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February 6th

Tai Chi class begins Feb. 23

SOLON– The Solon Parks and Recreation Department is offering a day-time Tai Chi class for adults, specifically designed for seniors. The six-week class will be held beginning Feb. 23 on Thursdays from 11 until 11:45 a.m. at the Solon Public Library. The class will emphasize improving balance and coordination. This is a relaxing class with gentle exercises appropriate for all ages. Tai Chi is a soft martial art that focuses on body awareness, coordination, balance and control of movement. The class will consist of deep breathing exercises, a seated warm up and some standing exercises.

Garden Club presentation Feb. 13 at the library

SOLON– Please join the Solon Garden Club for a presentation on “Color in the Garden.” Dorothy Fowles is a Johnson County master gardener who has years of experience in developing small colorful gardens. As a professor in the College of Design at Iowa State University, Dr. Fowles taught a range of design courses over many years. She will be sharing information on how to use color to add visual impact and creating an artful garden design.

Iowa Highway Patrol releases details of Jan. 30 fatality on Ely Road

SOLON– The Iowa State Patrol has released its report on the Jan. 30 accident that claimed the life of a rural Solon man and his young son.
Gregory Engrav, 37, of rural Solon was driving a 2010 Chevrolet Impala south on Ely Road near the intersection with 140th Street at 7:57 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30, when his vehicle drifted into the northbound lane, side-swiping a 1998 Subaru Outback driven by Steve Thompson of Solon, and then colliding head-on with a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by Melissa Bachus of Solon.

It’s Oscar contest time

It’s Oscar time. Pick up your ballots at the library to enter the “Predict the Oscars” contest. This is a full 24-category contest with a prize package worth over $40. Plus win the “first check out” privileges for all best picture nominated films that arrive at the library after the Oscars (Feb. 26). Ballots are due at the library by 5 p.m. on Feb. 25.

Books for relationships

For help with your relationship, one may turn to the non-fiction shelf and delve into the new book by Arielle Ford, “Wabi Sabi Love: The Ancient Art of Finding Perfect Love in Imperfect Relationships.” By shifting the focus from what’s wrong to what’s right, “Wabi Sabi Love” can revolutionize your relationship through the Japanese idea of illuminating the beauty of imperfection.

Community book discussion March 1

The Solon Public Library and the Solon High School (SHS) anatomy and physiology class are partnering to offer a community discussion of the award winning book, “The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks.” Please join the community forum Thursday, March 1, at the SHS media center. Bring your own brown bag lunch for a meet and greet from 11:30 until noon or come for the conversation noon until 12:55 p.m. Copies of Rebecca Skloots’ book are available from the SHS media center or the library.

Final Fridays Café

The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) opened their Final Fridays Café for the first time on Friday, Jan, 27, and although the weather was a little nasty, a good first time crowd came to show their support. Besides good conversation and refreshments, the draw of the day was a raffle for the beautiful “Death By Oreo Cake” made by TAB’s very own AJ Ressler. The lucky winner was Shelby Beranek.

Storytime returns

Join Miss Jen on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10:30 a.m. for Storytime with a Valentine’s Day theme.
Storytime gathers in the meeting room and is open to all children age two to five, their caregivers and siblings.

Movie Clips

“Drive” (2011, R, Crime Thriller) A mysterious Hollywood stuntman, mechanic and getaway driver lands himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. Stars Ryan Gosling. (Nominated for an Academy Award for Sound Editing)
“In Time” (2011, PG13, SciFi Thriller) In a future where people stop aging at 25, but are engineered to live only one more year, having the means to buy your way out of the situation is a shot at immortal youth. Starring Justin Timberlake.

Old Gold Menu

Wed. Feb 8:
Sponsored meal. Chicken Alfredo pasta, garlic breadsticks, breaded tomatoes, Mandarin oranges, ice cream cup, birthday cake.

Thu. Feb 9:
Beefy macaroni casserole, Oregon bean medley, mixed green salad w/assorted dressings, citrus gelatin salad. BINGO. BP Foot Clinic.

Fri. Feb 10:
Swiss steak, mashed potatoes w/LS gravy, broccoli w/cheese sauce, red delicious apple, frosted carrot cake. Cards.

Mon. Feb 13: