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• Friday, December 01, 2023

Kids’ Night Out  (203,451 Views)


Kids’ Night Out
December 1 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Calling all kids! Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services is hosting a Kids’ Night Out on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Parents and guardians can drop their children off from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for dinner, games, arts and crafts, and more! Pizza will be provided for all participants. Fees: $35 for Residents per Friday/$40 for Non-Residents per Friday. Register online, or by calling 860-584-6160.

Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion, 238 Jacobs St, Bristol

We are excited to announce the following theme nights for our Kids’ Nights Out:
– October 6, 2023 – Craft Night
– October 20, 2023 – Pumpkin Decorating
– November 3, 2023 – Make Your Own Trail Mix
– November 17, 2023 – BINGO and Games Night
– December 1, 2023 – Pajamas and Movie Night
– December 15, 2023 – Cookie Decorating

Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion: Rockwell Park






• Friday, December 01, 2023

The Bristol Garden Club’s Holly Day Boutique  (154,216 Views)


The Bristol Garden Club’s Holly Day Boutique
December 1 @ 2:00 pm - December 2 @ 2:00 pm

Handcrafted swags, wreaths, cemetery boxes, ornaments, and centerpieces for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Bristol Garden Club’s nonprofit programs.

Hours:
Friday, December 1, 2023 from 2-5 pm
Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 9am-2pm

FREE Admission.

The Carousel Museum


For more information visit us at:     http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org





• Friday, December 01, 2023

Friends of the Bristol Library Holiday Mini Book Sale  (142,324 Views)


Friends of the Bristol Library Holiday Mini Book Sale
December 1 - December 31
THE FRIENDS OF THE BRISTOL PUBLIC LIBRARY
Annual Holiday Mini-Sale

The Friends of the Bristol Public Library will hold a Holiday Mini-Sale throughout the month of December in the lobbies of the Bristol Public Library at 10 High Street, and the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street. Items will be available for purchase whenever the libraries are open.

The sale features nearly-new, gift-quality books for readers of all ages, a large selection of children’s picture books, movies, music, and other holiday-themed items. New items will be added frequently throughout the run of the sale.

This annual event provides shoppers with the opportunity to stock up on reasonably priced holiday gifts and winter reading material, and the proceeds from the sale help the Friends fund reading programs and activities for all ages at both Bristol libraries.


For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/





• Saturday, December 02, 2023

An American Wassail: Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago  (207,586 Views)


An American Wassail: Christmas and Winter Traditions of Long Ago
Saturday, December 2 @ 2pm
Bristol Public Library
5 High Street, Bristol, CT

19th Century Christmas in the United States comes to life! Musician Tom Hooker Hanford, dressed in Victorian costume and accompanying his singing with parlor guitar and violin, will explore the story of American Christmas. Highlights include “Rise Up, Shepherd,” ”I Heard The Bells on Christmas Day,” “Up On the Housetop” (possibly the first song about Santa Claus), and the story of “Jingle Bells.” Audience singing and participation encouraged!

Light holiday refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library

RSVP at the Library, on bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 3. No charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 x 3





• Saturday, December 02, 2023

Holiday Showcase of Stars   (162,450 Views)


Saturday December 2nd, 7pm
Doors open at 6pm

"We Need A Little Christmas".



For more information visit us at:     https://www.facebook.com/HolidayShowcaseOfStars





• Saturday, December 02, 2023

The Bristol Garden Club’s Holly Day Boutique  (160,657 Views)


The Bristol Garden Club’s Holly Day Boutique
Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 9am-2pm

Handcrafted swags, wreaths, cemetery boxes, ornaments, and centerpieces for sale. All proceeds will benefit the Bristol Garden Club’s nonprofit programs.

Hours:
Friday, December 1, 2023 from 2-5 pm
Saturday, December 2, 2023 from 9am-2pm

FREE Admission.

The Carousel Museum


For more information visit us at:     http://www.thecarouselmuseum.org





• Saturday, December 02, 2023

Scuba Santa Dec. 2nd & 3rd  (158,222 Views)


Scuba Santa Dec. 2nd & 3rd
December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scuba Santa will be making a very special appearance at the Dennis Malone Aquatics Center (DMAC) this holiday season on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Book your family for a 15-minute session underwater photo with Scuba Santa.
– All those wishing to participate must register for a designated time slot ahead of the event.
– Only one family at a time will be allowed to take photos. Please observe your time slot accordingly. Due to high demand, we will not be able to re-schedule those that do not come in on time for their scheduled slot.

