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Library listings for the April 22 edition

April 20, 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: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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Bundle Up and Read winner

April 18, 2016
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Library - Winter reading winner

The Southington Library announced that Ellen Ciak was this year’s “Bundle Up and Read” winner. As the winner for the adult winter reading program, Ciak received a throw and mug from the Southington Chamber of Commerce, a library book bag and mug, and a free shopping spree at the Friends of the Library Bookstore.

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2016 Music on the Green concert series

April 18, 2016
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Music

The Southington Recreation Department has announced the schedule for this summer’s Music on the Green outdoor concert series. Concerts take place every Wednesday, from May 25 through Aug. 31 on the Town Green. Music begins at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Rain dates will be held on Thursdays. Free parking is available in…

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Girl Scouts registering for Camp Carlson

April 13, 2016
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Summer is rapidly approaching, and parents are looking for a fun, safe environment for their girls. The good news is that girls can spend their summer at Camp Carlson making memories to last a lifetime. Camp Carlson in Bristol offers fun and challenging activities for all girls in grades K-12. Operated by Girl Scouts of…

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Judge launches ‘Talking Probate’ program

April 12, 2016
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Probate Judge Matt Jalowiec announced the expansion of a new program called “Talking Probate.”  Beginning on April 29, he will meet residents at the library on the last Friday of the month to discuss probate questions.

Probate Judge Matt Jalowiec announced the expansion of a new program called “Talking Probate” in Southington starting this month. Beginning in April, the judge will visit the library on the last Friday of each month to answer questions regarding the law and to discuss relevant legal topics. These sessions are aimed at residents who might…

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Legion holds ‘Quilts of Valor’ on April 16

April 12, 2016
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Quilts of Valor (www.qovf.org)

American Legion Kiltonic Post 72 will be hosting a day of sewing on Saturday, April 16 for the Quilts of Valor Foundation. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., they will be welcoming volunteers at the Legion hall at 64 Main St. The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is to cover service members and…

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Live Well program provides keys to chronic disease self-management

April 9, 2016
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The Hospital Of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Campus
81 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-5000

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting a free six-week program focused on those who face chronic disease and their caregivers. Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management will be introduced at an informational session on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden…

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SFD to celebrate Volunteer Firefighter Day on April 9

April 8, 2016
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

On Saturday, April 9, Southington Fire Department Company 3 will join more than 55 volunteer fire departments throughout the state to celebrate the start of National Volunteer Week (April 10-16). Company 3 will be holding an open house, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the 35 Clark Street location in Milldale. Visitors will be…

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Become a literacy volunteer: Info session on April 18 at St. Dominic Church

April 8, 2016
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Reading - Photo by David Castillo Dominici

The Parish of the Future Educational Programming Committee at the Church of St. Dominic will be holding an informational session for people interested in becoming a literacy volunteer. The event will be led by representatives of the Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut, (LVCC), whose mission is to help adults and families improve their lives through…

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Three birthdays: 302 years

April 7, 2016
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Comm - Centerians at Southington Care

Southington Care Center celebrated a trio of centenarians in March. Three residents celebrated birthdays at a community party. From left are Kathryn Carey, 101, Alice Tew, 100, and Mary Raffonello, 101. The women, family members and staff shared cake at the event with Carey joining Executive Director William Kowalewski on the dance floor. Another celebration…

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