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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance, buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $12 for members. $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229. COLORING CRAZE PARTY. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your coloring books and supplies, which are available at A.C. Moore, Hobby Lobby,…

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Health listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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MAY 24 to JUNE 21 OTHER DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVING SERIES. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Recommended you attend all six weeks. Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, 234 Kensington Rd., Berlin. Space is limited. Register. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 20 BRISTOL SANDY BATON STUDIO’S 55TH ANNUAL REVUE ‘DISNEY EXPRESS.’ 7 p.m. The Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial trophy, Most Improved Twirler, and other awards will be presented at the conclusion of the twirling performances. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public invited. MAY 24-29 OTHER ‘DIRTY DANCING-THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE.’ Tuesday…

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Dining listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Ct., Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Kids listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 21 PLAINVILLE 3RD ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, Family Fest Committee. Community/school organizations and businesses can highlight what they offer while celebrating children by facilitating a free activity for children. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. Free.…

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Meetings listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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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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Support group listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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Support group listings, starting May 20

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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Meet the winners of Junior Miss Southington

May 18, 2016
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The Junior Miss Southington pageant crowned its latest collection of queens in a pageant held May 15 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. The girls were judged on private interview with judges, talent, casualwear, and evening gown. This year’s winners are: Teen Miss Southington: Katerina Belales. Teen Miss Plantsville: Kaylee Brennan. Junior Teen Miss Southington:…

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Have you got stuff worthy of ‘American Pickers?’ Show comes to CT

May 17, 2016
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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Connecticut. They plan to film episodes of the series “American Pickers” throughout Connecticut with filming scheduled for this summer. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they…

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Digging up the archaeology of White Zombie

May 13, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a band hits it big after building up its audience from the ground up, it may find its sound shifting 180 degrees as it works its way to fortune and fame. If all you know of metal, industrial band White Zombie are their songs, “More Human than Human” or…

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