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“The Who’s Tommy” Rock Musical Coming To New Britain

By at June 17, 2011 | 8:30 am |

“The Who’s Tommy” Rock Musical Coming To New Britain

The Rock Musical “The Who’s Tommy” will be presented by the Phoenix Theater Company at Trinity-on-Main June 17-25. The show premiered on Broadway on April 22, 1993 and played for 899 performances. Book and music and lyrics are by Peter Townshend. Additional music and lyrics are by Keith Moon John Entwistle. The heart of the story is that Tommy’s dad, presumed more...

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Wine and Beer Tasting Event to Meet NBHS Football Coach

By at June 12, 2011 | 10:11 am |

Wine and Beer Tasting Event to Meet NBHS Football Coach

Come meet the newly appointed New Britain High School Football Coach Tebucky Jones on Saturday, June 18. The night features a Wine and Beer Tasting Event, sponsored by M & M on Discount Wines and Liquors at 22 Chamberlain Highway in Kensington, CT. The event is brought to you by New Britain Friends of Football at the VFW Hall on Veterans Drive in New Britain. There more...

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Klingberg Car Show Coming June 18

By at June 10, 2011 | 8:10 am |

Klingberg Car Show Coming June 18

For those who love anything involving cars, keep June 18 free as the 19th Annual Klingberg Vintage Motorcar Festival is scheduled. Food of all kinds, games and of course hundreds of cars will be on display. “We used to have the show in the fall,” said Mark Johnson, vice president of Klingberg Family Center. “In 2009 it was rained out so we had it on more...

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Arts MiniMarket Planned at DOWNTOWN GALLERY

By at June 7, 2011 | 7:26 am |

Arts MiniMarket Planned at DOWNTOWN GALLERY

New Britain’s Downtown Gallery at 66 West Main Street has hosted 25 exhibitions and featured works by over 50 artists. The shows have been seen by thousands of visitors and many works have been sold. As a fundraiser for the Alliance and the artists, the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance will host its first weekend “Arts MiniMarket” in the Downtown Gallery featuring more...

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Green Faire Plans Daylong Events

By at May 19, 2011 | 1:45 am |

Green Faire Plans Daylong Events

If you are looking to learn about the green resources, eat, dance and have fun, the perfect event is set for Saturday. The ReCONNstruction Center, Urban Oaks Organic Farm, and the First Lutheran Church of the Reformation will host a Green Faire Saturday from 10am -4pm, at Urban Oaks Organic Farm, 225 Oak St. There will be over 44 vendors featuring such things as a more...

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Come 4 Fun to Open Again for Area Seniors

By at May 15, 2011 | 1:00 am |

Come 4 Fun to Open Again for Area Seniors

Are you over 50 and looking for something new to do outside in the months of May and June? The New Britain Parks and Recreation Department is bringing back for its second year “Come4Fun”, a program designed to introduce new and exciting opportunities for seniors ages 50 and older. “Last year when we started it, the initial thought was to allow opportunity for more...

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Children’s Author Hosts Book Signing

By at May 13, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Children’s Author Hosts Book Signing

In 2003 New Britain resident Trinene Davis was very sick after going into cardiac arrest. Soon after that she became pregnant and worried that her daughter may not understand how much she truly loved her. “I wanted to leave her a legacy to treasure if anything should happen to me,” said Davis. “It was just words placed on my heart.” So Davis began writing a more...

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Oktoberfest Details Announced

By at May 10, 2011 | 6:37 pm |

Oktoberfest Details Announced

  New details were released this week on an event officials hope will rival past City events like Main Street USA. “This has the makings of quite an interesting event for the City of New Britain,” said Mayor Timothy Stewart. “People always wanted to resurrect something like Main Street USA to bring people together.” Several years ago the City started a car more...

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Walnut Hill Park Gazebo Opening

By at May 9, 2011 | 3:01 pm |

Walnut Hill Park Gazebo Opening

CW Resources announces the opening of the Walnut Hill Park Gazebo for the upcoming season.  The historic gazebo, first built in approximately 1913, had been dormant for 13 or so years until last year when CW, with great assistance from the NB Park & Rec Dept., renovated and opened it. The gazebo will feature snacks, drinks, coffee and tea, ice cream, more...

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Resident Donates Winning Photography to NBMAA Auction

By at May 6, 2011 | 7:00 am |

Resident Donates Winning Photography to NBMAA Auction

Donors to the New Britain Museum of American Art’s (NBMAA) Party of the Year, (the Spring Gala fundraiser on April 30) were treated to a party of their own on April 28. As a “thank you,” Gala committee members, chaired by Carol Conry of Kensington, hosted a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception for the 150 artists who donated their artwork to the Gala’s live and more...

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