Music listings for Nov. 21

November 20, 2014
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Music listings for Nov. 21

FRIDAY, NOV. 21 OTHER ACE FREHLEY. Mohegan Sun Wolf Den, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com PATTI LABELLE. 9 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket. $35 to $75. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. SATURDAY, NOV. 22 OTHER THE JAMES KING BAND. The Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford. FireboxRestaurant.com, (203)650-3492. PIERCE THE VEIL, SLEEPING WITH SIRENS. Webster…

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Observations: Are people always what they appear to be?

November 20, 2014
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Observations: Are people always what they appear to be?

by LISA CAPOBIANCO Things aren’t always what they seem to be. People aren’t always what they seem to be either. That is a lesson I have continuously learned as the years pass. Last week, that lesson became even more apparent to me when I had the pleasure of seeing “Wicked” the musical at the Bushnell.…

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New Bristol Boys and Girls Club holding open house Nov. 28

November 19, 2014
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The new Don Tinty Bristol Boys & Girls Club Family Center will open its doors to the public this Friday, Nov. 28 during an open house. The open house will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the new center located on West Street. The event features a number of local sponsors, including…

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Middle schools being recruited for model UN

November 19, 2014
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Capitalizing on middle schoolers’ increasing interest in world affairs, Kingswood Oxford is hosting its third annual Model UN for Middle Schools on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30 a.m. to-4:30 p.m. All middle schools throughout the state are encouraged to register for the conference, which will introduce students in grades 6, 7 and 8 to global…

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Compounce partners with Christmas WishCT

November 19, 2014
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Lake Compounce has announced its new partnership with the Christmas Wish CT charity. Christmas Wish CT will celebrate their 10th year of granting wishes in 2014. In prior years the Christmas Wish CT annual party has been held at the CBS Radio headquarters in Farmington. This year, the expansion to Lake Compounce Holiday Lights will allow…

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Access Health CT offers avatar to make navigating health care coverage options easier

November 19, 2014
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Access Health CT is the first state-based health exchange to launch an online avatar to help consumers through the process of comparing plans and shopping for quality, affordable health care coverage. Named “Tina,” this virtual assistant offers guidance and answers to consumer questions on the AHCT website. “During the 2014 open enrollment, 45 percent of…

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Art League holding juried show; artwork accepted for submission

November 19, 2014
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The Art League of New Britain will hold its Third Annual Photography Show, Juried for Entry and Prizes, from Friday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Jan. 4. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. with refreshments provided. The jurors will be Craig Frederick (artist, sculptor, and instructor CCSU)…

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Sen. Markley honored by emergency physicians

November 19, 2014
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Sen. Markley honored by emergency physicians

State Senator Joe Markley recently received The Connecticut College of Emergency Physicians legislator of the year award. Sen. Markley worked to pass a bill allowing Medicaid reimbursement for emergency departments across the state. The bill was passed with bipartisan support. The AAC Medicaid Reimbursement for Emergency Department bill allows emergency department physicians to be reimbursed…

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Bread for Life, how does your garden grow?

November 19, 2014
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Bread for Life, how does your garden grow?

Three-year-old Willa Chmura loved to pick tomatoes this summer especially when she got to eat them. However, her mother, Christi Chmura, was sure that enough vegetables were collected to not only to feed the family, but to feed some of Southington’s neediest residents. Twice each week, mother and daughter would take bags overflowing with the…

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