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Town Schedules: Aug. 6 - Aug. 12

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

August is now in full swing, but there's one more light week of meetings before things really pick up. Despite the slow meeting week, however, there is still plenty to do with the Kids Entertainment Series, Music on the Green, Taste of Southington and more.

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. 6

No meetings scheduled.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

  • Middle Schools Building Committee, 4:30 p.m., at , 385 Pleasant St.
  • Planning and Zoning Commission, 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

No meetings scheduled.

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Thursday, Aug. 9

  • Board of Water Commissioners, 6 p.m., at the , 605 W. Queen St.
  • Board of Police Commissioners, 6 p.m., in the community meeting room at the , 69 Lazy Lane.

Friday, Aug. 10

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. 7, 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 "Blimpey's Circus" with Steve Taylor Puppets and the familiar music of Bruce John. 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.

Taste of Southington

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 4:30 p.m., at , 85 N. Main St. in Southington.
Admission is free and restaurants will be charging a minimal fee to sample their offerings. The event is exclusively sponsored by TD Bank. Free entertainment will be provided by Dave Zon who will be singing classic oldies and pop songs. Free museum tours will be available. There will also be free face painting and balloon animals provided by Putin on the Ritz for the children. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket and enjoy the Museum grounds. Rain Date: Aug. 9.

Music on the Green

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m., at the , 75 Main St. in Southington.
"Gunsmoke" country music. This week's program is sponsored by TD Bank. Rain Date, Aug. 8. Call the at (860) 276-6219 for more information.

Drive-In Movie Night
Saturday, Aug. 11, at the , 966 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike in Plantsville.
"Lady and the Tramp" - Rated G, hosted by STEPS. Gates open at 6 p.m.; movies begin at sunset. Rain date is Sunday. 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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Johny Begar August 06, 2012 at 11:32 AM
Interesting article!

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