Get Out This Weekend: Tree Lighting, Mattress Sale, Author Talk

What to do in and around Bethel this week.

Bethel High School, Thursday-Saturday, 7 p.m.
Why Go: 
The Bethel On Stage Players present Blithe Spirit is adapted from a play by Noel Coward. Charles and his second wife Ruth, are haunted by the ghost of his first wife, Elvira. Medium Madame Arcati tries to help things out by contacting the ghost.
Pricing: $7

, 83 Stony Hill Rd, Bethel, Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Why Go: The Annual Food Drive benefits the Bethel & Newtown Food Banks, followed by a Holiday Tree Lighting and festivities. The food drive is from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Non-perishables will be collected by Stony Hill and Hawleyville Volunteer Fire Fighters in the Big Y parking lot. The Tree Lighting & Festivities are from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and will featyre Santa & Mrs. Claus, music by The Pears, a sing along, the Stony Hill Rockettes and refreshements.
Pricing: Free 

, 300 Whittlesey Dr, Bethel, Saturday, 10 a.m.
Why Go:
Mattress sets will be 30-60 percent off retail. All sizes are available (Twin, Full, Queen, King, Cal King & Special Sizes) in Pillow-Top, Orthopedic, Latex and Memory Foam sets. All items are brand new with factory warranties. Free layaway and delivery available! Cash, checks and credit cards accepted and all profits go directly to the team.
Pricing: Prices Vary

, 189 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, Saturday, 2 p.m.
Why Go: 
Barbara Traynor wrote her book "Second Career Volunteer" in response to multiple questions about her volunteer lifestyle. In this program she will share her experiences about staying active, involved, and frugal—perfect for retirees, recent graduates, and those between jobs. Since Barbara’s only income is Social Security, she seeks out organizations that offer free room and board. “That is the beauty of this lifestyle,” she says, “you choose your destination, time-line, and responsibilities. All you have to do is get there.”
Pricing: Free

, 189 Greenwood Ave, Bethel, Saturday, 7 p.m.
Why Go: 
Bethel is once again joining communities around the world by hosting Tellabration!, a storytelling event for adults and families. Some of the local tellers include Ned Barron, Martha Bishop, Jane Gangi and Jenny Tesar. All programs sponsored by the Bethel Public Library are open to the public and meet accessibility requirements for the disabled. For more information or to register, please contact the Library website at www.bethellibrary.org or call us at 203-794-8756, ext.4. 


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