Elizabeth Park hosts a free Rose Weekend on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Along with 15,000 roses in bloom, the event features children’s activities, music and dance and a farmer’s market. Information and schedule: www.ElizabethPark.org.
The bargains are as hot as the weather at The Villager Shop at Avery Heights’ summer sale. The event features savings of 40 percent on summer clothing and accessories. Villager Shop is at 55 Avery Heights in Hartford. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, (in June only), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information: 860-953-1201.
Summer wardrobe need a little love? Check out the sale at Bodytalk, a clothing boutique in Avon. Most of the store’s inventory of summer clothing is discounted 50 percent and the sale ends when the merchandise is gone. Bodytalk is at 51 E. Main St. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday night until 8; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Information: 860-678-7855.
Just in time for warm weather, Footprints, 79 Costell Road in Newington, is discounting select seasonal sandals and footwear 10 to 30 percent. Information: 860-666-3100.
Finally cleaned out old files and papers? Farmington Bank’s new Bloomfield branch, at 782 Park Avenue, is holding a free document-shredding day Saturday, June 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, which takes place rain or shine, is open to the public. Information: www.farmingtonbankct.com.
Saturdays through July 7, are Family Fun Days at Kloter Farms, 216 West Road in Ellington. The free events include a parade, train rides, popcorn, popsicles and children’s activities. Information: www.kloterfarms.com or 860-871-1048.
Educators visit the Connecticut Science Center for free this summer. Show your educator ID at the ticket counter anytime through Sept. 2, and you’ll get free general admission.
Wilhelmina Models and Generation Model Management are holding a model search on Saturday, June 23 from 11 a.m. t 5 p.m., at Tanger Outlets in Westbrook. The event is open to males and females, ages 5 and older and there is no fee to participate.
Farmington Valley has a new consignment store. Jolie Boutique Consignment in Old Avon Village, features women’s clothing and accessories. Information: 860-678-0808.
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