Meeting listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Meeting listings for June 12

MONDAY, JUNE 15 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org TUESDAY, JUNE 16 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Kids listings for June 12

JUNE 22-26 PLAINVILLE VACATION BIBLE CAMP. 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Angel Boot Camp” and will center on Bible stories having to do with God’s angels. Under the direction of several team leaders of the church. Meals provided. Recreation time. Craft corner. Faith Bible Church, 168 Unionville Ave., Plainville. Free. (860) 747-5209 to…

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Dining listings for June 12

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SATURDAY, JUNE 13 OTHER LOBSTER ROLL/ STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fund raiser to send local high school youth on a mission camp trip to aid the impoverished. Kensington Congregational Church, 312 Percival Ave., Kensington. $10 for hot buttered lobster rolls, freshly made strawberry shortcake, hamburgers, beverages, and more. KensingtonCong.org, Facebook.com/KensingtonCongregationalChurch. WEDNESDAY,…

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Miscellaneous listings for June 12

June 12, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for June 12

FRIDAY, JUNE 12 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. George’s Pizza, 9 School St., Unionville. No charge. (860) 582-8229. RONALD PERILLE JR. MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT. 9:30 a.m., registration. 11 a.m., shotgun start. 6 p.m., dinner. Proceeds go to the Ronald Perille Jr. Scholarship Fund and Watertown Sportsman Club. $150 per golfer…

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Performance listings for June 12

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SATURDAY, JUNE 13 OTHER CHRIS TUCKER. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $35-$55. Foxwoods.com SUNDAY, JUNE 14 OTHER MULTI-CULTURES CELEBRATION OF MUSIC AND DANCE. 3 to 5 p.m. Presented by East Culture Arts, Inc. and Trinity-On-Main. Trinity-On-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. Free. Donations accepted. (860) 978-4452, (860) 978-2949. EastCultureArts.org JUNE 18-20 OTHER…

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Health listings for June 12

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MONDAY, JUNE 15 SOUTHINGTON HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TRAINING CLASS. Six session course, Mondays and Tuesdays 6 p.m. Hartford HealthCare, 300 Queen St., Southington. (203) 321-3008. TUESDAY, JUNE 16 BRISTOL POTTY TRAINING TRAINING BOOT CAMP. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $5 per parent. $6 per provider. Register. (860) 585-3895. cgaray@bristolhospital.org…

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Music listings for June 12

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FRIDAY, JUNE 12 BRISTOL MARTY Q. 6 to 9 p.m. Pop, jazz singer, songwriter, saxophonist and guitarist. The Oaks Patio, DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. OTHER THIRD EYE BLIND AND DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $45-$65. Foxwoods.com JUICY J. The Dome at Oakdale, Wallingford. NEW KIDS ON THE…

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SHS top 3 students define ‘friendly competition’ with academic success

June 12, 2015
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Southington High School's top three graduating seniors, salutatorian Erik Bergland, left, valedictorian James Hoder, center, and essayist Caitlin Young, right.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A thick stack of resumes sat in front of Southington High School’s top three students on Tuesday afternoon, noting the many academic achievements that earned them a spot at the top. The three friends—valedictorian James Hoder, salutatorian Erik Bergland and essayist Caitlin Young, gathered to speak about their accomplishments, goals, and plans…

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Surviving the Holocaust: Kennedy students hear a first-hand account

June 12, 2015
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JFK Middle School principal Steven Madancy speaks with Janina Nawarskas, a Holocaust survivor, after she hosted an assembly for the seventh grade class.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER When the topic of social issues in World War II was brought up in Sue DeSimone’s language arts class at John F. Kennedy Middle School, seventh grade student Megan Fortier was reminded of the story of her great aunt, Janina Nawarskas—a story Nawarskas had just begun sharing herself. Having rarely spoken of…

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