Kids listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Kids listings for Nov. 28

DEC. 1-FEB. 14 BRISTOL WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL CLINIC. Mondays, 6 to 8 p.m or Saturdays, 9 to 11 a.m. Any child 8 to 18 years old are welcome to participate regardless of ability or experience. Child does not have to have a disability to participate. Ten weeks. Chapter 126, 47 Upson St., Bristol. (860) 769-7049. DEC.…

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Dining listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Dining listings for Nov. 28

SATURDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL HOMECOMING HOPFEST. 1 to 4 p.m. Benefit for Bristol Community Organization Inc.’s energy assistance program. Food and beer tastings from 22 breweries. Scheduled: Back East, Berkshire Brewing, Black Hog, Blue Point, City Steam, Firefly Hollow, Goose Island, Half Full, Long Train, McKenzie’s Hard Cider, Olde Burnside, Overshores, Ommegang, Otter Creek, Pioneer,…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 28

NOV. 28-30, DEC. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 BRISTOL/ SOUTHINGTON LAKE COMPOUNCE HOLIDAY LIGHTS. 5 p.m., Fridays. 4 p.m., on Saturdays and Sundays. Fun for all ages. Light show every half hour at the main gate. Kiddieland rides and family-themed rides will be in operation. Train will be transformed into the North Pole Railway with uniformed train…

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Performance listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Performance listings for Nov. 28

NOV. 28-DEC. 14 OTHER ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Thomaston Opera House, 158 Main St., Thomaston. LandmarkCommunityTheatre.org. (860) 283-6250. SATURDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL THE SENSATIONAL DAN LAROSA COMEDY HYPNOSIS SHOW AND COCONUTS. 7 p.m., doors open. 8 p.m., show time. Bristol Polish Club Hall, 541 North…

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Health listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Health listings for Nov. 28

MONDAY, DEC. 1 BRISTOL TEACHING YOUR CHILD TO COPE WITH CONFLICT. 6 to 8 p.m. The Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. Free to Bristol families. For others, $10 per parent, $12 per childcare providers. Register. cgaray@bristolhospital.org, (860) 585-3895. TUESDAY, DEC. 2 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Offered by Central Connecticut Senior Health…

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Music listings for Nov. 28

November 28, 2014
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Music listings for Nov. 28

FRIDAY, NOV. 28 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Legends, Pine Street, Bristol. OTHER BROTHER JOSCEPHUS AND THE LOVE REVOLUTION. 8 p.m. Fairfield Theater Company, Fairfield. BrotherJoscephus.com THE SPAMINATO BROTHERS. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $20, $29. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762. SATURDAY, NOV. 29 BRISTOL FALL BLUES BASH.…

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Connecticut to open bus-only corridor in March

November 27, 2014
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NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The state Department of Transportation says the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain will begin operating in late March. The CTfastrak project includes 11 stations in New Britain, Newington, West Hartford and Hartford, with busses running every three-to-six minutes during peak commuting hours. The 9.4-mile corridor also will…

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State senator establishes online petition against CL&P rate hike

November 26, 2014
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State Sen. Joe Markley (R-Southington) has created an online petition at www.senatormarkley.com where area residents can sound off about electric rate hikes and urge state regulators to fight future hikes. Markley is also pushing for new legislation to put the legislature back into the process of deciding rate increases. “The signatures on this petition will…

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Santa to set sled down at Sloper Dec. 13

November 26, 2014
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Santa to set sled down at Sloper Dec. 13

YMCA Camp Sloper and The Mill Foundation for Kids have joined efforts once again this year to present “Santa at Sloper” on Saturday, Dec. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the YMCA Camp Sloper Outdoor Center located in Southington at 1000 East St. The suggested donation for attendance is $10 per family and…

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