Senior listings, starting Feb. 12

February 10, 2016
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SATURDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON AN 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. THURSDAY, FEB. 18 SOUTHINGTON FRIENDSHIP CLUB. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free monthly club for older adults seeking socialization and meaningful activities. Coffee socials,…

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McGraw, O’Neal do superb job of conveying ‘Love Story’ in ‘Love Letters’

February 10, 2016
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A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” has long been a dramatic cash cow for community theaters and professional theaters that offered, at face, no muss, no fuss. After all the premise, and production of the show, tends to be pretty minimal. You have two actors on stage, scripts in front of them on a basic set, and…

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Hall ends conference win streak

February 10, 2016
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Zack Blake, above at an earlier meet, was Southington’s only double-winner during a loss to Hall on Feb. 2.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Knights suffered their first conference loss of the season when they were defeated, 96-89, by Hall at the Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The Knights placed first in four events, including three individual events and one relay. After three lead changes and a couple tie…

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Sports listings for the Feb. 12 edition

February 10, 2016
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Southington support group listings for the Feb. 12 edition

February 10, 2016
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ONGOING SOUTHINGTON AL-ANON. Sundays, 4 to 5:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 114 Main St., Southington. Park in left lot, go through double doors. Meeting in Room 203. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Wednesdays 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Campus. First floor conference room A. Newcomers meeting at…

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Southington miscellaneous listings for the Feb. 12 edition

February 10, 2016
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SATURDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON MOVIE NIGHT AT FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH. 6:30 p.m. at 243 Laning St. Faith Baptist Church will present the 2015 movie, “War Room.” The 2015 movie, starring Alena Pitts, T.C. Stallings, Priscilla Shirer, and Karen Abercrombie, focuses on a family that struggles under the strain of a failing marriage. Their lives take…

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Southington senior listings for the Feb. 12 edition

February 10, 2016
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FRIDAY, FEB 12 SOUTHINGTON VALENTINE’S DAY BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Grand Care Companions will be providing the sweet treats and prizes. Cost is $1. Tickets available in the office. SATURDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON AN OPEN HOUSE AT MULBERRY GARDENS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day, and memory…

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Jazz at the Library: Hot Cat Jazz Band rocks the house

February 10, 2016
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Tom Boates plays the trombone.

Librarians weren’t trying to shush this group on Thursday, Feb. 4. The Hot Cat Jazz Band kicked off the Mardi Gras celebrations at the Southington Public Library with their brand of New Orleans-style jazz.  The group performed Dixieland favorites, as well as music by Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Louis Armstrong. Photos and video by TAMMI…

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Obituary: Richard G. Meccariello, 65

February 10, 2016
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Richard G. Meccariello died on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

Richard G. Meccariello, 65, of Southington, passed away on Monday, Feb.8, 2016, surrounded by his loving family at THCC at New Britain. He was the beloved husband of Elaine (Fedoruk) Meccariello. He was born in Southington, the son of the late Pasquale and Ines (Resse) Meccariello. He had worked for Pratt & Whitney as an…

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