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Dining listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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SUNDAY, JAN. 31 PLAINVILLE CHILI CHALLENGE AND KING OF THE WING CHALLENGE. Benefit for PARC. 1 p.m., chili event. 3 p.m., King of the Wing. Central Café, 24 Whiting St., Plainville. (860) 747-0405. BRISTOL NEWMAN MASSE BENEFIT BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to noon. Proceeds to assist in offsetting medical/ prescription costs. 360 King St., Bristol. $7…

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Music listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 29 OTHER THE MACHINE. The music of Pink Floyd. 8 p.m. Infinity Hall, 20 Greenwoods Rd., Norfolk. $39 to $59. (860) 542-5532. infinityHall.com SUNDAY, JAN. 31 BRISTOL IVES COMES TO BRISTOL. Presented by the Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra. 3 p.m. Featuring Bristol Eastern High School Madrigal Singers and St. Joseph Church Hand Bell Choir.…

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Performance listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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JAN. 29-FEB. 6 SOUTHINGTON ’13: THE MUSICAL.’ Performed by The Steeple Players. Fridays and Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday matinee, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. SteeplePlayers@gmail.com NOW thru FEB. 14 OTHER ‘THE CHOSEN.’ Wednesday and Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Playhouse on…

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Kids listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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MONDAY, FEB. 1 BRISTOL SPRING STORYTIMES BEGIN. Weekly story times is held on various days and times. For children 2 to 5. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. (860) 584-7790. TUESDAY, FEB. 2 OTHER HOME SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS AT NEW BRITAIN YOUTH THEATER. Performance program for children ages 6 to 12. Children help to…

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Meeting listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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FEB. 2, 16 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING. 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens…

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Support group listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 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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Senior listings, starting Jan. 29

January 27, 2016
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Free program on seasonal affective disorder Feb. 3

January 26, 2016
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BRISTOL – During the winter months, it is not uncommon for some individuals to feel depressed, have less energy, trouble concentrating or feel more tired. This condition is referred to as seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD. Hartford HealthCare Senior Services is sponsoring a free program about this mood disorder on Wednesday, Feb. 3,…

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Main Street foundation offering grants, scholarships

January 26, 2016
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Main Street Community Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from residents of Plainville, Bristol, Burlington, Plymouth, Southington, Wolcott, and other towns. Scholarships are available from over 60 funds in 2016, and they are available to students at various points in their educational careers. The “2016 Scholarship Directory,” which lists all scholarships and eligibility criteria, and the…

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Queen Ann Nzinga open house rescheduled for this Saturday

January 26, 2016
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc., which provides arts enrichment activities for children and teens ages 5 to 17, has rescheduled its open house and registration for new participants. The Queen Ann Nzinga Center promotes positive youth development among children of all races and abilities throughout Connecticut, but primarily to children in the greater Plainville,…

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