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Performance listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
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JAN. 22-23 OTHER ‘RAGTIME.’ Three performances. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $65, $57, and $50. PalaceTheaterCT.org, (203) 346-2000. JAN. 22-FEB. 13 OTHER ‘LINT! THE MUSICAL.’ Performed by The Hole in the Wall Theater. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday matinee, Jan.…

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Dining listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
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TUESDAY, JAN. 26 PLAINVILLE COOKING DEMONSTRATION: INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN CUISINE. 6 p.m. Featuring Auntie Arwe Spices. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27 OTHER EVENING OF CONVERSATION WITH THE HOST OF ‘LIDIA’S KITCHEN,’ LIDIA BASTIANICH. 7:30 p.m. The Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $56, $46, $36. PalaceTheaterCT.org. (203) 346-2000.…

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Health listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
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ONGOING OTHER PUBLIC YOGA CLASS. Tuesdays at 5:45 p.m. Hatha yoga class in the galleries of the Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury. $8 for museum members. $12 for non-members. Bring your own yoga mat (or buy one at the museum) and wear comfortable clothing. (203) 753-0381. MattatuckMuseum.org

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Kids listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
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SATURDAY, JAN. 23 PLAINVILLE OPEN HOUSE FOR THE QUEEN ANN NZINGA CENTER. 1 to 4 p.m. Gives children, teens, and parents a chance to learn more about the center and its programs. Trinity-on-Main, 19 Chestnut St., New Britain. QANC.org. SUNDAY, JAN. 24 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. 11 a.m .to 1 p.m. K-8 school.…

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Meetings listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 2016
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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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Support group listings, starting Jan. 22

January 20, 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. 22

January 20, 2016
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SATURDAY, JAN. 23 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. JAN. 26-FEB. 23 SOUTHINGTON ‘DEMENTIA AND CAREGIVING: FOCUSING ON THE PERSON WHILE UNDERSTANDING THE DISEASE PROGRESSION. Tuesdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Southington Library, 255…

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Animal Abuse – Advocates backing animal abuse registry in Connecticut

January 20, 2016
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By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Advocates for domestic violence victims and those supporting animal rights are teaming up to support the latest proposal for a public registry in Connecticut that would identify people who abuse animals. The two groups contend those who abuse animals should be singled out because they’re more…

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Electrical fire reported near Thalberg, no injuries

January 15, 2016
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Southington Fire Department reported: “On January 15, 2016 at approximately 8:30 am the Southington Fire Department was dispatched for a reported problem with the Fire Alarm at Thalberg Elementary School at 145 Dunham St.  Units from Headquarters, Engine Company 1 and Company 5 were dispatched.  Upon arrival the FD found a power failure in the…

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Theater group considered one of best in state

January 15, 2016
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Connecticut Theatre Company, was nominated as one of the best community theaters in Connecticut in the 2015 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards.  The site had a record number of voters and announced on Jan. 13, that Connecticut Theatre Company, in residence at the Repertory Theatre in New Britain, has been named “Best Community Theater Company.” 2015 was…

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