoclub.com





• saturday, september 28, 2019

HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL 2019  (135,529 Views)


Annual Halloween Harvest Festival for 3 weekends.
Saturdays & Sundays Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 & 12-13 10am-5pm.

Family Fun. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, Farmer Minor & Daisy ther Pig, Captain America, Royal Acts Cosplay, scarecrow contest, kids costume contest, minion maze, haunted house, cow train ride, face painting, pumpkins, pumpkin painting, mums, games, cornstalks, shopping, cinnamon rolls topped with warm slice apples, hotdogs, bbq chicken, pulled pork and so much more.

Just for stopping by you have a chance to win some great door prizes.

Drop off your scarecrows to enter the contest by 9/27. Big prizes 1st $100 gift basket, 2nd $75 gift basket, 3rd $50 gift basket filled with great stuff from our gift shop.

Our ever popular Christmas Shop will be open. See our 24 themed trees.

Wojtusik Nursery & Christmas Shop
750 Terryville Ave. Rt 6
Bristol, CT 06010
860-583-7279

see our facebook page for all details and all events facebook.com/wojtusiknursery


For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/pg/WojtusikNursery/events/
You can contact us at:     flowergarden1994@att.net





• saturday, september 28, 2019

Free Shred Event  (127,524 Views)


Saturday, September 28
9:00 AM—12:00 PM
At the Farmer’s Market!
Shred-Day is a convenient opportunity for Bristol Residents to destroy old and unneeded documents safely, immediately and on-site.

No charge. Limited to: 10 banker boxes per household

The Farmers Market is located at Center Square
100 North Main Street, Bristol, Connecticut (across from City Hall).

Shredding service provided by: FileShred, Glastonbury, Connecticut

Information: Please contact Bristol Public Library or Bristol Department of Public Works.


You can contact us at:     bplprogramming@gmail.com





• saturday, september 28, 2019

RABBIT CRAFTS at BPL  (131,413 Views)


September 28, 2019 10:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. RABBIT CRAFTS! All day hop around the library making fun crafts! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• saturday, september 28, 2019

POKEMON CLUB at BPL  (131,412 Views)


September 28, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. POKEMON CLUB! Play Pokemon games, go on scavenger hunts, and make your own Pokemon character from clay! FREE!

For more information visit us at:     http://bristollib.com





• saturday, september 28, 2019

SCARECROW CONTEST HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL BIG PRIZES !! JOIN THE FUN !!  (84,977 Views)


Halloween Harvest Festival Scarecrow contest. 1st price $100+ gift basket, 2nd prize $75 gift basket & 3rd prize $50 gift basket. Baskets filled with items from our gift shop. Blow ups, jams, jellies, flags Christmas decorations,toys and more. Enter for free by messaging us on Facebook or Emailing us at flowergarden1994@att.net Scarecrows will be voted on by fairgoers during the 3 weekends of the festival. Sept 28-29, Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 10am-5pm. The winners will be announced last day of festival Oct. 13 @ 4pm and highlighted on our Facebook page. 1st price $100 gift basket, 2nd prize $75 gift basket & 3rd prize $50 gift basket. Scarecrows are to be dropped off to Wojtusik Nursery 750 Terryville ave. Rt 6 Bristol, Ct. by Friday Sept. 27th. #wojtusiknursery #contest #halloween #harvest #festival #vendors #scarecrow #prizes #hauntedhouse #food #familyfun #kids #children #facepainting #pumpkins #cornstalks #minionmaze #costumecontest #bbq

For more information visit us at:     facebook.com/wojtusiknursery
You can contact us at:     FLOWERGARDEN1994@ATT.NET





• saturday, september 28, 2019

FARMER MINOR & DAISY THE PIG at the HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL   (84,000 Views)


Farmer Minor & Daisy the Pig join the Wojtusik Nursery Halloween Harvest Festival

Sat. Sept. 28 & Sun. Sept 29th 1:30pm to 3pm.

Come visit & take pictures with Daisy and Farmer Minor and enjoy all the food & festivities at the Annual Halloween Harvest Festival

3 weekends. Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 & 12-13 10am-5pm.

Family Fun. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, scarecrow contest, kids costume contest, minion maze, haunted house, cow train ride, face painting, pumpkins, mums, games and so much more.

Wojtusik Nursery
750 Terryville Ave. Rt 6
Bristol, CT 06010
860-583-7279

facebook.com/wojtusiknursery



For more information visit us at:     facebook.com/wojtusiknursery
You can contact us at:     FLOWERGARDEN1994@ATT.NET





• saturday, september 28, 2019

Hungerford Farm to Table Dinner  (88,669 Views)


Hungerford Farm to Table Dinner
The Hungerford Nature Center is hosting a Farm to Table dinner on Saturday, September 28th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Hungerford, 191 Farmington Ave., Kensington. Join us for dinner, a presentation and a tour of the museum with our Executive Director, Tom Pascocello. Donna Veach will be cooking with locally sourced ingredients. Dinner will include New York strip steak, zucchini and corn cakes, roasted potatoes, rainbow swiss chard au gratin, apple crisp, ice cream and a complimentary glass of wine. Space is limited. Cost is $25 per person. Phone 860-827-9064 to reserve your spot.



For more information visit us at:     http://www.newbritainyouthmuseum.org
You can contact us at:     dlad@snet.net





• saturday, september 28, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (79,239 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• saturday, september 28, 2019

Stanley Street Big Band   (77,827 Views)


Stanley Street Big Band

September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Carousel Museum presents the Stanley Street Big Band at the Carousel Museum Ballroom.

Saturday, September 28th, 7:30 – 1030 PM. Doors open at 7:00

$20 per adult, $10 students with ID

Join us for the incredible sounds of this 18 piece big band that features professional musicians from across the state. Dancing welcome but not required. BYOB and snacks.

