Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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JAN. 1-31 SOUTHINGTON DIANE BARILE ART EXHIBIT. Acrylics. The Orchards, community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656, SouthingtonArtsandCrafts.com, SouthingtonOrchards.org SATURDAY, JAN. 2 OTHER SINGLES MOVIE EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. 630 p.m. Meet in lobby, everyone decides what movie to see. After go nearby for refreshments. Starplex Cinemas, 19 Frontage Rd., Berlin. (860) 582-8229.…

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Health listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 5 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. THURSDAY, JAN. 7 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 11 a.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. BRISTOL ‘EAT WELL, BE WELL.’ Presented by Wheeler Health…

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Performance listings for Jan. 9

December 30, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 9 OTHER ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE!’ 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $45.Ticketmasters.com, 1-800-745-3000.

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Dining listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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John Leary

ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Senior listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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Knights of Columbus

SATURDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. (860) 276-1020. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the…

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Support group listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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THURSDAY, JAN. 7 OTHER FOSTER CARE ALUMNI. 6:30 p.m. 211 Schraffts Dr., Unit A5, Waterbury. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. (475) 235-2184. AnnieC.org ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home…

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Meetings listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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Meetings listings for Jan. 1

TUESDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. CentralCTChambers.org/events ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library,…

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Kids listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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JAN. 13-FEB. 17 BRISTOL FAMILY READING ADVENTURE PROGRAM. 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays for six weeks. Reading group open to children ages 3 to 5, provides weekly early learning activities to help children develop early reading and literacy skills, and gives each participating family a book and associated activity. Family completing entire program will…

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Minimum wage going up Jan. 1

December 28, 2015
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Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a press release this week announced that as the result of a new law he signed last year, Connecticut’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase from the current rate of $9.15 an hour to $9.60 per hour on Jan. 1, 2016. The change is the second in a series of…

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