Category: Community news

Listings for May 10

Dining listings SATURDAY, MAY 11 BRISTOL PASTA DINNER FUND RAISER FOR LARRY MARTIN. Martin has stage IV brain cancer, Glioblastoma Multiforme and undergoing radiation and chemo. 5 to 9 p.m. Besides dinner, there will be carousel rides, raffles, 50/50 and…

Listings for May 3

  Dining listings SATURDAY, MAY 4 BRISTOL ‘A RENAISSANCE MASKED BALL.’ Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Be transported to the 16th century while you raise a glass in toast to His Majesty, his Queen, and…

Listings for April 26

  Kids listings SATURDAY, APRIL 27 BRISTOL CREATE A GIFT FOR MOM. 1 to 3 p.m. Create a Tussie Mussie for mother’s special day. $5. New EnglandCarouselMuseum, 95 Riverside Ave., Bristol. TheCarouselMuseum.org   62ND ANNUAL PERRY J. SPINELLI FISHING DERBY.…

Listings for April 19

  Kids listings SATURDAY, APRIL 20 BRISTOL READ TO THE DOGS. 1 to 2:30 p.m. Read aloud from favorite books and meet new friends, dogs Lily and Kelly. Great way to practice your reading skills. Bristol Public Library, 5 High…

Obituaries for April 19

The following obituaries were received for April 19. For further details, look to the print edition of the April 19 Bristol Observer or look to our e-edition published April 19.   Daniel ‘‘Dan’’ S. Saccu, 67 of Burlington, husband of…

Listings for April 12

  Dining listings FRIDAY, APRIL 12 BRISTOL ALL YOU CAN EAT PASTA SUPPER. Thursday and Friday 5 to 8 p.m. ChristianFellowshipCenter, 43 Prospect St., Bristol. $10 for adults. Children 6 and under eat free. Benefits the ChristianFellowshipCenter soup kitchen, food…

Calendar listings for April 5

Dining listings FRIDAY, APRIL 5 BRISTOL BENEFIT DINNER AND RAFFLE FOR JULIE ROCHE. 6 to 9 p.m. Roche is current a patient at the SmilowCancerCenter at Yale. She has MDS, a type of leukemia. Nuchie’s, Central Street, Forestville. $20. Children…

ESPN’s Jay Harris will be guest speaker at United Way Builders’ event

The United Way of West Central Connecticut, serving the communities of Bristol, Burlington, Plainville, Plymouth and Terryville, will hold its 11th Annual Community Builders’ Reception on April 11, 2013 at the Aqua Turf Club. The event recognizes and honors those…

Obituaries for March 29

The following obituaries were received for the March 29 Bristol Observer. For more details, see the print version of the March 29 newspaper or check out our e-edition, which goes live on Friday, March 29. Marvin A. Levine, retired from…

Garden Club, Historical Society, library team up for program on ‘Gardener to the Stars’

On Saturday, March 30, at 2 p.m., the Bristol Garden Club, Bristol Historical Society, and the Bristol Public Library will present “Beatrix Farrand, Rediscovered: A Dramatic Presentation of the Life, Times, and Gardens of America’s First Female Landscape Architect and…

Girl Scout cookies are still available

Girl Scouts in Connecticut continue to participate in the Cookie Program, a $790-million national girl-led business that teaches girls Five Skills: goal setting, money management, people skills, business ethics, and decision making. And when it comes to skill building, statistics…

Obituaries for March 22

The following obituaries were received for the week of March 22. For further details, check our e-edition on Friday or our print edition published Friday. Irene C. Ksiazkiewicz, long-time member of Polish Club Irene C. Ksiazkiewicz, 95, of Bristol, widow…