Dining listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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THURSDAY, MAY 28 BRISTOL BRISTOL ELKS FAMILY NIGHT DINNER. 5 to 6:30 p.m. End of season buffet. Bristol Elks Club, 126 South St., Bristol. $8 per person, all inclusive. FRIDAY, JUNE 5 PLAINVILLE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church and can be ordered as takeout orders.…

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Health listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGIST LEADS ‘THE PATH TO WELLNESS.’ 2 p.m. With Mark Colello.  Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 584-7790. WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 SOUTHINGTON AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. First Congregational Church, 37 Main St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. THURSDAY, MAY 28 OTHER NON-SURGICAL AND SURGICAL…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 22

May 22, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 22 BRISTOL SINGLES SWEETHEART DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. to midnight. Buffet, DJ. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s, 164 Central St., Bristol. $17. (860) 582-8229. MAY 22, 23 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU HOSTED BY CORTLANDT HULL. 7 p.m., Friday. 1, 7 p.m., Saturday. “Houdini,” directed by George Marshall, starting Tony Curtis,…

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Music listings for May 29

May 22, 2015
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SATURDAY, MAY 23 BRISTOL THE CHAPARRALS. 8 to 12 p.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol. Bring your own snacks. $10. OTHER ED SHEERAN. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, MAY 24 OTHER THE WHO. 7:30 p.m. With Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $145, $109. TicketMaster.com MAY 28-31 OTHER…

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‘Extra’-hold on! It’s ‘Hairspray’ in New Britain

May 22, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Get out your combs and brushes, some extra hold hairspray, brush up your dances moves, and prepare to enjoy a little “Hairspray” this weekend and next. Connecticut Theatre Company continues its performances of the stage musical based on the cinematic satire, “Hairspray” from filmmaker John Waters. The story, told against…

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Blue Knight track teams swarm past NW Catholic

May 22, 2015
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Track & Field

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Both of Southington’s track and field teams won big against the NW Catholic Indians at their home facilities on Tuesday, May 12, but it was the girls that qualified a relay team and two more athletes for the Class LL state meet. The boys track and field team (5-2) won their…

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Boys Lacrosse needs to go on a late run to keep tourney hopes alive

May 22, 2015
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Lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights lacrosse team sustained two more losses on the road this past week as the boys tumbled to 4-9 overall. With three games remaining, Southington needs three more wins. The Knights traveled to Glastonbury on Monday, May 11 where they tied their largest deficit of the season with a…

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Girls Lacrosse has no margin for error over next 5 games

May 22, 2015
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Girls Lacrosse

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights lacrosse team (2-9) sustained two road losses over the past week, and one of them came down to the final ticks on the clock. Just like how they defeated Trumbull 11-10 earlier in the season back in April, the Knights were on the other end this time, ending…

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Golfers heating up

May 22, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Blue Knights golf team (7-2) shot their two lowest scores on the year over the week, en route to two solid wins through the halfway point of the season. The Knights handed the Newington Indians (8-1) their first loss of the season, 144-154, while shooting their lowest score on the…

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