Add some ‘zip’ to your bucket list

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Have you ever leapt off a 30-plus story tower? Now’s your chance. Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket has launched its new HighFlyer zipline. The attraction brings you to the top of the Fox Tower, and…

Police blotter for April 27

The Plainville Police Department announced the following arrests and citations from Friday, April 13 to Wednesday, April 18: Jolene E. Falandes, 23, of 140 East St., 1st floor, Plainville, was arrested on April 13 and charged with illegal possession of…

PHS baseball picking up momentum

By KEN MORSE CORRESPONDENT The Plainville baseball team used the Florida trip to pick up some momentum and turned it into back-to-back wins last week improving to 4-3 on the season. Last Tuesday, Nate Michalek threw five innings of no-hit…

Miscellaneous listings, starting April 27

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 BRISTOL PATTI SINCLAIR, MEDIUM. 7 to 9 p.m. Bristol Central High School senior café, 480 Wolcott St., Bristol. $35. Partial proceeds benefit BCHS Grad Party 2018. www.PattiSinclair.com OTHER COLLEGE PLANNING CONFERENCE. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Area…

Support group listings, starting April 27

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.…

Kids listings, starting April 27

SATURDAY, APRIL 28 SOUTHINGTON SIXTH ANNUAL PRINCESS MEET AND GREET. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Princesses, Spiderman, Batman, and many other costume characters. Face painting, balloon sculpting, glitter tattoos, DJ. For boys and girls. Bring your camera for photo opportunities.…

Music listings, starting April 27

SUNDAY, APRIL 29 PLAINVILLE ‘AN AFTERNOON OF BEAUTIFUL.’ 3:30 p.m. Performances on organ, piano, accordion, and more. Jurg Oggenfuss, Richard Carsey, and Peter Peluso. Congregational Church of Plainville, 130 West Main St., Plainville. churchoffice@uccplainville.org SATURDAY, MAY 5 OTHER SPIRIT SHAKER.…

Health listings, starting April 27

SATURDAY, APRIL 28 BRISTOL LECTURE: VECTOR-BORNE DISEASE ECOLOGY AND MOSQUITOES AND TICKS IN CT. 11 a.m. to noon. Dr. Gillian Eastwood will speak. Indian Rock Nature Preserve, 501 Wolcott Rd., Bristol. Members are $5 for adults and $3 for children…