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Obituaries for Nov. 13

November 11, 2015
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Shawn L. Zavodjancik, 30, of Southington, died on Thursday, Nov. 5, surrounded by his family at Hartford Hospital, after a lifetime battle with cystic fibrosis. John J. Feeney, 80, of Southington, died on Tuesday, Nov. 3, surrounded by his family at MidState Medical Center. He had been the husband of Barbara (Sespanski) Feeney for 45…

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Southington listings for Nov. 13

November 11, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 14 SOUTHINGTON FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH HOLIDAY FAIR. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 232 Bristol St. Free admission. Over 35 crafters, along with free door prizes, bake sale and refreshments. Limited number of tables are still available.  Contact Carol Paradis at (860) 384-4024 or carolp200@ gmail.com SOUTHINGTON 25th ANNUAL YE…

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The Tenors take on epic sound of classic Queen

November 9, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There are some classic rock bands that lend themselves to reinterpretation by other artists. The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and The Beatles are three classic examples of artists who have seen their material performed by others. However, the music of Queen is not a likely choice for a cover song.…

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Jethro Tull: The band, the man… and the rock opera

November 6, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On Jethro Tull’s website (JethroTull.com), there is message directed toward reporters interested in interviewing the band. The web page is labeled “All Too Frequently Asked Questions.” And leading that list is: “How did you get the name Jethro Tull?” For fans of the band, it’s a poorly kept secret that…

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Music listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 6 BRISTOL MUSIC WITH THE MAIAS. 7 p.m., The Family Connection. 8 p.m., Tim Maia. The Boys and Girls Club of Bristol Family Center, 255 West St., Bristol. $20. 21 plus with food and drink for sale. BBGC.org/events. A CAPPELLA GROUPS FROM CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY. Divisi and TGFI. 7:30 p.m. Preceded by…

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Health listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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NOV. 10-DEC. 8 PLAINVILLE ‘DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVING: FOCUSING ON THE PERSON WHILE UNDERSTANDING THE DISEASE PROGRESSION.’ Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to noon. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Attendees are required to attend all sessions. Space limited. Registration required. RSVP. 1-877-424-4641.

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Performance listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 6 BRISTOL FOURTH ANNUAL COMEDY NIGHT. Benefit for St. Philip House. 7 p.m. Comedians Howie Mason, Mike Finoia, Dr. Jay Sutay, Darren Sechrist. Ticket includes cocktail hour from 7 to 8 p.m. with complimentary beer, wine, soda. 8 p.m., an All You Can Eat Italian Buffet, featuring a variety of Italian cheese, dry…

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Dining listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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SATURDAY, NOV. 7 BRISTOL ANNUAL PORK ROAST DINNER. 5:30 p.m. Sliced pork roast with gravy, mashed potato, butternut squash, cole slaw, peas, apple sauce, dinner rolls and butter, tomato juice, coffee/ tea, and apple crisp for dessert. $12 for adults, $5 for children. Take out is $12. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville.…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 6 BRISTOL REMEMBERING VETERANS WITH A CEREMONY AND BREAKFAST. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students of Immanuel Lutheran School in Bristol will honor veterans and show their appreciation with patriotic songs, poems, stories, and a light breakfast. Immanuel Lutheran School, 154 Meadow St., Bristol. All veterans welcome. Call school (860) 583-5631 or trina@ilcsschool.org…

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Kids listings for Nov. 6

November 4, 2015
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NOV. 7-8 OTHER ‘THE THREE LITTLE PIGS.’ 1 and 4 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 for children, $15 for adults. (860) 523-5900, ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.org SUNDAY, NOV. 8 BRISTOL THANK FULL AND THOUGHTFUL. 12 to 2 p.m. Family Sunday. Create a Mr. Turkey with colorful papers and textures. New England…

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