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Seniors’ listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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SEPT. 4, 11, 18 BRISTOL GENEOLOGY. 1 p.m. on Fridays. Find out how to use web tools, DNA, and basic search techniques to discover who you are and where you come from. Jenifer Zinck, a geological research, will be the speaker. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-7895. TUESDAY, SEPT. 8 BRISTOL FALL…

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Support group listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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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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Meetings listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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SEPT. 8, 22 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@quiltsthatcare.org. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public…

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Kids listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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SEPT. 7-OCT. 23 PLAINVILLE FALL SESSION 1 YOUTH PROGRAMS. Youth football, on Wednesdays, two separate classes for ages 4 to 7; Gymnastics, Saturdays, four separate classes from ages 1 to 7; Soccer, Saturdays, three separate classes ranging from ages 2 to 10; martial arts, Monday, Thursday, Saturday, times vary; rock climbing, Monday to Sunday, time…

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Queen Ann Nzinga Center offers program to area youths

September 2, 2015
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc., which provides arts enrichment activities for children and teens ages 5 to 17, is accepting new participants. The Queen Ann Nzinga Center promotes positive youth development among children of all races and abilities throughout Connecticut, but primarily to children in the greater Plainville, Bristol, Southington, and New Britain area.…

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Tunxis offering medical assistant program

September 2, 2015
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Tunxis Community College in Farmington has spots available in its 10-month registered medical assistant program that starts Sept. 14, one of several non-credit programs offered through Tunxis Workforce Development and Continuing Education to help meet demand in Connecticut for health care workers. Medical assistants, who perform a variety of clinical and administrative functions in hospitals…

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All ‘bad things’ end pretty well at Motley Crue show

August 29, 2015
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Audrey “Dee” A. Tomasko, 67, died on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you’re going to go out, you might as well do it big and go out with a bang. And that’s exactly what metal merchants Motley Crue did on Aug. 16 at the Mohegan Sun. Out on the road for their final tour ever (they’ve signed the legal docs to…

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Performance listings for Aug. 28

August 28, 2015
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AUG. 30, 31 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR PLAYHOUSE ON PARK. Schedule an audition. “Tuesdays with Morrie,” “Passing Strange,” “The Chosen,” “I Hate Hamlet,” “W.T.,” “A Chorus Line.” Submit headshot and resume to casting@playhousetheatregroup.org. Positions are paid. Be familiar with productions before auditioning. Indicate which parts you’re interested in. NOW thru AUG. 31 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE. Through…

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Hitting the thrift store when shopping for school

August 28, 2015
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Bertucci's
20 Spring St., Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 621-8626
www.Bertuccis.com

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to back to school clothes shopping, convention dictates parents and kids head out to seek brand names at the mall, and if the parents prevail, items will be acquired at a sale price. But, ever consider shopping at thrift store, such as Savers Thrift Store at 657…

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Dining listings

August 28, 2015
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SATURDAY, AUG. 29 OTHER SECRET STASH BEER BASH. 5 to 8 p.m. Music, local food trucks, and tastings. Goodwin College, East Hartford. $40 per person. Designated Driver tickets are also available for $15 per person. www.goodwin.edu/secretstash. FRIDAY, SEPT. 4 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PEACH SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plainville United Methodist…

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