The final exam was a walk in the park

July 6, 2016
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Dog Obedience school-instructor Kevin Medeiros (3)

Dog Obedience school instructor Kevin Medeiros, left, demonstrates how to handle a leashed encounter during a class held at The Summit at Plantsville. Owner confidence and pet patience is clear at Medeiros’ final instalment of the most recent session. A new class will be coming up again soon. For more information, visit www.southington.org/DogObedience. Photos by…

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Early Childhood Collaborative names new director

July 6, 2016
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The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington has named Joanne Kelleher as its new director.

The Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) has named long-time Southington resident Joanne Kelleher as its new director. The opening followed the recent resignation of former director Dr. Mary Yuskis, who is moving with her family to Florida. Kelleher, who started on July 1 and comes to ECCS with an extensive background in business operations…

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Meeting listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Topic, “How to Increase Business Through Referral Sources.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, Benefits Center, 200 Main St., Bristol. CentralCTChambers.org/Events 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…

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Kids listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 8 PLAINVILLE MAKER SPACE. 10:45 a.m. Children can create, build, and discover. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. SOUTHINGTON ‘IMAGINATION GENERATION.’ 7 p.m. Grade 3 to 6 students in the Southington Summer Theater Junior Program will perform a variety show. Southington High School, Pleasant Street, Southington. $5. (860) 276-6219.…

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Performance listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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JULY 10, 11, 12, AUG. 7, 8, 9 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR ‘THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ 6 to 9 p.m. No appointments needed. Prepare a song of your choosing. Accompanist will be provided. Cold readings also part of audition. Rehearsals begin Aug. 29. Shows in October. Trinity on Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. jenn@PhoenixTheaterCompany.com NOW…

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Health listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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THURSDAY, JULY 14 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 1 to 2 p.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. HHCSeniorServices.org LIVING WITH SPINAL STENOSIS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 10 to 11 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. RSVP. (860) 747-5728. BRISTOL ‘PROTECT THE SKIN YOU’RE…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, JULY 9 OTHER SINGLES BLOCK ISLAND DAY TRIP. Sponsored by Social Connections. Leave on ferry at 2 Ferry St., New London. Meet at 8 a.m. at the gate. It leaves at 8:30 a.m. Return 4:55 p.m. ferry. Round trip ticket is $45. Reservations. (860) 444-4624. Questions? (860) 582-8229, (860) 434-6426. PLAINVILLE TAG SALE. 8…

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Music listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 8 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s Bar, 389 Main St., East Hartford. MONDAY, JULY 11 OTHER SIMPLY SWING. Walnut Hill Park, band shell, New Britain. TUESDAY, JULY 12 PLAINVILLE RIVERBOAT RAMBLERS. 6:30 p.m. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL THE COYOTE RIVER BAND. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rockwell Park, Bristol. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 OTHER…

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Dancing the summer away

July 6, 2016
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Felice Danielson and Jen Gilmore teach a free Zingalingz class to more than 100 kids during field day at Plantsville School. The local class is aimed at kids of every fitness and ability level.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’re looking for a healthy, fun way for your kids to stay active this summer, Southington has a busy schedule of kid-friendly exercise. Felice Danielson, owner and director of Circle of Friends Music Together and Zing Fit Zumba at 447 North Main St., has opened a third business, Zingalingz. With partner…

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