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Senior listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. MONDAY, JAN. 26 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy will be available to answer questions on a walk-in basis about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part…

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Support listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 27 PLAINVILLE THE GRANDPARENTS AND RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT PROGRAM. 10:30 a.m. Co-hosted by the Plainville Senior Center and Plainville Youth Services. Intended for individuals raising their grandchildren, nieces or nephews. New members welcome. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Childcare may be available. Call ahead. Free. (860) 747-5728, (860)…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 27 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Gregory Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station will speak on “Container Gardening.” A business meeting will follow. Guests welcome. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-6975. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 BRISTOL MAGICIAN STEVE WOYCE PRESENTS ‘WINTER WONDERLAND SHOW.’ 2 p.m. Children play hide and seek with a penguin, visit a magic candy store, and watch snowmen appear right in front of their eyes. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. PLAINVILLE EXPLORATORY SPANISH—LANGUAGE IN PLAY. Saturdays…

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Performance listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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JAN. 23-MARCH 1 OTHER ‘DANCING LESSONS.’ Tuesdays to Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Weekend matinee 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. TheaterWorksHartford.org JAN. 23-FEB. 8 OTHER ‘PROOF.’ 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $25 to…

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All sax, all the time, with The Asylum Quartet

January 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This weekend, music fans will get to kick some musical brass at the First Congregational Church in Southington. The Asylum Quartet, which features four saxophones, plays a variety of music from classical to indie rock. And they take the stage on Saturday. We caught up with the Hartt School of…

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Fitness tips for the ‘resolution’ newbies

January 20, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR So, the new year has begun. You made that resolution to get fit. But you’ve never hit the gym before. You’re a complete newbie and you don’t know where to begin. Meagan Riemer of Fitlife 24/7 fitness center at 991 South Main St., Plantsville, is a NASM and ACE weight…

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Bristol designer unveils latest designs at Hartford expo

January 20, 2015
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At the annual Connecticut Bridal Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on Jan. 4, Bristol fashion designer Kathy Faber unveiled some new bridal gowns, above, as well as stylish formal party dresses for younger girls. All hair and makeup by Salon Eleganza of Plainville. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Hole in the Wall tackles stage adaptation of heralded Bergman film

January 20, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Ingmar Bergman’s 1961 film, “Through the Glass Darkly” had an impact on audiences, as evidenced by its Golden Globe award the following year. Then in 2010, the story reappeared, this time as a Bergman-endorsed play written by Jenny Worton, which appeared on the London stage with Academy Award winner Carey…

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Health listings for Jan. 23

January 20, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 BRISTOL FREE HEALTH AND WELLNESS EXPO. Held by Bristol’s West End Association and sponsored by the Bristol Boys and Girls Club. Local physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, massage therapists, nutritionists, and representatives from a wide variety of health care-related organizations. Free blood pressure, cholesterol, dental, vision and body mass index screenings as well…

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