Rainy Friday, Benefit Musical at Broad Brook Opera House, Open House Windsor Locks Senior Center

Five Things for the first Friday in fall.


1. Can’t really shout TGI Friday because it’s going to be rainy with a high temperature of 60 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tonight will also be rainy, with a low temperature of 53 degrees.

2. On This Day in: 1787, the U.S. Congress voted to send the new Constitution of the United States to the state legislatures for their approval; 1850, the U.S. Navy abolished flogging as a form of punishment; 1924, the first around-the-world flight was completed by two U.S. Army planes when they landed in Seattle. The trip took 175 days; 1955, the World Series was televised in color for the first time. The game was between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers; and 1997, the 103rd convention of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) was held in New York City. The official debut of the DVD format was featured.

3. The Opera House Players are presenting “Not A Day Goes By,” an original musical as a benefit musical performance at 8 p.m. today and Saturday in the Broad Brook Opera House. Rush seating only for $20.  Please visit www.operahouseplayers.org or call the box office at 8602-92-6068 for details and tickets.

4. The Windsor Locks Senior Center is having an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

5. The annual Scout Food Drive for the Five Corner Cupboard in East Windsor will take place with Geissler’s Paper Bag drop off  on October 6 and pick up of your donated canned goods around 8:30 a.m. on October 13.  If you would prefer to drop off donations personally on October 13 you can do so at the Scantic Church between 8:30 a.m. and noon.


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