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Support group listings for Dec. 4

December 2, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Senior listings for Dec. 4

December 2, 2015
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TUESDAY, DEC. 8 OTHER FRIENDSHIP CLUB. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Opportunity for adults to make new friends. Transportation, activities, meals, exercise and more provided. Mulberry Gardens at Marian Heights Adult Day Center, 314 Osgood Ave., New Britain. (860) 357-4264. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and…

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Chanukah celebrated by Gishrei Shalom with gathering Dec. 13

December 1, 2015
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On Sunday, Dec. 13, the greater Bristol Jewish community is invited to celebrate the festival of Chanukah with music, food and candle lighting. Gishrei Shalom Jewish Congregation will host the event at the home of Dr. Amy Breakstone and Dr. David Reisner in Bristol beginning at 5 p.m. The congregation’s rabbi, Shelley Kovar Becker, a…

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Social, economic trends in CT detailed in survey report

December 1, 2015
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How happy are you? Have you seen a dentist lately? Is it safe to walk in your neighborhood? Is local government responsive to your needs? Do you need more education or training to advance in your current job? These are some of the more than 100 questions that nearly 17,000 representative residents answered as part…

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Sitting in with his home orchestra for ‘Messiah’

November 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra presents “Joyful Voices with the Hartford Chorale” starting next Thursday, there will be a longtime fan of the ensemble standing on stage with them. Matt Worth, who is originally from West Hartford, will be the guest baritone as the HSO takes on Fauré’s Requiem, and…

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Gov. issues Thanksgiving message

November 25, 2015
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On the eve of Thanksgiving, Governor Dannel P. Malloy shared the following message with Connecticut residents: Every year on Thanksgiving, Connecticut families of all ethnicities, religions, creeds, and backgrounds come together to express our gratitude and thanks for the blessings in our lives.  As we are surrounded by our families, friends, neighbors, and even strangers…

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Music listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 27 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, Farmington Avenue, Bristol. OTHER TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA. 3 and 8 p.m. “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve.” Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $51, $41. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. SATURDAY, NOV 28 OTHER CRICKET TELL THE WEATHER. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show, 8 p.m. Sounding Board Coffeehouse, The Universalist Church of…

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Health listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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MONDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL ‘THE COMMANDMENTS OF GOOD HEALTH AND NUTRITION.’ Presented by The Health Ministry at Grace Lutheran Church. 6:45 p.m. Presentation will include how to make healthy food choices and the breaking of myths about nutrition. Presenting will be Dr. Julie Sanville, chief resident, pediatrics at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield. Grace Lutheran Church,…

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Performance listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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NOV. 27-DEC. 23 OTHER ‘CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS.’ Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 8 p.m. Saturday, 4 and 8 p.m. Sunday at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. TheaterWorks, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. $55, $40, student rush, $15. (860) 527-7838. NOV. 29, 30 OTHER CIRQUE DREAM HOLIDAZE. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday, 6:30 p.m. The…

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Dining listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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TUESDAY, DEC. 1 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL SOPHOMORE CLASS OF 2018. 5 to 8 p.m. Wayback Burgers of Bristol, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. SATURDAY, DEC. 5 SOUTHINGTON CHRISTIAN NON-ALCOHOLIC WINE TASTING. Sponsored by BeyondLife ministries. 5 p.m. Proceeds benefit the poor. Jensens Activity Clubhouse, 250 Redstone St., Southington. Tickets can…

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