What’s going on in Monroe? Nov. 18-24

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The student cast at Masuk High School presents the hit musical "Mamma Mia!" a story told through hit songs by Abba. Shows will be performed on Nov. 21, 22 and 23 at 7:30 pm. Tickets, which are $15 for adults and $10 for children and senior citizens, are available at showtix4u.com before the show or for cash at the door. Contributed

Here’s what’s happening in Monroe this week, Nov. 18-24, 2019:

Monday, Nov. 18

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Ryan Dostie Author Visit at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Author of “Formation:  A Woman’s Memoir of Stepping Out of Line” Ryan Leigh Dostie will have a special reading and book signing.  Registration is requested.  This event is co-sponsored by the Monroe Rotary Club. Location: Ehler’s Meeting Room

6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Classics Book Club at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
The selection for this meeting is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. No registration required. Location: Rotary Room

Tuesday, Nov. 19

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

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.

6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Adult Writers’ Group at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Have you always wanted to write a book, story, poem or memoir? Everyone has a story to tell. Join us for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) We welcome all types of writers who aspire to publish and anyone else who would like to spend an hour in a safe, nurturing environment creating and sharing their work. Seniors are encouraged to document family traditions and personal anecdotes to pass on to loved ones. No registration necessary. Location: Rotary Room

Wednesday, Nov. 20

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. 21

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Career Day for Masuk Students
Masuk HS Gymnasium, 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

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. 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 p.m.
Masuk Coach Ed Butler will be inducted into the 2019 Coaches Hall of Fame
Aqua Turf, Southington

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Masuk PTC Meeting
Masuk HS, 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m.
Monroe Planning & Zoning Meeting
Town Hall Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
MAMMA MIA! Musical
Masuk HS, 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

Friday, Nov. 22

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

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
MAMMA MIA! Musical
Masuk HS, 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

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

Saturday, Nov. 23

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Yoga for Adults at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
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.  Location:  Ehlers Meeting Room

1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Santa & Stories at Turning The Page Bookstore
477 Main Street, Monroe
Enjoy time sharing stories and having pictures taken with Santa.

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Toy Story 4 Family Flick at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
All Ages.  Stop in to watch a family-friendly movie!  Bring your own snacks and watch on the big screen.  Location:  Ehlers Meeting Room

2 p.m.
Pizza Proof Food Truck at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

6:30 p.m.
Live Music Featuring The Adults at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
MAMMA MIA! Musical
Masuk HS, 1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

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