What’s going on in Monroe this week?

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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

The following events are happening in town this week,– Wednesday, Jan. 22, through Saturday, Jan. 25:

Wednesday, Jan. 22

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. A fun activity will be set up in the library 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.

12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Midterm Snacks & Study at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks. If you need a quiet place to study, the library has plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo. No need to register – just come on by. Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes. Masuk Bus #18 can stop at the library. Just let the driver know you want to stop. Location: Teen Space

6 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wrestling vs. Newtown HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Masuk High School College Funding 101 at Masuk HS Auditorium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

8 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Hamden-Wilbur Cross-Lyman Hall at Lou Astorino Ice Rink, Hamden

8 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Byram Hills (NY) at Shelton Sports Center of CT Upper Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton

Thursday, Jan. 23

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

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Midterm Snacks & Study at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks. If you need a quiet place to study, the library has plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register – just come on by. Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes. Masuk Bus #18 can stop at the library. Just let the driver know you want to stop.  Location: Teen Space

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. Participants will 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 Bunnell HS Main Gymnasium

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Boys JV Basketball at Bunnell HS Main Gymnasium

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

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball at Bunnell HS Main Gymnasium

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

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Masuk High School PTC Meeting at Masuk HS Media Center
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

Friday, Jan. 24

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. Participants will 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

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free Brewery Tour at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe
Brewer Mark Szamatulski will give the tour and go through the brewing process, equipment and Veracious beers. The tour includes two 5 ounce samples of beer. Please call the brewery 203-880-5670 or Maltose Express at 203-452-7332 to reserve. The tour is limited to 30 people so please call ahead to reserve.

12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Midterm Snacks & Study at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks.  If you need a quiet place to study, the library has plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo. No need to register – just come on by. Snacks will be available from dismissal until the library closes. Masuk Bus #18 can stop at the library. Just let the driver know you want to stop.  Location: Teen Space

5 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Mercy-NWC at Shelton Sports Center of CT Upper Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton

5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Crazy Taco Mex Food Truck at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
80’s Karaoke Night at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

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

Saturday, Jan. 25

8 a.m. (goes all day)
Colorguard Classic at Masuk HS Gymnasium and Auxiliary Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

8 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wrestling at the Shoreline Scuffle
Branford HS Gymnasium, Branford

10 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Indoor Track & Field at Hillhouse Classic Track Meet
Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven

10 a.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track & Field at Hillhouse Classic Track Meet
Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Midterm Snacks & Study at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Studying for midterms? Come to the library and relax with video games, board games, snacks, and drinks.  If you need a quiet place to study, we have plenty of comfy chairs and tables where you can work in groups or solo.  No need to register – just come on by. Snacks will be available.  Location:  Teen Space

10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Harry Potter Lego Build-A-Thon at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Grades 6 and up. Come help us build the Lego Harry Potter Hogwart’s Castle! It has over 6,000 pieces. How long will it take to complete this magical set? Registration is not required.

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free Brewery Tour at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe
Owner and brewer Mark Szamatulski will give the tour and go through the brewing process, equipment and Veracious beers. The tour includes two 5 ounce samples of beer. Call the brewery 203-880-5670 or Maltose Express at 203-452-7332 to reserve. The tour is limited to 30 people so please call ahead to reserve.

12 noon – 7 p.m.
Pizza Proof Food Truck at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
So You Want to Be a Jedi at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
We’ll also discuss the application process for becoming an approved Saber Guild member. By the end of this seminar you will be ready to start making a movie-accurate costume! This seminar is free, and there will be time allotted for networking.  This program is hosted by the Saber Guild Kessel Temple

Registration is not required and is drop-in. This program is open to all ages, adults must be present with those under the age of 12. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

6 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Branford-N. Branford-East Haven
East Haven HS Veterans Rink, East Haven

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Live Music featuring The Orb Melon Trio at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

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