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Dining listings, starting April 22

April 20, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 23 OTHER CONNECTICUT BLIND BEER AWARDS. 1 p.m. All you can eat buffet at 4 p.m.  Beer drinkers will vote for what they like best based solely on the beer. Blind Rhino, 15 North Main St., Norwalk. $25. WelcomeCT.com SUNDAY, APRIL 24 BRISTOL SPRING BREAKOUT BREAKFAST. Held by American Legion Post 2 Riders.…

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Health listings, starting April 22

April 20, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 22 SOUTHINGTON KEYS TO CHRONIC DISEASE SELF-MANAGEMENT. 10 to 11 a.m. Informational introduction for six week program those who face such difficulties and their caregivers. Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., conference room A, Southington. Register. 1-877-4AGING1. TUESDAY, APRIL 26 BRISTOL DISCIPLINING YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 8 p.m.…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting April 22

April 20, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 22 OTHER SPRING SET BACK CARD TOURNAMENT. Held by the Ladies Guild of St. Pius X Church. Register, 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m., tournament begins. St. Pius X Church, 525 Woodtick Rd., Wolcott. $15 each for ages 16 to adult and include snacks and soda during play, the chance to win a door prize,…

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Kids listings, starting April 22

April 20, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Older readers can practice their reading fluency. Ideal for reluctant readers. One 15-minute session per child. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Spaces limited. Pre-register.…

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Support group listings, starting April 22

April 20, 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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Senior listings, starting April 22

April 20, 2016
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THURSDAY, APRIL 28 PLAINVILLE FOURTH ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZEN PROM. 5 to 8:30 p.m. Held by the Plainville High School InterAct Club. Prom theme is “Casino Night” and will feature a full course meal, DJ, live band, free raffle prizes, and a photo booth. Dress code is “Dress to Impress!” Plainville High School cafeteria, Robert Holcomb…

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Art league seeking submissions for spring show

April 19, 2016
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The Art League of New Britain, 30 Cedar St., New Britain wants artists to submit work for the 12th Annual Spring Juried Exhibition. Jurors are Rachel Carlson and Claudia Van Nes of Maple and Main Gallery in Chester, Conn. First prize is $300 plus a one person exhibit at a mutually agreed upon date. Second…

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Time to face those ‘Phobias’

April 19, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZ STAFF WRITER Think of your deepest, darkest fear – Is it spiders? Sharks? The dark? Maybe it’s a twisting, turning, looping, roller coaster. Lake Compounce is hoping to expose you to whatever that fear might be this season, with their newest coaster, Phobia. Guests are invited to share what scares them in…

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Spring, will you make up your mind?

April 16, 2016
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Transitional is the key word for spring 2016. As Katy Perry sang, ‘You’re hot then you’re cold.’ So how do you go about picking up a wardrobe to handle an awfully confused Mother Nature. Simply Vera Vera Wang and Princess Vera Wang, available at Kohl’s (with a location on New Britain Avenue and available online…

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Personnel change ignites The Church’s creativity

April 16, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Some bands take years and years to come up with eight to 10 songs to fill out an album. But on its most recent album, “Further/Deeper,” the Australian band The Church pulled together 26 new songs in a mere eight days. The arrival of a new member of the band,…

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