Meetings listing for May 8

May 8, 2015
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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Speaker, Donna Groccia-Lubik, CPA. “Power Tax Tips: What Every Taxpayer Should Know.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. THURSDAY, MAY 14 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON LAND TRUST ANNUAL MEETING. 6 p.m. Buffet includes sirloin tips, chicken parmesan, chicken francais, and other sides. Cash bar.…

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Kids listings for May 8

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SATURDAY, MAY 9 SOUTHINGTON ‘TOUCH A TRUCK.’ Held by American Legion Auxiliary, Kiltonic Unit 72 and Southington Parks and Recreation. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Southington Drive-In, 935 Meriden Waterbury Turnpike, Plantsville. $3 for children, $1 for adults. BRISTOL PINE LAKE’S 2ND ANNUAL KIDS FISHING DERBY. 7 a.m. to noon. Age groups, 5 to 8,…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 8

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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Singles Connection. 5 p.m. One Fifty Central, 150 Central St., Bristol. No charge. (860) 223-7755. MAY 8, 9 BRISTOL HOLLYWOOD AT THE BIJOU. 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Series organized by Cortlandt Hull. Film, “Arsenic and Old Lace,” directed by…

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Performance listings for May 8

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FRIDAY, MAY 8 BRISTOL THE 54TH ANNUAL REVUE, ‘ROCK OF AGES,’ PRESENTED BY SANDY’S BATON STUDIO. 7 p.m. Group and solo performances will be on stage and in the gym followed by awards for the Most Improved Twirler, attendance, senior, and the Roberta Barr Ellsworth Memorial Scholarship. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Public…

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Health listings for May 8

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TUESDAY, MAY 12 BRISTOL FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING. Held by Bristol-Burlington Health District. 1 to 3 p.m. Dr. Armann O. Ciccarelli, M.D. will provide screening. Sleeveless shirts and shorts recommended. For Bristol and Burlington residents only, who are 18 years of age or older. Appointments first-come, first-serve basis. Douglas Beals Senior Center (in the Wellness…

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Music listings for May 8

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FRIDAY, MAY 8 OTHER CTA: THE ULTIMATE CHICAGO TRIBUTE BAND. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. (860) 693-9762. 41BridgeStreet.com. KENNY ‘BABYFACE’ EDMONDS AND FANTASIA. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $58, $78. Foxwoods.com CARAVAN OF THIEVES. The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden. $15, $20.…

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Signed to new label, Todd Rundgren ready to go ‘Global’

May 8, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR After having said farewell to the major labels, Todd Rundgren’s musical output depended on the whims of his inspiration. When he felt like recording, Todd said in a phone interview from Florida, he would do so. And when he had a completed album, he would set out to find a…

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Golf scores are dropping as temperatures rise

May 8, 2015
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Julian Cardozo chips onto the green during a loss to Simsbury on Wednesday, April 29. Southington split the week, but scores are beginning to fall as the temperatures rise.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER A win and a loss during the week keep the Blue Knights (2-2) golf team in contention as the spring season nears the halfway point. The Knights took the Conard Chieftains (2-3) on at Rockledge Golf Course in West Hartford on Monday, April 27 that would be decided by a stroke.…

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Civics class sees government in action at council meeting

May 8, 2015
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Southington High School teacher Candace Patten (right) with her ninth grade honors civics class at the Southington Town Council meeting on April 27.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington High School ninth-graders enrolled in the honors level civics course got a taste of town politics last week when teacher Candace Patten took her students to the town council meeting. Patten said that the purpose of the trip was to teach students how decisions are made in town, and why it…

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