Recreation Department listings for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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Registration for the following classes and programs, unless otherwise noted, can be made at the Southington Recreation Department at (860) 276-6219. Checks should be payable to Town of Southington. Pre-registration and payment is required. For more information, registration forms, or an activity schedule visit www.southington.org/recreation. INTRODUCTION TO FENCING—Mondays, May 2 to May 23, 6:15 p.m.-7:15…

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Sports Listings for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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If you would like to your event announced in The Observer, please e-mail information to jgoralski@southingtonobserver.com. The Observer reserves the right to edit for content and space.

FUNDRAISERS RED SOX-YANKEES BUS TRIP—Saturday, May 7, bus leaves St. Paul Catholic HS in Bristol at 9 a.m. Cost is $125 per person, includes tickets to Yankee Stadium and beverages on the bus. Proceeds benefit the St. Paul Catholic girls softball booster club. Contact: Gary Hovhanessian, (860) 690-5959 or at garyhov@aol.com. PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE…

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Local woman takes home the Mrs. CT crown

April 27, 2016
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Allyson Genovese is the new Mrs. Connecticut.

By MIKE CHAIKENEDITIONS EDITOR A Southington resident was thrust onto the national stage when she was crowned Mrs. Connecticut earlier this month. Allyson Genovese, who has held several local titles and competed twice before for Mrs. Connecticut, where she was first runner-up both times— finally took home the big prize when she entered the Mrs. Connecticut…

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YMCA Camp Sloper open house, registration

April 27, 2016
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YMCA logo (2011 - Blue and Purple)

YMCA Camp Sloper will be holding an open house on Saturday, May 7 . For kids who are considering Sloper as their day camp destination this summer, the open house will provide the opportunity to meet camp staff, tour the grounds, and find out about all things summer camp. Staff will be on hand to…

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Library Listings for the April 29 edition

April 27, 2016
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The Southington Public Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT 06489.
(860) 628-0947

The Southington Library has announced a number of upcoming programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ For children’s events, call ext. 3. Here are some upcoming events: April Kelley Elementary School is Artist of the Month. Through April 30 at the Gallery…

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Town Manager seeks executive secretary

April 27, 2016
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Town of Southington

The Town of Southington is currently seeking an executive secretary for Town Manager Garry Brumback. According to the job posting, the ideal candidate will be able to perform “a variety of highly skilled secretarial and administrative support to the town manager.” The position is open to the public until Friday, May 6. The executive secretary…

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Mardi Gras comes to the Turf for chamber dinner

April 27, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce will host their 78th annual dinner this Saturday. The Aqua Turf will transform into New Orleans for a Mardi Gras-themed evening of dancing, auctions, and awards. The highlight of the event will be an awards ceremony, said Liz Hyatt, executive director of the chamber. She said…

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They’re greeeeaaaat!! And we’re not ‘lion’

April 27, 2016
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Lion King Jr-Young Simba-Andrew Percival (1)

Students from Flanders Elementary School drama club, above, practice for today’s opening curtain. The club will present “Lion King Jr.” this weekend at the DePaolo Middle School auditorium. Performances will be on April 29 (7 p.m.), April  30 (6 p.m.), and May 1 (2 p.m.), and tickets are $5. If you’re looking for a really dramatic…

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at South End School this weekend

April 27, 2016
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Greg Dunne as the Cowardly Lion

The South End Elementary School drama club is performing “The Wizard of Oz” on April 29 (7 p.m.) with two shows on April 30 (1 p.m. and 7 p.m.). Tickets are available at the door. Submitted Photos Click to Enlarge

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