All digital photos will be uploaded to our Facebook page after the event where you will be able to access and download your digital file.

This event is FREE with the donation of one, unwrapped gift per family to benefit the City of Bristol’s Holiday Gift Giving Program!

SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED – SIGN UP EARLY!!
Please call our front desk with any questions regarding the event at (860) 584-3837

A VERY special “Thank You” to the Region 5 Dive Team for sponsoring the event. Please make sure to check them out on Facebook to offer your support: https://www.facebook.com/r5dt2014/

Dennis Malone Aquatics Center
325 Mix St.






• Saturday, December 02, 2023

Santa's Walking Wonderland  (144,369 Views)


Santa’s Elf Entourage will be back at the Indian Rock Nature Preserve the first two weekends of December, 2023. Celebrate the holiday season with s’mores, caroling, cookies & hot cocoa, crafts, and of course, visiting with the farm animals. Be sure to bring your own camera to capture the magic, no photographer will be on-site. Proceeds from this event will benefit Environmental Learning Centers of CT’s Education programs at Indian Rock Nature Preserve and Barnes Nature Center.

The event is $6.00 per person. Pre-registration is required. All reservations are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event of severe weather, we reserve the right to cancel, updates will be made on our website and on our Facebook page. In the event that we must cancel for severe weather, reservation holders will be able to change their reservation date if space allows or receive a refund.






• Sunday, December 03, 2023

A Sacred Christmas  (148,689 Views)


A Sacred Christmas
December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come join us for St. Gregory’s 5th Annual community-wide Christmas Concert celebrating the joyful message of this sacred season. Our concert will feature choir, piano, winds, and strings. A Free will offering to benefit the Church’s music program will be accepted.

Event location: St. Gregory the Great Church, 235 Maltby Street, Bristol






• Sunday, December 03, 2023

Scuba Santa Dec. 2nd & 3rd  (148,688 Views)


Scuba Santa Dec. 2nd & 3rd
December 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scuba Santa will be making a very special appearance at the Dennis Malone Aquatics Center (DMAC) this holiday season on Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd, from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Book your family for a 15-minute session underwater photo with Scuba Santa.
– All those wishing to participate must register for a designated time slot ahead of the event.
– Only one family at a time will be allowed to take photos. Please observe your time slot accordingly. Due to high demand, we will not be able to re-schedule those that do not come in on time for their scheduled slot.

All digital photos will be uploaded to our Facebook page after the event where you will be able to access and download your digital file.

This event is FREE with the donation of one, unwrapped gift per family to benefit the City of Bristol’s Holiday Gift Giving Program!

SPACE IS EXTREMELY LIMITED – SIGN UP EARLY!!
Please call our front desk with any questions regarding the event at (860) 584-3837

A VERY special “Thank You” to the Region 5 Dive Team for sponsoring the event. Please make sure to check them out on Facebook to offer your support: https://www.facebook.com/r5dt2014/

Dennis Malone Aquatics Center
325 Mix St.






• Monday, December 04, 2023

City Meeting: Regular Meeting of the Board of Library Directors  (144,012 Views)


Regular Meeting of the Board of Library Directors
Monday, December 4, 2023
6:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 04, 2023

City Meeting: Inland Wetlands/Conservation Commission - Regular Meeting  (144,006 Views)


Inland Wetlands/Conservation Commission - Regular Meeting
Monday, December 4, 2023
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 04, 2023

Monday Fundays  (139,220 Views)


Come play with our library toys at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This is an on-going program for children ages birth to six. Series ends on Monday, December 18th, 2023 and will not be held on Columbus Day, October 9th.

Questions? Call 860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to participate, No registration required. Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Tuesday, December 05, 2023

Ins & Outs of MS PowerPoint  (174,038 Views)


Ins & Outs of MS PowerPoint
Tuesday, December 5, 2023 @ 6:30 PM
Computer Lab
Bristol Public Library

Ins & outs of MS PowerPoint presentation software. What it is, how it works, and some tips and tricks along the way.

