The Orchards hosts October open houses

October 1, 2015
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The Orchards at Southington
34 Hobart St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-5656

The Orchards at Southington, an independent and assisted living community, will host open houses on Saturdays, Oct. 10 and Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement counselor, will facilitate the events. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington is located at 34 Hobart St. in Southington. People are welcome to…

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Senior health fair offers resources and screenings

October 1, 2015
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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services will present the Southington Senior Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. The free event features information geared toward older adults for achieving optimum health. Demon-strations, educational materials, free health screenings (balance, blood pressure, bone density, memory and…

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SEF Gala at the Turf

October 1, 2015
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By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Locals packed into the Aqua Turf on Friday, Sept. 25 for the 7th annual Fan of the Foundation Gala. The event featured a live auction and a silent auction to raise funds for the Southington Education Foundation (SEF). All proceeds raised from the event will be used to support SEF’s commitment to…

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Apple Harvest Gala marks the start of the festival season

October 1, 2015
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Apple Harvest Festival Coordinator Jim Champagne and Apple Harvest Hostess Chair Alyssa Anne Pappas, left, shower the 2015 Apple Harvest Festival Queen Rebecca Caisse, center, with her crown, flowers, and sash during the annual Apple Harvest Gala on Thursday, Sept. 24. The annual gala kicks off the local festival.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER The changes of the fall season are upon us, but one thing remains constant in the town of Southington. The tradition of the Apple Harvest Festival will be in full swing beginning this weekend. The unofficial start came on Thursday, Oct. 24 with the annual Apple Harvest Gala at the Aqua Turf.…

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Soccer stays perfect

September 30, 2015
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The boy’s soccer team improved to 3-0-1 on the season with a 1-0 victory on the road at Simsbury (3-2) on Friday, Sept. 25. Through four games this season, Southington has yet to surrender a goal. Hayden Burbank scored the game’s only goal midway through the first half. Southington took 10 shots on goal. Evan…

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Southington Sports Listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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EVENTS NAMING OF THE SHS TURF WALKWAY IN HONOR OF DOM D’ANGELO—Wednesday, Oct. 30, 5 p.m., at the entrance to the SHS sports complex. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held to honor the renaming of the walkway for the late Dom D’Angelo, a combat medic in World War II, serving with the 8th Armored Division…

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Southington Senior listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

TUESDAY, OCT. 6 SOUTHINGTON SENIOR HEALTH FAIR. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St.. Admission is free. Sponsored by Connecticut Center for Healthy Aging, The Orchards at Southington, Mulberry Gardens of Southington, Southington Care Center, The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Calendar House and Spring Lake Village. Enjoy demonstrations and meet experts…

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Southington Support Groups listings for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Obituaries for the Oct. 2 edition

September 30, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Pauline M. (Bizon) Chymbor, 90, a longtime Plantsville resident, died on Monday, Sept. 21, surrounded by her family at Masonicare. She had been the wife of the late John J. Chymbor for 51 years. Dorothea…

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