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Makeup Majesty brings out the inner beauty

January 23, 2015
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Makeup Majesty brings out the inner beauty

  By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A former Miss Connecticut is finding a way to bring out the beauty in other women through her new makeup business. Sharalynn Kuziak Donlin, who was crowned Miss Connecticut in 2009, has now opened her own business called “Makeup Majesty”. “I’ve been interested in the beauty world since I…

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Purveyors of Steampunk crowd in among the carousel horses

January 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The Steampunk universe landed among the antique carousel horses in Bristol on a recent weekend when the Brass Ring Academy and Cabaret arrived for an afternoon and evening of Victorian-styled science fiction activities. And the gathering of this pop subculture offered an opportunity for its aficionados to strut about in…

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Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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FRIDAY, JAN. 23 BRISTOL ‘THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL.’ Part of the Hollywood At The Bijou series. 1951 science fiction film with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlow, Sam Jaffe, Billy Gray, and Lock Martin. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. $3 donation. Refreshments and popcorn available. Proceeds benefit The Witch’s Dungeon and…

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Senior listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656. MONDAY, JAN. 26 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy will be available to answer questions on a walk-in basis about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Part…

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Support listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 27 PLAINVILLE THE GRANDPARENTS AND RELATIVES RAISING GRANDCHILDREN INFORMATIONAL AND SUPPORT PROGRAM. 10:30 a.m. Co-hosted by the Plainville Senior Center and Plainville Youth Services. Intended for individuals raising their grandchildren, nieces or nephews. New members welcome. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. Childcare may be available. Call ahead. Free. (860) 747-5728, (860)…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 27 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Gregory Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station will speak on “Container Gardening.” A business meeting will follow. Guests welcome. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-6975. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 BRISTOL MAGICIAN STEVE WOYCE PRESENTS ‘WINTER WONDERLAND SHOW.’ 2 p.m. Children play hide and seek with a penguin, visit a magic candy store, and watch snowmen appear right in front of their eyes. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. PLAINVILLE EXPLORATORY SPANISH—LANGUAGE IN PLAY. Saturdays…

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Performance listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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JAN. 23-MARCH 1 OTHER ‘DANCING LESSONS.’ Tuesdays to Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Weekend matinee 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. TheaterWorksHartford.org JAN. 23-FEB. 8 OTHER ‘PROOF.’ 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $25 to…

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Old School Barber Shop opens in Plantsville

January 23, 2015
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Lombardos Barber Shop

A barbershop with an old-school feel just recently opened in Plantsville this month. Christopher Lombardo, who has been a barber for nine years, opened the doors of Lombardo’s Barber Shop on Jan. 8 at 1201 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike. “I always wanted to have my own barbershop and have my own theme,” said Lombardo. Lombardo’s barbershop has…

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Derynoski PTO hosts a home and business show on Feb. 28

January 23, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Derynoski Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding its first annual Home and Business Show on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.in the school’s cafeteria. Derynoski Elementary School PTO member Laura Rothkopf said she got the idea to do the home and business show from surrounding…

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