Category: Community news

Bristol Hospital offering community education programs for Feb.

Bristol Hospital offers a variety of community education programs through its “Pathways To Your Health” catalog. For more information or to register for a class visit: www.bristolhospital.org/events. The below classes will take place during the month of Feb.. Free Blood…

Infant massage class offered Jan. 29

The Parent and ChildCenter at BristolHospital is hosting a free focus group entitled “Infant Massage: Nurturing Touch.” This group will teach parents about the many wonderful benefits of infant massage – for both parent and baby. The workshop is hands-on,…

Malone Aquatic Center to offer 50 free ‘Start Today’ passes for pool programs

As the cold weather sets in, members of the community move indoors and become less active, but it doesn’t have to be that way. On Mix Street, the DennisMaloneAquaticCenter is an indoor pool facility that offers a wide range of…

Howl ‘N’ Prowl success

BristolParks and Recreation Department held it’s first ever “Howl N’ Prowl Dog Costume Parade” on Oct. 24. Over 50-plus dogs attended the event at RockwellPark, which included a costume contest, a parade around the park, paw print paintings, and several…

Oktoberfest kicks off Saturday

The Annual Oktoberfest of the Bristol Swedish Club in association with the Bristol German American Society, will be held this coming Saturday, Oct. 12 from 2 to 8 p.m. There will be German dancers, a German band, German food, and German beer.  It…

Historical Society hosts ‘Evening on the Hill’ Oct. 18

Bristol Historical Society’s annual “Evening on the Hill” fund raising auction is slated Friday, Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds of the auction support the society, which includes the HistoricalSocietyMuseum, MilitaryMuseum and Bristol Sports Hall of Fame. “This is a…

Quilts on display

A most unusual exhibition can be seen at the New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Avenue in Bristol now through October 19th. Thanks to the Building Blocks Together Quilt Guild (BBT), the horses in the main gallery are cloaked in BBT’s quilts.…

Museum raffling off Harley

The New EnglandCarouselMuseum is holding its 16tg Harley Davidson Street Glide raffle to benefit the Museum. Stop in at The New England Carousel Museum, a non-profit organization, and buy a ticket for the Annual Harley Davidson raffle. The raffle will…

Listings for Aug. 23

  Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, AUG. 23 BRISTOL FALCON 5K RUN/ WALK. 6:30 p.m. Register from 5 to 6:15 p.m. Includes electronic chip timing, snacks, entertainment, awards. $20 for adults and $15 for students in grades 12 and under. Proceeds support…

Countdown to kindergarten reminder

The Imagine Nation issued the following press release: Countdown To Kindergarten– On Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9:30  to 11:30 a.m. all Bristol children entering kindergarten in the fall are invited to “Countdown To Kindergarten.” “Countdown to Kindergarten” is a program designed…

Listings for Aug. 16

  Miscellaneous listings FRIDAY, AUG. 16 BRISTOL ICE CREAM SOCIAL. 1 p.m. For adult patrons. Manross Memorial Library, 260 Central St., Forestivlle. No charge. Register. (860) 584-7790.   SATURDAY, AUG. 17 BRISTOL ROCKWELL PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL. Presented by the West…