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Kids listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 14 BRISTOL EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to noon. Easter crafts, light refreshments, an Eastern Egg Hunt, and a visit from Easter bunny. Held by St. Joseph School, 335 Center St., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 582-8696. SUNDAY, MARCH 15 BRISTOL FAMILY SUNDAYS: CAROUSEL COOKIES CREATIONS. 12 to 2 p.m. Use the carousel animals as…

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Miscellaneous listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 OTHER INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENTS. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Held by Wheeler Clinic. Torrington Library, 12 Daycoeton Place, Torrington. (860) 793-7277. SATURDAY, MARCH 14 PLAINVILLE SIXTH ANNUAL WHEELER YMCA O’MAZING RACE. 4:45 p.m. Two-hour St. Patrick’s Day themed scavenger hunt around town for a unique night of entertainment. Teams…

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Dining listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 PLAINVILLE A ‘SWEET AFFAIR’ DESSERT SHOWCASE. 6:30 to 9 p.m. A fund raiser for Plainville High School class of 2015. Desserts from area businesses such as Aqua Turf, J. Timothy’s, Mangiafico’s, D’Amico’s Ristorante, Saint’s, and Gnazzo’s. Plainville High School, 47 Robert Holcomb Way, Plainville. (860) 919-6225. Tickets also can be bought at…

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Performance listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 OTHER SPINATTOS HYPNOTIC HYSTERIA. 10:30 p.m. Comix Comedy Club, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. Foxwoods.com MATT FRANCO. 8 p.m. Winner of “America’s Got Talent.” Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30.Foxwoods.com MARCH 13, 14 OTHER ‘6 BOOBS AND A PIANIST.’ Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m. Presented by…

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Health listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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TUESDAY, MARCH 17 BRISTOL PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN. 6 to 8 p.m. Presented by the Parent and Child Center. Mountain View Elementary School, 71 Vera Rd., Bristol. $6 per parent. $7 per child care provider. Register. cgaray@BristolHospital.org, (860) 585-3895. SATURDAY, MARCH 28 BRISTOL KIDS DENTAL FAIR. 12 to 4 p.m. Presented by Kids Dental Care of…

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Music listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. ST. PATRICK’S DAY MUSIC WITH ROGER TINCKNELL. 1 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Irish-themed refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Free. Register. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023. OTHER JOHN GORKA. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41…

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Kathy Griffin returns to stand-up spotlight

March 13, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR You’ve seen Kathy Griffin hosting events such as the Daytime Emmys. She matched wits with Jerry Seinfeld in the classic sitcom, “Seinfeld.” She’s demonstrated her dramatic acting chops with guest roles on “Law and Order.” She had her own reality series, BravoTV’s “My Life on the D List.” She gave…

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Nonprofits invited to submit applications to community foundation for sponsorships

March 10, 2015
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Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1. The…

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UConn wins WBB championship

March 10, 2015
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The University of Connecticut played in the WBB conference championship on Monday night at the Mohegan Sun. The UConn women topped South Florida, 84-70. PHOTOS COURTESY OF MOHEGAN SUN ARENA

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Saturday night fatality on New Britain Ave.

March 9, 2015
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Members of the Plainville Police Department’s Patrol Division responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on New Britain Avenue in Plainville, on the evening of Saturday, March 8 at approximately 08:57 p.m. Police said the collision involved two vehicles traveling in opposite directions on New Britain Ave. prior to colliding head on just…

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