Computer Lab, Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, Bristol, CT.

No charge.

RSVP at the Computer Lab, online at bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 2030.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Tuesday, December 05, 2023

City Meeting: Ordinance Committee  (145,971 Views)


Ordinance Committee
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Tuesday, December 05, 2023

City Meeting: Zoning Board of Appeals  (145,965 Views)


Zoning Board of Appeals
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Knit Wits Knitting and Fiber Crafters Group Fall 2023  (332,087 Views)


Knit Wits Knitting Group Fall 2023
Wednesday, September, 06 -- Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 06:00pm - 08:00pm | Bristol Public Library

Tips, tricks and social time with your fellow knitters and fiber crafters!
The popular Knit Wits continues at Bristol Public Library this fall on Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Join us for tips, advice and social time while working on, or sharing, your projects with your fellow knitters! No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Very limited supplies available. Members are encouraged to bring their own materials. Drop-ins welcome. No charge.

No meeting on November 22, 2023.

Information or RSVP: Visit Bristol Public Library, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 3. no charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Tea & Trivia!  (181,804 Views)


Tea & Trivia!
Wednesday, December 6 · 6:30pm
Bristol Public Library
5 High Street, Bristol, CT

Kickoff Winter Reading at the library with a tea tasting and some trivia. Try the blends of tea inspired by 10 world renowned authors and maybe win a prize if you know the most fun facts about the authors.

Snow date: December 11, 2023 @ 6:30 PM

No Charge.

RSVP: www.bristollib.com

860.584.7787 x 3 or visit the library


For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Virtual Reality with Meta Quest 2 Headsets!  (180,165 Views)


Virtual Reality with Meta Quest 2 Headsets!
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 @ 6:30 PM
Computer Lab
Bristol Public Library

Learn about virtual reality and experience how it works!
No experience necessary. No charge.
Computer Lab, Bristol Public Library.
RSVP: Visit the Computer Lab,
www.bristollib.com
or call: 860.584.7787 x 2030


For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ext 2030





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

City Meeting: City Arts & Culture Commission  (149,989 Views)


City Arts & Culture Commission
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

City Meeting: School Readiness Council  (149,978 Views)


School Readiness Council
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 06, 2023

Microsoft Excel Training for the Workplace (Intermediate)  (156,157 Views)


Come join us for a full day of Excel training to advance your current knowledge of Excel. Classes are available either November 15th OR December 6th! $125.00 per session.

To register for November 15th: https://ExcelInter111523.eventbrite.com

To register for December 6th: https://ExcelInter120623.eventbrite.com

Trainings held at BristolWORKS! at 430 North Main Street, Bristol — Lunch will be on your own. Any questions please call (860) 634-5333 or email – info@bristolworksct.org


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolworksct.org/





• Thursday, December 07, 2023

Pre-K Storytime  (152,721 Views)


Pre-K Storytime
December7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Songs, stories and movement for children ages 3-5 with caregiver. This is an on-going story time at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This meeting is every Thursday through December 28th with no meeting Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd. Questions? Call #860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to attend, and No registration required.

Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Thursday, December 07, 2023

City Meeting: ECD Regular Board Meeting  (144,285 Views)


ECD Regular Board Meeting
Thursday, December 7, 2023
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Friday, December 08, 2023

Follow the Star – presented by Bethel New England  (137,154 Views)


Bethel New England will host a Christmas Walk through drama at Bethel Church, 750 Stevens St., Bristol on Friday, December 8, 2023.

Scheduled tours run from 4pm to 8pm with groups of 20-25 being guided through the theater, leaving every 10 minutes. The tour will be completed with an all-out cookie and hot chocolate Christmas wonderland in their gymnasium.

Come hear the angel choir, witness the new born Jesus, and hear the bleating of sheep in the fields of Bethlehem. Join us for a Christmas wonderland experience with coffee, tea, hot chocolate and tons of Christmas desserts to round off this awe-inspiring moment for all ages.

Admission is $12.50 per Adult, $7.50 for kids 5 to 17 years old and children from 0 – 4 years old attend for free. Ticket price covers parking and refreshments. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.bethelne.com/follow-the-star. Rain date: December 9th.

