Silver bells? How about a whole orchestra?

December 31, 2015
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Depaolo 6th grade music students-6th grade stringed orchestra

On Monday, Dec. 21,  DePaolo Middle School students rang in the holiday break with a festive musical concert. DePaolo’s sixth grade stringed orchestra, above, regales the crowd with holiday favorites. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS CLICK TO ENLARGE

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St. Paul planning open house; placement exam Jan. 16

December 30, 2015
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St. Paul Catholic High School will host an open house next month. The scheduled date is Saturday, Jan. 9 with the tour beginning at 10 a.m. A tour of the Bristol building, meeting the faculty, and visiting the family are all part of St. Paul’s open houses and are open to all prospective students and…

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AARP Tax Aide appointments available

December 30, 2015
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Appointment sign-up for 2016 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is underway. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide appointments are available free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those 60 and older. Appointments are held in the Computer Lab at Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol starting Feb. 9. Tax Aide appointmentsare available Tuesdays, 8:30…

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Music listings for Jan. 1

December 30, 2015
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SUNDAY, JAN. 3 OTHER CORNFED DOGS. 5 to 8 p.m. The Half Door, 270 Sisson Ave., Hartford. (860) 232-7827. TheHalfdoorHFD.com FRIDAY, JAN. 8 OTHER ENFORCER, WARBRINGER. With Cauldron and Exmortus. Webster Theater, Hartford. WebsterTheater.com

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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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