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Kids listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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TUESDAY, APRIL 5 OTHER ‘SESAME STREET LIVE “LET’S DANCE!”’ 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. $18, $25, $37, $77. (203) 325-4466, SCALive.org SATURDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance…

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Meetings listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 2 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT STATE BUTTON SOCIETY SPRING MEETING. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 12:45 p.m., annual button auction. Coffee and dessert. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Route 10, Plainvillle. ConnecticutStateButtonSociety.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet…

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Support group listings, starting April 1

March 30, 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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If the Blues get a strikeout, Shepard Meadows will make out… for veterans

March 29, 2016
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The Bristol Blues and Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center (SMTRC) will run a season-long fund-raiser to ensure the local riding center can continue to support veterans and residents with equine therapy sessions. “Shepard Meadows is expanding our support to the veteran community and increasing number of local residents who are thriving in our riding programs,”…

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Music listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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FRIDAY, MARCH 25 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s, 389 Main St., East Hartford. SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL HOLDEN IT TOGETHER. A fund raiser for the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance. 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring Cajun Ray and the Steamers. Raffles, guest speakers. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $20 for adults. $15 for children under 10.…

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Performance listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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MARCH 25-APRIL 16 OTHER ‘STILL LIFE WITH IRIS.’ Performed by Hole in the Wall Theater. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m Sunday, Apri3 and April 10 at 2 p.m. Directed b Tony Palmieri of New Britain with assistant direction by Katherine Corbett of Plainville. Cass also includes Peyton Stehle and Kelley Mountzoures, both of Plainville.…

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Health listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 29 PLAINVILLE INTRODUCTION TO ESSENTIAL OILS. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Taught by Jessica Lagassey. Essential oils will be available to smell and sample. Plainville Public Library, Peter F. Chase Auditorium, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446. BRISTOL PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN. 6 to 8 p.m. Learn what skills elementary schools expect children to…

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Dining listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 29 OTHER FARMINGTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 5TH ANNUAL PIZZA TASTING. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Farmington Gardens, 999 Farmington Ave., Farmington. $10 for 13 and older, $5 for children 3 to 12. 2 and under eat free. Soda, beer, wine available. No reservations needed. FarmingtonChamber.com SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. 5…

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Miscellaneous listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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MARCH 25, 26 BRISTOL ‘SHOWBOAT.’ Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. Part of the Hollywood at the Bijou series. Movie starring Howard Keel, Kathryn Grayson, and Ava Gardner. Shown on film, not video, plus classic cartoons. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation all ages. (860) 583-6309. PreserveHollywood.org. SATURDAY,…

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Kids listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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SATURDAY, MARCH 26 BRISTOL INDOOR EASTER EGG HUNT. 9:30 a.m. Children of all ages invited. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Register. (860) 584-7790. Made possible by the support of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. OTHER EASTER BUNNY EXPRESS. 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Ride the Naugatuck Railroad along the…

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