Obituaries for the Dec. 25 edition

December 23, 2015
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  The following obituaries will be published in this week’s Southington Observer. For more information, look to Friday’s print or e-editions: Sarah (Kolosky) Borrelli, 34, of Bristol, died in the presence of her family on Sunday, Dec. 13 at the Bristol Hospital. She was the wife of Matthew J. Borrelli and daughter of John and…

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Library listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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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: December The Art of the Find. The library will be displaying “eclectic collectors” Arlene Fernandez…

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Giving the gift of reading at Kelley School

December 23, 2015
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Joshua Bonefant, 5, reads to Kelley Elementary School custodian Larry LaComb during a special reading exercise with the school's kindergarteners. Bonefant selected LaComb as his reading partner.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER After ending a unit on the power of reading, Rose Risser’s kindergarten class at Kelley Elementary School chose staff members for a chance to share their new skill. “We were giving the gift of reading to special teachers in our school,” said Risser, whose class of five and six-year-olds spent the morning…

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Holiday listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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SUNDAY, DEC. 27 OTHER 26TH ANNUAL KWANZAA CELEBRATION. Held by the Queen Ann Nzinga Center. Kwanzaa, observed each winter, encourages the traditional values of family, community, responsibility, commerce, and celebration. Open to people of all ages, races, cultures, and faiths. This year, Kwanzaa will be celebrated in the context of a musical entitled, “A Change…

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Dining listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION POST 2 LUNCHEON. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. American Legion Post 2, 22 Hooker Court, Bristol. Prices vary depending on order placed. Take out call ahead orders available by calling in advance. Supports American Legion and programs. (860) 589-0088.

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Music listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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THURSDAY, DEC. 31 PLAINVILLE SPIRIT SHAKER. 9:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve bash. Red Zone, Plainville. OTHER LITTLE BIG TOWN. 7:30 p.m. With Holly Williams. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $49. Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000.

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Miscellaneous listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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SUNDAY, DEC. 27 OTHER SINGLES WALK AND LUNCH. Held by Social Connections. 11 a.m. Collinsville Trail, Main Street, Collinsville. Walk and then after eat lunch nearby. No charge for the walk. (860) 582-8229. NOW thru FEB. 7 OTHER ‘LOVE, ANDY.’ Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum. The theme of romantic love in paintings, drfawings, and…

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Support group listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care, finances, nursing home applications, and professional services. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Drop-ins welcome. Free. (860) 584-7895. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

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Meeting listings for Dec. 25

December 23, 2015
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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 Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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