YMCA to honor WWII vet Hushak at annual Forever in Blue Jeans

November 20, 2014
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YMCA to honor WWII vet Hushak at annual Forever in Blue Jeans

By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington YMCA will honor a World War II veteran and active community volunteer for his lifetime of service with the Compass Award at the 12th annual Forever in Blue Jeans gala on Friday, Nov. 21, at the Aqua Turf Club. “Our Forever in Blue Jeans committee nominates people that…

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Senior listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Senior listings for Nov. 21

SATURDAY, NOV 22 SOUTHINGTON ORCHARDS OPEN HOUSE.10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Orchards of Southington, 34 Hobart St., Plantsville. Edesa Ciscar, a retirement counselor, will facilitate the event. Coffee will be served. MONDAY, NOV. 24 PLAINVILLE QUESTIONS FOR A SOCIAL WORKER. 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Stephanie Soucy, Plainville Senior Center Outreach Coordinator, will answer…

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Support group listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Support group listings for Nov. 21

MONDAY, NOV. 24 OTHER GLUTEN FREE 101. Sponsored by the Central CT Celiac Support Group. 7 p.m. Berlin Community Center, lower level Kensington Road, Berlin. (860) 426-1980. (203) 634-0530. TUESDAY, NOV. 25 BRISTOL MILITARY AWARENESS GROUP. 5:30 to 8 p.m. For service members and their families. Readjustment counselor-led discussion group to help service members, veterans,…

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Meetings listings for Nov. 21

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TUESDAY, NOV. 25 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY. 7:30 p.m. Southington Town Clerk Kathy Larkin will speak about the record types available for genealogical research at town hall as well as accessibility. The Orchards at Southington, second floor community room, 34 Hobart St., Southington. SouthingtonGenealogicalSociety@gmail.com, SouthingtonGenealogicalSociety.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first…

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Kids listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Kids listings for Nov. 21

SATURDAY, NOV. 22 BRISTOL R.E.A.D. TO THE DOGS. 1 p.m. Tails of Joy Reading Education Assistance Dogs. Children of reading age are invited to come and read to the dogs for a 15 minute sessions. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Register. (860) 584-7790. KIDS’ CARNIVAL. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Thomaston…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 21

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER NEWINGTON SKI CLUB OPEN HOUSE. 7 p.m. Raffle gifts, food, DJ. Save on lift tickets and join a club. Polish American Club, 140 Wilson Ave., Newington. NOV. 21-22 BRISTOL ANNUAL YANKEE PEDDLAR FAIR. 6 to 9 p.m on Friday. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday. A country breakfast will be…

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Dining listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Dining listings for Nov. 21

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 3 BRISTOL ‘AN ITALIAN CHRISTMAS’ COOKING CLASS. 6:30 p.m. Make some of the dishes traditionally eaten in different regions of Italy on Christmas. Some may even have appeared on your Christmas table in the past. If you were not taught the dish, this will be an opportunity to prepare some foods you ate…

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Performance listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Performance listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER ‘THAT’S IT! I QUIT!’ 7:30 p.m. Part of the storytelling series, The MOuTH. With WNPR radio personality Chion Wolf. Special guest Joey L. DeFrancesco. Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. $5. (860) 280-3130. MarkTwainHouse.org NOV. 21-23 BRISTOL ‘THE MIRACLE WORKER.’ Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m.…

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Health listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Health listings for Nov. 21

MONDAY, NOV. 24 BRISTOL OPEN HOUSE FOR NATIONAL LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 4 to 5:30 p.m. Information on lung cancer prevention and opportunities to sign up for tobacco cessation program. Wheeler Health and Wellness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, NOV. 25 BRISTOL LUNCH AND LEARN FOR…

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