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Kids listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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SATURDAY, MAY 21 PLAINVILLE 3RD ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, Family Fest Committee. Community/school organizations and businesses can highlight what they offer while celebrating children by facilitating a free activity for children. Plainville High School, Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. Free.…

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Meetings listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

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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Support group listings, starting May 20

May 18, 2016
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Support group listings, starting May 20

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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Meet the winners of Junior Miss Southington

May 18, 2016
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The Junior Miss Southington pageant crowned its latest collection of queens in a pageant held May 15 at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. The girls were judged on private interview with judges, talent, casualwear, and evening gown. This year’s winners are: Teen Miss Southington: Katerina Belales. Teen Miss Plantsville: Kaylee Brennan. Junior Teen Miss Southington:…

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Have you got stuff worthy of ‘American Pickers?’ Show comes to CT

May 17, 2016
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Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are returning to Connecticut. They plan to film episodes of the series “American Pickers” throughout Connecticut with filming scheduled for this summer. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of antique ‘picking’ on History. The hit show follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they…

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Digging up the archaeology of White Zombie

May 13, 2016
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Excavation at the scene of the hexavalent chromium (Chromium 6) spill at Light Metals Coloring. (File photo)

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When a band hits it big after building up its audience from the ground up, it may find its sound shifting 180 degrees as it works its way to fortune and fame. If all you know of metal, industrial band White Zombie are their songs, “More Human than Human” or…

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Fish for free in CT Saturday

May 13, 2016
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The state of Connecticut is opening up its lakes, rivers and other bodies of water for fishing at no charge. The annual “Free Fishing Day” on Saturday is designed to encourage residents to try the sport. No fishing license will be required for either state residents or nonresidents. The state Department…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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FRIDAY, MAY 13 BRISTOL ANTIQUES APPRAISAL EVENING. 6 to 8 p.m. Dick Blaschke of Dick’s Antiques will be appraiser. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Free. $5 for a single item to be appraised and $10 for three items. (860) 589-4504. OTHER WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Speaker, Lori Theriault of…

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Music listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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SUNDAY, MAY 15 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE WIND ENSEMBLE. “Comics… Movies… Video Games… ALIVE!” 2 p.m. Concert of music based on popular graphic novels such as “Dr. Who,” “Superman,” movies like “Star Wars” and “Star Trek.” There will be the illustrator of the series for “Dr. Who” and a local Ghost Busters chapter will have a host…

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Health listings, starting May 13

May 11, 2016
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MAY 16 to JUNE 27 PLAINVILLE LIVE WELL: CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT. Mondays, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Held by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. Register. 1-877-4AGING1 (1-877-424-4641). TUESDAY, MAY 17 BRISTOL NUTRITION AND YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St.,…

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