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May 2019

Adult Coloring Craze Party!

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Coloring Craze Party at the Bristol Historical Society continues on Friday, May 17 from 7-9 pm. Bring your coloring books and supplies and we supply the wine and cheese. The Society is located at 98 Summer Street Bristol, $5 entrance fee, pre-registration is required, but walk-ins are welcome. For mail requests write to Color Craze BHS PO Box 1393, Bristol, 06011-1393 or call at 860-583-6309.

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BHS Annual Tag Sale!

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The annual BHS Tag Sale fundraiser will be May 24th& 25th! Tag Sale hours will be 9AM –2PM both Friday and Saturday. This is Memorial Day Weekend. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year the bake sale proved to be popular. If you enjoy baking, please consider sending something to share! Items can be brought in Friday after 8am and until 2pm for Saturday. Thank you!

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BHS Annual Tag Sale!

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The annual BHS Tag Sale fundraiser will be May 24th& 25th! Tag Sale hours will be 9AM –2PM both Friday and Saturday. This is Memorial Day Weekend. Any gently used donations would be greatly appreciated. Pickups can be arranged if necessary. Contact Jackie Vigue at 860-944-0738. Last year the bake sale proved to be popular. If you enjoy baking, please consider sending something to share! Items can be brought in Friday after 8am and until 2pm for Saturday. Thank you!

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Music Among the Memorials

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Memorial Boulevard Bristol, CT 06010 United States + Google Map

On Sunday, May 26 at 2pm, there will be a live concert on the Memorial Boulevard in Bristol featuring music from the Revolutionary War through Vietnam. It will combine both popular home front music and military songs of the day with an emphasis on World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. The performance will feature lead singer Wanda Houston who has lived and performed professionally throughout the U.S. and Europe, on Broadway stages, in films, recordings and television. She…

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Movie: “Gunga Din”

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - June 1 @ 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$3

Hollywood at the Bijou presents "Gunga Din" a swashbuckling classic with Cary Grant, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Fontaine and Sam Jaffe plus vintage cartoons shown on REAL film!

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June 2019

BHS Annual Dinner 2019

June 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nuchie’s Restaurant, 164 Central Street
Forestville, 06010 United States
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Please join us for an evening with Bristol Historical Society members and friends as we recognize the recipients of our annual awards on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with Dinner served at 6:15 p.m. Location: Nuchie's Restaurant • 164 Central Street, Forestville Cost: $35 for Adults, $15 for Children (ages 14 & under) The evening will feature a review of projects to date and a preview of the upcoming year. The BHS Scholarship, Volunteer of the…

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CT Open House Day!

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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The Bristol Historical Society, the Military Memorial Museum and The Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum are proud to participate once again in this year's Connecticut Open House Day! Museums throughout our state will open their doors to invite friends and neighbors to discover the treasures our many museums have to offer. Beginning on June 8, 2019, you can pick up a “Passport” to use in all six Bristol participating magical museums from June to early September. Have your Passport stamped…

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Third Thursday Program: “Letters from the Trunk”

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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$5

Join us for this month's Third Thursday Program, "Letters from the Trunk" on Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7pm at the Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street. The J.H. Sessions and Son. Co. was a longtime presence in Bristol's manufacturing history. Established by John Humphrey Sessions in 1854, the business flourished until near the end of the 20th Century. Historian Bob Adamczyk will explore the influences of the Sessions family and their business on Bristol and beyond. A display of family…

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2019 BHS Annual Meeting

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! 2019 BHS Annual Meeting, 6pm.

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July 2019

100th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol, 06010 United States
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On July 18, The Bristol Historical Society will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish of Bristol. After a short presentation of the planning and work it took to receive permission to start the parish and its beginning years, a dvd covering highlights of the 100 years will be shown. There will also be photographic and memorabilia displayed in the room. Members of the Anniversary Committee will be on hand to answer questions. The commemorative 100th Anniversary ornament…

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