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Town Schedules: Aug. 13 - Aug. 19

A look at what's ahead for government meetings, sporting events and more in Southington.

The Southington Town Council will kick off the week tonight with a busy meeting that includes a discussion on the Gura Building and how to pay for the turf project.

Take a look at what lies ahead this week, and be sure to tell us in the comments section below - what are you looking forward to this week?

GOVERNMENT MEETINGS
Monday, Aug. 13

  • Southington Town Council, 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St. in Southington.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

  • Middle Schools Building Committee, 4:30 p.m., at , 385 Pleasant St. in Southington.
  • Commission of Disabilities, 6 p.m., in the meeting room at the , 605 W. Queen St. in Southington.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

  • Self-Insurance Committee Special Meeting, 3:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St. in Southington.
  • Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St. in Southington.

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Thursday, Aug. 16

  • Board of Fire Commissioners, 6 p.m., in the meeting room at , 310 N. Main St. in Southington.
  • Apple Harvest Festival Committee, 6 p.m., in the lower level conference room at , 75 Main St. in Southington.

Friday, Aug. 17

No meetings scheduled.

For more information including agendas, visit the town's website by clicking on the link provided.

SHS VARSITY COMPETITION
The season at will start soon, beginning with the practice schedule in August. For more information, visit the CIAC Sports website by clicking on the link.

Are you ready for practice, athletes? Make sure so you have what you need when the practices get underway.

OTHER MAJOR EVENTS
Kids Entertainment Series
Tuesday, Aug. 14, 6 p.m., at , Maxwell Noble Drive in Plantsville.
All shows are held on Tuesday evenings at the gazebo in the pine grove at Recreation Park, with this week's show including "Mr. Magic" Rich Rothstein and Ethan Frankel's comedy juggling. In case of inclement weather, shows will be held indoors at (located within the park). For a complete schedule of shows, please visit the Parks & Recreation Department's "Recreational Programs" page.

Music on the Green

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 7 p.m., at the , 75 Main St. in Southington.
The polka music of "Dennis Polisky and the Maestro's Men." This week's program is sponsored by the Southington Polish Falcon's Nest. Rain Date, Aug. 16. Call the at (860) 276-6219 for more information.

YMCA Skate Park Special Event
Thursday, Aug. 16, 5 p.m., at , 1000 East St. in Southington.

The YMCA Camp Sloper Skate Park will be opening up the gates an hour early for an event sponsored by the clothing company, Something Sick, Inc. Throughout the event the team from Something Sick, Inc. will play music, serve food, and host a variety of competitions and contests. Helmets are required for all skaters, and there is staff present during all open hours to ensure that every skater is following this safety policy. Additional padding is recommended to maximize safety. All skaters must have a 2012 waiver form signed by a parent/guardian on file in order to skate. The YMCA Skate Park is FREE for all Southington residents and members of the Southington and Cheshire YMCAs who are in third-grade or older. Parents must accompany all third- and fourth-graders during their time in the YMCA Skate Park. Contact Jay Jaronko, Outdoor Center Program Director, with any questions by phone at (860) 621-8194 x308 or by e-mail at jjaronko@southington-cheshireymca.org.

Drive-In Movie Night

Saturday, Aug. 18, at the , 966 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Plantsville.
"The Goonies" - Rated PG, hosted by Southington Knights Travel Football. Gates open at 6 p.m.; movies begin at sunset. Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 19. Southington residents pay $10 a carload; non-residents pay $13 a carload. Walk-ins are welcome at $2 per person - please bring lawn chairs. Food vendors will be on site. Movies subject to change. For a complete schedule, .

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