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National Eskimo Pie Patent Day, Memorial Hall Tours in Windsor Locks on Sunday

Five Things to know on Tuesday.

 

1. It’s Tuesday and National Eskimo Pie Patent Day. The weather will have clouds in the morning, sun in the afternoon and a high temperature of 45 degrees, according to The Weather Channel. Tonight will be clear with a low temperature of 27 degrees.

2. On this day in: 1908, in England, the first Boy Scout troop was organized by Robert Baden-Powell; 1922, Christian K. Nelson patented the Eskimo Pie;  1965, Winston Churchill died at the age of 90; and 1989, Ted Bundy, the confessed serial killer, was put to death in Florida’s electric chair for the 1978 kidnap-murder of 12-year-old Kimberly Leach.

3. will be open for group tours on Sunday. It is one of the most interesting and historic buildings in Windsor Locks.  Dedicated in 1890, the building is a monument to those who went from Windsor Locks and lost their lives in the Civil War.
 
 Today, it is a monument to honor all veterans of Windsor Locks who have served in all wars of our country. To promote the historical significance of this monument, the board of trustees has scheduled guided tours of the building and museum.
 
 The group tours are conducted from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. normally on the last Sunday of each month, at one hour intervals. All tours are free and open to the public.
 
 Memorial Hall is located at the corner of Elm and South Main streets.

4. The Super Family Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m to 11 a.m. on February 5 (Super Bowl Sunday) at , 76 S. Main Street, to benefit the East Windsor Rotary Club Scholarship Fund.

There will be pancakes, French toast, sausages and baked breads. The cost is $5 per adult and children under seven years of age free. They will also be collecting non-perishable items for the Five Corner Cupboard Food Pantry.

5. The Opera House Players are presenting Chicago, The Musical from February 10 through 26, 2012, at the , 107 Main Street, Broad Brook. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.operahouseplayers.org or by calling the box office at 860-292-6068. Suggested for mature audiences. The show will be directed by Becky Beth Benedict, with musical direction by Angela McCulloch Klimaytis and choreography by Alison Bogatay.

Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn't going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.

Maria Giannuzzi January 24, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Excellent photo of Memorial Hall, Larry.

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