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Obituaries: Joseph F. Brady

Joseph F. Brady, 87, passed away peacefully January 20, 2019. Joseph, a proud USAF veteran, was a lifelong resident of Bristol, Connecticut.  He was an avid sports fan rooting for the New York Yankees, UConn women’s basketball, and Notre Dame…

Symphony goes for baroque

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When the Hartford Symphony Orchestra sounds off the first note at its performances from Jan. 18 to 20, it will be doing something unique for a major symphony. The Connecticut ensemble will be playing music…

Obituaries: Mary Jadick

Mary (Danilevich) Jadick, 96, of Bristol, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2019.  She is now reunited with her beloved husband of 73 years, Thomas, who predeceased her six months ago. Born in Northampton, MA on October 3, 1922,…

Obituaries: Beverly Bobroske

Beverly (Redman) Bobroske passed peacefully at Shady Oaks Assisted Care facility in Bristol on Thursday, January 10, 2019 after battling myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) for over sixteen (16) years. She was born the second daughter to Emil and Martha Redman on…

Obituaries:Richard Roos, Sr.

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Richard Roos, Sr., 77, of Bristol. He was born in Springfield, MA and grew up in the “Hungry Hill” section.  Dick served…

Health listings for Jan. 4

TUESDAY, JAN. 8 BRISTOL BLOOD DONATION. 1 to 6 p.m. Elks Lodge, 126 South St., Bristol. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   SOUTHINGTON BLOOD DONATION. 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Smith’s Medical, 201 West Queen St., Southington. RedCrossBlood.org, 1-800-Red-Cross.   JAN. 8 to…

Support groups for Jan. 4

TUESDAY, JAN. 8 SOUTHINGTON FREE SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES AND CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS WITH ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE OR RELATED MEMORY DISORDER. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mulberry Gardens, 58 Mulberry St., Southington. Mulberrygardens.org   WEDNESDAY, JAN. 9 SOUTHINGTON. DEMENTIA SUPPORT GROUP. 6:30…

Music listings for Jan. 4

FRIDAY, JAN. 4 BRISTOL SPIRIT SHAKER. Bleachers, 300 Middle St., Bristol.   SATURDAY, JAN. 5 OTHER MARK KILIANSKI AND NATE SABAT DUO. Presented by GuitartownCT. Best Video Film and Cultural Center, 1842 Whitney Ave., Hamden. $15. Guitartownct.com   FRIDAY, JAN.…

Miscellaneous listings for Jan. 4

FRIDAY, JAN. 11 BRISTOL SINGLES SNOWFLAKE DANCE. Sponsored by Singles Social Connections. 7 to 11 p.m. Dance. Buffet. Dress to impress. Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central St., Bristol. $15 for members. $20 for guests. (860) 463-6906.   SATURDAY, JAN. 19 BRISTOL…

Senior listings for Jan. 4

SUNDAY, JAN. 13 PLAINVILLE UCONN LADY HUSKIES. Bus trip offered by the Plainville Senior Center. Leave center, 200 East St., Plainville at 10:30 a.m. Game starts at 1 p.m. at Gampel Pavilion. Against University of South Florida. $28 due at…

Performance listings for Jan. 4

JAN. 6-8 OTHER AUDITION FOR ‘HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL.’ Performed by Phoenix Theater Company. Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave., Hartford. Performances will be at the Stafford Palace Theater. www.phoenixtheater.us. chris@phoenixtheater.us   NOW thru FEB. 2 OTHER ‘WAIT…

Dining listings for Jan. 4

SUNDAY, JAN. 6 BRISTOL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 35 FUND RAISER BREAKFAST. 8 a.m. to noon. Menu: eggs, omelet, scrambled eggs, sausages, ham, home fries, pancakes, fruit cocktail, bread, butter, orange juices, coffee, tea, milk. Knights of Columbus, 360 King…

Kids listings for Jan. 4

SATURDAY, JAN. 5 BRISTOL NEW YEAR OPEN HOUSE AT ST. PAUL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL. 10 a.m. For prospective students and their families. St. Paul Catholic High School, 1001 Stafford Ave., www.spchs.com, admissions@spchs.com. (860) 584-0911.   SATURDAY, JAN. 12 BRISTOL ST.…