What’s going on in Monroe? Nov. 11-17

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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

The following events are happening in Monroe this week, from Nov. 12 to 17, 2019:

Tuesday, Nov. 12

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

12 p.m.

Masuk High School – Early Dismissal for Students
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Story Time at Turning The Page Bookstore

477 Main Street, Monroe
Join Ms. Ledina and Oscar (the cutest bookstore dog) for Story Time. Selected stories will be most appropriate for children (ages 3-5) and their accompanying adults.

4 p.m.

Masuk Girls Varsity Soccer vs. Daniel Hand at Masuk HS Turf Field – 1 st Round of CIAC State Tournament
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

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 like to build wit Legos. See what you can create with the library’s collection of Legos. Registration is not required. Location: Children’s Craft Room

5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Masuk Parent Teacher Conferences
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Fawn Hollow Elementary PTO Meeting
345 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe

8 p.m.
Monroe Town Council Meeting
Town Hall Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

Wednesday, Nov. 13

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 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.

Thursday, Nov. 14
10:30 – 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. We'll 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
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Jockey Hollow/Stem Parent Presentation at Jockey Hollow Main Campus
365 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

Friday, Nov. 15

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. We'll 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

5 – 8 p.m.
Breakfast for Dinner! Sponsored by Chip’s Family Restaurants to benefit the Monroe Playground
Foundation at Rexford House at the Monroe Congregational Church
34 Church St, Monroe
Tickets available at the door: $12/person. Kids under 5: $2. $45 for families 4+
For more details and advanced tickets, please view the website.

7 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Acoustic Mafia at Republic Kitchen
262 Main Street, Monroe

7:30 p.m.
“Benstock” Karaoke at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

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

Saturday, Nov. 16

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Monroe Police Department Stuff a Cruiser

Stop & Shop, 470 Monroe Turnpike

Police are hosting a food drive to fill the shelves of the Monroe Food Pantry. Donations to be accepted include items purchased at Stop & Shop and gift cards. All donations will go directly to the food pantry.

2 p.m.
Friends of the Library Concert featuring Handler & Levesque at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Joy to the World: Holiday Music for Classical Guitar & Mandolin presented by Handler & Levesque. The audience will have a chance to join in at the end of the program on some rhythm instruments. No registration required. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

6:30 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Rocky Lawrence at Veracious Brewing Company

246 Main St., Monroe

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