Town Schedules: Oct. 24 - Oct. 30

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

Southington Patch is dedicated to getting you more involved in the community and helping you improve your lives in Southington. That’s why we are providing you a preview of what’s ahead in town for government meetings, SHS sports match-ups and more.

There are numerous additional events this week, so be sure to read the end of the article to find out what else is going on as Halloween approaches - you just might find an event you like!

Take a look at some of the upcoming events in the town of Southington:

Monday, Oct. 24

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

Tuesday, Oct. 25

  • Building Maintenance Committee, 3:30 p.m., in the Lower Level Conference Room at , 75 Main St.
  • Zoning Board of Apeals, 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St.
  • Housing Authority, 7 p.m., at , 43 Academy St.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

  • Self Insurance Committee, 3:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers at , 75 Main St.
  • Energy Committee, 6 p.m., at the , 605 W. Queen St.

Thursday, Oct. 27

  • Board of Education, 7:30 p.m., at , 1071 S. Main St. in Plantsville.

Friday, Oct. 28

No meeting scheduled.

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

Monday, Oct. 24

  • Girls Volleyball, 6 p.m., Away against Hall High School at Hall High School in West Hartford.

Tuesday, Oct. 25

  • Field Hockey, 3:45 p.m., Home against Windsor High School at .
  • Girls Soccer, 3:45 p.m., Home against Hall High School at .
  • Girls Swimming and Diving, 3:45 p.m., Away against Newington at Newington High School Pool in Newington.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

  • Boys Soccer, 3:45, Away against Hall High School at Hall H.S. Stadium in West Hartford.
  • Field Hockey, 3:45 p.m., Away against Nonnewaug at Nonnewaug High School Field in Woodbury.
  • Girls Volleyball, 6 p.m., Home against Simsbury High School at .

Thursday, Oct. 27

No contests scheduled.

Friday, Oct. 28

  • Boys Soccer, 3:45 p.m., Home against Simsbury at .
  • Girls Soccer, 7 p.m., Away against Simsbury at Simsbury High School in Simsbury.
  • Girls Swimming and Diving, 3:45 p.m., Home against Berlin at the .
  • Girls Volleyball, 6:30 p.m., Away against New Britain at New Britain High School in New Britain.

Saturday, Oct. 29

  • Football, 1:30 p.m., Away against Hall High School at Hall H.S. Stadium in West Hartford.

For more information including directions, visit the CIAC Sports website by clicking on the link.


“Get Out the Word” Middle School Informational Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m., in the auditorium at , 1071 S. Main St. in Plantsville.

From School Superintendent Joseph V. Erardi Jr.: Our “Get the Word Out” informational initiative pertaining to the middle school project will include two opportunities for community members to tour either site.

Halloween in the Village
Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., in downtown Plantsville.
Downtown Plantsville will play host to Halloween fun on Thursday during the 16th annual Village of Plantsville Association village-wide event, which starts with a costume parade with smoke and laser lights for kids up to age 10. The parade starts at the overpass sign on the Rails to Trails closest to Cowles Ave. at 5:30 pm. Parents can line the parade route or walk with their children. Adults are encouraged to dress in costume (not too scary) to add to the spirit of the night. There will be a variety of other events and surprises throughout downtown Plantsville and residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, visit the town's website by clicking on the link.

Third-Annual Fan of the Foundation Gala
Friday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. - Midnight, at the , 556 Mulberry St. in Plantsville.
Gear up in your favorite fan attire for the third annual "Fan of the Foundation Gala" hosted by the Southington Education Foundation. The gala serves as the biggest fundraiser of the year for the foundation and will include raffles, dinner and dancing, open bar and more. For more information or to reserve a ticket at $75, be sure to click on the following link.

Oak Hill Cemetary Walking Tour
Saturday, Oct. 29, 1 p.m., at , 95 Flanders St.
Sponsored by the Barnes Museum and narrated by local historian and author Liz Campbell Kopec. The historic walking tour will commence at the Bradley, Yeomans, Barnes Memorial Chapel and will take you back through the oldest sections of the cemetery to the gravesites of Southington’s forefathers and Samuel Woodruff’s family who were the first colonial settlers of Southington that moved here from Farmington around 1698. Revolutionary and Civil War soldier tombstones will also be viewed during the tour as well as many other outstanding and historically significant tombstones. Tickets are $5 and my be purchased in advance or on site.

“Music of the Knight” Marching Band Competition
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2 – 10 p.m. at , 720 Pleasant St.
This year's event, hosted by the Blue Knight marching band, will feature 21 competing high school marching bands plus performances by the Central Connecticut State University, University of Connecticut and SHS Blue Knights Marching Bands. Opening ceremony by Kennedy and DePaolo Middle School Bands. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. For information, call (860) 628-3229, ext. 250, visit www.SHSBands.com or see the SHS Facebook site.

Halloween at the Drive-In
Saturday, Oct. 29, Gates Open at 4:30 p.m., at the , 935 Meriden-Waterbury Road.
Enjoy a "spook-tacular" experience as the Southington Drive-In hosts this first-ever event. The program includes tailgating, a "trunk or treat program" for Southington youth, a costume parade and two movies to fit all ages. The features will include Hocus Pocus at 6 p.m. and Halloween at 8 p.m. For more information including pricing, see the town's website by clicking on the link.

Know of something we missed? Want to see a town-wide event featured in our list? Add it in the comments section below or email Local Editor Jason Vallee at Jason.Vallee@patch.com.


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