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Girls Scouts’ Camp Carlson now registering

June 18, 2015
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 This summer, girls at Camp Carlson can learn horseback riding and care while participating in traditional activities that summer camp as to offer. With the program, “Horse Fun”, girls will spend half of their day learning horse care and riding skills at a local equestrian facility, then come back to Camp Carlson for fun, traditional…

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Compounce joins Dinosaur Trail

June 18, 2015
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For the family with an affinity for dinosaurs, there are five locations on the Connecticut Dinosaur Trail, a historic collaboration that brings together five of the state’s pre-eminent tourist attractions: Connecticut Science Center, Dinosaur State Park, The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. and new this year – Lake…

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Main Street Community Foundation awards scholarships

June 18, 2015
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Main Street Community Foundation has awarded $146,000 in scholarships to a group of over 120 students at varying levels of their academic careers from the towns of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth, Southington, and Wolcott as well as other communities. The majority of scholarship grants were awarded during the foundation’s June 9 Scholarship Reception at Hawk’s…

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Fall looks for this year’s brides

June 15, 2015
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Earlier this spring, designers unveiled their fall bridal collections at New York International Bridal Week at Pier 92 in New York City. For the brides ‘saying yes to the dress’ for a fall wedding, these are some of the designs you will see at your selected bridal shops. PHOTOS by MIKE CHAIKEN

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Senior listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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TUESDAY, JUNE 16 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an insurance…

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Support group listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17 OTHER CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Arbor Rose at Jerome Home, 975 Corbin Ave., New Britain. RSVP. (860) 229-3707. JeromeHome.org THURSDAY, JUNE 18 PLAINVILLE GRANDPARENTS AND RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT PROGRAM. 10 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Register. (860) 747-5728. FRIDAY, JUNE 19 SOUTHINGTON SAVVY…

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Meeting listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Meeting listings for June 12

MONDAY, JUNE 15 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org TUESDAY, JUNE 16 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Kids listings for June 12

JUNE 22-26 PLAINVILLE VACATION BIBLE CAMP. 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Angel Boot Camp” and will center on Bible stories having to do with God’s angels. Under the direction of several team leaders of the church. Meals provided. Recreation time. Craft corner. Faith Bible Church, 168 Unionville Ave., Plainville. Free. (860) 747-5209 to…

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Dining listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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SATURDAY, JUNE 13 OTHER LOBSTER ROLL/ STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fund raiser to send local high school youth on a mission camp trip to aid the impoverished. Kensington Congregational Church, 312 Percival Ave., Kensington. $10 for hot buttered lobster rolls, freshly made strawberry shortcake, hamburgers, beverages, and more. KensingtonCong.org, Facebook.com/KensingtonCongregationalChurch. WEDNESDAY,…

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Miscellaneous listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for June 12

FRIDAY, JUNE 12 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. No charge. (860) 582-8229. RONALD PERILLE JR. MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9:30 a.m., registration. 11 a.m., shotgun start. 6 p.m., dinner. Proceeds go to the Ronald Perille Jr. Scholarship Fund and Watertown Sportsman Club. $150 per golfer…

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