Listings for Oct. 25

Kids listings SATURDAY, OCT. 26 BRISTOL FAMILY FLOAT FRIGHT NIGHT AT THE POOL. 6 to 8 p.m. Haunting music, swimming and activities. Dennis Malone Aquatic Center, 325 Mix St., Bristol. $5 per person, children under 5 years old are free…

Abdelsame leads way for P’ville

By MICHAEL LETENDRE STAFF WRITER MANCHESTER – A certain Plainville standout got a chance to strut his stuff at the CCC Cross Country Championships from Wickham Park in Manchester on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and if people didn’t know who Omar…

Decade Dinner planned for Historical Society

The Plainville Historical Society is having its fundraiser the “Decade Dinner” on Saturday Nov. 2, 4 to 7pm.It will be at Grace Lutheran Church on Farmington Avenue, Plainville. The decade of the 1860s will be celebrated. The menu is Civil…

Local teens appear in ‘The Wedding Singer’

Southington teens, Bridget Corcoran and Ryan Padden, take to the Newington Children’s Theatre Company stage in their upcoming all-teen fall musical, “The Wedding Singer,” Oct. 25 to 27. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday…

Dems meet seniors Monday

On Monday, Oct. 28, Democratic candidates for Town Council and Board of Education will be visiting the Plainville Senior Center at 200 East Street. Candidates will be there 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet with senior voters, discuss issues…

Obituaries for Oct. 25

The following obituaries will be published in the Oct. 25 Observer. For further details, look to our print or e-editions published Friday. Kim M. (Hafford) Morrow, 48 of Bristol, wife of William “Bill” Morrow, died on Monday, Oct. 14 at…

Polonia celebrated

Plainville was well-represented Saturday night as the Polish community of Connecticut celebrated its heritage and culturewith the 2014 Miss Polonia pageant at the Polish National Home in Hartford. Plainville resident Alicia Sliwka, the 2013 Miss Polonia, gave up her crown…

A peek into horror’s past in Bristol

by SARAH JOHNSON CORRESPONDENT Drive up toward Chippens Hill around Halloween and it becomes apparent that there’s something special happening on Battle Street. The Witch’s DungeonClassicMovieMuseum, run by Bristol native Cortlandt Hull, has been scaring and delighting people from all…