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Library listings for the July 15 edition

July 13, 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: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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Yoga teachers in full bloom

July 11, 2016
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Bloom Yoga Graduation - May 15, 2016001

On Sunday, May 15, Bloom Yoga Fitness Studios of Southington graduated 14 new yoga instructors from their 200 hour yoga teacher training. The 14 graduates began the program in September 2015, and over the course of nine months they completed all 200 hours of training in yogic philosophy, alignment, anatomy, and more. Throughout the summer,…

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Southington Care celebrates 4 centenarians

July 11, 2016
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Comm - SCC Four centenarians

Four residents of Southington Care Center, located at 45 Meriden Ave., were recognized on June 12 for reaching the century milestone. The honorees were, from left, Caroline Smedick (101 on June 30), Mary Raffonello (101), Alice Tew (100), and Kathryn Carey (101). The women credited family and friends, and being happy as reasons for longevity.

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Locals honored for church service

July 7, 2016
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The Church of St. Dominic
1050 Flanders Road, Southington, CT 06489
Tel: (860) 628-0349
Email: stdom@saintdominicchurch.com

For more than three decades, Beverly Montana has been giving back to her local parish. On Tuesday, June 14, she was recognized for her efforts at an awards ceremony at St. Jerome Church in New Britain. Sr. Mary Grace Walsh, ASCJ, PhD and the new Provost of Education and Evangelization presented the Archdiocesan Certificate and…

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Early Childhood Collaborative names new director

July 6, 2016
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The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington has named Joanne Kelleher as its new director.

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) has named long-time Southington resident Joanne Kelleher as its new director. The opening followed the recent resignation of former director Dr. Mary Yuskis, who is moving with her family to Florida. Kelleher, who started on July 1 and comes to ECCS with an extensive background in business operations…

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Young swimmers at Memorial Park pool

July 6, 2016
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Swimming Lessons-Adam Scarpa, Julian Prohaska, Matthew Collins, and Chelsea Hunt

Former Southington High School standouts Mike Smigelski and Francesca Ciniglio prepare the next generation of Blue Knight stars during swimming lessons at Memorial Park’s pool last week. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Southington library listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 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: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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Faith Baptist announces summer hours

July 2, 2016
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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 summer hours, as of Sunday, July 3. Sunday worship services will start at 10 a.m., and Sunday school will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for children from age 6 through grade 6. In addition, on Saturday, July 9, the church will hold a…

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Youth summer theater performances begin July 8 to July 23

July 1, 2016
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Theater Masks - Photo by scottchan

In the upcoming months, the Southington Youth Summer Theater program is all about Disney with a flurry of Disney-themed productions peppering the lineup, including “Mulan, Jr.” and “Beauty and the Beast.” The program, featuring youth from grades 6 to 12, helps young thespians to hone their craft through local productions. All shows will be held…

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Dancin’ to the Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review

June 30, 2016
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Music on The Green-Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review (5)

Southington residents strapped on their dancing shoes and took to the streets during the most recent installment of the town’s Music on the Green concert series. On Wednesday, June 22, the Dyn-O-Myte Disco Review blasted the center of town with disco music from the 1970s, while children, parents, and grandparents danced to the beat. Photos…

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