Follow the Star is proudly sponsored by Print Indie, LLC., Harvest Time Bakery, Cafe Real and Teen Challenge






• Saturday, December 09, 2023

Visit Santa, Mrs Claus, the North Pole Elves, ride the polar bear Train & visit the baby goat Petting zoo.   (328,129 Views)


SANTA & MRS. CLAUS will be visiting Wojtusik Nursery Garden Center & Christmas Shop this year on Saturday Nov. 25th & Sat. Dec. 9th 12-4pm along with their North Pole elves. Also joining us are Grazin Goats Farm with their dwarf goat petting zoo. Tickets include a visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus where you can take pics and get a small gift from Santa, Meet Santas Elves, get a snack bag of fresh popped popcorn, visit the baby goat petting zoo and ride the polar bear reindeer train. Tickets go on sale Oct. 1st.
Wojtusik Nursery & Christmas Shop 750 Terryville Ave., RT 6,
Bristol, Ct 06010
860-583-7279. Tickets can be purchased in person or over the phone. Pre-purchase is required. Limited space available. Tickets are $8 per person. Advanced Ticket holders take priority and are reserved a time slot. Walk ins are welcome but will have to wait for next available time slot if available. (Train runs weather permitting). #christmas #santa #santaclaus #giftshop #naughty #nice #kids #familytime #elves #santaclausiscomingtotown #northpole #polarbear #kidsevents #polarexpress #bristolCt #bristol #wojtusiknursery #elf #goats #pettingzoo #christmasShop #train #mrsclaus #ChristmasIsComing #holidays #christmastree #decorate #gifts #children


For more information visit us at:     Facebook.com/wojtusiknursery
You can contact us at:     860-583-7279





• Saturday, December 09, 2023

Opium, Pepsi, and Lead: a History of Patent Medicine Advertisements  (188,584 Views)


Opium, Pepsi, and Lead: a History of Patent Medicine Advertisements
Saturday, December 09, 2023
Bristol Public Library

In 1905, Samuel Hopkins Adams published The Great American Fraud, a shocking exposé on the patent medicines industry. In 1906, Congress passed the Pure Food and Drug Act, laying the foundation for our first consumer protection agency – the FDA.

Before that, it was a free-for-all.

Join us as we explore some examples from the Bristol Press and dive into the quirky, quack-y history of patent medicines!

RSVP at the library, visit bristollib.com, or call (860) 584-7787 x 3. No charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Saturday, December 09, 2023

St. Paul Catholic High School’s 13th Annual Frosty Falcon 5K Run and Walk and a new Reindeer Mile Run!  (145,803 Views)


Bristol, CT – December 2, 2023 –St. Paul Catholic High School will host its 13th Annual Frosty Falcon 5K in memory of Michael Walsh ’07; on Saturday, December 9, 2023 with a start time of 9:00am. The entry fee for the Frosty Falcon 5K Run/Walk is $30.00.

NEW THIS YEAR is the Reindeer Mile Run for children in grades 4-8. A mile run on the St. Paul campus for our youngest runners will begin at 8:45am.

Proceeds from this race will benefit the Michael Walsh ‘07 Scholarship Fund which supports students furthering their education here at St. Paul Catholic High School.

The Frosty Falcon 5K and Reindeer Mile Run is a local community-wide event and all are encouraged to join us. Tie up your running/walking shoes and wear your festive attire! Runners/walkers with strollers are welcome on the 5K course which is flat, fast and simple to navigate. The start and finish line is at St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. There will be post-race water, snacks, music and awards to round out the festivities!

Visit www.spchs.com/frostyfun for online registration. For more information please call or email us at, at 860-584-0911 or email advancement@spchs.com.


For more information visit us at:     www.spchs.com/frostyfun





• Sunday, December 10, 2023

Join us for Breakfast  (137,433 Views)


Join us for Breakfast
St. Gregory’s CCD Center Hall 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol, CT
Sponsored by the Bristol, CT Knights of Columbus Palos Council 35
Sunday, 12-10-23, 8 am till noon.
This Breakfast will Benefit
Carolyn’ s Place
Carolyn’s Place is a community based nonprofit ministry dedicated to helping women and men.
We are serving: Eggs, Home Fries, Ham, Sausage, Pancakes, Bread,
Fruit Cup, Orange Juice and Coffee.
Tickets are Available at the Door
or you can call in advance to reserve your Tickets:
George 860-863-7203
Donation: Adults -$10.00 Kids (under 10) -$5.00

