Today is Friday, May 4. The National Weather Service said there is 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. It is expected to be cloudy with highs near 72.
will be hosting a on Saturday as part of a national campaign to bring new readers to the world of comics.
"This is a day when comic book fans can gather together and talk about the hobby they love," said storeowner Eileen Albrizio.
Traditionally, Free Comic Book Day falls on a weekend in which a major comic book movie is launched and this year, the event is the day after the opening of the Avengers movie.
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Shred It Day
The town of Rocky Hill will host a “” at the on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon.
The event is free and open to all Rocky Hill residents. The purpose of the event is help “safely dispose of your documents and help save the Earth,” according to the release.
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will hold an opening ceremony for the on Saturday at 10 a.m.
Anyone attending the ceremony will be able to take one free ride from Rocky Hill to Glastonbury and back.
The Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry .
The Friends of the are holding their spring book sale on Saturday from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
There are hundreds of books for sale with most hard cover books priced at $1 and most paperbacks are $.50.
Friend members will be admitted at 10 a.m. on Saturday and on Sunday, there will bags of books for $5.
You may join the Friends the day of the sale or download a form online www.rockyhilllibrary.info/friends or pick up a form at the library.
Proceeds from the Friends Book Sale will help fund the library’s programs and special projects.
Ragtime The Musical
Chris Castanho of Rocky Hill is one of the students who will be performing in the at CREC’s Theater of the Performing Arts, 359 Washington St. in Hartford.
Ragtime The Musical, which is directed by Brian Jennings, will be performed on May 4, 5,10, 11 and 12. All performances are at 7:30 p.m.
Ragtime "is a story relevant to today, juxtaposing wealth and poverty; freedom and prejudice; and hope and despair as experienced by three extraordinary families," according to the release.
Tickets are available by calling 860-757-6388 (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or going online at http://www.crec.org/. The price of admission is $15 or $25 for adults and $10/$15 for students/seniors. Group rates are available.