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Performance listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER ‘MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.’ 8 p.m. Musical about famed recording session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. $38 and up. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373. ‘APRIL FOOLS: STORIES ABOUT GETTING DUPED.’ Part of The MOuTH at The Mark Twain House and…

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Health listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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TUESDAY, APRIL 5 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org OTHER UNDERSTANDING CHANGES IN THE THYROID IN OLDER ADULTS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Elmwood Community Center, 1106 New Britain Ave., West Hartford. Register. RSVP. (860) 561-8180. APRIL 6, 13 OTHER…

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Dining listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. 5 to 7 p.m. Benefit for “Charity: Water” Hosted by Team Clean Water. Raise money to construct drilled wells, spring protections, and Bio Sand filters to provide clean water to communities around the world. Pasta, meatballs, salad, bread, and coffee. Special appearance by Christine Ieronimo, author of…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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FRIDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. (860) 582-8229. APRIL 1-28 PLAINVILLE THE THIRD ANNUAL AMATEUR ART EXHIBIT. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL BRISTOL CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTLIGHTS USED CLOTHING DONATION DRIVE. 10 a.m. to 1…

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Kids listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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TUESDAY, APRIL 5 OTHER ‘SESAME STREET LIVE “LET’S DANCE!”’ 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. $18, $25, $37, $77. (203) 325-4466, SCALive.org SATURDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance…

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Meetings listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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SATURDAY, APRIL 2 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT STATE BUTTON SOCIETY SPRING MEETING. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 12:45 p.m., annual button auction. Coffee and dessert. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Route 10, Plainvillle. ConnecticutStateButtonSociety.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet…

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Support group listings, starting April 1

March 30, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS. 10 a.m., Wednesdays at Bristol Recovery Club, 67 West St., Bristol. Saturdays at 11 a.m., Bristol Hospital “E” Floor in the back of the cafeteria, Brewster Road, Bristol. (860) 681-3937. ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with…

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If the Blues get a strikeout, Shepard Meadows will make out… for veterans

March 29, 2016
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The Bristol Blues and Shepard Meadows Therapeutic Riding Center (SMTRC) will run a season-long fund-raiser to ensure the local riding center can continue to support veterans and residents with equine therapy sessions. “Shepard Meadows is expanding our support to the veteran community and increasing number of local residents who are thriving in our riding programs,”…

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Music listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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FRIDAY, MARCH 25 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s, 389 Main St., East Hartford. SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL HOLDEN IT TOGETHER. A fund raiser for the Connecticut Brain Tumor Alliance. 6 to 10 p.m. Featuring Cajun Ray and the Steamers. Raffles, guest speakers. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Forestville. $20 for adults. $15 for children under 10.…

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Performance listings for March 25

March 25, 2016
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MARCH 25-APRIL 16 OTHER ‘STILL LIFE WITH IRIS.’ Performed by Hole in the Wall Theater. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m Sunday, Apri3 and April 10 at 2 p.m. Directed b Tony Palmieri of New Britain with assistant direction by Katherine Corbett of Plainville. Cass also includes Peyton Stehle and Kelley Mountzoures, both of Plainville.…

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