April Vacation camp at YMCA Camp Sloper

March 28, 2015
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YMCA Camp Sloper in Southington will be running an April Vacation Camp the week of April 6-10 featuring five separate camps: Movie Making Camp, Horseback Riding Camp, Rocket Science Camp, Adventure Camp, and Traditional Camp. The Adventure and Rocket Science Camps are available for campers in grades 2-5. Horseback Riding Camp is available for campers…

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Calendar House April calendar

March 28, 2015
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington, CT 06489

Calendar House at 388 Pleasant St. has announced some April events. Registration for Summer Computer Session, Monday, April 6 and Monday, April 13, 10 a.m., in the Perry Room. Applications are handed out in the order of arrival. Sessions begin in early May. Early arrival is suggested for choice classes. Classes offered this session are:…

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Preparing for a princess’s arrival

March 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR On April 19, fairy tale royalty will converge on the Aqua Turf in Plantsville. That’s when the Junior Miss Southington Organization will hold its annual Princess Meet and Greet. The Observer caught up with one of these “Once Upon A Time” royals, her highness Princess K., via email to talk…

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Emergency Preparedness seminar for disabled and elderly

March 27, 2015
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The Southington Commission on Disabilities, along with the Southington Police Department, Southington Fire Department, Emergency Management, and Public Health Department are having a seminar to prepare its disabled and elderly citizens for an emergency. The event will take place at St. Dominic Geraghty Parish Center, 1050 Flanders Road, Southington on Sunday, May 3 from 1…

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Jorma Kaukonen’s unintentional thematic unity on ‘Ain’t in No Hurry’

March 27, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Ain’t in No Hurry,” the new album by Jorma Kaukonen, seems to have a thematic thread running through it that pulls the tracks together. Whether it’s the Hot Tuna guitarist’s original tracks such as “The Other Side of the Mountain” or his covers of such musical chestnuts “Brother Can You…

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Miscellaneous listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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SATURDAY, MARCH 28 SOUTHINGTON ANNUAL DINNER DANCE FUND RAISER FOR THE ARC OF SOUTHINGTON. 6 p.m. to midnight. Hors d’oeuvres, sit down dinner, open bar, DJ, dancing, raffles, and silent auction items. Aqua Turf, 556 Mulberry St., Plantsville. $75 per person. (860) 628-9220 ext. 10. 2ND ANNUAL FAMILY/ FRIENDS FUN BOWLING CHAIRTY EVENT. 12 to…

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Senior listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 OTHER ‘THE MISSING LINK IN RETIREMENT PLANNING—WHY AND WHEN TO CONSIDER LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.’ 6 p.m. Central Connecticut State University, Torp Theater, 1615 Stanley St., New Britain. 1-800-547-3443. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and…

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Support group listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Support group listings for March 27

ONGOING BRISTOL AL-ANON. Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays 7:30 to 9 p.m. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1024 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. BRISTOL MS SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30 p.m. on the second Monday of each…

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Meetings listings for March 27

March 27, 2015
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Meetings listings for March 27

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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