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Music listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24 BRISTOL ANDREW MCKNIGHT. Award-winning songwriter and entertainer. 7 p.m. Songs and stories celebrating the lives and landscapes of Americans from rural to urban settings. Gallery 156 of Artist Tree Tea House, 160 School St., Bristol. (860) 919-4356. AndrewMcKnight.net SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol. SOUTHINGTON SEABREEZE REUNION SHOW.…

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The blues are getting pretty ’Heavy’ for Randy Bachman

April 24, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When the original musicians on the Chicago blues scene crafted their sound in the early 20th century, the racism of the time kept their music from being disseminated to the public at large… in particular white audiences. It wasnt until a bunch of young British musicians in the 1960s—such as…

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Senior listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19 OTHER ARBOR ROSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent, assisted living, and memory care facility. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. TUESDAY, APRIL 21 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication…

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Support group listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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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 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s…

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Meetings listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 20 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. Monday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, QuiltsThatCare.org TUESDAY, APRIL 21 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesday, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, QuiltsThatCare.Deb@gmail.com, QuiltsThatCare.org BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION COMMITTEE MEETING.…

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Kids listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 BRISTOL SPRING BREAK AT THE CAROUSEL MUSEUM. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Create a cut out. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults. $5 for children. Free for members. (860) 585-5411. TheCarouselMuseum.org FEATHERED FRIENDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can learn about feathers and their function for…

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Miscellaneous listing for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 BRISTOL SINGLES SPRING DANCE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to The Instigators. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. APRIL 17, 18 BRISTOL ‘THIS ISLAND EARTH’ AND ‘THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD.’ Plus another Flash Gordon serial. Friday…

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Dining listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19 PLAINVILLE/ SOUTHINGTON FLAPJACK FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. Held by The Giving Back Girls. 8 to 10 a.m. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. MONDAY, APRIL 20 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH ‘2015 RUN FOR LOVE.’ 5 to 8 p.m. Wayback Burgers, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. THURSDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL THE…

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Performance listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 SOUTHINGTON COMEDY NIGHT. With comedians Mike McKenna and Claudia Stavola. Benefit for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. 6:30 p.m., doors open. 7 p.m., ziti dinner with meatballs, bread, salad. 8 p.m., show. Cash bar, raffles. Southington Elks Lodge 1669, 114 Main St., Southington. $20. Tickets at lodge tap room or email…

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Health listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 PLAINVILLE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 56 Redstone Hill, Plainville. 1-800-RED –CROSS. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 SOUTHINGTON THE SOLUTION TO WEIGHT CONTROL, DIABETES AND HIGH CHOLESTEROL: HOW TO EAT TO BECOME AND STAY HEALTH. 6:15 p.m. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Goodman, ND, a Bristol naturopathic physician.…

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