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Youth’s Zombie Zone fights Crohn’s disease; now open

October 10, 2014
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Youth’s Zombie Zone fights Crohn’s disease; now open

The Pelletier Family of Bristol has had its fair share of scares, namely those related to their youngest son, Andre’, being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 11. Crohn’s disease, along with ulcerative colitis, are painful, debilitating, chronic digestive diseases impacting over 1.4 million American adults and children, with as many as 150,000…

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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 10

FRIDAY, OCT. 10 BRISTOL AN EVENING OF FIRE PREVENTION AND SAFETY. 6 p.m. Held by the Salvation Army. Bristol Fire Department, Fire truck demonstration and exploration, free activity bags. The Salvation Army, 19 Stearns St., Bristol. (860) 583-4651. OTHER ‘DIAMOND RUFF.’ 7 p.m. Film by local artist Joe Young. Q&A follows. The Wadsworth Atheneum, 600…

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Senior listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Senior listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020. THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards at Southington, 34…

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Support group listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15 OTHER CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a…

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Kids listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Kids listings for Oct. 10

SATURDAY, OCT. 11 BRISTOL GLOBAL CARDBOARD CHALLENGE. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A celebration of child creativity and the role of communities in fostering imaginative play inspired by the film “Caine’s Arcade.” www.CainesArcade.com. Cardboard and a variety mechanics will be provided. Children and families can collaborate to design and build original creations using their imaginations.…

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Dining listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 11-12 OTHER CONNECTICUT GARLIC AND HARVEST FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cooking demos. Food talks. Lessons. Buy farm-fresh garlic. Bethlehem Fairgrounds, Route 61, Bethlehem. $7, adults. Under 12, $1. GarlicFest.com. SUNDAY, OCT. 12 PLAINVILLE COMMUNION BREAKFAST. Held by the Plainville Knights of Columbus. All members and Catholic men are invited to gather for…

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Performance listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 10

OCT. 9-11 OTHER NICK DIPAOLA. Comix at Foxwoods. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER WHOOPI GOLDBERG. 9 p.m.Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45 to $75. ComixatFoxwoods.com NICK SWARDSON. 9 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $60. Foxwoods.com COMEDY NIGHT: TOM BRISCOE, DAVE COOPERMAN, LOU MILANO.…

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Health listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Health listings for Oct. 10

TUESDAY, OCT. 14 BRISTOL NURTURING TOUCH—INFANT MASSAGE. 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Opportunity to bond with baby. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@BristolHospital.org OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC. 5 to 7 p.m. Learn about congestive heart failure. Complimentary dinner will be served. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home,…

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Music listings for Oct. 10

October 10, 2014
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Music listings for Oct. 10

FRIDAY, OCT. 10 OTHER LACUNA COIL, DEVIL YOU KNOW. Webster Theater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com SATURDAY, OCT. 11 OTHER JUDAS PRIEST. 8 p.m. Redeemer of Souls Tour. Steel Panther opens. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55 and $75. Foxwoods.com OH WHAT A NIGHT OF DOO-WOP AND ROCK AND ROLL VOL. 5. 8 p.m. Including hits such…

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Conn. shares national $105 million AT&T settlement

October 10, 2014
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ State officials say Connecticut will receive $268,252 as part of $20 million in penalties in national settlement with telecom giant AT&T. Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Consumer Protection Commissioner William M. Rubenstein announced on Wednesday that Connecticut with other states resolved allegations that the company participated in a…

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