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Health listings for April 18

TUESDAY, APRIL 22 OTHER DINNER WITH THE DOC FOCUSES ON THE COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES. 5 to 7 p.m. Dr. Alan Babigian, who is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine. Arbor Rose at JeromeHome,…

Kids listings for April 18

FRIDAY, APRIL 18 BRISTOL ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring your favorite basket for an Easter egg hunt in an open field. Candy free event. Dress appropriately. Parents bring a blanket or a lawn chair. Rent…

Obituaries for April 18

The following obituaries will be published in Friday’s Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-edition on Friday. Michael R. Chambrello, 85, of Plainville, died surrounded by his family, on Thursday, April 10. He was the husband of…

Keynote speaker announced for Armenian Genocide Commemoration April 26

Ruth Thomasian, a photograph archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration which will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. The…

Make plans for YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day April 26

On Saturday, April 26, from noon to 3 p.m., the Wheeler YMCA is celebrating YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day with a free community event to get kids moving, and learning and families living healthier. Wheeler YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day is the…

PARC, Masons team up for golf classic fund raiser

PARC INC of Plainville is a “Family Centered Services for People with Developmental Disabilities” and Frederick Franklin Masonic Lodge # 14 of Plainville will be hosting their 4th Charity Golf Classic Fundraiser, to be held Saturday, May 17. The Southington…

School Readiness Council collecting grant proposals from pre-schools

The Plainville School Readiness Council is seeking proposals from Plainville pre-school providers wishing to apply for grant funded School Readiness spaces that may be added in response to the Governor’s proposal to expand early childhood education in the state. Head…

Relay for Life looking for sponsors

The 10th anniversary Relay For Life in Plainville will be held June 7 and 8th at Norton Park. There already are 36 teams registered with over 261 participants. Organizers report they are looking to have the “biggest and “best” relay…

‘Rainman’ team raises awareness about Autism

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER When Anna Hidri of Plainville was nearly 2-years-old, her mother noticed various quirks that her daughter developed, from staring at the TV without facial expressions to banging her head on the wall to staying up…