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April 24th

Habitat groundbreaking set for May 1

SOLON– Solon’s first Habitat for Humanity project is well underway. They will be ready for groundbreaking on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. The groundbreaking for the Kurt and Vicki Shover family will take place on Dubuque Street in Solon. This is a very exciting opportunity for members of the community to get involved and help out with this project. The group is still asking for donations and are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for any part of the project you can contact Ashley Wahlert at ashley@iowavalleyhabitat.org.

Author, professor uses humor to teach about nature

IOWA CITY– Have you grown hardened to the diatribe of environmental advocates? No longer know what it feels like to connect with nature?
Can’t relate to the ancient prairie underneath all of Johnson County’s feet?
A few minutes with author and educator John T. Price, Ph.D., will change your mind.

Garage Sale Registration

Registration is now open for Solon Area Garage Sales, to be held on Saturday, June 2. Deadline to register is May 28 or when 80 in-town registrations have been received, whichever comes first. Available spots at the library are filling up quickly so, register early if you want to reserve a library spot.

Memorial Day weekend book sale

The 22nd annual Memorial Day weekend book sale will be May 26, 27 and 28. Donations are still coming in and being sorted. Approximately 6,000 books, DVDs, CDs and puzzles will be offered for sale with proceeds going to non-budgeted items for the library. Mark your calendars and plan to attend. Monday, May 28, will be clearance prices.

Storytime themes

The theme for Storytime on May 1 will be the letter “G” and on Tuesday, May 8, the Storytime guest will be Dr. Hickman from Solon Family Practice Clinic. Dr. Hickman will talk about what happens when we go to the doctor and try to make the visit less scary.
Storytime meets at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays in the meeting room of the library for preschoolers ages two to five, their parents, caregivers and siblings.

New book titles for adult readers

John Grisham’s new novel, “Calico Joe” is thrilling but it’s what happens off the field that makes it a classic. This novel, set in the world of Major League Baseball is surprising and a moving story of fathers and sons, forgiveness and redemption in true Grisham fashion. “The Innocent” by David Baldacci begins with a hit gone wrong. When Will Robie is called upon to eliminate a target and thinks it doesn’t seem right, he refuses to kill making himself a target.

Solon Snapshots available

Due to popular demand, another order of the Solon Snapshots pictorial history of the area has arrived at the library. Solon Snapshots can also be ordered on-line at: eaglebooks.com. or purchased at the circulation desk at the library. Cost is $30 per book. Here’s your chance to purchase your own personal copy.

Movie Clips

“Carnage” (2011, R, Comedy/Drama) Two pairs of parents (Jodi Foster, John C. Reilly, Kate Winslet, and Christoph Waltz) hold a cordial meeting after their sons are involved in a fight, though as their time together progresses, increasingly childish behavior throws the evening into chaos. This movie takes place in real time and is based on a Tony-Award winning play. Foster and Winslet also received Golden Globe nominations in 2011 for their outstanding work in this film.

Upcoming Dates

Thursday, April 26: HS parent/teacher conferences.
Thursday, May 3: 1 p.m., early out.
Thursday, May 17: 1 p.m., early out.
Friday May 18: seniors last day/graduation rehearsal.
Sunday May 20: 2 p.m., graduation.

Prom 2012 – “The Roaring Twenties: An Elegant Affair”

April 28 is the date for this year’s Prom. Prom tickets go on sale Monday, April 23, $6 for singles and $10 for couples. At the dance, prices will double to $12 for singles and $20 for couples. The grand march starts at 5:30 p.m. in the high school gym. If you want to participate, please arrive by 5:15 p.m. Prom pictures will be taken in the media center at the grand march between 5 and 7 p.m. Formal pictures will not be available at the dance. Dance will start at 9 p.m. and end at midnight at the South Slope Community Center located at 980 North Front St., North Liberty.