Raise the flag, and cue the band, for ‘1776’

June 23, 2016
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By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Heidi Bass-Lamberto loves history. And she loves the time period of the American Revolution. She has the perfect vehicle to pursue these twin loves as director of Southington Community Theatre’s production of the musical, “1776.” The musical follows the men who led the way toward the creation of the United…

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Bees shut out Somerset

June 23, 2016
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Bees shut out Somerset

Box score In 140 Characters or Less: It was the James Skelton and Kyle Simon show as Skelton hammered two home runs and Simon pitched a complete game shutout. The Game Changed When…: …The game got off to a fast start when James Skelton hit a home run on the Bees very first pitch of…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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Miscellaneous listings, starting June 24

FRIDAY, JUNE 24 BRISTOL SINGLES ‘50S, ‘60S, ‘70S DANCE. Held by Social Connections. 8 p.m. Buffet from 8 to 9 p.m. DJ Tom Haynes. Dress casual. Nuchies, 164 Central St., Forestville. $12 for members. $17 for guests. (860) 582-8229. JUNE 24, 25 BRISTOL ‘HOUSE OF USHER’ AND ‘PIT AND THE PENDULUM.’ Part of the Hollywood…

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Music listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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FRIDAY, JUNE 24 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER. Gibson Bar and Grill, 161 Bridge St., East Windsor. TUESDAY, JUNE 28 PLAINVILLE MAGIC MOMENTS. 6:30 p.m. Doo-wop and rock ‘n’ roll songs. Norton Park, band shell, Plainville. BRISTOL REDLINE BAND. “Rockin’ Out at Rockwell-Summer Concert Series.” Rock, funk, blues. Ultimate Wireform, Forestville. Facebook.com/bristolparksandrecreation THURSDAY, JUNE 30 BRISTOL FOLK AND SOCIAL…

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Meetings listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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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, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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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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Kids listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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FRIDAY, JUNE 24 BRISTOL ANNUAL PET PARADE. 9 a.m. Bring your pet or stuffed animal for fun and games. Bristol Blues Mascot BB will make an appearance. Manross Library, 260 Central St., Forestville. Free. ElizabethLivingston@ci.bristol.ct.us, (860) 584-7790. IMAGINE NATION LOVES BRISTOL. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission for all Bristol residents (proof of residency…

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Health listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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MONDAY, JUNE 27 BRISTOL HIV TESTING. 3 to 6 p.m. In observation of National HIV Testing Day. Tests are free and confidential. Results provided in 15 minutes. No appointments needed. Wheeler Health and Welllness Center, 10 North Main St., Bristol. (860) 584-6555. TUESDAY, JUNE 28 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. 10 to 11 a.m. Held…

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Performance listings, starting June 24

June 22, 2016
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JUNE 24-JULY 10 OTHER ‘ONCE ON THIS ISLAND.’ Performed by Connecticut Theatre Company. Among the cast members are Jasmine Clemons, Zach Cote, Sarah Stanford, and Kristi Yurko of Bristol; Gia Wright of Plainville; and Steffon Sampson of Southington. The Repertory Theatre, 23 Norden St., New Britain. www.ConnecticutTheatreCompany.org NOW thru JUNE 25 SOUTHINGTON ‘1776.’ 7:30 p.m.…

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