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Support group listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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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 Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 PLAINVILLE PHS/ YMCA PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING. 7 p.m. Wheeler Regional YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. BRISTOL EDGEWOOD WOMEN’S CLUB. 6:45 p.m. Gail Farrar will speak about the history and making of shells. Giamatti Little League Center, Mix Street, Bristol. (860) 583-8463. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday…

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Kids listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 BRISTOL MAGICIAN STEVE WOYCE PRESENTS A WINTER WONDERLAND MAGIC SHOW. 2 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. BristolLib.com SATURDAY, MARCH 14 BRISTOL TAIL OF JOY READING EDUCATION ASSISTANCE DOGS. Saturdays, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Special reading event for children of reading age. Ideal for reluctant…

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Dining listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 BRISTOL COOKING CLASS: FUNGHI. 6:30 p.m. Mushrooms take center stage in Italian cuisine. Learn the numerous fresh mushrooms available to the home cook, when and how to use readily available dried mushrooms. Learn how to properly buy, clean, and store fragile funguses. Dinner menu is stuffed mushrooms prepared two ways, mushroom pate…

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Health listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 27 BRISTOL RED CROSS BLOOD DONATION. 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bristol Hospital, 41 Brewster Rd., Bristol. 1-800-REDCROSS SATURDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON GIVE KIDS A SMILE DAY: FREE DENTAL CARE FOR KIDS. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. Free services for all children up to 18 years old: cleanings,…

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Music listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 27 BRISTOL BRISTOL OLD TYME FIDDLERS. Presented by the New England Carousel Museum and the American Legion Forestville Village Post 209. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $1 carousel rides. Soda, water, and chips for sale. Free coffee and pastries. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. CBOTFC.org SATURDAY, FEB. 28 OTHER ‘THE MUSIC…

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Performance listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 BRISTOL THE SENSATIONAL DAN LAROSA COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW. 7 p.m. Benefits St. Paul 2015 All-Night Graduation Party. St. Paul Catholic High School auditorium, 1001 Stafford Ave., Bristol. $15. BrownPaperTickets.com/event/1260857. OTHER EIGHTH ANNUAL CEILIDH. 2, 7 p.m. Celebration of Celtic word and music. Produced by and featuring the muscal talents of The Rude…

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Miscellaneous listings for Feb. 27

February 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, FEB. 28 SOUTHINGTON 1ST HOME AND BUSINESS SHOW. Held by Derynoski Elementary School PTO. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Derynoski Elementary School, Main Street, Southington. LOVE IMPACTS-SEMINAR. 11 a.m. Recharge, reconnect, restore relationships. Taught by Melissa Eriksen-Salmon, who has been studying two forms of Japanese psychology, Morita and Naikan for over 20 years. Couples…

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Town exploring new options for road construction

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Town Council Chairman Michael Riccio shared his take on the town’s use of chip seal as a part of the road maintenance and road reconstruction project, in response to recent criticism from residents and fellow Town Councilors regarding this method of road pavement. At the Southington Town Council meeting on Monday,…

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Symphony offers up evening of The King of Pop

February 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR To paraphrase a song by his older brother Jermaine, the music of the late Michael Jackson gets serious this weekend when the Hartford Symphony Orchestra joins in for a performance of “The Music of Michael Jackson.” Although a symphony often adds a bit of gravity to a pop music composition,…

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