Health listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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TUESDAY, JUNE 7 BRISTOL DISCIPLINING YOUR TODDLER. 6 to 8 p.m. Parent and Child Center, 9 Prospect St., Bristol. $7 per class for parents, $8 for childcare provider. (860) 585-3895, cgaray@bristolhospital.org SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. HHCSeniorServices.org THURSDAY, JUNE…

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Performance listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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NOW THRU JUNE 11 OTHER ‘THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE.’ Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Matinee on Sunday, June 5. Performed by the Hole in the Wall Theater. Cast includes Peter Bailey of Bristol. Hole in the Wall Theater, 116 Main St., New Britain. $25 for general admission and $15 for students and seniors. HITW.org,…

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Meeting listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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THURSDAY, JUNE 9 PLAINVILLE PROJECT GRADUATION MEETING FOR PLAINVILLE HIGH SCHOOL. 7 p.m. Volunteers will meet to finalize plans for the Class of 2016 All-Night Drug and Alcohol-free Graduation Party on June 13. Wheeler YMCA, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. (860) 205-9911, (860) 793-4942. ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of…

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Support group listings, starting June 3

June 1, 2016
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ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Kids listings, starting June 3

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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 PLAINVILLE DEDICATION OF NEW MICHAELA’S GARDEN. 2 p.m. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PLAINVILLE BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME. 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities, playtime. Plainville Public Library, 56 East Main St., Plainville. (860) 793-1450. ebajrami@libraryconnection.info THURSDAY, JUNE 9 BRISTOL ‘KIDS COOK’ FOR TODDLERS…

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Senior listings, starting June 3

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SATURDAY, JUNE 4 SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE AT THE ORCHARDS. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living facility. The Orchards, 34 Hobart St., Southington. (860) 628-5656.

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Camp RISE offers new summer opportunity for local kids with special needs

June 1, 2016
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington students with special needs now have the opportunity to spend their summer at a camp specially designed for children with physical, intellectual, and developmental impairments. The Town of Southington Recreation Department is launching their new day camp for a summer of Recreation Integrated into Social Experiences (RISE). Camp RISE will be…

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Nobody can rain on our parade: Locals come out to remember the fallen

June 1, 2016
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Towns throughout the Connecticut were forced to cancel Memorial Day activities and parades when rain swept through the state on Monday morning, but members of the Marine Corps League, above, along with members of the American Legion, the town council, and dozens of residents turned out for all of the planned memorial ceremonies, flag raisings, and an unofficial parade. Locals braved the weather to ensure that Southington still honored its fallen heroes.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Although expected rains washed out plans for the annual Memorial Day parade, members of the American Legion, Marine Corps League and the Southington Town Council came out to walk the parade route on Monday morning. Dozens of Southington residents lined Main Street, waving American flags and showing their gratitude for our nation’s…

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Trocchi picked as new CEO at Wheeler

June 1, 2016
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Sabrina Trocchi, Ph.D. Candidate, MPA, was named Wheeler’s chief operating officer. In this role, she is responsible for implementing a systemic approach to the development and execution of organizational strategy and administering and managing the organization’s service and quality operations. She joined Wheeler in 2014 as chief strategy officer and implemented strategic initiatives, partnerships, ventures…

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