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Meet the princesses

May 13, 2016
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The fairy tale princesses wait for their young guests Saturday at the annual Princess Meet and Greet held by the Junior Miss Southington pageant. The fund raiser, held at the Aqua Turf, benefitted the oncology department at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Southington Social Services. For more photos, visit www.CTFashionMag.com.

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Scholarship gala

May 13, 2016
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Miss Plantsville Alyssa Anderson, left, hugs her ‘Princess’ Nayoung Kwon at Saturday’s Miss Connecticut Scholarship Pageant annual gala at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. For more photos, visit www.ctfashionmag.com.

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Formaggio’s celebrates anniversary and 2 national titles on Friday, May 13

May 12, 2016
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Formaggio Apizza Ristorante, at 1244 Meriden Ave. in Southington is celebrating two years and a pair of national titles with a “Free Pizza Friday” on May 13.

It’s hard to believe that Formaggio Apizza Ristorante, at 1244 Meriden Ave. in Southington has only been in business for two years. On Friday, May 13, the restaurant will thank customers with a pizza promotion. Officials are offering a free small cheese pizza with every order to celebrate two years of local business and two…

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Health and Wellness Fair for seniors in Berlin on May 13

May 12, 2016
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Connecticut House Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz (D-Berlin, Southington) will be hosting a health and wellness fair for the senior residents of Berlin and Southington. The event will take place at the Berlin Senior Center, 33 Colonial Dr., Berlin, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Friday, May 13. The fair is designed to make residents…

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Southington students break out in dance

May 11, 2016
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A group of elementary students shake, rattle, and roll during a Zumba class at Derynoski Elementary School on Thursday, May 5.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Kids across the map were active on the morning of May 5, taking part in the YMCA’s annual event, “All Children Exercise Simultaneously” (ACES.) Started in 1989, the ACES program aims to get millions of children out of their classroom seats and onto their feet at the same time each year. Schools…

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Knights of Columbus honors 4 with Catholic Citizenship Award

May 11, 2016
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The Southington Knights of Columbus Assembly 122 will be holding their third annual Catholic Citizenship Awards on Sunday, May 22. The event will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at Hawks Landing Country Club, 201 Pattonwood Dr. in Southington. Honorees are selected for their steadfast commitment with years of faithful service to church and…

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ComicCon event draws crowds to the library

May 11, 2016
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Comicon- Jacob Finelli (age 6) learns Jedi skills from Luke Skywalker (2)

Young padawan Jacob Finelli, 6, tests his Jedi skills against Luke Skywalker on Saturday, May 7 during the Free Comic Book Day event at the Southington Library. The library held a ComicCon, featuring costumed superheroes, comic characters, games, a dance party, face painting and other kid-friendly activities. The event was organized by children’s librarian Molly…

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UNICO Gold Medal tix still available for May 18

May 11, 2016
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Tickets are still available for Southington UNICO’s annual Gold Medal Award Ceremony scheduled for Wednesday, May 18, at 6 p.m., at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. This year’s honoree is Sister Marie Rose Roccapriore, M.P.F. Tickets for the Gold Medal Award ceremony are available at Verizon Simply Wireless in the Shop Rite Plaza; Fasulo…

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Library listings for the May 13 edition

May 11, 2016
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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.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: May Joanne Cyr and Starr Erkel—The Friendship Exhibit. Through May 31 at The Gallery at…

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Princesses proliferate

May 7, 2016
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Fairy tale characters gather at the Princess Meet and Greet at the Aqua Turf Saturday. The event was held by the Junior Miss Southington pageant as a fund raiser for Southington social services and the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

From CTFashionMag.com Princesses proliferate

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