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Dining listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 4 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PEACH SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Redstone Hill, Plainville. (860) 793-9590, (860) 747-2328. THURSDAY, SEPT. 10 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. (second and fourth Thursday of each month.) Chicken parmesan or stuffed fish, choice of…

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Miscellaneous listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 4 OTHER SINGLES OPEN HOUSE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Bonefish Grill, 2903 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. No charge (860) 582-8229. SATURDAY, SEPT. 5 BRISTOL BOW WOW BARK IN THE PARK. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Event to raise awareness for pitbulls and shelter animals everywhere. Food, carnival games, animal adoptions, vendors, raffles,…

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Seniors’ listings for Sept. 4

September 2, 2015
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Invention Convention- Alexah Zagzynski

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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Invention Convention-Alex DelVecchia (8th grade)

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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