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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is at 733 Monroe Turnpike.

Here’s what’s happening in Monroe this week, Feb. 17 through Feb. 23, 2020:

Monday, Feb. 17:
Monroe Public Schools, Monroe Town Hall, Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, the Highway Department, Food Pantry and Senior Center will be closed today, in observance of Presidents’ Day.  Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Spring Hill Road Transfer Station in Trumbull will remain open on Presidents’ Day. There will be no change in the recycling pickup schedule.

1 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Northeastern at Bolton Ice Palace

2 p.m.
Masuk Girls JV Ice Hockey vs. Branford-N Branford-East Haven at East Haven HS Veterans Rink

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Guilford at East Haven HS Veterans Rink

Tuesday, Feb.18:

3:30 p.m.
Masuk Boys Freshmen Basketball vs. Stratford at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

4 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving vs. Barlow/Bethel at Masuk HS Pool
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

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

5:15 p.m.
Masuk Girls JV Basketball at Stratford HS Gymnasium

6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Adult Writers Group at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Everyone has a story to tell. Join for an opportunity to finally get those ideas out of your head and onto paper (or laptop.) The library 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. This program will be held in the Monroe Lions Club Cafe Space.

7 p.m.

Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Stratford at Masuk HS Gymnasium
1014 Monroe Tpke, Monroe

7 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Basketball at Stratford HS Gymnasium

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Friends of the Library Meeting at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
All are welcome. Location: Rotary Room

Wednesday, Feb.19:

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 libraery will have a fun activity set up in its 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, Feb. 20:

7 a.m.
Blood Drive at Masuk HS Auxiliary Gym
1014 Monroe Tpke

10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tape Town at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Pre-K.  Preschoolers and their families are invited to visit Tape Town. Choose a toy car (that you may keep) to drive down the colored tape roads in our meeting room, then visit each village in Tape Town where you will find something fun to play with and a great story to read aloud. Registration is not required. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

3:30 p.m
Masuk Boys Freshmen Basketball at Pomperaug HS Main Gym

5:15 p.m
Masuk Boys JV Basketball at Pomperaug HS Main Gym

7 p.m
Masuk Boys Varsity Basketball at Pomperaug HS Main Gym

7 p.m.

Town Council Public Hearing in Town Council Chambers
7 Fan Hill Rd, Monroe

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

Friday, Feb. 21:

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Oscars at the Library at the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Tpke, Monroe
Come and see an Oscar-nominated film on the big screen. This session, the library will be showing “Harriet.” (Nominated for Best Actress & Best Original Song) From IMDB: “The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.” Popcorn will be served – no registration required. This film is rated PG-13. Location: Ehlers Meeting
Room

4 p.m.
Masuk Girls Varsity Ice Hockey Senior Night vs. Branford-N Branford-East Haven at Shelton Sports
Center of CT Lower Rink
784 River Rd, Shelton

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

Saturday, Feb. 22:

9 a.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Wresting at CIAC Class M Division Championship at Guilford HS Main Gym

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Family Flick at 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. Registration is not required. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies and dark new forces at play. Rated PG. Location: Ehlers Meeting Room

6 – 7 p.m.
Kindergarten Information Night
at Monroe Elementary, Fawn Hollow Elementary and Stepney Elementary Schools

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
MHS Music and Meatballs at Masuk HS
1014 Monroe Tpke

8:50 p.m.
Masuk Boys Varsity Ice Hockey vs. Wilton at Ridgefield Winter Garden Ice Rink

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Live Music Featuring Bassology at Veracious Brewing Company
246 Main Street, Monroe

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