Miscellaneous listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 10 OTHER SINGLES HAPPY HOUR. Sponsored by Social Connections. 5 p.m. Butterfly Restaurant, 831 Farmington Ave., West Hartford. No charge. (860) 582-8229. PALACE THEATER MONTHLY TOUR. 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m The Palace, 100 East Main St., Waterbury. $5 per person. PalaceTheaterCT.org. APRIL 10-26 OTHER ART LEAGUE OF NEW BRITAIN ANNUAL JURIED SHOW.…

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Dining listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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APRIL 10-11 OTHER SAVOR- A CELEBRATION OF WINE, FOOD, AND SPIRITS. With Robert Irvine, Ming Tsai, Mary Ann Esposito and more. Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd., Hartford. SavorCT.com SUNDAY, APRIL 12 PLAINVILLE PANCAKES WITH THE PRINCIPAL. Benefit for the Wheeler Playground fund. 8 a.m. to noon. $5 per person, children 3 and under free.…

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Performance listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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SATURDAY, APRIL 11 OTHER J.B. SMOOVE. 9:30 p.m. The Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. APRIL 15-MAY 3 OTHER ‘THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST.’ Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sundays at 2 p.m. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 to…

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Health listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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MONDAY, APRIL 13 BRISTOL AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. St. Gregory Church CCD Center, 1043 Stafford Ave., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-REDCROSS. TUESDAY, APRIL 14 BRISTOL BARIATRIC WEIGHT LOSS INFORMATION SESSION. 6 p.m. Hospital of Central Connecticut Family Health Center, 22 Pine St., Bristol. 1-866-668-5070. APRIL 14-15 PLAINVILLE DENTAL CLINIC. Provided by Community…

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Music listings for April 10

April 10, 2015
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FRIDAY, APRIL 10 OTHER BETTY HARRIS AND THE MIGHTY SOUL DRIVERS. 8 p.m. Accompanied by the backup singers from the Queen Ann Nzinga Center in New Britain—Aaleya Hardy, 18, of Bristol, Savannah Freitas, 16, of Plainville, and Dillyn Caruso, 18, of Plainville. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $20, $27. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762. MIKE…

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Celebrating the musical legacy of Queen

April 10, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR If you talk to JJ Midnight, he makes it clear the choice was a no-brainer. JJ Midnight, also known as Bristol’s Joe Archambeault, is the lead vocalist of Celebrating Queen, which pays musical tribute to the band… Queen. Celebrating Queen performs this Saturday at the Memorial Boulevard School auditorium on…

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Ready to make a run: Girls Track returns good numbers from last spring

April 10, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER Critics might look at last spring as a rough season for the Lady Knights. They might point to a last-place finish at the conference championship meet or an absence from the state open championships. Yet, the Lady Knights still managed to qualify 14 athletes for the state meet, which is only…

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Boys are off and running: Track reloads after losing 21 senior veterans

April 10, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER In her second season with the Blue Knight boys track team, Colleen Roarty is excited to get back to work. The Knights are coming off one of their more successful postseasons in recent years, and the Knights are ready to make another run. Southington finished the regular season with a 4-3…

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Getting ready for some serious baseball with the Bristol Blues

April 10, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER It might have been a cold April Fools’ Day, but it was no joke that the Bristol Blues baseball organization couldn’t wait to get its inaugural season underway as they warmly greeted the press. Bristol Blues Manager Barry Lyons, Bristol Mayor Ken Cockayne, Commissioner of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League…

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