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Support group listings for July 10

July 8, 2015
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Support group listings for July 10

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 OTHER CAREGIVERS’ SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. (860) 229-3707. JeromeHome.org 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…

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Meetings listings for July 10

July 8, 2015
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Meetings listings for July 10

TUESDAY, JULY 14 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS NETWORKING GROUP. 9 a.m .to 10:30 a.m. “Optimizing Performance” with Coach Gary Smith. Central Connecticut Chambers, 200 Main St., Bristol. Free to members. 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…

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Kids listings for July 10

July 8, 2015
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Kids listings for July 10

FRIDAY, JULY 10 PLAINVILLE RECEPTION TO WELCOME NEW CHILDREN’S LIBRARIAN ERICKA BAJRAMI. 3 to 4 p.m. Bajrami started as head of the children’s room in June. Previously, she worked in the public libraries in Bloomfield and West Hartford. Refreshments. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446. JULY 11, AUG. 8 BRISTOL THREE…

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Music listings for July 10

July 8, 2015
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FRIDAY, JULY 10 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Brickhouse Bar and Grill, 80 Market Square, Newington. OTHER CHRISTINA PERRI, COLBIE CAILLAT. With Rachel Platten. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $30. Ticketmaster.com. 1-800-745-3000. HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 7:30 p.m. “20 Seasons in Simsbury.” With the first-ever Talcott Mountain Music Festival conductor Michael Lankester. Performing Arts Center at Simsbury…

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Stranger on the beach inspires Life of Dillon

July 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR A mysterious stranger on a beach gave David Keiffer and brothers Joe and Robert Griffith a name for their band. And it gave them a philosophy by which to live their lives—thereby inspiring their musical sound. That stranger’s name was Dillon. And Life of Dillon is the name he lent…

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Observations: A life taken raises questions about mental health

July 5, 2015
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by LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER A recent week in June was a mournful one in my hometown of Waterbury, as friends, family, and colleagues said goodbye to acting Deputy Police Chief Christopher Corbett. On Thursday, June 10, Corbett took his own life at the age of 40. A veteran of the police department for 18…

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Health listings for July 3

July 3, 2015
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Health listings for July 3

TUESDAY, JULY 7 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org

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Performance listings for July 3

July 3, 2015
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NOW thru JULY 4 OTHER JON RINEMAN. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. 10:30 p.m., Saturday. Head monologue writer for “Tonight Show with Jimy Fallon.” Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $40. ComixatFoxwoods.com NOW thru JULY 19 OTHER ‘HAIR.’ Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford. $15 to $45. (860) 523-5900, ext.…

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Miscellaneous listings for July 3

July 3, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for July 3

TUESDAY, JULY 7 BRISTOL THE WHAT, WHERE AND HOW OF DOCTOR WHO. 6:30 p.m. With Clive Young. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7787 ext 2007. THURSDAY, JULY 9 PLAINVILLE ‘MACFARLAND USA.’ 2:30 p.m. Movie with Kevin Costner. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1446. OTHER ‘BURNING IN THE SUN.’…

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Kids listings for July 3

July 3, 2015
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Kids listings for July 3

TUESDAY, JULY 7 SOUTHINGTON THE STEVE TAYLOR PUPPETS, THE AMAZING ANDY. Part of the Southington Parks and Recreation Department’s Kid’s Entertainment Series. 6 to 8 p.m. Front pine grove at Recreation Park, Maxwell Noble Dr., Plantsville. In case of inclement weather, moves to Community Pavilion on the drive-in site or to the auditorium at South…

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