Miscellaneous listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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FRIDAY, JUNE 26 BRISTOL SINGLES ‘50S, ‘60S, ‘70S DANCE. Sponsored by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to noon. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. DJ Tasteful Productions. Dress casual. Door prizes. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Forestville. Members, $12. Guests, $17. (860) 582-8229. JUNE 26-27 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. Friday at 7 p.m. Saturday at 1…

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Dining listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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Dining listings for June 26

MONDAY, JUNE 29 OTHER THIRD ANNUAL CUPCAKE WARS. 2 p.m. Cupcake decorating competition. Cupcakes will be judged on neatness, creativity, and defense of the theme. For the whole family. Ages 5 and up welcome. Barney Library, 71 Main St., Farmington. Advance registration required. (860) 673-6791. FarmingtonLibraries.org

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Performance listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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Performance listings for June 26

FRIDAY, JUNE 26 BRISTOL COMEDY SHOW TO BENEFIT RELAY FOR LIFE. 8 p.m. Mike Shustock, Joanna Rapoza, Rich “The Claw” Cyr, Gregory Joseph, Scott MacDonald< Rob Pierce, Brian Plumb, Alana Foden Susko, Rose Vallee. The Stonebridge Tavern, 83 Barlow St., Bristol. $15. Tickets at the door. (860) 582-6867. SATURDAY, JUNE 27 OTHER TASTE OF TEMPTATION…

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Health listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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Health listings for June 26

FRIDAY, JUNE 26 BRISTOL AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bristol Hospital, Brewster Road, Bristol. 1-800-RED CROSS. RedCrossBlood.org SATURDAY, JUNE 27 PLAINVILLE FREE MAMMOGRAMS AND CLINICAL BREAST EXAMS. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Offered by the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute of Central Connecticut. Women who are eligible must be age 40…

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Music listings for June 26

June 26, 2015
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FRIDAY, JUNE 26 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. City Sports Grill, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol. JAMIE KENT, MATTHEW SZLACHETKA. 7 p.m. Ingraham House, 158 Summer St., Bristol. $25 donation. OTHER HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA TALCOTT MOUNTAIN MUSIC FESTIVAL. 7:30 p.m. Featuring the Mambo Kings. Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows, Iron Horse Boulevard, Simsbury. $25 adult tickets at…

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And now for something completely different from Fall Out Boy

June 26, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fall Out Boy’s latest album “American Beauty/ American Psycho” doesn’t sound anything like the album that first brought the band to the public’s attention, “From Under the Cork Tree.” But then it’s not as different as you would think “From Under the Cork Tree” fit squarely in the band’s punk…

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Observations: Mistakes happen: Accept them, move on

June 24, 2015
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By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER I’ll never forget the look of horror on my dad’s face that one time I almost got run over by a school bus in fifth grade. It was just an ordinary day after school, and nothing bad that I can recall happened earlier in the day. The bus dropped me…

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And they’re off…

June 23, 2015
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Thursday night begins competition for this year’s Miss Connecticut and Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant. The event will be held at the Mohegan Sun Cabaret Theater in Uncasville. Finals for the teens will be held Saturday afternoon and the Misses Saturday night. On Tuesday afternoon, the Bristol and Southington local representatives gathered at Memorial…

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Police blotter for June 26 edition

June 23, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Wednesday June 10 through Monday June 22. Andrew J. Fiondella, 29, 24 Fairway Rd. Southington, was arrested on June 10 and charged with two counts of sixth degree larceny. Nicholas Lohman, 27, 32 Lincoln Terr., Meriden, was arrested on June 12 and charged with fourth degree…

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