The New England Carousel Museum


For more information visit us at:     http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org





• saturday, september 28, 2019

Salsa Fall Fiesta Ft Baila Con Gusto   (77,817 Views)


Salsa Fall Fiesta Ft Baila Con Gusto

September 28 @ 9:00 pm - September 29 @ 9:00 pm

Saturday September 28th
245 Main Street, Bristol CT 06010
.
EVERYONE FREE BEFORE 10PM!!
$10 Cover AFTER 10PM!
Grown and Sophisticated Vibes
The ORIGINAL Sabrosura Saturday is back for a limited time!

Featuring Baila Con Gusto CT Promotions and Dance services!
FREE INTRO SALSA LESSON 9:00pm -9:30pm
OPEN TO EVERYONE, NO PARTNER REQUIRED!
.
Then we have a Special Guest DJ playing the BEST IN SALSA,BACHATA, MERENGUE, CUMBIA, CHA CHA Y MAS LATIN HITS until 1AM!!
This event is for the MUSIC LOVERS, and our goal is to keep you DANCING ALL NIGHT!!!
.
EVERYONE WELCOME, 21+ TO DRINK
T Salon Cafe House serves great drink specials and food all night!
Classy venue with a mezzanine, beautiful flooring, and classic style lighting!
This place can hold over 170 People!
Call ahead for tables at 860-584-0448.
.
Check out our Facebook: Baila Con Gusto CT
Instagram @bailabaila17
Youtube: Baila Con Gusto CT
For more events, private dance lessons, or booking us for private parties call or text Jason at 203-440-6777
.
Remember, la vida es mas bella bailando entonces Baila Con Gusto!
T-Salon Cafe House



For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/tsaloncafe/





• sunday, september 29, 2019

HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL 2019  (135,335 Views)


Annual Halloween Harvest Festival for 3 weekends.
Saturdays & Sundays Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 & 12-13 10am-5pm.

Family Fun. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, Farmer Minor & Daisy ther Pig, Captain America, Royal Acts Cosplay, scarecrow contest, kids costume contest, minion maze, haunted house, cow train ride, face painting, pumpkins, pumpkin painting, mums, games, cornstalks, shopping, cinnamon rolls topped with warm slice apples, hotdogs, bbq chicken, pulled pork and so much more.

Just for stopping by you have a chance to win some great door prizes.

Drop off your scarecrows to enter the contest by 9/27. Big prizes 1st $100 gift basket, 2nd $75 gift basket, 3rd $50 gift basket filled with great stuff from our gift shop.

Our ever popular Christmas Shop will be open. See our 24 themed trees.

Wojtusik Nursery & Christmas Shop
750 Terryville Ave. Rt 6
Bristol, CT 06010
860-583-7279

see our facebook page for all details and all events facebook.com/wojtusiknursery


For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/pg/WojtusikNursery/events/
You can contact us at:     flowergarden1994@att.net





• sunday, september 29, 2019

FARMER MINOR & DAISY THE PIG at the HALLOWEEN HARVEST FESTIVAL   (83,953 Views)


Farmer Minor & Daisy the Pig join the Wojtusik Nursery Halloween Harvest Festival

Sat. Sept. 28 & Sun. Sept 29th 1:30pm to 3pm.

Come visit & take pictures with Daisy and Farmer Minor and enjoy all the food & festivities at the Annual Halloween Harvest Festival

3 weekends. Sept. 28-29, Oct. 5-6 & 12-13 10am-5pm.

Family Fun. Music, entertainment, vendors, food, scarecrow contest, kids costume contest, minion maze, haunted house, cow train ride, face painting, pumpkins, mums, games and so much more.

Wojtusik Nursery
750 Terryville Ave. Rt 6
Bristol, CT 06010
860-583-7279

facebook.com/wojtusiknursery


For more information visit us at:     facebook.com/wojtusiknursery
You can contact us at:     FLOWERGARDEN1994@ATT.NET





• sunday, september 29, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (79,272 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• sunday, september 29, 2019

JP3 at Firefly Hollow   (77,879 Views)


JP3 at Firefly Hollow

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bubbley, Hoppy grooves with three sharps on Sunday, September 29th.



For more information visit us at:     http://fireflyhollowbrewing.com





• monday, september 30, 2019

United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection  (75,214 Views)


United Way "Shoes with Heart" Collection

Continues through Oct. 9, 2019
Donate your gently worn shoes, sandals, work boots, ballet shoes, sneaks and cleats. All men's, woman's and children shoes accepted.
Shoes will be re-purposed to other organizations locally and abroad through a non-profit group. The monies raised by United Way of West Central CT will support programming and initiatives on health, education and financial stability in the region we serve, Bristol, Burlington, Plainville and Plymouth.

Drop off at United Way office, 440 No. Main St.; Agape House, 43 School St., Bristol; Beacon Pharmacy, 57 South St. Bristol; Bristol, Senior Centers in Bristol, Burlington and Plainville; Bristol Farmers' Market- Saturdays through Oct. 5; Creative Kitchen & Bath Design, Burlington, during business hours; Grace Baptist Church, 736 King St., Bristol; St. Andrews Church, 1125 Stafford Ave. Bristol; Thomaston Savings Bank, Farmington Ave. and Middle Street branches.
Contact: jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org or 860-582-9559 for information

You can contact us at:     jalausier@uwwestcentralct.org





• monday, september 30, 2019

Lego Club at Manross  (77,974 Views)


Lego Club

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Meets on Mondays. Build with Legos at the library! Try our challenge or build whatever you’d like. Ages 4 & up. Please call the library to register at 860-584-7790.

Manross Memorial Library



For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





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