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Skin Type Solutions has ribbon cutting

October 13, 2015
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Advanced Dermatology Center had a ribbon cutting on Oct. 8 at its new store “Skin Type Solutions.” Advanced Dermatology Center is the first office in Connecticut to offer the scientifically validated skin care system developed by Dr. Leslie Baumann. Miss Connecticut Outstanding Teen 2014, and Miss Wolcott Outstanding Teen 2014, Cynthia Dias, was in attendance.…

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Community Foundation offering nonprofit financial assistance

October 9, 2015
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The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain is again making available financial assistance to non-profit groups and organizations planning community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington, this time for events taking place between Jan. 1 and June 30, 2016 – but the application deadline is quickly approaching. The deadline to apply for the…

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‘42nd Street’ actress living the musical theater dream

October 9, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the musical, “42nd Street,” the central character Peggy Sawyer arrives in New York City from a small town in Pennsylvania. Once in the city, Penny lands a bit part as a chorus girl in a new Broadway musical. When the lead actress breaks her ankle, Peggy gets her big…

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Some ghouls and coffee

October 9, 2015
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The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce is open for its 25th season and is celebrating this momentous year in a fun way by partnering with Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Connecticut. Each Friday in October, the ghouls of The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce will surprise guests at a different Dunkin’ Donuts location with Halloween cheer…

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Time to put on the ritz and laugh with ‘Young Frankenstein’

October 9, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Tighten up your neckbolts, grab your top hat and cane, and get ready to put on the ritz… Connecticut Theatre Company is staging “Young Frankenstein” the musical this month. The stage show was created by Mel Brooks and is based on the 1974 movie, which starred Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman,…

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Music listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 SOUTHINGTON DARIK AND THE FUNBAGS. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Apple Harvest Festival, Southington. OTHER NEXT TO NONE. Opening for Fates Warning. The Webster, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com SATURDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER RASCAL FLATTS. With Mo Pitney. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville. $95, $75. 1-800-745-3000. TUESDAY, OCT. 13 OTHER THE ZOMBIES. Will perform their 1968…

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Performance listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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OCT. 9-10 PLAINVILLE ‘THREE MURDERS AND IT’S ONLY MONDAY.’ Presented by PCS Players. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. $12. OCT. 9-10 OTHER ‘42ND STREET.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. The Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $64, $57, $52. (203) 346-2000.…

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Dining listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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SATURDAY, OCT. 17 PLAINVILLE ANNUAL FALL PASTA SUPPER OF THE PLAINVILLE FIRE COMPANY. 4 to 8 p.m. Bake sale of home baked goods will be held too. Plainville Firehouse, West Main Street, Plainville. $8 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and children 6 to 12. Children under 6 eat free. Tickets available at door. BRISTOL…

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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 BRISTOL SINGLES 50S, 60S, 70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to the music of DJ Tom Haynes. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. Dress casual. $12 for members, $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229. OCT. 9-10 BRISTOL FREE CLOTHING AND HOUSEWARE GIVEAWAY. Held…

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Support group listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 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 at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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