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March 5th

Solon Spotlight spaghetti dinner on March 29 before musical showcase

SOLON– Mark your calendars for Thursday, March 29, for the annual Solon Spotlight spaghetti dinner. The event will be held in the high school commons immediately before the Solon Musical Showcase concert. Spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert will be available for $8 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Serving times are 4:45 until 7 p.m. Diners will enjoy pre-concert entertainment by the high school jazz bands, jazz choirs and the middle school show choir. Starting at 7:30 p.m.

A barking good time

Miss Jen, all the preschoolers and their caregivers are shouting out a big thank-you to the therapy dogs and their handlers for visiting Storytime at the library. Jeanette, Pam and Michelle brought three wonderful dogs, a Newfoundland, a poodle and a yellow lab to visit. The dogs took it all in stride as 65 attendees were amazed with them. Little fan clubs formed among the preschoolers as they tried to decide which dog was their favorite. A fantastically, fabulous good time was had by all as this Storytime went to the dogs. Please come again soon.

Adult computer classes

Beginning adult computer classes are scheduled to start on Monday, March 12. Classes are held on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at 1 p.m. for six weeks. There are no openings left for this session. Call the library at 319-624-268 to register for the next session which will begin on May 21.

Lots of early outs, lots of movies in March

There’s spring fever even before spring break. Early-outs abound and that means movies at the library. On Wednesday, March 7, the cars, too, will take over. And, watch out because the very next day, Thursday, March 8, it will be all about how to train your dragon– just in time for spring break.
Movies last from 1 until 3 p.m. All Solon students are welcome. Children under the age of 10 attending the movie need to be picked up by parents or caregivers at 3 p.m.

Spring break schedule

Normal library activities will be taking place during the school’s spring break week (March 12 until 16). Regular library hours, Monday through Thursday, noon until 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and closed on Sunday will be in effect. Storytime and Babygarten will meet at normal times, but there will be no YourSpace teen meets during spring break week. For third graders, the books needed to complete reading activities for the March reading bingo sheets are on display in the children’s area.

And the Oscar winner is–

Spencer Thompson.
Spencer took the prize in the 2012 Oscar contest sponsored by the Friends of the Solon Library by correctly predicting 18 of the 24 categories. The $40 prize package included first check-out privileges for all Best Picture nominated films that arrive at the library after the Oscars (Feb. 26). Congratulations, Spencer.

Adult reading winner
The February winner in the adult reading program drawing is Denise Calef. Congratulations, Denise.

Prescribed burn planned for Solon Prairie

SOLON– The Johnson County Conservation Board (JCCB) is planning to conduct a prescribed burn at the Solon Prairie at some point between March 5 and April 30, weather conditions permitting.

Call for artists for the ‘Calf Classic’

SOLON– Are you an artist searching for a palette for your artistic expression? How about painting a calf? The Solon Library Foundation’s Calf Classic has four sculpted resin calves available for artistic creation. The four Calf Classic sponsors, Bridge Community Bank, Sam’s Main Street Market, the Solon Economist and Tom Cardella will choose from the artistic submissions for that one particular expression to be painted on their sponsored calf.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, March 7:
LS roast turkey, sweet potatoes mash, steamed broccoli, creamy cuke salad, LS rice raisin pudding.

Thursday, March 8:
LS liver and onions or beef patty, oven browned potatoes, corn, Mandarin oranges, cheesecake bar. BINGO/BP Foot Clinic.

Friday, March 9:
Tuna loaf, baked half potato w/sour cream, broccoli Normandy, sunshine salad. Cards.

Monday, March 12:
Chili w/beans, spinach Mandarin salad w/assorted dressings, banana peach cup, brownie. Dietician.

Tuesday, March 13: