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And the guests all wore white…

May 29, 2015
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When guests arrive at White Night Bristol at the American Clock and Watch Museum on Maple Street in Bristol on Saturday, June 13, they are asked to wear white, which is the tradition of the arts-oriented event. But beyond the fact guests are asked to wear white, the style is their own choice. However, Simply…

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As White Night looms at museum, activities bustle inside

May 29, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol is throwing open its doors, and sharing its lawn, next month as it offers up White Night Bristol for the third time. White Night at the museum is modeled upon Nuit Blanche, which is an all-nights art event held in Paris, France……

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Review: ‘Once’ enchants and surprises

May 27, 2015
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Lovely, simply lovely. And I mean that in a “wow” kind of way. I really didn’t know what to expect from “Once.” I knew it won awards. I knew it was based on a movie. But I went into the May 26 performance at The Bushnell in Hartford willfully (and maybe, woefully) uninformed. I figured…

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Blues kick off season with away game; open at home next Friday

May 26, 2015
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The Bristol Blues, the local entry in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League team, opens up its 2015 season next Thursday, June 4 with an away game against the Brockton (Mass.) Rox. Their first home game, at historic Muzzy Field, will be held next Friday, June 5 with a ceremony honoring Babe Ruth (who once played…

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Performance listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 OTHER ‘GUYS AND DOLLS.’ 7:30 p.m. Garde Arts Center, 325 Bank St., New London. $38 to $65. (860) 444-7373, ext. 1, www.GardeArts.org MAY 22-JUNE 7 OTHER ‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $22 in advance, $24 at the door.…

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Kids listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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THURSDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL OPEN HOUSE. 3 to 5 p.m. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, One Pleasant St., Bristol. ImagineMuseum.org,, (860) 540-3160. SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family Fest Committee. Families can…

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Seniors listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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Support group listings for May 22

May 22, 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 at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Meetings listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 26 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON APPLE VALLEY CHAPTER AARP 4943. 1 p.m. Open to all national AARP members and guests who might be interested in joining. Entertainment by Michael Chivilla. Bring non-perishable food items for Southington Community Services. Mary Our Queen Church Hall, Savage Street, Southington. Regular meetings are the fourth Tuesday of each month.…

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Dining listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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THURSDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. End of season buffet. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person, all inclusive. FRIDAY, JUNE 5 PLAINVILLE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church and can be ordered as takeout orders.…

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