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Performance listings, starting Jan. 12

SATURDAY, JAN. 20 PLAINVILLE COMEDY NIGHT. Benefit for Plainville High School Project Graduation. 7 p.m. BYOB/ snacks, 50/50 raffle. DJ. Plainville VFW, Northwest Drive, Plainville. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. (860) 919-6225. wsanjuan@comcast.net NOW thru JAN. 14 OTHER…

Support group listings, starting Jan. 12

ONGOING BRISTOL NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF MENTAL ILLNESS FAMILY AND FRIENDS SUPPORT GROUP. Last Wednesday of every month. Bristol Senior and Community Center, Room 101, 240 Stafford Ave., Bristol. (860) 205-9542, (860) 830-2129. NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m.…

Senior listings, starting Jan. 12

SATURDAY, JAN. 13 SOUTHINGTON THE ORCHARDS AT SOUTHINGTON. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Independent and assisted living community. Just stop by. The Orchards at Southington, 34 Hobart St., Connecticut. (860) 628-5656.

Workshops set to help nonprofits in lean times

The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain and American Savings Foundation are working together to offer a series of in-depth capacity building workshops for local nonprofit organizations during 2018. The workshops are designed to help organizations address the increasingly difficult…

Adult and continuing education classes offered

Plainville Adult and Continuing Education will offer programming, free of cost, this spring in the following areas: Adult Basic Education (Math and Reading/Writing), Adult High School Credit Diploma Program, Citizenship Preparation, English as a Second Language, GED Preparation, and PARC…

Local state Republican legislators support Medicare Savings Program

State Representatives Whit Betts (R-78), Cara Pavalock-D’Amato (R-77), and William A. Petit, Jr. (R-22), and State Senator Henri Martin (R-31) on Monday co-sponsored and voted in favor of a bipartisan plan that would provide funding for the Medicare Savings Program…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings listed

The Plainville Library will be closed Saturday, January 13 and Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. The Plainville Municipal Center and Senior Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Day.…

Tunxis offering EMT training

Tunxis Community College will offer an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Training course in Bristol starting in February. The course will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings, Feb. 5-May 23, and some Saturdays. Approved by the Connecticut Office of Emergency…

K of C holding free throw contest

Plainville Knights of Columbus council is hosting the local level contest of the 2018 Knights of Columbus Basketball Free Throw Championship. All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition. The…

Duo is latest to receive Students Rock honors

By SHERIDAN CYR STAFF WRITER Plainville High School junior Sergio Zaldivar and senior Elona Tanski were both honored with Students Rock awards on Dec. 20 at the school. The award recognizes one male and one female student each semester who…