Dancing the summer away

July 6, 2016
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Felice Danielson and Jen Gilmore teach a free Zingalingz class to more than 100 kids during field day at Plantsville School. The local class is aimed at kids of every fitness and ability level.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’re looking for a healthy, fun way for your kids to stay active this summer, Southington has a busy schedule of kid-friendly exercise. Felice Danielson, owner and director of Circle of Friends Music Together and Zing Fit Zumba at 447 North Main St., has opened a third business, Zingalingz. With partner…

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Bees vie for edge against Skeeters

July 6, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (37-35) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (36-36) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Skeeters wrap up their three-game series looking for the edge in the rubber match! First pitch 8:05PM! Series:New Britain shut out Sugar Land 5-0 in the second game of the series last night behind Cole Johnson’s six…

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Southington Sports Hall of Fame celebrates century-long sports legacy

July 6, 2016
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Jimmie Savage broke into the major leagues in the early 1900s, earning a spot as an everyday player with the Pittsburgh Rebels in 1914.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Commuters racing across town might not stop to think about the origins of Savage Street or the family that lent its name to the Southington landscape. Sports fans, boasting about the town’s rich sports history, might pass over James “Jimmie” Savage when they argue about which athlete launched Southington’s rich sports legacy. That’s…

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Young swimmers at Memorial Park pool

July 6, 2016
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Swimming Lessons-Adam Scarpa, Julian Prohaska, Matthew Collins, and Chelsea Hunt

Former Southington High School standouts Mike Smigelski and Francesca Ciniglio prepare the next generation of Blue Knight stars during swimming lessons at Memorial Park’s pool last week. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Southington Senior listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

FRIDAY, JULY 8 SOUTHINGTON 55 ALIVE SAFE DRIVING CLASS. 8:45 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Latest driving techniques with emphasis on defensive driving. No in-the-car training involved, only classroom. $15 for AARP Members ($20 for non-members). Payable to AARP. RSVP at (860) 621-3014. TUESDAY, JULY 12 SOUTHINGTON CELEBRATE ITALIA AT THE AQUA TURF.…

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Southington Miscellaneous listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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SATURDAY, JULY 9 SOUTHINGTON BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE. 8 a.m. to noon at Recreation Park, next to the first concession stand. Proceeds support Boy Scout Troop 32 which meets at the First Congregational Church of Southington. Only recyclables will be accepted. SUNDAY, JULY 10 SOUTHINGTON TRIP TO TANGLEWOOD TO SEE THE BOSTON POPS. Held by…

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Southington performance listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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FRIDAY, JULY 8 SOUTHINGTON ‘IMAGINATION GENERATION.’ 7 p.m. Grade 3 to 6 students in the Southington Summer Theater Junior Program will perform a variety show. Southington High School, Pleasant Street, Southington. $5. (860) 276-6219. JULY 15-JULY 16 SOUTHINGTON ‘MULAN JR.’ 7 p.m. Grade 6 to 8 students in the Southington Summer Theater Footlights Program will…

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Southington health listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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THURSDAY, JULY 14 SOUTHINGTON MANAGING ARTHRITIS. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Southington. RSVP. (860) 621-3014. OTHER STRESS FACTORS AND STRATEGIES TO MANAGE. Noon to 1 p.m. Hospital of Central Connecticut, 100 Grand St., New Britain. RSVP. 1-877-4AGING1.

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Southington Kids’ listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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JULY 11-15 SOUTHINGTON VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL, COW-A-BUNGA FARM. 9:30 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday. For ages 4 to 12. “Growing With Our Faithful God.” Snack time, game time, crafts, puppets, special “guests” and more. Free. Register online at CentralBaptistChurch.net. If registering at door, come a little early. THURSDAY, JULY 28 SOUTHINGTON BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION COURSE.…

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