Book Fair, Birch Grove Concerts, Parks & Rec Board Meet

The week kicks off to a great start with a book fair and primary school spring concerts. Take a ride at Star Hill or sing at the senior center. Share input at the Library Foundation or Parks & Rec Advisory Board meetings.

If you are raring to get the day started, consider joining an at Star Hill Family Athletic Center. Low-impact exercise is a great way to move into your morning. Star Hill’s hour-long cycle class starts at 5:30 a.m., and is $8 for non-members. Or you can with the class at 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

Bookworms rejoice: has arrived at Birch Grove Primary School. Today your children can feast their eyes on literary fancies from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the school library The fair runs all this week, so there is plenty of time to pick the perfect purchases. Adult volunteers are needed for Mon.-Thur., 8:50 a.m.-11:25 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.-3:10 p.m.

If you are heading down to the senior center and you love to sing, it’s time to warm up your vocal chords with the Noteables. starts at 10 a.m. Stay on for a weekly social at 11:30 a.m.  Stay on for a tasty meal at the at noon. Lunch is $3.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets tonight in Conference Room A, on the 2nd floor of Hicks Municipal Memorial Center. The Board’s mission is to ensuring a high quality of facilities and programs for residents, to provide the type of services that reflect our population and its needs, to exercise proper stewardship of our natural resources, with a careful attention paid to need and cost. The public is welcome to join the meeting at 7 p.m.

The Tolland Public Library Foundation meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Library Program Room. The Foundation sponsors such author series like the one given by sportswriter Jeff Goldberg last Wednesday and Lucy Anne Hurston, niece of Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston in February. It also authorizes grants, like library subscriptions to online databases for public access.

Tonight is the first of the for the spring season. The first grade classes of Mrs. Young and Mrs. Vallone will perform at 6:15 p.m. Students are asked to report to the stage by 6:00pm. Concerts are expected to last between 20-25 minutes.


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