Monroe Parks and Rec.: Concert, movie night, lifeguards wanted

Still Kickin’ with the Big City Horns is playing at Wolfe Park this Friday as part of the summer concert series. Facebook photo

MONROE, CT — Still Kickin’ with the Big City Horns, a horn band from East Granby, will perform at Wolfe Park tonight (Friday) as part of the Monroe Parks and Recreation Department’s 33rd annual Summer Concert Series.

The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to bring a blanket and chairs to enjoy the show with friends and family.

In the event of inclement weather, a decision over whether or not to cancel the show will be made by 3 p.m. To check, call 203-339-6106 or visit the Monroe Parks and Recreation website.

All concerts are on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m. The rest of the concert schedule includes:

AfterShock, a rock and dance band, Aug. 20

The KC Sisters, five sisters ranging from age 17 to 23 sing, play the violin, bass, guitar, piano and drums, Aug. 27.

Mary Beth Sippin and the Goldrush Band, plays a mix of original songs, classic country, swing, acoustic and traditional bluegrass, Sept. 3.

‘Luca” is playing on Movie Night

Monroe Parks and Recreation’s movie night will feature Disney and Pixar’s “Luca” at Wolfe Park this Saturday at 8 p.m., the seating area opens at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Bring your own chairs, blankets and snacks. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase from Romeo’s Deli.

Set in a seaside town on the Italian Riviera, “Luca” is a coming of age story about a boy experiencing an unforgettable summer. Luca shares his amazing adventures with his friend Alberto, but their fun is threatened by a deep secret.

For information, call the Parks and Rec. office at 203-452-2806.

Lifeguards wanted

Monroe Parks and Recreation is seeking certified lifeguards, who can work at the Wolfe Park pool through Labor Day. Those who are hired will also have an opportunity to work at the Masuk High School pool through the fall, winter and spring.

The deadline to apply is Aug. 16. Applications can be found on the Parks and Recreation website. Completed application forms must be returned to the office at Monroe Town Hall or left in the drop box in the police station lobby.

For information, call 203-452-2806.

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