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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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Health listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST LEADS ‘THE PATH TO WELLNESS.’ 2 p.m. With Mark Colello.  Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7790. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 SOUTHINGTON AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. THURSDAY, MAY 28 OTHER NON-SURGICAL AND SURGICAL…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet, DJ. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. MAY 22, 23 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU HOSTED BY CORTLANDT HULL. 7 p.m., Friday. 1, 7 p.m., Saturday. “Houdini,” directed by George Marshall, starting Tony Curtis,…

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Music listings for May 29

May 22, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 23 BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS. 8 to 12 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. $10. OTHER ED SHEERAN. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, MAY 24 OTHER THE WHO. 7:30 p.m. With Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $145, $109. TicketMaster.com MAY 28-31 OTHER…

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