Miscellaneous listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24 BRISTOL ‘BRINGING UP BABY.’ 7 p.m. Howard Hawks comedy starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Popcorn and refreshments available. $3 donation requested. OTHER BUDGET COUNSELING FOR UTILITIES. 2 to 5 p.m. Keep the Power On clinic. The Hospital of Central Connecticut. New Britain General campus, Lecture…

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Dining listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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SATURDAY, APRIL 25 PLAINVILLE SPRING PASTA SUPPER. Held by Plainville Fire Company. 4 to 8 p.m. Plainville Fire Headquarters, 77 West Main St., Plainville. Adults, $8. Children 7 to 12 and seniors, $6. Children under 7, free. SUNDAY, APRIL 26 BRISTOL FUND RAISER AT FIREFLY. Benefit for Bristol Eastern High School’s graduation party. Firefly Hollow…

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Performance listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24 OTHER NEW YORK VS. BOSTON COMEDY SERIES. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762. APRIL 24-MAY 3 BRISTOL ‘THE SOUND OF MUSIC.’ Performed by St. Paul Performing Arts. Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26 and May 3 at 2 p.m.…

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Health listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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TUESDAY, APRIL 28 SOUTHINGTON LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS. Presented by The Hospital of Central Connecticut. 6:30 p.m. Southington Library, 255 Main St., Southington. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29 BRISTOL HIV/ AIDS EDUCATIONAL FORUM FOR HEALTH CARE AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONALS. Offered by the Bristol Mayor’s Task Force on HIV/ AIDS. 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Four workshops: Medical…

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Music listings for April 24

April 24, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 24 BRISTOL ANDREW MCKNIGHT. Award-winning songwriter and entertainer. 7 p.m. Songs and stories celebrating the lives and landscapes of Americans from rural to urban settings. Gallery 156 of Artist Tree Tea House, 160 School St., Bristol. (860) 919-4356. AndrewMcKnight.net SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers Bar and Grill, 300 Middle St., Bristol. SOUTHINGTON SEABREEZE REUNION SHOW.…

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The blues are getting pretty ’Heavy’ for Randy Bachman

April 24, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When the original musicians on the Chicago blues scene crafted their sound in the early 20th century, the racism of the time kept their music from being disseminated to the public at large… in particular white audiences. It wasnt until a bunch of young British musicians in the 1960s—such as…

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Boys Tennis off to a strong start

April 24, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights (1-0) boys tennis team may have cruised to a season-opening win on the road on Monday, April 13, against the Windsor Warriors (2-2), 7-0, but it was something more than a win that really opened Southington coach Tony Mauro’s eyes. “We looked strong,” said Mauro. “I hate to…

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Baseball opens the season with 3-game streak

April 24, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER No home games for the first three games? No problem. The Blue Knights baseball team stayed perfect on the road to open the season. After a week of cancellations, Southington traveled to Tolland on Tuesday, April 14 to get things going against the Eagles (2-2). The road game featured a 15-4…

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Volleyball blasts 3 opponents

April 24, 2015
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Volleyball blasts 3 opponents

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A loss to the Staples Wreckers (4-0) last Saturday and the absence of two key starters didn’t slow down the Blue Knights (5-1) volleyball team. If anything, it only made them stronger. The Knights started their recovery on their home court with a 3-0 win over a much-improved East Hartford Hornets…

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