Calling all ladies: Ladies Night to benefit LISA, Inc.

March 2, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Local ladies will enjoy an evening of shopping, salsa dancing, and beauty demonstrations on Tuesday, March 8 at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Ladies Night. The event will feature dozens of local vendors, performances, live auctions, raffles, food, and drinks, for a fun-filled girls night benefit. “We have some sizzling hot activities…

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Family FunFest embraces healthy living

March 2, 2016
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Family Fun-Denisa and Jason Halilaj with Bob the Minon

On Sunday, Feb. 28, hundreds descended on the Aqua Turf for the 7th annual Healthy Family FunFest. The event, sponsored by Hartford HealthCare and the Southington Community YMCA, offered five hours of entertainment and information to promote a healthier lifestyle, including wellness information from medical professionals and health screenings. Denisa and Jason Halilaj, above, visit…

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Music listings starting March 4

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FRIDAY, MARCH 4 OTHER MAXX EXPLOSION, THE CRUZ MACHINE. 8 p.m. Trinity-on-Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. (860) 229-2072. SATURDAY, MARCH 5 OTHER JORMA KAUKONEN. 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall, 32 Front St., Hartford. $39-$54. (860) 560-7757. InfinityHall.com NORTHEAST BLUES GUITAR SUMMIT. 9 p.m. Ricky “King” Russell, Chris Vitarello, Danny Draher, The Bruce Katz Band.…

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Health listings for March 4

March 2, 2016
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MARCH 8-APRIL 5 BRISTOL THE PRESCHOOL DEVELOPMENT AND DISCIPLINE SERIES. 6 p.m. Participants will receive a light dinner, pamphlets/ handouts, and a children’s book covering the week’s topic. Preschool children welcome to participate in the Reading Adventure Program for a discounted fee of $10 (scholarships available to low-income families) while parents are taking the classes.…

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Performance listings for March 4

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MARCH 4-13 OTHER ‘ARSENIC AND OLD LACE.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org. MARCH 4-MARCH 19 SOUTHINGTON ‘THE WHO’S TOMMY.’ 7:30 p.m., March 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, with…

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Dining listings for March 4

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 OTHER THIRD CONNFECTION EVENT. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Connecticut made food, wine, and craft beer. Pastas, sausages, artisanal breads, gourmet olive oils, smoked cheeses, specialty condiments, cookies, chocolates, cupcakes, and more. Palace Theater, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. (203) 346-2000. PalaceTheaterCT.org SATURDAY, MARCH 12 SOUTHINGTON ST. PATRICK’S DAY DINNER. 6 p.m. Corned…

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Miscellaneous listings starting March 4

March 2, 2016
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FRIDAY, MARCH 4 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Bonefish Grill, 2903 Berlin Turnpike, Newington. No charge. (860) 309-1653. SATURDAY, MARCH 5 BRISTOL RETURNABLE BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bristol Eastern High School, King Street, Bristol. Benefits the Class of 2016 graduation party. SOUTHINGTON THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION’S…

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Kids listings starting March 4

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SATURDAY, MARCH 5 BRISTOL TIE-DYE WORKSHOP. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. In celebration of spring, tie-dye eggs, personalized with your unique tag. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. Register. (860) 584-7790. THURSDAY, MARCH 10 PLAINVILLE TECH-SPLORERS. Thursdays once a month at 6 p.m. Use iPads to explore new things to create. Traditional vs.…

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Meetings listings starting March 4

March 2, 2016
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TUESDAY, MARCH 8 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Trish Thomas, Edge Career Solutions, “Understanding LinkedIn.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. Register. www.CentralCTChambers.org TUESDAY, MARCH 15 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesdays. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. QuiltsThatCare.org, (860) 945-0184. Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND…

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