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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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Barmore, Arduini, and Luponio sign college letters of intent

March 26, 2015
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On March 20, a trio of Lady Knights signed letters of intent to play sports at the collegiate level. Alexa Luponio, left, will play lacrosse at Plymouth State University. Alex Barmore (tennis), center, and Haley Arduini (softball), right, will play at Endicott College.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Three girls, three sports, and three pens. On Friday, March 20, Alex Barmore, Hayley Arduini, and Alexa Luponio sat before their families and coaches to sign letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Barmore has committed to play tennis at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. The…

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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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United Way’s Evening in the Stars

March 26, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The United Way of Southington held its eighth annual dinner and auction on Thursday, March 19. The night was called an “Evening in the Stars” with a Star Wars theme, which included characters and memorabilia from the Star Wars movie series. The local organization honored three members of the community with…

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