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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

MONROE, Conn. — The following events are happening in Monroe this week, Feb. 24 through March 1, 2020: 

Monday, Feb. 24

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Free Blood Pressure Screening at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
No appointments are necessary.  Brought to you by the Monroe Health Department.

7 p.m.
Monroe Playground Accessibility Committee Meeting Town Hall Annex
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe

The Monroe Playground Foundation is seeking up to 10 people from our community, parents, grandparents, professionals and others who would like the opportunity to offer input on the accessibility features of the new playground at Wolfe Park. Those who are interested in joining the Accessibility Committee should send an email to [email protected] or come to the meeting.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Jockey Hollow MS PTO Parent Night Out Meeting
365 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

8 p.m.
Town Council Meeting in Town Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe.

Tuesday, Feb. 25

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Signs of Spring Storytime with Webb Mountain Discovery Zone at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages 3-6 (siblings welcome). Join Kristen Liburdi from Webb Mountain Discovery Zone for a preschool storytime and a craft featuring “Signs of Spring.” Registration is not required. Identical program is held on Thursday, Feb 27. Location: Children’s Story Room

2 – 4 p.m.
Free Blood Pressure Screening at the Monroe Town Hall
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe
No appointments are necessary. Brought to you by the Monroe Health Department.

2:30 p.m.
Masuk HS Unified Sports Basketball vs. Newtown HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe.

4 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving Senior Night vs. New Milford HS at Masuk HS Pool
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe.

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

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball Senior Night vs. Kolbe Cathedral at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe.

Wednesday, Feb.26

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Play Cafe at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages birth through 6 with a caregiver. Kids can enjoy the train table, Duplo table, play house, puzzles, puppets, and other toys while caregivers get to know other adults in our community. The library will have a fun activity set up in its 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.

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Art on the Spot at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Grades 3-8. Looking for a place to be creative? Come to the library and express yourself through art. You provide the imagination and creativity. The library will provide the supplies. Registration is not required. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room.

5 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs.
Shepaug-Litch.-Thom.-Nonn. at Shelton Sports Center of CT Upper Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton.

6 p.m.
Town Council Special Budget Meeting in Town Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe.

Thursday, Feb. 27

10:30 – 11:15 a.m.
Signs of Spring Storytime with Webb Mountain Discovery Zone at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages 3-6 (siblings welcome). Join Kristen Liburdi from Webb Mountain Discovery Zone for a preschool storytime and a craft featuring “Signs of Spring.” Registration is not required. Identical program is held on Tuesday, Feb 25. Location: Children’s Story Room.

5 p.m.
Planning & Zoning Commission POCD Committee Meeting at Masuk High School

1014 Monroe Tpke.

7 – 9 p.m.

90’s Trivia at Veracious Brewing Company

246 Main Street, Monroe.

Friday, Feb. 28

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Oscars at the Library at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Come and see an Oscar-nominated movie on the big screen. This session, we’ll be showing “Jojo Rabbit”. (Nominated for 6 Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, and Best Adapted Screenplay). From IMDB: A young boy in Hitler’s army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. Popcorn will be served. Registration is not required. This movie is rated PG-13. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room.

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

8 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Billy G at Carl Anthony’s Trattoria
477 Main Street, Monroe.

Saturday, Feb. 29

9 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wresting at CIAC State Open Championship at Floyd Little Athletic Center Field House, New Haven.

10 – 11:15 a.m.
Yoga 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.

12:30 – 3 p.m.

Fawn Hollow Elementary PTO Talent Show
365 Fan Hill Road, Monroe.

12:30 – 3 p.m.

Summer Camp Fair at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Join us to learn about local summer camps and activity programs in Monroe, Shelton, Trumbull, Newtown and more!  Registration is not required. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room. Sponsored by Moms Club of Shelton & Monroe and Edith Wheeler Memorial Library.

6 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs.
Trinity Catholic at Shelton Sports Center of CT Upper Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton.

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Live Music Featuring Tales of Joy at Veracious Brewing Company

246 Main Street, Monroe.

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