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Kids listings for June 10

June 8, 2016
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SATURDAY, JUNE 11 BRISTOL FREE COMMUNITY CONCERT. Kick off for summer reading. 1 to 3 p.m. Roger Tincknell presents “Songs and Singing Games.” Bring snacks, beach chairs, and blankets. Federal Hill Green, Bristol. Free. Sponsored by the Bristol Historical Society, Bristol Public Library Children’s Department, and Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Rain location: Children’s…

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Chris Carrabba rekindles the fire for Dashboard Confessional

June 7, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Last year, Chris Carrabba reconvened Dashboard Confessional after putting the band on ice for a while. While Dashboard Confessional was on the shelf, Chris didn’t forego music altogether. Instead, he pulled together a more roots-acoustic oriented group called Twin Forks. He also did a slew of songwriting for other artists,…

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July 15 is Alzheimer’s Association Awareness Day at Compounce

June 7, 2016
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July 15 is Alzheimer’s Association Awareness Day at Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol. The Alzheimer’s Association Connecticut Chapter will be at the park to provide information and resources as well fun activities such as creating customized purple flowers to be displayed at the park throughout the day and complimentary face painting. Those coming to…

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Stained glass window now will greet museum guests

June 7, 2016
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A new addition to the New England Carousel Museum front door will greet you as you enter the building thanks to the talent of Sarah Segovia, local stained glass window artist. Sarah has designed and produced a new window for the front door entrance of the museum, depicting a carousel horse. In a press release,…

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Three times the music, three times the creativity

June 3, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In 2016, many artists are lucky if they release one or two albums in their lifetime before they return to a life solely based on pleasing fans on the road. Few artists would have the ambition (or would be allowed) to release a double album in 2016. But guitarist Ana…

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Music listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 BRISTOL BENNETT FAMILY. 7 p.m. Family of 11 plays a wide variety of music on several instruments including handbells, strings, brass, accordions, and vocals. They also have a gospel chalk art presentation. Bristol Baptist/ Synergy Church, 43 School St., Bristol. Free but free will offering will be accepted. Reception after. TUESDAY, JUNE…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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FRIDAY, JUNE 3 SOUTHINGTON 2ND ANNUAL DANCE TO REMEMBER. 8 p.m., partner and line dancing, with opening dancing throughout the night. Dance lessons included. Raffles to benefit Relay for Life. $5. Cadillac Ranch, 45 Jude Lane, Southington. SATURDAY, JUNE 4 BRISTOL FIFTH ANNUAL ‘OPEN THE EYES OF MY HEART’ WOMEN’S CONFERENCE. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30…

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Health listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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TUESDAY, JUNE 7 BRISTOL DISCIPLINING YOUR TODDLER. 6 to 8 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $7 per class for parents, $8 for childcare provider. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@bristolhospital.org SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org THURSDAY, JUNE…

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Performance listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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NOW THRU JUNE 11 OTHER ‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sunday, June 5. Performed by the Hole in the Wall Theater. Cast includes Peter Bailey of Bristol. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org,…

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Meeting listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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THURSDAY, JUNE 9 PLAINVILLE PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING FOR PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. 7 p.m. Volunteers will meet to finalize plans for the Class of 2016 All-Night Drug and Alcohol-free Graduation Party on June 13. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 205-9911, (860) 793-4942. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of…

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