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.
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.
Saturday, September 19
Unity Church, 730 Farmington Avenue, presents a Seminar:
"Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Addiction But
were Afraid to Ask." Gain knowledge and info about addictive
behaviors of many kinds and how to heal from them. 9am to 12
noon. Lecture by John Forlenza Bailey, psychotherapist in West
Hartford, specializing in substance abuse treatment. Free will
offering, $10 suggested, proceeds benefit Unity Church. 233-3591
Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30
Farmington Valley Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International,
presents 4 free voice lessons for women on above evenings. At
FCC (Palmer Hall), Junction Rte. 10 & 167 in Simsbury. Info
and times at 675-5710 or 568-1144.
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
Sunday, September 13
American Heart Walk in Hartford's Bushnell Park. The five-mile
walk steps off at 10am. Participants will receive healthy snacks
at the finish line. Includes health fair featuring free cholesterol
screenings, blood pressure, glucose, pulmonary and body fat percentage
checks. 294-0088 for info.
Monday, September 14
CT Voices for Children invites you to attend the "First
Mondays" presentation on Successful Learning Experiences,
the fifth in a series of reports on the six themes of Connecticut's
Promise: First for Kids. Speakers include: Chris Collier on "Historical
Overview of Public Education in Connecticut." Ben Barnes,
"Education-related Disparities." Carol Wallace, "Why
Business Cares about Public Education." Theodore Sergi,
"Looking Ahead." Stepen Pelletier, recent statewide
poll results. 9am - 12 noon at State Capitol bldg., room 310.,
Tuesday, September 15
Free Eye Screening Program at the Southend Senior Center,
70 Canterbury Street, East Hartford from 9:30am to 11:30pm. Appointments
required. Call 528-2273. Free and open to public.
Friday, September 18
Singles Dance Party to benefit March of Dimes from 8pm-1am
at The Gallery, 141 New London Turnpike in Glastonbury. $12 in
advance & $15 at the door. Live band Dressy attire or creative
black. Hors d'Oeuvres, buffet. Advance tix through Sept. 13 at
Sunday night Gallery dances or call Gale or Rosemary at 290-5440.
Through Friday, September 18
The H.O.M.E Program is accepting applications for their
women's adult education program. Classes are free and open to
all Hartford area women 18 years and older. Call and sign up
today for GED prep, english, and/or computer at 522-3144.
Thursday, September 24
Celebrate Pollution Prevention Week, with a percussion
concert using "found" materials, Bushnell Park Pump
House, 12:15pm to 12:45pm. Free. Info at 424-3297.
Thursday, September 24
"Hartford Neighborhood Environmental Tour," sponsored
by CT Department of Environmental Protection. Bus leaves CT DEP
at 1pm, Hartford, requires pre-registration. Register by 9/21
by calling 424-3297. Free.
Friday, October 2
Greater Hartford NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner at the Sheraton
Hotel Downtown, Hartford from 6:30pm to 10pm. The theme for this
year is, "Honoring our Past, Preparing for our Future."
Guest speaker will be Reverend Norvel Goff. $40 per person. Info
at 728-1318 or 724-7425.
Saturday, October 3
Travelers Family Saturday from 10am to 4pm in Bushnell Park,
Hartford. The Greater Hartford Arts Council in partnership with
Travelers invites you to take this opportunity to promote your
organization. If you have an exhibit or performance you would
like to showcase at this event, call the public relations staff
Friday, October 16
SAVE THIS DATE-HART's 23rd Annual Congress from 6-8pm. Tentatively
located at Burns School, 195 Putnam Street. The biggest annual
event for HART. Among issues to be addressed are: Education,
youth, refinance, housing, and CAR INSURANCE. For more info and
final location plan call HART at 525-3449.
Friday, October 30
State of Connecticut Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission
holds annual gala event awards ceremony. Ramada Plaza Hotel
and Conference Center, 275 Research Parkway, Meriden. 7pm-midnight.
For info and directions, call (860)-240-8330.