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Girls Night Out offers up 3 fantastic performances

July 24, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Three artists. Three fabulous performances. That’s the best way to sum up the opening night of the Girls Night Out Boys Can Come Too Tour at the nearly full Mohegan Sun Arena on July 10. The package features headliners Christina Perri and Colbie Caillat, and chart newcomer Rachel Platten. As…

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Idina Menzel gives her fans a fabulous show

July 24, 2015
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Caelan Booth leads a charge during a recent Warrior-Knight contest. Booth had two assists in a 5-0 win over Trinity Catholic.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR For the fans of Idina Menzel, the Broadway diva could walk out and sing a bunch of sea shanties and they’d be happy that they shared the same air as their heroine. Menzel’s fans are a devoted lot if the Facebook posts I saw the night of, and the morning…

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Performance listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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NOW thru AUG. 8 OTHER ‘ENRON.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Presented by Hole in the Wall Theater. A play about one of the most infamous scandals in financial history. Hole In The Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $20 for general admission. $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org NOW thru JULY 26…

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Kids listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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Greenleaf Stables barn manager, Lynette Piers, attends to one of the stable’s horses.

JULY 24-26 OTHER ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ: YOUNG PERFORMERS EDITION.’ Presented by New Britain Youth Theater. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Performers from 16 towns including Bristol, Plainville, and Southington. Holmes Elementary School, 2150 Stanley St., New Britain. Tickets are $15 for adults, $13 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115.…

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Meetings listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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TUESDAY, JULY 28 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Greg Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Topic is “Container Gardening.” Business meeting follows. Guests welcome. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. thanlon@snet.net, (860) 628-6975. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned…

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Support group listings for July 24

July 22, 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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Senior listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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MONDAY, JULY 27 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR THE SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. With Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Soucy. Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part D, Medicare Saving Program, Housing Optins, Alzheimer’s Help, Caregiving, Homecare, etc. Program open to residents of Plainville, 60 years of age or older or their caregivers. (860) 747-5728. WEDNESDAY, JULY…

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Miscellaneous listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, JULY 24 OTHER SINGLES MOVIE EVENING. Held by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Everyone decides what movie to see. After, go nearby for refreshments. Starplex Cinema, 19 Frontage Rd., Berlin. (860) 582-8229. JULY 24, AUG. 7, 21 BRISTOL THE BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. Houses the local…

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Music listings for July 24

July 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, JULY 24 BRISTOL LUCID EMPIRE. With Eleazar Eye, Mir. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Legends Sports Bar and Grille, 192 Pine St., Bristol. $3 cover. SATURDAY, JULY 25 OTHER QUEEN ANN NZINGA CENTER, ‘MUSIC FROM THE AFRICAN DIASPORA.’ 7 p.m. Nzinga’s Daughters, Third Tabernacle Choir, Nzinga’s Daughters R&B Band, Changes, Relentless, Crystal Blue Project,…

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The Paper Store in Bristol helping Jimmy Fund

July 21, 2015
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Now through Aug. 16, customers of The Paper Store will be invited to contribute $1, $3, or $5 to the Jimmy Fund’s “Strike Out Cancer” pin-up campaign. In return for their contributions, customers receive a baseball pin-up on which they can write their name. The pin-ups will be displayed in stores to show customers how…

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