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Comments sought on public retirement plan

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials are seeking public comment on a proposed state-run retirement savings plan for private sector workers in Connecticut. Created earlier this year by the General Assembly, the new Connecticut Retirement Security Board is required to…

Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 10

FRIDAY, OCT. 10 BRISTOL AN EVENING OF FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY. 6 p.m. Held by the Salvation Army. Bristol Fire Department, Fire truck demonstration and exploration, free activity bags. The Salvation Army, 19 Stearns St., Bristol. (860) 583-4651. OTHER ‘DIAMOND…

Senior listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020. THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE.…

Support group listings for Oct. 10

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15 OTHER CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters…

Kids listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 BRISTOL GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of child creativity and the role of communities in fostering imaginative play inspired by the film “Caine’s Arcade.” www.CainesArcade.com. Cardboard and a variety mechanics will be…

Dining listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 11-12 OTHER CONNECTICUT GARLIC AND HARVEST FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cooking demos. Food talks. Lessons. Buy farm-fresh garlic. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem. $7, adults. Under 12, $1. GarlicFest.com. SUNDAY, OCT. 12 PLAINVILLE COMMUNION BREAKFAST. Held by…

Performance listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 9-11 OTHER NICK DIPAOLA. Comix at Foxwoods. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER WHOOPI GOLDBERG. 9 p.m.Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45 to $75. ComixatFoxwoods.com NICK SWARDSON. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods…

Health listings for Oct. 10

TUESDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL NURTURING TOUCH—INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Opportunity to bond with baby. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC. 5 to 7 p.m.…