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Miss America through Miss Connecticut’s eyes

September 18, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — With two nights of preliminary competitions for Miss America under her belt, and one more night looming, Miss Connecticut Colleen Ward looked well-rested and perky. And that was one of the things that surprised the Watertown, Conn. resident, who received the state crown in June. (The…

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Seminar to address knee, hip pain

September 16, 2015
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Suffer from knee or hip pain? There will be a free educational seminar to learn more about what you can do to find relief from your pain. Orthopedic surgeons Dr. Robert Belniak and Dr. Robert Carangelo will present a lecture on Thursday, Sept. 24, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford…

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Music listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 OTHER BEST OF 90S. 8 p.m. With Boys II Men, Wilson Phillips, En Vogue, Coolio, Shock G, and Freedom Williams. Hosted by Ed Lover. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. Ticketmaster.com, MoheganSun.com SATURDAY, SEPT. 19 BRISTOL GOSPEL EXPLOSION. Sponsored by Beulah AME Zion Church. 4 p.m. Gospel artists from local, surrounding towns in…

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Performance listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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SEPT. 18 to OCT. 24 OTHER ‘ROWAN AND MARTIN’S LAUGH IN.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., Berlin. $30. CTCabaret.com SEPT. 21 to NOV. 10 OTHER ADULT ADVANCED IMPROV CLASSES. Taught by Claire Zick. 7 to 1 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $200. PlayhouseonPark.org.…

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Dining listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 SOUTHINGTON PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER IN MEMORY OF OLIVIA FUSCO. Dinner, 6 to 8 p.m. DJ Dan, 8 to 11 p.m. 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will be used to establish scholarship award in Olivia Fusco’s name. Also, a memorial bench will be bought on the Southington Rails to Trails. Southington Elks Lodge, Main…

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Miscellaneous listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 18 BRISTOL ANTIQUE APPRAISAL NIGHT. 6 to 8 p.m. Held by the Bristol Historical Society. Dick Blaschke of Dick’s Antiques will be doing the appraisals. $5 for single items to be appraised and a total of $10 for three items to appraised. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. (860) 589-4504. MIA/POW REMEMBRANCE…

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Kids listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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SEPT. 19, OCT. 8, OCT. 24 BRISTOL ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE. Saturdays, 10 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Tour the building. Meet faculty. (Placement exam is Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 a.m.) St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Pre-register. SPCHS.net, mcrowley@spchs.net, (860) 584-0911. TUESDAY, SEPT. 22 OTHER AUDITION…

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Meetings listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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SUNDAY, SEPT. 20 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT ROSE SOCIETY. Doors open at 1 p.m. Meeting at 1:30 p.m. Round table discussion, share your successes and failures in your garden. Bring photos. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. Free. wwwCTRose.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned…

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Support group listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 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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Senior listings for Sept. 18

September 16, 2015
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MONDAY, SEPT. 21 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center outreach coordinator, will be available to answer questions on a “walk-in basis” no appointment needed. She will answer questions on Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Savings program, housing optins, Alzheimer’s help, caregiving, homecare, etc. Open to residents of…

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