Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Oct. 3

FRIDAY, OCT. 3 BRISTOL JOHN E. TAVERA MEMORIAL FUND FIFTH ANNUAL FUND RAISER. 5 p.m. Picnic buffet, free draft beer, cash bar, raffle prizes, musical entertainment provided by Flyin’ Blind. Proceeds benefit local organizations and provide scholarships to area high school, grammar school students. St. Joseph’s Polish Society, East Main Street, Forestville. $25 per person…

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Dining listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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Dining listings for Oct. 3

SATURDAY, OCT. 4 PLAINVILLE ANNUAL ROAST PORK DINNER. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Glazed roast pork with fresh potatoes and vegetables, assorted breads and apple crisp for dessert. Silent gift basket auction. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. $12 for adults, $6 for children, 4 and under free. Reservations suggested. (860) 747-2328. SUNDAY,…

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Performance listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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Performance listings for Oct. 3

OCT. 3, 4 PLAINVILLE ‘THE TEST’ BY CLIFF MCCLELLAND. Presented by the Plainville Choral Society. “Saturday Night Live”-style comedy. The Middle School of Plainville, Northwest Drive, Plainville. OCT. 10-26 OTHER ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Connecticut Theatre Company, 23 Norden St., New Britain. $20. Tickets at…

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Health listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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SATURDAY, OCT. 4 OTHER FREE SCREENING MAMMOGRAMS AND CLINIC BREAT EXAMS TO ELIGIBLE WOMEN. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For women, 40 or older and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, have no insurance or insurance with a high deductible, have no breast cancer history, current symptoms, or breast problems. Sponsored…

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Music listings for Oct. 3

October 3, 2014
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Music listings for Oct. 3

FRIDAY, OCT. 3 OTHER MICHAEL AMANTE. 8 p.m. Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket. $20. Foxwood.com, 1-800-200-2882. SATURDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL 1800. LIVE BAND. 8 p.m. to close. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. $10 and $15 at the door. Advance tickets available at the Bristol Polish Club bar or brownpapertickets.com.…

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Leader of Immigrant Union speaks his mind

October 3, 2014
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Leader of Immigrant Union speaks his mind

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Brent DeBoer of the band Immigrant Union admits he’s never been a politically minded musician, The lead singer, who also is a member of the band the Dandy Warhols, said in a phone interview from Philadelphia, “I’ve never said anything political.” And in regards to his songwriting, he added, “I’ve…

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Regaining momentum; Volleyball finishes key stretch with a trio of wins

October 3, 2014
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Regaining momentum; Volleyball finishes key stretch with a trio of wins

By John Goralski Sports Writer At the start of the season, two weeks were circled on the schedule. Coach Rich Heitz made no bones about it. If the Knights were going to improve on last year’s season, they would have to survive this torrid stretch. A loss to Farmington began it. A five-point fall at…

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They’re baaack!!; Knights turn around season with 2 wins

October 3, 2014
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They’re baaack!!; Knights turn around season with 2 wins

By John Goralski Sports Writer The Blue Knights had the advantage in the first half with a number of scoring opportunities. Once came with a throw-in, another from a corner shot. Southington had one possession where they fought for two shots on goal, but Simsbury still clung to a scoreless tie at the break. On…

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Nicole White is named queen of the gala

October 3, 2014
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Nicole White is named queen of the gala

By Lindsay Carey Staff Writer Hostess Nicole White was crowned queen at the Apple Harvest Festival’s annual gala, which is the unofficial kick-off to the festival. Being named queen helped fulfill a goal for White, who has looked up to the position since she was a little girl. “When I was younger and saw the…

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