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These rockers prove age ain’t nothing but a number

June 5, 2015
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  By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters told the Irish Times back in November, “Rock and roll is a young man’s game.” He said it as more of an apology since, obviously, he’s still performing rock music into his 40s. But in its earlier days, truthfully, rock and roll was…

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Raffle tickets available for Harley bike

June 2, 2015
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for its Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the museum. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle; second prize is a 5′…

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Carousel Museum participating in CT Open House Day June 13

June 2, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum will be participating in Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 13. The Connecticut Office of Tourism is sponsoring the 11th annual Connecticut Open House Day, which is a one-day statewide event, designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism. The New England Carousel Museum is offering…

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Senior listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Senior listings for May 29

MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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Support group listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Support group listings for May 29

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 for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Kids listings for May 29

SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family Fest Committee. Families can spend quality time in a fun way. Plainville Athletic Backers will offer snacks, meals, beverages at reasonable cost. Free. PlainvilleFamilyFest.wix.com/2015, (860) 793-6304. SOUTHINGTON MOVIE…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for May 29

FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER ASBURY’S FIRST GAME NIGHT. 7 p.m. Fun, fellowship, games. For young and young-at-heart. Movie set up for those children too young to play or who don’t wish to play games. Ping pong table available. Babysitter available so mothers and fathers can play while their children are entertained. Free popcorn and lemonade…

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Dining listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Dining listings for May 29

SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE ANNUAL HAM DINNER. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Home baked ham with fresh potatoes and vegetables. Assorted breads and desserts. Bake sale. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. $12 for adults. $6 for children, 4 and under are free. Reservations. (860) 747-2328. SUNDAY, MAY 31 BRISTOL FUND RAISER BREAKFAST.…

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Health listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 30 OTHER COMMUNITY WELLNESS DAY. 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Tai chi, guided meditation, dream workshop, nutrition gardening and farming, art therapy, animal assisted therapy, biofeedback, more. Outdoor creative art workshops for children, hay rides, Reading for Friendship with Gizmo the Animal Assisted Therapy dog. Open art studio. Pillwillop Therapeutic Farm, 1089B Woodtick…

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Music listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury. LYNYRD SKYNYRD. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45, $65. Foxwoods.com MAY 29, 30 OTHER FRANK SINATRA, JR. 8 p.m. Grand Theatre, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55. Foxwoods.com. SATURDAY, MAY 30 BRISTOL BBQ CHICKEN DINNER AND HANDBELL CONCERT. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Concert at…

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