What’s going on in Monroe this week? Oct. 21-27

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Masuk Varsity Boys Soccer will play Joel Barlow at this Masuk High School Turf Field this Saturday at 11 a.m.

The following is a listing of events happening in Monroe this week, from Monday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 27. 

This week is Monroe Restaurant Week.
Check the monroect.org website for list of participating restaurants and their specials.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

2:30 p.m.
Story Time at Turning The Page Bookstore

477 Main Street

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.

5 p.m.
Masuk JV Girls Soccer vs. New Milford at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

7 p.m.
Masuk Varsity Girls Soccer vs. New Milford at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

Wednesday, Oct. 23

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Play Cafe at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Turnpike
Ages birth through six 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.  A fun activity will be set up in the 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, Oct. 24

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Decorate a Wooden Mask at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Turnpike
Preschoolers. Use colorful markers to decorate a friendly wooden monster mask.  Registration is not required. While supplies last. Location: Children’s Craft Room

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Freshmen Girls Volleyball vs. New Milford at Masuk High School Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Turnpike

4:45 p.m.
Masuk JV Girls Volleyball vs. New Milford at Masuk High School Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Turnpike

6 p.m.
Masuk Freshmen Girls Volleyball vs. New Milford at Masuk High School Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Turnpike

5 p.m.
Masuk JV Boys Soccer vs. Weston at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

7 p.m.
Masuk Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Weston at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

Friday, Oct. 25

3 – 6 p.m.
Monroe Farmers Market
7 Fan Hill Road

7 p.m.
Masuk Homecoming Game
Masuk Varsity Football vs. Guilford at Masuk High School Stadium

1014 Monroe Turnpike

8 p.m.
Karaoke Night at Monroe Social
494 Main St.

Saturday, Oct. 26

9 a.m.
Masuk JV Boys Soccer vs. Joel Barlow at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Pokemon GO Fest at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Turnpike
Calling all Pokémon GO Trainers! The library is hosting a day of catching and trading Pokémon, playing the popular Pokémon GO mobile game. Library staff will place Lures at all of our PokeStops so participants have extra good luck in finding Pokémon. Trainers who are Level 10 and higher can also trade Pokémon and battle with each other. Weather permitting, the library may also organize a raid on one of the nearby PokeGyms. Don’t know how to play? The library trainer will be happy to show you how. You will need a mobile phone and the Pokémon GO app to participate in the online activities, but the library will also have make-your-own paper craft Pokémon and duct tape Pokeballs and snacks in its newly-renovated Teen Space. All ages are welcome, elementary-age or younger must have a caregiver present.

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting for Lakeside Nutrition
477 Main St.

11 a.m.
Masuk Varsity Boys Soccer Pink Game vs. Joel Barlow at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

Wear your pink and support the Panthers. All monies raised at the game for Think Pink Monroe benefitting St. Vincent’s Foundation/SWIM Across the Sound will be matched by an anonymous donor.

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Trick-or-Treat The Plaza Clock Tower Square
477 Main Street
Candy, Crafts & Fun for Pets

2 p.m.
Pizza Proof Food Truck at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main St.

3:45 p.m.
Masuk Freshmen Boys Soccer vs. Newtown at Masuk High School Turf Field
1014 Monroe Turnpike

6:30 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Elle Sera at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street

7 p.m.
Monroe Women’s Club Hosts Comedy Night at Vazzy’s Cucina in Shelton
706 Bridgeport Ave., Shelton
Tickets:  $55/person.  Doors open at 7:00 pm.  Comedy show begins at 9:00 p.m.  Buffet dinner + cash bar.  Light appetizers, dessert and complimentary soda.  Silent auction and mystery boxes.

Sunday, Oct. 27

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Outdoor Pickleball at Wolfe Park Tennis Courts
285 Cutler’s Farm Road
Bring your own paddle and ball to play some pick-up games with others looking for a game. Free program. No registration required.

2 – 4 p.m.
Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA’s Trunk ‘r Treat at Camp Tepee & Family Outdoor Center
204 Stanley Road

Those who are interested, should register by calling 203-445-9633 or visiting the front desk at the Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA.

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