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Music listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 14 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol. SUNDAY, AUG. 16 OTHER MOTLEY CRUE FAREWELL TOUR. With Alice Cooper. 7 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $99, $79. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19 OTHER SANTANA. 7:30 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $59.50, $39.50. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000. THURSDAY, AUG. 20 SOUTHINGTON GARY…

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Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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THURSDAY, AUG. 20 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Presented by Hartford Health Care Services. 1 to 2 p.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville.

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Performance listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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AUG. 16, 17 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR ‘RICHARD O’BRIEN’S: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ Sunday and Monday, 6 to 9 p.m. Phoenix Theater Company. Trinity-on-Main Performance Center, 69 Main St., New Britain. Chris@PhoenixTheater.us NOW thru AUG. 31 OTHER CIRQUE ELOIZE. Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m. with matinee performances each Wednesday and Saturday…

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Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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SATURDAY, AUG. 15 BRISTOL FOURTH ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL AT ROCKWELL PARK. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Showcases Bristol’s West End community, its merchants and residents. Music and dance performances, crafts, food, pie-eating contest, a skateboard tournament, kids’ activities, Kids Zone sponsored by Liberty Bank and presented by Imagine Nation. Many local restaurants and food vendors,…

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Kids listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 14 BRISTOL ‘EXPLORE AND LEARN WITH ‘DORA THE EXPLORER’ ON THE CONNECTICUT DINO TRAIL. 12 to 2 p.m. Meet and greet and photographs with families. Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol. PLAINVILLE FUN DAY. Hosted by Plainville Recreation Department. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Grand finale to summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin…

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Meetings listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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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 Aug. 14

August 12, 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 Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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SATURDAY, AUG. 15 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement councilor, will facilitate. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org TUESDAY, AUG. 18 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of…

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With bikes, bikinis, event helps veterans

August 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Helping veterans is an important cause for Jennifer Sequenzia of All American Productions. “They should be (important) for everyone,” said Sequenzia, who organized Bike Night to Benefit Veterans at the Cadillac Ranch on Jude Lane in Southington last Wednesday. The event welcomed a slew of bikes and offered up a…

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Quirky musical, ‘Urinetown,’ gets the GetUp Stage Co. treatment

August 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Take a step away from the typical and move over to the idiosyncratic starting Aug. 13. That’s when the GetUp Stage Co. production of “Urinetown” (say, “You’re in Town”) opens at Trinity-on-Main in New Britain. GUSCO is a stage company of teens from a variety of towns across the state…

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