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Performance listings, starting Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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TUESDAY, FEB. 9 OTHER ‘LET IT COME DOWN.’ 7:30 p.m. Playwrights on Park Play Reading Series. Eve Lederman’s “Let It Come Down.” Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $5 (860) 523-5900 ext. 10. PlayhouseonPark.org. FEB. 9-14 OTHER A.R. GURNEY’S ‘LOVE LETTERS.’ Tuesday through Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 and…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting from Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB. 5 BRISTOL 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION MARDI GRAS. 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Beads and doubloons, music and dancing, bourbon tasting, food, BYOB, King and Queen, 50/50 and auction. Masks and costumes encouraged. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $30 per person. Masks and anniversary glasses at the museum gift shop. (860) 585-5411.…

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Dining listings, starting from Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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SATURDAY, FEB. 6 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL CHOCOLATE EXPO. 12 to 4 p.m. Includes a “Take A Cake” decorating contest. Amazing Magical Paul and Gary The Magic Guy. Showstopper Entertainment’s Photo Booth. Lock City Comic Com, meet Pikachu and friends. Chocolate Whoopi Pies, chocolate pops, and chocolate dipped candies. Coffee, cookies, cupcakes. Bristol DoubleTree Hilton Hotel,…

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Kids listings, starting Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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SATURDAY, FEB. 6 BRISTOL TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY! Valentine Candy Workshop featuring it! Children age 7 and up, accompanied by an adult, are invited. Pre-register. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790. Free. ‘ELMO’S BIRTHDAY BASH.’ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dance and sing in celebration of his 3rd birthday.…

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Meetings listings, starting Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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SUNDAY, FEB. 7 PLAINVILLE CT ROSE SOCIETY. Doors open, 1:30 p.m. Round table discussion on rose growing problems and solutions. Meeting will concluded with the annual photo contest. Free and open to the public. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. www.CTRose.org, (203) 213-4366. TUESDAY, FEB. 9 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30…

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Support group listings, starting Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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Seniors listings, starting Feb. 5

February 3, 2016
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FEB. 6, 20 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. Saturdays, Feb. 6 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good…

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What’s trending for the prom?

January 30, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Girls in their high school senior or junior year are checking the web, reading through the magazines, and doing some window shopping—looking for that perfect prom gown. Dazzle Boutique in Waterbury held a Prom and Pageant Expo at the Palace Theater in Waterbury, which included a runway fashion show. Dazzle’s…

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The drama, and the music, of being ‘13’

January 29, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR So you’re 13 years old and you’re pretty popular and cool, living in the big city. And at the moment, you’re getting ready for the biggest event of your life. Then you find out you’re moving… and not only are you moving, you’re moving to smalltown USA, and need to…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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JAN. 29, 30 BRISTOL ‘KING KONG.’ Rescheduled dates. Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou movie series presented by The Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum. Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m. Classic film with Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, and Bruce Cabot. An exact replica of the “Kong” animation armature will…

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