Meetings listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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TUESDAY, JAN. 27 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARD VALLEY GARDEN CLUB OF SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. Gregory Bugbee of the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station will speak on “Container Gardening.” A business meeting will follow. Guests welcome. American Legion Hall, 64 Main St., Southington. (860) 628-6975. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the…

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Kids listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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SATURDAY, JAN. 24 BRISTOL MAGICIAN STEVE WOYCE PRESENTS ‘WINTER WONDERLAND SHOW.’ 2 p.m. Children play hide and seek with a penguin, visit a magic candy store, and watch snowmen appear right in front of their eyes. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. Free. BristolLib.com, (860) 584-7787, ext. 2021. PLAINVILLE EXPLORATORY SPANISH—LANGUAGE IN PLAY. Saturdays…

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Performance listings for Jan. 23

January 23, 2015
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JAN. 23-MARCH 1 OTHER ‘DANCING LESSONS.’ Tuesdays to Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Weekend matinee 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. TheaterWorks, City Arts on Pearl, 233 Pearl St., Hartford. TheaterWorksHartford.org JAN. 23-FEB. 8 OTHER ‘PROOF.’ 8 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $25 to…

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Sperry is the February artist at The Gallery at The Orchards

January 23, 2015
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“Harvest Time” by Diane Sperry. Sperry is the artist of the month at The Gallery at The Orchards in Southington.

Diane Sperry, of Plainville, will be exhibiting her paintings in February at The Gallery at The Orchards.  The title of her show is “Expressions in Art.” Sperry is an award-winning painter, known for her work in watercolors and acrylics. Sperry started painting, as a child, and continued her studies through college, taking a break from…

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Old School Barber Shop opens in Plantsville

January 23, 2015
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Lombardos Barber Shop

A barbershop with an old-school feel just recently opened in Plantsville this month. Christopher Lombardo, who has been a barber for nine years, opened the doors of Lombardo’s Barber Shop on Jan. 8 at 1201 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike. “I always wanted to have my own barbershop and have my own theme,” said Lombardo. Lombardo’s barbershop has…

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All sax, all the time, with The Asylum Quartet

January 23, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This weekend, music fans will get to kick some musical brass at the First Congregational Church in Southington. The Asylum Quartet, which features four saxophones, plays a variety of music from classical to indie rock. And they take the stage on Saturday. We caught up with the Hartt School of…

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Derynoski PTO hosts a home and business show on Feb. 28

January 23, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Derynoski Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) is holding its first annual Home and Business Show on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.in the school’s cafeteria. Derynoski Elementary School PTO member Laura Rothkopf said she got the idea to do the home and business show from surrounding…

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Boys Basketball snaps 25-game losing streak

January 23, 2015
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Boys Basketball snaps 25-game losing streak

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR Mike Pagano wasn’t immune from the hushed whispers when he walked down the halls of the high school. The conversations in the cafeteria seemed to cut him to the core. Some were supportive. Some were outright rude, but no matter where he went, Pagano and his teammates weren’t able to escape the…

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Knights stay perfect: Swimmers beat Rocky Hill and Berlin

January 23, 2015
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Nick Brazil swims the 100 breaststroke during a 90-75 win over Berlin on Friday, Jan. 16.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Devils’ boys swimming team remained undefeated at the Southington Community YMCA on Friday, Jan. 16 after they swam past the Berlin Redcoats, 90-75. PJ Ramsey dominated the pool and was a two-time winner of the day in the 50 freestyle (24.26) and set a state-qualifying time in the 100…

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