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Queen Ann Nzinga Center offers program to area youths

September 2, 2015
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The Queen Ann Nzinga Center, Inc., which provides arts enrichment activities for children and teens ages 5 to 17, is accepting new participants. The Queen Ann Nzinga Center promotes positive youth development among children of all races and abilities throughout Connecticut, but primarily to children in the greater Plainville, Bristol, Southington, and New Britain area.…

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Tunxis offering medical assistant program

September 2, 2015
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Tunxis Community College in Farmington has spots available in its 10-month registered medical assistant program that starts Sept. 14, one of several non-credit programs offered through Tunxis Workforce Development and Continuing Education to help meet demand in Connecticut for health care workers. Medical assistants, who perform a variety of clinical and administrative functions in hospitals…

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Southington Festival Chorale welcomes a new director

August 31, 2015
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Christopher Härtel has been named as the new artistic director of the Southington Festival Chorale.

The Southington Festival Chorale recently welcomed Christopher Härtel as the new artistic director. Härtel comes to the chorale with many years of experience as a music educator—nearly 20 as a teacher of vocal music and drama in both public and private schools, and nearly a decade as a director of local community chorales, most recently…

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Faith Baptist Church announced fall hours

August 30, 2015
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Faith Baptist Church, 243 Laning St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8147

Faith Baptist Church on 243 Laning St. recently announced their fall hours, as of Sunday, Sept. 20. Sunday worship services will start at 11 a.m. The adult Bible Study is scheduled for 9:45 a.m., and Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age 6 through grade 6. All are…

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Jane White is Orchards’ Artist of the Month

August 28, 2015
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Jane White is the September artist of the month at The Gallery at The Orchards. An exhibit of home portraits can be seen in September.

Jane M. White, of Southington, will be exhibiting her watercolor house portraits through the end of September at The Gallery at The Orchards. White has specialized in house portraits for over 35 years, and she has made a name for herself throughout the Southington area. Her first portrait came about when a neighbor asked if…

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9/11 Memorial Service to be held in Plantsville

August 28, 2015
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On Friday, Sept. 11, there will be a brief memorial service at the 9/11 memorial in Plantsville. The service will begin at 8:46 a.m. at the corner of Summer Street and Main Street. Members of the Knights of Columbus, along with officials from the fire department, police departments, and the town, will join with residence…

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The Giving Back-Pack Girls

August 27, 2015
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Community members filled an entire bus with school supplies during a fundraising campaign organized by the Giving Back Girls in late July. Proceeds from the event will fill over 400 backpacks for Southington school children in need.

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Thalberg 5K, 5-mile race on Sept. 5

August 26, 2015
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Thalberg Elementary School is holding a Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) 5K Family Walk and Run on Saturday, Sept. 5, rain or shine. The Thalberg Elementary School PTO is looking to replace their current playground to help promote increased physical activity, reduce risk of obesity, stimulate organized play, help to drive socialization, and foster positive, mental,…

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Library Listings in the Aug. 28 edition

August 26, 2015
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: Reading Between the Lines adult book discussion. Thursdays, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, and Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. Registration is required.…

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Contestants sought for Miss Southington, Plantsville, Outstanding Teens

August 25, 2015
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The Miss Southington and Miss Plantsville pageant is looking for its next title holders as well as its next Outstanding Teens to represent Southington and Plantsville. Contestants must reside, work or attend school in the state of Connecticut and be between the ages of 13 and 24 in order to compete. If you are interested…

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