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Performance listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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NOW THRU JUNE 11 OTHER ‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sunday, June 5. Performed by the Hole in the Wall Theater. Cast includes Peter Bailey of Bristol. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org,…

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Meeting listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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THURSDAY, JUNE 9 PLAINVILLE PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING FOR PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. 7 p.m. Volunteers will meet to finalize plans for the Class of 2016 All-Night Drug and Alcohol-free Graduation Party on June 13. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 205-9911, (860) 793-4942. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of…

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Support group listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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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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Kids listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 PLAINVILLE DEDICATION OF NEW MICHAELA’S GARDEN. 2 p.m. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PLAINVILLE BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME. 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities, playtime. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info THURSDAY, JUNE 9 BRISTOL ‘KIDS COOK’ FOR TODDLERS…

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Senior listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living facility. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

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Trocchi picked as new CEO at Wheeler

June 1, 2016
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Sabrina Trocchi, Ph.D. Candidate, MPA, was named Wheeler’s chief operating officer. In this role, she is responsible for implementing a systemic approach to the development and execution of organizational strategy and administering and managing the organization’s service and quality operations. She joined Wheeler in 2014 as chief strategy officer and implemented strategic initiatives, partnerships, ventures…

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Veterans can sign up for free dental care on June 25, courtesy Aspen Dental

June 1, 2016
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On Saturday, June 25, dentists and team members from nearly 400 Aspen Dental practices across the country will open their doors to provide a day of free dental care for thousands of veterans across the country. Starting now, local veterans can call 1-844-AspenHMM to schedule an appointment in advance at a participating office in the…

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A phone call changed Bea Miller’s summer plans

May 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Bea Miller was just going about her business, prepping a new album for her fans, when the call came. Selena Gomez wanted her to open her tour, which makes its way to Connecticut on May 29. “I couldn’t believe it,” said Bea in a phone interview when asked what her…

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Photographer to showcase his live concert images

May 27, 2016
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Southington based photographer John Atashian will be displaying a selection of his live concert photographs at the Plainville Public Library on Wednesday, June 1 and continuing through Thursday, June 30. The photo display will include large photographic canvas wrap prints of The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, Luciano Pavarotti, Frank Sinatra, Bill Cosby, Led Zeppelin, Dolly…

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Cyndi Lauper, Boy George successfully woo Mohegan crowd

May 27, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the stage left corner at the Mohegan Sun Arena, there was a prop pay telephone. And when Cyndi Lauper sang the country/ R&B classic “Misty Blue” (from her new album, “Detour”), the performer used the handpiece of the phone as her microphone. It was an apt metaphor in reverse…

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