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Health listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 30 OTHER COMMUNITY WELLNESS DAY. 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Tai chi, guided meditation, dream workshop, nutrition gardening and farming, art therapy, animal assisted therapy, biofeedback, more. Outdoor creative art workshops for children, hay rides, Reading for Friendship with Gizmo the Animal Assisted Therapy dog. Open art studio. Pillwillop Therapeutic Farm, 1089B Woodtick…

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Music listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Old Well Tavern, 20 Tariffville Rd., Simsbury. LYNYRD SKYNYRD. Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45, $65. Foxwoods.com MAY 29, 30 OTHER FRANK SINATRA, JR. 8 p.m. Grand Theatre, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $55. Foxwoods.com. SATURDAY, MAY 30 BRISTOL BBQ CHICKEN DINNER AND HANDBELL CONCERT. Dinner at 5:30 p.m. Concert at…

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Performance listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER DUELING COMIX PIANOS. 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. ComixatFoxwoods.com JUNE 4-6 OTHER JAY LARSON. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. ComixatFoxwoods.com SATURDAY, JUNE 6 BRISTOL JIMMY MAZZ LAS VEGAS LEGENDS SHOW. 8…

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And the guests all wore white…

May 29, 2015
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When guests arrive at White Night Bristol at the American Clock and Watch Museum on Maple Street in Bristol on Saturday, June 13, they are asked to wear white, which is the tradition of the arts-oriented event. But beyond the fact guests are asked to wear white, the style is their own choice. However, Simply…

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As White Night looms at museum, activities bustle inside

May 29, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The American Clock and Watch Museum in Bristol is throwing open its doors, and sharing its lawn, next month as it offers up White Night Bristol for the third time. White Night at the museum is modeled upon Nuit Blanche, which is an all-nights art event held in Paris, France……

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Review: ‘Once’ enchants and surprises

May 27, 2015
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Lovely, simply lovely. And I mean that in a “wow” kind of way. I really didn’t know what to expect from “Once.” I knew it won awards. I knew it was based on a movie. But I went into the May 26 performance at The Bushnell in Hartford willfully (and maybe, woefully) uninformed. I figured…

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Blues kick off season with away game; open at home next Friday

May 26, 2015
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The Bristol Blues, the local entry in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League team, opens up its 2015 season next Thursday, June 4 with an away game against the Brockton (Mass.) Rox. Their first home game, at historic Muzzy Field, will be held next Friday, June 5 with a ceremony honoring Babe Ruth (who once played…

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Performance listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 OTHER ‘GUYS AND DOLLS.’ 7:30 p.m. Garde Arts Center, 325 Bank St., New London. $38 to $65. (860) 444-7373, ext. 1, www.GardeArts.org MAY 22-JUNE 7 OTHER ‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR.’ Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 3 p.m. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. $22 in advance, $24 at the door.…

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Kids listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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THURSDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL OPEN HOUSE. 3 to 5 p.m. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center, One Pleasant St., Bristol. ImagineMuseum.org,, (860) 540-3160. SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family Fest Committee. Families can…

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Seniors listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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