Kids listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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THURSDAY, FEB. 12 BRISTOL STORYTELLER MERIS PALMER VISITS. 10 a.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. Sponsored by the Bristol School Readiness Council. FRIDAY, FEB. 13 SOUTHINGTON FOX-A-THON. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Organized by fifth grade class at Plantsville Elementary School. Raises money for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Class will collect any amount…

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Dining listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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TUESDAY, FEB. 10 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT KEYSTONE CLUB OF BRISTOL BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB. 5 to 8 p.m. Wayback Burgers of Bristol, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 11 BRISTOL 99 RESTAURANT FUND RAISER FOR BRISTOL EASTERN HIGH SCHOOL 2015 PROJECT GRADUATION. 5 to 8 p.m. Bring flyer. Available on website or pick…

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Health listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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TUESDAY, FEB. 10 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Central Connecticut Senior Health Services. 11 a.m. to noon. ShopRite, 750 Queen St., Southington. OTHER FREE BARIATRIC WEIGHT LOSS INFORMATION. Presented by Hartford HealthCare Medical Group Centers for Surgical Weight Loss. 6 p.m. The Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General Campus, 100 Grand St.,…

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Performance listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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FEB. 12, 15 OTHER ‘THE IRISH CURSE.’ Thursday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, 31-33 Webster Square Rd., Berlin. $30. CTCabaret.com, (860) 829-1248. NOW thru FEB. 7 OTHER GODFREY. Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25 to $50.…

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Music listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 6 OTHER 80S EXTRAVAGANZA CONCERT. With The Pointer Sisters, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Andy Bell, Club Nouveau, Berlin, Lisa Lisa, Shannon. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $68, $48. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000. SATURDAY, FEB. 7 OTHER FLEETWOOD MAC. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $195, $125. TUESDAY, FEB. 10 OTHER FLYLEAF. 8 p.m. The Stafford…

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Valentine Chocolate Festival

February 6, 2015
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On Saturday, Jan. 31, visitors flocked to the American Legion Post 72 hall for the annual Valentine Chocolate Festival. The event was one-stop shopping for chocolate lovers of all ages. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS

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Jam on! Monster trucks read to stomp in Hartford

February 6, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Tom Meents is a legend in the Monster Jam Truck series. The driver of the 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, custom-designed truck, Max-D, is the sport’s only 11-time World Champion. He is also the most successful competitor of the Monster Jam World Finals. Additionally, he has six…

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Yoga event benefits local charity

February 6, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A Planstville yoga studio is holding a donation-based yoga class to bring in income for a Bristol charity organization that helps people transition out of homelessness into independent living. Soul Space Yoga &Wellness is holding “A Night of Yoga” to benefit For Goodness Sake on Feb. 27 from 6 p.m.…

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YMCA annual meeting celebrates local ‘Super Heroes’

February 5, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA honored local “super heroes” for their numerous positive contributions to the community at the YMCA’s 86th Annual Meeting at the Aqua Turf Club on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Three Southington High School (SHS) students who have been Advisory Board Members for the STEPS Coalition were recognized by…

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