Meetings listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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TUESDAY, JULY 5 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 782-1043, Deborah@quiltsthatcare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public…

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Support group listings, starting July 1

June 29, 2016
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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, starting July 1

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FRIDAY, JULY 1 BRISTOL PATRIOTIC DAY/ LO’S SWEET TREAT DAY. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Bristol Shows Its Colors.” American Flag weaving honoring Betsy Ross featuring a variety of art provocations. Also kick off National Ice Cream Month with a single scoop of ice cream for $1 from 12 to 3 p.m .Imagine Nation, 1…

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Performance listings, starting July 8

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NOW thru JULY 10 OTHER ‘ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Among the cast members are Jasmine Clemons, Zach Cote, Sarah Stanford, and Kristi Yurko of Bristol; Gia Wright of Plainville; and Steffon Sampson of Southington. The Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org

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Health listings, starting July 1

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TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Offered by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org TUESDAY, JULY 5 SOUTHINGTON ‘KNOW YOUR NUMBERS.’ 11 to 11:30 a.m. Learn about blood pressure and cholesterol screenings. Presented by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Wolcott Senior Center, 211 Nichols Rd., Wolcott.…

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Blues have record-setting week

June 29, 2016
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Blues second baseman Nick Conti chases down an infield ball during a game against the Pittsfield Suns on Sunday, June 26.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Bristol Blues baseball team went 2-3 over the week, but remained in contention of the top spot in the West Division as they approach the midpoint of the season. It was also a record-setting week for the ball club as well. The franchise reached their maximum innings played in a…

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Lake Compounce’s fireworks display this Saturday

June 29, 2016
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On Saturday, July 2, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show, beginning with the laser show, starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from the far side of the lake as well as from barges floating in the water.…

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Recreation Department listings for the July 1 edition

June 29, 2016
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Southington Recreation Department
Town Hall, 75 Main Street, 2nd Floor
Southington, CT 06489
Phone: (860) 276-6219
Fax: (860) 276-6204

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. SOUTHINGTON POOL OPENINGS/HOURS—Pools at Recreation Park and Memorial Park are…

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Sports listings for the July 1 edition

June 29, 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 PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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