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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BRISTOL LEGISLATORS HOLD COFFEE HOUR. 8 to 9 a.m. Hosted by state Sen. Henri Martin, and state Reps. Whit Betts and Cara Pavalock. Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol. Coffee will be provided. PLAINVILLE SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. Waxy O’Connor’s Irish Pub at the Marriott/ Fairfield Inn, 400…

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Health listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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TUESDAY, JAN. 12 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org JAN. 12-FEB. 9 BRISTOL THE TODDLER DEVELOPMENT AND DISCIPLINE SERIES. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Class 1, “Communicating with Toddlers.” Class 2, “Disciplining Your Toddler.” Class 3, “Potty Training Boot Camp.” Class 4,…

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Performance listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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JAN. 8-FEB. 13 OTHER ‘THE LAST 5 YEARS.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Musical chronicles the five year life of a young couple who fall in and out of love. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., Berlin. Bring your own food or beverages. $30. www.CtCabaret.com SATURDAY, JAN. 9 OTHER ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS:…

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Dining listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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SUNDAY, JAN. 10 BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 BREAKFAST AND BAKE SALE. 8 to 11 a.m. American Legion Post 22, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. THURSDAY, JAN. 14 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Held second and fourth Thursday of the month. Chicken parmesan or stuffed fish. Choice of soup or salad,…

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Senior listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020. THURSDAY, JAN. 14 SOUTHINGTON ‘BEST COMMUNICATION: A NEW APPROACH.’ 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Speaker is Michelle Wyman, LSW, dementia specialist with the Connecticut Center for…

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Support group listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meeting listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

FRIDAY, JAN. 8 OTHER WOMEN IN BUSINESS NETWORKING. 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. Presented by Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce. Barbara Atherton will speak about “Mysterious and Scary,” a discussion on property and casualty insurance. Village Gate of Farmington, 88 Scott Swamp Rd., Farmington. CentralCTChambers.org/Events TUESDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Central…

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Kids listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

JAN. 8-FEB. 12 BRISTOL FAMILY READING ADVENTURE PROGRAM. Friday, 10 to 11 a.m. For children ages 3 to 5. Provides weekly early learning activities to help develop early reading and literacy skills; gives each family a book and associated activity every week to keep and explore at home. Families completing the entire program also will…

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Girl Scout cookies now available

January 5, 2016
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It’s that time again! Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut are now taking orders beginning for everyone’s favorite cookies. Last year, nearly 160,000 Girl Scouts experienced an update to the Girl Scout Cookie Program: Digital Cookie 1.0, an online cookie selling platform. Girl Scouts of Connecticut was among the five top councils in the nation for total…

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Connecticut groups say they’re ready for more refugees

January 5, 2016
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Connecticut groups say they’re ready for more refugees

By ALAINE GRIFFIN Hartford Courant HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Amid growing debate over the country’s immigration policies in the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks, Connecticut is preparing for a new wave of refugees who will arrive here in 2016. “There’s been overwhelming support recently from churches, mosques, individuals, people calling saying, `We want to help…

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