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Dining listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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THURSDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. End of season buffet. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person, all inclusive. FRIDAY, JUNE 5 PLAINVILLE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church and can be ordered as takeout orders.…

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Health listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST LEADS ‘THE PATH TO WELLNESS.’ 2 p.m. With Mark Colello.  Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7790. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 SOUTHINGTON AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. THURSDAY, MAY 28 OTHER NON-SURGICAL AND SURGICAL…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet, DJ. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. MAY 22, 23 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU HOSTED BY CORTLANDT HULL. 7 p.m., Friday. 1, 7 p.m., Saturday. “Houdini,” directed by George Marshall, starting Tony Curtis,…

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Music listings for May 29

May 22, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 23 BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS. 8 to 12 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. $10. OTHER ED SHEERAN. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, MAY 24 OTHER THE WHO. 7:30 p.m. With Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $145, $109. TicketMaster.com MAY 28-31 OTHER…

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‘Extra’-hold on! It’s ‘Hairspray’ in New Britain

May 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Get out your combs and brushes, some extra hold hairspray, brush up your dances moves, and prepare to enjoy a little “Hairspray” this weekend and next. Connecticut Theatre Company continues its performances of the stage musical based on the cinematic satire, “Hairspray” from filmmaker John Waters. The story, told against…

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From the Health District: Drinking and Driving: A Public Health Concern

May 20, 2015
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Tis the season to celebrate. It is time for outside fun and festivities, such as proms, graduations, and barbecues. The Plainville Southington Health District  stresses the importance of being responsible while celebrating, especially when behind the wheel. Alcohol impairs your ability to drive. In 2013, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, an average…

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State to make it ‘cheaper’ to use electric vehicles, governor announces

May 20, 2015
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Governor Dannel P. Malloy Tuesday announced in a press release Connecticut is making it “cheaper” to purchase or lease an electric vehicle as a result of the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program. The announcement was made at Crowley Ford on New Britain Avenue in  Plainville. Under this new initiative, the governor’s press…

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Legislator encourages seniors, veterans with disabilities to take free passes to state parks

May 19, 2015
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State Representative Betty Boukus (D-Plainville, New Britain) is encouraging seniors and veterans with disabilities to take advantage of free passes to Connecticut state parks. “This is a terrific opportunity for seniors and veterans to visit our beautiful state parks – free of charge,” said Boukus in a press release. Passes providing lifetime free admission to…

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Seniors’ listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator available to answer questions on a walk-in basis. Questions about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings Program, Housing Options, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or…

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Support group listings for May 15

May 15, 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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