Kids listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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Kids listings for Aug. 14

FRIDAY, AUG. 14 BRISTOL ‘EXPLORE AND LEARN WITH ‘DORA THE EXPLORER’ ON THE CONNECTICUT DINO TRAIL. 12 to 2 p.m. Meet and greet and photographs with families. Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Dr., Bristol. PLAINVILLE FUN DAY. Hosted by Plainville Recreation Department. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Grand finale to summer programs. Activities include face painting, spin…

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Meetings listings for Aug. 14

August 12, 2015
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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, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Taking a taste of Southington goodness

August 12, 2015
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Taste of Southington-Sophie and Jack Totten

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sophie and Jack Totten enjoy a nice cold gelato during the Taste of Southington festival at the Barnes Museum on Wednesday, Aug. 5. A dozen local eateries participated, and Connecticut singer/songwriter Malorie Leogrande serenaded visitors at the event. See more photos, below.    

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Support group listings for Aug. 14

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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Senior listings for Aug. 14

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SATURDAY, AUG. 15 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement councilor, will facilitate. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 628-5656. SouthingtonOrchards.org TUESDAY, AUG. 18 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Covers the effects of…

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Obituaries for the Aug. 14 edition

August 12, 2015
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The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Ann “Annie” (Welch) Brennan, 90, of Southington, died on Thursday, July 30. She had been the wife of the late Christopher J. Brennan for 55 years. Genevieve “Jenny” Gray, 84 of Glendale, Ariz., died in…

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Fire Report for the Aug. 14 edition

August 12, 2015
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Southington Fire Department Headquarters
310 North Main Street, P.O. Box 289, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 621-3202

The Southington Fire Department announced the following 67 incidents from July 27 to Aug. 10: Monday, July 27 12:13:48 p.m., 148 Westwood Rd., Carbon Monoxide Detector Activation. 12:55:17 p.m., 45 Meriden Ave. /Southington Care Center, Smoke Detector Activation 9:37:41 p.m., 130 Canal St. /New Penn Motor, Medical Assist, Assist EMS Tuesday, July 28 9:39:05 a.m.,…

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Police Blotter for the Aug. 21 edition

August 12, 2015
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The Southington Police Department
69 Lazy Ln, Southington, CT 06489
(860) 378-1600

The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Friday, July 31 to Wednesday, Aug. 5: Brandon P. Hamelin, 34, of 856 Pleasant St., Southington, was arrested on July 31 for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and following too closely. Karol Nadolny, 20, of 55 Rockliffe Dr., New Britain, was arrested on…

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Southington senior listings for the Aug. 14 edition

August 12, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

WEDNESDAY, AUG 19 SOUTHINGTON DIGITAL PHOTO CLUB. 1 p.m. at Calendar House. Discover state-of-the-art digital photography techniques with Peter Freeman. Occasional field trips are planned. SATURDAY, AUG. 15 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Edesa Ciscar, retirement councilor, will facilitate. Coffee will be served. The Orchards at Southington,…

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