Raffle tickets available for Harley bike

June 2, 2015
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It is Harley time again at the New England Carousel Museum kicking off the 20th year for its Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the museum. The raffle will help benefit the museum’s educational programming and general operations. First prize is a 2015 Harley Davidson FLHX Street Glide Motorcycle; second prize is a 5′…

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Carousel Museum participating in CT Open House Day June 13

June 2, 2015
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The New England Carousel Museum will be participating in Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 13. The Connecticut Office of Tourism is sponsoring the 11th annual Connecticut Open House Day, which is a one-day statewide event, designed to showcase Connecticut’s diverse world of history, art, and tourism. The New England Carousel Museum is offering…

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Legion seeks help with historical project

June 1, 2015
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American Legion logo (Web)

The American Legion, Kiltonic Post 72 is compiling history for the local post, and officials are looking for help from the community. The Southington organization received their charter in 1919, and they have been a part of the community for almost 100 years. Local Legionnaires are asking the public and local veterans for help in…

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Commentary: May was National Water Safety Month

May 30, 2015
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YMCA Aquatics Director Barbara Glaude.

Did you know that drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related death for children between the ages of 1 and 14? Children under the age of one most often drown in home pools and were out of sight from one or both parents according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Adults…

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Senior listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Senior listings for May 29

MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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Support group listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Support group listings for May 29

ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Kids listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Kids listings for May 29

SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family Fest Committee. Families can spend quality time in a fun way. Plainville Athletic Backers will offer snacks, meals, beverages at reasonable cost. Free. PlainvilleFamilyFest.wix.com/2015, (860) 793-6304. SOUTHINGTON MOVIE…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for May 29

FRIDAY, MAY 29 OTHER ASBURY’S FIRST GAME NIGHT. 7 p.m. Fun, fellowship, games. For young and young-at-heart. Movie set up for those children too young to play or who don’t wish to play games. Ping pong table available. Babysitter available so mothers and fathers can play while their children are entertained. Free popcorn and lemonade…

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Dining listings for May 29

May 29, 2015
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Dining listings for May 29

SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE ANNUAL HAM DINNER. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Home baked ham with fresh potatoes and vegetables. Assorted breads and desserts. Bake sale. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. $12 for adults. $6 for children, 4 and under are free. Reservations. (860) 747-2328. SUNDAY, MAY 31 BRISTOL FUND RAISER BREAKFAST.…

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