Music listings for Feb. 6

February 6, 2015
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FRIDAY, FEB. 6 OTHER 80S EXTRAVAGANZA CONCERT. With The Pointer Sisters, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson, Andy Bell, Club Nouveau, Berlin, Lisa Lisa, Shannon. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $68, $48. MoheganSun.com, 1-800-745-3000. SATURDAY, FEB. 7 OTHER FLEETWOOD MAC. 8 p.m. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $195, $125. TUESDAY, FEB. 10 OTHER FLYLEAF. 8 p.m. The Stafford…

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Valentine Chocolate Festival

February 6, 2015
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On Saturday, Jan. 31, visitors flocked to the American Legion Post 72 hall for the annual Valentine Chocolate Festival. The event was one-stop shopping for chocolate lovers of all ages. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS

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Jam on! Monster trucks read to stomp in Hartford

February 6, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Tom Meents is a legend in the Monster Jam Truck series. The driver of the 12 feet tall and about 12 feet wide, custom-designed truck, Max-D, is the sport’s only 11-time World Champion. He is also the most successful competitor of the Monster Jam World Finals. Additionally, he has six…

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Yoga event benefits local charity

February 6, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A Planstville yoga studio is holding a donation-based yoga class to bring in income for a Bristol charity organization that helps people transition out of homelessness into independent living. Soul Space Yoga &Wellness is holding “A Night of Yoga” to benefit For Goodness Sake on Feb. 27 from 6 p.m.…

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YMCA annual meeting celebrates local ‘Super Heroes’

February 5, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA honored local “super heroes” for their numerous positive contributions to the community at the YMCA’s 86th Annual Meeting at the Aqua Turf Club on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Three Southington High School (SHS) students who have been Advisory Board Members for the STEPS Coalition were recognized by…

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A disco-themed, big-hair party at the Aqua Turf to benefit SCS

February 5, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREY STAFF WRITER A group of friends is hosting a collective 50th birthday bash for anyone 50 and over at the Aqua Turf club on Saturday, Feb. 21. Mary Dowler, D’Agostino and Kathy Fuley decided to celebrate this milestone with others in their age group, and a disco party seemed appropriate. “We’re all…

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The Southington Elks Winter Rodeo and Jamboree

February 5, 2015
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Chris Payne plays the fiddle, and Matt Rossi strums and sings at the Winter Rodeo.

On Friday, Jan. 30, the Elks Club came alive with country sounds, line dancing, a good old-fashioned roping contest, and a free nacho bar. Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS

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Walkway to the sports complex named for Coach Dom

February 5, 2015
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Walkway to the sports complex named for Coach Dom

By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER If you walk by the entrance to the community turf field at Southington High School, you won’t see any signs, plaques, monuments, or names. You won’t see anything above the walkway, but that’s all changing. The Southington Board of Education passed a motion to rename the walkway that leads to the…

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Postseason begins: Track charges into the CCC Championships

February 5, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The runners hear the gun and sprint to their best times. The pole vaulters extend high off of the ground in hope of reaching heights they haven’t reached before. The jumpers jump for new records. And the throwers throw for long distances. It’s time for the CCC Championships. The boys and…

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