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Performance listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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MAY 11-15 OTHER RINGLING BROTHERS AND BARNUM AND BAILEY PRESENTS ‘CIRCUS XTREME. XL Center, One Civic Plaza Hartford. Tickets start at $15. Children’s tickets are 412. XLCenter.com MAY 13, 15 BRISTOL ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC.’ Presented by Immanuel Lutheran School. Friday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Immanuel Lutheran School gymnasium, rear entrance, 154 Meadow St.…

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Dining listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 7 PLAINVILLE ANNUAL HAM DINNER. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Home-baked ham with fresh potatoes and vegetables, assorted breads and dessert. Bake sale. $12 for adults. $6 for children. 4 and under are free. Reservations suggested. (860) 747-2328. SATURDAY, MAY 14 PLAINVILLE WINE TASTING FUND RAISER. Held by the Woman’s Club of Plainville. 7…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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  FRIDAY, MAY 6 OTHER SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Held by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Baci Grill, 134 Berlin Rd., Cromwell. Reserve. (860) 582-8229. SOUTHINGTON PAUL’S YOUTH TAG SALE AND CAR WASH. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., tag sale. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., car wash. Benefits upcoming mission trip. St. Paul’s Church, 145 Main St.,…

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Meetings listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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TUESDAY, MAY 10 BRISTOL CENTRAL CONNECTICUT CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. The owners and management team of the Bristol Blues will discuss the value o fteammwork. Chippanee Golf Cub, 6 Marsh Rd., Bristol. $20 for chamber members, $25 for non-members. Register. CentralCTChambers.org/events. (860) 584-4718, info@centralCTChambers.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS…

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Support group listings, starting May 6

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Senior listings, starting May 6

May 5, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 7 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020, mulberrygardens.org MONDAY, MAY 9 BRISTOL MEDICARE AND MEDICAID BENEFITS. 2 p.m. Regional coordinator of CHOICES for the North Central Area Agency on Aging,…

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Iowa 5th grader asks readers to tell him about CT

May 5, 2016
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Dear readers. Hello, my name is Stephen L. I am a fifth grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa. My class is studying the geography and history of the United States. I am excited to learn more about your state of Connecticut. I would really appreciate it if you would send me a…

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‘Kwanzaa in May’ celebration held by Queen Ann Nzing Center May 14

May 3, 2016
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To celebrate the culmination of a year of arts enrichment, the Queen Ann Nzinga Center will host “Kwanzaa in May” at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain on May 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Participants will showcase multiple forms of artistic expression. The public is welcome to see children and teens perform skits, sing, dance and…

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New principal picked for Southington Catholic School

May 3, 2016
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Southington Catholic School co-pastors, Father Ronald May and Father Nicholas Melo, announce the appointment of Eileen Sampiere as the new school principal, effective July 1. Sampiere is currently the principal of Corpus Christi School in Wethersfield. During her 24 year tenure at Corpus Christi, she is credited with implementing major renovations and additions to the…

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Junior Miss Southington pageant seeks contestants for May 15

May 2, 2016
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The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization is seeking contestants for its annual pageant on Sunday, May 15 at The Aqua Turf in Plantsville. Contestants can be ages 5 to seniors in high school. Areas of competition are interview skills, casual wear, fitness, evening wear, on-stage question and talent(which only counts for 15 percent of the…

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