“Fantasy within Toy Theaters” at the Library Gallery

July 1, 2015
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As a past collector of 19th century toy theaters Sandra Winter still has a passion for the art and craft. Ms. Winter has designed and created a version of theatrical scenes combined with a story theme to complete the illusion for her “Fantasy within Toy Theaters” exhibit. Toy theaters were a popular form of drawing…

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Compounce holding fireworks display July 4

July 1, 2015
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Compounce holding fireworks display July 4

On Saturday, July 4, Lake Compounce will host its annual fireworks display over the lake in celebration of Independence Day. Produced by Pyrotecnico, the show beginning with the laser show starts at 9 p.m., and fireworks will be launched from the far side of the lake as well as from barges floating in the lake.…

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Museum seeks vendors for ‘Bizarre Bazaar’

July 1, 2015
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The magic of the season begins at the Holiday Art and Craft Show, a juried show and sale of work by artists and artisans called “Bizarre Bazaar” at the New England Carousel Museum on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum will be filled with artists and artisans ready to dazzle…

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Library announces summer programs for July

July 1, 2015
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DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF

The Southington Library has announced a number of summer programs. All are welcome. To register, contact (860) 628-0947, ext. 6552 or visit www.southingtonlibrary.org and click on ‘Calendar of Events.’ Here are some upcoming events: DAUGHTERS, DADS, AND THE PATH THROUGH GRIEF: TALES FROM ITALIAN AMERICA. Monday, July 13 at 6:30 p.m. Donna H. DiCello, Psy.D.,…

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Sports Listings for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Police Blotter for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced the following arrests from Sunday, June 21 through Tuesday, June 23: Traci Marie McNiff, 22, of 30 Memorial Dr., Southington, was arrested on June 21 for failure to obey a stop sign, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of less than one half ounce of marijuana. Ian Matthew Fleming, 20,…

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Fire Report for the July 3 edition

July 1, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department announced the following 43 incidents between Monday, June 22 and Monday, June 29: Monday, June 22 7:16:00 a.m., 28 Lucy Ct., Electrical Wiring/Equipment 1:57:16 p.m., 16 Redstone St., Dispatched and Cancelled En Route 3:33:48 p.m., 480 Queen St. /Worldwide Wine and Spirits, Motor Vehicle Accident 5:51:44 p.m., 1023 South End Rd.,…

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No-kill animal shelter seeking donations

July 1, 2015
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Almost Home, a no-kill animal rescue and shelter for abused, neglected and abandoned animals, located at 311D East St.,  Plainville– (860)519-8592– is in need of the following items: PP pads, dry dog food (Purina one- chicken and rice and canned food), cat food– both dry and canned, treats, toys (large and small) beds, heating pads,…

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Free admission for military families at Carousel Museum for July 4

July 1, 2015
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Over the 4th of July weekend, the New England Carousel Museum, a Blue Star Museum, is providing free admission to military service professionals and their families. Each free admission includes one free ride on the indoor carousel and additional rides are only $1! The museum is closed on July 4. For more information, contact the…

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