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Make plans to meet a princess

February 3, 2015
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The annual Princess Meet and Greet will be held on Sunday, April 19 at the Aqua Turf in Southington from noon to 4 p.m. There will be opportunities for photographs with all of the princesses. There also will be face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon sculpturing, nail polishing stations, hair design stations, DJ, light refreshments, raffles…

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Meeting for Jr. Miss Southington pageant set for Feb. 17

February 3, 2015
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The Junior Miss Southington Scholarship Organization will host its annual fund raiser/ community service pageant on Sunday, May 3 at the Aqua Turf in Southington. Contestants are needed between the ages of 5 to high school senior, who are residing in Connecticut. This is an open pageant. Areas of competition are interview skills, talent, and…

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With impending storm, governor urges caution Monday

February 1, 2015
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With a winter storm bearing down on the state, a press release from the governor’s office said, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is urging residents to take it slow and, if possible, avoid travel during the height of the storm on Monday morning. The release also said Malloy has also directed the activation of the state’s Emergency…

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Linkin Park takes a turn for the metal on ‘The Hunting Party’

January 31, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The opening moments of Linkin Park’s latest album, “The Hunting Party” leaves no doubt that the veteran act was setting out to do a different kind of record. With the harsh scream and abrasive guitars, you do a double take. Is this really Linkin Park or did you download the…

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Senior listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 30 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE SENIOR CENTER’S CHORAL GROUP MEETING. 9:45 p.m. Do you love to sing, consider joining the group. Rehearses once a month on a Friday morning at the center and performs for three local facilities for the elderly on three Mondays per month. Males, females, and voices of all ranges needed. Plainville…

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Support group listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4 PLAINVILLE PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING. 7 p.m. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. 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…

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Kids listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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JAN. 31, MARCH 14 BRISTOL TAIL OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. Saturdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Special reading event for children of reading age. Ideal for reluctant readers. One 15-minute session will be reserved for each child. Spaces are limited. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7790. SUNDAY, FEB.…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 30 SOUTHINGTON WINTER RODEO. Held by Southington Elks. 6:30 to 11 p.m. Mammoth Jack will perform. Roping demonstration by Rob from DD Western Wear, Roping Contest, Chili Cook-off, 50/50 raffle, country line dance lessons, free nacho bar. $15. Register for cookoff with Darcie or Etty, Dnajarian@sbcglobal.net, ETTY74@gmail.com. Southington Elks Lodge, 114 Main St.,…

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Dining listings for Jan. 30

January 30, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 31 SOUTHINGTON MYSTERY PLAY AND DINNER. 6 p.m., social hour. 7 p.m., dinner. Salad, roast loin of pork, potatoes, vegetable, dessert, and beverages. Mary Our Queen Church, 248 Savage St., Plantsville. Reservations. (860) 276-0654. Proceeds benefit scholarship fund. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 4 BRISTOL COOKING CLASS: SAVORING CHOCOLATE. 6:30 p.m. In honor of Valentine’s Day,…

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