Kids listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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MAY 1, 2, 3 OTHER ‘STUART LITTLE.’ Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Performed by New Britain Youth Theater. Holmes Elementary School, 2150 Stanley St., New Britain. $13 for adults, $11 for children, students, and seniors. (860) 515-8115. NBYT.org SATURDAY, MAY 2 BRISTOL EIGHTH ANNUAL KIDS SAFETY FAIR.…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 OTHER SINGLES DINNER EVENING. Sponsored by Social Connections. 6:30 p.m. Esca Restaurant, 437 Main St., Middletown. You buy your dinner. (860) 582-8229. PALACE 10.0. 7:30 p.m. Six parties at once to celebrate theater’s 10th anniversary. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $65. (203) 346-2000, PalaceTheaterCT.org MAY 1-31 SOUTHINGTON THOMAS G. MAYER…

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Dining listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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SUNDAY, MAY 3 SOUTHINGTON MULTICULTURAL FOOD AND WINE TASTING. 4 to 6 p.m. Held by The Discovery Center. Fund raiser to help students attend the Discovery Center’s Diversity Education Programs. Culinary delights, fine wine, and entertainment provided by local students. $25. DiscoveringDiversity.com OTHER EIGHTH ANNUAL RAISE YOUR SPIRITS TASTING EVENT. Benefit for LISA Inc. 5…

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Performance listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 OTHER MICHAEL BLACKSON. 9:45 and 11:45 p.m. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $55. MAY 1-2 OTHER THE TRUTV IMPRACTICAL JOKERS, THE TENDERLOINS. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $40 to $65. Foxwoods.com SATURDAY, MAY 2 OTHER SETH MYERS. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $49.50. 1-800-745-3000.…

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Health listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 5 OTHER FRESH CHECK DAY. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Celebratory fair-like event that includes interactive expo booths, free food, music, and prizes and givaways. An opportunity for students and community check in and learn about how to get help or provide support to a friend if the stress of life becomes overwhelming.…

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Music listings for May 1

May 1, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 1 OTHER RONNIE SPECTOR WITH SPECIAL GUEST THE CROWN IMPERIALS. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $40, $50, $75. (860) 693-9762, 41BridgeStreet.com THE MACHINE WITH THE HARTFORD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. 7 p.m., doors open. 8 p.m., show. College Street Music Hall, 238 College St., New Haven. $30 to $40. (877) 435-9849.…

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Remembering the 80s at the annual chamber dinner

May 1, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The Greater Southington Chamber of Commerce hosted their annual dinner this week, where they inducted three new directors and honored several Southington residents for their work in community business. President and CEO Art Secondo and former board director Tony Sheffy hosted the 80s themed evening, distributing individual awards and recognizing overall excellence…

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Local family raising funds for 11-year-old son’s medical equipment

May 1, 2015
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Kyle Belanger, above, has a rare genetic condition, and his family has turned to the internet to help raise money to cover medical equipment.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A local family is turning to the community for help purchasing equipment for the daily care of 11-year-old Southington resident Kyle Belanger. Kyle has a rare genetic condition called Emanuel syndrome, which has left him with physical and developmental delays. Despite countless surgeries and procedures, several daily medications, and a team of…

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Putting recyclables to good use

May 1, 2015
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Hand me down fashion has a bad reputation. But recycled fashion is another thing entirely. Models walked down the runway– actually the hallway of Hartford City Hall– on April 19 wearing garments artists crafted out of recycled (albeit clean) materials. Creativity was the key word as the eco-friendly fashions floated past the sell out crowd.…

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