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Meetings listing for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Speaker, Donna Groccia-Lubik, CPA. “Power Tax Tips: What Every Taxpayer Should Know.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. THURSDAY, MAY 14 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON LAND TRUST ANNUAL MEETING. 6 p.m. Buffet includes sirloin tips, chicken parmesan, chicken francais, and other sides. Cash bar.…

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Kids listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 9 SOUTHINGTON ‘TOUCH A TRUCK.’ Held by American Legion Auxiliary, Kiltonic Unit 72 and Southington Parks and Recreation. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southington Drive-In, 935 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville. $3 for children, $1 for adults. BRISTOL PINE LAKE’S 2ND ANNUAL KIDS FISHING DERBY. 7 a.m. to noon. Age groups, 5 to 8,…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 5 p.m. One Fifty Central, 150 Central St., Bristol. No charge. (860) 223-7755. MAY 8, 9 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Series organized by Cortlandt Hull. Film, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” directed by…

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Performance listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL THE 54TH ANNUAL REVUE, ‘ROCK OF AGES,’ PRESENTED BY SANDY’S BATON STUDIO. 7 p.m. Group and solo performances will be on stage and in the gym followed by awards for the Most Improved Twirler, attendance, senior, and the Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial Scholarship. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public…

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Health listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Held by Bristol-Burlington Health District. 1 to 3 p.m. Dr. Armann O. Ciccarelli, M.D. will provide screening. Sleeveless shirts and shorts recommended. For Bristol and Burlington residents only, who are 18 years of age or older. Appointments first-come, first-serve basis. Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness…

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Music listings for May 8

May 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 8 OTHER CTA: THE ULTIMATE CHICAGO TRIBUTE BAND. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. (860) 693-9762. 41BridgeStreet.com. KENNY ‘BABYFACE’ EDMONDS AND FANTASIA. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $58, $78. Foxwoods.com CARAVAN OF THIEVES. The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $15, $20.…

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Signed to new label, Todd Rundgren ready to go ‘Global’

May 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR After having said farewell to the major labels, Todd Rundgren’s musical output depended on the whims of his inspiration. When he felt like recording, Todd said in a phone interview from Florida, he would do so. And when he had a completed album, he would set out to find a…

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Lake Compounce opening in time for Mother’s Day

May 7, 2015
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Lake Compounce Theme Park is opening for its 2015 season on Saturday, May 9, just in time for Mother’s Day. During its opening weekend, May 9 to 10, Rregular admission tickets are buy one, get one free, online only. In addition, mothers can enjoy the in-park Relaxation Station for extra relaxation and special pampering. The…

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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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