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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 28 BRISTOL BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1975 40TH REUNION. Sign-up at Classmates.com OTHER SINGLES DINNER AND THEATER. Held by Social Connections. 6 p.m. Meet at Paradise Pizza, 10 East St., New Britain. Afterward go to Hole in the Wall Theater to see “Lysistrata.” You buy your dinner, theater tickets are $20.…

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Senior listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Support group listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 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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Meeting listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Holiday listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 27 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.   NOV. 27-DEC. 20 BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON FOURTH ANNUAL ‘HOLIDAY LIGHTS.’ Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 4 to 9 p.m. Seasonal holiday themed event. New this year is a 100-foot…

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Kids listings for Nov. 27

November 25, 2015
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SUNDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL ‘SANTA SUNDAY.’ 3 to 5 p.m. Part of the Children’s Holiday Festival of Events. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol.   WEDNESDAY, DEC. 2 BRISTOL A HOLIDAY ORNAMENT MAKING SESSION. 4 to 6 p.m. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol.   DEC. 4, 5 BRISTOL THE GRINCH…

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UConn to offer scholarships to community college transfers

November 24, 2015
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STORRS, Conn. (AP) _ The University of Connecticut plans to offer scholarships to help community college students who transfer to the flagship university complete their bachelor’s degree. UConn announced Monday that it will begin awarding qualified community college transfers $8,000 over two years beginning next fall. The President to President Scholarship Program will be open…

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Connecticut governor wants guns denied to terror watch list

November 24, 2015
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has called on top congressional leaders to pass legislation that would prohibit the sale of firearms and explosives to anyone suspected by the federal government of being a terrorist. In a letter dated Sunday, the Democrat urged Speaker of the House, House Minority Leader, Senate Majority…

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Half century later, Hot Tuna’s Casady still hot for his vocation

November 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years for one career is a long time for any vocation. And to keep plugging along in that career into your seventh decade of life is also an incredible feat. But Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen have been cooking along as musicians since the 1950s when they started off…

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Crowds support veterans by attending pinup show

November 22, 2015
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All American Productions presented ‘Pinups at the Mansion! An All Pinup Fashion Show’ to benefit Honor Flight New England at the Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown. There were a large number of models from the area participating in the runway show, which featured 1940s, 1950s pinup inspired fashions as well as fashions from Connecticut fashion house,…

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