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    Cooling Centers and Splash Pads Open
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    Several cities and towns are opening cooling centers and splash pads because of the hot weather in the forecast.

    See the list below. You can also call 211 or check the 211 website here.

    Bristol:

    • Bristol Public Library, Main Branch at 5 High St., open as a cooling center Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Splash pads are open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Outdoor pools at Page and Rockwell Park, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Sunday, Rockwell Park Pool will open at 11 a.m.
    • Price Chopper food court is open 24 hours.
    • Brian's Angels, at St. Vincent dePaul, 19 Jacob St., is open every day from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • The Agape House, 43 School St, is open every day except Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon.
    • Disabled American Veterans, at 191 Riverside Ave., will also be open on Saturday and Sunday from noon until 5 p.m.

    Canton:

    • Sunday, Canton Community Center, 40 Dyer Center, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Monday, Canton Community Center, 40 Dyer Center, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

    Ellington:


    • Ellington Library, 93 Main St. open Monday
    • Ellington Senior Center, 40 Maple St., open Monday


    Hartford:

    • Asylum Hill Congregational Church, 814 Asylum Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., open Saturday and Sunday only
    • Parker Memorial Community Center, 2621 Main St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the Sunday only
    • Samuel V. Arroyo Center, 30 Pope Park Drive, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., this Sunday only

    Summer Cooling Center Hours: (not open on July 4.)

    • Monday:
    1. North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2. South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3. Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    4. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    5. Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    6. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    7. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    8. Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    9. Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    10. Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    11. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    12. SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main St., 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday:
    1. North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2. South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3. Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    4. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    5. Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    6. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    7. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    8. Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    9. Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    10. Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    11. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    12. SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main St., 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday:
    1. North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2. South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3. Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave.: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    4. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    5. Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    6. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    7. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    8. Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    9. Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    10. Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Ave., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    11. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    12. SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main St., 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Thursday:
    1. North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2. South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3. Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    4. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    5. Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main St., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    6. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    7. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    8. Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    9. Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    10. Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Ave., 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    11. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    12. SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main Str., 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Friday:
    1. North End Senior Center, 80 Coventry St., 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    2. South End Wellness Center, 830 Maple Ave., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3. Parkville Senior Center, 11 New Park Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    4. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    5. Hispanic Health Council, 175 Main S., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    6. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    7. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    8. Barbour Branch, 261 Barbour St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    9. Camp Field Branch, 30 Campfield Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    10. Dwight Branch, 7 New Park Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    11. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    12. SANDS/Ropkins Branch, 1750 Main St., 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday:
    1. Hispanic Senior Center, 45 Wadsworth St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    2. Hartford Downtown Public Library, 500 Main St., 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    3. Albany Library Branch, 1250 Albany Ave., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    4. Park Branch, 744 Park St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Middletown:

    • Middletown Police Department lobby, 222 Main St., opened 24-hours a day.
    • Russell Library on Broad Street, Monday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Elderly residents are encouraged to use the Middletown Senior Center on Durant Terrace during business hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • City Hall lobby, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

    The following fire hydrants will be open Saturday and Sunday:

    • The Highlands Crescent Drive bus stop, noon to 4 p.m.
    • Maplewood Terrace, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Summer Hill Road and Woodbury Circle, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Macdonough School, noon to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Santangelo Circle, noon to 3 p.m.

    New Haven:

    These cooling centers for seniors will stay open today until 4 p.m.:

    • Atwater Senior Center, 26 Atwater St.
    • Dixwell/Newhallville Senior Center, 255 Goffe St.
    • East Shore Senior Center, at 411 Townsend Ave.

    Cooling centers for the general public:

    • New Haven Free Public Library Main Building, 133 Elm St., Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Fair Haven Branch Library, 182 Grand Ave., Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Mitchell Branch Library, 37 Harrison St., Monday, noon to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Stetson Branch Library is located at 200 Dixwell Avenue in the Dixwell Plaza; Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Courtland Seymour Wilson Branch Library, 303 Washington Ave., Monday, noon to 6; Tuesday, noon to 8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Public pools are open with extended summer hours: Monday through Friday, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Hill Regional Career High School, 140 Legion Ave.
    • Conte West Hills, 511 Chapel St.
    • John Martinez School, 100 James St.
    • James Hillhouse, 480 Sherman Parkway
    • Wilbur Cross High School, 181 Mitchell Drive
    • The following City Parks have Splash Pads from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • South Genesee Park, South Genesee Street
    • Cedar Hill Playground, at View and Rock streets
    • Edgewood Park located, corner of Chapel Street and Ella T. Grasso Boulevard
    • Jocelyn Square Park, corner of Humphrey and East streets
    • Ann Street Park, between Kossuth and West streets
    • Trowbridge Square Park, at Cedar & Portsea streets
    • Galvin Park, at Greenwich Avenue and First Street
    • Lighthouse Point Park, 2 Lighthouse Road
    • Scantlebury Park, at Ashmum and Bristol streets
    • Edgewood Park, at Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Stanley Street
    • Dover Beach, on Front Street
    • The following homeless shelters are open during the day:
    • Liberty Safe Haven Drop-In Center, 210 State St.
    • The 180 Center Drop-In Center, 793 Grand Ave.
    • Taking Initiative Center Drop-In Center 514 Whalley Ave.
    • Fellowship Place Drop-In Center, 441 Elm St.
    • Youth Continuum Drop-In Center (youth), 924 Grand Ave.
    • New Haven Free Public Libraries (families and individuals)
    • Daddario Road, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

    Southington: Cooling stations open, starting today

    • Calendar House, 388 Pleasant St., Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Southington Public Library, 255 Main St., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Torrington:

    • Sunday, Torrington Armory, 153 South Main St., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Monday and Tuesday, Torrington City Hall auditorium, 140 Main St., 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sullivan Senior Center, 88 East Albert St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Westport:

    • The Center for Senior Activities, 21 Imperial Ave.: Closed July 4. Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
    • The Westport Public Library, 20 Jesup Road: Closed July 4, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    • Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place. Closed July 4. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 
    • Westport YMCA, 14 Allen Raymond Lane: Lobby open to public on July 4th, Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon


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