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Jennifer Palmieri, left, and Mike Morrow, right, support their son, Jaiden, 9, a Fawn Hollow Elementary School fourth-grader, who set up a lemonade stand outside 574 Wines on Monroe Turnpike Saturday.
Apple Festival this weekend

MONROE, CT — St. Peter’s Episcopal Church’s annual Apple Festival is coming back to the Green at the corner of Fan Hill Road and Monroe Turnpike this Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The festival, which includes apples, mums and baked goods like apple crisp and apple pies, along with tents with local crafters selling their wares, will also be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All welcome to a 9/11 remembrance ceremony

The Monroe Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony, marking the 20th anniversary of the tragedy, at the firehouse on Shelton Road (Route 110) this Saturday at 9 a.m.

In the past it was only for first responders, but this year it is open to anyone from the public who wishes to attend.

9/11 Car Show

A car show in memory of the tragic day of 9/11 will be held at Bill’s Drive-In, 431 Monroe Turnpike, this Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

The Monroe Street Rodders are hosting the event, which will include a brief ceremony honoring those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks.

Forrest Ryan Memorial Foundation Golf tournament

The Forrest Ryan Memorial Foundation Golf Tournament will be held at Whitney Farms Golf Course this Saturday. Come golf, be a sponsor, donor or join members for dinner.

Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and tee time is 1 p.m.

Entree fees are $200 per person and $800 per foursome. It includes course fees, a shirt, beverage cart, grilled lunch, dinner and an open bar. It costs $80 for the dinner and open bar only.

A $500 donation is needed to be a Gold Tee Sponsor, $250 to be a Blue Tee Sponsor and $100 to be a White Tee Sponsor. Boosters: $75, $50 and $25.

The event will also have raffles, prizes, auctions and more. A hole in one is sponsored by Colonial Toyota of Milford.

For information, call Austin Ryan at 203-516-8415 or visit the FRMF Facebook page.

Traffic impact

Drivers can expect lane closures and some delays for paving projects, drainage and utility work throughout the town from Monday, Sept. 13, to Friday, Sept. 24, according to a traffic impact notice released by the Monroe Public Works Department.

The work includes paving on East Village Road, from Route 111 to the town line; William Henry Drive, from Walnut Street to Osborn Lane; Plumer Lane, from William Henry Drive to the cul de sac; and Osborn Lane, from Walnut Street to Route 110.

Drainage and utility work will be done on Pepper Street, from Grant Road to northern Route 25.

The work schedule is subject to change based on weather and staffing.

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