Performance listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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JULY 10, 11, 12, AUG. 7, 8, 9 OTHER AUDITIONS FOR ‘THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.’ 6 to 9 p.m. No appointments needed. Prepare a song of your choosing. Accompanist will be provided. Cold readings also part of audition. Rehearsals begin Aug. 29. Shows in October. Trinity on Main, 69 Main St., New Britain. jenn@PhoenixTheaterCompany.com NOW…

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Health listings, starting July 8

July 6, 2016
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THURSDAY, JULY 14 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 1 to 2 p.m. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. HHCSeniorServices.org LIVING WITH SPINAL STENOSIS. Sponsored by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 10 to 11 a.m. Plainville Senior Center, 200 East St., Plainville. RSVP. (860) 747-5728. BRISTOL ‘PROTECT THE SKIN YOU’RE…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting July 8

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SATURDAY, JULY 9 OTHER SINGLES BLOCK ISLAND DAY TRIP. Sponsored by Social Connections. Leave on ferry at 2 Ferry St., New London. Meet at 8 a.m. at the gate. It leaves at 8:30 a.m. Return 4:55 p.m. ferry. Round trip ticket is $45. Reservations. (860) 444-4624. Questions? (860) 582-8229, (860) 434-6426. PLAINVILLE TAG SALE. 8…

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Music listings, starting July 8

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FRIDAY, JULY 8 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Carmine’s Bar, 389 Main St., East Hartford. MONDAY, JULY 11 OTHER SIMPLY SWING. Walnut Hill Park, band shell, New Britain. TUESDAY, JULY 12 PLAINVILLE RIVERBOAT RAMBLERS. 6:30 p.m. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL THE COYOTE RIVER BAND. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rockwell Park, Bristol. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 OTHER…

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Dancing the summer away

July 6, 2016
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Felice Danielson and Jen Gilmore teach a free Zingalingz class to more than 100 kids during field day at Plantsville School. The local class is aimed at kids of every fitness and ability level.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER If you’re looking for a healthy, fun way for your kids to stay active this summer, Southington has a busy schedule of kid-friendly exercise. Felice Danielson, owner and director of Circle of Friends Music Together and Zing Fit Zumba at 447 North Main St., has opened a third business, Zingalingz. With partner…

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Bees vie for edge against Skeeters

July 6, 2016
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NEW BRITAIN BEES (37-35) AT SUGAR LAND SKEETERS (36-36) ========== In 140 Characters or Less: The Bees and Skeeters wrap up their three-game series looking for the edge in the rubber match! First pitch 8:05PM! Series:New Britain shut out Sugar Land 5-0 in the second game of the series last night behind Cole Johnson’s six…

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Southington Sports Hall of Fame celebrates century-long sports legacy

July 6, 2016
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Jimmie Savage broke into the major leagues in the early 1900s, earning a spot as an everyday player with the Pittsburgh Rebels in 1914.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR Commuters racing across town might not stop to think about the origins of Savage Street or the family that lent its name to the Southington landscape. Sports fans, boasting about the town’s rich sports history, might pass over James “Jimmie” Savage when they argue about which athlete launched Southington’s rich sports legacy. That’s…

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Young swimmers at Memorial Park pool

July 6, 2016
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Swimming Lessons-Adam Scarpa, Julian Prohaska, Matthew Collins, and Chelsea Hunt

Former Southington High School standouts Mike Smigelski and Francesca Ciniglio prepare the next generation of Blue Knight stars during swimming lessons at Memorial Park’s pool last week. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS Click to Enlarge

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Southington Senior listings for the July 8 edition

July 6, 2016
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Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-3014

FRIDAY, JULY 8 SOUTHINGTON 55 ALIVE SAFE DRIVING CLASS. 8:45 a.m. at Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St. Latest driving techniques with emphasis on defensive driving. No in-the-car training involved, only classroom. $15 for AARP Members ($20 for non-members). Payable to AARP. RSVP at (860) 621-3014. TUESDAY, JULY 12 SOUTHINGTON CELEBRATE ITALIA AT THE AQUA TURF.…

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