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Kids listings for Feb. 20

February 20, 2015
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FEB. 20-22 OTHER ‘THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER.’ Performed by the New Britain Teen Company. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $15 for adults, $13 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115, NBYT.org SATURDAY, FEB. 21 BRISTOL HUGA TUGA. 2 p.m. “Reading…

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Who said fall/ winter had to be brown, black, or gray?

February 20, 2015
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Typically, when you think fall/ winter clothing, you think of browns, blacks, and grays. The Spanish casual clothing line Desigual added a lot of color and pop to its fall collection Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in New York last Thursday.  The line also welcomed Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo (and Adam Levine’s…

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One Super (Bowl) cheerleader

February 20, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR By now the nation knows that the New England Patriots are champions for the world having defeated the Seattle Seahawk in the NFL extravaganza known as the Super Bowl. And on the sidelines from the beginning to the end of the Pats’ successful season, a piece of Connecticut was on…

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Scholarships offered; grants offered to local nonprofits

February 19, 2015
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Main Street Community Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications from local students as well as grant applications from area nonprofit organizations through its General Grant Cycle and the Plainville Community Fund. All guidelines, eligibility criteria and the applications are available on the Foundation’s website, www.mainstreetfoundation.org. A total of 60 scholarships are being offered this year…

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Bristol seniors schedule bus trips; general public welcome

February 19, 2015
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The Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., has announced its schedule of trips in 2015. All trips are open to the general public as well as Senior Center members.   April 21: Neil Sedaka-Mohegan Sun – premium seating, $102 May 3-10 : Music City Tours: Memphis, Nashville, and New Orleans, $2,649 May 7: Westchester Theater,…

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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 13

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Senior listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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SUNDAY, FEB. 15 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent, assisted living, and memory care community. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. (860) 229-3707. FEB. 23, MARCH 9 PLAINVILLE COMPUTER COURSE I-COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS. Tuesdays, 1 to 3 p.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $25,…

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Support group listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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TUESDAY, FEB. 17 BRISTOL MILITARY AWARENESS GROUP. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Army Strong Community Center, 111 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6258. 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,…

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Meetings listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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THURSDAY, FEB. 19 BRISTOL BRISTOL GARDEN CLUB. 10 a.m. Program will be a garden club workshop and is for garden club members only. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. 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…

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Kids listings for Feb. 13

February 13, 2015
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Kids listings for Feb. 13

FRIDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON FOX-A-THON. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Organized by fifth grade class at Plantsville Elementary School. Raises money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Class will collect any amount of money people are willing to donate. Plantsville Elementary School, 70 Church St., Plantsville. SATURDAY, FEB. 14 BRISTOL ‘MINUTE TO WIN IT.’ 11 a.m. Tweens…

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