Kids listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MAY 16-24 OTHER ‘FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY.’ Based on book by actress Julianne Moore. Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Rd., West Hartford. $15 to $17. (860) 523-5900 ext. 10, PlayhouseonPark. SATURDAY, MAY 30 PLAINVILLE 2ND ANNUAL PLAINVILLE FAMILY FEST. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Held by the Plainville Family Resource Network, Plainville Early Learning Center, and Family…

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Miscellaneous listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 15 BRISTOL BRISTOL GOES TO THE MOVIES. 7 p.m. “The Naked City,” third of five movies that influenced American Theater audiences. Set in the 1940s, part documentary with a touch of realism. Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer St., Bristol. Popcorn and refreshments available. $3 donation requested to defer costs. SATURDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL…

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Dining listings for May 15

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SATURDAY, MAY 16 BRISTOL GOLABKI (STUFFED CABBAGE) SUPPER. 5 p.m. Held by the Towarzystwo Organization at St. Stanislaus Church, 510 West St., Bristol. $10. Buy tickets at rectory, (860) 583-4242 and Polonia Market, 411 North Main St., Bristol. Take outs available. SUNDAY, MAY 17 SUNDAY MORNING BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Menu: pancakes, scrambled…

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Performance listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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FRIDAY, MAY 15 OTHER JO KOY. 8 p.m. The Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $60. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. MAY 15-JUNE 6 OTHER ‘THE CRUCIBLE’ BY ARTHUR MILLER. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m. Hole in the Wall, 116 Main St., New Britain. $20, general admission. $10, students…

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Health listings for May 15

May 15, 2015
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MONDAY, MAY 18 PLAINVILLE AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. YMCA Plainville, 149 Farmington Ave., Plainville. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. TUESDAY, MAY 19 BRISTOL AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-RED CROSS. NUTRITION AND YOUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILD. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Held…

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Music listings for May 15

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FRIDAY, MAY 15 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Legends, 192 Pine St., Bristol SATURDAY, MAY 16 OTHER KINGS OF CHAOS. 8 p.m. Features Matt Sorum, Duff McKagan, Billy Gibbons, Glenn Hughes, Steve Stevens. $60, $85. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. Foxwoods.com OH WHAT A NIGHT OF DOO-WOP AND ROCK AND ROLL. 8 p.m. The Duprees, Jimmy…

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Family leads children down The Sunshine Road

May 15, 2015
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Torrington may be miles away from the shoreline. But there’s going to be a beach party this Sunday, with a whole lot of Sunshine. The Sunshine Road that is. The Sunshine Road will be presenting a “Rockin’ Beach Party” Sunday at the Warner Theater’s Nancy Marine Studio Theater in Torrington.…

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Dean’s Stove and Spa named Retailer of the Year

May 15, 2015
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Dean's Stove and Spa in Plantsville, owned by Dean Michanczyk, has been named Retailer of the Year in Hearth and Home magazine's 2015 Vesta Awards.

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER It took the staff at Dean’s Stove and Spa nearly 20 minutes to convince owner Dean Michanczyk to leave the showroom floor for a short interview. First, Michanczyk needed to make sure that his fireplace customer, a Southington resident, understood all the details of her home heating options. This hands-on style of…

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Girls tennis suffers first loss

May 15, 2015
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By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER The Lady Knights girls tennis team (10-1) put together a run of nine wins in a row, but that run came to an end on Monday, May 4 and the Knights were dealt their first loss of the season when they fell to NW Catholic Indians (8-2), 4-3. “I think some…

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