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Southington Observer Local News Section

Finance board finalizes budget

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Board of Finance (BOF) held three workshops this month to determine the budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. At a public hearing on March 7, the BOF opened the floor for residents to share their questions…

Music listings, starting April 1

FRIDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER THE MACHINE. 8 p.m. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge, Ridgefield. $45. (203) 438-5795, RidgefieldPlayhouse.org TONY BENNETT. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $59, $39. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000. SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL HOLDEN IT TOGETHER. A fund raiser…

Performance listings, starting April 1

FRIDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER ‘MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET.’ 8 p.m. Musical about famed recording session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. $38 and up. GardeArts.org, (860) 444-7373. ‘APRIL…

Dining listings, starting April 1

SATURDAY, APRIL 2 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER. 5 to 7 p.m. Benefit for “Charity: Water” Hosted by Team Clean Water. Raise money to construct drilled wells, spring protections, and Bio Sand filters to provide clean water to communities around…

Miscellaneous listings, starting April 1

FRIDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Held by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. (860) 582-8229. APRIL 1-28 PLAINVILLE THE THIRD ANNUAL AMATEUR ART EXHIBIT. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. SATURDAY, APRIL…

Kids listings, starting April 1

TUESDAY, APRIL 5 OTHER ‘SESAME STREET LIVE “LET’S DANCE!”’ 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m. Palace Theatre, 61 Atlantic St., Stamford. $18, $25, $37, $77. (203) 325-4466, SCALive.org SATURDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Children of…

Meetings listings, starting April 1

SATURDAY, APRIL 2 PLAINVILLE CONNECTICUT STATE BUTTON SOCIETY SPRING MEETING. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 12:45 p.m., annual button auction. Coffee and dessert. Grace Lutheran Church, 222 Farmington Ave., Route 10, Plainvillle. ConnecticutStateButtonSociety.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION.…