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Authors to discuss their book about book clubs May 14

May 5, 2015
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Local authors Suzanne Colley and Kathleen Marsan will be at the Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. to discuss their recently published book, “Beyond the Book: How to Start or Jumpstart a Book Club”. For more than a decade, their energetic club has met regularly for…

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Jr. queens crowned Sunday

May 5, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A new crew of representatives for the Junior Miss Southington pageant were crowned on Sunday afternoon at the Aqua Turf. The top royalty for this year’s fund raiser for Southington Community Services and the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center were Melissa Michaud, who received a $500 scholarship as Southington’s Outstanding Miss,…

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Senior listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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SUNDAY, MAY 3 SOUTHINGTON EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR THE DISABLED AND ELDERLY SEMINAR. Presented by the Southington Commission on Disabilities, Southington Police Department, Southington Fire Department, Emergency Management, and Public Health Department. 1 to 4 p.m. Seminar on how to prepare disabled and elderly citizens for an emergency. Featured speaker, Stephen Thal, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services…

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Support group listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s…

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Meetings listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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MAY 4, 18 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. Mondays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. MAY 5, 19 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS…

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Kids listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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MAY 1, 2, 3 OTHER ‘STUART LITTLE.’ Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Performed by New Britain Youth Theater. Holmes Elementary School, 2150 Stanley St., New Britain. $13 for adults, $11 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115. NBYT.org SATURDAY, MAY 2 BRISTOL EIGHTH ANNUAL KIDS SAFETY FAIR.…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 OTHER SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Esca Restaurant, 437 Main St., Middletown. You buy your dinner. (860) 582-8229. PALACE 10.0. 7:30 p.m. Six parties at once to celebrate theater’s 10th anniversary. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $65. (203) 346-2000, PalaceTheaterCT.org MAY 1-31 SOUTHINGTON THOMAS G. MAYER…

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Dining listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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SUNDAY, MAY 3 SOUTHINGTON MULTICULTURAL FOOD AND WINE TASTING. 4 to 6 p.m. Held by The Discovery Center. Fund raiser to help students attend the Discovery Center’s Diversity Education Programs. Culinary delights, fine wine, and entertainment provided by local students. $25. DiscoveringDiversity.com OTHER EIGHTH ANNUAL RAISE YOUR SPIRITS TASTING EVENT. Benefit for LISA Inc. 5…

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Performance listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 OTHER MICHAEL BLACKSON. 9:45 and 11:45 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $55. MAY 1-2 OTHER THE TRUTV IMPRACTICAL JOKERS, THE TENDERLOINS. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $40 to $65. Foxwoods.com SATURDAY, MAY 2 OTHER SETH MYERS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $49.50. 1-800-745-3000.…

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Health listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 5 OTHER FRESH CHECK DAY. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebratory fair-like event that includes interactive expo booths, free food, music, and prizes and givaways. An opportunity for students and community check in and learn about how to get help or provide support to a friend if the stress of life becomes overwhelming.…

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