Author: mchaiken

Kids listings, starting July 1

FRIDAY, JULY 1 BRISTOL PATRIOTIC DAY/ LO’S SWEET TREAT DAY. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Bristol Shows Its Colors.” American Flag weaving honoring Betsy Ross featuring a variety of art provocations. Also kick off National Ice Cream Month with a…

Performance listings, starting July 8

NOW thru JULY 10 OTHER ‘ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Among the cast members are Jasmine Clemons, Zach Cote, Sarah Stanford, and Kristi Yurko of Bristol; Gia Wright of Plainville; and Steffon Sampson of Southington. The…

Health listings, starting July 1

TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON ‘KNOW YOUR NUMBERS.’ 11 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about blood pressure and…

Blues top Suns

The Bristol Blues got back on track in a big way after three straight tough losses, taking the win over their western division rival, the Pittsfield Suns. Frankie Gregoire (Marist) had a huge day at the plate, coming only a…

Online business courses offered by Tunxis

Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer seven-week online courses starting in August as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. “Principles of Managerial Accounting”…

Compounce fireworks on Saturday

On Saturday, July 2, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show, beginning with the laser show starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from…