Zoni helps push pet protection bill into state law books

July 13, 2016
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SO NEWS - Zoni Desmond Law bill

Rep. David Zoni (D-Southington), left,  joined legislative colleagues and advocates at a recent ceremonial bill signing in the State Capitol office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The event highlighted the passage of “Desmond’s Law,” an act concerning support for cats and dogs that are neglected. The bill would allow courts to assign volunteer legal advocates…

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Southington Kids’ listings for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
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THURSDAY, JULY 28 SOUTHINGTON BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to noon, at the Southington Youth Services Dept., 196 North Main St. (Municipal Center). Open to Southington residents 12 and over. Limited space. Cost is $45. (860) 276-6281. MONDAY, AUG. 15 SOUTHINGTON BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE. 8:45 a.m. to noon, at the Southington Youth Services Dept., 196…

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Southington Performance listing for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
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JULY 15-JULY 16 SOUTHINGTON ‘MULAN JR.’ 7 p.m. Grade 6 to 8 students in the Southington Summer Theater Footlights Program will perform the play based on the Disney film. Southington High School, Pleasant Street, Southington. $5. (860) 276-6219. JULY 22-JULY 23 SOUTHINGTON ‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.’ 7 p.m. on Friday, July 22. 1 p.m. and…

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Southington seniors listings for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 SOUTHINGTON DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman our photography guru. Occasional field trips are planned. SATURDAY, JULY 30 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 58 Mulberry St. Mulberry Gardens of Southington is an assisted…

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Southington Miscellaneous listings for the July 15 edition

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TUESDAY, JULY 19 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. 11 a.m. to noon at ShopRite, 750 Queen St. Provided by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. MONDAY, JULY 25 SOUTHINGTON ITALIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL SHOW. 6 p.m. at Southington Drive In Pavilion. The show will include Italian skits, songs, dances, piano and accordion music performed by children ages 4-14.…

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Southington Support groups for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
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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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Library listings for the July 15 edition

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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: July Summer Hours begin. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays beginning July…

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Recreation Department listings for the July 15 edition

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Southington Recreation Department
Town Hall, 75 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-6219
Fax: (860) 276-6204

Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. SOUTHINGTON POOL OPENINGS/HOURS—Pools at Recreation Park and Memorial Park are…

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Sports listings for the July 15 edition

July 13, 2016
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If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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