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Monarch Magic

Monday, August 22nd, 9:30 a.m. – noon in the Community Room

Join us for our annual celebration of the lovely Monarch butterfly. We will have displays of monarchs in all stages and information about how you too can find butterfly eggs in Wallingford and raise butterflies at home There will also be butterfly craft activities and fun for all. Be sure to bring your camera because your child will have an opportunity to turn into a Monarch too! All ages welcome.

Wii Just Dance 2 Tournament

Thursday, August 18th, 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Come and bust a move! You could win a prize.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Yalesville Branch Closed Tuesday, August 16th

The Yalesville Branch will be closed on Tuesday, August 16th so that sidewalk repairs can be completed. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, August 18th, and fines will not be charged for items due in Yalesville on Tuesday.

Acoustic Performance by Two of Us

Thursday, August 18th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Two of Us photoTwo Of Us is a dynamic acoustic duo performing original songs, classic light rock favorites and blues. Its members, Rich Hodgkins and Ken Rieske, came together originally in 1977, performing in the highly successful Connecticut area folk-rock trio Sundance. They have opened for national acts including Tom Rush, Brewer and Shipley, Jonathan Edwards, and Howlin' Wolf. Together, they have over thirty years experience playing in local clubs and coffeehouses. In addition to playing their own songs, they also play popular hits from Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and many others. Their performance doesn't confuse energy with volume, and the audience will enjoy an evening of light, contemporary favorites.

All are welcome to this free music performance. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Learn How and Chow: Reference USA

Tuesday, August 23rd at 12:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Free lunch and database demonstration! With Reference USA, you have the tools to:

  • Research companies
  • Build powerful prospect lists
  • Find vendors
  • Develop professional relationships and networks
  • Profile potential markets
  • Scout locations

Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754 by August 18th.

MLB Live: New York Yankees Vs. Los Angeles Angels

Thursday, August 11th at 1:05 p.m. in the Community Room

Watch the game live from Yankee Stadium. Enjoy hot dogs, cracker jacks, and learn to keep score with a scorecard! Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

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