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Dining listings, starting April 29

April 27, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 29 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER FOR HUNTER SMITH. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Benefits Ivy Drive student who is having medical issues and has been in CCMC for over two months. Asbury United Methodist Church, 90 Church Ave., Forestville. Tickets at door or reserve at hfostbork@aol.com. $10. SATURDAY, MAY 14 PLAINVILLE WINE TASTING…

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Senior listings, starting April 29

April 27, 2016
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 BRISTOL MAXIMIZE PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH WITH GOODLIFE FITNESS. 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 584-7895.

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Miscellaneous listings, starting April 29

April 27, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 29 BRISTOL ‘SPRING FLING DANCE.’ 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. With the Al Fenton Big Band. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups available for purchase. Dress to impress. Swing, dip, and jive to live music. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $15 at the door. (860) 585-5411. info@thecarouselmuseum.org OTHER CLOSING RECEPTION OF CONNECTICUT WOMEN’S…

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Kids listings, starting April 29

April 27, 2016
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APRIL 29, MAY 1 BRISTOL ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ.’ Friday, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 4 p.m. St. Joseph School Drama Club. St. Joseph School, 335 Center St., Bristol. (860) 582-8696. SATURDAY, APRIL 30 PLAINVILLE HEALTHY KIDS DAY. 12 to 3 p.m. Fun for the whole family. Valentine the Clown, games, demos, farm animals, goodie bags, summer…

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Support group listings, starting April 29

April 27, 2016
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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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Choral Society staging ‘Pirates of Penzance’ and ‘Iolante’

April 27, 2016
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Guest Reader Day- Steven Madancy Kennedy Principal (2)

The Plainville Choral Society has received a sponsorship of $750 from the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain to stage the Gilbert and Sullivan comedies “Pirates of Penzance” and “Iolanthe”, both in shortened versions, on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14 at the Plainville High School. The grant was one of the “Community Sponsorship…

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Coping with chronic disease

April 26, 2016
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Comm - Stop and Shop donates to SCS

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting a new free six-week program “Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management,” which will be held Mondays, May 16 through June 27, from 1 to 3:30 p.m., at Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. To fully benefit, it is suggested that participants attend all sessions. The…

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Volunteers sought to protect ‘Wall That Heals’

April 25, 2016
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Volunteers to protect the “Wall That Heals” are needed between Wednesday, June 8 and Monday, June 13. Hours will be 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. in four hour shifts. Contact either Tim Gamache, (860)977-2152 or Russ Trudel, (860)585-1715.

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Compounce to hire additional 500 this season

April 25, 2016
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Lake Compounce Family Theme Park is seeking approximately 500 additional individuals to join their team for this summer season. Positions that are available include food and beverage, games, rides, retail, admissions, maintenance, grounds, housekeeping, as well as at Bear Creek Campground. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and be available to work…

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Familiar face in Holy Cross’s production of ‘Grease’

April 25, 2016
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Leanne Raymond of Southington has the role of ‘Sandy’ in the Holy Cross High School production of ‘Grease,’ which opens next week.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR In the musical “Grease,” the character of Sandy is the new girl in town and an unfamiliar face in the halls of Rydell High. But in the production of “Grease,” being staged at Holy Cross High School next week, the character of Sandy will be a familiar face to area…

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