Girls lacrosse team saves their best for last

June 5, 2015
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The Lady Knight seniors pose with their families before the 12-5 win over Newington in the regular season finale.

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights were already eliminated from the postseason, but the Southington girls weren’t about to go quietly. The goal in the final week was to win both contest, and and that’s just what they did. Although they just missed making the Class L state tournament by a game, the Lady…

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StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program begins June 9 at Bradley

June 5, 2015
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The Hospital of Central Connecticut (HOCC) Department of Cardiology’s StrongWomen-Healthy Hearts program will be held from June 9 to Sept. 3 at its Bradley Memorial campus in Southington. This program is designed to help women make positive changes, to eat healthier, move more, and improve general health and well-being. Program sessions will be held on…

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Cool jazz at the Library café on June 16

June 5, 2015
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Music Notes for Music on the Green

Tony Cafiero, a well-known piano, keyboard, and vocal jazz man, will join Southington’s John Smayda and Cheshire’s Tom Smith in a jazz trio on Tuesday, June 16 at the Library Café. Smada, who plays tenor sax, clarinet, and flute, and Smith, who plays drums, will join with Cafiero to play a set of jazz standards,…

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Seniors listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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Seniors listings for June 5

MONDAY, JUNE 8 PLAINVILLE A SENIOR RENTERS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. 10 a.m. Presented by Attorney Marilyn Denny from Greater Hartford Legal Services. The lease a senior signs at the time of renting is the key to understanding his/ her responsibilities concerning rental payments, maintenance of the property, and other obligations. Recently, seniors have been granted…

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Support group listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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Support group listings for June 5

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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Meeting listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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Meeting listings for June 5

TUESDAY, JUNE 9 BRISTOL BUSINESS BUILDERS. 9 to 10:30 a.m. Michael Lynch, “Millenial Leadership.” Central Connecticut Chambers of Commerce, 200 Main St., Bristol. MONDAY, JUNE 15 OTHER QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 p.m. The Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center, 1075 Chase Parkway, Waterbury. (860) 945-0184, Deborah@QuiltsThatCare.org TUESDAY, JUNE 16 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.…

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Kids listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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Kids listings for June 5

SATURDAY, JUNE 6 OTHER ANNUAL FOCUS FESTIVAL FOR AUTISM. Noon to 4 p.m. Music provided by 102.9 The Whale. Also meet Anna and Elsa and Tinkerbell. Games for all ages, food, pony rides, petting zoo, giant inflatables, face painting, more. Mills Pond Park, 14 Park Hill Rd., Canton. Free. FocusCenterForAutism.org BRISTOL ALL ABOUT FROGS. 1…

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Miscellaneous listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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Miscellaneous listings for June 5

JUNE 5, 6 BRISTOL USED BOOK MINI-SALE. Held by the Friends of the Bristol Public Library. Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday with adult fiction half-price sale on Saturday 1 to 3 p.m. 2,000 gently used fiction and non-fiction books for children, teens, and adults,…

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Dining listings for June 5

June 5, 2015
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FRIDAY, JUNE 5 PLAINVILLE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE FESTIVAL. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shortcakes will be served at the church and can be ordered as takeout orders. Free delivery for shortcake orders of 10 or more. Plainville United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill Rd., Plainville. (860) 793-9590, (860) 747-2328. SATURDAY, JUNE 6 OTHER CHICKEN BARBECUE.…

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