Events & Workshops

ECCS Annual Meeting and Presentation

Date: May 15, 2018

Start Time: 7:30 am breakfast, 8 am presentation

Southington Library - Meeting room
255 Main Street


End Time: 9 am

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) will host a presentation about issues around Early Childhood in Southington during their Annual Meeting on Tuesday morning, May 15, 2018 at the Southington Library. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 am. The program will run from 8 to 9 am.

The agenda will include presentations by David Obedzinski, President of the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain and Joanne Kelleher, Director of the ECCS. Joanne will give an overview of the state of early childhood in Southington including birth rates, childcare slots, the number of children who have had a pre-school experience and school enrollment along with goals for the future. David will discuss the CFGNB’s First Years First program which provides support to the ECCS and the impact it has had on the community.

A brief election of the ECCS Board of Directors may also take place.  Community members who are interested in joining the Board can contact the ECCS Director.

There is no charge to attend. Please register so that breakfast can be planned.


Southington Touch A Truck

Date: May 19, 2018

Start Time: 10 am

Southington Drive In
935 Meriden Waterbury Tpke


End Time: 2 pm

City: Plantsville

The American Legion Auxiliary and the Southington Parks & Recreation Departments present the 16th Annual TOUCH-A-TRUCK on Saturday, May 19, 2018 with a rain date of Sunday, May 2oth. Children can explore military, construction, fire-trucks, and other equipment.

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington will be there too. Please stop by our table and say hello.

The event is open to the public and will take place on the grounds of the Southington Drive-in, 995 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville from 10 am to 2 pm.

$4.00 Child Admission (Adults – Free)

• Climb On/Into Construction, Military, Emergency & Other Vehicles
• Face Painting & Glitter Tattoos
• Music
• Refreshments
• Free Seedlings (Courtesy of the Southington Conservation Commission)
And Much More!!