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Support group listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Support group listings for March 27

ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Meetings listings for March 27

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Kids listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Kids listings for March 27

APRIL 2-JUNE 4 BRISTOL SUPPORTING KIDS OF INCARCERATED PARENTS. Offered by Bristol Youth Services. Thursdays 4 to 5:15 p.m. 10-week support group for youths, ages 11 to 13, who have a parent or loved one who has been or is currently incarcerated. Bristol Youth Services, 51 High St., Bristol. (860) 314-4690. FRIDAY, APRIL 3 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Dining listings for March 27

SUNDAY, MARCH 29 PLAINVILLE A PANCAKE BREAKFAST FUND RAISER. 8 to 10 a.m. Held by the Plainville Athletic Backers. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. $5 in advance. (860)877-0636. BRISTOL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. Benefits the Knights of Columbus Council 35 Scholarship Fund. 8 a.m. to noon. Eggs (any style), omelet, sausages, ham,…

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Health listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 28 BRISTOL KIDS DENTAL FAIR. 12 to 4 p.m. Presented by Kids Dental Care of Terryville Avenue in Bristol Free dentals screenings; Joan Creamer, author of “Teena the Tiny Tooth Fairy;” Susan Hood, author of “The Tooth Mouse”; fun dental activities, color station. More. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. 877KIDS.com,…

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Performance listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Performance listings for March 27

MARCH 27-29 BRISTOL ‘LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS.’ Performed by Bristol Central Footlights. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m and Sunday at 2 p.m. The musical from Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. Bristol Central High School , 480 Wolcott St., Bristol. SATURDAY, MARCH 28 BRISTOL AN EVENING WITH THE SHAMROCK SCHOOL OF DANCE. 6 p.m. With…

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Music listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Music listings for March 27

SATURDAY, MARCH 28 OTHER BARRY MANILOW. Special guest, Dave Koz. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Manilow.com, AEGlive.com NEIL DIAMOND. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $95, $75. MoheganSun.com. BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS. 7 to 11 p.m. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $12. BYOB. Snacks and set-ups available. (860) 585-5411. SATURDAY, APRIL 4…

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Even a veteran musician can benefit from a class with a master

March 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Contemporary jazz sax player Dave Koz is celebrating 25 years of making music this year. And along that entertainment journey, he has established a successful recording career. His summer tours are favorites across the country. His Christmas shows have delighted scores of fans through the years. He has an annual…

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Local woman nearly reaches Mrs. CT pinnacle

March 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR MASHANTUCKET— So close. Southington almost had a repeat performance at this year’s Mrs. Connecticut America pageant at Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday night. The evening was the last hurrah of Southington’s Kimberly Beaudoin, the 2014 Mrs. Connecticut America, who was giving up her crown after a year of service. And at…

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Have you taken the PROMise?

March 26, 2015
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Kelly Leppard, center, and Meredith Fenwich, right, try to recruit SHS students Ariel Perry and Catherine Myers during the “Prom Promise” campaign last week.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Southington Town-wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) Coalition is making an effort to encourage students to remain sober on prom night and is holding parents accountable for the after parties. The “Promise” STEPS campaign is built on trust and students who participate will be rewarded with treats and giveaways. For…

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