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Kids listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 BRISTOL EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your favorite basket for an open field Easter Egg Hunt and other children’s activities. Exchange a plastic egg for a rice. Families can sign up for Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut Rent-A-Baby-Chick program. $10, families care for a baby chick for one…

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Miscellaneous listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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APRIL 3-4 BRISTOL INDOOR RUMMAGE SALE. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Benefit for Kairos of Connecticut, an in-prison ministry for inmates of Connecticut’s prisons; Torch, an in-prison ministry for youthful offenders; and Kairos Outside, a ministry that works with women who are outside prison walls yet impacted by incarceration. 2562 Aldbourne Dr., Bristol.…

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Dining listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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TUESDAY, APRIL 7 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT BRISTOL CENTRAL CLASS OF 2018 AT WAYBACK BURGER. 5 to 8 p.. Wayback Burgers, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. THURSDAY, APRIL 9 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Pot roast or stuffed fish, choice of soup or salad, potato, vegetable, bread and butter, and…

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Health listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 BRISTOL HIV/ AIDS EDUCATIONAL FORUM FOR HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONALS. Offered by the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/ AIDS. 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Four workshops: Medical marijuana and its use in HIV and other diseases; the issues of HIV positive clients; pain management in HIV/ AIDS patients; concerns…

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Performance listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 SOUTHINGTON ST. THOMAS PARISH PASSION PLAY. 7:30 p.m. St. Thomas School auditorium, 99 Bristol St., Southington. Tickets are free and available while they last. Free will donation is appreciation. St-Thomas-Play.org, (860) 628-4197, (860) 628-7913, (860) 628-4628, (860) 621-0411. OTHER FIFTH COMEDY NIGHT. 8 p.m. Ray Harrington, Aaron David Ward, and Mike Drena.…

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Music listings for April 3

April 3, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 3 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Cook’s Café, 203 Church St., Naugatuck. SATURDAY, APRIL 4 BRISTOL NORMAN FLASH AND THE STARFIRES. 7 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. SATURDAY, APRIL 11 BRISTOL CELEBRATING QUEEN. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Boulevard Theater, 70 Memorial Blvd., Bristol. Tickets available at TicketLeap.com, Central…

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Getting fit just in time to hit the beach

April 3, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR They’re just sitting there in a drawer. Just waiting for spring to make up its mind. Or they’re waiting for the zero hour when you hop on that plane to take in the sun in some warmer climate. They’re your swimsuits. Although you can’t wait for the sun to shine…

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Annual OM variety show opens April 17

April 2, 2015
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The Older Members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bristol Family Center are at it again. The 74th Annual OM Show, “Sentimental Journey,” is coming soon. This year’s theme will pay tribute to the 1940s Big Band era with an underlying subtheme of a 40’s USO/Military Tribute – lots of tight, great harmonies ……

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Week of the Young celebrated at Imagine Nation, April 13 to 17

April 2, 2015
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Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center at One Pleasant St, Bristol, invites the Bristol area to come together for children during the Week of the Young Child going on from April 13 to 17. As part of the national Week of the Young Child celebrated across the country, Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning…

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Hospitals ask Connecticut lawmakers to replenish budget cuts

April 2, 2015
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Leaders of state hospitals urged state lawmakers Tuesday to replenish the cuts in Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, predicting the suggested changes could lead to deep reductions in medical services and staff. They said Malloy’s suggested budget plan is especially worrisome considering recent cuts…

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