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Dining listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Dining listings, starting March 11

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 OTHER ANNUAL MAPLE SUGARING AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All the pancakes you can eat and pure maple syrup. Beverage and sausage (limit two per person) are included. Watch the syrup making process from start to finish and take a guided walk. New Britain Youth Museum, 191 Farmington Ave.,…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Miscellaneous listings, starting March 11

SATURDAY, MARCH 11 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet from 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to a DJ. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. Dress to impress. $17. (860) 582-8229. PLAINVILLE BENEFIT EVENING WITH MEDICINE WOMAN COLLEEN DE VINCENTIS FROM BOSTON. 6:30 TO 9 p.m. “Nurturing and Healing…

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Kids listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Kids listings, starting March 11

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 SOUTHINGTON KIDS’ FAIR. 9 to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a school tour, meet teachers, experience the school. Elsa, BB from the Bristol Blues Baseball team, face painting and tattoos provided by Puttin’ on the Ritz, Curious Creatures, live demonstrations, dancing and kid friend entertainment courtesy Boppers LLC, Barefoot Books Ambassador Marsha Miles. Southington…

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Meetings listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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Meetings listings, starting March 11

SATURDAY ,MARCH 12 BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 WALL THAT HEALS MEETING. 3 p.m. American Legion Post 2, Hooker Court, Bristol. (860) 589-0088. TUESDAY, MARCH 15 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org, (860) 945-0184. Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org THURSDAY, MARCH 17 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. Business…

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Support group listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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Senior listings, starting March 11

March 9, 2016
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MARCH 12, 26 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. MONDAY, MARCH 14 BRISTOL ‘MY SOCIAL SECURITY.’ Sponsored by The Advocates for Bristol Seniors. 2 p.m. With Benjamin Rhodes, public affairs specialist for Social Security. Learn about Social Security retirement,…

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Effects of Connecticut’s worsening budget woes taking shape

March 6, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Real fallout from Connecticut’s worsening budget deficit problem has begun to materialize, with negotiated pay raises for certain state workers and planned payments to hospitals put on hold this week. House Speaker Brendan Sharkey said Friday he was notified by the union representing nearly 1,900 non-teachers…

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Burlesque finds the spotlight at SWAN Day

March 5, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR One of the chief features of the annual SWAN Day event in Connecticut is the festival’s showcase of the art of burlesque. SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Now) is an all female festival of arts and music. This year’s event will be held on Saturday at Trinity-On-Main in New Britain.…

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Jr. Miss Southington pageant plans meeting on March 16

March 4, 2016
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Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization is hosting its annual pageant on Sunday, May 15 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. An informal meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 16 at the Southington YMCA. Areas of competition include interview skills, talent, and evening wear/ onstage questions. Ages are 5 to 18. A $500 scholarship is…

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Talking about women, men… and art

March 4, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The event is called Support Women Artists Now Day or SWAN Day. According to the website of the national organization WomenArts.org, the event – which will be held locally on March 5—“is an international holiday designed to showcase the power and diversity of women’s creativity.” The event begs the question,…

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