You can contact us at:     George 860-863-7203





• Monday, December 11, 2023

City Meeting: ARP Task Force Meeting  (144,058 Views)


ARP Task Force Meeting
Monday, December 11, 2023
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 11, 2023

City Meeting: Cemetery Commission  (144,051 Views)


Cemetery Commission
Monday, December 11, 2023
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 11, 2023

Monday Fundays  (139,269 Views)


Come play with our library toys at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This is an on-going program for children ages birth to six. Series ends on Monday, December 18th, 2023 and will not be held on Columbus Day, October 9th.

Questions? Call 860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to participate, No registration required. Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Tuesday, December 12, 2023

City Meeting: Joint Meeting  (145,030 Views)


Joint Meeting
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
6:45 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Tuesday, December 12, 2023

City Meeting: City Council Meeting  (145,028 Views)


City Council Meeting
Tuesday, December 12, 2023
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Knit Wits Knitting and Fiber Crafters Group Fall 2023  (332,111 Views)


Knit Wits Knitting Group Fall 2023
Wednesday, September, 06 -- Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 06:00pm - 08:00pm | Bristol Public Library

Tips, tricks and social time with your fellow knitters and fiber crafters!
The popular Knit Wits continues at Bristol Public Library this fall on Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Join us for tips, advice and social time while working on, or sharing, your projects with your fellow knitters! No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Very limited supplies available. Members are encouraged to bring their own materials. Drop-ins welcome. No charge.

No meeting on November 22, 2023.

Information or RSVP: Visit Bristol Public Library, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 3. no charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

City Meeting: Special Meeting Code Enforcement December 13, 2023  (149,303 Views)


Special Meeting Code Enforcement December 13, 2023
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

City Meeting: Commission for Persons with Disabilities  (149,301 Views)


Commission for Persons with Disabilities
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

City Meeting: Youth Commission  (149,293 Views)


Youth Commission
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Afternoon Movie: Past Lives (2023) PG-13  (117,535 Views)


Afternoon Movie: Past Lives (2023) PG-13
Wednesday, December 13 · 2pm
Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street Bristol, CT

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrested apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Twenty years later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront notions of love and destiny.

N?o charge. RSVP at the library, www.bristollib.com or by calling: 860.584.7787 x 3.


For more information visit us at:     bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Virtual Reality w/Meta Quest 2 Headset Workshop  (117,526 Views)


Virtual Reality w/Meta Quest 2 Headset Workshop
Wednesday, December 13 · 6:30pm
Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street Bristol, CT

Experience VR with our new Meta Quest 2 Headsets! Learn about virtual reality and experience how it works!

N?o experience necessary. No charge.

Computer Lab, Bristol Public Library.

RSVP: Visit the Computer Lab,

www.bristollib.com

or call: 860.584.7787 x 2030


For more information visit us at:     bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ext 2030





• Thursday, December 14, 2023

Pre-K Storytime  (152,850 Views)


Pre-K Storytime
December 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Songs, stories and movement for children ages 3-5 with caregiver. This is an on-going story time at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This meeting is every Thursday through December 28th with no meeting Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd. Questions? Call #860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to attend, and No registration required.

Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Thursday, December 14, 2023

City Meeting: Retirement Board  (144,407 Views)


Retirement Board
Thursday, December 14, 2023
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Friday, December 15, 2023

Kids’ Night Out  (203,551 Views)


Kids’ Night Out
December 15 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Calling all kids! Bristol Parks, Recreation, Youth and Community Services is hosting a Kids’ Night Out on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. Parents and guardians can drop their children off from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for dinner, games, arts and crafts, and more! Pizza will be provided for all participants. Fees: $35 for Residents per Friday/$40 for Non-Residents per Friday. Register online, or by calling 860-584-6160.

Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion, 238 Jacobs St, Bristol

We are excited to announce the following theme nights for our Kids’ Nights Out:
– October 6, 2023 – Craft Night
– October 20, 2023 – Pumpkin Decorating
– November 3, 2023 – Make Your Own Trail Mix
– November 17, 2023 – BINGO and Games Night
– December 1, 2023 – Pajamas and Movie Night
– December 15, 2023 – Cookie Decorating

Mrs. Rockwell’s Pavilion: Rockwell Park






• Saturday, December 16, 2023

Christmas with the Nashville KING, Starring John Beardsley at Rockwell Theater  (370,208 Views)


Christmas with the Nashville KING, Starring John Beardsley – Downtown Live at Rockwell Theater

Sat Dec 16, 2023 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Bristol’s own, John Beardsley, as he returns home to celebrate Elvis’ Christmas music at Downtown Live at the Rockwell Theater, the first stage John ever performed on! Enjoy an evening with the Nashville KING, as he performs some of Elvis’ favorite and most famous Christmas songs, along with some of Elvis’ most popular songs.

Elvis’ love of Christmas music and the holiday is legendary. Along with the music, John will share interesting stories and the history behind this part of Elvis’ career. In Nashville’s longest running musical for 20 years, John, as The Nashville KING, has performed his musical biography of Elvis’ career over 1,150 times with a standing ovation at every show, you wont want to miss this! Doors open at 6:00PM.


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristolrec.com





• Saturday, December 16, 2023

Coloring Club for Adults  (210,500 Views)


The Coloring Club
Saturday, December 16 @ 1:00 PM--3:00 PM
Bristol Public Library

The Coloring Club is a coloring group for adults-peaceful music, fellowship and an adventure in coloring for ages 18 & over. In-person at the library.

RSVP: bristollib.com, at the Circulation Desk or call: 860.584.7787 x 3.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Saturday, December 16, 2023

Night of Lights  (146,755 Views)


Night of Lights
December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
FREE
Night of Lights
Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 PM*
*Tree Lighting at 6:00 PM
Open Field on Memorial Boulevard at BAIMS
70 Memorial Boulevard, Bristol, CT 06010

The Night of Lights is back for a second year! Night of Lights is free and open to the public. Sing along with carolers, visit with Santa, and help us count down to the community tree lighting.
Those interested can also purchase a ticket to Downtown Live’s Christmas with the Nashville King – starring John Beardlsey (tickets are limited and we recommend you purchase them in advance at HERE).

– Community Tree Lighting*
*Taking Place at 6:00 PM
– Interfaith Carols
– Meet Santa
– Luminary Display
– Hot Chocolate for Sale
To benefit the City’s Holiday Gift Giving Program

Dedicate a Luminary
Light is a universal symbol of Good, Knowledge, Hope and Love. Luminaries will be placed around the perimeter of the field in conjunction with the Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 16th. Luminaries symbolize the spirit of the holidays, bringing light and warmth into our community members homes, honoring loved ones with peace, and guiding residents into a bright and joyful New Year.To dedicate a Luminary, please fill out the Luminary Dedication Form and include the name and/or message you would like inscribed on each luminary, and our staff will transcribe this onto a bag for you. Luminaries will be displayed around the perimeter of the field and will remain lit through the event.






• Saturday, December 16, 2023

Adult BYOB Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class charcuterie munchies included  (146,750 Views)


Adult BYOB Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class with Charcuterie Munchies Included

Join us for a fun and festive evening of cupcake decorating at our Adult BYOB Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class! Get into the holiday spirit as we teach you how to create beautiful and delicious cupcakes that will impress your friends and family.

Included in price are charcuterie munchies as well as the 6 cupcakes and all supplies!

Date: Saturday, December 16, 2023

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Location: The Bristol Bazaar, 67 Race Street, Bristol, CT 06010

Bring your favorite beverage and let your creativity flow! The owner of Pure Goodness Bakery will guide you through various decorating techniques, including piping, frosting, and adding festive toppings. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced baker, this class is suitable for all skill levels.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn new skills and have a blast with friends. Reserve your spot today and get ready to unleash your inner cupcake artist!

Refunds only available if organizer cancels the class.






• Sunday, December 17, 2023

Kids Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class  (137,358 Views)


Kids Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class

Join us for a fun and interactive Kids Holiday Cupcake Decorating Class! Let your little ones unleash their creativity and learn the art of cupcake decoration. This in-person event will take place on Sun Dec 17 2023 at 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Pure Goodness Bakery owner will guide the children through various techniques and provide all the necessary supplies. From festive designs to adorable characters, your kids will learn how to transform plain cupcakes into edible works of art.

