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New Orleans Suspects have come into their own

September 28, 2016
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The New Orleans Suspects come to Connecticut Thursday night.

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Sometimes a musical busman’s holiday for a group of musicians with homes in prominent bands sounds like it’s merely a diversion to fill time between projects. Other times, it feels like a record company’s marketing effort – a musical Fantasy Football game. And the manufactured aspect of these groups often…

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Miscellaneous listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Miscellaneous listings, starting Sept. 30

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 BRISTOL THIRD ANNUAL LANTERN TOUR. 6:59 p.m. Begins at Barnes Chapel, Pound Street, at the entrance to West Cemetery, Bristol. $5 donation. Rain date is Oct. 1. BristolCemeteries.com. If requested, an earlier tour at 6:40 p.m. may be held. SOUTHINGTON STEAM TRAIN…

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Dining listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Dining listings, starting Sept. 30

FRIDAY, OCT. 7 BRISTOL HARVEST WINE TASTING. 5 to 8 p.m Fund raiser for Meals for the Needy, Bristol’s oldest soup kitchen. Over 15 different wines, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction. Entertainment provided by Woof. Meet sommelier Marvin from Maple End Package Store. American Legion Hall,…

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Health listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Health listings, starting Sept. 30

TUESDAY, OCT. 4 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Southington YMCA, 29 High St., Southington. THURSDAY, OCT. 6 SOUTHINGTON FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS. Held by Hartford HealthCare Senior Services. 11 a.m. to noon. Calendar House, 388…

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Music listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Music listings, starting Sept. 30

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Bristol Polish Club, 541 North Main St., Bristol.

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September 28, 2016
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SATURDAY, OCT. 1 SOUTHINGTON FAMILY NIGHT TRIPLE PLAY. Sunset. The 2015 television movie “Grandpaland,” which was filmed at Lake Compounce, followed by a new episode of “Welcome to Grandpaville,” and the premiere episode of the new show “The Midsadventures of Brooke and Carly,” starring Michael…

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Meetings listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Meetings listings, starting Sept. 30

TUESDAY, OCT. 4 BRISTOL QUILTS THAT CARE. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bristol Public Library, 5 High St., Bristol. (860) 782-1043, Deborah@quiltsthatcare.org ONGOING PLAINVILLE CITIZENS AND PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION. 7 p.m., first Tuesday of the month. Concerned citizens and taxpayers of Plainville who meet monthly to…

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Support group listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Support group listings, starting Sept. 30

ONGOING BRISTOL NAR-ANON FAMILY GROUP MEETING. Thursday at 7:30 p.m. All family, friends of addicts are welcome to attend. Bristol Baptist Church, 43 School St., Bristol. AL-ANON. Tuesdays at 10 to 11:30 a.m. St. Gregory Hall, Stafford Avenue and Maltby Street, Bristol. Families and friends…

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Senior listings, starting Sept. 30

September 28, 2016
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Senior listings, starting Sept. 30

TUESDAY, OCT. 4 PLAINVILLE VETERAN’S COFFEE HOUR. 10:30 a.m. Veterans can learn about benefits, entitlements and services, aid and attendance, service connected disabilities and means testing, presumptive diseases, missing military medals, and the Connecticut medal, military burial/military honors, other services or issues. Conducted by Wayne…

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