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Performance listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 OTHER SPINATTOS HYPNOTIC HYSTERIA. 10:30 p.m. Comix Comedy Club, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $15 to $25. Foxwoods.com MATT FRANCO. 8 p.m. Winner of “America’s Got Talent.” Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30.Foxwoods.com MARCH 13, 14 OTHER ‘6 BOOBS AND A PIANIST.’ Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday, 2 p.m. Presented by…

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Health listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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TUESDAY, MARCH 17 BRISTOL PREPARING FOR KINDERGARTEN. 6 to 8 p.m. Presented by the Parent and Child Center. Mountain View Elementary School, 71 Vera Rd., Bristol. $6 per parent. $7 per child care provider. Register. cgaray@BristolHospital.org, (860) 585-3895. SATURDAY, MARCH 28 BRISTOL KIDS DENTAL FAIR. 12 to 4 p.m. Presented by Kids Dental Care of…

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Music listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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FRIDAY, MARCH 13 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. ST. PATRICK’S DAY MUSIC WITH ROGER TINCKNELL. 1 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Irish-themed refreshments courtesy of the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Free. Register. (860) 584-7787, ext. 2023. OTHER JOHN GORKA. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41…

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YMCA kicks off their annual campaign

March 13, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire YMCA held its Annual Campaign Kick Off Breakfast to inform the public about the YMCA’s 2015 Annual Campaign and to influence people to make a pledge to the campaign by showing them how the money is used by the YMCA to give back to the Southington community. About 46…

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Chili Cook Off to support SVMFL repairs

March 13, 2015
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Chili Cook Off to support SVMFL repairs

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Southington Valley Midget Football (SVMF) recently suffered a major financial blow when water damage from a broken pipe resulted in over $100,000 of damage between the youth league’s field house, kitchen, and equipment room. SVMF President Dave Schneider said that the league is already in the process of making the repairs…

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Sen. Murphy speaks on foreign policy at chamber breakfast

March 12, 2015
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Maggie Meehan scores a jump shot during a first round loss to Glastonbury on March 5.

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Southington Chamber of Commerce and BearingStar Insurance sponsored the Celebrity Breakfast with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy on Monday, March 9 at the Manor Inn in Milldale. Murphy, who got his start in politics serving on the Planning and Zoning Committee in Southington, spoke about his connection to Southington, why foreign policy…

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Barnes Trust funds dementia care program at Alzheimer’s Center

March 12, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Main Street Community Foundation (MSCF) presented the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville with a $75,000 grant. The funds were grnated by the Bradley Henry Barnes and Leila Upson Barnes Memorial Trust at a ceremony on Monday, March 9 to fund a dementia care program called Hope Full Lives. “We’re thrilled…

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Geno Auriemma to speak at April 20 chamber event

March 11, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce has invited University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma to speak at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville on Monday, April 20. Auriemma just recently opened a restaurant called Geno’s Grille in downtown Southington. “This is going to be a home run for the chamber…

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Nonprofits invited to submit applications to community foundation for sponsorships

March 10, 2015
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Organizers of community events in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington slated to take place between July 1 and Dec. 31 are encouraged to apply today for the final round of 2015 funding through the Community Sponsorship Awards program offered by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain. Applications are due Friday, May 1. The…

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Surround Sound 7: The Final Frontier

March 10, 2015
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Southington High School music department presented, Surround Sound 7 on March 6th, 7th, and 8th.  Members of the marching band and color guard performed science fiction themed music and dance on the Southington High School stage.  Photos by:  Tammi Naudus

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