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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Police announce winter parking ban

November 16, 2015
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The Southington Police Department announced that the town-wide winter parking ban will take effect on Sunday, Nov. 15. The emergency parking ban, sidewalk maintenance ordinance, snow throwing ordinance, and absent owner requirements go into effect on the same day. Winter Parking Ban. It shall be unlawful from November 15 to April 15 for the owner…

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Artist demonstration offered Nov. 18

November 11, 2015
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On Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. Southington Arts and Crafts Association will sponsor a painting demonstration by artist, Zufar Bikbov. The main focus of the artist’s work is “plein-air painting with moderate landscape abstraction.” Zufar graduated Cum Laude from Zelenodolsk Art School in his homeland of Russia. He continued self-education with leading artists from…

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Business Administration courses offered online by Tunxis

November 11, 2015
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Tunxis Community College’s Business Administration program will offer new seven-week online courses starting in January as part of its offerings for those students who want the added flexibility of taking courses off-campus in a quicker time frame. The initial seven-week online courses, “Financial Accounting” and “Principles of Marketing,” which start Jan. 25 and March 28,…

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