Dining listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Dining listings for Aug. 21

SUNDAY, AUG. 23 BRISTOL SUNDAY SUNDAE. 1 to 5 p.m. Fund raiser for New England Carousel Museum. Dunphy’s Ice Cream, 912 Stafford Ave., Bristol. Portion of sales will go to education activities of the museum at 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. (860) 584-5411, TheCarouselMuseum.org

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Miscellaneous listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL CROCODILE CLUB. 1 p.m. Annual dinner meeting. Beer and wine cash bar. Lamb dinner. Lively program with guest speakers. No serious politics allowed. Lake Compounce, Park Pavilion, Bristol. (860) 584-5411. BRISTOL HISTORY ROOM OPEN. 2 to 3:30 p.m. Visitors will have a chance to win free copy of the book, “Images…

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Kids listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Kids listings for Aug. 21

FRIDAY, AUG. 21 BRISTOL ‘GREAT CHEFS.’ Part of the Summer Work Series of the Imagine Nation. Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center. Chef hats and aprons. Prepare, cook, and enjoy pizza kebabs. Imagine Nation, 1 Pleasant St., Bristol. $10 per child for non-members. $8 per child for members. Admission to museum is not included.…

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Meetings listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Meetings listings for Aug. 21

ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to discuss town issues, policies, and issues of concern. Plainville Public Library, lower level, 56 East Main St., Plainville. PLAINVILLE LIONS CLUB. 6:30 p.m. Meeting on the first Wednesday of each month.…

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Support group listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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Support group listings for Aug. 21

ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends of alcoholics welcome. AL-ANON. Fridays at 7:30 to 9 p.m.…

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Senior listings for Aug. 21

August 21, 2015
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SATURDAY, AUG. 22 SOUTHINGTON MULBERRY GARDENS OF SOUTHINGTON OPEN HOUSE. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assisted living, adult day and memory care community. Mulberry Gardens of Southington, 58 Mulberry St., Plantsville. RSVP. (860) 276-1020. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26 BRISTOL ‘BONE HEALTH.’ 11:30 a.m. Miles Everett from Bristol Hospital Diabetes Center. Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave.,…

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A walk in the park: 2,000 miles in 4 months

August 21, 2015
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SO 6 Mark Silva on the cliff

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER The first thing you see when you enter the home of Steve and Nicole Silva is a floor-to-ceiling map of the Appalachian Trail. Around the corner, a sign hangs on the wall reading “adventure is out there”—an adventure that Steve Silva recently spent four months seeking. Just a few months after the…

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Superior effort for Wounded Warriors

August 21, 2015
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Comm - Superior wounded warrior (photo)

Employees at Superior Products on Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike raised $1,550 for the Wounded Warriors Project during a recent fundraising event. The company has raised over $5,000 this year alone for the Wounded Warrior Project.

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BOE candidates named for November election: Registrar will hold public lottery on Aug. 26 to decide order of names on ballot

August 21, 2015
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Southington Politics

By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER Southington Republicans and Democrats have announced their candidates for the Board of Education (BOE) for this November’s election. The BOE will see five Republicans, Brian Goralski, Colleen Clark, Patricia Queen, Terry Lombardi, and Terri Carmody run for re-election, alongside Democrat incumbents Dave J. Derynoski, Patricia P. Johnson and Zaya G. Oshana Jr.…

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