Dining listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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SUNDAY, NOV. 22 SOUTHINGTON ‘A PLATE AT THE TABLE.’ Fund raiser for For Goodness Sake, Bristol-based nonprofit. 12 to 4 p.m. Food, coffee, tea, and soda. Cash bar. Live music. Auction. Raffling off 1995 Honda Del Sol. Anthony Jacks Wood Fire Grill, 30 Center St., Southington. $30. ForGoodnessSake.org. (860) 883-3621, info@forgoodnesssake.org ONGOING BRISTOL AMERICAN LEGION…

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Miscellaneous listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 20 OTHER COFFEE WITH STATE SEN. HENRI MARTIN, STATE REP. WHIT BETTS. 8 to 9 a.m. Residents will opportunity to discuss any issues they wish to talk about. Eagles Nest, 163 Main St., Terryville. All residents encouraged to attend. NOV. 20-21 OTHER STORY TELLING SHOW AND WORKSHOP WITH SPEAK UP STORYTELLING. 8 p.m.…

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Senior listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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ONGOING PLAINVILLE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING. 10 minute appointment, few drops of blood from a fingertip, and you can learn your numbers for total cholesterol, and the good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, and glucose. Doesn’t require fasting. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. $10. Pay at the appointment. Appointments. (860) 747-5728. Plainville Senior Center members only.…

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Support group listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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TUESDAY, NOV. 24 OTHER INCLUSION BODY MYOSITIS SUPPORT GROUP. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Special Care Research and Education Center, 370 Osgood Ave., New Britain. bscalabrini@hfsc.org, (860) 612-6316. ONGOING BRISTOL ADULTS TAKING CARE OF AGING PARENTS. Tuesdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Open to all Bristol residents. Share ideas and knowledge with each other on home care,…

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Kids listings for Nov. 20

November 18, 2015
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FRIDAY, NOV. 20 OTHER ‘DISNEY LIVE! THREE CLASSIC FAIRY TALES.’ 4 and 7 p.m. XL Center, One Civic Center Plaza, Hartford. Tickets start at $25. 1-877-522-8499. XLCenter.com, disneylive.com   NOV. 20-22 OTHER ‘WINNIE THE POOH.’ Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. New Britain Youth Theater. Performed at the New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50…

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Sports listings for the Nov. 20 edition

November 18, 2015
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FUNDRAISERS PAVERS FOR POSTERITY (BLUE KNIGHT BRICKS)—The Turf Committee is offering an opportunity to purchase bricks to help defray costs for the artificial turf field at Southington High School. Bricks cost $125 and can be engraved with three lines of type (14 characters per line). Bricks will be displayed as part of a walkway and…

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Lake Compounce’s ‘Holiday Lights’ opens Nov. 27

November 17, 2015
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Lake Compounce announced its fourth annual “Holiday Lights”, New England’s favorite seasonal holiday themed family event taking place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings beginning on Nov. 27. Brand new for this season, a 100-foot tall decorated tree will reign over the main gates of the park with hundreds of thousands of lights and decorations.…

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Time is running out to buy raffle ticket for Harley

November 17, 2015
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It is time for the Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle drawing at the New England Carousel Museum with one week left to purchase tickets. Stop in at The New England Carousel Museum, a nonprofit organization, and buy a ticket for the drawing to be held on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. The public is…

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SHS marching band scores 4th place at national championship

November 17, 2015
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On Saturday, Nov. 7, the Southington High School marching band capped another championship season with a fourth place finish at the USBands National Championship. The Blue Knights competed at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey in a division of 14 championship bands, and Southington rallied to its best finish at the championship event. Southington earned their…

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