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Support group listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meetings listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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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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Kids listings, starting Jan. 15

January 13, 2016
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SATURDAY, JAN. 16 OTHER ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. ‘EACH ONE… TEACH ONE YOUTH DAY. 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Career Academy, 175 Birch St., Waterbury. CBCCW.org JAN. 18-FEB. 8 BRISTOL SHAKE, RATTLE, AND ROLL FOR TODDLERS. 10 to 10:35 a.m. Music-based program designed to orient toddlers—18 to 35 months—toward language development and improving…

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PSHD celebrates Radon Awareness Month with free test kits

January 12, 2016
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You can’t see radon and you can’t smell it or taste it. But it can be a problem in your home. Radon can be found in the air and can enter homes and buildings through cracks in floors, walls, or foundations. Radon can also be found in well water. Radon is a significant health threat…

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Students encouraged to show off their energy knowledge in contest

January 12, 2016
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Eversource and The United Illuminating Company, as partners of the Energize Connecticut initiative, are now accepting entries for the 12th annual eesmarts Student Contest. The contest encourages students to demonstrate their knowledge of energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability by completing grade-specific assignments. The deadline for entries is April 1. The eesmarts Student Contest is…

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A prince on ice celebrates Disney magic

January 11, 2016
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER It’s not everyday more than 50 different Disney characters come together for a party. This month, dozens of Disney characters from Mickey and Minnie Mouse to Alice and the Mad Hatter to Lilo and Stitch are coming to Bridgeport and Hartford for an action-packed show featuring a magical montage of…

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Register now at Tunxis; late registration Jan. 19

January 7, 2016
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Credit registration for the spring 2016 semester is under way at Tunxis Community College in Farmington. For information on how to apply and register, contact the Admissions Office at (860)773-1490, or visit tunxis.edu/apply. Late registration will take place Jan. 19, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes start Jan. 21. Tunxis offers over 50 associate degrees…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BRISTOL LEGISLATORS HOLD COFFEE HOUR. 8 to 9 a.m. Hosted by state Sen. Henri Martin, and state Reps. Whit Betts and Cara Pavalock. Rodd’s Restaurant, 854 Farmington Ave., Bristol. Coffee will be provided. PLAINVILLE SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. Waxy O’Connor’s Irish Pub at the Marriott/ Fairfield Inn, 400…

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Health listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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TUESDAY, JAN. 12 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. to noon. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org JAN. 12-FEB. 9 BRISTOL THE TODDLER DEVELOPMENT AND DISCIPLINE SERIES. Tuesdays, 6 p.m. Class 1, “Communicating with Toddlers.” Class 2, “Disciplining Your Toddler.” Class 3, “Potty Training Boot Camp.” Class 4,…

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Performance listings for Jan. 8

January 6, 2016
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JAN. 8-FEB. 13 OTHER ‘THE LAST 5 YEARS.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Musical chronicles the five year life of a young couple who fall in and out of love. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31 Webster Square Rd., Berlin. Bring your own food or beverages. $30. www.CtCabaret.com SATURDAY, JAN. 9 OTHER ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS:…

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