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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library has events scheduled this week.

The following events are scheduled this week, from today through Saturday, Jan. 11:

Tuesday, Jan. 7

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. The library will 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.

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Boys Freshmen Basketball vs. New Fairfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
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. Do you like to build with Lego® bricks?  Come join other kids who do and see what you can create with the library’s collection of Lego® bricks. Registration is not required. Location: Children’s Craft Room

5 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Indoor Track at Jim Barber Invitational Track Meet
Southern Connecticut State University Moore Field House, New Haven

5 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track at Jim Barber Invitational Track Meet
Southern Connecticut State University Moore Field House, New Haven

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

6 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Diving & Swimming vs. Bunnell/Stratford HS at Flood Middle School Pool
490 Chapel St, Stratford

6:45 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
This month’s selection is “Elevation” by Stephen King. Location: Rotary Room

7 p.m.
Special Meeting of Town Council re: new Teachers’ Contract
Council Chambers in Monroe Town Hall Offices
7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball vs. New Fairfield HS at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Masuk HS Chorus Concert at Masuk HS Auditorium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Adult Movie at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Come and see “Rambo: Last Blood,” a new release on the big screen. Popcorn will be served. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

Wednesday, Jan. 8

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. The library will have a fun activity set up in its craft-story hour 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 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Indoor Track at SWC Developmental Track Meet at Bethel HS Track & Field Training Center

4 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track at SWC Developmental Track Meet at Bethel HS Track & Field Training Center

4 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track at SWC Developmental Track Meet at Bethel HS Track & Field Training Center

4 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Trumbull-St. Joseph HS at Shelton Sports Center or CT Lower Link
784 River Rd, Shelton

5:30 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. JBWA at Danbury Ice Arena Patriot Rink
Independence Way, Danbury

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

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Jockey Hollow 6th Grade Concert at Jockey Hollow Main Campus
365 Fan Hill Road, Monroe

Thursday, Jan. 9

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. 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 New Milford HS Main Gym
388 Danbury Road, New Milford

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Boys JV Basketball at New Milford HS Main Gym
388 Danbury Road, New Milford

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Girls JV Basketball vs. Kolbe Cathedral HS at Cardinal Shehan Center
1494 Main Street, Bridgeport

7 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball at New Milford HS Main Gym
388 Danbury Road, New Milford

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Kolbe Cathedral HS at Cardinal Shehan Center
1494 Main Street, Bridgeport

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Jockey Hollow 7th-8th Grade Chorus Concert at Masuk HS Auditorium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

Friday, Jan. 10

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 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday Family Supper Night – Comfort Food Night Sponsored by Steve Boyle Insurance Agency – State Farm 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+

Advanced tickets:  $10/person.  Kids under 5:  Free.  $40 for families 4+.
For more details and advanced tickets, please view the website:
https://www.monroeplaygroundfoundation.org/copy-of-events

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

6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
Turning the Page Book Store is kicking off their Full Moon Family Night Story Time Series to benefit the Monroe Playground Foundation at Rexford House at the Monroe Congregational Church
34 Church St, Monroe

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

8 p.m.
Trivia Night Meet & Greet with the Monroe Women’s Club at Monroe Social
494 Main Street, Monroe

8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Live Music featuring the Alter Ego Band at Carl Anthony’s Trattoria
477 Main Street, Monroe

Saturday, Jan. 11

9:30 a.m.
Free Music Together Demo Class Ages 0-5yrs at Bollywood Boutique & Studio

477 Main Street, Monroe

11 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Indoor Track at Northeast Challenge Track Meet
Southern Connecticut State University Moore Field House, New Haven

11 a.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Indoor Track at Northeast Challenge Track Meet
Southern Connecticut State University Moore Field House, New Haven

12 noon – 7 p.m.
Lobster Tails Food Truck at Veracious Brewing Company
Swing by and grab a hot buttery CT lobster roll or a lobster grilled cheese and enjoy it with a glass of Veracious delicious beer.
246 Main Street, Monroe

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Live Music featuring Chris Cavaliere at Veracious Brewing Company
Swing by and grab a hot buttery CT lobster roll or a lobster grilled cheese and enjoy it with a glass of Veracious delicious beer.
246 Main Street, Monroe

8 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Sheehan HS at Shelton Sports Center or CT Lower Link
784 River Rd, Shelton

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