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.
Ongoing 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.
WEDNESDAYS IN AUGUST
Mike McGarry, Peter Harvey, & P.V.
O'Donnell present IRISH NIGHT at the FINN's
SPORTS BAR & GRILL at the Sheraton
Hartford. 6PM - Midnight. CALL
728-5151 for details. No cover charge. Shows include videos
of Ireland, sing-a-lings, and great Irish fun!!
Through September 4
Registration for classes in Basic Literacy, ESOL, Citizenship
and Spanish Literacy offered by Literacy Volunteers of Greater
Tuesday, September 8
AIDS interfaith Healing Service with prayer, music, and reception
for all affected by AIDS. Families, friends and caregivers also
invited. Refreshments. First Presbyterian Church, 136 Capitol
Avenue, 7:30pm. Info at 951-4833.
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.
Saturday, August 22
Chubb's Antiques Roadshow-Discovering America's Hidden Treasures,
comes to Hartford Civic Center. Appraisals begin at 9am. Bring
items you believe hold monetary or historical value-from furniture
and pottery to artwork and memorabilia-for a free verbal appraisal
by experts. Learn the value and history behind antiques you own.
Info at 1-888-ROADSHOW-(762-3749).
August 25 & 27
Free computer courses, "Word for Beginners"for Salvation
Army clients offered by CL&P and the SA's Communuity
Services Department. CL&P, 400 Sheldon St., Hartford, 10
am - noon or 1-3 pm. 543-8400.
Sunday, August 30
Polish Picnic at 12 noon until 8pm at Elks Club Pavilion
& Grounds, Roberts St., East Hartford. Exit 58 off I-84.
"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.
Sunday, September 13
2nd Annual Hill-Stead Classic Car Festival, 10am to 3pm.
200+ cars. Includes family concert by Farmington Valley Symphony,
magic, games, balloon sculptures, face painting, petting zoo,
food. Free parking and shuttle at Otis Elevator, Farm Springs
Rd., Farmington, Exit 37 off I-84. Only cars with handicap permits
can park at Hill-Steam museum. $5, members, $7 nonmembers. Info
Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, September 11
Self-Employment-Is it for Me? is a workshop for prospective
small business owners and is offered at the Entrepreneurial Center
at Hartford College for Women. Morning workshops on 9th &
11th 9-noon. Evening workshops on 8th & 10th 6 to 9pm. $20
for two-day workshop. Info and registration at 768-5681.