The event will be held at The Bristol Bazaar at 67 Race Street, Bristol, CT 06010, a convenient location that offers a safe and welcoming environment for our young bakers.

Don’t miss out on this delightful experience! Reserve your child’s spot now and let them indulge in the joy of cupcake decorating. It’s the perfect way to kick off the holiday season!

Includes all supplies and 6 cupcakes to take home.

For ages 8-14. (Please contact us before purchasing tickets for ages outside of this range). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Due to limited seating capacity, if adults want a seat (vs standing to help the kids), a ticket must be purchased for the adults as well. Refunds given only if event the event coordinator cancels the class.






• Sunday, December 17, 2023

Bristol Chorale Holiday Concert  (137,355 Views)


Bristol Chorale’s , “Holiday Festival of Joy” singing seasonal favorites (over 60 voices strong) accompanied by Bristol Brass and Wind Ensemble.

Enjoy an afternoon of joyful music locally with friends, family, children.

DETAILS
Date: December 17
Time: 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Cost: $10 – $15
Website:
WWW.BRISTOLCHORALE.ORG






• Monday, December 18, 2023

City Meeting: Planning Commission  (144,374 Views)


Planning Commission
Monday, December 18, 2023
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 18, 2023

Monday Fundays  (139,588 Views)


Come play with our library toys at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This is an on-going program for children ages birth to six. Series ends on Monday, December 18th, 2023 and will not be held on Columbus Day, October 9th.

Questions? Call 860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to participate, No registration required. Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Tuesday, December 19, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Finance  (144,503 Views)


Board of Finance
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Tuesday, December 19, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Sewer Commissioners - Regular Meeting  (144,497 Views)


Board of Sewer Commissioners - Regular Meeting
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
6:00 PM to 6:15 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Tuesday, December 19, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Water Commissioners - Regular Meeting  (144,495 Views)


Board of Water Commissioners - Regular Meeting
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Tuesday, December 19, 2023

City Meeting: Real Estate Committee  (144,487 Views)


Real Estate Committee
Tuesday, December 19, 2023
5:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Knit Wits Knitting and Fiber Crafters Group Fall 2023  (335,241 Views)


Knit Wits Knitting Group Fall 2023
Wednesday, September, 06 -- Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 06:00pm - 08:00pm | Bristol Public Library

Tips, tricks and social time with your fellow knitters and fiber crafters!
The popular Knit Wits continues at Bristol Public Library this fall on Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Join us for tips, advice and social time while working on, or sharing, your projects with your fellow knitters! No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Very limited supplies available. Members are encouraged to bring their own materials. Drop-ins welcome. No charge.

No meeting on November 22, 2023.

Information or RSVP: Visit Bristol Public Library, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 3. no charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 20, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Park Commissioners  (151,418 Views)


Board of Park Commissioners
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 20, 2023

City Meeting: Salary Committee  (151,410 Views)


Salary Committee
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Hologram Box  (118,368 Views)


Hologram Box
Wednesday, December 20 · 6:30pm
Computer Lab
Bristol Public Library, Bristol, CT

Create your own Hologram Box – All you need is your smart phone. No experience necessary!

A 3D hologram is defined as a 3D projection that exists freely in space and is visible to everyone without the need for 3D glasses. Make & take your own hologram box using your smart phone!

Location:

Computer Lab

Second Level

Bristol Public Library

RSVP: Visit the Computer Lab, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 2030. No Charge.


For more information visit us at:     bristollib.com
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ext 2030





• Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Therapy Dog Visit Drop-In  (109,199 Views)


Therapy Dog Visit Drop-In
December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come to Manross Library to meet and practice your reading with a therapy dog who loves to read! All ages, all abilities. Ideal for reluctant readers and all dog lovers! This is an on-going library program. Questions? Call 860-584-7790. Free. Drop-In, no registration required.


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Thursday, December 21, 2023

Pre-K Storytime  (152,835 Views)


Pre-K Storytime
December 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Songs, stories and movement for children ages 3-5 with caregiver. This is an on-going story time at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This meeting is every Thursday through December 28th with no meeting Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd. Questions? Call #860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to attend, and No registration required.

Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Thursday, December 21, 2023

City Meeting: Purchasing Committee  (144,397 Views)


Purchasing Committee
Thursday, December 21, 2023
5:15 PM to 6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Thursday, December 21, 2023

City Meeting: Commission on Aging meeting  (144,391 Views)


Commission on Aging meeting
Thursday, December 21, 2023
11:00 AM to 11:45 AM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Thursday, December 21, 2023

City Meeting: Energy Commission  (144,385 Views)


Energy Commission
Thursday, December 21, 2023
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Thursday, December 21, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Public Works Meeting  (144,380 Views)


Board of Public Works Meeting
Thursday, December 21, 2023
6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Monday, December 25, 2023

Christmas Day Lunch  (104,928 Views)


Christmas Day Lunch
December 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Meals for Neighbors, a Ministry of Zion Lutheran Church, is providing holiday meals to members of Bristol on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25th. Meals are available for dine in or delivery.

Menu: Pineapple glazed ham, mashed potatoes, steamed vegetables, dinner roll and cupcake

For home delivery: Use the QR code on the accompanying flyer here or call 860-589-7744 Line 1. Leave a voicemail with Your Name, Number of ham dinners needed, Address, Phone number and Apartment number, if applicable. Meals will be delivered on Christmas Day between 11am and 1pm. We will call to confirm your order. Delivery orders will be taken until December 18th or until we reach our limit of 100 meals to be delivered.

Dine in: Available from 12pm to 1pm at 27 Judd Street, Zion Lutheran Church in Bristol

We are grateful to the Main Street Community Foundation for making this event possible.






• Tuesday, December 26, 2023

City Meeting: Diversity Council  (144,439 Views)


Diversity Council
Tuesday, December 26, 2023
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Knit Wits Knitting and Fiber Crafters Group Fall 2023  (333,773 Views)


Knit Wits Knitting Group Fall 2023
Wednesday, September, 06 -- Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 06:00pm - 08:00pm | Bristol Public Library

Tips, tricks and social time with your fellow knitters and fiber crafters!
The popular Knit Wits continues at Bristol Public Library this fall on Wednesdays @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Join us for tips, advice and social time while working on, or sharing, your projects with your fellow knitters! No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Appropriate for adults. Very limited supplies available. Members are encouraged to bring their own materials. Drop-ins welcome. No charge.

No meeting on November 22, 2023.

Information or RSVP: Visit Bristol Public Library, www.bristollib.com, or call: 860.584.7787 x 3. no charge.



For more information visit us at:     https://www.bristollib.com/
You can contact us at:     860-584-7787 Ex 3





• Wednesday, December 27, 2023

City Meeting: Fair Rent Commission Task Force Regular Meeting  (150,115 Views)


Fair Rent Commission Task Force Regular Meeting
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
6:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Wednesday, December 27, 2023

City Meeting: Historic District Commission  (150,113 Views)


Historic District Commission
Wednesday, December 27, 2023
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Thursday, December 28, 2023

Pre-K Storytime  (153,023 Views)


Pre-K Storytime
December 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Songs, stories and movement for children ages 3-5 with caregiver. This is an on-going story time at the Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central Street in Forestville! This meeting is every Thursday through December 28th with no meeting Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd. Questions? Call #860-584-7790. Drop-In, Free to attend, and No registration required.

Join us!


For more information visit us at:     http://www.bristollib.com/manross/





• Thursday, December 28, 2023

City Meeting: Board of Fire Commissioners  (144,585 Views)


Board of Fire Commissioners
Thursday, December 28, 2023
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM


For more information visit us at:     https://bristolct.portal.civicclerk.com/





• Sunday, December 31, 2023

Mad Hatter's New Year's Tea Party for children  (122,481 Views)


Don't be late for this very important date!
Plan to join the fun on Sunday, December 31st from 10am-12pm at the American Clock & Watch Museum for a children's Mad Hatter's New Year's Eve tea party! There will be crafts, snacks, tea, and the chiming and ringing of the bells at noon, of course!
The ticket price for the event is the same for adults and children--$10.00 per person.
Seating is limited. Pre-registration and payment for you and your child/children is required. Call the museum to reserve/pay for your spot(s) at this special event--860-583-6070.


For more information visit us at:     http://www.clockmuseum.org/
You can contact us at:     info@clockmuseum.org / 860-583-6070





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