Repetitions, the Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center
Women's Auxiliary thrift shop seeks donations of seasonal clothing,
housewares, linens, costumes jewelry, shoes, boots, lingerie
and other useful items. Items may be dropped off at the shop,
at 140 Woodland St., Wed. - Fri. 10am - 4pm. 714-4125.
Throughout the Summer
Toning for Two - To help prepare participants for labor and
delivery. Taught by physical therapist trained in prenatal and
postpartum exercise, the program teaches toning and stretching
to enhance strength & flexibility. Exercises taught to ease
back pain and leg cramps & to tone muscles & restore
body to pre-pregnancy state. Physician's approval needed for
class. Mondays & Wednesdays 11am - noon. Saint Francis Care
Center for Health Enhancement, 95 Woodland St. Hartford. $5 per
class or $40 for 10 classes. Info/ registration call Women's
Health Resource Center at 714-9405.
Spin & Sculpt - Saint Francis Care Fitness Center now
offers Cycle Reebok classes to public. Increase endurance or
burn fat with 10 classes for $42. Personal Training also offered.
Get individual attention to help you reach goals for strength,
weight and endurance. Located in Saint Francis Care Center for
Health Enhancement, 95 Woodland St. Hartford. For schedule of
classes or to register, call 714-4414.
Jambalaya On The River '98 Concert Cruises C Blues Cruise,
Thursday Night, Bayou Cruise C Friday Nights, On Board The Lady
Fenwick, 7:30 - 9:30 pm, $15.00; Cigar Sunset Cruises, August
12, 7:30 pm, 526-4954, 524-8626.
Through October, 1998
Bushnell Park Trees and Memorial Arch Tours - 15 minute tours
offered from 12 noon to 1:30 pm every Thursday and by appointment
for school group tours. Bushnell Park Memorial Arch, Trinity
Street, Hartford, Free, 232-6710.
Tuesday, August 11
Town Meeting at 5:30pm at Hartford City Hall, held by members
of Hartford Environmental Justice Network to present the City
Council with a list of demands about South Meadows trash-to-energy
incinerator and the North Meadow landfill. Bus tour of facilities
at 7:30pm. 296-6999 for info.
Thursday, August 13
How to Market Your Business. Learn marketing techniques
Presented en Espanol by Anna Alfaro, CT Small Business Development
Center. Free and open to public. 6-8pm at The Hartford BIC, 3rd
floor of the Civic Center in Downtown. Register at 251-7000.
August 15 & 16
The Friends of Keney Park Annual Family Festival: Food,
Clothing, Novelties, Arts & Crafts, Books, Health & Human
Services, 722-6567, Vendors And Entertainers Wanted!
Monday, August 17
Learn to Save a Life! Take a Red Cross First Aid or CPR course.
Group training available for companies, organizations, or any
interested group. Register by mail or in person. Red Cross Disaster
Services courses also available. Call the Red Cross office near
you for information: in Hartford call 249-9000. Adult CPR will
be held from 6-10pm, 75 Pearl St.
Monday, August 17
Losing Your Pet Seminar
Losing a pet can be very hard on an owner. Catzablanca Cat clinic
and hospital in Rocky Hill will hold free pet seminar at 7pm
at Rocky Hill Marriot. 721-6369 to reserve your seat. It is possible
to feel relief from pain and suffering of having lost a beloved
Tuesday, August 18
Connecticut Historical Society, One Elizabeth St., Hartford,
presents archeologist Warren Perry discussing Manhattan's African
Burial Ground at 7:30pm. Free with museum admission. $6 adults,
$5 seniors, $3 students, free for CHS members and under 6. Info
Sunday, August 30
Polish Picnic at 12 noon until 8pm at Elks Club Pavilion
& Grounds, Roberts St., East Hartford. Exit 58 off I-84E
and West. "Swingin' Brass," dancing from 2-8pm. $5,
kids under 16 free. Shuttle Bus Service every half hour from
noon - 7:30pm from Park Charter Oak Avenue-side of the Polish
National Home. Polish & American cuisine. Children's activities.
Tix & info at 522-9157.
Saturday, September 12
Trust House Family Learning Center in their third annual
Recognition Day at the Learning Center, 155 Wyllys Street, 11
Saturday, September 12
4th Annual "Dreams Can Come True," gala at the
Hastings International Conference Center in Hartford. 7pm black-tie
event with cocktail reception and silent auction. Dinner at 8.
Dessert, dancing with Mass-Conn Fusion and Live Auction at 9:30pm.
724-7988 for info and tix for Mercy Housing and Shelter Corp.
Fundraiser. Tix must be purchased by Sept. 4.