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Meetings listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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TUESDAY, NOV. 25 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. Southington Town Clerk Kathy Larkin will speak about the record types available for genealogical research at town hall as well as accessibility. The Orchards at Southington, second floor community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonGenealogicalSociety@gmail.com, SouthingtonGenealogicalSociety.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first…

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Kids listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Kids listings for Nov. 21

SATURDAY, NOV. 22 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 p.m. Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to the dogs for a 15 minute sessions. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790. KIDS’ CARNIVAL. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Thomaston…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER NEWINGTON SKI CLUB OPEN HOUSE. 7 p.m. Raffle gifts, food, DJ. Save on lift tickets and join a club. Polish American Club, 140 Wilson Ave., Newington. NOV. 21-22 BRISTOL ANNUAL YANKEE PEDDLAR FAIR. 6 to 9 p.m on Friday. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday. A country breakfast will be…

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Dining listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Dining listings for Nov. 21

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3 BRISTOL ‘AN ITALIAN CHRISTMAS’ COOKING CLASS. 6:30 p.m. Make some of the dishes traditionally eaten in different regions of Italy on Christmas. Some may even have appeared on your Christmas table in the past. If you were not taught the dish, this will be an opportunity to prepare some foods you ate…

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Performance listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Performance listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER ‘THAT’S IT! I QUIT!’ 7:30 p.m. Part of the storytelling series, The MOuTH. With WNPR radio personality Chion Wolf. Special guest Joey L. DeFrancesco. Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $5. (860) 280-3130. MarkTwainHouse.org NOV. 21-23 BRISTOL ‘THE MIRACLE WORKER.’ Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m.…

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Health listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Health listings for Nov. 21

MONDAY, NOV. 24 BRISTOL OPEN HOUSE FOR NATIONAL LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 4 to 5:30 p.m. Information on lung cancer prevention and opportunities to sign up for tobacco cessation program. Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, NOV. 25 BRISTOL LUNCH AND LEARN FOR…

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Music listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Music listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER ACE FREHLEY. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com PATTI LABELLE. 9 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket. $35 to $75. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. SATURDAY, NOV. 22 OTHER THE JAMES KING BAND. The Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford. FireboxRestaurant.com, (203)650-3492. PIERCE THE VEIL, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS. Webster…

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Observations: Are people always what they appear to be?

November 20, 2014
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Observations: Are people always what they appear to be?

by LISA CAPOBIANCO Things aren’t always what they seem to be. People aren’t always what they seem to be either. That is a lesson I have continuously learned as the years pass. Last week, that lesson became even more apparent to me when I had the pleasure of seeing “Wicked” the musical at the Bushnell.…

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New Bristol Boys and Girls Club holding open house Nov. 28

November 19, 2014
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The new Don Tinty Bristol Boys & Girls Club Family Center will open its doors to the public this Friday, Nov. 28 during an open house. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new center located on West Street. The event features a number of local sponsors, including…

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Middle schools being recruited for model UN

November 19, 2014
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Capitalizing on middle schoolers’ increasing interest in world affairs, Kingswood Oxford is hosting its third annual Model UN for Middle Schools on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to-4:30 p.m. All middle schools throughout the state are encouraged to register for the conference, which will introduce students in grades 6, 7 and 8 to global…

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