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Joe Moravsky, a Monroe athlete who competes on the TV show "American Ninja Warrior," attends the Monroe Farmers' Market with his family, wife Stephanie, daughter Emily, 3, and son Jacob, 1.

The following is a listing of events happening in town from Monday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019.

Monday, Sept. 16

Viewing Party for the season finale of “American Ninja Warrior” at Jockey Hollow Middle School. Monroe’s own, Joe Moravsky, who will compete for the $1 million prize, will talk to fans at the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.
Classics Book Club at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
The selection for this meeting is A Tree Grows in Brooklynby Betty Smith.  (Booklist: “Francie Nolan grows up amid the poverty of a Brooklyn tenement, in a poignant novel set in the early twentieth century.”)  No registration required.  Copies of the book are available for checkout at the front desk one month prior to the discussion date.  Location:  Rotary Room

7 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Monroe Board of Ed Finance Meeting
Masuk High School Media Center
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7:30pm-8:30pm
Monroe Board of Education Meeting

Masuk High School Media Center
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

Tuesday, Sept. 17

10 a.m.

AARP Fraud Watch Network Presents:  The Con Artist Playbook – A look inside the mind of a criminal

Monroe Senior Center

235 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe
For a look inside the mind of a criminal to understand the psychology behind ID theft, fraud and scams affecting your family and community.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Tech Help Tuesdays at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Got a new smart phone, tablet, or e-reader and need some help using your device? Or do you have a basic computer or technology question? Come on down Tuesdays and ask the experts. No appointment or prior registration necessary.  Come to the Reference Desk to get started.  Can’t make it?  Contact [email protected] to discuss a one-on-one appointment.

10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m.
Stay and Play at the 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 the 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 Reading Room

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Adult Writers Group at the 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 on the third Tuesday each month from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 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

7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Fawn Hollow PTO Meeting
Fan Hill Road, Monroe

Wednesday, Sept. 18

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Play Café at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Ages birth through 6 with a caregiver. What do you call a playtime, storytime, and meet-up combined?  We call it Play Café!  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, Sept. 19

10:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Singalong Stories at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Walkers through 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

6:30 p.m.-8 p.m.
Upperclassment Parents Financial Aid Information Night at Masuk High School
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Jeep Meet Up at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

Friday, Sept. 20

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

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

7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Karaoke at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

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

Saturday, Sept. 21

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

First Annual Monroe Food Pantry Wiffle Ball Tournament
285 Cutlers Farm Road, Monroe
The Monroe Food Pantry is holding a Wiffle Ball Tournament fundraiser.  Food trucks will be available for players and spectators to purchase various refreshments.

 

2:00pm-4:00pm
Frank Porto Band at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
The Friends of the Library host an afternoon of music with the Frank Porto Band. A vibrant small band with a BIG band sound playing music from Broadway, the Big Band Era and the Great American Songbook. All ages are invited.  No registration necessary.  Location:  Ehlers Meeting Room

6:30p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Lionfish with Mark Schwartz at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

Sunday, Sept. 22

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

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