Community Events
Thu Jun 04, 2015
Middletown Pizza War
MIDDLETOWN | 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Sample and vote for Greater Middletown's best pizza at the fourth annual Middletown Pizza War, Thursday, June 4, from 5-7:30 p.m. at Francis of Assisi, Fox Parish Center, 10 Elm St., Middletown. $10 per person or $25 for families of four (children 6 and under eat free) to benefit St. Vincent de Paul services.
Fri Jun 12, 2015
NEW BRITAIN | Jun 12 to Jul 21 | 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut is seeking volunteers! Become a tutor with LVCC to help increase literacy in the community. Our next tutor training is for working with Basic Literacy (BL) students, which will take place all of the following dates: June 12, 16, 19, 23 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Middletown Adult Education. We will also have a training for working with ESOL students July 10, 14, 17 and 21 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the New Britain Public Library. We ask that you volunteer with us for a year, once a week for two hours. All prospective tutors age 18 and over with a minimum of a high school degree (or equivalent,) good writing skills, and good speaking skills are welcome. Observations and support will be provided. Preregistration is required. To register or for more information, call 860-229-7323 or email Sarah Hudkins at lvccprogassist@gmail.com . Feel free to visit t http://literacycentral.org/. Literacy Volunteers of Central CT provides small group literacy tutoring to over 400 low literate adults through student centered learning and mentoring from volunteer tutors who receive high quality training and ongoing support.
Sat Jun 13, 2015
Free Medical Fair
NEWINGTON | 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Vallabhdham Temple cordially invites you for a free Community Health Fair sponsored by Hartford Hospital Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Vallabhdham Temple, 26 Church St., Newington. Includes various screenings, including but not limited to general check-up, eye-check up, dental care, screening and diagnostic mammography (breast screening), cholesterol, blood, urine, EKG and audiology conducted by medical professionals at no cost. Pharmacists, physical therapists, dietitians and nutritionists are available for free consultation and educational health seminars will be held. Pre-registration for the check-ups and screenings is encouraged. Participants who wish to have blood sugar screenings should come with an empty stomach for accurate results. No fasting is required for any other screening. Walk-ins welcome & early registration available. For more information and to register, contact Roger Desai at 860-796-2162 or roger@talentsys.com .
Sat Jun 20, 2015
St. Lawrence Strawberry Festival
KILLINGWORTH | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St. Lawrence Church, 7 Hemlock Dr., Killingworth, is having its annual Strawberry Festival, Craft Fair and Giant Auction Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafts, plant sale, silent auction, quilt raffle, tag and book sale, children's games, clowns, food, homemade strawberry shortcake and family fun. Live auction starts at 11 a.m.