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Performance listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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SATURDAY, APRIL 11 OTHER J.B. SMOOVE. 9:30 p.m. The Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. APRIL 15-MAY 3 OTHER ‘THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.’ Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 to…

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Health listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 13 BRISTOL AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. St. Gregory Church CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-REDCROSS. TUESDAY, APRIL 14 BRISTOL BARIATRIC WEIGHT LOSS INFORMATION SESSION. 6 p.m. Hospital of Central Connecticut Family Health Center, 22 Pine St., Bristol. 1-866-668-5070. APRIL 14-15 PLAINVILLE DENTAL CLINIC. Provided by Community…

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Music listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 10 OTHER BETTY HARRIS AND THE MIGHTY SOUL DRIVERS. 8 p.m. Accompanied by the backup singers from the Queen Ann Nzinga Center in New Britain—Aaleya Hardy, 18, of Bristol, Savannah Freitas, 16, of Plainville, and Dillyn Caruso, 18, of Plainville. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $20, $27. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762. MIKE…

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Winter Grove project offers affordable senior housing

April 9, 2015
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Winter Grove project offers affordable senior housing

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A non-profit organization has built and opened a three story apartment building for elderly low-income renters in Southington. On Wednesday, April 11, NeighborWorks New Horizons (NWNH) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the 40-unit facility, called “Winter Grove,” located on Darling Street in Southington. Executive Director of NWNH Seila Mosquera served…

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Tennis tournament scheduled

April 9, 2015
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The Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament is scheduled for June 6 to 14 atthe Copper Valley Swim and Tennis Club, Cheshire. The event is held in partnership with the Cheshire Academy and the Cheshire Park and Recreation Department. This is a non-profit event. All proceeds benefit the Winton S. Filipek Sr. Scholarship Fund, Inc.,…

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Nature Park now open

April 9, 2015
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The Tomasso Nature Park is open for the season for the public to enjoy. This nature facility is open from dawn to dusk and is located off Granger Lane near the Plainville Highway Department and Dog Pound. Access is available through the pedestrian gate through Nov. 15. Established in 1989, The Tomasso Nature Park was…

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‘Guest Reader Day’ at Derynoski Elementary

April 9, 2015
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Guest Reader Day- David Derynosky

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Local officials share stories with students at Derynoski Elementary School on Wednesday, April 1 during “Guest Reader Day.” Volunteers from the community read to students at the annual event. Readers included BOE members David Derynoski and Terri Carmody, Judge Paul Abrams, Barnes Museum curator Marie Secondo, Southington Police Officer Kevin Naranjo, Todd Piro…

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Lincoln College open house on Saturday, April 11

April 9, 2015
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Lincoln College of New England, located at 2279 Mt. Vernon Road, Southington, is hosting an open house on Saturday, April 11 at 10 a.m. Lincoln College of New England, founded in 1966, offers five baccalaureate degree programs in business administration, criminal justice, funeral service management, health information administration, and RN to bachelor of nursing. The…

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Local artist exhibits at Norfolk Artisans Guild

April 9, 2015
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Local artist exhibits at Norfolk Artisans Guild

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER A Southington artist will be the exhibitor between April 10 and May at the Norfolk Artisans Guild located at Station Place in Norfolk. Jane M. White said she has been painting most of her life. “As a child I used to doodle all the time my family sent me to the…

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Household Hazardous Waste collection set for May 2

April 8, 2015
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On Saturday, May 2, residents of member towns in the Tunxis Recycling region will have the opportunity to bring Household Hazardous Waste to the Tunxis Recycling Household Hazardous Waste Collection, sponsored by the Town and the Bristol Facility Policy Board. On May 2, a collection event will be held at the Plainville Roadways Garage, on…

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