Read Across America reaches local schools

March 9, 2016
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Nancy Wyman at South End Pre K-class gave her a photo of themselves (2)

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman reads to Sharon Kuseculesa’s Pre-K classroom at South End Elementary School during a Read Across America event last week. Wyman was joined in the classroom by Southington High School students Tim Cocozza (Thing 1) and Justine Griffin (Cat in the Hat). Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Sports listings for the March 11 edition

March 9, 2016
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FUNDRAISERS PSYCHIC READINGS FOR RUGBY—Friday, April 29, 7 p.m.-8 p.m. (6:30 p.m. registration), at Southington High School. A group reading with medium Karen Kilmartin. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. Proceeds benefit the SHS rugby club. Contact: hdultra73@gmail.com. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase…

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Southington dining listings for the March 11 edition

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SUNDAY, MAY 22 SOUTHINGTON WONX TRIBE NO.28 123rd ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Nucchi’s Restaurant in Forestville. The Improved Order of Southington Red Men were chartered in 1893 and is the oldest fraternal organization in the USA. Cost is $25 per couple for members ($40 per person for guests), and includes appetizers,…

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Southington Performance listings for the March 11 edition

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NOW thru MARCH 13 OTHER THE GLASS MENAGERIE. 8 p.m. on Feb. 27, March 4, 5, 11, and 12. 2 p.m. on Feb. 28, March 6, 13, at Thomaston Opera House Main Stage, 158 Main St., Thomaston. Nicole Thomas, of Southington, is playing the supporting role of Laura Wingfield in Tennessee Williams’ literary classic. For…

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Southington kids’ listings for the March 11 edition

March 9, 2016
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NOW thru MARCH 24 SOUTHINGTON DOUBLE DUTCH AND JUMP ROPE CLASSES REGISTRATION. Program is open to Southington boys and girls ages 6-13. Classes will be held on Thursdays, March 24 to May 19, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Plantsville Elementary School gym. Cost is $40 per child. Pre-registration and payment is required.…

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P.R. Bailey no stranger to art or education

March 9, 2016
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By MOLLY WESTFALL CORRESPONDENT P.R. Bailey, also known as Abbe, is no stranger to the world of art and art education. Her love of art was sparked at a young age when her brother would draw for her while babysitting. She said he could take anything, like an image on a magazine cover, and recreate…

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Southington support group listings for the March 11 edition

March 9, 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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Southington miscellaneous listings for the March 11 edition

March 9, 2016
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

SATURDAY, MARCH 12 SOUTHINGTON EMPOWERING WOMEN TO ESCAPE ALIVE. 9 a.m to 1 p.m. at Southington High School. A free self-defense class for Southington women and girls 15 and over. This program is a partnership between Jane Doe No More and East Coast Training Systems and is being sponsored by five local organizations. Space is…

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Library listings for the March 11 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: March “A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800, America’s First Presidential Campaign” by Edward…

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