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Kids listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE SANTA WILL VISIT THE WHEELER REGIONAL FAMILY YMCA. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Crafts, elves playground, movie, and cookies. Hot chocolate. Bring your camera for photos with Santa. Wheeler Regional Family YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. Admission is free and open to all. Bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the Plainville…

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Meeting listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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Meeting listings for Dec. 11

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 Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 16 OTHER CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. 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…

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Senior listings for Dec. 11

December 9, 2015
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SATURDAY, DEC. 12 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad…

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‘The Story of the Nativity’ presented Dec. 20 at St. Dominic

December 8, 2015
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St. Dominic Parish presents its annual musical production of ‘The Story of the Nativity: The Birth of Jesus Christ, King and Savior,’ Sunday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. at St. Dominic Church located at the intersection of Flanders Road and Laning Street, Southington. Admission is free and all are welcome to join us. The 37-minute…

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Straight No Chaser hits the musical iron while it’s still smokin’

December 4, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Most music albums have the gestation period of an elephant. Often, the time that passes between conception to release is months and months and months. So, it’s often hard for a group itself to keep its finger on the pop music pulse. But Straight No Chaser’s new album, “The New…

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Southington Knights’ cheerleaders heading to nationals in Fla.

December 4, 2015
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  The Southington Knights Travel Football and Cheer program is part of American Youth Football and Cheerleading and its competitive cheer program consists of 43 girls on 2 squads. This year, both squads have had the opportunity to compete at the state, regional and national level. On Oct. 17, the program competed in the association’s…

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100-feet of holiday spirit

December 4, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR As soon as you walk through the tunnel that takes you into the front entrance of Lake Compounce Amusement Park in Bristol, you can’t miss it. Right in front of you, with blazing white lights and shiny red holiday bulbs, a 100-foot tree greets you as you arrive for the…

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Music listings for Dec. 4

December 2, 2015
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FRIDAY, DEC. 4 OTHER STRAIGHT NO CHASER. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $30. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. HOT TUNA. The Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield. SATURDAY, DEC. 5 OTHER THE SLAMBOVIAN CIRCUS OF DREAMS. The Kate, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook. $29. (877)503-1286. KatherineHepburnTheater.org SUNDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER CELTIC WOMAN’S CHRISTMAS THEMED CONCERT. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena,…

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Health listings for Dec. 4

December 2, 2015
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SUNDAY, DEC. 6 BRISTOL ZUMBA. Fund raiser for Project Graduation. Noon to 3 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. $15 for adults, $10 for students in advance, and $20/ $15 at the door. Babysitting provided by the YMCA staff. (860) 463-3600. THURSDAY, DEC. 10 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior…

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