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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

The following events are scheduled in Monroe this week, Feb. 3 through Feb. 8:

Monday, Feb. 3 

At 4 p.m.Masuk Boys and Girls Varsity Indoor Track competed at Last Chance Developmental Meet at Bethel High School Track & Field Training Center.

8:30 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Trumbull-St.Joe’s high schools at Shelton Sports Center of CT Upper Rink,784 River Rd, Shelton

Tuesday, Feb. 4

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Stay & Play at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
All ages with a caregiver.  Join us for a brief storytime, followed by playtime, socializing, and refreshments.  Early literacy fun for the kids and a meet-up for the grownups.  Registration is not required.  Location:  Children’s Story Room

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Creative Kids at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
All ages. Drop by to unleash your creative side. We’ll have all the materials to make a beautiful craft.  Please note:  caregiver assistance may be needed.  Registration is not required. Location: Children’s Room

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Lego Club at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages 6-12.  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library’s collection of Lego bricks.  Registration is not required.  Location:  Children’s Craft Room

6:45 p.m. 8 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
This month’s selection is Inheritance by Dani Shapiro.  Booklist: “Imagine finding out, after 54 years, that your father is not your father. …For Shapiro, who adored her father and embraced her Jewish heritage proudly, the results were psychologically devastating and … too astonishing not to pursue. … Shapiro tracks down the sperm donor who was her biological father and navigates an emotional and ethical minefield to create a relationship.”  Registration not required.  Location:  Rotary Room

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Boys Freshmen Basketball vs. Joel Barlow HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Girls Freshmen Basketball at Notre Dame-Fairfield HS Sister Marion Reilly Auditorium

4 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving at New Fairfield HS Pool
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Boys JV Basketball vs. Joel Barlow HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Girls JV Basketball at Notre Dame-Fairfield HS Sister Marion Reilly Auditorium

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Notre Dame-Fairfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Basketball at Notre Dame-Fairfield HS Sister Marion Reilly Auditorium

Wednesday, Feb. 5

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Play Cafe at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages birth through 6 with a caregiver. Kids can enjoy our train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community. We’ll have a fun activity set up in our Craft/Storyhour Rooms. Spontaneous storytimes, bubbles, musical instrument fun, and other activities will vary from week to week. Be sure to check out books and other library materials to take home to enhance this early learning experience. Registration is not required.

4 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
Valentine Treat Jar at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Grades 3-8  Drop in to decorate a jar with paint, stickers, gems, ribbon and more. Add some treats and give it to a special Valentine. Registration is not required. While supplies last. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

6 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wrestling at Bunnell HS Main Gym

6 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Staples HS at Milford Ice Pavillion

Thursday, Feb. 6

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Sing-Along Stories at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Walkers – age 5 with a caregiver. Stop by to sing songs, hear stories, and have some fun with Ms. Michelle. Registration is not required. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Preschool Lab at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages 3 – 5. Stop by for a program of learning and exploration. Practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun.  Registration is not required. Location: Children’s Story Room

7 p.m.
Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting in Town Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Singo at Veracious Brewing Company
What is Singo?  Singo is a new and exciting musical spin on the traditional game of Bingo. Instead of listening for a number, players are listening to their favorite music.  This is the first time we are holding this so please call ahead for reservations or stop in. Brewery prizes will be given to the round winners.
246 Main Street, Monroe

Friday, Feb. 7

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Lab at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages 3 – 5.  Stop by for a program of learning and exploration. Practice the skills needed for Kindergarten while learning about a variety of topics through stories, socializing, exploring, creating, and having fun.  Registration is not required.  Location:  Children’s Story Room

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Boys Freshmen Basketball at Brookfield HS Big Gymnasium

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Girls Freshmen Basketball vs. Brookfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

4 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Hand-Coginchaug-Valley-Old Lyme at Shelton Sports Center of CT Lower Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Boys JV Basketball at Brookfield HS Big Gymnasium
 

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Girls JV Basketball vs. Brookfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7:15 p.m. 9 p.m.
Family Movie Night – The Addams Family at Fawn Hollow Elementary School
375 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe
The Monroe Playground Foundation presents A Family Movie Night featuring The Addams Family. Tickets are $4 in advance or $5 at the door. Snacks and water will be available for purchase.  Movie starts at 7:15 p.m.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.  Kids wear your PJs. Bring your blanket and your pillow.

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball at Brookfield HS Big Gymnasium

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Brookfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Competitive Cheerleading at SWC Cheerleading Championship at Newtown HS

8 p.m.
Live Music Featuring No Strings Attached at Carl Anthony’s Trattoria
477 Main St, Monroe

8 p.m.
Karaoke Night at Monroe Social
494 Main Street, Monroe

Saturday, Feb. 8

9 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wresting at New Fairfield Duals at New Fairfield HS Gymnasium

 

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Yoga for Adults at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Adults, come to these sessions and learn the basics of yoga. Bring a yoga mat and a water bottle. Wear appropriate workout wear (comfortable but not restricting). Class is limited to 25 people.

Attendance is first come, first served for yoga classes. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

5 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Indoor Track at SWC Indoor Track Championship Meet at Floyd Little Athletic Center Field House, New Haven

5 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track at SWC Indoor Track Championship Meet at Floyd Little Athletic Center Field House, New Haven

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Live Music Featuring the New Desperation at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Wilton-Norwalk-McMahon at Ridgefield Winter Garden Ice Rink

8 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Trinity Catholic at Terry Conners Stamford Ice Rink

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