Arc of Southington dinner dance tickets are on sale

March 15, 2015
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The Arc of Southington will be holding an Evening of Inspiration on Saturday, March 28, 6 p.m. to midnight, at the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. The annual dinner dance fundraiser consists of hors d’oeuvres, sit down dinner, open bar, deejay, dancing, raffles, and silent auction items. Cost is $75 per person. For more information, contact the…

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Genealogical Society discusses research obstacles at March meeting

March 15, 2015
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Are you stuck with your family tree? Have you run into stumbling blocks? Have you hit a brick wall? This month’s meeting of the Southington Genealogical Society (SGS) is a “Brick Wall Workshop” by Richard Eppler Ph. D. Advice and assistance will be offered to attendees who have encountered a seemingly insurmountable obstacle in their…

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Dress and accessory boutique downtown: Bangles opens just in time for prom dress season

March 14, 2015
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Dress and accessory boutique downtown: Bangles opens just in time for prom dress season

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER It’s prom dress shopping season, and a Southington resident opened her new local business just in time. Bangle is a new dress boutique located at 48 North Main Street on Route 10 just recently opened last month, just in time for the prom rush. “I was eager to open for the…

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Movie matinee at the Southington library on Friday, March 20

March 14, 2015
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Bring your Brown Bag Lunch. Movie snacks and beverages will be provided. The Southington Public Library has announced a movie matinee on Friday, March 20 at 11:30 a.m. The library will be showing “Singin’ in the Rain,” the musical film classic featuring Gene Kelley, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds. The movie is an affectionate spoof of the turmoil…

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Book Drive held for Liberian School

March 13, 2015
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Book Drive held for Liberian School

By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER Inspired by a church’s mission, two local teens took it upon themselves to make a difference in the lives of students who are less fortunate. National Honors Society (NHS) seniors Alexa Taylor and Ryan Padden collected 400 hundred books for a Liberian school. St. Margaret’s school is a K-12 Catholic school…

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Dale Spaner is the March artist at The Gallery at The Orchards

March 13, 2015
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"Italy Roadside" by Dale Spaner.

Hamden painter Dale Spaner will be featured through the end of March at The Gallery at The Orchards. The show, entitled “Potpourri” showcases a collection of Spaner’s paintings. Spaner was born in New Haven and raised in West Haven. After raising three children in Waterbury, she studied watercolors at a local college with Julie Hickcox…

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Compounce opens May 9; new features touted

March 13, 2015
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Opening day for Lake Compounce is around the corner – May 9. Lake Compounce, which bills itself as the oldest amusement park in the nation is starting its 2015 season off with a bang, reported a news release from the park. New additions to the park include: a new Dinosaur Expedition attraction, new Season Pass…

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Maestro presents symphony with a musical gift

March 13, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Classical music composition is not something to be taken lightly. It’s not like whipping off a nursery rhyme or a heavy metal riff. So, when a composer creates a piece for someone, or something, in many ways, it’s a gift… an act of love. This week, guest conductor Maestro Gerard…

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Seniors listings for March 13

March 13, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 14 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020. SUNDAY, MARCH 15 OTHER OPEN HOUSE AT ARBOR ROSE AT JEROME HOME. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent assisted living and memory…

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