Southington seniors’ listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

FRIDAY, AUG 26 SOUTHINGTON SUMMER BREAK BINGO. 1 p.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Sponsored by The Summit at Plantsville. Ice cream and cake. Tickets cost $1. MONDAY, AUG 29 SOUTHINGTON COMPUTER CLASS REGISTRATION. 10 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Classes begin on Aug. 29. Forms available at 9:30 a.m. Classes: Computer…

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Miscellaneous listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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FRIDAY, AUG. 26 BRISTOL/SOUTHINGTON CROCODILE CLUB. Noon, social hour. 1 p.m., lamb dinner. 1 to 2 p.m., speechifying galore. Held by the New England Carousel Museum. Lake Compounce Amusement Park, Bristol. $40. (860) 585-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org SATURDAY, AUG. 27 SOUTHINGTON FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH ANNUAL TAG SALE. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 37…

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Southington sports listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 2016
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APPLE HARVEST ROAD RACES All races are sponsored by the Southington Community YMCA. Forms are available for pre-registration (by Oct. 1 at noon) at the YMCA membership desk. All race info and on-line registration info can be found at sccymca.org/apple. Register by Sept. 19 to receive a free t-shirt. Plenty of refreshments for athletes with…

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Southington library listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 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: August Summer Hours. The Southington Public Library will be closed on Saturdays in August. Necla…

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Recreation Department listings for the Aug. 26 edition

August 24, 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. MEMORIAL PARK POOL END OF SEASON HOURS—Open through Friday, Aug.…

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Greenway Commons moves forward with modified site plan

August 24, 2016
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Architect's rendering, courtesy Crosskey Architects.

By JEN CARDINES STAFF WRITER The long journey of the Greenway Commons development took a promising turn at the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16 with the approval of Meridian Development’s special permit modification. The modification changes the number of approved units from 263 to 245 with the intention to build…

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Before I die I want to… live? The wall survives

August 24, 2016
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A rail-trail walker stops, above, to write her dream to “travel to the future.” The “Before I Die…” wall survived a scare last week when organizers considered taking down the popular community blackboard alongside the rail-trail near Bristol Street. Organizers considered taking it down because of complaints about obscene messages on the board, but reconsidered…

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Electronic waste collection on Saturday; open to Bristol, Plainville, Southington residents

August 24, 2016
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Electronic waste collection on Saturday; open to Bristol, Plainville, Southington residents

There will be a free collection of acceptable electronic items on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine at the city yard, 95 Vincent P. Kelly Rd., Bristol (Approach from Middle Street.) The collection is open to residents of Bristol, Berlin, Branford, Burlington, Hartland, New…

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Bees rally to beat Bluefish

August 24, 2016
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Box score   In 140 Characters or Less:The Bees rallied back from being down 3-0 in the seventh inning thanks to an RBI single by Jon Griffin and a three-run homer by James Skelton. The Game Changed When…:…Trailing by two in the bottom of the seventh, James Skelton ripped his 10th home run of the…

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