Kids listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 BRISTOL SPRING BREAK AT THE CAROUSEL MUSEUM. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Create a cut out. New England Carousel Museum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. $6 for adults. $5 for children. Free for members. (860) 585-5411. TheCarouselMuseum.org FEATHERED FRIENDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can learn about feathers and their function for…

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Miscellaneous listing for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 BRISTOL SINGLES SPRING DANCE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Dance to The Instigators. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. APRIL 17, 18 BRISTOL ‘THIS ISLAND EARTH’ AND ‘THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD.’ Plus another Flash Gordon serial. Friday…

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Dining listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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SUNDAY, APRIL 19 PLAINVILLE/ SOUTHINGTON FLAPJACK FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. Held by The Giving Back Girls. 8 to 10 a.m. Applebee’s, 270 New Britain Ave., Plainville. MONDAY, APRIL 20 BRISTOL FUND RAISER TO BENEFIT HILLSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH ‘2015 RUN FOR LOVE.’ 5 to 8 p.m. Wayback Burgers, 123 Farmington Ave., Bristol. THURSDAY, APRIL 23 BRISTOL THE…

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Performance listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 SOUTHINGTON COMEDY NIGHT. With comedians Mike McKenna and Claudia Stavola. Benefit for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. 6:30 p.m., doors open. 7 p.m., ziti dinner with meatballs, bread, salad. 8 p.m., show. Cash bar, raffles. Southington Elks Lodge 1669, 114 Main St., Southington. $20. Tickets at lodge tap room or email…

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Health listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 PLAINVILLE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 56 Redstone Hill, Plainville. 1-800-RED –CROSS. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 SOUTHINGTON THE SOLUTION TO WEIGHT CONTROL, DIABETES AND HIGH CHOLESTEROL: HOW TO EAT TO BECOME AND STAY HEALTH. 6:15 p.m. Presented by Dr. Jonathan Goodman, ND, a Bristol naturopathic physician.…

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Music listings for April 17

April 17, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 17 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Bernie’s Roadhouse, 645 Sullivan Ave., South Windsor. SATURDAY, APRIL 18 BRISTOL NEW YORK CITY SINGER/ SONGWRITER SHERI MILLER. 2 p.m. She has co-written songs with Grammy Award winning J.D. Souther (The Eagles) and Al Anderson (NRBQ). Bristol Public LIbrary, 5 High St., Bristol. RSVP. (860) 584-7787 ext. 2023. Made…

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Swing in on a star and take a ‘Sentimental Journey’

April 17, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR It’s been an annual tradition for 74 years. And this year’s OM Show is reaching back to the music that was popular when the show was just a young buck on the city of Bristol’s arts scene. This year’s show, which is a fund raiser for the OM (Older Members)…

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Cyber Knights win New England title

April 17, 2015
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Photo by Randy Bonomi

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School’s Cyber Knights robotics team have been named the New England District champions and will continue on to the World Championship in St. Louis later this month. The Cyber Knights joined more than 60 high school robotics teams for a three-day competition at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass.,…

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Depression era glass show at the high school

April 17, 2015
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Joan Kawecki and Lorraine Morganti admire a display of blue glass objects.

By TAMMI NAUDUSSTAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Locals flocked to the Nutmeg Depression Glass Club’s 40th annual glass show and sale at Southington High School on Saturday, April 11. The show featured a free American glass and pottery identification service for visitors.

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