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Dance City and the Arts partners with the United Way

January 5, 2016
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Dance United

The Dance City and the Arts dance team will partner with the United Way of Southington to present the fourth, “Dance United,” a fundraiser to support the local United Way. The performance will be held at Derynoski Elementary School on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $10, and all proceeds will go to…

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Rev. Ralph Roy to speak at MLK Program

January 5, 2016
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First Baptist Church of Southington
581 Meriden Ave., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-8121

A Connecticut clergyman who was jailed twice in the early 1960s will speak about “Memories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” at the 20th annual community observance of Dr. King’s birthday on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 2 p. m., at the First Baptist Church, 581 Meriden Ave. N’Zinga’s Daughters will also be performing and prizes…

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Girl Scout cookies now available

January 5, 2016
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It’s that time again! Girl Scouts throughout Connecticut are now taking orders beginning for everyone’s favorite cookies. Last year, nearly 160,000 Girl Scouts experienced an update to the Girl Scout Cookie Program: Digital Cookie 1.0, an online cookie selling platform. Girl Scouts of Connecticut was among the five top councils in the nation for total…

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Live Well program provides tools for chronic disease self-management

January 5, 2016
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Hartford Healthcare

The Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging is presenting a free six-week program geared to those experiencing chronic diseases and conditions. Live Well: Chronic Disease Self-Management will be introduced at an informational session on Friday, Jan. 15, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial campus, 81 Meriden Ave., conference…

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Mulberry Gardens open house on Jan. 9

January 5, 2016
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Mulberry Gardens of Southington
58 Mulberry St., Plantsville, CT 06479
(860) 276-1020

Mulberry Gardens of Southington, an assisted living, adult day and memory care community, will be holding an open house on Saturday, Jan. 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Marie Terzak, retirement counselor, will lead the event. Light refreshments will be served. Mulberry Gardens is located at 58 Mulberry St. in Plantsville. People are welcome…

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Diane Barile is the January artist at The Orchards

January 5, 2016
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"Peaches and Roses" by Diane Barile.

Southington’s Diane Barile will display her acrylic paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards through Jan. 31. The title of her show is “Art in Acrylic.” Barile has been painting for about three years, and the artist claims that painting has given her new insight and made her more observing of her surroundings. She is…

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St. Paul planning open house; placement exam Jan. 16

December 30, 2015
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St. Paul Catholic High School will host an open house next month. The scheduled date is Saturday, Jan. 9 with the tour beginning at 10 a.m. A tour of the Bristol building, meeting the faculty, and visiting the family are all part of St. Paul’s open houses and are open to all prospective students and…

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AARP Tax Aide appointments available

December 30, 2015
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Appointment sign-up for 2016 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is underway. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide appointments are available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Appointments are held in the Computer Lab at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol starting Feb. 9. Tax Aide appointmentsare available Tuesdays, 8:30…

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Children welcomed to ‘Winter Wonderland’

December 26, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER From animation drawings to carousel design art to cartoon film showings, the Winter Wonderland Children’s Adventure event at the Bristol Historical Society will feature something for all children. The free event will take place on Monday, Dec. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will feature a variety of…

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Churches announce Christmas service schedules

December 24, 2015
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Nativity

The following Southington Churches have announced their special service times for Christmas Eve (Thursday, Dec. 24) and Christmas Day (Friday, Dec. 25): Baptist First Baptist Church 581 Meriden Ave, Southington DEC. 24—6 p.m. service featuring special music, scripture, candlelight, and a Christmas message from Rev. Sharon Holt. DEC. 25—none. Note: People are welcome to visit…

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