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Fund raiser for Prudence Crandall Center at Applebee’s, April 30

Brooke Murdock, Miss Plainville’s Outstanding Teen 2014 is holding a “Dining to Donate” fundraiser for the Prudence Crandall Center on Wednesday, April 30 at Applebee’s in Plainville, 270 New Britain Ave., from 11 to 12 a.m. You can obtain a…

Tunxis holds career fair next Tuesday

TunxisCommunity College will host a Career Fair on Tuesday, April 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the AdministrationBuilding corridor. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Organizations seeking to hire, as well as job placement agencies,…

Plainville Dems meet next Thursday

The April meeting of the Plainville Democratic Town Committee will be held on Thursday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the PlainvilleMunicipalCenter.  

Plainville Farmer’s Market readies to open in June

The Farmers Market of Plainville will be opening for its third season on June 27, and will be running every Friday for 12 weeks. Located at the PlainvilleHigh School on Route 10, this summer the market will feature seven vendors…

Senior listings for April 18

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 PLAINVILLE AARP DRIVER SAFETY CLASS. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 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.…

Music listings for April 18

FRIDAY, APRIL 18 OTHER GUY DAVIS. 8 p.m. Bridge Street Live, 41 Bridge St., Collinsville. $17, $27. 41BridgeStreet.com, (860) 693-9762.   THE HOLD STEADY. Toad’s Place, 300 York St., New Haven. ToadsPlace.com   POST-MODERN PANIC. Doors open at 9 p.m.…

Support group listings for April 18

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…

Performance listings for April 18

  APRIL 18 to MAY 10 OTHER ‘A CUP OF JOE AT THE IFFY FISH.” Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on April 27 and May 4. Friday, April 25 is pay-what-you-can-night. Absurd comedy featuring…

Dining listings for April 18

FRIDAY, APRIL 18 SOUTHINGTON PASTA FOR BEN. Held by The Giving Back Girls and The Arc of Southington. 5 to 8 p.m. In honor of Ben Buckley, a 7-year-old who passed away suddenly from an asthma attack in January. Pasta…

Plainville ready to contend again

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER PLAINVILLE – The Plainville high school baseball team has been a playoff contender since the mid-1970s and it’s a streak the Blue Devils want to continue. Behind the leadership of seniors Shane Pugliese and Cody…