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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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Meeting listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Kids listings for Oct. 9

October 7, 2015
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FRIDAY, OCT. 9 BRISTOL FIRE SAFETY WEEK PROGRAM. Held by the Museum of Fire History with the Bristol Fire Department. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children of all ages, their families, and teachers can learn about fire safety, visiting the museum and meeting real firefighters. Touch a truck. Learn how to escape a burning building…

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Early Learning Center at Imagine Nation has openings

October 6, 2015
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center will present a Hispanic Heritage Celebration Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. with free food, dancing, live music, storytelling, games, arts and crafts, raffles and giveaways. Beginning at 1 p.m., visitors to the Stockman Gallery at Trinity-on-Main, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain, may visit a variety of booths…

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Hispanic Heritage Celebration held Saturday by Queen Ann Nzinga Center

October 6, 2015
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center will present a Hispanic Heritage Celebration Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. with free food, dancing, live music, storytelling, games, arts and crafts, raffles and giveaways. Beginning at 1 p.m., visitors to the Stockman Gallery at Trinity-on-Main, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain, may visit a variety of booths…

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Eversource issues scam alert

October 6, 2015
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For popular eateries, like the Popover Bakery and Café in Simsbury, weekend business is their “bread and butter.” So when one of the owners at Popover recently got a phone call from someone claiming to be from Eversource, threatening to shut off their power in two hours unless they made an immediate payment, she panicked.…

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Imagine Nation brings all kinds of family fun to the farm

October 3, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER Pumpkin decorating, hayrides, and a scarecrow shindig are just a few of many fun activities to be featured during Family Farms Day next month. Hosted by Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, Family Farms Day will take place at Roberts Orchard this Saturday (Oct. 3) from 11 a.m. to…

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The Band Perry shines through even when the lights don’t

October 3, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A technical glitch at last Friday night’s concert by The Band Perry actually turned out to be a blessing. It showed what great entertainers the three siblings are. Like many bands in concert these days, The Band Perry’s stage set includes a giant video screen behind the performers. These screens…

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Orchestra opens season; violinist Caroline Goulding featured

October 2, 2015
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The Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its new season this weekend. The season’s debut is dubbed “New World Visions” and is part of the Masterworks Series at the bushnell. The season opener features violinist Caroline Goulding , who will solo during the HSO’s performance of “Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.” “Bruch’s Violin Concerto in G minor…

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Gov issues warning about hurricane; offers tips on preparedness

October 1, 2015
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Gov issues warning about hurricane; offers tips on preparedness

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today said that with Hurricane Joaquin currently forecast to impact the east coast over the next several days, he is asking Connecticut residents to closely monitor the storm’s path and be prepared for severe weather conditions.  The Governor continues to work with state emergency management officials to monitor the storm and…

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