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Cunningham, Housman wedding

March 8, 2016
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Lauren Cunningham and Adam Housman were married on June 20, 2015.

Lauren Cunningham, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Adam Housman, of Brooklyn, N.Y., were married on June 20, 2015 at The Hill in Hudson, N.Y., a 200-year old palladian barn with views of the Hudson Valley, the Catskill Mountains, and the Berkshires. Laura McMullin officated. Lauren is the daughter of Lewis and Judy Cunningham of Wantagh, N.Y.,…

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Southington Community Theatre to hold auditions for ‘1776’

March 7, 2016
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Southington Community Theatre (SCT) will hold auditions for its June production of the musical “1776” on Sunday, March 20, by appointment, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the SCT theatre hall at 1237 Marion Ave. (the old Marion Firehouse). The musical takes place in the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to…

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Birth announcement: Max Andrew Stolfi

March 7, 2016
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Birth - Max Andrew Stolfi

Andy and Daria (Housman) Stolfi of Norwalk welcomed their son, Max Andrew Stolfi, on Dec. 24, 2015. Judi and John Housman of Southington are the maternal grandparents. Cathie and Andy Stolfi of Torrington are the paternal grandparents. Teresa Piccolie of Red Bank, N.J. is Max’s maternal great grandmother.

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Academy of Dance and Music wins regional title

March 7, 2016
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Academy of Dance and Music

Academy of Dance and Music (ADAM), with facilities in Wallingford and Southington, received the coveted Studio of Excellence Award from Groove Dance Competition at one of their regional competitions in East Haven, on Feb. 19 to Feb. 21. In addition to the Studio of Excellence Award, ADAM received numerous other awards, including gold, high gold,…

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Running Club meeting on March 6

March 5, 2016
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On Tuesday, March 6 at 6 pm, there will be an open meeting to discuss the creation of a running club in Southington. The meeting is open to the general public, and the club has the potential to be for youths and adults. The Meeting will be held in the administrative building of the YMCA,…

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Key Club to hold kiddie carnival on March 12

March 5, 2016
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Carnival

The Southington High School Key Club is sponsoring their annual Kiddie Carnival on March 12. The event is a fundraiser for Southington Community Services. The event will be held at the high school cafeteria, from 9 a.m. to noon (snow date is March 19). Games include bowling, egg races, donut eating contests, musical chairs, snacks,…

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Entries sought for Amateur Art Exhibit

March 3, 2016
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The third annual Amateur Art Exhibit will again be held at the Plainville Library during the month of April. All area artists are welcome to participate and share their art with the community. The show will start April 1 and run until April 28. A reception is also planned. There is a one-time $5 fee…

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Princess Meet and Greet on May 7, tickets available now

March 3, 2016
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A Princess Meet and Greet will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be face painting, nail and hair stations, glitter tattoos, balloonists, feather hair extensions, DJ services, photos with all the princesses (photographer on premises), light refreshments, many costumed characters, raffle gifts, reasonably priced items for sale.…

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Lanzl is Orchards artist of the month

March 1, 2016
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“Swamp Lily Pads,” by John Lanzl.

John Lanzl, of Plantsville, will be exhibiting his paintings at The Gallery at The Orchards from March 1 to March 29. The title of his show is “An Expression of Form and Color.” Lanzl started painting in his early 20s, but didn’t return to painting until his retirement. He has participated in area art shows,…

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Franciscan Life Center offers 2 enrichment programs

February 28, 2016
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Dr. Thomas Finn

Southington resident Dr. Thomas Finn, a clinical psychologist on staff at the Franciscan Life Center, is presenting two educational enrichment programs in the spring of 2016. The parenting classes will be held on April 6 and April 13, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the San Damiano Room of the Chiara Center, 275 Finch Ave.,…

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