Senior listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Senior listings for Dec. 5

TUESDAY, DEC. 16 PLAINVILLE AARP SMART DRIVER COURSE. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Course covers the effects of aging and medication on driving, local hazards, accident prevention measures, and more. Films and discussions will be presented and a driver’s manual provided. No written or on the road test required. Upon completion of the course, an…

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Support group listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Support group listings for Dec. 5

ONGOING SOUTHINGTON OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS SUPPORT GROUP. Do you suspect food rules your life? Overeaters Anonymous may be the answer for you. It is not a diet club, but a group of people recovering from compulsive overeating. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively. There are no fees or weigh-ins. No…

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Dining listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Dining listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 BRISTOL THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS FOR UNITED WAY 4TH ANNUAL WINE GALA. 5:30 p.m., doors open. Tastings until 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the United Way of West Central Connecticut. Sample over 70 wines, try many delicious hor’s d’oeuvres. Raffles. Maple End Package Store in Bristol will provide the wine and will take…

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Performance listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Performance listings for Dec. 5

DEC. 5-6 OTHER KURT METZGER. 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Comix at Foxwoods, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $20 to $50. ComixatFoxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882. SATURDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER JERRY SEINFELD. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $82.50 to $150. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. COMIX PRESENTS LAVELL CRAWFORD. 10 p.m. Fox Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $25…

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Health listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Health listings for Dec. 5

MONDAY, DEC. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DRIVE. 6:30 p.m. DoubleTree by Hilton, 42 Century Dr., Bristol. 1-800-RED-CROSS. PLAINVILLE BLOOD DRIVE. 1 to 6 p.m. United Methodist Church, 56 Red Stone Hill, Plainville. 1-800-RED-CROSS WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10 SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DRIVE. 6:45 p.m. Falcon Club, 33 Knowles Ave., Southington. THURSDAY, DEC. 11 PLAINVILLE FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Provided…

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Music listings for Dec. 5

December 4, 2014
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Music listings for Dec. 5

FRIDAY, DEC. 5 OTHER CELTIC THUNDER. 8 p.m. Grand Theater, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket. $30 to $50. Foxwoods.com, 1-800-200-2882, 1-800-745-3000. SLIPKNOT, KORN, AND KING 810. 7:30 p.m., Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. $35. 1-800-745-3000. MoheganSun.com SATURDAY, DEC. 6 OTHER BOB SEGER. Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville. MoheganSun.com SUNDAY, DEC. 7 SOUTHINGTON SOUTHINGTON FESTIVAL CHORALE HOLIDAY CONCERT. 3…

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The women who want to be Miss Southington, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen

December 4, 2014
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The women who want to be Miss Southington, Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR This Saturday at 7 p.m., a new Miss Southington and a new Miss Southington’s Outstanding Teen will be crowned. The pageant will be held at 7 p.m. at Derynoski Elementary School on 240 Main St., Southington. We caught up some of the contestants interested in succeeding the reigning Miss Southington…

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New ENT seeing patients in Southington

December 4, 2014
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New ENT seeing patients in Southington

Dr. Todd Falcone, a general otolaryngologist or ear, nose, and throat specialist (ENT), is now seeing patients at UConn Health in Farmington and Southington. Falcone treats patients suffering from nasal/sinus disease and allergies; salivary gland and swallowing disorders; thyroid and parathyroid disorders; and snoring and sleep apnea. Falcone is a graduate of the UConn School…

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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

December 4, 2014
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DePaolo adds 59 students to the honor society

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, fifty-nine students from Joseph A. DePaolo Middle School were inducted into membership of the National Junior Honor Society in a ceremony held at the school. Along with the celebration, the honor society collected boxes of breakfast cereal to be donated to Bread for Life. Members were selected for meeting high standards…

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